This conference will have various topics to help any HR professional, manager, or supervisor Cowboy Up!
Register now for Early Bird Pricing before August 13th!
SHRM Member – $229.00
Non-SHRM Member – $299.00
SHRM Student Member – $59.00
Cancellations, Changes or Refunds:
Cancellations IN WRITING made PRIOR to August 13, 2018 will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund. Substitutions are allowed at no charge. Please submit requests in writing to WyomingSHRM@Yahoo.com
Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:00am – 8:00am Registration and Breakfast
8:00am – 8:15am Opening Remarks and Welcome
8:15am – 9:45am HOLY COW! How to Create an Amazing Workplace that Steers
Passion, Performance & Prosperity by Tracy Butz, Speaker, Author and Consultant
Discover how to inspire change in dysfunctional, under-performing teams to create
motivated, accountable and committed team-members who are ready and willing to
perform their best. Start influencing a transformation in your workplace culture today.
9:45am – 10:30am Break with Vendors and Book Signing
10:30am -11:30am FLSA Compliance Principles by Teresa Wilde, US Dept
of Labor Increase your knowledge of the FLSA including employer coverage;
minimum wage; overtime pay; employment of minors under the age of 18;
record keeping requirements and retaliation.
11:30am – 12:30pm Let?s COWBOY UP On Diversifying our Workforce to Include
People with Disabilities by Lynn Kirkbride and Wanda Rogers,
US Business Leadership Network Individuals with disabilities are
a major source of untapped talent due to social stigma. You will
learn the best practices to employ people with disabilities and gain
valuable state and nationwide resources to add to your toolkit.
12:30pm – 1:30pm Networking Lunch with Vendors
1:30pm – 2:30pm Six Smart HR Strategies for Addressing Today’s Serious
Skills Gap by Jon Decoteau, SHRM Divisional Director West Understand
the U.S. Skills Gap and why it matters to your organization and our country.
This session explores six HR strategies that can help your organization close its
2:30pm – 2:50pm Break with Vendors
2:50pm – 3:50pm Opioids: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Franchesca
Lata, JD Employers Council The opioid epidemic has not only significantly
impacted our nation, but has led to difficult challenges for employers. This
session addresses the catastrophic trend of opioid addiction, its effect on the
workplace, and how it intersects with employment law.
3:50pm – 4:10pm Break with Vendors
4:10pm – 5:10pm Be Great! Helping Others Find Their Professional Fit by
Jamie Davis, MBA, Beacon Harbor Services This workshop provides the tools
to coach employees in finding their best professional role, providing you with a
more productive and motivated staff. Help your employees to Be Great! as they
find their professional fit.
5:10pm – 5:30pm Announcements & Closing Remarks
6:30pm – 9:00pm Life Rolls On Benefit Dinner Don?t miss this great networking event!
Friday, September 21, 2018
7:00 am Networking Breakfast
7:45am-8:00am Opening Remarks and Welcome
8:00am – 9:15am Inspire Integrity by Corey Ciochetti, Associate Professor of Business Ethics and Legal Services Discover how to chase the truly important things in life such as a solid character, strong personal relationships and a sense of contentment. You will leave with a better sense of what it takes to develop integrity, set priorities, gain a big-picture perspective, and chase an authentic life.
9:15am- 9:45am Break with Vendors and Book Signing
9:45am-10:45am Best Practices for Health Plans in the ACA Era by Eric Deeg, President USI Insurance Services Increase your knowledge on “Best Practices” for employer-sponsored health plans: including engaging employees in selecting higherquality, cost-effective providers; wellness programs and approaches with REAL impact; current and future ACA changes and how to prepare for the effects.
10:45am-11:45am Bandits and Buckaroos?Worker?s Comp Fraud and How to One UP the Bandits by Jennifer Wilch, Workers Compensation SUI Coordinator Increase your awareness of the impact that Worker?s Compensation Fraud can have on your organization and determine what red flags look like and how to engage the Fraud Investigation Unit.
11:45am-12:00pm Networking Break
12:00pm-1:00pm Under the Influence of Stress by Corey Ciochetti, Associate Professor of Business Ethics and Legal Services Stress is omnipresent. The problem is that excessive stress has major negative repercussions on our bodies and behavior. It roils our immune system, long-term memory, and sleep habits. Corey?s speech helps you figure out your current stress level and then evaluates ways to decrease the stressors in your life. Once you lower your stress score, you can focus and, hopefully, eliminate your major stressors and more effectively chase an authentic life.
1:00pm-1:15pm Closing Remarks