Sample Agenda Day One

Breakfast
Opening Keynote: Mike Metzger
Customer Fireside Chat
Break
Sample Sessions
Name
Humanizing Compensation as a Strategy for Mergers and Acquisitions
Description
As a company in a fierce growth mode, US Risk’s ability to quickly build trust with leaders and employees who are part of acquisitions is crucial. Helping employees see through the ‘red tape’ and connecting their goals with ours helps them see us as a partner in their business, and that partnership fosters positive change management right away.
Name
Leading With Culture and Passion
Date & Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Anthony Carr
Description
The importance of a brand is as important as the bottom line. Hear one person's journey of going from apathetic staff, to outsourcing, and now bringing it all back in house. Why would one put themselves through this and most of all why would anyone want to work there? Well, the answer is passion and a workforce working together for a purpose. As well as recognizing competition as our partner.
Location Name
Peacock
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
New to Comp/PayScale
Name
Understanding Compensation from the Finance Perspective
Date & Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Derek Schlicker
Description
The job of any G&A organization is to enable a winning culture. To do so means attracting the best and brightest while balancing against the overarching financial goals to ensure a sustainable business model. The purpose of the session is to better educate HR professionals on how financial planning occurs as it relates to compensation and the overarching business goals.
Location Name
Macaw
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
HR Leader
Lunch
Keynote
Break
Sample Sessions
Name
Walking the Walk - Our Compensation Transparency Journey
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Sadie Barker Christina Long
Description
In 2017 Redemption Plus embraced compensation transparency, sharing market and job detail information with Empower Rangers (our employees) at every level of the organization. As with all great journeys we had to earn our happy ending and are thrilled to share the impact to our culture and our experience along the way with others embarking on similar journeys in their own organizations.
Location Name
Peacock
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
Transparency/Communication
Name
What do my employees want from me?!
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Anita Chamblee
Description
Does free coffee in the break room really make a difference? How can sleep pods make employees more productive? How can you make it Employee Appreciation Day every day? You have to start by knowing what makes your employees tick and what they REALLY want...then figure out how to get it for them!
Location Name
Mockingbird
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
Transparency/Communication
Name
Your Pay Brand: What It Is, Why It Matters & How to Manage It
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Rita Patterson Lydia Frank
Description
What you pay, how you pay and why you pay the way you do can have serious implications for your ability to attract, retain and engage your talent. We'll talk about what "pay brand" means exactly, how you can craft and manage it effectively as well the best ways to enlist your managers and employees to become advocates of your pay brand.
Location Name
Macaw
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
HR Leader
Break and Expo
Sample Sessions
Name
Attracting Talent in a Rural Environment
Date & Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Jamie Dickerson
Description
Being in a rural area, about 50 minutes from a big Metro city from Sacramento, my company faced many struggles attracting and competing with big companies. Nobody wanted to work in our small town. Starting from scratch, PayScale was able to help us build a solid compensation plan where we re-aligned our jobs and pay grades to compete with Sacramento and make Sunsweet an attractive place to work.
Location Name
Peacock
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
Recruiting
Name
Compensating the Remote Workforce
Date & Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Kelly Phillips Teresa Perez Jesse Haydon
Description
With the increasing demand for quality talent, many organizations are moving towards the utilization of remote work opportunities as both recruitment incentives and cost-cutting tactics.

But with an increased remote workforce comes the need to ensure compensation of remote workers aligns with business strategy. Get insights into compensation planning for remote talent and find out what you need to know about this workforce.
Location Name
Peacock
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
HR Leader
Name
How to Attract Top Candidates in a Competitive Market
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to engage, attract, and retain the best talent in an ever-increasing competitive job landscape. Becoming creative with your compensation plans is increasingly crucial as you thinking about scaling and adding the best candidates in the job market. You will learn how Overstock is doing just that as we aim to double the size of our workforce.
Location Name
Macaw
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
Recruiting
Name
Using Total Rewards to Overhaul Employee Engagement
Date & Time
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Wade Larson
Description
Employee engagement drives productivity and profits. Learn how one company changed the face of engagement by re-engineering total rewards and how Wagstaff made a fundamental culture shift in its pay, benefits, wellness, and job engagement to drive high performance. Results will be shared about improvements to productivity, increase in engagement, and a $1M/year cost reductions from outcomes.
Location Name
Macaw
Full Address
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
United States
Tracks
New to Comp/PayScale
Day One Closing Session
Attendee Appreciation Party