Fall 2019 CUE Conference
How NOT to Gamble with Your
Positive Employee Relations
October 13-15, 2019 • Las Vegas, Nevada
Fall 2019 CUE Conference

Conference Rates:

  • Member: $950
  • Non-Member: $1,450

Registration Includes:

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

CUE Room Block:

Reserve your room NOW at the
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Topics Include:

  • Labor Law Updates

  • Open Door and Grievance Process

  • Organizing Campaign Case Studies

  • Maintaining Civility in the Workplace

  • Best Practice Sharing from CUE Members

  • Shaking Up Diversity and Inclusion

  • Drug Testing and Dealing with Marijuana

  • "You've done an engagement survey – now what? – best practices in taking action"

  • Incorporating Diversity into Your PER plan

  • Strike Planning and Crisis Management

  • Collective Bargaining Realities

  • Responding to Card Signing

  • Labor Relations in Mexico

  • AI and Its Impact on the Working World

  • Networking Opportunities

  • The Future of Organizing

  • What's Happening at the NLRB

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Keynote Speaker: Ryan Avery

Keynote Speaker: Ryan Avery

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Known for being one of the Millennial generation's most profound voices on strategic communication and achievement, Ryan's keynotes present you and your team with the actionable strategies you can use to Go From A Leader to THE Leader® in your industry.

Ryan is a leader's GPS to success and uses his proprietary 4D Success Model™ to take you to the next level in sales, leadership, and strategic communication. He shows you the turn-by-turn guidance every step of the way from helping people decide what they want, design the plan to get there, develop the skills needed to make it happen and deliver the results that make customers satisfied yet wanting more!

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Ryan Avery

Go From A to THE®: Stop Being A Leader. Start Being THE Leader!

Today's world is competitive, innovative, and seriously fast-paced. When we are serious about growing our business, it is no longer acceptable to offer A product, A solution or even be A Leader. Today's consumers, employees, and followers want THE product, THE solution and THE leader to follow.

When we want to eliminate our competition, set record sales, motivate others to action and produce solutions that actually matter, it's time to go from A to THE. Ryan Avery is the right speaker to deliver these game-changing, life-magnifying strategies that allow audience members to step up to achieve next-level results.

What will you learn?

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

This activity, ID No. 397220, has been approved for 15 HR (general) recertification credit hours toward a PHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

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.

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.

Meet our Keynote Speaker:
Ryan Avery

Aaron Atkinson

Aaron Atkinson

Director, Marketing and Informatics
Quest Diagnostics

Oliver Bell

Oliver Bell

CEO
Oliver Bell, Inc.

Ryan Bellows

Ryan Bellows

Assistant General Counsel
NV Energy

Rob Buikema

Rob Buikema

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

Omar Bunu

Omar Bunu

Plant Manager
Flatout (Marzetti)

Doug Cannon

Doug Cannon

President
NV Energy

Jorge De Presno

Jorge De Presno

Partner
Basham, Ringe y Correa S.C.

Natalie Egan

Natalie Egan

CEO and Founder
Translator

Andrew Eisenberg

Andrew Eisenberg

Partner
Constangy

Mark Freeman

Mark Freeman

VP Labor Employee Relations, NA
Clean Harbors Environmental Services

Dan Fritz

Dan Fritz

Partner
McMahon Berger

Jason Greer

Jason Greer

Founder
Greer Consulting

Lawrence Guinn

Lawrence Guinn

Senior Director Of Operations
Quest Diagnostics

Clyde Jacob

Clyde Jacob III

Senior Counsel
Fisher Phillips

Bret Jacobson

Bret Jacobson

Co-Founder
Red Edge

Fiona Jamison

Fiona Jamison

CEO
Spring International

Nick Kalm

Nick Kalm

Founder and President
Reputation Partners, LLC

Marvin Kaplan

Marvin Kaplan

Member
National Labor Relations Board

Roger King

Roger King

Senior Labor & Employment Counsel
HR Policy Association

Gina Krenek

Gina Krenek

HR Market Manager
T. Marzetti Company

John Lovett

John Lovett

Attorney & Member
Frost Brown Todd

Kurt Mika

Kurt Mika

Senior Advisor, Labor Relations
Dell

Megan Mitchell

Megan Mitchell

Communications Consultant
IRI Consultants

John Mortimer

John Mortimer

Principal
Mortimer & Company Consultants Inc.

Robert C. Nagle

Robert Nagle

Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP

Scott Purvis

Scott Purvis

Human Resources Consultant
IRI Consultants

Tammie Rattray

Tammie Rattray

Partner
Ford Harrison

Brad Rechel

Brad Rechel

Staff Administrator
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Thomas P Ricci

Thomas Ricci

Chief of HR, Management Awareness
General Dynamics Electric Boat

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

Human Resources Business Partner
General Dynamics

Julie Smith

Julie Smith

Assistant Counsel
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Phil Wilson

Phil Wilson

President & General Counsel
Labor Relations Institute, Inc. | Approachable Leadership

David Wimmer

David Wimmer

Shareholder
Swerdlow Florence Sanchez Swerdlow & Wimmer

Dr. Gerlind Wisskirchen

Dr. Gerlind Wisskirchen

Partner
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AGENDA

CUE's Fall 2019 Conference will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over four action-packed days in Las Vegas.

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, October 13

12:00 PM

Registration Desk opens (until 5:30 PM); Check in and pick up conference materials (Photo ID required at check-in)

2:00 PM

Mobile App and eBook TrainingMorgan Guess

3:15 PM

Labor Relations 101 – Clyde Jacob

3:15 PM

Sunday Side Conversation: Collaborating with Business Partners to Build Positive Employee Relations – Brad Rechel

3:15 PM

Sunday Side Conversation:  Responding to Card Signing – Anne Cooper

4:15 PM

Ask the Experts Panel – John Mortimer, Bret Jacobson, Rob Buikema & Julie Smith

5:15 PM

First-Time Attendees Event & Networking

6:00 PM

CUE Welcome Reception

 

Monday, October 14

6:30 AM

Breakfast (until 8:00 AM)

6:30 AM

Registration Desk opens (until 5:30 PM); Check in and pick up conference materials (Photo ID required at check-in)

7:00 AM

*Bonus Session* Labor Relations in Mexico, New Legislative Framework – Jorge De Presno

8:05 AM

Welcome & Announcements – Diana Vera and Michael VanDervort

8:15 AM

Keynote – Going from Being A Leader to THE LeaderRyan Avery

9:15 AM

Flatout Fights Back: T. Marzetti Case Study – Gina Krenek and Omar Bunu

10:15 AM

Break

10:45 AM

Is Drug Testing Up in Smoke? – Aaron Atkinson & Lawrence Guinn

11:45 AM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
– Leadership: The "Hard Skill" Contributing – Oliver Bell
– Male-to-Female: A CEO's Story – Natalie Egan; or
– Independent Contractors: Labor Law and Misclassification – Andy Eisenberg and Tammie Rattray

2:00 PM

Break

2:20 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
– Leadership: The "Hard Skill" Contributing – Oliver Bell
– Male-to-Female: A CEO's Story – Natalie Egan; or
– Independent Contractors: Labor Law and Misclassification – Andy Eisenberg and Tammie Rattray

3:20 PM

Break

3:40 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
– Maintaining A Non-Union Workforce in a Union Environment – Thomas Ricci; or
– NV Energy – Ryan Bellows & Douglas Cannon; or
– Managing in a Union Environment: The ABC of Positive Union Relationships – Robert Nagel

5:30 PM

Monday Night TailGate Event

 

Tuesday, October 15

6:30 AM

Breakfast (until 8:00 AM)

6:30 AM

Registration Desk opens (until 5:30 PM); Check in and pick up conference materials (Photo ID required at check-in)

7:00 AM

*Bonus Session* AI and Its Impact on the Working World – Gerlind Wisskerchin

8:05 AM

Announcements & Recognition

8:15 AM

The Future of Union Organizing – Scott Purvis, Megan Mitchell and Kurt Mika

9:15 AM

"You've done an engagement survey – now what?" – Best Practices in Taking Action – Fiona Jamison

10:15 AM

Break

10:45 AM

What's Happening at the NLRB? – Marvin Kaplan and Roger King

11:45 AM

Lunch

1:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
Diversity and PER – Jason Greer; or
Grievance Handling and Open Door: Discipline for Union and Non-union Employees – Phil Wilson, Mark Freeman and Dan Fritz; or
Winning Hearts and Minds – Nick Kalm

2:00 PM

Break

2:20 PM

Concurrent Sessions:
Diversity and PER – Jason Greer; or
Grievance Handling and Open Door: Discipline for Union and Non-union Employees – Phil Wilson, Mark Freeman and Dan Fritz; or
Winning Hearts and Minds – Nick Kalm

3:20 PM

Break

3:40 PM

Wrap Up Panel – Ken Sellers and Susan Caldwell

4:45 PM

Closing Reception

 

Wednesday, October 16

7:00 AM

Breakfast for Post Conference Workshop (until 8:00 AM)

8:00 AM

Post Conference Workshop:
Risk Management: Strike Planning, Responding to Picket and Protests, Conducting Workplace Investigations, including Social Media – Joe Scholleart

HOTEL

CUE Room Block: Reserve your room NOW

Conference Hotel

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
221 N Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 89145
702-869-7777

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

SPECIAL EVENT

Tailgating & Networking

Monday, 10/14 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
JW Marriott's The Lodge at the Lawn

Join us for a casual tailgate type event on Monday evening for networking, food, drinks and some Monday Night Football (Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers). If you are a football fan, wear your home team's gear!

 

 

 

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