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Monday, September 27, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Tuesday, September 28, 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM


Tuesday, September 28, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Session Number: WH1
The shift to remote work during the pandemic didn’t benefit everyone. Disproportionately, more female workers serving in hard-hit sectors and working moms and caretakers shouldering more than their fair share of responsibilities left women stressed and underrepresented in the workforce. Rebecca Henderson will share how companies can redefine work and... Read More
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  • Keynote

Tuesday, September 28, 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Session Number: WH2A
Senior HR leaders will discuss how to reduce gender bias in employment processes and elevate everyone’s awareness of their own fairness at work. You’ll learn how to use people analytics... Read More
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  • Session Number: WH2B
More than half of management occupations are held by women, yet an overwhelming majority of boards are dominated by men. Women comprise 28% of the boards of directors for S&P... Read More
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  • Session Number: WH2C
Although it’s a step in the right direction, recruiting women into your workforce isn’t as simple as posting a “gender-neutral” job ad. To recruit more women, you need to start... Read More
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Tuesday, September 28, 10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Session Number: WH3A
Has the pandemic undone our gender equality progress? Research has shown that women in the global workforce were disproportionately hit by the pandemic. According to estimates, women assumed 17% extra... Read More
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  • Session Number: WH3B
Research demonstrates that the greater representation of women in an organization – especially in management – the stronger its financial performance. Plus, gender diversity is one of the key ESG... Read More
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  • Session Number: WH3C
Employee compensation is typically the largest expense for any company. Pay impacts recruiting, employee engagement and productivity. Yet, many organizations struggle to get gender pay equity right. According to recent... Read More
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Tuesday, September 28, 11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Session Number: WH4
A narrative is a story you tell to connect your past, present and future. Your narrative can either limit you or help you expand your vision on what you are capable of reaching. Crafting a new narrative is the most important thing women can do to change their career trajectory... Read More
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  • Keynote

Tuesday, September 28, 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Session Number: MS2
The pandemic has led to titanic shifts in where we work, how we work and the technologies we use to stay connected. HR has the opportunity to take a leadership... Read More
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  • Mega Session
  • Session Number: MS3
Consider your tech stack or vendor partners – how many are owned or led by women? The global pandemic has had an intractable effect on women and that includes women-owned... Read More
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  • Mega Session

Tuesday, September 28, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Session Number: GS1
From fighting for equal opportunity to inspiring change through her champion mindset, two-time Olympic gold medalist and New York Times best-selling author of WOLFPACK, Abby Wambach is revolutionizing leadership development in the workplace. Expounding on her 8 Rules to Change the Game, Abby will share her winning strategies to help... Read More
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  • Keynote

Tuesday, September 28, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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      Wednesday, September 29, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM


      Wednesday, September 29, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

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          Wednesday, September 29, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

          • Session Number: GS2
          The HR technology market has dramatically changed over the past year. Driven by the pandemic, the top vendors have shifted their attention toward integrated “WorkTech,” focusing on skills-enabled, design-oriented systems that help HR teams design, manage and monitor all areas of the employee experience. New offerings such as talent marketplace,... Read More
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          Wednesday, September 29, 9:45 AM - 5:30 PM


          Wednesday, September 29, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


          Wednesday, September 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

          • Session Number: AI1
          How easily can your organization use data to answer questions such as, “How well are your people doing?” Companies have access to overwhelming amounts of data every day, but most... Read More
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          • Session Number: CH1
          Strengthening the connection between core HR and business operations is one of the greatest challenges for HR leaders. Hear how companies are resolving this disconnect by linking core HR technology... Read More
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          • Session Number: DEI1
          The Black Lives Matter movement was a wake-up call for communities – and companies. HR professionals have a key role in addressing systemic racism in the workplace: putting policies in... Read More
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          • Session Number: EE1
          The past 18 months have had a significant impact on all employees, functions and businesses. Rather than simply hold in place during this time, JPMorgan Chase used the crisis as... Read More
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          • Session Number: FR1
          The global pandemic has presented us with an opportunity to rethink workplace strategy and the technology we use to support our workforce. In this session, you’ll learn the results of... Read More
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          • Session Number: LR1
          Without Artificial Intelligence, taking inventory of your organization’s skill sets is a daunting task. And forget trying to personalize learning experiences that are designed to upskill every employee across the... Read More
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          • Session Number: TA1
          Companies are striving to create more inclusive work environments, and sourcing diverse candidates is the first step. Although this is top of mind during recruitment, unconscious bias can still be... Read More
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          • Session Number: WB1
          Large organizations are prioritizing workforce financial health and well-being, but they often experience low engagement in traditional wellness benefits such as financial literacy and coaching, especially among hourly and entry-level... Read More
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          Wednesday, September 29, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM


          Wednesday, September 29, 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM


          Wednesday, September 29, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

          • Session Number: MS5
          As organizations continue to adapt to a rapidly changing world of work, there is increasing pressure to continuously deploy the latest and greatest technology and services. However, with limited resources,... Read More
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          • Mega Session
          • Session Number: MS4
          The pandemic has turned employee experience on its head, with many workforces dispersed, and the needs and expectations of employees drastically changing. Creating a remarkable employee experience now requires an... Read More
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          • Session Number: MS6
          Remote recruiting, economic uncertainty and the mounting pressure to “do more with less” forced companies to closely examine their talent acquisition technology solutions. And, it has become clear that what... Read More
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          Wednesday, September 29, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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              Wednesday, September 29, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

              • Session Number: AI2
              John Sumser, who helps build ethics functions inside HR organizations, says the era of machines with opinions requires a different form of organizational guidance, measurement and decision making. Because machines... Read More
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              • Session Number: CH2
              Join us for a fresh look at Onboarding, Amazing Race style. Each leg of the onboarding process requires employers and employees to deduce clues and navigate to the next step.... Read More
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              • Session Number: DEI2
              Over the past decade data has worked its way into HR, driving what benefits are offered and strategies to compensate and engage employees. And now with combating racial injustice a... Read More
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              • Session Number: EE2
              HR technology represents a huge investment of time and money. However, talent leaders often overlook the change management needed for it to be accepted, adopted and used. PwC’s global Technology... Read More
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              • Session Number: FR2
              The Future of Work is here but what exactly is it and what are the most important elements to prioritize for success? Why are remote work technologies essential? How do... Read More
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              • Session Number: LR2
              Managing skills is strategically important for companies today. To identify, understand and fully leverage the skills of everyone in your organization and to create opportunities for employee reskilling, it is... Read More
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              • Session Number: TA2
              How did one of the largest, most recognized global brands enact change, drive transformation, and reinvent how it finds and hires incredible talent across the world? Jonathan Reyes will detail... Read More
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              • Session Number: WB2
              Delta Air Lines combines high touch and high tech to deliver a culture of well-being that supports 90,000 diverse workers worldwide. Learn how Delta, in partnership with Grokker, promotes employee... Read More
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              • Breakout Session

              Wednesday, September 29, 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

              • Room: Expo - Pitchfest Theater 1532
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                Thursday, September 30, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


                Thursday, September 30, 7:45 AM - 8:30 AM


                Thursday, September 30, 8:30 AM - 9:05 AM

                • Session Number: GS3
                Marcus Buckingham, best-selling author and leading authority on employee productivity, leadership and management, and the ADP Research Institute recently conducted a worldwide research study that measures the quality of service being delivered by an HR function – an HR Net Promoter Score (NPS) metric. Debuting at HR Tech 2021, this... Read More
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                • Keynote

                Thursday, September 30, 9:05 AM - 9:45 AM

                • Session Number: GS4
                Diane Gherson, the recently retired CHRO of IBM, famously said that if the CFOs were the heroes of the financial crisis of 2008, then the CHROs are the heroes of the pandemic. And though we were all in the same storm, we were certainly in different boats. While some CHROs... Read More
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                • Keynote

                Thursday, September 30, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


                Thursday, September 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


                Thursday, September 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                • Session Number: AI3
                Get the people right, get the culture right. Jeff Taylor, the founder of Monster.com, will discuss why people intelligence is critical in improving employee and team performance, turning colleagues into... Read More
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                • Session Number: CH3
                The Kraft Group’s New England Patriots believe executing an HR tech employee usage strategy has driven a strong return on investment in their technology. Armed with powerful usage data and... Read More
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                • Session Number: DEI3
                How can employers take action to advance diversity, equity and inclusion within their businesses and benefit from access to people data and metrics? In this session, you’ll learn how one... Read More
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                • Session Number: EE3
                COVID-19 placed immense pressure on frontline industries, leaving HR managers to balance normal operations alongside new safety regulations. The food processing industry experienced unprecedented damage – with one exception being... Read More
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                • Session Number: FR3
                Can HR influence the business, accelerate change and transformation, and deliver HR solutions that improve human and organizational capability? Mimi Brooks and Eric Hemmer will discuss these ideas from a... Read More
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                • Session Number: LR3
                The past year has ushered in an era of work defined by employee demands for flexibility, transparency and equity. Thriving organizations will create an experience that cultivates and unleashes talent... Read More
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                • Session Number: TA3
                Whether it was the shift to remote and video recruiting, the increased focus on diversity, new safety measures for returning to work, the acceleration of digital transformation, or changing hiring... Read More
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                • Session Number: WB3
                We have hardly begun to understand the short- and long-term physical, mental and emotional impact of COVID-19 and the reckoning with racial disparities employees are feeling. Traditional wellness programs, for... Read More
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                Thursday, September 30, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM


                Thursday, September 30, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

                • Session Number: MS8
                There is pent-up demand for hiring across almost every industry and every job function after many organizations shut down most of their talent acquisition function during the pandemic.  However, a... Read More
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                • Mega Session
                • Session Number: MS7
                An HR Tech exclusive! No matter where you are in your HR technology journey, you’ll want to hear the key findings from Sapient Insights 2021-2022 Annual HR Systems Survey of... Read More
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                • Mega Session
                • Session Number: MS9
                Much has been written about the tech talent shortage, but equally if not more important is the soft skills gap. Recent studies found that 59% of surveyed hiring managers and... Read More
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                • Mega Session

                Thursday, September 30, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM


                Thursday, September 30, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                • Session Number: MS10
                Big data remains one of the strongest tools to uncover truth and inform strategy. As the underpinning of all good technology, data insights provide a surefire path to better outcomes.... Read More
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                • Mega Session
                • Session Number: MS12
                The pandemic highlighted the discrepancy between the skills people have and those needed for jobs in the digital world. To meet the digital demands and opportunities, organizations must implement effective... Read More
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                • Mega Session
                • Session Number: MS11
                The post-COVID working model will require organizations to improve their approach to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging by using talent effectively to drive strong business outcomes. But the question is:... Read More
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                • Mega Session

                Friday, October 01, 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM


                Friday, October 01, 7:30 AM - 11:45 AM


                Friday, October 01, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

                • Session Number: GS5
                Hear some of the most innovative thinkers from past Ideas and Innovators sessions share their latest cutting-edge ideas about HR technology and the workplace as they vie for the title of “Top HR Tech Innovator” for 2021. A rapid-fire format will challenge each of them to make their case in... Read More
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                • Keynote

                Friday, October 01, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

                • Session Number: AI4
                Artificial Intelligence is still in early adoption but quickly accelerating. In this session, you’ll learn how liability risks exponentially increase when AI is applied in a dynamic, regulated environment and... Read More
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                • Session Number: CH4
                Having supported hundreds of RFPs on behalf of employers of all sizes, senior leaders of the non-profit Advisor Collective (AC) will discuss fresh ideas and innovative approaches to modernizing the... Read More
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                • Session Number: CH5
                The employee benefits world has shifted significantly the past few years -- from controlling costs and offering competitive benefits packages to balance low unemployment to managing uncertainty, layoffs, furloughs and... Read More
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                • Session Number: DEI4
                “About 2.5 million women have lost their jobs or [left] the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, enough to fill 40 football stadiums,” Vice President Kamala Harris wrote in an op-ed... Read More
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                • Session Number: EE4
                When the pandemic struck Atlassian, which had offices around the world and employees already fully remote, had to redesign HR workflows and processes with 100% remote work in mind. With... Read More
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                • Session Number: TA4
                Whirlpool, one of the world's most respected appliance manufacturers, has transformed into a digital and Internet of Things (IoT) company. Its secret to success is having the right talent in... Read More
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                • Session Number: WB4
                The technology company Ellucian faces steep competition for top tech talent. As a result, the company prioritized employee experience, including robust internal communications, a culture of engagement and a competitive... Read More
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                Friday, October 01, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

                • Session Number: GS6
                The period following complete and total upheaval and disruption must be one of rebirth, renewed mindset, reinvention and realignment around organizational purpose and what matters most in the Now of Work. It’s the perfect time to start doing what makes sense, stop doing what no longer serves the business, and... Read More
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                • Keynote

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