HCI Announces Record Attendance in Advance of 2010 Human Capital Summit

Washington, D.C. — March 18, 2010 – The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association with over 175,000 members focused on advancing the science of strategic talent management, today announced it will host its fifth annual summit on March 21st through the 24th in Tucson, Arizona with record attendance.

The premier conference on strategic talent management, the Human Capital Summit brings together hundreds of Human Resource leaders and senior business line executives from Fortune 1000 corporations, industry experts and solution providers who over the course of three days will discuss the intersection of strategic talent and business management.

“Our members are looking to be engaged in strategic ways to solve their talent challenges — from planning to execution. The Summit provides them a forum to do so”, explained Mike Foster, CEO, Human Capital Institute, who will be giving the opening address at the Summit.

The Human Capital Summit is supported by the underwriter partnerships of committed industry leaders. Diamond Underwriters include Taleo, The Newman Group/Futurestep, DDI, Workscape, Guidant, Inform Impact, Kenexa, Saba, Towers Watson, IQ Navigator, Allegis, MBO Partners and TAPFIN. Platinum Underwriters include Jobs2Web, Linked In, Success Factors, PeopleClick, Vemo, Padgett, Elevated Resources, Knowledge Infusion, HireVue, Aruspex, Adecco NA, The Right Thing, GTSI and IBM. Reception Underwriter includes Silkroad. Gold Underwriters include Lapin International, Hogan Assessments, ZeroChaos, Inc., Workforce Logic, Chief People Officer, Aquire and TMP.

The Summit offers a powerful new program of strategic insight, best practices and peer-to-peer collaboration. Distinguished thought leaders and industry practitioners who are advancing the science of strategic talent management will be on hand at the largest talent management conference. Some of the key note speakers include:

• Geoff Colvin, Senior Editor-at-Large, FORTUNE Magazine

• Bob Seelert, Chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi

• Gamal Aziz, President, MGM Grand

• Dave Ulrich, Distinguished strategic HR and business thought leader, University of Michigan

• William Taylor, Founder of Fast Company Magazine and Author of Practically Radical

• Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS Shoes, Inc.

• Jim Carroll, International Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

• Tamar Elkeles Ph.D., Vice President, Learning & Development, QUALCOMM Incorporated

Topics to be discussed include HR Innovation, Social Networking and Web 2.0 Technologies in Talent Management, Innovations in Workforce Planning, Employee Engagement in an Economic Recovery and Passive Talent Recruiting. For a full agenda, visit: http://www.hci.org/events/conference/99524/133439
For more information or to register visit: http://www.hci.org/r/summit_2010

About The Human Capital Institute

The Human Capital Institute (HCI) is a catalyst for innovative new thinking in talent acquisition, development, deployment and new economy leadership. Through research and collaboration, our global network of more than 175,000 members develops and promotes creativity, best and next practices, and actionable solutions in strategic talent management. Executives, practitioners, and thought leaders representing organizations of all sizes, across public, charitable and government sectors, utilize HCI communities, education, events and research to foster talent advantages to ensure organizational change for competitive results. In tandem with these initiatives, HCI’s Human Capital Strategist professional certifications and designations set the bar for expertise in talent strategy, acquisition, development and measurement. For more information, please visit www.hci.org

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