Conference Schedule


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

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
7:00AM - 4:00PM

Registration Open - Hall C

7:00AM - 11:00AM

Exhibitor Load In - Hall C

7:30AM - 8:30AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30AM - 3:45PM
Employment Law Summit

FROM HIRE TO FIRE:
Employment Issues in the Lifecycle of an Employee

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
8:30AM - 3:45PM From Hire to Fire: Employment Issues in the Lifecycle of an Employee. Multiple Speakers 5.75 General Credits (Total)
10:30AM - 10:45AM Break - Hall C
2:15PM - 2:30PM Break - Hall C
3:45PM - 4:00PM Break - Hall C
8:30AM - 3:45PM
HR Leadership Summit - Ballroom B-C-D
Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
8:30AM - 9:30AM Human Resources: The Steps to Foster a Leadership Culture Lee Meadows 1.00 General Credits
9:30AM - 10:30AM Talent Optimization: The Connection Between Strategy & Results John Broer 1.25 General Credits
10:30AM - 10:45AM Break - Hall C
10:45AM - 11:55AM The Changing Role of the CHRO. What does it take to be an HR Executive? Karen Oliver-Behee 1.25 Business Credits
1:05PM - 2:15PM Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence Vincent Bovino 1.25 Business Credits
2:15PM - 2:30PM Break - Hall C
2:30PM - 3:45PM Redesigning HR to Transform the Human Experience Mary Dale 1.25 General Credits
3:45PM - 4:00PM Break - Hall C
8:30AM - 4:00PM

HR Games Jeopardy - Overlook D-E-F

10:30AM - 10:45AM

Break - Hall C

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Lunch - Hall C
Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
12:00PM - 1:00PM Volunteer Appreciation Lunch - Overlook G-H
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch
2:15PM - 2:30PM

Break - Hall C

4:00PM - 5:45PM
Opening Ceremonies - Ballroom B-C-D

Opening Ceremony/General Session

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
4:30PM - 5:45PM Rock Your Pitch Melanie Spring 1.25 Business Credits
5:45PM - 7:00PM

MISHRM Celebration/Exhibition Grand Opening

MISHRM Silent Auction Opens - Hall C

Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:00AM - 4:00PM

REGISTRATION OPEN - Hall C

7:00AM - 8:30AM

EXHIBIT HALL OPENS - Hall C

7:00AM - 8:30AM

BREAKFAST - Hall C

8:30AM - 10:00AM
General Session - Ballroom B-C-D

SHRM Presentation

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
8:30AM - 10:00AM The DNA of Great HR Leaders: Transforming Yourself and Your Team to World-Class! Tim Sackett 1.25 General Credits
10:00AM - 10:15AM

BREAK - Hall C

10:15AM - 11:30AM
Breakout Session I
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
Grand Gallery AB The Power of People Analytics Keith Webb 1.25 Business Credits
Grand Gallery CD Using Social Media to Recruit Monica Lloyd & Jen Smith 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery EF Impact of Employee Health on Business Success Bill Lloyd 1.25 General Credits
Overlook F 10 Things to Ask Your Broker/Consultant About Your Health Benefits Plan Bret Jackson 1.25 General Credits
Overlook GH Will THC Stand for "The Hiring Challenge?" The Impact of Legalized Recreational Marijuana on Michigan's Employers Andrew Cascini 1.25 General Credits
11:30AM - 12:30PM

LUNCH - Hall C

12:30PM - 1:45PM
Breakout Session II
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
Grand Gallery AB Pitch With Confidence Melanie Spring 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery CD Healthcare, Same Crap, Different Day Doug Roehm 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery EF Veterans in the Workforce: Best Practices to Attract, Hire and Retain Veterans in Your Workplace Mary Feuerbach & Heather Merrick 1.25 General Credits
Overlook GH Don't Fear the Peacock- Embracing Organizational Change Through Diversity Tina Marie Wohlfield 1.25 General Credits
1:45PM - 2:00PM

BREAK - Hall C

2:00PM - 3:15PM
Breakout Session III
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
Grand Gallery AB Generational Economics: Engaging the Most Diverse Workforce in History Brett Powell 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery CD They do exist; HR trends and solutions you can use right now! Jeanne Bolhuis 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery EF Maximum Ability: How to Recruit and Retain employees with (Dis)abilities Paul Artale 1.25 General Credits
Overlook GH Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Training Michael Peterson 1.25 General Credits
3:15PM - 3:30PM

BREAK - Hall C

3:30PM - 5:00PM
General Session - Ballroom B-C-D
Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
3:30PM - 3:30PM MISHRM SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
3:45PM - 5:00PM

KEYNOTE GENERAL SESSION III

Speaker: James Reid | Credits: 1.25 Business Credits

6:00PM - 9:00PM

HR EXTRAVAGANZA - Ambassador Ballroom

Dueling Pianos/Talent Show [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019
7:00AM - 8:30AM

Exhibit Hall Opens

7:00AM - 8:30AM

BREAKFAST - Hall C

8:30AM - 9:45AM
Breakout Session IV
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
Grand Gallery CD Productive Conflict Tim Furlong 1.25 General Credits
Grand Gallery EF Give your employees C.R.A.P. Jeff Kortes 1.25 General Credits
Overlook F Unleashing Talent with Agile Minds Rebecca Andree 1.25 General Credits
Overlook GH What's an HR Plan Sponsor to do? Providing Fiduciary Leadership for Your Retirement Plan Errol Hau 1.25 General Credits
9:45AM - 10:00AM

BREAK - Hall C

10:00AM - 12:00PM
General Session - Ballroom B-C-D

General Session, Closing Ceremony and Awards

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
10:00AM - 11:00AM Making an Impact Rick Rigsby Not Available
HR EXTRAVAGANZA

Any Song. Each Chapter. 1+ Members Share $500 CASH PRIZE plus $500 TO YOUR CHAPTER!

Thursday, October 10th. Doors open at 6:00.

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

MISHRM's mission is to support the State SHRM chapters and serve the HR professionals (networking, development opportunities, best practice sharing) and serve as a conduit from our great state to SHRM.


Contact Info

Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management

P.O. Box 99463
Troy, MI 48099
(844) 4MI-SHRM
conference@mishrm.org

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October 9-11, 2019