Winter Conference 2020: Human Resources Agenda



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Human Resources Agenda

(All sessions take place in the Albany Capital Center unless otherwise specified.)

 Speakers and details will be added as confirmed; schedule subject to change.

Monday, January 27

7:00AM-5:00 PM | Registration

7:00-9:00 AM | Grab-n-Go Breakfast
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

8:00-9:00 AM | HR Session #1: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Unconscious Bias

Jessica Caspe Esq.

9:15-10:00 AM | Opening Keynote Address
2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: TBD

10:00-10:20 AM | Coffee Break with Exhibitors
1st Floor Exhibit Hall

10:20-11:50 AM | HR Session #2: Legal
Laura Harshbarger, of Bond, Schoeneck & King

12:05-1:45 PM | Anniversary Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
2nd Floor Multipurpose
Guest Speaker: Mark McKinnon, Creator, Executive Producer, Co-host of Showtime’s The Circus; Co-founder of the Bipartisan Group No Labels; Former Chief Media Advisor to George W. Bush and John McCain

Mark McKinnon is a political advisor, reform advocate, media columnist and television producer. He is the creator, executive producer and co-host of Showtime’s real-time documentary series of the 2016 election and the Trump presidency, The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth, the highest rated unscripted program ever on Showtime. He was the chief media advisor to five successful presidential primary and general election campaigns, and is co-founder of No Labels, an organization dedicated to bipartisanship, civil dialogue and political problem solving.


Our anniversary luncheon will feature the celebration of a number of member firms celebrating milestone anniversaries of continuous practice:

  • 50 Years
    • BCA Architects & Engineers
    • Concessi Engineering, P.C.
    • GEI Consultants, Inc., P.C.
    • Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying, Landscape Architecture and Geology, DPC
  • 75 Years
    • Moffatt & Nichol
    • Ramboll

    2:00-3:30 PM | HR Session #3: Talent Management

    3:45-4:45 PM | HR Session #4: A&E Industry Workplace Trends