McLean & Company Signature

September 23-24, 2019
Fairmont Washington, D.C.

Signature is an innovative, research-based conference for HR, learning & development, and talent executives.
The 2019 Signature agenda will include interactive workshops, several keynote presentations, peer-to-peer roundtables, and a panel discussion.

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Event Pricing

Member: US $1,195
Non-Member: US $1,495

Why Attend McLean & Company Signature 2019?

At Signature, you will:

  1. 01Learn how to develop a strategy that will navigate your organization toward success in the new world of work.
  2. 02Identify opportunities to improve HR performance and validate your strategy.
  3. 03Network with more than 100 HR and talent management leaders.
  4. 04Receive practical tips and tools, with real-world examples and actionable advice and guidance on how to apply the recommendations.
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This program has been approved for 11 continuing professional development (CPD) hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).

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McLean & Company is a registered provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® has approved this program for 11 HR (General) recertification credit hours including 3 business credits hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification.

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This program is valid for 11 PDCs for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠.

What Previous Attendees Say About Signature:

The experience has been wonderful too. Great event location. Great food. Just a variety of different elements that have made the whole experience a really valuable one.
- David Whyte, JV Driver

It’s nice being here with lots of others from the HR profession and be able to connect, share best practices, and share some of the challenges that we all face and what we are doing to address them. My biggest takeaway from attending the Signature event is the power of building relationships.
- Rachael Fehl, Caterpillar

I really enjoyed attending the signature event; it’s been a great opportunity to listen to some great speakers but also to network with other practitioners.
- Simon Blunden, GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions

Meet the Forward-Thinking Keynote Speakers You’ll See at Signature 2019

Agenda

Day 1

8:00

Breakfast

8:45

Opening Remarks

9:00

Strategic HR: Helping Organizations Thrive in a VUCA World

Jennifer Rozon
VP, McLean & Company

9:50

Break

10:00

CHRO Panel

Strategic HR in a VUCA World

11:00

Break

11:10

New Insights into Employee Engagement

Leigh Caiger
Senior Director, McLean & Company

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Equipping HR to Lead in a VUCA World

Kristie Dierig
Global HR Talent Management Program Leader, Procter & Gamble

1:45

Is It All About You?

Caroline Stephens
CHRO, Interac

2:30

Break

2:45

Concurrent Workshops

Option 1: Use Network Analysis to Address Complexity Through Collaboration
Option 2: Identify Key Tactics to Shift Leadership for a VUCA World

4:15

Break

4:30

Our Moment of Truth: HR's Role in Creating a New Workplace Paradigm

Tchernavia Rocker
Chief People and Culture Officer, Under Armour

5:15

Closing Remarks

Nick Schacht
Chief Global Development Officer, SHRM

5:30

Networking Reception

Day 2

8:00

Breakfast

8:45

Opening Remarks

Carrie David
CHRO, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

9:00

Fight Change Fatigue by Developing Employee Resilience

Gord Houston
Director, McLean & Company

9:45

Creating a Winning Employee Experience

Nancy J. Svoboda
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Denver Broncos

10:30

Break

10:45

Rapid Fire Sessions

  • Using L&D Principles to Stay Nimble in a VUCA World
  • The Workforce of the Future
  • HR's Role in Data Protection
  • Practical Ways to Future-Proof Your Workforce by Enabling Employee-Driven Career Paths
  • The Hard Facts on HR Software: Using Data to Improve HR Technology Decisions

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Motivation Misconceptions

Dessalen Wood
Chief People Officer, Thoughtexchange

2:00

How to Build and Maintain a Challenge Culture

Nigel Travis
Chairman, Dunkin Brands

3:00

Closing Remarks

The Venue

Fairmont Washington, D.C.

2401 M Street NW Washington, DC, United States 20037

Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the newly renovated Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel.

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