The University of Iowa Human Resources & Business Conference

Be Bold: The University of Iowa Human Resources & Business Conference

Welcome to the University of Iowa’s HR and Business conference website!  Here you will find the most up-to-date information about the  2018 University of Iowa Human Resources & Business Conference – Be BOLD – to be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids.

This one-day conference, offered at no cost for attendees, will feature nationally-known speakers and distinguished local speakers with a focus on innovation and transformation in higher education.  We will be exploring what it means to Be BOLD on our campus.

Our conference team is hard at work planning an exciting conference. As a conference attendee, you will benefit from the insight and knowledge shared by several keynote speakers, multiple breakout speakers, and have the opportunity to network with your campus HR and Business colleagues

Keynote speakers and topics include:

  • Jim Hundrieser:  New Business Models for Higher Education
  • Albert Smith: Understanding Unconscious Bias 
  • Patricia Clark White: The Politically Intelligent Leader

This conference, sponsored by University Human Resources and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, is a professional development opportunity for HR and Business professionals at the University of Iowa.  Priority registration will go to those who currently serve in these roles.

Karen Shemanski, Chair
2018 HR & Business Conference

HR Conference Registration

Registration for the conference is now closed.