What’s on tap for day 3 of Spring HR Tech?

Sessions on developing leaders, engagement, reskilling strategy and more are coming up.
By: | March 17, 2021 • 2 min read

Some of the biggest and most pressing topics in HR technology and HR leadership are on the agenda today for the third day of the virtual Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition—from development to transformation to leadership.

Wondering if your HR department is investing enough in frontline managers? Or even who the leaders are in your organization, aside from the obvious ones, that is? Forrester analyst Katy Tynan will serve up some answers and guideposts for developing leaders in her keynote at 11 a.m. ET. Her presentation also is followed by a live question-and-answer session.

Related: Read more Spring HR Tech coverage here.

Are you trying to figure out what risks senior HR leaders might face in the coming months, even after the most challenging of years you’ve endured? HR technology expert and analyst John Sumser talks with two leaders who have gotten a sneak peek of the future of work. The panel discussion, titled HR Hot Spots: CHROs Answer Today’s Burning Questions, features chief people officer Mary Ruberry of The Parking Spot and deputy CHRO Maxine Carrington of Northwell Health. The session begins at 3 p.m. ET.

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Trying to launch a digital transformation and not sure where to start? Or how to make it stick? Analyst and keynote speaker Jason Averbook lays out the case for starting with what he calls “a whole-person approach” during his presentation, which starts at 4:45 p.m. ET. That’s followed by a live Q&A session, allowing you to put your question directly to the expert.

Other sessions to catch include:

  • A mega session on the shift from “engagement survey to continuous understanding” featuring global analyst Josh Bersin and Lydia Wu, head of talent acquisition at Panasonic, and Melissa Arronte, solution principal for employee experience at Medallia. That’s at 2 p.m. ET.
  • A core session focused on what’s next in people analytics led by Ian Cook, vice president of people analytics with Visier. “Answers at Scale: The Third Wave of People Analytics” starts at 1 p.m. ET.
  • A core session focused on “strategy skilling” for organizations led by two Cornerstone experts: Mike Bollinger, vice president, strategic initiatives, and Henry Vasquez, principal product manager. That begins at 4 p.m. ET.

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Elizabeth Clarke is executive editor of Human Resource Executive. She earned a journalism degree from the University of Florida and then spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Elizabeth lives with her family in Palm Beach County. She can be reached at eclarke@lrp.com.