Internationally-renowned speakers that offer fresh perspectives and inspiring stories that can help shift your perspectives and deepen your understanding of leadership, motivation, and success.  You’ll hear from business leaders, HR practitioners, consultants and academicians and get perspectives that can change how you do your work - and how you see the world.
Over 200 concurrent sessions provide a complete education for HR professionals at every stage of their career, based on the SHRM Competency Model.  You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of topics so you can customize the learning you need. Concentrate on solutions designed to help your organization become more compliant; delve into the cutting-edge trends that will impact your workplace in the next few years; build a strategic talent management plan to increase engagement and retention. Whatever you need, our program will have something for you. 
Innovative learning opportunities, such as our Masters Series featuring high-level academicians, Smart Stage presentations covering innovative new HR practices,  and Practitioner Exchange sessions featuring HR professionals from well-respected organizations.  We also provide a schedule of preconference programs that allow you to maximize your investment in Vegas by getting a richer, more comprehensive education- choose from our popular Workshops or Seminars to get high-level strategies or deep dives into HR essentials.
Networking opportunities with your peers and colleagues from across your organization, and around the world.  From our vast Exposition Hall, to our session-based networking, to the hallways of the convention center, there is ample opportunity for you to meet HR professionals who share your goals and your challenges.
The world’s largest HR marketplace, the SHRM Exposition, which gives you access to thousands of solutions-providers in every industry.  
A dynamic and exciting host city, Washington, D.C.
Conference Venue
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001