See You in New Orleans!
Join us at the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, which will take place
June 18-21 in New Orleans.
More than 15,000 HR professionals, recruiters and business leaders are expected
to gather to hone their HR skills, network with their peers—and have a little fun
along the way.
Choose from more than 200 educational sessions, ranging from how to engage the
workforce of the future to how to use workforce analytics, in six tracks: business acumen and HR strategy, total rewards, employment law and legislation, global HR, talent acquisition and retention, and personal and leadership development.
Keynote speakers are:
• Laila Ali, a world-class athlete, fitness and nutrition expert, TV host, and founder
of the Laila Ali Lifestyle brand. The daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, she
will discuss what it took to become a four-time undefeated boxing world champion
and how embracing diversity has propelled her career forward.
• Laszlo Bock, advisor, author and former senior vice president of people operations
at Google, now a division of Alphabet. He’ll share ways to transform how you live
and lead with tips from his best-selling book, Work Rules! (Twelve, 2015).
• Kat Cole, who as president of Cinnabon Inc. oversaw a turnaround of the once-struggling company. Now the group president of FOCUS Brands Inc., Cinnabon’s
parent company, she’ll provide advice on how to be a leader of innovation.
• Patrick Lencioni, author of The Ideal Team Player (Jossey-Bass, 2016) and the
best-selling The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Jossey-Bass, 2002). The founder of
The Table Group, a consultancy focusing on organizational health, will discuss why
some people are better team players than others.
Attendees can also enjoy a musical performance by singer and composer Harry
Connick Jr., a New Orleans native. Each registrant will receive one ticket. Additional
tickets are available for $95 each.
More than 600 vendors will showcase new HR products and services in the
To register, visit www.annual.shrm.org.
Applications for the Susan R. Meisinger
Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR are
due Aug. 15.
The fellowship is designed to support
master’s degree students who are either
members of SHRM or certified HR professionals. It supports those who want to
leverage significant past contributions to
the HR management field and who plan
to continue contributing to the profession
by earning a master’s degree in HR. One
winner is selected annually to receive up
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