Women of HR on Location

At Women of HR, we believe in personal and professional development, continuous learning, and helping to advance the HR profession through sharing the newest ideas and the latest trends being discussed at HR conferences and events.  Throughout the year we often have the opportunity to attend a number of events and strive to share the best of those events’ agendas.  Here’s where we’ll be in the upcoming year:



Upcoming Events



Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition

June 17-20, 2018

Chicago, IL


Historically the biggest HR conference of the year, SHRM Annual brings together 15,000 HR practitioners and leaders and well as vendors and solution providers for 4 days of all things HR.  Women of HR editor Jennifer Payne will be attending as part of the official blogging team as well as will be speaking on the Smart Stage (SHRM’s version of TED talks).


HR Tech 2018

The world’s leading business conference & expo on technology specifically for Human Resource executives and professionals.  HR Tech is the place to go to increase your knowledge about HR technology, learn about selecting and implementing HR technology from experts who have done it, to demo and shop for new solutions in the expo hall, or just to stay on top of this rapidly changing industry that impacts all aspects of HR.  Also, now featuring the Women in HR Technology summit, this event is a must attend for future-focused and forward thinking HR professionals.

And as a reader of this blog, use discount code JPAYNE18 for $300 off your registration!




Past Events


February 7-9, 2018

Salt Lake City, UT


A conference dedicated to improving Leadership Training and Employee Development programs, it brings together 300+ senior HR leaders as well as influencers, and disrupters who will showcase cutting edge products.   The program features keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, LEAD Awards recognizing excellence in leadership development programs, and disrupter pitches.


WorkHuman 2018

April 2 – 5, 2018

Austin, TX


Pioneered by recognition software company Globoforce, WorkHuman is centered on the idea that  “when companies harness the transformative power of human connections, well-being, purpose and communications, we build a work culture that both reminds us of our worth as individuals, and pulls us together in pursuit of shared success.”  This year’s keynote speakers include Brene Brown, Simon Sinek, Adam Grant, Amal Clooney, and Ashley Judd & Tarana Burke as part of a historic #MeToo panel.