Renaissance Schaumburg, Chicago
OCTOBER 15-17TH, 2017

This event is co-located with

Renaissance Schaumburg, Chicago IL
October 15-17th, 2017

Key Themes

Leadership and Learning Development
  • Leadership and Learning Development
HR Technology and Analytics
  • HRIS Systems
  • Intuitive Technology with minimal Administrative Burden
  • Executive Management: How to get leaders to invest in HR Technology
  • Educating/ Training workforce on company Technology and Infrastructure
Strategic HR and Operations
  • Managing the Rise in Labor Costs
  • Onboarding Processes
  • Sustainable Team & Individual Employee Gratification
  • Performance Management Strategies
  • Building Company Culture: Multi- Generational Workforce
Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Strategies for Recruiting Top Talent
  • New Talent in an Old Industry
  • Retaining Millennials who want to move up fast.
  • Remaining Competitive with Pay and Benefits
  • Developing Career Paths of Employees within Company


Keynote Presentation

Transforming HR in Data and Cognitive Era

Breakout Presentation

Panel Discussion: Retention of Top Talent

Breakout Presentation

Selling the Insurance Industry - Attracting and Retaining Millennials

Breakout Presentation

The "Change" Mindset from Transactional to Transformational: A Case Study for HR Professionals


Past Speakers

Obed Louissaint
VP, People & Culture, Cognitive Solutions & Research


Colin Beynon
Vice President of Human Resources

DHL Express U.S.

Ray Stevens
Asst. VP, Talent Management

The Hanover Insurance Group

DeRetta Cole
Chief HR Officer

YMCA of Metro Atlanta


Past Steering Committee

Laurie Colasanti
Vice President, Human Resources

DHL Express Americas

Doug Harris
SVP, Human Resources

Clean Harbors

Maureen Doran-Houlihan
Vice President, Global Talent Development Learning & Development Solutions


Alastair Procter
Global Chief Human Resources Officer

IPG Mediabrands


Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday October 15

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday October 16

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Conference Sessions

9:00am - 1:00pm
One-on-One Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
One-on-One Research Meetings

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Conference Sessions

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

Networking Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday October 17

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Conference Sessions

9:00am - 12:10pm
One-on-One Research Meetings

Attending Companies

Allegiant Travel Co
Bodega Latina Corporation DBA El Super
Child & Family Services
Civista Bank
Clean Harbors
Covenant Care
Crown Brands LLC
Dana Innovations
Dragados USA
Genoa Healthcare
Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
Legence Bank
Metal Exchange Corporation
Mindstream Interactive
NewNet Communication Technologies
Pathways Home Health and Hospice
Professional Bull Riders
The Babcock & Wilcox Company
Topaz Lighting Corp