Meeting/Event Information

Subject Matter Experts

December 10, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Doubletree Hotel @ Reid Park
445 S. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711

 We will be meeting in Bonsai/Boojum rooms
 (located next to Javelina Cantina)

 Please join us in celebrating the Holiday Season.

In addition to the panel of Subject Matter Experts at this month’s workshop, we are once again presenting our  “Trade Show” of SHRM-GT Committees.  Learn what each committee has planned for the year. Consider volunteering.

Buy some Silent Raffle tickets, view all the gift baskets and enjoy some holiday cheer. You can buy tickets and select the gift basket you want to win. In addition, if you visit all tables and get your card initialed, you are in the running for the grand prize.

Tickets are 6 for $5 or $1 each. You can purchase raffle tickets at the same time you register**.  Your tickets will be put in your name badge.  All proceeds go to the SHRM Foundation to support their HR research.

Gift Baskets:
Arizona Winter Survival Kit
Art in the Desert
Burt's Bees Basket
Date Night
Health and Wellness
Holiday Cheer & Chocolate
Innovative Ideas
Salty & Sweet Serenity

**The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit affiliate of SHRM. They have studying the evolution of the workforce for over 40 years and offer unmatched workforce knowledge for the benefit of professional workforce leaders with a total focus on studying and reporting the management practices that work. Supporting the SHRM Foundation is a chance to contribute to an ongoing study of the direction of human resources in society.

SHRM GT Committee Bingo ~ A bingo card will be provided for you. Once you visit each committee table, be sure to have your card signed off. Once you have visited ALL the tables, you can be entered for a special drawing.

Subject Matter Experts and Topics:

  • Tom Longstreth:  (BIOTalent Acquisition at Ventana Medical Systems ~ Recruitment-full life-cycle, Contingent Workforce, Resource Planning and project management.
  • Kathy Kitagawa:  (BIOCompensation at KAK Compensation Services ~ Selecting & utilizing compensation market data, How to deal with positions that are tricky to price and Wage and salary administration.
  • Thom Cope:  (BIOEmployee Relations aat Mesch, Clark & Rothschild ~ Social Media, National Labor Relations Board issues, Doing Performance Appraisals Accurately and 3 Goals of an Interview.
  • Allison Vaillancourt (BIOStrategic Human Resources at The University of Arizona ~ Aligning HR to the organization's business goals, and key knowledge to be a business partner.


SPONSOR:  Tara de Souza Lathrop; [email protected]; 602.535.8600

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10:45 ~ 11:00:  Check In/Registration (Please note the earlier time).

11:00 ~ 11:45:  “Trade Show of Committees” and Silent Raffle.

11:45 ~ 12:00:  Chapter announcements. Lunch is served.

12:00 ~  1:00:   Human Resources Subject Matter Experts Panel

 ** If you choose to purchase your raffle tickets at the event with a credit card, there is a $10.00 minimum. 

NOTE:  If you have special dietary needs, you need to indicate this when registering for your meal.  This MUST be done ahead of time!  We cannot make changes once the meal count has been submitted on Friday, December 6th.

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$25.00 SHRM Member Registration
$32.00 after 01:00 pm December 6

$32.00 Guest Registration

$5.00 6 tickets for $5.00

$1.00 Single Ticket

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