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2017 SHRM Georgia State Conference

Conference At A Glance Schedule Below.  

"HR Impact:  Navigating Waves of Change"

Conference at a Glance

October 8-10, 2017

The Westin at Jekyll Island
Ocean Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520
Jekyll Island Convention Center

Sunday, October 8th

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm                Business Resource Partner Set Up

11:00 am -   4:00 pm              Registration Opens: Jekyll Island Convention Center

Noon -        2:00 pm                SHRM GA State Council Board Meeting at the Westin

2:45 pm -    3:45 pm               Concurrent Sessions

2:45 pm -    3:45 pm               SHRM GA District Director Meeting

4:00 pm -    6:00 pm               SHRM GA Conference Kick Off and Awards

Keynote - Navigating Workplace Rapids   Greg Hawks

6:00 - 7:30 pm                        Welcome Reception & Opening of Business Partners Expo

Monday, October 9th

7:30 am -   4:00 pm                Registration

7:30 am -   8:15 am                 Breakfast

8:30 am-    9:30 am                 Opening Remarks and Welcome: Tom Darrow

                                                Keynote: Integrating Veterans Into Your Workplace

        Dr. James Wilburn with panel: Brad Patterson/

                                                Col. Jason Wolter/Mike Tucker

9:45 am-    10:45 am               Keynote: Opioid Epidemic and the Workplace

        Judge Frank McKay

11:00am-   Noon                     Concurrent Sessions

12:15pm-  1:45 pm                 Lunch    Keynote: Demystifying the Body Language of Recruits, Management and You

        Linda Yates

2:00pm-   3:00 pm                  Break - Business Partners Expo

3:15pm-   4:15 pm                  Concurrent Sessions

4:30pm-   5:30 pm                  Keynote: No Soup For You! The Evolution and

       Extinction of the Performance Review

       Tim Sparks

6:30pm-  9:00 pm                   Beach Party and Dinner at the Westin

7:00pm – 9:00pm                    Book Signing with Lara Jaye on the “Beach”

Tuesday, October 10th

7:30am-   8:15 am                   Breakfast

8:30am-   9:30 am                   Keynote: 2017 Fair Labor Standards Act

        Rachel Mast, US DOL

9:45am - 10:45 am                  Concurrent Sessions

10:45am                                  Break and Last Call for Expo

11:00am                                  Business Partners Expo Closes

11:00am- Noon                       Concurrent Sessions

12:15am- 2:00pm                   Lunch  

Keynote:                               Marty Martenson

2:00pm                                  Conference Closing

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