Agenda At-A-Glance2019-01-17T15:00:28+00:00


Monday, March 25, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshops

8:00am – 11:30am | Morning Workshop
Delivering Compelling Influence at Work
Karan Ferrell-Rhodes
12:30pm – 4:00pm | Afternoon Workshop 
A Deep Dive into the FMLA and ADA
Scott Blews & Tamika Nordstrom

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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HR Innovates Mastering the Business The Total Employee HR Essentials Legal-Ease
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Has Anyone Told You You’re Certifiable! 
The Real-World Value of HR Certification

Kevin B. Richardson
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Taking Care of Your Employees Through Total Rewards
Demetra Morgan
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session
Immigration 101: The Basics of Employment Immigration Law
Scott Decker
Alexandria Holland
 9:00-10:30 am | ★ Keynote
Seize Your Power: Lessons From The Meanest Woman Alive
Linda Smith
 10:30-11:20 am
Resource Partner Showcase Grand Opening
11:20am-12:20 pm
Tapping Into Your Company’s DNA to Build a Winning Brand and Drive Employee Engagement
Carrie Schonberg
11:20am-12:20 pm
HR Without Boundaries – Crossing Barriers Across the Enterprise
Panel Discussion
11:20 am-12:20 pm
Designing Employee Benefits To Impact Population Health
Jody Amodeo, RN, PAHM
11:20 am-12:20 pm
Shake Up Your Culture… One Shift at a Time
Jeff Nischwitz
11:20 am-12:20 pm
Workforce Trends 
and GDOL
Commissioner Mark Butler
 12:20-1:30 pm
1:30-3:45 pm
TechKnow Workshop, Innovating HR
Robert Grashuis
1:30-3:45 pm
Leveraging your Understanding of Financial Statements – Risks and Strategic Opportunities
Kyle Frigon &
Matthew Urbizo
1:30-3:45 pm
Opioid Crisis: Strategies and Tactics to Employee Well-Being
 Andrea Elkon
Michael Elkon
1:30-3:45 pm
Beyond Bias
Brooke Cartus
1:30-2:30 pm
Headline News: Hot Topics in Employment Law
Greg Hare
2:45-3:45 pm
Hiring Good Employees When Good Employees Are Hard to Find
Jennifer Sandberg
 3:45-4:15 pm
Resource Partner Break
4:15-5:15 pm
The Digital Disruption of the Employee Experience
Cheryl Johnson
4 Things Your CEO and Sales Leader Want You to Know About Sales

Warren Shiver
4:15-5:15 pm
Personalizing Health with Genetic Insights: Cancer, Heart Disease, Medications and More
Kornelious Bankston
4:15-5:15 pm
Corporate Social Responsibility: It’s Personal
Erin Wolf
The Best Class, The Wrong Class,
The What Class? The Guide to Understanding Proper Classifications under The FLSA
Matthew Simpson / Terri Stewart

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

HR Innovates Mastering the Business The Total Employee HR Essentials Legal-Ease
7:00-9:00 am
Resource Partner Showcase
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
SAFE (Security Against Forced Encounters): Defense & Evasion Techniques
Arlene Johnson & Bob McDaniel
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session
Alzheimers: Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters
Kim Franklin
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session
Immigration 201:  More Complex Issues in Employment Immigration Law
Andrea Davis & Philip Shepherd 
9:00-10:00 am
Innovation in the New Age: How Diversity & Digital Drive Innovation 
Crystal Kadakia
9:00-11:15 am
Procurement Workshop: Best Practices for Buying HR Software and Services
Rob Prinzo
9:00-10:00 am
Partnership with Physicians to Transform Your Benefits
Will Hall, Dr. Brian Hill, Dr. Rob Herrera
9:00-10:00 am
Workplace America 2019: 15th Annual Study of Employee Engagement and Retention
Christopher Mulligan
9:00-10:00 am
Conducting Effective Investigations and Documenting The Process
Marty Martenson
10:15-11:15 am
The Impact of AI Based Technologies on HR Roles and Competencies
Dennis Koerner
10:15-11:15 am
The Impact of Financial Stress on Your Employees— And What You Can Do About It
Brian Ford & Caitlin Weaver
10:15-11:15 am
Designing Incentive Compensation to Positively Impact Organizational Profitability & Productivity
Malika Terry
10:15-11:15 am
#MeToo: What’s Next
Sarah Lamar
11:15 am-1:00 pm
1:00-2:15 pm | ★ Keynote
 5 Barriers You’ll Need to Break for Success in 2020 – and Beyond
Jim Link, CHRO, Randstad
2:15-2:45 pm
Resource Partner Showcase
2:45p-5:00 pm
Measures That Matter: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for HR Metrics
Denise Cooper
2:45p-3:45 pm
State Unemployment Costs: How HR Leadership Can Drive Tax Savings & Organizational Oversight
Lorri Kissell & John Doran
2:45p-3:45 pm
How to Master The ADA Interactive Process
David Mohl
4:00-5:00 pm
Student Loan and College Saving Benefits: The 401(k) for the Millennial Generation
Meera Oliva
4:00-5:00 pm
Creating and Administering Effective Performance Improvement Plans
Todd Stanton
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