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Top HR Conferences in 2024: Key Details, Speakers, Influencers, and More

top HR conferences 2024

For HR professionals, immersing themselves in the dynamic landscape of human resources is not just a choice but a strategic necessity — and this is where the top HR conferences in 2024 serve as powerful portals into the ever-evolving realm of talent management, workplace dynamics, and innovative HR practices.

These exciting and insightful events offer a front-row seat to witness the pulse of change, providing a panoramic view of emerging trends, innovative (HR) technologies, and methodologies with the potential to reshape the future of work.

We’ve already looked at the top HR conferences of this year and summarized the key information you need to choose the ones that promise to be transformative for your professional journey, HR department, or even the organization itself. Let’s dive right in!

Top HR conferences in 2024: February

1. Workplace Futures 2024

Workplace Futures 2024

The theme of the Workplace Futures conferences changes from one year to another to reflect the most relevant and current issues. This year, it’s all about people and technology.

The event is designed to provide useful insights and practical advice — all based on real-life experience and detailed research from the FM (facilities management) industry.

  • Single Delegate Registration: 450 GBP + VAT 20%
  • 3 Delegate Registration: 1,200 GBP + VAT 20%
  • 5 Delegate Registration: 1,750 GBP + VAT 20%
  • Online live stream for overseas visitors: free (requires prior verification)
  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Tech, Employee Experience
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 20 February 2024
  • Organizer: Workplace Futures Group
  • Key speakers: Lara Al Ansari, Hazel Bedson, Paul Bullard, etc.

Lara Al Ansari is the Analysis & Insights Lead at Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA).

Hazel Bedson is the Group Marketing Director at Service Works Global.

Paul Bullard is the Product and Professional Services Director at SFG20.

Learn more about Workplace Futures.

2. HR Data Analytics and AI Summit

HR Data Analytics and AI Summit

#2 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, this two-day event is all about the future of work and the transformative power of advanced analytics and AI technologies. It acts as a gateway to the latest trends, insights, and novel strategies that enable HR professionals to leverage cutting-edge tools to their advantage.

You will have the opportunity to attend thought-provoking keynotes and interactive round table and panel discussions — where real-world case studies will be used to showcase the power of HR data analytics and AI.

  • Early-bird In-person Registration: 1,595 USD (deadline 9 February)
  • Standard In-person Registration: 1,795 USD
  • Early-bird On-demand Registration: 850 USD (deadline 9 February)
  • Standard On-demand Registration: 995 USD
  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Analytics, AI
  • Location: Atlanta, the US
  • Dates: 26-27 February 2024
  • Organizer: HRO Today
  • Key speakers: Jeannine Arntzen, Chris Coleman, Rana Dalbah, etc.

Jeannine Arntzen is the Compensation and People Analytics Senior Manager – HR at Plante Moran.

Chris Coleman is the People Analytics Manager at Western Governors University.

Rana Dalbah is the Senior Director of Advanced Analytics and Insight at BAE Systems.

Learn more about the HR Data Analytics and AI Summit.

3. HR Technology Virtual Conference & Exposition

Top HR conferences 2024: HR Technology Virtual Conference & Exposition

The HR Technology Conference offers a valuable opportunity to glean insights from leading experts in the human resources field.

This 3-day online event features two keynotes daily and numerous interactive sessions, guiding participants on leveraging technology and navigating current HR trends amid uncertainty.

  • Registration: Free for qualified HR professionals, but required in advance
  • Event format: Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Tech
  • Dates: 27-29 February 2024
  • Organizer: HR Executive
  • Key speakers: Michael Kannisto, Dr. Amy Dufrane, Dani Johnson, etc.

Michael Kannisto is the founder and Scenario Director of MindemicLab.

Dr. Amy Dufrane the CEO of HRCI, and the founder of HRCI’s sister organization, the HR Standards Institute (HRSI).

Dani Johnson is the co-founder and principal analyst at RedThread Research.

Learn more about the HR Technology Virtual Conference & Exposition.

Top HR conferences in 2024: March

4. HRWest 2024

HRWest 2024

HR.com’s conference aims to reveal the top human resources trends and strategies so that you and your organization can thrive in 2024. The goal is to look at strategies, technologies, as well as developments related to talent and HR compliance that are defining both the present and future of work.

The event will bring together over 1,500 global attendees and more than 80 exhibitors — with a total of 75 sessions and roundtables to explore everything you need to know to find success this year.

  • Full Event Access Registration: 399 USD (for practicing, aspiring, and in-transition HR professionals)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Strategy, HR Tech, Talent & Compliance
  • Location: Oakland, California, the US
  • Dates: 5-6 March 2024
  • Organizer: HR.com
  • Key speakers: Nikita Steals, Mahima Sharma, Gregg Ward, etc.

Nikita Steals is the Vice President and Head of Tech Talent Acquisition at Capital One.

Mahima Sharma is a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) at Netflix.

Gregg Ward is the Executive Director and Founder of The Center for Respectful Leadership.

Learn more about HRWest 2024.

5. HR Vision London 2024

Top HR Conferences in 2024: HR Vision London

During the flagship event of HR Vision, you can explore cutting-edge HR analytics, best practices, and leadership insights from the top minds in the world of HR.

Tailored to diverse interests, the three parallel streams cover everything from the latest HR technologies to effective talent management strategies — ensuring everyone will find something that captivates them and opens their mind to new ideas and possibilities.

  • Early-bird Registration: 1,699 GBP + UK VAT
  • Standard Registration: 2,499 GBP + UK VAT
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Tech
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 5-6 March 2024
  • Organizer: HR Vision
  • Key speakers: David Doe, Manoj Puthan, Joanne Carlin, etc.

David Doe is the VP of Talent Strategy & Excellence at Shell.

Manoj Puthan is the Head of Learning Services and Capability Enablement at Nokia.

Joanne Carlin is the Senior Vice President of HR Europe & Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity at Firstsource.

Learn more about HR Vision London 2024.

6. HR Transform 2024

HR Transform 2024

#6 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, Transform is a dynamic three-day event with almost 300 leading voices sharing insights into the future of work.

You’ll have the opportunity to dive into keynotes, roundtables, demos, and workshops — exploring the intersection of technology and workplace transformation.

The conference offers progressive programming, curated connections, and innovative tech, making it a must-attend for those shaping the future of work.

  • Early-bird Registration: 1,395 USD (deadline 19 January)
  • Standard Registration: 2,195 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Future of work
  • Location: Las Vegas, the US
  • Dates: 11-13 March 2024
  • Organizer: Transform
  • Key speakers: Al Adamsen, Dwetri Addy, Matt Alder, etc.

Al Adamsen is the Founder & CEO of The Future of Work Project.

Dwetri Addy is the VP of Equity, Culture, and People Development at StitchFix.

Matt Alder is the Producer & Host of the Recruiting Future Podcast.

Learn more about HR Transform 2024.

7. HR Core Lab 12th Summit

HR Core Lab is an innovative and thought-provoking event that includes 3 conferences over the course of 2 days. Executives worldwide converge annually with a shared goal: finding and presenting ways of enhancing the HR function and its contribution to future business success.

Featuring top speakers from leading organizations, the summit offers case studies, live Q&A sessions, and interactive discussions, offering participants a profound understanding of globally effective HR strategies.

  • Early-bird Registration: 1,320 EUR (deadline 31 January) + VAT 21%
  • Standard Registration: 1,650 EUR + VAT 21%
  • Vendor/Consultant/Freelance Registration: 2,950 EUR + VAT 21%
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Agility, Analytics & Recruitment
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Dates: 13-14 March 2024
  • Organizer: Teneo
  • Key speakers: Michaela Schütt, David Tregidgo, Meredith Wellard, etc.

Michaela Schütt is the SVP of Digitalization Strategy for People & Organization at Siemens.

David Tregidgo is the Head of HR Strategy and Analytics at ING.

Meredith Wellard is the Vice President of Group Learning, Talent, and HR Platforms at DHL.

Learn more about HR Core Lab 12th Summit.

8. Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2024

Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2024

Gartner’s summit represents an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insights into the latest digital workplace trends and connect with top thought leaders and experts, including guest keynote speakers, experienced practitioners, and unbiased Gartner professionals.

The 2-day event will cover various hot topics, including leading by collaboration, creating engaging digital employee experiences, and, of course, generative AI.

  • Early-bird Registration: 3,475 USD (deadline 19 January)
  • Standard Registration: 3,850 USD
  • Public-sector Registration: 3,250 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Experience, Digital Workplace
  • Location: Grapevine, Texas, the US
  • Dates: 18-19 March 2024
  • Organizer: Gartner
  • Key speakers: Tali Sharot, Kelly D. Marlow, Adam Preset, etc.

Tali Sharot a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London and MIT. She is also the founder and director of the Affective Brain Lab.

Kelly D. Marlow is the Associate Vice President of Digital Workplace Experience at Nationwide.

Adam Preset is a VP Analyst for Digital Workplace at Gartner.

Learn more about Gartner’s Digital Workplace Summit.

9. Future of HR 2024

Future of HR 2024

#9 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, Smart HR’s digital event is all about the future of talent management, employee experience, HR Tech, and recruitment.

Over 10,000 participants are expected, who will have the opportunity to future-proof their HR skills by attending expert presentations and participating in Q&A sessions — expanding their contacts and HR network in the process.

  • Registration: Learn more about signing-up for free
  • Event format: Online/Virtual
  • Event category: Future of Work, HR Trends, HR Tech
  • Dates: 20 March 2024
  • Organizer: Smart HR
  • Key speakers: Agu Remmelg, Beata Mikołajczyk, Patrick De Pauw, etc.

Agu Remmelg is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Coursy.io.

Beata Mikołajczyk is an Account Executive at Tellent (formerly Recruitee).

Patrick De Pauw is the Co-Founder & CEO of Social Seeder.

Learn more about the Future of HR 2024.

10. Hacking HR’s 2024 Global Conference: The People Summit

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Registration: Free
  • Event format: Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Tech & Culture, Business
  • Dates: 25-28 March 2024
  • Organizer: Hacking HR
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about The People Summit from Hacking HR.

Top HR conferences in 2024: April

11. SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024

SHRM’s conference aims to enable HR professionals to revamp their talent management strategies for today’s dynamic job market.

The event will address the limitations of traditional practices in the modern fast-paced landscape and offer the opportunity to network with bright minds and experts in the HR industry.

In-person Pass: Standard Registration (deadline 13 April)

  • For Members: 1,695 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,095 USD
  • Join Now: 1,895 USD (includes SHRM membership benefits for 1 year)

In-person Pass: Onsite Registration (from 14 April onward)

  • For Members: 1,895 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,295 USD
  • Join Now: 2,095 USD (includes SHRM membership benefits for 1 year)

Virtual Pass: Standard Registration (deadline 13 April)

  • For Members: 1,195 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,595 USD
  • Join Now: 1,395 USD (includes SHRM membership benefits for 1 year)

Virtual Pass: Onsite Registration (from 14 April onward)

  • For Members: 1,295 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,695 USD
  • Join Now: 1,495 USD (includes SHRM membership benefits for 1 year)

Other details about the conference:

  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Strategy, Analytics, Recruitment
  • Location: Las Vegas, the US
  • Dates: 14-17 April 2024
  • Organizer: SHRM (The Society for Human Resource Management)
  • Key speakers: Terry Welker, Trisha Zulic, JoDee Curtis, etc.

Terry Welker is the President and Owner of Universal HR solutions and a Chief HR Professional, Consultant, and Executive Coach.

Trisha Zulic is Senior Director, Business Operations and Strategy, at WSA Distributing, Inc. She is also a SHRM Instructor and Course Instructor at the University of La Verne.

JoDee Curtis is the Founder and Owner of Purple Ink and an HR Consultant.

Learn more about SHRM’s Talent Conference & Exposition.

12. Workhuman Live

Workhuman’s 9th conference is all about getting to the heart of top HR priorities and challenges.

During the event, you’ll immerse yourself in focused sessions and workshops led by top industry speakers, researchers, and futurists — gaining not just a plan, but a network of like-minded leaders.

Beyond insightful sessions and notable speakers, the conference seeks to cultivate a sense of purpose in strategic endeavors.

  • Pass for 1 Day: 995 USD
  • Full-pass Early-bird Registration (1): 1,795 USD (expires 17 March)
  • Full-pass Early-bird Registration (2): 2,095 USD (expires 18 April)
  • Teams Early-bird Registration (1): 1,257 USD/team member (expires 17 March)
  • Teams Early-bird Registration (2): 1,467 USD/team member (expires 18 April)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership, Strategy & Tech
  • Location: Austin, Texas, the US
  • Dates: 15-18 April 2024
  • Organizer: Workhuman
  • Key speakers: Dr. Brené Brown, Andrew McAfee, Prudence Pitter

Dr. Brené Brown is the Founder and CEO of the Brené Brown Education and Research Group and a renowned research professor at the University of Houston and the University of Texas at Austin.

Andrew McAfee is the Co-Founder & Co-Director of MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy and a Principal Research Scientist at MIT Sloan School of Management.

Prudence Pitter is the Global Head of HR – Auto/MFG and Healthcare & Life Sciences, at Amazon Web Services

Learn more about the Workhuman Live conference.

13. HR Technologies UK

HR Technologies UK

During this event, UK’s HR leaders converge to explore the tech-shaping businesses in the upcoming year. From startups to global brands, you’ll be able to meet representatives spanning across various industries.

In addition to the tech exhibition, there will also be conferences and seminars — providing plenty of opportunities to meet, mingle, share ideas, and network.

  • Visitor Pass: free with prior registration
  • Booking a Standcontact the organizer for info on packages
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Tech, Exhibition
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 17-18 April 2024
  • Organizer: CloserStill Media
  • Key speakers: Christine Armstrong, Bill Boorman, Elizabeth Cowper, etc.

Christine Armstrong is a Writer and Consultant specializing in the Future of Work, Workplaces, Leadership, and Company Communication.

Bill Boorman is an Advisor to Talent Technology Companies, Keynote Speaker and Host, Researcher, and Commentator.

Elizabeth Cowper is the Founder and CEO of We Are Ludo Ltd. and a TEDx Speaker.

Learn more about HR Technologies UK.

14. Learning Technologies London UK 2024

Learning Technologies London UK 2024

Co-located with HR Technologies UK, Learning Technologies stands out as the top European event in terms of organizational learning and workplace learning technology — boasting over 10,000 attendees from 50 countries, 200 seminars, and 200 global exhibitors.

It is ideal for everyone, from newcomers to experienced HR or L&D professionals, who will have unique networking opportunities and the chance to explore their understanding of the significance, value, and development of cutting-edge L&D tech.

  • Registrations and bookings: free with prior registration
  • Exhibitingcontact the organizer for information
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: L&D, HR Tech
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 17-18 April 2024
  • Organizer: CloserStill Media
  • Key speakers: Tiffany Abinsay, Chara Balasubramaniam, Markus Bernhardt, etc.

Tiffany Abinsay is the Head of Digital Learning Technology at Citi.

Chara Balasubramaniam is the Vice President for Future Skills & Learning at BP.

Markus Bernhardt is the AI Strategist Lead at The Learning Forum.

Find out more about Learning Technologies UK.

15. IAMPHENOM

IAMPHENOM

IAMPHENOM is a 3-day conference packed with ideas, inspiration, and connection opportunities. This HR conference is where you can discover how intelligent talent experience platforms can help you hire, develop, and retain better.

The event will attract over 1,800 people and more than 100 speakers, who will exchange their ideas and expertise during 60+ sessions and breakouts.

  • Early-bird registration: 490 USD (deadline 1 March)
  • Standard Registration: 700 USD (deadline 23 April)
  • Pre-conference Training Day Pass: 250 USD (does not include 2-Day IAMPHENOM conference pass)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Talent Experience
  • Location: Philadelphia, the US
  • Dates: 23-25 April 2024
  • Organizer: Phenom
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the IAMPHENOM conference.

16. Learning & HR Technology Conference and Expo

Learning & HR Technology Conference and Expo

#16 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, this event prides itself on being the only one of this kind (in North America) focusing on the intersection of Learning and HR Technology.

It aims to empower HR professionals to do more with less — accomplished through a wide range of best practices, emerging tech trends, and invaluable insights. The event will feature over 150 sessions, more than 100 suppliers, and +150 speakers.

  • Super-Early Registration: 1,795 USD (deadline 2 February)
  • Registration for Members: 1,895 USD
  • Standard Registration: 1,995 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: L&D, HR Tech, Future of Work
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, the US
  • Dates: 23-25 April 2024
  • Organizer: The Learning Guild
  • Key speakers: Chris Adams, Iuliia Algasova, Vanessa Alzate, etc.

Chris Adams is the Principal Consultant at Performance Change Strategies and a Top Educational Technology Voice.

Iuliia Algasova is the Head of Content Design Center and Associate Director at EPAM Systems.

Vanessa Alzate is the Founder and CEO of Anchored Training.

Learn more about the Learning & HR Technology Conference and Expo.

17. HR Tech Festival Asia

HR Tech Festival Asia

HR Tech Festival Asia is one of the premier events in the Asia Pacific that focuses on cutting-edge technology, digital transformation, and workforce management. This will be the 23rd edition of the festival, where HR professionals can come together and discover the latest solutions from HR vendors — all to address the most pressing challenges in the modern workplace.

HRM Asia expects over 8,000 attendees this year, who will be able to explore 150 exhibition booths and gain new insights from more than 130 speakers and 110 sessions.

Full Access Delegate Pass + CHRO Symposium Pass

  • Early-bird: 1,299 SGD or 970 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 1,499 SGD or 1,120 USD

Full Access Delegate Pass (Except CHRO Symposium)

  • Early-bird: 1,099 SGD or 820 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 1,299 SGD or 970 USD

AHDO Summit Pass

  • Early-bird: 899 SGD or 670 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 1,099 SGD or 820 USD

Human Development Masterclass

  • Early-bird: 1,099 SGD or 820 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 1,299 SGD or 970 USD

ESG Masterclass

  • Early-bird: 899 SGD or 670 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 1,099 SGD or 820 USD

Visitor Pass (2 days)

  • Early-bird: 25 SGD or 19 USD (deadline 28 February)
  • Standard: 30 SGD or 22 USD

Other details about the conference:

  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Future of Work, Change Management
  • Location: Marina Bay, Singapore
  • Dates: 24-25 April 2024
  • Organizer: HRM Asia
  • Key speakers: Lim May-Ann, Daniel O’Connor, Dr. Bob Aubrey, etc.

Lim May-Ann is the Director of the Data Governance Practice at Access Partnership.

Daniel O’Connor is the Chief People Officer at ALBA Group Asia.

Dr. Bob Aubrey is the Founder & Chair of the Advisory Board at the ASEAN Human Development Organisation (AHDO).

Learn more about the HR Tech Festival Asia.

Top HR conferences in 2024: May

18. Employee Engagement Summit 2024

Employee Engagement Summit 2024

The Employee Engagement Summit is the largest event of its kind, which focuses on defining what the future of engagement actually looks like in the modern workplace.

2024 marks the 11th edition of the summit, where you can expect case studies, live interviews, and panel discussions — all centered around the importance of effective employee engagement strategies, which are based on purposeful and impactful initiatives.

  • Registration: Free for end-users working within employee engagement at their organization, form submission required
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Experience & Engagement
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 1 May 2024
  • Organizer: Engage Employee
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the Employee Engagement Summit.

19. HRO Today Forum North America 2024

HRO Today Forum North America 2024

The HRO Today Forum is a place where top HR thinkers, practitioners, technologists, and other industry experts join together in order to discuss and (re)define what a modern workforce should and could look like.

The event will explore both the challenges and opportunities available for HR leaders and offer people the (strategic) insights and renewed energy to shine in their leadership positions.

The Forum will also include a prestigious gala, during which the 2024 CHRO of the Year Awards will be revealed.

  • CHRO & Guest Registration: 1,695 USD
  • HRO Today Association Practitioner Member Registration: 495 USD
  • HR Practitioner (2 Day Conference) Registration: 1,695 USD
  • Sponsor Registration: 1,695 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership
  • Location: Dallas, Texas, the US
  • Dates: 1-3 May 2024
  • Organizer: HRO Today
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the HRO Today Forum.

20. HR Tech Europe

HR Tech Europe

#20 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, HR Tech Europe is the ideal event for HR professionals and strategists who seek innovative ways of leveraging technologies to improve the HR function and its overall impact on business objectives.

Participants can explore different topics and sessions, such as keynotes, workshops, and even TED-style HR tech talks. Overall, you can expect over 180 leading speakers, around 3,000 participants, and more than 90 brands, including start-ups — all eager to showcase their latest innovations.

  • Free Pass: Includes keynote sessions, 100 HR tech solution providers, and ChatHRT feature, but does not include access to the HR Tech Conference agenda
  • 2-Day Conference Premium Pass: 325 EUR (31 January deadline for online registration)
  • Thursday Daily Conference Pass: 220 EUR (Free pass benefits + access to the full HR Tech Conference agenda)
  • Friday Daily Conference Pass: 220 EUR (Free pass benefits + access to the full HR Tech Conference agenda)
  • Onsite Tickets: 499 EUR
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Tech
  • Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Dates: 2-3 May 2024
  • Organizer: HR Executive
  • Key speakers: Josh Bersin, Madeline Laurano, Hung Lee, etc.

Josh Bersin is the Founder and CEO of the Josh Bersin Company and a global HR industry analyst and thought leader.

Madeline Laurano is the Founder of Aptitude Research.

Hung Lee is a Curator at Recruiting Brainfood, exploring topics like AI, blockchain, tech hiring, and employer branding, among others.

Learn more about HR Tech Europe.

21. Unleash America 2024

Unleash America 2024

Unleash America is the #1 HR conference in the United States and the place where top HR leaders and professionals come to learn, network, and explore business opportunities.

Also known as The International Festival of HR, this event is guaranteed to change the way you think about human resources and innovation, opening your mind even further to the possibilities of HR tech — which is what the expo area is all about.

Here, at Nestor, we’re proud to share that we’ve also been part of Unleash in the last two editions. Our 2023 participation also marked an important highlight for us: the launch of a Talent and Opportunity Marketplace, which joined the other innovative modules of our skills-based People Intelligence Platform. Here are some captions from the last year’s edition:

unleash america 2023

Nestor will also be there this year, where we hope to meet you and exchange thoughts, insights, and ideas about the future of HR and work in general.

  • HR Leader Registration: Free for senior HR practitioners, working for a company with more than 10,000 employees and in charge of HR budget decisions (application-dependent discount)
  • Super Early-bird Attendee Registration: 1,395 USD (deadline 26 January)
  • Standard Registration: 1,995 USD
  • Super Early-bird Vendor Registration: 2,395 USD
  • Standard Vendor Registration: 2,995 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Tech, Leadership, Innovation
  • Location: Las Vegas, the US
  • Dates: 7-9 May 2024
  • Organizer: Unleash
  • Key speakers: Kirstin Ferguson, Jon Couture, Natalie Wintermark, etc.

Kirstin Ferguson is an Author, Keynote Speaker, and Adjunct Professor at the QUT Business School.

Jon Couture is the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Principal Financial Group.

Natalie Wintermark is the Chief People & Culture Officer at Glamox.

Learn more about Unleash America 2024.

22. The HR Congress World Summit 2024

The HR Congress World Summit 2024

The 9th edition of The HR Congress World Summit will focus on the future of work, more specifically, on helping HR professionals define strategies that will help their organizations create purpose-driven cultures and environments — which are critical for enhancing and unlocking the full potential of employees.

Guests will be able to attend a wide range of programs, from dynamic discussions to hands-on workshops and inspiring keynotes — all aimed at finding the perfect balance between technical innovation and soft skills, or the skills of the future.

  • General Access: 1,395 EUR
  • Full Access: 1,995 EUR (summit + all masterclasses)
  • Vendor or Consultant Access: 3,995 EUR
  • VIP/Free Access: For CHROs or C-1 level HR leaders working for organizations larger than 2,500 employees in the private sector (application-dependent discount)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership & Strategy, Future of Work
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Dates: 14-15 May 2024
  • Organizer: The HR Congress
  • Key speakers: Tamra Chandler, Susan J. Schmitt Winchester, Jochen Eckhold, etc.

Tamra Chandler is the CEO and Founder of PeopleFirm LLC and Partner/Principal at EY. She is also a best-selling author.

Susan J. Schmitt Winchester is the Senior Vice President and Chief HR Officer at Applied Materials.

Jochen Eckhold is the SVP Global HR at HUGO BOSS.

Learn more about The HR Congress World Summit.

23. HR Core Nordic 7th Seminar

HR Core Nordic 7th Seminar

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Early-bird Registration: 795 EUR (only for corporate HR professionals)
  • Standard Registration: 1,590 EUR (only for corporate HR professionals)
  • Freelance HR Professional/Consultant/Vendor Registration: 2,950 EUR
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Future of Work
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dates: 15-16 May 2024
  • Organizer: Teneo
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the HR Core Nordic Seminar.

24. HR Engage Summit

HR Engage Summit

#24 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, The HR Engage Summit reunites HR leaders from various industries and provides them with the right platform to exchange ideas on the latest trends and challenges of HR, better understand the HR transformation process, and interact with innovative vendors.

  • Registration: Check out the sign-up form
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Transformation, HR Leadership
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 16 May 2024
  • Organizer: Executive Leaders Network (ELN)
  • Key speakers: Natalie Quilter, Louisa Hogarty, Claire Foy, etc.

Natalie Quilter is the HR Operational Lead at Notting Hill Genesis.

Louisa Hogarty is the Group HR Director and Non Executive Director at Noble Foods Ltd.

Claire Foy is the Head of Wealth Capability at Coutts.

Learn more about the HR Engage Summit.

25. ATD24 International Conference & Expo

ATD24 International Conference & Expo

ATD’s International Conference is the world’s largest learning and development event, which brings together professionals and growth enthusiasts from all over the globe.

The event has two main objectives: on one hand, to help you find a renewed sense of passion and refresh your L&D expertise. On the other hand, to showcase cutting-edge solutions that are changing how people learn and grow — you’ll find these on the expo floor.

In-person Pass: Early-bird Registration (deadline 5 April)

  • For Members: 2,195 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,595 USD

In-person Pass: Standard Registration (deadline 17 May)

  • For Members: 2,395 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,795 USD

In-person Pass: Onsite Registration

  • For Members: 2,595 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,995 USD

Virtual Pass: Early-bird Registration (deadline 5 April)

  • For Members: 1,195 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,595 USD

Virtual Pass: Standard Registration (deadline 17 May)

  • For Members: 1,295 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,695 USD

Virtual Pass: Onsite Registration

  • For Members: 1,395 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,795 USD

Other details about the event:

  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: L&D
  • Location: New Orleans, the US
  • Dates: 19-22 May 2024
  • Organizer: The Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD)
  • Key speakers: Daniel Pink, Matthew McConaughey, Venus Williams, etc.

Daniel Pink is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of 7 books, including “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”.

Matthew McConaughey is an Academy Award-Winning Actor and #1 New York Times Bestselling Author.

Venus Williams is a World-Class Tennis Legend, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist.

Learn more about the ATD24 International Conference.

26. Irresistible 2024

Irresistible 2024

In the words of Josh Bersin himself, Irresistible is not only an event but an experience — making it one of the most important top HR conferences in 2024. The HR thought leader goes on to add that: “This new age of work requires dynamic organizations to rethink leadership, incorporate a new operating system for HR, and to weave culture into every business decision.”

And Irresistible 2024 is all about learning from the experiences, ideas, and knowledge of influential business leaders and CHROs. This exclusive global conference has plenty of attractions to keep anyone engaged, including fireside chats, mainstage sessions, and one-of-a-kind networking events.

  • Early-Bird Individual Registration: 1,999 USD (deadline April 1)
  • Standard Individual Registration: 2,200 USD
  • Team Registration: 1,799 USD/member (requires a minimum of 4 team members)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership, HR Tech
  • Location: Los Angeles, the US
  • Dates: 20-23 May 2024
  • Organizer: The Josh Bersin Company
  • Key speakers: Evan Pierce, Kathleen Hogan, Ty Breland, etc.

Evan Pierce is the Vice President of People & Culture at Boston Celtics.

Kathleen Hogan is the Chief People Officer & EVP of Human Resources at Microsoft.

Ty Breland is the EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer at Marriott International.

Learn more about Irresistible 2024.

Top HR conferences in 2024: June

27. HR Vision Amsterdam 2024

HR Vision Amsterdam 2024

HR Vision Amsterdam is an event that offers leaders and strategists in the human resource area the inspiration and innovative ideas they need to reshape and redefine the HR landscape.

It’s the place you want to be to network with other bright minds from this industry and gain new insights into how to address some of the most critical challenges in HR.

  • Early-bird Registration: 1,499 EUR (still available at the time of writing)
  • Standard Registration: 2,499 EUR
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership
  • Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Dates: 5-6 June 2024
  • Organizer: HR Vision
  • Key speakers: Markus Graf, Gerard Penning, Maya Tsankova, etc.

Markus Graf is the Vice President of HR and Global Head of Talent at Novartis.

Gerard Penning is an HR Senior Executive at Alliander and a Board Member at Sustainable Energy for All.

Maya Tsankova is the Global Employer Branding & Digital Communications Manager at Coca-Cola HBC.

Learn more about HR Vision Amsterdam.

28. HRO Today Engage! 2024

HRO Today Engage! 2024

#28 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, Engage! is born out of the insights and legacy of the previous HRO events — the Inclusion Summit and the Culture & Engagement Summit.

It represents one of the best conferences where you can deepen your understanding of the critical role of HR in creating and maintaining a healthy, engaged, and inclusive culture — all while discovering new strategies and best practices to empower your people to reach their full potential.

  • Early-bird 2-Day In-person Pass: 795 USD (deadline 19 January)
  • Standard 2-Day In-person Pass: 1,695 USD
  • Early-bird 2-Day On-Demand Pass: 495 USD (deadline 19 January)
  • Standard 2-Day On-Demand Pass: 995 USD
  • PDI All Access: 1,995 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Wellness, Workplace Culture, DEI
  • Location: Chicago, the US
  • Dates: 10-11 June 2024
  • Organizer: HRO Today
  • Key speakers: Robert Perkins, Alexandria Uribe, Derrick Barton, etc.

Robert Perkins is the SVP and Chief Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Mondelēz International.

Alexandria Uribe is the Senior Director of Total Talent Management at WM.

Derrick Barton is the Chief Talent Leader/CEO at the Center for Talent Solutions and the Founder of Incredible LIFE Network.

Learn more about HRO Today Engage.

29. CIPD Festival of Work

CIPD Festival of Work

The CIPD Festival of Work seeks to help HR professionals and business leaders find applicable answers to one of the most important questions for modern organizations — “How can we create an environment that enables our people to work better, and which works better for our people?

People, ideas, and solutions presented at this event will help you adapt and evolve your strategies to meet the ever-changing needs of the modern work environment.

  • Festival ticket: free of charge (includes access to all festival stages, activities, and suppliers/service providers)
  • Content + pass: 95 GBP + VAT (first 200 only), including additional benefits like recordings from all 7 stages, access to a selection of speaker interviews, exclusive curated content, etc.
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Experience, Future of Work
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 12-13 June 2024
  • Organizer: CIPD (The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)
  • Key speakers: Daniel Hulme, Laura Mohomed, Josh Jackman, etc.

Daniel Hulme is the Chief AI Officer at WPP and the CEO of Satalia.

Laura Mohomed is the Global Health & Wellbeing Manager at Tetra Park.

Josh Jackman is the Chief Operations Officer at ART Health Solutions.

Learn more about the Festival of Work.

30. SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024

SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024

With over 275 sessions, SHRM24 is one of the largest and most important top HR conferences in 2024 that reunites HR professionals — regardless of their role, tenure, or industry — and enables them to discover and discuss the latest ideas that are changing the world of work.

The SHRM24 Expo area is where you’ll find the latest innovative HR solutions that are aiming to transform the HR function and make life easier for professionals in this industry.

In-person Pass: Early-bird Registration (deadline 29 February)

  • For Members: 2,095 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,495 USD
  • Join Now: 2,295 USD

In-person Pass: Standard Registration (between 1 March – 22 June)

  • For Members: 2,295 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,695 USD
  • Join Now: 2,495 USD

In-person Pass: Onsite Registration (from 23 June onward)

  • For Members: 2,395 USD
  • For Non-members: 2,795 USD
  • Join Now: 2,595 USD

Virtual Pass: Early-bird Registration (deadline 29 February)

  • For Members: 1,195 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,595 USD
  • Join Now: 1,395 USD

Virtual Pass: Standard Registration (between 1 March – 22 June)

  • For Members: 1,295 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,695 USD
  • Join Now: 1,495 USD

Virtual Pass: Onsite Registration (from 23 June onward)

  • For Members: 1,395 USD
  • For Non-members: 1,795 USD
  • Join Now: 1,595 USD

Other details about the conference:

  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: All Things HR
  • Location: Chicago, the US
  • Dates: 23-26 June 2024
  • Organizer: SHRM
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about SHRM’s Annual Conference & Expo.

31. Learning Tech Reloaded Europe

Learning Tech Reloaded Europe

This HR event embraces the old wisdom of Leonardo Davinci: “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

It is aimed at senior L&D decisions-makers, who have a unique opportunity to learn from and exchange knowledge with industry thought leaders.

During the 2,5 packed days, you’ll be able to discuss your own challenges and see how the latest L&D tech can help your organization stay on top of the latest trends.

  • All-Inclusive Event Pass: 3,249 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Premium Event Pass: 2,749 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Standard Event Pass: 2,549 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Digital Event Pass: 895 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: L&D
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Dates: 30 June – 2 July 2024
  • Organizer: we.CONECT Global Leaders
  • Key speakers: Thais Modena, Antoine Brossard, Carsten Kueck, etc.

Thais Modena is the Global Head of Learning and Leadership Development at Amazon.

Antoine Brossard is the Global Director of Learning, Talent & Leadership Development at Philips.

Carsten Kueck is the Vice President of TDK Management Services and the Head of Training & Development at TDK Corporation.

Learn more about Learning Tech Reloaded Europe.

Top HR conferences in 2024: September

32. Talent Management Reloaded Europe

Talent Management Reloaded Europe

#32 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, Talent Management Reloaded is the most influential event of its kind in Europe, which reunites top minds and stakeholders involved in hiring, developing, and retaining talent.

It offers a wide range of interactive sessions and practical workshops, through which you will discover actionable insights and learn how to revamp the talent journey within your own organization.

  • All-inclusive Event Pass: 3,249 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Premium Event Pass: 2,749 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Standard Event Pass: 2,549 EUR + VAT 19%
  • Digital Event Pass: 895 EUR + + VAT 19%
  • Event format: In-person and Online/Virtual
  • Event category: Talent Management
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Dates: 18-20 September 2024
  • Organizer: we.CONECT Global Leaders
  • Key speakers: Addie van Rooij, Marianne Kiener, Sven Hermesdorf, etc.

Addie van Rooij is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Organisation Development at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).

Marianne Kiener is the Head of Talent Programs at Siemens.

Sven Hermesdorf is the Global Executive Top Management HR at Lidl International.

Learn more about Talent Management Reloaded Europe.

33. HR Technology Conference & Exposition

HR Tech 2024 is the largest event dedicated to HR innovation. Regardless of your role in HR (and other business areas) or your current HR technology journey, this is the place where you want to be if your goal is to optimize your usage of HR tools or identify the next cutting-edge HR solution for your organization.

The event will feature over 400 world-class exhibitors, more than 150 impactful sessions, and +300 powerhouse speakers.

  • Registration: Not available yet
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Innovation, HR Tech
  • Location: Las Vegas, the US
  • Dates: 24-27 September 2024
  • Organizer: HR Executive
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the HR Technology Conference & Exposition.

34. CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo

CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Registration: Not available yet
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: N/A
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, the US
  • Dates: 29 September – 1 October 2024
  • Organizer: CUPA-HR (College and University Professional Association for Human Resources)
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about CUPA-HR’s Annual Conference and Expo.

Top HR conferences in 2024: October

35. Future of Work Conference

Future of Work Conference

#35 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, The Future of Work will focus on the pivotal role of human-centricity in cultivating a sense of belonging.

This one-day event will feature over 30 presentations and multiple roundtable sessions and case study presentations — all aimed at providing HR professionals with the relevant information needed to manage a workplace defined by tech-driven change and the fragmentation caused by a multi-generational workforce.

  • RegistrationFree for senior professionals working in employee engagement
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Engagement
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 9 October 2024
  • Organizer: Engage Employee
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the Future of Work Conference.

36. Unleash World HR Conference and Exhibition

Unleash World HR Conference and Exhibition

This event is, in the words of people at Unleash, “where the world of HR meets.”

One of the most influential HR conferences, this is where the who’s who of HR come to have transformational conversations, exchange invaluable insights, and expand their networking opportunities.

It’s also where the latest HR tech and solutions from innovators are displayed, helping organizations understand the next trends and developments that will be at the core of the revolutionized world of work.

  • Registration: Not available yet
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Tech
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Dates: 16-17 October 2024
  • Organizer: Unleash
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the Unleash World conference.

37. HR Core Academy 11th Summit

HR Core Academy 11th Summit

The 11th edition of the HR Core Academy summit will feature 2 conferences in the same venue: the first focused on Learning & Development and the second on Talent Transformation.

The event will be all about exploring how organizations and HR leaders are gearing up and finding new ways to protect, develop, and add value to their employees and business models — which rely heavily on new, strategic, and agile approaches to L&D and HR in general.

  • Early-bird Registration: 745 EUR (only for corporate HR professionals)
  • Standard Registration: 1,490 EUR (only for corporate HR professionals)
  • Freelance HR Professional/Consultant/Vendor Registration: 2,950 EUR
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: L&D, Talent Transformation
  • Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Dates: 23-24 October 2024
  • Organizer: Teneo
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about the HR Core Academy Summit.

38. Gartner ReimagineHR Conference

Gartner ReimagineHR Conference

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Early-bird Registration: 3,875 USD
  • Standard Registration: 4,475 USD
  • Public-sector Registration: 3,675 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, the US
  • Dates: 28-30 October 2024
  • Organizer: Gartner
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about Gartner’s ReimagineHR Conference.

39. People 2030: Our Talent, Our Future

People 2030: Our Talent, Our Future

#39 on our list of top HR conferences in 2024, this event is all about people — who will play a central role in creating and maintaining business value in the short- and long-term future.

The sessions will focus on novel ways to create a feeling of purpose among your employees, impactful L&D initiatives, and the role of technology and innovation in productivity.

  • Registration for Members: 1,695 USD
  • Standard Registration: 1,995 USD
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Employee Experience, Engagement, and Development
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York, the US
  • Dates: 29-30 October 2024
  • Organizer: The Conference Board
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about People 2030: Our Talent, Our Future.

Top HR conferences in 2024: November

40. HRO Today Forum EMEA 2024

HRO Today Forum EMEA 2024

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Registration: 1,695 USD (exclusively for Chief, VP, Director level HR and TA executives and their teams)
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: HR Leadership
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Dates: 4-6 November 2024
  • Organizer: HRO Today
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about HRO Today Forum EMEA.

41. Future of Work Europe

Future of Work Europe

The first Future of Work Europe event took place in 2019, and the goal has been the same since then:

To explore the latest trends and strategies that shape the work landscape — from workplace transformation and technology to digitalization and L&D.

  • 2-Day Pass Registration: 500 GBP + VAT
  • Pass Plus Registration: 2,000 GBP + VAT
  • Event format: In-person
  • Event category: Future of Work
  • Location: London, the UK
  • Dates: 13-14 November 2024
  • Organizer: M-Media Events
  • Key speakers: Kirstie Loveridge, Ed Yuen, Debbie Simister, etc.

Kirstie Loveridge is the Executive Vice President of People & Culture at AEG Europe.

Ed Yuen is the VP Strategy and Business Development / Head of HRO Business and HR Assist Platforms at ADP.

Debbie Simister is the Global Vice President of Talent Management at Accor.

Learn more about Future of Work Europe.

42. HR Week

More information will be available closer to the event date.

  • Registration: Not available yet
  • Event format: Online/Virtual
  • Event category: HR Strategy
  • Dates: 20-24 November 2024
  • Organizer: HR Week
  • Key speakers: Not announced yet

Learn more about HR Week.

43. HR Summit

HR Summit

More information will be available closer to the event date.

Learn more about HR Summit.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the top HR conferences in 2024

What is the best conference for CHROs?

While you cannot go wrong with any of the top HR conferences in 2024 that either target or are exclusive to C-level and HR leadership, we recommend considering Gartner’s ReimagineHR, Josh Bersin’s Irresistible, and Unleash America as a start.

How do I choose an HR conference to attend?

First of all, you should prioritize events that align with your specific goals and professional development needs. In that sense, consider the conference’s focus areas, keynote speakers, and workshop topics to ensure they are relevant to your current challenges and future aspirations — these are also the key details we’ve presented for each event on our list of top HR conferences in 2024.

You should also keep in mind factors like budget and location preferences to make a well-informed decision that maximizes the value of your attendance and contributes to your growth in this field.

How important is attending an HR conference?

Nobody knows it all, which is why people will attend the top HR conferences in 2024 to gain new insights into innovative practices, see how others are dealing with similar (organizational) challenges, or simply expand their professional network.

Participating in this type of event is essential in remaining competitive — both as an (HR) professional and as a company — and advancing your talent management practices and the long-term plans of the organization.