Connect. Collaborate. Innovate.

November 17-18, 2020


Stay Competitive & Compliant

SHRM’s Global Mobility and Immigration Symposium (GMIS) brings legal experts and government officials the tools they need to effectively navigate policy changes, adjust strategies within their organizations and truly harness their global workforce. 
Join government agencies, U.S. government officials, and Global policy leaders for two days of immersive learning, actionable ideas and proven solutions. With Live Q&A sessions with speakers, tailored content recommendations, virutal roundtables through chatroom communities, new content each hour (available for replay), and more—our expanded online environment offers new opportunities and exciting features to enhance your experience.

Photos of 2019 speakers

2 Days | 18 Sessions | 28 Speakers | 18 PDCs

At GMIS you will:

Learn how to work together with government officials and congressional representatives.
Stay compliant on the latest immigration-related legislation and regulatory actions.
Innovate on new ideas and actionable solutions for the global workforce.
Create forward-thinking mobility, visa and compliance strategies that position your organization for success.
Grow your network and build a lasting, worldwide community of global mobility and immigration professionals.


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No matter your current challenge or concentration—the symposium offers a variety of sessions across
three tracks encompassing topics on strategy for compliance, mobility, and visas.


Focusing on compliance with U.S. and international laws related to global mobility, business travel, tax, benefits. and immigration. These sessions will address the latest legal and policy developments, program and risk management, and best practices for conducting audits.


From technology to policies for all employment practices related to the movement of expatriates around the globe, including international assignments, these sessions will help you effectively manage your global team.


Covering the ins and outs of visa categories in the U.S. and abroad including the latest pertinent processing standards, tools navigating restrictions, and policies from government agencies, these sessions will provide the knowledge you need to preserve the pipeline of critically skilled workers within your organization.



"I have been to many symposiums in the past and this was one of the best! The sessions were very interesting and not too long. The benchmarking sessions and networking events were excellent."

—GMIS 2019 Attendee