2020 Conference Schedule

Schedule at a Glance

View the Full Schedule here.

DAY ONE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

 

         WELCOME REMARKS & OPENING KEYNOTE, 8:25 AM – 9:25 AM

  • Welcome Remarks Provided by PHRA President, Peter Gabriel
  • Opening Keynote: Sabrina Saunders Mosby, President and Chief Executive Officer for Vibrant Pittsburgh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

    CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 1, 9:35 AM – 10:30 AM  

  • ERISA Compliance for HR Professionals:Top 10 Compliance Pitfalls
  • It's All About Respect - Influencing (not forcing) to Prevent Harassment
  • 5 Critical Requirements for Effective Behavior Change, Approved for Business Credits                                         

    CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 2, 10:45 AM – 11:40 AM                         

  • Navigating a Multi-generational Workforce: The Secret is in the Sauce
  • Workers' Compensation on Drugs! (and other current work comp issues)
  • The REAL HR of Small and Mid-sized Business, Approved for Business Credits                                                      

    VIRTUAL VENDOR HALL, 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM

  • Meet & Greet with 20 Industry Experts.
  • There are new challenges every day in the HR field.During lunch we challenge you to network with new connections.Return to your office ready to blaze new trails.                                                                                      

    CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3, 1:50 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Let's Go Big Time (LGBT): Implications for HR of Supreme Court's Landmark 2020 Decision on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination
  • Building an Effective Sexual Harassment Training for Managers
  • Reskilling Leaders and Building Agility: Succession Management for the 2020's and Beyond, Approved for Business Credits                                                                                                                                                          

    CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 4, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM

  • Making Cents of It All: Updates to Pay Equity and Wage/Hour Laws
  • Foster a More Inclusive Work Environment in 2020 With This One Concept
  • Benchmarking and the New Normal                                                                                                                            

    DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28

 

          WELCOME REMARKS & OPENING KEYNOTE, 8:25 AM – 9:25 AM

  • Welcome Remarks Provided by PHRA President, Peter Gabriel
  • Opening Keynote: Candi Castleberry Singleton, VP of Diversity Partnership Strategy & Engagement, Twitter                                                                                                                                                                           

    CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 5, 9:35 AM – 10:30 AM

  • What to Expect When... Your Employee is Expecting:What Employers Need to Know About Maternity/Paternity Leaves and Pregnancy Discrimination Claims
  • The FEAR Factor of Hiring Formerly Incarcerated, People with Disabilities and Veterans:Fight Fear with FEAR (Facts, Education, Awareness and Resources)
  • Reskilling HR for the Future of Work, Approved for Business Credits                                                                                                                                                                         

         CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS 6, 10:45 AM – 11:40 PM

  • HR Metrics and Analytics – Essential Business Tools for the HR Executive, Approved for Business Credits
  • The Gig Economy:Evolving FLSA Rules Affecting Pay Equity and the Gig Economy
  • Designing HR Solutions for Humans: An Empathy-Based Approach, Approved for Business Credits                               

    VIRTUAL VENDOR HALL, 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM

  • Meet & Greet with 20 Industry Experts.
  • There are new challenges every day in the HR field.During lunch we challenge you to network with new connections.Return to your office ready to blaze new trails.                                                                                         

    CONFERENCE CONCLUSION, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Closing Panel Discussion: Expert Diversity and Inclusion Tips for Company-Wide Success
  • Business Partner Prize Distribution and Grand Prize Winner Announced

 

All sessions approved for 9 SHRM-CP & SCP and General (PHR) HRCI accreditation

And 6 Business (SPHR) HRCI Credits. If awarded HRCI Business Accreditation the session will be noted.

 

Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
420 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
One Gateway Center – Suite 1852
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Ph: 412-261-5537