HR Conferences

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

AESC Events (
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants provides a listing of their upcoming events and conferences.

2020 AHRD International Conference in the Americas (
February 26-29, 2020 | Atlanta, Georgia USA
Academy of Human Resource Development

American Management Association (AMA) (
Human Resource Management Seminars

American Payroll Association's 38th Annual Congress (
May 5-8, 2020 | Orlando, FL
Engaging, insightful education, first-class speakers, and the world's largest payroll, accounts payable, and finance expo make the American Payroll Association's Annual Congress a must-attend event for all payroll professionals. Join us this year for four-and-a-half days of education, networking, and fun.

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (
The 55th Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Sept. 21-24, 2019, 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 (
Association for Training & Development (formerly ASTD)

California HR Conference® by Professionals In Human Resources Association (
The California HR Conference® will be held August 30 - September 2, 2020 | Long Beach CA

Center for Workplace Compliance - 2019 Compliance Conference (
October 23-25 | Nashville, TN
Reserved exclusively for members, our fall conference delivers practical solutions to everyday workplace challenges, and features sessions led by attorneys, policy analysts, and association members with experience in designing, implementing, and defending compliance and diversity programs.

Center for Workplace Compliance - 2020 Policy Conference (
March 4-6 | Washington, D.C.
Our members-only Policy Conference features briefings from senior-level enforcement officials, policymakers, and industry experts on the major focus areas of workplace regulators, including fair employment, wage and hour, contract compliance, diversity, immigration, labor relations, and state standards.

Conference Board of Canada HR 2019 (
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta 2020 Conference (
CPHR Alberta 2020 Conference: HR Undefined
Date: TBA
Experience Alberta's premier HR event. Share your knowledge, and gain tools, skills and connections for your organization.

CUPA-HR Conferences & Symposiums (
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Digital Talent Acquisition Summit (
March 3rd & 4th 2020 | Old Mill Toronto, ON Canada
Embrace the Future of Talent Sourcing and Recruitment
To overcome the skill gap and recruit the best talent, your organization needs to embrace digital talent acquisition. Leading companies are leveraging social media, new technologies, and innovative models to source new talent. Get the right talent at the right time to stay ahead of the game.

Diversity & Inclusion Conferrence (
24th September 2019 | Copthorne Tara Hotel, London
A one-day, senior, cross-sector, practitioner-led conference and networking event: 31 HR directors explore fresh, practical, impactful and results-driven diversity and inclusion strategies from Diageo, Boots, British Army, NHS and more! Practical, Impactful & Results-Driven Diversity & Inclusion Strategies!
Embed inclusive cultures and drive diversity through...
-Unbiased recruitment
-Impassioned leaders
-Transparent pay reporting
-Long-term progression plans which support future workforces to create environments of true belonging and evidence bottom-line impact

Employee Learning & Development Summit (
December 3rd - 5th, 2019 | Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown San Diego, CA
It's time to focus on the knowledge, tools and skills that learning professionals need to effectively lead organizations through change. As the pace of technological change continues to accelerate every year. How can L&D practitioners empower teams to perform in such a fast-paced environment? TMA's 4th Annual Employee Learning and Development Summit will give you the tools needed to adapt your learning function to the complexity of today's business world.

The HR Congress (
19 -20 November 2019 | Nice, France
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.

16th & 17th October 2019 |Amsterdam
Taking your HR knowledge to the next level
1 Venue - 2 conferences
The HRcoreACADEMY has been designed to showcase how HR practices can be transformed, empowered and optimized in order to stay relevant and effective in today's business climate. Bringing together expert speakers from the L&D, Leadership and Talent Management arenas, we will look at the journeys that led to them becoming more in line with the Future of Work. Through in-depth case studies we will help you to drive productivity and keep up with the pace of industry disruption and organisational change.

HR & Employee Benefits Summit (
October 14 & 15, 2019 | San Diego, CA
This complimentary VIP event is specifically designed for Senior-Level HR & Employee Benefit professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions. Enjoy industry-leading workshops, networking with peers, and complimentary meals and hotel accommodations.

HR Exchange Network 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 (
August 30 - September 2, 2020 | 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 (
March 2020 | (Not Final)
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 (
April 28-29, 2020 | Vancouver Convention Centre - West
Get set for HRMAX the 58th Annual HRMA Conference + Tradeshow. Save the date for the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours.

HR Insight Summit North America (
October 21-23, 2019 | he Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida
The summit will focus on key topics such as: data & innovation insights: the rise of workforce analytics & evolving with a culture of change; multigenerational management: employee engagement – incentives, rewards, compensation & health & wellness; and the digital & diverse workplace: organizational culture & productivity from hiring, training, retention, and succession planning.

HR People + Strategy 2019 Strategic HR Forum (
October 27 - 29, 2019 | Boston, MA
At the Strategic HR Forum: Leading Through Disruption, we will explore the critical role HR leaders play in creating a competitive advantage by finding value within the disruptive layers of the business environment.

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (
Oct 27 - 30, 2019 | Fort Worth TX
The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) invites you to be part of the largest regional educational and networking event for human resource professionals. HRSWC is organized by DallasHR, the Dallas-based SHRM Affiliate Chapter, and has been designated as the official State of Texas SHRM Conference hosting more than 2500 attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors annually. Join us in Fort Worth, TX for this can't miss event!

HR Star Conference (
Each HR Star Conference offers 17-21 sessions on a wide variety of human resources and employment law topics for human resources professionals.

Annual HR Technology® Conference & Expo (
October 1-4 2019 | The Venetian, Las Vegas
HR professionals from around the world call HR Technology® one of the "must attend" HR conferences of the year. That's because it gives practitioners the chance to see how the world's leading companies have utilized technology to overcome their business obstacles and how they can too. HR Tech attendees will benefit from breakout sessions, panel discussions and keynotes focusing on talent management, workforce analytics, HCM, recruiting and more. Join us for the world's leading technology conference for HR executives and professionals featuring Women in HR Technology.

HR Transform 2020 (
March 23 - 25, 2020 | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Join the most focused, relevant and globally diverse gathering of HR-focused startups, investors funding those startups and the executives driving people strategy for their organizations. Meet other leaders who are not only thinking about the changes ahead but actually laying the groundwork for that future today.

HR TechXpo (
August 21, 2019 | Seattle, WA
Looking to solve human problems with technology? Meet your friends and coworkers at this exciting day-long event and discover the hottest technology solutions on the market. The HR TechXpo is where HR meets technology, providing an unparalleled opportunity to check out offerings from all the best tech companies all in one place, right in your backyard. You'll have fun finding innovative solutions to your HR problems in a low-pressure setting. With live demos and hands-on opportunities to explore systems, you'll cover the A-Z of HR technology from early stage startups to enterprise-sized providers.

HR World 2019 (
November 14-15, 2019 | Nashville, TN
Three Conferences. One Venue. Unlimited Learning. Get the latest recruiting, compliance, and workforce development tactics at this all-bases-covered event!

HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation Summit (
December 3-4, 2019 | New York
This summit will bring together the worlds leading HR & Workforce Analytics experts, providing the perfect platform for thought-sharing and innovative discussion.

Human Capital Institute Events 2019 (
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (

Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (
April 15- 17, 2020 | Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas.
A 2-1/2 day senior-level event dedicated to helping you make a difference in your organization and the lives of your employees. From healthcare reform to the changing definition of retirement, you'll find meaningful solutions to many of your plaguing issues. At the Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference you won't be bogged down with the administrative and legal aspects of the benefits and wellness industries. Instead, you'll hear the latest insights and ideas from the industries' top thought leaders and innovators, plus hear what's working for senior executives at major employers including: Carlson, Home Depot, Pitney Bowes, Marriott, Sonic Automotive, Walgreens, and more!

3rd Annual International HR Forum (
26th and 27th March 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
International Conferences & Trainings will be hosting its 3rd Annual International HR Forum

i4cp 2020 Annual Conference (
March 23-26, 2020 | Scottsdale, AZ
The i4cp 2020 Annual Conference takes place for four days of top-level networking and information sharing on the critical workforce issues of our day. Intended for senior human capital practitioners.

Inclusive Diversity Conference (
April 27-28, 2020 | San Francisco, CA
HCI's 2020 Inclusive Diversity Conference will show you how to leverage neuroscience, data and simple behavioral design to make diversity and inclusion part of your everyday organizational culture.
Get tools and best practices that have been wildly successful for both small and large organizations. Learn how to help your workforce adapt to new attitudes and organizational values. Uncover strategies you can implement right away, touch points for difficult conversations, and change management techniques to guide people to true acceptance.

International Society for Performance Improvement (
April 29 - May 4, 2020
ISPI 2019 Annual Conference
Tuscon, AZ

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
July 19 - 22, 2020 | San Diego, CA
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.

2019 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo (
September 21-25, 2019 | Miami, FL
Whether you are new to human resources, or in a senior human resources position, the 2019 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo is the premier event to help you learn and stay current in the ever-changing field of human resources.

IQPC Human Resources Events (
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 Healthcare: HR Leadership Forum (
April 14-15, 2020 | Chicago
LEAP Healthcare is a meeting place for senior HR professionals within the Healthcare industry to discuss how to overcome disengagement, strengthen clinical leadership effectiveness and deepen the C-Suite buy-in, with the overall goal to transform patient satisfaction and improve outcomes.

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2019 (
October 9 - 11 | Devos Place, 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. This year's conference provides participants a variety of opportunities that makes it a great event whether this is your 1st or 23rd MISHRM Conference.

National Human Resources Association 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® (
November 6 - 8, 2019 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
It's the must attend event for workers' comp and disability management professionals. Join thousands of your colleagues to gain cutting-edge yet practical solutions for your workers' comp, disability management and RTW programs.

NEHRA's 2019 Annual Conference (
We're headed to the Cape for #NEHRA2019! Join us September 25-27 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA! Don't miss out on what others are calling "an excellent conference - one of the best I've ever been to" and an "outstanding event; so relevant for current HR challenges!"

NELA 2020 Annual Convention (
June 24 - 27, 2020 | Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
National Employment Lawyers Association

New York City SHRM Annual Conference (
April 30, 2020 | Location TBA

Ohio HR Conference (
Join us on September 18-20, 2019 in Columbus, OH

2020 Oklahoma Human Resources Conference & Expo (
April 21-23rd, 2020 | Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, OK

Onrec Events ( holds online Recruitment Events and Exhibitions including Recruitment Conferences and HR Conferences in the UK and the United States.

People Analytics Summit Canada (
Wednesday October 22nd & Thursday October 23rd 2019 | Toronto, ON
Transform HR into a strategic business partner with data-driven insights
As Canada's leading conference on HR analytics, the People Analytics Summit brings together global leaders in the rapidly advancing field. Join us in 2019 as we continue to advance people analytics in Canada.

2020 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference (
Workshop: Mar 23, 2020
Conference: Mar 24-25, 2020
Location: JW Marriott Turnberry Hotel | Aventura, FL
Theme: Strategic Alignment + Workforce Insights= Better Business Results
Early Bird Pricing: Going on now

PERKS Convention - Los Angeles (
September 11, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA
PERKS is the only convention series in the nation dedicated to service and amenity discover for your workplace. Each year, the PERKS Conventions (NYC, BOS, LA, CHI) bring together the nations most forward-thinking companies to create community and foster great employee experiences. Attendees not only discover the most innovative services available to support and enhance their cultures, they come together with like-minded peers for a day of fun, discovery and even a little pampering...

Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech (
May 13-15, 2020 | Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Attracting the best and brightest employees to your company doesn't come easy. At Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech, you'll discover both the Art & Science of Talent Acquisition. Offering a fast-paced mix of engaging presentations, focused workshops, peer-to-peer discussions and great networking, this dynamic event gives you the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Along with valuable insights from the world's most renowned Recruiting and Talent Acquisition experts, you'll learn innovative recruiting strategies and how technology is being used to transform the way talent is sourced, hired and brought into your organization. You'll walk away with ideas to develop strategies that will attract and engage the right candidates while continually and creatively identifying new talent pools to find your next great hires.

Reward and Performance Management Summit (
October 29-30, 2019 | AMA Executive Center Atlanta, GA
Aligning Continuous Performance Management with Rewards and Compensation Strategies to Maximize Employee Engagement.
TMA's Reward and Performance Management Summit will discuss how can we align rewards and compensation strategies with the new realities of continuous feedback and development-based performance management.

SHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition (
June 28 - July 1, 2020 | San Diego, CA
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 (
Upcoming SHRM Conferences/Events

SIOP Annual Conference (
Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology
April 23-25, 2020 | Austin, Texas, JW Marriott Downtown

Strategic HR Conferences/Events (
from The Conference Board

Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit (
May 7-8, 2020 | Charlotte, NC
Open to both members and nonmembers, our TAC summit brings together recruiters, talent acquisition managers, compliance practitioners, and in-house employment counsel to discuss practical strategies for managing talent acquisition compliance requirements and risks.

Talent Management Alliance Conferences (
TMA provides learning & development and recruiting events for talent management professionals. Events focus on topics such as indentifying high potential employees, managing performance, diversity & Inclusion and on talent management for industries like: Oil & Gas, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Financial Services and Retail.

Teneo Events (
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.

Training & Development Summit (
October 14 & 15, 2019 | San Diego, CA
This complimentary VIP event is specifically designed for Senior-Level Learning & Training professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions. Enjoy industry-leading workshops, networking with peers, and complimentary meals and hotel accommodations.

University Conference Services (
For more than 20 years, University Conference Services (UCS) has partnered with major universities to produce high quality executive development conferences for human resource, benefits and finance executives from mid-sized employers. Today, our Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conferences are produced in conjunction with the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the country's most respected business schools.
This annual series of four highly regarded programs focuses specifically on issues critical to managing employer-provided healthcare and retirement benefits-the two most important benefits programs for attracting and retaining talent. An overwhelming majority of past attendees-99%-say they would recommend our programs to a colleague.

UNLEASH America 2020 (
May 12 - 13, 2020 | Las Vegas Aria Resort & Casino
UNLEASH will gather the Who's Who in HR and technology to talk about ideas and technologies to transform organizations for the better. It is a happening place for optimism and wonder, where inspiration bubbles throughout the 2 days.

UNLEASH Conference & Expo (
March 24-25, 2020 | London
UK & Europe's #1 HR Event. UNLEASH Conference & Expo returns to the ExCeL in London 2019 to showcase new and better ways of working facilitated by innovative technologies and digital transformation. Simultaneously the show will be zooming in on how to remain human and promote wellbeing in an increasingly digital age.

UNLEASH World Conference & Expo 2019 (
22-23 October 2019 | Paris Convention Centre
UNLEASH World Conference & Expo relocates to the newly rebuilt and state of the art Paris Convention Centre in Portes De Versailles. The world's GREATEST and LARGEST show on the Future of Work and Workforce Technology, our event is a global gathering of decision makers, visionaries, influencers, and disruptors from over 120 countries.

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (
June 7-10, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN
Save the date! More details coming soon.

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
16-18 October 2019 | | Boston MA
Worldwide ERC®'s Global Workforce Symposium will provide the answers you need to change the way you approach workforce mobility today. Discover solutions to your most difficult problems and benchmark with workforce mobility leaders to create a Game-changing Experience for you and your company!