HR Leads Business

May 23, 2019 | Mary Ellen Slayter

The HRCI-Credentialed Speakers at SHRM 2019

Over 25 HR experts with credentials from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) will be featured speakers at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-26 in Las Vegas.

HRCI has one of the most rigorous and respected credential processes in HR, so you know these sessions will offer in-depth, actionable insights that you can apply to your business challenges.

You can receive HRCI credits at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition this year. When self-reporting, you must upload any certificate or letter of attendance, registration form, course syllabus, unofficial transcript, grade report or other course materials/syllabi for each program entered.

Here’s a roundup of HRCI-credentialed speakers’ sessions as currently scheduled. Keep an eye on SHRM’s conference schedule for location information and for any updates.

  • Dale J. Albrecht, SPHR, senior vice president of people and performance at Alonos:

    • “HR Leadership of Tomorrow: How to Dramatically Improve the Success Rates of Your Business Initiatives,” 7:15 a.m. June 25.

  • Melanie D. Booher, PHR, chief people officer at MB Consulting Solutions:

    • “Building an Army in an HR Department of One,” 4:15 p.m. June 24.

  • Lorelei Carobolante, GPHR, president and CEO of G2nd Systems:

    • “HR as Global Change Agent: Managing Workplace English Across Multiple Cultures Simultaneously,” 1:30 p.m. June 24.

  • Lisbeth Claus, SPHR, GPHR, professor of global human resources in the Atkinson Graduate School of Management at Willamette University:

    • “#ZigZagHR: Navigating the Global Future of Work,” 7:15 a.m. June 25.

  • Jennifer Currence, MBA, SPHR, president of The Currence Group:

    • “Session #707: Business Acumen: A Workshop for HR Departments of One,” 1 p.m. June 22. (Note that this is a preconference workshop and requires an additional fee and registration.)

    • “The Top Five Priorities for an HR Department of One,” 1 p.m. June 23.

    • “How to Harness the Power of Intentional Communication as an HRDOO,” 2 p.m. June 25.

  • Brian Dickens, SPHR, certified executive coach and consultant, vice president for HR at Ithaca College:

    • “Intergenerational Collaborations: Leading the 21st Century Workforce,” 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Ben Eubanks, SPHR, principal analyst at Lighthouse Research, founder of upstartHR:

    • “The Critical Skills an HR Leader Needs in the Artificial Intelligence Era,” 4:15 p.m. June 24.

  • Giovanni Everduin, SPHRi, managing partner at ETNICITY Group:

    • “People Analytics for Beginners,” 10:45 a.m. June 25; session repeats at 11:30 a.m. June 26.

  • Amanda Haddaway, SPHR, managing director at HR Answerbox:

    • “The Strategic HR Department of One: Act Like a CHRO to Improve Your Organization,” 10:45 a.m. June 24; session repeats at 3:30 p.m. June 25.

  • Wellington O’Neil Hepburn, SPHRi, senior manager for organizational development, training and development at Commonwealth Bank:

    • “Shyft: How to Create an HR Analytics Strategy,” 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Michele Hester, SPHR, senior manager of client services at Berkshire Associates:

    • “Setting Base Pay: Top Strategies for Collaborating with Compensation to Achieve Pay Equity from the Start,” 7:15 a.m. June 25.

  • Lori Kleiman, SPHR, president at HR Topics:

    • “Compliance Conundrum: Top 10 Issues That a Department of One Must Address,” 10:45 a.m. June 25.

    • “Demystify HR for the Department of One,” 11:30 a.m. June 26.

  • Gary Kushner, SPHR, president and CEO of Kushner & Co.:

    • “ACA and ERISA Compliance: 11 Steps to Avoid (Or Survive) a DOL Audit,” 10:45 a.m. June 24.

    • “Optimizing HR Strategy for Organizational Effectiveness,” 10:45 a.m. June 25.

  • Wade Larson, SPHR, chief human resources officer at Wagstaff:

    • “The Death of New Employee Orientation: Start Your Employees Right to Achieve Their Potential Faster,” 1:30 p.m. June 24.

    • “Strategic and Nontraditional Steps to Bend Your Company's Health Care Curve,” 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Kathleen McComber, SPHR, president at The Heart Group:

    • “Violence in the Workplace: A Personal Experience,” 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Zahid Ali Mubarik, SPHRi, GPHR, CEO of HR Metrics:

    • “Results-Based KPIs: Demonstrating Your Impact for Bottom-Line Results,” 3 p.m. June 24.

  • Chris Mullen, Ph.D., SPHR, director for strategic advisory at Kronos:

    • ‘Work Inspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work,” 7:15 a.m. June 24.

  • Lisa Murfield, SPHR, GPHR, HR manager at Hill Ward Henderson:

    • “Employee Trauma: What Happened in Vegas Didn't Stay in Vegas,” 10:45 a.m. June 24.

  • Carla Patalano, SPHR, MHRM & MBA program chair at the New England College of Business:

    • “You Want Me to Do What?!: Introducing Analytics When You're an HR Department of One,” 1:30 p.m. June 24; session repeats at 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Colleen Pfaller, SPHR, founder/talent partner at A Slice of HR:

    • “Building an Army in an HR Department of One,” 4:15 p.m. June 24.

  • Beth Ronnenburg, SPHR, president at Berkshire Associates:

    • “Hindsight is Insight: Real Observations of OFCCP Enforcement Under the Latest Directives,” 11:30 a.m. June 26.

  • Joe Rotella, SPHR, chief marketing officer at Delphia Consulting:

    • “Technology Meets HR: Selecting and Justifying the Right Solution,” 11:30 a.m. June 26.

  • John Rubino, SPHR, president at Rubino Consulting Services:

    • “How to Ensure the Success of Your Variable Pay Program,” 3 p.m. June 24.

  • Tim Sackett, SPHR, president at HRU Technical Resources:

    • “The Future of HR Technology: How It Will Impact You and Your Organization,” 1:30 p.m. June 24.

  • Cindy Schuler, PHR, office administrator at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed:

    • “Cultural Competence: The Intersection of Culture and Engagement,” 10 a.m. June 26.

  • Sheryl Simmons, PHR, chief human resources officer at Maestro Health:

    • “A Journey Through the Future of Health Care: First Stop — HR and Analytics,” 3 p.m. June 24.

  • Tracie Sponenberg, SPHR, senior vice president for human resources at The Granite Group:

    • “How to Transform Your HR Department Through Technology, Even If Your HR Department Is Just You,”3 p.m. June 24.

  • Howard Wallack, GPHR, deputy chief human resources and administrative officer for global HR at Jhpiego:

    • “Global, Complex and Focused on the Cause: HR and Business Challenges in International Nonprofits,” 7:15 a.m. June 24.

    • “Managing a Global and Virtual Leadership Development Program,” 2 p.m. June 25.

  • Allison West, SPHR, principal at Employment Practices Specialists:

    • “Seven Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation,” 3 p.m. June 24.

    • “He Said, She Said — Now What? Tips for Effectively Assessing Credibility,” 2 p.m. June 25.