Deep Dives

The deep dives will take place before the start of each conference day (deep dive A on Tuesday 17 and deep dive B on Wednesday 18) and need to be booked separately at the time of registration.

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

Tuesday - November 17, 2020: 10.30am – 11.30am EST | 7.30am – 8.30am PST

 

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.

10.30EST | 7.30PST

Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction

10.35 EST | 7.35 PST

Discover: Redesign the Way We Work in Government to Transform HR Impact During Periods of Significant Organizational & Community Disruption

• What do we need to stop, start & continue to do to enable us to effectively navigate the complexities associated with engaging a remote workforce?
• How can we go above and beyond traditional compensation and benefits to better meet the fast-changing needs of our government workforce?
• How the City of Memphis is redefining its HR delivery model to accommodate both shortand-long term business disruption and prepare its workforce to adapt and pivot in 2021 & beyond

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Alex Smith
Chief Human
Resources Officer
City of Memphis

10.55 EST | 7.55 PST

Discover: Rewriting Your HR Playbook to Re-Ignite & Strengthen the Bridge Between Your Team, Your Employees, & the Citizens You Both Serve

• What do we need to stop, start, and continue to do to rebuild trust between HR and the local government workforce?
• Uncover how a combination of the 3 C’s - Collaboration, Customer Service, and Compliance -proved the be the most vital elements of an effective strategic HR transformation within city government
• How the entire HR function was rebuilt to effectively re-establish trust with its workforce and transform its impact on the community it serves

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Donna Brown
Executive Director
of Human Resources
City of Scottsdale 

11.15 EST | 8.15 PST

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

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Alex Smith
Chief Human
Resources Officer
City of Memphis

Donna Brown
Executive Director
of Human Resources
City of Scottsdale 

11.30 EST | 8.30 PST

Deep Dive Conclusion

Deep Dive B: Becoming An Employer of Choice: Finding Creative, DataDriven Solutions to Community & County Workforce Challenges

Wednesday - November 18, 2020  :  10.30 am – 11.30am EST | 7.30am – 8.30am PST

 

Before the second conference day begins, this interactive deep dive session will allow you to spend time engaging in a smaller group. This is your opportunity to plug into the most innovative thinking around how Racine County are finding creative solutions to community and county workforce challenges to become an employer of choice.

10.30 EST | 7.30 PST

Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction

10.35 EST | 7.35 PST

Discover: Finding Creative, Data-Driven Solutions to Community & County Workforce Challenges

• How can data better inform future hiring and promotion practices and support the building of a more diverse government workforce?
• Why government organizations need to prioritize becoming an employer of choice in order to meet the growing demand for fresh, highly skilled talent
• How Racine County is connecting community and county workforce challenges and finding creative, data-driven solutions critical to meeting its long-term workforce needs as a government agency and an employer

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Jonathan Delagrave
County Executive
Racine County 

Hope Otto
Human Services Director
Racine County 

Travis Richardson
Director of Performance Analytics
Racine County 

11.05 EST | 8.05 PST

Develop: How Can We Become More Data-Driven to Meet Our Workforce Needs Both as a Government Organization & an Employer?

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Question & Answer Session With All Speakers Facilitated by the Chair

11.30 EST | 8.30 PST

Deep Dive Conclusion

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