2019 Keynote Speakers

Shaun White

Monday, August 26 | 8:00am

White is a dual-sport professional athlete in snowboarding and skateboarding, as well as an Olympic gold medalist, musician, designer, and entrepreneur. White has catapulted the world of action sports into popular culture.

Derreck Kayongo

Tuesday, August 27 | 8:15am

Kayongo is a Business Visionary, Global Soap Project Founder, and Former CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.  With his trademark panache, Kayongo inspires and empowers with his courageous story of survival, social entrepreneurship and humanitarianism, and the life lessons he learned along the way.

Kris Boesch

Wednesday, August 28 | 10:45am

Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases happiness, and boosts the bottom-line. In this highly interactive presentation, Kris will weave insightful content, memorable stories, and tactical tools to take your company’s culture to the next terrace.

Concurrent Sessions

Our comprehensive program is designed to give you the full range of an HR education. From the basics that every HR professional needs, to the innovative ideas that are changing how you work, our 100+ sessions have something for everyone at every level.

Our 100+ concurrent sessions are organized into ten tracks:

  • Business Management & Strategy
  • Workplace Planning and Employment
  • HR Development
  • Compliance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Risk Management
  • Global HR & HR Science
  • Masters Series
  • Professional Development


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