Conference Schedule

= Certification Prep
= Business/Strategic
= General
 
7:30 - 8:30 am
7:30 - 4:00 pm
Registration Open
Location: Prefunction
8:00 - 4:00 pm
8:30 - 4:00 pm
SHRM Certification Preparation Seminar | Part 1 of 2 (Registration Required) – Christine Cave Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: University C
NOON - 1:00 pm
 
7:30 - 8:30 am
Breakfast
Location: University C
8:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration Open
Location: Prefunction
8:00 - 11:30 am
Mega Sessions
8:00 - NOON
SHRM Certification Preparation Seminar | Part 2 of 2 (Registration Required) – Christine Cave Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: University C
8:30 - 11:30 am
Executive Forum (Registration Required) – Dr. Nathan Mellor 
Location: Crimson Room
9:00 - 11:00 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Achieving the ROI of a Positive Workplace Environment is Easier Than You Think – Tracey Hixon PHR, SHRM-CP,  Paula Koos M.S., & Jim Priest J.D.
Location: Sooner Ballroom
11:30 - 12:45 pm
Executive Forum Lunch
Location: Crimson Room
1:00 - 3:00 pm
StandOut Influence... How To Get People On Board – Connie Podesta 
Location: Oklahoma A-E
2:30 - 5:15 pm
Certification Lounge Open
Location: Oklahoma Ballroom A Hallway
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Break with Exhibitors
Location: Oklahoma F-J
3:30 - 5:00 pm
Mega Sessions
1:
Leadership and Personal Development – Tracy Spears 
Location: University A-C
3:
StandOut Leadership... Lead Like You Mean It! – Connie Podesta 
Location: Sooner Ballroom
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception in Expo Hall
Location: Oklahoma F-J
Bookstore & Foundation Drawing Open
Location: Prefunction
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Emerging Professionals Networking Reception (Registration Required)

Location: Torchy’s Tacos, 2050 24th Ave NW, Ste 130, Norman, OK 73069
 
7:00 - 5:30 pm
Registration Open
Location: Prefunction
7:00 - 4:00 pm
Bookstore & Foundation Drawing Open
Location: Prefunction
7:00 - 8:00 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Secret to Maximizing Employee Performance – Jason Treu 
Location: Boomer Ballroom
2:
Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law – Paul Ross J.D.
Location: University A
3:
Emotional Intelligence = Personal Leadership – Nancy Gunter M.S., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: Sooner Ballroom
7:30 - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Location: Oklahoma F-J
7:30 - 4:00 pm
Expo Hall Open
Location: Oklahoma F-J
8:00 - 4:00 pm
Certification Lounge Open
Location: Oklahoma Ballroom A Hallway
8:30 - 9:30 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
What You Owe Your Candidate - 3 Perspectives – Frank Smith Certified Executive Coach
Location: Sooner Ballroom
2:
The Equal Pay Act & FLSA Compliance – Ellen Adams J.D.
Location: University A
3:
Simple Tools for Performance Enhancing Managers – Alan Fine C.S.P.
Location: University B
4:
All in the Family! HR in the Family Owned Business – Jimmy Taylor SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: University C
5:
The Daily Grind – Jerrod Murr 
Location: Boomer Ballroom
9:30 - 10:15 am
Break with Exhibitors
Location: Oklahoma F-J
10:15 - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Simple Tools for Performance Enhancing Managers – Alan Fine C.S.P.
Location: University B
3:
Gen Z & College Recruiting: Partnering for Success – Bethany Wallace M.A.
Location: Sooner Ballroom
4:
Mastering the Art of Communication for Greater Influence (Part 1) – Randy Anderson C.S.P.
Location: University C
5:
Feedback is Another F Word – Linda Clark MHRM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CMC
Location: Boomer Ballroom
11:30 - 12:15 pm
Lunch
Location: Oklahoma A-E
12:15 - 1:30 pm
The Legal Grind – Allen L. Hutson J.D. Mary P. Snyder J.D,, &  Melissa McDuffey J.D.

Location: Oklahoma A-E
1:30 - 2:00 pm
Break with Exhibitors
Location: Oklahoma F-J
2:00 - 3:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Getting into the Weeds: Medical Marijuana & Work – Paula Williams JD, SHRM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, & Stephanie Duran J.D.
Location: University A
2:
Mastering the Art of Communication for Greater Influence (Part 2) – Randy Anderson C.S.P.
Location: University C
3:
TransformHR from Serving to Success! – Bruce Waller CRP, PHR, SHRM-CP
Location: Sooner Ballroom
4:
The Future of HR: Establishing New HR Norms – Jarik Conrad EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: University B
5:
How to Unleash Performance Potential in the 21st Century – Erin Greilick Ph.D
Location: Boomer Ballroom
6:
Impact Pop Up Programming
Location: Atrium
3:15 - 3:45 pm
Break with Exhibitors
Location: Oklahoma F-J
3:30 - 3:30 pm
Foundation Raffle Closes
Location: Prefunction
3:45 - 5:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Planning Investigations of #MeToo Allegations – Christine Cave Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, & Max Dubroff SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: University A
2:
Full Volume Change – David McLaughlin M.Ed, SHRM-SCP
Location: University B
3:
Wellness Incentives – The Good, Bad and Compliant – Cory Jorbin J.D., & Michelle Clark 
Location: Sooner Ballroom
4:
Creating a Vibrant Workplace Culture – Robert Benson SPHR
Location: University C
5:
Cross-Country Case Review & Lessons Learned – Madalene A.B. Witterholt J.D.
Location: Boomer Ballroom
6:
Impact Pop Up Programming
Location: Atrium
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Networking Social (Registration Required)

Location: Oklahoma A-E
 
7:00 - 1:30 pm
Registration Open
Location: Prefunction
7:00 - 8:00 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
To Hire Veterans, Stop Making Assumptions – Max Dubroff SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Location: Boomer Ballroom
2:
Legislative Overview – Adria Berry J.D.
Location: Sooner Ballroom
7:30 - 12:30 pm
Bookstore Open
Location: Prefunction
8:00 - 8:45 am
Breakfast & Closing Session
Location: Oklahoma A-E
8:30 - 10:00 am
10:15 - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
1:
3 Skills to Transform Organizational Culture – Scott Robley 
Location: Boomer Ballroom
2:
Mobilize the Unicorns – Kevie Mikus SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Location: Sooner Ballroom
4:
Workplace Anthropology: Leaders Need You – Heather Henshall PHR, SHRM-CP
Location: University A
5:
Leaders Create Space – Steve Laswell MA-SNU
Location: University B
11:30 - 12:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
1:
Chosen – Fostering Workplace Families – Josh Ploch , & Mike Shaw 
Location: University A
2:
Wellness Incentives - The Good, Bad, and Compliant – Cory Jorbin J.D., & Michelle Clark 
Location: Boomer Ballroom
3:
Preparing for Federal Agency Investigations – Vic Albert , & Sam Fulkerson J.D.
Location: University C
4:
Connecting the Wellbeing & Engagement Dots – Emily Brainerd 
Location: Sooner Ballroom
5:
The Approachable HR Department – Phillip Wilson J.D.
Location: University B