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Leadership Symposium: Leverage AI & Data Science in HR

This invitation-only event brings Vanderbilt faculty together to showcase best practices in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and decision-making around talent development and retention. 

This is an invitation-only event designed for senior HR leaders. Vanderbilt's Chief Data Scientist Jesse Spencer Smith has collaborated with Professor Corbette Doyle to bring you a truly hands on experience. The day will feature a panel discussion featuring HR analytics professionals, followed by group breakout sessions where you will interact with Data Scientists and work with real data. The program will conclude with a discussion on best practices and ethical issues surrounding HR data.

Program will run on Friday October 25, 2019 from 8:00am - 2:30pm  

What You Will Learn

This is an invitation-only program with the intent of providing program attendees with best in practice content that can be taken back to the organization immediately. Vanderbilt's philosophy of transformative, relevant and personalized learning is the fabric of our teaching style and we hope to provide takeaways for each attendee. The combination of guest speakers, Vanderbilt professors and other HR leaders at the event, creates a rich and engaging learning environment. Key Impact Areas include:

  • Artificial Intelligence: How can it be used in HR? 
  • Data Science: How does your organization measure up?  
  • Decisions Making: How do we use this data to make HR decisions? 

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Human Resources Officers
  • VPs of HR 
  • Directors of Talent Development 
  • HR Managers and Directors 

Continuing Education Credits


This program has limited seats so please register early. If the program session becomes full, you will be notified if you must be placed on the wait list.

Scheduled Dates
Owen Graduate School of Management

401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN

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Program Fee $500


Owen Graduate School of Management

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Corbette Doyle
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Leadership, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Vanderbilt Peabody College

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Jesse Spencer-Smith
Interim Director, Data Science Institute

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