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2017-2018 Research Series
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2017-2018 Research Series


In order to provide the HR community with proven solutions for human resources challenges and to prepare for the workforce of the future, HRMAC has developed a new Research Series - and now is your chance to contribute to this monumental experience! The submission window for speaker proposals is now open.  If your research-based findings on the below topics meet the eligible criteria, please submit your application by Wednesday, June 14 to be considered!

Consider these topics as you submit your proposal:

  • The Digitization of Work- Big data and HR analytics
  • Boundary Spanning Leadership and/or Leader Network Development
  • Culture and Organizational Design- Fast-changing trends and organizational demands
  • Gen Z and Millennial workforce- their differences; reshaping the workforce for millennials preferences and its effects 

The following criteria must be met for a proposal to be considered:

  • Content must be based on completed, proprietary research between December 2016 and December 2017
  • Include methodology of research, such as sample size, data collection, demographics, etc.
  • Provide an executive summary based on research findings (provide a full length white paper to all program attendees on the day of the program)
  • Develop and present a 2 hour program to HRMAC audience

All submissions will be reviewed and chosen by the HRMAC Education Products and Programs committee. Submitters will be notified by July 5 of the status of their submission. Sponsorship fee is required to speak at a program.  Please review the sponsorship package and benefits below:


Program Sponsor 

  • $5,000* exclusive presenter (3 available; based on a proposal approval process by the HRMAC Education Programs and Products Committee)
  • $2,000* Learning Community led presentation (1 available; sponsoring of 3rd party presenter, no speaking role)

*A 25% surcharge will apply to all non-member sponsors  


  • Right of first refusal the following year 
  • Logo on signage at the event 
  • Logo on the event webpage 
  • Logo on email promos to membership
  • Logo on event brochure
  • Opportunity to have logo on PowerPoint or handouts as available
  • Recognition from the podium as a sponsor of the Research Series
  • Opportunity to host program at your location 
  • Thirty-minute networking opportunity at the event
  • Attendee postal mailing list following the program
  • Five complimentary registrations to use at your discretion for staff or clients (only good for $5,000 package)
  • Two complimentary registrations to use at your discretion for staff or clients (only good for $2,000 package)