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Wisconsin State Council SHRM Developing Professionals - Serving the HR Profession
 
2007 SHRM Leadership Conference
 
 
August 9-10, 2007
Lodge at Cedar Creek Resort & Waterpark
805 Creske Ave Rothschild, WI 54474

Whether you are a current WI chapter, state council, or student leader (or will be one soon), we invite you to attend this year’s Wisconsin State SHRM Leadership conference at the Lodge at Cedar Creek Resort and Conference Center in Rothschild, WI. This year’s conference brings a mix of topics and discussions aimed at giving attendees a better understanding of their leadership roles in SHRM and within their organizations. This conference is an exciting opportunity to network with other chapter leaders from around the state and get ideas on how to improve your chapter while refining your own leadership skills. The cost for this conference is $75.00.


Schedule

Thursday, August 9th
10:00 – 10:30   Welcome/Introductions/Ice Breaker
10:30 – 11:30   Creating a Winning Pinnacle Award
Jeffrey Reed, PhD, PMP
11:30 – 12:30   Lunch
12:30 – 1:30   The Quick and the Dead: HR Strategies for the New Millennium 
Steve Miranda, SPHR, GPHR
1:30 –  2:45   Chapter Best Practices
Facilitated by WI State SHRM District Directors
1:30 –  2:45   Student Chapter Best Practices
Facilitated by Ryan P. Derber, PHR
2:45 –  3:00   Break
3:00 –  4:00   ATP for Volunteer Leaders - Great Ways to Advance the SHRM Profession
Martha Ramirez, PHR
4:00 –  6:00   State Council Meeting
6:00 –  6:30   Social time
6:30 –  7:30   Dinner *Meet in the Lobby at 7:55 for the Wausau Pub Tour
8:00 –  10:30   Wausau Pub Tour *Bus leaves promptly at 8:00 pm
 
Friday, August 10th
7:30 – 8:00   Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00   The 21st Century HR Leader
Pamela J. Green, SPHR
9:00 – 9:45   State Council Update
Robert Swanson, SPHR
9:45 – 10:00   Break
10:00 – 10:45   IRS Considerations for Non Profit Organizations
Glenn Miller, CPA Wegner, LLP CPAs and Consultants
State Chapter Leaders
10:00 – 10:45   CLA Strategic Planning
Facilitated by Merry Lee Lison, SPHR
State Council CLA Directors
10:45 – 11:30   Chapter Best Practices Focusing on Core Leadership Areas
Facilitated by WI State Council District Directors
11:30 – 12:15   State Website Redesign
Doralyn Retzlaff, SPHR

Hotel Information

A block of rooms is being held at the Lodge at Cedar Creek Resort and Conference Center under the name of SHRM for Thursday August 9th. When making your reservation, you can receive the group rate of $79.00 (single occupancy, double queen suite) plus tax. There is a $20.00 additional charge per person per room for up to two additional room guests. Please make your reservations by calling the hotel directly at 1-715-241-6300 or 1-888-365-6343. The block of rooms is being held through July 7th. It is recommended that you make your reservations as soon as possible since the conference hotel sold out last year.

More information on the hotel and conference center can be found on the web at: www.lodgeatcedarcreek.com. Guests can inquire about the special extended weekend rate of $119.00 including up to 4 waterpark passes, based on availability.


Activities 

Wausau Pub Tour
Thursday Night 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm 
“Soak up” all the sites and have some fun with your SHRM colleagues while visiting some pubs in Wausau. Your first stop on this bus tour will be at a local microbrewery with a large outdoor deck that includes an optional tour to learn about their brew making process. Additional stops will prove delightful as you see the sites and sample the entertainment. Guests will be able to have a beverage or two at each stop. Beverage costs are not provided with your conference registration. The bus will be able to bring interested guests back to the hotel following the first stop at approximately 9:30 pm.


Travel Directions

From Highway 39/51 heading North or South

  • Take Exit 185
  • Turn a right onto Business 51 North
  • At the first stop light turn right onto Imperial Ave.
  • After the stop light on Imperial Ave., take the 1st right onto Market Street
  • Turn left onto Creske Ave.

From Highway 29 heading East or West

  • Off of Highway 29, exit onto Highway 39/51 South
  • Take Exit 185
  • Make a right onto Business 51 North
  • At the first stop light turn right onto Imperial Ave.
  • After the stop light on Imperial Ave., take the 1st right onto Market Street
  • Turn left onto Creske Ave.
 
 
 
 
     
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