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Seth Godin
Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip and Purple Cow.

Ram Charan
How to Add Value as a Business Partner
Ram Charan is a world-renowned business advisor, author and speaker who has spent the past 35 years working with many top companies, CEOs, and boards of our time. In his work with companies including GE, MeadWestvaco, Bank of America, DuPont, Novartis, EMC, 3M, Verizon, Aditya Birla Group, Tata Group, GMR, Max Group, Yildiz Holdings, and Grupo RBS, he is known for cutting through the complexity of running a business in today’s fast changing environment to uncover the core business problem. His real-world solutions, shared with millions through his books and articles in top business publications, have been praised for being practical, relevant and highly actionable—the kind of advice you can use Monday morning.

Ken Yerkes, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Everything Legal
Back by popular demand, Ken Yerkes will be presenting "Everything Legal" Presented by Barnes & Thornburg LLP. The landscape keeps changing, thanks to new laws, legislatures and activist courts and unions. You want legal advice? We have it! An annual highlight of the Conference, Ken Yerkes will bring a team of experts from Barnes & Thornburg LLP for concurrent sessions on Monday as well as a general session on Monday morning.

Jim Link, Chief Human Resources Officer of Randstad North America
Join Jim Link as he identifies global challenges in the attraction, retention, and engagement of employees for the future. The emergence of the next generation of employees, Generation Z, will transform the landscape of tomorrow's workforce and require changes few companies are prepared to meet. Jim will discuss strategies you, your leader, and your company will need to be ready for tomorrow's workforce.

Avish Parashar
Anyone can perform well when everything goes right. The real test of you and your organization is how you react when things go wrong - and they will! These make-or-break moments are the "Dings!" of life. Handle them well and you come out looking like a rock star. Handle them poorly and you can end up adding unnecessary stress, difficulty, and complication to your life.

HR Indiana Student Conference

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Registration: 2:30 p.m. 3rd Floor, JW Marriott Hotel
Opening Remarks and Welcome: 3:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker, Steve Eller: 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
SHRM Staff Member Shelly Trent: 4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Break: 4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
HR Games and Refreshments: 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks: 5:45 - 6:00 p.m.

If you are a full time student in a SHRM student chapter, you can attend the first annual HR Indiana Student Conference. If you are a conference attendee, you are welcome to network with our students. Click Here for more information.


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