2020/09/16 08:00:00

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ATTENDEES

The 2020 KS SHRM State Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include, senior Human Resources (HR) professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the Human Resources field.

SPEAKERS

The Conference will include subjects and topics in the HRCI Body of Knowledge and SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.  First, you need to demonstrate the benefits of the conference to your organization.  Next you’ll need to persuade your boss that it’s worth the investment of time and money.

Here’s how…

 

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Conference Schedule

TimeEvent
9:00am - 11:00am
• SHRM PDC - 2
• HRCI General - 2
Pre-Conference Workshop - Be Who You Came to Be
Tara Renze

Details
12:00pm – 1:00pmConference Orientation & Opening/Welcome
1:00pm - 2:00pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Employment Law & Labor Update
Kyle Russell

Details
2:00pm – 2:15pmBreak/Time with Exhibitors
2:15pm – 3:15pmBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Lead With Laughs: How Humor Inspires a Creative and Engaged Workplace
David Horning

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
The Intentional Steps Towards Creating a Leadership Culture
Richard Rierson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Create an Effective Employee Experience Strategy Using HR Metrics
Melissa Anzman

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
How Will Your Reviews Change This Year?
Mike Smoots

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Behavioral Health: Meeting the Needs of Your Workforce
Todd Hlasney

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Total Rewards Ecosystem: How to adjust your Total Rewards Ecosystem in the post-pandemic world
Michael Puck

Details
3:15pm – 3:30pm Break/Time with Exhibitors
3:30pm - 4:30pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Opening Keynote Session - GOING ALL IN WITH A DECENTRALIZED CULTURE: Closing the Gap between Planning & Execution
Richard Rierson

Details
4:30pm-5:00pmTrombold Nominee presentation
5:00pm – 6:00pmNetworking Reception
7:00pm - 8:30pmKS SHRM Board Meeting
TimeEvent
7:30am - 8:00amCertification Session
8:00am – 8:30amConference Welcome/SHRM Address
8:30am – 8:45amDiversity & Inclusion Award & Rising Star Award
8:45am – 9:45amBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Sex, Lies and Investigate This: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations
Melody Rayl

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Be the CEO of Your Career
Heidi Hartman

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
The Art of Awkward
Kristi Spaethe

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Four Hacks to Maximize HR's Impact in the Post-Pandemic
Michael Puck

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Crucial Conversations: Tools For Talking When Stakes Are High
Steve Willis

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
We Gain a Lot of Ground When We Meet in the Middle
Pamela Popp & Brian Roberts

Details
9:45am – 10:05amBreak/Time with Exhibitors
10:05am - 10:15amSponsor Address
10:15am - 11:15am
• SHRM PDC – 1
• HRCI General – 1
General Session Keynote - Challenge to Live Life ALL IN!
Gian-Paul Gonzalez

Details
11:15am - 1:00pmLunch Break/Time with Exhibitors
1:00pm – 2:15pm
• SHRM PDC – 1.25
• HRCI General – 1.25
Panel - The Transformation of Second Chances
Monica Roth, John Koufos, Alex Alonso, Richard McLemore & Cheryl Reinhardt
Details
2:15pm - 2:40pmBreak/Time with Exhibitors
2:40pm - 3:40pm Breakouts
Workplace
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Workplace Bullies are Too Expensive to Keep
Frank Mulcahy

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
The Price is … Right? Recent Awards and Settlements – And What You Can Learn From Them
Boyd Byers, Teresa Shulda, and David Rogers

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Hot Topics in Talent & Culture
Kelly Reed

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI Business - 1
Understanding Differentiation and Hiring: Aligning your Hiring and Business Differentiation Strategies to Work Together
Ryan Kohler

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Lessons in Trauma and Disruptions: A Company Resilient
Lamar Roth

Details
People
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Balancing Workforce & Cost Control Strategies
Dean Clune, Alex Kreibich, & Emily Brainerd

Details
3:40pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm Breakouts
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Hiring Metrics & Analytics: Aligning Your Hiring Process with Your Company’s Goals and Priorities
Ryan Kohler

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
White Board Seminar: Numbers of COVID-19
David Ross

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Behavioral Interviewing Tips & Techniques: Uncover Candidate Fit and Character
Kirk Young

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Cutting Edge Employee Engagement, Enrichment and Communication System
Charles Carroll

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Leveraging Personality Diversity: We've Barely Scratched the Surface
Aaron Deckert

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Employee Benefits and the 2020 Election
Scott Behrens

Details
5:00pm – 7:00pmNetworking Events
TimeEvent
7:00am - 8:00amTime with Exhibitors
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Making Sense of Unemployment for Employers During COVID-19
Phil Hayes & Jeff Oswald

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
The C-Suite
Larry Cheatham

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Retirement Plan Regulatory Update
Samuel Henson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Level Up Your (HR) Leadership
Carrie Cox

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Your Workforce has Changed - Now What?
Lyne Tumlinson

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC – 1
• HRCI General – 1
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): What Employers Should Know
Jim Spencer

Details
9:00am - 9:15amBreak / Time with Exhibitors
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Making Sense of Unemployment for Employers During COVID-19:  Live “UI Crap”s Q&A Session
Phil Hayes and Jeff Oswald

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Form I-9 and E-Verify Updates Related to COVID-19
Jennifer Nelson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Build Your Own Seat at the Table: Effectively Partnering with your Business Clients
Kelli Adams

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Preparing for Annual Enrollment
Lindsey Surratt & Susan Graf

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
How to Tranform Bosses into Leaders
Mack Munro

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
COVID 2020: The Impact on Total Rewards Strategy
Stacie Engelmann

Details
10:15am - 10:30amBreak / Time with Exhibitors
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year Award presentation
11:00am - 12:00pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Closing Keynote - The Seven Relationships Key to Winning Your Leadership Game
Ed O’Malley

Details
12:00pm - 12:15pmConference Closing
+ Wednesday, September 16
TimeEvent
9:00am - 11:00am
• SHRM PDC - 2
• HRCI General - 2
Pre-Conference Workshop - Be Who You Came to Be
Tara Renze

Details
12:00pm – 1:00pmConference Orientation & Opening/Welcome
1:00pm - 2:00pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Employment Law & Labor Update
Kyle Russell

Details
2:00pm – 2:15pmBreak/Time with Exhibitors
2:15pm – 3:15pmBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Lead With Laughs: How Humor Inspires a Creative and Engaged Workplace
David Horning

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
The Intentional Steps Towards Creating a Leadership Culture
Richard Rierson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Create an Effective Employee Experience Strategy Using HR Metrics
Melissa Anzman

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
How Will Your Reviews Change This Year?
Mike Smoots

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Behavioral Health: Meeting the Needs of Your Workforce
Todd Hlasney

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Total Rewards Ecosystem: How to adjust your Total Rewards Ecosystem in the post-pandemic world
Michael Puck

Details
3:15pm – 3:30pm Break/Time with Exhibitors
3:30pm - 4:30pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Opening Keynote Session - GOING ALL IN WITH A DECENTRALIZED CULTURE: Closing the Gap between Planning & Execution
Richard Rierson

Details
4:30pm-5:00pmTrombold Nominee presentation
5:00pm – 6:00pmNetworking Reception
7:00pm - 8:30pmKS SHRM Board Meeting
+ Thursday, September 17
TimeEvent
7:30am - 8:00amCertification Session
8:00am – 8:30amConference Welcome/SHRM Address
8:30am – 8:45amDiversity & Inclusion Award & Rising Star Award
8:45am – 9:45amBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Sex, Lies and Investigate This: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations
Melody Rayl

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Be the CEO of Your Career
Heidi Hartman

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
The Art of Awkward
Kristi Spaethe

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Four Hacks to Maximize HR's Impact in the Post-Pandemic
Michael Puck

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Crucial Conversations: Tools For Talking When Stakes Are High
Steve Willis

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
We Gain a Lot of Ground When We Meet in the Middle
Pamela Popp & Brian Roberts

Details
9:45am – 10:05amBreak/Time with Exhibitors
10:05am - 10:15amSponsor Address
10:15am - 11:15am
• SHRM PDC – 1
• HRCI General – 1
General Session Keynote - Challenge to Live Life ALL IN!
Gian-Paul Gonzalez

Details
11:15am - 1:00pmLunch Break/Time with Exhibitors
1:00pm – 2:15pm
• SHRM PDC – 1.25
• HRCI General – 1.25
Panel - The Transformation of Second Chances
Monica Roth, John Koufos, Alex Alonso, Richard McLemore & Cheryl Reinhardt
Details
2:15pm - 2:40pmBreak/Time with Exhibitors
2:40pm - 3:40pm Breakouts
Workplace
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Workplace Bullies are Too Expensive to Keep
Frank Mulcahy

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
The Price is … Right? Recent Awards and Settlements – And What You Can Learn From Them
Boyd Byers, Teresa Shulda, and David Rogers

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Hot Topics in Talent & Culture
Kelly Reed

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI Business - 1
Understanding Differentiation and Hiring: Aligning your Hiring and Business Differentiation Strategies to Work Together
Ryan Kohler

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Lessons in Trauma and Disruptions: A Company Resilient
Lamar Roth

Details
People
• SHRM PDC -1
• HRCI General - 1
Balancing Workforce & Cost Control Strategies
Dean Clune, Alex Kreibich, & Emily Brainerd

Details
3:40pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pm Breakouts
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Hiring Metrics & Analytics: Aligning Your Hiring Process with Your Company’s Goals and Priorities
Ryan Kohler

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
White Board Seminar: Numbers of COVID-19
David Ross

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Behavioral Interviewing Tips & Techniques: Uncover Candidate Fit and Character
Kirk Young

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Cutting Edge Employee Engagement, Enrichment and Communication System
Charles Carroll

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Leveraging Personality Diversity: We've Barely Scratched the Surface
Aaron Deckert

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Employee Benefits and the 2020 Election
Scott Behrens

Details
5:00pm – 7:00pmNetworking Events
+ Friday, September 18
TimeEvent
7:00am - 8:00amTime with Exhibitors
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Making Sense of Unemployment for Employers During COVID-19
Phil Hayes & Jeff Oswald

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
The C-Suite
Larry Cheatham

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Retirement Plan Regulatory Update
Samuel Henson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Level Up Your (HR) Leadership
Carrie Cox

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Your Workforce has Changed - Now What?
Lyne Tumlinson

Details
Organization
• SHRM PDC – 1
• HRCI General – 1
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): What Employers Should Know
Jim Spencer

Details
9:00am - 9:15amBreak / Time with Exhibitors
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Making Sense of Unemployment for Employers During COVID-19:  Live “UI Crap”s Q&A Session
Phil Hayes and Jeff Oswald

Details
Interactive
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Form I-9 and E-Verify Updates Related to COVID-19
Jennifer Nelson

Details
Strategic
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
Build Your Own Seat at the Table: Effectively Partnering with your Business Clients
Kelli Adams

Details
People
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General - 1
Preparing for Annual Enrollment
Lindsey Surratt & Susan Graf

Details
Workplace
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
How to Tranform Bosses into Leaders
Mack Munro

Details
Lockton VIP Session
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI Business - 1
COVID 2020: The Impact on Total Rewards Strategy
Stacie Engelmann

Details
10:15am - 10:30amBreak / Time with Exhibitors
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year Award presentation
11:00am - 12:00pm
• SHRM PDC - 1
• HRCI General – 1
Closing Keynote - The Seven Relationships Key to Winning Your Leadership Game
Ed O’Malley

Details
12:00pm - 12:15pmConference Closing

REGISTRATION

Receive up to 41 hours of Recertification Credit

SHRM Member $399

Non-SHRM Member $449

 Student $175

Pre-Conference Workshop  $75

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations with full refunds are available through August 15, 2020. Cancellation fees will be waived if the change in your plans is due to COVID-19 impacts. Cancellations after August 15, 2020 will not be refunded. Registration may be transferred to another individual or applied to the 2021 KS SHRM State Conference without penalty.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join more than 500 HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways to go “All In For HR”  at this year’s KS SHRM State Conference. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.

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