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The way we attract, engage and retain top talent is evolving. At the SHRM Talent Conference & Expo, you’ll gain the tools you need to take your strategies, processes and policies to the next level.

As a workplace leader, your actions –big and small–have a ripple effect. You empower others, change lives, and drive productivity and value for your organization. You are the cause to that effect. Join fellow talent professionals to shape the future of talent management and build better workplaces for all.

Why should you attend Talent 2022?

Nothing will impact your organization's culture or bottom line more than employing the right people. When you bring in the right talent, you enhance your organization's brand in an authentic way, which helps you retain high performers and create a positive employee experience. But the world of talent management is constantly evolving.

New strategies are changing the way top organizations and brands recruit, engage and retain employees. It's essential that you stay on top of trends and innovations in order to remain competitive.

During this event, you will have numerous opportunities to connect with the brightest minds in recruiting and talent management, and learn how to reach untapped or underleveraged talent pools and retain high performers.

Content Tracks

Dive into sessions and aspiring speakers across 7 content tracks


Engagement & Retention

Gather resources to engage and retain top talent while driving performance.

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Sourcing and Recruiting

Expand your toolbox with new strategies and tactics for acquiring the right talent for your organization.

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HR & Talent Acquisition Strategic Planning

Take a deep dive into the importance and business impact of attracting and retaining top talent.

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Talent Selection Process

Gain actionable insights to help support and improve the talent selection process in your workplace.

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Technology & Data Analytics

Discover how technology trends such as data integrity and artificial intelligence are impacting the world of Talent.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn best practices for building and engaging an inclusive, diverse and equitable workforce where everyone can thrive.

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Leadership & Development

Level up your leadership skills and learn the latest on employee growth.

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Meet leading providers with cutting-edge solutions to help achieve your business goals at Talent 2022.


Data-Driven Strategies

Data speaks—let experts share what top trends in recruiting mean for the future of talent management.

Actionable Learning

From low-cost practical recruiting to effective onboarding, you'll find solutions you can apply in your daily work.

Meaningful Connections

You'll form connections with your peers that will live on well past the end of the conference.


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Designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition gives you the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to evolve your human capital strategies. This fastpaced, energetic conference provides ideas that will advance you personally and professionally, while boosting your talent management strategies.

More than a thousand of your peers will join us in Las Vegas, NV April 16-18, 2018—this is an excellent opportunity to make new connections, network with old friends and expand your list of contacts.

The Talent Conference & Exposition offers 14 PDCs towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials.

Reasons to Attend: 
  • New Solutions & Best Practices. Our comprehensive program will provide you the tools, resources and innovative solutions you need to take your human capital strategies to the next level.
  • Learn from the Experts. With a combination of industry thought leaders and HR practitioners, you will learn from the best in the industry. You will be inspired, and learn real-world solutions you can apply to your own organization immediately.
  • Networking. Join more than 1,000 of your talent management peers who are facing similar challenges as you. You’ll walk away with new contacts and an expanded network of peers with whom you can collaborate and share best practices.
  • Stay Current & Competitive. Talent is key to the success of any organization. Learn today’s most innovative practices and solutions from our speakers, attendees and exhibitors.
  • Transform Your Organization. This isn’t just about you! Share what you learn with your entire team. By putting these new solutions into practice you’ll have a strategy in place for hiring, engaging and retaining today’s top talent—a key advantage.
Topics Covered: 
  • Legislative & Compliance
  • Onboarding Techniques
  • Recruiting & Talent Acquisition/Management Strategies
  • Engagement & Retention
  • Metrics & Analytics
  • Social Recruiting & Technology
  • Leadership & Skill
Who Should Attend: 
  • Recruiters who want to get better at their jobs by increasing their knowledge in employment compliance, social recruiting and technology, onboarding techniques, and engagement strategies.
  • Talent management professionals who need to develop or sustain comprehensive strategies for their organizations.
  • HR managers and generalists who are responsible for recruiting, retaining, training and engaging employees.
  • Recruiters who want to grow their networks and influence in the talent management and HR industry.