Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Schedule is subject to change

TimeEventLocation
11:00 AM - 6:30 PMRegistration Open
1:00 - 4:00 PMExpo Hall Set-UpExpo Hall
1:00 - 2:00 PMNetworking Lunch
2:30 - 5:00 PMTeambuilding Events
Details
4:00 - 4:30 PMExpo Hall Orientation For Exhibitors & SponsorsExpo Hall
5:00 - 6:30 PMNetworking Event Expo Hall
TimeEvent
6:00 - 7:00 AMOptional Fitness Activity
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 AM
HRCI Business
Conference Welcome & Opening Keynote - HR Rising !! – From Ownership to Leadership
Steve Browne, SHRM-SCP
Details
9:30 - 10:00 AMBeverage Break
10:00 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
Do This, Not That: Talent Sourcing for Speed & Success
Conni LaDouceur
Details
Be the Difference - Recognizing and Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
Chuck Gallagher, CSP
Details
Inclusion is the Answer to Next Level Networking
Simone Morris
Details
If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
Jill Christensen
Details
10:00 - 11:00 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Creating a Value-Based Reputation Risk Strategy and Risk-Informed Culture
Rashmi Airan
Details
11:00 - 11:15 AMTransfer Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Rise of the Agile Leader: The Future of Leadership is Here – Can Your Organization Make the Shift?
Chuck Mollor
Details
Rethinking True Organizational Safety and Security
Terry Choate Jr & Joseph Hileman
Details
HRCI BusinessTelehealth: An Emerging Benefits Trend and New Frontier for HR
Louis Daniels & Virginia McGarrity
Details
Before it Comes to Blows! - Managing Conflict From Higher Ground
Lauren Schieffer, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
Details
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - HR's Voice at the Table: Crisis, Community, and Continuity
Valerie Ann Leduc, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Details
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 PMCHRO Luncheon
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Handling Emotionally Charged Business Partners
Thomas Larkin, MA & Gregg Barratt
Details
The Leader's 7! Learn the 7 Languages your Employees, need, want, and benefit most from hearing from their leadership!
Andre Young
Details
60 Second Resilience
Mike Lee
Could Your Background Screening Process Put You In HOT Water?
John McTighe
Details

1:15 - 2:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Don't Risk It - Learn to be Ethically Vigilant
Rashmi Airan
Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMBeverage/Snack Break
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
"Maximum Ability: How to Recruit and Retain employees with (Dis)abilities."
Paul Artale
Details

5 Steps to Make Agile HR a Success
Anna Samorukova
Details

Are your Forms I-9 Ready for an Audit?
Harry W. Nash, Jr.
Details

Getting Talent Back to Work: Using Underemployed Populations to Fill Hiring Needs
Panel Presentation
2:45 - 3:45 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Leading Culture Change: How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Organization
Cheryl Jones, M.A.
Details
3:45 - 4:00 PMTransfer Break
4:00 - 5:00 PMGeneral Session - Is the East Coast the New West Coast When it Comes to Employment Laws?
Alice Kokodis, Craig Dickinson, Jillian Folger-Hartwell
Details
5:00 - 7:00 PMNetworking Event - Heavy Appetizers, Cash Bar & Dueling Pianos
TimeEvent
6:00 - 7:00 AMOptional Fitness Activity
7:00 - 8:00 AMBuffet Breakfast & Networking
7:00 AM – 12:00 PMRegistration Open
7:00 - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Session
Details
8:00 - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
20/20 Background (Eye) Screening
Christine Cunneen
Details
HRCI BusinessBuilding a Culture of Accountability
David O'Brien
Details
The Madness Behind the Method (Teaching, Coaching, or Mentoring?)
Joe Perez
Details
The Critical Role of HR in Cybersecurity
Tim Weber
Details
8:00 - 9:00 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Preparing for Success in the Era of AI
Michael Francoeur
Details
9:00 - 9:30 AMBeverage Break
9:30 - 10:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
How to Transform Your Small HR Department Through Technology
Tracie Sponenberg, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Details
How Does HR Prepare for High Court’s Decision Interpreting Sex Discrimination?
Rachel Kushel & Abby Warren
Details
Situational Awareness And De-Escalation Training
Chris Marciano
Details
9:30 - 10:30 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - The Future of Work. The Rise of the Gig Economy
Victor Madubuko, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
10:30 - 10:45 AMTransfer Break
10:45 - 11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
Buy American, Hire American: Accessing Foreign Talent in a Restrictive Environment
Martine Cuomo
Details
Navigating the Crossroads of Consistency and Diversity
Dana Barbato, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
Pharmacy Benefit Landscape, Trends and Management Strategies
Bill Nulman
Details
If I Could Turn Back Time . . . Getting Workplace Harassment Investigations Right
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson & Rachel Kushel
Details
10:45 - 11:45 AMCHRO Track Only - The New Pay Reality
Patti D'Amaddio, SPHR
Details
11:45 AM -12:45 PMBuffet Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Top 10 List. What HR Professionals Need to Know About Social Security, Medicare, and the Aging Workforce
Thomas Wright
Details
How to Legally Conduct Social Media Background Investigations to Protect Your Company from Risk
Mario Pecoraro
Details
3 Ways You're Not Thinking About Turnover
Paul Critchley
Details
HRCI BusinessGrow a Talent Pool with Diversity
Deb Gogliettino, MS, MSL, SPHR
Details
12:45 - 1:45 PMCHRO Track Only - Reboot: The Missing Link to Workplace Productivity and Performance
Dr. Jo (R) Lichteen, PhD, RDN, CSP
Details
1:45 - 2:00 PMTransfer Break
2:15 - 3:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Calling BS on Busy: Secrets of Time Management, Productivity +Organization
Andrew Mellen
Details
Emotional Empowerment: Addressing Mental Health Needs Before There’s a Crisis
Michelle Bersell, M.A., M.Ed.
Details
The Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Response How to Correct Them
Bo Mitchell
Details
Is Your Drug-Free Workplace Discriminatory?
John Stretton & Nicole Mule
Details
2:15 - 3:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - How Bullhorn Adopted a New HCM System and Went Live With Open Enrollment in Just 3 Months
Kelly Sheridan, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
3:15 - 3:45 PMBeverage/Snack Break
3:45 – 5:00 PMExpo Hall Closes/Dismantle
3:45 - 4:45 PM
HRCI Business
Closing Keynote - Humanology: The Future of Technology in the Workplace
Janine Nicole Dennis

Details
4:45 - 5:00 PMClosing Comments/Grand Prize Drawings
+ Sunday, August 9, 2020
TimeEventLocation
11:00 AM - 6:30 PMRegistration Open
1:00 - 4:00 PMExpo Hall Set-UpExpo Hall
1:00 - 2:00 PMNetworking Lunch
2:30 - 5:00 PMTeambuilding Events
Details
4:00 - 4:30 PMExpo Hall Orientation For Exhibitors & SponsorsExpo Hall
5:00 - 6:30 PMNetworking Event Expo Hall
+ Monday, August 10, 2020
TimeEvent
6:00 - 7:00 AMOptional Fitness Activity
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 AM
HRCI Business
Conference Welcome & Opening Keynote - HR Rising !! – From Ownership to Leadership
Steve Browne, SHRM-SCP
Details
9:30 - 10:00 AMBeverage Break
10:00 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
Do This, Not That: Talent Sourcing for Speed & Success
Conni LaDouceur
Details
Be the Difference - Recognizing and Preventing Harassment in the Workplace
Chuck Gallagher, CSP
Details
Inclusion is the Answer to Next Level Networking
Simone Morris
Details
If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
Jill Christensen
Details
10:00 - 11:00 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Creating a Value-Based Reputation Risk Strategy and Risk-Informed Culture
Rashmi Airan
Details
11:00 - 11:15 AMTransfer Break
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Rise of the Agile Leader: The Future of Leadership is Here – Can Your Organization Make the Shift?
Chuck Mollor
Details
Rethinking True Organizational Safety and Security
Terry Choate Jr & Joseph Hileman
Details
HRCI BusinessTelehealth: An Emerging Benefits Trend and New Frontier for HR
Louis Daniels & Virginia McGarrity
Details
Before it Comes to Blows! - Managing Conflict From Higher Ground
Lauren Schieffer, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
Details
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - HR's Voice at the Table: Crisis, Community, and Continuity
Valerie Ann Leduc, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Details
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 PMCHRO Luncheon
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Handling Emotionally Charged Business Partners
Thomas Larkin, MA & Gregg Barratt
Details
The Leader's 7! Learn the 7 Languages your Employees, need, want, and benefit most from hearing from their leadership!
Andre Young
Details
60 Second Resilience
Mike Lee
Could Your Background Screening Process Put You In HOT Water?
John McTighe
Details

1:15 - 2:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Don't Risk It - Learn to be Ethically Vigilant
Rashmi Airan
Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMBeverage/Snack Break
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
"Maximum Ability: How to Recruit and Retain employees with (Dis)abilities."
Paul Artale
Details

5 Steps to Make Agile HR a Success
Anna Samorukova
Details

Are your Forms I-9 Ready for an Audit?
Harry W. Nash, Jr.
Details

Getting Talent Back to Work: Using Underemployed Populations to Fill Hiring Needs
Panel Presentation
2:45 - 3:45 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Leading Culture Change: How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Organization
Cheryl Jones, M.A.
Details
3:45 - 4:00 PMTransfer Break
4:00 - 5:00 PMGeneral Session - Is the East Coast the New West Coast When it Comes to Employment Laws?
Alice Kokodis, Craig Dickinson, Jillian Folger-Hartwell
Details
5:00 - 7:00 PMNetworking Event - Heavy Appetizers, Cash Bar & Dueling Pianos
+ Tuesday, August 11, 2020
TimeEvent
6:00 - 7:00 AMOptional Fitness Activity
7:00 - 8:00 AMBuffet Breakfast & Networking
7:00 AM – 12:00 PMRegistration Open
7:00 - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Session
Details
8:00 - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
20/20 Background (Eye) Screening
Christine Cunneen
Details
HRCI BusinessBuilding a Culture of Accountability
David O'Brien
Details
The Madness Behind the Method (Teaching, Coaching, or Mentoring?)
Joe Perez
Details
The Critical Role of HR in Cybersecurity
Tim Weber
Details
8:00 - 9:00 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - Preparing for Success in the Era of AI
Michael Francoeur
Details
9:00 - 9:30 AMBeverage Break
9:30 - 10:30 AMConcurrent Sessions
How to Transform Your Small HR Department Through Technology
Tracie Sponenberg, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Details
How Does HR Prepare for High Court’s Decision Interpreting Sex Discrimination?
Rachel Kushel & Abby Warren
Details
Situational Awareness And De-Escalation Training
Chris Marciano
Details
9:30 - 10:30 AM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - The Future of Work. The Rise of the Gig Economy
Victor Madubuko, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
10:30 - 10:45 AMTransfer Break
10:45 - 11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
Buy American, Hire American: Accessing Foreign Talent in a Restrictive Environment
Martine Cuomo
Details
Navigating the Crossroads of Consistency and Diversity
Dana Barbato, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
Pharmacy Benefit Landscape, Trends and Management Strategies
Bill Nulman
Details
If I Could Turn Back Time . . . Getting Workplace Harassment Investigations Right
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson & Rachel Kushel
Details
10:45 - 11:45 AMCHRO Track Only - The New Pay Reality
Patti D'Amaddio, SPHR
Details
11:45 AM -12:45 PMBuffet Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Top 10 List. What HR Professionals Need to Know About Social Security, Medicare, and the Aging Workforce
Thomas Wright
Details
How to Legally Conduct Social Media Background Investigations to Protect Your Company from Risk
Mario Pecoraro
Details
3 Ways You're Not Thinking About Turnover
Paul Critchley
Details
HRCI BusinessGrow a Talent Pool with Diversity
Deb Gogliettino, MS, MSL, SPHR
Details
12:45 - 1:45 PMCHRO Track Only - Reboot: The Missing Link to Workplace Productivity and Performance
Dr. Jo (R) Lichteen, PhD, RDN, CSP
Details
1:45 - 2:00 PMTransfer Break
2:15 - 3:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Calling BS on Busy: Secrets of Time Management, Productivity +Organization
Andrew Mellen
Details
Emotional Empowerment: Addressing Mental Health Needs Before There’s a Crisis
Michelle Bersell, M.A., M.Ed.
Details
The Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Response How to Correct Them
Bo Mitchell
Details
Is Your Drug-Free Workplace Discriminatory?
John Stretton & Nicole Mule
Details
2:15 - 3:15 PM
HRCI Business
CHRO Track Only - How Bullhorn Adopted a New HCM System and Went Live With Open Enrollment in Just 3 Months
Kelly Sheridan, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
3:15 - 3:45 PMBeverage/Snack Break
3:45 – 5:00 PMExpo Hall Closes/Dismantle
3:45 - 4:45 PM
HRCI Business
Closing Keynote - Humanology: The Future of Technology in the Workplace
Janine Nicole Dennis

Details
4:45 - 5:00 PMClosing Comments/Grand Prize Drawings