HR Conferences

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

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

2022 AHRD International Conference in the Americas (
February 23-26, 2022 | Arlington VA USA
Academy of Human Resource Development

American Management Association (AMA) (
Human Resource Management Live Online Seminars

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (
The ASHHRA Annual Conference and Exposition is where HR leaders from across the continuum of care gather to learn about the latest trends impacting the HR function in the health care work environment. Signup for ASHHRA22 updates.

ATD Conferences and Events (
Association for Training & Development (formerly ASTD)

ATD International Conference & Expo (
May 15- 18, 2022 | Orlando
Come together with your peers from around the L&D industry for learning, networking, growing in your profession, and enjoying each other's company again. After a year of transition and learning, we are ready to showcase another conference to bring together attendees from around the world to collaborate, network, and learn together both in person and virtually.

Beyond HR Forum 2022 (

2022 California HR Conference (
May 24 - 26
In-Person + Streaming
The Riverside Convention Center
At the 2022 California HR Conference, you'll discover everything you need to excel in your multifaceted role, navigate California's notoriously complex regulations and elevate your position in your organization.

Center for Workplace Compliance - COMPLIANCE, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SUMMIT (
Virtual | June 8 - 11
CWC's 2021 CD&I Summit combines the best features of our annual policy and compliance conferences and delivers more than 18 hours of content in a single four-day virtual event. Open to CWC members and eligible non-member organizations, this year's summit features both policy briefings from senior-level enforcement officials and practical sessions focused on strategies and tactics for effectively managing workplace compliance, risk management, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Conference Board of Canada HR 2021 (
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta Conference 2021 (
Momentum 21: Building the Future of HR Together! |September 30, 2021
CPHR Alberta is excited to present Momentum 21. Much like its dictionary meaning, Momentum 21 is about moving forward together as a community. We know that HR teams have become a strong strategic partner and a critical driver to organizational success. This year's annual conference is about leveraging the importance of the profession and focusing on delivering unique perspectives on critical topics. We invite you to join us for inspirational keynotes, community connections and multiple opportunities to network and collaborate with peers and thought leaders through our concurrent sessions.

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

Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies Summit 2021 (
Tuesday, March 23 & Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | Accessible from anywhere in the world
The 2021 Digital Talent Acquisition Summit connects you with exclusive knowledge from private and public sector leaders at the touch of a button. In addition to this leading-edge, carefully curated content, we are excited to share this as an immersive virtual experience.

Employee Engagement & Retention Summit 2021 (
September 20-21 | Virtual
HRO Today's 2021 Employee Engagement Summit will discuss how organizations have adapted their engagement and communication strategies to meet the needs and demands of the workforce in these volatile and uncertain times. Join our expert faculty as they discuss why the core drivers of engagement have radically shifted and how to rethink corporate culture to create a sense of belonging for employees across different locations, generations and cultural backgrounds.

Employee Experience Summit Canada 2022 (
Tuesday, June 21- Wednesday, June 22, 2022 | Toronto, ON
This event will enable you to design an effective employee experience program for increased productivity, retention and overall performance.

Future Workforce Conference (
The Future Workforce Conference is designed for corporate professionals with responsibilities in Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Strategy, and Digital Transformation. In a world that has gone remote, we can no longer ignore the inevitable technological advancements that will continue to impact the way we work. Learn how senior-level executives at Nasdaq, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, AstraZeneca, and more are leveraging technology to establish engaged, productive, and empowered distributed teams. Join us this February 16-18, 2022, for a one-of-a-kind virtual experience that will spark inspiration, connect you with like-minded individuals, and accelerate professional growth within your organization.

The HR Congress Academy 2021 (
May 2021 | Watch On-Demand
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.

HR Comply Virtual Conference: Overcoming Compliance Challenges in the New Normal (
April 2021 | Now Available On-Demand
Join us for the HR Comply Virtual Conference on April 27-28, 2021 and learn how to overcome HR compliance challenges in the pandemic-era workplace. From paperless recordkeeping to drug testing, employee classification and leave issues, the COVID-19 vaccine and more, this informative event will help keep your organization compliant in 2021.

HRcoreACADEMY Summit (
13th & 14th October 2021 | 2 Conferences - 1 Online Event
HR has never had a better chance to prove the true value of the People Function and there is a colossal role to fulfil. It's more critical than ever that HR is capable to adapt to the challenges organisations are facing in real time: oversee a historic remote-working experiment; when and how to lay workers off; empower employee morale/engagement; keep employees healthy; develop critical skills, drive innovation, cut costs and prepare for the worst.

HRcoreNORDIC Seminar (
18th and 19th May 2022 | Copenhagen & Online
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, Diversity & Inclusion, HR Trends, Digital HR, Culture and much more.

HR Digital Summit (
12 - 14 APR 2021 | AMERICA | ONLINE
The move to the virtual workplace has given HR an influence like never before! As organisations try to be seen as social enterprises in the midst of massive social upheaval, HR will need an even more sophisticated set of leadership skills to build consensus around employee experience, reskilling strategy and building trust in the employer brand. Join 45+ senior HR leaders on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology and drive your industry forward collaboratively.

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 29 - September 1, 2021 | 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 (
September 21 - 23 2021 | San Diego at the Del Coronado 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 (
September 27-28, 2021 | Virtual
Save the date for the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of breakout sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours. Our 2019 conference welcomed 1,200+ delegates, 40+ speakers and 100+ exhibitors!

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (
October 10 - 13, 2021 | Fort Worth Convention Center

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.

2022 HR Technology Conference & Exhibition (
March 1 - 4, 2022 | A FREE Interactive Online Event
September 13 -16, 2022 | Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
Human Resource Executive® HR Technology Conference is thrilled to now be hosting 2 unique events for HR teams to take part in each year. With one mission for the past 25 years, the HR Technology Conference has helped thousands of HR teams drive business success through technology by showcasing the NEW tools, NEW strategies & NEW processes needed to run successful HR operations.

HR Transform 2021 (
March 22 - 24, 2021 | Virtual Event
Join the HRT Spring Summit for over 20 hours of thought leadership, knowledge exchange, shared learning and personal connections.

HR West 2021 (
March 17-18, 2021 | View On-Demand
The HR West conference is where you go to find out What's Next.

Human Capital Institute Events 2021 (
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (

Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (
April 5 - 7, 2022 | ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas
Employee benefits, health and wellness programs are in the spotlight and undergoing a radical transformation. Now more than ever, employers need to be responsive and agile in adapting health, wellness and benefits programs to address employees' current pain points -- or risk missing the mark and potentially losing valuable talent. The Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, the nation's top gathering of the savviest HR and Benefits professionals, is where you'll gain insight and actionable guidance on how to build new benefits strategies to make a difference in the overall well-being of both your employees and your organization.

International Conferences & Training (ICT) (
List of Upcoming Events

i4cp 2021 Annual Conference (
November 2 - 3 | Virtual
2021 will be a year of unprecedented change. It will, in many respects, be the year of the next normal. While the pandemic, social unrest, and other crises persist, many organizations have or are in the process of making sweeping, positive changes. At the i4cp 2021 Next Practices Now Conference, rated #1 by senior HR leaders, we will prepare together for the next normal

International Society for Performance Improvement Conference (
April 24-28, 2022 | Nashville, TN
Our flagship event, presented virtually, will explore the value of performance in the age of disruption, and make the business case for HPT in this pandemic environment. As performance improvement practitioners, we need to understand how this new age of disruption is shaping the evolution of the work, the worker, the workplace and the world. At ISPI 2021, thought leaders will deconstruct the myths, explore the realities and harness the innovations that will shape the bright future.

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
July 17-20, 2022 | 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.

IPMA-HR Annual Conference 2022 (
Date TBA

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 HR: Healthcare Forum (
May 3-5 2021 | Virtual
The Definitive Virtual Event for Strategic HR Leaders in Healthcare

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2021 (
October 13-15 2021 | 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.

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® (
Oct. 20-22, 2021 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
Our 2021 event will be a great opportunity to hear from top-level thought leaders presenting dynamic conversations packed with actionable takeaways you'll be able to use immediately. It's also the perfect opportunity to connect again with your industry peers and create new relationships in person! Put the video calls on hold for a few days, and join us in Las Vegas.

NEHRA's 2021 Annual Conference (
October 13 - 15 | Newport, RI
#NEHRA2021 NEHRA's Annual Conference is the most engaging, relevant HR Conference in the northeast! A multi-day experience providing relevant, top-quality content, chances to connect with and learn from fellow HR leaders, unique entertainment, wellness breaks, and more!

NELA 2021 Annual Convention (
June 23 - 25 | Virtual
NELA's Annual Convention draws attorneys, paraprofessionals, law students, and other workers' rights advocates from across the country. Our signature event of the year promotes the professional development of plaintiffs' employment lawyers through educational sessions, identification of resources and business partners, networking, and social events.

New York City SHRM Annual Conference (
April 22 - 24, 2021 | Virtual

Ohio HR Conference (
September 21 - 23, 2022 | Kalahari Resorts, Sandusky OH
HR: Unmasking Your Full Potential
We'll be holding the conference at the Kalahari Resorts Sandusky from September 21-23, 2022 for two and a half days of superior programming in a great (onsite!) venue. Onsite attendees will enjoy the conference at the resort AND and will have the option to obtain additional recertification credits via the ON DEMAND platform for any missed sessions. The ON DEMAND option will be available for up to 90 days after the conference ends.

2021 Oklahoma Human Resources Conference & Expo (
April 22-23, 2021 | Virtual

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

Payroll Congress Conference & Expo (
May 10 - 13, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Hotel
An American Payroll Association and GPMI Collaboration. Payroll Congress provides unparalleled networking and the opportunity to hear the latest legislative and regulatory changes directly from government representatives and industry experts. Plus, it features the industry's largest payroll, AP, and finance expo, all in person or virtually.

PERKS Employee Experience Expo (
May 11, 2022 | Chicago, IL
October 5, 2022 | Toronto, Canada
We believe better work experiences are possible, and PERKS is solely dedicated to curating some of the most wide-ranging perks, services and amenities at our conventions and beyond. Don't let the name fool you and come see what we're all about.

Reopening the Workplace Virtual Conference: Navigating the New Reality of COVID-19 (
Virtual Conference now available On-Demand
Reopening the Workplace Virtual Conference: Navigating the New Reality of COVID-19 provides the information your organization needs now as it prepares to reopen. This includes not only determining the "who, when, and how" of bringing your workforce back, but also planning how you will aim to keep them safe, whether by temperature and symptom checks or social distancing in the workplace. This event also covers human resources topics such as employee leave, wage & hour and benefits issues, and areas in which well-meaning employers could find themselves liable for violating employee rights, and other potential risks for employer liability.

Resources for Humans Virtual Conference (
Start off the new decade with a fresh perspective on People Strategy. Join 10,000+ of your peers and hear from 20+ of HR's most respected leaders. It's 100% free to join and SHRM credits will be available.

SHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition (
June 12 - 15, 2022 | New Orleans
You made a huge impact on your career and in the world of HR by attending SHRM21. Keep it going. Keep learning. Keep making a difference. Join us at SHRM22 in New Orleans June 12 to 15. It promises to be the world's largest convening of HR professionals. It's your chance to cause the effect you want to see in the workplace and in the world of work. Stay tuned as more conference updates become available.

SHRM Events (
Upcoming SHRM Conferences/Events

SHRM Executive Network Virtual Events (
Virtual discussions bring together like-minded leaders to explore the latest research on the business strategies and trends that are driving innovation and organizational success. Participants engage in thought-provoking discussion with industry leaders and peers to share experiences and gain insight into how others are responding to similar challenges and demonstrating results. Virtual discussions are held monthly, limited in attendance, and exclusively for members of the SHRM Executive Network.

SIOP Annual Conference (
Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology
April 28 - 30, 2022 | Seattle, Washington Washington State Convention Center
The Conference Committee is reviewing lessons learned from the past two virtual conferences to structure an event that meets the needs of our membership. Our preliminary plans for 2022 are to offer an in-person, flagship event April 28-30, 2022, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. We are also planning a virtual offering so that members who do not make the trip to Seattle may still engage in a subset of the conference.

Strategic HR Conferences/Events (
from The Conference Board

Talent Acquisition Compliance Summit (
October 6 - 7, 2021 | Virtual
CWC's TA Compliance Summit covers the latest legal and regulatory compliance requirements affecting employer recruitment and selection practices. The Summit engages recruiters, talent acquisition managers, compliance practitioners, and in-house employment counsel in both "real" and "virtual" conversations on practical strategies for managing TA compliance and risk.

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.

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (
October 4 - 6, 2021 | Phoenix, AZ
October 11 - 13, 2021 | Virtual
Come to reconnect with Total Rewards colleagues, thought leaders and solution providers and leave with new connections, insights and resources to tackle 2022 and beyond.

WorldatWork Annual Conference & Exhibition (
May 23 - 25, 2022 | Atlanta, GA
Join us in 2022 in Atlanta to learn from industry experts, participate in dynamic thought-provoking workshops and network with people who share the same professional DNA. You'll leave super energized with innovative ideas to create powerful HR solutions that propel your organization forward. Topic areas will include compensation, executive compensation, sales compensation, benefits & well-being, pay & workplace equity, analytics and development & recognition.

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
October 20 - 22, 2021 | Chicago, IL
Global Workforce Symposium 202One is about bringing the industry together as one and it's time to celebrate all that global mobility professionals do to keep the world moving. We're excited to welcome the entire industry under one roof for the first time in two years! Don't miss this year's largest global mobility meeting. Just as we've done for many years, we're bringing together verticals across the mobility and relocation industry for an event that will feature all of the parts you've come to love over the years plus a few new surprises!