Session 1
SESSION 1
4/20/2020
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
SESSION 2
4/20/2020
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 3
4/20/2020
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION 4
4/21/2020
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SESSION 5
4/21/2020
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
SESSION 6
4/21/2020
2:35 – 3:35 p.m.

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Description:Research has shown that if you don't communicate effectively about your benefits, you may as well not offer them at all. Yet, most organizations still struggle with how and where to allocate communications resources and how to drive engagement with benefits. In this interactive session, you'll learn best practices and share challenges and successes. You'll hear case studies from leading higher education institutions as well as some of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." You'll learn how to evaluate and elevate your current communications efforts using the 10 Keys Framework from Segal Benz and will leave with tangible strategies for ensuring your communications efforts are meeting your business goals.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Total Rewards
Description:The University of Tennessee's Inclusive Leadership Academy and UConnecT programs are leading the way to differentiated, rigorous and inclusive leadership development. We have found that establishing leadership cohorts creates an environment of connection and reflection. We will discuss how these programs foster an environment that reinforces and supports understanding that extends beyond the sessions and focuses on implementing leadership behaviors that will promote an inclusive campus.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Engagement
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
Description:Performance reviews don't matter. What matters is a solid performance management process based on what works. We'll explore the common factors that make performance management unsuccessful - untrained supervisors, a focus on forms and technology, and a "check the box" mentality. We'll also share some of the University of Minnesota's leading-edge practices around performance management.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:Talent Management
Description:Thirty-five percent of the skills needed for jobs today are projected to change by the end of this year, and yet higher ed institutions continue to rank in the bottom quartile for learning and development compared with other industries. Understanding employee skill needs and developing new skills and abilities in light of changing demands is critical not only to ensuring institutional sustainability, but also to employee engagement and retention. In this session, we will explore the five super skills most needed for the future and some development strategies for addressing the future skills needs of higher ed employees.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Talent Development
Description:Picking up where Dr. McQueen's keynote ends, this will be an opportunity to continue the conversation with a Q&A on gender identity.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:DEI/Cultural Competence
SESSION_TITLE:Washington Update
Description:Hear the latest federal regulatory and legislative news from Washington, D.C., and learn about the issues CUPA-HR is actively pursuing on behalf of higher education. Find out which congressional and federal agency actions are most likely to impact the higher ed workplace in the coming months.
DATE:Monday, April 20 at 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy