MCDA Annual Conference 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
8:30 – 4:00pm
Colby College- Diamond Hall
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THEME:  “Lessons From Human Resources”

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Descriptions and Bios 2016 

Gio1Keynote Speaker: Giovani Twigge, Idexx
“The Future of Work in Maine: Looking at Trends and Getting Ahead of the Curve”.

Bio: Giovani joined IDEXX in 2010 as the chief human resources officer to align the company’s people practices with the company’s growth strategy.  Gio is passionate about people in business.  He is valued by business leaders as a strategic and results oriented human resources partner, and recognized by human resources colleagues as a thought leader and cultural change agent.  Prior to joining IDEXX, he held several HR leadership roles with Abbott Laboratories, Alghanim Industries and Anglo American. He has extensive global HR experience, and has worked and lived in South Africa, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, France and the US. 

8:30am Checkin / Networking

9:00am- Welcome /Opening Remarks

9:15-10:15am-  Keynote. The Future of Work in Maine: Looking at Trends and Getting Ahead of the Curve

10:15am – 10:30 Break

10:30 -11:45pm – Panel of HR experts from various industries. What should we as career practitioners be aware to help our clients?

11:45  Business Meeting

12:00-1:00pm- Lunch 

1:15- 2:30 pm-  Choice of Workshops

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45 – 4:00 –  Choice of Workshops

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