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KVHRA February Presentation - Understanding Evidence Based Decision Making Through an HR Lens
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 07:30am - 09:30am
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Do you ever make imperfect decisions? Maybe you make decisions based on your instincts rather than taking the time to gather reliable, fact based data?  We all do.

Please join us for the next meeting of the Kennebec Valley Human Resources Association. REGISTER ONLINE NOW

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Location: Augusta Civic Center, in Augusta. Time: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast, while networking with your HR colleagues, and don’t forget to bring your business card to enter for our Door Prize.

Please REGISTER for the meeting by Thursday, February 6th so that we may provide an accurate count to the facility. Thank you.

Our featured presenter will be Dr. Kenji Saito, Director of MaineGeneral Workplace Health.

The Presentation: Understanding Evidence Based Decision Making Through an HR Lens

Evidence-based HR refers to the process used to evaluate decisions or processes against data, real experience, expert opinions and other types of information.  As an HR professional, how does one determine and weigh which research to use in your decision making process?  In today’s media, results of research findings are often confusing and the translation of the results are often misleading.  Ever wonder about the difference between randomized control study, a survey study and an expert opinion? Come and learn about the concept of a scientific research process as Dr. Kenji Saito, MaineGeneral’s Workplace Health Medical Director, discusses the hierarchy and levels of evidence.  Take these concepts and let’s apply how this would work with FMLA, workers’ compensation, STD and LTD. 

For more details on the program and our speakers, please visit our website at

Thank you to our sponsor for the February meeting, Northeast Laboratory Services. 

KVHRA is a HRCI Approved Provider and a SHRM Recertification Provider. 

Location Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta