30 HR Conferences to Attend in 2022

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30 HR Conferences to Attend in 2022

Are you wondering what HR conferences are worth attending, whether virtually or in-person, in 2022? In this article, we’ve put together a list of 28 HR conferences, both virtual and in-person, that you can join. These conferences cover a wide array of topics, from HR tech, people analytics, and future of work, to employee engagement, health and wellbeing, and learning and development. 

Let’s find out what’s in store for you in 2022.



January 26 | The State of Changing Work Arrangements 2022

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Format: Online 

Cost: Free 

Why attend? Join in the discussion on the latest trends and practices related to today’s changing work arrangements. Together with HR professionals from around the world, you’ll explore how remote working, project-based work, part-time work, and various other work models affect your performance management, L&D, and digital transformation strategies.

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February 3 | CIPD Talent Management and Workforce Planning Conference

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Format: In-person in London, UK, and online

Cost: £595 + VAT (online), £725 + VAT (in-person)

Why attend? The competition for talent is getting steeper than ever, making strategic workforce planning and talent management crucial to the success of your organization. Join this conference and discover how you can develop an agile, data-driven approach to workforce planning and build an effective talent management strategy to help your organization thrive. 

Find out the full agenda and how you can book your tickets here.

February 3 – February 4 | HR Innovation & Tech Fest

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Format: In-person in Sydney

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Cost: From AU$1,200 (+GST)

Why attend? With two conferences in one, HR Innovation & Tech Fest and L&D Innovation & Tech Fest, this event is great to attend for any HR or L&D leader. In two days, the conference will cover a range of topics, from workforce analytics and D&I to digital transformation and employee engagement.

Find out more about the speakers and registration here.

February 16 – February 18 | Future Workforce Conference

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Format: Online

Cost: From $299

Why attend? If you want to learn everything about empowering your distributed workforce through collaboration, organizational culture, skill-building, and workplace experiences, this conference is the right pick for you. The founder of the Academy to Innovate HR, Erik van Vulpen, will talk about the role of analytics and data literacy in the future of work. Don’t miss it!

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February 22 – February 27 | 2022 NAAAHR National Hybrid Conference

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Format: In-person at the island of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, or online

Cost: $1,750 or $2,250 for NAAHR members and student members, and $2,050 or $2,550 for non-members. The difference in price is based on the type of hotel accommodation. The virtual fee for the conference is $250 for members, $125 for student members, and $450 for non-members.

Why attend? Join the only and largest conference for Black, Brown, and African American HR professionals. The focus of the 2022 edition will be on challenges faced by HR professionals amidst the new normal and other old issues in the workforce. Be sure to catch the presentation from AIHR’s Erik van Vulpen while you’re there. As a bonus, you’ll receive HRCI Recertification credits by attending this conference. 

For more information, follow this link.

February 23 – February 24 | HR Vision London

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Format: In-person in London, UK.

Cost: From £999

Why attend? The London edition of the 2022 HR Vision will focus on how different types of technology impact people management practices and how to put people in the center of the future of work. Besides hearing from speakers from companies like GE Healthcare, Cisco, and Johnson & Johnson, you will also have plenty of networking opportunities in brainstorming and other sessions.

Get the details about the conference and registration here.


March 01 – March 04 | HR Technology Conference & Exposition 2022

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Format: Virtual 

Cost: Free

Why attend? Attend the virtual sessions and get up-to-date with cutting-edge practices on how to drive HR success through technology. Additionally, you’ll also have the opportunity to connect and share ideas and best practices with professionals passionate about HR tech from around the world. 

Find out more about the conference here, including how and when you need to register for the event. 

March 06 – March 10 | Hacking HR 2022

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Format: Virtual 

Cost: Free

Why attend? This conference focuses on a broad range of HR topics, from agility and digital transformation to employee experience, engagement, and HR strategy. These topics will be discussed in relation to HR innovation and the future of work. Our very own Erik van Vulpen, founder of the Academy to Innovate HR, will speak at this conference.

You’ll find more information and how to register here

March 14 – March 15 | HR Core Lab 10th Summit

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Format: Online and in-person in Barcelona, Spain 

Cost: € 1,490 (live ticket), € 50 (virtual ticket) 

Why attend? Attend panels led by HR leaders and experts from the LEGO Group, Unilever, HSBC, and the likes. You’ll have the opportunity to network with HR professionals from 99 countries and 32 different industries while discussing issues related to recruitment, people analytics, and HR agility. 

Get the full agenda, speakers’ profiles, and how to register here

March 22 – March 23 | HR and Future of Work APAC

Format: Online 

Cost: Free

Why attend? Connect with like-minded executives at this conference to solve some of HR’s most pressing future of work problems. You’ll have access to various presentations from HR business leaders around the world, as well as an extensive library of literature with the latest insights and analysis from leading HR subject matter experts. 

Follow this link for more information on this conference. 

March 24 – March 25 | 5th Annual International HR Forum 2022

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Format: To be confirmed

Cost: € 198 for HR professionals

Why attend? Join in discussions on the latest HR trends and developments, as well as disrupting technology that will affect HR in 2022. You’ll have the opportunity to attend panels led by HR leaders and industry experts on topics such as employee mental health and wellbeing, dealing with the switch to hybrid and remote work, creating a culture of continuous engagement, and much more. 

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March 29 – March 30 | UNLEASH America

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Format: In-person in Las Vegas, US.

Cost: From $899

Why attend? UNLEASH is one of the biggest events for HR, L&D, and recruitment leaders. In 2022, the conference will welcome 1,500 attendees to discuss the ever-evolving HR technology landscape and how it helps solve the industry’s key challenges. All in all, UNLEASH aims to help you navigate the changing world of work through sharing fresh ideas and perspectives.

Learn more about the conference here.

March 31 – April 1 | HR of Tomorrow Conference Paris

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Format: In-person in Paris, France 

Cost: €2,200 for HR professionals

Why attend? Network with high-profile HR experts and decision-makers from Europe, who come to share their expertise and insights on employee engagement and experience and recruitment. Speakers of the event include CHROs, VPs of HR, and directors from top global companies such as Cisco, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Nokia.

To find out more about this conference, including information on the full agenda and registration, click here


April 20 | Organizational Learning That Adapts to Change

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Format: Online 

Cost: $195 for a 1-day virtual conference pass 

Why attend? To help your organization thrive in a world full of change and disruption, you need to be able to quickly train and deploy the workforce in new ways. This conference is the perfect place for you to learn how to create a systematic approach to agile learning and align agile learning strategy with business strategy.

Click here to find out more information about this conference. 

April 25 – April 26 | HR Retail 2022

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Format: In-person in Austin, TX 

Cost: $2,999 

Why attend? Are you an HR professional working in the retail industry? Are you looking to help your organization stay on top of the market with cutting-edge HR technologies? Do you want to maintain HR’s position as a strategic business partner? Then this is the conference for you.

For more information on registration and agenda, click here


May 12 – May 14 | Employee Engagement Summit 2022

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Format: In-person in London, and online

Cost: £95 for a single stream license. In-person ticket price is shown upon inquiry.

Why attend? Join Europe’s largest employee experience event and discover the latest insights on maintaining culture, engagement, and wellbeing in a hybrid workplace. You’ll have the opportunity to network with industry experts from around the world who are shaping the future of employee engagement.

Click here for more information on registration, speakers, and agenda. 

May 15 – May 18 | ATD 2022 International Conference & EXPO

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Format: In-person in Orlando, FL, and online

Cost: $1,995 (in-person), $650 (virtual)

Why attend? Explore new perspectives on developing talent, maximizing potential, and creating strategic transformations for your organization and learners. Network with like-minded L&D professionals and share ideas on building long-term resiliency in your workforce in a world full of disruptions.

Visit ATD’s website to learn more. 

May 16 – May 19 | WorkHuman Live Conference 2022

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Format: In-person in Atlanta, GA 

Cost: $1,495 (early bird), $2,195 (standard) 

Why attend? You’ll have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and professionals who are leading the effort of bringing humanity to work. Get up-to-date on best practices, tools, and knowledge you need to drive human-first principles in your organization, redefine your role in improving employees’ wellbeing, satisfaction, and success, and build and transform your culture in a digital, hybrid world.

Click here for the full itinerary, speakers list, and registration information.

May 24 – May 25 | HR Tech Live 5th Edition APAC

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Format: Online 

Cost: Free

Why attend? Join over 1,000 HR professionals, experts, and executives from the APAC region to solve problems and share best practices to align people strategy, employee experience, and digital transformation. You’ll have access to an exclusive library of content with the latest insights and previews of cutting-edge HR technologies. 

For more information, click here.  


June 1 – June 2 | The State of Employee Well-being 2022

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Format: Online 

Cost: Free

Why attend? In the post-pandemic economy, employee safety, health, and well-being is more important than ever. The success of your organization depends on its people and the only way your employees can perform at their best is if they are feeling their best. Join this conference and discover how you can address current and future challenges to employee well-being, and the technologies and services you can implement.

To register for this event, click here

June 12 – June 15 | SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022

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Format: Hybrid. Attendees can attend the conference either in person in New Orleans, LA, or online. 

Cost: In-person conference pass is $1,950 for members and $2,450 for non-members. Virtual pass is $1,295 for members and $1,550 for non-members.

Why attend? You’ll be a part of one of the largest gatherings of HR professionals globally. This is a four-day conference with peer-to-peer networking, presentations from business and HR leaders, competency-based HR seminars, and hands-on workshops. Plus, you’ll also get access to curated content focusing on some of HR’s most pressing issues, such as DE&I, workplace culture, and talent acquisition.

Find out more details about this conference here


July 25 – July 26 | Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Format: In-person in Sydney, Australia 

Cost: AU$2,975 for early-bird tickets, AU$3,475 for standard tickets, and AU$2,750 for the public sector

Why attend? Network with and get inspired by CDOs, CAOs, and senior data and analytics business leaders. This HR conference focuses on the topics of business strategy, technology, and leadership from a data and analytics perspective. 

Click here to find out more information about speakers, agenda, and registration.  

July 25 – July 29 | Talent Acquisition Week

Talent Acquisition Week

Format: Virtual

Cost: Starting at $195 for pre-sale tickets, maximum ticket price for practitioners is $295

Why attend? Talent Acquisition Week gives you access to 3 events in one content-packed week. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference(#SRSC), Employer Branding Strategies Conference (#EBrandCon), and Talent Sourcing Strategies Summit offer a full week of education and networking to create a truly unique conference experience. Join the TA community as experts share best practices in adjusting to the current state of talent acquisition.

Get more information about the virtual conference here.


August 17 | The State of Human Experience in the Workplace 2022

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Format: Online 

Cost: Free

Why attend? You’ll find out how you can set indicators for today’s employee experience and how that impacts performance, retention, and engagement. Learn how you can take employee experience to the next level and what HR practices you can employ, from performance management, compensation and benefits, to corporate culture.

Find out more information here


September 21 | Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference

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Format: Online  

Cost: $195 for a 1-day virtual conference pass 

Why attend? Discover the latest insights and best practices to build a common language and understanding around DEI, empower your workforce to work together, and set a clear vision for your DEI strategy. Attend this conference, and you’ll earn credits from HRCI, SHRM, and HCI.

For more information, click here.


October 4 – October 7 | Western Cities HR Conference

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Format: In-person in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.

Cost: From CA$838.95

Why attend? Bringing together public sector HR professionals from across Western Canada, this conference addresses the specific challenges HR in this sector faces. You can attend keynotes as well as dynamic breakout sessions to get insights and inspiration for your work. AIHR’s Erik van Vulpen will speak at this conference too!

Learn more about the conference, venue, and registration here.

October 12 – October 13| Future Workforce Conference

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Format: Virtual

Cost: Starting at $179 for pre-sale tickets, maximum ticket price at the door is $479

Why attend? Join corporate leaders who share your desire to drive HR & the workforce forward. The Future Workforce conference will cover topics relative to HR, talent acquisition, people analytics, and workforce development strategies. Case studies and panels will explore how leaders can leverage technology to improve efficiency, the employee experience, and their workplace strategy.

Find out more about the agenda and speakers here.

October 19 | Supporting Workplace Wellness & Wellbeing

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Format: Online

Cost: $195 for a 1-day virtual conference pass

Why attend? Remote and hybrid working arrangements require organizations to provide more than just superficial wellness programs. Join this conference and explore how you can best support your employees during times of conflict, stress, financial hardship, and other issues. You’ll also get the latest insight into creating a culture that values employees’ mental and physical wellbeing.

To register for the event, click here.  

October 23 – October 26 | IFEBP 68th Annual Employee Benefits Conference

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Format: Online and in-person in Las Vegas, NV

Cost: $1,695 for early bird tickets and $1,995 for regular tickets (for members of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans only)

Why attend? Get critical insights into the world of employee benefits from 150 expert practitioners and network with over 5000 HR colleagues from around the world. You’ll have first-hand access to proven solutions that you can take back and apply to your organization.

Click here for more information and updates. 


November 16 | Agile Leadership Development Conference

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Format: Online 

Cost: $195 for a 1-day virtual conference pass

Why attend? How can you address the lack of successors for executive roles and minimize the risk for your organization? Join this virtual HR conference organized by the Human Capital Institute to discover how to build successful leadership development programs.

Find out more about this conference here

Over to you

There you have it – the top HR conferences in 2022. Did we miss any? Let us know so we can keep updating our list. We hope you’ll enjoy the events and have a great 2022 full of upskilling, learning, and development.

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