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The 2017 HR Technology Conference and Exposition is rapidly approaching. The event has been running for two decades now with the aim of helping HR professionals drive strategy and achieve organizational success through advancing technology. This year, it runs October 10-13 at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are lots of great reasons to attend, but four of the primary ones are highlighted below.
Technology is readily advancing. Not only is it difficult to know what’s out there to begin with, but it can also be a real challenge to understand how different products and services work, as well as how each one compares and contrasts with the next. By visiting the expo, you can get hands-on experience with countless brands you’re already familiar with and learn about new additions to the market. Private hour-long product demos from companies like Google and Oracle are also scheduled. Not sure what you want to see? Guided tours are available too, including a series on Performance Management, Talent Management, Engagement and Recognition, and HRMS.
“This paradigm-altering event empowers women within HR and HR technology to grow personally and professionally by engaging with CHROs and tech leaders who share similar aspirations and goals, cultivating a strong industry network and exploring the latest trends and issues,” reads the description. It kicks off with a presentation called “Driving Growth Through the Advancement of Women in Technology,” and includes other notables, such as “The ROI of Women Investing in Women” and “Men@Work: A Career Girl’s Guide to Navigating Male Archetypes, Achieving Success and Finding Happiness.”
From new technology, to the evolution of payroll, keeping employees engaged, data, analytics, and even sensitive topics like the devaluation of HR professionals, countless presentations and speakers will be present. Highlights include keynotes from New York Times best-selling author and former Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google Laszlo Bock as well as from Josh Bersin, Principal at Bersin by Deloitte and Deloitte Consulting, LLP. There is no way to narrow down what’s most important for you to catch, but check out the agenda and see which discussions are relevant to the challenges your organization faces. Every aspect of HR management is covered.
Whether you enjoy engaging with companies that have solutions to the issues your organization faces or have interest in networking with your peers, the conference and expo delivers. More than 8,500 people are expected to be present, making it the largest HR technology event in the world.
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