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    ASHRM Annual HR Conference & Expo - HR Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame

    Date: September 9, 2014, 7:30am – 4:00pm
    Acadiana SHRM
    Cajundome Convention Center
    444 Cajundome Blvd
    Lafayette, LA
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    Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management

    Annual HR Conference & Expo - HR Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame

    When? Tuesday, September 9th, 7:30am - 4:00pm
    Where? Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette
    Why? 5 dynamic speakers, HRCI recertification credits, networking with your favorite HR friends, and lots of prizes, giveaways and FUN!

    Talent Anarchy - Joe Gerstandt and Jason Lauritsen
    Authors & Speakers of Social Gravity
    Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships"

    Relationships matter, in both our personal and professional lives. Conventional wisdom tells us that “it’s not what you know, but who you know that matters.” But how do you get to know the right people?

    In this high-impact keynote, Talent Anarchy reveals to the audience the awesome power of Social Gravity. Audiences discover the science behind how and why relationships form between people and gain an understanding of the value that exists within these relationships called social capital. The Six Laws of Social Gravity will then empower each individual with the knowledge and tools they need to grow a powerful network of relationships to fuel their personal and professional success. 

    Learning Objectives:

    • Participants will leave with an broader understanding of social capital — the resources and value that exist within networks of relationships.
    • Participants will understand the importance of marshaling the resources within networks on both the individual and organizational level.
    • Participants will have The Six Laws of Social Gravity as a framework for intentional individual and organizational efforts to grow their network of relationships towards achieving higher levels of success and achievement.

    Pre-approved for 1.5 HRCI recertification credits

    Breakout Sessions
    Sandy Michelet
    ‎Senior Director, Human Resources at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Speaker
    "I Wanna Rock! How Thinking LIke a Musican Can Build A Better Team and Organization"

    In this session you will learn simple, easy to remember leadership and team building ideas that relate to musicians.
    Great musicians know one thing: once the lights come on, you better be rocking and it doesn't matter if the roadie doesn't show up or if the bass player has the flu. Thinking like a musician, although a simple concept, can make a big difference in the employee lifecycle in your organization. Come tap your toes and get ready to get the band back together. When it comes to management functions, complicated does not equate better. An organization or team cannot reach the goal if the goal isn't known to everyone.....and changing a goal can cause a lot of noise.

    Pre-approved for 1.5 HRCI recertification credits

    (B) Bruce Wilkinson
    Wilkinson Seminars and Presenations
    "Managing, Motivating & Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce?"

    This will be an enthusiastic and persuasively presented, fun-filled program that will demonstrate some unique and effective ways to manage, motivate, inspire and lead a diverse and multi-generational workforce through trust, leadership, communication, integrity, personal accountability, teamwork, recognition, open minded listening, change, co-worker cooperation and having a sense of humor.
    Pending 1.5 HRCI recertification credits

    Maria Manuel
    Attorney for Onebane Law Firm
    "HR Legal Update"

    This session will provide you with labor and employment law updates at the federal and state level. The United States Supreme Court has spoken on healthcare and immigration. The federal agencies continue to push enforcement efforts. The Louisiana Legislature has imposed new requirements on employers. Participate in this session to learn what you need to know to stay in compliance with your legal obligations.
    Pre-approved for 1.5 general HRCI recertification credits

    7:30-8:30am Registration, Coffee and Breakfast & Exhibits

    8:30-10:00am “Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Ralationships" - Talent Anarchy - Joe Gerstandt and Jason Lauritsen

    10:00-10:30am Break/HR Expo/Networking

    10:30am-12noon Breakout Sessions:
    (a) I wanna Rock! How Thinking Like a Musician Can Build a Better Team - Sandy
    (b) Managing, Motivating & Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce - Bruce Wilkinson

    12-1:30pm Lunch/HR Expo Giveaways/Networking

    1:30-2:00pm LWC - Work Keys Presentation

    2:00-3:30pm HR Legal & Legislative Update – Maria Manuel

    3:30-4:00pm Grand Prize(s) Drawing/ASHRM Scholarship Award, Closing



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