New York CHRO Executive Summit

November 29, 2022 | Etc. Venues 360 Madison

November 29, 2022
Etc. Venues 360 Madison

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with New York's top CHROs to tackle shared business challenges and critical priorities facing your role today. Participate in this one-day, local program with peer-driven topics and interactive discussions with your true C-level peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today:

Attracting and retaining talent to enable business success

Building and maintaining culture in a dispersed world of work

Driving structural change around diversity, equity and inclusion

New York CHRO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Co-Chairs

Mike Bokina

Hanwha USA
Chief Human Resources Officer

Laura Cushing

Silicon Valley Bank
Chief Human Resources Officer

Claudia Healy

Structure Tone
Chief Human Resources Officer

Elizabeth Norberg

Foot Locker
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Mike Prutting

Bigelow Tea
Vice President, Human Resources

Kelly Slieter

Advansix Inc
CHRO

What to Expect

Interactive Sessions

Hear from CHRO practitioners and thought leaders on how they're solving critical challenges impacting your role today in Keynote sessions, and join smaller, interactive discussions with your peers in Breakout and Boardroom sessions.

Community Networking

Make new connections and catch up with old friends in casual conversations during dedicated time for networking designed to better acquaint you with your New York CHRO community.

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a private, one-on-one setting through Evanta's Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

Agenda


November 28, 2022

6:00pm - 8:30pm  Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing Body Welcome Reception at the Water Club

This special evening is hosted by the Governing Body to launch the following day's events. Join for an evening of peer networking, dinner and panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline at the Water Club.

November 29, 2022 - morning

7:45am - 8:45am  Registration & Breakfast

8:45am - 9:30am  Keynote

Enough Talk – Pushing the Boundaries of DE&I

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Aisha Thomas-Petit

Chief People & Diversity Officer

AMC Networks

To truly make grounds on diversity, equity and inclusion progress, no program or initiative is enough in isolation. Real progress comes from meaningful relationships, changed behaviors and the dismantling of biased systems.

This keynote with Aisha Thomas-Petit, Chief People & Diversity Officer, AMC Networks will explore:

  • An envelope-pushing view on DE&I initiatives and the future of the Chief Diversity Officer role
  • Measuring connection across the workforce and building diverse networks around leadership
  • Using metrics to drive personal and professional accountability for DE&I outcomes at both the individual and organizational level

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking Break

10:00am - 10:45am  Breakout Session

Nudging to Boost Productivity With People Analytics

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Arun Chidambaram

VP of Talent Analytics

GE Healthcare

Excessive meetings have long been a source of productivity drain, even before the pandemic. Hybrid work has only escalated the issue – creating collaboration overload and posing a threat to talent retention if left unaddressed. GE Healthcare has begun to solve this problem using a combination of people analytics and simple nudges.

Join this engaging session for a case study on:

  • Using people analytics to improve productivity in remote settings with a focus on outcomes versus inputs
  • Raising analytical dexterity and problem solving within HR
  • Overcoming the challenges of using non-traditional data sources and the role of experiments in HR

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

Building a Culture of Mental Wellness

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Susan Wyatt

VP of Customer Success

Lyra Health

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Claudine Gallagher

CHRO Corporate and Institutional Bank Americas

BNP Paribas

Amid rising-levels of burnout, external stressors and global uncertainty — addressing mental health in the workplace is a necessity. Learn how CHROs are working toward an organizational culture where employees feel safe and supported discussing mental wellness, stress and burnout.

Join this session to discuss with fellow CHROs:

  • How to identify and address signs of burnout in your workforce
  • Ways of fostering a culture of psychological safety and destigmatizing mental health
  • Methods to improve employee mental wellness to reduce turnover and drive retention

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

10:00am - 10:45am  Executive Boardroom

In Uncertain Times, How Agile is Your EVP Strategy?

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Theresa Amatore

Senior Director, Client Services

ADP

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Andrew Gold

CHRO

Pitney Bowes

A strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP) can be one of the best ways for a company to remain competitive in today’s talent market, but these investments may be the first thing on the chopping block when the economy sees a downturn.  How can CHROs build out a scalable EVP strategy that can flex with economic fluctuations and still attract and retain top talent?

Join this boardroom to discuss:

  • Defining what agility means to your organization and what is holding you back
  • Assessing your organizational capabilities
  • Articulating the value of a flexible EVP strategy

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

10:45am - 11:20am  Networking Break

10:50am - 11:15am  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

November 29, 2022 - mid-afternoon

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

The Physical and Digital Future of Work – A Hybrid Work Case Study

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Stephanie Biernbaum

Chief People Officer

Hines

The future of work hangs in a delicate balance, with employees expecting more flexibility than ever but many companies still prioritizing physical spaces to encourage the collaboration, team-building and innovation that comes from in-person interaction. Join this session for hybrid organizations to learn how global real estate developer, investor, and operator Hines is plotting a path for the future of work with both of these considerations in mind.

This case study will explore:

  • Navigating the organizational complexity of aligning on a future of work strategy across people, real estate, and technology
  • Separating the signal from noise when it comes to measuring and reporting on workplace experience
  • Anticipating the future of hybrid work and the employee social contract in an economic recession

11:20am - 12:05pm  Breakout Session

Internal Mobility – Responsive vs. Reactive Leadership in a Dynamic Market

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Randy Petway

Sr Director, North America Talent Solutions

LinkedIn

Talent leaders are facing an uncertain economic environment in 2023; upskilling, internal mobility, and retaining top talent are more critical than ever. Engaged employees impact your organization’s ability to innovate, scale, and retain customers.  Businesses can deploy L&D strategies that drive employee engagement and retention by harnessing curiosity, increasing opportunities for skills growth and internal mobility, and ultimately impacting business success.  

Join this interactive session to discuss:

  • Building and mobilizing an agile talent bench in an uncertain market
  • Understanding and acting on the internal skills gap
  • Navigating the evolving trends in what candidates’ value

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

Supporting Employee Financial Well-Being When Times are Tight

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Jeremy Beament

Co-Founder

Nudge Global

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Celeste Schneider

Chief People Officer

National Grid

With surging inflation and fears of a looming recession, employees are feeling the brunt of economic uncertainty. CHROs are tasked with supporting employees so individuals can feel secure, hopeful and supported amid yet another period of turmoil.

Join this session to discuss:

  • Supporting employee mental health and fostering financial resilience
  • Providing tools and knowledge to improve employee financial wellbeing
  • Easing financial stress and anxiety to boost employee engagement

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

11:20am - 12:05pm  Executive Boardroom

A Recession-Ready Talent Strategy

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Pamela Stroko

Vice President, Thought Leadership & Value Enablement

Beamery

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Caryn Angelson

CHRO & Chief Legal Officer

Tokio Marine North America, Inc

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Horst Gallo

Chief People Officer

Orion Innovation

Even with a tightening economy, the job market is robust with the lowest unemployment in nearly 50 years in the U.S., Europe and Canada. When the supply of talent keeps shifting, how can HR leaders close talent gaps and set the organization up to thrive during uncertain times?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Deconstructing jobs in favor of organizing around the work 
  • Using skills as a foundation for hiring, career development and workforce planning
  • Understanding what's working in the market and within your own organization 

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

12:05pm - 12:35pm  Lunch Service

12:35pm - 1:10pm  Keynote

Rethinking Workplace Culture to Win the New Contest for Talent

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Gary Beckstrand

VP, O.C. Tanner Institute

O.C. Tanner

The next normal is emerging following years of crisis that has caused the greatest talent upset of our time, exacerbating the challenge for CHROs to create a fulfilling employee experience. Join Gary Beckstrand, VP of the O.C. Tanner Institute, as he shares new insights and strategies from the 2023 Global Culture Report to attract, engage and retain top talent amid ongoing uncertainty and change.

Session insights include:

  • Rebuilding workplace community
  • Fortifying weary leaders
  • Integrating recognition and symbolism into every-day experiences

1:10pm - 1:25pm  Break

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Let’s Brainstorm! Getting Ahead of Workforce Disruptions

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Stacey Hoin

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Guardian Life Insurance

You can’t be ready for what you don’t see coming— but what should be on your radar as a people strategy leader in the business capital of the world?

Join this interactive session with CHROs to debate and collaborate on executing a talent strategy through various scenarios including:

  • Talent shifts in the face of changing economic conditions  
  • Ongoing evolutions of hybrid work and changing employee expectations
  • Readying for both near-term shocks and long-term transformations

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Breakout Session

Performance and Well-Being – a Working Relationship

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Dr. Tom Van Gilder

Chief Medical Officer

BetterUp

Our overall well-being underscores everything we do, including our quality of work. Many organizations adopt wellness solutions through work perks, but employees today expect programs that support all dimensions of their lives.

In this session CHROs will hear:

  • Research on employee well-being predicting performance
  • Case studies on the value of improving employee well-being
  • Promising methods to increase employee well-being and productivity

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

Stronger Connections, Stronger Results

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Mike Dolen

Vice President, Strategy and People Science

Wisq

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Tracy Dodd

EVP & Chief People Officer

VNS Health

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Jean-Carlo Donati

Head of Talent Management & Development

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

With fewer opportunities for spontaneous socialization and organic connection, employees are feeling increasingly isolated, company culture at numerous organizations has eroded significantly, and sense of belonging has been impacted. Why do work relationships matter? Strong cultures, effective collaboration, and meaningful levels of belonging all rely on trustworthy relationships. In the age of distributed work, how can HR facilitate the strengthening of culture, deepen a sense of belonging, reinforce a people-first mentality, and build trust through meaningful relationships?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Building happy and connected teams
  • Keeping workforce strategies, whether in-person, hybrid or remote, human-centered and personal
  • Investing in a culture of belonging

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

1:25pm - 2:10pm  Executive Boardroom

A Family-Focused Future of Work

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Rob Magliano

VP Sales

KinderCare

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Susan Osgood

VP, Corporate HR

Sharp Electronics Corp

After a heavy few years, employees are evaluating their priorities, goals and relationship to work. This is particularly evident among working families and parents. How can employers evolve their approach to support and meet employees’ new expectations for work-life balance?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Unique approaches to your retention strategy
  • Meeting employees' critical needs to better business outcomes
  • Building a competitive, forward-thinking total rewards package

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

November 29, 2022 - afternoon

2:10pm - 2:40pm  Networking Break

2:15pm - 2:40pm  Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Connect with like-minded peers in a one-on-one setting through Evanta’s Peer-to-Peer Meetings. You will be matched with peers in your community based on your shared interests and priorities.

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Breakout Session

How CHROs can Become Influential Board Partners

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Bala Sathyanarayanan

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Greif

As talent and culture issues remain front and center for boards of directors, CHROs have the opportunity to become true drivers of business outcomes. As both a CHRO and Board Chairman, Bala Sathyanarayanan is uniquely positioned to share how CHROs can harness this moment and work effectively with the board.

This session will explore:

  • The role of the CHRO in driving ESG agenda
  • Leadership of the organization through duty of care and duty of loyalty lenses
  • Staying abreast of demands and expectations of the compensation committee

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Planning for the Next Generation of Leaders

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Marlene Dunne

Chief Talent Advisor

SHL

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Liz Dente

Chief People Officer

Priceline

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Suzan Morno-Wade

Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Xerox Corp

Identifying, developing and retaining a bench of future leaders is critical in an ever-changing business landscape. What should CHROs consider when plotting a leadership development strategy during economic uncertainty, technological disruption and a stubbornly competitive labor market?

Join this session to discuss:

  • Identifying and developing high-potential employees
  • Assessing future leadership needs amid ongoing uncertainty and disruption
  • Building a talented and diverse pipeline of future leaders

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Executive Boardroom

Unifying Employee Experience

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Kelly Kent

Chief Transformation Officer

ServiceNow

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Teresa Clarke

Chief People Officer

McDermott Will & Emery

Even with a cooling economy, CHROs are racing to retain talent, engage existing employees and lead organizations into the future of work. How can forward-thinking CHROs develop a best-in-class employee experience to accomplish these goals?

Join this session to discuss:

  • The future of employee experience in a hybrid world of work
  • Strategies to measure and understand employee experience
  • How technology will impact digital workplaces of the future

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to CHROs).

To reserve your seat, please contact: 

Lynn Morrow at lynn.morrow@evanta.com

3:30pm - 3:45pm  Networking Break

3:45pm - 4:35pm  Keynote

Exhaustion to Enthusiasm – Leading Through Rapid Change

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Cassandra Worthy

CEO & Founder, Change Enthusiasm

Guest Speaker

90% of change adoption stems from employee motivation and willingness to embrace the change. 15 years in corporate mergers and acquisitions made Cassandra Worthy one of the world's leading experts on sparking Change Enthusiasm® in an organization, delivering insights to transform your organizational culture from surviving change to growing through change.

Join this interactive keynote to gain:

  • A new perspective on the skills required to effectively lead through change
  • Practical framework to quantify your strengths and areas of growth when addressing, working and leading through change
  • An instantly applicable action plan to improve critical leadership behaviors and effectively lead change movements

4:35pm - 4:50pm  Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

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For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program contact.

Lynn Morrow

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lynn.morrow@evanta.com