At SOAHR 2020 you’ll experience 50+ in-depth, trend-forward sessions & workshops – each with tons of practical takeaways and ideas to keep you ahead in the world of human resources and people management.

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Virtual Pre-Conference Session | Monday, March 16, 2020

9:00am – 10:30am | Virtual Pre-Conference Session
What’s Next for HR: A Point-of-View from David Ulrich
David Ulrich
[Included with all SOAHR tickets]

Pre-Conference Workshops | Monday, March 23, 2020

8:00am – 11:30am | Morning Workshop
Compliance Complexities 2020
Dr. Kristin Kahle
[Additional cost]
12:30pm – 4:00pm | Afternoon Workshop 
TechKnow Workshop, Innovation for Strategic Roadmaps
Robert Grashuis
[Additional cost]

SOAHR Day 1 | Tuesday, March 24, 2020

HR Innovates Business & Strategy Wellbeing Works Talent & Culture Professional Development Legal-Ease
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Talent Shortage Crisis: Solve Your Hiring Challenges with the Untapped Potential of 2nd Chance Candidates
Daniel Stinson
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
4 Types of Management All Employees Should Know: Boss, Teacher, Mentor, Coach
Natasha Ganem, Ph.D. 
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Employee Leave Laws – Are They Really a Nightmare to Administer?
Natalie Turner
 9:00-10:30 am ★ Keynote 
XYZ in Harmony: Bringing the Next Generation Forward
Caron Cone, Fabiola Charles Stokes, Josh Miller, Chris Thomas
 10:30-11:20 am
Resource Partner Showcase Grand Opening
11:20am-12:20 pm
5 Seismic Shifts In eLearning
Neha Gupta
11:20am-12:20 pm
3G Forces in the Workplace
Suri Surinder
11:20 am-12:20 pm
Fostering Psychological Safety on Your Teams
Karen Eber
11:20 am-12:20 pm
The Culture Rebeloution: Winning the War on Talent with a ‘Great Place to Work’ Organizational Culture
Stephen Childs
11:20 am-12:20 pm
Speak with Persuasive Power and Professional Presence
Tracy Butz
11:20 am-12:20 pm
LGBT Status and Title VII – The Supreme Court Decides
Robert Rigrish
 12:20-1:30 pm

SOAHR Day 2 | Wednesday, March 25, 2020

HR Innovates Business & Strategy Wellbeing Works Talent & Culture Professional Development Legal-Ease
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Bias in the Aging Workforce
Sarah Jane Barber
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Employee Divorce 101: Minimizing Company Impact of Divorce
Kelley Linn
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session 
Retention Workshop: Predicting and Protecting Against Rising Employee Turnover
Jan Johnson
7:30-8:30 am | ☀︎ Sunrise Session
Data Privacy
Jonathan Martin
The Consumer-Based Experience: Harnessing Analytics to Retain Your Employees
Hakeem Isaac
Talent – The Secret Weapon in Georgia’s Economic Development Strategy
Moderator: Randall Toussaint
Panel: Gregg Simon, Brenda Robbins, Matt Colvin
The Well-Being Factor: Designing Spaces for Employee Engagement and Experience
Kibibi Springs
How to Do Culture
Kyle Stapleton
Cooking Up Confidence
Greg Hawks
Top Ten Hot Topics in Labor & Employment: The Developments that You Need to Know About
Blaze Knott & Katy McConnell
10:15-11:15 am
How to Cut 25% of Your Company’s Medical Spend Without Reducing Benefits: A Case Study
Cathy Missildine, Pamela Ballard, Swede Sullivan,
Greg Shilling
10:15-11:15 am
A Guide to Working With Your CEO: What Do They Want and Need From HR?
Ashish Mistry and Peter Rosen
10:15-11:15 am
Put Your Own Financial Oxygen Mask on First… How to Build Your Solid Financial Foundation
Kasey Gartner
10:15-11:15 am
Attracting Gen Z Talent – How to Align D & I and Talent Acquisition
Dr. Marcella McCurdy
10:15-11:15 am
The Boss Whisperer: Getting Organizational Leadership on Board for Positive Change
Susan Raines
10:15-11:15 am
Designed to Win:  Executive Compensation Plans that Create Company Performance, Loyalty, and Growth
Anne Tyler Hall
11:15 am-1:00 pm
 1:00 pm-2:15 pm ★ Keynote
Technology’s Role in Strategic, Transformational Leadership: Disrupt Yourself HR!
Chris Havrilla
 2:15-2:45 pm
Resource Partner Break

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