October 20-22, 2021
The American workplace and HR profession are undergoing enormous change. At the 5th annual HR Specialist Summit, HR professionals will get the tools and training to not only survive but thrive in this new environment. Day 1 (Compliance Day) keeps you up to speed on the latest laws, regulations and court rulings. Day 2 (Strategy & Tactics Day) covers the best advice on hiring, management, benefits and more.
Plus, the world-class accommodations and fine dining at the luxurious Intercontinental New Orleans are matched only by its perfect location ... in the heart of the French Quarter.
Author, speaker, advisor
Gregory & Appel
Karl Ahlrichs is an adviser to senior leadership on human resource and risk management issues, working for Gregory and Appel of Indianapolis. Karl has broad experience in senior level problem solving, with proven skills in handling complex organizational issues with uncommon sense. Karl is a national speaker and author, and is often quoted in the media on HR issues. He has facilitated a monthly CFO Roundtable for more than 10 years.
CEO and Founder
Jenn represents employers on labor and employment matters and has defended numerous employment class and collective actions for employers. She also counsels clients and conducts audits on subjects like compliance with wage/hour laws and leaves of absence. She speaks often to employer groups.
Total Worker Health,
Dennis Davis, Ph.D
Director of Training
Attorney and Editor
Payroll Legal Alert
Alice is an attorney and a nationally recognized expert in payroll and tax compliance. She’s written and edited several leading payroll publications, includng Payroll Legal Alert. Alice is popular webinar speaker on all things payroll.
Foley & Lardner
Foley & Lardner LLP
Daniel A. Kaplan is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP and is co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Kaplan counsels employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including wage and hour, employment contracts, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, worker's and unemployment compensation, family and medical leave, disability accommodations and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, and all state, federal and local discrimination laws. Mr. Kaplan has experience litigating before various state and federal agencies, various state courts, and federal courts throughout the country, including the Supreme Court.
Foley & Lardner
Chris represents and counsels employers throughout the country, with particular emphases on wage-and-hour issues and employee leave matters. He is a regular contributor to national employment law conferences and publications.
HR tech consultant
Benefits Technology Resources
City of Shreveport, La.
Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia, Foley approaches client service by first understanding our clients’ priorities, objectives, and challenges. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses. www.foley.com
At Ogletree Deakins, we represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. ogletree.com
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