Forum members meet in quarterly half day seminars focused on training, skill enhancement and network development with content delivered by recognized industry experts. Ample time is allowed during seminars for interaction with other attendees to identify potential business and project collaborators. The following Seminars have been produced as part of the Series sponsored by Fisher & Phillips, LeadAdvantage, G. Browne & Associates, CASHRM and the HR Certification Institute:

March 22, 2016 – HR in Real Time: hosted by Piedmont Natural Gas, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Peter Cappelli, PhD, George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources entitled “the Promise and Future of HR: A Vision”.

June 21, 2016 – HR Analytics for Workforce Planning and More: hosted by UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Caroline Hubble, Chief Consulting Officer, ROI Institute entitled “Measuring What Matters”.

October 20, 2016 – Human Resources and the Insider Threat: hosted by K&L Gates, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Jack Barsky, Cyber Security Consultant & Author.

April 4, 2017 – What are the Rules: Affordable Care Act/Immigration Policy?: hosted by Piedmont Natural Gas, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Cynthia Yarbrough, Immigration Associate, Global Immigration Practice Group, Fisher Phillips.

June 20, 2017 – Privacy & Cybersecurity/HR’s Duty to Protect Data/Combat Insider Threats: hosted by UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Timothy D. Bloechl, Director Cyber Security, Quantum Research International entitled “Act Today to Combat Cyber Intrusion, Hacking and Ransomware Attacks”.

December 12, 2017 – Nimbler and More Agile/HR in Real Time: hosted by UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center, content was provided by a number of industry experts, including a keynote address by Shannon Allen, Senior Manager, Communications and Business Operations, and Allison Bonner, Human Resources Communications Specialist from SAS on the “SAS Culture Code: Making Employees a Top Priority Makes Good Business Sense”.