2019 Conference Materials

Below are the materials for the 55th Annual Human Resources Conference. 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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Tuesday, April 23

Morning Workshops

Workshop 1
WK1. Up in the Air: A Movie and TV-Based Boot Camp
Heather Wilson, Member in Charge and Alex Oxyer, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

WK2. Emotional Intelligence: Its Role and Impact on Success
Denny Faurote, President, The Faurote Group
HR; PDC

Afternoon Workshops

Workshop 3
WK3
. Sexual Harassment – Title VII Trial
Dottie McDermott, JD, Principal; Mike Padgett, JR, Principal; and Scott Preston, JR, Principal, Jackson Lewis
HR; PDC

Workshop 4
WK4
. Burnout: Prevention and Recovery
Robert Bogue, President and Terri Bogue, COO, Thor Projects LLC
HR; PDC

Wednesday, April 24

Opening Keynote Presentation

Concurrent Session One

HR Compliance
1A. A Conversation With the EEOC on Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA
Amy Wilson, JD, Member, Frost Brown Todd and Alessandra Rosa, JD, Trial Attorney, EEOC
HR; PDC

Leadership
1B. Top Trends in Program Design for Leadership Development (Slides and Handouts)
Bill Mugavin, CPLP, Senior Consultant, Account Lead, FlashPoint
B; PDC

 Engagement and Retention
1C. Engagement Unplugged
Brea Dantin, AIF, Co-Founder, ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors
HR; PDC

Diversity and Inclusion
1D. Diversity and Inclusion: How to Grow Your Business
Misty Resendez, EdD, Consultant, InvigorateHR
B; PDC

Concurrent Session Two

HR Compliance
2A. Getting in Front of the 8-Ball
Catherine Burgett, JD, MBA, Attorney, and Anne Duprey, JD, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

Leadership
2B. Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave (and How to Keep Them Longer)
Cara Silletto, MBA, President and Chief Retention Officer, Crescendo Strategies
HR; PDC

Engagement and Retention
2C. Exceptional Goal Setting – The Ride of a Lifetime
Annie Meehan, Speaker, Author and Coach
HR; PDC

Diversity and Inclusion
2D. Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ Employees
Christopher Handberg, M.Ed., Executive Director, Indy Pride, Inc.
HR; PDC

Concurrent Session Three

HR Compliance
3A. The Hidden Rocks of Labor and Employment
Catherine Burgett, JD, MBA, Attorney, and Anne Duprey, JD, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

Leadership
3B. Elevating Women in Leadership: How Organizations Make Sustainable Change
Angela Staley, Talent Development Manager, Lee Hecht Harrison
HR; PDC

Engagement and Retention
3C. New Strategies for New Hires: Improving Recruiting, Onboarding and Training
Cara Silletto, MBA, President and Chief Retention Officer, Crescendo Strategies
HR; PDC

Diversity and Inclusion
3D. Ensuring Everyone is Heard: Communication Strategies and Disability Inclusion
Panelists: Ben Trockman, Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist, Old National Bank; Rebecca Buchan, Director of ASL Services and Education, LUNA Language Services; and Gina Clevenger, Sr. LD&T Resource Supervisor, and Dustin Maynard, LD&T Supervisor, Gatorade PepsiCo. Moderator: Jane Richardson, Director of Human Resources, Tangram
HR; PDC

Concurrent Session Four

HR Compliance
4A. #MeToo Madness: Crafting a Cohesive Policy and Training Approach
Bonnie Martin, JD, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
HR; PDC

Leadership
4B. Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Misty Resendez, EdD, Consultant, InvigorateHR
HR; PDC

Engagement and Retention
4C. Effective Management and Employee Engagement
Craig Borowski, JD, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
HR; PDC

Diversity and Inclusion
4D. Employees with Autism: Strategies for a More Inclusive (and Compliant) Workplace
Catherine Burgett, JD, MBA, Attorney, and Anne Duprey, JD, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

Thursday, April 25

Morning General Session

Morning General Session: Leading with Impact
Annie Meehan, Speaker, Author and Coach

Concurrent Session Five

HR Compliance
5A. Ten Rules to a Better HR Life
Brian McDermott, JD, Principal, Jackson Lewis
HR; PDC

Leadership
5B. Optimizing HR Strategy for Organizational Effectiveness
Gary Kushner, SPHR, CBP, President and CEO, Kushner & Company
B; PDC

Hot Topics in HR
5C. Should You Accept that Friend Request? The Legal Pros and Cons to Social Media in the Workplace
Alex Oxyer, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

HR Potpourri
5D. Four Generations in The Workplace
Jeremy York, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Lead Consultant and President, InvigorateHR
HR; PDC

Concurrent Session Six

HR Compliance
6A. Drugs in the Workplace: Best Practices in an Ever-Changing Arena
Alex Oxyer, Attorney and Alex Will, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

Leadership
6B. Turn Change and Conflict From Destructive to Productive
Amanda Areces, Director of Talent Development, HRD Advisory Group
HR; PDC

Hot Topics in HR
6C. An Employer’s Worst Nightmare: Recognizing Workplace Violence and Responding to an Active Shooter
Anne Duprey, JD, Managing Associate, Frost Brown Todd LLC
HR; PDC

HR Potpourri
6D. Best Practices for Retirement Plan Reviews and RFPs
Jeff Graf, CPFA, Qualified Plan Consultant and Jim Trujillo, CFP, CCFS, Financial Advisor, ARGI
B; PDC

Concurrent Session Seven

HR Compliance
7A. Don’t Even Think About It! How to Avoid Retaliation Claims
Michael Terrell, JD, Partner, Taft Law
HR; PDC

Leadership
7B. You Don’t Have to Have a Title to Be a Leader
Sarah Turner, CPA, Principal Consultant, The Faurote Group
HR; PDC

Hot Topics in HR
7C. 15,000: The Story of Indiana’s Anonymous and Available Workforce
Mike Thibideau, Director, Indiana Workforce Recovery, Wellness Council of Indiana
HR; PDC

HR Potpourri
7D. Safety? I’m an HR Manager! OSHA Compliance Guidance for the HR Professional
Scott Dendler, CSP, REM, CEA, President and Senior Consultant, ComplianceEHS, Inc.
HR; PDC

Concurrent Session Eight

HR Compliance
8A. Form I-9 and E-Verify: Mistakes Big or Small … Avoid Them All!!
Dave Basham, Program Analyst, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
HR; PDC

Leadership
8B. Why Your Hi-Po (High Potential) Programs Still Aren’t Working
Thresette Briggs, SHRM-SCP, DDI, MBA, John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer and Coach, President and Chief Performance Officer, Performance 3, LLC
HR; PDC

Hot Topics in HR
8C. Mental Health Issues? What Should I Do?
LouAnn Dobbins, MS, Coordinator of EAP Business Development and Nancy Pietrangeli, MS, Coordinator of EAP Corporate Services, New Avenues, Inc.
HR; PDC

HR Potpourri
8D. $how Me the Money: The Value of Financial Health (slides and handout)
Jessica Raddemann, CHES, Associate Director and Beth Stewart, MS, RD, Director, Health Management, Willis Towers Watson
HR; PDC