General Session Day 1
October 28, 2020 - |
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General Session Day 1 - 10/28/2020
|8:00 am - 8:30 am|
Registration | Badges, Bagels + Beverages
Sign-in, pick up your materials and enjoy a continental breakfast before we start the day. Now is the perfect time to stop by and meet your sponsors!
|8:30 am - 9:15 am|
Welcome + Speed Networking
Welcome to the 3rd annual Aligning HR and Internal Communications conference! In this fast-paced forum, you'll get to know your fellow peers, their biggest HR and internal communications challenges, and a few fun facts.
|9:15 am - 9:50 am|
Employee Engagement’s Vital Role in Building Brands and Reputation Internally and Externally
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is the largest state department in Michigan with 14,000 employees. Managing many of Michigan’s most critical programs—including Medicaid, Children’s Protective Services, food assistance, public health and many other statewide health and human services programs—the department’s services are far-reaching and help millions.
Discover how this department is embarking on a journey to advance its culture in ways that build a mission-driven brand from the inside out and aims to repair public trust.
Find out how you can boost employee engagement's role in building your brand from the inside out, including how to:
|9:50 am - 10:25 am|
Leveraging a Partnership with Enterprise Communication to Foster a Culture Collaboration, Innovation and Celebration
Northwell Health is the largest private employer in New York state with over 70,000 team members and over 21 hospitals and 700 ambulatory practices. Northwell remains focused on being a great place to work and receive care.
Through the development of the employee value proposition, it was apparent that to drive the employee and the patient experience and the internal and external brands, it needed to leverage the ideas of its employees.
By highlighting the stories of employees’ solutions via story telling platforms, innovation contests and front-line solution sessions.
Discover how you can drive foster collaboration, innovation and celebration, including how to:
|10:25 am - 10:45 am|
Refreshments + Networking Break + Visit Your Sponsors
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers. Be sure to stop by and visit your sponsors.
|10:45 am - 11:20 am|
Listening, Learning, and Reimagining: Taking the Employee Experience of Your HR Intranet to a New Level
In the spring of 2019, and as the result of many years of building on HR service offerings and programs, a strategic review of the content, design and user experience of the HR intranet pages for The New York Life Insurance Company was undertaken.
A project began through a partnership between the HR and Corporate Communication teams to breathe new life into this section of their intranet, which generates the most visitor traffic when compared to any other content on the entire site.
Learn the key steps you can take to revamp your intranet, including how to:
|11:20 am - 12:00 pm|
Expert Panel: Get Your Biggest HR & Internal Communications Questions Answered
2020 communications is more about communicating WITH and FOR your employees than TO your employees, What needs to shift? Dive into topics you want to hear more about and insight from an expert panel of HR pros and communicators.
Siobhan O'Leary, Executive Coach, People & Culture Strategist
Joan Cetera, Vice President, Communications
Allison Jackson, Director of Corporate Communications
Mira Sleilati, Strategic Communications Manager
|12:00 pm - 1:30 pm|
Lunch on Your Own, But Not Alone | Reservations are Booked!
Reservations have been made at a number of local restaurants. Don't miss this opportunity to have lunch with your peers at a local NYC hot spot!
|1:30 pm - 2:15 pm|
Interactive Session: Building Personas for Your Employee Audiences
Ann Melinger, CEO | Brilliant Ink
No matter how hard we try, communications can’t be everything to everyone. Inside every organization, there are groups of employees who process and react to communications differently. But how often do you find yourself developing messages for all employees?
If you’re spending a lot of time on all-employee communications, they can end up watered down and uninspired. There’s a better way—we promise. In this interactive session, Ann Melinger, CEO of Brilliant Ink, will show you how to build employee personas so that your communications have the greatest impact. Because by not speaking to a particular someone, we risk not connecting with anyone.
Here’s what you can expect:
· Techniques for learning more about your employee audiences vs. operating off assumptions.
|2:15 pm - 2:45 pm|
Inside Look at Top Internal Communications Tools + Tech: Demos, Q+A
Choosing the right channel for your employees is half the battle. Take a deeper look at the tools available for you to engage, inspire, and motivate your employees. In this "no-pressure" setting, you'll be able to ask your most pressing questions and receive honest feedback.
|2:45 pm - 2:55 pm|
Afternoon Refreshments + Networking Break
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers & visit your sponsors.
|2:55 pm - 3:30 pm|
From Business Case to Launch: Delivering a Successful Intranet that Aligns Employee Experience and Organizational Goals
Imran Thobani, Digital Workplace Advisor | Habanero Consulting
Corey Tendler, Director, Employee Communications & Engagement | Toll Brothers
Like many organizations, Toll Brothers had an outdated intranet that lacked strong ownership and engagement. They knew they could do better. But the problem seemed overwhelming, complicated and costly. Their leaders wondered if it was even worth it.
So, they dug in and researched the business value of an intranet – and how to do it right.
Learn about Toll Brothers' findings as they take you along on the journey from building a business case to launching a successful intranet that aligns organization goals and employee experience, including:
|3:30 pm - 4:05 pm|
Harnessing the Power of Internal Communications and HR During Change
Details coming soon!
|4:05 pm - 4:45 pm|
Interactive Expert Speaker Panel: Get Your Biggest Internal Communications Questions Answered
|4:45 pm - 6:00 pm|
Close of Day One + Networking Reception
Enjoy complimentary drinks on us as you continue the conversation with your peers.