Program Overview - SHRM21


Our comprehensive program is designed to give you a full range HR education. From the basics that every HR professional needs to new innovative ideas, your customizable learning journey is sure to help you stay on top of what’s next and what’s to come in the world of work. No matter where you are in your career, there is something for you.

Content Tracks

Our 11 tracks make it easy to find and select sessions on topics that matter most to you.

How Do You Learn Best?

Session Types

We offer a variety of session formats to fit each type of learning style. Whether you favor condensed, rapid-fire sessions or are eager to roll up your sleeves for hands-on learning workshop-style, you can customize your learning at SHRM21 so it works best for you.


This main stage experience is led by expert thought leaders and practitioners. Their stories will inspire you to think outside of the box and widen your perspectives. You’ll leave feeling energized, motivated and equipped to succeed in 2021 and beyond.


With multiple sessions to choose from, these are led by a solo presenter or co-presenters sharing best practices, forward-looking strategies and resources you need to advance your work now and in the future.


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


From new-to-HR to senior leaders, these programs have something for everyone, providing key knowledge, leading strategies and innovative solutions through comprehensive, competency-based education.