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

All the times below are in EST

Deep Dive A - Separately Bookable Session

10am – 11.30am EST | 7am – 8.30am PST

Moving from Transactional to Strategic HR in State & Local Government

Before the first conference day begins, this interactive deep dive session will allow you to spend time engaging in a smaller group, with a hand-picked group of presenters. This is your opportunity to plug into the most innovative thinking around how state and local government HR leaders are strategically transforming the way they work to create a more agile workforce.

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

Maintaining Momentum in the Face of Adversity

11:55 am Discover: Maintaining Momentum in the Face of Adversity: Developing a High Performance Government Organization Post Covid19

  • Devin Brown Chief Human Resources Officer, Kern County

12:15 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

12:35 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

12:50 pm Speed Networking

Rethinking Traditional Public Sector Working Practises

1:20 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

1:40 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

2:00 pm Discover: Moments that Matter: Remote Work and the Government Employee Experience

2:20 pm Develop: How Can Government Organizations Better Embrace the Opportunities of Having a Remote Workforce?

2:35 pm Content Break & Discussion Groups

Rethinking Emergency Preparedness in State & Local Government

3:00 pm Discover: Emergency Preparedness: How One City Led the Charge In Proactively Adapting to Change During Covid-19

3:20 pm Discover: Re-Imagining the Role of Government HR in Crisis Management & Emergency Workforce Planning

3:40 pm Develop: How Do We Need to Adapt the Role of HR to Be Most Effectively Prepared for Future Crises?

3:55 pm Making High Level Connections With Your Future Workforce in a Virtual World: A Case Study From the Private Sector

  • Joe Matar VP Marketing, Brazen Technologies

4:05 pm Content Break & Discussion Groups

Championing Diversity in the Government Workplace

4:20 pm Discover: Prioritizing Equity & Inclusion in State & Local Government

  • Holly Calhoun Interim Chief Human Resources Officer, Multnomah County

4:40 pm Discover: Rethinking the Role of Human Resources in Driving Critical Relationships Between Your Police Department & Your Citizens

5:00 pm Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge to Transform the Role of HR in Promoting & Protecting Equality in Government?

5:15 pm Content Break & Discussion Groups

5:30 pm End of Day One