HR Conferences

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

2018 Las Vegas Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (
Don't leave your benefit plans to chance! Hit the jackpot with cost-savings strategies, compliance updates and winning engagement plans when you attend the Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference, September 30 - October 3, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

This 2-1/2 day executive education program focuses exclusively on the retirement and healthcare benefit plan needs of mid-sized employers. Industry experts, innovators, attorneys and fellow plan sponsors will gather in Las Vegas to present more than 40 solution-focused workshops packed full of actionable information and real-world takeaways. Five keynote sessions, two pre-conference workshops and two networking receptions round out the agenda, providing you with ample opportunities to learn from your peers. Once described as " giant knowledge share..." - find out for yourself why 99% of past attendees recommend this conference to their colleagues!

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HR Comply 2018 | The Nation's Leading HCM and Employment Law Event (
November 14-16, 2018 | Paris Las Vegas Hotel
HR Comply (formerly the Advanced Employment Issues Symposium) is the nation's leading human capital management conference for HR professionals, executives, and in-house counsel. The superior content and expert presenters will help you get ahead of workplace policy updates with a one-stop, all-bases-covered overview of breaking updates and proven best practices.
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AESC Events (
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants provides a listing of their upcoming events and conferences.

AHRD International Research Conference in Asia (
Academy of Human Resource Development November 8-10, 2018
Bangkok Thailand

American Management Association (AMA) (
Human Resource Management Seminars

American Payroll Association's 37th Annual Congress (
May 14-18, 2019 | Long Beach, CA
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 54th Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 15-18, 2018, 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)

Benefits Forum & Expo (
The nation's largest event solely developed for senior benefits professionals.
September 24-26, 2018 New Orleans, LA

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 - 2018 Compliance Conference (
October 17-19 | Chicago, IL
eserved 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 - 2019 Policy Conference (
March 6-8 | 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 2018 (
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta 2019 Conference (
CPHR Alberta 2019 Conference: HR Undefined April 11 & 11 | Shaw Conference Centre | Edmonton, AB
Experience Alberta's premier HR event. Share your knowledge, and gain tools, skills and connections for your organization.

Culture Summit (
July 10-12, 2018 | 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

Digital HR Summit (
2019 |
With HR being pulled quickly into the world of digital disruption, there is now a strong mandate for HR professionals to embrace digital and its associated transformation tasks with vigor. The rapid changes occurring for the organization and HR now present a whole new landscape for the future of work, the organization, management practices, and the profession in general. Companies are seeking improvement on organizational effectiveness through digital Workplace practices so that they are able to optimize people investments. The 2019 Digital HR Summit series hence enables business leaders and HR decision makers to connect and share ideas on how the adoption of Digital Workplace capabilities is able to revolutionize people practices for better business outcomes.

The HR Congress (
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.
27 -28 November 2018 | The Egg Brussels

2018 HR Call to Action Conference (
Theme: Building the Skill Sets and Mindsets HR Leaders Need to Grow Influence
Workshop: Oct 3, 2018
Conference: Oct 4-5, 2018
Location: The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch | Scottsdale, Arizona
Early Bird Pricing: September 10, 2018

5th HRcoreACADEMY Seminar (
16th & 17th October 2018| Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam
Taking your HR knowledge to the next level: The HRcoreACADEMY has been designed to showcase how HR practices can be transformed, empowered and optimised in order to stay relevant and effective in today's business climate.
We know that new technology is increasingly important to the HR department as science, behaviour, big data, digital and AI are at the core of the future of education, learning and workforce development.

Bringing together expert speakers from the L&D, Leadership and Talent Managementarenas, 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.

We have seen a dramatic shift in the way that companies use their resources to attract, develop and retain top talent. Businesses need to win the War for Talent and find new ways to create the most value not only from their employees but also for the organisation.

With an audience of some of the most progressive and forward-thinking HR professionals, we create a unique learning, benchmarking and networking experience which we hope you will be part of.

HR & Employee Benefits Summit (
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.
Austin, TX | November 12 & 13, 2018

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 (
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. Spring 2019

HRMA - Human Resources Management Association (
Get set for HRMAX the 57th Annual HRMA Conference + Tradeshow, slated for April 2nd & 3rd, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre - West.
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 (
The US edition of our HR Insight Summit will bring together senior human resources decision-makers and business leaders from across North America 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.
15 - 17 October 2018 | The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota FL

HR People + Strategy 2018 Strategic HR Forum (
October 14 - 16, 2018 | Chicago, IL
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.

HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit (
October 23-26, 2018 | Orlando FL
Connect and Collaborate with a Vibrant Community of Innovative, Forward-Thinking HR Shared Services Leaders at the 23rd HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit taking place this October in Orlando.

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (
Oct 14 - 17, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center
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 (
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 September 11-14 2018, The Venetian, Las Vegas, for the world's leading technology conference for HR executives and professionals.

HR Transform 2018 (
Spring 2019 |
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 28, 2018 | Hilton Union Square San Francisco, CA
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 (
October 24-25 2018 | Chicago
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 2018 (
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (

Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (
April 24- 26, 2019 | 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!

i4cp 2019 Annual Conference (
March 11-14, 2019 | Scottsdale, AZ
The i4cp 2019 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 Inclusive Diversity Conference (
Conference: May 6-7, 2019
Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square | San Francisco
Theme: Driving Innovation and Market Share by Strengthening Cultural Intelligence
SUPER Early Bird Pricing: Register by July 1 to save $300!

International Society for Performance Improvement (
October 18 - 20, 2018
ISPI 2018 Fall Symposium
Wayne State University Detroit, MI

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
July 29- Aug 1, 2018 | Alexandria, VA

2018 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo (
September 22-26, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ
Whether you are new to human resources, or in a senior human resources position, the 2018 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 (
June 24-26, 2019 | 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.

2018 Learning and Leadership Development Conference (
Theme: Leadership DNA: New Criteria for Identifying and Coaching Leaders to Their Full Potential
Workshop: Sep 26, 2018
Conference: Sep 27-28, 2018
Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago | Chicago, Illinois
Early Bird Pricing: July 29, 2018

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2018 (
October 17 - 19 | Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, 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 22nd MISHRM Conference.

NAAAHR Global Human Intelligence Conference 2018 (
September 27 - 30, 2018 | Ann Arbor, MI

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® (
December 5 - 7, 2018
  • 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 2018 Annual Conference (
    We're headed to the Cape for #NEHRA2018! Join us September 26-28 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 27 - 30, 2018 | Chicago Hilton Chicago, IL
    National Employment Lawyers Association

    New York City SHRM Annual Conference (
    April 5, 2019 at Convene in New York City, NY

    Ohio HR Conference (
    Join us on September 19-21, 2018 at the beautiful Kalahari Resort in Sandusky Ohio.

    2019 Oklahoma Human Resources Conference & Expo (
    May 8-10, 2019 | Embassy Suites in Norman, 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 (
    Monday October 1st & Tuesday October 2nd 2018 | The Old Mill,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 2017 as we continue to advance people analytics in Canada. Hear from 18+ People Analytics leaders like Google, Tesla, Maple Leaf, Visa and many more. Learn from 10+ case studies and 5 interactive sessions.
    Some of the key topics of discussion will include:
    -Getting Started with people analytics
    -Implementing data-driven decision making
    -Implementing evidence-based HR through predictive analytics
    -Building a culture of support for people analytics
    -Making HR a strategic business partner by turning data into actionable information
    Look forward to these interactive discussions, case studies and networking opportunities.

    People Analytics, Value-Adding HR Conference (
    Turn Your Data To Action With Understandable, Applicable Analytics & Insights; Master The Best Tools To Drive Organisational Decision-Making & Predict & Plan For The Future Of Your Evolving Workforce To Secure Senior Buy-In & Demonstrably Boost Your Absence, Turnover, Engagement & Talent Strategies. A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event
    19th September 2018 | Cavendish Conference Centre | Central London.

    2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference (
    Workshop: Mar 5, 2019
    Conference: Mar 6-7, 2019
    Location: InterContinental Miami | Miami, FL
    Theme: Creating Positive Outcomes with Workforce Analytics
    Early Bird Pricing: January 6, 2019

    PERKS Convention (
    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 (
    February 20-22, 2019 | 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 23 - 26, 2019 in Las Vegas. 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 4-6, 2019 | National Harbor, Fort Washington, Maryland, at the Gaylord National

    Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (
    SRSC (Social Recruiting Strategies Conference) January 30 - February 1, 2019 | San Francisco
    Will offer best practices and lessons learned from industry leaders, recruiting gurus, leading brands and case studies of leading organizations - including Fidelity Investments, UPS, Groupon, Marriott Hotels, NPR and Sodexo.

    Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference (
    June 10-12, 2019 | Denver, CO
    Beat the talent crunch in your organization by leveraging an array of strategies, tactics, and tools that go beyond the siloed approach to recruiting strategy. Use new selection techniques to hire for performance and retention. Get a crash course in talent acquisition analytics to make data-driven recruiting a reality at your organization.

    Strategic HR Conferences/Events (
    from The Conference Board

    Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit (
    May 9-10 2019 | 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 (
    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.
    Austin, TX | November 12 & 13, 2018

    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 2019 (
    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.
    May 14 -15 2019 | Las Vegas Aria Resort & Casino

    UNLEASH Conference & Expo (
    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.
    19 -20 March 2019 | London

    UNLEASH World Conference & Expo 2018 (
    UNLEASH World Conference & Expo returns to the RAI Amsterdam in 2018 as the largest conference in the world on the Future of Work and Technology. As organisations adapt to the future of work, models of leadership need to change if they want to have any hope of unleashing their people. Leadership needs to be as adaptive as the organisation they are seeking to create.
    23 -24 October 2018 | Amsterdam

    WorldatWork Annual Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (
    WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition
    May 6-8, 2019 | Orlando, Florida

    Worldat Work 2018 Total Rewards Canadian Conference (
    September 12-14, 2018 | TORONTO
    Find smart solutions as you gain insight into best practices, latest trends and strategies. The WorldatWork 2018 Total Rewards Canadian Conference will inspire you and spark new ideas. This event provides the perfect combination of education and networking discussions with leaders and peers from organizations throughout Canada to help you take your plans to the next level.

    Worldwide ERC's Americas Mobility Summit (
    May 8-10, 2019 | Atlanta, Georgia
    Hear from our mobility experts as they share their knowledge on the future of workforce mobility in the Americas

    Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
    17-19 October 2018 | Seattle Convention Center | Seattle, Washington
    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!