There’s a lot to learn when you’re new in leadership, and the upcoming free NextGen Government Training Virtual Summit is the perfect place to gain the knowledge you need to succeed.
Whether you’re an aspiring supervisor or have already found your place, our day-long virtual Summit is designed to support and develop government supervisors. With six keynote speakers, ten breakout sessions jam-packed with knowledgeable presenters, peer networking, free resources and more, it’s a can’t miss event.
We’re also bringing some friendly competition to the day, with a chance to compete against your fellow attendees for the top spot on our engagement leaderboard. You can win a $15 Amazon gift card for simply engaging with the sessions and your peers!
Sign up today and join us from Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET. and be a part of creating the absolute best next generation of government.
Here is a look at the schedule for the day. You can participate in any or all sessions, as your schedule allows. All registrants will be eligible to earn CPE credits for the sessions you attend.
You will also receive a link to the entire Summit on demand so you can review materials at your convenience.
10-11 AM ET – Opening Keynote Session:
The Future of the Government Workforce
Kiran Ahuja, Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
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)
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, Opportunity@Work
12:15-12:30 PM ET – Break
12:30-1:30 PM ET – Lunch Keynote Session:
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