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    Date: September 18, 2023, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
    Tour of the Capital Building
    600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104

    Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center
    201 Tallapoosa Street Montgomery, Alabama 36104

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    Monday September, 18th

    1:00PM – 5:00PM

    CAPITOL BUILDING Tour of the Capital Building

    600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104


    5:30PM – 7:00PM Welcome Reception Drinks & Hors D’oeuvres


    Tuesday September, 19th

    7:00AM – 8:00AM

    Registration & Breakfast


    8:00AM - 8:45AM

    Welcome & Overview

    Yvonne Thomas, State Director of Alabama SHRM


    8:45AM - 9:00AM

    15-minute Market Place Break

    Network & Door Prizes


    9:00AM - 10:00AM

    FLSA and Independent Contractors – Ps and Qs and Q & A

    Elizabeth Rehm, Attorney at Johnstone Adams and Jamie Brabston, Director/ Senior Legal Consultant at Redstone


    10:00AM - 11:00AM

    What You Don’t Know About the NLRB Can Hurt You

    Matt Stiles, Labor, Employment, & Employee Benefits Shareholder at Maynard, Cooper & Gale and Mike Perkins, Senior Consultant at Labor Relations Institute


    11:00AM - 11:15AM

    15-minute Stretch and Stroll in the Marketplace


    11:15PM - 12:15PM

    Worker’s Compensation Tips and Tricks

    Steve Walsh, Partner at Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial


    12:15PM - 1:15PM LUNCH


    1:15PM - 1:30PM

    Title Sponsor Presentation

    Sponsor Presentation


    1:30PM - 2:30PM

    Cyber Security – The More You Know…

    Jay Town, Vice President & General Counsel at Gray Analytics


    2:30PM - 3:30PM

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Update

    Whitney Brown, Shareholder at Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson and Lauren Smith, EEO Compliance Director at Leidos


    3:30PM - 4:30PM

    What OSHA is Looking for When We Visit

    4:30PM - 5:30PM

    The State of the Workforce

    Fitzgerald Washington, Secretary of Labor at Alabama Department of Labor


    5:30PM - 7:00PM

    Reception Cocktails and light hor d'ouvres


    Wednesday September, 20th

    7:00AM - 8:00AM

    Registration & Breakfast

    Light breakfast served.


    8:00AM - 8:15AM  Day 2 Preview

    Yvonne Thomas, State Director of Alabama SHRM


    8:15AM - 9:15AM

    Human Resources Compliance Audits
    What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

    Gia Wiggins, President at Morale Resource


    9:15AM - 10:15AM

    Smokey and the State of Alabama

    Tae Phillips, Labor and Employment Attorney and Shareholder at Ogletree Deakins


    10:15 AM - 11:15PM

    Being In House Counsel

    Randy Hillman, General Counsel at Perdido Beach Resort


    11:15 AM - 12:15PM

    Benefits Compliance

    Jason Sheffield , National Director of Compliance at BKS Partners


    12:15 PM - 1:45PM

    Workplace Violence
    Lunch Presented by Safe Haven Security Group