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2022 State Conference 
October 10-11 at Mystic Lake Center
Information and Registration

Attendee Information

Registration Includes

  • Internationally recognized Keynote Speakers: Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., Michael S. Cohen and John Kriesel.
  • Exhibit Hall 
  • Our conference app, Whova
  • The option to attend in-person or virtually!
  • In-person registration includes:
    • 6 breakout sessions, each with 4 tracks of speakers to choose from
    • Monday night entertainment by Duelly Noted!
    • Meals
      • Monday - Lunch and Dinner
      • Tuesday - Breakfast and Lunch
  • Virtual registration includes:
    • Live stream of the all three keynote speakers and 8 breakout sessions that are scheduled in the main ballroom (Track 1)
    • Attendees who register before September 15th will receive a $25 electronic gift card to use for purchasing food during the event. This gift card will be sent out prior to the start of the conference. 

    Conference Agenda

    Download the current agenda

    Conference Rates

    * The Student Rate is available for attendees who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students with a major in an HR field of discipline. This rate is not available for adult-learners pursuing higher-education degrees. If you have questions about your eligibility for this rate, please contact our office.
    ** The virtual experience will be a live stream of the all 3 keynote speakers and breakout sessions that are scheduled in the main ballroom (Track 1). Attendees who register before September 18th will receive a $25 electronic gift card to use for purchasing food during the event. 
    *** The in-person conference includes 6 breakout sessions, each with 4 tracks of speakers to choose from. 

    **** Registration to attend the conference in-person closes on October 3, 2022. Virtual conference registration closes on October 7, 2022.

    9-27-22 UPDATE!
    In-Person Attendee Registration is SOLD OUT!
    Virtual Attendee Registration will remain open until October 9, 2022

    REGISTER to attend the virtual conference

    Here are just a few comments from attendees of the 2021 State Conference:

    • Thank you to the full team of event organizers! I can only imagine how much work and time it took to put together this great event! - Katie F.
    • This has been an excellent conference. Very good content, super organized, great food and wonderful to see familiar faces and meet new people. - Karen G.
    • Thank you for such a well-organized, informative and fun conference.  I thoroughly enjoyed it, and hope to be able to return next year. - Emily T.
    • The conference team always does such an AMAZING job! Once again it was well worth every cent and minute! – Jody K.

    SHRM/HRCI Recertification Information
    The sessions in this conference will be submitted for SHRM and HRCI CEU credits. Additional information will be provided as available.

    Group Rate Information
    2-3 attendees from the same organization - 5% discount*
    4+ attendees from the same organization - 10% discount*
    *All registrations must take place at the same time on the same invoice. Please register your group and send Christine your paid invoice to receive a refund to your credit card.

    National SHRM Membership - Save $$$$
    Current SHRM members save on registration by using the SHRM Member vs Non-SHRM Member rates above! If you would like to save money on your conference registration, become a National SHRM member NOWso you will qualify for the SHRM Member rate.

    Group rate accommodation information is available here.

    SHRM Foundation Donation
    Multiple options are available to make a donation to the SHRM Foundation. Click here for additional information.

    Cancellations and Refunds
    Cancellations, Refunds and Virtual/In-Person Experience change requests must be received by September 15, 2022.   Requests made after September 15, 2022 will be handled as followed:

    • No pricing refunds will be processed after September 15, 2022.
    • Registrants who originally registered for the In-Person Experience will be transitioned to the Virtual Experience if the registrant is no longer able to attend in person.
    • Registrants who originally registered Virtual Experience registrants will be rolled over to the virtual experience for the 2023 State Conference.
    • There are no refunds or rollover options for registrants who do not cancel. 
    Image Permissions
    The Minnesota State SHRM Council (MNSHRM) reserves the right to use any photograph or video taken at any event sponsored by Minnesota State SHRM Council (MNSHRM), without the expressed written permission of those in the photograph or video.

    Printed Materials and Conference Bags
    MNSHRM is committed to keeping our conference as green as possible and will not be providing conference bags. We will also be limiting use of excessive paper by offering electronic conference materials such as the conference schedule, speaker information, accommodation and travel information and other resources on our conference app, Whova. Please consider accessing information electronically before printing. We appreciate your efforts towards keeping the conference green as well!


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