Human Capital Management For Defense 2008 (HCMD)

Venue: Marriott Crystal Gateway

Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 26, 2008 End Date/Time: Feb 29, 2008
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DoD’s ability to attract and retain top notch people will be critical in meeting future objectives. Human Capital Management for Defense, an annual forum now in its third year, focuses on this battle for talent, as well as effective integration of the total force – active duty, Guard, Reserve, and civilian.

Defense HR Information Technology Symposium (February 26)

Identify systems integration opportunities
Protect PII data

Learn about enterprise human resources automation

Apply Lean Six Sigma principles to develop best practices in staffing

HCMD Main Conference (February 27-28)

Become an “employer of choice”
Learn how the shared services model for HR will impact service delivery, costs and outcomes

Capture and manage the knowledge of your workforce

Recruit and retain top performers

Manage an increasingly virtual/dispersed workforce

Establish an effective performance management system

Develop a program for competency assessment

Federal HR Transformation Day (February 29)

Make the most of existing hiring flexibilities, policies, and authorities

Provide high quality education and training through e-learning

Transform HR: Formulate integrating structures and processes

2nd Annual HCMD Awards Ceremony – (February 27)

To recognize outstanding efforts in the management of human capital, Human Capital
Management for Defense 2008 is proud to unveil its 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony.

You can nominate yourself, your peer, partner, or client based on the following categories:

Agency or command with the most innovative recruitment and retention program, enabling a steady pipeline of qualified job candidates and ensuring that top performers are kept after being hired

Best workforce development program, providing knowledge of advancement opportunities & a means to build the required competencies

Best application consolidating disparate HR systems (personnel/manpower)

Best leadership training program