SHRM Conference Focuses on Human Resources in a Global Workplace Environment

For Immediate Release

Jan 30, 2006

** MEDIA ADVISORY: Attend the 2006 SHRM Global Forum Conference and Exposition to learn more about current global issues affecting today’s employers and workforce. Call 703-535-6012 for complimentary media registration. **

(Alexandria, Va., January 30, 2006)— The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will hold its 29 th Annual Conference and Exposition of the SHRM Global Forum, March 20-22, 2006, in Las Vegas . Each year, the event attracts human resource professionals from around the globe and features world-renowned experts on a host of international HR themes. Along with numerous concurrent sessions and workshops, the forum will feature guest keynote speakers including Dan Pink, Michael Mandelbaum, and Lynda Gratton.

The 2006 Global Exposition also provides a meeting ground for industry experts from leading international organizations to explore the latest products and services available.

A sampling of concurrent sessions offered at the conference includes:

  • China and India: Impact of the Two Giant Economies on Companies Global HR Strategy
  • How to Spin Straw into International Compensation and Benefits Gold
  • Show Me the Money! Getting ROI: Expatriate Best Practices
  • Integrating Coaching into the Global HR Matrix: A New Perspective
  • The Mathematics of Global Human Resources
  • The Components of Successful Succession Planning

Author and editor Daniel Pink will be a keynote presenter at the conference. Mr. Pink’s latest book, “A Mind” is recognized as a groundbreaking guide to surviving and thriving in a business environment of automation and outsourcing of jobs abroad. He is also contributing editor at “Wired” magazine. Also participating as a keynote speaker is Michael Mandelbaum one of America’s leading authorities on international affairs. Mandelbaum is a Professor of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins, and author or co-author of ten books. Closing keynote speaker is Dr. Lynda Gratton. She is regarded as one of the world’s most influential thinkers in HR strategy, she is a professor of management practice at London Business School. Dr. Gratton is author of “Living Strategy: Putting People at the Heart of Corporate Purpose ” which has been printed in seven languages, and voted one of the 20 most influential books by American CEOs.


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