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    2016 Washington State Employment Law & Human Resources Conference

    Date: March 18, 2016, 7:30am – 5:00pm
    Washington State Human Resources Council
    Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue
    SHRM Member $395, Non-Member $450, Student $110, (price does not include processing fees)
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    Washington State’s Conference brings acclaimed employment law attorneys, national speakers and SHRM experts to the podium delivering powerful and impactful presentations on ever changing employment laws and legislative issues, as well as the role of HR practitioners and business leaders in these unique times.


    Reserve your seat on the FREE "Party Bus"


    Five of the sessions for the 2016 Employment Law & HR Conference have been pre-approved for HRCI Business (Strategic) recertification credits!

    Featured Keynote Speakers:

    Cy Wakeman

    • Named one of the “Top 100 Leadership Experts to Follow.”
    • New York Times bestselling author of The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace.
    • Speaks on topics such as:
      • Reality Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama
      • Hardwiring Accountability into Your Workforce
      • Unlocking the True Driver of Employee Performance

    Michael Droke

    • Partner at Dorsey & Whitney’s Seattle office.
    • Devoted his practice to practical, results-oriented advice and litigation representation.
    • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” in Labor and Employment by Chambers USA.


    Hotel Arrangements
    Washington State HR Council has secured a room block at the beautiful Sheraton Bellevue Hotel for this event at just $119/night plus tax (discounted rates are for Thursday 3/17 and Friday 3/18).

    Click here to make your reservation online.


    Sponsor Proposal & Information
    Our sponsorship opportunities provide a powerful, cost-effective way in which to enrich your company’s brand in the state. Click here (PDF) for the sponsor prospectus. For more information please contact Brent Schlosstein, WSHRC Partnerships Director at

    If you have any questions or need more information about the conference please connect with Lizzie Rahm, 2016 Conference Chair at Lizzie Rahm