Annual Conference

Unleashing Potential, Transforming Tomorrow
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Register today to take advantage of our Early Bird pricing! 
Early Bird RegistrationMay 3rd through June 30th$330.00
Regular RegistrationJuly 1st through September 4th$350.00
Student RegistrationMay 3rd through September 4th$150.00
Note: $1.00 from each registration will be donated to the SHRM Foundation
We are excited about our lineup of Speakers, networking, and educational content at the two-day PA SHRM Annual Conference on Thursday, September 12th and Friday, September 13th. This conference is once-again held at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, PA. The conference runs from 8am-5pm on Thursday and 7am-12pm on Friday. A detailed conference agenda will be released closer to the event.

Join us on Wednesday evening for a free networking mixer sponsored by United Concordia, and an Early Bird ethics session on Friday at 7am.

The conference is currently pending approval for 7 recertification credits, including 1 HRCI ethics credit. 

Our Keynote Speakers
Jessica Rector
Embrace the Yes

Jessica will guide us through her unique unconventional way to beat burnout while helping us tackle the vicious mental health/burnout cycle
 Greg Hawks
How An Ownership Mindset Transforms Culture

Greg will talk about the Five Distinct Attributes that shape culture, engage, and empower individuals.


PLUS: An AI Presentation and Q&A Session moderated by Greg Hawks

Geoffrey Kline with Lou Lessig
The Future Is Now: AI's Growing Role in HR


JOIN US on Wednesday evening for a FREE Networking event!!

Sponsored by:

Gigi's Southern Table
280 Cato Drive, State College
Live music by the Phil Sukenik and the Judy, Judy, Judy Band

Need a Hotel Room?
We have negotiated discounted room rates at The Penn Stater and Country Inn & Suites for 120 rooms on Wednesday evening and 110 rooms on Thursday evening. Please use the following links or call the hotel directly. Enjoy free shuttle service from the Country Inn & Suites to the Penn Stater Conference Center or downtown State College for evening entertainment.
The Penn Stater
$151 + tax / night

Booking Site
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Discount in effect until August 8th or until all rooms are booked
Country Inn & Suites
$159 + tax / night

Booking Site
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N/A - the discount is embedded in the link

Call to Register:
814-234-6000 (reference code 'PA State SHRM')

Discount in effect until August 14th or until all rooms are booked