2020 NCSHRM Conference

Schedule/Speakers

2020 Conference Speaker Interest


The NCSHRM State Conference provides an outstanding opportunity for speakers to increase their visibility and establish valuable contacts with a targeted HR audience at this annual conference.

Call For Concurrent Session Speakers is Closed!

Thank you for those who expressed interest in speaking at a concurrent session at the 2020 NCSHRM Conference.  We are reviewing applications and will begin notifying speakers by the end of May.

 

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2020 Conference Speakers


Keynote Speakers

Learn the Secrets to Marry Face to Face Interactions with Social Media to Make You the Magnet of Opportunity and Influence
Wednesday, September 16. 2020

Carlos Davis

Author of Open Says Me: THE System That Can Open Any and All Opportunities In Your Career

Professional networking expert and author Carlos Davis has seen networking defined in numerous ways. Is it passing out business cards? Is it use of social media? Is it ‘all about the numbers’? Is it just for extroverts? With numerous years of professional networking coaching, professional speaking, working in the corporate environment, and real life business experience, his view is radically different. He shares that networking is less about your needs and more about the needs of others.  

Reimagining Diversity & Inclusion: A Pathway to Courageous Conversations
Thursday, September 17. 2020

Derreck Kayongo

Entrepreneur, Global Soap Project Founder, and Former CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights

With a compelling and courageous story of survival, discovery and humanitarianism, Derreck galvanizes all types of audiences to seize the power of observation to identify issues and effectively solve challenges. From a young Ugandan refugee to successful entrepreneur, human rights activist, and renowned global health expert, Kayongo brings his story and guiding principles, coined as S.E.L.F., standing for service, education, leadership and faith, to life in emotionally packed presentations that stay with you long after his closing remarks. Kayongo is the founder of the Global Soap Project, which recycles bars of soap from thousands of hotels and redistributes it to disadvantaged populations around the world and impacts millions of people in over 90 countries. His experience, combined with his lifelong commitment to his work and notable rhetorical skills earned Kayongo his former role as the CEO at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, where he was dedicated to expanding the Center’s vision beyond its geography. Recognized with a range of honors and awards for his activism, including one of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes award in 2011, Derreck is an advisory board member for The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

 

Session Info

A native of Uganda and former refugee who worked his way up to become a CEO of a major American cultural institution, Derreck has a great and noble story to tell about diversity and inclusion from an outsider’s perspective that you don’t want to miss. From executives to rank-and-file employees, audiences will walk away inspired and positioned for success in today’s multicultural workplace. 

 

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The Ripple Effect: How to Make Positive Change Easier
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Shawn Achor

Harvard professor of positive psychology and author of The Happiness Advantage

As a pioneer in the science of positive psychology, Shawn Achor believes that happiness is the key to success, and he has the research to prove it. In his funny and engaging presentations, Achor uses his best-selling books, "The Happiness Advantage " and "Before Happiness "and his award-winning training program to show organizations how to use the sunny side of their teams to improve productivity, creativity, and overall business success.

 

Session Info

Achor's research in the field of positive psychology has revealed how changes in our own brain caused by mindset and behavior can have a ripple effect to a team and an entire organization. This positive ripple effect can create a more productive, positive work culture making positive change easier. Audiences will discover the latest scientific research on brain activity to explain how positivity and negativity spread, case studies on how to become a lightning rod for change, and findings on how a positive ripple effect profoundly affects an organization's ability to transition and change. .

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Working Together to Protect Your Enterprise & Secure Your Brand Online
Friday, September 18, 2020

Theresa Payton

First Female White House CIO, Leading Cybersecurity Expert, and 2019 Woman Cybersecruity Leader of the Year

As one of the nation’s most respected authorities on cybersecurity, Theresa Payton is also a highly sought-after AI keynote speaker. She captivates audiences by drawing from her experience as a veteran cybercrime fighter and entrepreneur, masterfully blending memorable anecdotes with cutting-edge insights. 

Session Info

Working together to protect Your Enterprise & Secure Your Brand Online” Payton shares practical steps to think like the adversary, emerging security threats facing businesses, the latest developments in corporate safeguards for intellectual property, and solutions to stop cybercriminals, including combating insider threats. .

Concurrent Sessions - Coming Soon

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2020 Conference Schedule


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4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM