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14th Annual Organization (re) Design Conference

Shaping Culture, Driving Alignment and Leveraging Analytics
NOVEMBER 08 - 09, 2018 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY

November 08 - 09, 2018

About the Conference

At the 14th Annual Organization (re) Design Conference learn how leading organizations are responding. From careful diagnosis to new models for working and organizing this conference will include both existing best practices and innovative approaches. The conference (and pre-conference workshop) will provide an excellent opportunity to expand your personal network through robust interaction with peer practitioners as well as thought leaders in the field.

Here is a glance at the sessions you will experience:

  • Agility in an Age of Disruption and Digitization—Managing the risks of such marketplace changes is a critical capability for any organization. Hear how Raytheon, IBM, and Estee Lauder are leading these efforts.
  • Evolution versus Revolution: Adapting Your Toolkit in Changing Times—Learn how American Express is iterating its toolkit, building on proven concepts and principals to evolve and innovate rather than start from scratch.
  • Using People Analytics to Guide Organization Choices—Monsanto has been in a tremendous amount of change culminating with the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. In this session, find out how analytics can drive design decisions.
  • Organization Effectiveness during High Growth and Change—AbbVie was created in a spin-off from Abbott Laboratories and has grown 3X since its founding. This case study will share the challenge of success, getting employees ready, and living out a vision of sustained growth.
  • Future Trends in Organization Design—Panelists from AlignOrg Solutions, SunTrust, Kelly Services, and Kellogg North America will also discuss trends in technology and the business environment that are impacting organizations and organization design.
  • Get the Most Out of Your Experience—with the Pre-Conference Workshop on November 7: Fast. Intuitive. Practical: Proven Tools and Approaches for Effective Organization Design

As an attendee, you will leave with a wealth of new ideas, including insights from thought-provoking research and views on what’s next in the practice of organization design.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for executives from any discipline responsible for large-scale transformation efforts or wanting to make their organization more effective. Titles include:

Chief Executives, Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

Human Resources | Organization Design | OD/OE | Change and Transformation | Business Capability | Business Performance |Strategy

Earn Recertification Credit

CPE logo

Earn up to 10.5 CPE credits
Business Management and Organization
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 8.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 8.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2018 conference, please contact us:

LOCATION

Westin New York at Times Square 
270 West 43rd Street 
New York, NY 10036 
Tel: + (212) 201-2700

To book a room at a discounted rate by 10/16/2018, click here

Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

AlignOrg - Org Design 2018 - Lead Sponsor
Organization Design Forum 2018
SUPPORTING SPONSOR
Concentra - Organization Design 2018 - Supporting Sponsorship
AGENDA
NOVEMBER 08 - 09, 2018
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY

November 07, 2018

Pre-Conference Workshop

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fast. Intuitive. Practical: Proven Tools and Approaches for Effective Organization Design

Given the volatility and uncertainty in today’s marketplace, organizations need to be agile and resilient in order to survive, much less thrive.  Critical to achieving organizational agility is clear alignment of all organizational choices. This can only be achieved through a holistic approach to designing and sustaining organizations. This all-day workshop will introduce a series of practical tools that are used by organizations of all sizes to guide effective organization design. Through hands-on exercises and interactive case studies participants will engage in learning about the tools, and hear real-life stories of how companies have used them to enable successful transformation.

Participants will:

  • Learn strategic organization design tools that powerfully connect organization choices to strategy
  • See examples of how organizations have achieved sustainable success responding to their changing environment
  • Explore techniques for building effective partnership between leaders and their change partners to lead transformation across all facets of the organization
  • Discover important building blocks that will help increase the likelihood of success

Reed Deshler, Author of Mastering the Cube: Overcoming Stumbling Blocks and Building an Organization that Works, and Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Mike Smith, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Earn Recertification Credit

CPE logo

Earn up to 7.5 CPE credits
Business Management and Organization
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 6.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 6.5 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

November 08 - 09, 2018

About the Conference

At the 14th Annual Organization (re) Design Conference learn how leading organizations are responding. From careful diagnosis to new models for working and organizing this conference will include both existing best practices and innovative approaches. The conference (and pre-conference workshop) will provide an excellent opportunity to expand your personal network through robust interaction with peer practitioners as well as thought leaders in the field.

Here is a glance at the sessions you will experience:

  • Agility in an Age of Disruption and Digitization—Managing the risks of such marketplace changes is a critical capability for any organization. Hear how Raytheon, IBM, and Estee Lauder are leading these efforts.
  • Evolution versus Revolution: Adapting Your Toolkit in Changing Times—Learn how American Express is iterating its toolkit, building on proven concepts and principals to evolve and innovate rather than start from scratch.
  • Using People Analytics to Guide Organization Choices—Monsanto has been in a tremendous amount of change culminating with the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. In this session, find out how analytics can drive design decisions.
  • Organization Effectiveness during High Growth and Change—AbbVie was created in a spin-off from Abbott Laboratories and has grown 3X since its founding. This case study will share the challenge of success, getting employees ready, and living out a vision of sustained growth.
  • Future Trends in Organization Design—Panelists from AlignOrg Solutions, SunTrust, Kelly Services, and Kellogg North America will also discuss trends in technology and the business environment that are impacting organizations and organization design.
  • Get the Most Out of Your Experience—with the Pre-Conference Workshop on November 7: Fast. Intuitive. Practical: Proven Tools and Approaches for Effective Organization Design

As an attendee, you will leave with a wealth of new ideas, including insights from thought-provoking research and views on what’s next in the practice of organization design.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for executives from any discipline responsible for large-scale transformation efforts or wanting to make their organization more effective. Titles include:

Chief Executives, Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

Human Resources | Organization Design | OD/OE | Change and Transformation | Business Capability | Business Performance |Strategy

Earn Recertification Credit

CPE logo

Earn up to 10.5 CPE credits
Business Management and Organization
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 8.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 8.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2018 conference, please contact us:

Julia Anas, Senior Director, Employee Experience Business Partnering, Adobe Systems, Inc.

Buddy Benge, HR Service Center & Analytics Lead, Bayer

John Candeto, Vice President Client Engagement, OrgVue

Jennifer Chuli Wessinger, SVP HR Data and Analytics, SunTrust

Russ Clarke, President North America, OrgVue

Ana Coronel, Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness, IGT

Lacey Dang, KP Leadership University Lead Consultant, Kaiser Permanente

Laura Dannells, Director of Learning and Leadership Development, Kaiser Permanente Inc.

Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Anne Dixon, Global Organizational Effectiveness Director, Raytheon

John Healy, Vice President & Managing Director Global Talent Supply Chain, Kelly Services, Inc.

Mike Kosiarek, Senior Director Global Organization Design, McDonald's

Delphine Kramer, Director Organization Effectiveness, American Express Company

Angela Lane, Vice President - Talent and Development, AbbVie Inc.

Gabriela Mauch, Manager Global Organization Design, McDonald's

Sonia Ratra, Head of Organization Development, Department of Education and Knowledge, United Arab Emirates

Renee Ross, Vice President, Organization Design and Change Management, Estee Lauder Companies

Lesly Sauceda, Change Collaboration Manager, CMS Energy

Mike Smith, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Nanci Taylor, Enterprise Business Agility, IBM Corporation

Deborah Torosian, Vice President Organization Effectiveness, American Express

Shawn Zimmerman, VP, HR Business Partner- Pharma Specialty, Cardinal Health

Day One | Thursday, November 8, 2018

Opening: 9:00 – 9:15 am

Julie Salmon, Program Director, The Conference Board

A 9:15 – 10:00 am

Building Global Organization Design Capability: A Case Study

Organizational design can have a substantial impact on a company’s effectiveness and, ultimately, its success. Building an organization design framework and toolbox that enables point in time interactions with leadership teams and creating learning systems to enable ongoing training are both critical in today’s ever-changing environment and global market. In this session you will learn how Adobe has created an agile toolbox that enables internal business partners to drive effective business organization design and change.

Julie Anas, Senior Director, Employee Experience Business Partnering, Adobe

Mike Smith, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

B 10:00 – 10:45 am

Organization Effectiveness during High Growth and Change

In 2013 AbbVie was created in a spin-off from Abbott Laboratories. The challenge for AbbVie was to define clear priorities, rally the organization around them, and then build organizational systems as they built the new company. Through mergers and acquisitions, as well as marketplace success, the company has grown 3X since its founding. With that, the company must rethink every aspect of their company on the run, and become a truly agile organization. Hear this compelling case study about the challenge of success, getting employees ready, and living out a vision of sustained growth.

Angela Lane, VP Talent and Development, AbbVie

Networking Break 10:45 – 11:00 am
C 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Panel: Agility in an Age of Disruption and Digitization

Disruption and digitization are impacting industries around the globe. Managing the risks of such marketplace changes is a critical capability for any organization. Many companies are working to build the business agility they need to pre-empt such disruption, and pivot in response to emerging market opportunities and challenges. They are creating the new skills, collaborations, and ways of working needed to compete. This engaging panel discussion will feature organizations and practitioners who are leading these efforts in a variety of industries. They will share the lessons they have learned in the process.

Panelists:

Nanci Taylor, Enterprise Business Agility, IBM

Renee Ross, VP Organization Design and Change Management, Estee Lauder

Anne Dixon, Director, Global Organization Effectiveness, Raytheon

Moderator:

Julie Salmon, Program Director, The Conference Board

LUNCH 12:00 – 1:00 pm
D1 1:00 - 1:45 pm

Just in Time: Building an Organization Design Practice and Toolkit from the Ground Up

McDonald’s will profile the work they have done in the last two years standing up a new Organization Design practice. They took a just-in-time approach to bringing tools and methodologies online. In addition to describing their capability building they will highlight the successes for their governance model for the new function.

Mike Kosiarek,Senior Director Global Organization Design, McDonald’s Corporation

Gabriela Mauch, Manager Global Organization Design, McDonald’s Corporation

D2 1:00 - 1:45 pm

Influencing Stakeholders to Achieve Maximum Alignment

The importance of alignment in creating vision, strategy, and buy-in has been well established. In this provocative case study learn how KP is transforming a culture that values autonomy and decentralization. Kaiser Permanente is leveraging principals of design thinking and human performance to better understand the stakeholder community, prioritize internal customer needs, align objectives, speak the business’s language, and develop plans in partnership for the common good of the enterprise. This session will feature a successful framework and approach, with elements that are transferrable to your organization.

Laura P. Dannels, Director of Learning and Leadership Development, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Lacey Elizabeth Dang, KP Leadership University Program Consultant, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

E1 1:50 – 2:35 pm

Evolution versus Revolution: Adapting Your Toolkit in Changing Times

It’s not always practical to develop a new tool or approach every time there is a new business need to be addressed. In truth, it’s not really necessary. During this highly interactive session you will learn how American Express is iterating its toolkit, building on proven concepts and principals to evolve and innovate rather than start from scratch. You will take away actionable ideas you can apply in your own organization.

Deborah Torosian, Vice President Organization Effectiveness, American Express

Delphine Kramer, Director Organization Effectiveness, American Express

E2 1:50 – 2:35 pm

Key to Success: Effective Project Governance

Government can be as tricky as any organization in trying to get stakeholders aligned and decisions made. Strong governance can help. The UAE has a number of ambitious redesign projects taking place including mergers and creation of new regulating and operating entities. These projects have yielded key learnings about operating models and institutional set up. In this highly interactive session we will focus on proven practices for project governance, and how these key learnings can be applied to help your next redesign project achieve success.

Sonia Ratra, Head of Organization Development, Department of Education and Knowledge, United Arab Emirates

Networking Break 2:35 – 2:55 pm
F 2:55 – 3:40 pm

Connecting People to Profit

The pace of change today is accelerating. Changing customer demands, the threat of automation and the new war on talent are all creating a future of work that most businesses are ill-prepared to respond to effectively. More alarming, only 15% of business leaders have made a decision in the past year as a result of HR data. In this era of permanent evolution, how can OD leaders take greater data-driven control of their organization to connect people to profit and value, and deliver the kind of impactful change that business needs on an on-going basis? In this session, our speakers will share their experiences of building a sustainable and data-driven OD capability.

Russ Clarke, President North America, OrgVue

Shawn Zimmerman, VP, HR Business Partner – Specialty, Cardinal Health

Mike Kosiarek,Senior Director Global Organization Design, McDonald’s Corporation

G 3:40 – 5:00 pm

Panel: Future Trends Impacting Organization Design

Organization design has zoomed to the top of the list of global human capital trends. Designing the organization of the future is a continuous, dynamic and, in a sense, never-ending process. This interactive conversation will focus on emerging best practices and new approaches that organization design professionals are using, including data-driven organization design and new models for organizing. The panel will also discuss trends in technology and the business environment that are impacting organizations and organization design.

Moderator:

Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

Panelists:

Jennifer Chuli Wessinger, SVP HR Data and Analytics, SunTrust

John W. Healy, Vice President & Managing Director, Kelly Services

Shawn Zimmerman, Vice President Human Resources, Cardinal Health

Closing Comments 5:00 pm

Julie Salmon, Program Director, The Conference Board

Networking Reception 5:15 – 6:15 pm

Hosted by AlignOrg Solutions

 

Day Two | Friday, November 9, 2018

Opening: 9:00 – 9:15 am

Julie Salmon, Program Director, The Conference Board

H 9:15 - 10:00 am

Getting from the Organization Design Blueprint to Realization: A Case Study

Countless organizations undertake significant organization redesigns each year. The promise of most is enhanced performance, lower costs, accelerated growth and the like. The challenge comes when the brilliant plans that were so carefully orchestrated are not implemented as intended. This can happen for a lot of reasons, but it begs the question “What are some keys to successful implementation of a major organization redesign?” Learn the approach and techniques that CMS Energy employed to achieve not only a successful implementation of their new organization design but also to achieve record financial performance.

Lesly Sauceda, Change Collaboration Manager, CMS Energy

Reed Deshler, Principal, AlignOrg Solutions

I 10:00 – 10:45 am

Using People Analytics to Guide Organization Choices

People analytics are becoming more sophisticated and valuable with each passing year. Over the last three years, Monsanto has been in a tremendous amount of change culminating with the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer. This session will cover how the organization has used analytics to understand organizational decision-making during times of change, and how analytics can drive design decisions.

Buddy Benge, HR Service Center & Analytics Lead, Bayer

Networking Break 10:45 – 11:00 am
J 11:00 – 11:45 am

The Matrix Evolution

“Must be comfortable working in a highly matrixed environment”. Nearly every single job description in the market today has that phrase (or some variation of it).  It appears that even though the matrix organization as a structure is not in favor anymore and has been openly criticized since the early 1980s, a form of it is still widespread today. In fact according to a recent Gallup survey eighty-four percent of respondents were at least slightly matrixed. In this session we will explore several questions: What aspects of the matrix are part of a healthy organization? Are matrixed employees more engaged? How are some executives tweaking the matrix to maximize its benefits and address its disadvantages?  What new forms of the matrix are appearing? Beyond a structure, we will also discuss how the matrix has evolved inside one organization into an operating model powered by social networks and technology and what managers need to do to get the most out of it.

Ana Elena Coronel, Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness, IGT

K 11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Collaborative Conversations: Tapping the Wisdom of the Crowd

This interactive session will allow participants to engage in small group discussion around the topics and learnings from all the conference sessions. Through robust collaboration with peer practitioners, attendees will have a chance to test their own ways of thinking and working, and reflect on new alternatives to pursue.

Close: 12:15 pm

Julie Salmon, Program Director, The Conference Board

AlignOrg - Org Design 2018 - Lead Sponsor
Organization Design Forum 2018
Supporting Sponsor
Concentra - Organization Design 2018 - Supporting Sponsorship