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HR Open Standards 2018 Annual Meeting

HR Open Standards Consortium is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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HR Open Standards 2018 Annual Meeting

Toronto, ON, Canada | April 5-6, 2018

Join us in Toronto to discover HR technology trends in 2018 and how HR technology standards provide your organization the best competitive advantage in an ever-evolving market. Sessions include trending keynotes, real-world implementation case studies, hands-on development workgroups, and more.

The HR Open annual conference brings together technology providers, HR professionals, and global standards advocates to promote awareness and adoption of the consortium’s HR data exchange standards. At the conference, you can

  • Learn from HR Industry’s top business innovators
  • Gain practical knowledge of HR integrations
  • Build standards in active workgroup projects
  • Resolve integration challenges
  • Network with business & technology partners

Our standards provide confidence and build trust between trading partners, businesses, and government agencies, especially those transparently developed by a diverse, global community.


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Keynotes & General Sessions

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Workgroup Project Sessions 

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Meeting Tickets


Early Bird Pricing is available until February 28, 2018!!

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Hotel Information

225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3

There is a block of rooms reserved for the conference.
Book online here or by calling +1-800-235-4670 and referencing “HR Open Standards Consortium”.



Transport to/from Toronto Pearson International Airport

Recommended Airports

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

Transportation to/from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

  • Taxis are available from passenger pickup area.
  • Toronto Pearson is close to several major transit routes, so it’s easy to get to all corners of the GTA by public transit. Union Pearson Express passes are available for $12.35 CAD (one way) to/from YYZ to Union Station. It takes approximately 25 minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes between 5:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. Check out the Union Pearson Express website here for train schedules and additional information. Union station is quick cab/Uber ride or a brisk 3 minute (270 m) walk from the Intercontinenetal Toronto Centre Hotel.