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    Alaska Payroll Association Conference Brochure - Oct 2015


    2015 Alaska State Conference Program - printed copies will be available of the program only

    DAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 24, 2015

    Start Time Topic Speaker
    8am Leadership: Innate or Acquired? Al Bolea, Applied Leadership Seminars
    8am Affirmative Action Update David Scheffler, Pinnacle HR Consulting Services
    8am Retirement Plans – Leveraging Regulatory Changes to Engage Employees  Mike Brown, ClearPoint401K
    8am Knock Knock: How to Respond When Agencies Are at Your Door Melanie Osborne, Chugach Alaska Corporation

    The Sandwich Generation: It's No Bologna


    Mary E. Shields, Alaska Commission on Aging
     Denise Daniello, Alaska Commission on Aging
    Ken Helander, AARP Alaska
    10am The Cloud’s Business Impact on HR David Chetlain, Ceridian
    10am Building your Compensation Strategy Steve Hinds, UAA
    10am Motivate from Passion and Purpose...not from Fear. Tom Englehart, Carlile Transportation

    Attitude Adjustment: How to Turn Thumb Suckin' Losers into Hard Working Winners


    Chip Madera, MS, CSP, The Leadership Lion

    ✪Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career & Company


    Mary Tesch, The Tatitlek Corporation                              Joe Wahl, GCI                     Sandy West, NANA Development Corporation

    1:30pm Understanding Criminal Record Searches and Reporting Sandy Brewer, Pinnacle Investigations
    1:30pm Five Steps to Make the Performance Review Work For Employers, Not Lawyers Deborah Jeffries, HR Answers
    1:30pm Wellness - The Next Generation Cara Fox Fairbanks, The Aleut Corporation
    3:30pm Keeping Your Organization Compliant in Today's Changing World Alicia Scalzo Wilmoth, USI 
    3:30pm Styles & Types I: People Dynamics At Work: Who, What & Why Lynne Curry, The Growth Company
    3:30pm Please Sue ME Gregory Fisher, Davis Wright Tremaine
    3:30pm Change Management: A Roadmap to Success Dr. Charla Brown, UAS

    DAY 2 - SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

    Start Time Topic Speaker
    8am What Does the New Section 503 Regulation of the Rehabilitation Act Mean to Alaska Federal Contractors Regarding Hiring Qualified People with Disabilities? Kristin Vandagriff, Alaska Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education
    8am Technology Meets HR: Selecting and Justifying the Right Solution  Sandy Halliwill, NANA Development Corporation
    8am Emotional Intelligence: The Invisible Advantage Dr. Charla Brown, UAS

    Ask not what you can do for your Insurance Broker, but what your Insurance Broker can do for you!


    Amy Fossum, Alliant Employee Benefits
    Josh Weinstein, Northrim Benefits
    Jennifer Meyhoff, Marsh & McLennan Agency
    Michael Ward, The Wilson Agency
    10am HRM: The Bridge that Connects a Business’ Culture with Its Strategy Dr. Dave Rambow, Wayland Baptist University
    10am The HR Professional Competency Model: A Roadmap for Success Jon Decoteau, SHRM
    Dianna Gould, SHRM
    10am Tales of a successful labor negotiation: The importance of focusing on your mutual goals Dr. Frank Jeffries, UAA
    10am Offender Re-Entry Program: Capturing Talent from an Untapped Resource Cathleen Nelson McLaughlin, JD, MBA, Partners Re-Entry Center

    Achieving Meaningful Employment for Young Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Transition and Training the Project SEARCH Way.


    Erin Riehle, RN, MSN, Project SEARCH
    1:30pm Workers’ Compensation 101:  An Introduction to Workers’ Compensation for Employers Chuck Brady, Workers' Comp Committee of Alaska
    1:30pm Strategic Business Partner: What This Really Means Diane Blakey Coaching & Consulting, LLC
    1:30pm Valuing the Quality of Your Work Relationships Dr. Terry Nelson, UAA

    Good Help is Hard to Find


    Ron Fraze, Westaff
    Charlene Davis, AES

    Cross Cultural Communication


    Father Oleksa