08 Jun 2018
By Megan McQuade Posted in shrm, shrmgp, human resources, News

2018 Summer HR Events

By Megan McQuade On June 8, 2018

Many Arizona residents take vacation during the summer months - often heading to the beach for cooler temperatures. Some organizations actually take breaks during the summer due to attendance declines.

2018 HR Summer Events

However, HR educational and networking opportunities don't evaporate during Arizona's hottest months. In fact, several opportunities occur during this timeframe. Don't let the perceived summer lull prevent you from continued growth and development. Especially with the opportunities to earn recertification credits! 

Upcoming 2018 Summer HR Events

June 14, 2018: SHRMGP FMLA Workshop

This workshop deep dives into FMLA and connects participants to real-world examples and application. Participation in the workshop earns an HR professional 2.5 professional development SHRM credits towards recertification and 2.5 general HRCI recertification credits.

FMLA topics covered:

  • Employer and employee responsibilities under FMLA
  • Determining eligibility and entitlement
  • Notice requirements
  • Military protections
  • Medical certifications
  • Intermittent leave administration
  • State leave protections
  • Common FMLA mistakes

June 17-20, 2018: SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition

This national conference offers over 200 sessions worth a variety of credits to help HR professionals with challenges and workplace strategies.

Tracks included in the conference:

  • Business and HR Strategy
  • Global HR
  • HR Compliance 
  • Professional Development
  • Talent Management 
  • Total Rewards

August 28-31, 2018: Arizona SHRM State Conference

This state conference allows HR professionals the opportunity to earn up to 23 HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Sessions are built to develop HR and business leaders by aligning HR and operational strategies.

The conference offers:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Education sessions
  • Networking opportunties
  • New products and vendor access

Do you have to be certified to attend these events? No way! They're outstanding learning opportunities for HR professionals and business leaders. Curious about additional local HR events, CLICK HERE.


TruPath's Community Relations Director, Megan McQuade, is SHRM-SCP certified and sits on the Board of Directors for SHRMGP.

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