August 28-30, 2017

JW Marriott Hotel and
Indiana Convention Center

Announcing our Closing Keynote Speaker:

Dan Heath


Dan Heath is a Senior Fellow at Duke University’s CASE center, which supports social entrepreneurs. At CASE, he founded the Change Academy, a program designed to boost the impact of social sector leaders.

Dan is the co-author, along with his brother Chip, of three New York Times bestsellers: Decisive, Switch, and Made to Stick.’s editors named Switch one of the Best Nonfiction Books of the Year, and it spent 47 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. Made to Stick was named the Best Business Book of the Year and spent 24 months on the BusinessWeek bestseller list. Their books have been translated into over 30 languages.

Previously, Dan worked as a researcher and case writer for Harvard Business School. In 1997, Dan co-founded an innovative publishing company called Thinkwell, which continues to produce a radically reinvented line of college textbooks.

Dan has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from the Plan II Honors Program from the University of Texas at Austin. One proud geeky moment for Dan was his victory in the 2005 New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest, beating out 13,000 other entrants. He lives in Durham, NC.

Potential Speakers:

At our 2016 annual conference, we attracted over 1,600 attendees and over 175 exhibitors.
We will continue to grow in 2017 and we invite you to be a part of it!

Our goal is to be a best in class, nation-wide state SHRM conference, both in quality of our programming and in our attendance. We will offer a diverse program that meets the vast needs of all HR professionals in the Midwest from entry-level professionals to senior thought leaders.

We are seeking qualified speakers ready to rise to the challenge who:
• Can share “Best Practice” ideas with their peers
• Are content experts bringing leading edge case studies (both successes and failures) with lessons to learn
• Are business leaders that represent being a true HR business partner sharing multiple viewpoints of the HR function
• Share our vision for best conference in the Midwest!

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