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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|
|9:00am - Noon||Inclusive: How the Best Leaders Build Diverse and Winning Teams||Sara Jones||Breakout1|
|9:00am - Noon||Navigating Religious Diversity in the Workplace||Sujata Bajracharya||Breakout2|
|Noon - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 4:30pm||Inclusive: How the Best Leaders Build Diverse and Winning Teams||Sara Jones||Breakout1|
|1:30pm - 4:30pm||Navigating Religious Diversity in the Workplace||Cameron Smith||Breakout2|
|8:00am - 9:00am||Gender Science||Tammy Hughes||Keynote|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Addicted to Silence: The Alarming Truth About Addiction and Mental Health at Work||James Hadlock||Breakout1|
|9:15am - 10:15am||How to Conduct Investigations||Dave Markel||Breakout2|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Hacking the Healthcare Transparency Dilemma||Christine Wzorek||Breakout3|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Essential Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Claims||Derek Langton||Law Track|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Addicted to Silence: The Alarming Truth About Addiction and Mental Health at Work||James Hadlock||Breakout1|
|10:30am- 11:30am||How to Conduct Investigations||Dave Markel||Breakout2|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Hacking the Healthcare Transparency Dilemma||Christine Wzorek||Breakout3|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Crucial Conversations||Law Track|
|11:30am - Noon||Break|
|Noon - 1:00pm||Talent Acquision Design for the Disappointed||Carol McDaniel||Keynote|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||The Millennial Manager||Ben Lowell||Breakout1|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Lead Like You: Embracing Your Authentic Awesome||Dan McGar||Breakout2|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||The Power of Employee Benefits to Elevate Corporate Culture||Paul Proctor||Breakout3|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Telecommuting: Legal Risks and Solutions||Christina M. Jepson||Law Track|
|2:20pm - 2:50pm||Snack Break|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||The Millennial Manager||Ben Lowell||Breakout1|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||Lead Like You: Embracing Your Authentic Awesome||Dan McGar||Breakout2|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||The Cost of Incivility||Chris Kendrick||Breakout3|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||Considerations for Implementing A Parental Leave Policy||Liz Mellem||Law Track|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Panel - HR Department of 1||Breakout1|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Panel - D&I||Juli Weber||Breakout2|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Panel - Employer of Choice||Breakout3|
|Noon - 5:00pm||HR Games|
|8:00am - 9:00am||Creating an Employer Reputation Plan, An Essential Component of Company Culture Strategy||Matt Vance||Keynote|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Building a Financially Confident Workforce||Breakout1|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Breakout2|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Employee Onboarding & Exit Process Optimization||Breakout3|
|9:15am - 10:15am||Creating an Employer Reputation Plan, An Essential Component of Company Culture Strategy||Matt Vance||Law Track|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity||Breakout1|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Employee Onboarding & Exit Process Optimization||Breakout2|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Breakout3|
|10:30am - 11:30am||Marijuana and the Workplace||Mark A. Wagner||Law Track|
|11:45am - Noon||Lunch|
|Noon - 1:00pm||TBD||Keynote|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Body Language Tips to Increase Influence & Trust||Jeff Baird||Breakout1|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Getting Felons Back to Work||Breakout2|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity||Breakout3|
|1:15pm - 2:15pm||Creating an Employer Reputation Plan, An Essential Component of Company Culture Strategy||Matt Vance||Law Track|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||Change Management in a Changing HR World||Douglas Flory||Breakout1|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||The ROI of Giving||Jared Olsen||Breakout2|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||Discovering the Cost of Manual Processes: What are the Time and Financial Impacts of Automation?||Riley Palmer||Breakout3|
|2:30pm - 3:30pm||Employment Basics for Small Business and Start Ups||Sean A. Monson||Law Track|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Engaging With Your Sponsor and Stakeholders||Douglas Flory||Breakout1|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||The ROI of Giving||Jared Olsen||Breakout2|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Change Management in a Changing HR World||Douglas Flory||Breakout3|
|3:45pm - 4:45pm||Performance Reviews and Evaluations||Susan Baird Motschiedler||Law Track|
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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.