Events & Training

Annual Pennsylvania Budget Briefing

Hilton Harrisburg
Feb 6, 2019 | 8:30 am to 10 am

At the same time that the Wolf administration is preparing for its second term, the state’s Independent Fiscal Office has projected a looming structural deficit in the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal year that could reach as high as $1.7 billion. As the new session approaches and with it, Gov. Wolf’s February budget address, the PA Chamber is prepared to push back against proposed tax increases that would target Pennsylvania’s businesses; while advocating for public policies that will keep the Commonwealth competitive. 

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Avoiding Common Wage and Hour Mistakes Webinar

Webinar
Feb 13, 2019 | 11 am to Noon

HR MANAGER WEB SERIES PART I: Calculating compensable hours for Wage and Hour purposes can be very challenging for companies that must factor in breaks, lunches, overtime, salaried vs. non-salaried status, and more, and U.S. Department of Labor investigators are finding common mistakes being made by employers.  In addition, although the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) is similar to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it is not identical. Employers who comply with the FLSA may still fall into various compliance “traps” under the PMWA.

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DEP Quarterly

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
Feb 20, 2019

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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Benefits Consortium Webinar

Webinar
Feb 21, 2019 | 11 am to Noon

With businesses dealing with the rising cost of health insurance, increasing deductibles and the uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act, you need more than just insurance—you need solutions.

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IT Security Roundtable

Hershey Lodge
Feb 22, 2019 | 8:30 am to Noon

Being able to assess cybersecurity risks and knowing what types of tools, policies and plans to have in place as a result of risk assessment is fundamental to businesses succeeding in today’s aggressive cyber security threat landscape.  At the same time, when a breach or other cybersecurity problem occurs, IT professionals must be able to stop it cold before damage occurs:  today, the average time until a problem is discovered is 191 days. 

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Annual Economic Forecast and Business Leadership Summit

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
Feb 26, 2019 | 8:45 am to 2 pm

Every company needs to not only understand today’s financial picture, but have some type of barometer that looks at the impacts of technology, culture and the labor market with which to help forecast what may happen on the national and international economic fronts, and to help make effective leadership decisions. 

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Annual OSHA and Workplace Safety Conference

Hershey Lodge
Mar 14, 2019 | 8:30 am to 3 pm

2019 Annual OSHA and Workplace Safety Conference—fire Safety, Distracted Driving, Respiratory Protection and Lockout/Tagout-Electrical Safety are the top areas causing the most fatalities and injuries to workers.  The standards are in the top 10 of most cited OSHA violations for General Industry.  And they are among the most requested educational topics from Safety Directors. 

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Spring Human Resources Conference

Hershey Country Club
Mar 21, 2019 | 8:30 am to 3 pm

2019 Spring Human Resources Conference—the world of human resources is ever-evolving, constantly shifting as legislation, regulation and court decisions change the requirements for businesses. 

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HR Manager Web Series Part II

Webinar
Apr 17, 2019 | 11 am to Noon

The PA Chamber’s HR Manager Webinar Series brings the state’s top authorities right to your desk top in a one hour format of in-depth explanations and question and answers that cover state and federal requirements, best practices and recommendations.  These highly affordable training sessions present top-rated speakers and national authorities on timely topics such as leaves of absence under FMLA; conducting HR investigations; unemployment comp benefits and willful misconduct issues; employee handbooks and employee agreements and arbitration provisions. Continuing education credits are often available. 

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Annual Environmental Conference and Trade Show

Hershey Lodge
Apr 23, 2019

Considered by many the most comprehensive environmental compliance events in the state, the Pennsylvania Chamber’s environmental and energy conferences are designed to help and prepare environmental managers to meet the numerous challenging demands of today’s environmental programs.

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In the Footsteps of Leaders Spring Program

Gettysburg Hotel
May 8 - May 9, 2019

In the Footsteps of Leaders:  Gettysburg Leadership Training Program—many of today’s companies describe a shortage of employees ready to move into management positions.  And with baby boomers retiring in increasing numbers—taking a lifetime of expertise and knowledge with them— some of the most critical issues facing today’s businesses are the development of leaders and the need for business succession planning.

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DEP Quarterly

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
May 15, 2019

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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Pennsylvania Innovation Summit

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey
May 20, 2019 | 10 am to 5:45 pm

The 2019 Pennsylvania Innovation Summit—with abundant and sustainable energy, an educated workforce, and an ideal location for safe movement of people and goods on the roads, air and waterways, Pennsylvania is a state with exciting new innovations across a variety of industries.

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HR Manager Web Series Part III

Webinar
May 22, 2019 | 11 am to Noon

The PA Chamber’s HR Manager Webinar Series brings the state’s top authorities right to your desk top in a one hour format of in-depth explanations and question and answers that cover state and federal requirements, best practices and recommendations.  These highly affordable training sessions present top-rated speakers and national authorities on timely topics such as leaves of absence under FMLA; conducting HR investigations; unemployment comp benefits and willful misconduct issues; employee handbooks and employee agreements and arbitration provisions. Continuing education credits are often available. 

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DEP Quarterly

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
Sep 18, 2019

Held exclusively for PA Chamber members in the environmental and energy regulated community, this event series provides an opportunity for members to hear first-hand from PA Department of Environmental Protection officials as well as other state and regulatory agencies, legislators and trade associations in the Commonwealth.  DEP Quarterly features discussions and presentations from decision-makers and experts in the energy and water, waste, air and natural resources environmental sectors, as well as updates provided by subject matter experts from leading law, engineering and consulting firms.  The events are also a valuable opportunity to network with peers and get involved in the PA Chamber’s environmental committees. 

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In the Footsteps of Leaders Fall Program

Gettysburg Hotel
Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2019

In the Footsteps of Leaders:  Gettysburg Leadership Training Program—many of today’s companies describe a shortage of employees ready to move into management positions.  And with baby boomers retiring in increasing numbers—taking a lifetime of expertise and knowledge with them— some of the most critical issues facing today’s businesses are the development of leaders and the need for business succession planning.  

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