SHRM 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition Set for Oct. 23-25 in San Francisco

Aug 1, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 1, 2017 — As the diversity and inclusion workplace landscape continues to change, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition will help organizations learn how to align D&I strategies with business objectives, while creating an inclusive and culturally competent workforce.

More than 500 participants are expected to attend the three-day event, which will include HR experts and business leaders presenting information and best practices at more than 30 sessions.

What: SHRM 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition

When: Monday, Oct. 23 - Wednesday, Oct. 25

Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Details: SHRM is bringing together experts in diversity and inclusion for this annual conference. Session highlights include:

Other Highlights

Bettina Deynes, SHRM's vice president of HR and diversity and the conference's emcee, will share her personal story and how it inspires her work at the world's largest HR professional association during the opening general session at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23.

Also, during the Diversity Leaders Exchange sessions, participants will have the opportunity to hear Marcia Jones Calloway, director, diversity & inclusion, The American Institute of Architects; Tiffani "Tie" Wang-Jones, global diversity & inclusion team, IKEA Group; and Bernard C. Coleman III, global head of diversity and inclusion, Uber.

For more information about the conference, visit

Media: Press credentials are required to attend the conference. For credentials and interview requests, contact Sundra Hominik at 703-535-6273,, or Kate Kennedy at 703-535-6260,

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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