9th annual Halogen Customer Conference features popular business leadership
speakers and more than 50 sessions to support excellence in talent
OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The 9th annual Halogen Software Customer Conference will give customers the
chance to grow their talent management knowledge and offer insights on
how they can engage and inspire their workforces. This year the
conference is headed to the Gaylord National Resort in Washington, D.C.
from Sept. 10-12, and will feature more than 50 learning and education
Best-selling author and award-winning teacher and researcher from
Wharton, Adam Grant, will open the conference with a keynote address
and offer his revolutionary approach to what it takes to succeed.
"At the 2014 Halogen Customer Conference, I'll examine the surprising
forces that drive our success. Beyond motivation, talent, and
opportunity, success is also shaped by the way we choose to interact
with others, and who we help," says Adam Grant. "Is giving a secret to
This year's conference agenda will also feature some of the HR industry's brightest thought leaders,
five education breakouts and more than 50 learning sessions. Thought
leader speakers include:
Julie Winkle Giulioni, co-founder and principal at DesignArounds and
respected speaker on topics including learning, career management, and
Laurie Ruettimann, renowned HR speaker, writer and columnist for The
Steve Boese, chair of the HR Technology Conference and expert on using
technology solutions to solve business challenges
Nicole Martin, popular HR speaker and founder, HRBoost, a consultancy
focused on organizational effectiveness and HR's role in strategic
Karen Phelan, founder Operating Principals and author of "I'm Sorry I Broke Your Company: When Management Consultants Are the
Problem, Not the Solution"
Donna Neumann, Principal Consultant and Strategic Workforce Planning
Practice Leader with Camden Delta Consulting, LLC
Attendees can choose from five educational breakout tracks: thought-leader led strategy; customer success; Halogen-led tips and
tools; lessons in advancement; and TalentSpaceTM Lab. Sharing their talent management journeys in the customer success
track this year will be:
Bank of Queensland
Kansas City Southern
Penn-Mar Human Services
Community Care, Inc.
Customers are also invited to participate in pre- and post-conference
training sessions led by Halogen training experts. Each year the
conference offers ample networking opportunities, including the much
anticipated Customer Appreciation Party.
"I thoroughly enjoyed the learning opportunities at last year's
conference. The agenda was packed with a great mix of opportunities to
learn more about how to maximize our use of Halogen and how to leverage
talent management best practices to drive better business results.
Another huge value of the conference is the networking opportunities
and getting to hear first-hand how other organizations are using
Halogen," says Sherrice Gilcreast, Chief Human Resources Officer at
Bright Lights Awards
Each year at the conference Halogen recognizes the accomplishments of
our customers through the Bright Lights Awards recognizing achievement in Strategic Vision, Bright Bottom Line,
Dazzling Implementation and Brilliant Corporate Culture. The deadline
to submit nominations is July 18.
Customers who register by June 30 will save $800. Customers can register
by visiting the conference website.
About Halogen Software
Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent management
suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across all
talent programs - whether that is recruiting, performance management,
learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With
2,000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as a
market leader by major business analysts and has garnered the highest
customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. Halogen Software's
powerful, yet simple-to-use solutions, which also include
industry-vertical editions, are used by organizations that want to
build a world-class workforce that is aligned, inspired and focused on
delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit: http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's TalentSpace blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog or follow Halogen Software on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware.
SOURCE: Halogen Software
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