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56th Annual CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow

May 1-2, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre – West

Save the date for the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours.

CPHR BC & Yukon is proud to announce the 2018 keynote speakers:

Dr. Brynn Winegard
Engaging People: The Brain Science Secrets of Persuasion and Influence
Canadian Dr. Winegard is an award-winning professor and expert in business-brain sciences.

Peter Mansbridge
Ordinary Canadians, Extraordinary Leadership
Peter Mansbridge is one of Canada’s most respected and recognizable figures from his 29 years as anchor of CBC’s The National.

Steve Cadigan
Making Culture a Competitive Advantage
Steve Cadigan, LinkedIn’s former VP of talent, is one of Silicon Valley’s hottest properties when it comes to people and culture.

David Usher
Core Creativity: How to Bring Creativity, Innovation and Inspiration to the Work that You Do
Juno-award winning musician and creativity expert, David Usher advocates that core creativity is a learnable skills that anyone can master.

Conference registration will open December 2017.

Full Registration (includes all sessions, events, meals and breaks listed as part of the two-day conference) Until February 14 $999 $349 $1,299
Feb 15 to April 23 $1,299 $449 $1,599
April 24 onwards $1,349 $499 $1,649
Single-Day Registration (includes all sessions, events, meals and breaks for the selected day) Until February 14 $599 $199 $799
Feb 15 to April 23 $849 $269 $1049
April 24 onwards $899 $299 $1,099

Add the pre-conference workshop to your registration at no charge if you register by December 31, 2017!

Conference Registrant Prices $249 $329
Non-Registrant Prices $299 $379

Contact Erin Roddie for more information about conference.


Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

The 56th Annual CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference + Tradeshow is an excellent opportunity to receive exposure for your products and services in an environment that is uniquely suited to making contacts and closing deals. Purchase a booth at the largest human resources tradeshow in Western Canada and/or set your brand apart by sponsoring the conference.

For more information, please refer to the sponsorship brochure or survey stats from Conference 2017. Or, contact

Download our exhibitor application form or contact for more information about our tradeshow opportunities.

Consider becoming an Industry Partner Member for discounts on tradeshow booths and advertising rates.


Conference Speaker Proposals

Speaker applications for conference 2018 are now closed. However, speaking proposals are still accepted for ongoing Professional Development courses.

If you wish to be contacted in regards to submitting a proposal for the 2019 HR Conference + Tradeshow, please provide your contact information.

For inquires related to conference speakers, please contact Fiera Lo.