Think Tank

Hosted by National Gypsum Company
Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Technical Talent
Tuesday November 13, 2018 9:30am2:30pm
National Gypsum Technology Innovation Center, 5901 Carnegie Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28209

Join a small group of innovators to discuss how their organizations are handling one of the biggest challenges affecting innovation management today:  how to recruit, retain, engage, and motivate the next generation of workers. 

This will be a small group sharing session; combining facilitated discussion and the sharing of findings from recent IRI and academic research in this space.  Learn from your peers and walk out with practical ideas you can implement tomorrow or incorporate into your planning process. 

9:30 – 9:45:  Welcome and introductions
9:45 – 10:45:  Distinguishing Fact from Fiction about Millennials and How to Engage and Motivate Them with Dawn Chanland, Queens University of Charlotte
10:45 – 11:00:  Break
11:00 – 12:00:  Results of IRI’s recent study:  Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Technical Talent
12:00 – 12:45:  Lunch
12:45 – 2:15:  Facilitated discussion:  What New Measures Can Organizations Implement to Engage Early Career Talent?
2:15 – 2:30:  Wrap up and adjourn
IRI Members: $250 or use a complimentary registration included in your membership.
Non Members: $325

Want to host your own think tank on your top challenges?  You pick the topic, we’ll handle the logistics! Email Lee Green.