Annual Conference
September 16-18, 2017
San Diego
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
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About the Conference

Gather with 1,000+ higher ed HR professionals to learn how other colleges and universities are tackling HR’s biggest challenges. In addition to this year’s programming, the conference has been pre-approved for 11.5 continuing education credits by HRCI and SHRM for recertification purposes. 

Registration Is Now Open!

Register online by September 1!

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Thank You to Our Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partners


Opening the conference is Kai Kight, a classical violinist turned innovative composer and storyteller who uses music as a metaphor to inspire. On Sunday, hear from business strategist Chip Heath, best-selling co-author of Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work.

Recent News


Supersize your conference learning when you drop by for one of our microsessions happening during breaks. Each session will be tiny in terms of size and time, but huge on information and insight; so don’t miss out! What is a Microsession? Packing information and insight on a topic into...
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Preconference Workshops

Whether you are a seasoned CHRO or new to higher education, you will find a preconference workshop designed with your interests in mind. These interactive one- or two-day gatherings cover a variety of topics and give attendees the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues from...
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Exhibitors are at the conference to better understand your needs and help provide solutions to the toughest challenges in higher ed HR. In addition, you’ll be able to take a brain break and enjoy old-school arcade games in our new arcade area. The popular Headshot...
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Conference Hotel

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd, San Diego, California


Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partners