2024 Federal Human Capital Conference

Join us on April 15-17 in the heart of Washington, D.C., and virtually, for the inaugural Federal Human Capital Conference.

The conference is an opportunity for you to develop and deepen your technical expertise, gain exposure to emerging trends and grow your network in the federal human capital community.

The first conference specially curated for the federal human capital community

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to engage with luminary speakers, network with your colleagues across the federal government and enhance your technical expertise.


Date and time

April 15–17, 2024
– Day 1: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST.
– Day 2: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. EST.
– Day 3: 8 a.m.–3 p.m. EST.


Federal human capital professionals at all levels. This conference is open to federal employees only. 

Registration fee

$499* for in-person or virtual registration.
Members of our Federal Human Capital Collaborative receive a $100 discount.

*Registration fees are not refundable.


In-person participantsPartnership for Public Service – 600 14th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20005.

Virtual participants: Airmeet. Virtual registrants will receive a link prior to the conference.


Please review our frequently asked questions or contact our team at fhcc@ourpublicservice.org. If you have any accommodation requests or questions about our COVID-19 policy, please contact Surya Ndedi at sndedi@ourpublicservice.org.

Conference Tracks

Session content will be presented in a rich and engaging hybrid format, enabling federal human capital professionals from across the country to attend either in-person or virtually. 

Back to Basics

Provides a comprehensive exploration of fundamental principles and practices in human capital management within government agencies. Attendees will revisit core concepts such as classification, veterans preference and data visualization with a focus on compliance and best practices.

Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition

Focuses on strategies and best practices for attracting, recruiting and hiring top talent within the federal government. Sessions will cover topics such as: innovative recruitment techniques, effective assessment design and leveraging technology to streamline the hiring process.


Thriving Workforce

Focuses on cultivating a resilient and engaged workforce within government agencies. Attendees will delve into strategies for fostering employee well-being, enhancing workplace culture, supporting professional development and emphasizing accountability. 

Latest Updates

Jennifer Pahlka
Jennifer Pahlka is the author of Recoding America: Why Government is Failing in the Digital Age and How We Can Do Better. She founded Code for America in 2010 and led the organization for ten years. In 2013, she took a leave of absence to serve as U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer under President Obama and helped found the United States Digital Service.
Kiran Ahuja

Kiran Ahuja serves as the Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. After more than two decades in public service and executive nonprofit work, she was nominated by President Joe Biden for her current role before being confirmed by the United States Senate on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Director Ahuja is the first South Asian American and first Asian American woman to lead OPM.

Shalini Kantayya
Shalini Kantayya is a TED Fellow, a William J. Fulbright Scholar, and a finalist for the ABC Disney DGA Directing Program. She is an Associate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Kantayya finished in the top 10 out of 12,000 filmmakers on Fox’s On the Lot, a show by Steven Spielberg in search of Hollywood’s next great director. 
Ventris C. Gibson
Ventris C. Gibson is the first African American to lead the U.S. Mint, which is the largest Mint in the world. Director Gibson is a U.S. Navy veteran, joining the Mint from District of Columbia Government. Prior to her service with the District, she served as the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and also as the Director of Administration for the National Labor Relations Board.

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Join us for the inaugural Federal Human Capital Conference

April 15–17 • Washington, D.C. • Virtual