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 2016 DE State SHRM Conference

November 2nd and 3rd, 2016

University of Delaware

Clayton Hall 

                   Deadline for Submissions April 15, 2016                              

 Link to Speaker Proposal 

The 16th annual DE State SHRM Conference is the best opportunity for HR professionals from all over the state to learn, share, network, and grow. The conference  committee is putting together a fantastic lineup of speakers and sessions that you definitely won’t want to miss!

The Delaware SHRM chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) invites speakers to submit a presentation proposal for our annual state conference. The conference will cover both strategic and tactical views of Human Resources. The 1.5 day conference will be held at the University of Delaware, Clayton Hall, in Newark, DE and will include concurrent sessions.  Expected attendance is 300 participants. 

What is SHRM?

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 individual members nationally, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.

What is Delaware SHRM Chapter?

Delaware SHRM is proud to be affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Membership in Delaware SHRM is separate and apart from membership in the national SHRM organization. Human Resource professionals may choose to belong to both the local and national organizations to fully utilize the benefits unique to each.

Since 1974, DE SHRM has provided members with professional development, resources, tools, relevant and comprehensive information, education, legislative updates, leadership development and peer networking to enable members to make informed decisions, stimulate professional growth and enhance workplace contributions.

Over 300 HR professionals, representing large and small companies in all industries, as well as individuals providing products and services to the human resources community belong to Delaware SHRM Chapter. By contributing to the professional development of our HR community, we can positively impact the strength of HR leadership in Delaware organizations helping to make Delaware a place organizations want to grow a business.

Benefits of Presenting at the Delaware SHRM Chapter State Conference:

·        Waived Conference Fee (for a maximum of two active speakers per presentation).  Includes access to conference sessions, HRCI recertification credits towards PHR/SPHR certification, lunch, breaks and access to Exhibitor Hall.

·        Speaker’s name and company name on the Conference Registration brochure

·        Recognition for providing credible and accredited education that not only enhances the HR profession, but also your resume, while providing network opportunities and exposure to new professional contacts.

Conference Curriculum:

Our process for developing the conference curriculum is based on the goal of providing a balanced program that meets the variety of skill and interest levels of the conference audience presented by speakers of the highest quality who represent the diversity of the SHRM membership.

Speaker Honoraria:

DE SHRM has a tradition of using educational conference sessions as a platform for innovation in the field of human resource management. We look for contributors who are willing to share their expertise without expectation of payment in the spirit of networking, a purpose for which the Society was founded.

Submit Completed Speaker Proposals to:

Laurie Sample, Chapter Administrator



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