The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) is the largest regional human resources Conference in the United States. The Conference offers world-renowned keynote speakers, two and a half days of educational sessions networking opportunities and exposure to the latest HR products, techniques and services. The HRSouthwest Conference delivers exceptional HR education that will expand your knowledge and your network. 

Registration for 2015 will open in the Spring.
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Start earning HRCI recertification credits today with The HRSouthwest Conference Online Learning Center. Access more than 30 HRCI-approved on-demand video sessions and 40+ downloadable audio recordings from the 2014 Conference. Full-access packages from $139, a la carte options from $39 per session. Learn more...

NEW This Year

New reasons to attend in 2015 coming soon!

Why You Should Attend

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  • Top industry leaders deliver more than 100 educational sessions on hot HR topics including Healthcare, Employment Law and Talent Management
  • Expand your horizons AND your network by attending educational sessions and networking events
  • More than 200 companies on display in the Exhibit Hall demonstrating their latest products and services
  • Earn recertification credits toward your PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® certification
  • Shop the Conference HR Bookstore and grow your business library
Who We Are

  • The Conference has a rich and long history of delivering top-notch education to HR professionals. Read more...
  • We strive to be especially mindful of the impact that an event of this size has on the environment. Read more...
  • The Conference is proud to recognize excellence in academics and volunteerism through two special awards each year. Read more...
  • Meet the team that makes The HRSouthwest Conference a valuable event for you each year. Read more...


2015 Keynote Speakers



David Pogue

David Pogue is one of the world’s best-selling “how-to- authors” and one of the preeminent speakers on today’s consumer technology. For 13 years, he was the weekly personal technology columnist for The New York Times. In the fall of 2013, he made the move to Yahoo, where he founded a new website for non-techies called Yahoo Tech. He is also a monthly columnist for Scientific American and an Emmy Award-winning technology correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.” David is also known for his work on “NOVA,” the long-running PBS science show. Read More..



Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien is an award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor, producer and television personality. At the forefront of the biggest breaking news stories of the past two decades, O’Brien is one of the most sought-after journalists of current day. In June 2013, O’Brien launched Starfish Media Group, a multi-platform media production and distribution company dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take a challenging look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity, through personal stories. Read More..


2014 Conference Brochure

View the 2014 Conference brochure.

How to Connect

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