Symposium 2015
Be Inspired.

February 10, 2015 | Meydenbauer Convention Center

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Program Schedule
7:00 – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
Sponsored by Flex-Plan Services, Inc.
7:30 – 8:00 am Welcome & Introductions - Sara Dnell, LWHRA President
Opening Remarks - J. Robert Carr, J.D., Senior VP, Membership, Marketing and External Affairs, SHRM
8:00 - 9:00 am Opening Keynote - Bob KelleherEngaging Employees to Drive Results
Sponsored by The Business Training Institute at Bellevue College
Approved for HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
9:00 – 9:15 am Break
Track: People
Organization Strategy Workplace
Additional offerings:
9:15–10:15 am
Session 1

Transform Communications to Get a Seat in C-Suite

Gary Mills, Pinnacle Performance Company

Approved for:
HRCI Business/Strategic Credit & SHRM PDC

Organizational Agility through Social Technology

Michael Moon, MS, PHR, 
Aberdeen Group

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
Leading Under Pressure: Building Leadership Capacity

Dr. Rob McKenna, 
Center for Leadership Research & Development, Seattle Pacific University

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
Diversity Agility through Cafeteria Learning Model of Engagement

Jillian Douglas, Idea Learning Group

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

Next Generation SHRM Certification

Robert J. Carr, SHRM

10:15–10:45 am Break & Speaker Book Signing
Sponsored by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
10:45–11:45 am
Session 2
Help! I'm Invisible!

Nancy Kasmar, MS, SPHR, CCP, 
Compensation Connections, & Ruth Alstadt, Boeing

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
The Creativity of Why: The More You See, The More You Know

Janet McNaughton, 
Lasting Impressions

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
Developing and Executing an HR Strategic Plan

Joseph Marth, PhD & Krisann Hatch, SPHR, 
Archbright

Approved for:
HRCI Business/Strategic Credit & SHRM PDC

Employment Unplugged: Affects of Mobile Technology

Jacob Downs & Kelly Lipscomb, Lane Powell PC

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

Next Generation SHRM Certification

Dianna Gould, SHRM

11:45–12:45 pm Lunch and Announcements
Sponsored by Seattle Research Partners
12:45 - 1:00 pm Break
1:00–2:00 pm
Session 3
People Organization Strategy Workplace Additional offerings:
Maximizing Internal Employee Career Development to Improve Retention

Robin Ryan, 
Career Counselor, Author, Speaker

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

Unlocking the Secrets of Silent Defectors

Jennifer Bouman-Steagall, Red Kite

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

The Future of Work: What CEO's REALLY Want from HR

Michelle Smith, CPIM, CRP, 
O.C. Tanner

Approved for:
HRCI Business/Strategic Credit & SHRM PDC
Agile, Flexible, and Resilient Workforce

Theresa Kinney & Chris Rice, 
BlessingWhite

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

Next Generation SHRM Certification

Dianna Gould, SHRM

2:00–2:15 pm Break
2:15–3:15 pm
Session 4

Being Strategic Successfully: TAD - Think, Act, Deliver

John Kaminski, adaQuest

Approved for:
HRCI Business/Strategic Credit & SHRM PDC

Agile and SCRUM for HR

Carmen Hudson, 
Recruiting Toolbox

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
Leadership Matters! The Art and Science of AGILE Leaders

Lynda Silsbee & Amanda Spraker, 
Performance Dimensions Group

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
Responding to Legal Sea Changes with Agility

Deidra Nguyen & Kellie Tabor, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Approved for:
HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC

Next Generation SHRM Certification

Dianna Gould, SHRM

3:15–3:45 pm Break
Sponsored by ADP
3:45 - 4:00 pm Announcements
4:00 - 5:00 pm Closing Keynote - Dr. Shirley Davis
Sponsored by Murthy Law Firm
Approved for HRCI General Credit & SHRM PDC
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
5:00 - 6:00 pm Reception | Exhibitor Door Prizes, Grand Prize Drawing & Speaker Book Signing
 

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 program has been approved for 6 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program.  It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

 


LWHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.




Find resources

Browse through the Exhibit Hall to meet with dozens of local and national vendors who offer a wealth of resources for human resource professionals.