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HR Student Conference Agenda - 2023


    HR Student Conference Agenda

    Student Conference - Saturday, October 28 | 8:00am-3:30pm
    Regis University | Denver, CO 80203

    Presented by Colorado SHRM in partnership with the six local SHRM chapters.

    8:00 AM          Registration and breakfast

    8:45 AM          Welcome Remarks

    9:00 AM          HR Analytics – Steve DiCroce, Assistant Professor of Practice & Program  Director for Human Resource Management

    9:45 AM

    • Metrics and Heart; Deciphering the Blueprint of Benefits – Lindsay Powers, Account Executive at IMA Financial Group, Inc.
    • HR in the Public Sector – Jennifer Fairweather, DBA, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, PHR, Affiliate Professor, Anderson School of Business and Computing, Regis University 

    10:45 AM          Break

    11:00 AM          An Overview of the Laws Enforced by EEOC –  Patricia McMahon, EEOC Outreach & Education Coordinator

    11:45 AM          Lunch

    12:45 PM          Mental  Health: A Deep Dive –  Keyaisha Thomas, Employee Assistance Provider Consultant, MINES and Associates

    1:30 PM

    • Two Prongs of Psychology Behind Positive Employee Relations: Prevention and Intervention Strategies to Build a Strong Culture of Belonging, Boost Morale, and Retain Employees – Cynthia Sarmiento, MA – HR Manager, Talent Management, Regis University
    • Turning a No to a Yes: How to Build Your Case for Change –  Kirstin Guptill, MHRM, SHRM-SCP; Human Resources Director, Marillac Health; and Adjunct Lecturer, Human Resource Management, Colorado Mesa University

    2:30 PM          Break

    2:45 PM          From Legislation to Litigation: How a bill becomes a law that becomes a lawsuit – Michael Santo, COSHRM Legislative Director and Managing Attorney at Bechtel & Santo

    3:30 PM          Adjourn and Optional Regis Tour