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conferences, events, webinars
26
Jan
2017

How to Detect and Prevent Financial Fraud Webinar

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

How to Detect and Prevent Financial Fraud—almost on a daily basis, companies of all sizes have problems with financial fraud. In fact a recent survey from a top accounting firm shows that three out of four organizations deal with financial fraud and employee theft at some time, and fraud has increased significantly over the last few years.

 

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07
Feb
2017

Business Meets the New Legislators Breakfast

Hilton Harrisburg | 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

An opportunity to introduce your business to the 28 newest members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

 

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08
Feb
2017

Annual Pennsylvania Budget Briefing

Crowne Plaza Harrisburg | 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

As the governor and his team look to deal with a projected $1.7 billion deficit, the PA Chamber remains committed to finding a solution for the exploding pension crisis, and at the same time keeping Pennsylvania competitive for businesses. Hear first-hand from Budget Secretary Randy Albright on what the revenue plan looks like for the 2017-18 state budget, and what the impact could be on your business the day after the governor gives his budget address to the General Assembly.

 

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09
Feb
2017

HR Manager Webinar Series - Pt I: Managing Leaves of Absence under the FMLA

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Managing Leaves of Absence under the FMLA—managing the leave requirements under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a critical component to complying with this law. The employee must provide notice that he or she is requesting leave and a qualifying reason for that leave. A covered employer must then provide the eligible employee with up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during any 12–month period for any of the following reasons:

 

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16
Feb
2017

IT Security Roundtable

Hershey Lodge | 8 a.m. to Noon

Preventing, Mitigating and Investigating Data Breaches—according to Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, it took attackers just minutes or less to compromise systems in 93% of confirmed data breaches. Further, attackers took the easiest route, with 63% of cases leveraging weak, default or stolen passwords.

 

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23
Feb
2017

Government Affairs Advocacy Update Webinar

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Free Exclusive Webinar for PA Chamber members

 

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28
Feb
2017

Fifth Annual Economic Forecast Summit

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey | 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

The Fifth Annual Economic Forecast Summit— every company needs to not only understand today's financial picture, but have some type of barometer with which to help forecast what may happen on both the national and international economic fronts. Knowing the trends and probable outcomes helps companies plan for hiring, save for reserves, anticipate new products and services, develop marketing strategies and communicate with customers.

 

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07
Mar
2017

2017 Annual OSHA Workplace & Safety Conference

Hershey Lodge | 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

2017 Annual OSHA and Workplace Safety Conference—2016 was an exceptionally busy time for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as it finalized significant rulemakings and guidance documents. Many key changes occurred—from cost of fines to when you must report to new areas of emphasis and mandated requirements.

 

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16
Mar
2017

HR Manager Webinar Series - Part II: How to Conduct an HR Investigation

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

How to Conduct an HR Investigation—at some point, nearly every human resources professional will need to conduct or oversee an HR investigation. And when the HR department needs to take action, it is critical that the investigation is done correctly to limit the risk of company lawsuits, stop any bad behavior and help ensure you're keeping good employees.

 

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16
Mar
2017

DEP Quarterly

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

DEP Quarterly, now in its 21st year, is a series of forums held throughout the year to discuss key regulatory and policy issues with executive staff and key decision-makers with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. This members-only event also periodically features keynotes speakers from leading policy makers in other state and federal legislative branches and executive agencies. The event also includes a briefing on key air, water, waste and natural resources issues from the leaders of the PA Chamber’s Environmental Executive Committee.

 

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23
Mar
2017

Spring Human Resources Conference

Hershey Lodge | 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2017 Spring Human Resources Conference— with human resources professionals being tasked with implementing and accommodating so many laws, mandates and requirements imposed on employers, the Pennsylvania Chamber presents the 2017 Spring Human Resources Conference as a complement to our very popular Annual HR Conference which has been held for more than 30 years. The purpose of this event is to cover in-depth a few key topics that are not only "hot," but that are some of the most difficult to understand and comply with.

 

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12
Apr
2017

2017 Annual Environmental Conference and Trade Show

Best Western Premier Eden Resort & Suites

2017 Annual Environmental Conference & Trade Show—while regulatory reform is expected to be a priority of the new administration in Washington D.C., newly finalized environmental compliance requirements at the state and federal level will continue to pose a burden on businesses. In fact, state environmental regulations are being developed at a furious pace for nearly every type of business throughout Pennsylvania. New or strengthened rules and regulations governing energy, water, tanks, waste and air are here or on the way—along with increased compliance and enforcement.

 

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20
Apr
2017

HR Manager Webinar Series - Part III: Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Webinar | 11 a.m. to Noon

Unemployment Compensation Benefits, Relief from Charges and Separation Eligibility; Voluntary Quit Issues; and Willful Misconduct— Unemployment Compensation remains a complicated and ever-evolving area of employment law, as well as a large cost to businesses. Keeping on top of the latest changes, as well as understanding what you need to do to comply with filing UC benefits, and how to handle voluntary quit and willful misconduct issues, are confusing areas for many HR professionals and benefits specialists.

 

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04
May
2017

IT Security Conference

Hershey Lodge

With hands-on, live demonstrations and real case studies, the Pennsylvania Chamber's Information Technology conferences and roundtables present detailed technical discussions and best practices in security for IT professionals.

 

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10 - 11
May
2017

In the Footsteps of Leaders: Gettysburg Leadership Training Program

Gettysburg Hotel

The Pennsylvania Chamber Foundation and the Gettysburg Foundation present the leadership training program In the Footsteps of Leaders. Thirty-five business executives experience a full-day on the Gettysburg Battlefield, learn from Gettysburg's most famous leaders and gain insight and inspiration from the courageous actions and decisions of soldiers at every level. While gaining a deeper understanding of the decisions made during the Battle of Gettysburg, participants will focus on the challenges and opportunities facing their own organizations through a structured and comprehensive curriculum.

 

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15
Jun
2017

DEP Quarterly

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

DEP Quarterly, now in its 21st year, is a series of forums held throughout the year to discuss key regulatory and policy issues with executive staff and key decision-makers with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. This members-only event also periodically features keynotes speakers from leading policy makers in other state and federal legislative branches and executive agencies. The event also includes a briefing on key air, water, waste and natural resources issues from the leaders of the PA Chamber’s Environmental Executive Committee.

 

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13
Sep
2017

DEP Quarterly

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

DEP Quarterly, now in its 21st year, is a series of forums held throughout the year to discuss key regulatory and policy issues with executive staff and key decision-makers with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. This members-only event also periodically features keynotes speakers from leading policy makers in other state and federal legislative branches and executive agencies. The event also includes a briefing on key air, water, waste and natural resources issues from the leaders of the PA Chamber’s Environmental Executive Committee.

 

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