SOURCE: LRP Publications

LRP Publications

November 09, 2010 08:43 ET

Leadership Redefined at Human Resource Executive Forum®

NYC Event Features Leadership Strategies for HR Executives, by HR Executives; Register by January 7 to Save $300.00

HORSHAM, PA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) -  What does it mean to be a truly great leader? The Second Annual Human Resource Executive Forum®, being held March 14-16, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt New York, will show how it is less about having a high-ranking title and more about having an improved people strategy. The event, produced by Human Resource Executive® magazine, is an intimate, collaborative venue for high-level HR professionals to exchange practices and ideas that make HR the catalyst of organization-wide success. It will feature open and insightful discussions on HR Leadership, HR Technology, Talent Management, Recruiting and Benefits.

Following a networking breakfast on Tuesday, March 15, Susan Meisinger, former president and CEO of SHRM, will lead a panel of HR heavy-hitters in the Human Resource Executive® Senior Executive Roundtable: HR's Role in Driving Innovation and Growth. According to panelist Mirian Graddick-Weir, executive vice president of HR at Merck & Co., "Businesses are facing extraordinary pressures, and the need to articulate a compelling employee value proposition is paramount. Companies must be creative in how they think about talent to ease employee concerns and create an environment where growth and innovation can flourish. Our roundtable will focus on how to drive innovation and growth while addressing outside market pressures and internal conflicts."

Before the conference concludes on Wednesday, March 16, Bill Conaty, who was instrumental in building General Electric's world-renowned talent machine, will present the keynote luncheon Becoming a Talent Master: Why Smart Leaders Make People Their Top Priority. Attendees will get his experienced perspective on unleashing the full potential of a workforce and taking any business to the next level. 

The complete agenda is live on the Web at, where you can learn about the other visionaries taking part in the event. Attendees will have many additional chances to gain valuable input for their own organizations during refreshment breaks, roundtable discussion lunches and other networking events.

Registration is open for the Human Resource Executive Forum®, with a $300.00 early bird discount through Jan. 7, 2011. To encourage open dialogue and discussion, registration for this conference is limited to practicing C-level executives at non-vendor companies or practicing HR professionals. Visit or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227 for more details.

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