Agenda

26 April 2024
Little Finlandia

Workday Elevate is your chance to see how Workday is helping organisations shape the future of work. See what we’ve got lined up for you below.

Workday Elevate Helsinki Agenda 2024
08:00
  • Registration and breakfast
09:00
  • Workday Regional Welcome
    • Karin Hagman

      Karin Hagman

      Regional Vice President Nordics, Workday

    • Jonathan Randle

      Jonathan Randle

      Vice President, EMEA, Workday

09:10
  • External Keynote: How to apply generative AI in your business
    • Lasse Rouhiainen

      Lasse Rouhiainen

      ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence Author and Expert

    Generative AI is the most disruptive technology of our times. In this keynote, you will learn how it will change the way we work, how it will change business processes, and finally, how it will change business models. You will also discover how to create your generative AI strategy to implement it correctly in your company.

09:50
  • Workday Innovation Keynote: Beyond the AI hype - What to expect from vendors
    • Clare Hickie

      Clare Hickie

      CTO EMEA, Workday

10:30
  • Networking break and expo activities
11:00
  • Customer Spotlight How Fiskars Group has improved the user experience with a little Help from Workday
    • Charlotta Lindén

      Charlotta Lindén

      People Technology & Processes, Fiskars Group

    Prior to implementing Workday Help a year ago, Fiskars Group was having to juggle employee and customer requests across multiple channels from email to Teams. In a bid to improve on the user experience while ensuring effective collaboration within HR in a data-secure and compliant way, Help seemed like a natural solution. Learn how Fiskars Group has since increased their HR efficiency, particularly as a global organisation and across borders.

  • Customer Spotlight Global goal setting and performance management for frontline workers
    •  Pekka Lillstrang

      Pekka Lillstrang

      HR Director, Valmet

    The manufacturing industry is renowned for change and disruption. With a skills and workforce shortage, supply chain disruptions and evolving worker expectations, there’s never been more pressure on manufacturing leaders. Learn how Valmet empowers employees and sets itself up for sustained long-term growth amidst a competitive industry landscape. Host: Matthew Hanwell, Sr Principal Managing Partner, Workday.

11:40
  • Workday Rock Star Award
12:00
  • Networking break with lunch
13:00
  • The lifecycle of a frustrated finance team
    • Payton Russell

      Payton Russell

      Consulting Services Director, Cognizant

    Many finance teams struggle to take advantage of the advancements in technology which could vastly improve efficiency and allow a shift of resources to more value-added tasks. Discover how Workday Financials can reduce the administrative and costly burden of transforming, reconciling, and reporting on integrated financial data. See how Workday Adaptive Planning can enable collaborative budgeting and forecasting across departments, and empower finance teams to make informed decisions with scenario modeling. Come see what the digital finance era can look like..

14:00
  • Finance of the Future - a moderated discussion
    • Steffi Sylvester

      Steffi Sylvester

      Solutions Manager, Cambio

    • Susanne Klemets

      Susanne Klemets

      Senior Solution Consultant - Financial, Workday

15:00
  • Skills based Talent Management: How is it unlocked and why is it important?
    • Filip Gilbert

      Filip Gilbert

      Managing Director, Accenture

    Skills are the future of how business leaders will organize and understand their workforce. Explore how you can build people-first strategies, operational efficiencies and an elevated experience for upskilling, reskilling, flexibly forming teams, and hiring and onboarding. Optimize your talent and transform the skills and expertise of your workforce to win.

13:00
  • Learning what really matters to your people: Reversing a decline in engagement through better listening
    • Michael Dean

      Michael Dean

      Director, Product Strategy, Talent and Skills Strategy, Workday

    The overwhelming volume and pace of change negatively impacts employees' engagement, company culture and puts managers in a tight spot. Managers lack the skills and tools required to thrive amidst adversity - resulting in disjointed strategies and regrettable attrition. Learn how Workday empowers managers with proven strategies designed to unlock manager and employee effectiveness.

14:00
  • Financial outperformance and M&A execution speaker
    • Joakim Coker

      Joakim Coker

      Senior Value Manager, Workday

    Companies that use Workday have a track record of financially outperforming their peers. Our Value Management team will present how Workday has enabled revenue growth & profitability improvement, and M&A case studies will be used as proof points. Length.

15:00
  • EU Pay Transparency Directive at a glance: Are you ready?
    • Patrizia Biscaro

      Patrizia Biscaro

      HR and Workforce Transformation Consultant, Alight

    Join us for a comprehensive overview of the EU Pay Transparency Directive, exploring key insights and implications for businesses. We'll discuss the directive's core elements, its impact on compensation practices, and practical steps to ensure compliance.

13:00
  • Workday Release 24R1 Gold Nuggets
    • Marika Leinonen

      Marika Leinonen

      Principal Solution Consultant, Workday

    • Elizabeth Schauman

      Elizabeth Schauman

      Senior Solution Consultant, Workday

    At Workday, our vision is to elevate human capabilities and improve the way we work everywhere by making finance and HR more intelligent. Join our session to discover more about the most impactful features of the latest release 2024R1 that will help you empower your organisation, stay ahead of the curve and ensure that your people will thrive!

14:00
  • Innovation: Making life better and easier for Workday customers
    • Melchior Gustafsson

      Melchior Gustafsson

      HCM Capability Lead, Kainos

    Workday in itself was born as an technological and organisational innovation - created to make your life as a complex organisational entity better and easier. Join this session to learn about more innovations in addition to Workday and discover how we are helping customers go live with HCM within 4 weeks.

15:00
  • Mapping your employee journeys before your HRIT implementation
    • Adrianne van den Oetelaar

      Adrianne van den Oetelaar

      Managing Consultant & Senior Project Manager, SuccessDay

    Traditional HRIT implementations begin with modular design sessions, often overlooking the future target operating model. Join SuccessDay to see how you can map employee journeys aligned with your company values for smoother implementation.

16:00
  • Networking and drinks reception

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