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Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, September 16

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Workforce and Succession Planning Course *NEW COURSE*
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Lunch
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break

Sunday, September 17

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Leveraging the Power of Employee Engagement in Government
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Workforce and Succession Planning Course *NEW COURSE*
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Lunch
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Conference Registration Open
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Decorator/Exhibits Setup
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM First Time Attendee's Reception 
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM Bonus Keynote: Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch- Curt Coffman
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & President's Welcome Reception

Monday, September 18

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast (Sponsored by Aegias)
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Opening Keynote (Sponsored by Colonial Life)-Be an HR Hero- Courtney Anderson
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Exhibit Hall Open/Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall (Sponsored by Kronos)
Concurrent Educational Sessions
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Building a Culture of Employee Engagement in Government 
Cultural Involvement: Incorporating Community and Cultural Groups in Austin Government
Successfully Navigating Political Transitions
How to Identify and Resolve Pay Equity Issues
Body Worn Camera 101-What HR Directors Need to Know When Community Considers Implementing a BWC program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM IPMA-HR Annual Awards Luncheon 
Concurrent Educational Sessions
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM HR Director Today; CEO Tomorrow- Panel Discussion
Growing In-House Talent Through an Aspiring Leadership Program
Producing Value Through HR Excellence- Using LEAN advances strategic impact
Proper Onboarding and How it Relates to Performance
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall (Sponsor TBD)
Concurrent Educational Sessions
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Leading by Example; Attitude is a Reflection of Leadership
Changing the Knowledge Management Tides-The Federal HR Wiki
Using New Performance Management Practices to Operationalize Culture Change
Digital Transformation for Public Sector HR : Rise to the Challenge with Practical Advice
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM IPMA-HR Annual Business Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Networking Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall 

Tuesday, September 19

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Conference Registration Open
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM IPMA-HR Committee Report
Concurrent Educational Sessions
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Power of Culture Change: City of Memphis's Journey to Build an Engaged Workforce
Performance Review Bootcamp
Little Things Mean A Lot: From Mico-inequities to Micro-affirmations-Awareness Session
Strategies for Managing Employee Benefit Costs
IPMA-HR 2017 Benchmarking Survey Session-Culture of Innovation
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Session: Everything Must Change. Including YOU!
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch on Your Own
Concurrent Educational Sessions
HR 20/20 THEO's Series 1
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM The Power of Standing in Your Personal Brand
The 3 R's of Engagement: Creating a Sustainable Talent Management Strategy
The Current State of Leadership in the HR Community: "Step Up" Your Leadership Game
HR 20/20 THEO's Series 2
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Transformation 2020: How Public Sector HR Can Build Employer Workplaces of Choice, Not of Last Resort
Creating a Comprehensive Employee Communication Strategy
Understanding the Psychological Contract with Changing Generations in the Workplace
3:00 AM - 3:30 PM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors/IPMA-HR Prize Giveaways (Sponsor TBD)
Concurrent Educational Sessions
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Small City/County Networking Session
Creating a Culture of Wellness; Award Winning Wellness Programs
Successful Mentoring and Leading Women to Leadership Program
Life is Short.  Love your Work
Celebration Reception at the Battle of Texas Museum
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday, September 20

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM IPMA-HR Government Affairs Update
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Closing Keynote: Making a Difference (even when no one notices)-Ron Holifield