Indiana Chamber to Host 60th Annual Human Resources Conference

March 6, 2024 (INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 60th Annual Indiana HR Conference and Expo in May offers a wide variety of in-depth workshops and sessions for the modern HR professional. Top industry services and products also will be showcased at the full market expo.

“Human resources departments are at the heart of most employers’ operations,” says Indiana Chamber President and CEO Vanessa Green Sinders. “We’re pleased to partner with so many brilliant speakers and effective organizations to help Indiana’s HR staffers be the best they can be. As we continue to focus on how we can support talent attraction and retention efforts for businesses across Indiana, we hope this conference provides needed resources and best practices for those who attend.”

The three-day program, sponsored by Frost Brown Todd, will take place April 30 to May 2 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

The morning keynote on May 1 will feature workforce thought leader Cara Silletto of Magnet Culture discussing how to reduce “us vs. them” conflicts in the workplace. The closing keynote that day will be HRD CEO Andrea Butcher speaking on HR’s role in partnering with executive teams to move businesses forward.

Also on the agenda: HR technology trends; making meetings more culturally competent and inclusive; empowering women of color to rise in leadership; enhancing empathy in the workplace; artificial intelligence for the HR professional; navigating the line between inclusivity and workplace hostility; reasonable accommodations under the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and much more.

The 2024 Ogletree Deakins Human Resources Professional of the Year Award also will be presented during a luncheon awards presentation on May 2. All full-time HR practitioners in Indiana who have made significant contributions to their organizations through the past year were eligible for nomination (deadline is March 8). During the luncheon, Jason Cochran, a psychologist, consultant and futurist at humanworks8 will provide insights from over 250 global thought leaders on the future of work. 

The conference is presented in partnership with Clearpath Specialty.

Cost for the full three-day conference is $449 for Indiana Chamber members; $549 for non-members if purchased before March 31. Detailed price breakdowns and attendance options can be found at



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