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    Tuscaloosa, AL 2015 Leadership Workshop

    Date: August 18, 2015, 8:00am – 3:30pm
    Tuscaloosa Human Resource Professionals
    Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405)
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    2015 Leadership Workshop
    Sponsored by Tuscaloosa Human Resource Professionals
    Affiliate Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    Date:              Tuesday, August 18, 2015  8:10 am - 3:30 pm

    Time:              8:00 AM until 3:30 PM
    Location:          Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405)
    Cost:              $125.00 per person (5-9 from same company - $110 per person, 10 or more from the 
                           same company - $95 per person)
                          Fee includes lunch and snacks.

    Four ways to register:

    1. FAX:       Complete this form and fax to: (205) 345-5883
    2. MAIL:    Complete this form and mail to: 

    THRP Treasurer, Post Office Box 20297, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402

    1. EMAIL:  Complete this form and email to: Virpi Hamner,
    2. All registration submissions must include a check or PayPal credit card confirmation.  For discount on multiple attendees, please submit all registrations at the same time.

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    7:30 am – 8:15 am

    Registration and Breakfast

    Registration Sponsored by Shelton State

    Breakfast Sponsored by Rosen Harwood, Attorneys at Law


    8:15 am – 8:30 am


    Lori Royer, President THRP

    Shelton State Community College


    8:30 am – 9:30 am

    Morning Keynote:  Today’s Workforce, Today’s Challenges, Today’s Opportunities

    Speaker: Mark Jones, Vice President Human Resources, O’Neil Industries



    9:30 am – 9:45 am

    Break: Sponsored by APS Payroll


    9:45 am – 10:45 am

    Concurrent Sessions I (Choose One Session)


    1. Working Together as a Team

    Chip Garrett, Counselor, DCH Employee Assistance Program


    1. Employment Law Legal Update

    Brooke Nixon and Tom Scroggins, Attorneys, Rosen Harwood Attorneys at Law


    1. Leaders Bringing Out the Best in Others

    Janice Palmer, Workforce Development Specialist, University of Alabama


    11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Concurrent Sessions II (Choose One Session)



    1. Generational Workforce Challenges

    Sharon Lovoy, President, Lovoy Teamworks


    1. Warning Signs of Violence in the Workplace

    Sgt. Alex Miles, Tuscaloosa County Sherriff’s Office


    1. Crucial Conversations

    Candis Baldwin, Manager of Corporate Training, National Headquarters, Daimler, Inc.


    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Lunch: Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield


    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Concurrent Sessions III (Choose One Session)



    1. Workforce Trends: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

    Bobby Jon Drinkard, Project Manager, Alabama Industrial Development and Training (AIDT)


    1. Ready, Aim, Fire: Writing Performance Goals That Hit the Target

    Gary Harrelson, PhD, Director of Organizational Development, DCH


    1. When Drug Tests Aren’t Positive, But You’re Positive They Should Be

    Derek Osborn, Director, PRIDE of Tuscaloosa


    2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

    Break: Sponsored by The Human Resources Institute in the Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama


    2:20 pm – 3:15 pm

    Afternoon Keynote: Bridging the Generational Gap in the Workplace

    Speaker:  Melva Tate, President, Tate and Associates, LLC


    3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

    Wrap Up and Door Prizes (Must be present to win)

    Sponsored by: Key Staff Source