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Agenda

Proposed 2017 Conference Agenda

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

8:00 AM

Registration Open

10:00  AM Welcome
   
10:45 AM Concurrent Session
  • Industry Champions: The Essential Ingredient in Your Sector Partnership Strategy - Sara Tracey, Thomas P Miller and Associates
  • Financial Freedom – Employee Well Being - Dennis Draeger, Ameriprise Financial
  • Understanding Company Culture to Drive Success - Melissa Swenson & Brenda Johnson, Razor Consulting Solutions
  • USERRA 101 - Uma Hoffmann, Steffes Corporation
  • Top 10 Reasons Employees Sue Their Employer - Jessica Roe, Roe Law Group
12:00 PM

 

Luncheon Address with Keynote: Talent AnarchyUn-Management: Confronting the Inconvenient Truth about Innovation 

1:30 PM Break
   
1:45 PM Concurrent Session
  • The Future of HR: Promoting Business Success in a Changing Global Workplace - Sherry Johnson, SHRM
  • Active Threat Response - Sgt. Thomas Shaw, Fargo Police Department
  • Give Employers What They Want: Work Ethic - Josh Davies, The Center for Work Ethic Development
  • Navigating the Emerging Generational Shift in Leadership: The Nuts and Bolts of Succession Planning - Bethany Berkeley, Dale Carnegie of ND and MN
  • Hot-button Labor Issues in the Current Political Climate - Dominic Cecere & Joel Abrahamson, Stinson Leonard Street LLP
3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Wood, B.O.L.D. Leadership - Why Crazy is Good.

5:30 PM "Relax and Repeat:" Concurrent session of repeats
  • The Top 10 Mistakes Leaders  Make--- and how to avoid them - Ted Schick, Schick Corporate Learning
  • Your Personal Influence: Why it Matters and How to Use it - Bethany Berkeley, Dale Carnegie of ND and MN


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 

8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Exhibitor Show
   
10:45 AM Concurrent Session
  • North Dakota Workforce Development Solutions - Wayde Sick, ND Department of Commerce
  • Hot Topics from The Department of Labor & Human Rights - Michelle Kommer & Kathy Kulesa, ND Department of Labor & Human Rights
  • The Top 10 Mistakes Leaders  Make--- and how to avoid them - Ted Schick, Schick Corporate Learning
  • HackLab: Pursuing Progress Through Deviation - Talent Anarchy
12:00 PM Lunch
   
1:00 PM Concurrent Session
  • BOLD Engagement: Connecting to your Team's Beat - Kathleen Wood
  • Exploring the Power of Strengths Based Development - Dana Haagenson, MN State Community & Technical College
  • FM Tech Connect:  Creating a plan for technical recruiting and retention - Samantha Mohr, FM Tech Connect
  • Becoming A Super Sleuth: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations - David McKinney, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC
2:15 PM Break
   
3:00 PM Concurrent Session
  • Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Adaptability at the Worksite - Brenda Vennes & Jared Ferguson, ND Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Engaging Employee Performance - David Weisser, ReviewCloud
  • Meeting Employment Needs with Adult Education - Val Fischer & Stanley Schauer, ND Department of Public Instruction
  • SHRM Competency Model Career & Development Workshop - Melanie Olsen & Carrie Patton, 3M & Cushman Wakefield/Northmarq
4:15 PM Exhibitor Social


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

          7:15 AM
Early Bird Repeat Sessions
  • Hot Topics from The Department of Labor & Human Rights - Michelle Kommer & Kathy Kulesa, ND Department of Labor & Human Rights
  • Engaging Employee Performance - David Weisser, ReviewCloud
8:00 AM
Breakfast
   
9:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions
  • Transcending Challenges with a Relentless Focus on Workplace Experience Innovation - Tamara Anderson, Dale Carnegie of ND and MN
  • American Indian High School Students Hope for Future Education and Employment - Loretta Heuer, North Dakota State University
  • You'd Want a Second Chance Too - Adam Martin, F5 Project
  • Connections to Education: Industry in the Classroom - Jill Baird, EduTech
  • New Year, New Government - Meeting Employment Law Challenges in HR - Lisa Edison-Smith & Vanessa Lystad, Vogel Law Firm
10:15 AM
Break
10:45 AM
 

Closing Keynote Speaker: Ron Friedman
What the World's Best Workplaces Do Differently

12:00 PM Closing Statement


 

10-Reasons 	We Have a Strong Future Ahead