Signature 2023

November 6 & 7, 2023 - Welcome Reception: Nov. 5th
The Hilton, Orlando

Signature is an innovative, research-based human resources conference that brings together talent, DEI, and learning & development executives. The 2023 Signature agenda will include interactive sessions, keynote presentations, peer-to-peer roundtables, and CHRO panel discussions.

Event Pricing

Member Rate
Early Bird: $1,695 USD
Regular Rate: $2,195 USD

Non-Member Rate
Early Bird: $2,295 USD
Regular Rate: $2,795 USD

*Early Bird rate available until
August 31, 2023

Why Attend Signature 2023?

At Signature, you will:

  1. Learn from McLean & Company analysts about emerging thinking in the HR and leadership space.
  2. Hear from industry leaders about how they've successfully tackled HR and leadership challenges.
  3. Network with fellow HR leaders from across North America.
  4. Receive practical tips and tools with real-world examples, actionable advice, and guidance.

What Previous Attendees Say About Signature:

The experience has been wonderful too. Great event location. Great food. Just a variety of different elements that have made the whole experience a really valuable one.
- David Whyte, JV Driver

It's nice being here with lots of others from the HR profession and be able to connect, share best practices, and share some of the challenges that we all face and what we are doing to address them. My biggest takeaway from attending the Signature event is the power of building relationships.
- Rachael Fehl, Caterpillar

I really enjoyed attending the Signature HR event. It's been a great opportunity to listen to some great speakers but also to network with other practitioners.
- Simon Blunden, GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions

2023 Signature Speakers

Brian Dickens
Chief Human Resources Officer, University of Tennessee System

Sinead Bovell
Futurist | Future of Work Expert

Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe
Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness

Peter Sursi
Former Head of Talent Acquisition; currently Senior Executive, Finance Modernization, FBI

Terri Lewis
Chief People Officer, One Call

Andrea Agnew
Vice President, People, Inclusion, Culture, Hilton Grand Vacations

Jessica Palatka
Chief Human Capital Officer, US Department of Commerce

Bhavna Dave
Chief People & Culture Officer, Schellman Compliance LLC

Shannon Nihoff
Chief Talent and People Officer, MetLife Legal Plans

Nichole Thompson
Chief People Officer, FLS Transportation Services

Annette Martinez
Retired Senior Vice President, State Farm

Lori Wall
SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Foremost Farms USA

Somen Mondal
General Manager of Talent Intelligence, Ceridian

Maureen Cahill
Managing Partner, Executive Services, McLean & Company

Kelly Berte
Director, HR Research & Advisory Services, McLean & Company

Charl Lombard
President, Digital & AI Transformation Consulting, Info-Tech Research Group

LynnAnn Brewer
Executive Advisor, McLean & Company

James Tastard
Chief Human Resources & Administrative Officer, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation

Ray Kleeman
EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated

Gianna Driver
Chief Human Resources Officer, Exabeam

Signature Conference Agenda

Day 1
Welcome Reception
Day 2
Networking Breakfast
Opening Remarks
The Future of HR: Preparing for the Unpredictable
CHRO Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Future of HR
Networking Break
Mission Possible: Transforming Culture in 365 Days
The Future of Work: How Employee Experience Should Evolve in 2023 and Beyond
Networking Lunch
Rapid Fire Sessions
  • May the Flow Be With You: Enabling Flow State to Positively Impact Wellbeing
  • Amp up Engagement: Take a Holistic Approach to Leveraging Employee Lifecycle Data
  • To be announced
Networking Break
Addressing Workforce Hiring Challenges
One Size Does Not Fit All
Networking Break
Creating a Culture of Connection
Building a People Function: Challenges of Transitioning from Big Corporate to Start-up
Networking Break
Building Culture for Performance and Retention
Addressing Today's Talent Challenges with AI/Machine Learning and Generative AI
Networking Break
The Future of Work
Networking Reception
Day 3
Networking Breakfast
Opening Remarks
Everyday Resiliency in Ever-Changing Times
Rapid Fire Sessions
  • Psychological Safety Myth-Busting and Why it Matters for HR
  • To be announced
  • To be announced
Networking Break
Creating a Culture of Belonging
ChatGPT & AI Are All the Rage - What Does it Mean For Your Organization's Talent Strategy?
Networking Break
Keeping Up With...the Employee Value Proposition
Networking Lunch
Creating an Environment Where Employees' Voices are Heard for Increased Retention, Diversity of Thought & Long-Term Job Satisfaction
Reflecting on the Role of HR: Insights from the Former SVP of State Farm
Industry Peer to Peer Roundtable Sessions
Closing Remarks

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Exhibitor Opportunities

McLean & Company is the trusted partner of HR leaders and we are proud to offer you an opportunity to showcase your brand as a sponsor at our annual invite-only conference.

Signature is McLean's marquee event for hundreds of HR executives making people and culture decisions and influencing thought leadership in their companies.

Benefits of Exhibiting

Explore top priorities for HR leaders
Build brand
Meet potential customers
Network with HR experts & thought leaders

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The Venue

The Hilton, Orlando

6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, Florida, 32819, USA

Tucked away in the heart of Orlando, Hilton Orlando is a vibrant, contemporary resort with an exciting personality to complement an exceptional location. Featuring extensive leisure offerings with world class business amenities, this resort sits on over 26 acres of lush landscaping and tropical inspirations making it a true destination in of its own.

Extend Your Stay & Play

Come for the Conference & Stay for the Magic

Add a splash of magic to your stay in Orlando with access to exclusive Disney park ticket savings.

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