HR Tech 2017 Guide: Speakers, Agenda, Directions, Nightlife And More

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Heading to HR Technology Conference 2017 this year?

The annual conference focuses on the latest trends in HR Technology, featuring some of the biggest names in the Talent Acquisition industry. It’s now in its 20th year, so you know there will be a lot to look forward to.

ConveyIQ will be on the floor, so don’t forget to visit us over at Booth #2745 to learn more about what we do, and our all-new platform.

Don't Forget To Sign Up For Your Exclusive Demo Of Convey Before The Show!

Here’s what you need to know as you plan your trip this year:

The Basics

When Is It?

HR Tech Conference 2017 will be held from Tuesday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 13.

Where Is It?

The Venetian
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Check out their website here. 

Featured Speakers/Events

Steve Boese

Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference

Steve Boese is a seasoned HR professional with over 15 years of industry experience. Boese tackles industry issues in a variety of publications including his highly-rated HR Technology blog, Human Resource Executive, and as host of the HR Happy Hour Show.


Laszlo Bock

Opening Keynote Speaker

Laszlo Bock is an advisor, author and former SVP of People Operations Google/Alphabet. This year, Bock will be discussing how HR teams can innovate business organizations, and how to build a winning talent acquisition team. You can catch Bock’s“From Moonshots to Roofshots: What Everyone Gets Wrong About Innovation and How to Get It Right” on Wednesday, October 11 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Josh Bersin

Josh Bersin

Closing Keynote Speaker

Josh Bersin is a founder of Bersin by Deloitte, a research services organization dedicated to providing companies with insights to develop optimal hiring practices. Bersin has been featured in several industry publications like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. You can catch Bersin’s keynote, “Digital HR: A New Architecture for Technology” on Friday, October 13 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Matt Charney

Matt Charney

Matt Charney is the Executive Editor of RecruitingDaily, and serves on ConveyIQ’s advisory board. He’s an avid writer (we strongly recommend you follow him on Twitter) and has been featured in a number of publications, including HR Magazine and the Huffington Post. You can catch Charney at the ‘Startup Spotlight: What's New and What's Next in HR Technology” panel on Wednesday, October 11 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Tim Sackett

Tim Sackett

Tim Sackett is another industry veteran and writer at the popular Fistful of Talent blog. This year, Sackett will weigh in on how companies of all sizes can approach building a HR tech stack that works for their business. Check him out at the “If We Build It, Candidates Will Come: Building the Perfect TA Tech Stack” panel alongside Allyn Bailey, of Intel, and Jessica Lee, of Marriott International on Wednesday, October 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Click here for a complete list of speakers and panels.

Featured Demos

Wednesday, Oct. 11

ServiceNow Inc.
SAP SuccessFactors
Ultimate Software

Thurs., Oct. 12

SAP SuccessFactors
Cornerstone OnDemand

Bonus: Women In HR Tech - Pre-Conference

If you’re heading to Las Vegas early, be sure to check out the 2nd Annual Women in HR Technology Pre-Conference, which focuses on empowering women in the HR Tech space. Sessions include insights from industry leaders focusing on topics like diversity, inclusion, and career development for emerging female leaders in the HR Tech space.

Click here for a full breakdown.

TAO Las Vegas

Nearby Restaurants:

Feeling hungry? There are plenty of great restaurants to grab a bite (or get a bit more fancy) between sessions:

Bouchon at The Venetian
Trattoria Reggiano
Buddy V's Ristorante
Tao’s Las Vegas
Delmonico Steakhouse

Click here for more restaurant and nightlife suggestions.

What are you looking forward to most this year? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!


Looking for more great content? Subscribe today!