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Challenges:
Global Business and Mobile Talent;
right person in right position, right time, right price.

How to Adapt talent and organizations for global business
to get to a measurable return




Solutions:
Become Best Place to Work,
think Global HR

Coach/Mentor best talent,
absorb newly-developed skill-sets and experiences,
integrate Talent Development and Strategic Talent Mobility
to get to a measurable ROI on the cost of developing global talent
capturing the human capital asset developed for corporate sustainability
and future profits™







 
to be held at...
The Bellevue Club, 11200 SE 6th St, Bellevue WA 98004
Time: 8- 4:45

Bellevue Club attracts the Northwest's most prominent and visionary citizens.
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Edwin B Cohen - Conference Developer, Moderator
CEO- GlobalBusinessNews
Editor, GlobalBusinessNews.net
Host, GlobalRadioTalkShow.com
edcohen@globalbusinessnews.net



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GLOBAL BUSINESS REQUIRES MOBILE TALENT:
CHALLENGE IS HOW TO GET TO A MEASURABLE ROI
TODAY YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT SOLUTIONS


7h30, Check-in desk opens
Coffee and Connecting
Sponsor tables open




8h30, Program Start

Moderator's Remarks

Delegate Introductions




9h, Opening Keynote

Message from the C-Suite:
How to build global adaptability, contextual IQ and
“generational relevance” into your global strategy

presented by GlobalBusinessNews alliance partner,



Scott Hamilton- President & CEO - Executive Next Practices Institute
Managing Director -NextWORKS - ALLIGN Companies
www.enpinstitute.com; scott.hamilton@enpinstitute.com
NextThoughts Journal ... www.ScottHamiltonNext.com


The velocity and turbulence of change that is impacting businesses is expected to continue to escalate in 2015, driven by dynamic markets, increased regulations and a shrinking talent pool. The need for HR to be aligned and supporting the organization will be never greater, and yet the HR model in most cases is still built on the traditional “command and control” model of tactics, reaction and cost.

How to Re-think HR:
HR functions are often built around an organization, processes and/or activities from years past and simply “patched up” or had elements bolted on that never really fit. This session will focus on how to rethink the HR model and energize your team around moving beyond the status quo in the process by using new innovation methods.

Build a better Business Contribution Case:
How to develop a business-driven case for change that focuses on HR service improvements that contribute direct, line of sight benefits to the organization value proposition. A “next practices” approach implies that some HR activities must change and other must go. This presentation will help the audience focus on improvements that are of highest value to the organization, and outsource or eliminate others. These changes, from incremental to disruptive, go beyond the superficial to get at new service models, processes and tools that deliver what the organization needs on a timely basis.

How to develop Contextual IQ:
A new set of skills, adaptability, empathy and competencies will be needed in today’s global marketplace. Collaboration, alignment, innovation, transparency, execution and continuous learning will be of paramount importance. This session will address how to assess your organization is prepared to meet these challenges develop the workforce to excel in this environment.

The Self Directed Workforce:
New generations in the workforce, leveraging technology, will require less structure and more freedom to think, create and contribute. Job descriptions, performance reviews and compensation methods must all evolve to attract and retain today’s talent.

This presentation summarizes the “next” thinking and emerging trends in these areas.








9h30 - 10h30, Discussion with audience.

GOING GLOBAL - HR Considerations

There is no question that we live in a global world.
This panel will share challenges encountered, solutions, and
best practices deployed when taking HR functions global.

Facilitator
Carol M. Olsby, MS, GPHR, GRP, CCP
Sr. Director, Global Human Resources
Physio-Control




Cindy Olsen, SVP, HR
Concur





Kendal Callison, GPHR,
Director, International HR
Tableau





Tica Gordon, GPHR
Global and Domestic Human Resources Consulting





ABOUT

Tica Gordon has been providing global and domestic human resources consulting services to companies since 2014. Prior to consulting, Tica has 24 years of human resources experience in early stage, mid-size and large domestic and multi-national companies in the high-tech, architecture and retail industries. She has held the most senior level human resources role for the following companies: Corbis Corporation, MAJIQ Software and Systems, Inc., Callison, LLC and the sister companies of Wireless Advocates, LLC and Car Toys, Inc. Tica has been instrumental in helping U.S. companies expand globally, as well as helping companies headquartered outside the U.S. to expand in North America. She has extensive experience with U.S. domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. Tica's passion and strengths lie in partnering with leaders in creating the right culture and values for success, helping organizations to effectively manage through high growth and/or extensive organizational change; talent and performance management; employee and leadership development; and creating high-performing human resources solutions and teams that are responsive to the needs and demands of the business. Tica brings a strategic view while providing practical, hands-on solutions. Tica holds a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Washington. She holds professional certification as a Global Human Resources Professional (GPHR). Tica is a co-founding member of the Global Human Resources Consortium, and a member of the following professional groups: HR Executive Forum, High-Tech Human Resources Roundtable, and Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Additionally, Tica served for one year on the Board for the Washington State Council in a co-chair position that was focused on global human resources, and is a former board member for the local chapter of SHRM.


Cindy Olson. As Sr. VP Human Resources at Concur leading up to being acquired by SAP, Cindy was responsible for building the strategy of growing and aligning Concur’s Human Resources function in support of people and processes with employees based worldwide. She led the HR team through fast growth over the 9 years she was there bringing the employee base from 300 to over 4,500 employees globally. Through this growth the HR team was focused on hiring top talent and providing development opportunities and career paths for their global workforce. Prior to joining Concur, she worked in Human Resources management roles with Philips Medical Systems. Having worked in the area of Human Resources, with an emphasis on recruiting and employee relations for 20 years, Cindy holds a BS in Business from Central Washington University and is a member of SHRM. Prior to that Cindy’s career was focused on Accounting at local Seattle based companies.


Carol is the Sr. Director, Global Human Resources at Physio-Control with business operations in 29 countries. Previously, she was the President of Carol Olsby & Associates, Inc. with clients throughout the world. Prior to starting her consulting firm, Carol was Tieto’s Director, Global HR – Americas & Asia where she led their high- growth Asia and North America expansion resulting employing 2,500 new employees in four years. Carol has been a global HR & Technology panel advisor to SHRM for over eight years and has contributed to their “Global HR Trends” white papers and magazine articles. Carol has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg. Washington Post, Japan Times, CIMA Financial Management Magazine, International Employment Today, Seattle Times, Financial Forum, CFO Magazine Research Report, SHRM Magazine, Workforce, Sweden’s Personnel & Leadership, Global HR News, Global Profit Tech, Computer Technology Associates, Inc., and Yahoo Finance. Her work has been profiled in the publication “International Human Resources Management” by Briscoe, Schuler, and Claus. She coauthored the “Talent Management – China” chapter of the Global Immersion HR Handbook Series published by Claus. Carol has presented at a variety of global HR conferences, universities, seminars. She is the Founder and Chair, HR Roundtable, the Northwest’s high-technology human resources society and Co-Founder and Chair, Global Human Resources Consortium an international human resources organization. Carol has educational credentials from Stockholm School of Business IFL, Cambridge University, Thunderbird University, Chapman University and Columbia Union. Reach her at www.carololsby.com


Kendal Callison, MBA, GPHR and HRMP certified is the Director of International HR at Tableau Software, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. Tableau is a visual analytics company that excels at helping people to see, understand and ask questions of their data. Kendal has over 20 years in the field of HR, 14 of which have focused on providing international HR leadership to companies expanding business activities outside of North America. Kendal is a co-founding member of the Global HR Consortium and has volunteered with HRCI since 2012 as an international HR subject matter expert. She has been an International Director on SHRM’s WA State Council and a member of SHRM’s Global HR Expertise Panel.






10h30 - 11h,
Coffee and connecting
sponsor tables open






11h - 11h30,
ROI on expatriate assignments

Leader
Pat Riley - Partner, International Executive Services
KPMG LLP








11h35 - 12h05,
Hi Po's:
Strategic Role of Rewards and Performance Management

Rick Watt, Director,
Total Rewards / Human Resources
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
www.gatesfoundation.org







12h05 -
IMMIGRATION Update

Monica Szabo
Partner
KPMG Law






12h30 Working Lunch


ROUNDTABLES
discussion topics + audience discussion

Tables discuss how these key items impact them and organizations;
Table Leaders record key findings/questions;
Moderator asks Table Leaders to speak to the audience for discussion.

ROUNDTABLE TOPICS and Table Leaders


1, INTERNAL INNOVATION:
How do you stimulate it?
What changes must evolve within your company culture?
Would it be incremental and/or disruptive?
Table Leader: Ed Cohen, Editor- GlobalBusinessNews


2, MULTI-GENERATIONS and TECH SAVVY workforce:
What must change to properly impact/engage people?
...specific HR issues like recruiting,
rewards/comp and ben, mobility, and communications
Table Leader: Michael Cadden, Managing Director- LivingAbroad


3, PREVENT ASSIGNMENT FAILURE:
1st 100 days of an assignment ...or any new project;
Where do you see opportunities for leaders to impact performance?
Getting to a return on the investment of international assignments:
How would you measure it?
Table Leader: Scott Hamilton, CEO- Executive NextPractices Institute


4, COST CONTROLS:
Will you reduce services to employees?
Will you suggest or issue an order no transfer of household goods?
Table Leader: KPMG LLP


5, INTEL and CHINA EXPATS:
Table Leader: Cynthia Pedigo, INTEL


6, HR GOING GLOBAL:
Challenges encountered, solutions and best practices deployed?
Table Leader: Carol Olsby, Physio-Control


7, EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT and TAKING CARE of PEOPLE
What does the customer value?
Table Leader: Russ Hyde, Cigna


8, DIVERSITY:
To what extent does your company or will your company
grow "diversity" via global assignments?
Table Leader: Polaris Mobility










13h45,
Strategic Global Mobility / Global HR practices
include measuring effective English proficiency and communication across cultures and borders
... and why it matters!


Lorelei Carobolante, MBA, GPHR, SCRP, SGMS-T
President and CEO
G2nd Systems®


There is a lot of ambiguity around what high-stakes 'workplace English' proficiency tests are and are not— including how to use them and why HR leaders need to understand test purpose in context with test validity (fair, non-biased, reliable) for legally defensible decision-making. For example, how to decide what scores will be required based on job functionality, business process outsourcing, performance management, workforce mobility, etc. Measurement is always a challenge for HR professionals. Being able to measure effective communication (can and will do skills) directly contributes to strengthening strategic HR skills and relationships with other business units and senior management.

If you have global HR responsibilities in the US and/or abroad, this interactive session is for you. Increase awareness about English proficiency demand trends that are affecting your organization (e.g., workplace/team interaction, performance and productivity, as well as employee engagement and retention).






14h30,
“Why Data Analytics is Critical to Talent Mobility”

Richard Lopez
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Dell




Dimitri Vigushin
Polaris








15h,

GLOBAL BUSINESS REQUIRES MOBILE TALENT
How do you communicate/engage with expat employees and stakeholders?
How do you measure ROI? Is measuring for ROI relevant? If not, why?


Moderator, Ed Cohen, Editor - GlobalBusinessNews


Cynthia Pedigo, China Expat Project Manager
INTEL






Pat Riley, Partner
KPMG LLP





LaMonica Hummel, CRP, GMS-T
Director of Corporate Relocation Services
Windermere

"meeting expectations and communicating with stakeholders"




Michael Farner
Quicken Loans






16h - 16h45
Closing session...Very cool insite, great 'take-aways' and connections

YOU GOTTA SEE THINGS FROM THE 'MOUNTAIN-TOP'
and have
BREAK-THRU, DISRUPTIVE THINKING ...!


Leader

Scott Hamilton- President & CEO
Executive Next Practices Institute
Managing Director -NextWORKS - ALLIGN Companies



Expert Commentators...

Vicki (Demakos) Ragavanis, MBA
Senior Manager
International AutoSource


Ali Shami, Senior Manager - 747-8 Fleet Chief Office
Boeing




Since 1991, Ali held Boeing positions in Airplane Systems, Airplane Commercial Sales and Marketing, Customer Engineering, Operations, Structures Engineering, and Customer Service. Ali represented Boeing in several countries including South Korea, England, and Italy. He traveled internationally on business and worked closely with various airline customers. While working on his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama and Georgia Tech, he held several jobs including an internship role at GM. He is currently completing his Doctorate degree in Organizational Management. Ali taught Boeing Leadership courses such as Communicating across Cultures, Customer Service Excellence, and Setting and Achieving Goals. He also served as the President of the Boeing Tae Kwon Do club for several years. Ali was born in Beirut, Lebanon and enjoys learning languages and playing music. Airline Customers and Boeing have given him numerous awards, such as the 2003 Diversity Excellence award, the 2004, 2010, and 2011 Global Diversity Change Agent awards, and was among the top 100 managers at Boeing Commercial Airplanes that had the highest employee satisfaction scores in 2010. end.... 16h45








 
 
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