2017 MIDWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE 

Conference Lineup:

Our Keynote Speakers will be:

 

 

Dr. Rita Fields, Professor of Management at Madonna University

Kristi Stepp,  Head of Human Resources Thermal Systems North America for Valeo: Are your HR skills stale?’ Why you need to freshen them up?

Ovell Barbee, Senior VP of HR at Spectrum Health: Leveraging Change: The Key to Mobilizing Your Workforce

 

Nicole Webb-Elder, Director of Human Resources at Ford Direct: The Credible HR Business Partner

 

Terry Denise Faison, Manager of Labor Strategy & Negotiations Planning for Ford Motor Company: Building High Performing Teams

 

Kimberlea Dungy: Enhancing New Employee Engagement

 

Debra Williams, Executive Vice President of Right Management and President, Detroit Society for Human Resources Management: New Rules: What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There

 

 Dr. Ernest Betts, Dean of Multicultural Business Programs for the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University: Developing Global Executives for Emerging Markets

 

Veretta Nix, Director of Human Resources for Zingerman’s Community of Businesses: Succession Planning: Build Leaders for the Change Ahead

 

Esther Jackson, Project Manager for the City of Detroit: HR Today: Time for a Prison Break

 

David Turner, VP of Human Resources at Eastern Michigan University: Creating an Intentional & Purposeful Communication Strategy

 

Cassandra Harvey, VP of Talent Management for the Neighborhood Service Organization: Painting the Elephant in the Room

 

Annette Avery, CEO of Avery 360 Consulting: Working with You is killing me: Building collaborative partnerships in the workplace.

 

Dr. Lisa Wicker, President and CEO of Linwick & Associates, LLC: A Call to Action for Strategic HR: Career Development Capability Model

 

Dr. Robynne Sherrill, Vice President, Global Talent Management & Development, Dawn Food Products: Driving/Enculturation of Change Management Practices

 

Dr. Iris Ware, Chief Learning Officer for the City of Detroit: The 5 C’s of Human Resource Success

 

Kimika Garrett, Director of Human Resources at DUO Security: People Business Partner

 

Kelly Jackson, Director of Human Resources for the OHM Advisors engineering and architectural service firm: The 5 Compliance Steps for HR professionals

 

Dr. Dawn Stewart, Executive Director of Starr Commonwealth: HR Challenges in the Non-Profit Sector

 

Dr. Tia Lewis, Human Resource & Labor Relations Generalist for the City of Flint: Public Sector Recruiting and Hiring Practices

 

Cynthia Wells, Vice President for Human Resources at DESTACO: Career Management in the Real World

 

 John Randle, Director of Human Resources for the City of Farmington Hills: Increasing Minority Presence in Public Sector Employees

 

 Camille Bryant, Executive Director of Human Resources at GE Digital: HR’s Role in Leading Change with Authenticity and Transparency

 

Tish King, Principal Consultant at Summit HR Consulting, LLC: Leading in Volatile Times: Are You Prepared for the Unpredictable?

 

 

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