Redmond, Washington

Join BAL, The National Foreign Trade Council, and Fortune 500 Global Mobility Leaders for an All-Day Seminar: Global Business and Human Resources in an Era of Disruption

Thursday 15 June 2017

08:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

Join BAL, the National Foreign Trade Council, and Fortune 500 Global Mobility Leaders for an all-day seminar: Global Business and Human Resources in an Era of Disruption

Hosted by: Microsoft
Microsoft WHQ
15010 NE 36th St., Building 92
Redmond, WA 98052

EVENT TIMELINE
8:00 am – 8:45 am – Registration and Breakfast
8:45 am – 4:30 pm – Program
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Reception

Here is the Registration Link

BAL will be leading the two following sessions:

10:45 am – 11:30 am
Shifting Scene of Enforcement and How It Will Impact Every US Company
Trump and Compliance – A New Realm

Join BAL Founding Partner David Berry and Boeing Senior Global Mobility Manager Charles Calvin for a discussion on the shifting scene of enforcement and how it will impact every company.
 Companies are less frequently allowed to use outsourced professionals.
 Consultants and liberal work-from-home policies are impacted.
 Professionals want flexibility in the workplace to attract more talent.
 Companies using H-1Bs have less flexibility and need to plan around the change in policy.

How can HR get ahead by pointing out that parties needing outsourced labor will have to plan differently? Points of discussion will include:
 H-1B Enforcement
 L-1 Specialize Knowledge
 Prevailing Wage Level 1
 Simeio
 Increased Site Searches
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Security and Privacy as it Impacts Mobility and HR – What’s Needed for a Safe House and a Safe World

Dive into the challenges of security and privacy, with a focus on how HR/Mobility teams are impacted and what they need to do to achieve best practices. BAL Partner Petra Tang and BAL Director of Enterprise Security Kristen Steele will lead an open roundtable discussion regarding the following:
 Background to the security challenge: what’s happening today, and where your company can get stronger
 Lining up your tax, immigration and related service providers for secure practices
 Case management systems as a tool for secure communications
 What HR & Mobility leaders can demand of their service providers for security and privacy
 Protocols to adopt and insist upon that make your company more secure