Human resources leaders are being invited to “refuel” with the 2020 HR Leadership Virtual Conference, taking place Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mountain time.

Utah’s Employers Council said this year’s theme focuses on building endurance, agility and resilience. The event will feature presentations “to energize and inspire HR professionals as the world continues to navigate a new reality,” the organization said.

Among the sessions are “Four Actionable Steps to Achieving Long-term, Sustainable Success,” by Patrick Lencioni, founder and president of The Table Group; “Worthy Leadership,” by Ron Johnson, a retired captain from Missouri Highway Patrol; “Inspiring Greatness through G.R.I.T,” by Robyn Benincasa, adventure racing world champion; and “The Infinite Game,” by Simon Sinek, adjunct staff member of Rand Corp.

The half-day conference is designed for leaders; managers and compensation, benefits and HR professionals a; all levels.

“Employers Council is thrilled to be a part of the conference that will buoy up HR professionals in need of some encouragement and pointers on how to keep moving forward right now,” said Ryan D. Nelson, president of Employer Council’s Utah office. “Though we wish it could be in person, we are grateful to still have a way to reach a large number of employers at this time. The conference will give HR professionals ideas and tips for new practices to help navigate the abnormal workplace issues we are currently facing. We encourage all who can to listen in and let the conference be a line of support.”

Details and registration are available at

Employers Council serves more than 4,500 employers, of all sizes and industries, by providing the resources needed to build and maintain profitable organizations. Members are assisted by more than 70 human resource, organizational development and survey professionals and 60 staff attorneys out of offices in Salt Lake City and five other locations.

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