Conference Overview

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Join us for THE HR Conference in Kentucky

The 39th Annual KYSHRM Conference will give you a broad cross-section of all things HR. From the basics every HR professional needs, to offerings for C-suite leaders, to the latest ideas that are changing the workplace landscape, the KYSHRM Conference will help you stay abreast of the current HR landscape and a look into the future. Whether you are new to HR or a seasoned veteran, we have something to engage you and help you advance your career.

SHRM Membership

By joining a Kentucky SHRM local chapter and/or National SHRM you’ll save on attendance fees. Learn more and join.

National SHRM Membership

KYSHRM Local Chapter Membership

Connect with Your Peers

Make valuable professional connections with attendees whose professional backgrounds and interests are similar to your own!

  • In the conference app, connect and chat with other attendees.
  • Network face to face during sessions, keynotes, breaks, lunches and receptions.
  • Gain essential skills and make connections with our professional, expert presenters.

Learning that Fits You

Session tracks offer you the opportunity to focus on topics most important to you and your job. Materials and handouts for all sessions are available to all attendees, whether you attended the session or not and can be watched any time, day or night. Sessions are available via the conference app.

Tracks Include:

Human Resource Law
Benefits & Compensation
Diversity & Inclusion

Professional Development - Stay Tuned!

Earn SHRM and HRCI continuing education credits.  Professional development credits will be shared once the conference agenda has been finalized and session credits have received approval. 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Visit the KYSHRM Conference exhibit hall to find the latest HR resources and connect with 100+ solution provider companies. Connect and learn about products/services from exhibitors and sponsors during breaks, meals, and receptions. Play the Mobile App $2,500 Attendee Game for the chance to win at the conference’s conclusion. You must be present to win.

Mobile App

We have a dedicated mobile app that will be made available to all registrants 6 weeks prior to the conference. The mobile app will house course materials for all sessions and offer the ability to connect with speakers, exhibitors and attendees.



Download Whova from your app store and setup profile (be sure to use the email address you registered with for the conference)



Wait for an email with a download link giving you access to the KYSHRM Conference event under “My Events”. The email will be sent to all registered attendees 6 weeks prior to the conference.



Once you’ve downloaded Whova and received access to the KYSHRM Conference event, you may begin connecting with other attendees, speakers and sponsors/exhibitors, building your agenda, and much more.

Are You Ready?

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