September 6, 2018
Napa Valley Marriott
winejobs.com SUMMIT is a one-of-a-kind gathering for HR managers to connect with their peers to discuss current HR topics and learn from industry experts.
Save the date: September 6, 2018 – Marriott Napa Valley Hotel
Seating is limited and registration is by invitation only. Contact us at the email address below if you would like to be added to our data base.
Contact us at: info@winejobsSUMMIT.com to attend
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. WELCOME ADDRESS + NEW WINEJOBS.COM FEATURES
Eric Jorgensen, publisher of Wine Business Monthly and Winejobs.com
A discussion and demonstration of the latest features and integrations available on winejobs.com
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. STACKING UP WINE INDUSTRY COMPENSATION
A short review of compensation trends, with a focus on how winery pay compares across industries and how to use compensation/benefits as a recruiting tool. New this year, results of a wine industry specific gender pay study.
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE HARASSMENT PREVENTION, RESPONSE AND TRAINING PLAN
Steve Hirschfeld, founding partner, Hirschfeld Kraemer Employment Law Firm
Aura K. Adams, employment law counsel, Hirschfeld Kraemer Employment Law Firm
What are the best practices when training employees, new and old, on acceptable interactions? Join Steve Hirschfeld as he discusses immediately applicable practices to not only clearly communicate appropriate behavior, but also to create a clear plan to deal with all types of harassment.
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. KEYNOTE: CAREER EMPOWERMENT, DIVERSITY AND MENTORSHIP INITIATIVES
Clarice Turner, president, Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Encouraging behaviors that facilitate empowerment and mentorship may not necessarily be built into a company’s culture but, through the development of leadership programs, you can ensure that all employees are performing at their best. Inspiring employees to recognize their own strength and potential to be a future leader in the wine industry can be achieved with a well-thought out initiative.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. NETWORKING BREAK
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO
Andrew Parsons, assistant Fire Marshal and hazardous materials programs manager, County of Sonoma Fire and Emergency Services Department
Oscar Villanueva, chief operating officer, Tal Global Corporation
Captain Cullen Dodd, Napa County Sheriff’s Office
Garret Venya, Napa County Fire Marshal
If the Wine Country Wildfires taught us one thing, it’s that disaster could strike at any moment. From natural disasters, health crises and workplace violence concerns, emergencies are never welcome but, unfortunately, possible. As the human resources representative, it’s up to you to make sure that your emergency and disaster plan is prepared, communicated and practiced. This expert panel will provide key takeaways, lifetimes of experience in security and disaster preparedness and answer any and all questions.
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. KEYNOTE: MANAGING IN THE MOMENT
Tom Floyd, head manager of effectiveness, Facebook
When a manager has an issue with an employee, they want an immediate solution. Through innovative preparation, Tom Floyd and his team created a number of ways to provide Facebook’s many managers the tools and resources they need in easy-to-understand and act upon format. Floyd has utilized all the strength of Silicon Valley and employed technology to anticipate and address the needs of managers, working within the largest of corporations or the smallest of family businesses, to coach employees in the moment.
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Three, 20-minute segments. Choose three tables to visit.
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. SPECIAL OPTIONAL TRAINING – DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
Innovative Recruiting Practices
Understanding Applicant Tracking Systems
Creating a Culture of Development
Nicole Cummings, human resources manager, Cakebread Cellars
Jean-Claire Chamian, human resources manager, Huneeus Vintners
Geraldine Flatt, vice president of human resources, Freixenet USA at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
Norma Villegas, human resources manager, Inglenook
Sarah Davila, director of human resources, Hess
Nina Schlatter, talent acquisition specialist, Treasury Wine Estates
Shanne Malilay, director of talent acquisition, Jackson Family Wines
Kathy Reddick, director of talent development, Jackson Family Wines
Marcel Rodrigue, director of talent acquisition, Delicato Family Vineyards
Regina Geranen, senior human resources manager, Wente Vineyards