This is the agenda for the 7th Annual Veteran Recruiting Conference on February 26 – 28, 2019.  Please click on the tabs that correspond to the dates to view the content that will be delivered that day and the speaker delivering that session.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

12:45 – 2:00 pm

Day 1 Welcoming Remarks and Opening Up Opportunities for Service-Connected Disabled Veterans

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Industry Breakout – Greatest Challenge

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Break & Networking

3:30 – 4:30 pm

TOPIC: Recruiting Student Veterans (TBA Winter 2018)

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

4:30 – 5:30 pm

TOPIC: Leveraging Fellowship Programs (TBA Winter 2018)

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

5:30 – 5:45 pm

Day 1 Closing Remarks

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran

5:45 – 6:00 pm

Transition to Reception

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

8:00 am – 8:40 am

Breakfast and Networking

8:40 am – 8:50 am

Day 2 Welcoming Remarks

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran

8:50 – 9:00 am

Transition to breakout sessions

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakout 1: Building Your Military Strategy: US Foods’ Journey in Formalizing Military Recruitment & Retention

Amy Newendorp, US Foods

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakout 2: Accommodating Veterans with Disabilities

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakout 3: Developing a Military Spouse Recruiting Program

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

10:00 – 10:30 am

Break & Networking

10:30 – 11:30 am

TOPIC: Student Veteran topic TBA

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Partnering with DoD Career Skills Programs to Develop the Talent You Need

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

12:30 am – 1:20 pm

Lunch and Networking

1:20 – 2:20 pm

How Support of Your Military Community Enhances Your Employment Brand

Julie Magruder, Progressive

2:20 – 2:30 pm

Transition to Breakout Sessions

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Breakout 4: Guard/Reserve topic TBA Winter 2018

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Breakout 5:HARBORS (Heros ARe Building OuR Ships): How Ingalls partners with Community Colleges to train future shipbuilders

Robin Decker, Ingalls Shipbuilding

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Breakout 6: Building Your Military Strategy: US Foods’ Journey in Formalizing Military Recruitment & Retention (REPEAT)

Amy Newendorp, US Foods

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Break & Networking

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Do’s and Don’ts for Leveraging Military Transition Centers

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran

5:00 – 5:15 pm

Day 2 closing remarks

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran

7:00 – 10:00 am

Registration

7:00 – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Networking

7:50 – 8:00 am

Day 3 Welcoming Remarks

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran

8:00 – 9:00 am

Going from Veteran Recruiting Program Manager to Director of Veterans Affairs

Speaker TBA Winter 2018

9:00 – 10:00 am

Onboarding and Retention: You Worked Hard to Recruit Veterans Now How Do You Keep Them

Stephen Bettini, Cedars-Sinai

10:00 – 10:30 am

Break and Networking

10:30 – 11:30 am

Announcing the Department of Labor HIRE Vets Medallion Program

Mark Toal, US Department of Labor

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Conference Closing Remarks

Lisa Rosser, The Value Of a Veteran