This year’s industry event will bring together business and HR
leaders from around the world to discover the power of people potential
and how to transform the employee experience
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cornerstone
OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and
human capital management software, today announced it will host its 17th
annual industry conference, Cornerstone Convergence, June 3-5, 2019, at
the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in downtown San Diego, Calif. The
conference will connect business and HR professionals with inspirational
keynotes, interactive workshops and networking opportunities designed to
help organizations harness the potential within their workforce.
Cornerstone Founder and CEO Adam Miller will present the opening keynote
on Tuesday, June 4 at 8:30 a.m. PT, where he will discuss the “Power of
Potential” and explain how organizations are implementing innovative
talent practices to harness the potential of their people and transform
the employee experience. He will also speak about the 5
for 20 Challenge – Cornerstone’s own initiative for inspiring
organizations to enable the potential of their people through continuous
learning and development. Miller’s keynote will be live-streamed on the
Cornerstone Convergence 2019 website here.
All Cornerstone clients and partners are welcome to attend Cornerstone
Convergence, as well as anyone looking to learn more about what
Cornerstone can do for their organization. Visit the Convergence website here
for more information.
Why Attend Convergence 2019?
For the inspirational, engaging keynotes.
The Power of Potential – Great for People, Smart for Business:
In the opening keynote for Convergence 2019, Adam Miller, founder
and CEO of Cornerstone, will discuss the power of potential and
how to best harness the potential of your people to drive
engagement and improve business results. The keynote will begin on
Tuesday, June 4 at 8:30 a.m. PT and will be livestreamed on the
Convergence website here.
How Mindfulness Unlocks the Power of Potential. Joe Burton,
the CEO of Whil,
a digital training platform that helps employees reduce stress,
increase resiliency and improve their sleep and performance, will
deliver a fast-paced and experiential peek into why mindfulness is
the foundation for resilience and wellbeing. This keynote will be
held on Tuesday, June 4 at 4 p.m. PT, where attendees will see
first-hand why 50 percent of the Fortune 500 are now using
mindfulness training to improve focus, learning and collaboration
in high-performance cultures.
Building Highly Successful Brands and Resilient Teams. Kat
Cole, President and Chief Operating Officer of FOCUS
Brands Inc., the leading developer of iconic food-service
brands, will share personal leadership lessons learned over her
life and career beginning as a restaurant hostess to her ascension
to president of a multi-brand, multibillion-dollar company. In
this keynote on Wednesday, June 5 at 8:30 a.m. PT, attendees will
hear about Cole’s journey assembling and accelerating agile teams
and how she has scaled multinational businesses while building
workplace cultures where all employees have a voice.
- The Power of Potential – Great for People, Smart for Business:
For the deep-dive breakout sessions. Convergence will offer 60
breakout sessions exploring topics such as unconscious bias, the
modern learning experience, diversity and inclusion, the future of
recruiting and adopting Microlearning® practices. Guests will hear
directly from Cornerstone clients, including American Express, Maui
Jim, General Atomics, Sodexo, University of Tennessee, Organic Valley,
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and more. Attendees can follow
customized tracks catered to their specific role, including IT
professional, business process owner, new client, prospective client
and financial investor.
For the interactive Partner and Product Expo. This year’s Expo
will showcase organizations from Cornerstone’s alliance community, as
well as provide information about all the products within
Cornerstone’s platform. New to this year’s conference is a dedicated
Relax and Recharge Lounge, the Content Anytime Café and a series of
brief, engaging “TED Talk-style” presentations from Cornerstone’s
For the Facebook Live session, (Micro)Moments Matter: Setting the
Stage for a Positive Employee Experience. Join William Tincup,
President of RecruitingDaily, and Mike Bollinger, VP of Thought
Leadership and Advisory Services at Cornerstone, for a Facebook Live
event where they will discuss how micro-moments are an integral part
of creating a positive employee experience and driving overall
performance. This special event will take place in front of a live
audience and on Cornerstone’s Facebook page here
on Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a.m. PT.
For the “Meet-A-Friend” and Sponsor Appointments. Attendees
will have the opportunity to request and schedule appointments with
fellow conference attendees through the Convergence Mobile App or at
the registration desk. Attendees can also book 15 and 30-minute
appointments with any Convergence sponsors.
Additional Comments on the News
“Convergence continues to be our favorite event of the year, where we
bring together the brightest in the industry to discuss the trends that
are changing the shape of work and the employee experience,” said Chris
Stewart, senior vice president, global customer success, Cornerstone.
“This year’s event will uniquely focus on the impact of potential and
how investing in employee potential is smart for business.”
The Convergence 2019 Titanium Sponsor is DXC
Technology. The Platinum Sponsors are Alight Solutions and Bluewater.
The Gold Sponsors are Educe Group, IBM and Tata Consultancy Services.
The Silver Sponsors are Broadbean Technology, Deloitte, eSkillz and
Ultimate Software. The Content Sponsors include BizLibrary, EJ4,
getabstract, JJ Keller, Vector Solutions, SAI Global, Speexx, TED, UL
EHS Sustainability and Whil.
- To register for Cornerstone Convergence 2019, visit: www.cornerstoneconvergence.com.
To follow Cornerstone Convergence 2019 on social media channels,
visit: Twitter @CSODConvergence,
Instagram @CornerstoneOnDemand and
You can engage with the conversation using #CSODConf19.
Download the Convergence app, available on iOS and Android devices.
Search for “Cornerstone Convergence” in the application store.
Cornerstone was founded with a passion for
empowering people through learning and a conviction that people should
be your organization’s greatest competitive advantage. Cornerstone is a
global human capital management leader with a core belief that companies
thrive when they help their employees to realize their potential.
Putting this belief into practice, Cornerstone offers solutions to help
companies strategically manage and continuously develop their talent
throughout the entire employee lifecycle. Featuring comprehensive
recruiting, personalized learning, development-driven performance
management, and holistic HR planning, Cornerstone’s human capital
management platform is successfully used by more than 3,560 global
clients of all sizes, spanning more than 42 million users across 192
countries and 43 languages. Learn more at www.cornerstoneondemand.com.
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