Everything You Need to Know Before Workday Rising 2023

Published On: September 13th, 20234.7 min read

Workday Rising 2023 is almost here! Join ERPA at from September 25-29, where customers and partners will gather in San Francisco to discover the latest developments in the platform with immersive, hands-on experiences.

Plus, enjoy hundreds of inspirational keynotes, breakout sessions, and 1-on-1 brain dates — both in-person and digital — with some of the greatest people in the ecosystem!

There's something for everyone, whether your company has only recently gone live on or if you have been tapping into the Power of One for years.

In this article, you'll learn about ERPA's role at 2023 and how to make the most of your Workday Rising experience, especially if this is your first time attending.

We'll also talk about transforming this Workday conference experience into positive change for your organization.

How to Make the Most of Your Time at Workday Rising

Saying that Workday Rising 2023 is a massive, must-attend event is an understatement.

It's not your traditional boring conference. It's packed full of some of the biggest changemakers and innovators in the world.

The Welcome Keynotes feature Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron (Titanic and Avatar), aa Closing Keynote with actress, writer, and producer Mindy Kaling (The Office and The Mindy Project), and The Killers (Mr. Brightside) will perform live on the final day.

There is a large variety of sessions, tailored to your role, industry, and experience with Workday. For example, Workday Rising 2023's industry-specific content will include the following topics:

Keep reading if you want to make the most out of your Workday Rising 2023 experience.

ERPA's Top Five Tips for a Successful Workday Rising 2023 Experience

Workday Rising is an opportunity to bring greater intelligence, efficiency, and value to your organization.

It's not every day that you can rub shoulders with an incredible community and immerse yourself in the newest technologies and innovations all in one place.

You're going to need your walking shoes.

Let's roll up our sleeves and discover how you can extract the most value from Workday Rising 2023.

1. Don't Forget to Pack the Essentials

When we say you'll need your walking shoes, you'll literally need some walking shoes.

You'll be moving a lot during this 4-day marathon of innovation and community.

Some other essentials are a portable phone charger, Band-Aids for any pesky blisters, a water bottle (although you'll likely get some awesome swag bottles), and a curious mind.

2. Book Your Workday Rising Sessions Well in Advance

You'll want to extract the most value from this event and that means planning your agenda in advance.

Some folks want to focus on their role. Others are looking for specific solutions tailored to their industry. Plenty of attendees are interested in learning about the latest and greatest Workday products and how they can benefit their company.

There will be more than 400 sessions, 500 speakers, and 150+ immersive exhibits. The Session Scheduler is now live so what are you waiting for?

3. Network Strategically

One of the biggest benefits of attending Workday Rising 2023 in person is networking.

A gathering of this magnitude means you have plenty of opportunities for 1-on-1 sessions, braindates, cocktail hours, and meeting really cool people.

The number one job of many executives is to network and find quality people.

You can get your Workday questions answered, collaborate with other attendees, and reserve an Ask an Expert appointment for advice specific to your challenges.

4. Connect with Sponsors, Vendors, and Partners

As a trusted Workday AMS Partner, ERPA can support your organization as it scales. Learn the best ways to use Workday and plan for future growth with sponsors like ERPA.

The 2023 Workday Rising conference lets your team connect with sponsors, vendors, and partners.

5. Let Loose and Have Some Fun!

Workday Rising 2023 will be full of more than just “business” networking. You can let loose and enjoy parties, morning yoga, coffee dates, concerts, and plenty of other events designed for having fun!

How to Connect with ERPA at Workday Rising 2023

ERPA is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Workday Rising 2023 conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA from September 25 through September 29th. We'll be in booth #516 and hope you join us online or in person as our Workday team of experts present two informative sessions:

A Bridge to Better : Solving for the Long-Term, Not Deployment

  • Thursday, September 28th
  • 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

ERPA invites you to join Michelle Nguy, Cytokinetics' Associate Director of Payroll, as she explains what you should do when the handoff from your implementation partner isn't enough. Learn why Cytokinetics sought ERPA as a partner and what a “bridge” solution looks like and its impact.

Avoiding Hard Lessons the Easy Way: How Kandji Makes the Most of Workday Without Prior Experience

  • Friday, September 29th
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Brett Pugliesi, Kandji's VP of HR, and Queen Lee, People Operations Manager, will discuss how to manage through a deployment with limited bandwidth and deadlines, support a team (and company) with zero prior Workday experience, to make the most of your Workday investment.

Join ERPA at Workday Rising 2023 in San Francisco

Workday Rising 2023 is fast approaching! Join ERPA at booth #516 at Workday Rising in San Francisco from September 25th to 29th. ERPA will be there as a Gold Sponsor.

We're excited to meet you!

Our Workday Advisory Services and certified consultants help you future-proof your organization with shorter initial contract terms so you can see success in workforce planning and compensation, attracting and retaining the best talent, implementation, and more.

If you're ready to tackle the challenges unique to your organization, contact ERPA today!

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