2013 TERRA 15th Annual Conference

Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 1:00pm - Friday, October 18, 2013 - 11:30am
Hosted by: 
TERRA Chapter
Location: 
Tullahoma, TN

Make plans now to attend the
2013 TERRA 15th ANNUAL CONFERENCE

October 16-18, 2013
Lakeside Club and Wingo Inn, Arnold Engineering Development Center, 4176 Westover Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
ph: (931) 454-3051, fx: (931) 454-4004


RegistrationFeatured Speakers | Hotel  | CLE's | Program (html) | Preliminary Program (pdf)


Conference Registration Includes – conference packet, all food for three days, TERRA shirt and hospitality receptions

Register for the COnference

1. Register and pay online using PayPal.

2. Or, Download/complete paper form and send payment via US mail.
Fax the completed form to 615-898-5427 or enclose it when you mail your check to: TERRA, Box X-169, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Conference Registration &
TERRA Membership Options

MEMBERS

  • Early reg. & 2014 TERRA dues —
    $200 (combined $150 reg. & $50 dues)
  • Post Oct. 15 reg. & 2014 TERRA dues —
    $225 (combined $165 reg. & $50 dues)
  • FT student reg. & 2014 TERRA dues —
    $70 (combined)

NON-MEMBERS

  • Early reg. — $175
  • Post 11 September (includes 2014 dues) reg. — @225

OTHER OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • 2014 Organizational Membership — $525
  • 2043 LERA Membership — $195

Featured Speakers

  • Nancy DiTomaso, Vice Dean for Faculty & Research, Rutgers University School of Business | Social Networks and Jobs
  • Prof. David Lewin, University of California Los Angelos | TBA
  • Dr. Susan Helper, Chief Economist, US Department of Commerce | TBA

  Hotel Information

16 & 18 Oct 2013- Wingo Inn - $53.75 per night – All Rooms Now Have Private Baths!
For Hotel Registration Contact:  Wingo Inn/Arnold AFB, 4176 Westover Road, Tullahoma, TN 37388
PH: (931) 454-3051, FX: (931) 454-4004, lodging@arnold.af.mil

Overflow hotels:  (government rate)

  • Hampton  Inn - 33 Paradise Street, Manchester TN 37355 – (931) 728-3300
  • Holiday Inn Express – 111 Hospitality Blvd., Manchester TN 37355 - 931-728-9383

CLE Credits

Each of TERRA's 14 preceeding conferences offered CLE credits. The 2012 conference was approved for 8.5 hours of CLE

2013 TERRA 15th Annual Conference Program

WEDNESDAY,
october 16

Thursday,
october 17

Friday,
october 18

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Welcome to TERRA 2013

Cameron Bennett,  President 

1:15 – 3:00 p.m.

NIOSH Safe, Skilled and
Ready Workforce Initative

Rebecca Guerin, Niosh Education and Information Division (EID)

TOSHA 2012-13 Review

Steve Hawkins, TOSHA

3:00 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Workshop: USing BLS Resources

Intro: Cameron Bennett
Presenter: Steve Rondone, BLS

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

TERRA's Welcome Dinner & Featured Speaker

Intro: William Canak

Social Networks and Jobs

Prof. Nancy DiTomaso,
Vice Dean for Faculty & Research,
Rutgers University School of Business

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Hospitality Reception

Sponsored by
Mid-South Carpenters Regional Council

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 

Critical Trends in Workers' Compensation

Prof. John Burton, Rutgers Univ., Sch. of Mgmt. & LR

  • Labor: Jerry Lee
  • Management: TBA
  • Neutral: Abbie Hudgens, TN DOL Workers' Comp Div.

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Break and Refreshments

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Enforcing Labor Law

Joanne Goldstein, Secretary of Labor & Workforce Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Natt Capece, UBC
  • Pam Sullivan, USDOL - Wage & Hour Division

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Banquet & Featured Speaker

Intro: Jerry Lee

Topic TBA

Prof. David Lewin, UCLA School of Mgmt.

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Apprentice Training for 21st Century Challanges

Presenter Nathaniel Brown, TN State Director, USDOLETA/OA

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

21st Century Workforce Skills & Training

Douglas Gamble, Manufacturing Renaissance

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Banquet and Featured Speaker

Topic TBA

Dr. Susan Helper, Chief Economist, US Dept. of Commerce

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Hospitality Reception

Sponsored by
Waller, Landsden, Dortsh & Davis

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast and Business Meeting

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Arbitration Decisions Workshop

  • Mollie Bowers, Cincinnati
  • TBA
  •  TBA

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Current Issues in Employment & Labor Law, the NLRB & in the Courts

Chair:  William Canak

  • Robert Covington, Vanderbilt University
  • Jed Marcus, Bressler, Amery & Ross
  • Lynn Agee, USW & Agee Owens, LLC

 

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