ASHHRA 53rd Annual Conference & Exposition
Sept. 16 - 19, 2017   |   Seattle, Washington

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P1 - The “New” Fundamentals Power Session: The Clock's Ticking - A New Measured Approach to Gain Access and Trust in Healthcare

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Saturday September 16
  • Time: 08:30 AM-04:00 PM

Let’s learn together, share best practices and overcome obstacles, improving the way we practice HR as leaders in a participative simulation environment. Acquire the new fundamentals to take on the ever changing and evolving role of human resources in health care. Test your assumption about what it takes to become a “true” HR Partner to support the success, growth and management of an organization, as well as support the financial health performance, technological capabilities, patient outcomes and the metrics of community benefits. In this session, learn to support the highest level of safety standards, maintain and improve the quality of care as an acute care hospital and further drive the implementation of technology investments as a stake holder.

  • Learn new behaviors, standard work and how to function as a reliable equivalent “caregiver” in HR
  • Understand the complexity of the software challenge and operability to perform HR functions from the use of Taleo, Oracle - People Soft, Namely, Kronos and others
  • Develop a common roadmap and deepen your understanding of common gaps, challenges and obstacles within the leadership roles (e.g. CEO, CNO, CFO, CIO, CHRO).

 

About Pre-conference Power Sessions
Immerse yourself in a daylong, interactive learning experience dedicated to enrich your skills in leadership development, the new fundamentals of HR or labor and legislative matters. ASHHRA’s exclusive Power Sessions are designed specifically for you to attend as an all-day experience. Each presentation is intended to incrementally build your competencies on one specific topic. Participate in ONE daylong Power Session to receive a certificate of attendance to take back to the office and proudly display your commitment to health care HR.

Choose one of the three Pre-conference Power Sessions for a full day immersion track specifically created to take a deep dive into enhancing your skills, increasing your knowledge and acquiring implementable strategies in one of three critical areas. ASHHRA teamed up with highly sought-after speakers, health care HR leaders and strategic partners to create the new Pre-conference Power Sessions to address three important health care topics:

  • Power Session #1: The New Fundamentals
  • Power Session #2: Leadership Development
  • Power Session #3: Labor and Legislative Power Session

Join your peers on Saturday, September 16, at 8:00 a.m. for a light breakfast. Your pre-selected Power Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. where you will hear insightful presentations. Take a break at 12:30 p.m. and connect with your peers over lunch. At 2:00 p.m., head back to your Power Session to conclude the day with the final presentation.


P2 - Leadership Development Power Session: The Importance of Mental Toughness, Building Your Brand and More…

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Saturday September 16
  • Time: 08:30 AM-04:00 PM

Jordan, Manning, Gretzky... Any sports fan can rattle off names of the greats just as quickly as you can spell ESPN. Talents and highlights get you known. But it’s discipline and mental toughness that make the difference between the championship MVP and the talented player who never moves past "potential." Business is the same game. To compete and stay on top takes more than skill. You need the same grit and mindsets great athletes use to stay on top of their games. In this engaging and motivational session, you will uncover locker room and training secrets on leadership from professional athlete Dre Baldwin.

 

About Pre-conference Power Sessions
Immerse yourself in a daylong, interactive learning experience dedicated to enrich your skills in leadership development, the new fundamentals of HR or labor and legislative matters. ASHHRA’s exclusive Power Sessions are designed specifically for you to attend as an all-day experience. Each presentation is intended to incrementally build your competencies on one specific topic. Participate in ONE daylong Power Session to receive a certificate of attendance to take back to the office and proudly display your commitment to health care HR.

Choose one of the three Pre-conference Power Sessions for a full day immersion track specifically created to take a deep dive into enhancing your skills, increasing your knowledge and acquiring implementable strategies in one of three critical areas. ASHHRA teamed up with highly sought-after speakers, health care HR leaders and strategic partners to create the new Pre-conference Power Sessions to address three important health care topics:

  • Power Session #1: The New Fundamentals
  • Power Session #2: Leadership Development
  • Power Session #3: Labor and Legislative Power Session

Join your peers on Saturday, September 16, at 8:00 a.m. for a light breakfast. Your pre-selected Power Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. where you will hear insightful presentations. Take a break at 12:30 p.m. and connect with your peers over lunch. At 2:00 p.m., head back to your Power Session to conclude the day with the final presentation.

 

  • Speaker:
    • Dre Baldwin, High Performance Expert, Work On Your Game, Inc.
    • Jay Kuhns, Vice President, Healthcare Strategy, Kinetix

P3 - Labor and Legislative Power Session: Labor and Employment Developments of Importance to Human Resource Executives – What’s in the Future for 2018?

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Saturday September 16
  • Time: 08:30 AM-04:00 PM

The legislative, regulatory and union organizing areas have presented a number of challenges for health care employers in recent years. Employers can expect such challenges to continue in 2018 and beyond. In this session, we will include:

  • Union organizing initiatives targeting physician and employee groups in both the acute care and clinic setting, legal and regulatory issues employers currently face and the expected new initiatives that will be present in 2018
  • Tools to develop a proactive education and social media strategy to counter union efforts during traditional union campaigns as well as corporate campaigns
  • A panel of Human Resource executives will discuss recent corporate campaigns and union organizing attempts at their facilities, lessons learned and tactics used in their union campaign
  • Health care collective bargaining developments and human resource training options for employers.

Legislative and regulatory initiatives that will be discussed include legislative proposals pending in Congress and actions undertaken by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board), such as:

  • The status of the prior Administration’s proposal to adjust the salary categories for exempt and non-exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The status of the EEOC’s proposed new EEO-1 report and the status of the Commission’s previously adopted wellness regulations
  • Joint employer judicial and regulatory developments will be reviewed as will the potential impact of the composition of the new NLRB on employer policies and procedures including access to email and wording of employer handbooks and policies.

Finally, this session will also review important labor and employment developments at the state and local level and other important developments in labor and employment areas impacting health care organizations.

 

About Pre-conference Power Sessions
Immerse yourself in a daylong, interactive learning experience dedicated to enrich your skills in leadership development, the new fundamentals of HR or labor and legislative matters. ASHHRA’s exclusive Power Sessions are designed specifically for you to attend as an all-day experience. Each presentation is intended to incrementally build your competencies on one specific topic. Participate in ONE daylong Power Session to receive a certificate of attendance to take back to the office and proudly display your commitment to health care HR.

Choose one of the three Pre-conference Power Sessions for a full day immersion track specifically created to take a deep dive into enhancing your skills, increasing your knowledge and acquiring implementable strategies in one of three critical areas. ASHHRA teamed up with highly sought-after speakers, health care HR leaders and strategic partners to create the new Pre-conference Power Sessions to address three important health care topics:

  • Power Session #1: The New Fundamentals
  • Power Session #2: Leadership Development
  • Power Session #3: Labor and Legislative Power Session

Join your peers on Saturday, September 16, at 8:00 a.m. for a light breakfast. Your pre-selected Power Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. where you will hear insightful presentations. Take a break at 12:30 p.m. and connect with your peers over lunch. At 2:00 p.m., head back to your Power Session to conclude the day with the final presentation.

 


Chapter Leader Workshop

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Saturday September 16
  • Time: 08:30 AM-12:30 PM

P4 - CHHR Power Session

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Saturday September 16
  • Time: 02:00 PM-04:00 PM

What can you do to recognize your experience, enhance your career and stand out as a health care HR leader? The answer is simple… become Certified in Healthcare Human Resources (CHHR)! This session is essential as you embark on your CHHR journey. Join CHHR experts to develop your study plan, discuss sample questions and understand the HR Leader Model, the content outline for the CHHR. Whether you’ve just learned what the CHHR stands for or you have received a CHHR Scholarship, this session is designed to be an interactive learning environment facilitated by dedicated CHHRs committed to your success. 

  • Master the CHHR content outline
  • Determine what HR Leader Model competencies you need to enhance throughout the ASHHRA annual conference
  • Connect with a group of CHHR professionals who can help you prepare for the exam.
  • Speaker:
    • Bill Horn , CHHR , Senior Human Resources Director, UMC Physicians
    • Marie Stehmer, CHHR, Senior Director, Human Resources, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend

RB - Regional Breakfast

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Sunday September 17
  • Time: 08:00 AM-09:00 AM

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy breakfast and network with other attendees in your region on Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. Meet your ASHHRA Regional Consultant, hear a region update, and share ideas, resources and best practices with fellow chapter representatives. Plus, you can celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding chapter individuals as they receive their ASHHRA Chapter Awards. Also, please thank the sponsor for sharing their time and resources.

Sponsored by
Oxford Immunotec


GS1 - Opening Ceremony and Keynote Presentation: Maysoon Zayid

  • Location: TBD

  • Date: Sunday September 17
  • Time: 09:15 AM-10:45 AM

ASHHRA Board President Gary Pastore will welcome everyone to the ASHHRA 53rd Annual Conference & Exposition. Hear about what you can look forward to in the upcoming days. Be inspired to make the most of your experience while attending learning sessions, making lasting connections with your peers at networking events, engaging with exhibitors at the exposition and taking advantage of all that Seattle has to offer. Then you will hear from the dynamic and visionary keynote speaker, Maysoon Zayid.

Opening Ceremony Sponsored by
Fidelity Investments

 

   

Maysoon ZayidMaysoon Zayid

Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, disability advocate and writer. She is a graduate of and a Guest Comedian in Residence at Arizona State University. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time On Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Networks, In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes and MSNBC. Maysoon had the number one TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC.

As a professional comedian, Maysoon has performed in top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad. She was a headliner on the Arabs Gone Wild Comedy Tour and The Muslims are Coming Tour. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan and is the founder of Maysoon’s Kids, a scholarship and wellness program for disabled refugee children. Maysoon walked in New York Fashion Week and is proud to be an ambassador for Kara Ross’s Diamonds Unleashed.

Keynote Speaker Sponsored by
 AARP