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2017 Annual Conference
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
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HR: Changing it Forward

Charlottesville SHRM Annual Conference


September 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.
Networking reception at conclusion of day
Farmington Country Club
1625 Country Club Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Join us for a great day of professional development and networking! This year’s conference, “HR: Changing it Forward”, embraces the changes that are all around us. You will gain insight about some of the latest trends shaping how HR professionals contribute to business success.  Additionally, the conference will highlight the personal impact change can have on us and offer tips for overcoming such challenges.

 Check out these Conference Highlights!

 Keynote Speakers:

 Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dean, University of Virginia School of Nursing:

“Sustaining Healthy Work Environments”

 Sonia Aranza, CEO, Aranza Cross Cultural Strategies:

“THE POWER OF PERSONAL LEADERSHIP:  Times are Changing and So Must We!” © 

 Breakout Sessions include:

  • “Once Upon a Time There Was a Mountain of Paper” – Bobby Zaepfel
  • “Act Like A Manager, Think Like A Marketer: Employee Management Techniques In the Age of the Conscious Consumer – Joey Price
  • “Fighting the Overwhelm: Sustaining Personal Growth When Everything is a Priority” – Gus Lawson
  • “The Top Five Secrets to Managing an HR Department of One” – Amanda Haddaway
  • “HR Analytics and Me:Why can't We be Friends” – Shonna Waters
  • “Improving Your Talent Pools by Leveraging Social Media” – Jeremy Duff

*This program is being submitted for both SHRM and HRCI recertification credits.  Once approved, they will be published promptly.

In addition to the dynamic program, participants will enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks, door prizes, visit with sponsors, HREA award presentation, and networking, including the post-conference reception!


Thanks to the tremendous support of this year’s sponsors, we are able to offer a low early bird registration rate of just $110 for members.  The deadline to sign-up for the conference is August 31st.

Early Bird Pricing EXTENDED: through August 18

Charlottesville SHRM Members - $110

SHRM Partner Chapter Members - $110

Non-Members - $160

Standard Pricing:  available August 19 – August 31

Charlottesville SHRM Members - $175

SHRM Partner Chapter Members - $175

Non-Members - $225

A limited number of walk-ins may be accepted but there is no guarantee.  Register early to take advantage of the low fees and to lock in your spot!

Walk-in member rate - $225

Walk-in non-member rate - $275