2019 Annual training conference (ATC)

Labor Relations Training Conference

2019 National PELRA Keynote Speaker Aaron Davis 

Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, AZ is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains to the east.  Scottsdale's vibrant Old Town is considered the finest urban center in Arizona.  It is home to more than 90 resturants, 320 retail shops and more than 80 art galleries.  Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in the city's northern reaches, is the largest urban wilderness area in the United States and features more than 60 miles of trails through diverse and scenic desert terrain..

General Sessions

  • Aaron Davis
  • Jeannetta Darno
  • Robert Smith - Collective Bargaining Trends
  • Rachel Shaw - Let's Do More Than Survive HR
  • Keith Friede - Human Capital Investment
  • Ken Wienstock - Legal Trends
     

Workshops

  • Lessons Learned & Stories Told - Another Year at the EEOC
  • Training Supervisors to Conduct ADA and State-Specific Disability Interactive Sessions
  • Labor Relations Boot Camp
  • Strategies in Workplace Investigations
  • Becoming the Chief Culture Officer

Concurrent Sessions

  • Post Janus-Legislative Amendments
  • Contract Language
  • Marijuana 
  • Grievance Processing
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Employee Leave Laws
  • Health Law for Public Employers
  • High Profile Discipline
  • Advanced Arbitration
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • FLSA
  • Off Duty Misconduct
  • Drafting Effective Discipline Documents
  • Harassment Free Workplace
  • Beyond ADA and FMLA
  • Legislative Update
  • Excessive Absenteesim
  • Request for Information...And Many More!

Networking and social events

  • National PELRA Welcome Reception (Sunday, April 7, 2019)
  • National PELRA Robin Hall Award Luncheon (Monday, April 8, 2019)
  • National PELRA Networking Reception
  • National PELRA Tuesday Night Celebration (Tuesday, April 9, 2019)
  • National PELRA Foundation Luncheon (Wednesday, April 10, 2019)

Quick and Easy Reservations for Attendees

Hotel

  • DoubleTree Resort by Hilton
    Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
  • 5401 North Scottsdale Road
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85250
  • www.doubletree3.hilton.com

Reservations

The Hilton has set aside a limited block of rooms for National PELRA Conference attendees. The special rate is $176 per night (single/double). This rate will be available through March 14, 2019 or until the block is sold out. We open registration in September and rooms do sell out quickly - book early!

Click here to book your room online.

Or call: 1-866-866-8107 - mention DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley - Scottsdale & group code LRA to book into the National PELRA block.


Registration info

Full conference registration includes:

  • Access to all learning activities Monday through Wednesday
  • Monday through Wednesday morning continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and afternoon break
  • Sunday evening Welcome Reception
  • Monday Annual Robin Hall Memorial Awards Lunch
  • Monday evening National PELRA networking event
  • Tuesday Night Celebration
  • Wednesday National PELRA Foundation Luncheon / Raffle
  • Conference tote bag with gift items
  • Digital link of all session materials and audio recordings taken during the sessions (emailed 4-7 weeks after conference)

Conference fees:

Sunday, April 7 - Wednesday, April 11 - Three full conference days

Member Rates:

$589.00 - Early Bird rate available through 1-11-19

$659.00 - Regular rate available 1-12-19 through 3-14-19

$739.00 - Late rate on or after 3-15-19

Non-Member Rate:

$999.00

Single-Day registration (available for Monday, Tuesday, and/or Wednesday)

Member: $299.00 each day

Non-Member: $469.00 each day

One day registration provides full session access, continental breakfast, breaks, and any lunch/networking/social event for that day only.

Sunday, April 7 - National PELRA Annual Golf Tournament (8:00 am - 3:00 pm) 

$100 -  Talking Stick Golf Club

Sunday, April 7 - Academy II: The Grievance Arbitration Process (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Member: $299.00

Non-Member: $399.00

Sunday, April 7 - Pre-Conference Workshop (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Member / Non-Member: $99 / $150

Thursday, April 11 - Investigation Academy (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Member: $299.00

Non-Member: $399.00

Thursday, April 11 - CLRP® Exam

Member: $100.00 (Special rate for this event)

Non-Member: $250.00

Guest registration:

Family members and/or other guests may attend the following social events:

Sunday, April 7 - Welcome Reception

$40.00, purchased on or before 3-14-19

$59.00, purchased on or after 3-15-19

Monday, April 8 - National PELRA Networking Reception

$40.00, purchased on or before 3-14-19

$59.00, purchased on or after 3-15-19

Tuesday, April 9 - Tuesday Night Celebration

$100.00, purchased on or before 3-14-17

$125.00, purchased on or after 3-15-19 

Cancellation policy:

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing and received by March 14, 2019 to qualify for a refund. Cancellations received after March 14, 2019 are non-refundable. No-shows and inability to attend the ATC due to weather are non-refundable.

Conference Registration: A $75 administrative fee will be deducted. One registration transfer is allowed per registration provided they have the same membership status.

Guest Registration: A $25 administrative fee will be deducted.

Academy Registration: A $50 administrative fee will be deducted. One registration transfer is allowed per registration provided they have the same membership status.

Pre and/or Post Conference Workshops: A $25 administrative fee will be deducted.

One-Day Registration: A $50 administrative fee will be deducted for each day.

CLRP® Exam: A $50 administrative fee will be deducted (conference rate).

After March 14, 2019, all transfers will incur a $35 administrative fee.


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