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2021 Virtual Conference

  • 6 May 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom


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This year’s conference will focus on staying connected in our work – during and after the pandemic. 

Schedule at a Glance (subject to change)

7:45am – Conference Welcome

8:00am –
The Power of Resilience: Bouncing Back After Crisis, Challenge, and Change

Adam White

8:45am –
Improving Employee Engagement through Fiscal Wellness in a Post COVID-19 World

Jennifer Kleinhenz & Jaimee Hartman

9:15am – Sponsor and Exhibitor Break

9:30am –
Healthcare Worker Vaccine Update Panel Presentation

This session will feature a report on vaccine uptake amongst healthcare workers.  Panelists will review strategies that helped to increase employee vaccination, common challenges, and share a summary of their ongoing plans for vaccinating employees.  The goal is for participants to take back ideas to incorporate into their organizations’ employee vaccination plans.

Moderated by Ann Zenk, Vice President, Workforce and Clinical Practice, Wisconsin Hospital Association


  • Margaret Lampark, Manager Internal Occupational Health, Froedtert Hospital
  • Ann Lewandowski, Executive Director, Wisconsin Immunization Neighborhood
  • Chris Schmitz, Associate Vice President Human Resources, Stoughton Hospital
  • Julia Smith, Infection Prevention Nurse, Black River Memorial Hospital

10:15am – Breakout Sessions

Legal Track

"I Don’t Want to Come Back In to The Office, At Least Not Without My Puppy" – Strategies to Address Leaves and Accommodations As We Emerge From a Pandemic

Brian Radloff & Sarah Platt

Compensation Track

Getting to $15: The New Minimum Wage & How to Get There Without Destroying Compensation Structure

Theresa Sieg, MA, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP & John Konicek

11:00am – Sponsor and Exhibitor Break

11:15am –
Understanding and Addressing Mental and Emotional Health in the Workplace

Sarah Prom, MA, LPC, ODCP

11:45am –
The Disruptors: How Amazon, Apple, CVS & Other Tech Companies Will Change Healthcare

Ron Galloway

12:30pm Annual Business Meeting

Who should attend this event

All human resource professionals employed in the health care industry. You do not need to be a member of WisHHRA to attend this event.


Registration for members is $50 and $125 for non-members. Interested in joining before the conference? Please apply online, or call the office.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

This event is not possible without the support and partnership of our sponsors. We thank all of our past sponsors, and welcome new partners. This year's virtual format creates some unique and exciting ways for you to sponsor and support the event. Please note, some of these opportunities are limited and expected to go fast!  Learn more and register here.

Thank you to our current sponsors!

 Event Sponsor

 Keynote Sponsor

 Break Sponsors



Delta Dental of Wisconsin
Newport Group

VITAL WorkLife

VSP Vision Care

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