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2007 State Conference At A Glance
 
 
HRCI Recertification Credits
If you are a certified HR professional, you may apply your attendance at the 2007 Wisconsin State SHRM Conference toward recertification credit.
Please complete this form and retain for your records and use in applying for credits.
La Crosse Center - La Crosse, WI
Updated 9-8-07 Click here for a printable summary of all learning sessions
Wednesday, October 10
8:30 or 9:00 a.m. Pre-Conference meeting
12 Noon - 7:30 p.m. Registration Desk
12 Noon - 7:30 p.m. Information Desk
12 Noon - 7:30 p.m. Volunteer Registration Desk
7:00 a.m. - 8 p.m. Lounge for Committee
12 Noon - 8 p.m. Lounge for Speakers/Volunteers
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Legal Pre-Conference Session
Seven Questions To Ask Before Disciplining/Terminating An Employee – Troy Thompson, Axley Brynelson, LLP
Employee Privacy: Where Employers Dare to Tread – Susan Borowski and Gina Piarulli, J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Workers Compensation and Employers: How to Turn Lemons into LemonadeAllison Hanson, R&R Insurance Services, Inc. and Doug Feldman, Lindner & Marsack
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Executive Pre-Conference Sesssion
Managing the Change Process; HR's Greatest 21st Century OpportunityRuss Moen, Express Personnel Services
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Diversity Pre-Conference Session
What’s Good for the People is Good for the Business – Jonamay Lambert, Lambert and Associates, a Division of Capital H Group
HR Tool Kit For Working With Individuals With DisabilitiesJune Reinert and Chris Coppess, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. WI SHRM State Council Meeting
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. SHRMStore open
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open - "Join Us For A Volksmarch"
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cyber Café
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. SHRM Foundation Silent Auction
Thursday, October 11
6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration Desk
6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Information Desk
6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Volunteer Registration Desk
6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m. Early Bird Learning Sessions
Certification Basics – Karen Brzezinski, WISHRM Certification Director
<">Pandemic Flu-Are You Prepared?Terry Roe, American Red Cross
Employee Relocation: Best Practices/Tips for selecting a providerTravis Kennelty, WHR Group Inc.
7:00 a.m.-6 p.m. Lounge for Committee
7:00 a.m.-6 p.m. Lounge for Speakers/Volunteers
7:00 a.m.-6 p.m. Student Lounge
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. SHRMStore open
8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker - John G. Miller, QBQ
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. John G. Miller, QBQ Book Signing
9:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
9:-00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Cyber Café
9:-00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. SHRM Foundation Silent Auction
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Learning Sessions
Nine Elements That Can Make you an Employer of ChoiceBonni Yordi, MRA
Federal and Wisconsin Employment Law: Distinctions make a differenceTim Costello, Krukowski & Costello, S.C.
Digging Out of the Management Dumpster: Sustaining High PerformanceSeth Davies, Competitive Solutions, Inc.
Managing a Mobile WorkforceGreg Harper, Runzheimer International
Legally Managing Disabilities and Leave Time in WisconsinFrank Gumina, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, S.C.
Technology and the Talent Pipeline: The Real DealGinny Gomez, Peopleclick
HR MetricsNorma Tirado-Kellenberger and M. Tammy Pitts, Agnesian HealthCare
The HR/Board DynamicAndrew Foote, HR Solutions, Inc.
Developing an Onboarding Program That Includes DiversityJonamay Lambert, Lambert and Associates, a Division of Capital H Group
Employer Employee Relations - From Good to GreatThomas Godar, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Box lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Learning Sessions
Creating a Legally Compliant Workplace in the Age of CyberspaceMindy Dale and Stephen Weld, Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, SC
Personality at Work: Using Personality Assessment for SelectionMichael Anderson and Gloria Kelly, CPP, Inc.
Effective Ergonomics Programs Are a Product... How Are You Packaging It? – Brian Langenhorst, Franciscan Skemp Healthcare, Mayo Health System
The Power of Positive LeadershipRobert Bell, FOCUS Consulting
Understanding Generational DifferencesBarbara Larsen, Winona State University
Leading Change Effectively: Guiding People into CommitmentJeffrey Russell, Russell Consulting
Before & After: A CEO's Personal Success Through CoachingFran Weisner, Lee Hecht Harrison, and Steve Jaberg, Cedar Community
Strategic Value of HR Investments: Review of the EvidenceDr. Mahesh Subramony, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
The Great Divide: The Employer-Worker DisconnectPatti Dunning, Spherion Corporation
From Partner to Player: Shifting HR Results to Business ResultsTeresa Daly, The Prouty Project
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Learning Sessions
Facing the Tougher Legal Issues in HiringMindy Dale and Stephen Weld, Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, SC
Strategies to Help Employees Navigate the Health Care SystemMeg Gaines, Mary Michaud, and Kathleen O’Connell, Center for Patient Partnerships
Online Salary and Benchmarking Surveys - Are They Any Good?Charles Carlson and Ric Cederholm, enetrix
Understanding Generational DifferencesBarbara Larsen, Winona State University
Are Your Employees Engaged?Jeffrey Russell, Russell Consulting
Nine Elements That Can Make you an Employer of ChoiceBonni Yordi, MRA
Sourcing Strategies: Best Practices to Attract "A" TalentConnie Poll and Brianna Lamb, NAS Recruitment Communications
Who is to Blame?Dan Linssen, University of Wisconsin-Green Bbay
Use or Abuse of Computers in the WorkplaceBob Gregg, Boardman Law Firm
SHRM Student Chapter Relations Challenges & SolutionsMerry Lee Lison, The Relocation Center, Inc., and Dr. Matthew Stollak, St. Norbert College
Laying Golden Eggs: Developing a Winning CultureNan Russell, MountainWorks Communications LLC
4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. SHRMStore
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Nan Russell Book signing
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Attendee Appreciation Dinner
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Celebration Event - "Join Us For A SHRM Gemutlickkeit"
Friday, October 12
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration Desk
6:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Information Desk
6:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Volunteer Registration Desk
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Early Bird Learning Sessions
Recertification - It's Easier Than You ThinkKaren Brzezinski, WISHRM Certification Director
Essential Elements of Successful Wellness Programs Patrick Trotter, Health Solutions, Ltd.
The Changing Face of Training – Patti Coan, Velocity Learning Systems
7:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lounge for Committee
7:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lounge for Speakers/Volunteers
7:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Student Lounge
7:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. SHRMStore
8:00 a.m.-8:40 a.m. All attendee breakfast with recognition of Diversity Award winner
8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cyber Café
8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Learning Sessions
Handling Difficult People: Dealing With People You Can't Stand – Kit Welchin, Welchin Communication Strategies
Union Organizing Trends, Corporate Campaigns, and Labor Law UpdateThomas Trachsel, Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt
Filling the Leadership PipelineNancy Noelke, Gundersen Lutheran
Great Safety Performance is No AccidentDon Theune, Donnic Consulting Group, LLC
Excelling in HRMRobert Greene, Reward $ystems, Inc.
Assessing and Developing Executives' Financial ImpactTed Prince, Perth leadership Institute
Who's Driving the Bus? Effective Strategies for Handling the ProblemEly Leichting, Quarles & Brady LLP
Do Your People Know How They Impact the Bottom Line?David Yeghiaian, Unique Business Solutions
To Live A Long Time and To Die HealthyJohn Shier, thatguynurse.com
Show Me The Money! Are You in Compliance with the FLSA?Sara Ackermann, Ruder Ware
10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Learning Sessions
Handling Difficult People: Dealing With People You Can't Stand – Kit Welchin, Welchin Communication Strategies
Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace - Russian RouletteChristine Clearwater, Drug-Free Solutions Group, LLC
Brand Recognition Meets Workforce Acquisition TechnologyBrenda Hodge, Peopleclick
Workplaces that Thrive: Avoid Pitfalls of Litigation under Disability Related Employment LawsDennis McBride, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Doug Feldman, Lindner & Marsask S.C.; Robin Jones, Great Lakes ADA Center - University of IL - Chicago; and Tammy Liddicoat, Employment Resources, Inc.
Rewarding Performance: Global Principles; Local StrategiesRobert Greene, Reward $ystems, Inc.
Create a Change-Capable WorkforceKathleen Jefferson, AchieveGlobal
Who's Driving the Bus? Effective Strategies for Handling the ProblemEly Leichting, Quarles & Brady LLP
<">Wisconsin Technical Colleges' Role in Workforce & Economic DevelopmentSusan May, Fox Valley Technical College
Best Practices in Accommodating Disabilities under the ADA/WFEALaura Lindner and Oyvind Wistron, Lindner & Marsack, S.C., and Bradley Foley, Asyst Technologies
The New Federal Rules Governing Electronic Records - 1st AnniversaryMark Goldstein, Attorney at Law
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker - Steve Uzzell Open Roads Open Minds: An Exploration of Creative Problem Solving
 
 
 
 
     
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