Session 1
SESSION 1
3/30/2020
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
SESSION 2
3/30/2020
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 3
3/30/2020
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
3/31/2020
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SESSION 5
3/31/2020
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 6
3/31/2020
2:35 – 3:35 p.m.

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Description:As data analytics and the diversity of workplace demographics become increasingly intertwined, the notion that HR and IT need to be experts in both areas is quickly gaining popularity. However, data experts often do not use the data for strategic planning and development purposes. During this session, you will learn how successful collaboration between HR and IT at University of La Verne created an effective way to manage data analytics and closed the communication gap between data and decisions.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 4
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Data and Metrics
Description:Organizations that innovate are more likely to succeed. However, many struggle with coming up with viable new ideas. Since the 1950s, research has shown that typical brainstorming sessions often don’t work. In this session, learn what the research says about the ineffectiveness of typical brainstorms. Move beyond brainstorming, and explore new techniques to generate ideas quickly. Bring a challenge you have been working on, and leave with lots of new ideas.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 5
FRAMEWORK:Strategic Leadership
TRACK:Strategy
Description:As the landscape of higher education continues to evolve, universities are tasked with creating an environment that is more responsive to the needs of faculty, students and staff. To ensure the right talent is in place to keep pace with this evolution, it's up to HR leaders to effectively identify, develop and manage talent. Performance management is a key step in the talent management process. This session will give you a guided tour of how Rutgers University successfully created and launched a new performance management process, as well as help you create your own performance management strategy.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 2
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:Recruiting, hiring and retaining veterans can prove to be challenging with today's low unemployment rate. In this session, you'll learn innovative techniques to overcome the obstacles most hiring managers face while interviewing veterans. We'll also provide a blueprint on how you can elevate your status as a military-friendly employer in order to attract and retain this valuable workforce. Also, caregivers are often unnoticed in the workplace, and the population of caregivers at work is growing. Learn about programs and benefits that meet their needs, resulting in enhanced employee loyalty, improved retention and increased productivity.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 1
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
Description:Employee financial well-being is a growing focus for employers across all sectors of the economy, including higher education. This session will leverage findings from the TIAA Institute/CUPA-HR 2019 Higher Education Financial Wellness Survey to examine financial practices and well-being among the full-time higher ed workforce, with a particular focus on retirement readiness. The survey provides HR leadership and staff with sector-specific insights on areas for improving employee financial wellness.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Vernon/Percival
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards; Data and Metrics
Description:A culture of trust and respect not only enhances team input and success, but also reduces waste and employee turnover. Managing a culture of workplace civility and respect can be a balancing act of what should and should not be regulated. This session will help you understand HR’s role in managing workplace civility, the difference between inappropriate and illegal behaviors, and how cultural competence (or lack thereof) impacts workplace civility.
DATE:Monday, March 30 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
ROOM:Scarbrough 3
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy