Student Conference
and HR Games Competition

March 2-3, 2018
Western Technical College - La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI

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**Registration is now closed**

Conference Information - HR's Got Game!

REGISTER for the 2018 Student Conference & HR Games being hosted by the Western Technical College March 2-3, 2018. Register today to ensure your spot at the conference!

When registering, please select from one of the following resgistration options:

(1) Student HRGames and Conference Participant:  Teams of 2 or 3 compete in a jeopardy-style competition in human resource related categories. Before registering, select your teammates and choose a name for your team.  You will need your team name to register in this category. Each member of the team must register separately, using the same team name.

(2) Student Conference Only: Students who want to attend the conference, but will not be competing on a team for the HR Games will register under this category.  Attendees may watch the competition or assist as a volunteer.

(3) Chapter Advisor:   Chapter Advisors will register using this option.

(4) Conference Volunteer:  Professional chapter members who will be performing in a volunteer role will register using this option.
(5) Speaker:  Guest speakers register using this registration type.
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12 Noon - Registration is now closed.

Questions? Please contact Tanya Hubanks, SHRM-CP, SPHR, College Relations Director, at or (715) 901-2296 (home office).

Event Pricing


Location / Hotel Accommodations

SHRM Member
Student (Full-Time Undergrad)
Non-SHRM Chapter Member

Western Technical College - La Crosse Campus
400 7th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601

Click here for directions to Western Technical College

Please use parking lot B or M located at the corners of Seventh and Vine Streets, south of the Lunda Center.  No pass is necessary to park in a standard spot for this event.

Lodging:  Rates End February 9, 2018

**PLEASE NOTE:  If you have 1-2 people in a room, please request the King rooms at either site (or single Queen room at Candlewood) to leave larger sleeping accommodations for bigger groups - thank you!

Candlewood Suites
56 Copeland Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601 (0.7 miles to Western)
Phone:  608-785-1110
Registration Code:  SHR
Double Queen (9 available) $99/night + tax
King (7 available) and Queen (9 available) $89/night + Tax

AmericInn Hotel and Conference Center Riverfront
1835 Rose Street
La Crosse, WI 54601 (2.5 miles to Western)
Phone: 608-781-7000
Registration Block:  WISHRM Student Conference
King (6 available) and Two Double Beds (19 available)

Conference at a Glance

Friday, March 2, 2018

Time Event Location
4:00 - 6:30 pm Attendee Registration Kumm Center, First Floor
4:00 - 5:15 pm Volunteer Registration Kumm Center, First Floor
5:15 - 6:00 pm Volunteer Training and Dinner Kumm Center, Room 24
5:00 - 6:00 pm Attendee Sit-Down Dinner, Speakers Kumm Center, First Floor
6:00 - 6:15 pm Opening Ceremony and HR Games Overview Kumm Center, First Floor
6:30 - 7:00 pm HR Games: Round 1 (15 min prep/15 min games) Coleman, Second Floor
7:05 -7:30 pm HR Games: Round 2 (10 min prep/15 min games) Coleman, Second Floor
7:35 -7:55 pm HR Games: Round 3 (5 min prep/15 min games) Coleman, Second Floor
8:00 - 8:20 pm HR Games: Round 4 (5 min prep/15 min games) Coleman, Second Floor
8:25 - 8:45 pm HR Games: Round 5 (15 min prep/15 min games) Coleman, Second Floor
8:55  - 9:10 pm HR Games:  Announce Finalists TBD
9:15 - 10:00 pm Dessert and Entertainment TBD

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Time Event Location
7:45 - 8:45 am Registration Lunda Center
8:00 - 8:45 am Breakfast Lunda Center
8:45 - 9:40 am It's All About the Journey in HR, Callie Zipple Lunda Center
9:45 - 10:40 am Coach's Corner - A panel discussion of HR professionals
with Tabitha Newton, Pete Berger, and Heather St. Clair
Lunda Center
10:45 - 11:40 am Keep Your Head in the Game - Practice Mindfulness, Deb Walsh Lunda Center
11:45 - 12:15 pm Lunch Lunda Center
12:20 - 12:50 pm HR Games Semi-Finals Lunda Center
12:55 - 1:25 pm HR Games Finals Lunda Center
1:30 - 1:45 pm Awards and Closing Announcements Lunda Center



Contact Information

Terleen Cheslock

Terleen Cheslock
College Relations Director

Fox Valley Technical College
Phone:  (920) 993-5101
Term start:  01/01/2019


Terleen Cheslock is the Organizational & Staff Development Manager at Fox Valley Technical College.  She is an experienced staff development manager with a demonstrated history of working in higher education.  Skilled in compensation, corporate communications, labor relations, interviewing, and organizational development.  Terleen has her Masters of Science Degree focused in Organizational Development & Behavior from Silver Lake College.  She has spent over 20 years in the human resources industry.  Terleen also adjunct instructs in the HR program at the college. 

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