HR Houston is offering over 175+ diverse sessions, covering a broad variety of HR Industry topics, in 3 Days. With an opportunity to earn up to 17 SHRM PDC's and 17 recertification credit hours, we have repeated many of our most popular sessions so you have multiple chances to attend what interests you most.

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The Symposium is strategically designed to bring you the best business learning - from the core principles to the groundbreaking new practices - that will revolutionize how you work. The conference offers multiple concurrent sessions on a broad variety of topics to help you craft a truly personalized curriculum with these tracks:

  • Business Management & Strategy
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • International HR
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Talent Management
  • Total Rewards


A day dedicated to celebrating the HR Profession!  Come learn best-in-class practices, procedures, tools and guidelines from seasoned HR Practitioners on Friday, May 15th.  Get the knowledge and solutions you need to advance your career to the next level.  Plus, there’s no better time or place to build your HR relationships!


In addition to the traditional classroom sessions, our UNIQUE Sessions offer you the opportunity to participate in interactive and experiential learning.  These sessions include a wide variety of activities to ensure participants become challenged and personally engaged in the learning process.


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SHRM: Earn up to 17 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. * HRCI: Earn up to 17 Recertification Credits toward your PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification. **

* HR Houston is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

** The use of the seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. To track your recertification activities online, visit www.hrci.org/hrcicertonline to access your personal recertification file. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute home page at www.hrci.org.


Click here for a complete list of this year's sessions, descriptions, presenters and times!


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