Agenda

2019 Conference Agenda

Time

Description

7:30 – 8:30

Continental Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 9:00
Welcome & Opening Remarks – MAGNOLIA
Debi Dault, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, CRP – Conference Director
9:00 – 10:15
Opening Keynote Speaker – MAGNOLIA
Rob Shallenberger, CEO – Becoming Your Best: Helping Build High-Performing Teams!
10:15 – 10:30
Break – Visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors – MAGNOLIA

10:30 – 11:15

Hot Topics Roundtable Discussions – MAGNOLIA

11:15 – 11:30
Break — Visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors – MAGNOLIA

11:30 – 12:30
General Session – MAGNOLIA
Ann Marks – Amazing Face Reading: Creating an Immediate Connection
12:30 – 1:30
Lunch – MAGNOLIA
SHRM Update – Sherry Johnson, Field Services Director, SHRM & Debi Dault, Conference Director, TX SHRM
1:30 – 2:30

Concurrent Sessions A – Click here for more information

Session 1

What You Need to Know About Brexit – RED OAK A

Session 2
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence…A Global HR Perspective, Part 1 – PECAN

Session 3
Navigating Around Global Tax Traps Affecting Business Travelers & Assignees – LIVE OAK

2:30 – 2:45

Break – Visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors – MAGNOLIA

2:45 – 3:45

Concurrent Sessions B – Click here for more information

Session 1 

AI and Immigration: Using Technology to Manage Immigration for Global Business Travelers – RED OAK A

Session 2 
Breaking Boundaries for Operational Excellence…A Global HR Perspective, Part 2 – PECAN

Session 3 

Current Trends in Global Benefits: Panel Discussion – LIVE OAK

3:45 – 4:00

Break — Visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors – MAGNOLIA

4:00

Exhibit Area Closes

4:00 – 5:00

Concurrent Sessions C – Click here for more information

Session 1

Warning: Proceed with Caution Artificial Intelligence Ahead! – RED OAK A

Session 2

Empathy & Communication with 2nd Language Employees – PECAN

Session 3

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends Research & Findings – LIVE OAK

5:00 – 5:15

Closing Remarks & Door Prizes – MAGNOLIA

5:15 – 7:00

Network Reception – Happy Hour – RED OAK B