There are keynotes. When you’ve heard one conservative politician address thousands of HR practitioners (remember Colin Powell in 2012?) it’s unlikely that another (hello, Jeb Bush) will break any new ground this year.
We’ll also have wall-to-wall sessions in Chicago’s massive McCormick Place beginning Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Among the openers: This Year’s Top Five Priorities for an HR Department of One, and concluding late Wednesday morning with, among other topics, Bambi vs. Godzilla: How to Deal With Difficult People. The sessions