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Wisconsin State SHRM Conference

October 3-5, 2012
Kalahari Resort and Conference Center
Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Below you will find a listing of all breakout learning sessions that have been scheduled for the 2012 Wisconsin SHRM State Conference. Sessions are listed by time. You may obtain additional session details and descriptions by clicking on the session titles. The Session Descriptions will be regularly updated as more information is received.

HRCI and Strategic HRCI credits will be added in this area as final confirmation is received from HRCI. If you are interested in seeing the sessions that have met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit, look at the column entitled "HRCI". This column indicates what type of credit will be awarded and how many credits available; such as: General (1.0), General (1.25), General (1.5), General (3.5), Strategic (1.0), Strategic (1.25), Strategic (3.5). If the column has "N/A" that indicates that the session does not qualify for HRCI credit. If the column has “TBA” that indicates that the session will be announced at a later date.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Learning Sessions
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Workplace Trends - Survival tactics for the Next Decade Margaret Morford Advanced Change Management 3.5 Strategic
The 10 Biggest Communication Mistakes… And How to Avoid Them David Levin Basic C Suite Communications 3.5 General
The Annual Legal Overview: Keeping up with the Times Bob Gregg & Jennifer Mirus Basic Legal 3.5 General
Thursday, October 4, 2012
6:30 am - 7:30 am Early Bird Learning Sessions
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Health Insurance Exchanges 101 Jeffery Schultz Basic Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1 General
Obtaining Your HR Certification Don Herrmann Basic Professional Development N/A
Twelve Mistakes that Can De-Rail Your Career Karen Heikel Basic Leadership Development Seminars 1 General
8:15 am - 9:45 am Keynote Presentation
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Making a Difference Steve Gilliland Intermediate Leadership 1.5 General
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Learning Sessions #1
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Strategic HR: The Normal Playbook Won't Get You There Margaret Moford Executive Change Management 1.25 Strategic
A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing - Retirement Planning Truth or Fiction Rose Panico-Marino Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
An Actuarial Analysis of Health Care Reform Michael Berman Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Avoid Getting Lost in the Labor Laws Edwin Zalewski Intermediate Other 1.25 General
Building an Effective Succession Management Strategy Cassy Van Dyke, Maggie Kudick Basic High-Impact Succession Management 1.25 General
HR For Upper Classman Mark Goldstein Advanced Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Slug Proof Your Team… No Nonsense Strategies to Develop a High Performance Culture Jeff Kortes Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Swinging Through the Trees: The Link Between Employee Wellness and Workers Compensation Ragan Cheney, Mardi Burns Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Taking Your Interviews from Good to Great Janine Smith Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Unbuntu! Inspiring Teamwork & Collaboration Dr. Bob Nelson Basic Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Learning Sessions #2
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
“Big Data”- Harnessing the Power of Workforce Analytics in Your Strategic Talent Planning Carl Kutsmode Advanced HR Metrics / Human Capital Measurement (How to Measure ROI) 1.25 Strategic
401 K Retirement Plan Communication & Fee Disclosures Manuel Rosado, James Marshall Intermediate Accounting & Finance for HR Professionals 1.25 General
Are You In The Crosshairs? Your Personal Liability in Employment Cases Bob Gregg Basic Other 1.25 General
Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast Scott Savage Basic Building Corporate Culture 1.25 Strategic
Engaging the Lion’s Share of Top Talent Before They’re Endangered Tracy Butz Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Five Trends Shaping the Future of HR Dr. Bob Nelson Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 Strategic
Health Savings Accounts- A Beginners Guide Christopher Kramer Basic Other 1.25 General
Rules of Evidence in Unemployment Worker’s Compensation and Equal Rights Hearings Sherman Mitchell, John Brown, Timothy Zuberier Basic Other 1.25 General
Social Media in the Workplace John Murray, Daniel Finerty Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Using HRA’s to Reduce Benefit Costs and Advanced Plan Designs John Wicker Basic Accounting & Finance for HR Professionals 1.25 General
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Learning Sessions #3
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Affordable Care Act: What it Means for Employees Now and in 2014 Cynthia Van Bogaert Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Bullying in the Workplace- An Equal Opportunity Form of Harassment Deb Wood Basic Building Corporate Culture 1.25 General
Customer Service to W.O.W Sandra Mazur Basic Building Corporate Culture 1.25 General
Diversity Award Winner Presentation Bobbie Nuthals Basic Other 1.25 General
DWD Administrative Law Judge Panel: Answering Your Questions Janell Knutson, John Brown, Sherman Mitchell, John Riester Basic Other 1.25 General
Five Trends Shaping the Future of HR Dr. Bob Nelson Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 Strategic
From Boomers to Linksters: Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work Meagan Johnson, Larry Johnson Basic Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Preparing to be Lost in the Jungle: Writing and Implementing Contingency Leadership Plans Rick Schemm Basic High-Impact Succession Management 1.25 General
Returning Employees to Work- Sooner and More Productively Jody Bertram Basic Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Slug Proof Your Team… No Nonsense Strategies to Develop a High Performance Culture Jeff Kortes Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 Strategic
Friday, October 5, 2012
6:30 am - 7:30 am Early Bird Learning Sessions
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Design an Effective Total Rewards Strategy to Meet Today’s Economic and Regulatory Demands Michael Maciekowich Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1 General
How to Leverage Health Care Reform to Benefit Your Wellness Program Jeffery Schultz Basic HR Metrics / Human Capital Measurement 1 General
Re-Certification Don Herrmann Basic Professional Development 1 General
8:30 am - 9:45 am Keynote Presentation
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Unitentional Intolerance: What NICE People Need to Know Dr. Steve Robbins Intermediate Diversity 1.25 General
10:00 am - 11:15 am Learning Sessions #4
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
6 Things You Can Do NOW to Control Health Care Costs David Grunke Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Building a Successful Business Through Workforce Planning Helen Englebert Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 Strategic
Diversity Recruitment: A Changing Workforce, A Changing Regulatory Environment Jacquelyn Peterson, William Osterndorf Basic Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Employers that Understand what is Driving Medical Cost Can Actively Reduce It Craig Kurtzweil Intermediate HR Metrics / Human Capital Measurement (How to Measure ROI) 1.25 General
Entering the Lion’s Den of Arrest and Conviction Record Discrimination in Wisconsin Tom O’Day, C. Wade Harrison Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Management Makeover- 30 Days to a New Leader Marjorie Treu Intermediate Leadership Imperative: Strategies for Building Leadership Bench Strength 1.25 General
Performance Management: Surviving the Face-to-Face Conversation Bonnie Cox Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Taming Your Nature: Using Your Emotional Intelligence for HR Success Jeffrey Russell Basic Other 1.25
Welcome to the Jungle: Wellness Programming Survival Training 101 Renee Kuhs, Jennifer Walther Intermediate Other 1.25 General
What Does Wellness in the Workplace Look Like for a Small Company? Barb Knutson Basic Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Learning Sessions #5
Session Title Presenter Level Track HRCI
Ceiling to Candidates- Mobile Recruitment John Hancock Basic Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Conquer the Social Media Jungle- Practical Strategies & Policy Tips George Blomgren Basic Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Entering the Lion’s Den of Arrest and Conviction Record Discrimination in Wisconsin Tom O’Day, C. Wade Harrison Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Managing Compensation for the Upturn Neil Lappley, Rich Sperling Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General
Multigenerational Workplace: A Leadership Opportunity Dan Potterton Intermediate Leadership Development Seminars 1.25 General
Performance Management: Surviving the Face-to-Face Conversation Bonnie Cox Intermediate Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
Tame the Financial Report Lion Rob Lapota Intermediate Accounting & Finance for HR Professionals 1.25 Strategic
Taming the Beast: Strategic Health Care Reform Planning Mardi Burns, Regan Cheney Intermediate C-Suite Communications 1.25 General
The Time Is Now Thomas Van Gilder Basic Strategies for building a High-Performance Work Force 1.25 General
You Be the Judge: Medical Inquiries, Examinations & the ADA Dennis McBride, Oyvind Wistrom Intermediate Industry-Related Trends in the Workplace 1.25 General