Agenda

Please note: Agenda is subject to change

Morning Session

Transitioning Veterans Only

9:00

Color Guard – Presentation of Colors and National Anthem performed by JC Cortez

9:05

Welcome Remarks

Speaker
Peter Henry - NYU

9:15

VETERAN Panel 1 - Process, Paths, & People Panel

This panel will focus on the cadence & criteria of recruiting; how to use social media platforms to network; and people resources available to veterans. 

Speakers
Tim Green, DOL
Liz Reyes, Hire Heroes
MOD: Peter Henry - NYU

10:00

Sec. Air Force Presentation and Q&A

Speaker
Dr. Wilson
10:30 Coffee Break & Networking
11:00

VETERAN Panel 2 - Possibilities Panel 

This panel will focus on jobs in the financial sector – from the trading floor and the banking room to operations, cyber security, risk and compliance, etc.  

Speakers
Don Callhan, Citi O&T
Suni Harford, UBS -
Linda Huber, Moody's
MOD: Phil McConkey, Academy Sec.
12:00

NYC Dept VA

Speaker

Loree Sutton, Commissioner

12:30

Closing Remarks - VOWS Bank



Afternoon Session

Corporates

Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th floor
60 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
November 7, 2017

13:00

Afternoon Welcome Remarks

Speakers
Each Bank Representatives

13:05

CORPORATES Panel 1 - Recruiting Best Practices

This panel will focus on the different approaches corporates take when sourcing veteran talent and discuss the data and facts around veteran employment and best practices.

Speakers
Adam Rocke, Soldier for Life
Felipe Buzaid, Facebook
Kayla Williams - VA
Heidi Gerhard, BASF

14:00

CORPORATES Panel 2 - Retaining Veteran Talent

This panel will discuss the internal structures to support veteran employees from employee networks, to mentorships, to philanthropic outreach and how a life after military service can be enriched and advanced by focus.

Speakers
Daryl Brewster, CEO CECP
Denise Young Smith, Apple
Jake Wood, Team Rubicon
Kathleen Carroll, AMAZON
MOD: Gordon Wilson, JPM

15:00

Keynote Speaker

Speaker
Secretary Shulkin

 

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