Conference Day 1 (Wednesday)

7.15                        Deep Dive Registration & Morning Coffee

7:30 - 9:15

Breakfast Deep Dive A | Rethinking Professional Development
Innovative approaches to re-imagine how you provide high-impact development opportunities for all employees in your institution

8.30                        Conference Registration & Networking

9:30

What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

Suruthi Bala
Global Community Director – LEAP HR
Hanson Wade

9:40

Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Connection Before Content

Dr Brian Dickens
most recently Vice President Human Resources
Ithaca College

Maximizing HR Impact

9:50

Discover: Rethink Your Approach to People Analytics to Fuel Innovation & Efficiency in Your Institution

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Mary George Opperman
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cornell University

Linda Croll-Howell
Director – Human Resource Analytics
Cornell University

10:10

Discover: Utilizing Data to Totally Reshape the Way we do HR in Higher Education

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Anja Wynne
Chief Human Resources Officer
University Colorado | Colorado Springs

10:30

Develop: What Do We Need to Transform About our Approach to Maximising HR Impact?

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Mary George Opperman
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cornell University

Linda Croll-Howell
Director – Human Resource Analytics
Cornell University

Anja Wynne
Chief Human Resources Officer
University Colorado | Colorado Springs

10:40

Action: What Changes Will You Now Make to Rethink How You Can Deliver True HR Impact?

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Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

11.00                        Speed Networking & Refreshments

Maximizing HR Impact

Maximizing HR Impact

11:40

Discover: Reshaping Our Culture Fit for the Higher Education Institution of the Future

Felicia Washington, Vice Chancellor – Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement,  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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11:40

Discover: Reshaping Our Culture Fit for the Higher Education Institution of the Future

Felicia Washington, Vice Chancellor – Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement,  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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12:00

Discover: Creating a Unique Culture of Empowerment That Drives Growth in Higher Education

Patricia Feldman, Chief Culture Officer,  Arizona State University

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12:00

Discover: Why The University of Texas at Dallas is Making 2019 “The Year of the Fundamentals”

Colleen Dutton Associate Vice President Human Resources, The University of Texas at Dallas

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12:20

Develop: How Can We Radically Reinvent Culture in Our Institutions?

Felicia Washington, Vice Chancellor – Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement,  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Patricia Feldman, Chief Culture Officer,  Arizona State University

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12:20

Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge about the Role of HR in Higher Education?

Richard Huntley, Assistant Vice President Human Resources, The University of Dallas

Colleen Dutton Associate Vice President Human Resources, The University of Texas at Dallas

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12:35

Action: What Will You Now Do Differently to Ensure Your Culture Is Enabling Your People to Deliver Their Best?

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

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12:35

Action: What Will You Now Do to Rethink How HR Delivers Impact in Your Institution?

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

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12.50                                          Networking Lunch

Revolutionizing How You Attract Talent

Reimagining Employee Engagement

1:40

Discover: Transforming Your Institution’s Brand to Rethink the Way You Define Yourself as an Employer

Ann Bresingham, Vice President – Human Resources & Professor,  Robert Morris University

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1:40

Discover: Transforming Your Approach to Employee Engagement in Higher Education

Bob Buer, Assistant Vice Chancellor Human Resources, Washington University in St. Louis

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2:00

Discover: Radically Reinvent How You Intentionally Increase & Measure the Diversity of your Higher Education Institution’s Workforce

David Turner, Vice President – Human Resources,  Eastern Michigan University

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2:00

Discover: Radically Rethinking How We Put Our Front-Line Staff First in Higher Education

Kimberly Gholston, Assistant Vice President Human Resources, Drexel University

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2:20

Develop: What’s Working, What’s Not, and What’s Needed to Find & Attract Talent We Need?

Ann Bresingham, Vice President – Human Resourses,  Eastern Michigan University

David Turner, Vice President – Human Resources,  Eastern Michigan University

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2:20

Develop: What Do We Need to Rethink About How We Boost the Engagement of All Employees?

Bob Buer, Assistant Vice Chancellor Human Resources, Washington University in St. Louis

Kimberly Gholston, Assistant Vice President Human Resources, Drexel University

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2:40

Action: How Will You Now Transform Your Approach to Talent?

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

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2:40

Action: How Will You Now Maximize Employee Engagement in Your Institution?

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Track Chair

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2.50                                                          Break

Radically Rethinking HR Value

3:20

Discover: Value is in the Eye of the Beholder: Delivering HR Value in Every Action, Every Hour of Every Day

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Michael Latsko,
Senior Director – Human Resources Strategic Systems,
The University of Virginia

3:40

Discover: Rethinking the True Value of HR in Northeastern’s Mission to “Grow Big, and Stay Small”

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Jane Moyer,
Vice President Human Resources,
Northeastern University

4:00

Develop: What Traditional Thinking Do We Need to Challenge to Maximize the Impact of HR in Higher Education?

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Michael Latsko,
Senior Director – Human Resources Strategic Systems,
The University of Virginia

Jane Moyer,
Vice President Human Resources,
Northeastern University

4:20

Action: How Will You Now Rethink How You Demonstrate the Value of HR in Your Institution?

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Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

4.35              Chair’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference Day One  

4.50                                     Informal Networking Drinks