NYSE Euronext (NYX) and Four Block will convene an open forum for Human Resources and Veterans Program executives who seek to effectively recruit, retain and engage military veterans. The half-day program, “Integrating Veteran Talent Into Human Capital Strategy,” will be held at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 from 8:00a.m. to 2:00p.m., and participants will hear from experts and practitioners who will provide first-hand experiences and share useful resources to develop, expand, and implement initiatives to employ and engage military talent.
"We're pleased to have a number of great companies joining us in this effort to help tap into a world-class, but often neglected, pool of talent – our nation’s military veterans," said Duncan Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer, NYSE Euronext. "For millions of Americans who have served our nation with honor and dignity, the toughest challenge they face comes not on the battlefield, but in finding rewarding employment after they leave the military. They have given us their best, often at great personal sacrifice and hardship to their families. It’s time we stepped up and give them our best in return."
The forum will provide an opportunity for Human Resources and Veterans Program Executives, as well as others who have been charged with developing and implementing Veterans employment initiatives in their organizations, to learn from experts and practitioners who can provide first-hand perspectives and useful resources. As you formulate and/or expand your firm’s plans to recruit, retain and engage Veterans, hear lessons learned and gain insight on best practices.
Speakers and panelists will include: Admiral James Winnefeld, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs; Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient; Tom Wolzien, Lead Independent Director, TiVo; Mike Abrams, Co-Founder, Four Block and Author, “Networking for Veterans”; Marshall Carter, Deputy Chairman, NYSE Euronext; and Mr. Niederauer. Also participating will be: Rene Bardorf, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Community and Public Outreach, Department of Defense; Joseph Beal, Vice President, Enterprise and Operational Risk, GE Capital – Energy Financial Services ; Derek Blumke, Director, VITAL Initiative, Department of Veterans Affairs and Co-Founder, Student Veterans Association; Maureen Casey, Managing Director, Military and Veterans Affairs, JPMorgan Chase and Co.; Stephen Clark, Acting Director, City University of New York (CUNY) Office of Veterans Affairs; Col. Michael Coss, Director, Soldier for Life Program; Steven Davis, Vice President, Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs and Company; Dan Hawksworth, Vice President, Global Staffing, Honeywell; Jeff Holbrook, Director, Recruiting Manager, ICG and Global Functions, Citi; Chris Norton, Senior Program Manager, Military Talent Attraction, AT&T Andrew Roberts, Director, Military and Veterans’ Liaison Services, North Shore LIJ Hospital; Lisa Rosser, Founder and CEO, The Value of a Veteran; and Danielle Soto, Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition Operations, TiVo.