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THE 2018 International Society for Performance Improvement's Annual Conference

April 5-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency
Seattle, Washington

This year’s conference is about thinking differently. We invite you to share your knowledge, insight, research, and practices to broaden our perspective, expand our knowledge, and to think in new ways!

The conference theme will be Meaningful Work by Design, focusing on the application of design thinking to performance improvement, and how to create and sustain meaning at work. It’s a way of expanding our thinking about the practice of performance improvement, and achieving extraordinary results for the people, departments, and organizations we work with.

Join ISPI and stay at the forefront of the Performance Improvement field!


Upcoming Events

    • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Webinar

        In this free webinar, you will hear how the Institute of Medicine's 2011 report on the future of nursing and global human capital identifies an emerging, untapped opportunity for performance improvement professionals to apply ISPI's 10 international standards that executives expect and will fund.  

        You will also learn how to integrate 30+ years of professional role-based behavioral competency research and insights with 21st century big data performance analytics to diagnose and remedy real-time workplace role and practice competence/behavior gaps and also demonstrate the impact results were a worthy investment.

       Finally, you will recognize how this new performance improvement capability can add value to your professional capabilities by relating your work environment to multiple case studies where this emerging performance improvement analytics capability is current transforming how organizations are measuring and developing actual workplace competence.  

    Dr. Tim Brock, PhD has focused his professional efforts on learning what it takes to get results that make a difference.  He is a retired field grade Air Force officer who capped his career training and educating officer candidates how to lead in the high stakes world of military service.  

    The demand for his leadership skills and ability to improve organizational performance has allowed him to apply and expand his leadership and performance improvement capabilities around the globe.  

    Other notable career highlights include being a school principle and college director of education, a project manager responsible for engineering projects and leader of a developmental research and performance improvement teams worldwide.  Throughout his career, he has provided innovative thought leadership solutions to solve performance issues in healthcare, education, military, government, and non-government agencies.  He is a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) through the International Society for Performance Improvement.

    Enderson Miranda, MBA, CPHQ serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of OnSomble, Inc., providing healthcare organizations with Evidence-Based Virtual Learning Environments and Adaptive Learning Solutions for individual and organizational development.  OnSomble's platforms assist in reducing unwanted variation and improving the efficient allocation of key healthcare resources.  He has over 14 years of cross-functional management, talent development, and leadership experience, which include building and leading several teams and strategic channel partnerships.

    Enderson earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management, where he was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Society (BGS) based on high academic performance.  He is also a member of the Vanderbilt Executive MBA Advisory Board.  He is currently pursuing a MSc and PhD in Evidence-Based Healthcare at the University of Oxford, UK.  Enderson's graduate research includes the analysis of factors that impact the appropriateness of treatment received by oncology patients near end-of-life.  

    He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), and the Oxford Entrepreneurs Society.  

Past Programs

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Free Webinar - Performance, Organizational and Environmental Analysis
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Leveraging the Basics to Design High Performing Work Systems
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Agile Government is not an Oxymoron: Helping Agencies Sense and Respond in Today's Environment
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Introduction to Human Performance Technology (HPT) - Presentation & Recorded Webinar Now Available
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Disrupting Ignorance - What is Our Role?
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Creating Project Alignment through Team Symbols and Visual Metaphors with Deep Insight Visualization
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 ISPI International Conference Magic Moments and the promise of Credentialing
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Exploring the Learning Experience Canvas™ (Limited Seating)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1M Data Points - Using Behavioral Analytics to Improve Learning Outcomes (Members-Only Webinar)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Creating Momentum Matters: Intervention Design with Practice-based Solutions
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Applying a Network Lens to Performance Improvement
Monday, December 05, 2016 2016 Chapter Holiday Mingle
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Mobile − Advances That Support Human Performance
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 The Hint of Leadership: Advice for the Change Weary Leader
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 The vision statement: The single most overlooked factor in the HPT Model
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Government Transformation: Treading Water or Riding the Wave
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 From Average to Awesome Team Centered Performance Improvement
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Performance at the US Coast Guard
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 2016 ISPI Conference Debrief
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 ISPI CPT Certification
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 What are Needs?
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 ISPI Potomac Mingle 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Learning through Electronic Performance Support (EPS)
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 The Metrics of Any Kind of Performance
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 The Resilient Leader
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Talent, Performance and a Costly Assumption
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Accelerating your Career with the ISPI CPT Certification
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Mindful Innovation: Using the HPT Model to Facilitate Sustainable Transformation
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Let's Talk About Employee Development
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Your Performance Improvement Questions Answered
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 ISPI Potomac Mingle
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Strange Bedfellows: Data and Behavior in the Change Diagnostic Index
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Best Places to Work and Employee Engagement
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Organizational Analysis: What is it...and why should I care?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Coaching and feedback: Research and practices that you can actually use
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Managing and Motivating Millennials: The secrets to engaging the next generation
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Using LinkedIn to Learn From and Grow Your Professional Network
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 2014 ISPI Conference Debrief
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Exposition: Keynote Presentation by Rick Rummler plus mini sessions
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Rick Rummler presents Rediscovering Value

ISPI Potomac Awards

ISPI Potomac Chapter is the current recipient of both the 2016 ISPI Chapter of Excellence and 2016 Chapter of Merit.


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