National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

The Voice for Public Pensions

HR Summit Education

2024 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
As of June 4, 2024
 
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

 
2:00 PM–5:00 PM REGISTRATION
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM


3:15 PM - 4:00 PM





4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
GENERAL SESSION I 

Welcome and Opening Address
Hank Kim, NCPERS 

Sparking Connections: Introductions, Expectations, and Goals
In this lively session, you'll have the chance to introduce yourself and express your expectations
for this year's Summit. Join us as we kick off enthusiasm and camaraderie, setting the safe for 
impactful conversations. 
Moderator: Hank Kim, NCPERS

CBIZ Compensation Survey Results
Get a sneak peek at the results of the 2024 Public Pension Compensation Survey. Conducted by
NCPERS and CBIZ, this annual survey provides key insights to help benchmark your fund's
compensation and benefits package.
Speaker: TBD

Tour of the Renaissance Hotel

Enjoy a private tour of this iconic hotel, nestled within the storied walls of the Colorado National
Bank building. Learn about the building's architectural heritage during this unique experience.
5:30 PM– 6:30 PM WELCOME RECEPTION 


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
 
7:00 AM–5:00 PM REGISTRATION                                                                                                                                               
 
7:00 AM–8:00 AM BREAKFAST
 
8:00 AM–5:00 PM

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
GENERAL SESSION II

Legislative Outlook 
Get the scoop on the latest legislative policies impacting public pensions, and find out what may be
ahead in the coming year.
Speaker: TBD

Keynote/Fireside Chat 
Speaker: TBD

AI in HR Update

In this session, attendees will learn how HR professionals are leveraging AI technologies, from
applicant screening to career coaching, the possibilities seem endless! 
Speaker: Geoffrey Spencer, City of Yorba Linda (Invited); David Albaugh, City of Yorba Linda (Invited)

 

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Hot Topics Breakout I 
Participate in small group discussions to share ideas, discuss key topics impacting your organization,
and learn from peers during the Hot Topics Breakouts.
Compensation Survey Recap 

Session Facilitator: TBD 

Expanding on AI
Session Facilitator: TBD

 
11:3AM - 12:00 PM Roundtable Topic Report Back 
Moderator: TBD
 
12:00 PM–1:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH 
 
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Building a DEI Strategy and Roadmap
Join us for an enlightening session on the impact of comprehensive diversity, equity, and inclusion
approaches, including how to increase diversity and support equity within the structure of your
organization.
Se
ssion Facilitator: Shunne Powell, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Speaker: Kellie Sauls, Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Invited)

 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Neurodiverse Talent and the Future of Work 
Join us for a session presenting a pioneering framework to harness the power of neurodiversity and
navigate the most important human resources revolution in the modern era. This session will focus
on neurodiversity inclusion in hiring practices. 
Speakers: Maddy Gabor, Betterment Works (Invited); Maureen Dunne, Author (Invited) 

 
3:00 PM–3:15 PM REFRESHMENT BREAK
 
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Hot Topics Breakout II
Participate in small group discussions to share ideas, discuss key topics impacting your organization,
and learn from peers during the Hot Topics Breakouts.

Adapting to a Multi-generational Workforce

Session Facilitator: Dr. Christina Schlachter (Invited)

Accommodation Requests

Session Facilitator: TBD

 
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Roundtable Topic Report Back
Moderator: TBD
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Wellness Stage 
Choose between wellness activities like chair yoga and guided meditation to enjoy some time
for yourself! Learn strategies for relaxation to take back to the office. Additional details forthcoming!

 
5:30 PM–8:30 PM RECEPTION & DINNER
 
 
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
 
7:00 AM–12:00 PM REGISTRATION                                                                                                                                              
 
7:00 AM–8:00 AM BREAKFAST
 
8:00 AM–12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM


8:45 AM - 9:30 AM 

GENERAL SESSION III

Navigating Compliance Challenges

Experts will provide invaluable insights into compliance strategies, best practices and potential
pitfalls to navigate effectively through these evolving legal frameworks. 
Speaker: 
TBD

Employment Laws and Regulations  

Learn about the latest employment laws and regulations that may impact your fund.
Speaker: 
TBD
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Hot Topics Breakout II
Participate in small group discussions to share ideas, discuss key topics impacting your organization,
and learn from peers during the Hot Topics Breakouts.

 
10:15 AM–10:30 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Roundtable Topic Report Back
Moderator: TBD
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM The Future of Work
What's next for HR? In a constantly evolving environment, it's hard to keep up with the latest tools
for success. Find out what may be on the horizon and get the forecast for the future of work.
Speaker: TBD

 
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM 2025 PLANNING & CLOSING REMARKS 
Speaker: Hank Kim, NCPERS