Timely Workplace Topics to Be Discussed at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition June 28-July 1 in Las Vegas

More than 15,000 HR professionals from 90 countries expected to attend

May 20, 2015
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition taking place June 28-July 1 in Las Vegas will feature top trends and topics affecting today’s HR professional, including health care reform, global workforce trends, workplace flexibility and employment regulation.

Over 15,000 attendees from nearly 90 countries are expected to attend the four-day event, which includes over 200 presentations.

WHAT: SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM15)

Press Briefings:

  • 2015 Employee Benefits Survey report; presented by Evren Esen, director of SHRM’s survey programs (Monday, June 29, 12:45-1:30 p.m. PST)
  • SHRM Foundation-Economist Intelligence Unit’s Engaging and Integrating a Global Workforce Survey report; presented by Beth McFarland, director of Foundation programs, SHRM Foundation (Tuesday, June 30, 10-10:30 a.m. PST)

Other Events:

  • Attracting and Retaining Talent in Manufacturing; manufacturing and HR leaders will share expertise on recruiting, retention and workplace flexibility (Sunday, June 28, 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. PST)
  • Media Lunch with SHRM Experts (Tuesday, June 30, 12:30-1:15 p.m. PST)

WHEN: June 28-July 1, 2015

WHERE: Las Vegas Convention Center

DETAILS: Concurrent sessions include:

  • Working Remotely, Connectivity and the FLSA: The New Bermuda Triangle?, Monday, June 29, 7-8:15 a.m. PST;
  • Health Care Reform: Has the Dust Settled?, Tuesday, June 30, 7-8:15 a.m. PST;
  • The Changing Nature of Work and the Worker: Four Global Trends Impacting HR Strategy, Monday, June 29, 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. PST;
  • Bullying Versus Harassment in 2015: How (and Why) to Prevent and Respond to Both, Monday, June 29, 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. PST; 
  • What Are the Potential Waves for California Employers in 2016? New Laws, Agency Audit Trends and Cases, Monday, June 29, 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m. PST;
  • 20 Characteristics of a Successful Worksite Wellness Program, Monday, June 29, 2-3:15 p.m. PST; and
  • What CEOs Think About 2015’s Top Workforce Issues, Tuesday, June 30, 2:15-3:30 p.m. PST.

Keynote speakers include Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University men’s basketball coach; Dr. Mehmet Oz, TV personality; Marcus Buckingham, best-selling author and founder of The Marcus Buckingham Company; and Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s weekday show “Morning Joe.”

More than 1,000 exhibitors will be available in the Exposition Hall.

For details on the conference, please visit annual.shrm.org.

SHRM executives and staff are available for media interviews on a variety of topics involving the workplace, including benefits, employee relations, recruiting, national and California-specific regulation, and more.

Media: Members of the media must pre-register for complimentary press credentials. To request credentials, please contact SHRM Media Relations: Vanessa Gray at Vanessa.Gray@shrm.org and 703-535-6072 or Kate Kennedy at Kate.Kennedy@shrm.org and 703-535-6260. 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 @SHRMPress.

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