Sept. 21, 2022 Agenda

Sept. 21, 2022 Agenda

NextGen Government Training Summit:
Supporting and Developing Gov Supervisors

Wednesday, Sept. 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET
Attendees Can Earn Up to 5 CPE Credits
Live Captioning Will Be Available

Please review the agenda below to explore the keynotes and sessions planned for the upcoming virtual summit! Please note that session times are listed in EST and the agenda is subject to change. Check back often as we update the agenda with speakers. Have a speaker suggestion? Submit it here.

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10-11 AM ET – Opening Keynote Session:

The Future of the Government Workforce

  • Kiran Ahuja, Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Positively Negative

  • Stephen Krempl, CEO, Krempl Communications International

11-11:15 AM ET – Break


11:15 AM-12:15 PM ET – Breakout Session Round 1 (Please plan to attend one of the following five sessions):

Exploring the Complexities of Managing a Hybrid Team

  • Mika J. Cross, Federal Workplace Expert and Workforce Transformation Strategist
  • Javier E. Inclán, Assistant Inspector General for Management and Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General
  • Karen Comfort, Chief Employee Experience Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Ray Crawford Jr., Acting Performance Improvement Officer, U.S. Department of Education

How to Evaluate Your DEI Initiatives: What’s Working, What’s Not?

  • Dr. Serelda Herbin, CDE DBF MBA DSL, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Scott McMillion, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, FBI
  • Tyrome “Ty” Smith, Director of Partnership, Common Mission Project

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Up and Down

  • Alex D. Tremble, Career and Culture Coach at G.P.S. Leadership Solutions and Host of The Executive Appeal Podcast
  • Dr. Theresa Horne, CPTM,  SHRM-SCP, Director, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office (DEO), Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)
  • Ben Baldwin, Youth Partnership Program Fund Manager, Experienced Services Program Coordinator, Youth Conservation Corps Program Coordinator, Youth – Facilities Liaison, National Park Service, Youth Program Division

How to Speak Your Mind Despite Bureaucracy

  • Patrick S. Malone, Ph.D., Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs Department of Administration and Public Policy, American University

The Role of Communities in Innovation

  • Barbara C. Morton, Deputy Chief Veterans Experience Officer, VA
  • Blair Corcoran de Castillo, Director of STARs Studio, [email protected]

12:15-12:30 PM ET – Break


12:30-1:30 PM ET – Lunch Keynote Session:

NextGen Public Service Awards Ceremony

  • We will recognize this year’s award recipients.

Your Team Hates You and Here’s Why (and How You Can Fix It)

  • Mary Abbajay, Author, Speaker, Podcast Host, The Cubicle Confidential

How to Create a Psychologically Safe Team

  • Melanie Ho, Author, Beyond Leaning In: Gender Equity & What Organizations Are Up Against

1:30-1:45 PM ET – Break


1:45-2:45 PM ET – Breakout Session Round 2 (Please plan to attend one of the following five sessions):

Burned Out Team? How to Create More Employee Engagement

  • Frieda Edgette, Award-Winning Civic Leadership Coach & Strategist

Utilizing Data to Help Your Team Improve Processes

  • Megan R. Huss, Director, Process & Performance Improvement Program, Center for Leadership and Development, Office of Personnel Management

Aligning Your Team for Mission Success

  • Jenn Noinaj, Design Strategist and President, Technologists for the Public Good

Fail Forward – What to Do When It Doesn’t Work Out

  • Michael Lawyer, Director of Human Resource Management, Office of Field Policy and Management, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

How to Get Things Done When You Can’t Do Everything

  • Kate Vendemio, Founder and CEO of Mt. Vernon Consulting

2:45-3 PM ET – Break


3-4 PM ET – Closing Keynote Session:

Setting Effective Boundaries – From Work Life to Home Life

  • Tara Dawson McGuiness, Author, Power to the Public: The Promise of Public Interest Technology

More than a Cheerleader – How to Truly Inspire Your Team

  • Dr. Sheila Wright, Director, Office of HR Strategy, Internal Revenue Service