(PRWEB) August 26, 2004
(Toronto, ON, Canada) ÂDesigning a Global StrategyÂ is the theme of the 2004 Global Forum presented by IHRIMÂs Global Special Interest Group (GSIG), October 21-22 in Toronto at Procter & GambleÂs offices. Two-day highlights include presentations by such major companies as HP, ADP, MasterCard, Fidelity, Procter & Gamble, IBM and many others addressing such topics as:
Â· Strategies for successful global HRMS projects,
Â· Data privacy and security issues,
Â· Outsourcing strategies and solutions,
Â· HR XML,
Â· Workforce management, and
Â· Metrics and return on investment.
Keynote speakers include Hugh MacDonald, vice president of HR Programs and Information Management at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Synco Jonkeren, director of IBI in the Netherlands and Karen Beaman, division vice president with ADP.
The IHRIM GSIG includes more than 400 practitioners, consultants and HR software vendors in multi-national companies. The mission is to facilitate the creation and exchange of information relating to global HR systems and system-related activities (e.g. implementation, consulting services, strategic planning, processes, country-specific HR resources).
Each year the IHRIM GSIG presents a two-day global forum, which is part of their goals and objectives to:
Â· Facilitate real-time networking on shared issues,
Â· Enhance communication on events and other information relevant to the global community,
Â· Provide an annual forum to help members stay current on global issues and create an opportunity for targeted networking, and
Â· Create a Web presence, which provides fast & easy access to IHRIM/GSIG-related information for HR professionals (e.g. international and country contacts, international and country vendors, international and country HR/HRIS links, FAQ's).
Visit http://www.ihrim.org/chapters/GSG/GSIG%20Forum%20details.asp?cm=GSG to find out more about the Global Forum and to register.
The International Association for Human Resource Information Management is approaching 25 years of service to the HR and IT professional community. Its mission is to be the leading global source of knowledge for the application of human resource information and technology to improve organizational effectiveness. For additional information about the association, its resources, and its products and services, please visit http://www.ihrim.org.
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