Programs & Events

Top-rated education, special guests, entertainment, and more

Congress Xstream attendees benefit from keen insight and late-breaking compliance updates from the world-renowned corporations and leading government officials.

But education isn't Congress Xstream's only draw. Top-rated keynote speakers present annually to help payroll professionals develop the skills and mentality to be better leaders.

Plus, attendees enjoy a themed party to round out the conference.

This Year's Speakers

Alison Levine
On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership
Tuesday, June 2
General Session

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rapid!
Amy Leschke-Kahle
Unlocking the Secrets to Greater Engagement in Remote Teams
Wednesday, June 3
General Session

Sponsored by

ADP
Tarun Wadhwa
Money, Work, and Life in Exponential times
Wednesday, June 3
General Session

Sponsored by

dailypay
Kay Frances, CSP, MBA
Stress Less, Laugh S'more, and Embrace Change
Friday, June 5
General Session

Sponsored by

Netspend
Brent Gow, CPP
Your Future in Payroll Requires Expanded Knowledge and Skills
Tuesday, June 2
Special Presentation
Davida Lara
My Journey to Becoming a Payroll Executive
Wednesday, June 3
Special Presentation

Unlock Your Leadership Potential

Join renown motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and author Pegine in this year's newly revamped Leadership Excellence Series. You won't soon forget this exhilarating journey, celebrating the "unique" in each one of us and how to communicate its value to manifest success.

Attend one or all four of these widely acclaimed sessions:

June 3, Workshop Session 3
GEMS: Great Engaged Leaders Manifest Success

June 3, Workshop Session 4
Power Women VALUE

June 4, Workshop Session 5
GEMS: Great Engaged Leaders Manifest Success – Deep Dive

June 4, Workshop Session 6
Communicate Your VALUE

Federal Government Executive General Session

"Learning From the Top"
Sunita Lough, Esq.
Deputy Commissioner, Services and Enforcement
U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Sunita Lough is the Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement of the Internal Revenue Service. As the DCSE, she provides leadership to the four taxpayer-focused IRS operating divisions; Wage & Investment (W&I), Large Business and International (LB&I), Small Business/Self Employed (SB/SE) and Tax Exempt & Government Entities (TE/GE). She also oversees the IRS Criminal Investigation Division, Office of Professional Responsibility, Online Services, the Return Preparer Office, and the IRS Whistleblower Office.
Janine Cook, Esq.
Acting Associate Chief Counsel
Office of Associate Chief Counsel
U.S. Internal Revenue Service


Janine Cook has been a Deputy Associate Chief Counsel in the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes) since 2011 and is currently Acting Associate Chief Counsel. In her Deputy role, she leads 5 branches in the Exempt Organization and Employment Tax areas, supervising approximately 50 professionals.

Global Congress Xstream

This exclusive virtual payroll event provides opportunities to explore a wide spectrum of payroll topics and offers virtual networking opportunities with payroll professionals and vendors from around the globe.

Virtual Congress & Expo

Two days of exclusive industry-led workshops and general sessions, all without leaving the office. *Included with all access pass to Global Congress Xstream.