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2009 Leading Edge Consortium Agenda—
Leading Edge of Selection and Assessment in a Global Setting

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Registration:  4:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Summit Room – 2nd Floor; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. -  Centennial Room - 12th Floor
Welcome Reception: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Centennial Room – 12th Floor

Job Board available and continuing throughout the LEC


Friday, October 16, 2009 

7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Program
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Networking Dinners, various locations

 

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. –  Continental Breakfast – Grand Mesa Foyer – 2nd Floor

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome/Introduction - Lois Tetrick, Consortium General Chair

8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address – Global Trends in HR

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – Panel: The Changing Face of Assessment

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Reflection Discussion on Global Assessment Trends

  • Facilitated small group discussion

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.  – Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Panel: Showcase of Successful Global Selection Systems

11:45 – 12:00 Noon – Audience Response Polling Session

12:00 Noon – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch – Grand Mesa ABC – 2nd Floor

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.Privacy

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.Cross Border Hiring

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 –4:45 p.m. Nuts & Bolts: Developing a Global System

  • Rotating breakout sessions with facilitators. Topics include:
    • Determining job comparability/developing global competency models
    • Examination of the results from a test administered in different cultures
    • Best practices for how companies/consultants are implementing standard testing practices globally.
    • Recruiting:  how to effectively recruit on a global basis
    • Emerging Issues (additional topics that have emerged from participants)

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. – Closing announcements/CE evaluations

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Reception, Atrium – 2nd Floor

7:00 – 10:00 p.m. – Networking Dinners, various area restaurants


Saturday, October 17, 2009 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. – Registration/Help Desk
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Program

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. – Continental Breakfast – Grand Mesa Foyer – 2nd Floor

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. – Panel: Computerized Adaptive Testing

8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Interviewing Across Cultures

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. – Break

9:45 – 11:15 a.m.  – Nuts & Bolts: Implementing a Global System 

  • Rotating breakout sessions with facilitators. Topics include:
    • Monitoring Implementation:  how to keep it consistent.
    • Managing the local staffing environment:  training administrators and interviewers, assessing facilities
    • Marketing the system internally:  what’s different when doing it globally
    • Effective administration:  what to centralize, what to standardize
    • Emerging Issues (additional topics that have emerged from participants)

11:15 – 12:15 p.m. Learning Lab – Chasm A&B – 2nd Floor

  • Share innovations in a “hands on” environment by experiencing demonstrations of assessment tools, data management systems, recruiting activities, and administrator/interviewer training tools that have been successfully deployed across multiple countries. 


12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch – Grand Mesa ABC -- 2nd Floor

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.Closing Keynote

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks

  • Lois Tetrick – 2009 LEC Chair
  • Gary Latham – 2010 LEC Chair

Agenda subject to change.  Check back for the latest information.