Human Resources Forum - 2017

Monday, September 11 (8:30am-5:00pm) - Tuesday, September 12 (8:30am-4:00pm), 2017

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Curriculum Track: Human Resources

Member Organization: National Events

Faculty: TBD

This forum carries 10 PDHs (Professional Development Hours).

Through ACEC's Human Resource Forum and its accompanying listserv, HR professionals are connected to a network of their peers in an informal, roundtable setting. Professionals share best practices, discuss problems and solutions, gain valuable insights into industry trends, and network with each other.

The HR Forum holds a day and a half long workshop structured for networking with peers in an interactive roundtable format. Facilitators develop a basic agenda with input from participants and address emerging trends and problem solving in the workplace.

Participants to the HR Forum will receive access to its listserv and continue receiving valuable insight and information through member interaction.

2016 Agenda TBD >> Review last year's agenda below

Monday, September 12

7:30 am - 8:30 am                   Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:00 am                   Introductions & topics to be discussed

9:00 am - 10:00am                  Topic 1

Employment Law Update
Howard Kastrinsky, King and Ballow

10:00 am - 10:15 am               Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am               Open Discussion Time for all sizes firm

Led by Christine

11:15 am - 12:00 noon            Incentive Compensation

Matt Keene, Chartwell

12:00 noon - 12:45 pm            Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm                Luncheon Address:

Designing the Workforce of Tomorrow
Cecile Alper-Leroux, VP of Human Capital Management Innovation, Ultimate Software

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm                  Break

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm                   Breakout sessions

Employee Metrics, -  3 Mega Trends of Millennials
Cecile Alper-Leroux, VP of Human Capital Management Innovation, Ultimate Software

Budgeting Software Ideas and Potential Solutions
Albert Cuisinot, Environmental Science Associates

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm                   Afternoon Break

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm                   Open Discussion Time featuring:

Stay Interviews with Mike Maldonado
Mentoring with Susan Oulette

4:30 pm                                   Session Ends


Tuesday, September 13

8:00 am - 8:30 am                  Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:45 am                  HR forum membership survey – go over highlights (Anne and Chris)

9:45 am - 10:00 am                Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am              Formal Diversity Program with Veterans Affairs

Doug Gilbert, Consultant, US Department of Veterans Affairs   
(This session has been cancelled. New topic/speaker TBD).      

11:00 am – 11:45am                Breakout Sessions

Large firm roundtable (led by Anne)

Small firm roundtable (led by Chris)

12:00 noon - 12:45 pm            Lunch

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm                 Luncheon Address

Cyber Security
Chris Didio, Dannible & McKee
Erich Kron, Know
Dale Crow, Crow Friedman Group

1:45 pm – 2:00pm                   Break

2:00pm – 3:00 pm                   Breakout Sessions:

ESOP Issues
John Pennewitt, LJA Engineer, Inc.
Loren Sokolow, PSOMAS

Ownership Transition Issues for Private firms
Marian Ross, Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc.
Don Gotrick, Mead & Hunt

3:00pm – 3:30 pm                   Open Discussion Time

3:30 pm                                   Forum Adjourns



Early Bird thru August 4, 2017

ACEC Members: $495
Non-members: $595

Standard after August 4, 2017

ACEC Members: $595
Non-Members: $695


Hilton Austin
500 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 482-8000

Hotel cutoff date: August, 19 2017
Room rate: $229


Register for the HR Forum: Click here


Maureen Brown
Phone: 202-347-7474
Fax: 202-789-7220


Refunds, Credits, Substitutions, and Cancellations

For cancellations received at least 15 days prior to program date, ACEC will issue a full refund. For cancellations received between 14 days and 3 days prior to program date, ACEC will issue credits toward any ACEC online class, live or on-demand. Credits are valid for 6 months from issue date. For cancellations received 2 days or less before a program date, no refunds or credits will be issued. Refunds or credits will not be issued for "no-shows." Registrants may choose another online class or substitute attendee/s without penalty at any time. Contact for further information.




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