Nestor at Unleash America 2023: Let’s Meet There!

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Have you heard it yet? If not, here it is: We’re going to UNLEASH America 2023! Yes, this marks the second year in a row Nestor’s team will participate in one of the largest HR conferences in the world. And we couldn’t be more excited!

This year’s edition will take place on 26-27 April, and while the main location — Las Vegas — hasn’t changed, the place hosting the event has.

UNLEASH America will move to CAESARS FORUM, an exciting new venue, capable of welcoming over 10,000 guests and providing all the necessary facilities for a one-of-a-kind event.

Since 2011, UNLEASH conferences have become the global destination and industry standard for Human Resources, Learning, and Recruitment. The events highlight tech, people, and ideas that are shaping the future of work. And these are only some of the reasons for you to be there!

How to make the most out of UNLEASH America 2023

To fully enjoy the International Festival of HR, there are some things you should know and do beforehand:

Become familiar with the pre-event sessions

While UNLEASH America 2023 will take place on 26-27 April, you also have the opportunity to join the pre-events taking place on 25 April. These sessions come in the format of:

  • Summits
  • Bootcamp
  • Networking

Keep in mind that pre-event sessions are either application or invite only.

Become familiar with the two-day event sessions

Now, let’s move our attention to the wider range of sessions — taking place in different zones like Main Stage, Breakouts, Expo Floor, and Networking — available during the event itself:

  • Keynote
  • Panel
  • Roundtables
  • Case Study
  • Competition
  • Product Announcement

Between these sessions, there will be networking and refreshment breaks.

Download the Unleash Events app

Available on both iOS and Android, the official UNLEASH app allows you to “plan your experience on-site, personalize your agenda to your needs, see our floorplan (important for getting from speaker stages to vendor expo stands), and network as and when you want.”

Learn more about the event location

You should plan your trip and accommodation accordingly and keep in mind that CAESARS FORUMS is the new home for the event. You can even take a 3D tour of the location before arriving there.

Download the timetable

You can also download the official timetable and even have it as a print version:

UNLEASH America 2023 timetable

The most innovative HR Tech will be showcasing their products

Nestor will be a Silver sponsor at UNLEASH America 2023, joining top companies like ADP, Deloitte, Workhuman, BetterUp, and Cornerstone OnDemand among many others.

We’re looking forward to being there and we’re inviting you to stop by our booth — D449 — in the expo area, where we can meet, talk and answer any questions you might have.

We are inviting you to visit the expo area, meet us at Booth D449, and discover how Nestor can help you unlock the power of skills to connect execution strategy with workforce agility!
UNLEASH America, 26-27 April

Together, we can share thoughts on how skills can help you develop effective HR strategies for the current economic environment and explore the available solutions to developing and retaining a talented workforce through continuous growth opportunities.

Top drivers of HR change from leading brands will share their expertise

Experts and thought-leaders with titles like Global Head of Organizational Effectiveness, Chief People Officer, Head of Talent Attraction and People, or Executive Director of Hiring Success will take the stage and share their insights on the future of work.

Regardless of your industry and specialization, there’ll be plenty of opportunities to be inspired and learn from the experience of leading global brands like Comcast, eBay, S&P Global, Mastercard, KPMG, Indeed, Microsoft, and many others.

UNLEASH America 2023: Sessions and topics you can’t miss

During the conference, you can attend a wide variety of (interactive) sessions, which focus on cutting-edge technologies, exciting developments in the world of work, and the most important future trends.

To give you an idea about what you can expect, we’ve listed a few stages and topic examples that have piqued our interest:


(Pre-Event) Skills Strategy Bootcamp with The Josh Bersin Company

A unique session with the one and only Josh Bersin, in which you’ll get actionable insights and go through an interactive workshop. By the end, you’ll have a skills strategy that’s tailored to your organizational needs.

Note: This is an invitation-only event.


(Pre-Event) Vendor Summit

A must-attend for anyone who wants to understand the current state of the HR tech market and the trends, challenges, and future developments. Speakers include Madeline Laurano – Founder and Chief Analyst at Aptitude Research, Sarah White – Founder, Head of Strategy & Research at Aspect43, Franz Gilbert – Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting, and many others.

Note: To attend this event, you need to apply separately.

(Pre-Event) Talent Acquisition Summit

Get a better understanding of the current talent acquisition landscape, dive into internal talent mobility, and take actionable insights for your business. Speakers will include Jane Curran – Global Head of Talent Acquisition at JLL, Christine Vaccola – Global Head of Talent Management at Sanofi, Grace Niwa – Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, Talent Intelligence, and Early Career at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and many others.

Note: To attend this event, you need to apply separately.

(Pre-Event) HR Tech & Transformation Summit

Explore what’s new in HR tech, how to accelerate agility in this area, and practical ways to future-proof your HR tech strategies and tools. Speakers will include Jason Averbook, CEO & Co-Founder of Mercer/Leapgen (moderator), Lydia Wu – Head of Talent Analytics and Transformation, Panasonic, Tiffani Murray – Director of HR Tech Partners, Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn, and many others.

Note: To attend this event, you need to apply separately.

Night Summit

This is the biggest summit at UNLEASH America 2023 and a unique opportunity to network with top minds and industry-leading companies in a vibrant and entertaining environment. The summit will take place at the outdoor plaza in Caesars Forums, near the High Roller.

Main Stage

From Hype to Innovation: An HR Guide to Adopting Generative AI Technologies

Learn how to take advantage of emerging cutting-edge technologies like Generative AI and Immersive Reality. -> insights from Maurice Conti, Futurist & Founder of Applied Intelligence

Cultural Intelligence: The Power of Building Successful Multicultural Teams

Discover how to leverage diversity and overcome the challenges of cross-cultural teams in the hybrid/remote work environment. -> insights from Erin Meyer, Cultural Expert, Speaker, and New York Times Best Selling Author

Unlocking Agility and Powering our People at The Estée Lauder Companies

Explore the impact of organizational agility and dynamic talent ecosystems on sustainable growth and performance. -> insights from Claire Macintyre, SVP, HRBP, Global Value Chain & Global Corporate Functions at The Estée Lauder Companies

HR Tech Stage

Transforming HR with People Analytics: Insights and Inspiration from eBay

Learn how eBay takes advantage of people analytics across departments to deliver valuable insights and address business challenges. -> insights from Scott Judd, Senior Director of People Analytics and Technology at eBay, and Dan Riley, Co-Founder of RADICL

Revolutionizing Performance Management with Data-Driven HR Technology

Discover how to boost your HR efforts and address company-wide concerns by leveraging analytics and making better decisions based on data-driven insights. A panel with Brent Skinner – Co-Founder and Director of Principal Analyst at 3Sixty Insights (panel moderator), Sahana Mukherjee – Global HR Head, Wealth Technology & Engineering & Architecture at Citi, Karen Lusquinos Gouveia – People and Culture Services VP, Americas BP, and Kelly Flaherty Parkinson – VP of HR Operations and Service Enablement, UPS

Learning and Skills Stage

How Virtual Coaching Can Empower Employees in Any Location

Learn how virtual coaching can address the challenges faced by employees and reshape their experience. -> insights from Brian Cicco, Vice President of Human Resources at iFLY

Influencers Stage

The Reskilling Revolution: Insights from The Digital Reskilling Lab at Harvard Business School

An exciting case study revealing how reskilling initiatives are implemented in global organizations, the challenges that emerge, and different ways to overcome them. -> insights from Raffaella Sadun, Charles E. Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Poach-Proof Your Business: Strategies for Retaining Top Talent in a Remote Workforce

Discover the true positivity level of your company culture and how to prepare for the inevitable and retain your talented workers. A panel with Robin Erickson – Vice President at The Conference Board (panel moderator), Jim Carling – SVP HR at TE Connectivity, Michael Zaccagni – CHRO at City of Philadelphia, and Larry McAlister – Founder of the Corporate Humanist Consultancy.

Innovation Stage

UNLEASH Startup Award

Discover the latest from the top-rated HR tech startups and watch them compete for the grand prize worth 50,000 USD. Speakers will include Peter Phelan, Founder & CEO of ValuesCulture, Josh Bersin, Founder & CEO of The Josh Bersin Company, and Maureen Jules-Perez, Divisional CIO & Managing VP of People Technology at Capital One, among many others.


The Skills Revolution: Using AI To Advance Skills-Based Hiring

In a tight talent market, it’s more important than ever to take advantage of tools to optimize the hiring process. Learn how data-backed, science-driven AI technology can help you identify the right candidates based on their skills. -> insights from Patrick Morrissey, Chief Growth Officer at HireVue, and Lindsey Zuloaga, Chief Data Scientist at HireVue

Journey to 2030: Explore Seven Shifts Altering the Human Agenda

Explore seven business and societal shifts that will have a direct impact on the future of workforces and workplaces. -> insights from Jonathan Pearce, Principal ­– Workforce Strategies Leader at Deloitte

Making the Worker First Agenda a Reality While Driving Growth

Explore how you can advance with your people-first goals by connecting shareholder value-driven KPIs to worker-friendly policies. -> insights from Fred Goff, CEO & Founder of Jobcase, and Beth Clymer, Chief Financial Officer at Jobcase

If you still have second thoughts, get a glimpse of the atmosphere from the live video below:

We’re in for a fun, insightful, and exciting two days in Las Vegas. Let’s explore together the latest innovations and strategies in the world of HR! We’ll see you there!

Make smart, fast, and confident decisions with Nestor's skills-based talent management solutions

Make smart, fast, and confident decisions with Nestor's skills-based talent management solutions