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Conversations for a Changing World

The two-day, not-to-be-missed
Workday digital event.

September 28–29, 2021

Ready for two days packed with inspiration?

We’ve seen unparalleled change over the last year. And though it’s created challenges, it's also created the opportunity to rethink how we go forward.

Join us for this two-day digital event, featuring conversations on today’s biggest imperatives and innovative solutions for driving your organization toward the future. With opportunities to jump into the conversation, connect with peers, and chat with experts, you won’t want to miss it.

Join conversations on today’s biggest imperatives.

Digital acceleration.

Ready for the future? With a data-rich technology platform, you can be. Discover what sets winning organizations apart in a fast-moving world.

The ESG imperative for growth.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is a key driver of success today. See why it’s critical for businesses to factor it into decision-making, and how it can make a positive impact on the community.

The employee experience reset.

Work is more hybrid than ever. Learn how to use technology to recruit and manage remote workers, energize your teams, and help people thrive wherever they work.

The opportunity outlook.

Explore how technology can help you tap into talent across your organization, promoting a culture of opportunity so all have the chance to succeed.

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Hear from people who are making waves and making an impact.



José Andrés
Chef and Restaurateur, Founder of World Central Kitchen, and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Mary Barra

Chair and CEO, General Motors

Aneel Bhusri
Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman, Workday

Tony Bowen
Chief Financial Officer,
H&R Block

Amal Clooney
Lawyer and Human Rights Advocate

Ayesha Curry
Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Stephen Curry

All-Star Point Guard for the Golden State Warriors; 2015 NBA MVP

Ann Dennison
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Nasdaq

Chano Fernandez
Co-CEO, Workday

Guy Fieri
Chef, Restaurateur, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Emmy Award-Winning Host

Larry Fitzgerald
Professional Football Player, Philanthropist, Business Owner, and Investor

Alan Lowden
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer,
H&R Block

Peyton Manning
Two-Time Super Bowl Champion

Leena Nair
Chief Human Resources Officer,

Penelope Prett

Chief Information Officer,

Soledad O’Brien
Award-Winning Journalist, Entrepreneur, and Host of the Weekly Syndicated Political Show Matter of Fact


Alan Murray
Chief Executive Officer, Fortune Media (USA) Corporation


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Day one: creating lasting change, together.



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Changemakers and CEO conversations.

Challenges are all around us. But we all have the opportunity to make an impact in business and in the world. Learn practical strategies for addressing today’s imperatives in these candid conversations with changemakers and global leaders.

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Innovation outlook.

The world is evolving. And at Workday, we’re determined to stay a step ahead. Hear about the new innovation we’re developing and the investments we’re making to help our customers thrive in the years to come.

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Leadership voices.

We’re excited to be joined by proven leaders who are artfully navigating a changing world. Explore our four key themes—digital acceleration, ESG, employee experience, and opportunity outlook—with our customers who are seeing huge results.

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From industries to trends and solutions.

Whether you want to chat with peers about the pain points and opportunities in your specific industry or learn about imaginative solutions for today’s pressing challenges, we’re offering a mix of live and on-demand sessions perfect for you.

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Day two: dive into the latest Workday innovation.



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A deeper look into what’s next.

Let’s recap all the exciting product announcements from day one and gain even more insight into how our emerging innovation is designed to help your organization chart a path forward in a changing world.

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Strategy and vision sessions.

In these role-specific talks, we’ll focus on what’s top of mind for leaders in finance, HR, and IT. We’ll zero in on how our four key themes come to life in your everyday work, and illustrate how our latest release can help you meet your goals.

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Leading practices and expert Q&A.

The best way to learn about the power of Workday? From your peers. Join sessions showcasing how our customers are managing change and using our solutions to transform their operations. Plus, get your questions answered live by product experts.

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On-demand sessions and demos.

And if all this great content wasn’t enough, we have even more! Choose from over 50 on-demand sessions—covering the latest product updates, feature enhancements, and customer success—to learn how we can partner with you on lasting success.

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Learn from companies that are achieving incredible results.


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Rock your best air guitar.

Whether you tune in from your living room or from a conference room, enjoy an exclusive musical performance by GRAMMY award-winning artist Train.

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