Programs & Events

HR Leadership Forum monthly programs are the heart of HRLF. They present the best strategic topics and speakers for the forward-looking professional in the areas of human resource management and organizational and leadership development.

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, October 04, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Tower Club, Tysons Corner, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr. #1700, Vienna, VA 22182

    “Conscious - The Power of Awareness in Business and Life”

    Bob Rosen, author of: Conscious - The Power of Awareness in Business and Life

    Bob Rosen is a trusted CEO advisor, organizational psychologist, and best-selling author of eight books including the New York Times bestseller GROUNDED: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World and the current CONSCIOUS: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life, which is now enjoying its third consecutive week on the Washington Post bestseller list. As one of the premier global experts on leadership and transformation, Bob has revealed a profound truth in his new book CONSCIOUS about modern-day change: the most successful people at all levels of society, follow four powerful practices of being conscious: Go Deep – Discover your inner self; Think Big – See a world of possibilities; Get Real – Be honest and intentional; and, Step Up – Act boldly and responsibly.

    Bob has long been on a mission to transform the world of business, one leader at a time. B ob founded Healthy Companies International over twenty years ago with the singular goal of helping executives achieve their leadership potential. Bob is a frequent keynote speaker at a variety of global events, and a frequent media commentator who has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Financial Times, Time, Chief Executive Magazine, and more. He is also in demand as a global keynote speaker with a special focus on leading great companies. Bob graduated from the University of Virginia, and subsequently earned a PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Bob teaches in executive education programs, and has been a longtime faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University’s School of Medicine.

    When and Where:

    Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Tower Club, Tysons Corner
    8000 Towers Crescent Dr #1700, Vienna, VA 22182

    Registration and networking breakfast:  8:00 to 8:30 am
    Program:  8:30 to 10:00 am
    Networking:  10:00 to 10:30 am

    • Our programs are FREE for members.
    • A member may send a substitution in their place to any program they are unable to attend.
    • Each member will be permitted to bring ONE GUEST (non-member) per PROGRAM YEAR.
    • If you would like to register a guest, please email with the guest's name, email address, and organization name.  Our administrator will register the guest and confirm with both the member and guest.

Past events

Friday, September 14, 2018 The Three A’s of Organizational Agility
Friday, May 04, 2018 The Future of Work and HR
Friday, April 06, 2018 The Digitization of HR: A Panel Discussion
Friday, March 02, 2018 Optimizing Your Employer Brand with Glassdoor
Friday, February 02, 2018 The Difference Between Culture and Climate and Why It Matters
Thursday, January 11, 2018 People Trends: What Should HR Be Thinking About in 2018?
Friday, November 03, 2017 Navigating the Future of Work—The Changing Landscape of the World of Work and the Role of HR
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Leading with Innovation: How to Prepare Tomorrow's Leaders Today
Friday, May 05, 2017 Achieving Sustainable Change with Debbie Eshelman and Panelists
Thursday, April 06, 2017 The New Path Forward: Creating Compelling Career Paths with Scott Engler, CEB
Friday, March 03, 2017 Performance Management: Why Performance Management Continues To Disappoint—Making it Matter, Making it Better
Friday, February 03, 2017 Addressing Pay Equity in an Environment of Increased Scrutiny
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Courage and Leadership in the C-Suite: Strategic HR Perspectives
Friday, December 09, 2016 The Employee Engagement Landscape—Championing Greatness or Capturing Mediocrity?
Friday, November 04, 2016 Living, and Learning, on the Steep Part of the Growth Curve
Thursday, October 06, 2016 Successful Influencing—Creating The Support You Need for Your HR Initiatives
Friday, May 20, 2016 HR In the C-Suite: It's a Partnership
Friday, April 01, 2016 Talent Acquisition & Innovation
Friday, March 11, 2016 Is Your Organization Tactical or Strategic? Developing Strategic Thinking Capabilities
Friday, February 05, 2016 All Voices On Deck – The Key to Inclusive and High Performance Organizations
Friday, January 08, 2016 Neuroscience and the Art of Fearless Leadership
Friday, December 04, 2015 Are People REALLY Our Most Important Asset
Friday, November 06, 2015 From Player to Coach
Friday, October 09, 2015 2015 Global Human Capital Trends
Friday, May 22, 2015 HRLF Program: Leading with Grit and Creativity
Friday, April 03, 2015 HRLF Program: Improve Workforce Retirement Readiness with Behavioral Economic Techniques
Friday, February 06, 2015 HRLF Program: Immigration
Friday, January 09, 2015 HRLF January Program: Montserrat C. Miller
Friday, December 05, 2014 HRLF Program: December - Speaker: Rita Trehan
Friday, November 07, 2014 HRLF Program: Getting Innovation Right | Seth Kahan, CEO Visionary Leadership
Thursday, October 02, 2014 HRLF Program: Vital Signs Stable- How Medical School Taught Me to Manage and Lead in Corporate America | Speaker Marleece Barber
Friday, May 09, 2014 HRLF Education Program: Culture and Strategy:Keys to Organizational Health and Success
Friday, April 04, 2014 Human Resources in a Digital World
Friday, March 07, 2014 Transforming Your Employee Survey into a Strategic Intelligence System
Friday, February 07, 2014 Crosslead: Beyond Optimal
Friday, January 10, 2014 Title VII at 50: EEOC's Strategic Vision for the 21st Century Workplace
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