Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Schedule is subject to change

Time - Eastern Time ZoneEvent
7:45 - 8:00 AMWake Up Trivia - let's start the Conference with FUN! What do you know, and how fast do you know it! This is a fast paced contest with our High Energy Host, Music, and TRIVIA of course. Individuals earn points for being correct, but more importantly you earn EXTRA points for being correct faster than your opponents. So join us for this ENERGETIC , FUN, start to the conference. Stop by the FUN Enterprises, Inc. Exhibit booth to find out more about this and other programs.
8:00 - 9:15 AMConnecting the Past and the Present
Milagros Phillips

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9:15 - 9:30 AMExpo Hall Break
9:30 - 10:30 AMConcurrent Sessions I
Just Ask - Why Seeking Support is Your Biggest Strength
Andy Lopata

Details
Promises Made & Kept: Change and the Psychological Contract At Work
Charles Fields, MSHRM, CMP & Julie Develin, MSHRD, SHRM-SCP

Details
Assets + Liabilities =HR: They Can't Do It Without Us
Lori Kleiman, SPHR. SHRM-SCP
HRCI business

Details
How to Transform Bosses into Leaders
Mack Munro
HRCI business

Details
10:30 - 10:45 AMExpo Hall Break
10:45 - 11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions II
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2021: Special Train the Trainer Session with a Focus on Action Plans, Diversity Statements, and DEI Committees
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
Managing the Complexities of Paid Sick and Family Leave Laws – What We’ve Learned So Far and What We Expect Going Forward
Craig Dickinson, Alice Kokodis & Jillian Folger-Hartwell

Details
How a Lean Strategy Can Help You Keep Your Best Employees
Paul Critchley

Details
Recalculating! How the Pandemic is Causing Older Employees to Rethink Social Security & Medicare Filing Decisions
Thomas Wright

Details
11:45 - 12:15 PMLunch Break/Expo Hall
12:15 - 1:30 PMSHRM Update + Concurrent Sessions III
Emotions and Employee Well-Being
Ben Eden, MSHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
Diving Into the World of Witness Interviews in Workplace Investigations
Rachel Kushel, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
Stop The Blame Game! - Creating Team Accountability
Lauren Schieffer, CSP, CSP

Details
Becoming Irresistible and Unstoppable: New Model for Employee Experience
Jason Treu

Details
1:30 - 1:45 PMExpo Hall Break
1:45 - 2:45 PMConcurrent Sessions IV
Wholly Shift: A New Conversation About Organizational Unconscious Bias & Discrimination
Eric M. Bailey

Details
Managing the Complexity of Global HR
Michael Butler, GPHR, sphri
HRCI global

Details
Recalibrating Your Leadership Compass
David O'Brien
HRCI business

Details
BUILDING A BURNOUT-PROOF WORK CULTURE: Infusing Meaning & Preventing Burnout in a COVID-19 World & Beyond
David Shar, SHRM-SCP, MPS - I/O Psycholog, PhD candidate - Business Psychology

Details
2:45 - 3:00 PMExpo Hall Break
3:00 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions V
Inclusive Leadership 101
Rodney C. Burris

Details
2021: At the Crossroads of Criminal Justice Reform, Getting Individuals Back to Work, & Ensuring Safe Workplaces
Christine Cunneen

Details
Question, Persuade, Refer: Using QPR Techniques to Proactively Identify Someone in Mental Health Crisis
Ursula Pawlowski, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Details
Developing Your HR Strategy
Katie Magoon, SPHR and SHRM - CP
HRCI business

Details
4:00 - 4:15 PMExpo Hall Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions VI
Transforming the Human In Human Resources® - Lessons From The Butterfly
Lisa Perez, SPHR; SHRM-SCP

Details
Are Your Job Descriptions Working Hard or Hardly Working For You?
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
What HR Professionals Need to Know About Business Immigration Compliance in the COVID-19 ERA
David Nachman & Ludka Zimovcak
HRCI global

Details
The Rubber Band Resilient Leader
Kathy Parry

Details
5:15 - 6:30 PMVirtual Craft Cocktail Class/Networking Session - Join us for a special craft cocktail making experience. We'll craft two cocktails under the direction of professional virtual mixologist David Bell of Bar Spoon & Beaker. Attendees will receive a detailed list of ingredients and supplies to prepare these amazing cocktails. Invite your spouse, partner, friend, or neighbor to join you! We will also provide a recipe for you to prepare a delicious appetizer. This is a fun, interactive event you won't want to miss! Pre-registration is required. A special thank you to our sponsor, Hooker & Holcombe.
Time - Eastern Time ZoneEvent
7:15 - 7:45 AMCoffee Chat - Topic: Managing Zoom Fatigue. Yes, there’s something you can do about it: Learn simple techniques to soothe “brain frazzles”, relieve muscle strain (especially in the eyes, neck and shoulders), and bring greater calm and clarity into your work day. This brief session will be followed by open discussion with fellow conference attendees. Stop by the FUN Enterprises, Inc. Exhibit booth to find out more about this and other programs.
8:00 - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions VII
How to Have Candid Conversation: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion…”Are you ready to talk?”
Kevin M. Coleman

Details
Reduce Risk by Understanding HR Legal Trends and Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes
Mario Pecoraro

Details
Building Your High Performance Team
Kiki Orski, MBA, RN

Details
Creating Connection
Erin O'Malley

Details
9:00 - 9:15 AMExpo Hall Break
9:15 - 10:15 AMConcurrent Sessions VIII
Build a Momentum Mindset: How to Boost The Resilience of You and Your Team No Matter What
Kim Becking, J.D.

Details
Leading in the Experience Age: An Executive's Guide to the New Workforce Paradigm
Ed Krow, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP

Details
Employment Law & Legislative Update - Tri-State Comparison
Jonathan D. Persky, Esq.

Details
Hiring for Culture Fit: Truth, Lies and a Bit of Practical Advice
Jamie Winter

Details
10:15 - 10:30 AMFinal Expo Hall Break
10:30 - 11:30 AMThe Top Trends Shaping the Global Workplace in 2021
Dan Schawbel
HRCI business

Details
+ Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time - Eastern Time ZoneEvent
7:45 - 8:00 AMWake Up Trivia - let's start the Conference with FUN! What do you know, and how fast do you know it! This is a fast paced contest with our High Energy Host, Music, and TRIVIA of course. Individuals earn points for being correct, but more importantly you earn EXTRA points for being correct faster than your opponents. So join us for this ENERGETIC , FUN, start to the conference. Stop by the FUN Enterprises, Inc. Exhibit booth to find out more about this and other programs.
8:00 - 9:15 AMConnecting the Past and the Present
Milagros Phillips

Details
9:15 - 9:30 AMExpo Hall Break
9:30 - 10:30 AMConcurrent Sessions I
Just Ask - Why Seeking Support is Your Biggest Strength
Andy Lopata

Details
Promises Made & Kept: Change and the Psychological Contract At Work
Charles Fields, MSHRM, CMP & Julie Develin, MSHRD, SHRM-SCP

Details
Assets + Liabilities =HR: They Can't Do It Without Us
Lori Kleiman, SPHR. SHRM-SCP
HRCI business

Details
How to Transform Bosses into Leaders
Mack Munro
HRCI business

Details
10:30 - 10:45 AMExpo Hall Break
10:45 - 11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions II
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2021: Special Train the Trainer Session with a Focus on Action Plans, Diversity Statements, and DEI Committees
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
Managing the Complexities of Paid Sick and Family Leave Laws – What We’ve Learned So Far and What We Expect Going Forward
Craig Dickinson, Alice Kokodis & Jillian Folger-Hartwell

Details
How a Lean Strategy Can Help You Keep Your Best Employees
Paul Critchley

Details
Recalculating! How the Pandemic is Causing Older Employees to Rethink Social Security & Medicare Filing Decisions
Thomas Wright

Details
11:45 - 12:15 PMLunch Break/Expo Hall
12:15 - 1:30 PMSHRM Update + Concurrent Sessions III
Emotions and Employee Well-Being
Ben Eden, MSHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
Diving Into the World of Witness Interviews in Workplace Investigations
Rachel Kushel, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
Stop The Blame Game! - Creating Team Accountability
Lauren Schieffer, CSP, CSP

Details
Becoming Irresistible and Unstoppable: New Model for Employee Experience
Jason Treu

Details
1:30 - 1:45 PMExpo Hall Break
1:45 - 2:45 PMConcurrent Sessions IV
Wholly Shift: A New Conversation About Organizational Unconscious Bias & Discrimination
Eric M. Bailey

Details
Managing the Complexity of Global HR
Michael Butler, GPHR, sphri
HRCI global

Details
Recalibrating Your Leadership Compass
David O'Brien
HRCI business

Details
BUILDING A BURNOUT-PROOF WORK CULTURE: Infusing Meaning & Preventing Burnout in a COVID-19 World & Beyond
David Shar, SHRM-SCP, MPS - I/O Psycholog, PhD candidate - Business Psychology

Details
2:45 - 3:00 PMExpo Hall Break
3:00 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions V
Inclusive Leadership 101
Rodney C. Burris

Details
2021: At the Crossroads of Criminal Justice Reform, Getting Individuals Back to Work, & Ensuring Safe Workplaces
Christine Cunneen

Details
Question, Persuade, Refer: Using QPR Techniques to Proactively Identify Someone in Mental Health Crisis
Ursula Pawlowski, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Details
Developing Your HR Strategy
Katie Magoon, SPHR and SHRM - CP
HRCI business

Details
4:00 - 4:15 PMExpo Hall Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions VI
Transforming the Human In Human Resources® - Lessons From The Butterfly
Lisa Perez, SPHR; SHRM-SCP

Details
Are Your Job Descriptions Working Hard or Hardly Working For You?
Britt-Marie Cole-Johnson, AWI-CH & Abby Warren, AWI-CH

Details
What HR Professionals Need to Know About Business Immigration Compliance in the COVID-19 ERA
David Nachman & Ludka Zimovcak
HRCI global

Details
The Rubber Band Resilient Leader
Kathy Parry

Details
5:15 - 6:30 PMVirtual Craft Cocktail Class/Networking Session - Join us for a special craft cocktail making experience. We'll craft two cocktails under the direction of professional virtual mixologist David Bell of Bar Spoon & Beaker. Attendees will receive a detailed list of ingredients and supplies to prepare these amazing cocktails. Invite your spouse, partner, friend, or neighbor to join you! We will also provide a recipe for you to prepare a delicious appetizer. This is a fun, interactive event you won't want to miss! Pre-registration is required. A special thank you to our sponsor, Hooker & Holcombe.
+ Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time - Eastern Time ZoneEvent
7:15 - 7:45 AMCoffee Chat - Topic: Managing Zoom Fatigue. Yes, there’s something you can do about it: Learn simple techniques to soothe “brain frazzles”, relieve muscle strain (especially in the eyes, neck and shoulders), and bring greater calm and clarity into your work day. This brief session will be followed by open discussion with fellow conference attendees. Stop by the FUN Enterprises, Inc. Exhibit booth to find out more about this and other programs.
8:00 - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions VII
How to Have Candid Conversation: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion…”Are you ready to talk?”
Kevin M. Coleman

Details
Reduce Risk by Understanding HR Legal Trends and Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes
Mario Pecoraro

Details
Building Your High Performance Team
Kiki Orski, MBA, RN

Details
Creating Connection
Erin O'Malley

Details
9:00 - 9:15 AMExpo Hall Break
9:15 - 10:15 AMConcurrent Sessions VIII
Build a Momentum Mindset: How to Boost The Resilience of You and Your Team No Matter What
Kim Becking, J.D.

Details
Leading in the Experience Age: An Executive's Guide to the New Workforce Paradigm
Ed Krow, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP

Details
Employment Law & Legislative Update - Tri-State Comparison
Jonathan D. Persky, Esq.

Details
Hiring for Culture Fit: Truth, Lies and a Bit of Practical Advice
Jamie Winter

Details
10:15 - 10:30 AMFinal Expo Hall Break
10:30 - 11:30 AMThe Top Trends Shaping the Global Workplace in 2021
Dan Schawbel
HRCI business

Details