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2014 SIOP Leading Edge Consortium – Tentative Agenda

Thursday, October 16
 

4:00 – 8:30 PM

Registration – Grand Foyer

7:30 – 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception – Louvre Ballroom 1-2, presented by HumRRO

 
Friday, October 17
 

7:00 – 9:00 AM

Registration – Grand Foyer

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast – Grand Foyer

8:30 – 12:15 PM

Morning Session – Guggenheim Ballroom 2-3

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction – LEC Chair Elaine Pulakos, PDRI, a CEB company

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Keynote address: Marc Effron, President, Talent Strategy Group

9:45 – 10:45 AM

Planning: The Strategy Session – The Strategy Session will include stories from three organizations about how they linked their succession strategies to their business strategies. Discussion will include how to involve and gain sponsorship from senior stakeholders and how to link it to strategic workforce planning and other talent management processes.

10:45 – 11:15 AM

Break – Grand Foyer

11:15 – 12:15 PM

Planning: Designing The Process – An organization’s vision, strategies and culture help guide the design of a succession management system that will successfully identify and develop its future leaders.   This session explores some key decisions and the consequences of the decisions that need to be addressed when designing and implementing a high-impact program. We will begin with the introduction of 7 topic areas that will be addressed in breakouts with expert facilitators (15 minutes). The remainder of the time will be spent in small group facilitated sessions.

12:15 – 1:15 PM

Lunch – Louvre Ballroom 1-2, presented by Camden Delta

1:15 – 5:15 PM

Afternoon Session – Guggenheim Ballroom 2-3

1:15 – 2:00 PM

Continuation of Designing The Process – Second round. Participants self-select into one of 17 discussion groups – Guggenheim 1, Louvre 3

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Continuation of Designing The Process – Third round. Participants self-select into one of 17 discussion groups – Guggenheim 1, Louvre 3

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Break – Grand Foyer

3:15 – 5:00 PM

Talent Identification: This session will focus on strategies used to identify high potential talent, and the benefits and drawbacks of these approaches.  Discussion will also include considerations in sharing employee talent designations and the implications of talent identification strategies on bench building, employee development, and company culture. 

5:00 – 5:05 PM

Review of Evening Activities – Elaine Pulakos, PDRI, a CEB Company

5:05 – 6:00 PM

Reception - Louvre Ballroom 1-2

6:00 – 9:30 PM

Networking Event – Progressive Dinner in Downtown Chicago – presented by CEB (Optional event – additional fee)

 
Saturday, October 18
 

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Registration/Help Desk – Grand Foyer

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast – Louvre Ballroom 1-2

8:30 – 12:00 PM

Morning Session – Guggenheim 2-3

8:30 – 8:45 AM

Welcome – Elaine Pulakos, LEC Chair, PDRI, a CEB company

8:45 – 10:15 AM

Developing Leaders – Panelists will share practical ideas that participants can use to enhance their succession planning and high potential programs. The emphasis will be on practical, low-cost, evidence-based ideas that practitioners can begin using immediately. Challenges and lessons learned along the way will also be discussed.

10:15 – 10:45 AM

Break – Grand Foyer

10:45 – 12:00 PM

Evaluating Succession Management – Session will focus on key questions and metrics as well as alignment to your overall talent management program. Presentations will discuss how to match metrics to your organization’s level of succession management maturity and how to incorporate metrics into a succession management story for senior management.

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch, Presentation of HRM Impact Awards – Louvre Ballroom 1-2

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Afternoon Session – Guggenheim 2-3

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Closing Keynote Address – Morgan McCall, University of Southern California

2:00 – 2:50 PM

Summary – Perspectives on the conference and what’s most important for the future.
Eric Elder, Corning – Succession Management
Cindy McCauley, Center for Creative Leadership – Development
Allan Church, PepsiCo -- Identification

2:50 – 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks – Elaine Pulakos, PDRI, a CEB company

 

*"Ask the Expert" Facilitators

Simon Bartle, Genworth
Mariangela Battista, XL Group
Mike Benson, Johnson & Johnson
Paul Bly Thompson, Reuters
Sarah Brock, Johnson & Johnson
Kevin Cook, DDI
Sandra Davis, MDA Leadership
Erika D'Egidio, BMS
Erica Desrosiers, Walmart
Michelle Donovan, Google
Matt Dreyer, Prudential
Eric Elder, Corning
Jana Fallon, Prudential
Mike Fitzgerald, TRW
Vicki Flaherty, IBM
Elizabeth Kolmstetter, USAID
Kim Stepanski, Pfizer
Anna Marie Valerio, Executive Leadership Strategies