Schedule at a Glance
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This tentative schedule is subject to updates.

Monday, September 22, 2014

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop
Employee Benefits and the Effects of Health Care Reform
Rena Jenkins and Patti Tuma, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Conference Registration

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Welcome & Opening General Session
Walking the Life and Business Tightrope - How to Find Life Balance in a Whirlwind World
Jonathan Edison, The Success Strategist
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. General Session
The Most Interesting Employment Issues in the World
Daniel Stern, Cox Smith
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions 1
  1. Don't Want to Work and You Can't Make Me: Leaves of Absence FMLA, ADAAA and Workers' Compensation
    Daniel Stern, Cox Smith
  2. Designing and Managing an HR Metrics and Analytics Program
    John Greer, JA Greer Associates
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions 2
  1. Same-Sex Spousal Benefits: Must Employers Say, "I Do"?
    Carl Pilger, Digital Insurance
  2. Leadership Continuity - Not Just Succession Planning
    John Pesh, CUNA Mutual Group
4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. HR Council Annual Business Meeting
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner on your own

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet (provided)
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions 3
  1. Performance Management - Failures, Fades, and Forecasts
    Sandra Montoya, HR&M - Human Resource and Management Services
  2. Navigating Strategies for Senior Level HR Professionals, Part I
    Dr. Shannon Shipp, Neely School of Business, Texas Christian University
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions 4
  1. Steering Your Raft in the Right Direction: HR Roundtables
    Kim Jones, Credit Union Resources, Inc.
  2. Navigating Strategies for Senior Level HR Professionals, Part II
    Dr. Shannon Shipp, Neely School of Business, Texas Christian University
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions 5
  1. Keeping Employees Connected and Inspired Through Communications and Engagement
    Veronica Martinez, American Airlines CU
  2. Navigating Strategies for Senior Level HR Professionals, Part III
    Dr. Shannon Shipp, Neely School of Business, Texas Christian University
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Closing General Session
The Conference is Over... Now What?
Jones Loflin
  Grand Prize Drawing