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One HR Conference. Many Curated HR Experiences.

With more than 200 sessions, SHRM22 gives you in-depth insights into all things HR. From the basics every HR professional needs, to offerings for C-suite leaders, to the latest ideas that are changing the workplace landscape, SHRM22 is sure to help you stay on top of what’s to come in the world of work. No matter where you are in your HR career.

Peer-To-Peer Connections

Learn from and quickly connect with attendees whose professional backgrounds and interests are similar to your own. Opt into the industry peer group networking experience at SHRM22.

In the virtual platform, Chat 1:1 with other attendees and participate in interactive networking experiences, like Peer Group Ideas Swap. During networking sessions, join a group to get to know other conference attendees, share “aha” moments from the conference, troubleshoot real-life situations and connect on LinkedIn.

Customized Learning

Select a content track to find sessions on topics that matter the most to you. Your learning journey can be tailored even further with additional preconference offerings.

Virtual-only, on-demand sessions can be watched any time, day or night. Virtual attendees can access the platform and revisit sessions 60 days after the conclusion of the conference.

Eye-Opening Exhibits

Visit the SHRM22 Expo to find the latest HR resources and connect with 500+ solution providers. Learn more from exhibitors and sponsors during presentations in the Exhibitor Theatres. Enter the Grand Prize Drawing for a chance to win a trip for 2 to SHRM23.

Schedule a meeting or drop a business card in their virtual booth to speak with a rep during open virtual booth hours. Download digital resources and explore all there is to offer with SHRM22 partners.

Content Tracks

Find and select sessions on topics that matter most to you

Session Types

Choose from a variety of session formats to fit each type of learning style. Whether you favor condensed, rapid-fire sessions; you can’t wait to hear from thought leaders on the main stage; or are eager to roll up your sleeves for hands-on learning, there are different session formats to fit your learning style.

GENERAL SESSIONS

This main stage experience is led by expert thought leaders and practitioners. Their stories will inspire you to think outside the box and widen your perspectives. You’ll leave feeling energized, motivated and equipped to succeed in 2022 and beyond.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

With multiple sessions to choose from, these sessions are packed with original content and tactical advice. Presentations from solo presenters or co-presenters will feature best practices, forward-looking strategies and resources you need to advance your work now and in the future.

Smart Stage Presentations

Rapid fire sessions presented on an open-platform, the Smart Stage, offering quick, tangible takeaways.

On Demand

Exclusive to the virtual pass, access bonus on demand content anytime at your own pace.

Pre-Conference Learning

From new-to-HR to senior leaders, these pre-conference workshops and seminars have something for everyone, providing key knowledge, leading strategies and innovative solutions through comprehensive, competency-based education.
*Additional registration and fee required.

Brain Bite Breaks

In-between the virtual educational sessions, enjoy a 10-minutes break during Brain Bite Breaks for some fun and entertainment.

Schedule-At-A-Glance

Break

Concurrent Session

Expo

Additional Education

General Sessions

Meals

Networking

Attendee Services (Registration and Info Desk) & SHRMStore

Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Hilton New Orleans Riverside Satellite Registration Open
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Hilton New Orleans Riverside Satellite Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Seminars*
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Attendee Services & SHRMStore
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops*
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hilton New Orleans Riverside Satellite Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Attendee Services & SHRMStore Open
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops*
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Education Programs*
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Conference Orientation
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions A
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break & General Session Pre-Show
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Opening General Session
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception in Expo
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendee Services & SHRMStore Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions B
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Break & General Session Pre-Show
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session #2
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Expo Open
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break in Expo Hall
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions C
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Service
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions D
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break in Expo Hall
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions E
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Attendee Services & SHRMStore Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions F
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Break & General Session Pre-Show
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session #3
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Expo Open
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break in Expo Hall
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Session G
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Service
1:40 p.m. Grand Prize Drawing in Expo
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session H
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Session I
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration for Tuesday Night Entertainment Open
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Night Entertainment
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Attendee Services & SHRMStore Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions J
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Break
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions K
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break & Closing General Session Pre-Show – DOORS CLOSE AT 10:15
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Closing General Session

*(additional registration fee required)

Break

Expo

Networking

Concurrent Session

General Sessions

Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
12:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Leaderboard Game Begins
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Virtual Conference Orientation
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Welcome Virtual, Pre-Show and Concurrent Sessions A
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Opening General Session and Pre-Show
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interactive Networking Experience
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome Virtual, Pre-Show and Concurrent Sessions B
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session #2 and Pre-Show
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Virtual Expo Open
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Brain Bite Break #1
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions C
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Brain Bite Break #2
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Discussion Groups
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brain Bite Break #3
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions D
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Interactive Networking Experience
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions E
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Interactive Networking Experience
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome Virtual, Pre-Show and Concurrent Sessions F
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session #3 and Pre-Show
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Virtual Expo Open
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Brain Bite Break #4
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions G
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Brain Bite Break #5
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Discussion Groups
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Interactive Networking Experience
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions H
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Brain Bite Break #6
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions I
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Night Entertainment
Time
(All times are in CT)
Session
7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome Virtual, Pre-Show and Concurrent Sessions J
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Brain Bite Break #7
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions K
10:15 a.m. Leaderboard Game Ends
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Closing General Session, Pre-Show and Closing Virtual

(Schedule subject to change)

VENUE

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

FAQs

IN-Person Pass Holder

What are the COVID-19 requirements to attend in-person?
The health and safety of all visitors to SHRM conferences remains our top priority.
SHRM Conferences in 2022 will continue to follow state, local and venue requirements. As information pertaining to COVID- 19 requirements is ever evolving, we will continue to update as needed as policies change.
What do I do if I have an accessibility inquiry?
If you require any special assistance, please email [email protected].
Where can I find session materials?
If the speaker has provided us with materials, you can download them at https://presentations.shrm.org/. Click on the conference name and you will need to login your SHRM account for access.

Virtual Pass Holder

How do I access the virtual platform?
Virtual platform access opens to SHRM22 virtual attendees on Monday, June 6 where you can log in and participate in your custom virtual event experience.
How long will the virtual platform be available?

Virtual attendees will be able to access the virtual platform at midnight starting Monday, June 6 through 8:00 AM CT Monday, August 15.

Where can I find session materials?
If the speaker has provided us with materials, you can download them at https://presentations.shrm.org/. Click on the conference name and you will need to login your SHRM account for access.

Dual Pass Holder

What are the COVID-19 requirements to attend in-person?
The health and safety of all visitors to SHRM conferences remains our top priority.
SHRM Conferences in 2022 will continue to follow state, local and venue requirements. As information pertaining to COVID- 19 requirements is ever evolving, we will continue to update as needed as policies change.
How do I access the virtual platform?

Virtual platform access opens to SHRM22 virtual attendees on Monday, June 6 where you can log in and participate in your custom virtual event experience.

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