The 47th Annual Robert S. Hartman Institute Conference: Freedom to Live will bring our global community together in one room to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Hartman’s death and the impact of his work these many years later. 

With 14 sessions and two networking opportunities, axiologists and Hartmaniacs from around the world will be sharing the impact of axiology and the Hartman Value Profile on areas of business, coaching, and development.


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Wednesday 18th

Join us on Wednesday, October 18th for an informal evening reception to kick off the conference and networking with fellow axiologists.

Thursday 19th

On Thursday, dive deep into formal axiology and the Hartman Value Profile with 11 different sessions starting at 9 AM through to 5 PM, with lunch provided.

That evening, join fellow conference attendees for a formal reception at 6:30 PM to ask questions of the presenters, network and make connections, and enjoy some light refreshments.

Full agenda and speaker list coming soon.

Friday 20th

On Friday, finish out your deep dive into axiology with four sessions starting at 9 AM and wrapping up with a final lunch with fellow attendees at 1 PM.



The conference committee is pleased to be accepting applications for speakers for the conference agenda. 

Please consider sharing your axiological wisdom and insight in-person with our members by becoming a speaker at this year's conference. We are particularly interested in:

  • Insights around applying axiology to everyday life and business.
  • Methods and development around the Hartman Value Profile and its application
  • Content around innovative applications of axiology
  • Particular case studies of applying formal axiology or success in using the HVP
  • Practical application of the HVP to business and coaching


Apply to Be a Speaker 

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This year’s conference will be hosted at the Kimpton Shane, a new boutique hotel located in the heart of Midtown.

The Kimpton Shane Hotel
1340 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

General Reservations: (866) 660-6699
Hotel: (404) 446-3456

Hotel Room Rate: $215/night*
Conference special pricing available for a limited time.

Valet Parking: $45/day

The hotel is an easy 3-minute walk to the Arts Center MARTA station (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority). MARTA offers quick and direct transportation from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Click here to view a map of midtown.


Be sure to reserve your hotel room using the button below to receive the conference special pricing while available.

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Register before May 15th to receive the Early Bird discount to save $50!

Become a member for $75 to get member pricing and save an additional $25!


Member Non-Member

Early Bird Registration: $250
Standard Registration: $300

Students and Instructors: $100

Early Bird Registration: $350
Standard Registration: $400