Networking & Special Events

The HR People + Strategy Annual Conference will host opportunities to connect with attendees, partners and conference contributors throughout the event. Enjoy these networking sessions to meet, reconnect and reenergize with fellow leaders.

Sunday, April 19

First-Time Attendee Reception
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

First-time conference attendee? Stop by this reception to meet fellow first-time participants, network with members of the HR People & Strategy board and planning committee, and receive tips on navigating the HRPS Annual Conference.

Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Kick off the conference by mingling with fellow attendees, speakers and sponsors.

Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Representatives from the industry’s top firms will be on hand to discuss the products and services that can address even the most complex organizational challenges.

Monday, April 20

Hosted/Facilitated Dinners
7:00 p.m.

Continue the conversation with speakers and colleagues in a small group setting. Attendees are responsible for covering the cost of their own meals. Space is limited and seats must be reserved in advance. Sign-up information will be available on-site at the conference.

Tuesday, April 21


Mindful leadership lab
4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Mindfulness has been linked to better cognitive functioning and overall performance at the individual, team, and organizational levels.  Because we know that increasing capacity for mindfulness relies on practice, we offer this special hands-on session for developing your potential as a mindful leader. Focusing on the integration and application of concepts, stories, and research raised in the conference, this session is designed for those both new and familiar with the value of mindfulness in business and organizational life. 

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Share insights, discuss key strategies and decompress following a full day of education and networking.