Over 700 companies converge on HR Tech World conference

HR Tech World, a two-day tech conference on the future of the workplace, opens today in Paris at the Palais des Congrès.

The conference is bringing together executives and decision makers working on HR and workforce technology from more than 80 countries; innovations that impact over 40 employees around the world.

More than 700 companies will be present at HR Tech World including many of the biggest players in the industry including ADP, IBM, Infor, Oracle, and SAP SuccessFactors.

Throughout the two days there are 175 speakers, including Vivek Wadhwa, Frederic Mazzalla and companies like L’Oréal on the main stage along with the Influencers stage and Breakout Tracks.

During these tracks, speakers and attendees will be breaking down some of the burning issues in HR and workplace management such as cybersecurity, women in HR tech, and talent acquisition, all with the aim of driving more innovation in the space. Expect to see speakers from several big name companies like Google, Shell, Unilever, and Deutsche Telekom taking part in the 10 breakout tracks during the conference.

disruptHR meanwhile is a start-up contest where five budding start-ups will pitch their product or service to a judging panel of industry experts in the hopes of winning sponsorships worth €15,000. This year’s finalists are Headstart, Intervyo, Peakon, SoAmpli, and Tandem HR Solutions.

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Jonathan Keane

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