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  • Opening Keynote
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    Tim Tobin
    Choice Hotels
    Lunch & Learn
  • Marc Brackett
    Yale School of Management
    Closing Keynote
  • Bill Valdez, Rhonda Carter, and Suzanne Logan
    Developing Competency Models for Government Leaders
    A panel of experts will discuss the importance of standardizing what it means to be a leader within the public sector. They will also discuss existing best practices across different agencies as well as opportunities for improvement.
  • Deadra Welcome, Zina Sutch, Miguel Aviles, and Patrick Malone
    Ensuring Diverse Government Leadership
    A panel of experts will discuss the changing landscape of government leadership and its importance in ensuring diversity among the top ranks. Join the conversation as the panel covers topics regarding equitable staffing and programs on inclusion.
  • Jason Briefel, Cynthia Hawkins, and Reese Madsen
    Creating a Pipeline of Public Leaders
    A panel of experts will discuss the importance of developing and maintaining a leadership pipeline. Join the conversation as the panel covers topics such as mentoring and overall talent development of future government leaders.
  • Alex Tremble, Veronica Villalobos, and Brady Reed
    Empowering Government Employees to Contribute Fully
    A panel of experts will discuss their thoughts on identifying the intrinsic factors that empower employees to give it their all within the federal workplace. Join the conversation as the panel covers topics such as accountability and the importance of connection within the workplace.
  • Cheryl Abram, Clo Taylor, and Karen Hebert-Maccaro
    Managing and Reviewing Employee Performance
    A panel of experts will discuss the best practices of effectively managing employee performance. Consistency and feedback are key. Join the conversation as the panel shares their perspectives about how to improve employee performance through constructive and consistent feedback.
  • Chad Majiros, Camille Hoover, and Anne Norris
    Measuring Employee Engagement
    This panel of experts will discuss the best way to gauge employee interest and motivation. Join the conversation as the panel covers topics related to analytics, ROI, and program evaluation.
  • Adelle Dantzler, Diane Randon, and Mary Slaughter
    Using Mentoring and Coaching to Develop Employees
    A panel of experts will discuss the effectiveness of formal and informal mentoring and coaching programs within various government agencies. Join the conversation as the panel uncovers key strategies and tactics for making these programs work.
  • Amina Gilyard, Sae Schatz, and Brian Green
    Simulations and Experiential Learning
    We learn best by doing, which makes simulations and experiential learning particularly effective ways to train. In this session, our panel will discuss the best practices of using simulations and experiential learning within the public sector.
  • Patrice Washington, Joanie Newhart, Brett Wilson, and Matthew Stafford
    Learning Outside of the Classroom
    A panel of experts will discuss the importance of federal workers continuing to learn outside of the traditional classroom. Join the conversation as the panel discusses best practices for creating cultures of learning within the federal workplace.