2019/09/24 07:45:00

ATTENDEES

The 2019 IL State 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 SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge and HRCI Body of 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.

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Drury Lane Theatre

100 Drury Lane

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

HOTELS

ILSHRM has made arrangements with two excellent hotels while you attend the conference. Both are adjacent or near the conference meeting space making either property the perfect choice. We selected hotels that provide great amenities, helping make your stay during the conference comfortable and convenient. Check out the options and book your room today.

Feel free to extend your stay before or after the conference for a few extra days of relaxing or to have fun with the family.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Located less than a 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Oak Brook, IL has so many fun things to do! Perfectly positioned in the midst of all the local area attractions, The two hotels we’ve selected for our conference are close to many of the area’s top destinations.

Discover fantastic shopping and entertainment opportunities at nearby Oakbrook Mall and Yorktown Mall or spend a fun day at Brookfield Zoo. Catch a show at a local theatre or visit our many museums. With so many activities, it will be easy to find something to do.

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RESTAURANTS

The Oak Brook area is full of culinary delights.You don’t have to look far to find a delicious meal. Both hotels have terrific dining choices, making your stay here convenient and comfortable and there are many other local restaurants around the area that provide delicious dining experiences within walking distance.

Whether you are planning an evening out or are simply looking for a quick breakfast on the way out of town, the choices are many and will fit any budget. Check out the many option in area. We’re certain you’ll  find something delicious

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Conference and Exposition Schedule

 

TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop
Building a Momentum Mindset®

Kim Becking

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Crystal Room
5:00 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites Atrium
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
8:00 - 8:30 AMConference Welcome
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Theatre
8:30 - 9:45 AM
Improv Fundamentals for Effective Communication
The Second City Works

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
10:00 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
It's OK To Play! Gaming Your Way To A Positive Culture
Frank Kitchen

Details
Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll--Welcome to the New Work Scene
Michael Hyatt

Details
The Non-Obvious Solution to the Employee Engagement Equation
Jamie Notter

Details
The Swinging Pendulum of Leadership & Culture
Holly O'Donnell

Details
11:00 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 -12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Finding Significance
Lauren Schieffer, CSP

Details
Diversity & Inclusion: What’s Food & Bevergage Got to do With it?
Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC

Details
“Exec” & “Comp” are Not 4-Letter Words: What HR Should Know about Executive Compensation and Why
Dan Ripberger, PHR, CCP

Details
Managing The Chaos Of Diversity And Inclusion
Curtis Hill

Details
12:15 - 1:15 AMBuffet LunchLobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
Leadership and Workplace Culture...but what if you don't know your CULTURE?
Candy Whirley, MM, CSP

Details
Emotional Intelligence: Control Emotions to Positively Influence Actions and Performance
Tracy Butz, CSP

Details
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Managing Challenges that Arise When the Employee Relationship Ends
Todd Church

Details
Managing Your Distributed Workforce: Best Practices and the Technology Needed to be Successful
Rebecca Achurch, PgMP, PMP, CSM, CAE

Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
Resigning as General Manager of the Universe: Five Keys to Finding Balance, Reducing Stress and Avoiding Burnout In the Midst of the Chaos
Kim Becking

Details
Managing the Absent Employee
Neil Dishman

Details
Ethical Leadership 5 Point Plan to calibrate our “Blind Spots”
Abiud Montes

Details
Motivating, Growing & Coaching Employees of ALL Generations
Dr. Bruce Miles

Details
3:45 - 4:15 PMBeverage BreakExpo Hall
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Case FOR a Lengthy Interview Process
Molly Nagy

Details
Being Superman: 4 Concepts That Help Leaders Understand (Dis)Ability.
Paul Artale

Details
The New HR--Recruiting, Marketing, and ROI
James Morgan

Details
Engaged Employees – Guaranteed Solutions for Increasing Staff Retention & Performance
Donald Rheem

Details
5:15 - 7:00 PMNetworking Happy HourRegistration Foyer
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMYes You Do Have a Crystal Ball: Business Megatrends Impacting Human Capital
Lori Kleiman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
HR Advocacy: How HR Can Make an Impact for Employers
Jay Shattuck

Details
Foundational Coaching Skills for Manager/Administrators
Patty Oji

Details
Back to the Basics - Investigations and Documentation
Katie Stewart, M.A., PHR, CLRL, SHRM-CP

Details
Getting It All Done: Top 6 Compliance Issues an HR Department of One MUST Address
Lori Kleiman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
10:45 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Open, honest and direct: a guide to getting the most out of your people
Aaron Levy

Details
401K Plan Trends, Is your plan maximizing participant outcomes?
Eric Sheffel and Arlene Palabe

Details
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence
Vince Bovino

Details
The New Talent Landscape and the High Cost of “One Size Fits All” Recruiting
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet LunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement
Tom Topping, SHRM-CP

Details
Joining Forces For Our Forces
Denise St. Pierre, SHRM-CP, PHR; Alberta Johnson; Anne Godman; Nancy Wraight, SHRM-ScP

Details
Designing and Executing Pay for Skills
Danielle Niebrugge

Details
Being Heard in a Noisy World: Speaking As an Effective HR Business Partner
Jerrod Murr

Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PMSeptember 11, 2001 – The White House
A Crisis Leadership Presentation

Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor DismantleExpo Hall
4:15 - 4:45 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre
+ Sunday, Sept 22, 2019
TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PMPre-Conference Workshop
Building a Momentum Mindset®

Kim Becking

Details
Drury Lane Theatre, Crystal Room
5:00 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites Atrium
+ Monday, Sept 23, 2019
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
8:00 - 8:30 AMConference Welcome
SHRM Update & Intro of Keynote Speaker
Theatre
8:30 - 9:45 AM
Improv Fundamentals for Effective Communication
The Second City Works

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
10:00 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
It's OK To Play! Gaming Your Way To A Positive Culture
Frank Kitchen

Details
Sex, Drugs & Rock n Roll--Welcome to the New Work Scene
Michael Hyatt

Details
The Non-Obvious Solution to the Employee Engagement Equation
Jamie Notter

Details
The Swinging Pendulum of Leadership & Culture
Holly O'Donnell

Details
11:00 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 -12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Finding Significance
Lauren Schieffer, CSP

Details
Diversity & Inclusion: What’s Food & Bevergage Got to do With it?
Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC

Details
“Exec” & “Comp” are Not 4-Letter Words: What HR Should Know about Executive Compensation and Why
Dan Ripberger, PHR, CCP

Details
Managing The Chaos Of Diversity And Inclusion
Curtis Hill

Details
12:15 - 1:15 AMBuffet LunchLobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions
Leadership and Workplace Culture...but what if you don't know your CULTURE?
Candy Whirley, MM, CSP

Details
Emotional Intelligence: Control Emotions to Positively Influence Actions and Performance
Tracy Butz, CSP

Details
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Managing Challenges that Arise When the Employee Relationship Ends
Todd Church

Details
Managing Your Distributed Workforce: Best Practices and the Technology Needed to be Successful
Rebecca Achurch, PgMP, PMP, CSM, CAE

Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 3:45 PMConcurrent Sessions
Resigning as General Manager of the Universe: Five Keys to Finding Balance, Reducing Stress and Avoiding Burnout In the Midst of the Chaos
Kim Becking

Details
Managing the Absent Employee
Neil Dishman

Details
Ethical Leadership 5 Point Plan to calibrate our “Blind Spots”
Abiud Montes

Details
Motivating, Growing & Coaching Employees of ALL Generations
Dr. Bruce Miles

Details
3:45 - 4:15 PMBeverage BreakExpo Hall
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The Case FOR a Lengthy Interview Process
Molly Nagy

Details
Being Superman: 4 Concepts That Help Leaders Understand (Dis)Ability.
Paul Artale

Details
The New HR--Recruiting, Marketing, and ROI
James Morgan

Details
Engaged Employees – Guaranteed Solutions for Increasing Staff Retention & Performance
Donald Rheem

Details
5:15 - 7:00 PMNetworking Happy HourRegistration Foyer
+ Tuesday, Sept 24, 2019
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Buffet BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMYes You Do Have a Crystal Ball: Business Megatrends Impacting Human Capital
Lori Kleiman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 10:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
HR Advocacy: How HR Can Make an Impact for Employers
Jay Shattuck

Details
Foundational Coaching Skills for Manager/Administrators
Patty Oji

Details
Back to the Basics - Investigations and Documentation
Katie Stewart, M.A., PHR, CLRL, SHRM-CP

Details
Getting It All Done: Top 6 Compliance Issues an HR Department of One MUST Address
Lori Kleiman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Details
10:45 - 11:15 AMSnack BreakExpo Hall
11:15 - 12:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
Open, honest and direct: a guide to getting the most out of your people
Aaron Levy

Details
401K Plan Trends, Is your plan maximizing participant outcomes?
Eric Sheffel and Arlene Palabe

Details
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence
Vince Bovino

Details
The New Talent Landscape and the High Cost of “One Size Fits All” Recruiting
12:15 - 1:15 PMBuffet LunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
1:15 - 2:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
The 5 Keys to Genuine Employee Engagement
Tom Topping, SHRM-CP

Details
Joining Forces For Our Forces
Denise St. Pierre, SHRM-CP, PHR; Alberta Johnson; Anne Godman; Nancy Wraight, SHRM-ScP

Details
Designing and Executing Pay for Skills
Danielle Niebrugge

Details
Being Heard in a Noisy World: Speaking As an Effective HR Business Partner
Jerrod Murr

Details
2:15 - 2:45 PMSnack BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:15 PMSeptember 11, 2001 – The White House
A Crisis Leadership Presentation

Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling

Details
Theatre
2:45 PMExhibitor DismantleExpo Hall
4:15 - 4:45 PMConference Close/DrawingsTheatre

REGISTRATION

Early Bird Registration Pricing Good Through May 31st

SHRM MEMBERS

Monday & Tuesday $500

Monday Only $275

Tuesday Only $275

*Pre-Con Workshop $79

NON-SHRM MEMBERS

Monday & Tuesday $600

Monday Only $325

Tuesday Only $325

*Pre-Con Workshop $79

STUDENT MEMBERS

Monday & Tuesday $150

Monday Only $150.00

Tuesday Only $150.00

*Pre-Con Workshop $79

*If you want to only attend the Pre-Conference on Sunday Click Here

CANCELLATION POLICY

$50 cancellation fee prior to September 1st. After September 1st, no refunds.  Substitutions may be made with no financial penalty.  To cancel, contact us at lori@mahergroupllc.com

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 700+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways at this year’s ILSHRM HR Conference & Exposition. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.

Sponsorship Information

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