Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.5
    HRCI Business - 2.5
Pre-Conference Workshop - Fashion a Culture of Greatness
Greg Hawks

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Crystal Room
5:00 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social (Pizza & Cash Bar)
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites Atrium
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
7:45 - 8:15 AMConference Welcome
Dave Ryan SHRM-SCP, SPHR
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Theatre
8:15 - 9:30 AM
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25

Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

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

    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI Business - 1.25
Keynote - HR on Purpose
Steve Browne

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
ADA, Pregnancy and Religious Accommodation
Sonal Shah JD
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Leading Out of Drama.
Lauren Schieffer CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Recent Case Studies of Fiduciary Failures
Eric Magyar AIF
Details
Crystal 3&4
10:45 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Inclusive Storytelling | Capturing Authenticity Through Employee Driven Content
Elena Valentine
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
#SocialMedia #ItsComplicated
Jim Griffin
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring? Make Your Leaders “Finger Licking Good”.
Dawn Burke PHR (HRCI); SHRM-CP
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Stop Waiting for Your Invitation: Drive Growth and Engage Strategically Today
Lori Kleiman SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
Crystal 3&4
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet LunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement
Galen Emanuele
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Bereavement Leave & Flexibility: A Personal Story
Donna Rogers SPHR and SHRM-SCP
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Ensuring Teams Are Ready for What's Next
Kelli Thompson MBA
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Why Recognition Alone Will Change the Workplace Forever
Craig Spilker
Details
Crystal 3&4
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PM

    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Keynote - No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor DismantleExpo Hall
4:15 - 4:45 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre
+ Sunday, Sept 23, 2018
TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.5
    HRCI Business - 2.5
Pre-Conference Workshop - Fashion a Culture of Greatness
Greg Hawks

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Crystal Room
5:00 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social (Pizza & Cash Bar)
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites Atrium
+ Monday, Sept 24, 2018
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
7:45 - 8:15 AMConference Welcome
Dave Ryan SHRM-SCP, SPHR
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Callie Zipple SHRM-CP
Theatre
8:15 - 9:30 AM
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25

Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

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

    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI Business - 1.25
Keynote - HR on Purpose
Steve Browne

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
ADA, Pregnancy and Religious Accommodation
Sonal Shah JD
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Leading Out of Drama.
Lauren Schieffer CSP, Certified Speaking Professional
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Code Blue: How to Resuscitate Your Multigenerational Workforce
Krishna Powell
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Recent Case Studies of Fiduciary Failures
Eric Magyar AIF
Details
Crystal 3&4
10:45 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Inclusive Storytelling | Capturing Authenticity Through Employee Driven Content
Elena Valentine
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
#SocialMedia #ItsComplicated
Jim Griffin
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
The Secret Recipe for Great Hiring? Make Your Leaders “Finger Licking Good”.
Dawn Burke PHR (HRCI); SHRM-CP
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Stop Waiting for Your Invitation: Drive Growth and Engage Strategically Today
Lori Kleiman SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Details
Crystal 3&4
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet LunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement
Galen Emanuele
Details
Oak I
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Bereavement Leave & Flexibility: A Personal Story
Donna Rogers SPHR and SHRM-SCP
Details
Oak II
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Ensuring Teams Are Ready for What's Next
Kelli Thompson MBA
Details
Crystal 1&2
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Why Recognition Alone Will Change the Workplace Forever
Craig Spilker
Details
Crystal 3&4
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PM

    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Keynote - No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Drama, End Entitlement and Drive Big Results
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor DismantleExpo Hall
4:15 - 4:45 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre