TMA's High Potential & Leadership Development Summit is one of our largest conferences bringing together over 200 talent management, learning and development, OD and other human capital management executives to discuss best practices and trends in the areas of talent management and leadership development..Read more
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Event Speakers / Meet Our Presenters

Joe Garcia

Head of Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, Home Depot

Celine Boffo

Vice President Talent Management, Royal Bank of Canada

Christopher Awad

Vice President Global Talent Strategy, Equifax

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EVENT AGENDA / Review the full agenda

Workshop A: Assessing Leadership Talent - How to Match the Tools to Your Needs

Sharon Wingron, President, Wings of Success LLC. (more…)

Workshop B: Leveraging Technology to Improve Leadership Development - How We Teach And Develop Innovative Leaders

Maureen Metcalf, CEO, Metcalf & Associates, Inc. and Author Innovative Leadership Fieldbook (more…)

Workshop C: High-Performance Leadership – Building Leadership Programs that Matter

Mason Holloway, Vice President Deltek University, Deltek (more…)

Neuroscience for Leadership - Mastering Your Mind

Kitty Chisholm, COO, Boardwalk Ledership and Author Neuroscience for Leadership (more…)

Why High-Potentials Need Neuroscience

Dr. Al Ringleb, President, Consortium Institute for Management and Business Analysis, Professor, University of Iowa and Co-Founder, NeuroLeadership Institute (more…)

Morning Break

The EQ Leader - Building Effecting Coaching Into the Leadership Toolkit

Dr. Steven Stein, Founder and CEO, Multi-Health Systems (MHS) (more…)

Truth be Told - How Self-Aware Leaders Drive Self-Aware Organizations

Hal Adler, President and CEO, Leadership Landing (more…)


Track A: Rethinking The Nine Box and The Talent Review Process

Robin Willis, Director Organizational Development, Piedmont Healthcare

Track B: Leadership in Action - The Path to Self-Awareness

Hal Adler, President and CEO, Leadership Landing Inc.

Time for changing rooms between breakout sessions

Track A: Sustaining Energy – Engaging Emerging Leaders throughout a High Potential Leadership Development Program

Tiombai Ratliffe, High Potential Development Program Manager, Capital One

Track B: Building Up Your Bench – How to Identify and Grow Top Talent within Your Organization

Jared Klein, Director Organizational Development, Hospital Corporation of America

Afternoon Networking Break

Managing Succession - Building Leadership Bench Strength to Achieve Strategic Priorities

Steve Towers, VP Principal Consultant Talent Management, Right Management (more…)

Conference Day 1 Sessions Conclude

Cocktail Reception

Opening Remarks

Strategies to Better Assess and Engage High Potentials

Christopher Awad, Vice President Global Talent Strategy, Equifax (more…)

How Home Depot Assesses Promotional Readiness, Uncovers Development Needs and Reduces Talent Assessment Biases - A Case Study

Joe Garcia, Head of Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness, Home Depot (more…)

It started with Leadership - Reimagining Talent Management at RBC

Celine Boffo, Vice President Talent Management, Royal Bank of Canada (more…)

Morning Break

Unleashing the Power of Talent - Building a Culture that Sustains HiPo and Leadership Development

Colleen McManus, Chief Human Resources Officer, State of Arizona (more…)

Building Our Bench and Securing Our Future - Ameriprise Financial Inc,’s Journey into High Potential Development

Twanya Hood Hill, Vice President Leadership Development and Talent Management, Ameriprise Financial (more…)

Speaker Town Hall: Open Q&A with our Keynote Speaker Faculty


Experiential Talent Development – Building an Experience Based Talent Marketplace

Jo Mills, President Client Success, Fuel50 (more…)

The Anatomy of a Leader – Using Experience Development to Accelerate Readiness

Al Carlson, Vice President Talent Management and Leadership Development, BTD Manufacturing (more…)

Afternoon Break

Building a Talent Cloud – How Succession Management Can Save the Day

Nidia Garza, Director Career and Succession Management, CHRISTUS Health (more…)

Creating a Succession Planning Mindset Inside a Legacy Organization

Andrew Schuster, Senior Manager Training Unit, Growmark Inc. (more…)

Conference and Day 2 Sessions Conclude

Event Price list / Current Early Bird Specials


2 Day Conference

Standard Pricing | $1,995.00


3-Day Conference
(Full Day Workshop)
Standard Pricing | $2,845.00


3-Day Conference
(2 Half Day Workshops)
Standard Pricing | $2,845.00


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