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Workforce & HR Conference

The WMC Workforce & HR Conference is designed to provide best HR practices and critical information to Wisconsin employers. Join us as we focus on how to maneuver the challenges facing businesses in Wisconsin. We take time to focus on the current workforce challenges businesses are facing. This event is packed with incredible speakers who are experienced HR professionals. We hope you will be able to join us for this timely and imperative discussion on the issues that matter most to businesses.
May 02, 2024
9:00 am - 2:15 pm

Location

The Edgewater Hotel
1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53562

Event Agenda

2024 Program

Program subject to change

Session Sponsored By

8:30AM

Registration, Networking & Breakfast

9:00AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Kurt Bauer

Kurt Bauer

President & CEO, WMC

9:10 AM

Hot Topics in Labor & Employment Law for Wisconsin Employers

Jennifer Ciralsky

Office Managing Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P. C.

Michael R. Gotzler

Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P. C.

10:00 AM

Breakout Session 1

CAREER FOCUSED EDUCATION

The Lincoln Academy Story

Dr. Kristi Cole

CEO, the Lincoln Academy

Lisa Furseth

Executive Director, Hendricks Family Foundation & Board Chair, the Lincoln Academy

WORKERS COMPENSATION MEDICAL COSTS

How Is Wisconsin Trending & How Does Wisconsin Compare To Other States

Kathy Fisher

Director of External Relations, Workers Compensation Research Institute

10:45 AM

Break

11:00 AM

The Washington Update: Policy Implications Shaping HR Strategy

bank of america logo

Laura A. Grogan-O’Mara

Director of Retirement Research & Insights and Retirement & Personal Wealth Solutions, Bank of America

11:45AM

Lunch

12:15PM

Executive Fireside Chat

Jamie Crouse

Vice President of Human Resources, Michels Corp.

Wade Goodsell

COO, WMC

12:45 PM

Breakout Session 2

EMPLOYER HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Phillip Blair

Human Resources Director, Gamber-Johnson LLC

Abby Klatt

Human Resources Director, OEM Fabricators

Libby Weber

Chief Executive Officer, The Weber Group

A VIEW FROM D.C.

What’s Happening with the DOL, EEOC, and OSHA

James A. Paretti, Jr.

Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P. C.

1:30pm

The Future of Work and Total Rewards

Neal Mulville

Core Health & Benefits, Program Leader, Thought Leadership, Aon

2:15 PM

Adjourn

Cost to attend is $99 per person

Please note, your conference registration fee does not include lodging. A room block is reserved at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison, WI for WMC’s Human Resource Conference attendees. Reserve your room here.

Cancellation & Substitution Policy:

Cancellations must be submitted in writing 7 business days prior to the event date for a full refund. Cancellation received less than 7 business days of the event date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received with less than a 24-hour notice will forfeit refund. No refunds will be made on uncancelled registrations or no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time. We reserve the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, or other circumstances which would make the event nonviable. If we cancel an event, registrants will be given a full refund. Please contact us if you have any questions about the event at 608-258-3400.

Workforce & HR Conference

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

littler logo

SPEAKER Sponsors

Alliant Energy Logo
aon logo
bank of america logo

Lunch Sponsor

TABLE Sponsors

WMC Insurance logo
Wisconsin Safety Council logo
Susan Nyffenegger

Questions?

Please contact Susan Nyffenegger with questions or input.