The Recruiting Conference 2012 Agenda

An event unlike any other, the Recruiting Trends Conference features a pre-conference agenda that includes the TrendSetters Presentation, a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity where attendees will discover new technologies to enhance their recruiting performance; a talk-show format that lends itself to dynamic presentations and allows for optimum audience engagement; workshops and consultative sessions.

Conference Kick-off
Sunday, October 14

1:00 PM Conference Registration Opens
1:45 PM – 5:25 PM Presentations – Start the conference with a fast-paced and extraordinarily engaging one-of-a-kind learning opportunity about new technologies and developments that can enhance your recruiting performance.
5:25 PM – 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception & Winners Announcement
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks with TrendSetters Emcee: Peter Weddle, CEO, WEDDLE’s Research & Publications and Anna Brekka, Sr. Director, Recruiting Trends
2:00 PM – 2:25 PM Recruit Candidates Faster with…Reference-Checking? With Rob Bennett, Director, SkillSurvey
2:30 PM – 2:55 PM Leverage the Real Power of Social Media to Identify and Engage Candidates, Creating a Real Competitive Edge. with Steve Lowisz, CEO, Qualigence
3:00 PM – 3:25 PM The First Set of Tools Designed Specifically for the Talent Acquisition Leader and TA Team with Andrew Gadomski, Chief Advisor and Founder, Aspen Advisors
3:25 PM – 4:00 PM Networking Break
4:00 PM – 4:25 PM Why We Need to Treat Job Seekers Like Customers with Chris Forman, CEO, StartWire
4:30 PM – 4:55 PM Building Meaningful Connections Between Job Seekers and Employers with Alexandre Douzet, COO and Co-founder, TheLadders
5:00 PM – 5:25 PM Take the Guesswork of Out Who’s Talented with Michael Stapleton, Marketing Director, Gild
5:25 PM – 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception & Winners Announcement

Monday, October 15

Recruiting Trends Conference

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast
Agenda Presentation
8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Opening Remarks Jason Warner
8:10 AM – 9:00 AM Keynote Presentation:
The Keys to Successful Recruiting Leadership
John Vlastelica
9:10 AM – 10:00 AM Panel Presentation:
Recruiting Trends, 2013 and Beyond: Where to Focus Now
Moderated by:
Tony Lee
10:05 AM – 10:45 AM Panel Presentation:
The Social Habits of Highly Successful Job Boards
Moderated by:
Peter Weddle
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Coffee & Tea Break
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Panel Presentation:
CEO Panel: Why Talent Matters
Moderated by:
China Gorman
12:10 PM – 1:00 PM Panel Presentation:
Quality of Hire – How to Make Better Talent Decisions

Moderated by:
Yves Lermusi
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Panel Presentation:
The Candidate Experience
Moderated by:
Gerry Crispin
2:55 PM – 3:45 PM Panel Presentation:
Strategic Employer Branding: Social Media + Transparency = Competitive Advantage
Moderated by:
Linda Brenner
3:45 PM – 4:05 PM Coffee & Tea Break
4:05 PM – 4:55 PM From Green Field (zero) to 60 in Under A Year; Data-Driven, Talent Mapped, & Dressed in Social 3.0 Flair Brad Cook
4:55 PM – 5:15 PM Recruiting Awards Ceremony Jason Warner
& Jason Buss
5:15 PM – 8:00 PM Network Reception – Refreshments & Beverages Served Expo Hall
Sponsored by Glassdoor

Day 1 has been approved for 6.00 General recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute

Tuesday, October 16

Recruiting Trends Conference

8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Breakfast in Expo Hall
Platinum Attendees Breakfast - Source of Hire Gerry Crispin
Agenda Presentations 
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM Opening Remarks Jason Warner
9:10 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote Presentation:
Hiring for Attitude
Mark Murphy
10:05 AM – 11:00 AM Hiring for Culture, the Candidate Experience, and your Brand Christa Foley
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee & Tea Break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Select 1 of 5 Workshop Options
 #1 Back To Recruiting Basics Sheila Greco
 #2 Candidate Experience Carmen Hudson
 #3 Building Talent Networks to Enhance Employee Engagement Michael Goldberg
 #4 Unleash Sound Business Mechanics into a Talent Organization Andrew Gadomski
 #5 Recruit your Designated Hitter Using Facebook & Twitter Meredith Soleau
Platinum Attendees Case Studies and Consultative Sessions: Recruiting Strategy Jason Warner & John Vlastelica
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Select 1 of 5 Workshop Options
 #1 The Four A’s of Recruitment Advertising – How to Track Results and Make the Most of your Online Recruitment Budget Jason Whitman
 #2 Revolutionary Sourcing Laura Stoker
 #3 Diversity – It’s Not About Color Anymore Steve Lowisz
 #4 Five Tips to Effective Recruiting Leadership Linda Brenner
 #5 Mobile Recruiting: Is Your Company Ready for a Mobilized World? Joel Cheesman
Platinum Attendees Case Studies and Consultative Sessions: Candidate Relations Gerry Crispin & Carmen Hudson
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM Select 1 of 5 Workshop Options
 #1 Ten Best Practices from Executive Search That You Can Implement Tomorrow Chad Oakley
 #2 Quality of Hire Yves Lermusi
 #3 Data Driven Employment Branding John Sumser
 #4 The Art & Science Battle Daniel E. Hanyzewski
 #5 Doing a Lot with a Little and Getting the Most Out of What You Do Have Chris Murdock
Platinum Attendees Case Studies and Consultative Sessions: Initiatives and Program Design Andrew Gadomski & Linda Brenner
3:50 PM – 4:30 PM Coffee & Tea Break
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Select 1 of 5 Workshop Options
 #1 Developing Relevant Recruitment Strategies D. Zachary Misko
 #2 Sourcing Julia Stone
 #3 Interactive “Brown Shorts” Workshop How to Source and Recruit Candidates with the Right Attitude for Your Organization Lauryn Franzoni
 #4 Little Big Data – Big Insights on a Shoestring Budget Jason Roberts
 #5 Enhancing Your Employer Brand via Content Sharing – Through Video, Social Media and More Kasey Sixt
Platinum Attendees Case Studies and Consultative Sessions: Technology Shally Steckerl &
Maren Hogan
5:35 PM – 6:30 PM Grand Prize Drawing and Refreshments

Day 2 has been approved for 6.00 General recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute
Agenda Subject to Change

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October 22-25, 2013
Oct. 24-25 Exhibitors