Get ready to experience how the future works. 

The stage is set for you to see how we’re putting AI to work in powerful ways to keep you at the forefront of your industry.

  • September 26–29, 2023

  • San Francisco, California

  • Moscone Center

  • In Person and Digital

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In person or all digital—find the right experience for you.

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Gain insight into what we’ll be discussing at Workday Rising.

The future of work is here. And we’re right on time.

The latest technology, our boldest innovation in AI and machine learning (ML), and a global community like no other—all designed to help you lead the future of work. 

At Workday Rising, connect with our unmatched community of customers and partners, and explore how we’re putting AI and ML to work in powerful, responsible ways—bringing greater value, intelligence, and efficiency to your every day. Join us as we roll up our sleeves for an immersive, hands-on experience.

Speakers who spark inspiration.

Welcome Keynote

James Cameron

Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Explorer, and CEO of Lightstorm Entertainment

Our action-packed Welcome Keynote kicks off Workday Rising with James Cameron in a captivating discussion about his approach to filmmaking and views on the role of AI and other emerging technologies in the future of moviemaking.

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Closing Keynote

Mindy Kaling

Writer, Producer, and Actor

Join our Closing Keynote for fresh inspiration, empowering insights, and a discussion that’s sure to entertain as Mindy Kaling sits down for a fireside chat with Workday CMO Emma Chalwin. Learn how Mindy launched her own production company, the ways that innovation can drive diversity, and how you can become your own champion.

Featured Speakers

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Sunny Bedi



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Adena Friedman

Chairman & CEO



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Matt Wood

VP, Product

Amazon Web Services (AWS)


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Emily Chang

Emmy Award-Winning Journalist


Workday Featured Speakers

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Aneel Bhusri

Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Chair


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Carl Eschenbach



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Sayan Chakraborty




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Emma Chalwin

Chief Marketing Officer



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Ali Fuller

VP, Product Marketing



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Jeff Gelfuso

Chief Product Experience Officer


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Dave Somers

Group GM, Product—Office of the CHRO



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Terrance Wampler

Group GM, Product—Office of the CFO


“At Workday Rising, the knowledge that you gain is just priceless. It’s about interacting with others, it’s about learning and education, it’s about networking with the Workday teams, so there’s just no price you can put on that.”

—Senior Director Finance, Panera Bread

Four days. Limitless opportunities. You in?


speakers including customers, thought leaders, and executives


actionable, thought-provoking sessions


exhibitors to discover

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Curated sessions just for you.

No matter where you sit within your organization, you can lead your team into the future. We’ll share the tools and resources you need to do just that. Explore sessions targeted to your role.

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Insights tailored to your industry.

Each industry faces its own challenges and opportunities for innovation. Hear from Workday customers and business leaders who understand your unique experience through our industry-specific content.

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We look forward to having you join us.