Global Workforce Symposium 2018

17-19 October 2018
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Join us in Seattle for a bold new Global Workforce Symposium.

Worldwide ERC® invites you, the international mobility community, to gather in Seattle, Washington for this year’s bigger, bolder GWS.

Experience the new Worldwide ERC® as we bring industry builders, innovators, and disruptors together to share distinct global perspectives and build mobility solutions for today and the future.

Network, benchmark, collaborate, and reconnect with industry peers and experts against the backdrop of breathtaking views in one of the United States’ largest port cities.

Attendance is free for first-time corporate attendees.


Agenda & Sessions

12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Symposium Registration
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Government Affairs Real Estate and Mortgage Forum
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Government Affairs Tax Forum
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Boot camp (all ages, all fitness levels welcome)
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Symposium Registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Government Affairs Global Forum
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Government Affairs Immigration Forum
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Government Affairs Regulatory and Compliance Forum
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Peer2Peer Corporate HR and Government Agency Benchmarking Workshop (Open only to corporate/government attendees)
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
YP40 Reception
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
So This Is Your First Conference?
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception in the Marketplace
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Symposium Registration
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and Keynote Speaker sponsored by Quicken Loans
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Service in the Marketplace
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Education and Development Sessions
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Education and Development Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Education and Development Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Reception in the Marketplace
6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Foundation Gala
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Walk for the Foundation
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Symposium Registration
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Education and Development Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Closing General Session
11:45 a.m.
Symposium Adjourns

Why Attend?

#ERCGWS is the largest global mobility meeting in the world. With a long-standing history, this meeting brings together the leaders in our industry who are innovating and disrupting daily mobility practices.
FIRST TIME Corporate HR Attendees
The Global Workforce Symposium attracts new Corporate HR attendees from around the globe looking to benchmark with peer and network with new service partners.
Attendees come from over 50 countries around the world to create a truly global

The Speakers

Consulting Services Manager

Stacy A. Baker, CRP

Of Counsel

Jane Skelley Carroll

Mobility Thought Leader

Chris Debner

Strategic Global Mobility Advisory

Susan Schneider, SCRP, GMS

Plus Relocation Services, Inc.