When does the conference take place? Where is it located?
The 2019 IPMA-HR International Training Conference will take place from September 22-25, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL.
The hotel is located at 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33131.
In addition to the main conference dates, pre-conference workshops are available on September 21 and 22. ↩
How do I register? What are the registration fees?
Registration is available online Online registration requires payment be made at the time of registration. If you need to be invoiced for your registration, please contact us and we will assist you.
Early bird registration rates are available until August 31, 2019. Registration is discounted for anyone who has a National or Chapter membership with IPMA-HR.
Registrations are also available for individuals who only wish to attend the conference for a single day or for only the pre-conference workshop. ↩
Do I have to be a member of IPMA-HR to attend?
No, it is not required that you be a member of IPMA-HR to attend. A non-member rate is available. ↩
Am I eligible for the member rate?
Both National and Chapter only members of IPMA-HR are eligible for the conference member rate. Pricing during registration should accurately reflect your membership status. If you believe this is incorrect, please contact the membership department.
If you are not currently a member, you can join IPMA-HR as part of the conference registration process. Look out for the "Apply for Membership" button on the checkout screen after completing your conference registration, but prior to submitting payment. ↩
How do I add a pre-conference workshop to my registration? Are they included?
Pre-conference workshops are NOT included in the full conference registration fees.
If you would like to register for ONLY a pre-conference workshop, that option is available during the initial step in the registration process.
If you are attending the conference as well, then choose Full Conference during registration and during the Session Select screen, check the box next to the pre-conference workshop you would like to include with your registration. ↩
What does the full conference registration include?
The full conference registration fee includes access to all keynote and concurrent sessions during the conference.
Additionally, the following reception/meal functions indicated on the conference schedule are included.
- President's Welcome Reception (Sunday Evening)
- Continental Breakfast (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
- Refreshment Breaks (Monday and Tuesday)
- Annual Awards Luncheon (Monday)
- Biscayne Lady Yacht Tour (Tuesday Evening)
I only want to attend one day of the conference, is that possible?
Yes, one-day conference registrations are available. A two-day registration for Monday & Tuesday is also available.
Please note: Your registration is only valid for sessions and events on that day. Badges will be actively checked throughout the conference to ensure that participants have registered properly. ↩
How can I reserve a hotel room for the conference?
Please visit the Travel & Hotel page for more details and a link to book your stay with the IPMA-HR group rate. ↩
What is the cancellation policy for the conference?
All cancellation requests must be received by August 30, 2019, to qualify for a refund. A $75 cancellation fee will be deducted. Registration fees will not be refunded on cancellations received after August 30, 2019 or for any no-shows.
Please contact us if you would like to cancel your registration. ↩
I can no longer attend the conference. Can a colleague attend the conference in my place?
One registration transfer is allowed per registrant. Each additional registration transfer will be assessed a $75 administrative fee.
Please contact us so we can assist in transferring your registration. ↩
I am a speaker at the conference. Is there a speaker discount/special speaker fee?
If you are a speaker at the conference, the registration fee is waived for the day that you speak. Should you wish to attend the entire conference, there is a $450 registration fee. ↩
What is the conference dress policy?
The attire for the conference is business casual. ↩
What certifications can I earn recertification credits towards?
- IPMA-SCP (7 credits)
- IPMA-CP (7 credits)
- HRCI (TBA)
- SHRM (TBA)