Maine HR Convention: May 7-10, 2019 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2018 Convention!

The following information is from the completed event. Check back in the fall for updates on the 2019 Convention.


Monday, May 7 Tuesday, May 8 Wednesday, May 9 Thursday, May 10 Friday, May 11


2018 Schedule At-A-Glance (Download PDF)

Recertification Information

  • SHRM RECERTIFICATION: We are a SHRM preferred provider. The 2018 program is pre-approved for 23.75 PDC’s towards SHRM CP and SCP recertification.
  • HRCI RECERTIFICATION: We are also approved by HRCI for 23.75 GENERAL credits for PHR and SPHR, and 15.75 BUSINESS credits towards SPHR recertification.
  • You will find each session’s specific credit designation listed with each program within the schedule.


Who Should Attend? Which Days?

  • HR Generalists, Business Partners, and Recruiters – there are programs designed for you on all 4 days, so join us for as much of the week as your schedule permits.
  • HR Leaders and Senior Executives – there are “Get Strategic” programs and “Maine Great Leader” discussions for you on all 4 days, so join us for as much of the week as your schedule permits.
  • New HR Practitioners and other supervisors and managers. There is a specific TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY track for you called “So You’re New to HR?” Programming on the function of HR, performance management, legal basics, and total rewards. This path is a good introduction to the Convention and sets you up to attend Thursday and Friday as your schedule permits.
  • Health Care HR Practitioners. There is universal HR programming for you throughout the week, but some very specific content on THURSDAY & FRIDAY (employment law issues specific in healthcare workplaces, health data literacy, moving from wellness to strategic well-being, and unconscious bias as it plays out in healthcare workplaces).