TN Personnel Management Association

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TPMA 26th Annual Membership and Training Conference

  • 23 Apr 2019
  • 7:30 AM
  • 26 Apr 2019
  • 11:30 AM
  • Sheraton Downtown Memphis -
  • 114


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This registration type is for Friday only and is for non-members.
  • This registration type is good for Friday only.
  • This registration type is for Thursday only and is for non-members.
  • This registration type is good for Thursday only.
  • This registration type is for Wednesday only and is for non-members.
  • This registration type is for good for Wednesday only.
  • Early Bird registration is open from March 1st - March 15th
  • Early Bird registration from March 1, 2019 - 15th, 2019.

This is the 26th Annual Membership and Training Conference of the TN Personnel Management Association. The Theme of the conference is, "Thriving and Surviving in Turbulent Times: The Secrets of Human Resources Success".

Tentative Conference Program Information

Tues., April 23, 2019   

8:00am - 12noon    Three Pillars of HR (Pillar I)

11:00am - 4:00pm Jim Dillard Golf Tournament

1:00pm - 5:00pm Three Pillars of HR (Pillar II)

Wed., April 24,2019

8:00am - 12noon Three Pillars of HR (Pillar III)

10:00am - 11am Pre-Conference Session:  Webinar - "Building Employee Engagement: A Roadmap & Lessons Learned"

11:00am - 12noon Pre-Conference Session: Seminar - "Alternate Work Schedules: Mobile and From Home Working"

1:00pm - 1:30pm Opening Ceremonies

1:30pm - 2:45pm Keynote Address - "Cloud Based HR Technology" - Alex Smith, Chief HR Officer, City of Memphis, 

3:00pm - 4:00pm "Information Technology Cyber Security" - Lorrayne Mallett 

4:00pm - 5:00pm  "The Guide to Highly Effective Recruiting Strategies and Employer Branding" - Michael Hurwitz, Careers in Government

5:30pm - 7:30pm Welcome Reception

Thur., April 25, 2019

8:30am - 9:30am "The Changing Landscape of HR & Organizations" - Brad Federman  

9:45am - 10:45am "Leading Change: Creating a Culture of Engagement & Your Responsibility, Dr. Trish Holliday, TDOHR 

11:00am - 12noon "Benefit Survey Results/Update ACA" - Mark Morgan, Sherrill Morgan and Associates

1:30pm - 2:30pm    Panel Discussion: "What Inspires Millennials to Serve in the Public Sector"

2:30pm - 3:30pm  "Labor Law Update" - Tannera Gipson & Lisa Krupicka

4:00pm - 5:00pm  "After #MeToo and #TimesUP: What's Next with Harassment" - Deb Finney, EEOC

Fri., April 26, 2019

8:30am - 9:30am  "The Loneliest Position: Reaching the Heights of Your Career in Human Resources" -  Patricia Myers

9:30am - 10:30am  "Mindfulness for Fast Times", Greg Graber

10:45am - 11:45am Closing Keynote Speaker - "Creative and Innovative Learning and Development" - Dr. M. Wayne Puckett

The conference will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Memphis. The rate is $139.00 per night. Reservations should be made by March 26th, 2019 to get the conference rate.

Telephone: 901/527-7300

Hotel Code: XAD or TPMA

A copy of the conference registration packet will be available soon.


Address: P.O. Box 68446| Nashville, TN 37206-8446

Phone: +1 (615) 351-6495


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