Tracks and Sessions


Choose sessions from multiple tracks to create a completely personalized learning experience. Each track also includes sessions on how you can experience continuous value through deployment, change management, and feature adoption, as well as sessions that focus on specific industries.


See how you can use Workday Financial Management to gain complete business insight, make smarter plans, and find the best path toward profitability.

Human Resources

Discover how Workday Human Capital Management helps you gain complete visibility into your global workforce and deliver a better user experience so you can keep your people engaged and help them grow.


Dive in and explore the technology innovations that power our applications. Topics include architecture, security, user interface, productivity, reporting and analytics, machine learning, Workday Cloud Platform, and more.

Payroll and Workforce Management

Explore our holistic approach to workforce management and how you can use Workday Payroll, Workday Time Tracking, and Workday Absence Management to streamline processes, reduce risk, and empower your employees through self-service.

Student Administration

Find out how Workday Student delivers a personalized student experience, engages faculty and staff, and leads institutions to greater success. Learn about the deployment journey and best practices from current customers.

Product Suite

Learn how adopting our entire product suite (Workday Financial Management, Workday HCM, Workday Payroll, and more) helps you dramatically improve operational efficiency and achieve better business outcomes.

Industry Trends and Business Outcomes

Learn how organizations are using technology and industry best practices to gain real-time insights, streamline processes, make better decisions, and drive results for the bottom line.

Session Types

Whether you prefer short presentations or interactive, hands-on learning, Workday Rising offers a range of educational opportunities.

Business Leader Forums

Hear top executives in conversation around some of today’s most pressing challenges and business trends.

Breakout Sessions

See the newest features in action, expand your capabilities, and discover how your peers are using our applications to go further.

Hands-On Labs

Learn at your own pace in our hands-on labs. Practice on a sample tenant with the help of product experts. Current customers only.

Ask Workday

Bring us your best questions! These informative and interactive discussions bring together like-minded attendees from similar industries or roles.

Tips and Tricks

Visit one of our Learning Stages for a 20-minute presentation covering best practices, quick pointers, and helpful how-tos.

Table Talks

Swap ideas, share challenges, and collaborate on solutions with other attendees—and make some new connections while you’re at it.

Tailored Experiences

Explore our Tailored Experiences to see recommendations based on job role, product focus, and industry alignment. These curated paths take the guesswork out of choosing your sessions and give your educational experience at Workday Rising a great start.

Session Catalog

Browse hundreds of sessions available at Workday Rising to start planning your conference experience. Filter your search to find exactly what you’re looking for including sessions approved for accreditation.

The Session Scheduler is now open. Once you register for Workday Rising, you can save a spot in your favorite sessions.