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conferences, events, webinars
14
Sep
2016

Energy & Environmental Forum

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology | 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We are pleased to announce that senior executive staff with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will again be participating in the PA Chamber's regular policy forums and education events, beginning with the Sept. 14 Energy & Environmental Forum at Harrisburg University. Please join us for a discussion regarding key policy issues regarding energy development and air quality.

 

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15
Sep
2016

IT Security for Executive Leaders

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology | 8 a.m. to Noon

IT Security for Executive Leaders— while some companies have a seamless working relationship between top executives and IT, far too many organizations find that the two sides don't understand each other. Often executives don't realize how pervasive today's threats are, and the IT pros need to communicate, clearly explain the risks and recommend realistic investment.

 

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15
Sep
2016

Self-Funding As A Health Insurance Solution Webinar

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Self-Funding As A Health Insurance Solution— with businesses dealing with federal healthcare reform, benefit changes and their increased costs, you need more than just healthcare — you need solutions.

 

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20
Sep
2016

Fourth Annual PA Education Summit

Hilton Harrisburg | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Fourth Annual Pennsylvania Education Summit— much like discussions occurring throughout the nation, Pennsylvania's current educational systems and policies are being evaluated to ensure that students are well prepared to compete in the increasingly global marketplace. Nearly all involved recognize the challenges we face, and that the growing demand for an education system that best prepares students for the next stage of their lives—is one of the most critical issues today.

 

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23
Sep
2016

OSHA Roundtable

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey | 8 a.m. to Noon

Managing Safety Committee Dynamics, Hazard Identification and Accident Investigation— at the core of highly successful workplace safety programs is a properly set up and managed in-house safety committee.

 

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23
Sep
2016

Human Resources Roundtable

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey | 8 a.m. to Noon

Practical Strategies to Protect Your Company from Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims— under the context of the Civil Rights Law, unlawful discrimination refers to unfair or unequal treatment of an individual or group based on certain characteristics such as age, disability and race, among others. Since the recession of 2007—with layoffs, reduced hours and salaries, and even employee discipline—companies have seen a dramatic increase in retaliation claims.

 

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30
Sep
2016

Workers' Compensation Summit

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey | 8 a.m. to Noon

Understanding the WC Litigation Process, Avoiding Top WC Benefits Mistakes, and Tips to Combat WC Fraud—workers' compensation continues to be one of the highest costs for many businesses, especially those in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors. But there are strategies you can use to help keep your costs down by being proactive in complying with the law, understanding the WC litigation process and the alternatives to litigation, knowing the flow of a typical WC claim, and being alert to the warning signs of WC fraud.

 

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06
Oct
2016

Fall Energy and Environmental Compliance Conference

Hilton Garden Inn/Southpointe | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2016 Fall Environmental Conference Series—environmental compliance requirements continue to grow for businesses in every sector across Pennsylvania. Facing tougher rules, more paperwork, the constant threat of significant enforcement action, and even citizens' groups filing lawsuits, environmental managers are overwhelmed and need help.

 

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06
Oct
2016

2016 Pittsburgh Human Resources Conference

Hilton Garden Inn/Southpointe | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2016 Pittsburgh Human Resources Conference—with human resources professionals being tasked with implementing and accommodating so many laws, mandates and other requirements imposed on employers, the Pennsylvania Chamber presents the 2016 Pittsburgh Human Resources Conference as a complement to our very popular Annual HR Conference which has been held for more than 25 years. The purpose of this event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 in Canonsburg, PA, is to cover in-depth a few topics that are not only "hot," but are some of the most difficult to understand and comply with.

 

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13
Oct
2016

Marketing Webinar: Becoming Brand Driven

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Becoming Brand Driven: What Makes Your Organization Different— a brand is the marketing and communication methods that help to distinguish your company from your competitors and create a lasting impression in the minds of your customers. Creating and believing in your company brand is one of the most important elements in your company's marketing success. A good brand not only becomes well-known and highly visible, but can help create customer loyalty.

 

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24
Oct
2016

Taste of PA

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Please join us for a ChamberPAC reception in honor of the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus and help support pro-jobs candidates.

 

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26
Oct
2016

Fall Energy and Environmental Compliance Conference

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2016 Fall Environmental Conference Series—environmental compliance requirements continue to grow for businesses in every sector across Pennsylvania. Facing tougher rules, more paperwork, the constant threat of significant enforcement action, and even citizens' groups filing lawsuits, environmental managers are overwhelmed and need help.

 

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27
Oct
2016

Wage & Hour Roundtable

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge | 8 a.m. to Noon

Avoiding Common Wage and Hour Mistakes: DOL Investigator Findings and Best Practices to Protect Your Company; Medical Marijuana Update —with human resources professionals being tasked with implementing and accommodating so many laws, mandates and other requirements imposed on employers, the Pennsylvania Chamber presents a special human resources roundtable to cover in-depth a few topics that are not only "hot," but are some of the most difficult to understand and comply with.

 

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27
Oct
2016

OSHA/Safety Roundtable

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge | 8 a.m. to Noon

Machine Guarding, New Silica Rules, New OSHA Recordkeeping Rules—with data suggesting that amputation related inspections were being under-reported, OSHA has expanded policies and procedures for a National Emphasis Program to identify and reduce workplace machine and equipment hazards which are causing or likely to cause amputations.

 

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01
Nov
2016

Fall Energy and Environmental Compliance Conference

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2016 Fall Environmental Conference Series—environmental compliance requirements continue to grow for businesses in every sector across Pennsylvania. Facing tougher rules, more paperwork, the constant threat of significant enforcement action, and even citizens' groups filing lawsuits, environmental managers are overwhelmed and need help.

 

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15
Nov
2016

PA Tax Update Webinar

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Update on Recent Changes to PA’s Tax Code and What to Expect Going Forward— many recent proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s tax code have been enacted—some retroactive. With state, federal and local taxes one of the larger expenses for most companies, understanding which taxes your company must file and pay, and how to do this as cost-effectively as possible, is one of the key responsibilities of financial professionals. And you must keep on top of the latest changes to laws and regulations to ensure your company stays in compliance.

 

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29
Nov
2016

2016 Annual Human Resources Conference

Hershey Lodge

2016 Annual Human Resources Conference— considered the premier event in Pennsylvania for human resources education, advice and training, the PA Chamber's 2016 Annual Human Resources Conference is the one place where HR professionals can get the most up-to-date information on the timeliest topics from top national and Pennsylvania experts: not only the hottest issues that require attention today, but what companies should be doing to prepare for what is coming in 2017.

 

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