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HR Leadership & Strategy Forum

Continuous Process Improvement for Organizational Success

March 23rd, 2021

The road to workforce recovery is beginning to come into view. How have the events of last year and the consequences of the pandemic permanently shifted human resources strategies and regulations?

HR leaders across the country need to leverage insights gained from 2020 and integrate them into permanent policies and procedures this year. Leaders should lean forward and strive to be resilient, agile, and innovative to adequately shape the next era of the American workforce.

Join us at the HR Leadership & Strategy Forum on March 23, 2021 to learn:

  • Strategizing for the return to work – what does it look like, when will it happen?
  • Change management leadership and lessons learned from the transition to a distributed workforce
  • Developing a holistic approach to managing talent
  • The role of remote work and the impact on talent acquisition












10:55 AM - 11 AM ET

Opening Remarks

11 AM - 11:30 AM ET

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Next Normal: Adapting to the Next Chapter of the American Workforce

With the pandemic’s end finally in sight, many American organizations are preparing for a new “normal,” one that entails new ways of working and a different kind of workforce. What does this new era look like? How can we be prepared?

Attend this session to learn:

  • Workforce planning – who should come back to work and when?
  • How does the shift in the physical workplace change talent management?
  • Reengaging the workforce to bring back talent that may have been lost due to impacts of the pandemic – how do we gain back their trust?

Christopher D. LeeChief Human Resources OfficerWilliam and Mary

11:35 AM - 12:20 PM ET

PANEL DISCUSSION: Change Management: Lessons Learned from a Tumultuous Year

It has been almost one hear since the traditional American workplace was profoundly altered by the pandemic. To survive, companies ripped apart their foundations and strategized to build a geographically dispersed, and in many cases, leaner workforce.

Out of change rose the “new normal,” — a forward thinking, agile workforce. Mistakes were made, but leaders are constantly improving and developing new standards to set employees up for success.

Join executives in this discussion to discover how to effectively to be strong leaders in change management to support teams through organizational, structural, and culture change.

Attend this session to learn:

  • How to shift towards an agile mindset to lean forward and troubleshoot for error in real-time
  • Effective communication to support employees through organizational change
  • Best practices to analyze how change affected performance and employee behavior



12:25 PM - 1:10 PM ET

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: Accelerating the Journey to HR 3.0: Ten Ways to Transform in a Time of Upheaval

As exponential technologies, new business models, and global disruptions rock the enterprise, executives recognize that it’s more important than ever for organizations to elevate the work and skills of employees.

HR 3.0, a new model for operating human resources, is now a business imperative for success. Join us to learn how the best companies in the world are taking bold steps across 10 areas in HR to radically and rapidly transform the people function.

Elizebeth VargheseGlobal Leader - Talent & HR Strategy ReinventionIBM

12:50 PM - 1:30 PM ET

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM ET

PANEL DISCUSSION: Managing Your Employee’s Mental Health

Performance management is no longer enough. The impact of the pandemic is still being felt by employees all over the world. Human resource leaders need to approach talent management from a holistic perspective: managing not only talent, but employee health and mental well-being.

Join us for an intimate conversation about how human resource managers can listen to their employees and develop workforce strategies that will provide the support they need.

Attend this session to learn:

  • How you can learn to listen to your employees to understand the needs of your workforce
  • Re-evaluating benefits to include mental health coverage for services like therapy, meditation, and well-being initiatives
  • Key compliance issues and best practices in relation to employee mental health
  • The ways that your organization should evolve and adapt to place well-being initiatives as a top priority for leadership

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM ET

Keynote Address:

Abstract Coming Soon!

2:55 PM - 3:40 PM ET

FIRESIDE CHAT: Why You Shouldn’t Hit the Pause Button on Remote Work

The people have spoken, and workforce demand has shifted. According to a several polls, the majority of American do not want to return to the office fulltime.

HR leaders need to partner with executive leadership to determine who should be back in the office, at what capacity, and why.

Join two executives as they weigh the pros and cons of developing a flexible work strategy post-Covid.

Attend this session to learn:

  • How to strategize what a flexible work environment will look like for your company
  • Analyze how different generations could react to moving back to the physical workplace and who should be accommodated to stay at home?
  • How to bring back the individuals that need to work in-person without losing top talent

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM ET


4:15 PM - 4:20 PM ET

Closing Remarks


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