Symposium 2016

Putting the Pieces Together

February 9, 2016 | Meydenbauer Convention Center

 

 


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Program Schedule
7:00 -8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
7:45 - 8:00 am Welcome & Introductions - Nathan Deily
8:00 - 9:00 am Opening Keynote - Be the Catalyst
Cynthia Per-Lee, Microsoft
9:00 - 9:15 am Break
Track: Business Acumen & Strategy Employment Law & Legislation Personal Leadership Employee Development Talent Acquisition & Retention
9:15 - 10:15 am
Session 1

Developing Competencies for a VUCA World: Meta-Skills Critical to HR and Operating Leaders' Success

Nancy Winship, Waldron,
Kathy O'Driscoll, PATH

Core Competency #1: Leadership & Navigation

Audience Level: Senior Level, Executive Level

Walking the Transgender Tightrope: How to Balance Culture and Compliance in the Modern Workplace

Kandis Sells, Vigilant

The HR Professional Competency Model - A Road Map for Success

Dianna Gould, SHRM, Jon Decoteau, SHRM

Core Competency #1: Communication, Relationship Management, Ethical Practice, HR Expertise, Business Acumen, Critical Evaluation

Audience Level: Any Level

How Performance Management is Killing Performance - and What To Do About It

M. Tamra Chandler, PeopleFirm

Core Competency #1: HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Audience Level: Senior Level, Executive Level

The Truths and Myths about Millennials in Today's Workplace

Kevin Nakao, TINYpulse

Core Competency #1: Communication, Relationship Management, HR Expertise (HR Knowledge), Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Leadership & Navigation

Audience Level: Any Level

10:15 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:30 am
Session 2

Finance 101: How HR and Finance Work Together to Meet Organizational Objectives

Larry Breitbarth, CFO Selections

Core Competency #1: Business Acumen

Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level

The Essential Employee Handbook

Deidra Nguyen, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Pam Salgado, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Core Competency #1: HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level, Executive Level

Authentic Networking

Allison Brown, PHRMA
Pamela Mack, PHRMA

Core Competency #1: Relationship Management

Audience Level: Early Level, Mid Level

Managing Organizational Change

Stephanie Hartman,
Catalyst Performance Consulting

Core Competency #1: Relationship Management
Core 
Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level, Executive Level

Fix Your Candidate Experience = Fix Your Recruiting Process

Carmen Hudson,
Recruiting Toolbox

Core Competency #1: Business Acumen

Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level, Executive Level

11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch and Exhibitor Visit
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch Keynote Speaker - Mark Canlis, Canlis Restaurant: The Imperfect Strategy
1:30 - 1:45 pm Break
1:45 - 2:45 pm
Session 3
Business Acumen & Strategy Employment Law & Legislation Personal Leadership Employee Development Talent Acquisition & Retention

The Impact of the Disengaged Leader; The Cost to the Business, Employee Satisfaction and Attrition

Stacy Shamberger, Skyline Group International

Core Competency #1: Communication, Business Acumen, Leadership & Navigation

Audience Level: Senior Level

The $50,440 Question

Nancy Kasmar, Compensation Connections
Breanne Martell, Attorney at law

Core Competency #1: Business Acumen

Audience Level: Senior Level

Vision, Passion, Perseverance: Getting to What Matters Most

Dr. Julie Miller, Self-Starter Enterprises

Core Competency #1: Leadership & Navigation

Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level, Executive Level

The Good, Bad, and Ugly: Create a Culture of Feedback

Jeff Hiller, JB Training Solutions

Core Competency #1: HR Expertise (HR Knowledge), Leadership & Navigation

Audience Level: Senior Level
Winning the War for Talent in a People-Led Economy

Michelle M. Smith, O.C. Tanner

Core Competency #1: Global & Cultural Effectiveness

Audience Level: Mid Level
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Session 4

WSHRC Soft Skills Toolkit: Guidelines and Recommended Best Practices

Linda Rider, Seattle Jobs Initiative

Impact of Federal, State and Local Laws on Collective Bargaining Strategies

Kellis Borek, Archbright

Core Competency #1: Relationship Management

Audience Level: Senior Level
Effective Habits of Successful HR Professionals

Shannon Drohman, Compensation Connections

Core Competency #1: Relationship Management

Audience Level: Mid Level, Senior Level
Boosting Performance through Employee Engagement

Joseph Marth, Archbright

Core Competency #1: Global & Cultural Effectiveness

Audience Level: Senior Level, Executive Level
Creating Internal Coaching Programs: 10 Keys to Success

Lisa Downs, DevelopmentWise Consulting

Core Competency #1: Business Acumen

Audience Level: Senior Level
4:00 - 4:10 pm Announcements
4:15 - 5:15 pm Closing Keynote - Revolutionizing HR for a Wireless Rebel
Liz Sullivan, T-Mobile
5:15 pm Closing Remarks
5:15 - 6:00 pm Post event social & prize drawing
 

Additional Conference Offerings:

Connect with friends and colleagues

You’ll have plenty of time during the conference to meet new people, catch up with old friends, build new relationships and make community connections to further your personal and professional goals.

Advance your career


This event has been approved for 7 (general) HR Recertification Credit Hours.

 

 


This event has been approved for 7 hours of SHRM PDCs.



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