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Human resource conference in October

The Genesee Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will host its third annual “HRochester Conference and Legislative Luncheon” on Oct. 6.

The speaker is Jody Thompson, author of “Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It,” who will discuss “Getting to Know ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment),” a management strategy in which employees are evaluated on performance, not presence. In addition, Richard Dec from the Great Place to Work Institute will discuss “Creating a Great Place to Work: Lessons from Best Companies.”

The program is open to human resource professionals from Monroe and surrounding counties will gain new insights for becoming a best place to work, current and pending legislation and employment law. They will also have the opportunity to network with peers and local business leaders.

The event will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the RIT Inn and Conference Center in Henrietta. Registration is open to Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM members and non-members. All attendees will be registered to win a flat-screen television. The registration fee is $140 for members, $160 for non-members, and $40 for students or people in transition. Online registration and more details about programs and presenters are available at Also, contact Tony Coccitto, The Premier Partners, at (585) 230-6658 or [email protected].