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

Details
Trails Room
11:00pm - 6:00pmExhibit Hall Open for BusinessMarketplace
11:00pm - 6:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
12:30pm - 1:00pmConference Opening/WelcomeGeneral Session Ballroom
1:00pm - 2:00pmGeneral Session Employment LawGeneral Session Ballroom
2:00pm - 2:15pmTransfer break
2:15pm - 3:15pmBreakouts
A Few Good Men and Women
Todd Sutcliffe
Details
Redbud C
The 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement
Thomas Topping
Details
Cypress AB
3:15pm - 3:30pmTransfer break
3:30pm - 4:30pmGeneral Session Keynote
Michael Veltri, Business Leader and Bestselling Author

Details
General Session Ballroom
4:30pm - 6:00pmMarketplace ReceptionMarketplace
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 5:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 4:30pmMarketplace OpenMarketplace
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastMarketplace
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
SHRM Certification
Details
Redbud A
How to Utilize Talent Assessments to Improve Hiring and Development
Thomas Hamilton
Details
Redbud B
Strike Out the Status Quo: Winning The Benefits Game in 3 Pitches
Andy Neary
Details
Redbud C
The Engagement Trifecta: Beat the Odds and Create a Winning Culture
Julie Ann Sullivan
Details
Cypress AB
9:00am - 10:30amMarketplace EventMarketplace
10:30am - 10:45amConference Opening/WelcomeGeneral Session Ballroom
10:45am - 11:45amGeneral Session Keynote
Johnny Taylor, SHRM President and CEO

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

Details
General Session Ballroom
1:15pm - 2:15pmMarketplace EventMarketplace
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts
Nudging - Lessons for Moving Savers and Organizations Toward a Better Retirement
Mike Smoots
Details
Redbud A
Stop Trying to Motivate Your Employees
Katie Ervin
Details
Redbud B
The Unusual Complications Associated with the Trifecta of FMLA/ADA/WC Leave
Melody Rayl
Details
Redbud C
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence - The Quest for A High Performance Organization
Vince Bovino
Details
Cypress AB
3:15pm - 4:30pmMarketplace FinaleMarketplace
4:30pm - 5:30pm Breakouts
Defining the "Skills Gap" in Kansas
Dr. Art Hall
Details
Redbud A
Us vs. Them: The Difference Between Great Teams and Dsyfunctional Groups
Jerrod Murr
Details
Redbud B
Kansas Active Shooter Mitigation
Tod Hileman
Details
Redbud C
The Optimistic Leader: Creating Positive Work Environments
Justin Rueb
Details
Cypress AB
6:30pm - 10:00pmHappy Hour for Our Heroes
Details
General Session Ballroom
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastGS Ballroom
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act - What You Need to Know
Susan Lang
Details
Redbud A
If You Can't Say Something Nice, What DO You Say? How to Pull Rank When You Have No Rank to Pull
Sarita Maybin
Details
Redbud C
Ethics and Leadership: Developing Social Responsibility
Justin Rueb
Details
Cypress AB
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
Building Teams that Lead Themselves
Josh Erickson
Details
Redbud A
Employees at the CORE - Using Employee Insights to Drive Business Strategies
Jessi Ryan
Details
Redbud B
Preparing for the When (Not If) DOL Audit
Karen Vines
Details
Redbud C
FIve Trends Shaping the Future of Work
Dr. Bob Nelson
Details
Cypress AB
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year AwardGeneral Session Ballroom
11:00am - 12:00pmGeneral Session Keynote- Motivational Speaker, Communication Expert and Author
Sarita Maybin

Details
General Session Ballroom
12:00pm - 12:15pmConference Closing
membership drawings / volunteer drawings / conference giveaways (must be present to win)
General Session Ballroom
+ 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
Trails Room
11:00pm - 6:00pmExhibit Hall Open for BusinessMarketplace
11:00pm - 6:00pmAttendee Registration OpenMarketplace
12:30pm - 1:00pmConference Opening/WelcomeGeneral Session Ballroom
1:00pm - 2:00pmGeneral Session Employment LawGeneral Session Ballroom
2:00pm - 2:15pmTransfer break
2:15pm - 3:15pmBreakouts
A Few Good Men and Women
Todd Sutcliffe
Details
Redbud C
The 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement
Thomas Topping
Details
Cypress AB
3:15pm - 3:30pmTransfer break
3:30pm - 4:30pmGeneral Session Keynote
Michael Veltri, Business Leader and Bestselling Author

Details
General Session Ballroom
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 - 9:00amBreakouts
SHRM Certification
Details
Redbud A
How to Utilize Talent Assessments to Improve Hiring and Development
Thomas Hamilton
Details
Redbud B
Strike Out the Status Quo: Winning The Benefits Game in 3 Pitches
Andy Neary
Details
Redbud C
The Engagement Trifecta: Beat the Odds and Create a Winning Culture
Julie Ann Sullivan
Details
Cypress AB
9:00am - 10:30amMarketplace EventMarketplace
10:30am - 10:45amConference Opening/WelcomeGeneral Session Ballroom
10:45am - 11:45amGeneral Session Keynote
Johnny Taylor, SHRM President and CEO

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

Details
General Session Ballroom
1:15pm - 2:15pmMarketplace EventMarketplace
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakouts
Nudging - Lessons for Moving Savers and Organizations Toward a Better Retirement
Mike Smoots
Details
Redbud A
Stop Trying to Motivate Your Employees
Katie Ervin
Details
Redbud B
The Unusual Complications Associated with the Trifecta of FMLA/ADA/WC Leave
Melody Rayl
Details
Redbud C
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence - The Quest for A High Performance Organization
Vince Bovino
Details
Cypress AB
3:15pm - 4:30pmMarketplace FinaleMarketplace
4:30pm - 5:30pm Breakouts
Defining the "Skills Gap" in Kansas
Dr. Art Hall
Details
Redbud A
Us vs. Them: The Difference Between Great Teams and Dsyfunctional Groups
Jerrod Murr
Details
Redbud B
Kansas Active Shooter Mitigation
Tod Hileman
Details
Redbud C
The Optimistic Leader: Creating Positive Work Environments
Justin Rueb
Details
Cypress AB
6:30pm - 10:00pmHappy Hour for Our Heroes
Details
General Session Ballroom
+ Friday, September 21
TimeEventRoom
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfastGS Ballroom
8:00am - 9:00amBreakouts
Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act - What You Need to Know
Susan Lang
Details
Redbud A
If You Can't Say Something Nice, What DO You Say? How to Pull Rank When You Have No Rank to Pull
Sarita Maybin
Details
Redbud C
Ethics and Leadership: Developing Social Responsibility
Justin Rueb
Details
Cypress AB
9:00am - 9:15amTransfer Break
9:15am - 10:15am Breakouts
Building Teams that Lead Themselves
Josh Erickson
Details
Redbud A
Employees at the CORE - Using Employee Insights to Drive Business Strategies
Jessi Ryan
Details
Redbud B
Preparing for the When (Not If) DOL Audit
Karen Vines
Details
Redbud C
FIve Trends Shaping the Future of Work
Dr. Bob Nelson
Details
Cypress AB
10:15am - 10:30amTransfer Break
10:30am - 11:00amTrombold Professional of the Year AwardGeneral Session Ballroom
11:00am - 12:00pmGeneral Session Keynote- Motivational Speaker, Communication Expert and Author
Sarita Maybin

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