Power & Resilient Fall 2018 CUE Conference
Powerful & Resilient
Ensuring Success Together
Fall 2018 CUE Conference
September 23-25, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN.

Conference Rates:

  • Member: $875
  • Non-Member: $1,250

Registration Includes:

  • Welcome Reception
  • All General Sessions
  • All Concurrent Sessions
  • Networking Events
  • All Breakfasts
  • All Lunches
  • Special Evening Event

CUE Room Block:

Reserve your room NOW at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis!

Speakers & Topics Include:

Employee Engagement

  • Keynote: Leadership Approachability and Improving Retention – Phil Wilson
  • How Best Buy Fosters an Engaged Culture - Howard Rankin, Charlie Montreul & Emily Holliday
  • Moving Beyond the Employee Survey - Fiona Jamison and Cliff Tironi
  • "From We Will to At Will" - Leadership, Resilience and Hiring Disable Vets - Justin Constantine
  • The Robots are Coming! The Robots are Coming! - Kate Bischoff

Positive Employee Relations

  • Union Rebranding: A Look at Emerging Organizing Trends and How Best to Defend - Chris Lundy and Kim Oliver
  • 2018 Labor Law and Policy Update - Dan Fritz and Tim Murphy
  • Labor Relations 101 - Clyde Jacob
  • Case Study: Minnesota Home Health Care Campaign - Doug Seaton & Russ Brown
  • Anatomy of an Organizing Campaign - Peter List
  • Disloyal, Reckless or Maliciously Untrue? Michael Mulligan & Michael Landrum
  • Analytics and Assessments: the Science and Art of Preventing Dysfunction - Ryan Coslett
  • CUE Labor and Employee Relations Certification Course

Driving Business Outcomes

  • Keynote: Beyond Political Correctness – Sarah Morgan
  • The Cost of Unionization and ROI of Remaining Union-Free - Jim Gray
  • Virtual Reality Simulations, "Presence," and the Measurement of Learning Outcomes for Behavioral Change, Mark Atkinson
  • Your Brand is in Trouble: Internal and External Crisis Communication Planning - Nick Kalm
  • The Four Things Your Leaders Must Have to Be Successful: Soft Skills For Leaders – Chris Craddock
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Successorship - Audrey Elliott, Grover Hall & Clyde Jacob

CUE Labor and Employee Relations Certification Course and Post-Conference Workshop

Do you have members of your HR or Operations team who are new to employee and labor relations and need to upskill? The CUE Certification course is the perfect way to help them get up to speed. Offered once a year as part of the CUE Conference, the Certification course offers sessions spread over 3 days devoted to teaching staff the basic elements of labor relations at the very low member price of $220.00.

• 9/24 Monday 1:15 - 4:45 PM Labor and Employee Relations Basics in the Workplace
• 9/25 Tuesday 1:15- 4:45 PM Basics of Labor Law
• 9/26 Wednesday 8:00 -11:30 AM - Election Campaign Simulation

Wednesday's campaign simulation also available as post conference workshop - members @ $160.00, non-members @ $200

WHAT HAPPENS AT A CUE CONFERENCE?

Every year, CUE Inc. conducts two national conferences, one in the Spring and the other in the Fall. These events attract labor and employee relations professionals, labor lawyers and consultants from across North America and across the globe. Our members and attendees represent virtually every industry, and companies ranging from small businesses to large Fortune 100 employers.

While attending our conferences, attendees take part in sessions offering a cutting edge focus on pro-active human resources practices, and the latest developments in labor and employee relations. CUE conferences offer unparalleled networking opportunities with hundreds of other labor relations, human resources and operations management professionals.

Earn credits for both the HR Certification Institute certification and SHRM Competencies certification.

HRCI

Earn HR (general) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.orgThe use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute™ of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

SHRM

CUE, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. Earn PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 13.0 CPD Credits for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org

SPEAKERS

Phil Wilson

Phil Wilson

President & General Counsel
Labor Relations Institute | Approachable Leadership

Sarah Morgan

Sarah Morgan

HR Professional, Practitioner, Blogger and Speaker
SafeStreets USA

Clyde Jacob

Clyde Jacob

Senior Counsel
Fisher Phillips

Fiona Jamison

Fiona Jamison

CEO
Spring International

Doug Seaton

Doug Seaton

Senior Counsel
Seaton, Peters & Revnew, P.A.

Peter List

Peter List

WorkplaceReport.com

Jim Gray

Jim Gray

Owner
Jim Gray Consulting

Mark Atkinson

Mark Atkinson

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mursion

Nick Kalm

Nick Kalm

Reputation and Crisis Management Expert - Founder and President
Reputation Partners

Chris Craddock

Chris Craddock

President
Projections, Inc.

Justin Constantine

Justin Constantine

Inspirational Speaker | Leadership Expert
The Constantine Group

Audrey Elliott

Audrey Elliott

VP, Head of Employee Relations and TEM
Airbus Group, NA

CUE Speaker

Grover Hall

Senior HR Business Partner
NOVA Chemicals, Inc.

Cliff Tironi

Cliff Tironi

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
DevelapMe

Kate Bischoff

Kate Bischoff

Employment Attorney, Speaker & HR Consultant
tHRive Law & Consulting LLC

Chris Lundy

Chris Lundy

Lead Labor Relations Consultant,
Target

Michael Landrum

Michael Landrum

Co-Founder & Labor Attorney
Landrum Dobbins, LLC

Robin Briscoe

Robin Briscoe

Director, Labor & Employee Relations
Lowe's

Brett Ulrich

Brett Ulrich

Director of Labor Relations
Verizon Wireless

AGENDA

CUE's Fall 2018 Conference will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over four action-packed days in Minneapolis.

Each day will be made up of engaging keynote presentations and panels from some of the brightest minds in human resources and employee relations. The conference is designed to provide real, actionable employee engagement ideas that you can implement immediately and create an environment for positive employee relations.

Sunday, September 23

12:00 PM

Registration Desk Opens; Check in and pick up conference materials

2:00 PM

Mobile App TrainingMorgan Guess

3:15 PM

Ask the Experts Panel (Micro Units and Elections)

4:15 PM

Labor 101 for First-Time AttendeesClyde Jacob

4:15 PM

Sunday Side Conversation:  Rapid Response Teams

4:15 PM

Sunday Side Conversation:  Employee Engagement Ideas

5:15 PM

Orientation & Networking (First-Time Attendees)

6:00 PM

CUE Welcome Reception

 

Monday, September 24

6:45 AM

Breakfast

6:45 AM

Registration Desk Opens; Check in and pick up conference materials

8:00 AM

Keynote: Beyond Political CorrectnessSarah Morgan

9:00 AM

Anatomy of a CampaignPeter List

9:45 AM

CUE Update – R.J. Corning

10:00 AM

Break

10:20 AM

Case Study: Minnesota Home Health Care Campaign - Doug Seaton & Russ Brown

11:15 AM

"From We Will To At Will" - Leadership, Resilience & Hiring Disabled VetsJustin Constantine

12:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM

CUE Certification Course #1 - Labor and Employee Relations Basics in the Workplace - Peter List & Michael VanDervort

Concurrent Sessions:
- Moving Beyond the Employee SurveyFiona Jamison and Cliff Tironi; or
- The Four Things Your Leaders Must Have to Be Successful: Soft Skills For Leaders – Chris Craddock; or
- Cost of Unionization/ROI of Union FreeJim Gray

2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Moving Beyond the Employee SurveyFiona Jamison and Cliff Tironi; or
- The Four Things Your Leaders Must Have to Be Successful: Soft Skills For Leaders – Chris Craddock; or
- Cost of Unionization/ROI of Union FreeJim Gray

3:30 PM

Break

3:45 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- The Robots are Coming! The Robots are Coming!Kate Bischoff; or
- Analytics and Assessments: the Science and Art of Preventing Dysfunction - Ryan Coslett or
- Mergers and Acquisitions / SuccessorshipAudrey Elliott, Grover Hall, Clyde Jacob

6:00 PM

Brit's Pub - Networking/Dinner (meet in Lobby at 5:45 PM)

 

Tuesday, September 25

6:45 AM

Breakfast

6:45 AM

Registration Desk Opens; Check in and pick up conference materials

8:00 AM

Opening Remarks & Announcements

8:15 AM

Keynote: Leadership Approachability and Improving Retention – Phil Wilson

9:15 AM

Union Rebranding: A Look at Emerging Organizing Trends and How Best to Defend – Chris Lundy and Kim Oliver, Target

10:00 AM

Break

10:20 AM

How Best Buy Fosters an Engaged CultureHoward Rankin, Charlie Montreui & Emily Holliday, Best Buy

11:05 AM

Virtual Reality Simulations, "Presence," and the Measurement of Learning Outcomes for Behavioral Change – Mark Atkinson

12:05 PM

Lunch

12:05 PM

Program Committee Lunch - Spring 2019

12:45 PM

CUE Certification Course #2 - Basics of Labor Law - Bob Nagle & Wayne Landsverk

1:15 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Disloyal, Reckless or Maliciously Untrue? – Michael Mulligan and Michael Landrum; or
- 2018 Labor Law and Policy Update - Dan Fritz & Tim Murphy; or
- Your Brand is in Trouble: Internal and External Crisis Communication Planning – Nick Kalm

2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Disloyal, Reckless or Maliciously Untrue? – Michael Mulligan and Michael Landrum; or
- 2018 Labor Law and Policy Update - Dan Fritz & Tim Murphy; or
- Your Brand is in Trouble: Internal and External Crisis Communication Planning – Nick Kalm

3:30 PM

Break

3:45 PM

Wrap Up Session: Organizing and Engagement

4:45 PM

Closing Reception

 

Wednesday, September 26

7:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM

*CUE Certification Course #3/Post Conference Workshop:

Do you have members of your HR or Operations team who are new to employee and labor relations and need to upskill? The CUE Certification course is the perfect way to help them get up to speed. Offered once a year as part of the CUE Conference, the Certification course offers sessions spread over 3 days devoted to teaching staff the basic elements of labor relations at the very low member price of $220.00.

• 9/24 Monday 1:15 - 4:45 PM Labor and Employee Relations Basics in the Workplace
• 9/25 Tuesday 1:15- 4:45 PM Basics of Labor Law
• 9/26 Wednesday 8:00 -11:30 AM - Election Campaign Simulation

*Wednesday's campaign simulation also available as post conference workshop - members @ $160.00, non-members @ $200

REGISTER TODAY

HOTEL

CUE Room Block - Reserve your room NOW!

Conference Hotel

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55403
612-370-1234

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

SPECIAL EVENT

Brit's Pub

Join us at Brit's Pub on Monday evening for networking, food, drink and the first ever CUE lawn bowling tournament!

For over a quarter of a century Brit's Pub has been Minneapolis's own little corner of the UK. The pub is known for lawn bowling on the rooftop - with a whole lot in between, including legendary TV football (soccer!) and rugby events.

We'll see you there. Cheers!

Brit's Pub

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