Wharton Professor Dr. Peter Cappelli Joins HCI's National Human Capital Summit

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The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today that Dr. Peter Cappelli, Wharton professor, best-selling author, and human resources guru, will join HCI's inaugural National Human Capital Summit, to be held in Chicago April 6-7.

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today that Dr. Peter Cappelli, Wharton professor, best-selling author, and human resources guru, will join HCI's inaugural National Human Capital Summit, to be held in Chicago April 6-7.

Day one of the Summit, Dr. Cappelli will present "The New Road to the Top: Leadership for 2010," a session that will address the characteristics of future star performers and how employers can identify, develop, and retain the next generation of leaders in their organizations.

"A dramatic shift in executive careers, and in executives themselves, has occurred over the past two decades," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director. "Peter Cappelli understands the impact of these changes and how organizations can best approach leadership development and succession planning."

Dr. Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Wharton's Center for Human Resources. He is also Co-Director of the U.S. Department of Education National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass.

Cappelli has received numerous career and professional awards for his research, writing, and teaching. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book "The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce."

Dr. Peter Cappelli was named one of the 25 most influential people in the field of human capital by Vault.com and one of the top 100 people in the field of recruiting by Recruiter.com. Since 2003, he has served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain, where he has responsibility for recommendations concerning that country's labor market and employment systems.

ABOUT HCI'S HUMAN CAPITAL SUMMIT

HCI's first annual Human Capital Summit Conference and Expo will take place Thursday April 6 through Friday April 7 in Chicago, with pre-conference workshops on Wednesday, April 5. A 2006 must-attend event, the Summit is for human capital professionals, line managers and executives who understand that talent will be the key driver for success in the knowledge economy. For the complete program listing, location and hotel information, registration details and more, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org/hci/conference_national.guid

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

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Human Capital Institute

Andrea Miller

866-538-1909

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