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OCTOBER 06 - 07, 2020
October 06 - 07, 2020

UPDATE: In light of the latest developments and public health recommendations on the novel coronavirus, we have decided to reschedule TALENT 2020 to October 6-7, 2020 in NYC. We join a long list of other institutions that are rescheduling events to protect the health and safety of attendees and to support the wider public effort to slow the spread of the virus through social distancing.

Please make sure to cancel or reschedule your hotel and travel reservations. Your conference registration will automatically be transferred to the new dates; if you have a conflict or any questions, please contact Brian Teagle at


About the Conference

For our 20th talent management strategies conference, TALENT 2020 brings together a remarkable group of leaders sharing insights around our themes of:

  • The impact of AI
  • The new nature of work
  • Reinventing leadership and the talent journey

Hear from global leaders from Procter & Gamble, Walmart, JPMorgan Chase, Adobe, Stanley Black & Decker, Dow Jones, Novartis, Nielsen, TIAA and more, on topics including:

  • The Deeply Human Skills Made More Valuable by AI
  • Developing Data-Driven Innovators
  • How AI is Changing Talent Acquisition
  • Newskilling for Tomorrow’s Demands
  • Transforming the Integrated Talent Journey
  • Talent Strategy for Disruptors
  • Purpose-Driven Talent

TALENT 2020 also features a new format, with:

  • Fast-paced SPARK talks that maximize your exposure to speakers
  • Dedicated q&a sessions so no speaker ever “runs out of time” for audience interaction
  • Three special networking-brainstorming sessions with your peers, keyed to each of our three themes

Come join attendees from these organizations and more for a remarkable exchange of ideas and insights that will change how you think about future talent management strategies:

  • Adobe
  • Ascension
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Brother
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
  • BTS USA, Inc.
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • The Coca Cola Company
  • Columbia University
  • Cornerstone Research
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Dow Jones & Company
  • Eastman
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
  • EY
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Google
  • IBM
  • International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
  • ISC
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Moody's
  • Nielsen
  • Novartis
  • Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Progressive Leasing
  • Saatchi and Saatchi- Team One Advertising
  • Schneider Electric USA
  • Scotiabank
  • SouthWest Airlines
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Sterling National Bank
  • Swiss Re Shared Services
  • Thomson Reuters
  • TIAA
  • Tronox
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • US Department of the Air Force
  • VIAKEM, S.A. de C.V.
  • Walmart Stores


Who Should Attend

We recommend this conference for directors, VPs, managers, advisors, specialists and consultants at large and small companies, non-profits, and government agencies, who are concerned with the following areas:

  • Talent Management
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Workforce Planning
  • Learning & Training
  • Change Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Performance Management
  • HCA
  • Human Resources

Earn Recertification Credits

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Earn up to 10.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


This program has been approved for 9.75 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


This program has been pre-approved for 9.75 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

Get Involved

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Amy Lui Abel, Vice President, Human Capital Research, The Conference Board

Ramin Beheshti, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Dow Jones & Company

Pam Boiros, Chief Marketing Officer, meQuilibrium

Shana DeSmit, VP, Learning and Development, Walmart Stores, Inc.

Chris Duffey, Senior Strategic Development Manager, Adobe Systems, Inc.

Robin Erickson, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board

Anika Gakovic, Director, Talent Development, Learning and Organization Development, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Frank Giampietro, Principal, East Region Leader, People Advisory Services, EY

Deny Magos, Vice President, Talent and Performance, Nielsen

Laura Mattimore, Vice President, Global Talent, The Procter & Gamble Company

Meena Narayanan, Vice President - People & Culture, Livongo

Eryn O'Brien, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Eastman

Pradheepa Raman, Chief Talent and Innovation Officer, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Jen Ryan, Director, Learning & Development, Okta, Inc.

Teresa Sankner, Head Talent Management and Leadership Development, Novartis

Jennie Sparandara, Head of Workforce Initiatives, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Megan Stevens, Global Director Talent Management, Corteva Agriscience

Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor, Columbia University

Sean Woodroffe, Senior Executive VP and CHRO, TIAA


Westin NY at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Tel: 212-201-2700

To book a room at a discounted rate by 9/14/2020. Click here.

Please note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.


All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

Lead Sponsor
EY - Talent 2020 - Lead Sponsor
Associate Sponsor
meQuilibrium - Associate Sponsor - Talent 2020
Exhibition Sponsor
Limeade - Talent 2020 - Exhibition Sponsorhship
Marketing Partner
Diversity Global TALENT 2020




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