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One HR Conference. Many Curated HR Experiences.

With more than 375 sessions, SHRM24 gives you in-depth insights into all things HR. From the basics every HR professional needs (no matter the role, tenure or industry), to offerings for C-suite leaders, to the latest ideas that are changing the workplace landscape, SHRM24 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.

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.

Latest Solutions

Visit the SHRM24 Expo to find the latest HR resources and connect with hundreds of 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 cash prize.

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 2024 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.

Spotlight Stage Presentations

These rapid-fire sessions spotlight thought leaders, best practices, and emerging ideas in the field to create better workplaces.

EXHIBITOR THEATERS

These diverse educational opportunities, held in the Expo during open hours, feature cutting-edge demonstrations and educational content that highlight the latest developments in HR. Within the Expo, visit the HR Solutions Theater, the Strategies & Innovation Theater and the HR Technology Theater.

Preconference 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.

Schedule-At-A-Glance

Preconference Offerings**

General Sessions

Expo & Lunch

Concurrent Sessions

Networking & Special Events

Attendee Services & SHRMStore

Time (All times are in CT) Session

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Attendee Services

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Preconference Seminars**

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Certification Prep Courses**

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Preconference Workshops**
Time (All times are in CT) Session

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Attendee Services & SHRMStore

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Preconference Workshops**

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Conference Orientation

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block A

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

General Session

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

SHRM Expo Opening Reception
Time (All times are in CT) Session

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Attendee Services & SHRMStore

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block B

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

General Session

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SHRM Expo

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block C

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch in SHRM Expo

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block D

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block E

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block F
Time (All times are in CT) Session

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Attendee Services & SHRMStore

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block G

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

General Session

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SHRM Expo

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block H

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch in SHRM Expo

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block I

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block J

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block K

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

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block L

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

General Session

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions: Block M

*Schedule subject to change
**Additional fee and registration required

FAQs

In-Person Pass Holders

What do I do if I have an accessibility inquiry?

If you have additional reasonable accessibility and accommodation requests, complete this form. Please be as specific as possible. To fulfill your requests, submit by Friday, June 7.

Contact your hotel directly if you need additional accessibility accommodations.

For all other questions, please contact SHRM Customer Experience at [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.
How do I access the virtual platform?

Once the SHRM24 virtual platform access opens a few days before the conference, you can log in and participate in your custom virtual event experience.

Virtual Pass Holder

How do I access the virtual platform?

Once the SHRM24 virtual platform access opens a few days before the conference, 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 for 30 days after the conclusion of the conference.
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.

VENUE

McCormick Place Convention Center

2301 S King Dr.

Chicago, IL 60616

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