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HR Conferences

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

AESC Events (https://www.aesc.org/events)
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants provides a listing of their upcoming events and conferences.

2021 AHRD International Conference in the Americas (https://www.ahrd.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1323321&group=)
February 17-20, 2021 | Minneapolis MN USA
Academy of Human Resource Development

American Management Association (AMA) (https://www.amanet.org/session-type/live-online/?department=Human-Resource-Management&mpp=10)
Human Resource Management Live Online Seminars

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (https://www.ashhra.org/ashhra21-annual-conference-and-exposition)
The Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Denver, April 25-28, 2021, 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 (https://www.td.org/events)
Association for Training & Development (formerly ASTD)

ATD International Conference & Expo (https://atdconference.td.org/)
May 23-26, 2021 | Los Angeles CA
ATD 2021 is the largest talent development conference in the world and is designed to empower you to drive performance, innovation, and opportunity within your organization through your role as a talent development professional. The keynote speakers are some of the most successful businesspeople in the world. The 300 session speakers are world-renowned. The 400 vendors will showcase innovative learning technology and solutions. They all come together in one place to give you the knowledge that will get you, your learners, and your organization ready for the future.

Beyond HR Forum 2021 (https://www.beyondhrforum.com)
TBD

2020 California HR Conference (https://cahrconference.org/)
October 27 - 29, 2020 | Virtual
As an HR professional, you are your organization's first line of defense against litigation and workplace disputes, a manager of both risk and talent acquisition, a compliance aficionado and so much more. At the Virtual 2020 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 - 2021 Conference (https://www.cwc.org/CWC/Conferences/CWC/Conferences/conferences.aspx?DisplayAreaOptions=No&hkey=44a3c701-2664-4839-bb46-448a67dee2c7)
2021 Date and Location Pending

Conference Board of Canada HR 2021 (https://www.conferenceboard.ca/services/events)
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta Conference 2021 (https://www.cphrab.ca/)
TBD

CUPA-HR Conferences & Symposiums (https://www.cupahr.org/events/conferences/)
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies Summit 2021 (https://digitaltalentacquisition.com/)
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 (https://engagement-conference.com/)
TBD

Employee Experience Summit Canada 2021 (https://www.employeeexperiencesummit.ca/)
TBD

The HR Congress Academy 2021 (https://hr-congress.com/event/hr-congress-academy/)
March 9, 2021 - March 10, 2021 | Virtual
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 2021 (https://store.blr.com/hr-comply)
TBD

HRcoreACADEMY Summit (https://www.hrcoreacademy.com/)
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.

HRcoreLAB Summit (https://www.hrcorelab.com/)
3rd, 4th & 5th March 2021, CET zone | 3 Conferences - 1 Online Event
Want to find out what is happening in the HR industry right now (and tomorrow)? This event is about embracing transformation and adaptation as an imperative for survival on both an individual and organisational level. You will discover a variety of new techniques for staying relevant and efficient. On top of that, you'll get to interact and network with leading innovators and disruptors within HR.
If you have a desire to unlock potential by learning more about current trends and yourself, then join 400+ HR professionals in Barcelona next March for two days of strategic learning, high-level networking and industry benchmarking.

HRcoreNORDIC Seminar (https://www.hrcorenordic.com/)
19th and 20th May 2021 | Copenhagen
Investigating the Future of Talent Competitiveness
The prestigious 'IMD World Talent Ranking 2019' and the 'Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2019' rankings of INSEAD puts Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in the top 7 most Competitive countries when it comes to Enabling, Attracting, Growing, Retaining, Leadership opportunities for women and Entrepreneurial talent.
During these two days, Scandinavian organisations will present case-studies and journeys on how they managed to shape and accelerate the Future of Work by focusing on HR Agility, Recruitment, Employee Experience, HR Trends, Digital HR and much more.

HR Digital Summit (https://bit.ly/2Whzo1k)
November 4 - 6 | Virtual
Join 100+ senior HR leaders for an immersive digital experience focused on addressing your business critical challenges through interactive workshops and keynotes.

HR Exchange Network Events (https://www.hrexchangenetwork.com/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 (https://hrfloridaconference.org/)
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 (https://hrinhospitality.com/)
April 26 - 28 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 (https://cphrbc.ca/conference/)
May 11-12, 2021 | Vancouver Convention Centre - West
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!

HR People + Strategy WorkVision 2020 (https://www.hrps.org/executive-events/workvision/Pages/default.aspx)
April 18 - 20, 2021 | Amelia Island, FL
Join an exclusive group of business leaders who will converge in Scottsdale, Arizona to strategize, share and explore vital topics impacting the evolution of work, the rise of the individual, and the critical role of the organization in a modern digital age.
Engage in provocative discussions with leading-edge thinkers who are shaping the workforce of the future and delve into topics that deepen your understanding of vital issues impacting business.

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (https://hrsouthwest.com/)
October 10 - 13, 2021 | Fort Worth Convention Center


HR Star Conference (http://www.hrstarconference.com/)
Each HR Star Conference offers 17-21 sessions on a wide variety of human resources and employment law topics for human resources professionals.

2021 HR Technology Conference & Exhibition (https://www.hrtechconference.com/)
March 16 - 19, 2021 | Free Interactive Online Event
HR Tech is committed to ensuring the HR community has avenues to see how technology can assist them during these unprecedented times while also providing expert guidance to help teams cope with the now and what lies ahead. And since we don't want the HR community to have to wait until September 2021 for our annual big event in Las Vegas to keep up with it all, HR Tech is excited to host its second virtual event in March 2021 - and admission remains FREE for HR and IT professionals!

HR Transform 2021 (https://transform.us/)
March 22 - 24, 2021 | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Join the most focused, relevant and globally diverse gathering of HR-focused startups, investors funding those startups and the executives driving people strategy for their organizations. Meet other leaders who are not only thinking about the changes ahead but actually laying the groundwork for that future today.

HR West 2021 (https://www.hrwest.org/)
March 8-10, 2021 | Oakland,CA Oakland Convention Center
The HR West conference is where you go to find out What's Next. Convening annually for 35 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, the event takes place in the most innovative place on earth and home to the world's leading-edge companies. Practicing HR here requires skills beyond the ordinary, and a level of sophistication not found in other parts of the world. How will you meet the challenges of globalization as it scatters your workforce worldwide? Are you prepared to keep up with the latest hi-tech boom? React to ever-evolving definitions of work? And all the while, maintain a human touch? After all, isn't that what our job is all about...people?
Discover techniques for staying relevant and increasing efficiencies, but doing it with a heart. You'll meet others like you and have a chance to learn from the best. Because nowhere else on earth can you gather this kind of talent, this level of expertise...the best are at HR West!

HR World 2021 (https://events.simplifycompliance.com/event/hr-world-2020/)
TBD

Human Capital Institute Events 2021 (https://www.hci.org/conferences)
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (https://eventsinamerica.com/events/category/business/human-resources?event_year=2021)


Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (https://www.benefitsconf.com/)
April 7- 9, 2021 | 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!

International Conferences & Training (ICT) (https://www.ict-solutions-events.com/upcoming-events/)
List of Upcoming Events

i4cp 2021 Annual Conference (https://www.i4cp.com/conference)
TBD

International Society for Performance Improvement (https://ispi.org/)
April 26-30, 2021 | Performance Improvement Conference
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 (https://www.ipacweb.org/Conference)
TBA 2021 | 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 2021 (https://www.ipma-hr.org/annual-conference/2020/hr-2020-building-a-new-vision-together)
TBD

IQPC Human Resources Events (https://www.iqpc.com/events?title=&field_country=All&field_industry=HR+Exchange+Network&field_event_type=All)
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 (https://leaphr-healthcare.com/?utm_source=hr-guide&utm_medium=pd/banner&utm_campaign=15547-lhr)
May 3-5 2021 | Chicago, IL
Over the last five years, LEAP HR: Healthcare has fast become the definitive event for the most forward-thinking people leaders who want to transform how we do healthcare in a tech-enabled future.
We focus on the strategies behind the most transformational HR leaps, and ensure that every leap shared is evidenced by the business improvement that it delivers.

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2021 (https://mishrmconference.org/)
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 (https://www.humanresources.org/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® (https://wcconference.com/)
Our Oct. 21 Virtual One-Day Conference is now available on-demand. Register now to attend our Ongoing Digital Session Series throughout the year.

NEHRA's 2021 Annual Conference (https://www.nehra.com/page/AnnualConference)
TBA | 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 (https://www.nela.org/)
TBA |

New York City SHRM Annual Conference (https://www.nycshrm.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1259915)
April 22, 2021 | Convene 117 West 46th Street New York

Ohio HR Conference (https://ohioshrm.mightevent.com/events/event-Details.cfm?eventKey=5772)
August 25-27, 2021 | TBD
Refresh & Refocus

2021 Oklahoma Human Resources Conference & Expo (https://www.okhrconference.com/)
April 19-22, 2021 | Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, OK

Onrec Events (https://www.onrec.com/industry-events)
Onrec.com holds online Recruitment Events and Exhibitions including Recruitment Conferences and HR Conferences in the UK and the United States.

Payroll Congress Convention & Expo (https://www.payrollcongress.com/)
May 18- 21, 2021 | Nashville, TN
Expand your professional knowledge and bolster your career with educational insight from payroll industry experts in US and Global payroll. Mingle with peers and business leaders from various industries all across the nation and from around the world. Interact with exhibitors at the world's largest payroll expo and discover the latest payroll, AP, and finance products.

PERKS Employee Experience Expo (https://perkscon.com/)
August 25, 2021 | San Francisco, CA
September 9, 2021 | New York, NY
September 15, 2021 | Boston, MA
September 22, 2021 | Los Angeles, CA
October 6, 2021 | Chicago, IL
October 27, 2021 | 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 (https://store.blr.com/reopening-the-workplace)
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 (https://lattice.com/rfh-virtual-2020)
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 (http://annual.shrm.org/)
June 20 - 23, 2021 | Chicago
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 (https://www.shrm.org/events/pages/default.aspx)
Upcoming SHRM Conferences/Events

SIOP Annual Conference (https://www.siop.org/Annual-Conference)
Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology
April 15 - 17, 2021 | Hilton New Orleans Riverside
The Conference Committee's current vision is to host one "hybrid" conference that will consist of:
In-Person Live sessions from April 15-17 enjoyed by in-person conference registrants at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, some of which will be live streamed to virtual conference registrants.
Virtual Live sessions from April 15-17 enjoyed by in-person and virtual conference registrants, regardless of location (e.g., Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel room, home, office).
Virtual Asynchronous sessions available during and after the conference dates enjoyed by in-person and virtual conference registrants on-demand (similar to the SIOP 2020 offering).

Strategic HR Conferences/Events (https://www.conference-board.org/us/conferences/strategic-human-resources)
from The Conference Board

Teneo Events (https://www.teneoevents.eu/)
Teneo hosts high-level B2B HR conferences, seminars and workshops for international executives looking to expand their knowledge by sharing their experiences. We provide innovative learning opportunities in stimulating environments for professionals that want to get ahead. As a pioneering company in our field, we care greatly about what we do and how we do it. We have built our own entity around strong values that empower management development.

Total C&B Seminar (https://www.teneoevents.eu/totalcb)
15th and 16th June 2021 | Barcelona
Empowering Engagement & Performance through Reward
This 11th edition of the 'Total Compensation & Benefits' seminar is an intensive two-day event designed to address today's challenges in rewards, performance management and compensation strategies.

UNLEASH America 2021 (https://www.unleashgroup.io/america)
May 18 - 19, 2021 | 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 World Conference & Expo 2021 (https://www.unleashgroup.io/world)
TBA | TBD
UNLEASH World is the #1 event for senior HR technology buyers, the industry's top suppliers, startups demonstrating the next wave of tech evolution, visionary speakers, journalists, and analysts to connect and collaborate around the massive opportunities that HR tech offers. With the largest exhibition and network for Human Resources professionals and leaders looking to disrupt and innovate the world of work, UNLEASH World brings two days of carefully-handcrafted content from inspiring keynote and industry experts, and is the one show to attend if you want to find HR tech strategy, processes and tools.

WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition (https://www.worldatwork.org/events/2021-total-rewards-conference-and-exhibition/)
October 4 - 6, 2021 | Phoenix, AZ
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 Spotlight on Sales Compensation Event (https://www.worldatwork.org/events/2021-spotlight-on-sales-compensation/)
August 23 - 25, 2021 | Chicago, IL
Connect with who and what you need to know to build and sustain effective sales comp plans with agility, to dominate in an ever-changing environment.

Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (https://www.worldwideerc.org/events-conferences)
October 20 - 22, 2021 | Chicago, IL