Connecting an elite group of top human resource leaders to collaborate and share their vision of the future of work while also discussing both new and ongoing issues paramount to HR, the Human Resource Executive® Strategy Summit is undoubtedly the most engaging and top-of-the-line retreat for HR executives today. A carefully curated program of highly interactive sessions featuring today’s most respected thought leaders coupled with collaborative peer-to-peer conversations, the HRE Strategy Summit is where strategic relationships are built, innovative solutions are discovered and critical discussions impacting the future of HR take place. Space is limited to ensure an intimate summit with your peers.

2023 Attendee Experience

The HRE Strategy Summit was outstanding! The best CHRO learning experience of 2024.

Mary Duncan, 2023 attendee

CHRO, CAA Club Group

The summit provided an amazing opportunity to connect with peers and learn from them. The keynote speakers were incredibly knowledgeable, engaging, and provided the type of relevant information that makes one inspired and ready to explore new possibilities.

Philip Boyd, 2023 attendee

Chief People and Culture Officer, Special School District

What an amazing and fulfilling professional event! The quality of the speakers, venue, and connections made with peers made this event a must-do moving forward.

Karen Feeney, 2023 attendee

VP-HR, Talent Acquisition & Development, KenCrest

The summit was a highly valuable use of time. The entirety of the content was engaging and useful. I particularly appreciated the size of the audience with a focus on HR Executives. This kept the networking and content particularly relevant for company-level decision making and influence.

Kate Zimberg, 2023 attendee

SVP, Human Resources, F5

2024 Summit Speakers

Josh Bersin

Industry Analyst & Thought Leader

Josh Bersin is an analyst, author, educator, and thought leader focusing on the global talent market and the challenges and trends impacting business workforces around the world. He studies the world of work, HR and leadership practices, and the broad talent technology market. He is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world.

Betsy Summers

Principal Analyst

Betsy Summers is a principal analyst on Forrester’s Future of Work team, specializing in human capital management (HCM). With a wide range of HCM experience including research, strategy, design, and delivery, Betsy has been both a practitioner and a strategic partner to heads of HR, talent, and learning. At Forrester, she helps leaders in employee experience, talent management, HR, and IT connect talent strategy to business outcomes and ultimately to vendor and technology selection. Her marketing and strategy roles at provider organizations have given Betsy a perspective that allows her to help clients get value from their technology investments.

Kevin Oakes

CEO & Co-Founder

Kevin is CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), the world’s leading human capital research firm focusing on people practices that drive high performance.

Kevin is also the author of Culture Renovation®, an Amazon bestseller which debuted as the #1 new release in a dozen Amazon book categories. Drawing on data from one of the largest studies ever conducted on corporate culture, Culture Renovation™ details how high-performance organizations have successfully changed organizational culture.

Keith Sonderling

Commissioner, EEOC

Keith E. Sonderling was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, with a bipartisan vote, to be a Commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2020. Until January of 2021, he served as the Commission’s Vice-Chair.

Prior to his confirmation to the EEOC, Commissioner Sonderling served as the Acting and Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the U.S. Department of Labor. Commissioner Sonderling also serves as a Professional Lecturer in the Law at George Washington University Law School, teaching employment discrimination.

2024 Agenda is under development!

2023 Pre-Summit: Pangeo presented by G-P

Wednesday, November 8

11:00 a.m.Global Growth Technology: Unlock the Power of the Everywhere Workforce
11:45 a.m.How a Global Mindset Can Shape Business Success
12:30 p.m.Lunch
1:15 p.m.Designing a Human-Centric HR Experience Leveraging the Power of AI
1:45 p.m.Break
2:00 p.m.Global Growth Idea Exchange Roundtables

Wednesday, November 8

3:30 p.m. Summit Welcome
3:45 p.m. Opening Keynote: Keeping Ahead of Trends and Disruptions: HR Tech in the Age of AI by Josh Bersin
4:45 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
5:15 p.m. Master Minds Session
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. After Party & Entertainment

2023 Summit Agenda

Thursday, November 9

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Welcome
9:40 a.m. Network Learning Activity
10:25 a.m. ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) and Climate Strategy Workshop by Jenny Dearborn
11:25 a.m. Break
11:35 a.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. An “Inside the Beltway” Update from EEOC Commissioner Sonderling: What CHRO’s Can Expect from Washington, DC in 2024
2:00 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
2:25 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
3:00 p.m. Personal Time
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Small Group Dinner

Friday, November 10

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:10 a.m. Top Thoughts
9:30 a.m. Culture Renovation®: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company with Kevin Oakes
10:30 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Roundtables
11:20 a.m. Rotation
11:30 a.m. Roundtables
12:10 p.m. Drilldowns & Summit Closing
12:30 p.m. Lunch