Why You Should Attend!



Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading HR executives for our annual 2017 Human Capital Leadership Forum in Dallas. Throughout a full day of thought leadership content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that human capital executives are facing going into 2018, with an agenda geared specifically towards CHROs, Chief People Officers, Chief Talent Officers, Chief Learning Officers and Chief Diversity Officers, as well as VPs and Directors of HR, talent, learning & development, change management, and HR analytics in a leadership role. Key topics that we will discuss include:

  • Corporate America’s evolving expectations towards the CHRO
  • Designing the employee experience to foster efficiency, engagement, and empowerment
  • Exploring how digitalization will continue to impact corporate structure, employee vs. employer expectations, and organizational culture
  • Leveraging analytics to source the right talent, understand employee behavior, and predict trends
  • Social media and mobile recruitment strategies to identify top talent
  • Transforming HR into a critical supporter of key business initiatives

 

Our keynote presentationsfireside chatspanel sessions, and networking breaks will provide you with actionable takeaways to bring back to the office, as well as the opportunity to both strengthen and expand your network of peers.

We look forward to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 HR leaders hailing from the heart of Texas and beyond!

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This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Diana Caldera at dcaldera@argyleforum.com.

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Kathy Aslin Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
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Supriya Bahri Vice President, Global Head of Total Rewards & HRIS
Cinemark USA
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Curtis Brooks Assistant Vice President, Leadership and Professional Development
Nationstar Mortgage
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Kim Cummings Associate Vice President, Human Resources & Diversity
BNSF Railway
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Colleen Dutton Associate Vice President Human Resources
University of Texas at Dallas
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Lisa Fowler Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
Nationstar Mortgage
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Andee Harris Chief Engagement Officer
HighGround
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Mimi Jerkan Talent Activation Director
SilkRoad
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Rachel Klaer Business Development Manager
Fitbit
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Rajiv Kumar Chief Medical Officer and President of Virgin Pulse Institute
Virgin Pulse
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Miya Maysent Vice President, Talent Development and Diversity
JCPenney
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Sally Pabin Vice President,Talent
American Heart Association
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Aaron Schwartz Recruitment Evangelist
Indeed
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Ginger Shelhimer Head of M&A, Global Talent Acquisition
Ericsson
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Karen Thornton Chief Administrative Officer
FTS International
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Linda Valdez Thompson Executive Vice President of Administration and Diversity
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
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Ahu Yildirmaz Head of ADP Research Institute, and VP, Market Insights & Analytics
ADP
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:05am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 9:10am – 9:45am Fireside Chat featuring JCPenney and American Heart Association
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    Miya Maysent
    Vice President, Talent Development and Diversity
    JCPenney

    Interviewed by:
     
    Sally Pabin
    Vice President, Talent
    American Heart Association

  • 9:50am – 10:10am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Indeed
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    Aaron Schwartz
    Recruitment Evangelist
    Indeed

  • 10:10am – 10:35am Networking Break
  • 10:35am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Employee Empowerment: A Modern Approach to Performance & Engagement”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Challenges HR executives face with regards to employee engagement
    • The role of performance management relative to workforce empowerment
    • Performance and engagement strategies and best practices on employees’ strengths
    • Empowering employees to take charge of their performance and development within the organization
    • HR communication to determine needs and wants from managers and employer and driving employee efficiency
    • Leveraging technology to create a stronger organizational culture and improve performance in the organization
    • Developing a highly productive workplace that drives consistent productivity

    Panelists:
    Kim Cummings
    Associate Vice President, Human Resources & Diversity
    BNSF Railway
     
    Andee Harris
    Chief Engagement Officer
    HighGround
     
    Lisa Fowler
    AVP, Human Resources
    Nationstar Mortgage

  • 11:20am – 11:40am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring ADP
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    Ahu Yildirmaz
    Head of ADP Research Institute, and VP, Market Insights & Analytics
    ADP

  • 11:40am – 12:00pm Networking Break
  • 12:00pm – 12:45pm Panel Discussion: “Building and Enhancing the Employee Experience”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • Challenges HR executives are facing with regards to enhancing organizational culture and the overall employee experience
    • Determining needs and wants from employees
    • Putting your employees first when it comes to engagement, learning, and development
    • The role of workforce health, wellness and other benefits have in workforce empowerment, culture, and engagement
    • Unique employee perks and benefits your organization offers employees
    • How the organization’s benefit strategy has changed over the years
    • Priorities when it comes to employee satisfaction at work

    Moderator:
    Supriya Bahri
    Vice President, Global Head of Total Rewards & HRIS
    Cinemark USA
     
    Panelists:
    Rajiv Kumar
    Chief Medical Officer and President of Virgin Pulse Institute
    Virgin Pulse
     
    Karen Thornton
    Chief Administrative Officer
    FTS International
     
    Linda Valdez Thompson
    Executive Vice President of Administration and Diversity
    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

  • 12:50pm – 1:10pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Silkroad
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    Mimi Jerkan
    Talent Activation Director
    SilkRoad

  • 1:10pm – 2:10pm Lunch
  • 2:10pm – 2:45pm Keynote Presentation featuring Ericsson
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    Ginger Shelhimer
    Head of M&A, Global Talent Acquisiton
    Ericsson

  • 2:45pm – 3:00pm Networking Break
  • 3:00pm – 3:35pm Keynote Presentation featuring University of Texas at Dallas: “The Four C’s of a Diamond Employee”
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    We all know hiring the right people for the right job is critical to the success of an organization.  Many applicants that are technically qualified for the job sometimes just don’t work out. Why?  This presentation explores the Four C’s of a Diamond Employee model (Character, Culture, Commitment, Capability), a tool used by managers (or anyone) to broaden the focus on all the critical aspects of the position, and not strictly the person’s technical skill set.

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

  • 3:35pm – 3:40pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 3:40pm – 4:40pm Closing Reception

Explore the most critical challenge areas and hot topics for HR leaders such as:

Revolutionizing HR

Examine how your organization is using technology to better align HR with the business to drive results, and how these adjustments are impacting the bottom line. Our speakers will discuss:

  • Using workforce and predictive analytics to make decisions
  • Leveraging mobile and social tools to manage recruiting efforts
  • Modernizing the function through adoption of new skillsets
  • Sharing the impact of human resources with the executive team

Empowering the workforce

Review the obstacles of building a unique organizational culture through employee engagement, and the importance of finding solutions to develop workforce efficiency. Get briefed on:

  • Pinpointing employee needs and wants through effective communication
  • Measuring the success of training initiatives and learning opportunities
  • Providing engaging learning and development options for staff
  • Deploying tools to nurture leaders and grow engagement from within

Recruiting top talent

Reflect on major issues that are intrinsic to identifying top talent and maintaining a high level of engagement, and discuss how the candidate profiles differ across generations. Gain insight into:

  • Approaching and engaging the digitally savvy candidate
  • Using innovative tools to attract and empower
  • Prospecting smart with a strategic, targeted workforce plan
  • Maintaining selectivity while humanizing the application process

The role of HR

The HR discipline continues to evolve in scope and practice. Discuss the ways human capital executives are change agents, reviewing the challenges of creating a results driven vision and culture. Hear about:

  • Aligning the organization with a new 'people' strategy
  • Creating a high performance culture that supports business goals
  • Leveraging mechanisms and tools to motivate and engage employees
  • Making a difference through a larger role on the executive team

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you! request a pass.

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

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Please note the below is the preferred hotel of Argyle Executive Forum. Please specify that you are part of the Argyle group when booking sleeping rooms in order to receive a discounted rate of $185.00 per night, taxes not included. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

Venue

The Fairmont Dallas


1717 N Akard St.
Dallas, TX 75201
Telephone: (800) 441-1414
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