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2017 DE State Human Resources Conference Two Day Agenda
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17th Annual DE SHRM State Conference,

Dover Downs Conference Center, Dover, DE

Thursday and Friday, October 5 and 6th, 2017

                                                             THURSDAY OCTOBER 5TH
7:30-9:00 am

Registration / Breakfast

Exhibitor Hall Open

9:00 - 10:15


What if Everything You Know about Personality Styles Training is Wrong? 

Merrick Rosenberg, Take Flight Learning

10:30 - 11:30 Session 1
Room  Chesapeake   Delaware Silver Lake
Talent Acquisition & Retention Personal & Leadership Development Total Rewards
Keys to Developing a More Inclusive Workplace: Diversity Trends

Build Team Trust and Alignment and Create Results

(Sponsored by Corexcel)

MineFit: An Innovation in Wellness and Scalable Applications

Beth Zoller


Cindy Davidson



Monica L Pampell

PentaFit LLC

12:00-1:30 pm


Lunch & Awards Celebration

1:30 - 1:45 pm Exhibitor Hall Open
1:45-2:45 Session 2
Room Chesapeake Delaware Silver Lake
Business Acumen & HR Strategy Business Acumen & HR Strategy Personal & Leadership Development


Managing Threats of Violence: Best Practices Using EAP in High-Risk Situations

(Sponsored by Lyons Companies)

How and Why Supplier Diversity Supports Workforce D&I Efforts and


We Are Hired To Do A Job, But Paid To Achieve Results: Culture & Strategy


(Sponsored by Goldey-Beacom College)


Matt Verdecchia

Health Advocate



 Michelle Morin

State of Delaware Office of Supplier Diversity 



Jack Gottleib

Total Solutions Group


2:45 - 3:15 pm Networking Dessert in Exhibit Hall
3:30-5:00 pm



Mega Session: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: An Overview of Labor and Employment Issues, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

5:00-6:00 pm Cocktail reception 
                                                                                  FRIDAY OCTOBER 6TH
7:30-9:00 am Registration / Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 am


General Session

HR and Cultural Evolution at WL Gore

Jane Rosenzweig

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

10:30 - 11:30 am Session 3
Room Chesapeake Delaware Silver Lake
Business Acumen & HR Strategy Personal & Leadership Development Talent Acquisition & Retention
Demonstrating the ROI of HR for your Business

4 Steps to Effective Coaching and Mentoring

(Sponsored by Insight Management)

Creating Your External Talent Pool

(Sponsored by DoubleStar, Inc.)

Warren Cook

SymbianceHR, LLC

Paul McMurray

Insight Management Consulting


Kevin Cameron 

Connect Delaware


 11:30 - 12:00 pm



12:00 - 1:00 pm



Speak Like a Leader: Earn Your Seat at the Table

John K Bates

Executive Speaking Success, LLC

1:00 - 1:15 pm Exhibitor Hall Open 
1:15 - 2:15 pm Session 4
Room Chesapeake Delaware Silver Lake
Employment Law & Legislation Personal & Leadership Development Total Rewards
Panel: Employment Discrimination: Focus on Pregnancy & LGBT Issues Amplify Your i-Q (Innovation Quotient)

Breaking Through Barriers: Creating Retirement Plans that Work

(Sponsored by Merrill Lynch)

Jennifer C. Jauffret, Esquire Lori A. Brewington, Esquire

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

Maureen DiEleuterio, Vice President, Human Resources, Talent Management & Development

    Jessica Blome, Administrator of the Delaware Department of Labor’s Office of Anti-Discrimination

Michael Brenner, Ed.D.,

Right Chord Leadership

David Sandstead

Principal Financial Group®

2:15 - 2:30 pm  Exhibitor Hall Open
2:30 - 3:30 pm Session 5
Room Chesapeake Delaware Silver Lake
Employment Law & Legislation Business Acumen & HR Strategy Total Rewards

Employee Health & Welfare Benefits - A Practical Guide

(Sponsored by Faw Casson)

Starting the Dialogue: Depression in the Workplace

Containing Costs in 2017: What Can Employers Do?

(Sponsored by Trion Grouup)

Wendy K. Voss

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Carol A. Kivler

MS, CSP, CMT, Kivler Communications

Anthony Carlozo

 Trion Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC


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