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2019 Leadership NOW Symposium

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:00 PM


**SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR HOTEL LINKS** Join The Best In The Greater Houston Region At Leadership NOW Symposium – Your Connection To: •      Progressive Ideas •      Networking Opportunities •      Expert Advice •      Career Growth •      Leading-Edge Information   Leadership NOW 2019 Will: •    Provide in-depth training on topics of critical interest to public administrators in federal, state and local governments. •    Present a forum for public administrators to explore solutions to key challenges facing the urban community and local governments nationwide and globally. •    Support the career development of the next generation of public administrators by providing exposure and access to highly accomplished public officials and by providing tools for their success.    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019  Your Connection To Three Pre-Symposium Workshops, Four Straight-Shooting Leadership Nugget Workshops, Four Public Policy Forums, and A Speed Networking. Tap into the talent, expertise and experience of subject matter experts in five workshops designed to enhance your leadership expertise, provide insights and strategies to cope with project management, emotional intelligence, leadership, communication, and technology.  O Public Administration Day 2019          Wednesday, October 2, 2019      9:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.          City of Missouri City – City Hall The City of Missouri City is again sponsoring, Public Administration Day, which is focused on exposing young people in high school to a variety of fields in Public Administration (Public Safety, Technology, Law, Engineering, Business, and Health and Human Services) through a job shadowing experience in selected departments. The City of Missouri City believes this initiative will allow students to consider public service as a career option. This year, Missouri City will be hosting 100-200 students from Missouri City High Schools. Other events for the day will include: A Continental breakfast for the students at City Hall, a luncheon with leaders from Houston Community College, Texas Southern University, and the University of Houston.    O Pre-Symposium Registration              Wednesday, October 2, 2019   Noon – 5:00 p.m.     PRE-LEADERSHIP NOW SESSIONS  Session #1: O Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.  Work-Life Balance for Employees The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is comprised of 38 countries and regularly ranks work-life balance of employees. The United States ranked number 30. Work-Life balance is critical to an employee’s physical, mental and emotional wellness. Employees face many challenges in their efforts to satisfy multiple stakeholders in the workplace and maintain a home space while attending to additional civic, religious and personal obligations. This interactive session will introduce participants to the G.L.I.D.E method of recalibration. Using examples found in nature and applying principles and sage advice promulgated by Dr. Seuss, Robert Fulghum (“All I really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten”) and other contemporary icons (both fictional and non-fictional, the discussion will identify best practices to achieve work-life balance and equip participants with the skills necessary to G.L.I.D.E.! Presenters: Kenneth W. Sam, Division Manager, City of Houston; Ireyan J. Clark-Sam, Senior Contracts and Procurement Analyst, City of Missouri City of Missouri City    Session #2: O Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Managing Healthcare Cost                   We cannot control the outcome of legislation or the rising cost associated with healthcare. Learn how organizations are developing and implementing strategies and wellness programs and clinics to manage costs and how healthcare partners are assisting, FORUM Presenters: Omar Reid, Sr. VP. Harris Health System Brian Dickerson, HR Director, City of Ft. Worth  Joya Hayes, HR Director, City of Austin Paula Kutchka, HR Director, City of Sugar Land  Session

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