Maine HR Convention: May 8-11, 2018 – Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME


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).