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2017 Schedule At-A-Glance
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Marina del Rey Marriott


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Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, October 5

12:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration


1:00 - 1:15 pm

Welcome


1:15 - 2:30 pm

What the WPI Do We Know?: A Study on Egregious and Developing Case Law

Sue Ann Van Dermyden, Julie Moore


2:30 - 2:35 pm

Break


2:35 - 3:35 pm

"I Would Do Anything for the Investigation, But I Won't Do That*: Political and Ethical Landmines Faced by Internal and External Investigators" *With apologies to Meat Loaf

Ann Fromholz, Jeff Brodin


3:35 - 3:50 pm

Break


3:50 - 5:20 pm

Trauma-Informed Interviewing for Workplace Investigations

Keith Rohman, Dr. Brenda Ingram


6:00 - 9:00 pm

Networking Dinner: Cafe Del Rey Ticketed event, pre-registration is required. Tickets are $75.


Friday, October 6

6:00 - 7:00 am

Wellness Activities


7:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration


7:00 - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast


7:15 - 7:45 am

Optional Committee Meeting: Details to be provided to committee members. If you are interested in joining one of the committees, please visit our Committee Page.


8:00 - 9:30 am

How Place Shapes Our Investigations: Perspectives from Canada, Australia and throughout the USA

Diane Citrino, Ashley Lattal, Rebecca Speer, Stacey Perrin, Deborah Shapiro, Cheryl-Anne Laird


9:30 - 9:35 am

Break


9:35 - 10:35 am

Keynote: Connect the Dots: Creativity and Workplace Investigations

Bill Stainton


10:35 - 10:50 am

Break


10:50 - 12:05 pm

The DFEH New Workplace Harassment Guide and Other Sources of Guidance for Investigators

Kevin Kish, Director, DFEH, Amy Oppenheimer


12:10 - 1:30 pm

Lunch


1:30 - 2:45 pm

Don't Get Lost in Translation: Keys to Conducting an Effective Investigation Involving Non-English Speaking Individuals

Susan Hatmaker, Yesenia Carrillo


1:30 - 2:45 pm

Ethical and Privilege Challenges for Internal Investigators

Peter Land, Jennifer Smith


2:45 - 2:50 pm

Break


2:50 -3:50 pm

Things I Learned in the FBI That You Might Consider Using in Workplace Investigations

Michael Sandulak


2:50 -3:50 pm

Investigations for Non-Attorneys: What the Lawyers Aren't Telling You

John Hughes, Casey Woods


3:50 - 4:05 pm

Break


4:05 - 5:15 pm

Marketing 101 for External Investigators

Carole Ross, Rachel Ablin


4:05 - 5:15 pm

Getting Down to Business After an Investigation

Mimi Zemmelman, Michal Longfelder


5:30 - 7:30 pm

Cocktail Reception

($50/ticket.)


Saturday, October 7

6:30 - 7:30 am

Wellness Activities


7:00 - 12:00 pm

Registration


7:00 - 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast


8:00 - 9:00 am

Apples to Apples/Apples to Elephants: Understanding and Effectively Using Comparator Evidence

Allison West


9:00 - 9:05 am

Break


9:05 - 10:20 am

Incorporating Cell Phone Data into Your Investigations

Don Vilfer


10:20 - 10:30 am

Break


10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Institutional Betrayal and Workplace Investigations: Risks and Mitigation Strategies for Employers and Investigators 

Richard Hart, Jennifer Freyd


12:00 pm

Conference Adjourns


12:20 - 12:50 pm

Meeting of Members


12:50 - 1:00 pm

Lunch for Members Attending Committee Meetings


1:00- 1:30 pm

Committee Meetings: Details to be provided to committee members. If you are interested in joining one of the committees, please visit our Committee Page.


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