Diversity & Inclusion Pre-Conference schedule brought to you by:
Best Human Resource Conference in Utah
The Utah SHRM Annual State Conference is the largest human resource-focused conference in the state of Utah.
The Utah SHRM Crossroads Conference provides HR professionals a new way of aligning HR practices with business leader’s strategies. HR and Business Leaders will have the opportunity to learn and grow their strategic partnership to drive the business forward and execute results. Conference attendees will have access to energizing and thought provoking keynote speakers, great educational sessions, networking opportunities, and exposure to the newest HR products, techniques.
There is not a better opportunity than the Utah SHRM Crossroads conference to Re-energize and Elevate your HR skills!
Check out our 2-day schedule below.
|8:30am - 9:00am||Registration/Welcome||Sky Lobby|
|9:00am - Noon||Navigating Religious Diversity in the Workplace||Sujata Bajracharya||Ballroom AEF|
|Noon - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 4:30pm||Inclusive: How the Best Leaders Build Diverse and Winning Teams||Sara Jones||Ballroom AEF|
|8:00am - 9:00am||Giving Back: Incorporating Social Responsibility into Your Company Culture||Jake Neeley||Eclipse|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Addicted to Silence: The Alarming Truth About Addiction and Mental Health at Work||James Hadlock||Ballroom AEF|
|9:15am - 10:15am||How to Conduct Investigations||Dave Markel||Ballroom B|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Hacking the Healthcare Transparency Dilemma||Christine Wzorek||Ballroom GC|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Essential Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Claims (Beginner)||Derek Langton||Ballroom DH|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Employees Quit Leaders not Companies: 8 Proven Leadership Strategies to Retain Your Best Talent||Hal Halladay||Twilight 3 & 4|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Addicted to Silence: The Alarming Truth About Addiction and Mental Health at Work||James Hadlock||Ballroom AEF|
|10:30am- 11:30am||How to Conduct Investigations||Dave Markel||Ballroom B|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Hacking the Healthcare Transparency Dilemma||Christine Wzorek||Ballroom GC|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High||Twilight 3 & 4|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Performance Review and Evaluations (Intermediate)||Susan Baird Motschiedler||Ballroom DH|
|11:30am - Noon||Snack Break||Horizon Lobby|
|Noon - 1:00pm||Talent Acquision Design for the Disappointed||Carol McDaniel||Eclipse|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||The Human Manager||Ben Lowell||Ballroom AEF|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Lead Like You: Embracing Your Authentic Awesome||Dan McGar||Ballroom B|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||The Power of Employee Benefits to Elevate Corporate Culture||Paul Proctor||Ballroom GC|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Telecommuting: Legal Risks and Solutions (Intermediate)||Christina M. Jepson||Ballroom DH|
|2:15pm - 2:50pm||Snack Break||Expo|
|2:50pm - 3:45pm||The Human Manager||Ben Lowell||Ballroom AEF|
|2:50pm - 3:45pm||Lead Like You: Embracing Your Authentic Awesome||Dan McGar||Ballroom B|
|2:50pm - 3:45pm||The Cost of Incivility||Chris Kendrick||Ballroom GC|
|2:50pm - 3:45pm||Considerations for Implementing A Parental Leave Policy (Intermediate)||Liz Mellem||Ballroom DH|
|3:55pm - 4:50pm||Panel - HR Department of 1||Ballroom AEF|
|3:55pm - 4:50pm||Panel - D&I||Juli Weber||Ballroom B|
|3:55pm - 4:50pm||Panel - Employer of Choice||Ballroom GC|
|3:55pm - 4:50pm||Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High||Ballroom DH|
|8:00am - 9:00am||Genderspeak: Working Together Successfully||Tammy Hughes||Eclipse|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Building a Financially Confident Workforce||Scott Wakefield||Meridian A|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Meridian B|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Employee Onboarding & Exit Process Optimization||Jonathan Greene||Meridian C|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Essential Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Claims (Beginner)||Derek Langton||Meridian D|
|10:15am - 10:30am||Snack Break||Horizon Lobby|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Creating an Employer Reputation Plan, An Essential Component of Company Culture Strategy||Matt Vance||Meridian A|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Employee Onboarding & Exit Process Optimization||Jonathan Greene||Meridian C|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Meridian B|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Marijuana and the Workplace (Intermediate)||Mark A. Wagner||Meridian D|
|Noon - 12:15pm||Utah Diversity Connections Awards||Eclipse|
|12:15pm - 1:15pm||Everyone Can Be A Hero||Frank Shankwitz||Eclipse|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||#HumanExperience: Thinking Differently About the Future of Work||Carl Sokia||Meridian C|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Meridian B|
|1:30pm - 2:30pm||Employment Basics for Small Businesses and Start Ups (Beginner)||Sean A. Monson||Meridian D|
|2:40pm - 3:40pm||Change Management in a Changing HR World||Douglas Flory||Meridian A|
|2:40pm - 3:40pm||The ROI of Giving||Jared Olsen||Meridian B|
|2:40pm - 3:40pm||Discovering the Cost of Manual Processes: What are the Time and Financial Impacts of Automation?||Riley Palmer||Meridian C|
|2:40pm - 3:40pm||Performance Reviews and Evaluations (Intermediate)||Susan Baird Motschiedler||Meridian D|
|3:50pm - 4:50pm||Engaging With Your Sponsor and Stakeholders||Douglas Flory||Meridian A|
|3:50pm - 4:50pm||The ROI of Giving||Jared Olsen||Meridian B|
|3:50pm - 4:50pm||Creating an Employer Reputation Plan, An Essential Component of Company Culture Strategy||Matt Vance||Meridian D|
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The Davis Conference Center is a 70,000-square-foot convention center located in Layton, Utah. 1651 N 700 W, Layton, UT 84041
Both Uber and Lyft are available in the Layton area. You may also choose to rent a car.
Our hotel partner Hilton Garden Inn - Layton offers a discounted rate to Crossroads Conference attendees. To get your discounted rate, follow the booking instructions below.
The Davis Conference Center and the hotel are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Crossroads Conference attendees have a discounted rate of $129 per night at Hilton Garden Inn – Layton. To take advantage of the discount, book using one of the methods below:
– Call our hotel, (801) 416-8899 and Press 4 for the front desk.
– You can say it’s under the Crossroads Conference Hotel Block or use the hotel block code: CROSS.
– Go to the website www.layton.gardeninn.com
– Put in the reservation dates on the website
– Then in the “group/convention” area, type in the code: CROSS.
*Please note, the group code is only good through September 1st.