HR Leaders to Learn about Top Business Challenges at HRPS Global Conference March 30-April 2

Feb 28, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — HR People & Strategy’s (HRPS) 2014 Global Conference will enable executive-level human resource professionals to learn about today’s top business challenges related to talent acquisition, global expansion and strategic planning.

HRPS, a network of executive HR leaders, is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Its theme for this year’s conference is “RESET: New Realities for the New Economy.”

WHAT: 2014 HR People & Strategy (HRPS) Global Conference

WHEN: March 30-April 2, 2014

WHERE: Hilton, La Jolla Torrey Pines, La Jolla, Calif.

WHO: Speakers include CEOs and business and media thought leaders.

Concurrent Session Highlights:

  • Big Data’s Unprecedented Opportunities for Human Capital Practices;
    Presenter: David Bernstein, vice president, Big Data for HR – Data Analytics Division, eQuest, San Roman, Calif.;
    Summary: In this session, attendees will learn how big data will change employee recruitment efforts.
  • Managing Talent for the New Labor Market;
    Tonushree Mondal, partner, Mercer, Philadelphia
    Summary: Today one in three employers cannot fill available jobs. In this session, attendees will learn about and discuss internal interventions that organizations can implement to address scarcities of critical talent.
  • Designing Organizations for the New Realities;
    Rob Capelle, president & CEO, Capelle Associates Inc., Toronto, Ontario;
    Summary: The new economy demands business models that can handle the complexity and flexibility of a shifting marketplace. Participants will explore compelling research and learn how optimized organization design can improve performance and employee engagement.
  • Encore Careers: Unprecedented Opportunities;
    Marc Freedman, CEO and founder, Encore Fellowship Program, San Francisco;
    Summary: The aging Baby Boomer generation will have a significant impact on how organizations will address challenges and take advantage of talent. This session will uncover how encore careers tap into the experience of people past midlife to solve pressing corporate challenges in education, health, social services and sustainability.

Note to reporters: Media must pre-register for press credentials. To request credentials, please contact Vanessa Gray at and 703-535-6072 or Kate Kennedy at and 703-535-6260.

Keynote speakers are not available for media interviews. But concurrent session speakers often are available for interviews. Contact SHRM Media Relations for specifics on press availabilities.

For details about the conference, please visit

About HR People and Strategy

HR People & Strategy (HRPS), an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, has been the premier global association and network of strategic HR executives and thought leaders since 1977. In support of its worldwide members, HRPS serves as a global community for sharing the latest thinking and information about the HR implications of key business issues and strategic HR practices; offers a broad range of professional development programs with distinguished HR scholars, practitioners and business leaders; and builds networks of diverse individuals to exchange leading-edge HR ideas, information and experiences. Learn more at


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