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North American Division Human Resources Conference 2022

Date & Location: April 24-26, 2022. Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, 31 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Description: Theme: NextGenHR Mentoring the Next Generation of HR Professionals. We invite you to join us at our 2022 NAD Human Resources Conference to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, known as the Crossroads of America. On April 24-26, 2022, many Seventh-day Adventist leaders and HR professionals from across the United States, Bermuda, Canada, and Guam will join us for our Annual NAD HR Conference, to expand their knowledge and their network. A detailed agenda will be sent out soon!

Local Attractions: While you are visiting with us, here are some local attractions and interesting facts about Indianapolis. Before you visit, please check with the local attractions organizations' COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.

•The Eagle Creek Park and Nature Preserve (one of the largest municipal parks in the United States)
•The Downtown Canal Walk's 3-mile loop is a popular urban respite for fitness enthusiasts and serenity-seekers alike
•The Soldier’s and Sailor’s Memorial (located in Monument Circle downtown Indianapolis and the city’s most important landmark)
•Rhythm! Discovery Center (a museum of percussion instruments)
•White River State Park
•Indiana State Museum (features a variety of exhibits and experiences that explore the natural and cultural history of the state
•Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art
•Indianapolis Zoo
•Indianapolis Museum of Art
•The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (the largest children’s museum in the world)
•Indianapolis has the most interstate legs in the United States, hence the state nickname “Crossroads of America”

The hotel provides easy access to the Indianapolis Zoo and other attractions.

Who Should Attend: The NAD Human Resources Conference is planned for all conference/union secretaries, treasurers, and human resources directors, academy treasurers, education directors, and university VPs of finance.

Featured Speakers: Details coming soon.

Schedule: 

Sunday, April 24, 2022
3:00 pm-7:00 pm - Event Check-In
3:00 pm-4:00 pm - Preconference Workshop
3:00 pm-5:00 pm - New to HR Conference Orientation – Special Q&A Session
4:00 pm-5:00pm -  Preconference Workshop
5:00 pm-5:15 pm - General Welcome & Opening Announcements
5:00 pm-7:00 pm - Light Refreshments
Dinner is on your own

Monday, April 25, 2022
7:00 am–8:30 am - Continental Breakfast Provided (Badges required)
8:30 am–9:00 am - Worship, Welcome and Announcements
9:00 am–10:30 am - General Session
9:00 am-5:00 pm - Exhibit Hours
10:30 am–10:45 am - Break/Refreshments
10:45 am–11:45 am - General Session
11:45 am–12:00 pm - Exhibitors Special Feature
12:00 pm–1:15 pm - Lunch Provided (Badges required)
1:15 pm–2:15 pm - General Session
2:15 pm–3:15 pm - General Session
3:15 pm–3:30 pm - Break/Refreshments
3:30 pm–5:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions
4:30 pm–5:30 pm - Concurrent Session
5:30 pm–5:45 pm - End of Day Remarks
Dinner is on your own

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
7:00 am–8:30 am - Continental Breakfast Provided (Badges required)
8:30 am–9:00 am - Worship, Welcome and Announcements
9:00 am-10:30 am - General Session
9:00 am-5:00 pm - Exhibit Hours
10:30 am–10:45 am - Break/Refreshments
10:45 am–11:45 am - General Session
11:45 am–2:00 pm - Exhibitors Special Feature
12:00 pm–1:15 pm - Lunch Provided (Badges required)
1:15 pm–2:15 pm - General Session
2:15 pm–3:15 pm - General Session
3:15 pm–3:30 pm - Break/Refreshments
3:30 pm–4:30 pm - General Session
4:30 pm–5:30 pm - General Session
Dinner is on your own

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
8:30 am-12:00 pm - Higher Education HR Directors
12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Lunch Provided (Badges required)
1:00 pm-5:00 pm - Higher Education HR Directors

COVID-19 Preparations: The health and safety of all 2022 NAD HR Conference attendees and participants are of top priority to us. We are closely monitoring government mandates and policy changes, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and public health advancements. We will make the necessary adjustments as information concerning the virus continues to develop and will keep you informed.

Check-in Screening: To minimize potential physical contact, all badges will be sent in advance to the mailing address used when registering. All conference attendees, exhibitors, vendors, speakers, and participants will be required to participate in a wellness check when checking in using their personalized QR code on the badge. This screening process applies to all attendees regardless of their COVID-19 immunization status. As part of our COVID-19 screening process, you will need to affirm that you have followed and will continue to follow the COVID-19 Protocol below:

 

 

 
Face Coverings: All 2022 NAD HR Conference attendees, including those who are fully vaccinated, must wear a face mask while in public indoor settings, including meeting spaces, eating areas, and restrooms. Anyone who ignores the policy will be asked to leave the meeting area.

Hand Sanitizer Stations: The hotel will have hand sanitizing systems easily accessible to everyone throughout the event.

No Contact Policy: To assist in minimizing potential physical contact, please do not shake hands, elbow bumps are a great alternative!

Safety Signage: Clearly marked entry and exit points will direct traffic to support safety and social distancing. Signage will be placed to remind all attendees to social distance and frequently wash and sanitize their hands.

COVID Testing: To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please do not attend the conference. If you are not displaying symptoms of COVID-19 and would like to get tested, vaccinated, and/or get more information concerning COVID-19, please click here: CDC - State and Territorial Health Departments - STLT Gateway

Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel COVID-19 Protocols and Practices: Please click here for the COVID-19 Protocols and Practices. https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/indsc.

COVID-19 Policies Compliance:
We will strictly follow the COVID-19 safety procedures outlined for in-person events. Local, state, and federal COVID-19 health guidelines were considered. During your attendance at the 2022 NAD HR Conference in Indianapolis, you will be required to support our COVID-19 safety measures, and COVID-19 policies and procedures, which may include, but are not limited to, personal sanitization, face covering, and social distancing. These policies and procedures may be modified at any time in advance of, or during, the 2022 NAD HR Conference in Indianapolis.

COVID-19 Waiver of Lawsuit/Release of Liability:
COVID-19 warning, assumption of risk, waiver of risk and release of liability and indemnification for attending the 2022 North American Division Human Resource Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana:

Warning: COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic and is very contagious, which can cause serious and potentially life-threatening illness and even death. The 2022 North American Division Human Resource Conference has taken and will continue to take all reasonable precautions to prevent against the presence and spread of the disease, but cannot and does not guarantee against exposure; and therefore, in choosing to attend the 2022 NAD HR Conference you acknowledge that you are assuming a risk that you may be exposing yourself to COVID-19 and its potential health risks.

Assumption of Risk: I have read and understand the above warning concerning COVID-19. I acknowledge that attending the 2022 NAD HR Conference is of value to me and that I accept the risk of being exposed to COVID-19 in order to attend. Therefore, I choose to accept the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and agree that I am personally responsible for my safety and actions while attending the conference.

Waiver of Lawsuit/Release of Liability: I, for myself, my family, successors, and assigns hereby forever release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue the North American Division, its board of directors, board members, officers, agents, affiliates, employees, successors, and assigns from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any loss damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me related to COVID-19 while participating in any activity associated with the 2022 NAD HR Conference.

Indemnification: I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the North American Division, its board of directors, board members, officers, agents, affiliates, employees, successors, and assigns from any and against any and all costs, expenses, damages, claims, lawsuits, judgments, losses, and/or liabilities (including attorney fees) arising either directly or indirectly from or related to and all claims made due to bodily injury, death, loss of use, monetary loss, or any other injury related to my attendance at the 2022 NAD HR Conference, specifically related to COVID-19.

Requirements and Commitment: The North American Division does not require vaccinations for the 2022 NAD HR Conference attendees. However, we strongly recommend that attendees get vaccinated if they are able to. All attendees will be required to confirm that they are not displaying symptoms of COVID-19 and have not recently been exposed to anyone who tested positive. If they have symptoms or have been exposed, they will not be able to attend the conference (no refunds will be available).

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

https://www.cdc.gov/voronavirus/2019-ncov/traverers/index
https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/about-covid-19.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html
https://www.indy.gov./activity/covid-19-press releases
https://marionhealth.org/homeslider/latest-on-coronavirus/
https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/indsc 
































 

Registration Fees: The registration fee is per person. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Registration Credit: If You Have a Registration Credit for the 2022 NAD HR Conference, you should have received a separate email with instructions on how to use your credit.

Very Important Event Kits & Name Badges: The 2022 NAD Human Resources Conference event kits, including name badges, will be mailed in advance to the mailing address used during registration.

HR Two-Day Conference Only Includes: Event electronic materials, sessions, and four meals.

$220 Early-bird HR Conference Only now through March 1, 2022
$295 Regular HR Conference Only March 2, 2022 through March 24, 2022

$289 Early-bird HR Conference & Higher Education HR Directors Meeting now through March 1, 2022
$364 Regular HR Conference & Higher Education HR Directors Meeting March 2, 2022 through March 24, 2022

$69 Higher Education HR Directors Meeting Only now through March 24, 2022

Guest Meals: You may "add a person" and register your guest for meals as listed below.
$25 Guest Continental Breakfast Per Meal Monday and Tuesday now through March 24, 2022
$35 Guest Lunch Per Meal Monday and Tuesday now through March 24, 2022

To Guarantee Your Place: Please register as soon as possible. You may register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through March 24, 2022. All major credit cards accepted.

Paying by check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person, simply click on "add a person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail the completed registration page with your check or money order, paying the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide the completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three business days of receipt, your registration check or money order will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by noon Thursday, March 24, 2022.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be available for this event. If you are unable to attend, for any reason or under any circumstance, please consider transferring your registration to someone else within your organization.

Lodging: Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, 31 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. A block of rooms has been reserved for April 21-30, 2022. You may use the hotel name listed above to register online for the special room rate of $170 per night, plus tax, for single-quad occupancy. This rate is available until April 3, 2022, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. This rate includes complimentary internet in the guestrooms. Hotel check-in is at 3:00 pm, and check-out is at 12:00 pm.

Hotel Local and Overnight Guest Self Parking: Local and overnight guests may receive the discounted parking rate of $25 per night.

Meals: All registered attendees will receive a continental breakfast, and lunch on Monday and Tuesday. Event badges will be required during each meal.

Higher Education HR Directors Meeting Only Meal: Attendees will receive lunch on Wednesday.

Guest Meal Tickets: You may click on "add a person" to register your guest for meals. Event badges will be required during each meal.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: Indianapolis International Airport

Ground Transportation: Transportation and car Rental | Indianapolis International Airport

On-Site Event Registration & Check-In: You may check into the event on Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 3:00-7:00 pm. The emergency on-site registration fee is $389 for the NAD HR Two-Day Conference Only, no meals will be included with this registration. Please plan to register early with AdventSource since no registrations will be taken on-site.

Children: As a courtesy to other attendees, and to maximize your benefit during this event, we ask that you make other plans for the care of your children.

Dress: Business casual.

Additional Questions: You may contact the Human Resource Services via Email for additional information.

  • 5120 Prescott Ave
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States