Put These #SHRM19 Sessions on Your Schedule

Beth Mirza By Beth Mirza June 5, 2019
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Looking for SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition sessions that will help you grow your career and do your job better? Don't miss these opportunities to hear from workplace leaders:

  1. Elevate Your Voice & HR: Engaging with Policymakers on Today's Critical Workplace Issues (June 23, 1:00 pm)

    Learn how SHRM's team is engaging with Congress and the executive branch to identify common sense solutions in four key HR areas: workforce development, workplace flexibility, workplace immigration, and workplace equity. SHRM's Emily Dickens, J.D., corporate secretary, chief of staff and head of government affairs, will lead the discussion among Victoria Lipnic, commissioner with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Jonathan Berry, acting assistant secretary for policy for the U.S. Department of Labor; and Scott Stump, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education.

  2. Navigating a Fortune 1 Company as a Female Executive (June 24, 7:15 am)
    Hear candid leadership lessons and case studies from Celia Swanson, the first female executive vice president at Walmart Inc.

  3. CHANGE-MAKERS SERIES Wisdom @ Work: The Making of a Modern Elder (June 24, 10:45 am)
    Ignite an urgent conversation about ageism in the workplace featuring Chip Conley, the former head of global hospitality for Airbnb. 

  4. CHANGE-MAKERS SERIES The New Code of Work – Putting the Workforce, Not HR, at the Center (June 24, 1:30 pm)
    Get a glimpse of the future of work and how all of us—including HR—need to shift gears. Pankaj Bansal, co-founder and CEO of PeopleStrong, is the featured speaker.

  5. It's Not Magic: You Too Can Create a Culture of Futures Thinkers (June 24, 3:00 pm)
    Walt Disney International's former vice president of HR Richard Ramsey will share how to transform your department or organization into "futures thinkers" equipped to handle a new operating environment.

  6. Cultural Transformation at Microsoft (June 24, 4:15 pm)
    Joe Whittinghill, corporate vice president of talent, learnings and insight at Microsoft, shares the discoveries he has made during the company's three-year cultural transformation from "know-it-alls" to "learn-it-alls."

  7. Escaping the Past: Mastering Context to Thrive Amidst Change (June 25, 2:00 pm)
    Learn how HR professionals can leverage their understanding of context to inform a positive agenda for HR. Gautam Srivastava, executive vice president of human resources at the Universal Music Group, shares his career experiences, views on the purpose of HR and ways to thrive through uncertainty and ambiguity with session moderator Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP, chief global development officer for SHRM.

  8.  How to Build Curiosity to Improve Innovation, Engagement and Productivity (June 25, 3:30 pm)
    Learn how to train—and reward—employees to be more innovative, engaged and productive by improving their natural curiosity. Diane Hamilton, Ph.D., former program chair at the Forbes School of Business, author and nationally syndicated radio show host, is the featured speaker.

  9. Return on Integrity: Unleashing the Potential of Your Real ROI (June 26, 10:00 am)
    Develop a deeper understanding of personal and organizational integrity to unleash its genuine potential on alignment, engagement and service. The presenter is John G. Blumberg, CSP, president of Keynote Concepts, Inc.

  10. How to Identify "Strategy Blind Spots" During Strategic Planning (June 26, 11:30 am)
    Improve strategic execution by learning how to use effective vetting techniques and tools to expose the blind spots in your strategies. The session will be led by Sherrin Ross Ingram, CEO of the International Center for Strategic Planning.


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