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HR Open Standards 2017 Annual Meeting

Denver, CO | March 9-10, 2017

Join us in Denver to discover HR technology trends in 2017 and how HR technology standards provide your organization the best competitive advantage in an ever-evolving market. Sessions include trending keynotes, real-world implementation case studies, hands-on development workgroups, and more. 

The HR Open annual conference brings together technology providers, HR professionals, and global standards advocates to promote awareness and adoption of the consortium's HR data exchange standards. At the conference, you can

  • Learn from HR Industry’s top business innovators
  • Gain practical knowledge of HR integrations
  • Build standards in active workgroup projects
  • Resolve integration challenges
  • Network with business & technology partners

Our standards provide confidence and build trust between trading partners, businesses, and government agencies, especially those transparently developed by a diverse, global community. 


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Keynotes & General Sessions

  • Opening Keynote: The Common Sense Leader in an Agile World - Martin VanDerSchouw, Looking Glass Development
  • Closing Keynote: Internet of Things on the Horizon of Human Resources - Matthew Bailey, Powering IoT
  • HR Tech Trends in 2017 and Beyond Panel: Best of Breed vs. Suite of Products - Ward Christman (moderator)
  • Suite of Products Panel: Yamini Polisetty, SAP/SuccessFactors; Chad Atwell, Oracle; and Christopher Nola, Infor
  • Best of Breed Panel: Dawn Standerwick, Employment Screening Resources; Eric Shepherd, Questionmark; Jan-Willem van der Boom, Manus Global
  • Artificial Intelligence: Make Humans Super...Not Making Super Humans - Meredith Bishop, Accenture
  • Interviewing Industry Trends & Standards Case Study, Montage
  • Benefits Industry Trends & Standards Case Study, Karen Lindokken, The Standard and Michael Volpe, SS&C Technologies
  • NGA Human Resources Global Payroll Exchange Solution - Dave Garrett, NGA Human Resources
  • Denver Tech Startups - Erik Mitisek, University of Denver (moderator)
  • Assessments Industry Trends & Case Study - Rick Barfoot, HRNX
  • Screening Industry Trends & Case Study - Bon Idziak and Katie Hartley, Accurate Background   


Workgroup Project Sessions 

  • Screening JSON 
  • Benefits JSON
  • Payroll JSON
  • Recruiting JSON


Meeting Tickets



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Hotel Information


321 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
+1 (303) 297-3111  

HR Open Standards attendee discount: $194/night.  Sold out!


Transport to/from Denver International Airport

Recommended Airports

  • Denver International Airport (KDEN)
  • Centennial Airport (KAPA)

Transportation to/from Denver International Airport (KDEN)

  • Taxis, Uber, and Lyft vehicles are available from passenger pickup.
  • Denver Airport Rail passes are available for $9 (one way) to/from KDEN to Union Station. It takes approximately 37 minutes, and trains depart every 15-30 minutes depending on the time of day. Check out the Denver Airport Rail website here for train schedules and additional information. Union station is quick cab/Uber ride or a brisk walk (.9 mile) from the Brown Palace Hotel and Spa.
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