Joy of HR





We are excited about next year’s conference, The Joy of HR: Celebrating our Profession and “Cooking Up” Great HR Ideas and Content with the Right Ingredients, the Best Recipes, & the Proper Techniques.

Early-bird registration for the 2017 VA SHRM Conference is NOW OPEN. For more on rates, hotels, parking and more click HERE or to REGISTER NOW click HERE.

Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at the 2017 Conference?  For full details click on the Be A Sponsor or Exhibitor tab or HERE.

The 2017 Call for Speaker Proposals is NOW OPEN. For full details and to apply click on the 2017 Call for Speaker Proposals tab or HERE. Should you have questions, please email  vashrm17speakers@gmail.com.

We are pleased that one of our keynote speakers will be Food Network/American Public TV star and cookbook author Sara Moulton.


Sara Molten with Julia Child


















Sara’s culinary career began in 1979 when she worked with the legendary Julia Child on public television’s “Julia Child & More Company” which led to her popular position as a food editor for “Good Morning America.” Also to her credit is 23 years as Executive Chef of Gourmet Magazine, contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and host of 5 seasons of the American Public Television series “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” which airs across 93% of the US.

Sara has authored four cookbooks. Sara’s Everyday Family Dinners received the award as one of the best cookbooks published in 2010 by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Her latest cookbook, Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101: How To Make Everything Taste Better, was published in 2016, is now the 23rd best-selling book on Amazon.com, and will be available at the conference.