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The 2nd Annual Women In HR Conference continues to focus on Women striving to facilitate organisational and business success. Get ready for the second installment of this 2-day forum that will be held on March 1st and 2nd at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.

With more and more HR managers and directors leading teams and motivating organisational performance, they are exposed to obstacles that make them realise that they need resources that will assist them overcome unexpected challenges to maximise success.

Delegates will get exposed to experienced professional speakers who will tackle relevant industry challenges and leave delegates with a wealth of knowledge that will not only assist them in their day to day jobs but help them overcome challenges they may face. The forum is a platform that is designed to enable networking, information gathering and sharing as well as offering insight into effective HR strategies that can be put to practice in both private and public sectors. And it will also address increasing HRM challenges faced by women especially in male dominated industries such as mining and construction.

The first annual event covered issues such as creating a work-life balance and how to deal with emotional competence in the workplace. The conference was well received by those who attended. This year's topic include "the role of HR in compliance" and "an update on the newly developed HR Standards."

The featured speakers are:
• Matete Lerutla, Human Resources Executive, Metropolitan Life
• Sisiwe Mthethwa, Manager Training & Development, Palabora Mining Operations
• Kay Vittee, Chief Executive Officer, Kelly Recruitment
• Renchia Strauss, Talent Management Executive, South African Airways
• Marienne Jacobs, Chief Director: Human Resources and Learning Centre, Department of Trade and Industry
• Wesley Madziva, Social Media Keynote Speaker
• Marius Meyer, CEO, South African Board of People Practices (SABPP)
• Elanie Kruger, Regional HR Director, AfricaG4s
• Tumelo Seaketso, Director: Human Capital, Deloitte
• Caroline Bernes, Head Talent Acquisition Sub-Saharan Africa, Ericsson
• Lara-lee Aldridge, People Enablement Executive, Aveng Grinaker-LTA
• Cathy Sims, Executive Director, South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA)

The conference will be chaired by Marjon Meyer, Training and Development Specialist.

Attendees will receive a memory stick with speaker presentations, a gift bag filled with goodies and 4 CPD points accredited by the South African Board of Peoples Practices (SABPP).