Summit Agenda

HRESR is by invitation only for both attendees and sponsors with limited registration to allow maximized networking opportunities.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Conference Registration & Networking Dinner


Monday, February 26, 2018

7:30 a.m – 8:00 a.m. – Networking Breakfast

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8:00 a.m – 8:30 a.m. – Welcome and Announcements

HRESR Master of Ceremonies: Scott Ferrin

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 am. – CEO Views from the Top

Knowing how top leaders view HR is important for our success as HR Executives. A panel of CEO’s and Community Leaders will discuss their views of HR and related challenges and successes that also directly impact the Arizona landscape.


Moderator: Jack Milligan
Founding Partner, Leathers Milligan and Associates

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – CHRO Views from the Top

CHROs will discuss their views of the various HR philosophies, practices, and strategies covered in the CEO panel discussion.


Moderator: Jack Milligan
Founding Partner, Leathers Milligan and Associates

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Announcements/Table Discussions

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Legal Issues Update 

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Snack Break

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Michael Losey:  Touching People’s Lives

In Touching People’s Lives, former SHRM CEO and master storyteller, offers a wellspring of experience and inspiration on the challenge for all leaders charged with the development of people to responsibly cultivate compassion, integrity, courage, and accountability in all they do, regardless of how difficult the challenge. Along the way Losey gives readers a front row seat to many of the major developments in the field of Human Resource Management and reveals his own journey of connecting HR to the business, managing diversity, working on competencies, ensuring ethics, and helping to create a profession.

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Michael Losey:  Book Signing

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Dinner 


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

7:30 a.m – 8:00 a.m. – Networking Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Announcements

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Michael Brainard, Brainard Strategy 

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Break

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Employment Law Advocacy Panel

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Closing  Remarks

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Summit Agenda is subject to change at any time