2018/09/24 08:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2018 IL State SHRM Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include, senior Human Resources (HR) professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the Human Resources field.

SPEAKERS

The Conference will include subjects and topics in the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge and HRCI Body of Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.

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Drury Lane Theatre

100 Drury Lane

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

HOTELS

ILSHRM has made arrangements with two excellent hotels while you attend the conference. Both are adjacent or near the conference meeting space making either property the perfect choice. We selected hotels that provide great amenities, helping make your stay during the conference comfortable and convenient. Check out the options and book your room today.

Feel free to extend your stay before or after the conference for a few extra days of relaxing or to have fun with the family.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Located less than a 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Oak Brook, IL has so many fun things to do! Perfectly positioned in the midst of all the local area attractions, The two hotels we’ve selected for our conference are close to many of the area’s top destinations.

Discover fantastic shopping and entertainment opportunities at nearby Oakbrook Mall and Yorktown Mall or spend a fun day at Brookfield Zoo. Catch a show at a local theatre or visit our many museums. With so many activities, it will be easy to find something to do.

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RESTAURANTS

The Oak Brook area is full of culinary delights.You don’t have to look far to find a delicious meal. Both hotels have terrific dining choices, making your stay here convenient and comfortable and there are many other local restaurants around the area that provide delicious dining experiences within walking distance.

Whether you are planning an evening out or are simply looking for a quick breakfast on the way out of town, the choices are many and will fit any budget. Check out the many option in area. We’re certain you’ll  find something delicious

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Conference and Exposition Schedule

 

TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.75
    HRCI HR - 2.75
Pre-Conference Workshop - Fashion a Culture of Greatness
Greg Hawks

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Oak I
5:30 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites bar
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
7:45 - 8:15 AMWelcome & Conference Orientation
Dave Ryan SHRM-SCP, SPHR
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Theatre
8:15 - 9:30 AMOpening Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
9:45 - 10:45Concurrent Sessions
When Terminations Go Wrong: "Going Postal" Is No Longer a Joke
William Garcia
Pay Equity: The Evolving Landscape
Angela Adams CEBS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HOLY COW!®: Create an Amazing Workplace that Steers Passion, Performance & Prosperity
Tracy Butz CSP - Certified Speaking Professional
What's NOT Being Said NEEDS to Be Understood
Pete Smith
10:45 - 11:15 AMBreakExpo Hall
11:15 -12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Transition Prescription: Dealing with the Headache of Change
Julie Ann Sullivan
Communication Without Confrontation
Vincent Phipps CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Building Employee Alignment - Leveraging Talent for Bottom Line Results
Ed Krow SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CHCM
Engaging Your Remote Workforce
Katie Stewart M.A., PHR, CLRL, SHRM-CP
12:15 - 1:15 AMLunchLobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
G'Day to HR: A Global Perspective
Renee Robson
What's New, What's Important and Where Does it Hurt?
Rob Burn SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Future of HR
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Never Motiviate! Building a High Performance Team Without the Hype
Shawn Buxton
2:15 - 2:45 PMBreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
A Deep Dive into Employee Benefits Benchmarking
Nicole Pfeiffer SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS
Pancakes and Performance Management
John Hudson SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Yes You Do Have a Crystal Ball: Business Megatrends Impacting Human Capital
Lori Kleiman SPHR SHRM-SCP
Demystifying Succession Planning: How Businesses of Any Size Can Build a Sustainable Succession Planning Program
Kelly Renz SHRM-SCP; SPHR
3:45 - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Making Your Case to the C-Suite: Why HR Should Be at the Table
Sheryl Simmons
TBD
Addressing Millennial Turnover
Aaron Levy
Rubber Band Resilience: How HR Professionals Can Stretch without Snapping During Disruptive Events
Kathy Parry
7:00 - 10:00 PMEntertainmentDrury Lane Theatre, Critic’s Corner
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMKeynote
Steve Browne

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
ADA, Pregnancy and Religious Accommodation
Sonal Shah JD
Leading Out of Drama.
Lauren Schieffer CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Recent Case Studies of Fiduciary Failures
Eric Magyar AIF
10:45 - 11:15 AMBreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Inclusive Storytelling | Capturing Authenticity Through Employee Driven Content
Elena Valentine
#SocialMedia #ItsComplicated
Jim Griffin
The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring? Make Your Leaders “Finger Licking Good”.
Dawn Burke PHR (HRCI); SHRM-CP
Stop Waiting for Your Invitation: Drive Growth and Engage Strategically Today
Lori Kleiman SPHR, SHRM-SCP
12:15 - 1:15 PMLunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement
Galen Emanuele
Bereavement Leave & Flexibility: A Personal Story
Donna Rogers SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CHCM
Ensuring Teams Are Ready for What's Next
Kelli Thompson MBA
Why Recognition Alone Will Change the Workplace Forever
Craig Spilker
2:15 - 2:45 PMLast BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PMNo Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor Tear DownExpo Hall
4:15 -5:15 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre
+ Sunday, Sept 23, 2018
TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.75
    HRCI HR - 2.75
Pre-Conference Workshop - Fashion a Culture of Greatness
Greg Hawks

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Oak I
5:30 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites bar
+ Monday, Sept 24, 2018
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
7:45 - 8:15 AMWelcome & Conference Orientation
Dave Ryan SHRM-SCP, SPHR
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Theatre
8:15 - 9:30 AMOpening Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
9:45 - 10:45Concurrent Sessions
When Terminations Go Wrong: "Going Postal" Is No Longer a Joke
William Garcia
Pay Equity: The Evolving Landscape
Angela Adams CEBS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HOLY COW!®: Create an Amazing Workplace that Steers Passion, Performance & Prosperity
Tracy Butz CSP - Certified Speaking Professional
What's NOT Being Said NEEDS to Be Understood
Pete Smith
10:45 - 11:15 AMBreakExpo Hall
11:15 -12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Transition Prescription: Dealing with the Headache of Change
Julie Ann Sullivan
Communication Without Confrontation
Vincent Phipps CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Building Employee Alignment - Leveraging Talent for Bottom Line Results
Ed Krow SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CHCM
Engaging Your Remote Workforce
Katie Stewart M.A., PHR, CLRL, SHRM-CP
12:15 - 1:15 AMLunchLobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
G'Day to HR: A Global Perspective
Renee Robson
What's New, What's Important and Where Does it Hurt?
Rob Burn SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Future of HR
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Never Motiviate! Building a High Performance Team Without the Hype
Shawn Buxton
2:15 - 2:45 PMBreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
A Deep Dive into Employee Benefits Benchmarking
Nicole Pfeiffer SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEBS
Pancakes and Performance Management
John Hudson SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Yes You Do Have a Crystal Ball: Business Megatrends Impacting Human Capital
Lori Kleiman SPHR SHRM-SCP
Demystifying Succession Planning: How Businesses of Any Size Can Build a Sustainable Succession Planning Program
Kelly Renz SHRM-SCP; SPHR
3:45 - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Making Your Case to the C-Suite: Why HR Should Be at the Table
Sheryl Simmons
TBD
Addressing Millennial Turnover
Aaron Levy
Rubber Band Resilience: How HR Professionals Can Stretch without Snapping During Disruptive Events
Kathy Parry
7:00 - 10:00 PMEntertainmentDrury Lane Theatre, Critic’s Corner
+ Tuesday, Sept 25, 2018
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMKeynote
Steve Browne

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
ADA, Pregnancy and Religious Accommodation
Sonal Shah JD
Leading Out of Drama.
Lauren Schieffer CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Recent Case Studies of Fiduciary Failures
Eric Magyar AIF
10:45 - 11:15 AMBreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Inclusive Storytelling | Capturing Authenticity Through Employee Driven Content
Elena Valentine
#SocialMedia #ItsComplicated
Jim Griffin
The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring? Make Your Leaders “Finger Licking Good”.
Dawn Burke PHR (HRCI); SHRM-CP
Stop Waiting for Your Invitation: Drive Growth and Engage Strategically Today
Lori Kleiman SPHR, SHRM-SCP
12:15 - 1:15 PMLunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement
Galen Emanuele
Bereavement Leave & Flexibility: A Personal Story
Donna Rogers SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CHCM
Ensuring Teams Are Ready for What's Next
Kelli Thompson MBA
Why Recognition Alone Will Change the Workplace Forever
Craig Spilker
2:15 - 2:45 PMLast BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PMNo Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor Tear DownExpo Hall
4:15 -5:15 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre

REGISTRATION

Early Bird is through May 18th

SHRM MEMBERS

NON-SHRM MEMBERS

STUDENT MEMBERS

CANCELLATION POLICY

$50 cancellation fee prior to September 1st. After September 1st, no refunds.  Substitutions may be made with no financial penalty.  To cancel, contact us at lori@mahergroupllc.com

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 700+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways at this year’s ILSHRM HR Conference & Exposition. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.