Conference Schedule


For two days, state-wide HR Professionals making great ideas happen...

October 11th, 2017
7:00am - 4:00pm
Registration Open
7:00am - 8:30am
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:00am - 8:30am
Exhibit Hall Opens
8:30am - 12:00pm
HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

TBD

8:30am - 12:00pm
Employment Law Summit

TBD

12:0pm - 1:00pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:00pm - 2:15pm
HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

TBD

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Employment Law Summit

TBD>

12:15pm - 2:30pm
Break - Exhibit Hall
2:30pm - 3:45pm
HR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

TBD

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Opening Ceremonies

MISHRM Board Members Welcome Attendees

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Melanie Spring - Chief of Inspiration

TBD

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Exhibition Grand Opening
6:30pm - 8:00pm
MISHRM Celebration
October 12th, 2017
7:00am - 4:00pm
Registration Open
8:00am - 9:30am
Exhibit Hall Opens
8:30am - 9:30am
Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:30am - 10:30am
Keynote Speaker - Warren Wright: Coaching Millennials
10:30am - 10:45am
Break - Exhibit Hall
10:45am - 12:00pm
Breakout Session 1
Location Presentation Title Presenter
A Substance Wellness Workplace: New Issues and New Solutions Christine Taylor
B The Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make That Lead To Significant Liability! James Reid
C 50 and Fabulous in the Workplace Jennifer Munoz
D TBD
E Engaging your remote workforce Katie Stewart
12:0pm - 1:00pm
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Breakout Session 2

Session II

Location Presentation Title Presenter
A Creating a Dog Friendly Workplace Maureen Walsh
B 401(k) Benchmarking Best Practices Brett Howell
C Recruiting Ron Scott
D The Enduring Practices of Leading Organizational Change David Szabla
E TBD Suzanne Kart
2:15pm - 2:30pm
Break - Exhibit Hall
2:30pm - 3:45pm
Breakout Session 3

Session III

Location Presentation Title Presenter
A TBD Sharon Lipinski
B RIP Annual Performance Review Catherine Schmidt
C You can hear me, but are you listening? Susan Shoenfield
D Benchmarking Health Benefits Doug Roehm
E TBD
3:45pm - 4:00pm
Break - Exhibit Hall
4:00pm - 5:30pm
General Session -
Les McPhearson & Brian Cote’ "TrumpCare"
6:00pm - 9:00pm
HR Extravaganza

The Bob.

October 13th, 2017
7:00am - 11:00am
Onsite Registration
8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibit Hall Opens
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am - 10:15am
Break Out Session 4
Location Presentation Title Presenter
A TBD
B Fit Kit Amie Hoff
C Positive Deviance: Building a Positive Culture from the Bottom Up Jennifer Evans
D TBD
E Unconscious Bias Kristen Mudge
10:15am - 10:30am
Break - Exhibit Hall
10:30am - 1:00pm
Exhibitor Breakdown
10:30am - 11:30am
Keynote Speaker -
Zahra Al-Harazi Finding Your Voice
11:30am - 12:30pm
Lunch - Closing Ceremony & Awards

TBD

Welcome Reception

Wednesday Evening

More information to be announced...

PAST CONFERENCES


Previous Themes:

  • 2008: Back to the Future of HR
  • 2007: People, Passion, Profit: HR Delivering Value
  • 2006: Raising the Bar in HR
  • 2005: Charting the Depths of HR
  • 2004: Ignite, Inspire, Innovate
  • 2003: Capitalize Your HR Connections
  • 2002: Harness the Power of HR
  • 2001: Future Faces of HR
  • 2000: Opening Roads to Organizational Excellence
  • 1999: HR @ Warp. Speed
  • 1998: Building On Our Foundations
  • 1997: HR in the ER
  • 1996: Best Practices in HR
MISHRM

MISHRM's mission is to support the chapters and serve the professionals (network, share best practices, development opportunities, conduit to international SHRM organization) within our great state.


Contact Info

Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management

c/o Meeting Coordinators, Inc.
P.O. Box 99463
Troy, MI 48099