The 2020 Employment Law Symposium is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are working on rescheduling and will announce a new date as soon as possible. 

You have questions. We have answers!

If there is something else you'd like to know, message us at rsvp@wardandsmith.com.

Who should attend?

This program is designed for human resources directors, vice presidents, managers, in-house employment attorneys, and corporate controllers with human resources responsibilities. 

How much does registration cost?

There is no registration fee for the Symposium, but a confirmed registration is required. Visit the Registration page for additional information.

Is there a limit to how many people can come from one company?

Each person from a company must be registered to attend the Symposium. If you received the invitation and would like to share it with others in your organization, please email rsvp@wardandsmith.com. 

I'm traveling from out of town, where should I stay?

We've reserved a block of rooms at The Umstead for the evening of April 22.  For more information, visit our Venue Information page.

How do I get to The Umstead?

The Umstead is conveniently located and accessible from I-40.  For more information, including driving directions, visit https://www.theumstead.com/about/hotels-cary-north-carolina.

Where should I park?

We will offer complimentary valet parking for this event.  Additional information about parking will be sent via email prior to the Symposium.

Will food and beverages be provided?

Our Symposium will begin with a networking breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  Beverages will be served throughout the day, and the Symposium will conclude at the lunch hour.  Lunch will not be served at the Symposium.

Can you accommodate special dietary needs?

Most dietary needs can be accommodated. Email rsvp@wardandsmith.com to make the necessary arrangements.

Will you be offering any continuing education credits?

We have applied for pre-approval of CLE, HRCI, and SHRM continuing education credits. Please visit the Accreditations page for additional information.

Will the Symposium be recorded for later viewing?

The Symposium will not be recorded for later viewing. 

Can I follow the Symposium on social media?

Please do! Follow @wardandsmith and use the hashtag #employmentlaw on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Instagram.

What ages can come?

We love kids, but this Symposium is geared towards adults. There is no childcare available on site.

How do I make sure I'm on the mailing list for future symposiums and/or labor and employment law related mailings?

Easy! Just email rsvp@wardandsmith.com.