Get MORE out of your conference experience!

Start your learning exploration a day early with these highly interactive, focused pre-conference workshops. These sessions are a great way to stay ahead of the curve by gaining access to information you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, you’ll earn while you learn. All pre-conference workshop attendees will earn an additional 3 SHRM PDCs/HRCI CEUs per workshop.

Space is limited to ensure small group interactions, so be sure to register for the pre-conference workshops early!*

*Additional registration fee applies – please see below.

Morning Workshop

Compliance Complexities 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020 | Registration 8:00-8:30am | Workshop 8:30am – 12:00pm | Cobb Galleria Centre
Recertification Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs/HRCI CEUs
Speaker: Dr. Kristin Kahle, CHRS | Founder and CEO, NavigateHCR

This workshop gives an overview of challenges with IRS Reporting, required notices related to ACA, HHS, DOL and ERISA along with best practices and navigating through a Department of Labor Audit.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get clarity on the importance of strict administration and be able to ask questions about compliance challenges for 2018 and beyond.


Afternoon Workshop

TechKnow Workshop, Innovation for Strategic Roadmaps

Monday, March 23, 2020 | Registration 12:30-1:00pm | Workshop 1:00 pm – 4:30pm | Cobb Galleria Centre
Recertification Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs/HRCI CEUs
Speaker: Robert Grashuis | CXO/Partner- OneSpring

Are you interested in an experiential learning and collaborative experience designed to help you and your company overcome barriers to achieve business transformation?

Solving problems is an everyday ask for HR professionals; do you have an efficient problem-solving process? Do you have any problem-solving process? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn a new way to problem solve using Design Thinking, a method transforming the way businesses are functioning.

In this workshop you will brainstorm and collaborate ideas as a team. You’ll get a hands-on opportunity to analyze an HR process or problem by identifying what’s working, what’s broken, and the potential opportunities. If you’re ready to engage in your learning, this highly interactive workshop is designed just for you!

Learning Objectives:

  • Review a new approach to problem-solving using Design Thinking, a method that transforms how businesses innovate
  • Learn how to clarify HR priorities by identifying business barriers, best practices, and new opportunities
  • Discuss effective team collaboration to quickly map ideas by importance and difficulty of execution
  • Discuss how to turn strategic priorities into a visual roadmap that is actionable


These highly individualized sessions are not included in the conference registration.

SOAHR attendees pay a discounted rate of $79 per workshop and your discounted rate will be available for you to purchase when you register for your general admission.

Register for SOAHR
Register for Compliance Complexities [Morning Workshop] without SOAHR
Register for TechKnow Workshop [Afternoon Workshop] without SOAHR