A VIRTUAL SUMMIT FOR HR LEADERS & THEIR TEAMS

AMERICAS

March 14 | 9am – 2pm PST

EUROPE

March 21 | 9am – 2pm GMT

This was a future-looking, how-to-get-us-there type of event that was really impactful and useful.

This is one of the best virtual events I have attended.

I took over the Performance Management program recently and these types of sessions help me identify ways to improve our program.
All the speakers were amazing!
I have several solid takeaways that I can use to start conversations about workplace changes and improvements.
Positive and uplifting information, great to hear from others.
Designed specifically for senior HR professionals, this high-energy, half-day virtual summit will provide you with the insights, strategies, and tools to drive transformative change, elevate your HR function, and enhance your career

JOIN US TO:

Gain practical tips for positioning HR as a strategic lever in your organization and yourself as a key partner that can influence executive decision-making.

Explore strategies to lead your organization through periods of change and transformation effectively by building your change management capabilities, fostering resilience, and creating a culture that embraces and adapts to change.

Harness the power of Gen AI and people analytics to make better decisions faster around workforce planning, performance management, and employee engagement.

4K +

Registrations

800 +

Enterprise Companies

8 +

Intriguing Sessions

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Doug Dennerline
Chief Executive Officer
Betterworks

Jaime Aitken

VP of HR Transformation
Betterworks

Arnaud Grunwald

Chief Product Officer
Betterworks

Cassandra Worthy

Founder & CEO
Change Enthusiasm Global

Riaz Meghji

Emcee and Human Connection
Keynote Speaker
Stacia Sherman Garr

Co-founder and Principal Analyst
RedThread Research

Tim Ringo

Award-Winning Author, Speaker and Board Advisor

Katie King

Published Author, Speaker and Leading AI Strategist

Hung Lee

Emcee and Founder of Recruiting Brainfood

Josh Linkner

2X New York Times Best-Selling Author and Speaker

Yasar Ahmad
Vice President – Talent, Mobility & Reward HelloFresh Global

Dolça Pascual

Talent & Culture Advisor
Ferrer

Diane Cramer
Sr. Director, Global Talent Development & HRIS Extreme Networks

AGENDA

AMERICAS
EUROPE

Session #1

Welcome

Time: 9:00 – 9:15am PST

Speakers: Riaz Meghji

EmpowerHR is kicking off with Betterworks CEO Doug Dennerline and Riaz Meghji, our emcee for the day! Join Doug and Riaz as they share the inspiration behind this event, the latest research in our State of Performance Management Report, and what you’ll learn from today’s inspiring lineup of speakers and sessions.

Session #2

Keynote | C.H.A.N.G.E. Traits®️: Exploring the Critical Skills for Inspired Leadership Through Change

Time: 9:15 – 10:15am PST

Speakers: Cassandra Worthy

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the disruptive pace of innovation today, but what if we could find a way to embrace that change with enthusiasm rather than dread? Cassandra Worthy, the world’s leading expert on Change Enthusiasm, is sharing her unique take on how HR professionals can move beyond “managing” change and grow through it instead.

Session #3

Fireside Chat: Revolutionizing HR in the Age of AI

Time: 10:15 – 11:00am PST

Speakers: Doug Dennerline

‌Breakthroughs in AI are reshaping HR practices practically overnight and unlocking new possibilities for employee insights, engagement, and strategic decision-making. Betterworks CEO Doug Dennerline explores how HR professionals can best adapt in this evolving landscape to find and maintain a competitive edge for their organizations and in their personal careers.

Session #4

Skills-based Performance Management

Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm PST

Speakers: Arnaud Grunwald, Stacia Garr

Red Thread Principal Analyst Stacia Garr shares her latest research on incorporating skills into your performance management and talent management strategies, and Betterworks Chief Product Officer Arnaud Grunwald walks through the Betterworks 2024 product vision and roadmap.

Session #5

Big Little Breakthroughs: How Small, Everyday Innovations Drive Oversized Results

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm PST

Speakers: Josh Linkner

New York Times bestselling author and globally-recognized innovation expert Josh Linkner shares how HR leaders can embrace responsible risk-taking inside their own teams and build the capacity to unlock breakthrough transformations throughout their organizations.

Session #6

Everyday Breakthroughs: How 3 HR Leaders Are Driving Sustainable Innovation Across Their Organizations

Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm PST

Speakers: Jamie Aitken, Jenn De Vries, Shipra Malhotra

Jamie Aitken, VP of HR Transformation at Betterworks, is bringing together three innovative HR practitioners as they share their real-world strategies for accelerating adoption of GenAI and other technology to enhance HR processes and drive efficiency.

Session #7

Closing Remarks

Time: 2:00 – 2:15pm PST

Speakers: Riaz Meghji

Recap what we learned for the day and talk about what’s next.

Session #1

Welcome

Time: 9:00 – 9:15am GMT

Speakers: Jamie Aitken and Hung Lee

EmpowerHR is kicking off with Betterworks VP of HR Transformation Jamie Aitken and Hung Lee, our emcee for the day! Join Jamie and Hung as they share the inspiration behind this event, the latest research in our State of Performance Management Report, and what you’ll learn from today’s inspiring lineup of speakers and sessions.

Session #2

Harnessing AI in HR for Competitive Advantage

Time: 9:15 – 10:15am GMT

Speakers: Katie King

Katie King, one of the U.K.’s most trusted authorities on AI and innovation, will demystify the world of AI for HR and share inspiring examples of how HR teams are leveraging AI to transform every aspect of their their people practices, including talent acquisition, learning and development, and performance management.

Session #3

Fireside Chat: Revolutionizing HR in the Age of AI

Time: 10:15 – 11:00am GMT

Speakers: Jamie Aitken

Breakthroughs in AI are reshaping HR practices practically overnight and unlocking new possibilities for employee insights, engagement, and strategic decision-making. Betterworks VP of HR Transformation Jamie Aitken explores how HR professionals can best adapt in this evolving landscape to find and maintain a competitive edge for their organizations and in their personal careers.

Session #4

Skills-based Performance Management

Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm GMT

Speakers: Arnaud Grunwald, Stacia Garr

Red Thread Principal Analyst Stacia Garr shares her latest research on incorporating skills into your performance management and talent management strategies, and Betterworks Chief Product Officer Arnaud Grunwald walks through the Betterworks 2024 product vision and roadmap.

Session #5

Tim Ringo – Demystifying Digital Transformation in the Workplace

Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm GMT

Speakers: Tim Ringo

In this keynote, veteran HR tech executive Tim Ringo will draw on his experience architecting and leading some of the largest and most successful HRIT and change programmes in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East to share his take on how technology can make managers, HR, and employees exponentially more effective.

Session #6

Everyday Breakthroughs: How 3 HR Leaders Are Driving Sustainable Innovation Across Their Organizations

Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm GMT

Speakers: Jamie Aitken, Yasar Ahmad, Dolça Freixes Pascual

Jamie Aitken, VP of HR Transformation at Betterworks, is bringing together three innovative HR practitioners as they share their real-world strategies for accelerating adoption of GenAI and other technology to enhance HR processes and drive efficiency.

Session #7

Closing Remarks

Time: 2:00 – 2:15pm GMT

Speakers: Hung Lee

Recap what we learned for the day and talk about what’s next.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2023

AMERICAS

March 14 | 9am – 2pm PST

EUROPE

March 21 | 9am – 2pm GMT

EmpowerHR - Americas

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