Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

12.25 HOURS OF RE-CERTIFICATION CREDIT.

We are thrilled to announce that the conference has been pre-approved for 12.25 hours of SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs). We have also been pre-approved for 12.25 hours of re-certification credit, including 8.0 hours of business credit through HRCI!

 
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SUNDAY

2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.75
    HRCI HR - 2.75
Pre-Conference Workshop
The Truth About HR: Things You Won't Learn at Other HR Conferences
John Hudson and Mary Faulkner More...
TBD
5:30 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingTBD
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social in the Hilton Suites bar
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
TBD

MONDAY

7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental BreakfastTBD
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
8:15 - 8:45 AMSHRM Update and Opening RemarksTheatre
8:45 - 10:15 AMOpening Keynote - Baby Steps: An Intimate Discussion on the Basic Forms of Leadership
Mallory Weggemann
More...
    SHRM - 1.5
    HRCI HR - 1.5
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
10:15 - 10:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
10:45 -11:45 AMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
I Bet You Didn't See That Coming! - Legal Claims an Employer Would Not Expect to Encounter
Natalie Federle More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
There's No Such Thing as a One Person Tango: The Art of Effective Communication
Karel Murray More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Setting Your Total Rewards Strategy to Enhance the Employee Work Experience
Michael F. Maciekowich More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
LobbyistTBD
11:45 - 12:45 AMLunchTBD
12:45 - 2:15 PMGeneral Session Law Update
Employment Law In the Age of Trump: Now What?
Neil Dishman More...
    SHRM - 1.5
    HRCI HR - 1.5
Theatre
2:15 - 2:45 PMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:00 PMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
The Wellness Movement: Think Differently. Plan Accordingly. Create Life-Long Change.
Angela Gaffney More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Kicking and Screaming: The Challenges of a Reluctant HR Transformation
Mary Faulkner, SHRM-SCP More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Independent Contractors & Joint Employer Issues - What HR Professionals Need to Know!
Jody Boquist & Amanda Inskeep More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI Business - 1.25
Control the Chaos: Staying Sane in a VUCA World
Lori Kleiman More...
TBD
4:00 - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
What Oprah Taught Me About Great HR
John Hudson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Tactical Confrontation for a Better Workplace
Gary Sheely More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Intersection of ADAAA, FMLA & Workers' Compensation
Adrienne Paler & Jeff Nowak More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Empty Seats: Dealing With Succession Issues in Your Organization
Dan Ryan More...
TBD
7:00 - 10:00 PMilSHRM17 After Hours: Dueling PianosTBD

TUESDAY

7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental BreakfastTBD
8:00 - 9:15 AMConcurrent SessionsTheatre
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Making Millennials Great‰Û_5 Pillars for Building the Next Generation
Jeff Kortes & Randy Willinski More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Sustaining Talent: How to Attract and Retain Your Best Employees
Chris Fields, MLHR More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
How I Helped Transform An Organization by First Transforming Myself
Eric Kulikowski, CPC More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Developing World Class Leaders - The Ultimate Guide to Leadership Development
Rick Tiemann More...
TBD
9:15 - 9:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
9:45 - 11:00 AMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI Business - 1.25
Making the Business Case - Presenting Your HR Solutions to the C-Suite
Jenny Mangone, SPHR, SHRM-SCP More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Personal Branding: A Multi-Generational Perspective
JD Gershbein More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
The 7 Health Plan Metrics Every HR Professional Must Know
Nicole Pfeiffer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMS More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1.25
    HRCI HR - 1.25
Navigate Workplace Rapids
Greg Hawks More...
TBD
11:00 - 12:15 PMLunchTBD
12:15 - 1:15 PMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Business - 1
Speed, Cost & Quality: Mastering the Art of High Volume Recruiting
Carl Kutsmode More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Sweat the Small Stuff: Smart Strategies to Engage Employees
Lisa Ryan More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Implementing Change: It's Not the Change, It‰Ûªs the Transition
Rick Tiemann More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Power in the Middle: Where the Real Work Gets Done
Beth Shapiro & Etta Jacobs More...
TBD
1:15 - 1:30 PMTransfer BreakTBD
1:30 - 3:00 PMClosing Keynote - Next Generation Diversity: Global, Profitable, Sustainable
Andr̩s Tapia
More...
    SHRM - 1.5
    HRCI Business - 1.5
Theatre
3:00 - 3:30 PMKeynote Book Signing & Refreshment BreakExpo Hall
3:30 - 4:30 PMConcurrent SessionsTBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Become a Human Lie Detector: Tactics for Assessing Employee Truthfulness
Jody Boquist & Cate Lindemann More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Disrupting D&I: Bringing the Power & Purpose Back to D&I
Nancy Harris More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI Global - 1
Don't Steal the Dream of Your Overseas Employee, Embrace the Differences
Michael Butler, CIPD, GPHR, MBA More...
TBD
    SHRM - 1
    HRCI HR - 1
Bringing Leadership Home: Three Pillars of an Enviable Culture
Lisa Hale More...
TBD
4:30 PMConference CloseTBD