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Talent Development Innovations Take Centre Stage at Saba Insight

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Talent leaders from around the world to gather at annual conference to learn, network and discover strategies to drive better business performance

Saba Software, a leading provider of people-centric talent management solutions, announced a stellar lineup for Saba Insight 2018, taking place September 24-27, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. From inspiring keynotes and panels to more than 50 educational sessions, the conference brings together HR and learning leaders from around the world to explore innovations and the latest thinking in talent development.

Dynamic keynotes about creativity and innovation

The Second City Works will deliver a hands-on opening keynote full of creativity and collaboration, to help attendees with personal development, improving capacity for responding to business needs and organisational morale, and fostering productive conversations. Second City, originally founded as an improv troupe in Chicago, IL, is world-renowned for its unique ability to develop talent; as the fundamentals that create stars on stage apply to creating stars in the business world.

Closing keynote speaker Sir Ken Robinson, internationally acclaimed author and expert on creativity and innovation, will deliver a powerful talk on what can happen when passion and talent meet. Drawing from his bestselling books The Element and Finding Your Element, Sir Ken will offer insights into what "the element" is and how to find it in our own lives and groundbreaking strategies for unlocking innovation.

Highlighting the latest trends and advances in talent development

This year’s conference agenda will feature Saba’s latest advancements in talent development, with plenary sessions and breakouts focused on platform innovations and what’s next in Saba’s solutions. Some of the talent development industry’s brightest thought leaders will also deliver inspiring ideas and new ways of looking at talent. Well-known industry personalities presenting include:Dawn Burke,Dr. Henryk Krajewski, Jason Lauritsen, Julie Winkle Giulioni, Sharlyn Lauby, Steve Boese and Tim Sackett, covering topics ranging from identifying and retaining high potential employees, linking talent development metrics with organisational goals, and designing connected employee experiences.

“Packed with high quality speakers, Saba Insight delivers a perfect mix of valuable content and high-quality attendees,” says conference emcee Kris Dunn, CHRO of Kinetix and founding editor of the popular HR blogs Fistful of Talent and The HR Capitalist. “This makes for great networking, all presented by an aspirational and authentic corporate host.”

Learning from peers for hands-on inspiration

Saba Insight attendees can expand their professional and leadership development and earn Continuing Education (CE) credits for key sessions, by choosing from content across five educational breakout tracks: Design Your Strategy; Build Your Action Plan; Get Stuff Done; What’s Hot, New and Now, and Hands-on Labs. In addition, more than 30 Saba customers are sharing their talent development journeys, including recognised Brands like Sally Beauty, USA Today and Yum! Brands.

“Saba Insight is an unparalleled opportunity for talent leaders of all levels to meet with peers, industry influencers, Saba product experts and executives,” said Silviu Nedea, Sr, Manager, Learning and Technology at DXC Technology. “This event is truly a learn-a-thon, and we look forward to sharing the success of our talent development journey with other Saba customers.”

Customers are also invited to participate in pre- and post-conference training sessions led by Saba training experts. For more information, and to register, customers can visit the conference website here.