This year’s Gartner ReimagineHR Conference is just around the corner, and we can’t wait for a jam-packed three days of all things HR. Taking place in Orlando from October 23-25, Gartner ReimagineHR 2023 brings together chief human resources officers (CHROs) and leaders in HR (like you!) to explore emerging ideas and actionable insights, helping you forge a path forward in the field through creative inspiration.
But attending a conference like Gartner ReimagineHR where there’s so much to see, do, and learn, can quickly feel overwhelming. That’s why thoughtful planning ahead of your arrival can help you maximize your time, allowing you to have the most fun and fulfilling conference experience possible.
Here’s a quick guide to making the most of your three days at Gartner ReimagineHR, so you can feel fully prepared before you even walk through the conference doors.
5 Ways to Maximize Your Experience at Gartner ReimagineHR 2023
1. Look for learning opportunities.
If you’re looking for engaging, informative sessions led by some of the most notable leaders in HR, attend a few presentations at the exhibit showcase theaters. This will be your go-to spot for learning opportunities on topics such as generative artificial intelligence, talent management and development, the future of work, the employee experience, and much more.
While you’re there, don’t miss UKG Senior Solutions Consultant John Wolhfert’s presentation on defining an intentional culture, how to engage your organization at all levels, and how to measure impact.
What: Creating a Culture that is United, Kind, and Growing
When: Monday, October 23 at 5:40 p.m. ET
Where: Theater 2, Exhibit Showcase
2. Highlight your can’t-miss speakers.
Review the agenda beforehand so you can focus on the experiences critical to you. Consider the top speakers you’d like to hear from, topics you’re curious about, and sessions that will give you tangible takeaways you can bring back to your workplace.
If you’ve never heard from the CEO of Great Place to Work, Michael C. Bush, his session should be high on your list—he’s a dynamic speaker! Using the latest workforce data, Bush will tell the story of how the best workplaces outperform their peers in the stock market and revenue growth while prioritizing a culture of inclusiveness. You’ll walk away with a new “For All” leadership model to help drive your personal performance.
What: UKG: Become Great
When: Wednesday, October 25 at 11:30 a.m. ET
Where: Southern Hemisphere III
3. Map out the booths on your priority list.
There will be dozens of HR vendors at Gartner ReimagineHR with whom you can discuss your specific HR needs. With rows and rows of booths to peruse in the exhibition hall, doing a little research beforehand and mapping out the ones you know you’ll want to visit during your time there will help you maximize your experience. Don’t forget to stop by the UKG booth (#514) to learn how UKG’s people-focused HCM platforms can help you transform your organization’s culture, by delivering benefits that make it easier for you to engage, listen to, and collaborate with your employees. You can register for a demo to learn more about UKG Pro and the new Great Place to Work Hub.
What: The UKG Booth
When: Monday, October 23 to Wednesday, October 25 (visit us any time during the conference!)
Where: Booth #514
4. Hold yourself accountable by choosing a track.
If you’re having trouble narrowing down which sessions to attend, choosing a track can help you build the best possible schedule for your interests. There are eight different tracks to choose from, and each one is packed with insights from Gartner experts and leaders in the industry:
- The Role of the CHRO
- Learning and Development
- Talent Management
- Talent Analytics
- Total Rewards
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- HR Tech
5. Are you a fan of NPR’s Hidden Brain? Don’t miss the keynote.
If you’re a fan of NPR’s Hidden Brain podcast, don’t miss creator and host Shankar Vedantam’s keynote on “The Challenge of Change,” where he’ll unpack our human ability to adapt and how you can apply it for good at your organization.
Other notable keynotes include Anna Krasniewska, group vice president at Gartner, and Brent Cassell, vice president of advisory at Gartner, who will discuss unlocking human potential through bold HR leadership; Alton Fitzgerald White, critically acclaimed actor and performer on learning the challenge of daily performance; and Carla Harris, senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley on leading to win.
Most importantly—have an incredible time!
Gartner ReimagineHR offers HR pros like you a great opportunity to set yourself, your workplace, and your employees up for success in 2024. You’ll build momentum while learning from your peers and HR leaders.
If you’re focused on transforming your workplace and developing a culture of inclusion for your people, connect with UKG at the conference. Whether it’s chatting with one of the UKG or Great Place To Work speakers after their sessions or exchanging contact information at the UKG booth, we’re excited to share how we can help you build an inclusive and equitable workplace culture. Even if upgrading to a new HR technology solution isn’t necessarily on your radar right now, we’d still love to meet you!
Don’t miss your opportunity to join a dynamic community of HR leaders from around the globe. We can’t wait to see you there.