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2016 Annual SHRM VT Conference Presentations

    Presentation Materials

    SHRM Address

    Building a Better Profession Together

    Presented by Alexander Alonso, PhD, SHRM-SCP, Senior Vice President, Knowledge Development Society for Human Resource Management


    Concurrent Session #1

    Improving Workplace Cyber Defenses

    Presented by John Burton, President, NPI Technology Management and Kristina Brines, Esq., Paul Frank + Collins, P.C.

    Total Reward Strategies for Increased Employee Engagement of Millennials and All Generations in the Workplace

    Presented by Michael Maciekowich, National Director, Astron Solutions, LLC

    Hiding in Plain Sight: How Implicit Biases Hinder Inclusion in Selection and Promotion Strategies

    Presented by Loretta L.C. Brady, Ph.D., APA-CP

    Employer Responsibility Regarding Act 77

    Presented by Beverly Widger, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Sr. Vice President Human Resources with Mascoma Savings Bank


    Concurrent Session #2

    What’s Next for the ACA?

    2016 HR & Benefits Compliance Alert

    Presented by Brenda JM Sabin, CBP, SPHR, SHRM-CP, CHRS, Director of HR Compliance and Payroll Solutions, Hickok & Boardman HR Intelligence

    Beyond Bias Training: Building your Diversity & Inclusion Playbook

    Presented by Loretta L.C. Brady, Ph.D., APA-CP

    Work-Life Balance is Dead: How to Live Well Anyway

    Presented by Flip Brown, Owner, Business Culture Consultants


    Concurrent Session #3

    Recent Cases in Fiduciary Failures – Why Plan Sponsors are Being Sued and the Importance of Process

    Presented by Ruben Gonzalez, Retirement Director, Janus Capital; Julie Braun, CRPS, Financial Planning Specialist, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

    Succession Planning - High Stakes, High Rewards!

    Presented by Ross Gibson, Human Resources Director, Commonwealth Dairy

    Wellbeing Process and Strategies for High Performing, Happy, Healthy Employees

    Presented by Lindsay Simpson, Organizational Wellness Lead, The Richards Group