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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 One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Quinton Herbert
Chief Human Capital Officer
City of Baltimore

LEAP: Building crossmunicipality coalitions in times of crisis to ensure a consistent State-Wide HR approach

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Alex Smith
Chief Human Resources Officer
City of Memphis

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

Lori Bays
Chief Human Resources Officer
City of Phoenix

LEAP: Embracing the move to remote working to boost productivity & attract a new generation of top talent

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Patience Ferguson
Chief Human Resources Officer
City of Minneapolis

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

2:55 pm | Speed Learning: Scenario Planning

Jonathan Delagrave
County Executive
Racine County

LEAP: Finding creative datadriven solutions to meeting long-term workforce needs as a government agency & an employer

Holly Calhoun
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
Multnomah County

LEAP: Protecting equality in state & local government

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

6:10 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 | Discover: Prioritizing Equity & Inclusion in State & Local Government

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.”

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Sally Vardy
Chief Human Resources Officer
Harris County Appraisal District

LEAP: Embracing private sector practices to radically transform culture & become a top place to work

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

12:25 pm | Develop: How Can we Better Boost Engagement Within State & Local Government?

11:45 am | Discover: How One County Embraced Private Sector Practises to Radically Transform its Culture & Become a Top Workplace

Donna Brown
Executive Director of Human Resources
City of Scottsdale

LEAP: Rebuilding the entire HR function to re-establish employee trust & transform community impact

Regina Youngblood
Director of Human Resources
City of Durham

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

12:25 pm | Develop: How Can we Better Boost Engagement Within State & Local Government?

12:05 pm | Discover: Leveraging Technology to Boost Employee Engagement City-Wide During Times of Crisis

Kristen Irey
Director of Human Resources
Town of Pecos City

LEAP: Rethinking leadership development to teach leaders the skills needed to see round corners & be adaptable during a crisis

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

2:00 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How to Best Develop Our Leaders?

1:20 pm | Discover: Seeing Round Corners: New Approaches to Developing the Leaders We Need to Navigate Change & Lead the Next-Generation of Government Talent

Karen Burke
Director of Human Resources
City of Fort Collins

LEAP: Redefining traditional working patterns to boost employee satisfaction

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

2:55 pm | Speed Learning: Scenario Planning

Candi Judd
Director of Human Resources
Western Municipal Water District

LEAP: Championing diversity & equity within state and local government

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

2:55 pm | Speed Learning: Scenario Planning

Hope Otto
Human Services Director
Racine County

LEAP: Embracing data to inform future hiring & promotion practices & support the building of a more diverse government workforce

Tyrome Alexander
Director of Human Resources
City of Toledo

LEAP: Re-imagining the role of Government HR in crisis management & emergency workforce planning

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Meloney Sallie-Dosunmu
Director of Human Resources
City of Allentown

LEAP: Leveraging data & experiences to drive stronger relationships between its law enforcement & its citizens in 2021 & beyond

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Donna Kinsey
Director of Human Resources
Grand Traverse County

LEAP: Rethinking the role of leadership in establishing an organization-wide culture of wellbeing

Day Two

Thursday November 7th 2019

2:55 pm | Speed Learning: Scenario Planning

2:00 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How to Best Develop Our Leaders?

1:40 pm | Discover: Rethinking the Role of Leadership in Establishing an Organization-Wide Culture of Wellbeing

William Maurice Brown
Director of Human Resources
City of Cincinnati

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

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Travis Richardson
Director of Performance Analytics
Racine County

LEAP: Becoming an employer of choice to meet the growing demand for fresh, highly-skilled talent

Chris Mullen
Director, Strategic Advising
Kronos

LEAP: Maintaining a positive employee experience in times of crisis

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

Julie Develin
Strategic Advisor
Kronos

LEAP: Identifying areas of opportunity to improve culture through remote working

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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

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

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

Day One

Wednesday November 6th 2019

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