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DVRC Spring Summit 2014

  • 08 Apr 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • The Desmond Hotel


  • For DVRC Commercial Members
  • For DVRC Corporate Members
  • For Corporate attendees attending a DVRC meeting for the first time.
  • Commercial attendees who are not DVRC members

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Energize and Revitalize – In today’s world where everyone is being asked to do more with less, it’s critical to build efficiencies in your work day and personal life to increase productivity.  Join us at the DVRC Spring Conference where our speakers will energize and revitalize you to “get it done!”

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

Corporate Roundtable (Corporate Only)

Corporate attendees share their experiences and ask questions of their peers on the latest hot topics. If you have a question or a topic you’d like to cover, please contact Melissa Tice-Holmes at MTice-Holmes@us.imshealth.com

Supplier Session:  What’s Keeping you up at Night?

New legislation, compliance, privacy and more!  We’re all dealing with the same issues as an industry.  Come share your experiences and listen and learn what others are doing to address some of the challenges of today.  You may just walk away with an idea on how to energize and revitalize your organization in these challenging times.  Facilitated by Karen Gerba of Chase and John McGowan of LCM Relo, this interactive discussion will likely prompt some thinking for the afternoon “Corporate Chat” session as well.

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.                           


Sponsored by:

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.                           

Opening Remarks and Elections – Jack Jampel, President, DVRC

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

“Coming to America” – The Challenges of Bringing Expats to the US

Bringing Expats into the U.S. always presents challenges – housing, transportation, banking, schools and more.  Hear how our panelists have helped Expats become productive in their new roles more quickly. 

Moderator:  Pete Larkin, Vice President Business Development, CRP, GMS, Altair Global Relocation, DVRC Board Member


Elodie Davignon, Manager, Relocation & International Mobility, Saint-Gobain Corporation

Doug Gallardo, VP, Corporate Expatriate Banking – HSBC Bank USA

Robert Church, Exec HR Manager, Global mobility and Intl Comp –Heineken

Jennipher Christensen, Managing Director, IPR

12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m.                 


1:15 – 2:45 p.m.    

Sponsored by:


Corporate Chat – Ask those burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask of our corporate panelists.  Get answers from some of our Corporate Board members and possibly some corporate members in the audience. 

Moderator:  Lari Hudson, Domestic Mobility Manager, Vanguard

Panelists:  Jack Jampel, Senior Manager, Global MobilityStryker

Melissa Tice-Holmes, - Sr. Manager, International Assignments, IMS Health

Carin Talucci, SR Global Mobility Consultant, QVC

Elodie Davignon, Saint-Gobain Corporation

Maria Yeo, Director, Human Resources, Corporate, Bentley Systems


2:45 – 3:00 p.m.               


3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                               

Zip! Tips - In this energizing session, author and speaker, Mike Song, counts down the hottest tech tips and tracks for you and your teams.  Zip! Tips are quick-to-learn, easy-to-use tech tips and productivity strategies.  Bring your laptops, tablets and SmartPhones and learn by doing!

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.               

Closing Remarks and Election Results

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.                               

“App-y” Hour – Network with peers at our closing reception and share your favorite Apps for improving aproductivity!

Delaware Valley Relocation Council

PO Box 187, Montgomeryville, PA  18936|     Email:  info@DVRConline.com    |    

Phone #  215-872-8071

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