Walsh College

HR Summit


8th Annual HR Summit
Friday, March 3, 2017

The summit attracts more than 150 HR professionals annually.  Structured for anyone whose professional HR role includes benefits, hiring, compensation, and personnel management, the summit provides important continuing education and training for HR professionals.

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The 2016 agenda is below.

7th Annual HR Summit
Friday, March 4, 2016

7:30-8:00 A.M. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00-9:45 A.M. Welcome: General Session

  • Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Employment Law Update, Rebecca Davies, Butzel Long

  • Innovative HR Strategies: Applying Emerging Best Practices Today, Tina Marie Wohlfield, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co; Justina Casillas, Lake Trust Credit Union; Jackie Smale, City of Novi

9:45-10:15 A.M. BREAK: Exhibitor Showcase

10:15 – 11:15 A.M. Breakout 1

  • COMPLIANCE TRACK - Background Screening Tips to help you stay on the Compliance Highway – Short Cuts Could be Costly, Carolyn Klemett, Corporate Intelligence Consultants

  • LEADERSHIP TRACK - Leading Organizational Change:  The Change House, Tom Daniels, Bowling Green State University

  • LEGAL TRACK - Department of Labor’s Plans to Expand Overtime Pay Eligibility, Gary Klotz, Butzel Long

11:15-11:30 A.M. BREAK: Stretch your legs!

11:30 – 12:30 P.M. Breakout 2

  • COMPLIANCE TRACK - Navigating the IRS 6056 Reporting Requirements – Are you Ready?, Kat Lacy-Wilson & Tina Marie Wohlfield, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

  • LEADERSHIP TRACK - You've Got Style! Leveraging Interpersonal Style in the Workplace, Robin Justin, Alliance Catholic Credit Union

  • LEGAL TRACK - The Broadening Scope of Sex Discrimination Claims, Brett Miller and Scott Patterson, Butzel Long

12:30 P.M. Lunch

1:05 P.M. General Session

  • Emotional Intelligence and Leadership, Dr. Lee Meadows, Walsh College

1:45 P.M. Keynote Speaker: Gail Cober, EEOC Detroit Office Director, will address investigation basics, the EEOC's new electronic system, and other pressing HR topics.

2:45 P.M. Closing Remarks/Door Prizes


The Summit is
eligible for
Continuing Education