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ALRA 63nd Annual Conference Agenda

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ALRA 2014 Advocates Day Agenda

ALRA 63rd Annual Conference Agenda

Hilton Seattle Hotel
1301 6th Av
Seattle, WA 98101

June 25 to 28, 2014

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014

  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
  • 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Welcome Session for First Time Attendees
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
  • 7:10 p.pm Baseball Game (Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox)

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
Advocates' Day

  • 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration / Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks and Welcome
  • 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Labor Relations Now and in the Future

  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Health Break

  • 10:15 a.m. –11:15 a.m. Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Collective Bargaining
  • 11:15 a.m. –12:15 p.m. Workplace Accommodation for Employees with Addictive Disorders

  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon | Guest Speaker

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Labor-Management Cooperation: It’s About Real Outcomes (A Success Story)

  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Health Break

  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Super Bowl of Labor Relations!
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m Health Break

  • 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m Plenary: Income Inequality and Union Density
    – Is there a connection?
  • 5:30 p.m. Reception for Advocates and Delegates

FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Roundtable Discussions
    Common Theme
    Increased demand for transparency and efficiency – What are agencies doing to raise to the challenge?
    • Mediators
    • Board and Commission Members
    • General Counsel
    • Administrators
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m Health Break

  • 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
    1. The Affinity Model – A Collaborative Approach to Economic Bargaining
    2. Effective Decision Writing

  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m Cross Cultural Dispute Resolution

  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Health Break

  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.Navigating the Neutral’s Cognitive Landscape: Understanding the Impact of our Brains and Behavior on Dispute Resolution
  • 5:00 p.m. Evening: Out in the City

SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Workshops
    1. How can my agency do that? How agencies can navigate their way to IT improvements
    2. The Impact of Social Media and Electronic Tools or Mediation and Arbitration

  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Health Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12 noon Ethics

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon: The State of Labor Relations

  • 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ALRA as a tool to confront the changing landscape
  • 2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Health Break

  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Annual Business Meeting
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Board Meeting

  • 6:00 p.m. Reception
  • 7:00 p.m. Closing Banquet

Updated: March 29, 2014

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