SAHRMA's South Texas Human Resources Symposium

The South Texas Human Resources Symposium (STXHRS) is the leading educational event for Human Resource Professionals in the Central and South Texas areas. Symposium participants represent the full spectrum of HR disciplines and experience - they work for small organizations and Fortune 100 companies. They represent public, private, and governmental sectors, including for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Keynote Speaker - Colene Rogers


Colene Rogers is a business speaker and talent management expert who has helped organizations grow and develop their most important asset: people. With twenty - five years’ experience in sales, talent acquisition and talent management she has worked in everything from small business to global industry. Colene delivers a powerful keynote that is informative and entertaining, blending storytelling in with business principles to leave a lasting impression. She delivers specific, actionable ideas to impact today’s leadership conference, corporate event or meeting so that attendees are able to make meaningful and measurable improvements. As an actress and director, Colene always adds a little theater to every presentation! Colene is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with degrees in Organizational Communication and Public Speaking. She has worked for Walt Disney World Entertainment, Hyatt Hotel Sales, and as a HR professional in nonprofit, private and state government.

Colene Rogers Video

Keynote Speaker - Julie Burch

Julie Burch is the President of Julie Burch Speaks. Julie believes it's not just business-- it should be funny business! All of her programs are dynamic, high energy, highly interactive, and packed with real world, tangible techniques the audience can implement immediately. Julie also loves to make them laugh! She has discovered the more her audience laughs the more they learn. So, she keeps them laughing! 

Julie served as National Vice President on the National Board of Directors for the American Business Women’s Association as well as on the Board of Directors for CYT- Christian Youth Theater of DFW. She was honored with a guest appearance on “Good Morning America” where she was interviewed by Diane Sawyer, and was named the 2017 Speaker Hall of Fame Inductee at the SHRM’s HR Southwest Conference.

Julie has dedicated her life to the pursuit of helping companies improve the bottom line through strategic plans, consistent growth, and the development of people. She has coordinated, developed and delivered top notch, highly effective classroom style training and motivational keynote presentations with powerful results.

Julie Burch Video

Keynote Speaker - Hunter Lott

Hunter Lott is the founder of HR4<150…providing problem-solving support and pain relief for one-person HR departments at his website He has presented workshops to more than 100,000 business leaders and reviewed over 1000 employee handbooks.

Hunter was an award-winning senior course leader for the American Management Association and a top-rated speaker with the Society for Human Resource Management. Hunter was “Speaker of the Year” for Vistage in 2006, “Impact Speaker of the Year” in 2014 and awarded the Millennium designation with Vistage in 2016. His client list includes, Anheuser-Busch, Morton Buildings, The National Institutes of Health, and Milton Hershey School.

Hunter attended Tulane University in New Orleans, graduated from Iowa State and has a Master’s Degree in Employment Law from Shepard Broad Law Center.  Read More....

Speaker Application

Deadline October 1, 2019, Call for Presenters

Concurrent Speaker Session


2020 Registration Information

Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7  

Early Bird registration ends November 30th!

SAHRMA Member $265

Non-Member $365

SAHRMA Student Member $75

One Day Only $215

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Save $60 if registered by November 30th!

All Early Bird registrants will be entered to win a Complimentary Pass to the 2021 Symposium.

Schedule to be announced.

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Why should you attend?

  • Great value:  Compare us to other regional HR conferences!
  • Professional Development:  25 concurrent sessions presented by experienced speakers, industry leaders, attorneys, and consultants
  • Keynote and Mega Sessions:  Provide even more professional development opportunities
  • Hot Topics:  Will keep you informed on the latest trends and issues vital to your organization
  • Networking:  Many opportunities to network with others who share your passion in all areas of HR
  • Business Partners:  Over 30 companies as sponsors & exhibitors to help provide solutions in all areas of need
  • Earn SHRM and HRCI recertification credits.

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