Morning Mingle at CT Open TENNISName: Morning Mingle at CT Open TENNISDate: July 25, 2018Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:Morning MingleJoin us every fourth Wednesday!7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Networking and Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Council Seminars
As a monthly networking and seminars event, the Morning Mingle is a vital component in the Greater New Haven Chamber's array of benefits. These events offer the opportunity for business people from both large and small companies, representing almost every facet of their organizations, to come together for networking and educational programming.
Seminars at the Morning Mingle:
What are the most important records to keep in an employee file? Are there differences between State and Federal record-keeping requirements? How long do you keep both current and past employees different performance records? As an employee, what records are kept in your file and what are your rights as to what is available to you.
There are liabilities to both the organization and to individuals with in the company and our expert panel will discuss all aspects of this important HR function. Come join us for this important discussion and learn more about what employee records you need to keep, what makes sense to collect and document and what you can eliminate.
Who should attend? Employees, HR professionals, those acting in an HR function and executives.
Lori Angelo, Director of Sales, New England Payroll
Meredith Diette, Esq., Labor and Employment Group, Berchem Moses, LLP
The Art of Cultivating Relationships
As a non-profit, it is critical to build value, strengthen relationships and leverage opportunities. We will be exploring strategies and approaches you can utilize with your Board, and business relationships, designed to increase commitments and impact on your marketplace.
Presented by: Brian Walker, Walker & Associates Inc
Bitcoin, Blockchain, Hype or Hope?
What we will cover?
An overview of the technology and its history: cryptocurrencies, the blockchain, distributed ledgers, decentralized data bases & more
The ecosystem, DIY and the big players
The curious cases of Crypto Kitties, Kodak and the UN World Food Program
10 industries blockchain is likely to disrupt
What could possibly go wrong? fraud, theft, scams
Russian hackers and the dark web
The SEC and the Feds
What are the takeaways?
Key concepts and terminology
Understanding how the blockchain provides trust, is fast, secure and reduces costs
Anticipating impacts for small and large businesses
Why you should see it?
For the past few years Bitcoin has been in the news with spectacular increases in value and equally spectacular declines. Crypto currencies appear to be both a speculator’s dream and nightmare and to be avoided by the responsible investor and business manager. Yet major banks have all moved aggressively into this sector from Goldman Sachs to the Bank of American which announced at Davos that they are investing the most. Some observers say that blockchain will drive the fourth industrial revolution. In an interview on CNBC, Steve Chiavarone, of Federated Investors, a US-based investment firm with $364 billion in customer assets explains why you should attend: “When you think about it from an enterprise perspective, it has the ability to replace reconciliation, which is expensive and requires back office, time, and paperwork, with more instantaneous verification. What that means is, companies can have more efficient supply chains. They can cut their back and middle office costs and that will allow businesses to flow more efficiently and will allow cost to be cut and that savings to be passed along. We think blockchain will one of five key technologies along with automation, robotics, AI, and the Internet of Things.”