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. 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!

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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Elizabeth Owens Bille, Esq. Senior Director of Harassment Prevention
EVERFI
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Jeff Birk Manager, Speaking and Training
O.C. Tanner
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Chris Bjorling President
Fidello
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Michelle Blieberg SVP of Talent Management and Corporate Human Resources
Warner Media
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Margaret Boros Vice President, Human Resources
Skanska USA
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Carmen Bryant Director of US Marketing
Indeed
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Adwoa Dadzie Vice President, Human Resources
Comcast
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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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Mariam Kakkar Chief, Talent Development Unit
UNDP
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Cindy Keaveney Chief People Officer
Randstad Sourceright
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Roxanne Lagano Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Zoetis
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Elisa Leary Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Talent Strategy
Macy's
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Lauren Lopez Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Community
Conde Nast
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Carrie Maltese Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Corporate Human Resources
NBCUniversal
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Benoit Massal Head of Talent Management, North America
Sanofi North America
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Marieny Montero Head of Organizational Development
American Express Global Business Travel
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Lisa Moore VP, Head of Global HR Operations and People Solutions
Oath
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Alexi Robichaux Co-Founder and CEO
BetterUp
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Alex Shubat CEO and Co-Founder
Espresa
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Ciara Sisk Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Wyndham Destinations Inc
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Susan Vitale Chief Marketing Officer
iCIMS
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  • 7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45am – 8:50am Argyle Opening Remarks
  • 8:50am – 9:25am Keynote Presentation: "Reimagining HR Development: How NBCUniversal Re-wrote the Script on Up Skilling HR Teams and Building a Cohesive Community"
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    • Hear about the mission of the ‘HR for HR’ organization
    • Learn about NBCUniversal’s HR school of learning, “tHRive University” from concept to creation
    • Dive deeper into two impactful courses offered through the University: HR for GOOD and the Co-Op program

    Carrie Maltese
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Corporate Human Resources
    NBCUniversal
     
    *Please note that this session will be off the record

  • 9:30am – 10:00am Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Trends Shaping the Global Labor Market: What You Need to Know to Tap into Top Talent"
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    Carmen Bryant
    Director of US Marketing
    Indeed

  • 10:00am – 10:25am Networking Break
  • 10:25am – 10:30am Session Introduction featuring Espresa
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    Alex Shubat
    CEO and Co-Founder
    Espresa

  • 10:30am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Preparing the Organization of the Future with Transformative Leadership”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • How HR is facilitating the development of transformative leadership and digital fluency
    • Training management teams on developing an agile workforce
    • Building a leadership framework
    • Driving engagement and retention through alternatives to annual performance reviews
    • Leveraging technology to respond to feedback
    • How to foster transformative leadership
    • Technology adoption in an ever-changing digital world

    Moderator:
    Marieny Montero
    Head of Organizational Development
    American Express Global Business Travel

    Panelists:
    Michelle Blieberg
    SVP of Talent Management and Corporate Human Resources
    Warner Media
     
    Cindy Keaveney
    Chief People Officer
    Randstad Sourceright
     
    Roxanne Lagano
    Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
    Zoetis
     
    Ciara Sisk
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    Wyndham Destinations Inc

  • 11:20am – 11:40am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring BetterUp
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    Alexi Robichaux
    Co-Founder and CEO
    BetterUp

  • 11:40am – 12:00pm Networking Break
  • 12:00pm – 12:20pm Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Maximizing Impact in Anti-Harassment & Discrimination Trainings"
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    The recent wave of #MeToo legislation in New York, California, and beyond is compelling companies to reimagine harassment prevention training as an all-employee initiative. During this session, the speaker will discuss key considerations for employers in implementing a company-wide harassment/discrimination prevention training strategy in 2018 and beyond. The session will also highlight evidence-based approaches to training which go beyond legal mandate compliance to transforming workplace behavior.

    Elizabeth Owens Bille
    Senior Director of Harassment Prevention
    EVERFI

  • 12:20pm – 12:25pm Session Introduction featuring Fidello
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    Chris Bjorling
    President
    Fidello

  • 12:25pm – 1:10pm 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

    Moderator:
    Adwoa Dadzie
    Vice President, Human Resources
    Comcast

    Panelists:
    Jeff Birk
    Manager, Speaking and Training
    O.C. Tanner
     
    Margaret Boros
    Vice President, Human Resources
    Skanska USA
     
    Elisa Leary
    Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Talent Strategy
    Macy's

    Lisa Moore
    VP, Head of Global HR Operations and People Solutions
    Oath

  • 1:10pm – 2:10pm Lunch
  • 2:10pm – 2:55pm 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

    Moderator:
    Lauren Lopez
    Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Community
    Conde Nast

    Panelists: 
    Stacey Hoin
    Executive Vice President, Human Resources
    GE Capital

    Mariam Kakkar
    Chief, Talent Development Unit
    UNDP

    Benoit Massal
    Head of Talent Management, North America
    Sanofi North America

    Susan Vitale
    Chief Marketing Officer
    iCIMS

  • 2:55pm – 3:10pm Networking Break
  • 3:10pm – 3:50pm Keynote Presentation: "Evolving your EVP – Becoming a Value-Driven Organization"
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    Our perceptions are powerful what we see, hear or feel become the view we hold about a company. Your Employee Value Proposition is now, more than ever, a key factor in whether employees join or leave. This interactive and engaging discussion will explore ways to ensure that your corporate values and purpose shine through to attract and retain the best talent for your culture and objectives.

    Eric Hutcherson
    Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
    National Basketball Association
     
    *Please note that this session will be off the record

  • 3:50pm – 3:55pm Argyle Closing Remarks
  • 3:55pm – 4:55pm 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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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. 

Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


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

The Fitzpatrick Manhattan


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