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The 2017 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo was held September 16-20, in San Antonio, TX.


This conference is the premier opportunity for public sector human resource professionals to meet, conduct business, and discuss current trends about how to hire and manage employees, implement effective screening processes, and boost performance and drive organizational change.

• Transform your thinking – and your work life – with the opening keynote address from The Workplace Relationship Expert™, Courtney Anderson. Anderson is the most innovative originator of business and personal empowerment solutions in a generation.

• Get inspired and energized with multiple presentations, including a special Bonus Keynote session on Sunday with Curt Coffman, New York Times Bestselling Co-Author of First, Break all the Rules, Follow This Path, and Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch; and Tuesday’s TED-style presentation, “Everything Must Change. Including You!,” presented by master agilest, advisor, and mentor, Heidi Musser.

• Achieve insight on the role HR plays in the noble calling of public service. Ron Holifield's closing keynote address, Making a Difference (even when no one notices), will help you inspire your team to continue delivering on a mission of excellence.

• Network with your public sector peers at fun and exciting social events, including the Battle for Texas Museum event.


Session Descriptions