2017 Gulf Coast Conference Agenda

Human Resources – “The Safe Bet”

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Thursday, November 2, 2017

12:00 -1:50 pm  Registration:  Edna, Susie, and Tiphanie

12:00-5:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up

Introduce Speaker:  Susie Jones                         

Mary Gormandy White, M.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Director of Talent Development/Corporate Training

Gold Sponsor:  MTI Business Solutions

Cultivating Influence: How to Build Your Credibility,

Establish Strategic Relationships & Influence Organizational Decision Making

 

1:00-2:30 pm                    Session

2:30-2:45 pm                     Break

2:45– 4:15 pm                   Session

4:30-6:30 pm                     “Casino Night” Networking Mixer in Skyview Lounge, Holiday Inn Downtown

Silver Sponsor: Alliance Insurance Services

Come network and mingle with HR Professionals and enjoy drink specials and complimentary appetizers!

 

Friday, November 3, 2017

6:00-7:30am       Exhibitors set up, should be ready by 7:30 am. Breakfast will be in the exhibitor area.

7:00 – 7:45am    Registration & Continental Breakfast

                                BADGES:  Silver SPONSOR: 

                                CONFERENCE BAGS:  Gold Sponsor:  AMERICA’S FIRST CU

 

8:00 – 9:00am    General Session:  Susie Jones will open conference

PLATINUM SPONSOR:  FLEXICREW TECHNICAL STAFFING – Dana Harris to introduce

  • RYAN LOWE – :GET OFF YOUR ATTITUDE: CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE, CHANGE YOUR LIFE:

Close with Flexicrew – Dana Harris – 5 minute presentation

 

9:00 – 9:30          Break – PLATINUM SPONSOR:  TBD

9:30 – 10:30am  Concurrent Sessions

                                SILVER SPONSOR – ESS

                                                Jeanine Wilson:  Introduce Speaker

  • Caleb Bagwell with Grinkmeyer Leonard Financial presenting: “The Millennial Mentor; Transferring Wisdom in the Workplace”

Introduce Speaker: Mary White

  • Jeremy Moore, Director of Career Placement, Springhill College: “Addressing the Skills Gap, Factors & Solutions”

10:30 – 11:00am               Break: Gold SPONSOR: TBD

11:00 – 12:00am               Concurrent Sessions

Introduce Speaker: Mary White                            

  • Jeannine Wilson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR- Managing Dir, JW Enterprises: “HR’s Role in Six Sigma”

Susie Jones:  Introduce Speaker

  • Andrew Torelli with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. presenting: “2017 Benefit/HR Study: What Are the Best in Class Employers Doing?”

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch – Ball Room

  • Keynote Speaker – Tom & Kelly Woodford; The Kullman Firm & USA; 2017 Legal Update

1:00 – 1:30          Break & Silent Auction:  Adrienne Freeman & Paula Lindsey

1:30 – 2:30          Concurrent Sessions

Introduce Speaker: Mary White

  • Randall Olson, MTI Business Solutions: “Building Trust on a Team”

Introduce Speaker: Adrienne Freeman

  • Ross Moyer, Alabama AGC Safety Leader of the Year: “Creating a Culture of Safety”

2:30 – 3:00          Break: PLATINUM SPONSOR:  TBD

3:00 – 4:00          Concurrent Sessions

Introduce Speaker:  Adrienne Freeman

  • Michelle Crowe, Founder, E-Worc Web & New Media: “Is Your Website ADA Compliant? Should it Be?”

Introduce Speaker: Susie Jones

  • Bruce S. Wilkinson, CSP, President and Chief Culture Officer of Workplace Consultants, Inc.

Implementing and Organizational Culture of Respected Leadership, Team Member Engagement and Personal Responsibility”

4:00 – 4:30          Break & Exhibitor Door Prizes

4:30 – 5:15          General Session

                                                GOLD SPONSOR: America’s First CU/Introduce Speaker

  • Patricia A. Vanderpool, President and Owner of EAP Lifestyle Management, LLC: “Active Shooter Training”

5:20 – 5:29          Grand Door Prize Drawing:  Kay Watson & Karla Rogers

5:30                        Closing Remarks:  Susie Jones