Agenda overview

Get a preview of the keynotes and sessions designed to help you future-proof your organisation.


Keynote details coming soon

Our Keynotes are where the magic happens. Here’s a glimpse of the innovation and inspiration to come.

Workday CEO Carl Eschenbach

Day 1: Welcome Keynote

Experience the energy and excitement as we kick off Workday Rising EMEA. Expect a few surprises, including a special guest speaker.

Panel of keynote speakers

Day 2: Innovation Keynote

Hear how we’re boldly leading organisations of all sizes into the age of AI with trust at the core of everything we do.

Workday CMO Emma Chalwin

Day 3: Community Keynote

Go behind the scenes with some of the world’s most successful companies using Workday to revolutionise work.

Breakout sessions

There’s something for everyone. Check back soon for the full Content Catalogue in July.


Product Strategy and Vision 

Workday Enterprise Management Cloud delivers best-in-class applications with AI and machine learning (ML) at the core, giving you the power to adapt and embrace the future of work. Our Product, Strategy and Vision sessions cover trends, roadmaps and the latest features for each product area.

Learn from leading professionals in finance, HR and IT across industries who truly understand the unique challenges and opportunities you face.

Discover how key features from our latest product release can help you succeed in the future of work – and get a sneak peek at what’s ahead.

Learn proven practices from product experts and hear case studies from Workday customers like you who have faced similar challenges.

See our products up close, learn about new features and get curated content for your role.

Bring your questions to these interactive discussions with other attendees in similar industries or roles. Hosted by Workday product experts.

Our Hands-on-Labs give you the opportunity to learn by doing. Led by our Solution Architect team, come try out new product areas for yourself or expand your existing knowledge with curated activities.



Work, workplaces and workforces are changing – and the office of the CHRO continues to lead the way. Learn how our customers are using Workday Human Capital Management, with AI embedded in its core, to adapt to change. Discover how organisations like yours manage a hybrid workforce, develop talent, engage employees and personalise services and experiences.

AI-driven automation and impactful insights are key to creating value in the fast-moving industries of finance and planning. Explore how Workday Financial Management helps customers take action with company-wide planning and analytics, frictionless finance and spend management, and the recruitment of next-generation finance talent.

Plus, learn how Workday Adaptive Planning can empower your team to build sophisticated, driver-based models with ease, and explore how AI and ML can help you continuously analyse scenarios and create predictive forecasts.

Legacy technology and inflexible systems are unable to keep up with today’s pace of change. But with a highly-adaptable infrastructure from Workday, the office of the CIO can stay ahead. Hear how our customers leverage AI to increase innovation, drive flawless operations and create new capabilities to support evolving business needs. You’ll also learn how they gain the power to adapt with Workday Enterprise Management Cloud.

In today’s changing world, your business doesn’t stand still. And when it comes to helping you adapt, neither does Workday or our powerful community of experts and partners. Discover the latest Workday Services and Support offerings to help you make the most of Workday and achieve your goals. Hear from our customers who use our services to realise faster ROI.

In a world where business is always in motion, it can be hard to define a winning strategy for managing your people and money. These sessions are here to help leaders like you define a strategy where Workday delivers value across finance and HR. That includes how to elevate your business with AI, extend and integrate your ecosystem, or gather deeper insights from your data. All while delivering trust, security and resilience you can count on.

Programme at a glance

What's in store

Register and pick up your badge starting at 11:00 on Monday 11 November. Workday Rising EMEA officially kicks off at 16:00 on Tuesday 12 November and runs until 23:00 on Thursday 14 November.

Complementary Meetings take place on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 November before the main programme starts, so please consider this when booking travel.

See our full agenda here with timings.

  • Tuesday

    08:00–19:00 | Registration open

    13:00–15:30 | Industry Summits

    11:00–15:30 | Ask-an-Expert

                                 | Braindate

                                 | 1:1 meetings

                                 | Customer Reference Conversations (prospective customers only)

    16:00–17:00 | Welcome Keynote

    17:00–19:00 | Welcome reception for Expo

    19:30 onwards | Regional evening events










  • Wednesday

    08:00–18:00 | Registration open

    08:15–08:45 | Light breakfast

    09:00–10:15 | Workday Keynote

    10:15–17:30 | Expo open

    10:15–10:45 | Morning break in the Expo

    10:30–17:30 | Ask an Expert

                                 | Braindate

                                 | 1:1 meetings

    10:45–18:00 | Breakout sessions

                                  | Hands-on-Labs

    10:45–14:45 | Product Strategy and Vision sessions

    12:30–14:00 | Lunch

    15:00–15:45 | Industry insights

    15:45–16:15 | Afternoon break in the Expo

    Evening | Sponsor events

  • Thursday

    08:00–17:30 | Registration open

    08:30–16:00 | Expo open

                                   | Ask-an-Expert

                                   | Braindate

                                   | 1:1 meetings

    09:00–16:00 | Breakout sessions

                                    | Hands-on-Labs

    10:30–11:15 | Morning break in the Expo

    11:45–13:15 | Lunch

    14:45–15:30 | Afternoon break in the Expo

    16:15–17:15 | Closing Keynote

    19:30–23:00 | Customer Appreciation Party






“For me, the most important aspect of this Rising event has been the opportunity to connect with diverse individuals. With over 4,500 prospects and customers present, we can exchange experiences, share tips, and learn about new functionalities and technological capabilities that can help us transform in the future.”

—Juan Ignacio Alonson Ibarra, Finance Transformation Corporate Director, Parques Reunidos

Workday Co-Founder Aneel Bhusri and conference attendees

Watch sessions from past events 

Now you can discover even more about Workday by checking out all of the insights and resources from our past events, including Workday Rising EMEA and North America and Workday DevCon.

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