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HRM Conference General Information


This year's conference will feature a new design with the introduction of the Pre-Conference Workshop! The registration fee for the main two-day conference is $295/person for October 25-26, 2018. The registration fee for the Pre-Conference workshop is $59/person. A discount will be given if you choose to attend the pre-con and the main conference together. The registration fee includes handout materials, refreshment breaks, continental breakfast, daily lunch, and the reception.

Participants are encouraged to bring their spouses/guests to the evening reception at an additional fee of $25/person (to be purchased in advance of event). Please specify on the Registration Form your plans to attend the Reception and/or the need for guest ticket(s). This will ensure that all ticket(s) for the reception will be included in the conference packets.

Early bird pricing is available for pre-conference workshop and main conference until September 17, 2018. A group discount is available for organizations sending three or more persons to same event. Group registrations must be submitted simultaneously for this discounted fee to apply.

A special conference registration fee for students (with proof of full-time student status) is $99/person.

Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis; some sessions may have class limits. Treasury regulations may permit an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees, travel, meals and lodging) undertaken to maintain or improve professional skills.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations received after September 30, 2018 are subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after the program has begun. A substitute participant may be designated in place of a registrant who cannot attend.

Lodging and Location

Registration fees do not include lodging which is the responsibility of the participant.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park at a special rate for program attendees. This hotel is the host site for the conference. Rooms may be reserved by calling 205-972-1158. Please identify yourself as a UAHRM program participant when making your reservations.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Certificates

CEU Certificates (noncredit) are available and will be emailed to participants at the end of the conference.

Recertification Credit

The conference has been submitted for HRCI and SHRM approval. Please refer back to this website closer to the conference for up to date approval status. 

Further Information

Contact Vikki Chavis at 205-348-3029. The University of Alabama reserves the right to alter program content or change instructors.