8:15 – 8:45 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m.Info and Announcements
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.Navigating the C-Suite for Long-Term Results
Enterprise growth requires executive leadership involvement when it comes to changing the culture, focus, or services an organization offers. To be successful, the growth strategy must focus on many things at once, including people. Every aspect of the organization has to work together, and here’s where HR’s role is crucial. Whether it’s a new product, or a shift in competitive focus, HR is intrinsic to helping the company stay competitive.

HR’s role in driving the success of the organization includes a number of factors. HR must ensure the administrative function of the organization are handled, but must focus attention on the important role of sharing the culture and vision of the organization. Internal and external relationships will help shape the HR function, as well as your career.
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.Getting Control of the VUCA World!
The world at large is ever changing, and our organizations and employees are doing all we can to keep up. The days of going off to a strategic planning retreat, planning a 5-year vision and executing it are gone. We now operate in a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA). What do you as the practice leader have to do to adapt to this new and ever changing worlds?

We will identify what causes a VUCA environment and how you can identify where your practice is on the continuum. Then we'll give tips to address your situation - whether Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous or all 4. Looking through the lens of HR, we review the common needs of your workplace today and give tips and suggestions to align HR with the changes in the organization, ensure that you gain the resources you need, and establish yourself as the visionary team member that is helping to drive your organization forward.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Buffet Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.The Future Trends in Business and How They Will Impact Human Resources
CEO's are focused on long-term success - and the needs of your employees should be too. But how do we know what will impact our organization in 10 years? Business futurists are consulted to predict where trends are going what savvy organizations need to do to complete. Social, environmental, and global issues are touching all businesses today faster and with more impact than ever before. HR departments have to get ahead of the megatrends that are facing their businesses and anticipate trends. Explore the top megatrends CEO's are watching for the next 15 years, and determine how you can implement these to focus your human resources initiatives. Megatrends will change your business in the next ten years. Don't miss this opportunity to get ahead of the curve and bring the latest thought leadership back to your organization.
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.Break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.Group Think: Using it to Drive Your Business Strategy Forward
Mastermind, or peer-to-peer advisory, groups are found in all aspects of development today. Some team members participate outside our organizations, consultants are offering them as both lead generation and profit-making opportunities. Internal HR professionals are starting to bring them in house as an effective new avenue for learning and development. The groups can build skills, comradely within teams and provide access to resources that might otherwise be unavailable. But how do you get started? Using prove techniques, participants will learn the basis of the groups, how to get started, facilitation techniques and other process that help you get started. We will look at technology as a way to deploy the programs throughout the organization without a great deal of expense. Masterminds are great program to bring into your organization or SHRM chapter right away!
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.Compliance: What Does the Future Have in Store and How Will it Impact our Business