Are you ready to stay ahead of the curve in HR law? HRPA proudly presents the 32nd Annual HR Law Conference, set to take place on May 29, 2024. This premier event, now in its 32nd year, continues to be a cornerstone in the calendars of HR professionals worldwide. 

Themed “Human-Centric HR Law: Balancing Compliance with Compassion,” this hybrid conference promises a wealth of insights and strategies to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of HR law. Whether you’re joining us in person at the esteemed Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto or virtually via live stream, you can expect a dynamic program designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge necessary to excel in your role. 

We are excited to announce that our esteemed keynote speaker for this conference will be The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, whose expertise and insights promise to inspire and enlighten attendees. With a focus on balancing compliance with compassion, the conference will delve into crucial topics such as constructive dismissals, termination clauses, human rights in the workplace, the impact of artificial intelligence and technology, and much more. 

The conference agenda is packed with informative sessions led by seasoned experts in the field. From primer sessions covering classic workplace issues and trends to engaging discussions on family status and accommodation, trauma-informed human rights investigations, compliance and compassion case studies, and much more, there’s something for every HR professional. Conference speakers will also share strategies for navigating the complexities of human rights legislation and the duty to accommodate employees’ family obligations. Plus, we will dive into the heart of employment law dynamics and key principles that govern the workplace.  

What Can You Expect at the HR Law Conference? 

Led by seasoned experts, conference sessions will dissect legal challenges and trends, equipping you with strategies to tackle legal risks head-on and implement actionable solutions for your organization. Moreover, this conference features a candid discussion where seasoned legal practitioners will provide invaluable insights into mitigating the risk of bad faith claims and minimizing exposure to liability. You can also expect to learn how integrating trauma-informed principles can revolutionize the investigation process, ensuring fair and effective outcomes. 

In particular, the always well-attended “Ask the Expert” session is your chance to get your burning HR law questions answered. In addition to this, attendees will become well-versed in harnessing the power of technology while ensuring compliance with legal requirements. Here the focus will be on invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities that AI presents in recruitment, talent management, and beyond. 

Also awaiting you is a captivating discussion on leveraging foreign-trained talent. Explore the challenges of credential recognition and discover the importance of cultural competency in HR practices. This is your chance to gain insights into navigating cultural nuances and communication styles to maximize the potential of your diverse workforce. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and arm yourself with proactive measures for legal success. 

Lats but not least, prepare to be inspired by our closing keynote on true leadership, speaking truth to power and championing positive change in the workplace. It’s a finale you won’t want to miss as we empower you to lead with courage and conviction. Capping off the conference, this keynote will offer a powerful conclusion to a day filled with learning and inspiration. 

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this transformative event. Mark your calendars for May 29, 2024, and join us for the HRPA 32nd Annual HR Law Conference as we cultivate a culture of respect, understanding, and legal compliance in the workplace. Whether you’re looking to enhance your legal knowledge, network with industry peers, or gain insights from esteemed speakers, this conference promises to be an unmissable experience. Register now to secure your spot and take your career to new heights.