Join us for a full day of informative presentations on a variety of need-to-know HR topics, plus a keynote presentation entitled, “Show Me the Money: Making Dollars and Sense of your Financial Impact,” by LaFern K. Batie, business strategist and executive coach from The Batie Group LLC. Sessions will include:


  • Collaborative Partnerships:  HR, the Business, and the Law
    Brian D. Pedrow, Ballard Spahr
  • Happy Birthday, ADEA: Age Discrimination after 50 Years
    Shannon D. Farmer, Ballard Spahr
  • Employee Handbooks: Top 10 Tips for Developing an Effective Handbook
    Louis L. Chodoff, Ballard Spahr
  • Mind Your (Pay) Gap: What Employers Need to Know About Pay Equity
    Kelly T. Kindig, Ballard Spahr
  • NLRB Update for 2017: Back to the Future?
    Daniel V. Johns, Ballard Spahr
  • Employee Benefits Outlook 2018: What's Hot & What's Not
    Brian M. Pinheiro and Laura P. Heacock, Ballard Spahr

Date & TIme

Doors Open: 7:15 AM
Program: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This program is approved for 6.0 PA, NY, CA, and 7.2 NJ CLE credits. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will also be available for the purpose of seeking credit in other jurisdictions. This program will be submitted for approval for SHRM and HRCI credit.

For more information, contact Lisa Prickril at 215.864.8252 or For registration questions and sponsorship opportunities, contact Chapter Administrator Ilyse Shapiro at