2019 Strategic HR Forum

The New Employee Experience

October 27 - 29, 2019 Boston, MA

Registration is Now Open!



6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Welcome Networking Reception


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast | Exhibits

​8:30 AM - 10:00 AM  
Josh Bersin, Principal Research Partner, HR People + Strategy.

Optimizing the Employee Experience
Employee experience design may be one of the most important innovations in our thinking about HR. In this research-based presentation, Bersin will discuss the trends, practices, and strategies organizations can employ to optimize the employee experience.

​10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 
​Break | Exhibits

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Joanne Lipman, Author and former Editor in Chief, USA Today.

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Daniel Jacobs, Founder and CEO, Avanoo

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Executive Roundtable Lunch | Exhibits

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Michelle Gadsden Williams, Managing Director NA & Canada, Inclusion & Diversity Lead, Accenture.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Breaks | Exhibits

​3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

​4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Jeanine Boyle, Vice President Human Resources and John Langford, President and CEO, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a Boeing Company.

​5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cocktails and Conversation

7:00 PM

  Dine Around 


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast | Exhibits

8:30 AM - 9:40 AM

Alastair Robertson, Chief People Officer, Kingfisher Plc and Mark LaScola, Managing Principal, On The Mark.

How does a global home improvement company with over 77,000 employees in 10 countries design an employee experience that aligns with HR's core purpose? Robertson and LaScola will share their journey in developing a modern Employee Life Cycle operating model that enables end-to end thinking and focuses on the value that HR delivers to the business.   

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Break | Exhibits

​10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Accelerating the Growth and Development of the Future HR Executive

Business and talent needs are rapidly changing. Based on research by HR People + Strategy and Willis Towers Watson, this session will discuss the skills, capabilities and experiences HR leaders need to drive business results in this ever-changing global environment.

​​11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holly Tyson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Dick's Sporting Goods.

*Schedule is subject to change