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Over 200 concurrent sessions will include topics such as paid leave, benefits, overtime regulation and more.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition taking place June 19-22 in Washington, D.C., will feature content on the biggest topics facing HR professionals today, including employment regulation, paid leave, health care reform, Millennial recruitment and global workforce trends.
More than 15,000 HR professionals, recruiters and business leaders are expected to attend the four-day event that will feature more than 200 speakers.
WHAT: SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM16)
WHEN: June 19-22, 2016
WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Five research surveys will be released by SHRM and the SHRM Foundation. On Sunday, June 19, the Policies on Politics Survey report will be published.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) members Chai Feldblum and Victoria Lipnic will speak about the EEOC’s Task Force on Harassment in the Workplace, and David Weil, administrator of the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, will address HR professionals about compliance priorities.
Concurrent sessions include:
More than 1,200 HR, talent acquisition and technology exhibitors will be available in the Exposition Hall.
For more details on the conference, please visit www.annual.shrm.org.
Advocacy: The SHRM Advocacy Team will bring 200 conference attendees to Capitol Hill for a special event on Wednesday, June 22, in which they will speak with their states’ respective legislators about SHRM’s vision for workplace legislation. An advocacy rally is planned for Tuesday’s general session.
Media: Press credentials are required and must be obtained in advance of the conference. To request credentials, please contact SHRM media affairs: Vanessa Hill at Vanessa.Hill@shrm.org or 703-535-6072. 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 shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.
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