Agenda At-A-Glance 2018-08-03T15:17:21-04:00


Get more out of your Symposium experience!

Start your learning exploration a day early on Monday, August 20 with an optional pre-conference workshop. Earn an additional 3.5 SHRM PDCs/HRCI CEUs.

Register for the Pre-Conference Workshop

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 7:00-8:00 am
Registration, Networking Breakfast & Resource Partner Showcase
7:00 – 7:30 AM
Early Session: Reaching New Heights with Your SHRM-Atlanta Membership
Jeanne Artime
7:00 – 7:45 AM
Early Session: VETLANTA Military 101 for HR Professionals
Holly Best & Matthew Grob
Leading the Business  Leading Teams  Leading Self  Communication Learning Labs
8:00-9:30 am
KEYNOTE: HR Leadership Lessons from H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D
Andy Masters
9:30-9:45 am
Break & Resource Partner Showcase
9:45-10:45 am
Fierce, Fearless, Female Leadership
Holly Firestine & Erin Wolf
9:45-10:45 am
Raise Your Game: What the Highest Performing Leaders Do During Unseen Hours
Alan Stein, Jr.
9:45-10:45 am
Blind Spots to Breakthroughs: Overcoming All the BS Your Brain Wants You to Believe
Dr. Rebecca Heiss
9:45 am-12:00 pm
The Persuasive Speaker
Joey Asher
(Break 10:45-11:00 am)
Break & Resource Partner Showcase
Knowledge Is Power: Atlanta HR Compensation Survey + State of Hiring & Trends
Phillip Blount & Teela Jackson
[HRCI Business Credit]
Personalizing the Employee Engagement Experience to Improve Performance and Change Lives for the Better
Adair Cates
Enhancing Business Results through the Power of Mindfulness
Dr. Barbara Reilly
 12:00-1:30 pm
Lunch & KEYNOTE: Paving the Way for Atlanta’s Next Generation, an Economic Keynote
Dr. Thomas J. Cunningham
 1:30-2:00 pm
Dessert Break & Resource Partner Showcase
2:00-3:00 pm
Awareness, Preparedness, and Resilience – CYBER ATTACK
Stanton Gatewood
[HRCI Business Credit]
2:00-3:00 pm
Spearheading Business Strategy Planning: Setting Your Company Up for Success
Dr. Katie Stone & Danielle Compton
[HRCI Business Credit]
Executive Presence: Influence, Communication and Improv
Brooke Cartus
Leaders as Coaches: Tools & Techniques
Melissa Gordon
(Break 3:00-3:15pm)
3:00-3:15 pm
3:15-4:15 pm
How HR Leaders Become Business Leaders
Christopher Mulligan
[HRCI Business Credit]
3:15-4:15 pm
The Five-Dimensional Leader
Jerry Mabe

[HRCI Business Credit]
3:15-4:15 pm
Finance: The Essentials of Budgeting for Non-Financial Professionals
Jagruti Solanki
[HRCI Business Credit]

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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