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HR Open Standards 2019 Annual Meeting

HR Open Standards 2019

Arlington, VA, Washington D.C. | April 11-12, 2019

Join us in Washington D.C. to discover HR technology trends in 2019 and how HR Integrations in Government and Business 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.

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 up to 9 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the Speakers

Event Registration


  • Early Bird Non-Member: $595 USD (through Feb. 28th)
  • Non-Member: $695 USD
  • Early Bird General Member: $295 USD (through Feb. 28th)
  • General Member: $395 USD
  • Student: $99


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Hotel Registration

1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

       Book your room for the 2019 HR Open Standards Annual Meeting

Or call 1-888-627-8209 and reference HR Open Standards block rate

here 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”.

Recommended Airports

  • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) 
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Transportation to/from Ronald Regan National Airport (DCA)

  • Travel distance: approximately 1.61 km/1.0 miles
  • The Westin Crystal City Shuttle:
    • Fee: Compimentary
    • Hours of Operation: Daily 5:00am-11:45pm. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes. From the hotel: first departure is 5:00am; last departure is 11:30pm. From the airport: first departure is 5:15am; last departure is 11:45pm.
    • About: The Westin Crystal City Shuttle, which is a white van, makes stops at Reagan National Airport (DCA) at Terminal A and the upper floor of Terminal B, doors 3 and 5.
  • By Subway/Metro: 5 minutes, the hotel is within walking distance to the Crystal City Metro Stop



Thursday, April 11
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:30 9:00 Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
9:00 9:15 President’s Welcome President’s Welcome
9:15 9:30 Workgroup Summary
9:30 10:30 Keynote Jim Jensen (SVP, Ceridian)

Cloud based HCM

10:30 10:45 Networking Break
10:45 11:45 General Session  Job Data Exchange and Transparency in the US
11:45 12:45 Lunch
12:45 1:15 Committee Introductions & Reports Business Steering Committee and Technical Steering Committee: Introductions and Recent Activity
1:15 2:15  Workgroup Breakouts Benefits Payroll Recruiting and Staffing
2:15 2:30 Networking Break
2:30 3:30 Workgroup Breakouts Screening Assessments GDPR
3:30 4:30 General Session Blockchain
4:30 5:00 Wrap-up 20th Anniversary Champagne Toast
Friday, April 12
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:00 8:30 Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
8:30 9:30 Keynote Enrique Rubio (Founder, Hacking HR)

The Latest Trends At The Intersection of The Future of Work, Technology and HR

9:30 10:15 Open Discussion Marcel Practical Integration Stories
10:15 10:30 Networking Break
10:30 11:15 General Breakout Session GDPR Credential Engine
11:15 11:45 General Breakout Session Analytics: Scope of the project and use cases
11:45 12:00 Wrap-up Closing and Raffle

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