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2018 Conference at a Glance

    Detailed session informatIon can be found here: https://www.wastateshrm2018conference.org/

     

    7:15AM – 8:00AM REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

    8:00AM – 8:15AM WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

    8:15AM – 9:15AM OPENING KEYNOTE – 2018 LEGAL UPDATE
     

    9:15AM – 9:45AM BREAK 

     

    9:45AM – 10:45AM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION A 

     

    • DIVERSITY: HIRING & RETAINING VETERANS
    • GENERAL HR: FIVE HABITS OF DESTRUCTIVE HR LEADERS
    • LEGAL: TOP 10 HR STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE RISK & ENSURE COMPLIANCE
    • LEGAL: KEEPING UP WITH BUSINESS IMMIGRATION IN THE NEW ADMINISTRATION
    • SENIOR HR: NINE STRENGTHS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE PROJECT TEAMS
    • SENIOR HR: HOW TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE 
    • SENIOR HR: FASHION A CULTURE OF GREATNESS

     

    10:45AM – 11:00AM BREAK 
     

    11:00AM – 12:15PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION B 

     

    • DIVERSITY: MULTI-GENERATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    • GENERAL HR: SAFE CONVERSATIONS: DIALOGUE THAT TRANSFORMS WORKPLACE CULTURE
    • GENERAL HR: IS IT TIME TO KILL PERFORMANCE REVIEWS?
    • LEGAL: HANDLING CHALLENGING EMPLOYEES: BEST PRACTICES FOR RESPONDING TO SOME OF TODAY’S THORNY EMPLOYMENT SITUATIONS
    • LEGAL: FLEX-WORK IN THE VIRTUAL AGE
    • SENIOR HR: THE FOUNDATIONS TO RESPECTFULLY LEADING A RESPECTFUL TEAM: CIVILITY, COMMUNICATION & CONSEQUENCES

     

    12:15PM – 12:30PM BREAK 
     

    12:30PM – 1:15PM LUNCH ANNOUNCEMENTS AND AWARDS 

    1:15PM - 2:15PM LUNCH KEYNOTE - CREATING A "YES, AND" CULTURE OF HIGH-LEVEL PERFORMANCE & ENGAGEMENT 
     

    2:15PM – 2:45PM BREAK 
     

    2:45PM – 3:45PM CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION C 

     

    • DIVERSITY: DISABILITY ETIQUETTE
    • GENERAL HR: UNDERSTANDING HOW THE EEOC’S 2017-2021 STRATEGIC PRIORITIES SHOULD BE GUIDING YOUR HR EFFORTS
    • LEGAL: THE NEW RULES OF EQUAL PAY:  IT’S NOT JUST GENDER ANY MORE
    • LEGAL: THE NEW WAVE OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION: SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, AND TRANSGENDER ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE
    • LEGAL: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF: MANAGING LEAVE ABUSE
    • SENIOR HR: HOW HR LEADERS CAN DRAMATICALLY CONTRIBUTE AT THE C-LEVEL

     

    3:45PM – 4:00PM BREAK 
     

    4:00PM – 5:00PM CLOSING KEYNOTE - YOUR GPS GUIDE TO NAVIGATING HR & LEADERSHIP!