Virtual Access – Workforce Symposium: Growing and Retaining Talent

Purchase online access to the 2022 Workforce Symposium: Growing and Retaining Talent sessions.

On April 22, 2022, the Knoxville Chamber, the University of Tennessee’s Center for Advanced Systems Research & Education, and the UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute hosted the fourth Workforce Symposium: Growing and Retaining Talent, presented by Regions. In this post-symposium content, you’ll hear from local leaders regarding the role of management and local human resource professionals about attracting and retaining talent.

Program agenda:

Panel #1: The Role of Leadership – Moderator: Joan Bienvenue, Executive Director, University of Tennessee Oak Ridge Innovation Institute

  • David Long, VP of Maritime Operations, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Ron Powell, President of Manufacturing, Clayton Homes
  • Rob Stivers, Knoxville Market Executive, Regions Bank
  • Bill Tindal, Chief Operating Officer, Consolidated Nuclear Security

Morning Keynote: Paul Allen, Chief Executive Officer, soar.com

Afternoon Keynote: Torin Monet, Principal Director, Accenture Strategy, Talent & Organizations

Panel #2: Attracting and Retaining Talent – Moderator: Amy Nolan, Vice President of Regional Enhancement, Knoxville Chamber

  • Brian Dickens, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Tennessee System
  • C. Matt Elam, Talent Acquisition Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Rebecca Harmon, Chief Administrative Officer, DeRoyal
  • Julie Simpson, Chief Human Resources Officer, The University of Tennessee Medical Center
Doug Lawyer

VP of Economic Development

Discuss the economic advantages of operating in the Knoxville region.

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