Why You Should Attend!

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading 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 for our 2018 CHRO Leadership Forum  in New York City. Our multitrack agenda, in which you can select your own breakout sessions of choice, will provide you with an opportunity to create a personalized schedule that maps to the most pressing issues that you and your organization are facing going into 2019.

 Key topics that we will discuss include (but not limited to):

  • Building an HR for managing change in the organization
  • Using an agile approach in talent recruitment and employee development  
  • Employee engagement and talent management and its impact in performance
  • Collaborating across the C-Suite to redesign organizational structures
  • Increasing innovation in the workplace

Our keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel sessions, and interactive group discussion sessions will give you the perspective and 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 in NYC!

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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.

Michelle Blieberg SVP of Talent Management and Corporate Human Resources
Time Warner
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Margaret Boros Vice President, Human Resources
Skanska USA
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Sharfi Farhana Head of Talent
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Stacey Hoin Executive Vice President, Human Resources
GE Capital
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Eric Hutcherson Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
National Basketball Association
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Roxanne Lagano Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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Elisa Leary Vice President Human Resources
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Chris Louie Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition
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Carrie Maltese Vice President Human Resources, Corporate Functions
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Dimitra Manis Chief Human Resources Officer
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Davina Mazaroli Vice President, People Continuity
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Julie Rosen Vice President, Human Resources
Global Brands Group
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  • 7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45am – 8:50am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 8:55am – 9:30am Keynote Presentation featuring NBCUniversal
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    Carrie Maltese
    Vice President Human Resources, Corporate Functions
    *Please note that this session will be off the record

  • 9:35am – 10:05am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Indeed
  • 10:05am – 10:30am Networking Break
  • 10:35am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Talent Trends Impacting HR in 2018”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • Transforming talent strategies in the organization
    • Aligning talent strategy with the overall business strategy
    • Best practices in engaging today’s candidates
    • Overcoming workforce challenges and turning it into a competitive advantage
    • Creating a resource-rich organization in order to attract and retain the best people and leveraging automation and artificial intelligence
    • Attracting and retaining talent for tomorrow’s workforce
    • Talent trends impacting HR beyond 2019

  • 11:25am – 11:45am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring EVERFI
  • 11:45am – 12:00pm Networking Break
  • 12:00pm – 12:50pm Panel Discussion: “Building a High Performance Organizational Culture”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • Defining culture and how it is linked to the organization’s purpose
    • The role of HR in creating and leading a cultural transformation
    • How HR can impact organizational culture to align purpose, enhance leadership, and create growth and opportunity in the organization
    • Enhancing employee engagement and sustaining a high performing culture
    • Cultural barriers encountered and how they are formed
    • Main factors that contribute to a high-performing culture

  • 12:50pm – 1:50pm Lunch
  • 1:50pm – 2:35pm Panel Discussion: “The Next Wave of HR Transformation”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • The evolving HR role as a business leader  
    • Greatest business factors impacting the HR function
    • Areas HR executives can lead and impact the organization
    • Planning a more dynamic workforce structure
    • Strategic change management in HR transformation
    • Generating leadership development and growth and preparing for the organization in the future 

  • 2:35pm – 2:50pm Networking Break
  • 2:50pm – 3:25pm Keynote Presentation: “The Global HR Role”
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    As organizations continue to expand globally, the HR role has expanded to a global business leader. With this expanded role, HR executives are challenged when it comes to developing an integrated global HR and talent operating model, and are more involved with more key strategic business decisions. This session will discuss the main functions in global human resources management.

  • 3:30pm – 4:05pm Keynote Presentation featuring National Basketball Association
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    Eric Hutcherson
    Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
    National Basketball Association
    *Please note that this session will be off the record

  • 4:05pm – 4:10pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 4:10pm – 5:10pm 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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Traveling for the event? Stay at one of our recommended hotels nearby:

Please note the below are the preferred hotels 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 $409 per night at the Grand Central Hotel location and $419 per night at the Manhattan Hotel location, taxes not included. 


The Fitzpatrick Grand Central

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


The Fitzpatrick Manhattan

687 Lexington Avenue
Between 56th & 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
Telephone: (212) 355-0100