Speak at HR West 2018

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Want to share your expertise with innovative, passionate HR professionals at the premier HR conference? Speak at HR West!

Recognized as home to the world’s most innovative business models and technologies, the San Francisco Bay Area has earned the distinction of “the most innovative place on earth.” Practicing HR here requires skills beyond the ordinary and a level of sophistication not found in other parts of the world. As the West’s premier conference for HR professionals, HR West 2018 will be attended by over 1,000 participants from multiple states and several foreign countries and its marketing reaches over 20,000 — presenting your name and organization as a chosen expert by one of the leading HR associations in the country.

We are looking for subject matter experts at the top of their field to deliver dynamic, innovative presentations to the country’s most passionate HR audience at the 34th Annual HR West® Conference, March 5 – 7, 2018 in thriving Oakland, CA, just minutes from San Francisco. Concurrent sessions range from 1-1.5 hours and cover the full expanse of topics relevant to human resources professionals.

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The average attendee at HR West has over 15 years’ experience and is at the manager level or above. Our attendees know HR and are seeking to learn about the latest in the field particularly from speakers that are also accomplished HR practitioners.

Key dates:
The deadline to submit is August 22, 2017
Speakers will be notified of acceptance between October 3-6, 2017

What are we looking for in your proposal?
Content that addresses the ever-evolving definition of work, transforming organizations today and relevant to members of our diverse audience.
Relevant, interactive, topical proposals that provide new information or skills to use immediately.
Speakers are encouraged to co-present with an HR practitioner, when possible, to further resonate with the audience.
While we appreciate you might have a product to sell, submitting a speaking proposal is not the appropriate fit. Please click here for Sponsor & Exhibit Opportunities.

A Note Concerning Honoraria

We look for contributors willing to share their expertise pro bono in the spirit of fulfilling the Association’s mission: “To educate, connect and lead the HR profession to achieve individual and organizational excellence.” HR West does not cover travel, expenses, or speaker fees.


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