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Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, April 8


9:00 am - 5:30 pm
CRP II Certification ClassVicki Hargrove,CRP, Hargrove Business Consulting, Inc.
(Renaissance - Davinci)
 

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Board Meeting
(Renaissance - Templehof)


Tuesday, April 9


8:00 am - 11:00 am
Board Meeting
(Renaissance - Templehof)
 

8:30 am - 11:30 am
Recognition FundamentalsBarbara Ruddy, CRP, STARS - Staff Training & Recognition Services
(Renaissance - DeGaulle)


11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Registration
(Renaissance - Pre-East A)


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Welcome
(Renaissance - Concourse Ballroom A&B)


1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Break
(Renaissance - Pre-East A)


1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Opening Keynote Speaker – Driving Real Engagement Through Recognition: Applying the Core Principles of Behavioral Economics to Strategy Implementation Dr. Brad Shuck, University of Louisville
(Renaissance - Concourse Ballroom A&B)


2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
(Renaissance - Pre-East A)



3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Breakout Sessions 1

  1. Make Tiny Changes: 118 Ways to Elevate, Improve and Get Recognition Working for You.Jason Thomson, CRP, Jigsaw
    (Renaissance - Narita)
  2. Recognition from the Big GuyTonda Ferguson, CRP, Southwest Airlines, Andrea Mathews, Southwest Airlines
    (Renaissance - De Gaulle)
  3. What can Higher Education Teach Your Company about Recognition?Brenda Naegel, Yale University, Iryna Leonova, CRP, University of Calgary, and Cori Champagne, MIT
    (Renaissance - Davinci)
     


4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Break
(Renaissance - Pre-East A)


4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Breakout Session 2

  1. Elevating the Employee ExperienceJohn O'Brien, BI WORLDWIDE; Vicki Berkebile, HP
    (Renaissance - Davinci)
  2. Penn State Health Employees Put Their PAWS UP! with HALO RecognitionJeffrey Fina, HALO Recognition; Vincent Greco, Penn State Health
    (Renaissance - De Gaulle)
  3. Tech Platform FundamentalsBrian Dodds, CRP, Workstride; Karen Gray, O.C. Tanner; and Paul Hebert, Creative Group, Inc.
    (Renaissance - Narita)


5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Reception & Business Partner Connection – Appetizers and Cash Bar
(Renaissance - Pre-East)



Wednesday, April 10

*Buses will run from 7:30 am -11:30 am and 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm


7:00 am - 9:00am
Exhibitor Set-Up
 

7:30 am - 9:00am
Buses pick up for Delta Flight Museum (1 mile away from Renaissance Concourse Hotel)


8:45 am - 10:00 am
Breakfast and Keynote – Our People, Our Culture, Our Climb – Charisse Evans, Delta Air Lines
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)
 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Silent Auction
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)


10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Vendor Tables
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)
 

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Break
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)


10:15 am - 11:00 am
Plenary Speaker – For Richer, For Poorer, In Sickness and In Health: Recognizing Employees through a Major Transformation – Dr. Rhonda A. Scott, PhD, RN, COO, Grady Health
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)
 

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Plenary Speaker – Demonstrating and Elevating the ROI of Recognition Programs – Dr. Charles Scherbaum, Baruch College and Cielo Management Consulting, LLC
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)


12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Lunch, Awards, and Vertical Table Discussion
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)
 

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Plenary Speaker - Strengths Recognition Ignites Performance - Jake Herway, Gallup
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
"Ted-Style" Talks
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)

  1. Practicing Recognition: How to Give Meaningful Recognition to People Every day Roy Saunderson, CRP, Rideau Recognition Solutions
  2. Reimagining Culture and the Employee ExperienceGary Beckstrand, O.C. Tanner
  3. Spreading Contagious Enthusiasm - Creating a Culture of KindnessBarbara Glanz, Barbara Glanz Communications, Inc.
     

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ReceptionAppetizers and Sponsored Bar
(Delta Flight Museum - Jet Age Hangar)


Thursday, April 11


8:00 am - 10:30 am
Wrap-Up Breakfast and ROI Workshop – How to Determine The ROI of Your Program
Hosted by Jeff Ross, CRP, C.A. Short; Peter Hart, CRP, Rideau Recognition Solutions; Tina Weede, CRP, Peerless Performance
(Renaissance - Concourse A)

 

10:30 am - 6:30 pm
CRP III Certification CourseR. Scott Russell, CRP, C.A. Short Company
(Renaissance - Narita)



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