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  • 10.4.20 - 10.7.20
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    OCTOBER 4 – 7, 2020


2019 Conference Highlights

Find out why more than 1,400 HR practitioners in 2019 gave The HRSouthwest Conference a 95% Net Promoter Score! Whether you attend every year or have never been, you can expect The HRSouthwest Conference, the largest regional HR event in the country, to deliver cutting edge education, a robust marketplace of service providers and networking opportunities you don’t want to miss.

HRSWC 2020 Conference

The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) invites you to be part of the largest regional educational and networking event for human resource professionals. HRSWC is organized by DallasHR, the third largest SHRM Affiliate Chapter, and has been designated as the official State of Texas SHRM Conference hosting more than 2500 attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors annually. Join us in Fort Worth, TX for this can’t miss event!

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2020 Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote Speaker

Opening Keynote Speaker

Michael C. Bush

CEO of Great Place to Work

Michael C. Bush is CEO of Great Place to Work, the global research and analytics firm that produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the World’s Best Workplaces list, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list, the Best Workplaces for Diversity list, and dozens of other distinguished workplace rankings around the world.

Driven by a love of business and an unwavering commitment to fair and equitable treatment, Michael joined Great Place to Work as CEO in 2015, bringing 30 years of experience leading and growing organizations. This includes serving as CEO of Tetra Tech Communications, which he grew from $40 million to $300 million in revenue. Michael is a former member of President Obama’s White House Business Council and a founding board member of the private equity seed-fund, Fund Good Jobs, which invests in small inner-city businesses.

Closing Keynote Speaker

Closing Keynote Speaker

Michelle Poler

Founder of Hello Fears

Fear Less, Do More

A general session presentation that will change your perception of fear and inspire you to take action.

Michelle Poler is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and is the Founder of Hello Fears, a social movement that has reached over 70 million people worldwide and has empowered thousands to choose growth over comfort.

Michelle’s humorous, refreshing and inspiring speaking style has been captivating audiences across the globe. With authentic storytelling, engaging visuals and her 100 Days Without Fear experience, Michelle will show you how to challenge your comfort zone to tap into your full potential.

Poler uncovered that our needs not only motivate us, but they also limit us. By learning how to prioritize and negotiate with our needs, we open a world of opportunities. In this fun and energizing session, you will learn about:

  • Dealing with the unknown / embracing change
  • Seeking GROWTH over SAFETY
  • Leading with accountability
  • Daring to fail
  • The difference between FEARLESS leaders and BRAVE leaders
  • Highlighting our authenticity
  • The REAL enemy of success (not failure)
  • The difference between universal, cultural and personal fears
  • How to trigger our Behavioral Activation System
  • Redefining fear, from obstacle to opportunity

Her work has been featured on Forbes, CNN, The Today Show, Fox and Buzzfeed among many others. If you've ever wondered what your life would be like if you weren’t afraid...YOU ARE ABOUT TO FIND OUT.

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