Strategic Government Internal Communications
May 16 - 18 in Washington, DC
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Wednesday, May 18 • 10:55am - 11:30am
How To Turn Disparate Employees Into Plugged-In, Problem-Solving Machines
U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service

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Learn how to gain employee commitment and drive action by harnessing the energy of your employees themselves. Discover how the National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey managed to turn a disparate workforce into a results-driven, problem-solving machine.


Despite the size of your team or size of your budget, this interactive session will provide you with practical advice and techniques you can take back to your office, including how to:


  •  Establish a mandate and mission for internal communications across diverse business functions and locations
  • Understand employee motivations and inspirations at remote work assignment and in stove-piped work units
  • Streamline processes for internally communicating with employees in geographically diverse locations across the enterprise
  • Overcome geographical hurdles using strategies to break through to your audience.
  • Transform communications efforts and tools into opportunities to solve significant organizational problems



Suki Baz, Intranet Manager

National Park Service


Dave Hebert, Internal & AV Communications Chief

U.S. Geological Survey


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Suki Baz

Intranet Manager, National Park Service
I have a passion for connecting people through communications, driving organizational culture, and strengthening the feedback loop between leaders and the workforce. I work with clients, colleagues, and leaders to design and implement thoughtful and forward-thinking strategic... Read More →
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Dave Hebert

Internal & AV Communications Chief, U.S. Geological Survey
Dave Hebert leads internal and audio-visual communication at the USGS, including strategy, messaging, policy, standards, and tactics. His job is to help USGS leadership and employees connect with each other through open and useful channels of communication, and to help the USGS use... Read More →

Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:55am - 11:30am EDT
Wilson/Harrison Room, Lobby Level Doubletree by Hilton DC Crystal City