52nd Annual HR/Labor Forum

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Friday, May 4, 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MHA Conference Center, Burlington, MA
$299 MHA Member Rate
$199 MHA Member Team Rate (3+ from one organization registering at the same time)
$399 Non-Member Rate 

This year’s HR Labor Forum will look at the particular challenges hospitals face juggling multiple generations. Specifically, how can hospitals do a better job of integrating millennials into their workplace fabric? What special qualities do millennials bring to the table? Do they present unique challenges? And most importantly, how can hospitals help them get beyond technology to make more human connections? We’ll take a deeper dive on these critical issues and include strategies and best practices in use by local hospitals. We’ll conclude with a legal update on the HR issues surrounding marijuana and immigration, followed by the hot topics special labor briefing for members.
9 a.m.          Back to Human: How Great Organizations Create Connection in the Age of Isolation 
                        Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author, partner and research director at
                        Future Workplace            
Ross Feinberg, Vice President of Strategy and Operations - Media & Carrier Division, Akamai Technologies  Sam Howe, Director, Network New Business, MSLGROUP                   Michael Schneller, Associate Director of Talent Acquisition - Sourcing, Biogen
                  Jenna Lebel, Vice President, Brand and Integrated Marketing, Liberty Mutual Insurance

10:30 a.m. BREAK

11 a.m.          Hospital Panel: Integrating Millennials into the Healthcare Workforce 
                    Stephen C. Davis, Consultant, Witt/Kieffer
                Joanne Doherty, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, UMass Memorial Medical Center
                        Lisa Crutchfield, Chief Human Resources Officer, MetroWest Medical Center
              Additional panelists TBD
12:15 p.m.      LUNCHEON 

1 p.m.            An Update on MHA’s Promoting Employee Well-being Committee
    Patricia Noga, Ph.D., R.N., MBA, V.P., Clinical Affairs, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

1:20 p.m.    Legal Updates on Marijuana & Immigration: What HR Leaders Need to Know 
                        Christopher Feudo, Esq., Counsel, Foley Hoag LLP
                  Leon Rodriguez, Esq., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

2:30 p.m.    Regular Program Adjourns        

2:30 p.m.    Members-Only Briefing 
                  Kristin G. McGurn, Esq., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
                        Rob A. Fisher, Esq., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


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