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

TimeEventLocation
8:00am - 6:00pmRegistration/Information OpenPre-Function
9:00am -11:00amExhibitor Registration & Move-InArena
9:00am - 12:00pmPre-Conference Workshop - Be Who You Came to Be
Tara Renze

Details
TBD
11:00am – 11:30amExhibitor OrientationArena
11:00am - 12:00pmFirst Time Attendee ReceptionTBD
12:15pm – 12:45pmConference Opening/WelcomeArena
12:45pm - 1:45pmEmployment Law & Labor Update
Arena
1:45pm – 2:00pmTransfer break
2:00pm – 3:00pmBreakouts
3:00pm – 3:15pmTransfer break
3:15pm – 3:30pmTrombold nominee introductionsArena
3:30pm - 4:30pmOpening Keynote Session - GOING ALL IN WITH A DECENTRALIZED CULTURE: Closing the Gap between Planning & Execution
Richard Rierson

Details
Arena
4:30pm-4:45pmDiversity Award & Rising Star presentationsArena
4:45pm – 7:00pmNetworking ReceptionArena
6:30pm - 9:00pmKS SHRM Board MeetingFire Club
TimeEventLocation
7:00am - 6:00pmRegistration/Information OpenPre-Function
7:00am - 4:00pmExhibit Hall OpenArena
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast with ExhibitorsArena
7:00am - 8:00amCertification SessionTBD
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
9:00am - 9:30amTime with ExhibitorsArena
9:30am - 9:35amConference Opening/WelcomeArena
9:35am - 9:45amSponsor AddressArena
9:45am - 10:00amSHRM AddressArena
10:00am – 10:15amAward Student Summit trophy and Gives Back checksArena
10:15am - 11:15amGeneral Session Keynote - Challenge to Live Life ALL IN!
Gian-Paul Gonzalez

Details
Arena
11:15am - 12:00pmLunchArena
12:00pm - 1:15pmPanel - The Transformation of Second Chances
Monica Roth, John Koufos, Alex Alonso, Richard McLemore & Cheryl Reinhardt
Details
Arena
1:15pm - 2:15pmTime with ExhibitorsArena
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts
3:15pm - 4:00pmTime with Exhibitors (SHRM Foundation & exhibitor drawings announced)Arena
4:00pm - 5:00pm Breakouts
5:00pm - 10:00pmSocial Event
5pm – 7pm Wine Tasting with light appetizers
7pm – 10pm Heavy appetizers & cash bar with local band entertaining
*Bus transportation runs every 30 minutes between Kansas Star Casino and Wyldewood Cellars
**Exhibitors welcome to attend
Wyldewood Cellars
TimeEventLocation
7:00am - 12:15pmRegistration/Information OpenArena
7:00am – 12:30pmExhibit Hall OpenArena
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast / time with exhibitorsArena
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break / time with exhibitorsArena
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break / time with exhibitorsArena
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year Award presentationArena
11:00am – 11:15amConference drawings & giveaways (must be present to win)Arena
11:15am - 12:15pmClosing Keynote - The Seven Relationships Key to Winning Your Leadership Game
Ed O’Malley

Details
Arena
12:15pm - 12:20pmConference ClosingArena
12:30pmExhibitor Move-OutArena
+ Wednesday, September 16
TimeEventLocation
8:00am - 6:00pmRegistration/Information OpenPre-Function
9:00am -11:00amExhibitor Registration & Move-InArena
9:00am - 12:00pmPre-Conference Workshop - Be Who You Came to Be
Tara Renze

Details
TBD
11:00am – 11:30amExhibitor OrientationArena
11:00am - 12:00pmFirst Time Attendee ReceptionTBD
12:15pm – 12:45pmConference Opening/WelcomeArena
12:45pm - 1:45pmEmployment Law & Labor Update
Arena
1:45pm – 2:00pmTransfer break
2:00pm – 3:00pmBreakouts
3:00pm – 3:15pmTransfer break
3:15pm – 3:30pmTrombold nominee introductionsArena
3:30pm - 4:30pmOpening Keynote Session - GOING ALL IN WITH A DECENTRALIZED CULTURE: Closing the Gap between Planning & Execution
Richard Rierson

Details
Arena
4:30pm-4:45pmDiversity Award & Rising Star presentationsArena
4:45pm – 7:00pmNetworking ReceptionArena
6:30pm - 9:00pmKS SHRM Board MeetingFire Club
+ Thursday, September 17
TimeEventLocation
7:00am - 6:00pmRegistration/Information OpenPre-Function
7:00am - 4:00pmExhibit Hall OpenArena
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast with ExhibitorsArena
7:00am - 8:00amCertification SessionTBD
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
9:00am - 9:30amTime with ExhibitorsArena
9:30am - 9:35amConference Opening/WelcomeArena
9:35am - 9:45amSponsor AddressArena
9:45am - 10:00amSHRM AddressArena
10:00am – 10:15amAward Student Summit trophy and Gives Back checksArena
10:15am - 11:15amGeneral Session Keynote - Challenge to Live Life ALL IN!
Gian-Paul Gonzalez

Details
Arena
11:15am - 12:00pmLunchArena
12:00pm - 1:15pmPanel - The Transformation of Second Chances
Monica Roth, John Koufos, Alex Alonso, Richard McLemore & Cheryl Reinhardt
Details
Arena
1:15pm - 2:15pmTime with ExhibitorsArena
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts
3:15pm - 4:00pmTime with Exhibitors (SHRM Foundation & exhibitor drawings announced)Arena
4:00pm - 5:00pm Breakouts
5:00pm - 10:00pmSocial Event
5pm – 7pm Wine Tasting with light appetizers
7pm – 10pm Heavy appetizers & cash bar with local band entertaining
*Bus transportation runs every 30 minutes between Kansas Star Casino and Wyldewood Cellars
**Exhibitors welcome to attend
Wyldewood Cellars
+ Friday, September 18
TimeEventLocation
7:00am - 12:15pmRegistration/Information OpenArena
7:00am – 12:30pmExhibit Hall OpenArena
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast / time with exhibitorsArena
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break / time with exhibitorsArena
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break / time with exhibitorsArena
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year Award presentationArena
11:00am – 11:15amConference drawings & giveaways (must be present to win)Arena
11:15am - 12:15pmClosing Keynote - The Seven Relationships Key to Winning Your Leadership Game
Ed O’Malley

Details
Arena
12:15pm - 12:20pmConference ClosingArena
12:30pmExhibitor Move-OutArena

REGISTRATION

Receive up to 13 hours of Recertification Credit

Regular Registration is from May 1 – August 31
Late Registration begins September 1

SHRM MEMBERS

SHRM Member $469

Wed Only $140

Thurs Only $255

Fri Only $140

Pre-Conference Workshop  $75

NON-
SHRM MEMBERS

Non-SHRM Member $519

Wed Only $140

Thurs Only $255

Fri Only $140

Pre-Conference Workshop  $75

STUDENT 
SHRM MEMBERS

 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.

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HOTEL

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ENTERTAINMENT

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RESTAURANTS

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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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