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Plenary Session
Navigating the AI Frontier: Strategies, Ethics, and Impact in HR
Portage Theater (Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus)
Tuesday 03/05/2024 01:10 PM - 01:55 PM   Add to calendar

In an era where artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the landscape of human resources (HR) and the workplace at large, organizations are at a critical juncture to embrace the revolution or risk being left behind. This panel discussion led by SHRM CHRO Jim Link and featuring industry experts Fred Oswald and Jose Cong, will delve deep into the nuances of AI integration within HR, exploring the challenges, opportunities, and ethical considerations that come with it.

Key Learnings:

Value and Applications of AI in HR: The session will highlight the intrinsic value of AI applications in areas such as Talent Acquisition, Training & Development, and People Analytics. Attendees will gain insights into how these applications can drive efficiency, improve decision-making, and enhance overall organizational performance. Furthermore, they will explore alternative AI applications that may offer unique advantages in terms of adoption and optimization.

Impact of AI on Work and Workers: The session will delve into the transformative impact of AI on the nature of work, illustrating how jobs are being automated, augmented, or completely transformed. Attendees will understand the factors determining these outcomes and the implications for individual roles, focusing on how to navigate the changes positively.

Preparing for the Future of AI: Finally, attendees will be equipped with foresight into the future developments in AI within HR and the workplace. This includes identifying upcoming trends, potential challenges, and opportunities for further AI integration. They will learn strategies to stay ahead in the AI revolution, ensuring their organizations remain competitive and innovative.


Fred Oswald, Ph.D. Photo
Fred Oswald, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences,
Rice University
Jose Cong Photo
Jose Cong, Chief People Officer,
Jim Link, SHRM-SCP Photo