Workday Elevate Sydney
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Overview / Sydney
There’s no better way to learn about the power of Workday than from our customers. And at Workday Elevate, you get the chance to hear their stories.
Join us in Sydney to find out why our customers trust us as their partner, and how we’ve helped leaders like you rise above their biggest challenges and achieve breakthrough success.
Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf
Level 3, 26/32 Pirrama Rd
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM–9:00 AM
Workday Discovery Zone
8:00 AM–6:00 PM
Explore the possibilities for your business in the Workday Discovery Zone. See our products in action, chat with trusted experts, connect with our customer community, and find what you need to take the next step on your journey.
9:00 AM–9:10 AM
9:10 AM–9:45 AM
In this keynote, our leaders share how a single solution for finance and HR allows you to realize immediate and continuous value for your organization. Join us to discover how we help our customers embrace the future with boldness and learn about where Workday is headed next.
9:45 AM–10:15 AM
At Workday, we believe that when our customers succeed, we do too. It is this belief that has kept our customer satisfaction rating at an industry-leading 95 percent or higher year over year. Join this session to hear Deakin University discuss how partnering with Workday supports its digital transformation.
10:15 AM–10:45 AM
Customer Reference Panel
10:45 AM–11:30 AM
If you want to hear a candid perspective on going live with Workday, this is your chance. Join this interactive session with three of our customers to hear their stories in a casual group setting. Learn about the challenges they faced, why they chose Workday, and what they’ve been able to achieve as a result. The session closes with a Q&A. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to talk directly with PwC, Qantas, and REA Group.
Thought Leadership Keynote
11:30 AM–12:15 PM
Innovation and Digital Transformation Insights, Ross Dawson, Futurist and Founding Chairman of Advanced Technologies Group of companies
12:15 PM–1:15 PM
Enjoy lunch and lively conversation with our customers, deployment partners, and other attendees in the Workday Discovery Zone.
Afternoon Breakout Streams
1:15 PM–1:45 PM
Industry Trends in Finance
Industry Trends in HR
Industry Trends in IT
The Future of Higher-Education Platforms
Workday Learning Case Study with Amanda El Bahou, Learning and Development Manager, Qantas
1:45 PM–2:30 PM
Finance Customer Case Study with Paul Harper, Program Director of Finance Transformation, Deakin University
HR Customer Case Studies with Laura Dooley, People and Purpose Business Analyst, Ricoh Australia
Dana Schulenburg, A&NZ People Team, Director of People Operations, Digital Solutions and Support
Kent Cabrera, Head of HR
Fireside Chat on Innovation and Technology with William Confalonieri, CDO Deakin University
Higher-Education Customer Case Study with Kerrie Parker, CFO, Deakin University
Product Overview: Workday Learning
2:30 PM–3:15 PM
Join our customers, deployment partners, and industry experts for small group conversations around the topics you care about most.
Evolving Your Finance Talent with Insight and Analytics led by Workday
Finance in a Digital World led by Deloitte
Moving from Talent Management to Performance Enablement led by Workday
Leveraging Technology and Data for Workplace Diversity led by Accenture
Applying Machine Learning for Collaboration, Analysis, and Better Decision-Making led by Workday
Creating a Culture of Security led by Workday
Using Technology to Support Your Institution’s Changing Landscape led by Workday
The Future of Work led by KPMG
Solution Overview: Reporting and Analytics for Workday Human Capital Management Customers
3:15 PM–3:45 PM
Workday Product Overview Sessions
3:45 PM–4:15 PM
Do you ever wonder why a new accounting system doesn’t quite measure up to the promises made? Learn how Workday is different—designed from the beginning to address the challenges of traditional systems. See how our unique data model can support your business and dramatically increase the value your financials system brings to your organization.
To be successful, organizations need the ability to develop and empower the entire workforce. From mapping the voyage, to executing with precision and course correcting as you go, Workday is there to guide businesses every step of the way. Join this session to learn what to plan for, and how to roll out talent development initiatives and analyze results for continual improvement—all within a single system.
To an IT leader, 2018 is looking both enticing and daunting. While we gain benefits from proven advances such as mobile and cloud computing, we struggle with distraction from the hype of early stage technological discontinuities. How does a busy IT leader navigate the net-new while making steady progress toward their core digital business imperatives? The Workday technology platform is fundamentally different by design—agile and adaptive while trusted and secure. From this foundation, elevate your experience by adding technology advancements, intelligence from machine learning, or context from messaging platforms and digital assistants. Join this session to go inside the technologies driving the future of work and learn how Workday can help open your organization to technology-driven opportunities.
See how Workday solutions for higher education can unite your university under one configurable service.
Discover how to use Workday Financial Management, Workday Human Capital Management and Workday Student to cohesively lead your institution toward success.
Learn how organizations are leveraging our mobile application for employee engagement, productivity, and insights on the go.
Workday Services Overview Sessions
4:15 PM–4:45 PM
What makes Workday deployment different? This session takes you through the deployment process and discusses how to set the stage for your own success. Learn how companies similar to yours have smoothly transitioned, and the benefits they have realized by being part of the continuous innovation with Workday.
We are offering three sessions aimed at the following groups:
As a leader, you are expected to provide tools, processes, and resources to help your people adopt, use, and enjoy their Workday subscription. But you may not know where to start—maybe you want to be completely self-sufficient, or maybe you’d rather have training and services managed for you. Wherever you fall on this spectrum, Workday can help. This session discusses Workday programs and service offerings that support you where you are now, and help you grow to your preferred level of self-sufficiency. Come learn about the best practices our successful customers use to maximize the value they get from their Workday subscription.
Workday Closing Remarks
4:45 PM–5:00 PM
5:00 PM–6:00 PM
Close out the day with beverages, appetizers, and a chance to mingle with Workday customers, employees, and partners.
Workday Elevate is open to invited prospective customers and invited customers.
If you are a Workday prospective customer interested in attending the event, please email the Workday Elevate Registration team.
If you are an analyst, email the Analyst Relations team with any questions.
If you are a member of the press, email the Public Relations team with any questions.
No, there is no cost to attend. We’re happy to be your host, and know this will be a worthwhile event.
Registration remains open until we are at capacity.
The following meals are hosted:
If you’d like to invite additional team members from your organization, or if you have a colleague outside of your organization that would benefit from attending Workday Elevate, please feel free to forward the invitation.
Please return to the registration page and enter your name and confirmation number to cancel your registration or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The venue offers parking nearby. We will provide more details as we get closer to the event.
Parking fees are the responsibility of the guest. Workday encourages ride sharing or utilizing public transportation, where available.