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19th Annual Global Business and Shared Services Conference
22 - 23 October, 2015 (New York, New York)

Peer Networks

Strategic Workforce Planning Council
This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.

Council on Health and Safety
Gives European safety managers the opportunity to exchange ideas on increasing the effectiveness of their health and safety programmes, and on promoting the active participation and commitment of employees.

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China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down

Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.

(China Center Publications, September 2015)

Moving to the Next Level: Insights from the 11th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

Women in business have come a long way, but moving to absolute parity with men requires continued planning and even consciousness raising on the part of both genders.

(Conference KeyNotes, September 2015)

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Future-Skilling Your Workforce: People Ecosystem Matters
05 October, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

New research from The Conference Board helps organizations break down functional silos, fostering greater alignment with business goals and strategies. This webcast will share future-skilling practices from practitioners at IBM and FedEx. HRCI and SHRM credit available.

Getting People Issues Right in Successful M&As
06 October, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

This webcast will be an interactive and practical discussion explaining this issue and discussing strategies and actions to maximize the success in terms of how individuals work together in combined organizations. SHRM and PDU credits available.

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The Conference Board Europe

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The Conference Board in the News

Ken Goldstein on latest signals for US economy from August LEI, Fed decision, overseas uncertainty.  
Sep 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Lynn Franco on U.S. consumers, Fed decision not to raise rates.
Sep 18 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

Coming off the rails? Andrew Polk on fallout of China's "Black Monday." 
Aug 25 | Reuters: Read
Aug 24 | Washington Post: Read
Aug 24 | Spectator (U.K.): Read

Andrew Polk on China's move to devalue the yuan.
Aug 12 | Bloomberg: Read 
Aug 11 | Wall Street JournalRead

#tcbProductivity data: Debating meaning of alarmingly slow productivity-growth rates. 
Aug 10 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Aug 7 | MarketWatch: Read

Gad Levanon: Strong July jobs report opens door for Fed hike, labor-force participation rate still a concern. 
Aug 10 | Les EchosRead
Aug 7 | Reuters TV: Watch

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The Conference Board offers Business Perspectives in Europe across a broad range of topics for executives from different functions.

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