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Sunday, July 23

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Marsden Hartley Boardroom

NASPE Executive Committee Meeting

 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Main Lobby

Conference Registration

 

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-function

President’s Reception

Join NASPE President Joyce Oreskovich for the opening reception to greet long-time friends and colleagues and meet new ones!

 

 

Dinner on your own

 

Monday, July 24

7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-function

Meeting Registration

 

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-function

Breakfast

Attendees may eat in the pre-function area

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Sara Orne Jewett Boardroom

New Member Breakfast (By invitation)

Newly-appointed members and first time state government attendees should plan to attend this meeting to find out more about NASPE and what to expect during the Annual Meeting.

 

Please grab your breakfast in the Grand Ballroom Pre-function area and bring it with you to the Jewett Boardroom.

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Rines A Room

Corporate Member Breakfast

NASPE Corporate Members grab your breakfast in the Grand Ballroom Pre-function area and bring it with you to the Rines A Room for their business meeting.

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

Opening Session and Welcome

Presiding: Joyce Oreskovich, Director, Maine Bureau of Human Resources and NASPE President

The Honorable Paul LePage, Governor of Maine

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

Keynote: Why Your Employees are Just Not That Into You…And How You Can Change That

David Lee, Principal, HumanNature@Work

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Break

 

10:30 am – 11:15 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

State Government Workforce Working Group

 

How can HR professionals better serve their customers? How does HR effectively work with governors and policymakers to share workforce issues and trends and advise solid workforce strategy? This working group will share their research and collective experience.

State Government Workforce Issues Working Group:

Lucinda Meltabarger, Oklahoma (Chair)

Debbie Cragun, Utah

Byron Decoteau, Louisiana

Rebecca Hunter, Tennessee

Justin Najaka, New Mexico

Franklin Plaistowe, Washington

 

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom

Tackling the “Must-Do’s” for the State Government Workforce

 

Earlier this year, the NASPE membership was surveyed to identify current strategies and initiatives they are implementing or must implement to build an effective state government workforce. The NASPE Corporate Council will share trends and thought leadership on how to tackle those initiatives that are high on the “must-do” list for states.

NASPE Corporate Membership Council Co-Chairs

 

Joe Roche, Director, State and Local Government, Cornerstone on Demand

 

Heather Sherlock, Senior Principal, Infor Public Sector

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Longfellow

Networking Luncheon

Get to know your colleagues in this ice-breaker luncheon. NASPE Corporate Members and Sponsors will facilitate discussion on topics of mutual interest among tablemates.

Please refer to the number on your badge as to which table to sit.

1:15 pm – 3:50 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom

World Café

The World Café design creates an atmosphere that invites creativity while investing the time to dig deeper into an important issue or problem. Attendees will tackle top state government workforce issues such as recruitment, retention and engagement.

Facilitator: Sam McKeeman, HR Programs Director, Maine Bureau of Human Resources

4:20 - First 2 trolleys depart Westin

4:40 - Second 2 trolleys depart Westin

Main Lobby

Lobster Bake

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, July 25

7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-function

Meeting Registration

 

7:45 am – 8:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Breakfast

 

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

Keynote
JOYCE WILL GET INFO

Ed McKersie, Founder/President, Live and Work in Maine

 

Nate Wildes, Engagement Director, Live and Work in Maine

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Break

 

9:45 am – 11:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

Open Technology

Join us for a facilitated discussion on top issues.

Facilitator: Sam McKeeman, HR Programs Director, Maine Bureau of Human Resources

11:30 am – 12:00 pm 

Eastland Grand Ballroom

NASPE Annual Business Meeting

Join us as we conduct important association business including electing leadership and approving a budget for the coming year. Everyone welcome.

Presiding: Joyce Oreskovich, NASPE President and Director, Maine Bureau of Human Resources

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Longfellow

NASPE Awards Luncheon

NASPE recognizes NASPEs Awards Program winners and those who have dedicated significant time and effort to the association.

 

Presiding: Lucinda Meltabarger, Director, Oklahoma Human Capital Management and NASPE Awards Committee Chair

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom

HR Transformation
Utah will share its quest for operational excellence to facilitate strategic HR. Hear about initiatives the state’s Department of Human Resource Management has employed.

P. Jeff Mulitalo, Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Operational Excellence, Utah Department of Human Resource Management

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Break

 

2:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Winslow Homer Junior Ballroom

HR Directors Roundtable (State HR Directors and Deputy Directors only.)

State Government HR Directors will discuss their top issues, successes, and lessons learned in this welcoming environment of peers.

Moderator: Byron Decoteau, Jr., Director, Louisiana State Civil Service

 

Dinner on your own

 

 

Wednesday, July 26

7:45 am – 8:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Breakfast

 

8:45 am – 9:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

HR Legal Update

Get the latest on legislation and court decisions affecting the workforce.

Neil Reichenberg, Executive Director, IPMA-HR

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

NASPEs Award Winners, Best Practices and Good Ideas

 

Informal discussion, Q&A led by winners of this year’s and previous years’ NASPEs Award Winners.

 

10:30 am

Eastland Grand Ballroom

NASPE 2017 Annual Meeting adjourns

 

 

 

See you next year in Rapid City, SD!