Workday Rising

October 9–12 | Chicago

Registration opens July 11.

Why Attend

Go further together.

Workday Rising is your chance to experience the Workday community come to life. Join us in Chicago to make new connections, learn how to overcome business challenges, and discover how Workday can help you lead your business to a bright future.

When we come together to share our ideas, insights, and innovations, we all go further together.

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Rise to a new level.

Join us for a compelling combination of visionary keynotes, innovative strategies, and practical knowledge that will help you make an impact in your role.

Executives

Learn how other leaders are navigating change with confidence and gain insights you need to propel your organization forward.

Directors

Discover how you can champion rock-solid planning, smart decision-making, and bold action.

Professionals

Find out how to deliver more impact in your role and build a network to fuel your professional growth.

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An unforgettable experience.

With a 95 percent approval rating, Workday Rising is designed to deliver huge value to you and your business.

Here's what last year’s attendees had to say:

“At Workday Rising, you get access to anything that you're curious about. Curious about a partner, they're here. Curious about how somebody does something, there are people who can answer your questions. Everything's right here.”

“Workday Rising has the biggest buzz. It's this total heartbeat of super happy customers. It’s been a really awesome experience to see everybody get excited and pumped about it.”

“The conference was well put together with the right balance of sessions, overall business topics, and Workday solutions for business issues.”

Agenda

See what’s in store for you at Workday Rising.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
Day 1

1 Monday | October 9

  • 8:00 AM–4:45 PM

    Pre-Conference Training and Enablement Workshops

  • 9:00 AM–4:30 PM

    Office Hours

  • 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

    Kick-Off Keynote

  • 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    Welcome Reception, Innovation Exchange Expo

Day 2

2 Tuesday | October 10

  • 7:15 AM–8:15 AM

    Grab n’ Go Breakfast

  • 8:30 AM–10:00 AM

    Workday Executive Keynote

  • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

    Innovation Exchange Expo, Tips and Tricks Theater, Brain Date Lounge

  • 10:30 AM–11:45 AM

    HCM Strategy and Vision Keynote, Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 11:00 AM–1:00 PM

    Lunch

  • 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

    Product and Services Strategy and Vision Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

Day 3

3 Wednesday | October 11

  • 7:30 AM–8:45 AM

    Grab n’ Go Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM

    Innovation Keynote

  • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

    Innovation Exchange Expo, Tips and Tricks Theater, Brain Date Lounge

  • 10:45 AM–11:45 AM

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 11:00 AM–1:00 PM

    Lunch

  • 1:00 PM–5:00 PM

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 7:30 PM–11:00 PM

    Customer Appreciation Party

Day 4

4 Thursday | October 12

  • 7:30 AM–8:45 AM

    Grab n’ Go Breakfast

  • 9:00 AM–11:30 AM

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

    Lunch

  • 12:30 PM–1:30 PM

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

    Closing Program

Hotels & Travel

Workday Rising is headed back to the great city of Chicago this year. Book your hotel by September 15 to take advantage of the discounted rates we’ve negotiated.

Note: You must use the online registration tool to receive the discount on your hotel reservation. The tool launches on July 11.

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Major airlines provide air travel into both Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) and Chicago Midway International (MDW) airports. Transportation services are available for purchase at each airport.

Pricing

Registration for customers and sponsoring partners opens July 11.

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$1,495

Early Bird 

July 11–August 15 at 5:00 PM (PT) 
 

$1,795

Regular 

August 15–October 12 
 

$450

Pre-Conference Training

Half-Day Training*

$900

Enablement Workshops

Full-Day Workshop*

*These sessions are only open to customers who have registered for Workday Rising.

Customer Group Discounts
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Enterprise

Register and pay for five passes (all from the same organization and at the full conference rate) and receive the sixth pass for $895.

Education, Government, and Nonprofit

Register and pay for three passes (all from the same organization and at the full conference rate) and receive the fourth pass for $895.

Asia Pacific

Register and pay for three passes (all from the same organization and at the full conference rate) and receive the fourth pass free.

Sponsoring Partners

Thank you to our incredible sponsoring partners.