2016 MI CUPA-HR Conference, Oakland University

CUPA Oakland

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Keynote Speaker: Imposter Syndrome

Valerie Young

Breakout Session #1A: Effective Leave Management

Edward Zevola


Client Solutions Cigna Group Insurance

Breakout Session #1B: Training and Development

Willie Dorsey

Learning and Organizational Development Manager

Oakland University

Breakout Session #1C: Retirement Plan Litigation in Higher Education – How Should Michigan College and Universities React

Dean Clune

Area Executive Vice President

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Keynote Speaker: TBD

Glenn McIntosh

Breakout Session #2A

Breakout Session #2B: Talent Management

Ed Holinski


Breakout Session #2C: Performance Management

Jake Lathrop

HR & Facilities Manager

Michigan State University

Breakout Session #3A: Engaging Faculty and Staff: Three Proven Technology Solutions

Mike Cutlip


Employee Benefits Specialist

Kurt Swardenski


Employee Benefits Specialist

Breakout Session #3B: Leadership & Team Effectiveness

Rob Elliott

Pondera Advisors

Breakout Session #3C: Up and Coming HR-Benefits Related Issues

Nancy Farnam

Clark Hill

Breakout Session #4A: Capitalizing On Collaboration: Making the Most Of Resources When People Partner!

Becky Lewis

Assistant Director-Programs University Recreation and Well-Being

Oakland University

Stephanie Willis

Coordinator – Employee Well-Being University Recreation and Well-Being

Oakland University

Breakout Session #4B: Conducting a Compensation Study

Yelena Stiles

Senior Consultant

Sibson Consulting

Breakout Session #4C: Employee Resource Groups

Frank Howell

Sr. Director Diversity and Inclusion

TIAA Global Asset Management

Breakout Session #5A: Body Language

Gaye Ann Weaver


Breakout Session #5B: Who Are These People? Aligning Employee Engagement, Benefits and Technology with the Changing Workforce

Kristine Scheer

Director of Development & Engagement

Cambridge Consulting Group

Breakout Session #5C: Building a Market-Based Pay System with Millennials in Mind

Mark Avery

Chief Compensation Officer, MarketPay & Yelena Stiles

Yelena Stiles

Senior Consultant

Sibson Consulting