PwC at Workday Rising 2023

September 26–29, 2023 | San Francisco, CA

Your one-stop shop for business transformation

When the flexible technology of Workday combines with PwC’s award-winning business solutions, you can gain quicker access to a personalized, outcome-focused approach to business transformation. Our innovative operating model is designed to help you solve your critical business challenges in unexpected ways — across your enterprise.

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Experience how the future works

As a Titanium sponsor, PwC will be presenting at multiple breakout and keynote sessions. Join us for insights and lessons learned for HCM, Healthcare Supply Chain, Finance transformation and more.

Meet our industry specialists at the PwC booth, #209, to network and hear about unique transformation solutions for your business. And visit our Client Experience Center at the Four Seasons (across from the Moscone Center) for our exclusive industry sessions, keynote viewings or to relax between conference activities.

Our sessions

Highlights of our many sessions are below. Register today for our PwC Experience Center, including our industry sessions, special events and more. Visit the Rising 2023 Session Catalog for more details on the Keynotes, Breakout and Theater sessions and to help build your Workday Rising schedule.

Keynote sessions

Professional and Business Services Industry Insights [INI2234]
Faced with looming economic uncertainties and changing client expectations, professional services firms are turning inward to optimize their portfolio for the future, take inventory of skills, and analyze projects to maximize profitability. Join this session to hear from the C-suite on how they have taken a technology-led approach to change and leveraged Workday to drive growth, navigate ongoing uncertainty, and prepare for what's to come.
Speakers: Mike McCarron, PwC; Patrice Cappello, Workday; Abe Cole, Forvis and Justin Junkel, Pinnacle Group
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

Think with the End in Mind: How to Make Data Your Most Valuable Asset [LFFN2258]
Join global systems integrator PwC and your peers to hear how customers are building their data strategy by “thinking with the end in mind” and using Workday to tap into nontraditional sources of data to unlock shareholder value for their company. Leave this workshop with your own fresh examples of how to leverage key performance indicators to develop the North Star of your data strategy and unlock previously hidden sources of value creation.
Speakers: Arjun Katyal, PwC and Scott Moyer, Workday
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM PDT

New World, New Skills: Power Your People to Power Your Business [INLP1883]
Matching talent with projects is the key to success in the services industry. In this session, PwC shares its journey to Workday Skills Cloud. Hear how PwC is propelling business by recognizing talents, upskilling, and meeting changing client expectations.
Speakers: Carolyn Baker, PwC and Jesse Spielvogel, Workday
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM PDT

Breakout and theater sessions

Workday Enterprise Management Cloud enabling a global integrated resorts digital transformation
Mohegan Sun is the first global hospitality and gaming client to deploy Workday’s Enterprise Management Cloud, including finance, HR and payroll, helping to transform a 24x7 integrated footprint, including casinos, hotels, venues, retail and restaurants.
Speakers: Chris Cameron, PwC and Vanesa Bui, Mohegan Sun
When: Friday, Sep 29 | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM PDT

Time keeps ticking: Considerations for deploying Workday alongside third party time tracking
Mercy wanted to overhaul its aging system to better manage its workforce. Along with HCM and Payroll, Mercy upgraded their time keeping system to expand their use of gig jobs, flexible scheduling, and incentive shift options for their workforce.
Speakers: Ed Golden, PwC and Maureen Vineyard, Mercy Health
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM PDT

Rebuilding anew: A journey to help create a modern, digital life insurer
Resolution Life took their divestiture as an opportunity to streamline their accounting, finance, and operations functions using Workday Financial Management and Accounting Center to become a modern-day life insurance provider.
Speakers: Sam Vargo, PwC and Donna Maynard, Resolution Life 
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM PDT

Workday Cost and Profitability Management Demo with Brad Reinders
Speakers: John Van Puffelen, PwC and Brad Reinders, Workday
Where: Workday Theater in the Moscone Center Expo Hall
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM PDT

Sponsored events

Workday Healthcare Summit and Reception
Tuesday, Sep 26 | 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT | Marriott Marquis
Reception: Tuesday, Sep 26 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT | The Contemporary Jewish Museum

PwC and Workday Consumer Markets Happy Hour
Thursday, Sep 28 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PDT | The Four Seasons
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PwC & Workday Canadian Connections Networking Reception
 Tuesday, Sep 26 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT | The Howard

Exclusive industry sessions at the PwC Experience Center

Details of our special sessions at our Experience Center at the Four Seasons are below. Registration is now open and space is limited, so please reserve your place today.

Rapid time to value, implementing Workday Supply Chain Management in 8 months
El Camino Health, a nationally recognized healthcare system across Silicon Valley, needed to move off their legacy ERP system quickly. El Camino chose to work with PwC and their industry leading Workday Supply Chain solutions and healthcare playbook to rapidly deploy and transition to Workday. Join this session to learn how PwC helped lead a successful supply chain transformation in just eight months!
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM PDT

Managing performance and profitability: Physicians Mutual's journey to credible cost information for confident decisions
PwC helped Physicians Mutual define a new way to fully analyze both the operational efficiency and financial performance within the company by leveraging Workday Prism Analytics in combination with PwC’s Strategic Cost Intelligence.
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM PDT

The secret weapon for your Workday transformation: Tax optimization
With Workday, organizations can simplify and automate their financial processes. This also enables them to achieve better tax results by increasing data quality, compliance, and efficiency. In this session, learn how PwC is helping clients revolutionize their tax function with Workday.
Speakers: Shaun Green, PwC Principal, Tax Reporting & Strategy
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM PDT

From infancy to maturity: HR transformation with Workday HCM
Join top Canadian organizations, CBC and Sun Life Canada, for insights on the HR operating and sustainment models they have put in place for Workday HCM as part of their HR transformation journey. Hear lessons learned and success criteria related to their implementations of HCM-Payroll and gain perspective from both a recent implementation versus one in place for over a decade.
When: Wednesday, Sep 27 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM PDT

Comerica's Adaptive Planning Journey
Comerica implemented Adaptive to be aligned with the new Workday foundational structure; Adaptive now provides visibility on Workday Financial Planning and CapEx Planning processes and is scalable to help support future enhancements. Beyond Adaptive, Comerica plans to leverage the Workday ecosystem to help support key enhancements such as strategic cost management, Funds Transfer Pricing and management/profitability reporting.
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM PDT

Houston, we are go for launch!
Deploying five Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) modules and 100+ integrations across 11 countries requires deep technical knowledge. However, having a successful implementation of this magnitude also required unprecedented “buy-in” across the organization. Building the internal Workday brand started from day 1 as the implementation team at ConocoPhillips placed a relentless focus on change management.
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM PDT

The ingredients of merger and acquisition success from a global pharmaceutical organization
Mylan merged approximately 12,000 former Pfizer workers across 20 countries into Viatris, a new global pharmaceutical company. Learn about the M&A playbook used to combine these workers into a global Workday environment and adopt common HR processes.
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM PDT

From startup to IPO-ready — enabled by Workday
Hinge Health is a digital health start-up company undergoing rapid growth. Brandon Woods, Head of People Operations & Technology at Hinge Health developed the HR tech strategy for the CHRO and enabled the company to get IPO-ready, helped elevate business enablement, increase operational efficiency and reduce their legacy HR/IT footprint. Hinge Health successfully deployed their Global HCM Workday platform, meeting the above objectives with exceptional success.
When: Thursday, Sep 28 | 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM PDT

PwC is a back to back Workday Innovation Awards winner

Join us at Workday Rising to learn more about our awards and how our innovative operating model is designed to help you solve your critical business challenges in unexpected ways — across your enterprise.

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