SilkRoad Connections Conference Agenda Focused on Talent Journeys and Employee Experience

Published On: March 1, 2019

Conference features 50 sessions with industry thought leaders and customers, product innovations, and full sponsor expo


SilkRoad (, a global leader in strategic enterprise onboarding and talent activation to drive business outcomes, announces the speaker and session line-up for its annual SilkRoad Connections User Conference, at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas, April 29 – May 2, 2018. This educational and hands-on event is designed to help customers create, activate and optimize their employee experiences and talent journeys. Featuring the latest trends and innovations in talent activation, the conference keynote spotlight falls on Jenn Lim, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness.

“Connections brings together HR teams, Talent Executives and HRIT professionals from customer organizations to engage with their peers and professionals shaping the industry. This gives them an opportunity to discuss the challenges they face in their roles,” said Kamran Kheirolomoom, President of SilkRoad. “We strive to deliver cutting-edge content and learning that they can take back to their organizations to improve their HR processes in ways that positively impact business outcomes.”

In addition to trends, thought leadership and customer-led sessions, the conference will feature the SilkRoad Knowledge Lab for support, services and hands-on training. Sessions will offer engaging content on topics such as Talent Activation, Strategic Enterprise Onboarding and Reporting & Analytics, among others. Session highlights include:

  • Hacking Human Resources: Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and Advisory, leads attendees through a hands-on HR hackathon workshop allowing HR leaders to focus on specific areas of people practices that need a touch up.
  • New Hire Experience, The Southwest Way: Colette Williamson, Manager Leadership & Development Training for Southwest Airlines, offers a 34,000-foot view of Southwest’s approach to the new hire experience for over 7,000 employees every year. This highly engaging session includes the culture, tools and resources Southwest Airlines uses to welcome and inspire new hires to embrace their journey.
  • Analytics: Evidence Based Decisions: David Winter, Senior VP of Product and Innovation at SilkRoad, takes a deep dive into why organizations are starting to rely more heavily on analytics and reporting for strategic decisions. David will examine how this can influence the HR organization and the new reporting capabilities and upcoming analytics for Recruiting and Onboarding.

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About SilkRoad Connections
Talent Activation Starts Here. SilkRoad Connections User Conference is the premier event for HR technologists and executives. Attendees leave able to provide better personalized experiences for their talent along the way. It’s a mindset and behavior shift from process automation to personal touchpoints and check-ins to keep talent on board.

About SilkRoad
SilkRoad provides talent activation technology enabling forward thinking HR organizations to go beyond today’s talent management offerings to deliver modern, personalized talent journeys across a unified talent acquisition, onboarding and development process. SilkRoad activates the workforce, empowers HR and informs business leaders to drive better business outcomes.

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