Conference at a glance

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All events will take place at the McCormick Place Convention Center (MPCC) unless noted otherwise
S = South Building | ORD = O'Hare International Airport

FRIDAY, JUNE 15 – PRECONFERENCE

Registration & Info Booth

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Connection Zone


SATURDAY, JUNE 16 – PRECONFERENCE

Registration & Info Booth

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Connection Zone

Satellite Express Registration 

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • ORD, Terminals 1 and 3
  • Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

SHRM Seminars*

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

SHRMStore

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.    

Connection Zone

Preconference Workshops*

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

North and South

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 17

Registration, SHRMStore & Info Booth

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Connection Zone

Preconference Workshops*   

8:00 a.m. – Noon

North and South

HR Knowledge Center

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Connection Zone

Satellite Express Registration

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

  • ORD, Terminals 1 and 3
  • Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

SHRM Seminars*

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Global Orientation hosted by the WFPMA World Congress 2018

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

S106

Conference Orientation

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

S100 Ballroom

HR Department of One Meet Up11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.S404

Smart Stage

11:30 a.m. – 1:55 p.m. 

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Opening General Session featuring Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP and Jeb Bush

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Hall B

Grand Opening Reception in the SHRM Exposition

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hall A

 

MONDAY, JUNE 18

Registration, SHRMStore & Info Booth

6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

HR Knowledge Center

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Connection Zone

General Session featuring Coretha M. Rushing, SHRM-SCP and Oscar Munoz

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Doors open at 7:45 a.m.

Hall B

SHRM Exposition

9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hall A

Coffee Break in the SHRM Exposition

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Hall A

Smart Stage

9:50 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

10:45 a.m. – Noon

North, South and Lakeside Center

Lunch in the SHRM Exposition

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Food Service ends at 1:00 p.m.

Hall A

Masters Series featuring Heidi Grant  

1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

S406/Vista Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions 

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Refreshment Break in the SHRM Exposition

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hall A

Concurrent Sessions 

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

           

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Registration, SHRMStore & Info Booth

6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

HR Knowledge Center

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Connection Zone

General Session featuring Adam Grant

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m.

Hall B

SHRM Exposition

9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hall A

Coffee Break in SHRM Exposition

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Hall A

Smart Stage

9:50 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

10:45 a.m. – Noon

North, South and Lakeside Center

Lunch in the SHRM Exposition

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Food Service ends at 1:00 p.m.

Hall A

Grand Prize Drawing in the SHRM Exposition

1:30 p.m.

Hall A

Concurrent Sessions

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Masters Series featuring Christine Porath

2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

S406/Vista Ballroom

Concurrent Sessions

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Tuesday Night Entertainment featuring Pentatonix

8:15 p.m.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Hall B

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Registration

8:00 a.m. – Noon

Connection Zone

SHRMStore, Info Booth & HR Knowledge Center

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Connection Zone

Closing General Session featuring Sheryl Sandberg

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Doors open at 8:00 a.m.

Hall B

Smart Stage

10:00 a.m. – 11:03 a.m.

Connection Zone

Concurrent Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Concurrent Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

North, South and Lakeside Center

Conference Concludes

12:45 p.m.

 

 

*Additional registration and fee required.