HRPA's CHRO Summit

Creating the Future of HR: Harnessing AI, Empowering 
Employees, and Thriving Amid External Pressures

MARCH 13-15, 2024 | THE RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO, GRANDE LAKES


Detailed Agenda


WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 13 

WELCOME RECEPTION

6:00 – 8:00 PM 

DaVinci Lawn & Terrace


THURSDAY, MARCH 14

CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST BUFFET

7:00 – 8:00 AM 

The Ritz-Carlton Foyer / Salons I-II


WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

8:00 – 8:30 AM 

Salons III-IV

Pamela O. Kimmet

Chief Human Resources Officer, Manulife Financial Corporation


Chair, Board of Directors

Reports of the Membership and Nominating Committees

Monique R. Herena

Chief Colleague Experience Officer, American Express Company


Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Chair, American Health Policy Institute
Chair, Membership Recruitment and Engagement Committee

Timothy J. Richmond

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, AbbVie


Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Chair, Board Selection Committee

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – THE PROMISE & PERIL FOR HR

8:30 – 9:40 AM 

Salons III-IV

Nickle J. LaMoreaux

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, IBM Corporation

Susan Podlogar

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, MetLife

Dr. Po-Shen Loh

Founder of LIVE, NOVID, and Expii; Professor of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, on AI Impact

Prasad Setty

Lecturer in Management, Trends Shaping the World of Work, Stanford University

AI & HR – CONCURRENT SESSIONS

10:00 AM – 12:15 PM 

Four one-hour breakouts; choose two to attend. 

SESSION I: How Should AI Be Structured Within Companies for Maximum Effect? 

Ann Addison

Corporate Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Northrop Grumman

Georgeann Couchara

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Danaher Corporation

SESSION II: Good AI Governance, Ethics, and Legal Compliance

The Honorable Keith E. Sonderling

Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on AI Ethics and Compliance

Oliver Patel

Enterprise AI Governance Lead, AstraZeneca

Michael Fraccaro

Chief People Officer, Mastercard

SESSION III: How CHROs Can Reinvent Work and Unlock Innovation with Gen AI

Alan R. May

Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Ellyn J. Shook

Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, Accenture


Vice Chair, Center On Executive Compensation

SESSION IV: How Do I Plan for the Future Impact on the Workforce?

Christopher J. Fernandez

Corporate Vice President, HR Services and Digital Employee Experiences, Microsoft Corporation

LUNCHEON

12:15 – 1:15 PM 

Salons I-II


CHRO LESSONS FROM RECENT MAJOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS

1:15 – 2:15 PM 

Salons III-IV

Thomas M. Beck

Vice President, Labor and Employee Relations, HCA Healthcare, Inc.

Jennifer Berres

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, HCA Healthcare, Inc.

Darrell L. Ford

EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc.


Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Lindsay Marshall

President, Global Labor Relations and Strategy, United Parcel Service, Inc.

Ernest W. Marshall, Jr.

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Eaton Corporation

AFTERNOON BREAK

2:15 – 2:35 PM 

The Ritz-Carlton Foyer


CHRO LEADERSHIP & RESILIENCE WITH DR. MICHAEL GERVAIS 

2:35 – 3:45 PM 

Salons III-IV

Matthew Breitfelder

Partner, Global Head of Human Capital, Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Dr. Michael Gervais

Psychologist and Expert on High Performance, Founder, Finding Mastery Podcast

Rhonda J. Morris

Corporate Vice President, Human Resources, Chevron Corporation

THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 14 

GALA RECEPTION

6:00 – 7:00 PM 

The Ritz-Carlton Foyer


GALA DINNER

7:00 PM 

Salons III-IV


THE CHROs’ NEST LOUNGE

AFTERWARD 

Salon V


FRIDAY, MARCH 15

THE GLOBAL SOCIO-POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT WITH DR. TIMOTHY NAFTALI (BREAKFAST SERVED)

7:45 – 9:00 AM 

Salons III-IV

Dr. Timothy Naftali

Clinical Associate Professor of Public Service, Clinical Associate Professor of History, New York University, on Global Socio-Political Environment

BREAK

9:00 – 9:15 AM 

The Ritz-Carlton Foyer


THE 2024 ELECTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR LARGE COMPANIES 

9:15 – 9:45 AM 

Salons III-IV

The Honorable Val Demings

U.S. Representative (D-FL, 2017-2023), First Female Police Chief for the City of Orlando, FL

Sarah King

Chief People & Diversity Officer, Darden Restaurants

BREAK

9:45 – 9:55 AM 

The Ritz-Carlton Foyer


A PUBLIC POLICY BREAKOUT BUFFET

9:55 – 10:55 AM 

Specific locations TBA

Two one-hour breakouts; choose one to attend.

BREAKOUT I: Is There a Global Resurgence in Union Power and Influence?

The Honorable Wilma B. Liebman

Starbucks Board Nominee, Former Chair, National Labor Relations Board (1997-2011)

The Honorable Keith E. Sonderling

Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on AI Ethics and Compliance

Matt Walter

Chief Human Resources Officer, Medtronic, Inc.

Gregory Hoff

Associate Counsel, Director of Labor and Employment Law and Policy, HR Policy Association

Wenchao Dong

Senior Director and Leader, HR Policy Global, HR Policy Association

BREAKOUT II: Maximizing Employer Influence for Next-Level Employee Benefits

Margaret Faso

Senior Director, Public Policy, HR Policy Association
Executive Director, American Health Policy Institute

Garrett Hohimer

Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, Business Group on Health

Susan M. Kelliher

Strategic Advisor to the CEO, and Former Chief People Officer, The Chemours Company

Thomas J. Plath

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, International Paper Company

ESG PUSHBACK AND THE CHRO ROLE: A BUSINESS & COMMUNICATIONS IMPERATIVE

11:00 – 11:55 AM 

Salons III-IV

Heidi B. Capozzi

Executive Vice President and Global Chief People Officer, McDonald's Corporation

Salvatore Antonio "Tony" Fratto

Partner, Global Head of Communications, Goldman Sachs, on Addressing ESG Pushback

Mirian M. Graddick-Weir

Member, Board of Directors, Yum! Brands and Booking Holdings

CLOSING REMARKS

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM 

Salons III-IV

Timothy J. Bartl

President and CEO, HR Policy Association

Pamela O. Kimmet

Chief Human Resources Officer, Manulife Financial Corporation


Chair, Board of Directors