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Agenda at a Glance

Sunday, November 16, 2008
10:00 A.M.   Intensives – Registration
11:00 A.M.– 4:00 P.M.
(Lunch 1:00 PM)
  Recruiting FocusA. Designing and Implementing an Adaptive Talent Strategy: A Strategic Learning Expedition
with Susan Burns, President & Founder, Talent Synchronicity
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusB. AIRS Best Hits & New Tricks
with Brian Jasinski, Senior National Trainer, AIRS
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusC. How to Create an Employment Brand to Increase the ROI of Recruitment and Retention with Lizz Pellet, CEO, EMERGE International
Monday, November 17, 2008
7:00 A.M.   Workshops - Registration
8:00 A.M.– 11:00 A.M.   Workshops
  Recruiting FocusWorkshop D: Build or Buy: The Business Case to Recruitment Outsourcing
with Geoffrey Dubiski, Principal & Managing Director, Sumner Grace & Associates
  Recruiting FocusRecruiting Tools FocusWorkshop E: Demonstrate Your Recruiting ROI with Metrics: Measurement Tools for Today’s Recruiting Initiatives
with Steve Lowisz, President & CEO, Qualigence
  Recruiting Tools FocusWorkshop F: Greater Recruiting Value from Virtual Networking and Sourcing with Laura Stoker, Senior Director of Training, AIRS
  Recruiting FocusWorkshop G: Powerful Job Postings and Effective Job Board Usage – Get The Talent You Want in 2009! with Sarah White, Recruiting Solutions Director, MRA - The Management Association
10:00 A.M. Expo Open Registration & Exhibit Hall Opens
11:30 A.M. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Conference Host
11:40 A.M.–12:35 P.M. Recruiting Focus Working Lunch "The Carrot in Recruiting Success"
Presenter: Peter Weddle, CEO, WEDDLES
12:35 P.M.–12:45 P.M. Break
12:45 P.M.– 1:35 P.M. Recruiting Focus Key Note: Recruit to Win: Creating Solid Partnerships with Hiring Managers
Keynote: Rose Dougherty, Staffing Director, LeapFrog
1:35 P.M.– 2:05 P.M. Coffee Break Sponsored by Sheila Greco Associates
2:05 P.M.–2:50 P.M. Recruiting FocusAvoiding the Paralysis of Political Correctness
Featured Speaker: Valda Boyd-Ford, President & CEO, Center for Human Diversity
2:50 P.M.–3:00 P.M. Break
3:00 P.M.– 3:45 P.M. Concurrent session information -
Recruiting focusLegal Compliance focus How to Benefit From the Aging Workforce
Presenter: Tim Driver, Founder & CEO,
Sourcing Focus Optimizing New Sourcing Channels
Presenter: Tim Brown, Manager, Staffing, Imaging & Information Technology Sector, Siemens Medical
Legal Focus Don’t Sell Snake Oil—Ensure Your Candidates are For Real Through Background Checking
Presenter: Lester Rosen, President, Employment Screening Resources
Healthcare Recruiting Focus Building Education Partnerships to Influence Healthcare Career
Presenter: Michael Mullen, HR Director, Recruitment Strategies, Mayo Clinic
Hospitality Recruiting Focus Recruiting for the Hospitality Industry "Is It Really Different?"
Presenter: Carla Major, VP, Human Resources & Community Relations, Harrah's New Orleans Hotel & Casino
3:45 P.M.–3:55 P.M. Break
3:55 P.M. – 4:40 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting focusImproving the Candidate Experience: Can You Put Yourself in Their Shoes?
Presenter: Matthew Kaiser, Vice President & Talent Strategist, NAS Recruitment Communications
Recruiting Tools FocusWhere the Corporate Sourcing Function is Headed: Expert Views From the Trenches
Panel Moderated by: Gerry Crispin, Chief Navigator, CareerXroads
Panelists: Glenn Gutmacher, Recruiting Researcher, Microsoft.; Chris Murdock, Executive Sourcer, Yahoo, Inc.; Russell Moon, AVP, Strategic Research Team, Wachovia Corporation
Legal Compliance focusRecruiting and The Law: Avoiding Risk During the Hiring Process
Co-Presented by: Aliza Herzberg, Esq., Partner, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky and John MacDonald, Esq., Shareholder & Litigator, Stark & Stark
Healthcare Recruiting FocusAttract, Retain, Repel: Employment Branding for HealthcareRecruitment and Retention Programs
Presenter: Lizz Pellet, CEO, EMERGE International
Hospitality Recruiting FocusLeveraging the Corporate Brand for Recruitment Results
Presenter: Scott Singer, Corporate Recruiter, Bacardi USA
4:40 P.M.– 4:50 P.M. Break
4:50 P.M.– 5:45 P.M. Recruiting Focus Recruiting With a Clear Conscience: Facing Ethical Issues Across the Hiring Spectrum
Panel Moderated by: Jeanne Sturges, Managing Editor, and Steve Rothberg, President & Founder,
Panelists: Steve Lowisz, President & CEO; Qualigence; Dennis Smith, President and Founder,; Susan Burns, President & Founder, Talent Synchronicity
5:45 P.M.–7:30 P.M. Networking Cocktail Reception
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
8:00 A.M. – 8:10 A.M. Expo Open Welcome & Opening Remarks
Conference Host
8:10 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Recruiting FocusBreakfast with Steve Lowisz: "How to Lead Your Manager to Define True Talent"
Presenter: Steve Lowisz, President and CEO; Qualigence
9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M. Coffee Break Sponsored by Sheila Greco Associates
9:30 A.M. – 10:35 A.M. Recruiting Focus Legal Compliance FocusKeynote: Killer Employment Brands
Co-Keynote Speakers:
Steve Bonomo, Head of Global Recruiting, adidas and Steve Fogarty, Recruiting Captain, adidas
10:35 A.M. – 11:25 A.M Legal focusWhere Recruiting and Customer Service Intersect
Presenter: Ryan Loken, Senior Manager of Talent Services, Walmart Stores
11:35 A.M. – 12:20 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Sourcing focusRecruiting That Shows People Matter: Using (Un)common Courtesy To Build Employment Brand
Presenter: Don Ramer, CEO & Founder, Arbita
Recruiting Tools focusMaxmizing ROI from Recruitment Advertising
Presenter: Paul Forster, CEO & Co-Founder, Indeed
Sourcing Focus Recruiting Best Practices for 2010
Panel Moderated by: Jason Buss, VP, Talent Acquisition, Ameriprise
Panelists: Shannon Seery Gude, VP Interactive, Bernard Hodes Group
Healthcare Recruiting FocusTalent Management: Impacting Business Outcomes
Presenter: Joseph Cabral, VP/Chief Human Resources Officer, LIJ Health System
Hospitality Recruiting Focus10 Things Every Hospitality Recruiter Can Do With Social Networks
Co-Presenters: Glenn Gutmacher, Recruiting Researcher, Microsoft and Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth Consultant, Dave Mendoza and Associates
12:20 P.M. – 1:45 P.M. Networking Luncheon Sponsored by Arbita
1:45 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting FocusThe Future of Online Recruiting: Why Job Boards and Facebook Are Only Gateways to What is Ahead
Presenter: Steve Rothberg, President & Founder,
Recruiting Tools focusWeb 2.0 Recruiting: How Social Networking is Changing the Course of HR
Moderator: Jason Davis, Founder,
Panelists: Paul Forster, CEO & Founder, Indeed; John Ingham, Executive Consultant, Strategic Dynamics Consultancy Services; Kevin Wheeler, CEO and Founder, Global Learning Resources, Inc.
Legal focusOFCCP Compliance for External Resume Database Sourcing
Presenter: Chris Forman, President, AIRS Human Capital Solutions
Healthcare Recruiting focusHealthcare Recruiting Using Social Networks
Co-Presenters: Glenn Gutmacher, Recruiting Researcher, Microsoft and Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth Consultant, Dave Mendoza and Associates
Hospitality focusFrom "Cost" to "Investment": Changing Minds Around Recruiting Initiatives
Presenter: Linda Glass, Executive Coach and Talent Strategist, Glass Talent Strategies
2:30 P.M. – 2:40 P.M. Coffee Break
2:40 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Concurrent Session information -
Recruiting FocusFive Easy Ways to Lose Your Top Candidates (And How to Avoid Them at YOUR Company)
Sarah White, Recruiting Solutions Director, Management Resource Association (MRA)
Sourcing focusIn-House Sourcers: Building and Managing a Research Resource
Presenter: Shally Steckerl, Chief CyberSleuth, JobMachine
Healthcare Recruiting focusThe Healthcare Recruiter's Forum
Presenter: TBD
 Recruiting Tools focusMetrics Are Easy - Analytics? Now We're Talking!
Presenter: Geoffey Dubiski, Principal and Managing Director, Sumner Grace and Associates
3:30 P.M. – 4:15 P.M. Ice Cream Social - Sponsored by Recuiting Trends
4:15 P.M. – 5:10 P.M. Recruiting focusReal-World Recruiting and the Online Future
Panel Moderated by: Tony Lee, Chief Alliance Officer & EVP, Adicio
Panelists: Joel Cheesman, Head Cheese, HRSEO; Gerry Crispin, Chief Navigator, CareerXroads; Ed Newman, President, The Newman Group; Chris Maikisch, Classified Advertising and New Media Manager, Daytona Beach News-Journal
5:15 P.M. – 5:35 P.M. Recruiting focusPutting Great Concepts to Work: Summing Up the Recruiting 2008 Conference
Presenter: Lauryn Franzoni, Vice President & Executive Editor, ExecuNet
5:35 P.M.   Expo Passport Winners Announcement
Conference Host
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
8:00 A.M.   Summits Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. – Lunch Included   Sourcing Summit Information
8:00 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. – Lunch Included   Retention Summit Information
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