Conference Schedule


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

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

Registration Open

7:00AM - 11:00AM

Exhibitor Load In

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 - 10:30AM TBD TBD
10:30AM - 10:45AM Break - Hallway
10:45AM - 12:00PM TBD TBD
1:15PM - 2:15PM TBD TBD
2:15PM - 2:30PM Break - Exhibit Hall
2:45PM - 3:45PM TBD TBD
3:45PM - 4:00PM Break - Exhibit Hall
8:30AM - 3:45PM
HR Leadership Summit
Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
8:30AM - 9:30AM HR Leadership Summit Kickoff Lee Meadows
9:30AM - 10:30AM Talent Optimization: The Connection Between Strategy & Results John Broer
10:30AM - 10:45AM Break - Hallway
10:45AM - 11:55AM The Changing Role of the CHRO. What does it take to be an HR Executive? Karen Oliver-Behee
1:15PM - 2:15PM Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence Vincent Bovino
2:15PM - 2:30PM Break - Exhibit Hall
2:45PM - 3:45PM Redesigning HR to Transform the Human Experience Mary Dale
3:45PM - 4:00PM Break - Exhibit Hall
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Lunch - Exhibit Hall
Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch
12:00PM - 1:00PM Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
4:00PM - 5:45PM
Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremony/General Session

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

MISHRM Celebration/Exhibition Grand Opening

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

REGISTRATION OPEN

7:00AM - 8:30AM

EXHIBIT HALL OPENS

7:00AM - 8:20AM

BREAKFAST - Exhibit Hall C

8:30AM - 8:45AM
General Session

SHRM Presentation

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
8:45AM - 10:00AM The DNA of Great HR Leaders: Transforming Yourself and Your Team to World-Class! Tim Sackett
10:10AM - 10:15AM

BREAK - Governor's Hall

10:15AM - 11:30AM
Breakout Session I
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
A The Power of People Analytics Keith Webb
B Using Social Media to Recruit Monica Lloyd & Jen Smith
C Impact of Employee Health on Business Success Bill Lloyd
D Will THC Stand for “The Hiring Challenge?” The Impact of Legalized Recreational Marijuana on Michigan’s Employers Andrew Cascini
11:30AM - 12:30PM

LUNCH - Governor's Hall

12:30PM - 1:45PM
Breakout Session II
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
A Pitch With Confidence Melanie Spring
B Healthcare Doug Roehm
C Veterans in the Workforce: Best Practices to Attract, Hire and Retain Veterans in Your Workplace Mary Feuerbach & Heather Merrick
D Don’t Fear the Peacock- Embracing Organizational Change Through Diversity Tina Marie Wohlfield
1:45PM - 2:00PM

BREAK- EXHIBITOR HALL

2:00PM - 3:15PM
Breakout Session III
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
A They do exist; HR trends and solutions you can use right now! Jeanne Bolhuis
B Hiring with Disabilities Paul Artale
C Generational Economics: Engaging the Most Diverse Workforce in History Brett Powell
D Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Training Michael Peterson
3:15PM - 4:00PM

BREAK - Governor's Hall

3:30PM - 5:00PM
General Session

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
3:45PM - 5:00PM How to be Prepared to Audit Processes and Implement Change Based on 2019 Legal Updates James Reid
4:00PM - 4:00PM

MISHRM SILENT AUCTION CLOSES - Governor's Hall

6:00PM - 9:00PM

HR EXTRAVAGANZA

Dueling Pianos/Talent Show

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

Exhibit Hall Opens - Governor's Hall

7:00AM - 8:30AM

BREAKFAST - Governor's Hall

8:30AM - 9:45AM
Breakout Session IV
Location Presentation Title Presenter Credits
A Productive Conflict Tim Furlong
B What's an HR Plan Sponsor to do? Providing Fiduciary Leadership for Your Retirement Plan Errol Hau
C Unleashing Talent with Agile Minds Rebecca Andree
D Employee Recognition Jeff Kortes
9:45AM - 10:00AM

BREAK - Governor's Hall

10:00AM - 12:00PM
General Session

General Session, Closing Ceremony and Awards

Time Presentation Title Presenter Credits
10:00AM - 11:00AM Making an Impact Rick Rigsby

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