Speakers

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Michael D’Angelo
Vice President of Labor Relations
Hyatt

LEAP: Re-imagining how HR and operations can partner to better drive business results

Laura Presnol
Vice President of Talent
Pivot Hotels

LEAP: Thinking creatively to find and attract new pools of hospitality talent

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:10 pm | Develop: How Can We Rethink Traditional Approaches to Talent Acquisition to Boost Engagement & Drive Retention From Day One?

11:30 am | Discover: New Creative Approaches to Finding & Attracting the Talent Needed to Drive Business Growth

Robert Mellwig
Chief Culture Officer
Sbe Hospitality

LEAP: Overcoming the challenges of having competing interests and people with different policies, practices and procedures in the same tactical environment

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

5:00 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One

9:10 am | Chair’s Welcome

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:50 pm | Chair’s Closing Remarks

9:15 am | Chair’s Welcome & Recap of Day One

Daniel Bienstock
Chief People Officer
The Sydell Group

LEAP: Building a resilient culture to support the business through a period of transition & scale

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:00 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs to Be Challenged to Protect Culture During Periods of Transition?

9:20 am | Discover: Navigating Change: Building A Resilient Culture to Support the Business Through A Period of Transition & Scale

Randy Goldberg
Vice President of Talent Acquisition Strategy
MGM Resorts

LEAP: Redesigning the candidate experience to meet the changing requirements of a future candidate, business and customer

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Boost Engagement From Day One?

9:20 am | Discover: Redesigning the Candidate Experience to Meet the Changing Requirements of a Future Candidate, Business and Customer

Nikki Massey
Vice President of Human Resource
Hyatt

LEAP: Rethinking the role of HR to become the catalyst needed to support operations in driving change & boosting productivity

Dan Waite
Vice President of People Operations
SH Group

LEAP: Aligning benefits with culture & values to boost team member engagement

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Boost Engagement From Day One?

9:40 am | Discover: Be Distinct Or Be Extinct: Aligning Your Benefits With Your Culture & Values to Boost Team Member Engagement

Lisa Compton-Martin
Vice President of Human Resources
Winegardner & Hammons Hotel Group

LEAP: Leveraging technology to identify the best-fit candidates based on character and skill

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:10 pm | Develop: How Can We Rethink Traditional Approaches to Talent Acquisition to Boost Engagement & Drive Retention From Day One?

11:10 am | Discover: Putting Culture at the Heart of the Hospitality Recruitment Process to Become A Great Place to Work

Glenn Willocks
Vice President of Human Resources
TradeWinds Island Resorts

LEAP: Successfully navigating a period of transition & establishing glowing owner - employee relations

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

2:30 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Coomunicate with Our Employers & Owners to Enhance Company Culture & Drive Business Performance?

1:50 pm | Discover: How One Organization’s Strategic Approach to HR Successfully Navigated A Period of Transition & Established Glowing Owner - Employee Relations

Dawn Roe
Vice President of Human Resources
RESIDE Worldwide

LEAP: Engaging, enabling, educating and empowering leaders by teaching the art of cultivating impactful relationships

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:10 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Develop Our Leaders?

11:50 am | Discover: Engage, Enable, Educate & Empower: New Approaches to Cultivating Impactful Relationships

Kelly McKinney
Vice President of People & Culture
LTD Hospitality

LEAP: Challenging the traditional hospitality mindsets to boost business performance

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

3:40 pm | Speed Learning: Next Generation HR for the Hospitality Industry of Tomorrow

Emily Rodriguez
Regional Vice President of Human Resources
Hyatt

LEAP: Redesigning HR roles to increase productivity & leverage technology better

Erwin Van Der Vlist
Chef Executive Officer & Founder
Speakap

LEAP: Redefining the role of technology in employer communications

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

2:30 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging Around How We Coomunicate with Our Employers & Owners to Enhance Company Culture & Drive Business Performance?

2:10 pm | Discover: Rethink Digital Communications & Engagement for Today’s Hospitality Workforce

Scott Jennings
Director of Industry Strategy
Checkr

LEAP: Rethinking how to hire at scale in a tight labor market

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

12:10 pm | Develop: How Can We Rethink Traditional Approaches to Talent Acquisition to Boost Engagement & Drive Retention From Day One?

11:50 am | Discover: Scaling to Win in the New World of Work

Dan Sines
Chief Executive Officer
Traitify

LEAP: Rethinking how to approach talent experience to better engage candidates and employees

Day Two

Thursday 13th December 2018

10:20 am | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Boost Engagement From Day One?

10:00 am | Discover: Engagement in the Age of Mobile Tech: Meeting People Where
They’re At

Alice Love Twelves
Head of Event Content
LEAP HR

Day One

Thursday 13th December 2018

9:00 am | What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality