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When: Tuesday, November 27th
8:00am- 10:00am
Where: General Mills, Inc.
Number One General Mills Blvd
Golden Valley, Minnesota  55426
United States

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November International Special Interest Group (SIG)

Hot Topics in Global Mobility 2018 - Round Table Discussions 



8:00 – 8:30 am              Registration & Networking

8:30 – 10:00 am            Program


Directions & Parking

General Mills is located at the NE corner of I-394 and Hwy 169.

  • From I-394, exit on General Mills Blvd (heading north) and take left turn into General Mills. 
  • From Hwy 169, exit onto I-394 (heading east), then take first exit (General Mills Blvd).  At end of ramp, make a right turn (heading north), then make a left turn into General Mills.

Parking - follow signs for Employee Parking in the North Parking Lot. Please enter via the Employee Entrance and check in at the Security Desk. An escort will bring you to the event conference room.


Session Description:

Our November session is for both those who have been in the Global Mobility field for many years and newcomers.  An opportunity to engage with your colleagues in the Global Mobility field and discuss best practices.


Join our specialists who will facilitate a “Hot Topics in Global Mobility 2018 Roundtable” where participants will have a chance to learn from their peers and corporate mobility members in the field.  Come ready to choose 2 and participate in the following 20-minute roundtable topics:

  • Permanent Transfers, Localization, Business Travelers and Commuters
  • Cross-Cultural and Language Training
  • Changing Mobility Function
  • Flexible Programs and Policy Options·        

In this high energy TCSHRM program we will provide you with the opportunity to interact with experts in Global Mobility from some of our most well-respected companies in the Twin Cities; Medtronic, Cargill, Deloitte in roundtable discussions.  Participants will have a chance to attend 2 of the discussions and then participate in a large group facilitator-led discussion about some of the “hot topics and best practices” relevant in the Global Mobility field today.


Join us for this “can’t miss” program to pick up best practices and hear more about the “Truth from the Trenches” from our specialists in Global Mobility.



Teri Newey/Medtronic: Permanent Transfers, Localization, Business Travelers and Commuters

Teri Newey is a Global Mobility Consultant at Medtronic. Based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, she provides ongoing design and implementation of HR-related communications, tools, process improvements and enhancements, including Global Assignment Resources folder and development and maintenance of a global assignee website.

With more than 25 years of experience, she is responsible for the development of compensation packages in accordance with the global assignment model, prepares letters of assignments, coordinates relocation activities, and provides consultation to assignee, HR and line managers related to the Company’s Global Assignment programs. She has an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s compensation, equity, benefits and relocation policies including international payroll, tax compliance, incentive and performance management processes, cost projections and cost tracking. 



Alisa Poehler/Alisa Poehler & Associates: Cross-Cultural & Language Training

Alisa Poehler has been in the Global Mobility arena for the past 25+ years, specializing in cross-cultural program design and facilitation of expatriate relocation programs.  Alisa is recognized in the field for being a collaborative partner with a multitude of vendors in the Global Mobility field.  Having been an expatriate herself, she understands the complexity of international assignments and works to develop strategies and appropriate solutions for cross-cultural and language programs and helps support the roll-out to internal and external stakeholders.

Alisa has worked with a variety of Fortune 100 multinational corporations including, but not limited to, healthcare, medical device, automotive, manufacturing and Major League Baseball.  She has her BA in French from St. Olaf College and received her MA from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota, with a focus on assessments in the intercultural and corporate fields, multicultural team building and coaching global executives. tracking. 


Jan Mak/Cargill: Changing Mobility Function

Jan Mak, Global Mobility Policy and Income Tax Advisor at Cargill Incorporated. Jan joined Cargill in 2017. Prior to this he worked at PwC’s Global Mobility consulting practices in the Netherlands, Australia and the US. Jan has given guest lectures at universities on cross-border taxation of employees, as well as written several publications on topics related to cross-border assignments.






Andrea Schulz/Deloitte: Flexible Programs and Policy Options

Andrea Schulz, Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte Tax LLP, has more than 15 years of experience in mobility tax, including managing and delivering services to mobility tax programs of various population sizes from 1 to 1,000. She is experienced in outbound and inbound US taxation, international assignment policy creation and implementation, and expatriate employee experience.

Andrea has presented at multiple external and Deloitte-sponsored events on topics about global mobility taxation, international business travelers, and assignment policies.

Event Fees

Member $30
Student Member $20
Non-Member $45

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