2016 February Chapter Meeting
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Stress, Strain & Racial Strife in the Workplace Speaker: Dennis Davis, Ogletree Deakins

When: 02/23/2016
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park
267 Marietta Street
Atlanta, Georgia  30313
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Join us for a timely and compelling lunch presentation featuring renowned speaker Dennis Davis on Stress, Strain & Racial Strife in the Workplace. Immediately following the presentations, enjoy complimentary admission to the Center for Civil and Human Rights with a dessert & specialty coffee bar, hosted by Ogletree Deakins.

Purchase a single ticket or a table of 10: Bring your staff, clients or guests to this terrific event and enjoy reserved seating.

Stress, Strain & Racial Strife in the Workplace

From incidents in Ferguson, Baltimore, New York City and beyond, issues involving race relations are a national topic of conversation, leading to sensitive discussions among employees at work. How can an employer promote respectful conversation at work with all that is going on outside the walls of your workplace? Join Dennis A. Davis, Ph.D., as he offers compelling strategies for bringing people together, having productive discussions, and maintaining a collaborative workplace.

Speaker: Dennis Davis, Ph.D., Director of Client Training, Ogletree Deakins

Dennis Davis is a dynamic and experienced speaker. He developed the BEHAVIORAL RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM™, intended to help organizations reduce the risk and exposure of inappropriate behavior in the workplace, and HR ON-LINE™, a web based supplement to Human Resources departments. Dr. Davis is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of Violence in the Workplace, Professional Interaction, Conflict Resolution, Sexual Harassment, and Cultural Diversity. He has conducted extensive Behavioral Risk Management trainings, effectively emphasizing communication techniques, behavior modification and employee motivation for university personnel, government agencies, and private corporations across the United States. In addition, Dr. Davis is the author of the very well received book, Threats Pending, Fuses Burning: Managing Workplace Violence; and What Everyone Needs to Know About: Preventing Workplace Violence. Dr. Davis has over ten years of law enforcement consulting experience. In that role he has worked with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. He has conducted pre-employment screening, critical incident stress debriefing, academy training, and management consultation across the nation. Dr. Davis holds a Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. in psychology. His research interests include societal violence; workplace motivation; influencing human behavior; and social tolerance.


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If you are interested in purchasing a table, please go to the registration page.

Sponsorships are still available please contact - Tara Zervasky - tzeravsky@shrmatlanta.org.

11:00am - 11:45am: Registration and Networking
11:45am - 12:15pm: Lunch
12:15pm - 1:30pm: Welcome, Announcements & Speaker
1:30pm: Complimentary Admission and dessert bar at the Center for Human & Civil Rights

Parking: Park at Lanier Parking Garage (next to World of Coke). Complimentary parking voucher will be provided, courtesy of Ogletree Deakins.

Advance Registration Deadline: February 18, 2016
Cancellation Deadline: February 16, 2016

Registration Rates:
Advanced On-Site
Member $40 $50
Non-Member $60 $70
Student Member $20 $25
Student Non-Member $35 $35
 Member (Table of 10)  $400  $500
 Non-Member (Table of 10)  $600  $700


If paying via check, please note that your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received. Please mail your check, along with the invoice to:
3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305


Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the specified deadline. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to info@shrmatlanta.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply. If we do not receive a cancellation notice you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.