Overview

The 2018 AHRI National Convention and Exhibition in Melbourne was a great success. Missed the event or wish to relive the experience? View highlights and more online.

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Watch this space for more information and event details on the 2019 National Convention and Exhibition.


The 2018 AHRI National Convention and Exhibition will be held over four days. Delegates can choose the convention experience by registering for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 days.

More detailed information on the program will be released soon.

TUESDAY 28 AUGUST 2018

PUBLIC SECTOR HR CONFERENCE, 8.50AM – 4.30PM

This conference features high profile public sector leaders and HR practitioners who will talk about topical HR issues pertinent to this sector.


HR TECH CONFERENCE, 8.50AM – 4.30PM

This conference highlights how technology is shaping the way we live and work. Hear about existing and emerging technologies that will impact your organisation now and in the future.


MAIN PROGRAM: OFFICIAL OPENING AND KEYNOTE, 5.00PM – 6.30PM

Kick start your National Convention journey at this exclusive delegate-only event. You'll get a taste of things to come with the AHRI National Convention main program.


WELCOME RECEPTION/EXHIBITION LAUNCH, 6.30PM – 8.30PM

Following the opening keynote, delegates can stay for this networking event and take a first look at the impressive 100+ stands in this HR exhibition.

WEDNESDAY 29 AUGUST 2018

EXHIBITION OPEN, 8.00AM – 5.00PM

Experience the latest in HR and people management products and services at Australasia’s largest HR exhibition.


MAIN PROGRAM, 8.30AM – 5.00PM

Additional global and local keynote speakers and main program topics to be revealed soon.


GALA DINNER, 7.00PM – MIDNIGHT

A highlight of the AHRI National Convention program – network over a three-course dinner and exciting entertainment.

THURSDAY 30 AUGUST 2018

EXHIBITION OPEN, 8.15AM – 4.00PM

Experience the latest in HR and people management products and services at Australasia’s largest HR exhibition.


MAIN PROGRAM, 8.45AM – 5.00PM

Additional global and local keynote speakers and main program topics to be revealed soon.

FRIDAY 31 AUGUST 2018

WORKSHOP 1: Herminia Ibarra, 8.20AM – 2.30PM 

Workshops are for HR professionals who want to devote time to a specific topic and learn about innovative ideas and practical applications.


WORKSHOP 2: Jason Fox, 9.20AM – 3.30PM

Workshops are for HR professionals who want to devote time to a specific topic and learn about innovative ideas and practical applications.


All the above times are Eastern Standard Daylight Time (ESDT)

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