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Conferences You Shouldn’t Miss

By Madison Knopik:

The 2019 conference season will be here before you know it. For HR professionals, it can be hard to pick the best ones to attend by just sifting through endless pages of options. You need facts and an honest explanation of the benefit. Well, we’re here to deliver.

Check out this list of 2019 HR and Talent Acquisition events:

Third HR Division International Conference (HRIC)

Date: January 9 – 11, 2019

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Cost: €100 – €450 (~$120 – $530)

Why you should attend: The HRIC conference is designed to integrate the global HR community. Management researchers and practitioners can gather HR knowledge from global professionals.


SRSC (Social Recruiting Strategies Conference)

Date: January 30 – February 1, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA

Cost: $1,195 – $2,585

Why you should attend: SRSC is for Talent Acquisition and HR executive and leaders who are looking to leverage emerging recruiting practices through the latest in global recruiting trends, recruitment marketing, candidate engagement, tools and HR technology.

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Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech

Date: February 20 – 22, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cost: $795 – $1,645

Why you should attend: Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech focuses on both the art and sciences sides of talent acquisition. You and your team can find a comprehensive program aimed at every level of TA professionals. This event allows you to choose how you want to develop and perfect your craft.



Date: February 26-27, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA

Cost: $890 +

Why you should attend: At HIRE19, Talent acquisition and HR professionals will listen to inspiring thought leaders, make plans and relationships, and gain a valuable education and certification.


2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference

Date: March 5 – 7, 2019

Location: Miami, FL

Cost: $795 – $1,995

Why you should attend: The 2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning conference is where you can learn how high-performing organizations are balancing the need for shorter, more agile workforce planning cycles with long-term talent strategy. This event will teach you about building people-analytics dream team, applying insights to business-relevant talent issues throughout the employee lifecycle and making data-based decisions.


WorkHuman 2019 Conference

Date: March 18 – 21, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN

Cost: $1,595+

Why you should attend: The WorkHuman Conference is made for leaders worldwide who want to harness the power of people for the next generation of HR.


UNLEASH Conference & Expo

Date: March 19 – 20, 2019

Location: London

Cost: €1,145 – €2,295 (~$1,400 – $2,700)

Why you should attend: UNLEASH is focused on the future driven by AI and intelligent technologies that can process, do and analyze more than the human brain. Business leaders need to be more agile and innovative now more than ever to stay relevant, and UNLEASH helps find the platforms, tips and techniques you need to accomplish this.

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HR Transform

Date: March 26 – 28, 2019

Location: Las Vegas

Cost: $845 – $1,595

Why you should attend: HR Transform brings HR professionals and innovators together. Network with HR executives who are not only thinking about the changes ahead but actually laying the groundwork for that future today.


2019 SHRM Talent

Date: April 8 – 10, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN

Cost: TBD

Why you should attend: Created specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, SHRM Talent will arm HR professionals with the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to update your human capital strategies. Recruiting top talent is the key to your organization’s success and this conference provides the techniques needed to do just that.


RecruitCon 2019

Date: May 5 – 8, 2019

Location: Austin, TX

Cost: $1,485 – $1,984

Why you should attend: This event continuously helps talent acquisition and management executives and leaders discover new and emerging recruiting practices. Additionally, RecruitCon offers access to new-tech, cutting-edge analytics, which streamlines hiring as a process and delivers data as a foundation for decision making.


Indeed Interactive

Date: May 13 – 15, 2019

Location: Austin, TX

Cost: $599+

Why you should attend: Indeed Interactive provides fresh angles and industry viewpoints on data insights, productive rejuvenation and cost savings thanks to unique speakers who offer creative tactics and practical tools. While attending you’ll receive hands-on experience, networking opportunities and big inspiration.


UNLEASH America 2019

Date: May 14 – 15, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cost: TBD

Why you should attend: Leaders, innovators and influencers will gather for UNLEASH America 2019. These individuals will learn how to transform organizations and identify and apply the right technologies. This event will dive into the simplifications and time savings of AI and machine learning, offering professionals room to focus on employee experience, learning, wellbeing and culture crafting. It will explore how blockchain can be used for safer, more secure information transfer and how HR systems are being implemented for transparency, honesty and autonomy.


SourceCon Europe 2019

Date: May 21 – 22, 2019

Location: Amsterdam

Cost: ~$1,595

Why you should attend: Head to Amsterdam for the second Europe SourceCon to catch sourcing stories from experienced speakers. Network with fellow industry professionals and learn from one another.


2019 NACE Conference & Expo

Date: June 3 – 6, 2019

Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL

Cost: $485 – $1,445

Why you should attend: NACE, an organization focused on professional development and learning, provides a conference filled with opportunities for attendees to make new connections and connect with peers. More than 80 professional development workshops are available for individuals to attend. Attendees can discover new business solutions in the world-class Expo Hall.


2019 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Date: June 10-12, 2019

Location: Denver, CO

Cost: $795 – $1,995

Why you should attend: This event will teach individuals the strategies, tactics and tools you can leverage to bring a fresh approach to your recruiting strategy. Use a new selection of techniques to hire for performance and retention, and catch a crash course in TA analytics to make data-driven recruiting a reality at your organization.


Inbound 2019

Date: September 3-6, 2019

Location: Boston, MA

Cost: $299 – $1,399

Why you should attend: INBOUND brings together a community of people who are passionate about marketing, selling and delighting customers in an inbound way. This annual event and year-round media platform inspires and educates hundreds of thousands of people and their businesses so they can grow smarter.


HR Technology Conference & Exposition (HR Tech)

Date: October 1 – 4, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cost: TBD

Why you should attend: HR Tech supplies attendees with a larger picture of the HR technology market. This event will help you catch up on the rapidly changing industry and boost your knowledge to buy and implement the latest HR platforms.



Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

Why you should attend: The purpose of #HRTechTank is to connect, educate and promote innovators in the human resource management and recruitment software space. This event happens multiple times a year in the US and Europe. Keep it on your radar for the closest event near you.



Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

Why you should attend: #HRTX is where design thinking meets un-conference. Talent acquisition and recruitment leaders come together for a half day collaboration event where they will work together to solve everyday challenges in TA and recruitment. This event takes place in several US locations throughout the year. Check back in to get more information on #HRTX 2019.

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