2021/09/22 08:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2021 KS SHRM State Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include, senior Human Resources (HR) professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the Human Resources field.

SPEAKERS

The Conference will include subjects and topics in the HRCI Body of Knowledge and SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.  First, you need to demonstrate the benefits of the conference to your organization.  Then you need to convince your boss. Here’s how…

Conference Schedule

TimeEventLocation
5:00 - 8:00 PMAttendee Registration & Information Open
5:00 - 8:00 PMExhibitor Registration & Information OpenExhibit Hall
6:00 - 7:00 PMHappy Hour & Panel Session ($25 fee at registration)
Surviving your HR Nightmare
7:00 PMExhibitor OrientationExhibit Hall
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 6:00 PMRegistration & Information Open
7:45 - 8:00 AMConference Opening & Welcome (recognitions)
8:00 - 9:00 AMGeneral Session Opening Keynote & Breakfast
Holly Hoffman

Details
Ballroom
9:00 - 9:30 AMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
9:30 - 10:30 AMBreakouts
10:30 - 10:40 AMTransfer Break
10:40 - 11:40 AMBreakouts
11:40 - 11:50 AMTransfer Break
11:50 - 12:00 PMSponsor Address
12:00 - 1:00 PMGeneral Session Employment Law & LunchBallroom
1:00 - 1:20 PMIntroduce Trombold nomineesBallroom
1:20 - 2:00 PMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
2:00 - 3:00 PMBreakouts
3:00 - 3:10 PMTransfer Break
3:10 - 4:10 PMBreakouts
4:10 - 4:20 PMTransfer Break
4:20 - 5:20 PMBreakouts
5:20 - 7:30 PMExhibit Hall Networking ReceptionExhibit Hall
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 5:30 PMRegistration & Information Open
7:30 - 8:00 AMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
8:00 - 9:00 AMGeneral Session Diversity & Breakfast
Melissa Dobbins

Details
Ballroom
9:00 - 9:10 AMTransfer Break
9:10 - 10:10 AMBreakouts
10:10 - 10:20 AMTransfer Break
10:20 - 11:20 AMBreakouts
11:20 - 11:30 AMTransfer Break
11:30 - 11:50 AMSHRM Address & Trombold Winner Presentation
11:50 - 12:50 PMGeneral Session Keynote & Lunch
Mary Kelly

Details
12:50 - 1:45 PMVisit Exhibit Hall & Vendor Break Down (giveaways)Exhibit Hall
1:45 - 2:45 PMBreakouts
2:45 - 2:55 PMTransfer Break
2:55 - 3:55 PMBreakouts
3:55 - 4:05 PMTransfer Break
4:05 - 5:05 PMGeneral Session Closing Keynote & Snack
Jon McGraw

Details
Ballroom
5:05 - 5:15 PMConference Closing
+ Tuesday, September 21
TimeEventLocation
5:00 - 8:00 PMAttendee Registration & Information Open
5:00 - 8:00 PMExhibitor Registration & Information OpenExhibit Hall
6:00 - 7:00 PMHappy Hour & Panel Session ($25 fee at registration)
Surviving your HR Nightmare
7:00 PMExhibitor OrientationExhibit Hall
+ Wednesday, September 22
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 6:00 PMRegistration & Information Open
7:45 - 8:00 AMConference Opening & Welcome (recognitions)
8:00 - 9:00 AMGeneral Session Opening Keynote & Breakfast
Holly Hoffman

Details
Ballroom
9:00 - 9:30 AMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
9:30 - 10:30 AMBreakouts
10:30 - 10:40 AMTransfer Break
10:40 - 11:40 AMBreakouts
11:40 - 11:50 AMTransfer Break
11:50 - 12:00 PMSponsor Address
12:00 - 1:00 PMGeneral Session Employment Law & LunchBallroom
1:00 - 1:20 PMIntroduce Trombold nomineesBallroom
1:20 - 2:00 PMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
2:00 - 3:00 PMBreakouts
3:00 - 3:10 PMTransfer Break
3:10 - 4:10 PMBreakouts
4:10 - 4:20 PMTransfer Break
4:20 - 5:20 PMBreakouts
5:20 - 7:30 PMExhibit Hall Networking ReceptionExhibit Hall
+ Thursday, September 23
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 5:30 PMRegistration & Information Open
7:30 - 8:00 AMVisit Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
8:00 - 9:00 AMGeneral Session Diversity & Breakfast
Melissa Dobbins

Details
Ballroom
9:00 - 9:10 AMTransfer Break
9:10 - 10:10 AMBreakouts
10:10 - 10:20 AMTransfer Break
10:20 - 11:20 AMBreakouts
11:20 - 11:30 AMTransfer Break
11:30 - 11:50 AMSHRM Address & Trombold Winner Presentation
11:50 - 12:50 PMGeneral Session Keynote & Lunch
Mary Kelly

Details
12:50 - 1:45 PMVisit Exhibit Hall & Vendor Break Down (giveaways)Exhibit Hall
1:45 - 2:45 PMBreakouts
2:45 - 2:55 PMTransfer Break
2:55 - 3:55 PMBreakouts
3:55 - 4:05 PMTransfer Break
4:05 - 5:05 PMGeneral Session Closing Keynote & Snack
Jon McGraw

Details
Ballroom
5:05 - 5:15 PMConference Closing

REGISTRATION

Up to 50 hours of recertification credit available with On Demand option

(In-Person only option provides up to 15 hours).

SHRM Member $399

Wednesday Only $199

Thursday Only $199

On Demand add-on $99

Non-SHRM Member $449

Wednesday Only $225

Thursday Only $225

On Demand add-on $99

On Demand Only $299

Student $175

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations minus $50 processing fee allowed through August 15th, 2021. After August 15th, only substitutions allowed.

Sheraton Hotel

Click Here to book your room – $179/night

Or call the Central Reservations Number to book via phone. You must mention that they are with Kansas State Council of SHRM in order to secure the group rate. The telephone number is: (866) 837-4214.
The cut-off date for guest rooms is scheduled for August 13, 2021. Please note, our cancellation policy is 48 hours prior to arrival. Any reservation cancelled less than 48 prior to arrival is subject to 1 night’s room & tax charge.