Twenty-three State HR Directors and/or Deputy Directors (or other senior-level staff representing the State HR Director) attended this meeting. See the full attendance list here.


Friday, January 26, 2018

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting  
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Corporate Membership Council Meeting 
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception  

Saturday, January 27, 2018

7:45 am – 8:30 am Breakfast  
8:30 am – 8:35 am Welcome  
8:35 am – 9:45 am States’ Top 3 Issues   
Each participating state will have about 2 minutes cover their top 3 HR issues, successes and/or lessons learned.
9:45 am – 10:15 am Designing, Building and Optimizing HR Shared Services in the Federal Government 
Speaker: Glenn Davidson, Executive Director, Enterprise Services, US Department of Commerce
10:15 am – 10:25 am Break
10:25 am – 11:10 am State Government Budget Forecast 
Speaker: John Hicks, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers
11:10 am – 11:15 am Break
11:15 am – 12:00 pm NASPE HR Architecture 2017 Survey Results (release pending edits)
What are the latest state government HR service delivery trends? Has state government employment increased or decreased? Are state government salaries and benefits keeping pace? Get the latest as we share 2017 survey results.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch and Mid-Year Business Meeting (email or for a copy of the presentation)
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm State Government Workforce Issues Project  Tri-fold    Presentation
There are a number of challenges state governments face to recruit and retain top talent. What are the roadblocks these roadblocks and, more importantly, what are some solutions to overcoming them? The State Government Workforce Issues Group will share its report as well as suggestions on how to communicate these challenges to government leadership.
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3:20 pm Preparing for a Gubernatorial Transition 
With 36 state gubernatorial elections in 2018, state governments will be preparing for gubernatorial transitions. Veteran NASPE members will share transition experiences and identify what you need to know and what you need to be thinking about during this busy time.
3:20 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm HR Directors Roundtable 
During this closed-door session, state members will discuss current challenges in state government HR and strategies for moving forward.  

Sunday, January 28, 2018

8:00 am – 8:45 am Breakfast Buffet  
8:45 am – 9:15 am 2018 Annual Meeting Planning Session 
Have ideas for speakers or session formats? Now’s the time to share during this session as we begin planning our 2018 Annual Meeting scheduled for July in Rapid City, South Dakota.
9:15 am – 10:45 am HR Directors Roundtable (Continued) 
Didn’t have enough time on Saturday to get your questions or issues addressed? This is the time to ask and connect with states who have tackled your top issues.

Of interest: Franklin Plaistowe discussed Washington's Infants At Work policy.  More information can be found here:

      10:45 am – 11:00 am 2018 Mid-Year Meeting Wrap Up/Meeting Adjourns

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