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2016 Annual SHRM VT Conference Presentations

    2017 & 2016 Presentation Materials

    2017 Presentation Materials

    Keynote - Thursday 9:00-10:15

    * Purpose Meets Execution presented by Louis Efron, HR Executive and Author of Purpose Meets Execution

    Concurrent Session #1 - Thursday 10:45-12:00

    * 8 Step Guide to Developing Leadership presented by Dan McCarthy, Director of Executive Developmenet Programs at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire - other materials: Using the "9 box" Performance and Potential Matrix to Assess Talent, Individual Development Plan, Leadership Assessment Grid with definitions, Leadership Development Guide

    Concurrent Session #2 - Thursday 1:30-2:45

    * Your Company's Mole - Solving for Subconscious Sabotage  (PDF)presented by Rick Cobb, Executive Vice President of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. and Founding Board Member of Career Star Group

    * Advocacy Bootcamp (Powerpoint Presentation) presented by Merdith Nethercutt, Senior Associate for Member Advocacy at SHRM; Shelley Sayward, SHRM-SCP Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Casella Waste Systems, Inc.; Donna Austin-Hawley, SHRM-SCP, SPHR SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer at Northfield Savings Bank

    Keynote - Thursday 3:15-4:30

    * Overcoming Adversity: Choosing Your Story (Powerpoint Presentation), Melissa Stockwell, Retired US Army First Lieutenant and US Paralympic Athlete

    Keynote - Friday 8:45-10:00

    * Open Hiring Model, Alan Gaynor, Vice President of Human Capital at Greyston

    Concurrent Session #3 - Friday 10:30-11:45

    * Flexibility Works! (PDF) presented by Dan Margolis, Senior HR Consultant for Willis Towers Watson

    * Building Stronger Teams Through Trust faciliated by Ross Gibson, President of Green Mountain Leadership Center - other materials: Moving Team Worksheet, Team Purpose Statement, TeaPuTools, Blanchard-Building-Trust



    2016 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