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HR Virtual Summit | Systems and Technology

20 June 2024
  • Start: 9:00am
  • End: 2:30pm
  • Duration: 5 Hours 30 Min
  • Category: HR Summit
  • Region: Nationwide
  • Online
Join us from anywhere at our June HR Virtual Summit on HR Systems and Technology.

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Our HR Systems and Technology virtual Summit will provide practical guides on assessing your organisation's system requirements and stay informed about the latest technology trends, including the impact of AI on HR. We'll delve into both the positive and negative effects, ensuring you're equipped to navigate these changes effectively.

We will provide an insightful journey into the world of HR systems and technology, offering a unique opportunity to observe, question, and evaluate various HRIS technologies open to the New Zealand market today.

HR Systems and Technology

20 June 2024 | 9am - 2.30pm

9.00am | Welcome
Te Radar, MC

9.10am | Technology and where it is heading 
Melissa Clarke-Renyolds

Delve into the future of technology, including AI, with the latest technology landscape update.

9.50am  |  NZ Market Systems Overview
David Jia, Manager Professional Standards, HRNZ

We have researched so you don’t have to. Gain valuable insights into the diverse range of HR systems available in the New Zealand market.

10.30am  Morning tea

10.50am  |  Overview of How to do a needs assessment
Jacinta Schultz, Technology Transformation Lead, HRNZ

Needs Assessment Guide: Learn how to assess and identify your organisation's system requirements with expert guidance.

11.30am  |  Vendor Breakout Sessions

Choose from six leading vendors one session to attend, as they provide an overview of their HRIS product, followed by an interactive Q&A session.  All attendees will have access to the recordings post-event.

Employment Hero

Join us as we discuss Employment Hero's powerful HR and payroll software that simplifies employee management, streamlines compliance and empowers businesses with recruitment, onboarding, engagement and retention tools. From our AI-driven recruitment tool, SmartMatch, to our paperless processes - we'll show how our HRIS is tailored to the Kiwi market.


Deliver the greatest possible impact by making your workforce the star of the show with Workday. See how our AI-embedded capabilities help you make, fast confident decisions to keep your employees empowered, engaged, and primed to perform. Powered by AI, our personalised and intuitive experiences keep people engaged at every step in their careers. Empower, support, connect, and inspire your entire workforce with our experience solutions. Learn how 649 Australian and New Zealand customers including Air New Zealand, Bunnings and the Salvation Army trust Workday in our dedicated HRNZ session.

11.55am  |  Essential Tips and Tricks for Selecting HR Technology
Jane Ward, Founder & CEO, Tomorrow’s People

When statistics tell us so many technology implementations go wrong, selecting the right HR technology has become a critical task for HR professionals. 

This presentation aims to demystify the process of choosing the most suitable HR technologies that align with organizational goals, enhance efficiency, and improve employee engagement. Attendees will gain insights into the latest trends in HR technology, practical tips for evaluating and selecting software, and strategies to avoid common pitfalls.


-To present a step-by-step guide for the evaluation, selection, and implementation of HR technologies.

-To discuss common challenges and pitfalls in selecting HR technologies and how to overcome them.

-To highlight real-world success stories and lessons learned from various organizations.

12.35pm | Lunch

1.15pm  |  Building an Effective HR Technology Roadmap 
Louise Arnold, Project Manager, Tomorrow’s People

As organizations continue to evolve in the digital age, the role of HR technology in driving efficiency, engagement, and strategic advantage has never been more critical. This presentation provides a comprehensive guide to creating an HR technology roadmap that aligns with organizational objectives, adapts to the changing workforce, and leverages technology for maximum impact. Attendees will learn how to assess current technological capabilities, identify future needs, and develop a phased plan for HR technology investments that support growth and innovation.


-To outline the importance and benefits of having a strategic HR technology roadmap.

-To guide attendees through the process of assessing current HR technology landscapes and identifying gaps and opportunities.

-To provide frameworks for prioritizing HR technology initiatives and investments based on business impact and feasibility.

-To offer strategies for stakeholder engagement, change management, and roadmap implementation.

-To explore case studies and best practices in HR technology planning and execution.

1.55pm  |  Case Study Showcase - TBA

Gain invaluable insights from an organisation recently implementing a new HRIS system, offering a real-world example.

2.25pm  |  Event wrap and end

To view our Full programme and our presenter profiles please visit our HR Virtual Summit pages here.  


Note this event is worth 5 CPD points


  • Members and Student Members = $110.00
  • Non-Members = $140.00

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Fees will be due for payment in full prior to the Summit and are non-refundable unless cancellation has been confirmed by email to [email protected] at least five working days before the event.

Cancellations and Refunds
To receive a full refund, cancellations must be received by HRNZ by email to [email protected] five working days before the day of the event.

Cancellations after this time and/or 'no shows' on the day will be payable in full.   Appropriate substitutions are welcome - please email [email protected] with their details.

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To access member rates, please log into your membership account, or join HRNZ as a member before registering.

If you wish to register for this event as a non-member, please log in to your non-member account, or create one here. Having a non-member account enables seamless event registration and personalised content delivery.