Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street
We are a vibrant place to live and work, a region flowing with innovative businesses, a superior quality of life and a world-class workforce. Hear more about the ways we’re moving our community forward, how Omaha compares to our peers and what we can do – together – to push our region to greater.
Increasing employee engagement while improving performance management has become the top HR priority in most organizations. But what exactly is the best strategy to make it happen? Depending upon where you look, the answers vary widely.
And, the list goes on.
Join us for this interactive workshop led by Jason Lauritsen to answer these questions and many more. Jason will share lessons and insights gained over fifteen years working to improve employee engagement and performance management first as an HR leader, then as a consultant and researcher.
HRAM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program has been pre-approved for 4.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
This Program has been submitted for 4.0 hours of HR CREDIT from the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
|HRAM Member||NON HRAM Member|
|Keynote & Technical Session||$40||$80|
|Corporate Table (seats 7)
Includes Keynote and Tech Session
*You may also fax, email or mail in the Registration Form. Registration cancellation and deadline is September 6, 2017 to receive a full refund.
*Attending the keynote includes lunch.
About the Speaker
David G. Brown is president and CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber, one of the largest, most highly accredited chambers in the nation and the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (ACCE) 2015 Chamber of the Year.
Backed by 30 years of experience in economic development and chamber administration, David serves the Chamber mission – to champion a thriving business community and a prosperous region through visionary leadership and collaboration – with bold vision, comprehensive understanding and contagious enthusiasm. He, Chamber staff and volunteers work on behalf of more than 3,100 member businesses, encouraging their success by advocating for a strong business climate, creating opportunities for member visibility and business connections, pursuing investment and jobs for the region, strengthening leaders and the community, and enhancing the region’s brand and image.
Under David’s steady leadership, the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership has successfully landed 618 projects, representing 31,697 jobs and nearly $6 billion in capital investment since 2004.
David began his career in organizational leadership in Michigan in 1983 as president of the Monroe County Industrial Development Corporation and director of the Port of Monroe. He served 10 years in Indiana at the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, first as vice president of economic development and then as president. His next assignment took him to South Carolina where he was president and CEO of the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce. David assumed his current role as president and CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber in October 2003.
David graduated from Dartmouth College with academic specialties in industrial location and environmental studies. There he played on the 1978 Ivy League championship football team and was the recipient of the Earl P. Hamilton Award. He has completed courses at the National Development Council, the American Management Association, Bell Leadership Academy and Gallup University.
Jason Lauritsen is a keynote speaker and employee engagement expert. His passionate, engaging and thought-provoking style will challenge you to think differently.Jason has been described as “a corporate executive gone rogue.” For nearly a decade, he spent his days as a corporate Human Resources executive where he developed a reputation for driving business results through talent. Most recently, he led the research team for Quantum Workplace’s Best Places to Work program where he has studied the employee experience at thousands of companies to understand what the best workplaces in the world do differently than the rest. Classically impatient, curious, and ambitious, Jason’s early career was a rapid progression of sales and management roles including launching, leading, and ultimately selling a small business in his mid-twenties. He’s a leader, sales guy, entrepreneur, and corporate executive — all rolled up into one. Jason is the co-author with Joe Gerstandt of the book, Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships and a frequently published writer and blogger on employee engagement, culture and leadership.