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More than 15,000 HR professionals expected to attend
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Workforce trends, legislative topics and people-focused issues that recently have made headlines are some of the items that will be discussed at the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition June 19-22 in Washington, D.C.
More than 15,000 HR professionals, recruiters and business leaders are expected to attend the four-day event that will feature more than 200 topic experts as speakers.
WHAT: SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM16)
WHEN: June 19-22, 2016
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Three press briefings are planned:
Also on Sunday, SHRM will release a politics survey on how employers are handling issues in the workplace during this year’s presidential election campaign.
About 200 concurrent sessions include:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) members Chai Feldblum and Victoria Lipnic will speak about the EEOC’s Task Force on Harassment in the Workplace, and David Weil, administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, will address HR professionals about compliance priorities.
Advocacy: The SHRM Advocacy Team will be on Capitol Hill for a special event on Wednesday, June 22. More than 1,000 HR, talent acquisition and technology exhibitors will be available in the Exposition Hall. For more details on the conference, please visit www.annual.shrm.org.
Expert Sources: SHRM executives and staff are available for media interviews on a variety of topics involving the workplace, including employee benefits, paid leave, employee relations, recruiting, national and California-specific regulation, and more.
Media: Press credentials are required and must be obtained in advance of the conference. To request credentials, please contact SHRM Media Relations: Vanessa Hill at Vanessa.Hill@shrm.org or 703-535-6072; or Sundra Hominik at Sundra.Hominik@shrm.org or 703-535-6273.
Videotaping general sessions is not allowed, and keynote speakers are not available for media interviews. Contact SHRM Media Relations for interviews with concurrent session speakers.
About the Society for Human Resource Management
Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.
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