2019 MNSHRM State Conference Confirmed Breakout Session Speakers

With over 80 speakers and breakout sessions, MNSHRM19 is going to be awesome!
Last updated on August 15, 2019 - check back often to see the updated list! 

 Speaker  Presentation Title
 Kirsten Anderson

Culture Shift: Combatting Harassment by Creating Healthier Workplaces 

 Alec Beck and Emily Ruhsam2019 Labor and Employment Law Update
 Kate BischoffPolicies that Work
 Cynthia Bremer

The Legal Landscape, The Hiring Process

 Megan Brennan and David GoldsteinClosing the Pay Gap: Radical CHANGE's that Make a Whole Lot of CENTS
 Kathy BrayThe Injured Worker - Navigating the Intersects of Workers Compensation, FMLA and ADA
 Tracy Butz

Emotional Intelligence: Control Emotions to Positively Influence Actions and Performance

 Tracy Butz

HOLY COW!: Create an Amazing Workplace that Steers Passion, Performance & Prosperity

 Hanadi ChehabeddineDemystify Islam and Muslims
 Bruce Christopher

Emotional Intelligence: The Science Behind Success

 Nancy ConwayBuilding Your HR Career
 Stephen CrawfordCoaching Employees to Improved Performance
 Sarah CrowellRoller Derby for the Workplace: Be Bold, Agile and Team Up for the Win
 Christine Cunneen

Minimizing Risks and Ensuring a Compliant Background Screening Program

 Christine CunneenBackground Screening - Much More than Criminal History 
 Thomas DanielsLeading for Organizational Change: A Model for Change
 Ashley Dittmar-Galassi

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

 Kendra Dodd

D&I But Why? Creating a Diversity Strategy

 Patti Dunning

Navigating the New Normal

 V. John Ella

How to Resolve a Non-Compete Dispute

 Alan Fine Simple Tools for Developing Performance Enhancing Managers
 John Freer Become a Communication SuperHeRo
 Adam FridmanInspiring Best Self at Work: Connecting People to Company Purpose and Values with Micro-Habits
 Chuck GallagherEvery Choice Has A Consequence: Why People Stray off the Straight & Narrow and How To Get Them Back on Track
 Erika GarmsTime Travel, Shape Shifting, and Phasing: Superpowers All Managers Need
 William Goren

Hot Issues in Title I of the ADA

 John GraciGood Boss, Bad Boss: How to be the best and learn from the worst
 Tom GuetzkeThe Happy Factor at Work: Unlocking Productivity, Wellness and Success!
 Matt Havens Stop Acting Your Age!
 Josh HeggemStrategies for Investing Harassment Complaints in the Post-Weinstein Workplace
 Chris Herzog & Sarah Stokes

Find Your Purple Squirrel: HR Marketing in 2019

 Brent HinesThe Case for Financial Wellness
 Mike Hill

Using Measurable Data to Get Maximum Employee Performance 

 Ann HoganCollecting and Analyzing HR Data: HR Metrics - How they can make a difference
 Devin Hughes

Third Wave: The Future of Work, Engagement, Well-Being & Inclusion

 Jason HuntThe Other Side: Gaining the courage to cross into and thrive in leadership
 Michael Hyatt

The New HR--Recruiting, Marketing, and ROI

 Jacy Imilkowski

How To Be A Resilience Superhero!

 Neen James Attention Pays: Drive Profitability, Productivity and Accountability for HR Professionals - Keynote Presentation
 Neen JamesFolding Time: Achieving Twice as Much in Half the Time - Breakout Session Presentation
 Jody Janati

Drama Free Communication

 Larry Johnson

How To Cultivate Employee Accountability

 Cory Jorbin

2019 Employee Benefits Compliance: How to Take Aim on a Moving Target 

 Dr. KAZ

Disaster Proof Organization

 Chris Kelly

Identity Theft: Is Your Company Protected? 

 Jay Kirschbaum, JD, LLM,     FLMI

Why Does Our Plan Say That?  Hard Facts Make Bad Law

 Melissa Kjolsing

Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Employers are Part of the Solution

 Cassandra KohnOperation Employment: Building A Community One Hero At A Time
 Julie Kratz

Craft Your Diversity Story

 Jengyu Lai, DPMLifestyle Medicine Approach to Improve Employee Wellness and Reduce Healthcare Expenditures
 Judson LaipplyLead Your Evolution - Keynote Presentation
 Judson LaipplyMotivation, Inspiration and Manipulation: Creating and Leading Teams to Leave Lasting Imprints - Breakout Session Presentation
 Joyce LeMay, SHRM-SCP,   SPHR

Culture and Data:  Super HeRo Strategies

 Bob LemkePay Decisions: The Good, The Bad and The Costly (Advanced Season)
 Bob LemkePay for Performance: Can Incentives Work (Advanced Session) 
 Janice Litvin

Out of the Box Wellness: Innovations in Workplace Wellness

 Della Ludwig and Jessica MillerStrategic Workforce Solutions: Breaking Down the Barriers
 Darcy Luoma

Coaching as a Management Style: Be More Effective with Less Effort 

 Cameron Macht

Perception Vs. Reality: Career Planning in Rural Areas

 Ana Martos

Why Our Traditional Approach to Change is Fueling Drama in HR

 Lee MeadowsHR: Leading Where Others Need To Go
 Dave Molenda 10 Tips to Better Communicate
 Dave MolendaHow DISC Can Help HR Thrive
 Jim Morgan

Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll--Welcome to the New Work Scene

 Jerrod Murr

From 8 Track to Emoji

 Beth Neu and Pete SingerThe Role of Human Resources as a Leader in Creating a Trauma-Responsive Culture
 Jeff Nischwitz

Snow Globe Leadership: Shaking Up Your Leadership for More Influence and Impact

 Khalilah Olokunola  Dirty HR
 Carrie Patton and Melanie Olson Common Sense HR | For Business Leaders 
 Sarah PeikerThe Tables Have Turned: Candidates are in the Drivers Seat When it Comes to Hiring
 Penelope J. Phillips10 Tough FMLA Questions and Their Answers - Working through Leave Law Issues that are Often Difficult and Confusing
 Kelly Radi

Unleash Your Inner Super Hero

 Tom Revnew Avoiding the Wrongful Discharge Claim
 Jonathan Reynolds

Working Without Pants - Managing a Mobile Workforce in Today's World

 Burke Rice Technology is Driving an Unstoppable Shift to On-Demand Pay
 James RobilottaLeading Imperfectly: The value of being authentic for leaders, professionals and human beings 
 Jessica Roe

Managing Complicated FMLA and ADA Requests

 Greg Sailer

Seamlessly integrating a self-funded plan, from small business to large

 Zach Schmoll

Navigating Short and Long Term Disability Claims

 Dan SeidmanRead Hidden Emotions - The Science Behind A New Skill
 David Setzkorn

The Impact of Paid Leave on STD/LTD & PTO Policies

 James Sherman

How HR Super HeRos Handle Employee Terminations Professionally, With Precision

 Spencer SmithHow to Skyrocket Your Personal Brand with Social Media: The Personal Branding Power Hour
 Michael SmootsUpdate for Retirement Plan Sponsors: Litigation against Wall Street Retirement Plans, Revenue Sharing and the ERISA Fiduciary
 Dan Soloman & Kathleen   Gordon Minnesota Talent PIPELINE Program: Creating Employment Based Dual Training Programs
 Lonny StormoBrian Kalis and Mick HannafinVirtual Care and Healthcare Consumerism: The next revolution in healthcare benefits
 Andrew Tanick & Brian   Moen

Channeling Sherlock Holmes - Deducing Best Practices for Conducting Workplace Investigations

 Aaron Tell Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Overview
 Justin TerchTop Ten Practical Tips for Internal Investigations
 Thomas Topping The Five Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement
 Liz Uram

Communicate Like a Boss (Without Being Bossy)

 Nancy WalkerThen There Were 5
 Greg Wiley

Civil Workplace and Bystander Intervention Training

 Fletcher Wimbush

All About the Money: Let's Talk About Salary, Wage Stagnation, Pay Inequality & Employee Engagement

 Fletcher Wimbush

The Power Interview: Find Out Everything You Need (and Want) to Know About Your Candidates in 30 Minutes or Less

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