• 2017 Labor Relations/Human Resources Conference

    2017 Labor Relations/Human Resources Conference

    Thursday, April 27 - Friday, April 28, 2017
    Marriott Plaza San Antonio
    555 South Alamo Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

    Schedule of Sessions and Special Events


    Wednesday April 26, 2017

    12:30 pm - 05:00 pm Registration

    01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Pathways to Extremist Violence - Dr. John Horgan, Georgia State University


    Thursday April 27, 2017

    07:00 am - 06:00 pm Registration

    08:00 am - 09:00 am Keynote Address -
    Jeff Schwartz, Deloitte Consulting

    09:00 am - 10:00 am State of the Industry -
    Chet Thompson, AFPM

    10:00 am - 10:15 am Coffee Break

    10:15 am - 11:00 am Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Doesn’t Cut It -
    David Lee, Human Nature @ Work

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law 2017 -
    Dennis Duffy, BakerHostetler LLP

    12:30 pm - 01:30 pm Lunch

    01:30 pm - 02:30 pm Breakout Session I -
    HR Breakout

    LR Breakout - The Anatomy of an Organizing Campaign
    Chuck Ahern and Dave Burke, The Burke Group

    02:30 pm - 03:30 pm Breakout Session II -
    HR Breakout -

    LR Breakout - Communications on Bargaining
    Eric Herman, Kivvit

    03:30 pm - 03:45 pm Break

    03:45 pm - 04:45 pm Breakout Session III -
    HR Breakout -

    LR Breakout - History of National Oil Bargaining
    William “Billy” Goodhart, Goodhart Consultants

    05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Industry Reception


    Friday April 28, 2017

    08:00 am - 11:00 am Registration

    08:30 am - 09:30 am Internet Profiling -
    Michele Stuart, JAG Investigations, Inc.

    09:30 am - 09:45 am Coffee Break

    09:45 am - 11:00 am Operator Training and the Future Workforce -
    Tom McDougal, PeopleCore

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm Closing Keynote

    (session times and topics are subject to change)