HR in Hospitality, Cornell University to Present High-Level Solutions and Strategies to Hospitality Organizations

Feb 22, 2017

Contact: Rennette Fortune, LRP Publications, 561.622.6520, rfortune@lrp.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Las Vegas, NV, February 22, 2017 - The HR in Hospitality Conference, in partnership with the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, and the Cornell University ILR School, will offer HR professionals a unique opportunity to witness and learn from the strategic and practical discussions that are now occurring in boardrooms across the country. The extremely popular Cornell University Executive Summit will be held March 29 at ARIA Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.

Panelists of the 8th Annual Cornell University Executive Summit will dissect a handful of wide-reaching and relevant HR topics that hospitality companies are facing every day. Plus, they will explore the root causes of current challenges and the opportunities they present for HR practitioners. Additionally, attendees will receive proven, viable strategies, programming, tactics, and tools to solve those issues.

"The Cornell University Executive Summit, featuring some of the top leaders in the industry, provides professionals a unique opportunity to witness and learn from the strategic and practical discussions that occur in boardrooms across the country," said Ed Chase, vice president of LRP Conferences, organizers of the HR in Hospitality Conference. "During this simulated executive meeting, significant issues challenging the hospitality space will be examined, as well as the root causes of those challenges."

The 8th Annual Cornell University Executive Summit, moderated by Cornell Hotel School professors David Sherwyn and J. Bruce Tracey, will feature a panel of top HR executives and veteran employment-law attorneys:

  • Carolyn Clark, SVP, Talent and Culture, North and Central America, AccorHotels
  • Ed Evans, Chief Human Resources Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Rick Garlick, Practice Lead, Global Travel and Hospitality, J.D. Power and Associates
  • Carey Goldberg, Global Learning and Development Officer, Marriott International; Global HR Leader, EDITION Hotels
  • Kimo Kippen, Vice President of Global Workforce Initiatives, Hilton Worldwide
  • Holly Lawson, Corporate Director, People and Culture, Pivot Hotels and Resorts
  • Robert Mellwig, Senior Vice President, Really Cool People, Two Roads Hospitality
  • Harold Morgan, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, White Lodging Services
  • Paul E. Wagner, Shareholder, Stokes Wagner
  • Nancy Yaffe, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

The Cornell University Executive Summit is just one of 23 plenaries and breakout sessions taking place during the National HR in Hospitality Conference, March 27 - 29, 2017, at ARIA Resort and Casino, Las Vegas. The event also includes an opening plenary by Ted Teng '79, president and chief executive officer of The Leading Hotels of the World, and a presentation titled The Ever-Changing World of Workforce Technology: Where are We Going? Additionally, HR in Hospitality offers attendees a two-day expo, ample networking opportunities, and much more. View the complete 2017 program at www.HRinHospitality.com/agenda.html.

Professionals are encouraged to register by February 24 to capture the Early Bird Rate—a savings of $300 off the onsite rate. For more details and to register, visit www.HRinHospitality.com or call toll-free 800.727.1227. For media inquiries, please contact Rennette Fortune at 561.622.6520, ext. 8674, or by email at rfortune@lrp.com.

About the School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
The School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is shaping the global knowledge base for hospitality management through leadership in education, research, and industry advancement. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the school provides management instruction in the full range of hospitality disciplines, educating the next generation of leaders in the world's largest industry. Founded in 1922 as the nation's first collegiate course of study in hospitality management, the Cornell School of Hotel Administration is recognized as the world leader in its field.

About the National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo
The National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo, established in 2007, is recognized as the nation's only conference for human resources, labor relations, and employment-law professionals at hotels, resorts, restaurants, airlines, and within all other sectors of the hospitality industry. HR in Hospitality is annually produced by
Human Resource Executive ® magazine and LRP Publications in partnership with the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, and the Cornell University ILR School. The HR in Hospitality conference program is consistently designed to address the unique challenges human resource management in the hospitality industry faces by providing targeted guidance, HR recertification, and networking opportunities. For more information or to register, please visit www.hrinhospitality.com or call tollfree 800.727.1227. Join the HR in Hospitality discussions on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

About LRP Publications
LRP Publications, founded in 1977 by Kenneth Kahn, is a broad
based media company serving business and education professionals. Specializing in the fields of education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, human resources, workers' compensation, and disability, the company publishes hundreds of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos, and online resources. Additionally, LRP publishes two industryleading magazines: Human Resource Executive® and Risk & Insurance®, plus delivers topquality training and professional development with eLearning, conferences, and tradeshows. For a complete list of LRP products, conferences, and tradeshows, please visit www.lrp.com.

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