Compference: The world's best modern compensation event
Compensation is a team sport and we can't wait to discuss strategy with you. Join us for an engaging virtual experience taking place October 19-20, 2022 with pre-event workshops on October 18th.Register today
Are you playing the long game when it comes to your compensation strategy?
What does your total rewards bench look like these days? What's your game plan? Get ready to quarterback your comp strategy.
Come craft your organization's Playbook for the future alongside peers, coaches, teammates, cheerleaders, and raving fans, at Compference22.
We're so excited to have you!
Compference is the main event of the year to learn best practices from peers and industry experts
on stepping up your compensation game plan so you can compete for and retain your most valuable players.
Meet your Compference22 Keynote Speakers
The ball is in your court
Each day, you can choose from a number of interactive breakout sessions. Each of them will be specifically targeted toward a particular learning objective or challenge, as well as company size. You’ll end up with useful takeaways to implement in your workplace.
Step up your game
Not only will Compference provide you with all the latest best practices in comp, but also an opportunity to dive into your own professional development with sessions on how to improve communication, leadership skills, and interactive wellness breaks, to center your experience.
Hit the ground running
Past keynote speakers have included HR industry heavyweight thought leader, Josh Bersin, as well as one of the nation’s foremost intersectional researchers and scholars, Dr. C Nicole Mason, just to name a few.
Compference sessions this year include topics such as:
- Beyond the gender pay gap: What’s next for pay equity?
- The impact of remote work on pay strategies, benefits, and workplace culture
- Can HR leaders keep their seat at the table beyond the COVID-19 crisis?
- Measuring CEO to average worker pay: Why it matters and what you can do about it
- Making the shift to pay transparency and how to share pay ranges with employees
- HR for One: How to manage compensation when you are the only person
A whole new ball game
At Payscale, we work hard and play hard. Do you remember the festive atmosphere of the in-person Compference19? Well, we’ve brought that same sense of fun to the comfort of your own space, with wellness breaks, entertainment, a gamified leaderboard and attendee networking opportunities!
Find your crew
Connect with the best and the brightest in the industry. With like-minded peers to network with and swap game plans, you’ll be sure to get the most of your breakout experience.
An event with a playbook
In just two days, you will have an action plan with fresh ideas and newly honed skills. Armed with new knowledge gained from experts and peers, you’ll be sure to make an impact when you share your Compference learnings with your team, post event!
Step up to the plate, register today!
Paid workshops: October 18th, 2022 | Day 0
Want more out of Compference22? Elevate your Compference22 experience by adding a pre-day workshop to your registration for a nominal fee of $325 per session or bundle and save! Two workshops for $600 or three for $875.
Workshops are hands-on, interactive, and immersive experiences, facilitated by comp pros, product experts, and industry leaders. The workshops will be two hours in length, have limited capacity, and will occur on Tuesday, October 18th. Workshop participants will qualify to receive SHRM and HRCI credits.
Strong Foundations: Developing Competitive Pay Structures
Game On: Rolling Out Your Comp Plan
Good, Better, Best: Creating Job Description Programs that Help You Win
Ready for Game Day: Prepping for Pay Equity
A Winning Playbook: Creating a Smart Comp Plan
The Right Equipment: Prepping Your Managers and the Org for Effective Comp Conversations
Become the Play Caller: Establishing Comp as a Partner to the Org
Managing Up: Creating a Comp Calendar that Works for Everyone
Payfactors: Adding Data to the Conversation
Payfactors: Put Your Comp Strategy to Work Through Market Pricing
MarketPay: Conquering Tableau for Expert Comp Insights
MarketPay: Next Practices – Managing the Great Reevaluation with your MarketPay Tools
Insight: Annual Refresh – Managing Next Year’s Comp
Past attending organizations
What people say about Compference
When is the Compference22 virtual event?
The virtual event is October 19-20th, 2022. It is open to everyone, and there is no cost to register. Additionally, there will be some fee-based workshops offered on October 18th.
Is there a cost to register for the Compference22 virtual event?
There is no cost to register for the Compference22 virtual event, October 19-20th 2022. Anyone can register. There will also be some fee-based workshops offered on October 18th. These hands-on, interactive workshops will be longer in length. SHRM and HRCI credits will be offered to workshop participants.
Will there be a networking opportunity?
Yes! The event will feature a multitude of opportunities to connect with peers, session leaders, keynote presenters, and colleagues. Among these opportunities, you can message attendees directly, have space to interact with fellow session attendees before, during and after sessions, use break-out and zoom rooms for longer form discussions, and more.
Can I register for the event and add on a workshop later?
Yes! To view or modify your existing registration, sign into https://payscale.swoogo.com/compference22/sign-in using the event credentials created when you originally registered. Once signed in, you can add and pay to participate in a pre-Compference workshop.
Will there be an in-person Compference in 2023?
With the ever-changing environment of the global pandemic, it is hard to predict what the state of our world will be next year. However, we will be constantly evaluating opportunities to meet in person and adjusting the Compference event as the situation evolves.
Will you offer group pricing?
Compference22 is free to attend October 19th-20th. Group pricing for fee-based workshops taking place October 18th is not available. However, there are workshop bundles that offer a discount for purchasing two or more paid workshops.
Will there be product workshops?
Yes, there will be product specific workshops available for purchase. The content of this year’s virtual event is still being finalized. But there will also be product-focused sessions as part of the main agenda that will come at no cost.
Where can I register for the virtual event?
Can I earn continuing education unit (CEU) credits by attending Compference?
Compference22 will be offering pre-day workshops that will earn attendees SHRM and HRCI credits. Registration for the paid workshops on October 18th is required in order to receive these credits.