Trending Workplace Issues: Focus of 200 Presentations at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition June 28-July 1 in Las Vegas

More than 15,000 HR professionals expected to attend

Apr 14, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Health care reform, global workforce trends, workplace flexibility and employment regulation are just some of the nearly 200 timely topics to be discussed at the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition June 28-July 1 in Las Vegas.

Over 15,000 attendees from nearly 90 countries are expected to attend the four-day event.

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM15)

Press briefings will highlight the results of the 2015 SHRM Employee Benefits Survey and the SHRM Foundation-Economist Intelligence Unit’s Engaging and Integrating a Global Workforce research report. Other events:

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, 10:45-12 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 Marcus Buckingham, best-selling author and founder; Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer, Facebook; and Dr. Mehmet Oz, TV personality.

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

For details on the conference, please visit

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 and 703-535-6072 or Kate Kennedy at 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 and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.

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