Our next meeting is April 4-5 at The Lubrizol Corporation's headquarters in Wickliffe, OH. Check out our Spring 2016 agenda!
Human Resources Network (HRN)

HRN members share experiences, seek best practices, collectively solve problems, and innovate in the area of human resources for R&D organizations. The group addresses topics ranging from generational differences to developing creativity competencies. Want to learn more? Join HRN.

What's Hot in Human Resources? Check out some of the presentations from our 2015 meetings!


Spring 2016 Human Resources Network Meeting

April 4-5 | Cleveland, OH
This meeting will be hosted at The Lubrizol Corporation and will not meet as part of the multi-networks meeting. The session format will remain the same.

Hotel information will be available by January 1.

This is an IRI members-only event. You may use on of the at-large registrations that come with your company's membership to attend, or the early registration fee is $495. The early registration deadline is Monday, March 14 at 5:00 pm EST. After this date, the cost to attend is $550. Registration includes meeting materials, breakfast, lunch, the group dinner on Monday evening, and transportation to and from the tour location.

Fall 2016 Networks Meeting

September 12-14 | Milwaukee, WI


IRI's new website will launch in early 2016! Training webinars and Q&A sessions will be scheduled to talk members through our new website's features. Check back here frequently for more information!

Who are HRN members?

Co-Chairs:  Oscar Blanco (Crown Holdings) and Ivan Kerley (Crown Holdings)

HRN Member Roster (Updated November 2015)

Number of members:  76

Professionals involved:  HR managers, directors and officers with responsibility for R&D

Member companies represented:

A.O. Smith Corporation
Air Liquide
Altria Group, Inc.
Archer Daniels Midland
BASF Corporation
Big Heart Pet Brands
Cargill, Inc.
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Deere & Co.
Draper Lab
Eastman Chemical Company
Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
ExxonMobil Corporation
FM Global

GAF Materials Corporation
Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Hershey Company
Johns Mansville
Kellogg Company
Kraton Polymers
LORD Corporation
Lorillard Tobacco Company
Lubrizol Corporation
Michelin Americas Research Co.
Michelman, Inc.
Milliken & Company
NASA Johnson Space Center
Nestle Purina Petcare


Omnova Solutions, Inc.
PepsiCo, Inc.
Phillips 66
PPG Industries, Inc.
Procter & Gamble Company
Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Rogers Corporation
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Sabic Americas, Inc.
Sherwin-Williams Company
TATA Consultancy Services
Teknor Apex Company
United Technologies Corporation
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.