2016 Conference Materials 2017-11-14T18:45:35+00:00

2016 Conference Materials

Below are the materials for the Annual Human Resources Conference & Expo. Click on the session title to access the materials for that session. If the session title is not linked, the materials have not yet been received from the speaker(s), unless otherwise indicated. Materials will be added as they are received.

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Monday, April 18

  Full-day Workshop

Workshop One
WK1. Workforce Summit: Reducing Unnecessary Employee Turnover (Materials will not be provided in advance of this session.)
Cara Silletto, MBA, Founder and President, Crescendo Strategies

 Half-day Morning Workshops

Workshop Two
WK2. Employment Law Update 2015-2016
Anne McNab, Attorney, and Jennifer Rulon, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Workshop Three
WK3. Effectively Managing Conflict
Sean Olson, Consultant, Business Development, FlashPoint
Note: This session requires pre-registration via the session selection survey.

 Half-day Afternoon Workshops

WK4. Workshop Four
Managing Up Through The Use of Influence and Collaboration
Julius E. Rhodes, SPHR, Founder and Principal, mpr group

WK5. Workshop Five
Compliance Program Considerations for HR Professionals
Tabitha Meier, Partner; Anthony Burba, Partner; Felicia Boyd, Partner; Brian McGinnis, Partner; Kendall Millard, Partner; and Brendan Miller, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Tuesday, April 19

 Opening General Session

Generate Exceptional Success
Sherene McHenry, Ph.D., LPC, Leadership IQ Expert

 Concurrent Session One

Regulatory Compliance
1A. Employment Law Bootcamp
Deborah Adams, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Workforce Planning & Employment
1B. Hiring Under the Microscope: Five Steps for Improving the Science of Selection
Whitney Martin, MS, Measurement Strategist, ProActive Consulting

What’s New in HR
1C. The NLRB’s Continued Meddling With Employer Handbook Policies
David Pryzbylski, Esq., Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

HR Potpourri
1D. Boost Your Leadership IQ
Sherene McHenry, Ph.D., LPC, Leadership IQ Expert

 Concurrent Session Two

Regulatory Compliance
2A. An Interactive Panel Discussion on Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA (Materials will not be provided in advance of this session.)
Amy Wilson, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Workforce Planning & Employment
2B. Uncovering Fraud and Misinformation in Your Applicant Screening Process
Will Barada, President, Barada Associates

What’s New in HR
2C. The New Frontier: Transgender Employees and Conscientious Objectors in the Workplace
Michael Terrell, Esq., Partner, Taft Law

HR Potpourri
2D. Tapping the Last Reserve of Growth Potential
Carrie Van Daele, CEO/President, Van Daele & Associates Consulting, Inc.

 Concurrent Session Three

Regulatory Compliance
3A. ADA and FMLA: So Many Questions, So Many Answers
Brian McDermott, Shareholder, and Ken Seipman, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Workforce Planning & Employment
3B. Put Your Performance Review Process on a Performance Improvement Plan

Cassandra Faurote, WBE, CCP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President, Total Reward Solutions, and Bud Roth, PCC, International Coach Federation, President, Roth Consulting Group

What’s New in HR
3C. Substance Abuse in the Workplace: Developments After the Legalization of Marijuana
Craig Wiley, Esq., Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C.

HR Potpourri
3D. Interview With A Plaintiff’s Attorney 2016 (Materials will not be provided in advance of this session.)
Ryan Fox, Attorney, Fox Williams & Sink, LLC, and Anne McNab, Attorney; Heather Wilson, Attorney; and Jennifer Rulon, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

 Concurrent Session Four

Regulatory Compliance
4A. The DOL’s 2015 Re-Interpretation of Contractor Status and the Challenges of Properly Classifying Workers as Contractors
Hannesson Murphy, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Workforce Planning & Employment
4B. Hire Slow, Fire Fast and Beware of Backsies
Catherine Burgett, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

What’s New in HR
4C. Are You Prepared? Cyber Security Considerations for HR Directors
Jane Hils Shea, Attorney, Information Security & Compliance Manager, and Michael Severini, Information Security & Compliance Manager, Frost Brown Todd LLC

HR Potpourri
4D. Paycheck-to-Paycheck: Your Employees’ Reality is Your Nightmare
Peter “Pete the Planner” Dunn

Wednesday, April 20

 Morning General Session

Engagement: Not Just an Employee Issue
Pete Smith, President, SmithImpact

 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Session Five

Regulatory Compliance
5A. Strategies to Improve Your Chance of Success in Unemployment Compensation Claims
Germaine Winnick Willett, Of Counsel, Ice Miller LLP, and Nick Blesch Clark, Law Office of Nicholas B. Clark, LLC

Workforce Planning & Employment
5B. Improving the ROI of Your Retirement Plan
Doug Prince, CPA, AIFA, PRP, Retirement Plan Advisor, ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors, LLC

Leadership & Engagement
5C. Domestic Violence and the Workplace
Chris Handberg, Director of Program and Research, Domestic Violence Network

HR Potpourri
5D. The Illegal Drug Epidemic and Reasonable Suspicion in the Workplace
Catherine Burgett, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

 Concurrent Session Six

Regulatory Compliance
6A. How to Handle the Latest Office Scandal
Anne McNab, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Workforce Planning & Employment
6B. Analytics: The Workforce Storyteller
Karen A. Moscato, Employee Benefits Division, Manager, Gibson

Leadership & Engagement
6C. Closing the Confidence Gap
Hope Zoeller, Ed.D., Founder & President, HOPE (Helping Other People Excel), LLC

HR Potpourri
6D. Understanding Workers’ Compensation Costs
Shawna Neilson, AIC, AIM, AIS, Director of Risk Management Services, Gibson

 Luncheon Presentation

What Are You Serving as a Leader?
Hope Zoeller, Founder & President, HOPE (Helping Other People Excel), LLC

 Concurrent Session Seven

Regulatory Compliance
7A. Individual Expression Inside and Outside the Workplace: Balancing Employer and Employee Interests
Bonnie Martin, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Workforce Planning & Employment
7B. Does Your Organization Walk the Walk?
Jacop Lucas, Director of Human Capital, and Steve Grow, COO, HRD Advisory Group

Leadership & Engagement
7C. CQ: Cultural Intelligence
Martin George, CEO, LTC Language Solutions

HR Potpourri
7D. Business Continuity: Surviving the Disaster
Shawna Neilson, AIC, AIM, AIS, Director of Risk Management Services, Gibson

 Concurrent Session Eight

Regulatory Compliance
8A. FLSA Update
Jeffrey Lindemann, Member, Frost Brown Todd, LLC

Workforce Planning & Employment
8B. Top Five Background Check Trends for 2016
Mike McCarty, CEO, Safe Hiring Solutions LLC

Leadership & Engagement
8C. Strength in Numbers: Why Group Coaching Works
Sean Olson, Consultant, Business Development, FlashPoint

HR Potpourri
8D. Human Resources and the ALICE Population
Lucinda Nord, VP, Public Policy, and Maggie Snyder, Project Specialist, Indiana Association of United Ways