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7:00am Registration
7:00am-8:30am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
The Alliance – How to Manage Talent in the Networked Age

Ben Casnocha, Former Chief of Staff at LinkedIN, Best-selling Author and Founder of Allied Talent

Leverage Your Latitude as the HR Business Partner

Melinda Reeves, Executive Vice President Human Resources & Internal Communications, Direct Energy

10:15am-11:15am Break in Exhibit Hall
11:15am-12:00pm Session by Rigzone
Workforce Sustainability – Preserving a Competitive Talent Base Throughout the Cycle

Rebecca McGarr, Vice President Human Resources, Shell

12:45pm-2:15pm Lunch
2:15pm-3:00pm Partner Case Study
Building Rome in More Than a Day – Creating a Talent Management Strategy

Aaron Sobel, Vice President Human Resources, Diamond Offshore Drilling

3:45pm-4:30pm Partner Case Study
4:30pm-5:30pm Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Hall


7:00am-8:30am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall


Caution: Develop, Engage, Encourage or Watch your TOP Talent Vanish!

Jo Clem, Worldwide Advisor Employee Development, Apache Corporation

Managing Through the Talent Lifecycle – From Performance Management to Succession Planning

Laura Ramey, Vice President Human Resources, Crestwood Midstream Partners

9:15am-10:00am Partner Case Study Partner Case Study
10:00am-11:00am Break in Exhibit Hall
11:00am-11:45am Group Networking Session Group Networking Session


Value Proposition + EVP = OVP – How CH2M created an overall value proposition through an integrated digital brand strategy

Derina Adamczak, Manager Global Recruitment Marketing & Technology, CH2M Hill

Building Tomorrow’s Talent, Today – Capturing High Potential Millennials

Caroline Brown, Manager Next Generation Program, National Oilwell Varco

12:30pm -2:00pm Box Lunch in Exhibit Hall
2:00pm -2:45pm
Developing High Potential Leaders Without the “High Dollar” Program

Kim Arnold, Head of Leadership and Professional Development, ConocoPhillips

Georgette Hunter-Franklin, Learning and Development Lead Leadership Development, ConocoPhillips

Maximizing the Down-Cycle in Talent Acquisition

John Gates, Head of Talent Acquisition, Marathon Oil Corporation

2:45pm -3:30pm Partner Case Study Partner Case Study
3:30pm-4:15pm Break in Exhibit Hall
4:15pm –5:00pm
Demystifying Mindfulness

Shelley Pernot, Former Global Capability Manager Leadership Development, BP

Situational Vigilance – Human Factors Learning for Critical Operations

Bob Newhouse, Vice President Learning & Development (Retired), Noble Corporation


Conference Day 2 Sessions Conclude


7:00am-8:30am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:30am-9:15am Partner Case Study
Working Together as a Leadership Team in a Downturn – HR and Operations

Marty Kunz, Vice President Human Resources, C&J Energy Services

10:00am-10:30am Break in Exhibit Hall
Cross Industry Thought Leadership Session: The Power of Performance Based Culture – How to Earn Talent

Tim Toterhi, Senior HR Director for a Global Healthcare company, Executive Coach and Author

Expecting the Unexpected – Preparing for a Succession Emergency

Edward Ferris, Vice President Human Resources, ValvTechnologies

12:45pm – 1:30pm Box Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30pm -2:15pm
The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up – Spectra Energy Redesigns Performance Evaluations

Charles Shaw, Director Learning & Organization Effectiveness, Spectra Energy

Lisa Peseski, Manager Learning & Organization Development, Spectra Energy

2:15pm – 3:00pm
Optimizing Operational Performance Through Strategic Workforce Planning

Tracy Gray, Manager Global Workforce Planning & Sourcing, Halliburton

3:00pm Conference and Day 3 Sessions Conclude