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Leverage technology to deliver superior employee experience and adapt to business change.

Shifting employee expectations, emerging business models, and technological disruptions are creating breathtaking change in the marketplace. Best-practice organizations succeed by leveraging end-to-end processes focused on customer value across the entire value chain. Your workforce is the key to delivering this value.

Modern HR organizations are playing a critical role in driving digital transformation by supporting business agility, rethinking the employee experience, and fostering a culture of innovation. They’re creating tomorrow’s HR, today.

Join CHROs and HR professionals across global human resources, talent management, workforce management, and workforce rewards for over 60 sessions designed to help you ignite new levels of engagement and productivity within your workforce, and integrate emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, chatbots, and blockchain into your HCM processes.

Special sessions with your peers in finance and supply chain will examine the benefits of cross-functional collaboration and process integration to deliver against your unique customer value imperatives.

Discover how to make work simpler, smarter, and more agile.

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Featured HR Speakers

John Boudreau

John Boudreau

Professor, University of Southern California

John Boudreau is a professor at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business and Center for Effective Organizations.

Recognized worldwide for his breakthrough research on the bridge between human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage, John W. Boudreau, Ph.D. is much sought after by organizations, businesses, and the academic world for his insight and innovation in the fields of Human Resources, Human Capital Management, and Executive Development.

Dr. Boudreau is Research Director for USC’s Center for Effective Organizations and Professor of Management and Organization at Marshall School of Business. His large-scale studies and focused field research address the future of the global Human Resources profession, HR measurement and analytics, decision-based HR, executive mobility, HR information systems, and organizational staffing and development.

A strong proponent of corporate/academic partnerships, Dr. Boudreau helped to establish and then directed the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) at Cornell University, where he was a professor for more than 20 years.

Michelle Norman

Michelle Norman

Vice President, Human Resources, Mary Kay, Inc.

Michelle Norman currently serves as Vice President, Global Total Rewards at Mary Kay Inc. and is responsible for the global functions of Compensation, Benefits, HR Technology and Organizational Effectiveness (which includes Employee Training & Development, Organization Development, Communications and Recognition).

Prior to this role, Michelle held a variety of positions at Mary Kay including Vice President, Human Resources where she led the International HR function focused on all aspects of HR in more than 30 countries. She also held the position of General Manager, Mary Kay United Kingdom where she was responsible for all business operations as an expatriate in London, England. Prior to working at Mary Kay Inc., Michelle worked in several roles in Human Resources at Texas Instruments.

Michelle has a Master of Science (M.S.) in Management—Human Resources Concentration from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A)—Management also from Texas A&M University. She also holds a variety of certifications in training, development and benefits. Michelle is married with two children and lives in Dallas, Texas.

William Tincup

William Tincup

President, RecruitingDaily

William is the President of RecruitingDaily. At the intersection of HR and technology, he's a writer, speaker, advisor, consultant, investor, storyteller, and teacher. He has written over 200 HR articles, spoken at over 150 HR and recruiting conferences, and conducted over 1,000 HR podcasts. William prides himself on being easy to find on the Internet. Google him and connect with him via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

William serves on the Board of Advisors for Gustav, Frrole, TechScreen, altru, bhired, Brazen, hirepool, Talentegy, Talent Ninja, Engagedly, Echovate, VibeCatch, Continu, Hyphen, Happie, RolePoint, Causecast, Work4, Talent Tech Labs, and SmartRecruiters. He was previously an advisor to PeopleMatter (sold to Snagajob Q2 2016), (sold to StepStone Q1 2016), Smarterer (sold to Pluralsight Q4 2014), and a board member of Chequed (merged to create OutMatch Q3 2015).

William is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BA in Art History. He also earned an MA in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.


HR General Sessions

  • Tomorrow's HR Today

    HCM attendees can kick-off the conference with host Cara Capretta, Vice President - Oracle HCM Transformation Practice. Mike DeClaudio will share KPMG's latest global survey of over 1,200 HR leaders on the on the "Future of HR", and you will hear from one of our favorite customers about their HCM transformation and journey to the cloud.

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  • The Future of Work: AI and HCM

    Get started on day two with John Boudreau, Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Southern California. His new book "Reinventing Jobs" focuses on the future of work and how to embrace AI's impact on jobs and tasks in the workplace. We'll also hear from Chris Leone, SVP of Oracle HCM Cloud regarding how AI is coming to life in HR technology. Finally, PWC will host a fireside chat featuring the global transformation story of the Mary Kay cosmetic company.

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Solution Areas

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SHRM Re-Certification Approved Sessions

Attention SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification holders! Earn up to 2.75 PDCs at Modern Business Experience. Oracle is a SHRM Re-certification Provider and is offering PDC credits for our pre-conference training on Tuesday, March 19. Each session is worth between 1.25 and 1.5 PDC credits. Space is limited. Register for the conference today and sign up for our pre-conference training sessions.

This program is valid for Oracle PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Global Human Resources

Oracle Global Human Resources Cloud empowers HR for the world’s leading organizations and enables them to use a single global human resources solution to engage employees, align common HR processes, and promote a culture of compliance. At the conference, you will learn how to:

  • Manage complete global, local, and industry HR by consolidating your HRMS and deploying via one system
  • Optimize your organization by implementing large-scale changes faster
  • Engage your workforce by providing simple, quick access to HR information on any device
  • Deploy simple HR processes through a user experience based on role definitions and configurations

Talent Management

Oracle Talent Management Cloud ensures employees are engaged, strategic, and productive in the workplace. At the event, our customers and product experts will discuss how you can:

  • Reduce time to hire talent by leveraging recruitment marketing and employee referrals
  • Enhance your employees’ performance through modernization
  • Cultivate talent and support the creation of employee career development plans
  • Transform traditional learning by providing a modern experience that is agile, social, and personalized

Workforce Management

Oracle Workforce Management Cloud helps companies control labor costs, reduce manual processes, and simplify compliance for all employees, globally. At the conference, learn how you can:

  • Accurately capture time for full-time, contingent, non-exempt, and project-based employees
  • Control labor costs by reducing payroll errors and eliminating manual processes
  • Manage time on an exception basis with a robust rules engine
  • Minimize compliance risk by deploying company policies globally while supporting local jurisdictions

Workforce Rewards

Oracle Workforce Rewards Cloud helps companies differentiate and win the talent war by attracting and retaining employees with rewards and organizational remuneration structures. At the event, you will learn how to:

  • Compensate fairly, accurately, and effectively by designing and delivering tailored pay programs
  • Provide a strategic payroll management process that is accurate, efficient, and compliant
  • Present a unique, flexible benefits program aligned with your mission and objectives
  • Deliver effective sales compensation programs that align incentives to the overall strategy

Take the HCM Mobile Challenge

Bring your smartphone to the HCM Mobile Challenge and see how easy it is for your employees and managers to get work done in Oracle HCM Cloud's predictable, consistent experience from any device anywhere. Learn how easily customers are taking advantage of Oracle's exclusive mobile responsive design, and how the security of your company's most important data is fully protected.

Space is limited, and conference registrants may sign up via the soon-to-be-launched scheduling tool.

Oracle Executive Summit (Invitation-Only)

The Oracle Executive Summit is an executive event within Modern Business Experience that brings together industry thought leaders, practitioners, and Oracle executives in an exclusive environment to network and share the latest HR and technology best practices. Contact your Oracle sales representative if you are vice president level or higher and are interested in participating.

If you have been invited to attend the HCM Executive Summit, please respond to the invitation to register, or contact the registration team with questions via email or by calling 1.866.254.8740 (US and Canada) or +1.650.416.8794 (International).



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