Symposium Schedule

7:00-8:00am Registration, Visit Exhibitors, Breakfast
8:00-8:15am Welcome & Introductions
8:15-9:15am Scott Pitasky
9:15-9:45am Visit Exhibitors
  Fundamentals Strategy & Growth Leadership Development Culture & Engagement HR Labs



Session 1

Drive Business Success with Workplace Flexibility

Dianna Gould, SHRM

Aligning to the Business for Strategic Impact

Shelly Holt, SAP
Developing Agile Leaders:  Coaching for Rapid Change

Lisa Downs, Downs Leadership

16 Elements of Engagement:  The Building Blocks of High-Performing People, Cultures, and Organizations

Rusty Lindquist, Bamboo HR

More information coming soon!

10:45-11:00 am Visit Exhibitors


11:00-12:00 pm

Session 2

Here We Go Again!  Benefits Legal Compliance Update

Sally Wineman, Gallagher Benefits

Analyzing and Managing Risk Tolerance to Align with Organizational Goals

Carol Bowser, Conflict Management Strategies

Evolving and Growing your Organization Through High-Impact Scalable Leadership Development 

Stacy Shamberger, Skyline Group International

Managing the Workplace Bully

Katherine Kummerow, Archbright

More information coming soon!
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch & The Boss Show (live)


1:30-2:30 pm

Session 3

Ferris Bueller's Game On:  Gamifying New Hire Orientation

Marci Morford, Miranda Greenberg, SightLife

The HR Tightrope Walk: Hard-headed Executive or Soft-hearted Social Worker?

Claudia Malone, Everest Community College

One Cannot NOT Communicate:  What your Body is Screaming at Your Co-Workers

Kristin Scroggin, Workplace Training Solutions

Power of the People Skills!  Using non-verbal skills to Connect Easily, Authentically and Confidently 

Devony Boyle, Tom Douglas Restaurants

More information coming soon!
2:30-3:00 pm Visit Exhibitors


3:00-4:00 pm

Session 4

Handling  Challenging Employees:  Best Practices for Responding to Some of Today's Thorny Employment Situations

Suzan Sturholm, All Things HR LLC

Real Business Results Through the People Lens:  Strategic Hiring?  HR Metrics? HR Strategy?

Amber Ushka, Verte Square

Meetings that Produce Results for Facilitators & Participants

Jan McLaughlin, The Communication Connection

Innovate your Employee Experience

Karrie Sullivan, WorkWorks

More information coming soon!
4:00-4:45 pm Closing Remarks & Prize Drawings


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