Do you enjoy managing people and want to become one of the best HR talents?

Editor’s note: Our team at AlphaGamma has recently released a new list of HR conferences to attend in 2018. Check it out!

Do you thrive to gain practical insights from 25 leaders and experts, be up-to-date with new trends and make life-long friendships along the way?

There are 50 opportunities to do so.

For your convenience, we selected the best HR Events that you cannot miss in 2017!

1. SRSC – Social Recruiting Strategies Conference

Dates: January 25-27, 2017 | Register here
Location: San Francisco, California, USA

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference 2017 San Francisco (#SRSC) will offer best practices and lessons learned from recruiting gurus and case studies of leading brands and organizations.

2. HRD Summit

Dates: January 31-February 1, 2017 | Register here
Birmingham, The United Kingdom

The Summit will host 700+ delegates, 60 hours of intelligence and inspiration, 8 streams spread across 2 days, NEW MATCH Meetings, 11 hours of networking and keynote speakers including Lynda Gratton and Tammy Erickson and will host the HR Distinction Awards 2017.

3. HRPA Annual Conference and Trade Show

Dates: February 1-3, 2017 | Register here
Ontario, Canada

Catch up with the Annual Conference and Trade Show speakers to go behind the scenes of their sessions and learn what’s in store for you this February. Hear about session highlights and register to ensure you have a spot to see your favourite speakers.

4. Recruitment Agency Expo

Dates: February 1-2, 2017 | Register here
: London, England

Now in its 6th successful year, the Recruitment Agency Expo is the leading exhibition and conference for senior decision makers working within recruitment agencies nationwide. With 28 free to attend seminars, 14 free training sessions and with the opportunity to meet over 90 suppliers to your business, the Recruitment Agency Expo is set to be the most important event in your 2017 calendar.

5. Workforce Mobility Interactive

Date: February 21, 2017 | Request an invitation here
Location: Hong Kong, China

Take full advantage of this opportunity to learn from the best, and join more than a hundred other business and HR leaders from across Asia Pacific as they gather together to map the route to engaging and retaining the best. This is an invitation-only forum for HR professionals who are actively involved in workforce mobility for their companies.

6. HR Metrics & Analytics Summit

Dates: February 27 – March 1, 2017 | Register here
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

Regardless of whether you’re an HR professional who is part of a mature analytics organization moving towards predictive capabilities, or if you’re only starting out on your analytics journey, you’ll likely face a host of challenges as you try to tie actionable business intelligence to the mountains of siloed HR data repositories you’re sitting on. HR Metrics & Analytics Summit 2017 have designed a comprehensive program to bring you up to speed.

7. HR2017

Dates: March 6-9, 2017 | Register here
Orlando, Florida, USA

Hear from game changers in HR, the innovators who are rewriting the playbooks on leadership, change management, stakeholder engagement, and more.

8. Workforce Planning & People Analytics Conference

Dates: March 7-9, 2017 | Register here
Location: Miami, USA

Only 20% of HR practitioners report that their leaders are building talent and people strategies on a foundation of measurable, data-driven insights. Join the Workforce Planning & People Analytics Conference to take the guesswork out of planning for your most valuable resource.

9. Talent Management Asia

Dates: March 7-8, 2017 | Register here
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Talent Management Asia has grown to become Asia’s biggest HR and business conference for senior HR professionals looking to exchange ideas and learn about cutting-edge talent management strategies from regional and global HR thought leaders.

10. HR Tech Congress

Dates: March 15-16, 2017 | Register here
London, The United Kingdom

With Brexit, Cognitive HR, a possible global leadership crisis, and disruptions occurring in unpredictable ways, the conference will be held to help you navigate the changes and the possibilities interwoven with HR and tech.

11. HR MINDS International Conference

Date: March 22, 2017 | Register here
Location: Berlin, Germany

Discover cutting-edge strategies for talent management and recruitment in times of global change, digitalization and HR automation. Catch up with the latest developments and stay ahead of the curve. Benefit from informal networking sessions and enjoy the HR European Excellence Awards gala in vibrant Berlin.

12. The Future of Talent Acquisition Conference

Dates: April 18-20, 2017 | Register here
Location: San Diego, California, USA

13. The i4cp Conference

Dates: March 20-23, 2017 | Register here
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

If everyone’s doing best practices, what’s the advantage? That’s why i4cp’s annual conference is consistently ranked as one of the top HR and talent events each year: it is focused on next practices–approaches that impact market performance but that few companies are using.

14. OKHR Conference

Dates: April 12-14, 2017 | Register here
Norman, Oklahoma, USA

The three-day Conference & Expo in Norman, OK will connect you to valuable resources, products, and services, including cutting-edge keynote sessions, over 40 breakout sessions, continuing education credits for Certified Human Resource Professionals, an exhibit hall, and a networking evening event.

15. BenefitsConf

Dates: April 19-21, 2017 | Register here
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

The Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference is the place to gain immediate useful solutions and ideas to help you craft a solid benefits program that will attract new employees, retain top talent, improve employee engagement, enhance productivity and more.

16. HR People + Strategy

Dates: April 23-26, 2017 | Register here
Miami, Florida, USA

It is a place where such interaction and Socratic questioning is applied to a full range of potential futures and solutions. An event you don’t want to miss!

17. SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition

Dates: April 24-26, 2017 | Register here
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, the SHRM 2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition gives you the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to evolve your human capital strategies.

18. The HRIA Conference

Dates: April 26-27, 2017 | Register here
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Experience Alberta’s premier HR event. Share your knowledge, and gain tools, skills and connections for your organization.

19. RecruitCon

Dates: May 11-12, 2017 | Register here
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

RecruitCon showcases today’s best practices for supercharging acquisition efforts, including new technologies to streamline recruiting, effective analytics trends to support employers’ evidence-based talent decisions, and cutting-edge strategies to help organizations fine-tune their culture and brand messaging for recruitment and retention.


Dates: May 11-12, 2017 | Register here
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

The comprehensive, 2-day agenda is packed with dynamic sessions, intensive workshops, and inspirational THRIVE Talks to empower CHROs, VPs of HR, HR directors, and other business leaders to become successful agents of positive change for their organizations.

21. Indeed Interactive

Dates: May 15-17, 2017 | Register here
Austin, Texas, USA

See what’s next for the talent industry, and get fresh inspiration and tools to transform your hiring efforts. Dive into new research on the emotional and psychological aspects of hiring. Harness the power of recruiting data and empathy to connect with candidates and find the right fit.

22. Performance Management Innovation Conference

Dates: May 16-17, 2017 | Register here
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Join the conference to hear the myriad of ways that companies are scrapping their annual evaluation cycle and replacing it with clarity on goal setting, coaching, and providing more continuous feedback.

23. ATD Conference

Dates: May 21-24, 2017 | Register here
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The ATD 2017 International Conference & Exposition will provide you with the knowledge, strategies, and solutions you need to effectively attract, develop, and retain top talent. You’ll gain insights into the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions for designing, delivering, implementing, and measuring learning programs.

24. HRD Summit/Europe

Dates: May 30-31, 2017 | Register here
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Summit will host 200+ HR Leaders, 20 hours of intelligence and inspirations, 3 streams, new MATCH Meetings, 10 hours of networking and keynote presentations.

25. WorkHuman

Dates: May 30-June 1, 2017 | Register here
Arizona, USA

WORKHUMAN® is more than a conference. It’s a worldwide movement that galvanizes HR and business leaders to unleash the transformative power of people – creating human-centric work cultures where employees and organizations can reach their full potential.

26. HR360 European Summit

Dates: June 5-7, 2017 | Register here
Berlin, Germany

If you’re serious about building a world-class HR function, then don’t miss this opportunity to benchmark your people, processes and technology with those leading the way.

27. Talent42

Dates: June 7-8, 2017 | Register here
Seattle, Washington, USA

Talent42 is the first – and only – conference that brings together tech recruiters and leading technologists. We ask every speaker and every panel to bring their “A-game”. Talent42 is a rare opportunity for the tech recruiting community to come together to share new ideas.

28. SHRM17 – Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference and Exposition

Dates: June 18-21, 2017 | Register here
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

There is no better place for HR professional development than SHRM’s Annual Conference & Exposition. By attending, you’ll gain the tools and resources you need to implement successful HR practices – which help your company succeed.

29. Rethink! HR & Technology Minds Europe

Dates: June 26-27, 2017 | Register here
London, United Kingdom

Rethink! HR Tech Europe is an international knowledge & project exchange platform bringing together more than 150 Heads of HR and HR decision makers to discuss key industry topics, share knowledge, create new partnerships and identify opportunities for their business.

30. Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Dates: June 26-28, 2017 | Register here
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

In this three-day event, you will be pushed to move beyond design and will receive help to face the increasingly complex responsibility of understanding talent recruitment in a modern society.

31. BEYOND – The Global HR Leadership Forum

Dates: July 6-7, 2017 | Register here
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This conference stands apart because it is a genuine forum where forward-thinking HR leaders and senior executives will come together to discuss the latest insights and debate the future of this dynamic function within an intimate networking environment.

32. Employee Engagement Conference

Dates: July 24-26, 2017 | Register here
Location: San Francisco, USA

Engaged cultures are made up of fierce, change-ready people who drive innovation, and challenge the marketplace with products and services that connect directly to the customer base.

To build this type of culture, organizations must clearly articulate their purpose and values and reinforce those values by recognizing and rewarding behaviors that further those competencies.

33. California HR Conference

Dates: August 28-30, 2017 | Register here
Location: Long Beach, California, USA

The California HR Conference is a unique experience for HR professionals who seek a comprehensive, California-focused HR education that’s coupled with innovative learning sessions and exceptional social opportunities.

34. Learning and Leadership Development Conference

Dates: September 18-20, 2017 | Register here
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA

This specialized conference will address the challenges of change, shifting culture, content curation and new leadership criteria and development – the critical parts every organization needs to compete in today’s marketplace.

35. NAPS Conference

Dates: September 21-22, 2017 | Register here
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from best practices and understand how to improve their business through case studies while expanding their professional network.

36. LinkedIn Talent Connect

Dates: October 3-5, 2017 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

LinkedIn Talent Connect consists of highly rated breakout sessions, awe-inspiring keynotes, and exclusive interviews with many of LinkedIn’s top talent acquisition leaders and influencers.

37. International HR Conference Barcelona

Dates: October 6, 2017 | Register here
Barcelona, Spain

The conference offers a great opportunity to get to know the latest trends in HR and connect with HR specialists and CEOs participating from all over the world. Barcelona is becoming the place to be for Global benchmarking in HR.

38. HR Technology® Conference

Dates: October 10-13, 2017 | Registration will open in April
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

HR Technology® covers all the latest trends – SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, Big Data and MOOCs – as well as the more traditional technologies and processes that still compete for your attention.

39. The ONREC HR Conference

Dates: October 11, 2017 | Register here
Location: London, United Kingdom

In a half day format, The Onrec HR conference aims to pack in relevant information for those in HR using Online Recruitment. This conference will help you test, challenge and develop your companies online recruitment strategy.

40. Human Resource Summit

Dates: October 11-13, 2016 | Register here
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The Summit is an invitation-only event, with just 140 places available. Step away from the day to day to develop ideas, share best practice, hear about proven solutions and be inspired!

41. AAGE Graduate Recruitment and Development Conference

Dates: October 25-27, 2017 | Register here
Sydney, Australia

The conference program will offer delegates the perfect mix of professional and personal development through keynotes, workshops, interactive discussion forums and networking opportunities.

42. #SOSUEUROPE Sourcing Summit

Dates: October 2017 | Register here
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

#SOSU (Sourcing Summit) started in 2011. The aim of the event is to highlight the growing importance of talent sourcing, promote and spread new thinking, and bring together practitioners to network and learn from each other. SOSUEU is a great place to learn from sourcing pioneers with a particular European flavour, and a great opportunity to meet new friends.

43. CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

Dates: November 8-9, 2017 | Register here
Manchester, The United Kingdom

44. Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS)

Dates: November 15-17, 2016 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

AEIS 2017 will deliver an all-new multi-track agenda, offering practical guidance for overcoming the latest employment challenges. Attendees will network with top experts and notable employment law attorneys as they walk yours through breaking regulatory developments and changes to your compliance obligations so you can update your policies and procedures within the law.

45. HR Vision London

Dates: November 22-23, 2017 | Register here
London, United Kingdom

HR Vision London will help you, by bringing forward UK focused examples that can enhance growth, lift productivity and empower your company to thrive, by highlighting some of the best examples in the UK and further afield, and sharing some of the gory details of what didn’t work.

46. EMEA HR Summit

Dates: December 6-8, 2017 | Register here
London, The United Kingdom

Join the Summit and learn the very latest disruptive and mind-blowing ideas from some of the truly innovative businesses and organisations from the EMEA region. Delegates will not just hear about various game-changing HR initiatives but will learn the step by step process of putting these lovely ideas into practice.

47. The HRSouthWest Conference

Date: TBA | Registration will open in the spring
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) is the premier regional human resources conference in the United States – a true don’t-miss event, providing more than 100 educational sessions from thought-leading speakers, an abundance of networking opportunities and an exciting Marketplace of more than 200 HR solutions and services.

48. HR Summit Brisbane

Dates: TBA | Registration will open soon
Brisbane, Australia

The HR Summit is designed to benefit the whole HR team including HR directors, managers, advisors, business partners, consultants and coordinators. Operations managers, learning and development professionals and others in a people management role will also benefit from attending the HR Summit Brisbane.

49. Global HR Excellence Summit

Dates: TBA | Registration TBA
Location: TBA

This is the event where you can access the people and ideas that matter most to your business with a programme that will inspire you and gives you the opportunity to network with your peers on one of the most leading and exciting events.

50. World Talent Forum

Date: TBA | Registration TBA

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