Experts Will Discuss Laws, Regulations Affecting Employers and Employees at SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition

Press briefing set for Monday, June 19

Apr 3, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 3, 2017 — Employee-focused topics from analyzing big data to working with the new Generation Z. Trends including working remotely and using personal tech devices at work. Laws, regulations and rules that employers need to know. All of these topics and much more are on the agenda at the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition June 18-21 in New Orleans.

About 15,000 HR professionals, recruiters and business leaders are expected to attend the four-day event that will feature more than 200 topic experts as speakers. 

In a 10 a.m. Monday, June 19, press briefing, SHRM experts will discuss regulations and laws affecting employers and workers, including immigration reform.

Findings from the 2017 SHRM Employee Benefits Survey will be released at a second press briefing during the conference. Details to come.

WHAT: SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition  (#SHRM17)

WHEN: June 18-21, 2017

WHERENew Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, La.

Highlights of concurrent sessions

Other highlights:

New Orleans native, singer, actor and television talk show host, Harry Connick  Jr. will present a concert on Tuesday, June 20 for registered SHRM conference attendees.

Media: Press credentials are required and must be obtained in advance of the conference. To request credentials, please contact SHRM Media Relations: Sundra Hominik at or 703-535-6273 or Kate Kennedy at or 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

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the 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 and Instagram @SHRMPress.




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