Organizational and Professional Development
SESSION 1
10/21/2019
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 2
10/21/2019
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
SESSION 3
10/21/2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
10/22/2019
11:00 a.m. – Noon
SESSION 5
10/22/2019
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
SESSION 6
10/22/2019
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions Sponsored by:  

Description:GDPR, recruitment and OFFCP audits — compliance never rests. You communicated the need to respond, advocated for resources, advised about the risks, and when met with resistance, were masterfully strategic in educating and finding manageable solutions. Now, pressures on the institution have changed. Suddenly, you are asked why HR has not done more. Learn how we, as HR professionals, can refine our skill set, adopt new strengths and acquire better armor to continue to do our jobs bravely and collaboratively.
SPEAKERS:Jan Myers, Compensation Director, and Helena Rodrigues, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, both of The University of Arizona
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy; Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Explore the role of candor in conversations and interactions that occur in multiple spaces and relationships. Become more self-aware about how we think about candor, what drives us to be candid and what dampens our willingness to be candid. Reflect on the behaviors that make up candor and explore the repercussions of being candid in terms of personal impact, relationships and interactions.
SPEAKERS:Mary Anne Berzins, Assistant Vice President, University of Utah
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Explore a model of talent and leadership development that prepares mid-level, high potential university administrators for senior-level roles. You'll learn how to leverage internal subject matter experts as facilitators to educate employees on how the business of higher education works, and how to identify the key stakeholder perspectives that senior leaders must incorporate to make effective decisions.
SPEAKERS:Sabrina Ellis, Vice President of Human Resources, and Eric Loffswold, Director, both of New York University
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Learn how the University of California designed, developed, implemented and scaled an award-winning, high-impact women’s professional develop program. The program addresses the specific professional development needs of women across multiple organizational levels and includes faculty, academic personnel and staff together in one program. You'll walk away with a framework you can apply to your institution.
SPEAKERS:Terry Barton, Director of Systemwide Staff Development Programs, University of California Office of the President
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Examine the components of an effective conflict coaching model that HR professionals can use to support leaders, managers and employees during conflict. Learn basic skills you can apply to begin a conflict coaching practice in your workplace and gain insights for adding conflict coaching to your HR consultation toolbelt.
SPEAKERS:Dan Griffith, Director of Conflict Resolution and Dialogue Programs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Learn how to use a consistent approach that supports academic leaders when addressing conflicts and conduct concerns with faculty, and also lays the groundwork for a more serious approach if concerns continue. From a central academic HR office, tracking these incidents highlights trends so the university knows specific units that need more focused attention. Additionally, the approach provides helpful information to consider when creating focused training and development for the broader campus population.
SPEAKERS:Binnie Singh, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of California Davis
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development; Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy
Description:Join this session to explore past and present projects that have been enhanced by applying organizational development and leadership principles and practices. A panel of HR practitioners will describe and discuss specific projects they led and how organizational development influenced the roll-out of their project. Panelists will provide an overview of the project, how they approached thinking about the challenge, what actions and interventions were used, the status and outcomes, lessons learned and key takeaways.
SPEAKERS:Gary Evans, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, State University of New York; Anne Schwarz, UNC-TV Director of Human Resources, University of North Carolina; Karen Sloan, Director of Human Resources, Information and Technology Services, University of Michigan; and Mark Saine, Senior Director of Client Leadership Solutions, TIAA
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Based on a two-year study of 21 of the best places to work, we describe why civil workplaces matter. Specifically, we will explore how high-performing organizations promote the needs and welfare of their workforces, illustrating how these employee-centric practices apply to LaSalle University's case. Learn how to infuse a work environment with kindness and support employees' universal needs for belonging, meaning, autonomy, self-acceptance, self-confidence and personal growth.
SPEAKERS:Kristin Heasley, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, La Salle University, and Michael O'Malley, Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Is your institution’s professional development program a boom or a bust? Are employees actively engaged and seeking out training offerings, or are they disinterested? Is the process to take advantage of professional development opportunities easy or cumbersome? Learn how East Carolina University is shifting the perception of professional development and building a culture of learning across campus with a lean budget and a small learning and organizational development team.
SPEAKERS:Daniel Blumberg, Assistant Vice Chancellor for HR, Operations, and Justin Yeaman, Director, Learning and Organizational Development, both of East Carolina University
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:We live in a world of constant change. Adapting quickly and being resilient can improve our effectiveness and productivity and help us avoid becoming overwhelmed. Resilience is a person’s ability to bounce back from challenge, change and adversity. We all have the ability to develop personal resilience, and this session aims to help participants explore aspects of change that may be stressful for different people, the impact of that stress, and how to remain resilient in the face of uncertainty.
SPEAKERS:Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost for Human Resources, University of Waterloo
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:CHROs are faced with unusual challenges. Our organizations look to us to be problem solvers, crisis managers and consultants. But who do we go to for help? As a CHRO, have you ever wanted time to talk with your colleagues about issues you are facing on your campus? This facilitated session is geared toward CHROs and will focus on current hot topics. Through roundtable discussions you will have the opportunity to discuss and share ideas to help you sleep at little better tonight.
SPEAKERS:Melanie DeSantis, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Franklin and Marshall College, and Jewel Washington, Assistant Vice president of Human Resources, University of Maryland
DATE:Monday, October 21 at 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development
Description:Women’s leadership development programs are becoming a critical strategy for succession planning, and while these programs exist in higher education, many only benefit faculty members, not staff. Learn how the University of Georgia developed its Women's Staff Leadership Institute, the program's expected and unexpected outcomes, how alumnae have taken their learning beyond the boundaries of the program, and how you can create a similar phenomenon at your institution.
SPEAKERS:Allie Cox, Director of Training and Development, and Emily Saunders, Human Resources Senior Managing Consultant, both of University of Georgia
DATE:Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Organizational and Professional Development