AGENDA

Join us Thursday September 26 to Friday September 27 for two full days of Compference!

Below you will see the exciting things happening this year. Talk tracks focus on Data Excellence, Business Results, Comp Best Practices, PayScale Products, Beyond Base Pay, as well as Transparency/Communication.

Agenda subject to change.

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PRE-COMPFERENCE– WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
TIME SESSION SPEAKER TRACK ROOM
10:00AM Workshops      
11:45PM Lunch (Workshops Only)      
3:30PM Workshops End      
5:30PM Welcome Reception (All Compference Attendees)      
         
DAY 1 – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
TIME SESSION SPEAKER TRACK ROOM
8:00AM Breakfast      
9:00AM Opening Keynote      
10:00AM Break      
10:15PM Expo Hall Open      
11:00AM Understand and Utilize PayScale’s Crowdsourced Data to Modernize Your Compensation Strategy Heather Taylor
PayScale
Data Excellence Room B
  The Heart of a Company: Building with Authenticity, Transparency, and Vulnerability Joe Bast
Chewse
Transparency/Communication Room C
  What Your CFO Wants to Know About Your Comp Plan Lisa Zeeveld
Belay
Business Results Room D
  Sales Comp: Should You Pay Sales People on Customer Feedback and How? Steve Grossman
Steve Grossman & Associates
Beyond Base Pay Room E
  Starbucks Principles & Practices for Achieving Pay Equity Chris Martin
Jeannie Pae

Starbucks
Best Practices Room F
11:45AM Lunch      
12:45AM Keynote      
1:45AM Break      
2:00PM Product Deep Dive: Insight Jesse Haydon
PayScale
Product Session Room A
  Product Deep Dive: Insight Lab Camie Bailey
PayScale
Product Session Room B
  Product Deep Dive: MarketPay Jennifer Ferris
Chris Highfield

PayScale
Product Session Room C
  When "Great Culture" Doesn’t Cut It Anymore – Using Pay Transparency to Regain Trust Katie Webber
Snag
Business Results Room D
  Making Incentive Programs Work Rena Somersan
Newport Group
Beyond Base Pay Room E
2:45PM Break      
3:00PM Don’t Stay in Your Lane: Bringing Strategic Thought to Basic Reporting Emily Brown
FedEx Express
Best Practices Room A
  Data Science at PayScale: How it Can Help You and Your Organization Heather Taylor
PayScale
Data Excellence Room B
  Product Deep Dive: Team Brian Webber
Karaka Leslie

PayScale
Product Session Room C
  Beyond the Office Walls: How to Nurture Human Connections Among Remote Employees Erika Levitsis
Jacque Vonk
PayScale
Product Session Room D
  When the Budget Was Tight We Pulled Out All the Stops On "Other" Compensation Value Drivers Andrea Morales
24 Hour Fitness
Jelica Stulic

Amyris
Beyond Base Pay Room E
  How Technology is Redefining Job Description Management Don Bermanc
HRTMS
Product Session Room F
3:45PM Break      
4:00PM Closing Keynote      
5:30PM Customer Appreciation Party      
         
DAY 2 – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
TIME SESSION SPEAKER TRACK ROOM
8:00AM Breakfast      
8:45AM Opening Keynote      
9:45AM Break      
9:45PM Expo Hall Open      
10:00AM Innovation and Physics: Why The Next "Big" Thing Isn’t The Next "Best" Thing When It Comes to Getting Buy-In Jeffrey Ross
City of Arlington, Texas
Best Practices Room A
  The Evolution of the Salary Structure: How & When to Incorporate Job-Based Ranges Alex Armstrong
PayScale
Marc Mullis
Payformance Partners
Eric Joseph
Renaissance Electric Services
Jennifer Osaba
Best Practices Room B
  Furthering Pay Transparency: How to Manage Risks Jesse Haydon
PayScale
Transparency/Communication Room C
  Payscale Helps ITX Keep Harmony In Tune Hernan Chiosso
ITX Corp
Business Results Room D
10:45AM Break      
11:00AM Demystifying Job Architecture Strategy Rena Solum
CHS Inc
Carolyn Olson
Steven Douglas
Best Practices Room A
  Geographic Pay Differentials and How to Master Using Them Kalia McKinley
American National Insurance
Data Excellence Room B
  What is Your PayBrand Story? Humanize Benefits & Perks to Win the War For Talent Kathy Steele
Red Caffeine
Transparency/Communication Room C
  Compensation: Driving Future Revenues Mary Lasky
PayScale
Business Results Room D
  How We Created a Bad Ass Total Rewards Statement and Kicked Our Competitors to the Curb Andrea Morales
24 Hour Fitness
Jelica Stulic

Amyris
Beyond Base Pay Room E
  Employee Engagement Take Two: After the Data Christina Atkinson
Durward Jones Barkewell & Co
Best Practices Room F
11:45AM Lunch      
12:45AM Keynote      
1:45AM Break      
2:00PM Talent Markets, Jobs Descriptions and More: What You Need to Know to Scale Your Company Todd Fereday
Kristina Cavin

Bridge Investment Group
Best Practices Room A
  Communicating the ROI of Compensation Management Software Kelli Hathman
Missouri Employers Mutual
Business Results Room B
  The COMPression Session: Dealing With Minimum Wage Vanessa Schneider
Annabelle Gamez

unCOMPlicate HR
Best Practices Room C
  Adding New Data Sources into Your Compensation Plan: Why, What, and How Brian Webber
PayScale
Data Excellence Room D
  It’s Time for a Compensation Revolution Summer Rector
The QTI Group
Lisa Chung
CDK Global
Felicia Graves
TreeHouse Foods
Beyond Base Pay Room E
  Reimagined Pay Equity Analysis Nadim Ziady
PayScale
Debbie Blackie
Tufts University
Product Session Room F
2:45PM Break      
3:00PM Closing Keynote