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Save the Date - 2017 Ohio SHRM

Employment Law & Legislative Conference

May 3, 2017

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Columbus, OH




2016 Ohio SHRM

Employment Law & Legislative Conference


The 2016 Ohio SHRM State Council’s annual Employment Law + Legislative Conference is rapidly approaching. 

Register today to reserve your spot to get up-to-the-minute intelligence and meet with key policy-makers. 

Full day registration is $150 per person which covers the cost of breakfast, lunch & materials. 

Registration is $25 for HR Executives that would like to join us just for the breakfast part of the program to meet with your House or Senate member and hear from House Speaker, Cliff Rosenberger.  


Register Here!


May 18, 2016

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Sheraton Downtown Columbus

Third St., Columbus, OH




Click HERE for complete schedule or HERE for session descriptions and bios.

Executive Breakfast with all Ohio House and Senate Members

Welcome and Review of the Agenda - Craig Kwasniewski - Ohio SHRM State Council Director

Top 5 Public Policy Issues Affecting HR in Ohio - Tony Fiore – Ohio State Council of SHRM, Director of Government Affairs & Of Counsel – Kegler, Brown Hill + Ritter, LPA

Keynote Speaker – Combating the Opioid Abuse Crisis and its Impact on Ohio’s Workforce - The Honorable Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General

The Future of Healthcare in Ohio -Rep. Barbara Sears, House Majority Floor Leader and Healthcare/Employee Benefits Expert

Political Roundtable – High Stakes for the 2016 Presidential Election - Moderator: Jo Ingles; Matt Borges, ORP Chairman; and, Greg Beswick, ODP Executive Director

Ohio Senate and House Sessions - Ohio Senate, President Keith Faber and Ohio House, Speaker Cliff Rosenberger

Connecting Ohio’s Workforce Today and Tomorrow -Ryan D. Burgess, Director, Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation

What’s Next for Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation System and How to Control Costs -James R. Blazer, SE Ohio Regional Business Development Manager, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation



Your registration includes the Breakfast Legislative Reception and Lunch on May 18, 2016.

If you plan on staying at the Sheraton please make your reservations directly with the hotel by clicking HERE or by calling (614) 365-4500. Let the hotel know your stay is for the Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference.

Note that all speaker presentations/handouts will be available prior to the conference via a link to download materials. The link will be sent via electronic mail.

Cancellations may be assessed a $40.00 administrative fee. No refunds after May 1, 2016. Reservations are transferable but not refundable. 

One registration fee for either the local chapter legislative director or president will be at no charge. Click here to e-mail Tony Fiore for the discount code. 


  1. Event Sponsor - $1500 - signage and 4 registrations
  2. Gold Sponsor - $1000 - signage and 3 registrations
  3. Silver Sponsor - $ 500 - signage and 2 registrations


Please e-mail all other questions to AFiore@keglerbrown.com Ohio SHRM's Director, Governmental Affairs, regarding this event.