Bersin by Deloitte Announces Call for Presentations for Its Seventh Annual IMPACT: The Business of Talent™ Conference for HR, Learning and Talent Executives

IMPACT 2014 Conference Topics to Focus on Helping Organizations "Connect" HR, Talent and Learning to Business Impact

Oct 02, 2013, 08:00 ET from Bersin by Deloitte

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin by Deloitte, a leading provider of research-based membership programs to human resources (HR), talent and learning executives, today announced a call for presentations for IMPACT 2014: The Business of Talent™, the industry's premier research-based executive conference for HR, learning and talent leaders and their teams.

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The seventh annual IMPACT conference takes place March 31-April 3 at the Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Themed "Connect," IMPACT 2014 will focus on enabling organizations to improve the linkage between HR, talent, and learning initiatives and business impact. Leading HR, talent and learning executives who want to share how such connections drive performance with other global corporate leaders should submit their speaker proposals online at IMPACT 2014 Call for Presentations. The deadline for submitting speaker proposals is Monday, November 4.

"IMPACT brings together powerful speakers who challenge standard ways of thinking to show us how strategic HR can, for example, connect learning to talent management, talent management to leadership, global to local expertise, and analytics to business performance," said Josh Bersin, principal, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "The entire focus of IMPACT is to connect our WhatWorks members to each other and to the latest strategies and insights that can help them improve their organization's performance in an increasingly complex world."

IMPACT 2014 will focus on enabling HR, talent and learning executives to better connect:

  • HR transformation to business agility
  • Leadership development to high-performing leaders and teams
  • New models of learning to business performance
  • Strong employment brands to strong talent acquisition pipelines
  • Diversity and inclusion to talent strategy
  • HR technology to lasting change
  • Talent analytics and business decision-making

Kevin Wilde, Vice President, Organization Effectiveness and Chief Learning Officer, General Mills, is among previous attendees who can attest to how IMPACT provides a unique opportunity for deep discussion and connection among attendees and presenters all dedicated to improving HR, talent and learning and, ultimately, business results.

"IMPACT is a very high-quality conference that delivers true thought leadership across a wide range of HR practices," said Wilde. "It is a very smart event in terms of who is in the front of the room, who is in the audience, and how the sessions are designed."

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Laura Evenson
Bersin by Deloitte
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