HR Virginia State Council Meeting & Leadership Conference

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Time Name Speakers Description Location Name
Thursday, October 12, 2023
12:00 PM - 5:00 PMLunch & State Council Strategic Planning  James River Salon C
5:00 PM - 5:30 PMBreak   
5:30 PM - 7:30 PMState Council Meeting & Dinner  James River Salon C
Friday, October 13, 2023
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMBreakfast Buffet and Registration  James River Foyer & Top of the Grand
9:00 AM - 9:15 AMWelcome, Opening, Partner: OneDigitalKaris Richardson Meg Riat Ashley McGlawn Ritter Jonas

James River Salon C
9:15 AM - 10:45 AMKeynote Speaker: Ignite Your Leadership Brilliance: "A Coffee with Kelly Experience"Kelly Merbler James River Salon C
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak - Browse the Silent Auction Items! 

 
11:00 AMBREAKOUT BY DISTRICT AND STATE COUNCIL FUNCTIONAL AREAS 

Best Practices Sharing: Empowering Success Through Knowledge Sharing

 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMGroup C: State Council Functional AreasKaris Richardson Meg Riat James River Salon D
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMGroup B: Eastern and Northern DistrictsMonique Akanbi Ashley McGlawn James River Salon C
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMGroup A: Western & Southern DistrictsSusan test Leslie Rakes James River Salon A/B
12:30 PM - 1:15 PMLunch Buffet - Check Out the Silent Auction Items! 

 
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMPartner: Dominion Payroll and General SessionSusan test Ashley McGlawn

  

General Session:  What's in your Toolbox; Unveiling Essential Resources for Success

James River Salon C
2:15 PM - 2:30 PMBreak - Check Silent Auction Items! 

 
2:30 PM - 3:45 PMPartner: McGriff and General SessionMonique Akanbi

General Session:  SHRM National Update & Strategic Planning

James River Salon C
3:45 PM - 4:00 PMBreak - Check Silent Auction Items! 

 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMKeynote Speaker: Navigating Mental Health Awareness & Catching Your BreathJason Youngblood James River Salon C
5:30 PM - 7:30 PMHappiness Hour: HR Edition - Unwind, Connect, and Celebrate 

Everyone is invited for drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and trivia. Pick up your volunteer gift. 

The Tobacco Company Club
7:30 PMDinner on your own 

This is a great time for a Chapter sponsored dinner!

 
Saturday, October 14, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:40 AMBreakfast Buffet  James River C/D Hall
8:45 AM - 9:00 AMGroup Picture in HRVA T-Shirt  Mezzanine
9:10 AMOpening Karis Richardson James River Salon A/B
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMKeynote Speaker: Igniting the Spark: Recharge, Refresh, and Re-engage with a DEI Mindset in LeadershipDanielle Gilbert James River Salon A/B
10:15 AM - 10:45 AMHands-On Workshop: Strategic Planning with your ChapterMonique Akanbi James River Salon A/B
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak - Last Call for the Silent Auction Items! 

 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMBest Practices: Conference Take AwaysSusan test Leslie Rakes Ashley McGlawn James River Salon A/B
11:30 AM - 11:45 AMBreak   
11:45 AM - 12:00 PMSHRM Foundation Raffle, IMPACT Awards, Closing RemarksJamie Ryers Susan test Ashley McGlawn Meg Riat James River Salon A/B
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMBoxed Lunch - Enjoy before you leave or take it to-go  James River C/D Hall
12:00 PM - 3:00 PMMeeting Space for Chapter Meetings, as needed  Potomac