2021 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


For three days, state-wide HR Professionals making great ideas happen...

Tuesday, Oct 12 2021
04:00 PM-07:00 PM

Volunteer Training & Bag Stuffing

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

04:00 PM-05:00 PM

Main Stage Rehearsal

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

07:00 PM-09:00 PM

Volunteer, Leadership & Resource Partner Kick Off Event (invite only)

IDC, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, Oct 13 2021
07:30 AM-06:00 PM

Registration

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

08:00 AM-09:00 AM

Grab & Go Breakfast

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

09:00 AM-09:30 AM

Event Kick Off

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

09:30 AM-10:15 AM

Keynote: The New HR - Harsh Reality with Herman Moore Sponsored by Lockton Companies

Speaker(s): Herman Moore Credits: 1.25 HRCI General Credit, 1.25 SHRM Credit

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

10:15 AM-10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM-11:15 AM

Keynote: Intentional Wellbeing with Angela Moore Sponsored by Lockton Companies

Speaker(s): Angela Moore Credits: No credits available.

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

11:30 AM-01:00 PM

Autographs with Herman & Angela Moore in the Exhibit Hall

Speakers:   Angela Moore Herman Moore Credits:

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

11:30 AM-01:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Power Hour & Lunch

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

During the Exhibit Hall Power Hours find the clear “Enter to Win” box, fill out a form and enter for your chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card. One winner will be drawn from each Power Hour. The box will move around the room each time!

11:30 AM

SHRM Foundation Auction Opens

11:30 AM-06:00 PM

Exhibitor Hall Daily Open Hours

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

01:00 PM-04:30 PM

Keynote: Unleashing the Power of Diversity or Everyday Thinking: Maximizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging with Tammy Bennett Sponsored by Dinsmore

Speaker(s): Tammy Bennett Credits: 3.5 HRCI General Credits, 3.5 SHRM Credits

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

04:30 PM-06:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Power Happy Hour sponsored by Gibson

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

During the Exhibit Hall Power Hours find the clear “Enter to Win” box, fill out a form and enter for your chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card. One winner will be drawn from each Power Hour. The box will move around the room each time!

Thursday, Oct 14 2021
06:00 AM-06:00 PM

Registration

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

07:00 AM-08:00 AM

Grab & Go Breakfast

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

08:00 AM-08:15 AM

SHRM Update

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

08:00 AM-01:45 PM

Exhibitor Hall Daily Open Hours

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

08:15 AM-10:15 AM

Legal Summit Sponsored by Dinsmore

Speakers:   James Reid Andrey Tomkiw Credits: 2 HRCI Business Credits, 2 SHRM Credits

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

Spend the morning learning from industry experts on a wide variety of topics updating you on the latest Legal Updates, Strategies, and Issues Surrounding the Litigious Employee Environment.

Main overview:
Identify issues, audit processes and implement business strategies based on emerging employment law changes post-COVID to analyze and assess organizational practices that impact operations and people management in order to decide on the best available risk management strategy.

This session covers emerging laws, risk assessment and employer strategies for mitigating legal risk with regards to post-COVID changes to ADA law and remote work requests and implementing change strategies to mitigate legal risk based on employment legal updates post-COVID.

Post-COVID Remote Work – the ADA and its new frontier of addressing remote work requests
Speaker: Andrey Tomkiw

Examine and navigate ADA law updates post-COVID to mitigate business risk.

Remote work requests were, at one point, mandated by MDHSS and MiOSHA. Post-COVID, employers must now navigate an entirely new level of mine fields when addressing remote work requests. The ADA requirements of a reasonable accommodation or the imposition of an undue hardship will be impacted by COVID forever. Denying a remote work request may now require a whole new protocol for legal compliance.

- Examine important updates in ADA law post-COVID and strategies for compliance
- Learn what constitutes a reasonable accommodation and undue hardship in the changed employment landscape post-COVID
- New protocols for legally denying remote work requests

How to Audit Processes and Implement Change based on Legal Updates>
Speaker: James Reid

Identify issues, audit processes and implement change strategies to mitigate legal risk to your business based on emerging employment law trends post-COVID

Learning Outcomes:

- Case law update: review and determine change strategies to mitigate risk based on case law updates
- Examine remote work implementation and compliance with emerging laws to mitigate legal risk
- Discuss gig economy structure and legal compliance strategies
- Identify positive employment impacts of COVID
- Discuss the current war on talent and strategies for addressing it moving forward
- Discuss diversity & inclusion current and emerging law compliance
- Review OSHA updates and future compliance strategies
- Examine the impact of wellness on the workforce

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Legal Deep Dive: How to Conduct a Pay Equity Audit

Speaker(s): Tom Cedoz Credits: 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

Review emerging state and federal pay equity laws to analyze and assess organizational practices that impact operations and people management in order to decide on the best available risk management strategy for your business.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review new state and federal laws impacting pay equity to determine and mitigate business legal risk.
  • Review developments in pay equity litigation, including class/collective actions,that can pose legal risks to your business
  • Examine the impact of new state equal pay laws and how to implement strategies to mitigate legal risk for your business
  • Review new federal pay equity regulatory initiatives and enforcement
  • Strategies for conducting pay audits to comply with new and emerging laws
  • Strategies for addressing pay disparities organization-wide

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Breakout Session I

Location Session Title Presenter(s) Credits
River Overlook A Adjust Your Voice, I Can't Hear You! Andre Kelly 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook B Understanding & Using Your Current Life & Disability Benefits To Maximize Employee Retention/Recruitment Shamus OKeefe 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook C The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Journey (Track Sponsored by Paylocity) Amanda Keys 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook D GROWTH Steve Lowisz 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook E Brave Speaks: Values, Boundaries and Your Superpower Meagan Krzywosinski 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook C/D Hiring, Retention, Onboarding, and Employee Development Metrics and Best Practices (Track Sponsored by Hylant) Mike Kestly 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook E/F Leading in the Experience Age: HR’s Guide to the New Workforce Paradigm Ed Krow 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
11:30 AM-01:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Power Hour & Lunch

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

During the Exhibit Hall Power Hours find the clear “Enter to Win” box, fill out a form and enter for your chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card. One winner will be drawn from each Power Hour. The box will move around the room each time!

01:30 PM

SHRM Foundation Auction Closes

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Please note: All auction item winners are to collect their items at the registration desk.

01:45 PM-02:45 PM

Breakout Session II

Location Session Title Presenter(s) Credits
River Overlook C The Dust Has Settled. What Now? (Track Sponsored by Paylocity) Daniel Russell 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook D Employee Financial Wellness: Go beyond health insurance and a 401(k) (Track Sponsored by Paylocity) Scott Dobson 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook A/B COACHING FOR EXCELLENCE: How to retain and energize your top talent by creating an engaged and inclusive workforce. Phil Martin 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook C/D Hiring Culture (Track Sponsored by Hylant) Nicole Anderson 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook E/F Riding the Liquid Workforce Wave Monica Lloyd 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook A Creating Credibility With the C-Suite - Understanding HR’s Role in the Value Chain Tina Marie Wohlfield 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
01:45 PM-02:15 PM

2022 Booth Location Raffle for Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

03:00 PM-04:00 PM

Breakout Session III

Location Session Title Presenter(s) Credits
River Overlook A Mental Health Awareness and Those Critical Conversations Trina Ruokola Lisa Stanely 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook B Using Data to Gain a Multi-Dimensional Understanding of your Employee Population Jeff Faber 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook C Developing Your Organizations First Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan (Track Sponsored by Paylocity) Nichole Hoskins 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook D Leveraging Data to Drive Decisions (Track Sponsored by Springbuk) Alex Kreibich 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook E Motivate, Communicate, Innovate- Effective Leadership Through Neuroscience JULIE ANDERSON 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook C/D Brainstorming with Da Vinci: An Entertaining Approach to Generate Next Level Ideas Eric Bowe Linda Taylor 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook E/F COVID-19 Employment Liability and Risk Mitigation Measures Amanda Fielder Ed Bardelli 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
04:15 PM-05:15 PM

Breakout Session IV

Location Session Title Presenter(s) Credits
River Overlook B Compliance: The Biggest Year Since ACA - What?! Scott Behrens Paula Day Elaine Coffman 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook C Building a Transformational Culture (Track Sponsored by Paylocity) Mike Novakoski 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook D Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Where to start your journey (Track Sponsored by Springbuk) Fiona Jamison 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook E Becoming influential beyond your spot on the org chart Jim Lewis 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook A/B Level Up: Building Confidence and Unlocking Opportunity Kari Bergman Kat Schulte 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook C/D Five Innovative Action Steps to Tool Up Your Recruiters & Build Pipelines to Attract the Future Leaders of Gen Z (Track Sponsored by Hylant) Rebecca Ahmed 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
River Overlook A Organizational Strategy – Developing an employee engagement strategy that drives business results Shawn Premer 1 HRCI Business Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
Gallery Overlook E/F A Fireside Chat with Rob Hampton, Head of Human Resources at Morgan Stanley John Rogers Rob Hampton Mark Rogers 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit
06:30 PM-09:00 PM

HR Extravaganza sponsored by USI

Grand Gallery, Devos Place

06:45 PM-07:15 PM

Costume Contest at HR Extravaganza sponsored by USI

Grand Gallery

First Place $150 Amazon Gift Card Second Place $100 Amazon Gift Card Third Place $50 Amazon Gift Card

Friday, Oct 15 2021
07:00 AM-11:00 AM

Registration

Exhibit Hall C, Devos Place

08:00 AM-09:00 AM

Grab & Go Breakfast

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

09:00 AM-09:30 AM

Prize Giveaway, Volunteer Leader of the Year & Michigan's Top HR Professional Awards & Closing

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

09:30 AM-10:30 AM

Keynote: Finding Your Purpose with Amanda Meyer

Speaker(s): Amanda Meyer Credits: 1 HRCI General Credit, 1 SHRM Credit

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Book Sale and Autographs with Amanda Meyer

Speaker(s): Amanda Meyer Credits:

Ballroom ABCD, Devos Place

11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Volunteer Leader, Exhibitor & RP Lunch (invite only)

Grand Gallery, Devos Place

PAST CONFERENCES


Previous Themes:

  • 2008: Back to the Future of HR
  • 2007: People, Passion, Profit: HR Delivering Value
  • 2006: Raising the Bar in HR
  • 2005: Charting the Depths of HR
  • 2004: Ignite, Inspire, Innovate
  • 2003: Capitalize Your HR Connections
  • 2002: Harness the Power of HR
  • 2001: Future Faces of HR
  • 2000: Opening Roads to Organizational Excellence
  • 1999: HR @ Warp. Speed
  • 1998: Building On Our Foundations
  • 1997: HR in the ER
  • 1996: Best Practices in HR

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