INSPIRE, the unparalleled virtual event in the HR space, fills the conference void this year with over 300 sessions, 500 exhibitors and an estimated 30,000 attendees

Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada —, the largest network of human resource (HR) executives, will be hosting an all-inclusive virtual event, INSPIRE, from June 22 – 26, 2020 with five days of valuable content, including ten different tracks of education for HR professionals (two themed tracks) per day

As the foremost trusted industry resource for more than 1.75 million HR practitioners for education, career development, networking, and compliance, connects HR professionals with solutions, skills, and knowledge to stay up-to-date and do their jobs.  Sessions during INSPIRE will qualify for HRCI® and Society for Human Resource Management® (SHRM) credits towards certification and recertification.

With large industry events from organizations such as ATD and World at Work canceling or running substantially smaller events, INSPIRE is amassing the largest selection of speakers and exhibitors, offering HR professionals unique opportunities to:

  • Access the required continuing education credits to advance their HR careers
  • Gain help with career transitions
  • Participate virtually without costs for travel or hotel expenses
  • Schedule meetings with other attendees and exhibitors – chat live via text or video and ask questions
  • Build an online network and digital presence to promote their personal brand
  • Learn more about companies offering free training and education to help organizations during the Coronavirus epidemic
  • Raise donations for COVID-19 charity efforts

HRCI will present the latest information to help HR professionals meet their certification or recertification goals. Topics will include exam eligibility, recertification cycle extensions, reduced credit requirements and online exam delivery.

“The HRCI global network of certified professionals wants to engage in a flexible atmosphere, relying on virtual connections during the challenges of social distancing. INSPIRE is our solution to connect the HR community with a diverse population of professionals,” said Dr. Amy Dufrane, SPHR, CAE, HRCI Chief Executive Officer.

INSPIRE schedule and details:

INSPIRE’s five day schedule will include the following educational tracks:

Monday, June 22, 2020

Training & Development

Employment Law & Regulations

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Global HR

HR Department of One

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Talent Management

Benefits & Wellness

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Leadership, Personal Growth & Organizational Effectiveness

Core HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance and Big Data

Friday, June 26, 2020
Rewards & Human Experience

Talent Acquisition


Debbie McGrath, Chief Instigator and CEO of, stated, “In these uncertain times, HR professionals are striving to manage their workforces as they navigate evolving labor laws and adapt to the challenges in today’s world. This free virtual event for Prime members will provide opportunities for people to network with other HR pros and gain expert knowledge on the latest best practices relative to them and their organization,” she added.

Registration is free for’s valued Prime members. Anyone who is not a Prime member of ($189/year), can purchase a Prime membership, and 50% of their membership fees will be donated to two charities benefiting the community to help fight COVID-19: Feeding America and Institute for HR.

Interested participants can join the conversation on social media with hashtag #InspireHR.


About HRCI

HRCI®, is the premier credentialing and learning organization for the human resources profession. For over 45 years, we have set the global standard for HR expertise and excellence through our commitment to the development and advancement of businesspeople in the people business. HRCI develops and offers world-class learning, as well as the administration of eight global certifications and is dedicated to helping professionals achieve new competencies that drive business results. Learn more >>


At, we are committed to educating HR professionals and helping them build meaningful careers. When it comes to HR, we connect them with everything they need and over 1.75 million HR pros agree! (How could that many people be wrong!) They rely on the community as the foremost, trusted resource for education, career development, networking, and compliance. Offerings include the largest network of HR executives, leading-edge industry research from the HR Research Institute, 13 monthly HR-themed epublications, innovative HR education including 250+ annual webcasts, the most comprehensive HR certification exam preparation that guarantees passing SHRM and HRCI certification (prepare for a salary increase!), as well as valuable HR tools, and legal compliance updates. has the largest knowledge base of HR practices globally and offers unparalleled training and networking for HR professionals all over the world… 24/7… 365. Visit to maximize your potential.

For more information, contact:

Debbie McGrath

Chief Instigator and CEO,