The Agenda for the 2017 TAtech Spring Congress

The TAtech Spring Congress is a two-day conference with two integrated events:

A more detailed agenda follows.

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

    Sunday

7:00-8:00 AM

Grand Group Registration Area

Registration & Networking  

8:00-8:15 AM

Columbus IJKL

TAtech Spring Congress Opens
Peter Weddle
CEO, TAtech
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8:15-9:00 AM

Columbus IJKL

Industry Keynote
Fred Goff
CEO/Founder, Jobcase.com
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Collaboration

9:00-10:45 AM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

9:00-9:45 AM

Columbus IJKL
Moderated Discussion:
What will be the impact of AI and machine learning on talent acquisition in general and the talent acquisition solutions industry in particular?
Alex Murphy
CEO, Epic 59
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10:00-10:45 AM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation:
TAtech Declaration on Traffic Quality A new industry standard for publishers
Tom Chevalier
VP of Product, Appcast.io
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10:45-11:15 AM

Columbus Hall
Coffee Break & Networking  

Collaboration

11:15 AM-12:15 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

11:15-11:45 AM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation:
Finding, Selecting & Retaining Top Sales Talent
Kevin Gaither
SVP Sales, ZipRecruiter
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11:45-12:15 PM

Moderated Discussions:
Columbus G Niche employment sites              
Michael Carrillo
Co-Founder/President, CPGjobs
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Columbus H General employment sites
Zachary Kushel
Head of Business Development, Glassdoor
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Columbus B Association career centers
Geoffrey A. Flick
Associate Publisher, The JAMA Network
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Columbus I Recruitment advertising agencies
Cindy Songne
Vice President Enterprise Sales, Jobs2Careers
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Columbus A Diverse technologies & platforms
Lindsay Stanton
Chief Client Officer at Digi-Me
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12:15-1:15 PM

Columbus IJKL
Lunch & Networking Industry Keynote
Jerome Ternynck
Founder & CEO, SmartRecruiters
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Collaboration

1:30-3:15 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

1:30-2:15 PM

Columbus AB
Moderated Discussion:
What will be the impact of accelerating consolidation in the industry and the entry of major non-industry players (e.g.,Microsoft, Facebook, Randstadt. Recruit)
Chuck Smith
President, NewHire
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2:30-3:15 PM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation:
Results of the 2017 TAtech-reThinkData Global ATS Survey
John Bell
Founder & CEO, reThinkData
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3:15-3:45 PM

Columbus AB
Coffee Break & Networking
 

Collaboration

3:45-5:30 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

3:45-4:30 PM

Columbus IJKL
Moderated Discussion:
Do Employers know there’s a problem identifying the source of candidates and what should be done about it?
Andy Hibel
COO, HigherEdJObs.com
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4:45-5:30 PM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation:
The Case for Gender Diversity in talent Acquisition technology companies
Mandy Schaniel
VP, Key Account Management & Support, ZipRecruiter
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5:30-6:15 PM

Columbus IJKL

Innovation Showcase

Brilent
Garry Ma
CEO & co-founder, Brilent
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GoBe
Jonathan Duarte
HR Tech Founder, Advisor & Entrepreneur
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HiringSolved
Shon Burton
CEO, HiringSolved
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HumanPredictions.io
Elliott Garms
Co-Founder, HumanPredictions.io
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Karen.ai
Noel Webb
Co-Founder, Karen.ai
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6:15-8:00 PM

Plaza Ballroom

Meet & Greet Cocktail Reception  


Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

    Saturday

7:00-8:00 AM

Plaza Ballroom
Breakfast
 
7:30 AM

Grand Group Registration Area

Registration Desk Re-Opens  
8:15-9:00 AM

Columbus IJKL
Industry Keynote
Eddie Lou
Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig
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Collaboration

9:00-10:15 AM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

9:00-9:30 AM

Columbus IJKL
Moderated Discussion:
Can you introduce programmatic ad buying without cannibalizing a traditional recruitment advertising business and, if so, how?
Leah Daniels
GM, Bidding & Performance Platforms, Appcast
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9:45-10:15 AM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation:
Digital Drives Data (the Good Kind)
Lindsay Stanton
Chief Client Officer at Digi-Me
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Katie Roth
President, Staffing & Recruiting Division, AUREON
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10:15-10:45 AM

Columbus Hall
Coffee Break & Networking
 

Collaboration

10:45 AM-12:30 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

10:45-11:30 AM

Columbus IJKL
Moderated Discussion:
How can a single company prosper when employers are increasingly spreading their spend among a range of talent acquisition solutions?
Josh Blumenfeld
CEO, MyJobHelper.com
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11:45-12:30 PM

Columbus IJKL
Presentation: The Neuroscience of Change
Dealing with resistance in the HR Department and your own organization.
Britt Andreatta
Former CLO, Lynda.com
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12:30-1:30 PM

Columbus AB
Lunch & Networking

Meeting: Women in TAtech

 


 Business Accelerator

Collaboration

1:45-3:15 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

1:45 PM

Columbus IJKL
Welcome to the TAtech Business Accelerator
Peter Weddle
CEO, TAtech
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1:50-2:30 PM

Columbus IJKL
Panel of Corporate Recruitment Leaders
How do companies make their talent acquisition technology buying decisions and why do they do it that way?

Moderator:
Tony Lee
VP, SHRM
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Panel:
Rodney Smoczyk
Dir of Recruitment, McLane Company
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Sharlyn Lauby
Publisher, HR Bartender
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Jim D’Amico
Dir Global Talent Acquisition, Celanese
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Shaunda Zilich
Global Employment Brand Leader, GE
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2:30-3:15 PM

Columbus IJKL
Moderated Discussion with the Panelists
B2B discussion among the panelists and
those in the audience
Moderator:
Ethan Bloomfield
CEO, vitalfew
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3:15-3:45 PM

Columbus Hall
Coffee Break & Networking  

Collaboration

3:45-5:15 PM

Columbus EF
TAtech Deal Center & Demo Room Open
    

Thought Leadership

3:45-4:30 PM

Columbus IJKL
Panel of Staffing Firm Leaders
How do staffing firms make their talent acquisition technology buying decisions and why do they do it that way?

Moderator:
Tim Sackett
President, HRU Technical Resources
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Speakers:
Jack Russell
Business Analyst, Advanced Group
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Chuck Smith
President, NewHire
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Matt Jones
Partner, Harmer Consultants, Inc
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John Hudson
Regional HR Business Partner, Slalom, LLC
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4:30-5:15 PM

Columbus IJKL

Moderated Discussion with the Panelists
B2B discussion among the panelists and those in the audience

Moderator:

Terry Baker
President, RealMatch
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5:30-7:00 PM

Columbus Hall
Doing Business Cocktail Reception

 


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