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2019 State Conference Presentations & Handouts

    Below is the agenda for the 2019 SD SHRM Conference. 

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    Wednesday, May 8, 2019              

    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm         Registration

    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm           Welcome & Opening Remarks                                  

    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm           Opening Session:  Leading Change: How HR Gets a Seat at the Table Today - Scott Carbonara


    *Seat at the table Presentation

    3:15 pm- 3:45 pm            Afternoon Break

    3:45 pm - 5:00 pm           Break Out Sessions                                                      

    Understanding the FMLA/ADA Process - Patricia Dougherty, The Weston Group

    *Understading the FMLA/ADA Process Presentation

    The Power of HR as a Strategic Business Partner - Michael Hepperlen & Paul Georgoff, Dacotah Bank

    *The Power of HR as a Strategic Business Partner Presentation

    *The Power of HR as a Strategic Business Parnter Handout

    Department of Labor: The Workforce Landscape and Filling the Gap, Marcia Hultman, SD Secretary of Labor    

    *The Workforce Landscape and Filling the Gap Presentation                     

    5:30 pm                             Social Hour/Food Provided

    6:30pm – 7:30pm             Magic Joe Performance

    7:30pm – 8:30pm             Bean Bag Tournament/Lawn Games/Networking                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Thursday, May 9, 2019                 

    7:30 am - 4:00 pm           Registration

    7:00 am - 7:50 am           Continental Breakfast

    8:00 am - 8:30 am           Welcome & Opening Remarks: Shelia Mennenga, State Council Director, Nancy Conway, SHRM Field Services Director, Legislative Updates: SD Secretary of Labor, Marcia Hultman, Julie Johnson and Leah Brink, Daktronics   

    *Legistlative Update Presentation   

    *What is the SoDak SHRM State Council Presentation                                           

    8:30 am - 10:00 am         Keynote: The Future of HR-Jennifer McClure, Unbridled Talent, LLC and Disrupt HR, LLC       

    *The Future of HR Presentation     

    10:00 am - 10:30 am       Morning Break                 

    10:30 am - Noon              Break Out Sessions

    Performance Management/Conflict Resolution: Mary Jo Vance, Weston Group 

    *Performance Management/Conflict Resolution Presentation                           

    Hiring and Recruitment in Changing Times, Jen Strand and Lisa Tillotson Jobs HQ     

    *Hiring and Recruitment in Changing Times Presentation

    *Hiring and Recruitment in Changing Times Handout                  

    Diversity and Inclusion Panel: David Giovannini, MFG, NSU-Stacey Schmidt & Ioana Hojda, Smokey Heuston, Dakota Provisions

    Noon - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch                                                        

    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm           Break Out Sessions         

    Millennials: Then There Were 5,  Nancy Walker, Southwest Health and Human Services


    When The Hammer Falls: Cynthia Bremer, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm


    Mental Health 1st Aid: Amy Sanderson, Northeastern Mental Health


    2:15 pm - 2:45 pm           Afternoon Break

    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm           The Employment Law Challenge: Hal Shillingstad and Cynthia Bremer, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm and Lawyer Panel & Michael McKnight and Kelsey E. Knoer,  Boyce Law Firm

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm           Keynote: Communicating in a Changing World-Networking, Dr. Thom Flamboe, Race Wheels, LLC        

    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm           Social Hour      

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm           Dinner                 

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm           Evening Entertainment:  Whose Line is it Anyway

    8:00pm – 1:00 am           Networking

    Friday, May 10, 2019                                   

    7:00 am - 7:50 am           Continental Breakfast/Leadercast Registration

    8:00 am - 9:30 am           Leadercast: Facilitated by Kelly Comstock

    9:30 am - 10:00 am         Morning Break

    10:00 am - 11:30 am       Leadercast:  Facilitated by Kelly Comstock

    11:30 am - 12:00 pm       Closing Remarks and Door Prizes for State Conference (Chamber guests dismissed for lunch 1st)                 

    12:00 pm - 12:45 pm       Lunch

    12:45 pm - 2:30 pm         Leadercast:  Facilitated by Kelly Comstock

    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm           Closing Ceremonies: Color Guard, Kim Bowman, Kristin Kroell and Gail Ochs