Be part of HHR2021!

28-30 June 2021
10:00am – 15:00pm CEST, including one hour lunch break

Join hundreds of your peers virtually from 28 to 30 June, 2021 for three days of high energy, interactive programming and inspiring learning dedicated to rethinking alignment between HR and Business Outcomes. HHR2021 will offer an environment to focus, exchange, connect, and share best practice and perspective with like-minded peers and partners to help re-shape your people function and strategy.

Register here before 14 May 2021 and get an early discount!

Participation formats

We offer four different participation formats designed to address specific needs: whether it is to participate to the event and network (Delegate), exhibit your products or services (Exhibitor), share your knowledge or join a discussion (Speaker). You can also choose to become a sponsor and get exclusive opportunities. Consider what format suits you best and choose from below

BUY TICKET CHS Alliance Member
Low income*
CHS Alliance Member
High income*
Early bird CHF 50 CHF 100 CHF 150
  • 1 Delegate pass
  • Full access to all Virtual Event platforms
  • Opportunity to invite attendees to One-to-One Online Meetings
  • Post Event materials including Video presentations
Standard CHF 100 CHF 150 CHF 200
Late Registration CHF 200 + CHF 10 (Online Platform Processing Fees)

*A low-income organisation is one with an annual expenditure of less than 2 million Swiss francs.

Need help convincing your manager? Customise this letter template to make your case for wanting to attend the HHR2021.

Template email to your manager or training budget holder
Template guide: HHR2021 wouldn’t be the same without you! If the cost or time commitment is a barrier to you attending this year’s event, we’re here to help. To make clear to your manager why you can’t miss the leading development and humanitarian HR conference, simply copy and paste the message below, tailoring the words in yellow to your situation.Download the templateIf you have any questions or would like individual support, let us know at

Dear [name of your manager],

The upcoming Humanitarian HR (HHR) conference is the leading conference for HR practitioners from the humanitarian and development organisations. For education, networking, and professional development, this event simply has no equal in the sector.

I believe my participation at this conference is critical to bringing new ideas and approaches to [name of your organisation] and to further my professional development. I would like to request approval to attend.

Organised by CHS Alliance, the event will take place 28-30 June 2021, completely online. This year’s theme is Navigating Accountability in HR. If able to attend I would be among hundreds of people professionals hearing from experts and innovators talk about how to harness accountability to produce greater transparency, enhanced teamwork, effective communication, increased critical thinking and stronger alignment with our organisational outcomes.

HHR2021 will offer an environment for me to focus, exchange, connect, learn best practice and new perspectives with like-minded peers to help re-shape our organisation’s people function and strategy, all through the lens of accountability.

The cost to attend HHR2021 is just [xx – put the cost and the currency you are using] and will take place over only 12 hours of working time.

As the event is fully virtual, the time and financial commitments required are lower than those of a face-to-face conference. The investment in this learning opportunity will pay off in the new practices, solutions, insights and ideas I can bring back to the team and organisation. I will be able to provide a report of my key takeaways and recommended actions to our team, as well as a certification of participation if requested.

I appreciate your approval. I will work to make sure we get the full value of this event.


[your name]

  • 2 Delegate passes
  • Full access to all Virtual Event platforms
  • Exclusive Branding Package
  • Post Event materials including Video presentations
  • Expo booth features include:
    • pre-recorded (Youtube, Vimeo, Wistia) or live video,
    • branded content,
    • website and social media links,
    • special offers (discount, special offer, coupon code, etc) with a customisable lead retrieval button,
    • reps on live camera

Standard price:
650 CHF

  • Extended number of Delegate passes
  • Full access to all Virtual Event platforms
  • Speaker slot on Main Stage
  • Post Event materials including Video presentations
  • Exclusive Sponsorship Branding Package
  • Expo booth features include:
    • pre-recorded (Youtube, Vimeo, Wistia) or live video,
    • branded content,
    • website and social media links,
    • special offers (discount, special offer, coupon code, etc) with a customisable lead retrieval button,
    • reps on live camera

What to expect

To see the full conference schedule, speaker list and what’s in store visit the HHR2021 Hopin event page

  • Join the conference during your workday from 10am – 3pm CEST, on mobile or desktop in our easy-to-use platform, no travel required
  • A personalised schedule tailored to your pre-selected sessions and meeting preferences
  • Hear from inspiring speakers and experts on topical HR subjects
  • Take part in interactive sessions with live chats and Q&A
  • Meet peers and presenters in virtual networking opportunities without leaving home or office
  • Always-on, on-demand content available live and 30+ days post event
  • New opportunities to build relationships with industry peers and partners with a click of a button
  • Online ‘speed dates’ with solution providers, discovering latest innovations in the market

Past keynote speakers

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Andrea Vogel

Head of People at RNID, Former International Head of HR, British Red Cross

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David D’Souza

Membership Director, CIPD.

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Faye Ekong

Managing director and co-founder of RavelWorks Africa

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Susan Stith

Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Civic Affairs at Cigna

To give you a taste of the HHR conference, listen to one of our last year’s keynote, Faye Ekong, who shares her insights on how COVID-19 has affected the HR function and will shape the future of people management leadership.


Be part of HHR2021 bringing together hundreds of HR professionals and join us as a Sponsor. Connect with a live audience and contribute to the conversation on humanitarian HR. The exposure that you get at this conference can lead to long lasting collaborations, well beyond the end of the event.

We’ll partner together to help you create a virtual presence that enhances your expertise, highlights the advantages of your organization, and optimises interactions with event audience before, during, and after the event.

Have a question or need help selecting the right options for your business? We’re here to help.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact Gozel Baltaeva at

Without our sponsors, HHR2021 wouldn’t be the same.
Hear what one of our main supporters – Cigna – are looking forward at this year’s event in this clip.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

To register for the conference, click here.

When is the last day I can register?

Registration is open until either 1. the conference sells out or 2. one week before the start of the conference. Online registration closes on 23 June 2021 COB.

How can I pay the registration fee?

We accept payment via credit card or wire transfer. Payment instructions can be found at the bottom of your invoice/order confirmation. If you do not receive an invoice after registering, please contact us at

Do I have to pay by a certain date?

Payment is due immediately. If payment is not received within five business days after your registration, CHS Alliance reserves the right to cancel your registration.

Can I only pay for the sessions that I am interested to attend?

Sorry, but we do not offer the ability to purchase access to specific sessions. HHR2021 registration gives you a virtual pass to the entire event.

Are the sessions being recorded?

All sessions will be recorded and made available to all HHR20201 participants for 30+ days post event.

I registered online – now what?

You will receive an email with your personalised access link to the HHR2021 virtual platform once it’s live and at the latest on 23rd of June, if you were among late registrants.

Can I chair or speak at a session at HHR2021?

Yes. Similar to the last year’s conference, we invite conference participants to chair or speak at a session and submit their session proposal. To learn more about HHR2021 call for sessions’ guidelines, click here.

Do I get a special discount if I present at the HHR2021 Conference?

Sorry, we do not offer registration fee discounts to HHR conference participants who chair a session. We encourage you to benefit from our early bird or group discount registration here.

Do I receive a certificate for attending the conference?

Not automatically. Those who require will be issued a certificate of attendance upon request by writing at

What if I must cancel my registration?

  • For cancellations on or before 14 May 2021, we will issue a 75% refund of the amount of your registration fee.
  • For cancellations on or before 1 June 2021, we will issue a 50% refund of the amount of your registration fee.
  • For cancellations from 1 to 28 June 2021 or a No Show, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Substitutions are welcome – see below.

Can I send someone else in my place?

Substitutions are welcome at any time. If you benefit have benefitted from a group discount, your substitute must be from the same organisation as you are. Please send your request via e-mail to indicating the name of the original registrant and the name/contact information for the substitute attendee. Note that registrations cannot be shared (i.e., the registration cannot be split amongst multiple attendees).

Who can I contact if I need assistance with registration or have questions?

Please contact us at

I would like to sponsor the HHR2021 Online Conference?

CHS Alliance offers diverse Sponsorship packages and exclusive add-ons customised for you to choose from. To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact Gozel Baltaeva at

I would like to exhibit at the HHR2021 Online Conference?

HHR2021 will offer up to ten exhibit booths and invites exhibitors to buy their exhibit booth on or before 04 June 2020 by using the form here. To discuss exhibit opportunities, contact Gozel Baltaeva at