2018/09/19 08:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2018 KS SHRM Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include, senior Human Resources (HR) professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the Human Resources field.

SPEAKERS

The Conference will include subjects and topics in the HRCI Body of Knowledge and SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.  First, you need to demonstrate the benefits of the conference to your organization.  Next you’ll need to persuade your boss that it’s worth the investment of time and money.

Here’s how…

 



TimeEventRoom
9:00am - 11:00pmExhibit Registration Set-UpMarketplace
9:00am - 12:00pmPre-Conference Workshop
Richard Rierson, Creating a Culture of Engaged Leadership

Details
TBD
11:00pm - 6:00pmExhibit Hall Open for BusinessMarketplace
11:00pm - 6:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
12:30pm - 1:00pmConference Opening/WelcomeTBD
1:00pm - 2:00pmGeneral Session Employment LawTBD
2:00pm - 2:15pmTransfer break
2:15pm - 3:15pmBreakouts
3:15pm - 3:30pmTransfer break
3:30pm - 4:30pmGeneral Session Keynote
Michael Veltri, Business Leader and Bestselling Author

Details
TBD
4:30pm - 6:00pmMarketplace ReceptionMarketplace
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 5:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 4:30pmMarketplace OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastMarketplace
8:00am - 9:00amBreakoutsTBD
9:00am - 10:30amMarketplace EventMarketplace
10:30am - 10:45amConference Opening/WelcomeTBD
10:45am - 11:45amGeneral Session Keynote
Johnny Taylor, SHRM President and CEO

Details
TBD
11:45am - 12:15pmLunchTBD
12:15pm - 1:15pmGeneral Session Keynote- Dedication, Pride & Commitment:  Leadership Lessons From Black Hawk Down For Business & For Life
Matt Eversmann

Details
TBD
1:15pm - 2:15pmMarketplace EventMarketplace
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts TBD
3:15pm - 4:30pmMarketplace FinaleMarketplace
4:30pm - 5:30pm Breakouts TBD
6:00pm - 8:00pmEntertainmentTBD
6:30pm - 10:00pmHappy Hour for Our Heroes
Details
General Session Ballroom
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastTBD
8:00am - 9:00amBreakoutsTBD
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts TBD
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year AwardTBD
11:00am - 12:00pmGeneral Session Keynote- Motivational Speaker, Communication Expert and Author
Sarita Maybin

Details
TBD
12:00pm - 12:15pmConference Closing
membership drawings / volunteer drawings / conference giveaways (must be present to win)
TBD
+ Wednesday, September 19
TimeEventRoom
9:00am - 11:00pmExhibit Registration Set-UpMarketplace
9:00am - 12:00pmPre-Conference Workshop
Richard Rierson, Creating a Culture of Engaged Leadership

Details
TBD
11:00pm - 6:00pmExhibit Hall Open for BusinessMarketplace
11:00pm - 6:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
12:30pm - 1:00pmConference Opening/WelcomeTBD
1:00pm - 2:00pmGeneral Session Employment LawTBD
2:00pm - 2:15pmTransfer break
2:15pm - 3:15pmBreakouts
3:15pm - 3:30pmTransfer break
3:30pm - 4:30pmGeneral Session Keynote
Michael Veltri, Business Leader and Bestselling Author

Details
TBD
4:30pm - 6:00pmMarketplace ReceptionMarketplace
+ Thursday, September 20
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 5:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 4:30pmMarketplace OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastMarketplace
8:00am - 9:00amBreakoutsTBD
9:00am - 10:30amMarketplace EventMarketplace
10:30am - 10:45amConference Opening/WelcomeTBD
10:45am - 11:45amGeneral Session Keynote
Johnny Taylor, SHRM President and CEO

Details
TBD
11:45am - 12:15pmLunchTBD
12:15pm - 1:15pmGeneral Session Keynote- Dedication, Pride & Commitment:  Leadership Lessons From Black Hawk Down For Business & For Life
Matt Eversmann

Details
TBD
1:15pm - 2:15pmMarketplace EventMarketplace
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts TBD
3:15pm - 4:30pmMarketplace FinaleMarketplace
4:30pm - 5:30pm Breakouts TBD
6:00pm - 8:00pmEntertainmentTBD
6:30pm - 10:00pmHappy Hour for Our Heroes
Details
General Session Ballroom
+ Friday, September 21
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastTBD
8:00am - 9:00amBreakoutsTBD
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts TBD
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year AwardTBD
11:00am - 12:00pmGeneral Session Keynote- Motivational Speaker, Communication Expert and Author
Sarita Maybin

Details
TBD
12:00pm - 12:15pmConference Closing
membership drawings / volunteer drawings / conference giveaways (must be present to win)
TBD

REGISTRATION

Receive up to 15 hours of Recertification Credit
Regular Registration is from June 1 – August 31
Late Registration begins September 1

Pre-Conference Workshop space is limited – register soon!

SHRM MEMBERS

NON-
SHRM MEMBERS

STUDENT 
SHRM MEMBERS

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations on or before August 15th will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations after August 15th will not be refunded. Registration may be transferred to another individual without penalty.

Century II

Convention Center

225 W. Douglas Avenue

Wichita, KS 67202

HOTELS

KS SHRM has made arrangements with the Hyatt Regency Wichita, a luxury hotel that offers more than just a good night’s sleep. Hyatt Regency Wichita takes pride in providing guests with the best of everything, from great restaurants to modern rooms and skilled service. While staying in downtown Wichita during the conference, it is their goal to make it a worry-free experience that delights the senses at every turn. Here, you can access the very best the city has to offer in a setting without compromise. 

Reserve your accommodations today. We look forward to seeing you at the conference.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Experience a vibrant and expanding city where the history of the Old West meets high tech aviation and where downtown activities captivate even the busiest traveler. You’ll find a host of things to do in Wichita to enhance your stay.

Indulge in a short (and complimentary) ride to the historic Old Town, a quaint area filled with antique shops, restaurants, nightclubs, the popular seasonal Farmers Market, and entertainment of all sorts. Take a dip in the Hyatt Regency Wichita’s indoor heated pool, or workout in the 24-hour StayFit™  gym.

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RESTAURANTS

Sample local flavor with a variety of culinary experiences in the heart of the city. In and around Downtown you’ll find classic Americana on the menu at soda shops, casual lunch spots and fine dining establishments, plus a world of choices exploring regional ingredients and global cuisine. As the birthplace of the original Pizza Hut, Wichita continues to serve as a test market for unique restaurant concepts. Our entrepreneurial spirit lives on with local distilleries and craft breweries, artisan coffees, and inventive food trucks. Look for Kansas-grown ingredients on seasonal menus and always save room for dessert.

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Volunteer Opportunities will be available in 2018

 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 500+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways to “Enlist HR” at this year’s KS SHRM State Conference. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.

Sponsorship Information
Exhibitor Information

Thanks To Our Sponsors

Gold Sponsor – $10,000

Silver Sponsor – $7,500

Bronze Sponsors – $5,000

Sapphire Sponsors – $2,500

Exhibitors

AGH Employer Solutions
AIESEC United States
Bamboo HR
Fisher Phillips, LLP
Kansas Business Case for Breastfeeding
Kansas State University Global Campus
Marlin Company
National Screening Bureau
One Source The Background Check Company
Paylocity
Transcend Engagement LLC
Trussell Media
Valley Hope
Vision Care Direct

Reconnaissance Sponsors

Fisher Phillips, LLP
Hinkle Law Firm
National Screening Bureau