The Carlson School hosts a variety of conferences throughout the year.

Tech cities 2019

Tech Cities Conference

Minnesota boasts a growing number of tech businesses and professionals. Tech-focused firms occupy half the spots on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Fast 50 list, offering an array of IT solutions, business analytics, and e-commerce services. Yet despite local resources, some companies have left the Twin Cities in search of tech talent and community.

WLC 2019

Women's Leadership Conference

Build your skills, confidence, and network at the 14th annual Women’s Leadership Conference. This year’s theme of “Build Up” will give you a toolkit for strengthening your career and developing yourself.​

2019 HR Tomorrow

HR Tomorrow Conference

HR Tomorrow is the premier professional development event presented by the University of Minnesota's Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies. This annual, day-long conference highlights current trends, issues, challenges and opportunities in the field of human resources and labor relations, and features exceptional speakers, presentations on cutting-edge HR practices and leading faculty research, and outstanding networking opportunities.

Ignite Conference

Ignite Conference

Ignite is a conference that fuses two distinct marketing perspectives by bringing together some of the country’s leading business scholars with corporate leaders from premier companies. Gain practical, data-driven insights on the latest digital tools to inform your marketing strategy through a combination of theoretical knowledge and real-world lessons.

Convene Conference

Convene Conference

At the intersection of healthcare and data analytics, Convene aims to navigate the tension that emerges when artificial intelligence meets human intelligence. Bringing together university research and the thriving medical industry community in the Twin Cities, together we’ll explore the unique trends that are shaping this multifaceted industry.