2019 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

2019 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

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ABOUT HR HOUSTON: HR Houston is one of the largest local affiliate chapters of the 285,000 member Society for Human Resource Management.  With over 2,000 members in the Greater Houston area, HR Houston connects HR Professionals to Knowledge, Relationships and Solutions through monthly meetings, workshops and seminars, HRMixer happy hours, and its annual conference, the Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resource Issues.

ABOUT THE GULF COAST SYMPOSIUM ON HR ISSUES: The 2019 conference will be held on Wednesday-Friday, May 15-17, at NRG Center, Houston, Texas.  The 3-day conference offers a wide variety of speakers and topics presented as Concurrent Sessions, and the Solutions Center with 200+ suppliers of HR-related products and services.

PRESENTATION TRACKS: Business Management & Strategy; Employee & Labor Relations; International HR; Leadership & Professional Development; Talent Management; Total Rewards

PRESENTATION LENGTH: 1 hour (Friday HR Practitioner Day Sessions are 1 hour, 15 minutes)

DEADLINE: For Supplier Monday, October 1 at 5:00 pm CT.  For HR Practitioner Monday, October 15 at 5:00 pm CT

CONTINUING EDUCATION (RECERTIFICATION) CREDIT: As an approved provider for the SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR and GPHR, HR Houston will manage the approval process for approved presentations.  As part of the approval process for SHRM PDCs, HR Houston will add SHRM Competencies for your session.  HR Certification Institute has very specific criteria regarding approval for Business (Strategic) and Global credit.  HR Certification Institute, not HR Houston, determines the type of approval granted.

SPEAKER FEES & EXPENSES: HR Houston/Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues does not pay speaker fees or reimburse expenses for concurrent session presenters.  Travel arrangements are the responsibility of the speaker.

COMPLIMENTARY SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION: If selected as a concurrent session presenter, you receive a complimentary Full Conference registration.

MARKETING POLICY: Our 28 years of experience has proven that knowledgeable speakers who provide their audiences with practical information on important issues in a professional manner will naturally attract potential clients.  Therefore, presenters agree to refrain from using their presentation as a promotional opportunity for their company's products or services.  Neither SHRM nor HRCI will grant credit for sales/marketing presentations.

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY: In each concurrent session time block, there is one session identified as a "UNIQUE SESSION."  These sessions are intended to be interactive with experiential learning, delivered in a large, open area with round tables and NO PowerPoint.  If you would like to propose a Unique Session, check the box on the proposal form and we will contact you to discuss your concept.

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