The SWP Conference - Americas

SWP Conference has become a household name in recent years with its unique subject matter and relentless dedication to enabling global practitioners to connect and collaborate.

The world's best-attended conferences for Strategic Workforce Planning: driving progress, connecting professionals, and shaping the future of the discipline.

Join us in June to learn how leading companies are putting Strategic Workforce Planning at the top of the corporate agenda, and embedding strategic thinking in workforce decisions.

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Chair · Workforce Planning Institute

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Why attend the SWP Conference?

Speed up your progress

Learn how other SWP leaders are building Strategic Workforce Planning capability at their organisations.

Find out what technology is available to fast-track your transition from short-term to long-term planning.

Grow your network

This is a conference focused on Strategic Workforce Planning, Talent Intelligence, and Workforce Analytics.

Meet others who are tackling the same challenges as you - domains of work may vary, but we all share the same goals.

Get inspired

Learn how generative AI and external data sources can be used responsibly to unlock strategic capability.

Meet with senior and influential figures in strategic HR and Workforce Planning, bring your challenges and find solutions.

 

 

Two days of high-quality presentations from leading practitioners, focused peer discussions, and unrivalled networking.

Breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and evening drinks reception - all included

  

Hotel accommodation available

$125/night (10 / 11 June)

Reserve your room after registering your pass,

or:

Chairs

Jane Datta
Jane Datta
The Workforce Planning Institute
Advisory Board Member, former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer

Nick Kennedy
Nick Kennedy
Workforce Planning Institute
Chair

Speakers

Valentina Bernal
Valentina Bernal
Workforce Planning Analyst
RTX Corporation

Sadhana Bhide
Sadhana Bhide
Strategic Workforce Planning SME - Global
Pearson

Susan Cantrell
Susan Cantrell
Vice President
Deloitte

Uniko Chen
Uniko Chen
Executive Director, HR Data and Analytics
JPMorgan Chase

Jennifer Cline
Jennifer Cline
SVP, Strategic Workforce Planning
Truist

Polly Culver
Polly Culver
Director, Workforce Planning
Salesforce

Cinnamon Dixon
Cinnamon Dixon
Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
Cleveland Clinic

Jacque Flusche
Jacque Flusche
Enterprise Workforce Planning Technology and Business Transformation
Lockheed Martin

Chris Hare
Chris Hare
CEO
eQ8

Janelle Hawes
Janelle Hawes
Sr. Manager - Global Workforce Planning
RTX Corporation

AJ Herrmann
AJ Herrmann
Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
Cleveland Clinic

Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins
Founder and CEO
HCMI

Russell Klosk
Russell Klosk
Managing Director
Deloitte

Peter Louch
Peter Louch
Chief Executive
Vemo

Rob Major
Rob Major
Director, Workforce Planning
RTX Corporation

Michael Manning
Michael Manning
VP, HR Data
FM Global

Emily Monteleone
Emily Monteleone
Director of Strategic Workforce Planning
Cleveland Clinic

Kevin Moss
Kevin Moss
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting

Ali Nawab
Ali Nawab
CEO
Agentnoon

Sierra Palacios
Sierra Palacios
Workforce Planning and Sourcing Manager
Sutter Health

Alicia Roach
Alicia Roach
CEO
eQ8

Oliver Shaw
Oliver Shaw
CEO
Orgvue

Lisa Simon
Lisa Simon
Chief Economist
Revelio Labs

Ross Sparkman
Ross Sparkman
Senior Director, Workforce Strategy
Walmart

Vijay Swaminathan
Vijay Swaminathan
CEO
Draup

Elin Thomasian
Elin Thomasian
Senior Vice President of Strategy
TalentNeuron

Olga Tsubiks
Olga Tsubiks
Director Strategic Workforce Analytics and Data Science
RBC

Marieke vanNoppen
Marieke vanNoppen
Sr. Director, BFS Capacity, Business Planning, and Strategic Analytics
RBC

Erica Vermeij
Erica Vermeij
Sr Manager, Workforce Planning
Boston Scientific

Dan Weiss
Dan Weiss
Vice-President, People Planning & Insights Consultant
MetLife

Patrick White
Patrick White
Senior Director- Office of Labour and Economic Analysis
United States Department of the Air Force

Agenda

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome, Conference Opening Address

 
Jane Datta
Jane Datta · The Workforce Planning Institute · Advisory Board Member, former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer
 
Welcome, Conference Opening Address
 
 
 
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Advanced Task Analysis and Role Re-Design - The Next Chapter

 
Cinnamon Dixon AJ Herrmann Emily Monteleone
Cinnamon Dixon · Cleveland Clinic · Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
AJ Herrmann · Cleveland Clinic · Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
Emily Monteleone · Cleveland Clinic · Director of Strategic Workforce Planning
 
Advanced Task Analysis and Role Re-Design - The Next Chapter
 
Join AJ Herrmann and his team from Cleveland Clinic as they delve into advanced task analysis and role re-design, showcasing strategies that boost efficiency and engagement.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Featured Plenary Session - TalentNueron

 
Elin Thomasian
Elin Thomasian · TalentNeuron · Senior Vice President of Strategy
 
Featured Plenary Session - TalentNueron
 
 
 
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM

Q&A Panel

 
Cinnamon Dixon AJ Herrmann Emily Monteleone
Cinnamon Dixon · Cleveland Clinic · Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
AJ Herrmann · Cleveland Clinic · Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
Emily Monteleone · Cleveland Clinic · Director of Strategic Workforce Planning
 
 
 
 
 
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Networking break

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:10 AM - 11:45 AM

Advanced Analytics for SWP

 
Uniko Chen
Uniko Chen · JPMorgan Chase · Executive Director, HR Data and Analytics
 
Advanced Analytics for SWP
 
 
 

Our Journey - Standing up SWP Amidst a Complex Stakeholder Landscape

 
Jacque Flusche
Jacque Flusche · Lockheed Martin · Enterprise Workforce Planning Technology and Business Transformation
 
Our Journey - Standing up SWP Amidst a Complex Stakeholder Landscape
 
Jacque Flusche of Lockheed Martin discusses their journey in establishing Strategic Workforce Planning, addressing stakeholder complexities and data integration challenges.
 
11:50 AM - 12:25 PM

First Principles Approach to ONA

 
Olga Tsubiks Marieke vanNoppen
Olga Tsubiks · RBC · Director Strategic Workforce Analytics and Data Science
Marieke vanNoppen · RBC · Sr. Director, BFS Capacity, Business Planning, and Strategic Analytics
 
First Principles Approach to ONA
 
 
 

AI Driven Work Augmentation for SWP

 
Michael Manning
Michael Manning · FM Global · VP, HR Data
 
AI Driven Work Augmentation for SWP
 
 
 
12:30 PM - 1:05 PM

SWP at Boston Scientific - Our Story So Far

 
Erica Vermeij
Erica Vermeij · Boston Scientific · Sr Manager, Workforce Planning
 
SWP at Boston Scientific - Our Story So Far
 
 
 

Challenges and Opportunities of a Centralized SWP Process

 
Patrick White
Patrick White · United States Department of the Air Force · Senior Director- Office of Labour and Economic Analysis
 
Challenges and Opportunities of a Centralized SWP Process
 
 
 
1:05 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Strategic Workforce Planning in a Boundaryless World

 
Kevin Moss Susan Cantrell
Kevin Moss · Deloitte Consulting · Managing Director
Susan Cantrell · Deloitte · Vice President
 
Strategic Workforce Planning in a Boundaryless World
 
 
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Featured Plenary Session - OrgVue

 
Oliver Shaw
Oliver Shaw · Orgvue · CEO
 
Featured Plenary Session - OrgVue
 
 
 
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Q&A Panel

 
Kevin Moss Oliver Shaw Susan Cantrell
Kevin Moss · Deloitte Consulting · Managing Director
Oliver Shaw · Orgvue · CEO
Susan Cantrell · Deloitte · Vice President
 
 
 
 
 
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Networking break

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3:40 PM - 4:10 PM

The Crucial Role of Humans in the AI Journey

 
Vijay Swaminathan
Vijay Swaminathan · Draup · CEO
 
The Crucial Role of Humans in the AI Journey
 
 
 
4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Executive Attention - Getting SWP Onto the Strategic Agenda

 
Rob Major
Rob Major · RTX Corporation · Director, Workforce Planning
 
Executive Attention - Getting SWP Onto the Strategic Agenda
 
 
 
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM

Q&A Panel

 
Rob Major Vijay Swaminathan
Rob Major · RTX Corporation · Director, Workforce Planning
Vijay Swaminathan · Draup · CEO
 
 
 
 
 
4:50 PM - 5:05 PM

Wrap up Discussion

 
Jane Datta Nick Kennedy
Jane Datta · The Workforce Planning Institute · Advisory Board Member, former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer
Nick Kennedy · Workforce Planning Institute · Chair
 
Wrap up Discussion
 
 
 
5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Drinks Reception

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Chair's Welcome

 
Nick Kennedy
Nick Kennedy · Workforce Planning Institute · Chair
 
Chair's Welcome
 
 
 
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

Featured Plenary Session - eQ8

 
Chris Hare Alicia Roach
Chris Hare · eQ8 · CEO
Alicia Roach · eQ8 · CEO
 
Featured Plenary Session - eQ8
 
 
 
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

A Serving of Skills, Hold the AI

 
Dan Weiss
Dan Weiss · MetLife · Vice-President, People Planning & Insights Consultant
 
A Serving of Skills, Hold the AI
 
 
 
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

Featured Plenary Session - Vemo

 
Peter Louch
Peter Louch · Vemo · Chief Executive
 
Featured Plenary Session - Vemo
 
 
 
10:35 AM - 10:50 AM

Q&A Panel

 
Chris Hare Peter Louch Alicia Roach Dan Weiss
Chris Hare · eQ8 · CEO
Peter Louch · Vemo · Chief Executive
Alicia Roach · eQ8 · CEO
Dan Weiss · MetLife · Vice-President, People Planning & Insights Consultant
 
 
 
 
 
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Networking Break

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

The Future of SWP

 
AJ Herrmann Rob Major Ross Sparkman Jane Datta Russell Klosk
AJ Herrmann · Cleveland Clinic · Executive Director, Strategic Workforce Planning
Rob Major · RTX Corporation · Director, Workforce Planning
Ross Sparkman · Walmart · Senior Director, Workforce Strategy
Jane Datta · The Workforce Planning Institute · Advisory Board Member, former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer
Russell Klosk · Deloitte · Managing Director
 
 
 
 
 
12:05 PM - 12:25 PM

Featured Breakout Session - Peason

 
Sadhana Bhide
Sadhana Bhide · Pearson · Strategic Workforce Planning SME - Global
 
Featured Breakout Session - Peason
 
 
 

Featured Breakout Session - Revelio

 
Lisa Simon
Lisa Simon · Revelio Labs · Chief Economist
 
Featured Breakout Session - Revelio
 
 
 
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Featured Plenary Session - HCMI

 
Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins · HCMI · Founder and CEO
 
Featured Plenary Session - HCMI
 
 
 

Featured Breakout Session - Agentnoon

 
Ali Nawab
Ali Nawab · Agentnoon · CEO
 
Featured Breakout Session - Agentnoon
 
 
 
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM

Lunch

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1:50 PM - 2:25 PM

The SWP Operating Model

 
Polly Culver
Polly Culver · Salesforce · Director, Workforce Planning
 
The SWP Operating Model
 
 
 

Cool Your Jets - Understanding the Skills Landscape Ahead of the AI Strategy

 
Valentina Bernal Janelle Hawes
Valentina Bernal · RTX Corporation · Workforce Planning Analyst
Janelle Hawes · RTX Corporation · Sr. Manager - Global Workforce Planning
 
Cool Your Jets - Understanding the Skills Landscape Ahead of the AI Strategy
 
 
 
2:30 PM - 3:05 PM

Capability Enabled Swp

 
Jennifer Cline
Jennifer Cline · Truist · SVP, Strategic Workforce Planning
 
Capability Enabled SWP
 
 
 

SWP for Critical Health Outcomes

 
Sierra Palacios
Sierra Palacios · Sutter Health · Workforce Planning and Sourcing Manager
 
SWP for Critical Health Outcomes
 
 
 
3:05 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking Break

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3:25 PM - 4:15 PM

Co-creation - Scenario Planning Made Easy

 
Jane Datta Nick Kennedy
Jane Datta · The Workforce Planning Institute · Advisory Board Member, former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer
Nick Kennedy · Workforce Planning Institute · Chair
 
Co-creation - Scenario Planning Made Easy
 
 
 

Register now for this unique and critically-important event

Book before the end of May for $100 off the standard price

Additional people in your group get a further $100 off

Participant

$995

WPI Professional Member

$150 discount

Hotel accommodation available

$125/night (10 / 11 June)

Reserve your room after registering your pass,

or: