11th Annual SAHRMA Employment Law Conference. Register Now!    Registration Form !
Approved for 8 credit hours! August 23, 2017-Norris Conference Center

Fee Structure

Cost Super Early Bird Register by 6/23/2017 Early Bird Register by 7/24/2017 Regular Registration by 8/21/2017
Members $195 $245 $295
Non-Members $225 $275 $325
Students & Transitioning HR Professionals (currently a SAHRMA Member) $75 $75 $75
Students & Transitioning HR Professionals / Guest (NOT currently a SAHRMA Member) $100 $100 $100



Schedule

August 23, 2017 - 7:15 AM - 5.15 PM

Venue : Norris Conference Center – San Antonio

Event Time Event
7:15 A.M. – 7:45 A.M. REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
7:45 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. WELCOMING REMARKS
Presenter: Tiffany L. Cox, Government Affairs Director, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
8:00 A.M.– 8:55 A.M. Headline News! State and Federal Employment Law Update
Presenter: Robert D. Kilgore, The Gardner Law Firm
9:00 A.M – 9:55 A.M. Wage and Hour Update: Misclassifications, Exemptions, Collective Actions, and DOL Audits
Presenter: Laura O’Donnell, Haynes And Boone, LLP
10:00 A.M.– 10:15 A.M. MORNING BREAK
10:15 A.M. – 11:10 A.M. Developments in Disability Discrimination Law 2016-2017
Presenter: James H. Kizziar Jr., Bracewell LLP
11:15 A.M. – 12:10 P.M. Pay Equity: What’s Working, What’s Not
Presenters: Lara C. de Leon, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
12:15 P.M.– 1:00 P.M. Boxed Lunch and Special Presentation
It’s Going to Be Huge! The Trump Administration and Employers

Presenters: Charles A. Gonzalez, Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-TX), Of Counsel, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
1:00 P.M.– 1:55 P.M. Fitness-For-Duty Inquiries And Examinations Under The ADA, FMLA, GINA and HIPAA: What Information An Employer May Seek and How To Do It Right
Presenters: Amber Dodds, Bracewell LLP
2:00 P.M. – 2:55 P.M. LGBT Issues in the Workplace
Presenter: Justin Barbour, Schmoyer Reinhard LLP
3:00 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. AFTERNOON BREAK
3:15 P.M. – 4:10 P.M. Panel Discussion: Leaves, Leaves, and More Leaves! Successfully Managing the Most Difficult Situations
Presenter: Lawrence Morales II, The Morales Law Firm
John Ferguson, Jr., Schmoyer Reinhard LLP
Shafeeqa W. Giarrantani, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
4:15 P.M. – 5:10 P.M. YOUR "TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD HR DAY": DEALING WITH EMPLOYEES & ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES UNDER THE NEW ADMINISTRATION
Presenters: Chris A. Scherer, Law Office of Chris A. Scherer John A. Heller, Holland & Holland, LLC
5:15 P.M. Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
This program has been Approved for 8 Recertification Credit Hours through HRCI and Professional Development Credit (PDC) through SHRM

TRAVEL AND HOTEL

“Aloft San Antonio Airport hotel is within walking distance of the Norris Center.  Rooms are available to those attending the ELC at a discounted rate of $125.00.  To take advantage of this special pricing, please contact the Director of Sales & Market, Wesley Burgos, at 210-253-8587, to make your reservation.  In making your reservation, please tell Mr. Burgos that you are attending an event at the Norris Center on August 23, 2017.”

Norris Conference Center

Directions and Parking

Contact Info

Government Affairs Director
Tiffany Cox
tiffany.cox@ogletreedeakins.com