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HR Tech Events on Your Mind?

Given the current Covid-19 pandemic, most of the popular tech events have turned virtual…while webinars and online summits start taking centre stage, if you’re keen on staying abreast on a few top HR tech events;

Here is a list of some HR conferences that you should be looking forward to:
  • Australian Talent Conference 2020, Sydney
  • June 24 – 25

This event is hosted by ATC events and media. Attend this conference to experience the changing world of Talent acquisition. The teams which had come into being for hiring people are now teams who are changing the very face of the recruitment by imbibing elements like empathy, transparency and trust in their recruitment ore design. The insights provided on how to recruit people with the help of right technology will help you align your company’s resources in sync with the organizations goals. Some of the key speakers you can expect to see in this digital event are – Rebecca Houghton – Founder at Bold HR, Barb Hyman – CEO at Predictive Hire, Rita Newman – GM Recruitment, Resourcing & Mobility at ANZ Bank, Mark Coppola – TA Leader at Afterpay, Nitish Matthew – Hiring Manager at Afterpay and many more.

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  • HR Innovation & Tech Fest, Auckland
  • July 27 – 28

HR Innovation and Tech fest invites you to be a part of a virtual gathering of HR leaders and futurists who have been transforming the HR landscape. The two day virtual conference will include leanings on HR Tech, L&D, Talent, Diversity and Inclusion, Recruitment, Wellbeing and Engagement and Digital Transformation. The event aims at enabling people to use the technology up to its full potential. Some of the speakers you can expect to meet are Sydney Savion – GM Learning at Air New Zealand, Jason Averbook – Global Thought Leader, Industry Analyst, CEO at Leapgen (USA), Jennifer McClure – CEO at Unbridled Talent & DisruptHR (USA), Hung Lee – Global Talent & Recruitment Guru at Recruiting Brainfood (UK) and more.

  • SF TechRecruit 2020, San Francisco
  • Date – September 30

MidWest TechRecruit aims at enriching the Talent Acquisition department on the latest tech innovations for them to be able to attract talent across all industries. This conference will consist of TedTalk style presentations, keynotes, workshops, and one panel discussion on “Global Leaders in Talent Acquisition”. There will be a few breaks during morning, noon and afternoon for you to have a QnA session around the presentations that inspired you or to create networks. Speakers from companies like IBM, Microsoft, Google, Sony, Netflix, Braintree, Verizon Media have been a part of these TechRecruit conferences.

  • HR Vision London
  • Date – October 6-7

Get ready to meet some of the best industry leaders for a two day conference that will revolve around the challenges that are affecting the HR business today. Leaders will  share their insights on AI, Machine Learning, and a lot of other technologies that are changing the HR landscape and shaping the future work culture into a more transparent and agile one. Let’s look at some of the speakers who are expected to be a part of this event – Steven Pierce – Deputy MD and CHRO at Hitachi Europe, Federico Balzola – CHRO at Hanes Brands, Ehab Hafez – Head of Talent Acquisition – Africa, Middle East, and Turkey at Johnson & Johnson among several more.

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  • HR Technology Conference & Exposition, Las Vegas
  • Date – October 13 – 16

HR Technology Conference and Exposition is an event of one of its kind. They are known to have an unmatched agenda with the aim to enable every HR individual to boost the usage of HR tech and tools. This event caters to audience from all shapes and sizes of businesses. The opening keynote is scheduled to be by Abby Wambach who is a Soccer Legend, Activist for Equality and Inclusion and New York Times bestselling author. Followed by other renowned speakers like Cecile Alper-Leroux – VP HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, Jenn Andrew –  SVP, Strategic Partnerships, The Academy at Bank of America, Jason Averbook – CEO & Founder at LeapGen, Paul Bartlett – CEO at CloudPay and many more.

  • UNLEASH World Conference, Paris
  • Date – October 20 – 21

Hosted by the Unleash, this event is a little different from the ones listed above. This conference brings together over 250 exhibitors like SAP Success Factors, Cornerstone, Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, TalentSoft, Survey Monkey, Walk Me, benify etc. to exhibit the best technologies in HR under one roof. It acts as a connecting platform for all the buyers and sellers so that they can skip the hassle of several meetings round the year to find the best tech for them. They can effortlessly compare the best techs and tools in the same place and at the same time.

  • HR Tech Saudi Summit, Riyadh
  • November 11 – 12

HR Tech Saudi Summit aims at bringing the world’s best HR and IT leaders  together. The two day event will discuss the latest trends, innovations and challenges faced in the kingdom. The agenda kept in mind is in sync with their vision 2030, i.e. for their workforce to be ready to face the ever evolving digital world.

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  • CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, Manchester
  • Date – November 11 – 12

The annual conference and exhibition is a renowned HR event in the UK. The event that is attended by more than 5000 attendees every year aims at bringing HR professionals from across the world to discuss the latest strategies and developments in the HR industry. It also consists of free lessons over the two days of the event for individuals to make the most of the event. The enhancements you can expect this year are their experts will have knowledge in various industries such as housing, education and healthcare apart from assessing the different ways they can help you with HR and Payroll solutions and services.

Still in doubt? Perhaps a list of a few speakers from 2019 can help you get a fair idea –  ANDRE WORWOOD  – Transformation Director at Microsoft UK, ANDREW STEPHENSON – HR Director at Lookers, ANNE PEARCE – HR VP at Shell, FFYONA DAWBER – CEO at Synergy Vision. Stay tuned to their website for the 2020 speaker highlights.

  • Gartner Reimagine HR, London
  • Date – November 17 -18

This event will let you explore a wide range of HR topics like retaining the right talent, adopting diversity and inclusion in your organisation, innovation of various technology tools that can help you maximise your digital footprint. These topics will be valuable as they will show you how to leverage the data analytics and the right HR technology for you to optimise your return on ROI.  Since the conference date has been rescheduled you can expect the speakers to be updated on their website shortly.

  • Rethink! HR Tech Europe, Berlin
  • Date – November 30 – December 1

The Rethink! HR Tech Europe 2020 is the leading HR tech summit that brings together more than 150 CHROs & HR from esteemed European companies. This event facilitates a pre event workshop that will allow you to create networks before the summit starts. With a goal to discuss industry topics and share knowledge, they have an interesting app – we.CONECT Event App & Matchfinder, a unique AI powered app that will allow you to make connections and arrange meetings as per your needs. Some of the speakers and moderators expected are – Laura Marsi – Global Head of HR & Organizational Change at Allianz Technology, Dirk Stoltenberg, Group Head Human Resources at Oetiker Group, Mikaela Öberg-Mattila – HR Director at Remedy Entertainment Plc., Yannis Niebelschütz – CEO at CoachHub Gmbh Giles Slinger – Managing Director at Concentra Analytics.