HR Conferences

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

2020 Las Vegas Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (
Discover winning strategies for your benefit plans at the Las Vegas Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference, March 15-18, 2020 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Explore innovative ways to save money, improve engagement with employees, and maintain plan compliance with more than 40 workshops that focus on the hottest topics in retirement and healthcare benefits.

Discover why 99% of past attendees recommend this conference to their colleagues! Browse the agenda and register today!

The Las Vegas program offers you:
Use code HRGO when you register by February 7, 2020 and receive $200 off the regular fee! Attend as a team and save even more! Registration for each additional member is only $695.

Leap HR: Healthcare Forum (
April 13-15 2020 | Chicago, IL
Over the last five years, LEAP HR: Healthcare has fast become the definitive event for the most forward-thinking people leaders who want to transform how we do healthcare in a tech-enabled future.
We focus on the strategies behind the most transformational HR leaps, and ensure that every leap shared is evidenced by the business improvement that it delivers.

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 Live Online 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 Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Denver, August 22-25, 2020, 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)

Beyond HR Forum 2020 (
11 & 12 June 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Join us for 2 days at the Beyond HR Forum where we will zoom into the Future of the work, the Future of HR and the Future Workplace. The Forum aims to transform your thinking about the HR profession, shifting your paradigms to perspectives that you have not considered yet. The forum moves beyond the ongoing debate on HR, becoming an impactful journey and a must-attend event for HR executives.

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 - 2020 Compliance Conference (
October 21-23 | Orlando, FL
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 2020 (
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta 2020 Conference (
CPHR Alberta Conference: Vision 2020
September 29 & 30 | Calgary
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.

The Future of HR & the Evolving Workplace (
23rd January 2020 | Capthorne Tara Hotel, London
A One-Day, Practitioner-Led, HR Conference & Networking Event. Next-Generation HR Strategies For New Technologies, Innovations & A Changing Workforce: High-Impact Strategies To Keep Pace With The Changing Workplace, Take Advantage Of The Latest Tech & Embed HR's Influence.

Hiring Success Conference (
February 11-12, 2020 | San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Where Talent Acquisition Leaders Come Together to Innovate and Reinvent Recruiting

The HR Congress (
17 -18 November 2020 | Valencia, Spain
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.

HRcoreLAB Summit (
16th & 17th March 2020 | Barcelona
1 Venue - 3 Conferences
Want to find out what is happening in the HR industry right now (and tomorrow)? This event is about embracing transformation and adaptation as an imperative for survival on both an individual and organisational level. You will discover a variety of new techniques for staying relevant and efficient. On top of that, you'll get to interact and network with leading innovators and disruptors within HR.
If you have a desire to unlock potential by learning more about current trends and yourself, then join 400+ HR professionals in Barcelona next March for two days of strategic learning, high-level networking and industry benchmarking.

HRcoreNORDIC Seminar (
12th & 14th May 2020 | Copenhagen
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 & Employee Benefits Summit (
April 7 & 8, 2020 | Boston, MA
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 | Loews Miami Beach 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 (
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 (
April 1-3, 2020 | California

HR People + Strategy WorkVision 2020 (
April 19 - 21, 2020 | Scottsdale, AZ
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) (
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 13-16, 2020 | 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 West 2020 (
March 9-11, 2020 | Oakland,CA Oakland Convention Center
The HR West conference is where you go to find out What's Next. Convening annually for 35 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, the event takes place in the most innovative place on earth—home to the world's leading-edge companies. Practicing HR here requires skills beyond the ordinary, and a level of sophistication not found in other parts of the world. How will you meet the challenges of globalization as it scatters your workforce worldwide? Are you prepared to keep up with the latest hi-tech boom? React to ever-evolving definitions of work? And all the while, maintain a human touch? After all, isn't that what our job is all about...people?
Discover techniques for staying relevant and increasing efficiencies, but doing it with a heart. You'll meet others like you and have a chance to learn from the best. Because nowhere else on earth can you gather this kind of talent, this level of expertise...the best are at HR West!

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 2020 (
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.

2020 IPMA-HR Annual Conference (
September 13 to 16, 2020 | Baltimore, MD
Whether you are new to human resources, or in a senior human resources position, the 2020 IPMA-HR Annual Conference 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 2020 (
October 14-16 | 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® (
October 21 - 23, 2020 | McCormick Place, Chicago
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 2020 Annual Conference (
October 14 - 16, 2020 | Gurneys Newport Resort & Marina on Goat Island in Newport, RI
#NEHRA2020 - the best-attended, most engaging conference for human resource professionals in the region. Participate in thought-provoking programs, relevant workshops and networking sessions with peers.

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 (
September 22-24, 2020 | Greater Columbus Convention Center
On behalf of the Ohio SHRM State Council and the Ohio HR Conference Committee - welcome to HR: Past, Present & Future. Our venue is the Greater Columbus Convention Center were we will honor our past, revel in our present, and strategize about the future of HR. Join us as we learn, network, and have fun with over 1000 HR Professionals in our state.

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 December 11th & Thursday December 12th 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 (
April 7, 2020 | Boston, MA
April 15, 2020 | NYC
June 4, 2020 | San Francisco
September 17, 2020 | LA
October 2020 | Chicago
October 29, 2020 | Toronto
PERKS is the only convention series in the nation dedicated to service and amenity discover for your workplace. Each year, the PERKS Conventions 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...

RecruitCon 2020 (
May 13-15, 2020 | Denver, CO
The Nation's Leading Talent Acquisition Conference
Does your recruiting program have what it takes to beat out the competition for top talent? RecruitCon 2020, will continue to help talent acquisition & management executives and leaders uncover new and emerging recruiting practices – while also offering access to new-tech, cutting-edge analytics, streamlining hiring as a process, and delivering data as a foundation for decision making.

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.

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.

Total C&B Seminar (
17th & 18th June 2020 | Barcelona
Empowering Engagement & Performance through Reward
This 11th edition of the 'Total Compensation & Benefits' seminar is an intensive two-day event designed to address today's challenges in rewards, performance management and compensation strategies.

Training & Development Summit (
April 7 & 8, 2020 | Boston, MA
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 2020 (
20-21 October 2020 | Paris Convention Centre
UNLEASH World is the #1 event for senior HR technology buyers, the industry's top suppliers, startups demonstrating the next wave of tech evolution, visionary speakers, journalists, and analysts to connect and collaborate around the massive opportunities that HR tech offers. With the largest exhibition and network for Human Resources professionals and leaders looking to disrupt and innovate the world of work, UNLEASH World brings two days of carefully-handcrafted content from inspiring keynote and industry experts, and is the one show to attend if you want to find HR tech strategy, processes and tools.

WorldatWork Executive Compensation Forum (
July 12-14, 2020 | Dallas, TX
WorldatWork's Executive Compensation Forum is a comprehensive, networking-rich two-day deep dive into the intricacies of executive compensation through an exchange of ideas, experiences and insight with expert presenters and attendees.

WorldatWork Spotlight on Sales Compensation Event (
August 3-5, 2020 | Chicago, IL
WorldatWork's Spotlight on Sales Compensation is the world's largest sales compensation event designed to infuse learning, networking, thought leadership and next practices for sales compensation and operations professionals.

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (
June 7-10, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN
The conference is ideal for professionals who have responsibility for any aspect of Total Rewards, including compensation, benefits, sales compensation and executive compensation, as well as HR multi-hatters. Programming is geared toward those at all experience levels, from emerging practitioner to expert thought leader, and anyone who has a goal to enrich their cross-functional expertise and overall Total Rewards competence.

World HR Congress (
July 6-8, 2020 | Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) in collaboration with the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) is proud and privileged to present you the world's most premier people event, the World HR Congress. We have aptly selected the theme: "Exalting People Professionals: Explore, Expand and Excel". We will deliberate on digitalization, disruption, diversity and diligence with regard to the distinct dimensions of human resource management (HRM).

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
28-30 October 2020 | Washington, DC
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!