Cornerstone OnDemand’s Convergence EMEA 2014 Client Conference to Explore the New Ways of Work

September 3, 2014

Screening talent

Cornerstone OnDemand’s Convergence EMEA 2014
Client Conference to Explore the New Ways of Work

Cornerstone’s annual European event to feature a line-up of leading talent management experts, including executives from Air Liquide, Deutsche Post DHL, LVMH and more

London, UK: 3 September 2014 - Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, today announced the speaker line-up and agenda for its annual EMEA client conference, Convergence EMEA 2014, being held 17-18 September at the Hilton Metropole, London, UK.

Convergence EMEA 2014 will bring together learning, HR and talent management professionals, as well as leading industry voices, to examine the evolving landscape of work and talent management issues across Europe, as well as explore technology’s role in supporting an engaged and productive workforce.

Adam Miller, Cornerstone’s founder and CEO, will deliver the opening keynote, sharing his views regarding the impacts of technology advances, demographic shifts and globalization on the workplace and the role of talent in ensuring organisations are prepared to adapt and grow in the face of change.

Other highlights of the Convergence EMEA 2014 agenda include:

  • Analyst panel hosted by Christian Howes, BT Sport Presenter: Christian will examine the findings of the latest HR Leaders Survey, focusing on internal recruitment trends. The panel will feature leading analysts David Wilson from Elearnity in the UK; Prof. Dr. Armin Trost from University Furtwangen in Germany; Prof. Mariano Corso from Politecnico di Milano in Italy; and Odile Pellier, member of the ANDRH in France.

  • Premier client speakers: Cornerstone client speakers include learning and talent management executives representing organisations such as Air Liquide; Atkins; BNP Paribas; Carslberg Group; Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL); Grant Thornton UK; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies; Jones Lang LaSalle; LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton; NATS; Peugeot Citroen; Saint-Gobain; Sodexo and Wilh Wilhelmsen Holding; among others.

  • Themed breakout sessions: Two sets of tailored breakout sessions will run each day, including a spotlight on talent management, leveraging best practices around HR technology to create competitive advantage and engaging the 21st century workforce, among other topics.

Comments on the News

“Talent management continues to be a strategic business initiative for companies across Europe, so we are looking forward to highlighting these successes and best practices from our clients and partners at this year’s event,” said Vincent Belliveau, SVP and GM EMEA, Cornerstone OnDemand. “Cornerstone believes in helping companies teach employees new skills no matter where they are. This keeps them engaged and gives them the power to be part of a productive and agile workforce.”

“We’re delighted to bring an exciting line-up of speakers, partners, guests and discussions to Convergence EMEA 2014,” said Kirsten Helvey, senior vice president of client success for Cornerstone OnDemand. “Attendees will gain actionable knowledge on how to evolve and unify their talent management initiatives and align these strategies with business objectives, while having a firmly positive impact on employee experience.”

Additional Details

  • Event sponsors: The Convergence EMEA 2014 Titanium Sponsor is Tribridge HCM (formerly Intelladon). The Diamond Sponsor is Appirio. The Gold Sponsors are Speexx and HireVue. Silver Sponsors include Broadbean, CEB, The Cegos Group, Deloitte, GP Strategies and Workday.

  • Connect with Convergence: For more information about Cornerstone Convergence 2014, visit To follow Convergence on Twitter, go to or search #CSODConf.