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12th Annual
12th Annual

HR & Employment Law Conference

May 2, 2019 King of Prussia, PA

Attend one of the top events in the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey region for catching up on the latest trends, insights and changes in the world of employment law!

Perfect for HR professionals, business owners and executives, corporate counsels, managers and supervisors, MEA’s premier annual event is always a great opportunity for learning, information-sharing and networking.



7:30 – 8:30 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM Speakers


Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel
480 N. Gulph Rd.,
King of Prussia, PA 19406


  • HRCI: 4.5 Credits
  • SHRM: 4.5 Credits
  • CLE: 4.5 Credits
  • CPE: 4.5 Credits

Speakers & Topics

Employment Law 2019: What’s Changed, Why It’s Important, and How to Use It to Increase Profits and Reduce Losses

Michael G. Trachtman, Partner, Director — Wisler Pearlstine General Counsel Initiative

The ABCs of Unemployment Compensation

Judith D. Snyder, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Director, Mid-Atlantic Division — Corporate Cost Control

Breakout Session: Dangerous Intersection: Navigating Leave Under the FMLA and ADA

Amy McAndrew, Esquire, Director of Member Legal Services — MidAtlantic Employers' Association

Breakout Session: Immigration Today: Winning the Race for Talent When the Course has Changed

Christopher R. Thorn, Esquire, Chair, Immigration Practice, and Ayanna Y. London, Counsel — Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

When Employees Overshare: Navigating Legal Minefields When Making Employment Decisions Based on Social Media

Charlene A. Barker Gedeus, Counsel, Labor & Employment — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Confronting Substance Abuse Issues in the Workplace

Marc J. Scheiner, Special Counsel — Duane Morris LLP

Latest EEOC Enforcement Trends

Debra Lawrence, Regional Attorney, Philadelphia District Office — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
“Relevant, current and delivered in a manner that held my interest.” – Donna S.
“Speakers were lively, informative and the content was very relevant and helpful.” – Suzanne C.
“One person HR Departments need this information and there is no easier way to get it.” – April A.
“Always great speakers and topics. Particularly enjoy the annual legal update by Michael Trachtman to start the day.” – Donna S.
“The conference is always worthwhile and appreciate all the efforts that go into making this a great day for all attendees.” – Christy B.


Group Pricing: Register 3+ and receive a $30 discount per person

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Cancellations & Refunds

Substitutions are accepted and encouraged when you are unable to attend. If you are unable to attend, you may cancel up to 5 business days before the conference and your company will not be billed. If you must cancel* within 5 business days, or if you do not cancel and do not attend, your company will be charged the full price of the conference.

*Cancellation notice must be received in writing. Email us to cancel or change your registration.

Accreditation Details

This program is approved for recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
MEA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: All MEA courses are basic and do not require prerequisites or advanced preparation. All courses in this catalog are group live.
The MidAtlantic Employers’ Association (MEA) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for [applicable] hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit. Any attorney who wishes to participate in a seminar may send a signed, written request with background information and an explanation for why the seminar fee causes financial hardship 30 days prior to the program in order to receive a reduced fee.