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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • Friday, August 23, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Overton Hotel & Conference Center, Lubbock, TX

    West Texas HR Symposium

    August 22-23, 2019

    Overton Hotel & Conference Center

    Lubbock, TX

    2322 Mac Davis Lane Lubbock, TX 79401

    In partnership with Texas Business Conferences & Texas Workforce Commission

    Co-Hosted by the West Texas SHRM Chapters

    Big Country SHRM

    Lubbock SHRM
    Permian Basin SHRM
    Panhandle HRA

    Registration: 7:30-8:30 a.m. (Thursday)

    Conference: 8:30-4:30 p.m. (Thursday) and 8:30 to 4:15 (Friday)

    Cost: $175 - includes all materials

    Visit to register or click here

    Stay at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center with a special event rate:

    $139.00/night for Standard King and Double Queen Room

    $179.00/night for King Preferred and Double Queen Preferred

    Book Your Room by Wednesday August 7th to receive these rates. 

    Book Online or Call 806-776-7000 and mention "West Texas HR Symposium"

    Join employers, HR professionals, business owners and anyone who manages employees.

    Hear from the state's preeminent employment law attorneys and SHRM special guests.

    Texas Workforce COMMISSION Thursday Symposium Topics:

    • Texas Employment Law and Hiring Legally
    • Federal and Texas Wage and Hour Law
    • Unemployment Claims and Hour Law
    • Unemployment Claims and Appeals
    • Independent Contractors
    • Employee Policy Handbooks
    • Workplace Privacy Issues
    • Background Checks and Social Media

    West Texas SHRM Friday Symposium Breakout Session Topics:

    • Beyond Major Medical: Key Compliance Issues
    • Retirement Plans; Trends and Readiness - The Survey Says...
    • How to Legally and Meaningfully Discuss Criminal History with Applicants
    • FMLA, Leave Administration, and Other Time Off of Work Issues
    • Hot Topics: HR vs Tech?
    • Employee Engagement, Culture and the Bottom Line - Are They Connected?
    • A Marijuana Policy Debate - State, Federal, and the Claims Industry
    • Building a 5-Star Total Rewards Strategy
    • Why employees stability should be important to you
    • Teambuilding: The key to a successful endgame
    • Innovative Strategies and Your Bottom Line: Controlling Healthcare Costs
    • Coping with Change: Practical Tips for Responding to the New Salary Level Test
    • Empowering HR as Internal Consultants
    • Workers Compensation 101
    • Skinny Handbook? The pros and cons of limiting your page count
    • We don't need no stinkin' badges...or do we?
    • Fintech payroll innovation driving employee retention and happiness
    • Will You Work For Me? Understanding a multi-generational workforce

    Continuing Education Credit available for HR professionals, CPAs & Attorneys (SHRM, HRCI, MCLE, CPE). General Professional Credit is also available.

    (12.0 Hours CE for SHRM/HRCI)

    Exhibitor Showcase

    Also visit our Exhibitor Showcase in the Horizon Ballroom on the 2nd Floor of the Convention Hall, and visit with over 25 exhibitors providing solutions to help your business and employees succeed. 

    Interested in Exhibiting? Spaces are on a first-come first-serve basis. Please contact Kevin Dawson at for more information. 

    Are you a SHRM Chapter Member? 

    Visit our SHRM Member Hospitality Lounge in the Canyon Room on the 2nd Floor of the Convention Hall, and network with other SHRM members from across West Texas with refreshments available.

Past events

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 PBSHRM Summer Seminar
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Permian Drug & Alcohol Update - Stressing the importance of building and enforcing a solid policy
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Concealed Carry in the Workplace & Workplace Violence
Saturday, March 23, 2019 SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Meet the Millennials
Saturday, March 09, 2019 SHRM Learning System
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Lunch with the Lawyers
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Permian Basin HR Awards
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Workforce
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Productive Conflict Is Not An Oxymoron
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Permian Basin HR Success Conference
Saturday, September 01, 2018 Fall/Winter SHRM Learning System Study Course
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Attracting and Retaining Talent in a Multi-Generational Workforce
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 PBSHRM Networking Happy Hour
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Summer Seminar
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 Current State of The Insurance Industry
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Economic and Labor Outlook for the Permian Basin
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Technology Trends to Help Build the Best HR and Benefits Experience

Permian Basin SHRM

SHRM Chapter #0319

PO Box 3153

Midland, TX 79702

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