American Society of Employers’ Talent Symposium on Sept. 28- Innovative insights as it showcases progressive talent acquisition, management, and development practices.

By: American Society of Employers

Media Contact: Heather Nezich, Communications Manager,, 248-223-8040

Livonia, Mich. —August 16, 2017 — The American Society of Employers (ASE), one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, announces its Talent Symposium will be held on September 28 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.  The day-long event, back for its third year, was created in response to ASE member interest in a variety of talent attraction and retention issues.  The Symposium announcement was made by ASE CEO, Mary E. Corrado.

“The war on talent continues to be an ongoing battle for ASE members,” Corrado said. “The ASE Talent Symposium looks at all talent issues, including attraction, development, and retention.  This year’s conference is set to deliver innovative ways to for organizations to attract and align talent and improve the employee experience.  Both our keynote speakers and breakout sessions will offer education and tools that can be utilized right away in the workplace in order to achieve talent-related goals.”

The Talent Symposium will feature a morning and afternoon keynote speaker. The morning speaker is Edgar Papke, Leadership Psychologist, Coach, Author and Public Speaker.  Papke will speak on True Alignment: Linking Company Culture with Customer Needs for Extraordinary Results. The afternoon keynote will be presented by Improv Effects.  Brian Lam and Dan Sytsma, Improve Effects Principals, will present Leadership Language.

Other highlights of the event include the following breakout sessions:

  • 2020: Building Next Generation Talent for a Next Generation Workforce
  • Igniting the CQ Factor! Creating Dynamic Workplace Environments with Cultural Intelligence
  • Creating a First Class On-boarding Experience
  • The Biggest Elephant: Leadership, Conflict, and the Power of Intention
  • Building an Atmosphere for Innovation
  • Should We Disrupt Training?
  • Talent Development…Supercharged!
  • Are Your HR Practices Neuro-Friendly?
  • Talent Acquisition and Selection:  Best Practices for Best Results

The ASE Talent Symposium on September 28 begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 4:00 p.m. For a complete conference agenda, registration and pricing information, please visit the ASE website.


About the American Society of Employers (ASE) – a Centennial Organization

The American Society of Employers (ASE) is a not-for-profit trade association providing people-management information and services to Michigan employers. Since 1902, member organizations have relied on ASE to be their single, cost-effective source for information and support, helping to grow their bottom line by enhancing the effectiveness of their people. Learn more about ASE at