Our Federal Workshops provide a neutral forum at convenient locations for Federal employees to discuss their critical issues. This year's event will continue to meet the below conditions:

  1. No presenter is ever paid a fee;
  2. No products or services are promoted from the stage;
  3. There is never a fee to attend.


  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am: Registration & Breakfast
  • 8:30 am – 8:45 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 8:45 am – 9:15 am: Dr. Fred Lang, Leadership & Human Capital Development Strategist, Golden Pines Associates & former CLO, Department of Commerce
  • 9:15 am – 10:00 am: Harvesting Brilliance | Tony Gagliardo, Director of Technical Training & Development, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am: Coffee Break
  • 10:30 am – 11:00: Competency-based Frameworks for Military and Government Training | Karen Yoshino, Principal Strategist, Blackboard
  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am: Driving Impact in a World of Shiny Objects | Panel moderated by Dr. Fred Lang
  • 11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Closing Remarks

Federal Strategies Workshop: Harness change to transform your organization

Date: May 3, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM—12:00 PM ET

Cost: Free | Hot breakfast served

Confronting change—whether it be in the form of technology upgrades, shifting priorities or staffing turnover—is a constant. Harnessing it as tool for success can be an art form.

During this half-day workshop, you’ll hear from experienced Federal Chief Learning Officers who’ve developed proven strategies for embracing change and transforming organizations. Presenters will share tangible examples of how you can apply these tactics and make an immediate impact in yours.

Join your peers in discussing key issues facing the Federal Learning Community, exchange best practices, and network with fellow leaders and professionals. And learn how you can become an “artist” in change management.

Who should attend:

Chief Learning Officers, Human Capital Officers, Learning & Development Directors, Program Managers, Government Staff, Military Personnel, System Integrators


Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown HotelWe are pleased to announce the Federal Strategies Workshop will be held at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.


Address: 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Nearest metro stop: Gallery Place-Chinatown

Parking: On-site paid parking available



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