Speakers

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Traci DiMartini
Chief Human Capital Officer
Peace Corps

LEAP: “Rethinking leadership development to empower managers to lead government agencies into the future.”

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

Karen Niparko
Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer
City & County of Denver

LEAP: “Transforming the way we approach talent acquisition to compete with the private sector for top talent.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

3:00 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Attract and Retain Younger Generations?

2:20 pm | Discover: The New Approach to Talent Acquisition That Will Enable Government Agencies to Compete with the Private Sector for Top Talent

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

LEAP: “Creating the environment where agencies can evolve their organizations through purposeful leadership development.”

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

Alex Smith
Chief Human Resources Officer
City of Memphis

LEAP: “Rethinking benefits to attract and retain the talent we need to take us forward.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged to Become a Strategic Function Within Government?

10:00 am | Discover: Looking Outside our Organizations to Anticipate What’s Next & Push the Barriers of What’s Possible

Camille Hoover
Executive Officer
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

LEAP: “Enabling front line government managers to be an instrument of change through pioneering engagement strategies.”

Devin Brown
Chief Human Resources Officer
Kern County

LEAP: “Building a culture, a recruitment strategy and a compensation strategy around a new world order to reflect the needs of a future workforce.”

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

Jessica Bensel
Chief Human Capital Officer
National Defense University

LEAP: “Deploying innovative visual representation of hiring data to demonstrate the value of HR in finding and developing top government talent.”

Rebecca Hunter
Former HR Commissioner
State of Tennessee

LEAP: “Leveraging customer focused government goals to create statewide and top-down alignment to achieve an engaged and motivated workforce.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged to Become a Strategic Function Within Government?

9:20 am | Discover: Transforming HR into the Business Partner that Government Needs to Recruit & Retain a 21st Century Workforce

Stephanie Ruiz
Chief Human Resources Officer
Congressional Budget Office

LEAP: “Creating the culture that will attract, retain and inspire the workforce of tomorrow.”

Karil Sampson
Director of Process Improvement
Cuyahoga County

LEAP: “Rethinking how to align individual performance with County-wide strategic goals.”

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

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

LEAP: “Overhauling recruitment processes to earn a competitive edge in the race for mission critical talent.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

3:00 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Attract and Retain Younger Generations?

2:00 pm | Discover: How New Hiring Transformation Initiatives Will Enable Agencies to Recruit & Retain a High Performing Workforce & Earn a Competitive Edge in Today’s Race for Mission Critical Talent

Sandra Kellam
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ohio Department of Commerce

LEAP: "Initiating new career development initiatives which foster cross-agency collaboration as well as adding value to government agencies and the local communities served."

Brenda Diederichs
Assistant Chief Executive Officer – Human Resources
County of Riverside

LEAP: “Transforming how HR leadership and employees think to create a more agile public sector workforce.”

Jimmee Medina
Head of Human Resources & Innovation
City of Irvine

LEAP: “Escaping the government mind-set to implement big business initiatives and become an employer of choice.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged to Become a Strategic Function Within Government?

9:40 am | Discover: Escaping the Government Mind-Set & Introducing Big Business Initiatives to Become an Employer of Choice

Dorothy Aronson
Chief Information Officer
National Science Foundation

LEAP: “Creating a gold standard workforce that functions as an agile integrated team within and between agencies.”

Keith Krut
Director of People Analytics
NASA

LEAP: "Leveraging innovative analytics capabilities to drive progress while delivering results in culture change and data literacy."

Mark Bunbury
Head of Human Resources
City of Jersey City

LEAP: “Leveraging innovative budget-neutral approaches to internal promotion to increase retention rates.”

Kimberly Steide
Head of Human Capital Planning & Program Performance
Department of Treasury

LEAP: “Leveraging data to transform how senior leadership view HR and mitigate areas of risk.”

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

LEAP: “Taking new approaches to cut vacancy rates to an all-time low and boost retention.”

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

LEAP: “Building the supportive work environment that will boost workforce engagement & efficiency.”

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

Kim Bauhs
Chief Human Capital Officer
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

LEAP: “Rethinking how to become more strategic and less transactional in HR.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

3:00 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Attract and Retain Younger Generations?

2:40 pm | Discover: Re-inventing the Way Government Agencies Deliver HR Services: Become a Strategic Partner & Guide Effective Decision Making on Attracting, Developing & Retaining the Workforce of the Future

Blair Milo
Secretary of Career Connections & Talent
State of Indiana

LEAP: “Leading state-wide innovation through collaborative workforce engagement.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

5:00 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

9:15 am | Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

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

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

Michael Zingsheim
State Expert on Employee Engagement
State of Michigan

LEAP: “Harnessing the power of data to identify need, implement change and track success in boosting employee engagement.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

12:25 pm | Develop: How Can We Boost Employee Engagement to Drive Mission Success?

12:05 pm | Discover: Harnessing the Power of Data to Identify Need, Implement Change & Track Success in Boosting Employee Engagement

Sarah Redgrave
Vice President, Total Rewards & Center Operations
KinderCare

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

12:25 pm | Develop: How Can We Boost Employee Engagement to Drive Mission Success?

11:45 am | Discover: Turn Employee Engagement into Action: Driving Culture Change and Impacting Mission Success through Active Employee Engagement

Alice Love Twelves
Head of Event Content, LEAP HR
Hanson Wade

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

9:10 am | What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality