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The 2024Human Capital Conference

GMA SHRM is excited to announce its 19th Annual Human Capital Conference will be Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI!

Today's workforce and the world of HR are constantly changing. Leading with empathy and a focus on mental wellness are not just catch phrases but essential tools to improve recruitment, engagement and retention. The 2024 Human Capital Conference is focused on identifying issues around the bend, providing new tools, and sharpening existing ones to help YOU drive change in the workplace and in your organization.

Featured Keynote Presenter:

Kenston Henderson

Fresh fromhis presentation at the SHRM National Leaders Summit in DC, GMA SHRM is excited to welcome Kenston Henderson to Madison!Kenston is a seasoned leadership speaker, trainer, and coach with a passion for empowering individuals and organizations.

A certified John Maxwell Leadership Speaker and a TEDx Signature Speaker, Kenston has delivered hundreds of presentations across 35 states and extended his impact internationally, reaching audiences in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and South America.

"If you're doing HR alone, you're doing it all wrong."


Keynotes:

  • I am a Game Changer
    SELF-LEADERSHIP, RESILIENCE, AND THE POWER OF COMMUNITY

  • Winning Conversations
    HOW TO COMMUNICATE SUCCESSFULLY & COURAGEOUSLY IN THE WORKPLACE

Featured Breakout Presentations:

Anna Nielsen

Building Your Conflict Confidence

Dr. Terah Davis-Henderson, NCC

The Busy HR Leader: 3 Keys to Take Care of Your Mental Health

Tiffany Brown

Demistifying the HR Certification Process:
The Whys and Hows for SHRM Certification


Rena Somersan

What the Heck is Going On in
Compensation?
!


Mike Johnson

Smoke and Mirrors: Separating Real Trends from Fads in
Benefits Strategies




Jennifer Mirus & Storm Larson

HR Legal Update


Jeff Russell

Project Tango: Dancing with
Your CEO Through Complex
HR Projects


Diana Pastrana

Build Trust with Candidates
Before the YES!




Conference Sponsors

Please help us thank our conference sponsors who make this great event possible.

Conference Premier Sponsors:

Conference Business Sponsors:


Location

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713
If special accomodations are needed, please contact the chapter office.


Fees & Registration

Registration includes:

  • 2 Keynote Presentations

  • 3 Breakout Sessions

  • Lunch - Hot buffet lunch with gluten free and vegetarian options available.
    Please contact GMA SHRM with any dietary requirements.

Registration Type

Before May 5

After May 5


GMA SHRM Chapter Member - login required

$149

$169

Non-Member

$199

$219

New Member Special
Conference Registration and 1 year GMA SHRM Membership
That's 26 recertification hours for only $249!

$249

$249


Schedule

Conference has been approved by SHRM and HRCI for 5.50credit hours!


For detailed session information, go to the Breakout Session Description page or click on a topic below.

Time

Program

7:30 to 8:15

Registration and Beverages

8:05 to 8:30

Welcome

8:30 to 9:30

Morning Keynote:Kenston Henderson - I am a Game Changer: SELF-LEADERSHIP, RESILIENCE, AND THE POWER OF COMMUNITY

9:30 to 9:45

Break

9:45 to 11:00

Breakout Session 1

1-ADemystifying the Certification Process: The Whys and Hows for SHRM Certification, Tiffany Brown and Alison Costello, SHRM Certification and Holmes Corporation

1-B Build Trust with Candidates Before the YES! -
Inclusive Recruiting and Hiring Practices to Diversify and Grow your Candidate Pool
,Diana Pastrana, Defyne

1-CWhat the Heck is Going on in Compensation?!, Rena Somersan, Newport Group

11:00 to 11:15

Break

11:15 to 12:15

Keynote: Kenston Henderson- Winning Conversations:
HOW TO COMMUNICATE SUCCESSFULLY & COURAGEOUSLY IN THE WORKPLACE

12:15 to 1:00

Lunch and Announcements

Hot buffet lunch with gluten free and vegetarian options available.
Please contact GMA SHRM with any dietary requirements.

1:15 to 2:30

Breakout Session 2


2-A Project Tango: Dancing with Your CEO Through Complex HR Projects, Jeff Russell, Russell Consulting

2-BThe Busy HR Leader: 3 Keys to Take Care of Your Mental Health- Dr. Terah Davis-Henderson, NCC

2-C Employment Law Update, Jennifer Mirus and Storm Larson, Boardman & Clark Law Firm

2:30 to 2:45

Break

2:45 to 4:00

Breakout Session 3


3-A Building Your Conflict Confidence, Anna Nielsen, Conflict Capable Solutions

3-BSmoke and Mirrors: Separating Real Trends from Fads inBenefits Strategies- Mike Johnson, Hausmann Group

3-C Employment Law Update, Jennifer Mirus and Storm Larson, Boardman & Clark Law Firm

4:00 to 5:00

Networking Reception & Prize Drawing

As is tradition, our day will conclude with a networking reception and prize announcements.

Networking Reception

As is tradition, our day will conclude with a reception and networking.

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