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Federal Reskilling Virtual Summit Agenda

August 25, 2020 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
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August 25, 2020

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11:00-11:05 AM

Opening Remarks

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11:05-11:25 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

Robyn Rees

Robyn Rees

Senior Advisor on Workforce Trends and Innovative Workforce Planning Processes, U.S Department of the Interior, Office of Human Capital

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11:25 AM- 12:15 PM

Visionary Panel: Impact of COVID on the Needs, Importance, and Challenges of Reskilling

This panel discussion will focus on how today’s extensive virtual working requirements have changed the priorities in immediate skill-set needs, accelerated and increased the importance of re-training of the workforce, as well as created or revealed challenges in conducting efficient and successful reskilling programs. Listen as subject matter experts explain the impact of COVID-19 on reskilling.

Amiad 'Adam' Grandt-Nesher

Amiad 'Adam' Grandt-Nesher

Director, Infrastructure Optimization CoE, US General Services Administration

Roland Edwards

Roland Edwards

Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer, Management Directorate, United States Department of Homeland Security

Doc McConnell

Doc McConnell

Cybersecurity Policy Advisor, OMB

Moderator: Nicole Ogrysko

Moderator: Nicole Ogrysko

Reporter, Federal News Network

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12:15-1:00 PM

Visionary Panel: Aligning Reskilled Resources with Agency Needs

This panel’s discussion will focus around identifying current major qualification needs in emerging technology areas of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, devsecops, and others. These subject matter experts will also address policy changes and innovative approaches needed to align reskilled employees with available positions and hiring managers in the federal space.

Bryan Shone

Bryan Shone

Director, Policy and Resources, G6 Chief Information Office, United States Department of the Army

Vanessa L. Graf

Vanessa L. Graf

Organizational Change Management Lead and Workforce Strategy Capability Steward, Enterprise Strategy & Transformation, The MITRE Corporation

Scott Cameron

Scott Cameron

Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, United States Department of the Interior

Moderator: Nicole Johnson

Moderator: Nicole Johnson

Managing Editor, GovLoop

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