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HR Conferences

Conferences of HR associations, organizations, and societies for the purpose of professional development.

AESC Events (https://www.aesc.org/events)
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants provides a listing of their upcoming events and conferences.

2022 AHRD International Conference in the Americas (https://www.ahrd.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1487481&group=)
February 23-26, 2022 | Arlington VA USA
Academy of Human Resource Development

American Management Association (AMA) (https://www.amanet.org/session-type/live-online/?department=Human-Resource-Management&mpp=10)
Human Resource Management Live Online Seminars

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (https://www.ashhra.org/ashhra21-annual-conference-and-exposition)
The Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Denver, April 25-28, 2021, offers education, networking and professional development for professionals in health care HR. This conference can also be submitted for CEUs toward PHR, SPHR and SPHR-CA credits.

ATD Conferences and Events (https://www.td.org/events)
Association for Training & Development (formerly ASTD)

ATD International Conference & Expo (https://atdconference.td.org/)
May 23-26, 2021 | Los Angeles CA
ATD 2021 is the largest talent development conference in the world and is designed to empower you to drive performance, innovation, and opportunity within your organization through your role as a talent development professional. The keynote speakers are some of the most successful businesspeople in the world. The 300 session speakers are world-renowned. The 400 vendors will showcase innovative learning technology and solutions. They all come together in one place to give you the knowledge that will get you, your learners, and your organization ready for the future.

Beyond HR Forum 2021 (https://www.beyondhrforum.com)
TBD

2021 California HR Conference (https://cahrconference.org/)
Virtual | Streaming May 25 - 27
At the Virtual 2021 California HR Conference, you'll discover everything you need to excel in your multifaceted role, navigate California's notoriously complex regulations and elevate your position in your organization.

Center for Workplace Compliance - COMPLIANCE, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SUMMIT (https://www.cwc.org/CWC/Conferences/CDI-summit.aspx?)
Virtual | June 8 - 11
CWC's 2021 CD&I Summit combines the best features of our annual policy and compliance conferences and delivers more than 18 hours of content in a single four-day virtual event. Open to CWC members and eligible non-member organizations, this year's summit features both policy briefings from senior-level enforcement officials and practical sessions focused on strategies and tactics for effectively managing workplace compliance, risk management, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Conference Board of Canada HR 2021 (https://www.conferenceboard.ca/services/events)
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta Conference 2021 (https://www.cphrab.ca/)
Virtual | April 29
HR Innovates will be an exciting and unique summit highlighting innovative practices within the HR profession. Join CPHR Alberta and our community of leaders who are disrupting, shaping and transforming the future of HR. Over the past year, HR has emerged as a strategic partner and the critical driver of organizational success. This summit will bring together our HR community to make professional connections and ignite imaginations, supporting your organization to leverage innovation and technology to improve outcomes aligned with your strategic priorities.

CUPA-HR Conferences & Symposiums (https://www.cupahr.org/events/conferences/)
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies Summit 2021 (https://digitaltalentacquisition.com/)
Tuesday, March 23 & Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | Accessible from anywhere in the world
The 2021 Digital Talent Acquisition Summit connects you with exclusive knowledge from private and public sector leaders at the touch of a button. In addition to this leading-edge, carefully curated content, we are excited to share this as an immersive virtual experience.

Employee Engagement & Retention Summit 2021 (https://engagement-conference.com/)
TBD

Employee Experience Summit Canada 2021 (https://employeeexperiencesummit.ca/)
Tuesday, June 22- Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | Accessible from anywhere in the world
One of the only events in North America dedicated to helping you design an effective employee experience program for today's virtual workforce. Learn how to leverage the link between a positive employee experience and an excellent customer experience. Discover how to capitalize on AI and other cloud-based solutions for an improved recruitment experience, and implement employee wellbeing programs to restore work-life balance and retain high-impact workers.

The HR Congress Academy 2021 (https://academy.hr-congress.com/)
May 18 - 19, 2021 | Virtual
The Congress will feature a truly unique panel of global subject matter experts. The presenters are carefully selected to ensure that their content is aligned with the theme of the conference.

HR Comply Virtual Conference: Overcoming Compliance Challenges in the New Normal (https://store.blr.com/hr-comply)
Wednesday, April 28 - Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern | Virtual
Join us for the HR Comply Virtual Conference on April 27-28, 2021 and learn how to overcome HR compliance challenges in the pandemic-era workplace. From paperless recordkeeping to drug testing, employee classification and leave issues, the COVID-19 vaccine and more, this informative event will help keep your organization compliant in 2021.

HRcoreACADEMY Summit (https://www.hrcoreacademy.com/)
13th & 14th October 2021 | 2 Conferences - 1 Online Event
HR has never had a better chance to prove the true value of the People Function and there is a colossal role to fulfil. It's more critical than ever that HR is capable to adapt to the challenges organisations are facing in real time: oversee a historic remote-working experiment; when and how to lay workers off; empower employee morale/engagement; keep employees healthy; develop critical skills, drive innovation, cut costs and prepare for the worst.

HRcoreNORDIC Seminar (https://www.hrcorenordic.com/)
19th and 20th May 2021 | Online
Investigating the Future of Talent Competitiveness
The prestigious 'IMD World Talent Ranking 2019' and the 'Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019' rankings of INSEAD puts Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in the top 7 most Competitive countries when it comes to Enabling, Attracting, Growing, Retaining, Leadership opportunities for women and Entrepreneurial talent.
During these two days, Scandinavian organisations will present case-studies and journeys on how they managed to shape and accelerate the Future of Work by focusing on HR Agility, Recruitment, Employee Experience, HR Trends, Digital HR and much more.

HR Digital Summit (https://gdssummits.com/event/hr-digital-summit/)
12 - 14 APR 2021 | AMERICA | ONLINE
The move to the virtual workplace has given HR an influence like never before! As organisations try to be seen as social enterprises in the midst of massive social upheaval, HR will need an even more sophisticated set of leadership skills to build consensus around employee experience, reskilling strategy and building trust in the employer brand. Join 45+ senior HR leaders on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

HR Exchange Network Events (https://www.hrexchangenetwork.com/events)
Our world-class HR, Talent and Learning conferences address the most pressing issues in the Human Resources Industry. Attend our events to get the up-to-date human resources information and insights from leading HR practitioners.

HR Florida State Conference & Expo (https://hrfloridaconference.org/)
August 29 - September 1, 2021 | Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida
Open to all HR professionals looking for an affordable, dynamic program that can help you earn recertification credits. Business owners and managers can learn from top keynote speakers and leading experts nationwide.

HR in Hospitality Conference (https://hrinhospitality.com/)
September 21 - 23 2021 | San Diego at the Del Coronado Hotel
The only event specifically for HR, employment law and labor relations professionals within the hospitality industry. Produced in association with Human Resource Executive® magazine, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations and ILR School this conference delivers practical guidance for anyone who handles HR or employment law for a hospitality organization. At this one-of-a-kind event you'll get specific strategies and solutions to help you take on today's operational and regulatory challenges within the hospitality sector. Additionally, the conference's Expo Hall features leading vendors of HR hospitality products and services as well as numerous networking opportunities.

HRMA - Human Resources Management Association (https://cphrbc.ca/conference/)
September 27-28, 2021 | Vancouver Convention Centre - West
Save the date for the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of breakout sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours. Our 2019 conference welcomed 1,200+ delegates, 40+ speakers and 100+ exhibitors!

HR People + Strategy WorkVision 2021 (https://www.hrps.org/executive-events/workvision/Pages/default.aspx)
April 18 - 20, 2021 | Amelia Island, FL
Join an exclusive group of business leaders who will converge in Scottsdale, Arizona to strategize, share and explore vital topics impacting the evolution of work, the rise of the individual, and the critical role of the organization in a modern digital age.
Engage in provocative discussions with leading-edge thinkers who are shaping the workforce of the future and delve into topics that deepen your understanding of vital issues impacting business.

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (https://hrsouthwest.com/)
October 10 - 13, 2021 | Fort Worth Convention Center


HR Star Conference (http://www.hrstarconference.com/)
Each HR Star Conference offers 17-21 sessions on a wide variety of human resources and employment law topics for human resources professionals.

2021 HR Technology Conference & Exhibition (https://www.hrtechconference.com/)
September 28 - October 1, 2021 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
With a primary focus on driving HR success through technology, the HR Technology Conference is intended for those looking to continuously optimize usage of current HR systems as well as those looking to buy. It's where you'll gain the insight needed to make critical HR system decisions that will fuel your business while supporting your organization's unique needs now and in the future.

HR Transform 2021 (https://transform.us/summit/)
March 22 - 24, 2021 | Virtual Event
Join the HRT Spring Summit for over 20 hours of thought leadership, knowledge exchange, shared learning and personal connections.

HR West 2021 (https://www.hrwest.org/)
March 17-18, 2021 | Virtual Experience
The HR West conference is where you go to find out What's Next.

HR World 2021 (https://events.simplifycompliance.com/event/hr-world-2020/)
TBD

Human Capital Institute Events 2021 (https://www.hci.org/conferences)
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (https://eventsinamerica.com/events/category/business/human-resources?event_year=2021)


Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (https://www.benefitsconf.com/)
May 11 - 13, 2021 | Free Online Event, Registration Required
We invite all HR and benefits leaders, as well as anyone tasked with being the gatekeeper of their organization's employee health and well-being, to join us online May 11 - 13 at no cost. You'll benefit from an in-depth look at how COVID-19 and other major recent events are reshaping and transforming the benefits industry and find new ways to address the many pain points your employees face.

International Conferences & Training (ICT) (https://www.ict-solutions-events.com/upcoming-events/)
List of Upcoming Events

i4cp 2021 Annual Conference (https://www.i4cp.com/conference)
November 2 - 4 | Scottsdale, AZ
2021 will be a year of unprecedented change. It will, in many respects, be the year of the next normal. While the pandemic, social unrest, and other crises persist, many organizations have or are in the process of making sweeping, positive changes. At the i4cp 2021 Next Practices Now Conference, rated #1 by senior HR leaders, we will prepare together for the next normal

International Society for Performance Improvement (https://ispi.org/)
April 26-30, 2021 | Performance Improvement Conference
Our flagship event, presented virtually, will explore the value of performance in the age of disruption, and make the business case for HPT in this pandemic environment. As performance improvement practitioners, we need to understand how this new age of disruption is shaping the evolution of the work, the worker, the workplace and the world. At ISPI 2021, thought leaders will deconstruct the myths, explore the realities and harness the innovations that will shape the bright future.

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (https://www.ipacweb.org/2021IPAC)
July 25-28, 2021 |
IPAC is a nonprofit organization of over 200 human resource professionals actively engaged in or contributing to the professional, academic, and practical field of personnel research and assessment. The Annual Conference offers professionals the opportunity to share their latest research, programs, and ideas with their peers.

IPMA-HR Annual Conference 2021 (https://www.ipma-hr.org/events/detail/2021/09/18/default-calendar/2021-ipma-hr-international-training-conference-expo)
September 18 to 22, 2021 | Indianapolis, IN
More information to follow!

IQPC Human Resources Events (https://www.iqpc.com/events?title=&field_country=All&field_industry=HR+Exchange+Network&field_event_type=All)
Search for conferences, exhibitions, and exchanges across 6 continents, 40 industries and 19 online communities. You will gain access to industry leading speakers, sharing case studies and practical lessons that help you overcome any business challenge. You will also meet new colleagues in your industry and build your professional network.

Leap HR: Healthcare Forum (https://leaphr-healthcare.com/?utm_source=hr-guide&utm_medium=pd%2Fbanner&utm_campaign=15547-lhr)
May 3-5 2021 | Virtual
The Definitive Virtual Event for Strategic HR Leaders in Healthcare

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2021 (https://mishrmconference.org/)
October 13-15 2021 | Grand Rapids, MI
For three days, HR Professionals from around the state will be making great ideas happen. The Conference offers educational sessions designated to provide practical and applicable information to help you be successful. You can expect to be challenged... inspired... encouraged.

National Human Resources Association Meetings & Events (https://www.humanresources.org/meetings-events/)
The National Human Resources Association (NHRA) is pleased to provide a variety of leadership activities, HR events, conferences, networking groups and meeting formats on a wide range of leadership and human resources topics for our members as well as non-members.

National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference® (https://wcconference.com/)
Oct. 20-22, 2021 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
Our 2021 event will be a great opportunity to hear from top-level thought leaders presenting dynamic conversations packed with actionable takeaways you'll be able to use immediately. It's also the perfect opportunity to connect again with your industry peers and create new relationships in person! Put the video calls on hold for a few days, and join us in Las Vegas.

NEHRA's 2021 Annual Conference (https://www.nehra.com/page/AnnualConference)
Date TBA | Newport, RI
#NEHRA2021 NEHRA's Annual Conference is the most engaging, relevant HR Conference in the northeast! A multi-day experience providing relevant, top-quality content, chances to connect with and learn from fellow HR leaders, unique entertainment, wellness breaks, and more!

NELA 2021 Annual Convention (https://exchange.nela.org/nelaconvention/home)
June 23 - 25 | Virtual
NELA's Annual Convention draws attorneys, paraprofessionals, law students, and other workers' rights advocates from across the country. Our signature event of the year promotes the professional development of plaintiffs' employment lawyers through educational sessions, identification of resources and business partners, networking, and social events.

New York City SHRM Annual Conference (https://www.nycshrm.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1259915)
April 22 - 24, 2021 | Virtual

Ohio HR Conference (https://ohioshrm.mightevent.com/events/event-Details.cfm?eventKey=5772)
August 25-27, 2021 | Columbus, OH
Refresh & Refocus

2021 Oklahoma Human Resources Conference & Expo (https://www.okhrconference.com/)
April 22-23, 2021 | Virtual

Onrec Events (https://www.onrec.com/industry-events)
Onrec.com holds online Recruitment Events and Exhibitions including Recruitment Conferences and HR Conferences in the UK and the United States.

Payroll Congress Conference & Expo (https://www.payrollcongress.com/)
May 18- 21, 2021 | Online
Expand your professional knowledge and bolster your career with educational insight from payroll industry experts in US and Global payroll. Mingle with peers and business leaders from various industries all across the nation and from around the world. Interact with exhibitors at the world's largest payroll expo and discover the latest payroll, AP, and finance products.

PERKS Employee Experience Expo (https://perkscon.com/)
August 25, 2021 | San Francisco, CA
September 9, 2021 | New York, NY
September 15, 2021 | Boston, MA
September 22, 2021 | Los Angeles, CA
October 6, 2021 | Chicago, IL
October 27, 2021 | Toronto, Canada
We believe better work experiences are possible, and PERKS is solely dedicated to curating some of the most wide-ranging perks, services and amenities at our conventions and beyond. Don't let the name fool you and come see what we're all about.

Reopening the Workplace Virtual Conference: Navigating the New Reality of COVID-19 (https://store.blr.com/reopening-the-workplace)
Virtual Conference now available On-Demand
Reopening the Workplace Virtual Conference: Navigating the New Reality of COVID-19 provides the information your organization needs now as it prepares to reopen. This includes not only determining the "who, when, and how" of bringing your workforce back, but also planning how you will aim to keep them safe, whether by temperature and symptom checks or social distancing in the workplace. This event also covers human resources topics such as employee leave, wage & hour and benefits issues, and areas in which well-meaning employers could find themselves liable for violating employee rights, and other potential risks for employer liability.

Resources for Humans Virtual Conference (https://lattice.com/rfh-virtual-2020)
Start off the new decade with a fresh perspective on People Strategy. Join 10,000+ of your peers and hear from 20+ of HR's most respected leaders. It's 100% free to join and SHRM credits will be available.

SHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition (http://annual.shrm.org/)
September 9 - 12, 2021 | Las Vegas & Live Online
In-person and Virtual passes available. The most comprehensive and relevant professional development programs for HR professionals for the best price on the market. Plan now to attend and experience this one-of-a-kind educational opportunity to network with your peers, challenge your mind and learn tools, tips and techniques that you can apply immediately back at work.

SHRM Events (https://www.shrm.org/events/pages/default.aspx)
Upcoming SHRM Conferences/Events

SIOP Annual Conference (https://www.siop.org/Annual-Conference)
Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology
April 15 - 17, 2021 | Virtual
Lessons learned from SIOP's pioneering and rapid pivot to online virtual delivery for the 2020 conference are being fully integrated into the plans for 2021. Conference organizers are prioritizing interactivity to maintain the sense of collaborative connection the annual conference brings to many in the SIOP community.

Strategic HR Conferences/Events (https://www.conference-board.org/us/conferences/strategic-human-resources)
from The Conference Board

Teneo Events (https://www.teneoevents.eu/)
Teneo hosts high-level B2B HR conferences, seminars and workshops for international executives looking to expand their knowledge by sharing their experiences. We provide innovative learning opportunities in stimulating environments for professionals that want to get ahead. As a pioneering company in our field, we care greatly about what we do and how we do it. We have built our own entity around strong values that empower management development.

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (https://www.worldatwork.org/events/2021-total-rewards-conference-and-exhibition/)
October 4 - 6, 2021 | Phoenix, AZ
Come to reconnect with Total Rewards colleagues, thought leaders and solution providers and leave with new connections, insights and resources to tackle 2022 and beyond.

WorldatWork Spotlight on Sales Compensation Event (https://www.worldatwork.org/events/2021-spotlight-on-sales-compensation/)
August 23 - 25, 2021 | Chicago, IL
Connect with who and what you need to know to build and sustain effective sales comp plans with agility, to dominate in an ever-changing environment.

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (https://www.worldwideerc.org/events-conferences)
October 20 - 22, 2021 | Chicago, IL