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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will hold two back-to-back conferences in Chicago this fall. The first will be its 2012 diversity and inclusion (D&I) conference and the second a workflex conference in conjunction with the
Families and Work Institute (FWI). Twitter: #SHRMdivcon and #workflex12.
SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition
SHRM-FWI Workflex Conference
Oct. 22-24, 2012 -- 2½-day diversity conference
Oct. 23-24, 2012--1½-day
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60611
diversity conference will feature
more than 30 sessions and is expected to draw 500 executives, managers, and HR professionals looking to boost their skills, knowledge and cultural competence in managing workplace D&I initiatives.
Speakers include Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Leymag Gbowee of Liberia.
workflex conference—Re-Imagining the Workplace—is SHRM’s second annual workplace flexibility conference produced with FWI and will feature seven sessions including:
In a keynote session, actress and author
Holly Robinson Peete will speak about “Luck Favors the Prepared: One Crazy Momma’s Balancing-Act Tips.”
New research from SHRM and the Congressional Management Foundation about working in Congress will be released during
a press briefing 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. CDT on Oct. 24, Michigan Room. The briefing also will include a look at the new resource book the
2013 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work. Leaders of the SHRM-Families and Work Institute initiative on workplace flexibility will be available in a question-and-answer session.
For more information in the workflex conference, visit:
For more information on the diversity conference, visit:
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firstname.lastname@example.org and 703-535-6273 or
email@example.com and 703-535-6072.
To cover the workflex conference, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org and 703-535-6260.
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