Annual IHR Management Conference, New York City

Date: 7/16/08 - 7/17/08

SESSION – Day 1 –July 16, 2008
8:00 – 8:30       Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45     Welcoming Remarks and Program Overview
                       William R. Sheridan, Vice President, National Foreign Trade Council
8:45 – 9:30    Employee Engagement-Getting It Right In Challenging Times
                       Anika Gakovic Ph.D, Vice President, Learning Development, HSBC
9:30 – 10:15    Best Practices and Trends in International Assignment Management
                        Sharon Byrnes, Director-International Assignments, Stryker
                      Achim Mossmann, Managing Director-Global Mobility Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
10:15 – 10:30   Refreshment Break
10:30 – 12:15   A) What is “Localization”?
                            Common Practices, Potential Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned
                            Karen Beyer, Manager-Global Mobility, GE              
                            Mary Ellen Myhr, Senior Consultant, AIRINC
                       B)Global Mobility Design: Spotlight On Honeywell
                            Jan Eckert, Global Mobility Lead, Honeywell
                             Sue Evens, Director-Consulting, Cartus
12:00 – 1:15  Luncheon
1:15 – 2:15     Building A Global Leadership Pipeline
                    Matthew J. Paese Ph.D, Vice President-Executive-Solutions, DDI                   
2:15 – 2:30      Refreshment Break
2:30 – 3:30    International Healthcare Issues
                    Sonny Patel, Vice President, Cigna International Expatriate Benefits
                           Corporate Speaker TBA                                
3:30 – 4:30    Strategic Corporate Branding and Global Leadership
                         Philip Berry, Vice President-Global Workforce Initiatives, Colgate Palmolive
4:30 – 6:00    Networking Reception Hosted by: Airinc, Cartus,Cigna, DDI World, & KPMG
SESSION – Day 2 –July 17, 2008
8:00 – 8:30      Networking Breakfast
General Sessions
8:30 – 9:15       Developing Global Business Leaders
                            Marianne Gattinella, Vice President-Corporate HR, The McGraw-Hill Companies
9:15 -10:00     India: Trends in Employee Mobility and Virtual Team Effectiveness
                            Terence Brake, President, TMA-Americas
                            Jacqui Hauser, Vice President-Consulting Services, Cartus
10:00 -10:15   Refreshment Break
Breakout Sessions
10:15-11:15     C) Incoming to USA; Policy, Process, & Major Issues/Solutions
                 Richard P. Walsh, Director-International Assignment Programs and Tax, BAE Systems, Inc.*
                     D) Short Term Assignments/Extended Business travelers:
                            Excellence in Strategy, Process, and Copliance
                         Kate Biondi, Global Immigration Program Manager, Motorola            
                          Glen Collins, Senior Manager-International Executive Services, KMPG LLP
                            Jennifer Sato, Head-Global Mobility Group, Bearing Point
11:15 -12:15   E) Global Talent Management: Strategies for Repatriation and Assignment ROI
                 Lisa Johnson, Director-Consulting Services, Cartus
                          F) China and India: Health Care Issues and Access For Expatriates and Local Nationals
     Lorna Friedman, MD MBA, Cigna International Expatriate Benefits
     Lori Zimmerman MD, Deputy Medical Director, Citi Health Services                    
12:15 -1:15    Buffet Lunch
General Sessions
1:15 – 2:15     Risk of Operating in A New Foreign Jurisdiction-Due Diligence Process for the HR Executive
                      Roger S. Koferl, Principal, KPMG LLP
                      Kristen Salmon, Senior Manager, KPMG LLP
                      Rodney Scaife, Director-Human Resources, AOL
2:15 – 3:00     Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions: The Challenge of Post-Merger IA Program Harmonization
                      Harry Gram, Consultant, AIRINC
                     Laura Kern, Mobility, Equity & Executive Operations, Alcatel-Lucent North America
3:00             Conference Wrap-up
                 William R. Sheridan, Senior Director, National Foreign Trade Council