2019 AHRD International Research Conference in teh Americas logo

The 26th AHRD annual conference will include leading scholars and practitioners reporting their cutting-edge research and theorizing. The program will be comprised of blind, peer-reviewed submissions that offer a diverse range of topics, perspectives, and research paradigms. In addition, the conference will include several types of non-refereed sessions that provide excellent opportunities for bringing together conference participants to engage in generative learning through both formal and informal interactions about topics of mutual interest. AHRD is an inclusive organization and invites all those who are interested in the field, no matter where they are on their scholarly journey.

2019 Conference Program Book, Presenter Guidelines, Poster E-Book, and Session Host Guidelines Now Available

2019 Keynote Presentation

Thought-provoking Keynote & Pre-Conference with Raye M. Rawls: Raye Rawls is a Senior Public Service faculty at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia. Her practice area is in conflict transformation, alternative dispute resolution and dialogue. Look forward to hearing about how you can move forward into a transdisciplinary HRD future and work with people with different values, beliefs and perspectives.

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Conference Rates

2019 Early Bird Rates
January 10, 2019
2019 Regular Rates
January 11, 2019

Full Conference

Member – Full Conference $420 $470
Student Member – Full Conference $335 $385
Non-Member – Full Conference $640 $690

Thursday-Only, Friday-Only or Saturday Only

Member – One Day Rate $240 $285
Student Member – One Day Rate $170 $220
Non-Member – One Day Rate $320 $370

Pre-Conference Workshops

Bourbon Backstage: Behind-the Scenes of America’s Favorite Spirit –  Member $175 $225
Bourbon Backstage: Behind-the Scenes of America’s Favorite Spirit –  Non-Member $225 $275
Overcoming Your Inner Critic –  Member $150 $200
Overcoming Your Inner Critic – Non-Member $200 $250
Getting Unstuck, Hearing All Voices, and Finding a Way Forward –  Member $150 $200
Getting Unstuck, Hearing All Voices, and Finding a Way Forward – Non-Member $200 $250

2019 Graduate Student Research Colloquium

Member $170 $220
Non-Member $220 $270

Guest Social Passes

Saturday President's Banquet $75 $75
Thursday Off-Site (Frazier History Museum)
*transportation provided
$55 $55


Please note that the Marriott Downtown hotel is currently sold out.

Louisville, KY
Marriott Downtown
280 W Jefferson St
Louisville, KY 40202

Other hotel options:

Thank you, Sponsors!

President’s Reception Sponsor

Texas A&M University Education & Human Development

President’s Dinner Sponsor

University of Louisville

Opening Reception Sponsor

Interpretive Simulations

Entertainment Sponsor

The Gomel Group

Mobile App Sponsor

Interpretive Simulations

Partner Sponsor


Thank you, Exhibitors!


Program or Sponsorship:
Contact Kathie Pugaczewski or 1+(651)265-7859

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