Human Resources Conference Agenda

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Tuesday, July 23

(timing of sessions are subject to change)

8:00 am                              Registration                              

8:00 am – 9:00 am            Continental Breakfast and Networking                               

9:00 am – 10:30 am          General Session  

  • Inside the Numbers: How to Build Human Capital Metrics to Guide Decisions
    Michelle Pedzich and Ryan Hook from The Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.

10:30 am – 11:00 am        Refreshment Break and Introduction to Brain Dates

  • Michelle Pedzich, The Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.

11:00 am – 12:30 pm         General Session 

  • High Potential Development – How to do it Even with the Challenges We All Face?
    Panel discussion:
    Moderator: Mary Ellen Frandina, Chief Administrative Officer, Evans Bank
    Kristen M. Fragnoli, CEO, Quest Potential Leadership Coaching
    Michelle Pedzich, SVP, Director of Human Resources, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.
    Gerry Pierce, CEO, HR Works 

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm          Lunch & Networking / Brain Dates
                                    
1:45 pm – 3:30 pm            General Session                                  

  • Lean in Human Resources; Your Processes, Your People
    Scott Laundry, Syracuse TDO (Train, Develop, Optimize) 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm            Networking / Brain Dates 

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm            Reception & BBQ Dinner 
                        

Wednesday, July 24

8:00 am – 8:45 am             Continental Breakfast and Brain Dates
                        
8:45 pm – 10:15 pm           General Session                                  

  • Diversity & Inclusion / Bias in Hiring / Unconscious & Implicit Bias
    Kathryn J. Russo, Jackson Lewis

10:00 am – 10:30 am         Coffee Break & Brain Dates

10:30 am – 11:30 am         General Session                      

  • Can Non-Traditional Benefits Help Retain & Attract Employees?
    Lynne Allen and Nigel Carter, Mercer

11:30 am – 12:15 pm         Lunch & Networking / Brain Dates

12:15 am – 1:45 pm           General Session                                                          

  • NYS Legal Update: What HR Professionals Need to Know
    Rosemary Enright, Barclay Damon, LLP

1:45pm – 2:15 pm              Final Brain Date Activity and Action Planning

2:15 pm                                Conference Adjourns