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    ICHRMA 21st Annual Human Resources Conference

    Date: May 2, 2014, 8:00am – 4:30pm
    Imperial Calcasieu Human Resource Management Association
    Isle of Capri Lake Charles
    100 Westlake Ave
    Westlake, LA 70669
    ICHRMA/SHRM Members $100 / Non-Members $125
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    ICHRMA's 21st Annual Human Resources Conference

    The conference is packed with enjoyable speakers each delivering meaningful and useful information.

    Here is a list of speakers and topics:

    Power and Politics: Understanding the Game

    Jason Lauritsen, Co-Founder - Talent Anarchy

    It is easy for an HR professional to overlook or dismiss the role that politics plays in making things happen inside of an organization.

    This session will explore the role that power and politics play in organizational decision making and show savvy human resources leaders how harnessing these forces can mean the difference between effectiveness and irrelevance.

    Healthcare Reform Update

    Tabatha George, Attorney - Fisher & Phillips LLP

    Regardless of the size or type of organization, all employers are impacted by Healthcare Reform in one way or another. This session focuses on top issues for HR professionals as they gear up for implementation of the employer "play or pay" mandate in 2015.

    What to Expect in an ICE Audit

    Salome Barrientos, Retired ICE Special Agent , I-9 & E-Verify Specialist - Patricia A. Bollman Firm, APLC

    Once served with an ICE audit, what does a business or HR professional expect during the audit process? This presentation will discuss government indicators which increases the risks for companies in being a potential audit target, the I-9 audit process, and what steps or measures should help the HR professional better prepare their company for a government review.

    Building a Collaborative Workplace

    Robin Schooling, SPHR,Managing Director / Strategist - Silver Zebras, LLC

    Collaboration is not only powerful, but also necessary for the survival and growth of an organization. During this session we’ll explore the skills and practices required for HR practitioners to lead collaborative efforts in order to drive business results.


    HRCI Credit Hours are Pending!

    Vendor Booths & Sponsorship opportunities are available!

    Sponsorship deadline is April 23, 2014.

    If you are interested in setting up a vendor booth or becoming a sponsor, please

    contact Erin Davison at or

    (337) 263-4663 OR Debra Lastrapes at

    Light Breakfast & Lunch will be provided at the conference.


    Conference Rates

    ICHRMA/SHRM Members - $100

    Non-Member - $125

    Early Bird Discount - $10 off

    Must register prior to April 1

    Multi Company Registrant - $5 off

    3 or more from same company,

    registering at the same time

    Register online!