Talent Management (Apr 23-24)

Energy companies face core challenges to recruit, retain, develop and train their workforce. With changing demographics and a need to identify and develop talent from within, successful organizations are careful to invest in proven development programs for individual contributors and managers. This forum brings together employee development and training experts to share case studies and proven best practices.

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General Details

  • Program Chair(s)
  • Caroline McNeely, Manager, Development and Performance Improvement, Idaho Power Company

    • Program Location
    • Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
    • 11111 North Seventh Street
      Phoenix, AZ 85020
    • Who Should Attend
    • Leaders responsible for organizational development plans, corporate training initiatives and learning programs.

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $399 USD

    Registration includes a networking dinner Monday night as well as catered breakfast, lunch, light snacks and beverages at the meeting. Guest tickets are available for $90 and allow a personal guest (a spouse or partner who does not work in the energy industry) to accompany a registered attendee at the event.

  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.
  • For more information contact Anna Sanger Reed, Director of Customer + Corporate Programs at (503) 688-2795.


Monday, April 23, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration and Networking

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM


1:30 PM - 1:45 PM


1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Succession Planning

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Networking Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Career Pathing and Micro-Careers

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Networking Dinner

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Employee Motivation: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Directing Talent Management Strategically within your Organization

11:45 AM - 12:45 AM

Networking Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Working Breakout Session

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Wrap-up and Spring Planning

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Operations Conference Welcome Reception

Planning on attending the Operations Conference and the Talent Management forum? Your Talent Management registration confirmation will include a code for $200 off your Operations Conference registration.

Hotel + Travel

  • Reservation Instructions
  • Make your reservations online or by contacting the hotel directly at (602) 866-7500 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute to receive a special rate of $239 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until March 17, 2018 or until the WEI room block is full.

  • Click here to make your reservation now.