OREANDA-NEWS. August 24, 2016. Savvy human resource (HR) professionals are flocking to SuccessConnect 2016 in Las Vegas August 29-31.

Heres why you should be one of them.

Get Inspired: Headlining (Un-)Keynotes

Bill McDermottCEO and a member of the Executive Board of SAP, will share how the companys vision helps customers, including the commitment to diversity and inclusion, and how that supports making the world run better and improving peoples lives.

Mike Ettlingpresident of SAP SuccessFactors, opens with an unconventional, un-keynote session, leading a fascinating group of guests in an informal but focused conversation about the impact of digital transformation and disruption on HR, the power of diversity and inclusion, and why all-in people are required in business today whether they are employees or not. Special guests, including Andrew Wilson, CIO at Accenture, and Christy Pambianchi, Senior Vice President of Global HR at Corning, Incorporated, will map what the journey to transformation really means, and how theyre winning the war for talent.

Earvin Magic JohnsonNBA legend, Hall of Famer, visionary, philanthropist and more will provide insight into his drive, passion and entrepreneurial skills that not only made him one of Americas most beloved sports figures, but also one of its most successful businessmen.

Customer Innovation: Apply Lessons Learned to Your Company

Here are just a few of snippets from the many customer and expert breakout tracks showcasing how companies are using SAP SuccessFactors to lead their organizations into the future.

Careers for Youth: Help Educate Our Future Workforce

Ive previously blogged about spotlight sessions on diversity and inclusion at SuccessConnect, and this year SAP SuccessFactors is collaborating with NAF, a non-profit organization providing unique, career-focused learning experiences for underserved high school students. Partnering with the private and public sector, NAF supports schools in implementing educational curriculum and work-based learning, including internships, which help young people gain skills for careers in high-growth sectors including technology, math and science. Every time someone tweets #sconnect16#BeFutureReady, SAP SuccessFactors will donate \\$1 to NAF.

From the world-class keynote speakers to hundreds of thoughtful panel discussions and customer journey sessions and astonishing new solution demos not to mention incredible opportunities to have informed conversations with industry leaders theres no better place to connect with the visionaries and disruptors shaping the future of HR. I hope to see you in Las Vegas!