8:30 am Conference Registration & Networking

9:15 am Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

  • Blair Milo Secretary of Career Connections & Talent, State of Indiana

Transforming Culture to Achieve Mission Success

9:20 am Discover: Fostering a Culture of Innovation: How Radical New Customer-Focused Approaches to Performance Management Will Drive Measurable Success Within Government

9:40 am Discover: Healthy Workforce, Healthy City: How Radical Approaches to Wellness & Employee Wellbeing Will Boost Workforce Engagement & Efficiency

  • Deborah Friedman Assistant Commissioner of Workforce Engagement & Innovation, NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations

10:00 am Discover: Rethinking What it Means to Work in Government in an Era of Flexible Work, Short Term Engagements, & A Highly Mobile Workforce

  • Devin Brown Chief Human Resources Officer, Kern County

10:20 am Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Build the Culture that Will Engage a Multi-Generational Workforce?

  • Karil Sampson Director of Process Improvement, Cuyahoga County
  • Deborah Friedman Assistant Commissioner of Workforce Engagement & Innovation, NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations
  • Devin Brown Chief Human Resources Officer, Kern County

10:35 am Action: How Are You Going to Now Rethink Your Approach to Culture within Your Organization to Achieve Your Mission Success?

Synopsis

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:55 am Networking & Refreshments

Creating Capable Leaders to Lead Government Through Future Transition

11:30 am Discover: How New Approaches to Leadership Development & Promotion will Empower Your Managers to Take Up the Mantle & Lead Government Agencies into the Future

11:50 am Discover: Learning Through Leadership: Creating the Environment Where Agencies Can Implement, Sustain & Evolve Their Organizations’ Transformations Through Purposeful Leadership Development

  • Dr Jim Trinka Chief Talent Management Officer, Office of Information & Technology, Department of Veteran’s Affairs

12:10 pm Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Develop Our Leaders?

  • Traci DiMartini Chief Human Capital Officer, Peace Corps
  • Dr Jim Trinka Chief Talent Management Officer, Office of Information & Technology, Department of Veteran’s Affairs

12:25 pm Action: What Are You Going to Do Now to Ensure You Have Capable Leaders Fit to Lead Government Through Future Transition?

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Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:45 pm Networking Lunch

Finding & Energizing a High Performing Workforce

1:45 pm Speed Learning

Synopsis

In this quick fire session, each table will be hosted by an HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

How Innovative Recruitment & Career Development Initiatives Can Encourage & Foster Cross- Agency Collaboration, Add Value to Government Agencies & to the Local Communities Served

  • Sandra Kellam, Chief Human Resources Officer, Ohio Department of Commerce

How Can Government Agencies Leverage AI to Transform the Hiring Process?

  • Dia Taylor, Chief Human Capital Officer, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Creating A Gold Standard Workforce That Functions as an Agile Integrated Team Within & Between Agencies

  • Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation

How the State of Indiana is Leading State-Wide Innovation Through Collaborative Engagement & Enabling Government to be Competitive in Attracting the New Talent it Needs

  • Blair Milo, Secretary of Career Connections & Talent, State of Indiana

How Radical New Approaches to Onboarding & On The Job Mentoring Are Cutting Vacancy Rates to an All-time Low and Boosting Retention

  • Maurice Brown,Chief People Officer, Parks & Recreation, Louisville Metro Government

3:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference

  • Blair Milo Secretary of Career Connections & Talent, State of Indiana