HR Conferences

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

2016 San Francisco Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (
March 20-23, 2016 ~ San Francisco, CA
Each of our Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conferences features:
  • 40+ workshops covering retirement and healthcare benefit issues
  • Continuing education credit towards HRCI, SHRM and other professional designations
  • Face-to-face contact with benefits experts, leaders and peers in small group sessions
  • Emphasis on experience-based, proven benefits solutions
  • A non-tradeshow environment with registration reserved exclusively for employers
  • Value-added, pre-conference sessions including Fiduciary Obligations Under ERISA and Self-Funding Workshop: Basic Concepts Through Advanced Strategies
  • A fully customizable agenda that 99% of past attendees would recommend to a colleague
    Our benefits conferences cover your two most costly and valued benefits, retirement and healthcare. Workshops cover such topics as fiduciary responsibility under ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, legal and regulatory issues, employee engagement, retirement plan fees, wellness and more.

    10th Annual Achieving HR Excellence in Telecom Summit (
    The 10th Annual Achieving HR Excellence in Telecom Summit is recognized as the Leading European HR Telecom event of 2016. This event offers you a unique opportunity to discuss in detail topics such as digitization, talent acquisition strategies, big data, and compensation & benefits as no other conference has before.

    The 21st Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) (
    2016 Advanced Employment Issues Symposium will deliver an all-new program packed with practical guidance for overcoming the latest management challenges. With multiple session tracks addressing the latest HR, performance management, and employment law compliance obligations, you can tailor your Symposium experience to address specific areas of interest. Las Vegas | November 9-11, 2016

    AHRD 2016 International Conference in The Americas (
    Academy of Human Resource Development February 18-20, 2016 Omni Jacksonville Hotel Jacksonville, Florida United States

    American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Adminsitration (
    The 52nd Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Grapevine, TX, Sept. 24-27, 2016, 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)

    BC HRMA Conference & Tradeshow (
    BC Human Resources Management Association is the source for human resources expertise and professional connections. Join us as we share our collective history in a two-day conference that features exceptional speakers, insightful knowledge sessions and inspiring conversations. April 26 & 27, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West

    Benefits Forum & Expo (
    The nation's largest event solely developed for senior benefits professionals.

    BEYOND - The Global HR Leadership Forum 2016 (
    On June 30th and July 1st 2016, BEYOND The Global HR Leadership Forum, will welcome the most influential, forward-thinking HR leaders and senior executives in Amsterdam to discuss the latest insights and debate the future of this dynamic function. The forum will address the agenda and global themes facing the senior HR community in key business sectors and industries across the world. Internationally renowned keynote speakers will explore different facets of megatrends the game changers impacting economies, societies, environments and organizations. They will also provide unique insights and inspiration for a paradigm shift beyond what is the currently known and recognized HR best practice. HR leaders and featured guests will share their vision and inspire creative discussions in small breakout sessions. The first day of the conference will be closed with an exclusive forum dinner.
    Amsterdam | The Netherlands

    Branding for Talent Conference (
    The Engagement Conference will provide an overview of actionable solutions to the challenges and opportunities facing HR professionals today.
    This Conference is Comprehensive and demand led, designed to reflect current needs and themes especially selected from extensive industry research from like minded professionals.
    Learn to use big data effectively to create a world class engagement retention strategy. Hear successful case studies from top HR Directors and VPs to increase productivity. Gain positive, implementable strategies to fully engage and as a result enhance the overall employee experience. Discover the secrets behind maximized employee engagement from industry leaders. Understand how 15+ of the most successful HR departments structure their reward systems to maximise the engagement of your diverse staff.

    The 11th Annual California Employment Law Update (CELU) (
    California Employment Law Update is widely recognized as the leading employment law conference for forward-thinking Human Resources professionals, executives, and in-house counsel in the Golden State. Costa Mesa | October 19-21, 2016

    California HR Conference® by Professionals In Human Resources Association (
    The California HR Conference® will be held August 29 - 31, 2016

    Conference Board of Canada HR 2016 (
    Conferences and Events

    CUPA-HR Annual Conference & Expo 2016 (
    College and University Professional Association for Human Resources September 25-27 | Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

    Engagement Innovation Summit (
    2016 Europe
    Employee Engagement is an ongoing project within any organisation, and leaders need to factor in differences in attitudes, behaviours and outcomes. Consideration of strategies for an increasingly multigenerational and multicultural workforce must be a priority.
    The Engagement Innovation Summit will provide an exciting environment to learn about implementable engagement methods from worldwide brands.
    After a research period comprising of conversations with 100+ senior HR professionals, we have created an event which will guarantee an opportunity to significantly improve your engagement story.
    -Implement practical strategies to successfully engage employees
    -Position yourself professionally to enhance possibilities for the future
    -Networking with top innovators and forge new partnerships through collaboration
    -Up to the minute case studies, strategies and ideas from world leading brands such as Google, BAE systems, Hertz and many more.
    -Learn about key employee engagement issues in continually changing environments as articulated by peers, and expert speakers.
    -Gain an insight into the internal workings of large organisations facing similar issues to you.

    European HRBP Summit (
    The HRBP model is clear to most companies who have implemented it, but how to make it even more valuable to the business in todays highly competitive and uncertain environment?
    Take part in the European HRBP Summit on 21-22 April in Amsterdam and join like-minded professionals in charge of HR business partnering to discuss how to better align HR and business strategy for improved results and development.
    A fantastic opportunity to network with and hear from expert practitioners from all around Europe over 2 days of value-packed mini-trainings, case-studies, debates, presentations and round tables dedicated to HR business partnering challenges!

    The Future of Learning and Working Conference (
    HR leaders are invited to The Future of Learning and Working conference at Microsoft Technology Center in LA, CA, February 29 through March 2, 2016. The conference focuses on how senior HR practitioners prepare for the 2020 Workplace by using gamification, social recognition, new leadership development programs, and people analytics. View agenda and register.

    Global HR Leadership Forum 2016 (
    On June 30th and July 1st 2016, BEYOND The Global HR Leadership Forum, will welcome the most influential, forward-thinking HR leaders and senior executives in Amsterdam to discuss the latest insights and debate the future of this dynamic function. The forum will address the agenda and global themes facing the senior HR community in key business sectors and industries across the world. Internationally renowned keynote speakers will explore different facets of megatrends the game changers impacting economies, societies, environments and organizations. They will also provide unique insights and inspiration for a paradigm shift beyond what is the currently known and recognized HR best practice. HR leaders and featured guests will share their vision and inspire creative discussions in small breakout sessions. The first day of the conference will be closed with an exclusive forum dinner.

    HRcoreLAB (
    Our brand new 'HR Agility' seminar might help you, HR and your business improve aspects such as: innovation, analytics, becoming faster, seizing opportunities, pro-activity…by introducing high-growth, entrepreneurial organisations, case-studies, forward thinking and more.
    Other new features include: Pre-event Worskshops, Pre-event cocktail, TEDx inspired sessions, Industry Networking sessions, Boardroom sessions, raffles, games, and other surprises.

    HR & Employee Benefits Summit (
    The HR & Employee Benefits Summit is an event specifically designed for Senior Level HR & Employee Benefit professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions. Throughout the event you will have a series of one on one meetings with a whole variety of vendors that you choose to meet, as well as attend thought provoking seminars. In addition there are many networking opportunities including an ice breaker drink reception the night before the event.
    Philadelphia, PA | March 14 & 15, 2016

    The 4th Annual HR Excellence Summit (
    Take the chance to interact with your colleagues from various industries, and find out how to make your HR department a better functioning unit - this is what the agenda of the 4th Annual HR Excellence Summit offers to all the HR experts and professionals. Leaders from the banking, pharmaceutical, telecommunication and retail industry will share their stories on making rewards your key performance driver, global HR key initiatives and other core topics related to human resources.
    The 4th Annual HR Excellence Summit will focus on the transformation of human resources in the biggest companies across Europe and the Middle East. Join us to gain insights from the wealth of experience of the leading HR professionals, speaking at this event, from companies such as AT&T, UBS, Hewlett-Packard, Teva, Pandora, Telefonica, Credit Suisse, Baxter, Panasonic and others.

    HR Excellence Summit MENA Summit (
    The HR Excellence MENA Summit, will explore the best practices in talent recruitment, leadership development, compensation and benefit structures and more allowing you to return to your company with fresh ideas to move forward!

    HR Florida State Conference & Expo (
    August 29 - 31, 2016 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. March 14-16, 2016 | Talking Stick Resort | Scottsdale Ariz. For more information call (800) 727-1227 or visit

    HRMA - Human Resources Management Association (
    Get set for HRMAX the 54th Annual HRMA Conference + Tradeshow, slated for April 26-27, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.
    *Want the resilience to advocate change?
    *Does your leadership role require the foresight to fuel strategic impact?
    *Need a definitive grasp of how the big picture relates?
    *Want to support your team to thrive in the face of the challenges to come
    From human rights to job automation, with spotlights on culture, coaching and critical thinking, prepare for maximum engagement.

    15th HR Metrics & Analytics Summit (
    IQPC is excited to announce the 15th HR Metrics & Analytics, taking place on February 29- March 2, in Orlando, FL!
    Bringing together best-in-breed practitioners to introduce the principles of Design Thinking, we will look at the scope, data requirements, internal consumers, and time restraints of this approach to building a robust, and absolutely essential, analytics program.

    HR People & Strategy Strategic Annual Conference (
    April 10-13, 2016 |Scottsdale, Arizona
    The HR People & Strategy Annual Conference is a convergence of forward-thinking HR executives, academics and consultants who are committed to establishing effective HR business strategies today that will address the complex issues organizations will face tomorrow.
    This intimate conference is centered on interactive experiences and discussions, with ample opportunity to engage with speakers, connect with peers and build relationships that foster strategic conversations long after the conference has closed.

    HRSouthwest Conference (
    October 16 - 19, 2016 Fort Worth, Texas

    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.

    19th 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 October 4-7 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, for the world's leading technology conference for HR executives and professionals.

    HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit (
    Event will showcase how industry leaders are leveraging innovative tools, such as the cloud, performance management systems and advanced analytics solutions, to maximize the efficiency, quality and strategic impact of HR shared services. Whether you're new to HR shared services or running a mature organization, the HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit will provide you with the means necessary to go beyond cost savings and reap the full benefits of shared services. May 16 - 18, 2016 | Loews Royal Pacific, Orlando, Florida

    HR West Conference (
    March 7-9, 2016 Oakland Convention Center

    Human Capital Institute Events 2016 (
    The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

    Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (

    Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (
    March 30- April 1, 2016 | 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 2016 Annual Conference (
    The i4cp 2016 Annual Conference takes place at the stunning The Fairmont in Scottsdale, Arizona, for four days of top-level networking and information sharing on the critical workforce issues of our day. Intended for senior human capital practitioners. March 29-April 1, 2016

    Institute for HealthCare Consumerism Annual Events (
    Learn More about the Value of Attending, Speaking or Sponsoring at The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism's Annual Events. The ONLY Conference Series 100% Dedicated to Health Care Consumerism

    IHRIM Conferences and Forums (
    The IHRIM Conferences & Forums provide information, knowledge and opportunities for networking. IHRIM's annual HRMS Strategies Conference and Technology Expo is the HRIM industry's must-attend conference for innovation, best practice solutions and networking. From our pre-conference workshops to case studies, expert-led interactive sessions and one-to-one conversations with your peers, you'll leave ready to tackle your biggest HR information and systems challenges! Our topical Forums are premier learning opportunities focused on topics and trends related to HR metrics and workforce analytics topics and talent management.

    International Society for Performance Improvement (
    ISPI 2016 International Performance Improvement Conference April 10-12, Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

    IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
    July 31st - August 3rd 2016 | Holiday Inn Sacramento-Capitol Plaza in Sacramento, CA

    IQPC Human Resources Conferences (
    Developed and delivered by top industry leaders, our human resources conferences and talent management conferences address the most pressing issues you face today. Attend our conferences to get the up-to-date human resources information and insight from leading HR practitioners.

    LEAP Healthcare: HR Leadership Forum (
    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.

    25th Annual National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference® (
    November 30 - December 2, 2016
  • New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • 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.

    Ohio HR Conference (
    Join us on September 21-23, 2016 at the beautiful Kalahari Resort in Sandusky Ohio.

    2016 Oklahoma Human Resources State Conference and Expo (
    April 26-28, 2016
  • Oklahoma City Cox Convention Center

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

    SHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition (
    June 19 - 22, 2016 in Washington D.C. 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 Conferences (
    Upcoming SHRM Conferences

    SIOP Annual Conference (
    Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology April 14-16, 2016 | Anaheim, CA

    Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (
    SRSC (Social Recruiting Strategies Conference) January 26-28, 2016 | San Francisco, CA | Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf 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 HR Conferences/Events (
    from The Conference Board

    Talent Management Alliance (
    TMA events are designed to facilitate learning through exchange of business ideas. TMA webcasts bring thought leadership to your desktop, while our face to face events are designed for senior level executives to share solutions to real problems that need immediate attention.

    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 (
    The Training & Development Summit is an event specifically designed for Senior Level Training, Learning and Development professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions.
    Philadelphia, PA - March 14-15, 2016

    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.

    WorldatWork Annual Total Rewards Conference (
    WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition San Diego, CA June 6-8, 2016 San Diego Convention Center

    Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
    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! October 5-7, 2016 Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC