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Managers and staff seeking cultural competence insight will attend
Alexandria, Va. –
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will hold a diversity and inclusion conference bringing together executives from corporations, leaders from the military, and expert researchers sharing new data.
WHAT: SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition
WHEN: Oct. 24-26, 2011
WHERE: Marriott Wardman Park – 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
DETAILS: Roughly 500 executives, managers, and those seeking the knowledge and skills necessary to manage teams and contemporary workplace diversity issues are expected to attend.
The SHRM conference is designed to address contemporary diversity management challenges, future trends taking shape in workplaces, and strategies for turning a diverse workforce into a competitive advantage.
Keynote speakers include:
Susan O’Malley, former president of Washington Sports and Entertainment;
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III,
Ph.D.,president, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County;
Patricia Sowell Harris, global chief diversity and inclusion officer, McDonald’s Corporation LLC; and
Erik Weihenmayer, world-class adventurer and the only blind man in history to reach summit of Mount Everest.
Attendees will hear from leaders representing a range of industries including Harpo Inc., Humana, Merck, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and TD Bank.
Leaders from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will also engage registrants, providing a mix of insight from the military sector.
Thought leaders devoted to studying diversity issues and counseling organizations on such will share original research including:
conference webpage for more details.
MEDIA: To cover the conference, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org and 703-535-6273 or
email@example.com and 703-535-6072.
Follow live reports on the conference at
www.twitter.com/SHRMPress and Facebook. The hashtag is #SHRMdivcon. SHRM also has an online
Diversity Resource Page.
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