SHRM announces Virtual Conference on 29 & 30 July 2020

SHRM to organise Talent Conference and Exposition on 15th & 16th April
The conference expects to witness 2500+ attendees, 100+ Speakers, and domain Experts, and 50+ In-depth Knowledge Sessions.

The global environment is in flux like never before and unprecedented shifts are taking place in the workspace. With organisations having to transform and explore new ways of working and engaging with employees, HR systems and organizational structures are forced to adapt to the changes. With technology once again becoming the savior, organisations must look at better ways to attract, retain, and develop talent that are in line with emerging needs. To be prepared for a post-pandemic world, it is essential for HR professionals to learn and forge a more competitive and innovative talent strategy.

  • SHRM EDGE 2020 will have four focused conclaves on Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Wellbeing, and Talent Development
  • Global attendees from across APAC
  • Over 20 hours of unparalleled learning
  • 30+ Knowledge sessions by 90+ global speakers and experts

The SHRM EDGE 2020 is the latest innovation in virtual learning by SHRM – the Voice of All Things Work. The Virtual Conference with the theme ‘All Things Talent’ will address the future of work, worker and workplace. Attendees will walk away with learnings and practical tools to forge a more competitive and innovative talent strategy to help their organisations come out stronger and thrive in the changed world order.

The virtual conference with global attendees from APAC countries will feature over 20 hours of unparalleled learning in over 30+ knowledge sessions. Interactive expositions and engaging experiences in the virtual space will bring together leading experts and industry leaders to focus on talent acquisitions, talent management, talent wellbeing and talent development.

Some of the esteemed speakers for the conference this year are Ajay Banga, Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard, Sunil Kant Mishra, Chairman, The Hero Enterprises; Josh Bersin Principal, Bersin by Deloitte – Deloitte Consulting LLP, Jason Averbook Co-founder & CEO – Leapgen, Dr Sumit Mitra, CEO for Tesco PLC’s Global Business Services division & CEO of Tesco Bengaluru entity, Apurva Purohit, President Jagran Prakashan Group, Amit Das Director-HR & CHRO, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (The Times Group), Tan Sri Dato’ Dr.R. Palan, Pro-Chancellor, University of Cyberjaya; Susan Armstrong, Managing Partner, Global Training Transformation; Aadesh Goyal, CHRO, TATA Communications Limited; Kevin Martin, Chief Research Officer, i4CP; Kyle Laguna,Director of Strategy, Beamery

Announcing the conference, Ms. Achal Khanna, CEO- SHRM India and Business head- MENA & APAC, quoted, “The human spirit is the only thing that is keeping us going through these distressing times. We are being driven by our determination to overcome and bounce back. We have to keep moving forward with renewed strategies, revamped policies, contingency plans, and an unshakeable spirit. To celebrate the same relentless spirit, SHRM India has put together #SHRMEdge20, a unique virtual HR conference on all things talent where you will explore every aspect of talent in detail – from acquisition and development to management and wellbeing, you will get to discover it all. Let’s get together to build a future-ready and a healthy workforce.

Join us for an exceptional experience streamed live on your screens. Witness celebrated visionaries and industry leaders share their wisdom with a global audience through a virtual platform. Experience all this and more”. See more at

About SHRM

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 3, 10, 000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in India and United Arab Emirates. – See more at:

SHRM-India serves the needs of HR practitioners by facilitating exchange of knowledge resources & practices, enabling professional development, and enhanced opportunities for engagement & networking within the Global & Indian HR communities.


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