11.45am – 6.50pm EST | 8.45am – 3.50pm PST

All the times below are in EST

7:00 am Deep Dive A: Moving from Transactional to Strategic HR in State & Local Government

11:45 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

Maintaining Momentum in the Face of Adversity

12:00 pm Discover: Maintaining Momentum in the Face of Adversity: Developing a High Performance Government Organization Post Covid19

  • Devin Brown Chief Human Resources Officer, Kern County

12:20 pm Discover: Never Waste an Emergency: Asserting the Role HR as Innovators in Times of Crisis & Peacetime

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

12:40 pm Develop: How Can We Better Leverage the Learnings of Previous Crises to Strategically Future-Proof Our Organizations?

  • Devin Brown Chief Human Resources Officer, Kern County
  • Brenda Diederichs Assistant Chief Executive Officer – Human Resources, County of Riverside

12:55 pm Action: How Are you Now Going Turn Adversity into Opportunity In a Continuously Disrupted Environment?

1:15 pm Break

Rethinking Traditional Public Sector Working Practises

1:35 pm Discover: ‘We Can’t Go Back’: How Denver is Thinking & Acting Strategically to Uncover the Opportunities & Innovations Created by the Pandemic situation

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

1:55 pm Discover: ‘We Can Do Things Differently’: How Embracing the Transition to Remote Working Can Spark Innovation & Transform Government’s Ability to Attract & Retain a Larger Talent Pool

  • Lori Bays Chief Human Resources Officer, City of Phoenix

2:15 pm Discover: Moments that Matter: Remote Work and the Government Employee Experience

2:35 pm Develop: How Can Government Organizations Better Embrace the Opportunities of Having a Remote Workforce?

  • Karen Niparko Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer, City & County of Denver
  • Lori Bays Chief Human Resources Officer, City of Phoenix
  • Chris Mullen Director, Strategic Advising, Kronos
  • Julie Develin Strategic Advisor, Kronos

2:50 pm Action: How Are You Now Going to Build a More Resilient Workforce Fit for the Future?

3:10 pm Speed Networking & Break

Rethinking Emergency Preparedness in State & Local Government

3:40 pm Discover: Emergency Preparedness: How One City Led the Charge In Proactively Adapting to Change During Covid-19

4:00 pm Discover: Re-Imagining the Role of Government HR in Crisis Management & Emergency Workforce Planning

4:20 pm Develop: How Do We Need to Adapt the Role of HR to Be Most Effectively Prepared for Future Crises?

4:35 pm Action: What Are You Going to Put in Place to Ensure You are Prepared for Future Crises?

4:55 pm Break

Championing Diversity in the Government Workplace

5:15 pm Discover: Prioritizing Equity & Inclusion in State & Local Government

  • Holly Calhoun Interim Chief Human Resources Officer, Multnomah County

5:35 pm Discover: Building a Bonafide Diversity & Social Inclusion Action Plan to Genuinely Embrace Our Diverse Workforces

5:55 pm Discover: Rethinking the Role of Human Resources in Driving Critical Relationships Between Your Police Department & Your Citizens

6:10 pm Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge to Transform the Role of HR in Promoting & Protecting Equality in Government?

6:30 pm Action: What do You Need to Change to Champion Diversity & Actively Embrace Inclusivity?

6:50 pm End of Day One