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Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, Announced as SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024 Main Stage Speaker

Taylor to Address the Future of Work Including AI Advancements, Fostering a Culture of Civility, Reskilling Demands

ALEXANDRIA, Va – Today, SHRM, the trusted authority on all things work, announced that Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM president and CEO, will return as a Main Stage speaker at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024. Taylor will address the anticipated crowd of 25,000 HR professionals, C-suite leaders, and students.

SHRM24 will take place June 23-26, 2024, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. Those unable to attend in-person will have the option to attend virtually. Attendees will have the opportunity to join thousands of industry professionals to hear HR experts and innovators discuss the most pressing HR issues - including employment law and legislation, strategic management, leadership development, global HR, and more.

“A storm is coming for HR. This year, we’re going to experience the full impact of AI, economic and labor market disruptions, and a turbulent election cycle which promises to bring division and incivility,” shared Taylor. “As leading HR professionals, we must stand together and face these challenges head-on before we’re overtaken by them. SHRM24 serves as the perfect avenue for us to come together to prepare for the storm.” 

More speaker announcements are coming soon. To find out more about SHRM24, visit:

About SHRM24

SHRM24 will be offered both virtually and in-person. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss various topics related to talent acquisition and retainment, including but not limited to: HR technology, diversity, equity and inclusion (IE&D), employment law, people and talent management, and workplace culture.

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