Workshops 2017-07-13T00:35:04+00:00

Workshops

Below you’ll find a schedule grid of all workshop sessions offered during the conference. We encourage you to explore titles and familiarize yourself with session descriptions. Please note – all sessions offered under the Advanced Strategic track have been approved for strategic credits.

For further information contact Lori Jo Hill via email at lhill@kychamber.com or phone at (502) 848-8727.


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Day & TimeManagementMotivationBusiness Management StrategyHuman Resource LawBenefits & Compensation
Tuesday, August 29These sessions have been approved for business management strategy credits

Session 1
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

M1: Building Trust for Success
— Angela Bailey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP & Jennifer Wheatley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

I1: Motivating Managers, Millennials and Misfits
— – Phillip Van Hooser, MBA,
CSP, CPAE

A1: Strategic HR Metrics
— Cynthia Thompson

L1: Legal Remedies for HR Headaches
— Cynthia Effinger

B1: Identity Theft in the Workplace and Its Impact on HR
— William Yates

M2: Crucial Conversations Overview
— Aaron Miller & Cynthia Knapek

I2: The Lonely HR: Departments of One!
— Allison Pettrey, PHR, SHRM-CP & Candace French

A2: CRED Talks:
Cultivating Culture
— Cathy Fyock, CSP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Jeff Nally, Shelly Trent,
Angela Greer, Michael Harper,
Tracy Stuckrath

B2: Benefits Trends that Promote Retention and Engagement
— Lauren Johnson, APA, CFC

Session 2
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

M3: The Next Wave of Diversity: A Closer Look at Intersectionality
— Demetria Miles

I1: Motivating Managers, Millennials and Misfits
— Phillip Van Hooser, MBA,
CSP, CPAE

A1: Strategic HR Metrics
— Cynthia Thompson

B3: Pay Transparency: “What Don’t I Know and Why Don’t I Know It?”
— Scott Schreiber & Dan Ripberger

M4: Mega Trends 2017: Identity, Disruption, and Useful Artificial Intelligence
— Cecile Leroux

I3: Disrupting the Future of HR: Unlocking Creativity and Innovation
— Lisa Zangari

A2: CRED Talks:
Cultivating Culture
— Cathy Fyock, CSP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Jeff Nally, Shelly Trent,
Angela Greer, Michael Harper,
Tracy Stuckrath

L2: Social Media Networking Sites and Employment-related Decisions
— Stacy Miller, M.A., J.D.

B4: Advanced ADA and
FMLA Update
— Demetrius Holloway, Esq.

Wednesday, August 30

Session 3
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

M5: Turning Workforce Woes into Strategies that Work
— Beth Davisson, MBA

I4: Develop a Coaching Mindset
— Michael Duke

A3A: Strategic HR: Being an HR Professional and a Business
Partner – Part I
— Lyle Hanna, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

L3: Are You in Compliance? The 411 for Managing OSHA Investigations/Inspections and an Update on OSHA Recordkeeping
and Retaliation Rules
— Todd Logsdon

B5: Driving Behaviors Through Short-term Incentive Plans
— Jennifer Wheatley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR & Tiffany Cardwell, SHRM-CP, PHR, CCP

Session 4 (1 hour track)
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

*** Choose one class from the 1 or 1.5 hour track ***

M6: Cost of Drama in the Workplace
— Alan Claypool

I5: 16 Elements of Engagement, the Building Blocks of High-Performing People, Cultures, and Organizations
— Cassie Whitlock

A4: Making Human Resources a Productivity Center
— Amy Letke, SPHR, GPHR,
SHRM- SCP

L4A: Mock Employment Jury
Trial – Part I
— Mitzi Wyrick

B6: Utilizing Data in Real Time to Inform Health and Wellness Program Decisions and Save Costs
— Travis Burgett
& Richard Armstrong

Session 4 (1.5 hour track)
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

*** Choose one class from the 1 or 1.5 hour track ***

M7: Millennial Talent: Engaging Your Most Critical Asset
— Aaron Miller & Cynthia Knapek

I6: Finding the “Sweet Spot” in Talent Acquisition and Branding
— Lauren Rauch

A5: HR's Role in Achieving the Business Strategy through Organizational Capability, Hiring and Onboarding
— Cindy Beresh-Bryant, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RCC

L5: Run, Hide, Fight: Dealing with Active Shooters and Other Workplace Violence
— George Adams

B7: Wage & Hour Update: Exempt or Non-exempt
— James Cockrum

Session 5 (1.5 hour track)
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

*** Choose one class from the 1 or 1.5 hour track ***

M7: Millennial Talent: Engaging Your Most Critical Asset
— Aaron Miller & Cynthia Knapek

I6: Finding the “Sweet Spot” in Talent Acquisition and Branding
— Lauren Rauch

A5: HR's Role in Achieving the Business Strategy through Organizational Capability, Hiring and Onboarding
— Cindy Beresh-Bryant, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RCC

L6: Employment Law Case and Legislative Update for 2017
— Mauritia Kamer

B8: The Affordable Care Act: Where Are We Now?
— Lauren Johnson, APA, CFC

Session 5 (1 hour track)
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

*** Choose one class from the 1 or 1.5 hour track ***

M6: Cost of Drama in the Workplace
— Alan Claypool

I5: 16 Elements of Engagement, the Building Blocks of High-Performing People, Cultures, and Organizations
— Cassie Whitlock

A4: Making Human Resources a Productivity Center
— Amy Letke, SPHR, GPHR,
SHRM- SCP

L4B: Mock Employment Jury
Trial – Part II
— Mitzi Wyrick
Advanced Certified

Session 6
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.

M8: From Soldier to Civilian Jobholder: Best Practices in Selecting and Onboarding Former Military Talent
— Ann Herd, SPHR; Walter Herd;
& Kevin Rose

I7: Think Like a Woman: Leading in the 21st Century
— Cynthia Knapek & Lisa Zangari

A6: Human Resources – From Compliance to Strategy and Success
— Jennifer Wheatley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR; Kelley Helgeson-Kosse, SHRM SCP, SPHR; Sandy Ringer, SHRM-CP, PHR; and Stuart Alexander

L7: How Much Is Too Much?
— Laurie Kemp, JD & Toni Ahl
Advanced Certified

B9: Leveraging Your HRIS System as an Engagement Tool
Angela Bailey, SPHR, CCP, SHRM- SCP & Lyle Hanna, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
— Jeanne Fisher, CFP, CPFA, MBA

M9: Improve Your HR Function with an HR Assessment
— Candra Bryant, MBA, PHR, SHRM- CP; Jaime Horne, M.S.;
& Autumn Blakeman

I8: Career Development and Transition for HR Professionals
— Shelly Trent, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

L8: Religious Freedom at Work
— LaToi Mayo; Leila O'Carra;
& Jay Inman

B10: Let's Talk About the "F" Word...(Fiduciary)
— Jeanne Fisher, CFP, CPFA, MBA

Thursday, August 31

Session 7
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

M5: Turning Workforce Woes into Strategies that Work
— Beth Davisson, MBA

I9: The Ins and Outs of HR Certification
— Jon Hall, SPHR SHRM-SCP & Rawleigh Richardson, SHRM-CP, PHR, MHRM

A3B: Strategic HR: Being an HR Professional and a Business
Partner – Part II
— Lyle Hanna, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

L9: I Have to Do an
Investigation – Now What?
— Lynn Ingmire, SHRM-SCP, SPHR; Laurie Kemp; Toni Ahl; & Jennifer Wheatley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

B11: Money Talks: Compensation Basics and Trends
— Tiffany Cardwell, SHRM-CP,
PHR, CCP

Session 8
8:45 a.m. – 10 a.m.

M10: The Benefits of Successfully Navigating Change
— Scott Lesnick

I10: What Are You Serving as a Leader?
— Hope Zoeller, Ed.D.

A7: Ethics in the
“New Abnormal” World
— Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

L10: The Trump Transition: Changes in Employment and Labor Law Under President Trump and a Republican Congress
— Mark Gomsak, Esq.

B12: Winning the WHY in Your Retirement Plan
— Kristin Dunlevy, QPFC, AIF; Chad Griffeth, AIF, Deanna Philpott & Todd Shickel

M11: The “Engaging” Performance Review
— Angela Bailey, SPHR,
SHRM-SCP, CCP

I11: Thank You For Eating the Cake: A Modern Day Lesson in Employee Recognition
— Brian Simmons, SHRM-CP, PHR

A8: Engage Your Employees: Storytelling for HR with Metrics
— Melissa Anzman, MBA, CC

L11: Drug and Alcohol Testing and Substance Abuse in the Workplace
— Elizabeth Muyskens, Esq. & Allison Cooke, Esq.

Session 9
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

I10: What Are You Serving as a Leader?
— Hope Zoeller, Ed.D.

A7: Ethics in the
“New Abnormal” World
— Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

L12: Kentucky Labor and Employment Law Reform – Right to Work and Beyond
— Robert Hudson, J.D.

B13: Emerging Claims in Employment Law: Focus
on Pay Equity
— Sharon Gold, J.D.

M11: The “Engaging” Performance Review
— Angela Bailey, SPHR,
SHRM-SCP, CCP

I11: Thank You For Eating the Cake: A Modern Day Lesson in Employee Recognition
— Brian Simmons, SHRM-CP, PHR

A8: Engage Your Employees: Storytelling for HR with Metrics
— Melissa Anzman, MBA, CC

L13: Implementing a Successful Tobacco-free Policy at the Worksite
— Melinda Ickes