Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

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Location

Event

Speaker(s) / Topics

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor Foyer

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor, Singleton Auditorium

Opening Remarks*

The Transformation of Human Resources*

Join us for opening remarks and a presentation by Lorraine A. Goffe, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Vice President for Human Resources, MIT

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor Foyer

Showcase and Coffee with Colleagues

Explore resources for professional growth and well-being at MIT

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor

Morning Workshops

Coaching: Staying in a Coaching Frame of Mind

Communication and Collaboration: Pivotal Conversations

  • Chris Karam, Talent Development Consultant, MIT Human Resources
  • Scott Rolph, Talent Development Consultant, MIT Human Resources

Influence and Negotiation: Negotiation Skills: The One Tool All HR Professionals Need

  • David G. Seibel, J.D.; Co-Founder and President of Insight Partners and Insight Collaborative; Associate Faculty, Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor Foyer

Conference Luncheon*

Getting to We: Inclusion is More Than a Feeling

Join us for lunch and a presentation by Deborah L. Plummer, Ph.D.; Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer; Professor, Psychiatry and Quantitative Health Sciences, UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor, Singleton Auditorium

Keynote Address*

Neuroscience for Human Resources

  • Tara Swart, Ph.D.; Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management; CEO, Tara Swart Consulting
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break/Travel
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor

Afternoon Workshops

Coaching: Coaching Through Feedback — Easier Said Than Done

Communication and Collaboration: Creating Inclusive and Safe Work Cultures in a Polarized America

  • Deborah L. Plummer, Ph.D.; Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer; Professor, Psychiatry and Quantitative Health Sciences, UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care

Influence and Negotiation: The Influence Equation: How to Get Our Ideas Heard and Considered

  • Stevenson Carlebach, Principal Consultant, Insight Partners; Associate Faculty, Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Brain and Cognitive Sciences (46), Third Floor Foyer

Connect with Colleagues

Wrap up your day by connecting with workshop presenters and HR colleagues, and exploring our Showcase

*CART captioning services and ASL interpreters will be available. If you require these services for other sessions, please email peoplemattersconference@mit.edu.

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