Professional Development Livestreams

Included in HRO Today Association membership, Professional Development Livestreams offer opportunities to learn and share HR best practices, tools, policies, resources, trends, and technology. Different formats bring together industry-leading experts, including executives, trainers, coaches, authors, thought leaders and advisors, to deliver meaningful takeaways that improve strategy and overall performance. 

Showcase Your Thought Leadership and Successes on a Global Stage.
Shine the spotlight on a winning initiative or talk through how you conquered a challenging obstacle by presenting a livestream. Sessions can be 20, 30 or 60 minutes long, and formats include presentation with slides, Q&A, interview, and panel discussion. Contact Wendy Metzgar, Director of Membership Services, at to propose your topic. We are now booking for Fall/Winter 2020!

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August 19 | 3PM ET | 30 minutes
The Future of DEI: Leveraging Connection to Build an Inclusive Culture 
Joseph Santana, Chairman of CDO PowerCircle and Brian Vigeant, CEO and Jimmy Hall, COO, CultureHQ

In the second installment of the Future of DEI series, Joe Santana talks with Brian Vigeant (CEO) and Jimmy Hall (COO) of CultureHQ about how they leverage the built-in human tendency towards connection to promote transparency, discovery and inclusion within their organization, and how inclusion directly impacts the bottom line.

Key Takeaways:

  • Why and how we connect with other people
  • Why people who appear to be totally different can still find commonalities and develop an inclusive relationship
  • Concrete steps you can take to encourage affinity and inclusion in your organization


August 25 | 3PM ET | 30 minutes
Racial Injustice: How HR Can Create Change
Andrea Cooper, Director of Talent Management, CUNA Mutual

In this Members Only event, Andrea Cooper will lead an interactive and intimate discussion on the positive and impactful role HR can play to change the current racial landscape. Participants will share their personal experiences, as well as what initiatives, if any, their businesses have taken to manage and work through this issue. Attendance is limited so participants can connect with each other, hear diverse perspectives, and have an open, productive conversation. RSVP by August 24 to (please provide your name, title, and organization; membership will be confirmed). 

September 1 | 3PM ET | 30 minutes
Training for Adaptability: The Human Skills AI Can’t Automate
Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

Chatbots. Algorithms. Machine learning. Artificial Intelligence is entering the workplace, and it seems no role is completely immune to its steady progression. Does this mean we’re doomed to be replaced by these systems? Not likely.

With research showing that 81% of learning professionals believe new technologies will drive reskilling needs, we may be able to leverage AI to make the workplace more human, not less. Organizations are choosing AI applications for increased efficiency, more strategic activities, and a more personalized employee experience.

Key Takeaways

  • The core elements of the workings of AI
  • How to balance human and machine interactions
  • What skills matter most in the Age of Artificial Intelligence


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Please note, most on-demand livestreams are available only to members; therefore, users must login. Once logged in, you will have access to all member content and will not have to login again during your user session. 

Recent Livestreams Now Available On-Demand

On-Demand Livestreams by Category

Special Livestreams on Returning to Work After COVID-19

Guiding Philosophies for Return to Office Planning Featuring CIelo

COVID-19 HRO Today, Preparing for Tomorrow
An On-Demand Livestream Series featuring the HRO Today Association Global Board of Advisors

Shifting Back to Normal after COVID-19: A Perspective from Asia

On Demand: Talent Acquisition

 On Demand: Talent Management

On Demand: Employee Relations and Services

On Demand: Research Roundup

  • 2020 Q1 Research Roundup Speakers: Larry Basinait, Vice President, Market Research, HRO Today/SharedXpertise; Zachary Misko, Global Director Emeritus, HRO Today Association

Archived On-Demand Livestreams

View our archived list of on-demand sessions