HR Conferences

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

2019 Nashville Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (

Find the pieces of the puzzle you need in Nashville at the Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference, September 15-18 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Explore innovative ways to save money, improve engagement with employees, and maintain plan compliance with more than 40 workshops that focus on hot 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 Nashville program offers you:
Use code HRGO when you register by by August 9, 2019 and receive $200 off the regular fee! Attend as a team and save even more! Registration for each additional member is only $695.

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 25 - 28, 2019 | 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 2019 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.

Culture Summit (
June 25 - 27, 2019 | San Francisco CA
Culture Summit is a one-day conference that helps companies build culture from the employee level up. We feature speakers from some of the most innovative companies in the world including Facebook, Google, and Salesforce.

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

Design Thinking for HR (
August 19 - 21, 2019 | Chicago, IL
Design Thinking for HR will help HR Professionals to gain a deeper understanding of their employee's needs to create better solutions.

Digital Talent Acquisition Summit (
May 14th & 15th 2019 | 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.

2019 Employee Engagement Conference (
July 29 - 31 Denver, CO & Online
The 2019 Employee Engagement Conference will give you actionable tools and strategies to take part in the revolution that is already driving business results for leading organizations. Learn how cutting-edge companies craft employee experiences that align to business goals and how those experiences create a culture of values, support, high performance, and sustained innovation.

2019 HR Call to Action Conference (
2019 Dates and Location Coming Soon!
Connecting Talent Strategy to Business Outcomes

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 Florida State Conference & Expo (
August 25 - August 28, 2019 | 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 Europe (
2 - 4 September 2019 | Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa in Wicklow, Ireland
The European edition of our HR Insight Summit will bring together senior human resources decision-makers and business leaders from across Europe to discuss current industry challenges - and how best to tackle them. 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 Insight Summit North America (
October 21-23, 2019 | Florida
More details to come

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 (
Date to be announced | Location to be announced
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 (
July 18, 2019 | San Francisco, CA
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 & 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.

2019 Inclusion Summit (
August 13-14 | Atlanta, GA
TMA's 7th Annual Inclusion Summit will address how organizations can embed diversity and inclusion in their practices by leveraging intentionality and proactively managing change. Our presenters will share insight from the first-hand experience that applies to all organizations no matter what stage they at are at, whether starting the conversation, getting buy-in from key stakeholders, developing a strategy or sustaining initiatives.

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

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
July 14-17, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN

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.

2019 Learning & Leadership Development Conference (
September 10 - 12 Boston, MA & Online
Join the HCI Learning & Leadership Development event and get the tools and strategies you'll need to identify, develop, and coach leaders to better engage and retain their own teams. We'll demonstrate how retention is the hard-won outcome of engaging and challenging talent.

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 2018 Annual Convention (
June 26 - 29, 2019 | New Orleans Marriott | New Orleans, LA
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: InterContinental Miami | Miami, FL
Theme: Not Final
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.

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.

2019 Talent Management Summit (
July 9-10 | Toronto, CA
At TMA's 8th Annual Talent Management Summit, We'll discuss innovative strategies and best practices that will help you elevate your organization's talent strategies. From designing better development and learning strategies, instating better rewards and incentive practices, leveraging digital tools to enhance and strengthen processes and focusing on diversity and inclusion, to putting it all together and creating a comprehensive talent management strategy.

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 (
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.
San Diego, CA | October 14 & 15, 2019

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 Executive Compensation Forum (
July 28-30, 2019 | Denver, CO
Join an intimate group of senior leaders this July to explore:
Emerging trends and developments in executive compensation
Executive compensation governance - lessons learned from the 2019 proxy season
Using data and analytics to design better LTI plans
How to prepare for the future of the compensation committee
Aligning executive compensation design with your company's strategy.

Worldwide ERC's Tokyo Summit 2019 (
5 September 2019 | Tokyo, Japan
Come together with your colleagues and peers in Tokyo for roundtable discussions designed to take on the challenges, embrace the opportunities and drive transformative results. Corporate HR practitioners are invited to attend with a complimentary registration.

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!