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OCTOBER 21-24 / New Orleans, LA
HR
GUMBO
Experience a vibrant conference centered around how HR, AAP, Inclusivity, and Pay Equity intersect to create a beautifully balanced work culture.
What is
HR Gumbo?
Who We Are
HR Gumbo is an annual conference where attendees are inspired to stretch their imaginations and go beyond compliance. And like a good bowl of gumbo, the right ingredients result in a bold and amazing experience.

EARLY BIRD

$595/pp

Deadline for early bird is April 30, 2024

REGULAR

$895/pp

Fee after May 1, 2024
Main Stage
Keynote and Super Session Speakers
Coming Soon (2)
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré
USA (Ret.)

Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, Leadership, Safety & Global Preparedness, Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré helps organizations develop a culture of preparedness and initiates a mindset of problem-solving using strategies that create take-charge leaders.

Coming Soon (2)
AGENDA
Agenda updates are still in progress.
8:00AM→12:00PM
Exhibitor Set Up
Setup
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
12:00PM → 7:30PM
Registration Desk Open
Setup
ARCADIA TERRACE

Welcome HR Gumbo! Take this time to check into the conference and get acquainted with the beautiful Higgins Hotel. 

HR Gumbo
2:00PM → 4:00PM
Exhibitor Move-In
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
6:00PM → 7:30PM
Welcome Reception
Event
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall

Kick off HR Gumbo 2024 in style at our Welcome Reception! We invite you to join us and our exhibitors and sponsors for an unforgettable evening that encapsulates the spirit of New Orleans, setting the tone for an inspiring conference.

This reception is not just an event; it's your gateway to forging new connections, savoring local flavors, and experiencing the best of New Orleans' hospitality.

HR Gumbo
7:00AM→12:00PM
Registration Desk Open
Arcadia Terrace
HR Gumbo
7:00AM→8:00AM
Breakfast
Food
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall
HR Gumbo
8:00AM → 9:00AM
Opening Jamboree
Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B

The Opening Jamboree sets the stage for the days ahead with an explosion of local flavor and flair. As you step into what HR Gumbo is about, you'll learn why we chose New Orleans as the perfect backdrop to discuss how HR, AAP, Pay Equity, and DEI are the ingredients for a high performing work culture. 

HR Gumbo
9:00AM → 10:00AM
Headwinds and Tailwinds: Learn What's Influencing Change
Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B

In the ever-evolving landscape of human resources, this Super Session is designed to equip attendees with the data insights needed to navigate the complex interplay of factors impacting affirmative action, pay equity, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). As we stand at the crossroads of societal shifts and regulatory changes, understanding these 'headwinds' and 'tailwinds' is more important than ever.

HR Gumbo
10:00AM→10:15AM
Break
Food
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
10:15AM→11:00AM
Activation Lab 1
Lab
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
10:15AM→11:00AM
Activation Lab 1A
Lab
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
11:00AM→12:00PM
Session 1A
Session
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
11:00AM→12:00PM
Session 1B
Session
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
12:00PM→12:45PM
YOU. In the Pilot's Seat
Keynote Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B
Elizabeth McCormick
Former US Army Black Hawk Pilot, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 (RET)
12:00PM→12:45PM
Attendee Exhibitor Event
Event
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall
HR Gumbo
1:15PM→2:00PM
Session 2A
Session
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
1:15PM→2:00PM
Session 2B
Session
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
2:15PM→3:00PM
Masterclass 1A
Masterclass
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
2:15PM→3:00PM
Masterclass 1B
Masterclass
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
3:00PM→3:45PM
Break
Food
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
6:00PM→6:30PM
Rosie's on the Roof Happy Hour
Event
Rosie's on the Roof - Top Floor Hotel
Happy Hour mixer honoring women in the workplace. 
HR Gumbo
7:00AM→8:00AM
Breakfast
Food
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall
HR Gumbo
8:00AM→9:00AM
Super Session
Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B
HR Gumbo
9:00AM→10:00AM
Panel Discussion
Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B
HR Gumbo
10:00AM→10:15AM
Break
Food
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
10:15AM→11:00AM
Activation Lab 2A
Lab
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
10:15AM→11:00AM
Activation Lab 2B
Lab
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
11:00AM→12:00PM
Session 3A
Session
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
11:00AM→12:00PM
Session 3B
Session
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
12:00PM→1:45PM
A Preparedness Mindset: Creating Take Charge Leaders
Keynote Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B
The go-to expert for networks including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and CBS on emergency and disaster preparedness, hurricanes, supply chain and crisis management, Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré helps organizations develop a culture of preparedness and initiates a mindset of problem-solving using strategies that create take-charge leaders.
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré
US (Ret.)
1:45PM→2:00PM
Break
Food
ARCADIA TERRACE | EXHIBIT HALL
HR Gumbo
2:00PM→3:00PM
Session 4A
Session
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
2:00PM→3:00PM
Session 4B
Session
Chartwell & Am Red Cross
HR Gumbo
3:15PM→4:00PM
Masterclass 2A
Masterclass
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
3:15PM→4:00PM
Masterclass 2B
Masterclass
Arcadia Ballroom A
HR Gumbo
4:30PM→5:30PM
Happy Hour Mixer
Event
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall
Happy Hour mixer honoring Veterans in the workplace.
HR Gumbo
6:30PM→10:00PM
WWII Museum Event
Event
WWII Museum
Happy Hour mixer honoring Veterans in the workplace.
HR Gumbo
7:00AM → 8:00AM
Breakfast
Food
Arcadia Terrace | Exhibit Hall
HR Gumbo
8:00AM → 11:00AM
Super Session
Super Session
Arcadia Ballroom C&B
HR Gumbo
11:00AM
Conference Ends
HR Gumbo
Welcome to HR Gumbo

Why You Should Attend

For too long, we've cycled through conferences that have failed to evolve with the times—especially when it comes to the political, social, and legal challenges facing affirmative action, DEI, and pay equity. HR Gumbo is set to change that narrative.

You can expect to step into a space where progress is not just discussed, but actively pursued.

$254 Room Rate

Remarkable Location

HR Gumbo takes place at one of New Orleans’ most memorable venues. The Higgins New Orleans is the 4-star, official hotel of the acclaimed National WWII Museum. OutSolve has secured a discounted room rate for attendees.

FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the 2024 HR Gumbo Conference?

OutSolve’s 2024 HR Gumbo Conference takes place October 21-24, 2024 at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans. 

How can I book my hotel room for the conference?

The HR Gumbo Conference takes place at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, 1000 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130. OutSolve has secured a discounted room rate for attendees at https://group.curiocollection.com/6cl1pr 

What can I expect at HR Gumbo?

HR Gumbo is a vibrant event where affirmative action, diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and pay equity blend to inspire and go beyond compliance. You can expect more than just lecture; expect an immersive experience that encourages attendees to stretch their imaginations and think beyond boundaries of compliance. 

Who should attend HR Gumbo?

OutSolve clients and those who are not clients can attend HR Gumbo. This event is centered around the following roles, however, we encourage other roles to attend as well:

  • HR Managers, Directors, VPs, and CHROs 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Professionals
  • AA/EEO Practitioners
  • Pay Equity & Compensation Professionals
What is the registration fee for HR Gumbo?

The Early Bird registration fee for HR Gumbo is $595 per attendee, and the Late Bird registration fee is $895 after April 30. 

What is the HR Gumbo registration policy?

Full Refund Deadline: You are eligible for a full refund of your registration fee if you cancel by June 28, 2024, at 11:59 pm ET.

No Refunds After: Please note that we cannot issue refunds for any cancellations made after July 1, 2024. Cancellations made post this deadline will lead to a forfeiture of the registration fee. This also applies to attendees who fail to attend the conference (no-shows) without prior cancellation.

Please contact hrgumbo@outsolve.com for requests to cancel. You can view the full policy here

How can my company become an HR Gumbo sponsor?

Organizations interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at HR Gumbo can find more information here. 

Is there an opportunity to present at HR Gumbo?

If you believe that your expertise and insights could make a significant contribution to our innovative lineup of session formats, please take this opportunity to apply to speak. Find more information here. 

 

HR Gumbo is what happens when forward-thinking people and innovative topics come together.

Session

Formats
Unlike other conferences, HR Gumbo has a variety of exciting sessions. 
Each focused on—not just talk—but actions.
Activation Labs
Attend engaging sessions focused on activating and amplifying your efforts for AAP, DEI, or Pay Equity.
Masterclasses
Join our OutSolve experts for masterclasses aimed at providing attendees with advanced instruction and insights.
Fireside Chats
Gain knowledge by listening to conversational discussions on trends and movements that impact AAP, DEI, or Pay Equity.
Super Sessions
Get inspired! Participate in high-profile sessions with impactful speakers focused on bringing you unique insights.

Looking to Sponsor or Exhibit to Build Awareness?

HR Gumbo provides focused promotional opportunities that give your brand visibility through deep brand integrations. Contact us for more information.

Want to Present and Elevate Your Visibility?

If you're passionate about transforming the affirmative action compliance landscape and can inspire others to stretch beyond compliance, present at HR Gumbo!
Sponsor HR Gumbo

Contact Us.

HR Gumbo Event Location

The Higgins Hotel
1000 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Hotel Reservation Link:
 

Email: info@outsolve.com

Phone: 888.414.2410