Recruiting Conference Home Attendee Exhibitor
Recruiting Conference and Expo

Agenda at a Glance

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
7:00 A.M.   Workshops – Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 A.M.– 11:00 A.M.
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusWorkshop A: Recruiting Software For Small-to-Mid Size Business
with Sarah White, Recruiting Solutions Director, MRA - Management Resource Association
  Sourcing FocusWorkshop B: Become a Sourcing MacGyver!
with Chris Murdock, Executive Sourcer & Knowledge Manager, Yahoo!
  Recruiting Tools FocusWorkshop C: The Future of Recruiting
Eric Kramer, President and CIO, Innovative Career Services
  Recruiting FocusWorkshop D: Improving the Candidate Experience: Can You Put Yourself in Their Shoes? with Matthew Kaiser, Vice President & Talent Strategist, NAS Recruitment Communications
11:00 A.M.   Intensives – Registration & Lunch
12 P.M. Noon – 5 P.M. (Lunch Included)
  Recruiting FocusIntensive E: Workforce Planning?
with Susan Burns, Founder and CEO, Talent Synchronicity and Kevin Wheeler, CEO and Founder, Global Learning Resources, Inc.
  Recruiting Tools FocusIntensive F. Tools, Tools, Tools...You Got Them, But Do You Know How to Use Them?
with Steve Lowisz, CEO, Qualigence
  Recruiting FocusIntensive G. Next-Generation Workforce Design: Moving from Mere Platitudes to Meaningful Quantification Problem Definition
with John Sumser, CEO & Founder, The Recruiting Roadshow™
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusIntensive H. Performance-based Hiring – A Business Process for Hiring Top Talent
with Lou Adler, President, The Adler Group
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
9:00 A.M. Expo Open Registration – Continental Breakfast
10:00 A.M. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Conference Host
10:10 A.M.–10:55 A.M. Recruiting FocusCareer Fitness and the Work Strong Theme
Presenter: Peter Weddle, CEO, WEDDLES
11:05 A.M. – Noon Recruiting FocusKeynote: Recruiting for Success
Presenter: Paul Kennedy, HR Director EMEA, New Balance
12:10  P.M.– 12:55 P.M. Recruiting Focus Where are Your Manners? Using (Un)Common Courtesy To Distinguish your Employee Brand
Featured Speaker:
Don Ramer, CEO and Founder, Arbita
12:55 P.M.–2:30 P.M. Networking Luncheon Sponsored by Arbita
2:30 P.M.– 3:15 P.M. Concurrent session information -
Recruiting focus Top Priority in a Down Economy: Quality of Hire
Presenter: Judy Sweeney, Vice President and Head, Taleo Research
Recruiting Tools Focus Turning Strategy Into Results: A Practical Approach to Workforce Planning
Presenter: Mitzi Adwell, Talent Management Practice Leader, THENEWMANGROUP
Legal Focus Foreign Born Professionals – Is the Door Half Open or Half Shut?
Presenter: Carl Shusterman, The Law Offices of Carl Shusterman
Healthcare Recruiting Focus TBD
Presenter: Dave Pritchard, Jackson Healthcare
Hospitality Recruiting Focus Nothing To Do?!?! Prioritizing Your Recruiting To Do List in a Down Economy
Presenter: Michael Goldberg, Freeman HR and Recruiting, Freeman
3:25 P.M. – 4:10 P.M.
Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusEffectively Managing your One-on-One Hiring Manager Relationships
Presenter: John Vlastelica, Founder, Managing Director, Recruiting Toolbox, Inc.
Recruiting Tools FocusIt All Adds Up: Engagement + Self-Selection=Efficiency
Panel Moderated by: Jim Wrexler, Brandgames
Healthcare Recruiting FocusProving Your Value: Justifying Your Existence at the Executive Table
Panel Moderated by: Jonathan Jones, Pinpoint Strategies
Panelists: Shawn Kessler, Recruitment Strategist, Zero-in Recruitment Marketing; Kurt Scott, Managing Partner, Pinpoint Strategies, LLC
Hospitality Recruiting FocusHiring for the Long Term: The Everlasting Power of a Strong Employer Brand
Presenter: Kat Drum, Global Employment Brand Program Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company
4:20 P.M.– 5:30 P.M. Recruiting Focus Green Recruiting
Presenter: Jeanne Sturges, Managing Editor,
5:30 P.M.–7:00 P.M. Networking Cocktail Reception
Thursday, May 21, 2009
8:00 A.M.–9:00 A.M.   Registration
8:30 A.M. – 8:40 A.M. Expo Open Welcome & Opening Remarks
Conference Host
8:40 A.M. – 9:25 A.M. Recruiting FocusWorking Breakfast with Steve Lowisz: Recruiters - More Important than the CEO?
Presenter: Steve Lowisz, CEO, Qualigence
9:35  A.M.– 10:25 A.M. Recruiting Focus Hospitality Focus Key Note: Retention in the Hospitality Industry
Keynote: Laura Lee, VP Human Resources, MGM Mirage and Hilary McClain, VP Internal Talent, MGM Mirage
10:55 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusPresenter: Steve Fogarty, Recruiting Captain, adidas America, Inc.
Recruiting Tools focusUsing Mobiles to Recruit
Panel Moderator: Joel Cheesman, Head Cheese, HRSEO
Legal Compliance focusCaution! Using the Internet and Social Networking Sites to Screen Applicants
Presented by: Les Rosen, President, Employment Screening Resources
Healthcare Recruiting focusMore Than Meets the Eye: A Step-by-Step Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Doctors
Presenter: Kurt Mosley, Vice President of Business Development for Merritt Hawkins & Associates, Staff Care, Med Travelers, and RN Demand, AMN Healthcare
Hospitality Recruiting focusRev Your Search Engine: Tools & Tactics to improve Your Search Skills
Presenter: Laura Stoker, Senior Director of Training, AIRS, A Company of the Right Thing
11:55 A.M. – 12:40 P.M. Recruiting Focus Kennedy Information Research Report Findings
Featured Presenter:
Lizz Pellet, CEO, EMERGE International
12:40 P.M.–1:55 P.M. Buffet Networking Luncheon
1:55 P.M. – 2:40 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusHiring For the Long Term
Presenter: Eric Winegardener, VP Client Adoption, Monster Worldwide
Recruiting Tools focusSourcing focusWhat Drives Me Nuts About Source of Hire Measures and What You Can Do About It
Presenter: Gerry Crispin, Chief Navigator, CareerXroads
Legal Compliance Focus Best Practices in Background Screening
Panel Moderated by: Jill Gengler, Director, Merchants Information Solutions, Inc.
Healthcare Recruiting Focus"Surprise and Delight" Transformation Initiative - 2009
Presenter: Erika Duncan, Director of Talent Acquisition, Spectrum Health
Recruiting FocusSimulation Interviews
Presenter: Louise Kursmark, President, Best Impression Career Services, Inc.
2:40 P.M. – 3:10 P.M. Ice Cream Social
3:10 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Real World Recruiting and the Online Future: IMing, Podcasting, Blogging, You Tube-ing, Social Networking
Recruiting FocusModerator: Tony Lee, Chief Alliance Officer and Executive Vice President, Adicio
4:00 P.M. – 4:20 P.M. Recruiting focusEssential Recruiting 2009 - Conference
Presenter: Lauryn Franzoni, Vice President & Executive Editor, ExecuNet
4:20 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.   Expo Passport Winners Announcement/Closing Remarks
Conference Host
Friday, May 22, 2009
8:00 A.M.   Summit Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. – Lunch Included   More Sourcing Summit Information Coming Soon!
Presented By
Platinum Event Sponsor:
Silver Event Sponsor:
Sponsored By: