Spring 2018 CUE Conference
April 15 - 17, 2018 | Tampa, Florida
Spring 2018 Registration is now open!
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Tampa Has a Little Something for Everyone

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:

Room block for the CUE Conference at the Tampa Marriot Waterside is
SOLD OUT

However, there are limited rooms available for SELECT nights. If you choose just the night needed on the website, inventory will be available to book.

  • $205 for Saturday 4/14, Sunday 4/15, and Tuesday 4/17

  • $254 for Monday 4/16

If you need assistance booking rooms, please send your specific needs to us via email at director@cueinc.com.

Make your reservation now!

Overflow Hotel:

You can also call the Embassy Suites for availability and pricing.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
513 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
813-769-8300

Sessions Will Include:

  • Rock 'N' Roll With It: Overcoming the Challenge of Change
  • CR England Campaign Case Study
  • Sexual Harassment/LGBTQ
  • NLRB Update: Role of the General Counsel
  • Harassment and Hashtags: #MeToo, #TimesUp, #What'sNext?
  • Three Forces Reshaping the Future of Employee Relations
  • Labor & Employee Relations Legal Update
  • The Convergence of Traditional Labor Relations and Human Rights
  • Let's Play NLRA Jeopardy: What Can You Say to Employees Who Don't Want a Union
  • Controlling the Narrative: Leveraging Social Media to Impact Public Perception
  • Publix: "Building a Great Place to Work"
  • When Your Village is Under Attack – DaVita Campaign Case Study
  • Winning Hearts and Minds: Best Practice Communications Strategies When Faced With Union Organizing
  • Impact of the Janus Decision on Public and Private Sector Unions
  • Digitization of Work and Labor Relations
  • Hiring Engaged Employees
  • Taking your Labor Relations (or Union Preparedness) Training to the Next Level

Events & Extras:

  • Wednesday Extra: Post Conference Workshop: "Social Media and Positive Employee Relations Workshop" + more details

REGISTER TODAY

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

 

Engage with industry leaders who will transform the way you think about employee relations.

Daren Wingard

Daren Wingard

Vice President
C.R. England

Tammie Rattray

Tammie Rattray

Partner
Ford Harrison

Larry Oppenheimer

Larry Oppenheimer

Partner
Barclay Damon

Debbie Muller

Debbie Muller

CEO & Founder
HR Acuity

Julie B. Smith

Julie B. Smith

Counsel, Law Division
Honda North America, Inc.

Waleska Lozada

Waleska Lozada

Corporate Engagement Gift Officer
Johns Hopkins All Children's Foundation

William L. Messenger

William L. Messenger

Staff Attorney
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation

Brett Ulrich

Brett Ulrich

Director of Labor Relations
Verizon Wireless

Cecile Alper-Leroux

Cecile Alper-Leroux

Vice President, HCM Innovation
Ultimate Software

Tom Reddin

Tom Reddin

Shareholder
Polsinelli

Carolyn Fisher

Carolyn Fisher

Vice President of Global Labor Relations
PepsiCo

Katie Lev

Katie Lev

Owner and President
Lev Labor, LLC

Michael Cheney

Michael Cheney

Director, Labor Relations
CenturyLink

Jake Hoffman

Jake Hoffman

Owner
RallyForge

Peter List

Peter List

WorkplaceReport.com

Mark Codd

Mark Codd

Director, Labor Relations
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Nick Kalm

Nick Kalm

Reputation and Crisis Management Expert - Founder and President
Reputation Partners

Dr. Gerlind Wisskirchen

Dr. Gerlind Wisskirchen

Partner
CMS Hasche Siglee

CUE Speaker

Pamela Getchell

Vice President, Marmaxx Field Human Resources
TJX Companies, Inc.

Robin Briscoe

Robin Briscoe

Director, Labor & Employee Relations
Lowe's

Jim Trivisonno

Jim Trivisonno

President
IRI Consultants

Fiona Jamison

Fiona Jamison

CEO
Spring International

Walter Orechwa

Walter Orechwa

CEO
Projections, Inc.

Courtney Cherry

Courtney Cherry

Chief Digital Strategist
Reputation Partners

Doug Seaton

Doug Seaton

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

Rob Buikema

Rob Buikema

Attorney and Board Member
Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC

John Mortimer

John Mortimer

Principal
Mortimer & Company Consultants Inc. | Canadian LabourWatch Association

Bret Jacobsen

Bret Jacobsen

Partner
Red Edge

Austin Clary

Austin Clary

Executive Vice President
Labor Relations Institute

Diana Vera

Diana Vera

SR Labor Relations Advisor
H-E-B Grocery Co.

Andrea Jurgensmeyer

Andrea Jurgensmeyer, PHR SHRM-CP

HR Leader
Koch Industries, Inc.

Peter Robb

Peter Robb

General Counsel
National Labor Relations Board

Brant Menswar

Brant Menswar

Speaker/Musician
Rock 'N Roll With It: Overcoming the Challenge of Change

Shannon Gibbons

Shannon Gibbons, SPHR

Sr. Director, People Services
DaVita - World Headquarters

CUE Speaker

Nicholas Mundy

Consultant
IRI

Tanja Thompson

Tanja Thompson

Office Managing Shareholder and Co-Chair Traditional Labor Practice Group
Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Joseph Conrod Sr.

Joseph Conrod Sr.

Director, Human Resources
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

AGENDA

CUE's Spring 2018 Conference will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over four action-packed days in Tampa, Florida.

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.

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Conference FLYER

 

 

Sunday, April 15

12:00 PM

Registration Desk Opens; Check in and pick up conference materials

2:00 PM

Mobile App Training (Runs every 10 min)

3:15 PM

Industry Discussion Groups (Manufacturing, Retail, and Transportation)

4:20 PM

Ask the Experts

5:15 PM

First-Time Attendee Networking

6:15 PM

Welcome Reception/ Dinner/ Networking Event

6:30 PM

Registration Desk Closes

 

Monday, April 16

6:45 AM

Breakfast

6:45 AM

Registration Desk Opens; Check in and pick up conference materials

8:00 AM

General Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15 AM

Rock ‘N' Roll With It: Overcoming the Challenge of Change

9:15 AM

CR England Campaign Case Study

10:00 AM

Break

10:20 AM

Sexual Harassment/LGBTQ

11:20 AM

NLRB Update: Role of the General Counsel

12:05 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Harassment and Hashtags: #MeToo, #TimesUp, #What'sNext? or
- Three Forces Reshaping the Future of Employee Relations or
- Labor & Employee Relations Legal Update

2:15 PM

Break

2:35 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Harassment and Hashtags: #MeToo, #TimesUp, #What'sNext? or
- Three Forces Reshaping the Future of Employee Relations or
- Labor & Employee Relations Legal Update

3:35 PM

Break

3:45 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- The Convergence of Traditional Labor Relations and Human Rights or
- Let's Play NLRA Jeopardy: What Can You Say to Employees Who Don't Want a Union or
- Controlling the Narrative: Leveraging Social Media to Impact Public Perception

6:00 PM

Special Event:

Yacht Starship Cruise for Networking/Cocktails/Dinner

 

Tuesday, April 17

6:00 AM

3K Information and Wellness Walk

Come join June Kittay, a local fitness instructor, and your CUE counterparts for a short history of the area, including famous landmarks that make Tampa special. Enjoy a good paced walk along the Hillsborough River with intermittent stops to enjoy the views and learn about the culture. All are welcome, meet in lobby at 6:00 AM, walk begins promptly at 6:15 AM returning back to the hotel approximately 7 AM. Please stop by the registration desk in advance to sign up.

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

Publix: “Building a Great Place to Work”

9:00 AM

When Your Village is Under Attack - Campaign Case Study

10:00 AM

Break

10:20 AM

Winning Hearts and Minds: Best Practice Communications Strategies When Faced With Union Organizing

11:20 AM

Impact of the Janus Decision

12:05 PM

Lunch

12:05 PM

Program Committee Lunch - Fall 2018

1:15 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Digitization of Work and Labor Relations or
- Hiring Engaged Employees or
- Taking your Labor Relations (or Union Preparedness) Training to the Next Level

2:15 PM

Break

2:35 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
- Digitization of Work and Labor Relations or
- Hiring Engaged Employees or
- Taking your Labor Relations (or Union Preparedness) Training to the Next Level

3:35 PM

Break

3:45 PM

Wrap Up Session

5:00 PM

Networking/ Cocktail Reception

 

Wednesday, April 18

7:00 AM

Post Conference Workshop Attendees Breakfast

8:00 AM - Noon

*Post Conference Workshop:

Social Media and Positive Employee Relations Workshop
Panelists: Courtney Cherry from Reputation Partners, Peter List from Labor Union Report, and Walter Orechwa from Projections

  • The basic foundations of social media and "how to" develop an internal social media policy for 2018.

  • How unions are utilizing social media in 2018.

  • How employers can use social media to reach out to employees, including best practices from Boeing and others.

  • How to reach out to community and employee audiences via Facebook tools, including examples from recent organizing campaigns.

  • How to educate your employees on the need for "online safety," and why it is important for employees to protect their personal information and signature on-line.

*Additional Fee

HOTEL

Airport to Hotel Transfer

As a convenience to our conference attendees, we've partnered with SuperShuttle/ExecuCar to offer a discounted rate of $12.00 one-way and $20.00 round trip for transportation from the Tampa International Airport to our host conference hotel, Tampa Marriott Waterside, and other nearby hotels.

Reserve your transfer today!

CUE Room Block

Room block for the CUE Conference at the Tampa Marriot Waterside is 
SOLD OUT

However, there are limited rooms available for SELECT nights. If you choose just the night needed on the website, inventory will be available to book.

  • $205 for Saturday 4/14, Sunday 4/15, and Tuesday 4/17

  • $254 for Monday 4/16

If you need assistance booking rooms, please send your specific needs to us via email at director@cueinc.com.

Make your reservation today!

Conference Hotel

Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
700 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33602, USA
813-221-4900

Overflow Hotel

You can also call the Embassy Suites for availability and pricing.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
513 S Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
813-769-8300

SPECIAL EVENT

Yacht Starship

On Monday night: CUE attendees will board Florida's largest dining yacht for our own private evening cruise of Tampa Bay! At 180-feet, this exquisite yacht has 3 decks, with four separate dining rooms to explore together or enjoy separately. Food and drinks will be served, and you can enjoy the expansive promenade deck for sightseeing, networking and entertainment.

Yacht Starship

Yach Starship

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