SHRM members at the Visionaries summit

Registration is Now Open

September 25-27, 2024  |  Austin, TX

Registration for this SHRM Executive Network member-exclusive convening to examine critical workplace issues is now open.

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Make the Most of Your Visit

Are you a SHRM Executive Network member getting prepared to attend Visionaries Summit 2024? Act now to secure your stay and ensure the best experience possible in Austin.

Fairmont Austin

Visionaries Summit 2024 Agenda Overview

3:00 pm - 6:00 pmRegistration & Information
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Reception
7:00 pmDinner on own

8:00 am - 4:30 pmRegistration/Information
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 amOpening Keynote
10:00 am - 10:15 amCoffee Break
10:15 am - 12:00 pmConcurrent Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmNetworking Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmConcurrent Breakout Sessions
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmCoffee Break
3:30 pm - 4:45 pmGeneral Session
5:30 pmBuses depart for off-site reception/dinner
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmNetworking Reception/Dinner
9:00 pmBuses return to Fairmont

7:00 am - 12:00 pmRegistration/Information
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 amFacilitated Breakout Sessions by Cohort
10:00 am - 10:30 amNetworking Coffee Break
9:35 am – 9:50 amCoffee Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pmFacilitated Breakout Sessions by Cohort
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmClosing Keynote
1:45 pm - 2:00 pmClosing Remarks
2:00 pmConference Adjourned

*subject to change/adjustments

What to Expect at Visionaries Summit

Last September, SHRM Executive Network members gathered in Washington, DC for an exclusive two-day convening focused on mental health and belonging in the workplace. Watch the recap of the summit where HR and business leaders addressed cultivating a positive workplace culture.

Visionaries Summit 2023 Speakers

Etan Bernstein

Co-founder and Head of Ecosystem

Velocity Network Foundation

Tucker Bryant


Deb Bubb

Senior HR Executive; Associate Editor

People + Strategy

Ronnie Chatterji


Duke University

Guillermo Corea

Managing Director


Whitney Eichinger

Senior Vice President, Culture & Communications

Southwest Airlines

Mo Fathelbab

Founder and President of Forum Resources Network, LLC and co-founder of Harvard Business School Alumni Forums

Laura Fuentes



Beth Grous

Chief People Officer

Generate Biomedicine

Gerald E. Johnson

EVP Health Equity and Chief Diversity Officer

American Heart Association

Greg Kaye

Head of Industry, Careers


John Leer

Chief Economist

Morning Consult

Clayton Lord

Director, Foundation Programs

SHRM Foundation

Leah Marone

Psychotherapist and author

Jennifer McCollum


Linkage, A SHRM Company

Tamla Oates-Forney



Lisa Osborne Ross

Chief Executive Officer

Edelman USA

Prudence Pitter

Global Head of HR, Auto/Manufacturing and Healthcare & Lifesciences

Amazon Web Services

David Reimer

CEO, The ExCo Group

Executive Editor, People + Strategy

Bob Rothman


Gap International

Ariela Safira

Founder and CEO


Wendi Safstrom


SHRM Foundation​

Rick Smith, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Dean

Johns Hopkins University

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP

President and Chief Executive Officer


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