Media Advisory: SHRM Global Conference & Exposition

For Immediate Release

Mar 31, 2008

March 31-April 2, 2008, Boston, Mass.

WHAT: The world’s largest association for human resource management holds its 2008 Global Conference & Exposition.

WHEN & WHERE: March 31-April 2, 2008, the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave., Boston.

WHO: Society for Human Resource Management will address a comprehensive lineup of international HR issues affecting the global business place.

Topics include: how non-governmental agencies and multinational companies can best design HR strategy for offices in the developing world; strategies for managing talent and HR issues specific to Europe and China; how HR leaders can minimize risk when expanding business operations into new countries and territories; understanding the impact of the company merger/acquisition strategy on shareholders; and developing global HR strategy for cross-cultural management of regional, linguistic, and educational backgrounds.

SPEAKERS: Keynote speakers include Martin Wolf, the associate editor and chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, London; W. Chan Kim, one of the world’s leading authorities on business strategy for multinational companies and named a “guru of the future” by L’Expansion, France’s leading business magazine; and Lyn Heward, president of creative content for Cirque du Soleil and author of the book, The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All.

HOW: Media credentials are required. For complimentary registration, please contact Julie Malveaux at, or 1-703-535-6273. For more information please visit

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 235,000 members in over 130 countries, and more than 575 affiliated chapters. Visit


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