I love DisruptHR.

I love it so much that I’ve presented at it four times and then came on to co-organize DisruptHR New York City events.

I mention this because like Sy Sperling — “Remember, I’m not only the Hair Club president, but I’m also a client!” — I know what it’s like to be a speaker and select other speakers. I also know that cultural reference may have fallen flat for you, but guess what? I don’t care.

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Welcome To The DisruptHR Family – Glasgow, Scotland!

DisruptHR Glasgow is being organized by Laura Rennie/ @LauraRennie – Director at Arena HR Ltd, and Katrina Collier / @KatrinaMCollier – Founder of The Searchologist.

The first #DisruptHRGlasgow event is scheduled for October 3, 2017, and you can follow updates from their community on Twitter via @DisruptHR_Glas!

We’re excited to officially welcome Greenville, South Carolina (USA) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR Greenville is being organized by Ben Slagle / @baegle_ – Account Executive at SENTIO, and Steve Nail – Dean, College of Business at Anderson University.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRGVL event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

After a busy Winter/Spring of DisruptHR events around the world, we’re in a bit of a summer rest period – for the next two weeks – before events start back in full swing for the Late Summer/Fall/Winter seasons.

As of today(July 17, 2017), there are 38 events scheduled between before the end of 2017, with more events added practically every week, so there will undoubtedly be more!

Have you dreamed of speaking at a DisruptHR event?

With so many upcoming events, there are literally hundreds of opportunities to speak – in a city near you, or in cities and communities around the world.

Do you have something to say about employment, work, the future of work, human resources, recruiting, etc.?

Do you want to challenge yourself to get your idea, innovation, proposal, new way of thinking, into a five minute talk, with 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds?

Have you always wanted to get a video of you speaking, and sharing your message with the world, so you could share it on your website, your LinkedIn profile, with your network, etc.?

Well, HERE IS YOUR CHANCE AND NOW IS THE TIME!

There are currently 29 DisruptHR communities with scheduled events that are actively accepting speaker applications.

These aren’t paid opportunities, but you’ll have have a chance to share your message (in 5 minutes), meet some cool people, have some fun, share a festive beverage or two – and a video of your talk will be shared with you (and with the world) shortly after the event.

So, if you’re game, have something to say, and can craft a great (short) pitch for your idea, submit an application to speak at your favorite city’s event!

Upcoming Events & Speaker Application Deadlines:

Sydney, Australia – July 28, 2017
Des Moines, IA – July 31, 2017
Detroit, MI – July 31, 2017
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – July 31, 2017
Buffalo, NY – August 1, 2017
Dallas, TX – August 1, 2017
Indianapolis, IN – August 1, 2017
London, Ontario – August 1, 2017
New York, NY – August 1, 2017
Oklahoma City, OK – August 1, 2017
Charlotte, NC – August 4, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT – August 4, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario – August 7, 2017
Kingston, Ontario – August 10, 2017
Westchester County, NY – August 12, 2017
Milwaukee, WI – August 15, 2017
Fargo, ND – August 18, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA – August 18, 2018
Victoria, BC – August 18, 2017
Orlando, FL – August 19, 2017
Manhattan, KS – August 30, 2017
Vienna, Austria – August 31, 2017
Dublin, Ireland – August 31, 2017
Raleigh-Durham, NC – September 1, 2017
St. Louis, MO – September 1, 2017
Cincinnati, OH – September 6, 2017
Hampton Roads, VA – September 30, 2017
Sioux Falls, SD – March 3, 2018
London, England – Always Open

To submit an application, click on the page for the city you’re interested in applying to, then click on the “Submit Your Idea” button on that city’s page.

Want to check out some previous DisruptHR Talks?

We have over 1,100 5-minute talks online, and you can find them all HERE (listed in order of popularity)!

We’re excited to officially welcome Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR Las Vegas is being organized by Amy Suprenant / @AmySuprenant – District Manager at ADP, Kevin Terrance – District Manager at ADP, Brett Reiss – District Manager at ADP, Kaytee Wilcox / @Kaytee Wilcox – District Manager – ADP, Jeff Gartenberg – Business Strategist at National Healthcare Access, Inc, Danielle Price – Alliance Channel Manager at Cornerstone OnDemand, and Annette Medina / @acladyam – Vice President of Sales at ADP.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRVegas event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

We’re excited to officially welcome Manila, Phillipines (PH) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR Manila is being organized by Aileen de la Torre – Co-Founder & CFO at SPARK Creations & Co Inc., and Lorie Corcuera – Co-Founder & CEO at SPARK Creations & Co. Inc.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRManila event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

We’re excited to officially welcome Manchester, England (UK) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR Manchester is being organized by Rebecca Taylor / @RTaylor81 – Co-Founder of CLOS Consultancy, and Louisa Scanlan / @lou_collaborate – Director at Collaborate Business Solutions.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRMCR event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

We’re excited to officially welcome St. Louis, Missouri (USA) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR St. Louis is being organized by Susie Glarner – VP of Sales at ADP, Pat McHugh – Business Strategist at ADP, and Bethany Benn – Regional Sales Executive at ADP.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRSTL event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!

DisruptHR Richmond (Virginia, USA) will be held on July 26, 2017 at In Your Ear Studios, and we’re excited to announce an awesome lineup of speakers for their first DisruptHR event!

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We’re excited to officially welcome Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA) to the DisruptHR global community!

DisruptHR Tulsa is being organized by Dixie Agostino – CEO of Switchgear Search & Recruiting, and Heidi Hartman – President & CEO of Luna Sol Consulting.

Planning is just getting underway for the first #DisruptHRTulsa event, so stay tuned for more details coming soon!