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Evolve 2023: What's Next?

March 7-9, Waldorf Astoria Orlando, FL

Evolve connects customers, partners and industry leaders with empowerment, inspiration and future-focused content so we can lead an evolving healthcare industry.


Please join us for this exciting agenda in Orlando! Accolade is pleased to offer you 10 SHRM Professional Development credits toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification. Details of speaking times, abstract and speakers subject to change. Watch this page for speaker announcements and updates.

Why attend


Valuable takeaways

Learn best practices and build skills you can use right away



Hear from leading voices across the HR and Benefits space


Form connections

Connect with leading HR and Benefits professionals

Featured Speakers

Ellen Kelsay, President & CEO, Business Group on Health

Ellen Kelsay is president and CEO of Business Group on Health. She is recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare (2022). A sought-after speaker and expert including having delivered Congressional testimony, Kelsay hosts the Business Group on Health podcast and has authored various industry publications including an article in Harvard Business Review on health equity and an op-ed in Modern Healthcare on value purchasing.

Pat Wadors, Chief People Officer, UKG

As chief people officer of UKG, Pat Wadors is known for transformational and strategic HR leadership.  Named numerous times as National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology, Pat is a frequent subject matter expert on human capital management and DEI, and has served on the boards of several technology companies including Accolade. Prior to UKG, Pat held multiple HR leadership roles at Procore, ServiceNow, and LinkedIn among others.

Shanna A. Hocking, Leadership consultant, philanthropic advisor, and author of One Bold Move a Day

Shanna A. Hocking is a leadership consultant, philanthropic advisor, speaker, and author of One Bold Move a Day: Meaningful Actions Women Can Take to Fulfill Their Leadership and Career Potential. Her articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Fast Company, The Muse, and Motherly. Her expertise has been featured in Bloomberg News, Entrepreneur, Chicago Tribune,, and The Business Journals, among others.

Rosalyn Taylor O’Neale, Global diversity and inclusion thought leader and practitioner

Rosalyn Taylor O’Neale is an internationally recognized speaker, corporate executive, entrepreneur, and advocate, who lends her expertise across various for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has been quoted in Harvard Business Review, The Diversity Journal, and Black Enterprise magazine. She is the author of 7 Keys 2 Success: Unlocking the Passion for Diversity and numerous articles and papers.

Thank you, sponsors!

Honored members of our Trusted Partner Ecosystem are delighted to sponsor this annual event. When you attend Evolve, take the time to meet our partners, learn about their best-in-class solutions, and find out how they integrate with our offerings.

Learn more about our trusted partners

Carrum Health

Headspace Health


Carrot Fertility

Sword Health

Rx Savings Solutions

Employer Direct Healthcare

Vivante Health





Recognize leaders making an impact in employee benefits

We are proud to announce our inaugural Accolade Honors program, which seeks to recognize individuals and organizations making a meaningful impact in the field of employee benefits, is open for nominations. This exciting opportunity showcases leadership and organizational commitment to the advancement of employee benefits. To learn more about the nomination process, click here.

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Earn 10 SHRM professional development credits at Evolve