Day 1
November 14, 2019
Day 2
November 15, 2019

Innovating Performance Management

The way we work has changed, and so has performance management. Over the last five years, approximately one-third of U.S. companies have scrapped annual performance appraisals in favor of more...
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Rob Ollander-Krane | Gap Inc.

Workplace Culture: Nothing Works in Business Until the “People Issues” are Fixed

Of the four business opportunities – people, execution, strategy, and cash – People is where you must start. To become a high-performance organization, you must address people issues before they...
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Shelley Smith | Premier Rapport, Inc.

How AI is Disrupting the Recruiting Industry

The AI hype train is speeding full steam ahead, with significant disruption predicted across all industries, including recruiting and staffing. But what’s the real impact of this cutting-edge technology and...
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Chris Doherty | Scout

Transitioning from Engagement to Experience

Understanding the difference between employee engagement and employee experience is important for everyone in a leadership position in their organization. In this session we will discuss how an organization can...
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Erin Brooks | Suffolk Construction

Pushing Past Your Fears

Fear is rarely discussed in the workplace and few want to admit that many challenges they face are driven by fear. As a result, effectiveness and efficiency are often hampered...
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Communicating Across Generations

Today’s business environment means three or four generations are working together. Learn how to tailor your communications to reach different audiences and achieve maximum messaging effectiveness.
Erin Miller | Caterpillar

Be a Successful Change Leader

Successful change is one of the biggest problems that today’s companies face. In our fast-changing world, the strategic imperative to change is often clear – “without doing things differently, our...
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Tracie Hill | United Way Suncoast

Even Performance Reviews Need Performance Reviews

Did you realize that women receive far less specific performance feedback than men do?  Did you know that, of the feedback given to women, there are vague references to performance,...
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Denise Reed Lamoreaux | Atos

Developing an Engaged Team in a Technology World

At this session, you will learn strategies to develop a high performing team in a technology driven world. Stacey Swanson will share her experiences and recommendations on how strategies to...
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Stacey Swanson | Children’s Minnesota

HR Innovation in the Public Sector: Transforming Cultures to Meet the Evolving Future Workforce

The public sector is changing rapidly.  The public sector is creating foundational total rewards programs that will meet the needs of our businesses AND create the best employee experience to ensure we set...
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Michael Rossman | Chief Human Resources Officer | Hennepin County
Karen Niparko | City & County of Denver

Hire Humans, Not Resumes

As we’ve moved to automated recruitment processes, we’ve started to lose the ability to hire humans instead of resumes.  At one time or another, we were all a person with...
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Patrick Daniel | The William L. Bonnell Company

Diversity & Inclusion in 2019 & Beyond

This session will take a look at a variety of diversity and inclusion issues such as: Examining what diversity & inclusion mean for us in today’s workplace Removing gender bias...
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Lisa Coleman | New York University
Vanessa Alvarado | Stryker

Leadership vs Management: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

In today’s evolving marketplace, a shift from traditional management structural hierarchy to reliance on leadership has emerged in response to the shifting needs of the workforce and labor demands.  This...
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Sheila Sitzer | Panera Bread

Talent Analytics for Measuring Culture & Recruiting for Performance

The phrase “corporate culture” elicits many questions. How do we define it? Once we do, can we successfully measure and manage it? If so, how?   To help answer these...
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Juan Betancourt | Humantelligence

Empowering Your Workforce through Performance Management

The role of performance management relative to workforce empowerment Performance and engagement strategies and best practices on employees’ strengths Empowering employees to take charge of their performance and development within...
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Shane Rayford | Visionworks

The Journey to Eliminate Annual Appraisals

It’s no secret that the vast majority of managers, staff, and HR leaders find limited value in the annual performance evaluation process. Staff want more frequent feedback—and they would benefit...
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Mark Schlosser | University of Chicago Medical Center
Patricia Nebrida | University of Chicago Medicine

Reimagining New Employee Orientation to WOW and Engage Current and New Employees

At University of Miami we have worked hard to reimagine our new employee orientation and create an exceptional experience for our new hires and our current employees. Our content is...
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Arianne Quintana | University of Miami

Understanding How the Evolving Talent Landscape is Impacting HR Strategy

Discuss how the role of HR has evolved in recent years Understand the demographics of your talent pool Determine key components in recruitment strategies and how to implement them Create...
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Eric Humphrey | Froedtert Health

Succession Planning: Aligning Your Talent Planning with Changing Business Needs

As our business needs change, our talent needs will also change; and to stay successful, you have to create a winning succession planning strategy.
Clyde Pickett | Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System
Jim Stockman | Kellogg
Akil Walton | Tech Data