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Monthly meeting with two morning sessions and a luncheon presentation.

8/9/2018
When: Thursday, August 9
8:45 am-1:30 pm (check-in opens at 8:15 am)
Where: Crowne Plaza
7611 Katy Freeway
Houston, Texas  77024
United States

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Note
Pre-registration and pre-payment is highly encouraged; we cannot guarantee space for walk-ins.  Onsite registration offered on a space available basis - see below for detailed pricing.
 
8:15 am
Morning Check In & Networking
8:45 am
Morning Program 1: Safe At Work: Managing Intimate Partner Violence*
10:15 am
Morning Program 2: COMMANDING THE ROOM: Creating Compelling Stories that Move Audiences*
11:30 am
Afternoon Check In & Networking
12:00 pm
HR Houston will hold its Annual Business Meeting at the Luncheon
Luncheon Program: The Changing Face of HR: People Trends Driving a New HR*
Description

MORNING PROGRAM 1: Safe At Work: Managing Intimate Partner Violence*

Presented by Thecia Jenkins, Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council

One in three women and one in four men experience violence in their intimate partnerships. The effects of intimate partner violence impact every area of the survivor's life, including the workplace. This session provides an overview of intimate partner violence and strategies to assist the survivor while also managing risk in the workplace. 

MORNING PROGRAM 2: COMMANDING THE ROOM: Creating Compelling Stories that Move Audiences*

Presented by Jeff Hiller, Director of Training, JB Training Solutions

Who says business is boring? It sure feels that way. One problem is data dumps that leave people to make sense of it themselves. Another is the smart, dedicated types who turn into zombies in front of the room. No wonder people would rather be doing work email than paying attention. There’s a trick we learned as kids that still works. When we want people to pay attention, we tell great stories that make interesting points and keep them hanging on every word. Instead of anesthetizing your audience with facts, stats and graphs, you can learn to apply storytelling techniques to bring your orientations, recommendations and senior staff updates to life. Agree with you or not, they’ll come to your meetings more happily ever after.

Luncheon presentation: The Changing Face of HR: People Trends Driving a New HR*

Presented by Joshua Ross, Partner, Aon Hewitt

HR today is being placed more towards the center of alleviating the risks of top leadership than ever before.  Digitization is changing the talent requirements across organizations and HR is expected to understand the talent needed to be sourced, where to get it and how to get it …. without clear direction from the business.  HR must learn how to be change agents in organizations that do not always know they need to change.

Credit Hours

*Submitted to SHRM for Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and to HR Certification Institute for HR (General credit) towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.
 

The chapter is recognized by SHRM as a Preferred Provider and all sessions so identified offer PDCs towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. The chapter has also been designated as a provider of HRCI-approved recertification credit. All sessions so identified may be used to meet HRCI recertification requirements.

Payment & Terms

Pricing reflects ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION RATES below. *ONSITE REGISTRATION is offered on a space available basis and will incur an additional $5.00 fee per individual registrant.

 

HR Houston Member

  • Morning Program $25.00
  • Morning & Lunch Program $50.00
  • Lunch Program Only $35.00
     

HR Houston Student Member

  • Morning Program $10.00
  • Morning & Lunch Program $10.00
  • Lunch Program Only $10.00
     

NonMember

  • Morning Program $35.00
  • Morning & Lunch Program $60.00
  • Lunch Program Only $45.00
     

Click here for a fax registration form; fax the completed form to 713.783.6190 by 12:00 noon on the Tuesday before the meeting, space permitting.

Reservations and Cancellations must be made by 12 noon on the Monday prior to the meeting. Members and non-members with reservations who do not attend will be billed $35.  There is a $25 service charge for returned checks. If you have any questions, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.

Travel

Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email 24 hours before the event with additional information about parking. If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240

713-426-2646
713-783-6190