Human resource information management (HRIM) professionals are encouraged to register by December 31 to take advantage of special early bird registration rates for the International Association for Human Resource Information Management’s (IHRIM) 2011 Conference and Technology Exposition, to be held May 15-18, 2011 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. Registrants can save $320 on registration and those who are not currently IHRIM members can take advantage of 30 percent off membership to join the association if they register by December 31.

IHRIM is the leading professional association for knowledge, education and solutions supporting the human resource systems community. Its 31st conference promises to continue to be the best HR technology conference, offering more than 50 educational programs and eleven half-day and full-day pre-conference courses geared toward both senior and novice HR practitioners.

Whether attendees are new to the industry or seasoned veterans, the IHRIM conference provides new ideas, practical tips and up-to-the minute solutions on HR technology and information management needs. Some of the conference topics include:
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• New Technologies for 2011: Emerging Trends and Technology Critical to Your Workforce
• Mission-Critical HR: Creating Business Value with a Modern HR Solution
• An Innovative Systems Approach to International Performance Management and Succession Planning
• Globalizing Your Talent Management: Oracle Corp Case Study
• Web 2.0 Applied: Social Media, Collaboration and Portal Technologies for HR Service Delivery and Knowledge Management
• Creating Value from HR Data Assets – a Federal HR Data Model
• NASDAQ OMX Aligns Compensation Process with Company Strategy and Values

Complementing the educational program is the HR Technology Exposition Hall, which features displays and demonstrations of the newest technology solutions by the top HR product and service leaders.

Additionally, on Sunday, May 15 IHRIM will offer the Certification Exam for the Human Resource Information Professional (HRIP), the only certification program for HR systems professionals. For more information on the Certification program, go to HRIS Certification.

“The IHRIM Conference and Exposition is a perfect blend of innovation and education,” said Lynne Mealy, President and CEO of IHRIM. “Providing high-quality educational programming, an exhibit hall with key HR service providers, and a variety of networking opportunities, the annual event is considered a must-attend event for HR systems professionals and 2011 will be no exception.”

For more information on the conference and to register, go to IHRIM Conference and Technology Expo.

Since 1980, the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) has been the world’s leading membership association for HR systems and information management professionals. Through educational programming, an online networking community — CORE, the annual conference, and the Human Resource Information Professional (HRIP) Certification Program, HRIM professionals can receive valuable knowledge that will enhance both their own careers and their companies’ success.

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