HR Management Conference

August 22, 2017 - August 23, 2017
8:00 AM EDT to 4:45 PM EDT
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Hyatt Regency Greenville (Pre-conference Workshops at The Ogletree Building)
220 N Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

HR Impact:
Delivering Business Results

11 HRCI and SHRM certification credits are pending.

Detailed Conference Brochure

Sponsor & Exhibitor Contact Information


Schedule Overview

Tuesday, August 22

Pre-conference Workshops
The Ogletree Building, Downtown Greenville (directly across from Hyatt Regency)
Lunch included.

Morning Workshop: How to Evolve with the Evolving Workforce: Implementing on-the-job training, apprenticeships, co-ops, and internships to grow your own talent
9:00 - 12:15 pm (Registration begins 8:30 am)

LUNCH 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Provided to workshop attendees, compliments of Ogletree Deakins

Afternoon Workshop: Competing in a Global Market – Attracting and Retaining Top Talent from around the World
1:30 - 4:45 pm (Registration begins 1:00 pm)


Speakers' Reception for Workshop and Conference Attendees & Speakers (space limited!)
5 - 7 pm, The Ogletree Building, Downtown Greenville (directly across from Hyatt Regency)

Wednesday, August 23

Full-day Conference - HR Impact: Delivering Business Results
7:30 am - 4:45 pm
Hyatt Regency Downtown Greenville, 220 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601 (directions)

7:30 - 8:15 am.  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 am.  Welcome

8:30 - 9:45 am.  Great Companies: What Makes Your Company a Great Place to Work?  - Panel
John Harvey, Vice President-Worldwide Human Resources, ScanSource
Craig Haydamack, Senior Vice President-Human Resources, Milliken & Company
Pat Michaels, President & CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Upstate/Midlands SC
Jill Van Pelt, Chief People Officer, Denny's Corporation
Moderator: John Uprichard, President, Find Great People

9:45 - 10:15 am. Networking and Exhibitor Booths

10:15 - 11:15 am.  Concurrent Sessions
     1A. Career Success Factors and Derailers
     Doug Dorman, Vice President-Human Resources, Greenville Health System

     1B. Achieving HR Strategic Objectives through Project Management
     Stephanie Frazier, Director-Human Resources, Fluor

     1C. Acquisition and Integration: Harmonizing New Voices into One Chorus
     Lucas Asper and Daniel Sulton, Attorneys, Ogletree Deakins

11:15 - 11:45 am.  Networking and Exhibitor Booths

11:45 - 12:45 pm.  The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration: The Washington Outlook for HR Public Policy
Mike Aitken, Vice President- Government Affairs, Society for Human Resource Management

12:45 - 1:45 pm.  Lunch and Exhibitor Booths

1:45 - 2:45 pm.  Concurrent Sessions

     2A. Painting the Compensation Picture for HR: Business Analytics for Deeper Insights
     Leslie Csonka, Principal, Mercer

     2B. Employee Relations - Double Breasted Environment (Union and NonUnion)
     David Stafford, Executive Vice President-Human Resources, Michelin North America

     2C. Navigating the Minefield: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Tricks & Traps 
      Andy Coburn, Attorney, Wyche, P.A.
      Chip Hunt, President, PrimeTRUST Advisors

2:45 - 3:15 pm.  Networking and Exhibitor Booths

3:15 - 4:15 pm.  The Legal HR Game Show - Panel
Mark Bakker, Jennie Cluverius, and Jamie Hedgepath, Attorneys, Nexsen Pruet

4:15 - 4:45 pm.  Closing Remarks & Main Door Prize

Conference Rates

GSHRM Member Rate*
Full-day Conference only: $150
Pre-conference Workshops: add $50 per workshop

* You must be a current member of the local Greenville SHRM (GSHRM) chapter to secure this rate.

Non-member Rate**
Full-day Conference only: $175
Pre-conference Workshops: add $50 per workshop

** To join GSHRM and receive the Conference - Member Rate via $25 refund:
1. Register for the conference at the non-member rate.
2. Complete the online membership application and pay membership dues.
3. When your membership is approved, a $25 conference registration refund will be processed. If your membership is not approved, the membership dues payment will be refunded.



$175.00 Non-members

$150.00 GSHRM Members

$50.00 2017 Pre-conference Morning Workshop: How to Evolve with the Evolving Workforce

$50.00 2017 Pre-conference Afternoon Workshop: Competing in a Global Market