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Workforce Track Sessions at Imagine Nation ELC 2018
Outcomes and Summary of the Presentations

The ACT-IAC Evolving the Workforce COI organized sessions for the workforce track at Imagine Nation ELC 2018 (October 14-17 in Philadelphia).

Imagine Nation ELC 2018 brought together Government and Industry leaders to explore and develop innovative ideas and practical approaches fueled by bold thinking and creative energy.  For over 25 years, the Executive Leadership Conference has been a place where IT, Acquisition and Program leaders have met to share ideas and information focused on solving the Government’s biggest challenges.  For the 2018 conference, focus on the Government Workforce was added.

Talent Management – Aligning the Workforce to IT Modernization Goals and Priorities

Session Leader: Andrew McCoy, LearningTree Intl.
Andrew will give an overview of the session focused on what will be required to successfully transform the Government workforce as IT Modernization increasingly requires new IT (and other) oriented skills the session will include an overview of the challenges ahead, and multiple discussions of how to capture the current and future states, as well as how to transition to the required skillsets, both in the current workforce, and through better acquisition of outside workers.

Developing a Workforce for the 21st Century
Session Leader: Terri Shaffer, General Services Administration (GSA)
Terri will preview the session that will provide an overview of President’s Management Agenda (PMA) CAP Goal 3: Developing a Workforce for the 21st Century. Discussion will provide an in-depth understanding of how this will be accomplished by: actively managing the workforce (employee performance management and employee engagement); developing agile operations (reskilling and redeploying human capital resources); and acquiring top talent.

Investing in Learning as a Change Management Strategy – Where Has Training Made Organizational Performance Impacts?
Session Leader: Brian Green, Learning Tree International
Brian will preview the session that will explore the critical components of designing and implementing a learning strategy that delivers improved performance of organizational directives, employee engagement initiatives and cultural imperatives.  The moderator and panelists will discuss the unique and complex intersections of learning technology, learner access and the organizational ecosystem required to sustain change – notably the environment, opportunity and challenges.

Coming Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on the Government Workforce
Session Leader: Carrie VanDenbergh, Jefferson Consulting Grp.
Carrie will discuss the session focusing on the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget’s recently emphasis on artificial intelligence as a shaping technology that will impact the Government workforce in multiple ways.  This session will highlight artificial intelligence evaluation projects throughout the Government, lessons learned so far, and the panelists’ insights on future developments in this area.

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Nov 7, 2018
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Workforce Management