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IPMA-HR Virginia Chapter Leadership Retreat

Virginia Beach Westin – October 17-19, 2021

The IPMA-HR Virginia Chapter is pleased to present our 2021 Leadership Retreat, which will be held in Virginia Beach.

The Leadership Retreat provides attendees with high-level, strategic content, with plenty of networking opportunities. HR Directors and Senior Managers are invited to join peers to explore hot topics and trends in the public sector.

We are excited to open the Retreat with keynote presentation by Doug Brown of Paradigm Associates. The Retreat will focus on high-level topics, including Mental Health, Innovative Compensation & Benefit Strategies, Transformational HR, and Building Organizational Partnerships. Wrapping up the Retreat will be a legal update by Karen Michael followed by a round table discussion.

The Retreat will be held October 17-19 at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center. Rates are $129 per night with free parking. This rate is good through September 17th. Attendees may reserve their hotel stay online at: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1624371171708&key=GRP&app=resvlink 

You may also contact the hotel directly to make your reservation at 1-800-937-8461.

Draft Retreat Agenda

Monday October 18
8:30Mary BrunnerWelcome
8:45 – 10:00Doug Brown, Paradigm AssociatesWhat Legacy Do You Want To Leave? / Transformational HR
10:00 – 10:30 Break w/ Exhibitors
10:30 – 12:00Dr. Christina, CignaCOVID:  The Aftermath and the Opportunities
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00Doug Brown, Paradigm AssociatesDeeper Dive—Explore Obstacles & Opportunities to Stronger Organizational Partnerships
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 3:15Ronnie Charles, GallagherCompensation Strategies to Mitigate Turnover in the Public Sector
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30Lonnie Pierce, Pierce InsuranceValue of Benefits to Total Rewards Program
5:00 – 7:00ReceptionNetwork with your peers and our sponsors
 Dinner on Your Own 
Tuesday October 19
8:30-10:30Karen MichaelThe Changing Virginia Legal Landscape and Impacts to Public Sector Employers
10:30-11:00 Break w/ Exhibitors
11:00-12:15Patrick MaloneKeynote:  The Mind of the Leader
12:15-2:00 Boxed Lunch w/ Presentations
12:30 – 1:15Mike Beczkowski, Bolton USAPublic Sector Retirement Challenges
1:15 – 2:00AnthemHealth & Wellness the Millennial Way
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 4:00 Roundtable Discussion