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2018 Ohio SHRM

Employment Law & Legislative Conference

May 16, 2018

7:30 am to 4:45 pm

Columbus, OH


The 2018 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. 

Register Here!

May 16, 2018
7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 
Sheraton Downtown Columbus
Third St., Columbus, OH

Confirmed speakers for 2018 include:

  • The Honorable Bill Reineke, Ohio House Assistant Majority Floor Leader
  • Ryan Burgess, Director, Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation
  • Stephanie Bostos-Demers, Ohio Civil Rights Commission Chief Legal Counsel - Eviscerating Discrimination in Ohio - Top 10 Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) Mistakes (and how not to make them)
  • Don Boyd, Director, Labor and Legal Affairs, Ohio Chamber of Commerce

Past conference speakers include:

  • Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor
  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
  • Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
  • Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof
  • Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger
  • Ohio Senate President Keith Faber (former)

Continuing Education Credits
We will be applying for continuing education credits for SHRM and HCRI certifications as well as Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. Past conferences have qualified for between 7 to 9 recertification credits from both SHRM and HRCI.

Hotel accommodations
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 2018 Ohio SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference.

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

Register Early and Save

  • Registration fee - $150 (Before May 1, 2018)
  • Late Registration - $200 (after May 1, 2018)
  • Student Rate* - $50
  • Executive – Legislative Breakfast Only - $25

  • *does not apply if you work full time in HR and are not a registered student
    Cancellations may be assessed a $40.00 administrative fee. No refunds after Friday, May 4, 2018. Reservations are transferable but not refundable. 

    Local Chapters
    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. Platinum Sponsor - $2,000 - signage and 4 registrations
    2. Gold Sponsor - $1500 - signage and 3 registrations
    3. Silver Sponsor - $1000 - signage and 2 registrations
    4. Bronze Sponsor - $ 500 - signage


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