Interaction Associates to Sponsor HCI Talent Management for Health Care Conference

Cambridge, MA — Interaction Associates has announced it will sponsor the
2010 Talent Management for Healthcare Conference, taking place in Houston, TX April 19, 20 and 21, 2010.

Interaction Associates will demonstrate its leadership development capabilities to conference participants in its session, “Next Practices” and Best Practices in Learning and Development at Kaiser Permanente.

The conference will address challenges affecting every stage of the talent life cycle, from strategy and execution, with must-know information on workforce planning, to the efficient deployment of scarce skills throughout the organization. The senior practitioners who attend this conference will learn the latest trends, technologies, and solutions related to hiring, on-boarding, engagement, learning and development, performance management, succession planning and retention.

2010 Talent Management for Healthcare is known as the premier opportunity for industry leaders to share in thought leadership and education, as well as to build relationships with the most progressive executives in HR and talent management.

“We are pleased to support and participate in this valuable conference,” said Linda Dunkel, President and CEO of Interaction Associates, a 40-year innovator of advanced methods for developing leaders and learning solutions that improve performance,. “Our partnership with Kaiser Permanente is one of the longest in our history — forty years! It’s a model that demonstrates the value of our leadership development programs and is a truly strategic partnership.”

Presenting the session on Tuesday, April 20, from 2:45- 3:45, will be Christopher Henry, Senior Manager, Management Development, Learning and Development, and Paul J. Tapia, Regional Director, Learning & Development, So. California Region, Kaiser Permanente. Bell Zeidman, Director, Client Solutions, Interaction Associates, will host the session.

In this one-hour session, participants will learn how Kaiser Permanente tailors skill development to support behaviors that sustain strategic business outcomes, and how they flexibly deliver leadership development in a variety of ways, using a web-based learning and collaboration platform from Interaction Associates.

The conference will be held at Hilton Houston Post Oak, and further information is available here:

About Interaction Associates
Interaction Associates (IA) has 40 years’ experience in helping companies find breakthrough solutions to business challenges. Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations throughout the world have used IA’s integrated management consulting and learning and development services. Interaction Associates helps these enterprises set strategic direction, inspire commitment, and build leadership capabilities, leveraging the power of collaborative action for long-term, sustainable results Learn more at

This press release was distributed through PR Web by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.