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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)

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)

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

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