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Eastern Shore Business Summit: Shoring Up Our Business Community

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Salisbury University-Guerrieri Student Union

327 Dogwood Drive

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Salisbury, MD 21801

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The Eastern Shore Business Summit connects HR professionals, Workforce Organizations, and Business Leaders with the resources for building sustainable cultures. Through relevant informational opportunities plus demonstrations of local business resources participants will gain perspective on broad and current industry topics. Interlinking like-minded professionals together for the purpose of creating a stronger business community on the Eastern Shore.

*Breakfast & Lunch Provided

-CEU's & SHRM credits offered for training participants-

8:30 am to 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast Buffet

9:00 am - 9:40 am: Opening Ceremonies

Event Kickoff Address

Jake Day, Mayor, Salisbury, MD

9:40 am – 10:45 am: SIP (Shore Industry Professional) Panel

  • Panelist #1 – Workforce Inclusion, Samuel Shoge, Economic Development, Talbot County, MD
  • Panelist #2 – Business Logistics, Cliff Grunstra, CMO, Delmarva Central Railroad
  • Panelist #3 – Business Champion, Brent Paquin, President, Paquin Design / Build

11:15 am to 12:00 pm: Morning Breakout Session

Topic / Presenter

  • ADA-What You Need to Know, Darlene Peregoy
  • Perdue Business School–Business Resources, Dr. Donaway and Dr. Roche, Salisbury University
  • Earn and Learn: Apprenticeships in Maryland, Jeff Smith, Program Manager, DLLR
  • Recruiting and Retention, Colleen Denston, SPHR,SHRM-SCP,FPC,HRPM

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch & Keynote Address by David McGlone, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Dept. of Labor (DOL)

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm: Afternoon Breakout Session

Topic / Presenter

  • Sick/Safe Leave: What is Required in MD, Cheryl Brown, Davis, Agnor, Rapaport and Skalny
  • Social Media as a Business Tool, Jennifer James
  • EEOC: Mary Tiernan, EEOC Outreach Program Coordinator
  • Safety in the Workplace, Mike Lewis, Sheriff, Wicomico County, MD

3:00 pm to 3:45 pm: Afternoon Breakout Session

Topic / Presenter

  • Opioids in the Workplace, Cliff Mitchell
  • Cannabis in the Workplace, Joy Stand, Dir. MD Medical Cannabis Commission
  • Customized Workforce Training, Wor-Wic / UMES
  • Preparing for the new Minimum Wage, Lawrence A. Richardson Jr.

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Closing Remarks from Secretary Schulz


Thank you for attending!

The Eastern Shore Workforce Team


FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Dogwood Parking lot D

campus parking map

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

jessie.ferrio@maryland.gov

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A printed ticket is preferred for registration at the event.


Can I update my registration information?

Updates can be made however please have each person from your business print a ticket.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

If the name does not match ticket the attendee will be asked to provide their information during registration.


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Salisbury University-Guerrieri Student Union

327 Dogwood Drive

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