Human Resources Conference in the Quad Cities


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Press release submitted Jessica Waytenick

Human Resources Conference in the Quad Cities Oct. 18-19

Quad Cities – Interested professionals are welcome to attend the Fall Illinois CUPA-HR (College and University Professional Association for Human Resources) Conference on Thursday and Friday, October 18-19, 2012, at the i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, Ill.

Hosted by Western Illinois University, the conference has keynote and breakout sessions, vendor showcase, meals, and the guest program. Attendees can receive 5.50 hours of HRCI credit.

The keynote on Thursday morning is J.Q. Adams, Educational Psychology Professor at Western Illinois University. Speaking on American identity, Dr. Adams will examine the historical context of the U.S. Census and the role its racial categories have played in shaping the way Americans think of themselves.

The five breakout sessions include: Millennials in the Workplace, Components of Supervisor Training, Social Media Applications for HR, Difficult Conversations and Legal Updates.

Conference attendees are invited to enjoy these amenities available as part of the conference's guest program: John Taylor Salon and Spa, TPC Deere Run Golf Course, or other Quad Cities attractions.

Costs: Member $20 per person per day; Non-member $30 per person per day; Guest: $20 per person (includes conference and meals). Registration deadline is October 12.

For more information, a schedule, and to register for the 2012 Fall Illinois CUPA-HR Conference, visit http://www.shr.illinois.edu/illinoiscupa/FallCUPA.htm

Media Contact - Pam Bowman, Director of Human Resources, Western Illinois University

(309) 298-1971 or PL-Bowman@wiu.edu




















 



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