[Excerpt] As the official coverage provider, the Cornell HR Review covered the keynote and panel discussions at the Human Capital Association’s (HCA) 10th Annual Symposium. The HCA is a student-run organization within Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson School of Management and School of Industrial and Labor Relations. The organization strives to drive the future of the HR profession through educational and professional development opportunities across the Cornell community. Their annual symposium provides a forum for students, faculty, and corporate executives to come together and explore the various human capital issues prevalent in global business. This year’s symposium focused on the role of HR in ensuring the success of strategic mergers and acquisitions—both during the due diligence process and in post-merger integration.