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HR Conference - Wichita

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October 10th, 2019 10:00 AM   through   2:30 PM


Training Room
WICHITA, 67205-7351
United States
Conference Fee $ 199.00

Join us in sharing and learning the newest trends in the Human Resources industry. With the assistance of the HR/Training Council, we've developed an agenda well worth your time, no need for an overnight stay. This program is valid for 3 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

A great opportunity for credit unions of all sizes, including the HR Director who is also the Teller and the BSA officer.

Interested in sponsoring?


10 a.m. Check In/Registration
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Five Major Emerging HR Trends 
2019 is witnessing business transformations along with major technological, sociocultural,
and economic changes that present multiple challenges for HR professionals. To overcome such challenges, organizations must ensure their employees have the skills and expertise needed. Past HR strategies have become outdated as the workforce is expecting more from the human resource department as they are struggling to retain employees and boost workplace culture.
In this sessions, we will discuss the five emerging HR trends that will affect human resources.
• Tight Labor Market
• Soft Skills Gap
• Training and Career Development
• Artificial Intelligence
• Leveling the playing field for women and minorities

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


12 – 1 p.m.

Generational Differences
Understanding and appreciating different generations is critical for effective organizations. Currently organizations are interacting and dealing with five different generations from Traditionalists (Veterans) to Generation Z. Each generation has varying experiences and perspectives that can clash. At the end of this session, you will understand each generations’ views, values and what motivates them, which can lead to better communication and collaboration.

1 – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Employment Law Update
In recent years, there have been a number of significant changes to federal/state employment laws that affect areas such as hiring, wages, discrimination/harassment, benefits, etc. We will review the changes and suggest ways to be compliant with these changes. Discussion topics could include the following:
• Ban the Box
• Salary History
• Equal Pay
• Proposed New FLSA Rule
• Mandatory E-Verify
• LGBTQIAP/Transgender
• Harassment: #MeToo
• Parental Leave
• Medical Marijuana legalization

Loretta M. Summers, SPHR, The Summers Advisory Group Inc., President

Loretta M. Summers is President of The Summers Advisory Group Inc., a firm specializing in
Human Resources Training and Consulting.

Noted for her enthusiasm, passion and humor, Loretta combines energy and real-world experiences to
facilitate personal and organizational change. She has assisted managers and executives from a variety of industries to become more effective leaders and achievers and has helped teams improve team cohesion, communication and performance. 

She holds several certifications including mediator of workplace conflict, I-9 Auditor, facilitator of DDI
seminars and Myers Briggs Personality Assessment and the Strong Interest Inventory. 

Loretta has 40+ years of progressive human resources experience and is certified by HRCI as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She serves as adjunct faculty at Baker University, MidAmerica Nazarene University and Johnson County Community College. 

She is a certified associate and certified coach with Lee Hecht Harrison, a talent solutions company focused on delivering career transition, leadership consulting and workforce solutions for organizations. 

Scholarship assistance is available for credit unions under $100M in assets. 


Clint Armistead, 800.329.3074 x1321
For registration questions or dietary and special assistance: Sharon Bahr, 800.392.3074, x1342.


October 10th, 2019 10:00 AM   through   2:30 PM
Training Room
WICHITA, 67205-7351
United States