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Agenda at a Glance

Tuesday, May 19, 2009
7:00 A.M.   Workshops – Registration
8:00 A.M.– 11:00 A.M.
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusWorkshop A: TBD
  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
  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
12 P.M. Noon – 5 P.M.
  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. TBD
with John Sumser, CEO & Founder, The Recruiting Roadshow™
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusIntensive H. PLou Adler's Bootcamp to Performance-Based Hiring
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
10:55 A.M.–11:05 A.M. Coffee Break
11:05 A.M. – Noon Recruiting FocusKeynote: Recruiting for Success
Presenter: Paul Kennedy, HR Director EMEA, New Balance
Noon –12:10 P.M. Coffee Break
12:10  P.M.– 12:55 P.M. Recruiting Focus TBD
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 Quality of Hire in an Economic Downturn
Presenter: Judy Sweeney, Vice President and Head, Taleo Research
Recruiting Tools Focus TBD
Presenter: Jim Buttimer, CareerTV
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: Laura Stoker, Senior Director of Training, AIRS
Hospitality Recruiting Focus Nothing To Do?!?! Setting Your Recruiting To Do List in this Economy
Presenter: Michael Goldberg, Freeman HR and Recruiting, Freeman
3:15 P.M.–3:25 P.M. Break
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 FocusTBD
Panel Moderated by: Jim Wrexler, Brandgames
Legal Compliance focusTen Practical and Proven Tools to Qualify and Hire the Best
Presented by: Les Rosen, President, Employment Screening Resources
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 FocusPower of a Stong and Cohesive Employer Brand in a Strong and Weak Economy
Presenter: Kat Drum, Global Employment Brand Program Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company
4:10 P.M.– 4:20 P.M. Coffee Break
4:20 P.M.– 5:30 P.M. Recruiting Focus Green Recruiting
Panel Moderated by: Jeanne Sturges, Managing Editor, and Steve Rothberg, President & Founder,
5:30 P.M.–7:00 P.M. Networking Cocktail Reception
Thursday, May 21, 2009
8:00 A.M.–9:00 A.M.   Continental Breakfast & 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
9:25 A.M. – 9:35 A.M. Coffee Break
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
10:25 A.M. – 10:55 A.M. Coffee Break
10:55 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Recruiting Focus TBD
Featured Presenter:
Jason Warner, Head of Staffing, Training and Development, Online Sales and Operations, Google
11:45 A.M. – 11:55 A.M. Coffee Break
11:55 A.M.– 12:40 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusTBD
Presenter: Tom Hall, Vice President – Global Staffing & Onboarding, SeaGate Technologies
Recruiting Tools focusUsing Mobiles to Recruit
Panel Moderator: Joel Cheesman, Head Cheese, HRSEO
Legal Compliance focusTBD
Healthcare Recruiting focusThe Physician Recruiting Iceberg
Presenter: Kurt Mosley, Vice President of Business Development for Merritt Hawkins & Associates, Staff Care, Med Travelers, and RN Demand, AMN Healthcare
Hospitality Recruiting focusTBD
Presenter: TBD,
12:40 P.M.–1:55 P.M. Buffet Networking Luncheon
1:55 P.M. – 2:40 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusKI Research Report Data
Presenter: Lizz Pellet, CEO, EMERGE International
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 FocusTBD
Presenter: TBD
Hospitality Recruiting FocusTBD
Presenter: TBD
2:40 P.M. – 3:10 P.M. Ice Cream Social
3:10 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Online Recruiting Trends for 2010 and Beyond
Recruiting FocusModerator: Tony Lee, Chief Alliance Officer and Executive Vice President, Adicio
4:00 P.M. – 4:20 P.M. Recruiting focusPutting Great Concepts to Work
Presenter: Lauryn Franzoni, Vice President & Executive Editor, ExecuNet
4:20 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.   Expo Pasport Winners Announcement/Closing Remarks
Conference Host
Friday, May 22, 2009
8:00 A.M.   Summit Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. – Lunch Included   More Sourcing Summit Information Coming Soon!