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2018 Conference Materials

    2018 Montana SHRM Conference - Missoula, MT.


    2018 MT SHRM Evaluation LINKS

    Please use the overall evaluation link below at the end of the conference.

    2018 SHRM Overall Evaluation Link

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    HRCI instructions for those seeking business credit for the conference:

    To claim business credits for certain sessions, you will need to self-report each business-approved session individually. To self-report a session for business credit, you can follow these steps:

      1.  Click "Add Activity" in the Professional Development: Continuing Education (Instructor-Led) category of the recertification application.

      2.  Choose "Conference" as the activity type

      3.  Provide the following information:

      *   Session title and name of conference

      *   A brief description of how the session added to your business/strategic HR knowledge.

      *   The dates of attendance

      *   The number of credits you are requesting (one credit per hour of instruction time)

      1.  In the "Specified Credit Type" field, select Business.

      2.  Confirm submission of activity

    If you have claimed credit for all the business sessions you attended, but there are general sessions you attended that you still need to claim credit for, follow these steps:

    1.      Click "Add Activity" in the Professional Development: Continuing Education (Instructor-Led) category of the recertification application.

    2.      Choose "Conference" as the activity type

    3.      Enter the title as "Conference Name- General Sessions"

    4.      Provide a brief description of the conference as a whole

    5.      Subtract the number of business credits claimed from the total number of credits awarded to the conference. Enter the balance as the requested credit hours.

    6.      Confirm submission of activity

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    Please Note, not all speakers have presentations or handouts.


    Wednesday May 9

    Greg Hawks– Fashion a Culture of Greatness and Unlocking an Ownership Culture

    Diana Damron- Unleashing Civility in the Workplace

    Early Bird Sessions 

    Thursday May 10

    Angie Kujala and Erin Schattauer – When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

    Friday May 11

    Dr. Theresa Floyd – Generations Collide: Creating a culture to attract and retain great employees from every generation  Attracting and retaining millennials Activities

    General Sessions

    Friday May 11

    Ron Wirtz Minn. Federal Reserve -State of the Montana Economy and its Labor Force

    Karl Rosston- Suicide Awareness 

    Joe Stone - Wings to Wheels

    Concurrent Sessions

    Thursday May 10

    Meredith Nethercutt – Shaping HR Public Policy

    Michelle Cole – Vegas Shooting Concert Attendee Turned to First Responder

    Keynote #2 – Andy Masters – Strategic HR in the New Economy

    Keynote Sessions

    Keynote Speaker – Greg Hawks - Navigate Workplace Rapids 

    Keynote Speaker – Andy Masters- HR Leadership Lessons From HOLLYWOOD


    Speaker Bio's

    Ron WirtzRegional Outreach Director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Speaker Bio

    Andy MatersMA, CSP is an award winning author and international speaker. Speaker Bio

    Karl Rosston- Suicide Prevention Coordinator for the MT Department of Public Health and Human Services. Speaker Bio

    Dr. Theresa FloydOrganizational Behavior and Human Resource managment Professor. Speaker Bio

    Meredith Nethercutt - Senior Associate for Member Advocacy at the Society for Human Resource Managment. Speaker Bio

    Angie Kujala and Erin Schattauer - Speaker Bios

    Diana Damron- Former television news anchor and talk-show host and is the author of Civility Unleashed. Speaker Bio

    Michelle Cole - Trama Program Manager at Providence St Patrick Hospital. Speaker Bio