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    GSC Council Members and NJ Chapter Leaders-

    We have just sent out our Call for Speaker Proposals, and already have over 30 in our first week!  We invite you to consider showcasing your practical knowledge of our field and present at our Atlantic City conference this year.  Have you led your organizations through a major change initiative?  Have you done something innovative in talent management? Have you upgraded your HRIS or payroll systems?  Our attendees would benefit greatly from your insights and learnings so we hope that you will follow the directions below and submit a proposal to speak at this year’s conference.

    Thank you for your prior involvement or interest in the GSC-SHRM Annual Conference and Expo as a speaker, sponsor or attendee. Building on the success from last year, we are currently planning the 2019 conference and looking for thought leaders who can share their unique knowledge, insights, and experiences. If you are interested in being a speaker, or know someone you are interested in seeing present at the conference, the time is now for you to take action.

    How to Submit a Speaker Proposal and Related Information

    • Visit the Call for Speakers portal – note all submissions must be made through this web portal
    • The submission deadline is Monday, April 8, 2019
    • Proposals must include the speaker bio, contact info, and photo, as well as the presentation title, summary, and learning objectives
    • For SHRM and HRCI recertification credits, sessions are aligned to HR competencies
    • Presentation Length: Concurrent sessions are 60-minutes while Mega sessions are 90-minutes
    • Programs Committee selections will be made by May, with notifications going to those that were and were not selected
    • For questions about submitting a proposal, please email the Programs Committee at

    Conference Info

    • October 6-8, 2019 at the Atlantic City Convention Center
    • The conference is attended by hundreds of HR professionals, features dozens of sessions and daily keynote speakers, and provides wonderful networking opportunities
    • The 2018 conference had record attendance

    A huge part of our continued success is the diversity of the stimulating presenters and current topics that appeal to Human Resources professionals. The GSC-SHRM Annual Conference and Expo has a tradition of using educational conference sessions as a pivotal platform for innovative and informative learning. We continuously seek contributors who have a unique and engaging style, a compelling range of experiences, and an impactful message that resonates with attendees.

    We look forward to receiving your submission. You are also welcome to forward this email to a speaker you want to recommend. Again and most importantly, speaker proposals must be submitted by Monday, April 8, 2019 via the Call for Speakers portal to be considered for inclusion in the 2019 conference.

    Thank you for considering this opportunity and we look forward to seeing you in Atlantic City.

    GSC-SHRM Programs Committee

    P.S. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please email

    2019 GSC-SHRM Annual Conference and Expo
    October 6-8, 2019 | Atlantic City Convention Center

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    John J Martin, SHRM-SCP
    Garden State Council SHRM
    Assistant Secretary
    Conference Programs Chair 2019