Our past events

Workhuman® Live is the HR conference everyone’s talking about because there’s nothing else like it. Inspirational keynotes. Informative breakouts. Warm, genuine networking opportunities. A fully human, fun, immersive experience.

In-Person Events:
2019 | Nashville
2018 | Austin
2017 | Phoenix
2016 | Orlando
2015 | Orlando

Digital Events:
May 2021 | Workhuman Live Online
Oct. 2021 | Workhuman Live Online
May 2020 | Workhuman LiveStream

 
Hear how the Workhuman movement began and how we’ve raised the bar, tackling the big issues impacting the future of the workplace.

May 2021

Workhuman Live Online

Over 12,000 registrants

In 2021, we dramatically expanded the Workhuman Live Online experience to two half-day events for the Americas and Europe. Keynote speakers included bestselling author Adam Grant, Workhuman CEO Eric Mosley, and IBM SVP/CHRO Nickle Lamoreaux. To help HR professionals embrace the next era of the Human Workplace, the event featured five compelling educational tracks and 15 tailored breakout sessions.

 

Keynotes

Adam Grant
Organizational Psychologist at Wharton, New York Times Bestselling Author
Nickle LaMoreaux
SVP and CHRO, IBM
Eric Mosley
CEO, Workhuman

October 2020

Workhuman Live Online

Over 10,500 registrants

Thousands of people gathered online to explore how business objectives have been realigned to the greater good. In this 90-minute documentary-style broadcast, Lisa Ling of CNN, Claude Silver of Vayner Media, and other speakers delved into how companies are fighting back against the global pandemic and the plague of racism.

 

Keynotes

Lisa Ling
Journalist, Television Personality, and Author
Claude Silver
CHO and CPO, Vayner Media
Tina Mylon
Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, Schneider Electric
Francine Katsoudas
Chief People Office, Cisco
Kristin Morales-Lemieux
CHRO, Baystate Health

May 2020

Workhuman Live Online

Over 17,500 registrants

When COVID-19 hit, we moved Workhuman Live online. In his livestream keynote, Workhuman CEO Eric Mosley delivered an inspirational message of hope amid the crisis. He was joined by unforgettable keynote speakers author Simon Sinek and world-renowned comedian Trevor Noah. In just 90 minutes, the Workhuman Livestream did what seemed impossible: It brought together thousands of people in a celebration of humanity.

 

Keynotes

Trevor Noah
Comedian, Television Host, and Political Commentator
Eric Mosley
CEO, Workhuman
Simon Sinek
Best-Selling Author, Speaker

2019

Workhuman Live Nashville

Over 3,200 attendees

In 2019, we celebrated the fifth year of Workhuman Live by convening over 3,200 humans for incredible HR insights (and some killer hot chicken) at a resort in Nashville. On the main stage, keynote speakers like George Clooney, Viola Davis, Kat Cole, Geena Davis, and Brené Brown wowed the crowd. Eight content tracks ranging from Applying the Value of Gratitude to Living Your Best Work Life put the focus squarely on improving human connection.

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Keynotes

Gary Hamel
Iconoclastic Business Thinker and Best-Selling Author
Kat Cole
President, COO, & Board of Directors at Athletic Greens
Brené Brown
Research Professor, University of Houston & Best-Selling Author
George Clooney
Global Humanitarian and Award-Winning Actor
Geena Davis
Award-Winning Actor & Founder of Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
Viola Davis
Award-Winning Actor, Producer & Humanitarian

2018

WorkHuman Austin

Over 2,400 attendees

WorkHuman left its mark on Austin with our biggest, most energized crowd yet. More than 2,400 humans came to see Amal Clooney, Salma Hayek, Simon Sinek, a historic #MeToo panel, and more. Eight content tracks like Thriving Through Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging offered up 50+ breakout sessions.

 

Keynotes

Salma Hayek
Iconoclastic Business Thinker and Best-Selling Author
Amal Clooney
Human Rights Lawyer
Simon Sinek
Best-Selling Author, Speaker
Brené Brown
Research Professor, University of Houston & Best-Selling Author

2017

WorkHuman Phoenix

Over 1,400 attendees

In 2017 we took WorkHuman to the desert, hosting the conference at a beautiful resort in Phoenix, Ariz. We tripled in size from 2015, with over 1,400 humans gathering to see Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Chaz Bono. And there were more breakout tracks in 2017 – The ROI of Social Recognition, The Organization of the Future, The Crowdsourced Enterprise, Your Whole Self, and The Human Visionaries.

 

Keynotes

Michelle Obama
Iconoclastic Business Thinker and Best-Selling Author
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Emmy-Award Winning Actress and Comedian
Chaz Bono
Writer, Musician and Actor.
Susan Cain
Research Professor, University of Houston & Best-Selling Author

2016

WorkHuman Orlando

Over 800 attendees

In its second year, WorkHuman was again held in Orlando and doubled in size! We heard inspiring keynotes from Amy Cuddy, Gary Hamel, Shawn Achor, and Michael J. Fox. Breakout tracks were organized into three categories – WorkHuman For You, WorkHuman For Your Company, and WorkHuman for the World. Attendees enjoyed fun surprises in WorkHuman Central – from donut walls to coloring tables!

 

Keynotes

Michael J. Fox
Legendary Actor, Author, and Activist
Gary Hamel
Iconoclastic Business Thinker and Best-Selling Author
Shawn Achor
Best-Selling Author
Amy Cuddy
Best-Selling Author

2015

WorkHuman Orlando

Over 350 attendees

In 2015, humans gathered in Orlando, Fla. for the inaugural WorkHuman conference to hear keynotes from Rob Lowe, Arianna Huffington, Adam Grant, Nilofer Merchant, and Shawn Achor. “The greatest predictor of long-term happiness is the breadth, depth, and the meaning in your social relationships. And for me, Workhuman hits all of those,” Shawn told us.

 

Keynotes

Arianna Huffington
Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, The Huffington Post
Rob Lowe
Best-Selling Author, Activist, and Award-Winning Actor
Shawn Achor
Best-Selling Author
Adam Grant
Organizational Psychologist and Bestselling Author 
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