2018/09/24 08:00:00

ATTENDEES

The 2018 IL State SHRM Conference will host 500+ attendees, the majority of whom will include, senior Human Resources (HR) professionals, supervisors, managers, and directors currently practicing in the Human Resources field.

SPEAKERS

The Conference will include subjects and topics in the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge and HRCI Body of Knowledge. All presentations will meet the criteria for recertification credit from both SHRM and HRCI.

CONVINCE YOUR BOSS

You know the conference is strategic for your career, convincing your boss can be just as strategic.  Getting approval to attend the conference is a two-part endeavor.

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Drury Lane Theatre

100 Drury Lane

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

HOTELS

ILSHRM has made arrangements with two excellent hotels while you attend the conference. Both are adjacent or near the conference meeting space making either property the perfect choice. We selected hotels that provide great amenities, helping make your stay during the conference comfortable and convenient. Check out the options and book your room today.

Feel free to extend your stay before or after the conference for a few extra days of relaxing or to have fun with the family.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Located less than a 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Oak Brook, IL has so many fun things to do! Perfectly positioned in the midst of all the local area attractions, The two hotels we’ve selected for our conference are close to many of the area’s top destinations.

Discover fantastic shopping and entertainment opportunities at nearby Oakbrook Mall and Yorktown Mall or spend a fun day at Brookfield Zoo. Catch a show at a local theatre or visit our many museums. With so many activities, it will be easy to find something to do.

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RESTAURANTS

The Oak Brook area is full of culinary delights.You don’t have to look far to find a delicious meal. Both hotels have terrific dining choices, making your stay here convenient and comfortable and there are many other local restaurants around the area that provide delicious dining experiences within walking distance.

Whether you are planning an evening out or are simply looking for a quick breakfast on the way out of town, the choices are many and will fit any budget. Check out the many option in area. We’re certain you’ll  find something delicious

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Conference and Exposition Schedule

 

TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.75
    HRCI HR - 2.75
Pre-Conference WorkshopDrury Lane Theatre, Oak I
5:30 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites bar
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
8:15 - 8:45 AMSHRM Update and Opening RemarksTheatre
8:45 - 10:15 AMOpening Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
10:15 - 10:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
10:45 -11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:45 - 12:45 AMLunchLobby & Courtyard
12:45 - 2:15 PMGeneral SessionTheatre
2:15 - 2:45 PMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:00 - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
7:00 - 10:00 PMEntertainmentDrury Lane Theatre, Critic’s Corner
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:15 - 9:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
9:45 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:00 - 12:15 PMLunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
12:15 - 1:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
1:15 - 1:30 PMTransfer Break
1:30 - 3:00 PMClosing Keynote - Reality-Based Engagement
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
3:00 - 3:30 PMKeynote Book Signing & Refreshment BreakExpo Hall
3:30 - 4:30 PMExhibitor Tear DownExpo Hall
3:30 - 4:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:30 PMConference CloseTheatre
+ Sunday, Sept 23, 2018
TimeEventLocation
2:00 - 5:00 PM
    SHRM - 2.75
    HRCI HR - 2.75
Pre-Conference WorkshopDrury Lane Theatre, Oak I
5:30 - 6:30 PMIllinois State Council Board MeetingDrury A&B, Hilton Suites
6:30 - 8:30 PMILSHRM Social
Open to all attendees who arrive on Sunday
Hilton Suites bar
+ Monday, Sept 24, 2018
TimeEventLocation
7:15 - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
7:15 - 9:30 AMExhibitor Set-UpExpo Hall
8:15 - 8:45 AMSHRM Update and Opening RemarksTheatre
8:45 - 10:15 AMOpening Keynote - Enjoy The Ride
Steve Gilliland

Details
Theatre
9:45 - 4:15 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
10:15 - 10:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
10:45 -11:45 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:45 - 12:45 AMLunchLobby & Courtyard
12:45 - 2:15 PMGeneral SessionTheatre
2:15 - 2:45 PMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
2:45 - 4:00 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:00 - 4:15 PMTransfer Break
4:15 - 5:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
7:00 - 10:00 PMEntertainmentDrury Lane Theatre, Critic’s Corner
+ Tuesday, Sept 25, 2018
TimeEventLocation
7:00 - 3:30 PMHR Marketplace OpenExpo Hall
7:00 - 8:00 AMRegistration & Continental BreakfastTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
8:00 - 9:15 AMConcurrent Sessions
9:15 - 9:45 AMRefreshment BreakExpo Hall
9:45 - 11:00 AMConcurrent Sessions
11:00 - 12:15 PMLunchTheatre, Lobby & Courtyard
12:15 - 1:15 PMConcurrent Sessions
1:15 - 1:30 PMTransfer Break
1:30 - 3:00 PMClosing Keynote - Reality-Based Engagement
Cy Wakeman

Details
Theatre
3:00 - 3:30 PMKeynote Book Signing & Refreshment BreakExpo Hall
3:30 - 4:30 PMExhibitor Tear DownExpo Hall
3:30 - 4:30 PMConcurrent Sessions
4:30 PMConference CloseTheatre

REGISTRATION

SHRM MEMBERS

NON-SHRM MEMBERS

STUDENT MEMBERS

CANCELLATION POLICY

$50 cancellation fee prior to September 1st. After September 1st, no refunds.  Substitutions may be made with no financial penalty.  To cancel, contact us at lori@mahergroupllc.com

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Join 700+ HR professionals as they come together and collaborate on the many ways at this year’s ILSHRM HR Conference & Exposition. Many nationally known and prominent speakers, along with information packed workshops, and great entertainment will fill the agenda.