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Panel Discussions

Panel Discussion

Panels From Experts in the Field

Attend four panel discussions – two in the morning and two in the afternoon – to earn up to 4 RCHs. Gain insights on reshaping the employee experience, payroll and HR information systems, embracing automation, and different pay options.

Reshaping the Employee Experience

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Topic: Shifting People to the Center

  • Emerging technologies with focus of the employee experience
  • Pay transparency
  • The restructuring and reframing of corporate ethics and empathy
  • The taxation implications of COVID 19 and the gig economy

Moderator: Pete Tiliakos

HR Technology & Services Research Director


With the growth of technology over the last decade, we’ve seen an influx in the ability for employees to take joint ownership of their experience in the workplace. The future of pay involves shifting the employee to the center. Join us for a conversation on how the employee experience is being reshaped through a number of areas. Not only will we discuss how employers can embrace this change through pay transparency, corporate ethics and empathy, and workplace tools that can help with change, but also the impact of tax implications due to COVID-19 and the gig economy.

The Big Picture: Payroll and HR Information Systems

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Topic: Payroll HR Systems

  • Cloud based
  • GDPR compliant
  • Emerging compliance
  • Integration
  • Cyber security

Moderator: Jay Conforti

Director, Human Capital Advisory


From cloud-based technology to the capability for integration while maintaining cutting edge security and GDPR compliance, the continuous emergence of compliance issues has caused payroll and HR professionals to look to their software for big picture solutions. Are your payroll and HR systems ready for the future? Hear insights from our expert panelists as we discuss the growing needs within payroll and human resources for global solutions during challenging times.

Redefining the Day to Day: Working Smarter, Not Harder

Time: 2:05 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. ET
Topic: Payroll HR Software

  • Embracing payroll automation and technology
  • The demand for data
  • Elevation of payroll
  • Why is global payroll data taking front and center when making business decisions

Moderator: Sheri Sullivan

Partner, Global and Americas Payroll Operate Leader

Ernst & Young LLP

It’s time to start embracing the software we have and getting into the nitty gritty details in order to make it work for you. As professionals, we need to embrace the automation and technology that comes along with our systems in order to help drive data analytics. Analytics that will not only help get you a seat at the table, but will be at the central point of business decisions. Join us as we discuss emerging payroll and HR software trends.

Pay at Their Fingertips

Time: 2:05 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. ET
Topic: On-Demand Pay and Paycards

  • The rise of the gig worker
  • Greater flexibility around working arrangements
  • Elevation of payroll
  • Beyond the US, what are the emerging markets for paycards and on‐demand pay

Moderator: Stephanie Salavejus, CPP

Vice President & COO


We’ve been discussing paycards and on-demand pay for a while now, but do we really understand the true flexibility around these arrangements and how they’re continuing to evolve. Learn from panelists as they delve into the growth of the gig economy and how it’s shaping payment arrangements and employee expectations. They’ll also explore emerging markets for paycards and early wage access beyond the U.S.

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