10th Annual

HR & Employment Law Conference

September 29, 2017 | King of Prussia, PA


September 29, 2017

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Breakfast & lunch provided.

Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel

480 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406


MEA Member: $325
Non-Member: $395

Why Attend?

MEA’s premier annual event is set to be even more popular this year, offering attendees a range of invaluable insights into the latest trends and developments in employment law. Come join other executives and HR professionals for a day of information-sharing and networking.

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Topics & Speakers

Employers and Employees: What Happened, Where We’re Going, and What to Do About It Michael G. Trachtman – President, Powell, Trachtman, Logan, Carrle & Lombardo, P.C.
Data is the New Oil: The Value of Cybersecurity and Your Role in Protecting Company Data Rebecca Rakoski, Esq. – Managing Partner, XPAN Law Group, LLC
The Opioid Epidemic, Medical Marijuana, and Reasonable Suspicion Testing in Your Workplace: Practical Insights and the Legal Parameters Jacob M. Sitman – Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.
Theresa M. Drass, MHS, MSN, NEA-BC, RN-BC, – Nurse Executive, Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital
Dr. Frank E. Hendron, CFC, MS, PhD – Law Enforcement & Public Safety Research Consultant
Moderator: Ciana Williams, Esq., – Employment Counsel, MEA
The Struggle is Real: Reigning in High-cost Healthcare Claims Bill Fitzgerald – VP & Principal, Trinity Benefit Advisors
Steve Kelly – CEO & Founder, ELAP Services LLC
Dealing with Conflict Through Emotional Intelligence Susan Redding – Training & OD Specialist, MEA
Give us 45 Minutes and We’ll Make You an Expert on the EEOC’s Latest Enforcement Trends Karen McDonough – Enforcement Manager/Systemic Coordinator, EEOC Philadelphia Regional Office
Eric Meyer Esq. – Partner, Labor and Employment Department, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Immigration Compliance and Enforcement Trends: What Employers Need to Know Feige M. Grundman, Esq. – Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Transgender Issues in the Workplace Marjorie Obod, Esq. – Partner, Chair, Labor and Employment Practice, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Heard on MEA’s Employer Hotline Patti Arnold-Rensel – HR Business Partner/Hotline Representative
Ciana Williams, Esq., – Employment Counsel, MEA

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Group Pricing

Register 3 or more and get $30 off per person!

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Registration & Continental Breakfast begins at 7:30 AM.


5.5 HRCI Credits
5.5 CLE Credits


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