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Challenges and Solutions in the Healthcare Industry

Friday, February 18, 2011
Town Hall Seattle
Seattle, WA

8:30 am-9:10 am        Opening Plenary

Betty Lock, Regional Administrator
Women’s Bureau, Region X

Pledge of Allegiance
National Anthem
    Manuelita Ybarra
    Region X Women’s Bureau

National Dialogue Moderator
Sara Manzano-Diaz, National Director
Women’s Bureau

Opening Keynote:
Ellen Galinsky, President
Families and Work Institute, New York














9:10 am-10:10 am      Panel Discussion
Setting the Stage: Key Trends and Best Practices

Ellen Galinsky, President
Families and Work Institute, New York


Maureen O’Keefe, VP HR and Strategic Planning
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho

Rochelle Crollard, Director of HR
The Everett Clinic, Everett, WA

Brenda Suiter, Vice President, Rural and Public Health
Washington State Hospital Association, Seattle, WA

Kimberly Giglio, Director of Talent Acquisition
Multi-Care Hospitals, Tacoma, WA


10:10 am-10:20 am     Break

10:20 am-11:20 am   Dialogues

How to Approach Flexibility: The Nuts and Bolts of

Preparing for Change: The Role of Workplace Culture

The Workers’ Perspectives

The Business Case: Profitability, Competiveness and
the Bottom Line

11:20 am-11:30 am   Break

11:30 am-11:45 am   Dialogue Reports
Moderator: Sara Manzano-Diaz, National Director
Women’s Bureau



11:45 am-12:15 pm   Closing Plenary

Closing Keynote
Jeff Turner, J.D., President and Founder
Praxis HR, Seattle, WA


12:15 pm-12:30 pm   Closing

Sara Manzano-Diaz, Director, Women’s Bureau

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