Monday Afternoon

12:00p

Outside Armory

Registration Opens

Registration on Monday is located outside the Armory.  Please visit Registration to pick up your name badge, schedule, conference program and complimentary tote bag.
Registration is generously sponsored by Wadleigh Starr & Peters PLLC

12:30p - 2:00p

Salons A/BC/D

Breakout Session One

The 115th Congress and the Trump Administration: The Washington Outlook for HR Public Policy
Mike Aitken, SHRM’s Vice President of Government Affairs

 

If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Engagement: Maybe HR Doesn't Own Culture After All
Jill Christensen, Founder & President of Jill Christensen International

 

Finding Opportunity in an Evolving Workplace - Nagging Diversity and Inclusion Issues
Michelle Cromwell, Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Professor at World Learning in Brattleboro

2:15p - 3:00p

Armory

Welcome & Scholarship Award

Please join us in the Armory to kick off the 2018 Conference!  Hear from the GSHR Conference Director, NH State Council and other notables.

3:00p - 4:15p

Armory

Keynote Speaker #1

Reaching Peak Potential
Randy Pierce, Founder of 2020 Vision Quest

04:15p - 5:30p

Armory

GSHRC Birthday Party!

Help us celebrate 20 years with cake, cocktails and fun games!
Monday Evening

05:30p

Around Town - Sign up online

Dine Around Town Dinners

Join one of the Dine Around Town dinners and enjoy networking with friends and colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere!
Tuesday Morning

07:30a

Expo Center

Registration Re-Opens!

Registration on Tuesday is located outside the Expo Center.  Please visit Registration to pick up your name badge, schedule, conference program and complimentary tote bag.
Registration is generously sponsored by Wadleigh Starr & Peters PLLC

07:30a - 08:15a

Expo Center

Networking & Newcomer Breakfast

Grab a coffee and muffin and get to know your fellow conference goers! This is a great opportunity to network, especially for newcomers to the conference - we'll be providing icebreakers and table topics to start your day off right!

8:15a - 8:30a

Expo Center

Welcome Back!

Good morning!  Join us in the Expo Center to kick off the second day of the conference!

8:45a - 10:00a

Expo Center

Keynote Speaker #2

Humanity Means Business
China Gorman, CEO of the Great Place to Work Institute & former Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO for SHRM

10:00a - 10:30a

Expo Center

Break/Expo – Expo Center

Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea!  Take a walk through the expo businesses and sign up for the services your business needs!

10:30a - 11:45a

Salons A/BC/D

Breakout Session Two

Employees Under the Influence: Marijuana Laws, Drug Testing and the ADA Beth Rattigan, Director, Labor & Employment Chair, Downs Rachlin, Martin PLLC and Tim Copeland, Director, Labor & Employment Chair, Downs Rachlin, Martin PLLC

   

Relational Intelligence: How to Connect, Collaborate and Communicate with Others Del Gilbert, Owner of Accelerating Excellence

   

Free Speech in the Workplace: Myth or Reality Debra Weiss Ford, Office Managing Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Lunch

11:45a - 1:00p

Expo Center

Lunch, Exhibitors, and Networking

Enjoy a delicious lunch buffet while visiting with your colleagues and exploring the Expo's vendors.

HR Hero Award

Find out who this year's HR Hero Award recipient is...could it be you?  To nominate someone you know for the 2018 HR Hero Award, click here.
 
The HR Hero Award is generously sponsored by Hays Companies
Tuesday Afternoon

1:00p - 2:15p

Salons A/BC/D

Breakout Session Three

If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Engagement: Your Strategic Roadmap Jill Christensen, Founder & President of Jill Christensen International

   

Employee Accountability: How to Handle Difficult Conversations with Skill Del Gilbert, Accelerating Excellence

   

New Hampshire Legislative Update

2:15p - 2:45p

Expo Center

Break/Expo – Expo Center

Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks and sweet treats!  And make sure you've visited everyone in the Expo and entered for their great prizes!

02:45p - 04:15p

Expo Center

Keynote Speaker #3

Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland, Speaker Hall of Fame, Author of Enjoy The Ride, Making a Difference, Hide Your Goat and Detour
Tuesday Wrap Up

4:15p - 5:30p

Expo Center

Networking Reception

Join us to celebrate the conclusion of the 2018 Conference!  Great food, networking opportunities, a cash bar and tons of prizes!
  • Exhibitor Prize Drawings
  • Golden Ticket Drawing
  • SHRM Gift Basket Drawing