Why You Should Attend!



Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading HR executives for our 2017 Human Capital Leadership Forum in New York City. Throughout a full day of thought leadership content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that human capital executives are facing in 2017, 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 perceptions of the CHRO and how expectations are evolving
  • 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!

 

 

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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Micheline Amy Executive Director, Human Resources
JP Morgan Chase
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Pauline Ashworth Senior Vice President, Head of HR
TD Bank
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Singleton Beato Chief Diversity & Engagement Officer
Mccann Worldgroup
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Chris Bjorling President
Fidello
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Carmen Bryant Director, Americas Employer Insights
Indeed
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Martha Delehanty Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Verizon
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Rachel Ernst Director of Employee Success
Reflektive
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Dewanna Graham Vice President, Senior Talent and Advisor
Brown Brothers Harriman
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Andee Harris Chief Engagement Officer
HighGround
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Eric Hutcherson Senior Vice President of Human Resources
National Basketball Association
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Megan Jackson Vice President of Sales
Big Think Edge
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Tricia Keltos-Kelly ‎Senior Vice President, Human Resources
People's United Bank
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David Landman Vice President, Global Head of Talent Assessment
Goldman Sachs
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Leander LeSure Chief Human Resources Officer
Getty Images
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Benoit Massal Head of Talent Management, North America
Sanofi North America
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Mike Murphy Senior Leadership Strategist
DDI
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Robert Perkins Vice President, Global Talent Management
Foot Locker
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Michelle Prince Senior Vice President, Global Head of Learning & Development
Randstad
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Deborah Venuti Vice President, Human Resources
Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:05am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 9:05am – 9:10am Session Introduction featuring Big Think
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    Megan Jackson
    Vice President of Sales
    Big Think

  • 9:10am – 9:45am Keynote Presentation featuring National Basketball Association: "HR Transformation the NBA Way…Our Journey Continues"
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    If Culture eats Strategy for breakfast, then what's for lunch??

    This energetic and entertaining session will provide an inside look into the ongoing culture, business and HR transformation at the NBA. Led by Eric Hutcherson, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, this session will provide insights into the actions and strategies the NBA is deploying to transform their culture. 

    Eric Hutcherson
    Senior Vice President, People & Culture
    National Basketball Association

    This session will be off the record. 

  • 9:45am – 10:05am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Indeed: "The Human Side of Hiring"
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    In an increasingly automated world, we’re regularly compelled to contend with experiences that threaten to dehumanize us—and the hiring process has not escaped this trend.

    Join Indeed’s Director of Employer Insights, Carmen Bryant, for an in-depth look at candidates’ decision-making and behavior at specific junctures during the hiring journey. You’ll walk away understanding how to establish a strong connection with job seekers throughout the recruiting process and why doing so has the power to transform your talent pool.

    Carmen Bryant
    Director, Americas Employer Insights
    Indeed

  • 10:05am – 10:30am Networking Break
  • 10:30am – 11:15am Panel Discussion: “The Role of Performance Management in Empowering the Workforce”
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    Topics include, but aren’t limited to:

    • Challenges HR executives face with regards to performance management
    • 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

    Moderator:
    Micheline Amy
    Executive Director, Human Resources
    JP Morgan Chase 

    Panelists:
    Andee Harris
    Chief Engagement Officer
    HighGround
     
    Leander LeSure
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Getty Images
     
    Deborah Venuti
    Vice President, Human Resources 
    Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas

  • 11:15am – 11:35am Networking Break
  • 11:35am – 12:25pm Panel Discussion: “Futureproofing HR Leaders for Tomorrow’s Workforce”
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    Topics include, but aren’t limited to:

    • The rise of digital era and transformation in the workplace and its impact in HR leadership strategies
    • Challenges in administering talent
    • Ensuring HR investments are working for the organization
    • Leveraging data and technology to measure the business impact of leadership and HR initiatives
    • Driving and organizational culture of high performance in the organization
    • Generating leadership development and growth and preparing for the organization in the future

    Moderator:
    Pauline Ashworth
    Senior Vice President, Head of HR
    TD Bank 

    Panelists:
    Martha Delehanty
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    Verizon

    Rachel Ernst
    Director of Employee Success
    Reflektive
     
    Robert Perkins
    Vice President, Global Talent Management
    Foot Locker
     
    Michelle Prince
    Senior Vice President, Global Head of Learning & Development 
    Randstad
     

  • 12:25pm – 1:25pm Lunch
  • 1:25pm – 2:10pm Panel Discussion: “The Unrealized Promise of Leadership Potential”
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    Topics include, but aren’t limited to:

    • Challenges HR faces when identifying leadership potential
    • HR views and approaches to unleash potential
    • Preparing the next generation of leaders today
    • Accelerating the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations

    Moderator:
    Dewanna Graham
    Head of Talent Advisory
    Brown Brothers Harriman

    Panelists:
    Singleton Beato
    Chief Diversity & Engagement Officer
    McCann Worldgroup

    Tricia Keltos-Kelly
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    People’s United Bank 

    Benoit Massal
    Head of North America Talent Management
    Sanofi

    Mike Murphy
    Senior Leadership Strategist
    DDI
     

  • 2:10pm – 2:30pm Networking Break
  • 2:30pm – 2:35pm Session Introduction featuring Fidello
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    Chris Bjorling
    President
    Fidello

  • 2:35pm – 3:15pm Keynote Presentation featuring Goldman Sachs: "Our Approach to Feedback"
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    Over the past few years, major organizations have started making significant shifts in their philosophy and approach to performance reviews.  The common driver has been the realization that employees want more frequent, qualitative feedback, focused on their ongoing professional development, and not just a numerical backwards looking “score”.  This session will focus on Goldman Sachs’ journey to innovate their performance management practices to maximize their impact in driving employee engagement, increasing performance, and holding senior leaders accountable for the management of their people.  

    David Landman
    Vice President, Global Head of Talent Assessment
    Goldman Sachs

    This session will be off the record. 

  • 3:15pm – 3:20pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 3:20pm – 4:20pm 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!

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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Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


141 E. 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (800) 367-7701
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