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WMC Policy Day 2017

August 16 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Cost: $50 per person / $500 table of 10

 


Policy Day 2017 will be the can’t-miss event of the summer when it comes to local, state and federal legislative updates. Featuring multiple tracks on different topics and top-notch general session speakers, this event is sure to make headlines. If you want the latest information on how proposals will impact your business, mark down Policy Day 2017 on your calendar.


PROGRAM AGENDA

Policy Day features four breakout tracks each on Tax Policy, Human Resources Policy and Energy & Environmental Policy.

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Opening Session: Senator Ron Johnson
10:00 am Breakout Tracks Session 1 
TAX POLICY
Business Continuity Plan and Your Insurance Policy – Do They Agree?
Presenters: Virginia Schnippel, Managing Director, Business Valuation & Analytics, BDO; and Drew Olson, Litigation Director, Forensic Insurance & Recovery, BDO
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
Federal Update: Overview of Trump Administration Labor Law Policies and Appointees
Presenters: Chris Reader, Director of Health and Human Resources Policy, WMC; Timothy Costello, Office Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins; and James Plunkett, Senior Government Relations Counsel, Ogletree Deakins
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Energy in Wisconsin: Driving the State’s Economic Future
Presenters: Ellen Nowak, Chair, Public Service Commission-Wisconsin; Joel Schmidt, VP of Business Development, Alliant Energy; and Todd Stuart, Executive Director, Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group
10:45 am Morning Break
11:15 am Breakout Tracks Session 2
TAX POLICY
Personal Property Taxes
Presenters: Bart Halderson, Tax Senior Manager, BDO; and Jim San Fillippo, State and Local Tax Senior Director, BDO
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
Recent NLRB and DOL Changes and the Impact on Employers
Presenters: Timothy Costello, Office Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins; James Plunkett, Senior Government Relations Counsel, Ogletree Deakins; and Andrew Capone, ABC Supply
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Water Quality in Wisconsin: Challenges and Opportunities
Presenters: Christopher D. Maloney, Global Head Technology Commercialization, Eisenmann Corp.; Rep. Gary Tauchen, Wisconsin State Assembly; and Rob Marchant, President, Michael Best Strategies
12:00 pm Luncheon: WEDC Secretary Mark Hogan – What does Foxconn mean for Wisconsin?
1:15 pm Breakout Tracks Session 3
TAX POLICY
How Proposed Tax Reform Can Impact Manufacturers
Presenter: Kory Stoehr, Tax Partner, BDO
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
Federal Healthcare Reform Update
Presenters: Chris Reader, Director of Health and Human Resources Policy, WMC; James Plunkett, Senior Government Relations Counsel, Ogletree Deakins; and Scott Kowalski, Executive Vice President, WPS Health Insurance
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Administrative Rulemaking in Wisconsin: How Far We’ve Come
Presenter: Katie Ignatowski, Office of Governor Scott Walker
2:00 pm Afternoon Break
2:30 pm Breakout Tracks Session 4
TAX POLICY
Unclaimed Property and State and Local Tax
Presenter: Joe Carr, National Unclaimed Property Practice Leader, BDO
HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY
Worker’s Compensation and Unemployment Insurance – State and Federal Updates
Presenters: Chris Reader, Director of Health and Human Resources Policy, WMC; Michael Gotzler, Founding Partner, Clark & Gotzler; and John Tindall, Director of Client Claim Adocacy, Integrated Risk Solutions
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Business Friend of the Environment (BFOE) Award Presentation
Presenter: Secretary Cathy Stepp, Wisconsin DNR
3:30 pm Closing Session: Governor Scott Walker

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SPONSORSHIPS

Program sponsorships are available. Contact Brittany Rockwell at WMC for details, 608.258.3400.

Donations to WMC are not deductible as a charitable contribution.

PROGRAM SPONSORS

 

AlliantEnergy

 

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Details

Date:
August 16
Time:
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.wmc.org/policyconference

Organizer

Brittany Rockwell
Phone:
608.661.6917
Email:

Venue

Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Phone:
608.261.4000
Website:
www.mononaterrace.com