Tuesday, February 12th

8:00 a.m.Registration & Breakfast
(Sponsored by Foulston Siefkin LLP)
8:15 a.m.Welcome & Opening Comments
8:30 a.m.Employment Law Update: 2019 and Beyond
Tim Davis, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
9:30 a.m.Active Shooters and Violence in the Workplace: Proactive Risk Mitigation & Response Preparation
Mark Warren, Strategos International
10:30 a.m.Break (Sponsored by Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP)
10:45 a.m.The Affordable Care Act:
Impact of Recent Rulings and What’s Going on Now
Steven P. Smith, Hinkle Law Firm LLC
11:45 a.m.Drugs in the Workplace & Changing Marijuana Laws: Working Through the Haze
Melody Rayl, Fisher Phillips
12:45 p.m.Lunch (Sponsored by Fisher Phillips)
1:30 p.m.Disability Employment:
Practical and Legal Considerations for Recruitment and Employing an Untapped Workforcent
Andy Traub, InclusionWorks and Allied Company
2:30 p.m.Break (Sponsored by Hinkle Law Firm LLC)
2:45 p.m.Update on 2019 HR Advocacy for KSSHRM
Natalie Bright, KSSHRM
3:45 p.m.Closing Remarks
4:30 p.m.Social Networking Event at Iron Rail Brewing (Sponsored by Hays Companies and Humana)

Wednesday, February 13th

Optional breakout for Day on the Hill at Statehouse - 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.Registration & Breakfast
(Sponsored by AssuredPartners, Inc.)
7:55 a.m.Welcome & Opening Comments
8:00 a.m.ERISA & Employee Benefit Plans:
Who’s Doing What and When?
Jeremy Graber, Foulston Siefkin LLP
9:00 a.m.2019 Employee Benefit Update:
Impact and Predictions from the Midterms and Beyond
Brian Johnston, Jackson Lewis P.C.
10:00 a.m.Break (Sponsored by Martin Pringle Attorneys at Law)
10:15 a.m.Trending Topics on Tech in the Workplace:
There’s an App for That!
Anna Ritchie & Ashlyn Lindskog, Martin Pringle
11:15 a.m.Empower Your Employees with Financial Wellness
David Stofer, Mariner Retirement Advisors
12:15 p.m.Lunch (Sponsored by Bukaty Property Casualty Services, Inc.)
1:00 p.m.Data Analytics:
A Complete Enterprise Approach to Cost Containment
David Ross, Hays Companies
3:00 p.m.Break (Sponsored by MidAmerican Credit Union)
3:15 p.m.Kansas Workforce Development:
Developing a Talent Pipeline
Mike Beene, Kansas Department of Commerce
4:15 p.m.Closing Remarks