Leadership Without Borders: Developing Future-Ready Leaders In a Hyper-Connected World

Each year, employers invest in leadership development, hoping to produce the next generation of dynamic leaders they need to drive success. Each year, most organizations admit they missed the mark. This general session aims to unravel the complexities of the leadership development puzzle, offering fresh insights for building a deep and diverse pipeline of leaders capable of leading a diverse and dispersed workforce in the age of AI. Possible topics of discussion include:

  • Deconstructing the myth of the “ideal leader.”

  • Navigating the challenges of AI, automation and the gig economy.

  • Balancing the mounting pressures of organizational performance with employee well-being and social responsibility.

  • Leveraging technology to enhance the scalability and impact of leadership development initiatives.

  • Developing empathy and authenticity and confronting and overcoming toxic behaviors.


7:30 pm - 5:00 pm Hotel Lobby

Registration Open


Recorded Interviews

7:30 am - 8:45 am Outdoor Courtyard and Oceana AB


Meals and Breaks

8:45 am - 10:00 am Oceana AB

Assessing the Evolution and Impact of AI in Human Capital Management

General Session

The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and the emergence of generative AI (GenAI) have the potential to revolutionize the field of human capital management. From automating routine tasks and optimizing talent acquisition to predicting employee turnover and enhancing performance management, AI promises to deliver unprecedented efficiency, accuracy and insight.

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10:00 am - 11:15 am Oceana, Coral foyers

Expo and Refreshment Break

10:10 am - 11:15 am Coral AB, Coral DE

Technology Demonstrations TBD

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Oceana C

Sponsor Breakout Session TBD

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Oceana D

Leading the Way: Showcasing Excellence in Leadership Development


Excellence Award-winning organizations recognized for their outstanding achievements in leadership development share their journeys to success – from challenges to lessons learned and triumphs. The organizations will focus on how they achieved business impact with the leadership development initiatives. Take-aways will include: · How to build a personalized, multi-faceted approach to leader development.

  • How to drive lasting behavior change in leaders.
  • How to align leadership programs with fast-changing business objectives.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Shedding the Traditional Paradigms of Performance Management


Join Excellence Award-winners as they share their experiences of converting performance management from an often-dreaded process to fostering a culture of continuous growth and development that mutually benefits the employee and the organization. In the panel discussion, the leaders will share their insights and experiences on navigating the path from traditional practice to new-age innovation. .

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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Courtyard, Oceana AB


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

From Gut Feelings to Hard Facts: How to Excel (Finally!) with Data Analytics


Most HR, Learning and Talent organizations still struggle to leverage analytics to make critical decisions. The pressure has never been greater to gain alignment with the business through the use of analytics. In this panel discussion, Excellence Award-winners will share their experiences and best practices for effectively integrating data analytics into HCM processes. .

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1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

How Top Organizations Stay Ahead of the Upskilling/Reskilling Curve


Employers are in a tough spot – they need to upskill and reskill their workforces when skills needed in the future are constantly evolving. But great success is possible, as three Excellence-Award-winning organizations will share in this session. Attendees will gain practical insights and best practices on how to drive skill and competency development. .

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1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

How Can Employers Leverage the Wellness Advantage?


Forward-thinking employers recognize the critical role that holistic employee wellness plays in driving organizational success. This session brings together Excellence Award-winning organizations to share how they have unlocked the potential of the "wellness advantage" by implementing innovative and comprehensive employee well-being programs. Attendees will learn how these visionary companies have leveraged a range of strategies. .

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2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Coral AB, Coral C, Coral DE

Solution Provider Reviews TBD

2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Free Time

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Outdoor Courtyard

Awards Ceremony Happy Hour

5:45 pm - 8:45 pm Oceana

Celebrating HCM Excellence Across the Globe


Brandon Hall Group™ celebrates the awesome achievements of human capital management teams from near and far in a ceremony featuring music, videos and appreciation for the innovation and inspiration the winning organizations provide..

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8:45 pm - 10:00 pm Outdoor Courtyard


  • Date : January 28, 2025
  • Time : 8:45 am - 10:00 am (UTC-5)

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