2018/08/07 00:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2018 MO State SHRM 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.

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Conference Schedule

TimeEventRoom
7:30 AM - 4:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM - 11:30 AMFinding the Culprit: Policy Reviews and Investigation Tips to Address Complaints and Insulate You from Lawsuits
Robert Hingula

Details
Redbud
9:30 AM - 9:45 AMPre-Con Session I Break with granola bars/yogurt
10:00 PM - 11:00 AMExecutive Committee Meeting With Hotel StaffTBD
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMState Council Meeting/Conference OrientationTBD
1:00 PM - 4:30 PMJumpstarting HCM Analytics – A Layperson’s Guide
Kyle Lagunas

Details
Redbud
2:30 PM - 2:45 PMPre-Con Session II Break with cookies/brownies
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMConference Welcome Happy HourWindgate Plaza
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Bonus Session (apply for separate credit) Exhibit Hall
7:30 AMExhibit Hall OpenExhibit Hall
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastExhibit Hall
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMConference Welcome & Intro of LEAD NomineesSalon A/B
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMIt's Showtime!
Jon Petz

Details
Salon A/B
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 11:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Boring Meetings Suck!
Jon Petz, CSP
Salon A
Why Are We So Lousy at Hiring?
Amy Leslie
Salon B
Time to REBOOT Harassment Prevention Efforts
Lisa Yankowitz, JD, SPHR
Salon C
HR As Chief Collaborator
Pamela Green. SPHR, ACC
Salon D
11:15 AM - 11:30 PMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Go Digital to Get Personal - How to Use Technology to Enhance the Candidate and Employee Experience!
Becki Feldmann
Salon A
Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts: It’s Time for a Modern Approach to Employee Performance
David Weisser
Salon B
Sexting, Security & Social Media: Digital Dilemmas in the Workplace & How to Solve Them
Susan Bassford Wilson
Salon C
TBD
Salon D
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMExhibitor "Sales" SessionExhibit Hall
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBuffet LunchExhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
GET READY FOR GENERATION Z (iGeneration): Why bosses won’t ‘like’ Generation Z
Mohamed Mesbah
Salon A
10 Steps to Your Organization’s Strategic Human Capital Plan for the New Year and Beyond…
Tami H. Seaman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Salon B
Benefits - Popular, But Successful?
Dawn Wolfgram, CLF
Salon C
Promoting Worksite Wellness
Karla Voss
Salon D
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMIce Cream BreakExhibit Hall
3:00 PMExhibit Hall Closes
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Art of Fierce Ownership and the Three Pillars of an Enviable Culture
Lisa Hale, Ph.D.
Salon A
Leading Out of Drama
Lauren Schieffer, CSP
Salon B
Leading Through Change & Disruption
David Brown. Major (Ret)
Salon C
Californication of America: Developing Strategies for a Multi-Jurisdiction Workplace
Timothy Davis, JD
Salon D
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 PM - 4:30 PMSHRM UpdateSalon A/B
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGeneral Session - Employment Law UpdateSalon A/B
5:30 PM - 8:00 PMNetworking Event for Exhibitors/AttendeesTBA
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Bonus Session (apply for separate credit)
7:30 AMExhibit Hall OpenExhibit Hall
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastExhibit Hall
8:15 AM - 8:30 AMSHRM Update
Nancy Conway
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMLEAD Award PresentationSalon A/B
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMFrom Rude and Crude, To Raw and Deadly:  Where Do We Draw The Line?
Dennis Davis

Details
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMBeverage BreakExhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
You Just Have To Laugh
David Naster
Salon A
If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
Jill Christensen
Salon B
Business Immigration and Form I-9 Compliance - Best Practices to Avoid Violations
Stephen Maule
Salon C
TBD
Salon D
11:15 AM - 11:30 AMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Putting the “H” in HR
Dr. Alex Cobb, PHR
Salon A
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Salon B
Business is your Business; HR’s Guide to Understanding Finances
Randy Woehl, SHRMSCP, PHR, MPA
Salon C
Bulletproof Background Check Policies
Nick Jasa
Salon D
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBuffet LunchExhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Weed at Work: Are Marijuana Users the Newest Protected Class?
Jennifer Chierek Znosko
Salon A
From HR Generalist to CHRO: What is Your Career Path?
Danielle Spieckerman, SHRM-SCP
Salon B
Your Organization’s DNA: Taking Culture Out of the Shadows
Michael Stewart
Salon C
Leading Without Authority
Elizabeth Haberberger
Salon D
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMDessert BreakExhibit Hall
3:00 PM - 5:00 PMExhibit Hall DismantleExhibit Hall
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
Is Your Train on Track?
Linda Steele
Salon A
TBD
Salon B
Staffing and Employment Issues for Federal Contractors
Erin Schilling, JD & Stephanie Wolters, JD
Salon C
Use Your Employer Brand to Win Top Talent
Lisa Holden
Salon D
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 PM - 5:30 PMGeneral Session - Disrupting HRSalon A/B
5:30 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking Event (Missouri wine/cheese reception)
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMContinental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
Advanced HR Advisory Skills: Making Your Pay Program Drive Engagement
Dan Ripberger, PHR, CCP
Salon A
Change Management: How’s That Working For You?
Melisa Rogers, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, CPBA
Salon B
Comprehensive Top-to-bottom Sexual Harassment Proactive Prevention Culture Program
John Baumann
Salon C
Shifting Sands: State/Federal Labor & Employment Law Trends in 2018 and Beyond
John Marino, JD
Salon D
9:00 AM - 9:15 AMTransfer Break
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
Are you an All Inclusive or All Assuming Employer
Clinton Bradley
Salon A
HR Advocacy - Getting Involved with MOSHRM Advocacy Efforts
James Paul, JD
Salon B
What’s So Great About Having the Last Word? How to Listen Well and Respond with Clarity
Julie Ann Sullivan, MBA, CPA
Salon C
Building Employee Alignment: Leveraging Talent for Bottom Line Results
Ed Krow, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, CHCM
Salon D
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMTransfer Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMAdapting, Succeeding and Thriving in the Workplace
Sarita Maybin

Details
Salon A/B
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMClosing Comments & Door Prize DrawingsSalon A/B
+ Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018
TimeEventRoom
7:30 AM - 4:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
8:00 AM - 11:30 AMFinding the Culprit: Policy Reviews and Investigation Tips to Address Complaints and Insulate You from Lawsuits
Robert Hingula

Details
Redbud
9:30 AM - 9:45 AMPre-Con Session I Break with granola bars/yogurt
10:00 PM - 11:00 AMExecutive Committee Meeting With Hotel StaffTBD
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMState Council Meeting/Conference OrientationTBD
1:00 PM - 4:30 PMJumpstarting HCM Analytics – A Layperson’s Guide
Kyle Lagunas

Details
Redbud
2:30 PM - 2:45 PMPre-Con Session II Break with cookies/brownies
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMConference Welcome Happy HourWindgate Plaza
+ Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Bonus Session (apply for separate credit) Exhibit Hall
7:30 AMExhibit Hall OpenExhibit Hall
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastExhibit Hall
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMConference Welcome & Intro of LEAD NomineesSalon A/B
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMIt's Showtime!
Jon Petz

Details
Salon A/B
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 11:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Boring Meetings Suck!
Jon Petz, CSP
Salon A
Why Are We So Lousy at Hiring?
Amy Leslie
Salon B
Time to REBOOT Harassment Prevention Efforts
Lisa Yankowitz, JD, SPHR
Salon C
HR As Chief Collaborator
Pamela Green. SPHR, ACC
Salon D
11:15 AM - 11:30 PMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Go Digital to Get Personal - How to Use Technology to Enhance the Candidate and Employee Experience!
Becki Feldmann
Salon A
Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts: It’s Time for a Modern Approach to Employee Performance
David Weisser
Salon B
Sexting, Security & Social Media: Digital Dilemmas in the Workplace & How to Solve Them
Susan Bassford Wilson
Salon C
TBD
Salon D
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMExhibitor "Sales" SessionExhibit Hall
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBuffet LunchExhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
GET READY FOR GENERATION Z (iGeneration): Why bosses won’t ‘like’ Generation Z
Mohamed Mesbah
Salon A
10 Steps to Your Organization’s Strategic Human Capital Plan for the New Year and Beyond…
Tami H. Seaman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Salon B
Benefits - Popular, But Successful?
Dawn Wolfgram, CLF
Salon C
Promoting Worksite Wellness
Karla Voss
Salon D
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMIce Cream BreakExhibit Hall
3:00 PMExhibit Hall Closes
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Art of Fierce Ownership and the Three Pillars of an Enviable Culture
Lisa Hale, Ph.D.
Salon A
Leading Out of Drama
Lauren Schieffer, CSP
Salon B
Leading Through Change & Disruption
David Brown. Major (Ret)
Salon C
Californication of America: Developing Strategies for a Multi-Jurisdiction Workplace
Timothy Davis, JD
Salon D
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 PM - 4:30 PMSHRM UpdateSalon A/B
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGeneral Session - Employment Law UpdateSalon A/B
5:30 PM - 8:00 PMNetworking Event for Exhibitors/AttendeesTBA
+ Thursday, Aug 9, 2018
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMGeneral Registration/Help Desk OpenGrand Ballroom Foyer
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMOptional Rise & Shine Bonus Session (apply for separate credit)
7:30 AMExhibit Hall OpenExhibit Hall
7:30 AM - 8:30 AMBuffet BreakfastExhibit Hall
8:15 AM - 8:30 AMSHRM Update
Nancy Conway
8:30 AM - 8:45 AMLEAD Award PresentationSalon A/B
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMFrom Rude and Crude, To Raw and Deadly:  Where Do We Draw The Line?
Dennis Davis

Details
9:45 AM - 10:15 AMBeverage BreakExhibit Hall
10:15 AM - 11:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
You Just Have To Laugh
David Naster
Salon A
If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
Jill Christensen
Salon B
Business Immigration and Form I-9 Compliance - Best Practices to Avoid Violations
Stephen Maule
Salon C
TBD
Salon D
11:15 AM - 11:30 AMTransfer BreakExhibit Hall
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Putting the “H” in HR
Dr. Alex Cobb, PHR
Salon A
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Salon B
Business is your Business; HR’s Guide to Understanding Finances
Randy Woehl, SHRMSCP, PHR, MPA
Salon C
Bulletproof Background Check Policies
Nick Jasa
Salon D
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMBuffet LunchExhibit Hall
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
Weed at Work: Are Marijuana Users the Newest Protected Class?
Jennifer Chierek Znosko
Salon A
From HR Generalist to CHRO: What is Your Career Path?
Danielle Spieckerman, SHRM-SCP
Salon B
Your Organization’s DNA: Taking Culture Out of the Shadows
Michael Stewart
Salon C
Leading Without Authority
Elizabeth Haberberger
Salon D
2:30 PM - 3:00 PMDessert BreakExhibit Hall
3:00 PM - 5:00 PMExhibit Hall DismantleExhibit Hall
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
Is Your Train on Track?
Linda Steele
Salon A
TBD
Salon B
Staffing and Employment Issues for Federal Contractors
Erin Schilling, JD & Stephanie Wolters, JD
Salon C
Use Your Employer Brand to Win Top Talent
Lisa Holden
Salon D
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 PM - 5:30 PMGeneral Session - Disrupting HRSalon A/B
5:30 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking Event (Missouri wine/cheese reception)
+ Friday, Aug 10, 2018
TimeEventRoom
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMContinental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
Advanced HR Advisory Skills: Making Your Pay Program Drive Engagement
Dan Ripberger, PHR, CCP
Salon A
Change Management: How’s That Working For You?
Melisa Rogers, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, CPBA
Salon B
Comprehensive Top-to-bottom Sexual Harassment Proactive Prevention Culture Program
John Baumann
Salon C
Shifting Sands: State/Federal Labor & Employment Law Trends in 2018 and Beyond
John Marino, JD
Salon D
9:00 AM - 9:15 AMTransfer Break
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
Are you an All Inclusive or All Assuming Employer
Clinton Bradley
Salon A
HR Advocacy - Getting Involved with MOSHRM Advocacy Efforts
James Paul, JD
Salon B
What’s So Great About Having the Last Word? How to Listen Well and Respond with Clarity
Julie Ann Sullivan, MBA, CPA
Salon C
Building Employee Alignment: Leveraging Talent for Bottom Line Results
Ed Krow, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, CHCM
Salon D
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMTransfer Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMAdapting, Succeeding and Thriving in the Workplace
Sarita Maybin

Details
Salon A/B
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMClosing Comments & Door Prize DrawingsSalon A/B

REGISTRATION

Early Bird is through May 31st

3 DAY 

EARLY BIRD PRICE

$425

Through April 30th

Up to 14 hours of Recertification Credit

Meals & Coffee Breaks

Conference Mobile App

Non SHRM Members Cost is $475

Student Cost is $200

3 DAY

REGULAR PRICE

$475

May 1 – August 7

Up to 14 hours of Recertification Credit

Meals & Coffee Breaks

Conference Mobile App

Non SHRM Members Cost is $475

Student Cost is $200

PRE-CONF

WORKSHOPS 

$199

Access to PreConference Only

Includes Both AM and PM Worshops

6.0 hours of Recertification Credit

$50 Discount if only attending

the morning or afternoon workshop

CANCELLATION POLICY

$50 cancellation fee prior to July 15th. After July 15th, no refunds.  Substitutions may be made with no financial penalty.  To cancel, contact us at lori@mahergroupllc.com

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Lake of the Ozarks

494 Tan-Tar-A Drive

Osage Beach, MO 65065

HOTELS

Tan-Tar-A Resort offers the ultimate getaway, surrounded by the beauty and seclusion of the Lake of the Ozarks. After enjoying a day exploring all of the outdoor and beach activities available in Osage Beach, our 620 tastefully decorated guest rooms let you relax in style. All of our hotel rooms and suites are non-smoking, and wheelchair accessible rooms are available.

  • Online Registration Discount Code for SHRM –  HRDR
  • Run of the House – $110 + tax
  • Guaranteed Resort Complex – $126 + tax

Feeling frazzled? Let Tan-Tar-A surround you with the scenic beauty of the Lake of the Ozarks as you enjoy pampering spa treatments at our own Windjammer Spa & Salon. This intimate Missouri spa offers everything from massage to manicures. Our professional staff will strive to make your visit an exceptional and comfortable experience – providing personalized attention that’s often unavailable in larger facilities. Spa Menu  Spa Packages

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ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy the exceptional service and unlimited year-round activities at Tan-Tar-A Resort – your one stop shop for recreation. Discover all that we have to offer with a wide array of entertainment options that are ideal for everything from a family vacation to a private party.

Tan-Tar-A Resort’s year-round activities include:

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RESTAURANTS

Whatever your appetite, you’ll find dining at its finest when you visit our Osage Beach restaurants. Ready to relax or enjoy a nightcap with that special someone? Tan-Tar-A also has several lounges to suit your mood.

  • Black Bear Lodge Restaurant
  • Windrose
  • Grille Marx
  • Pizzeria 26
  • The Oaks
  • Mr. D’s
  • Black Bear Lounge
  • The Jetty
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Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 500+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways at this year’s MO SHRM State Conference. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.

Sponsorship Information
Exhibitor Information

Communications Sponsor