Session Types.

Dive into our speakers, sessions, and keynotes to learn how you can change work for the better.



Bold innovations in AI. Big moments that inspire.

Dive into our most impactful sessions to find out how the future works and discover where we are headed, together. 

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Mainstage Keynotes

Innovation, inspiration, and the future of AI and ML—join the mainstage keynotes to discover product updates and hear from Workday executives, product and technology leadership, customers, and partners.

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Product Strategy and Vision

Work as we know it is changing. See how key features from our latest product release can help you adapt, and get a sneak peek at what’s ahead.

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Leader Forums

Join your peers and hear from top leaders on today’s business challenges, organizational tactics, and strategies for leading in the future of work.

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Hear from customers who are shaping how the future works.


“Workday Rising is the most effective and value-added conference that we attend. The ability to connect with other customers, with your peers, with Workday product teams—it’s all of those things that allows the value to be there.” 

— Director, HR Systems & Analytics, Wegmans Food Market, Inc.

Learn how to put the future of work to work.

See all the types of sessions we offer in the Session Catalog.


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Leading Practices

Learn proven practices with product experts, and hear case studies from our customers who have faced the same challenges as you.

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What’s New in Workday

Work as we know it is changing. See how key features from our latest product release can help you adapt, and get a sneak peek at what’s ahead.

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Learn about new features and see them in action, and get curated content for your role and specific needs.

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Ask Workday

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

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Workday on Workday

See how we use Workday capabilities and features to optimize our own organization through specific use cases.

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Customer Reference Conversations

Prospective customers can meet current customers and discuss how they deploy, use, and evolve with Workday.

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For your industry.

We get it—the challenges and opportunities specific to your role or industry are best explored with people who know them well. Hear from changemakers who share your experience at the Industry Kickoffs. And get practical tips from Industry Insights sessions.

Real-world experience.

Gain valuable skills you can take back to your organization. Workday Preconference Training offers lectures, hands-on activities, social learning, and demos in an instructor-led classroom setting (for an additional charge).


Do you learn best by doing? Try out new product areas and expand your existing knowledge with Hands-On Labs.

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Professional development opportunities.

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The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) 

Note: State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

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Society for Human Resource Management

Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

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We look forward to having you join us.