Learning & Development

CHRO Roundtables

HRMAC’s CHRO Roundtable events are the most exclusive and valuable event for Chicago-based CHRO's. 

CHRO Roundtables are presented quarterly in Chicago and suburban locations. The programs are designed to encourage peer-to-peer conversation surrounding challenges and opportunities facing the most senior HR leader in an organization.

These complimentary, invitation-only events provide in-person networking with select C-suite leadership. 2019 CHRO Roundtables include:

Developing Talent in a Tight Labor Market: How to Survive and Thrive | May 7, 2019
HR Disrupted: How HR Practices are Changing | June 19, 2019


2019 CHRO Roundtables

Developing Talent in a Tight Labor Market: How to Survive and Thrive | May 7, 2019

Speaker: Alex Draper, President, DX Learning Solutions

Location: Allstate Insurance Company; North Plaza, Building C, Floor 2; Conf. Room 2; 2775 Sanders Road; Northbrook, IL 60062

Registration & Networking: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Educational Program: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

There are more job openings than there are people to fill them. The power is back in the hands of the employee. Never has the war for talent been so high up on the minds of your CEO's. Creating a development culture that enables you to hire the best, retain the best and build talent from within will differentiate your business from mediocrity. One of the key pieces of creating a development culture is investing in your people, especially the leaders at all levels. Aligning them to your values, and motivating them to model the right behaviors, connects your workforce to a higher purpose. Having a disconnect between the cultural aspirations you put on your website, annual report, and hiring interviews, and the behaviors of your leaders will eventually lead to unnecessary talent turnover. Learning objectives: - What is a development culture and how to enhance your journey - Review i4cp research and data to support the link between a development culture and high performing organizations - Strategies on how to connect your values to your leaders, and use brain-based learning techniques to motivate them to model the right behaviors.


HR Disrupted: How HR Practices are Changing | June 18, 2019

Speaker: Tom Friedrich, Associate Partner, HR Effectiveness, AON

Location: To come

Registration & Networking: To come
Educational Program: To come

Tom Friedrich, Associate Partner, HR Effectiveness at AON, will present on the latest trends, thinking and innovations in HR service delivery.  His presentation will explore dimensions of HR organization design, operations, and enablement.  Findings from AON’s groundbreaking research report, “Driving a Customer-Centric Employee Experience through HR Shared Services” will be shared.  Lastly, Tom will describe trends and real-world examples of key disrupters changing HR practices such as the impact of globalization, digitization, AI and robotics.


What Do Past CHRO Roundtable Attendees Have to Say About the Program?

“The panel was particularly effective, and I enjoyed the audience participation. The intimate size allowed for a lot of engagement.”

“I appreciate hearing what other companies are doing on this topic (both from participants and the presenter).”

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