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Talent Acquisition Conference

Closing the Gap – A Focus on Your Future Workforce
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2019 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY

October 17 - 18, 2019

About the Conference

As organizations adopt new technologies, org structures, and sourcing strategies, it is imperative that the talent acquisition function also evolves. Continuous changes to the way business is done means that the talent acquisition strategy must also adapt to find and compete for the right candidates—people who will succeed today and into the future.

This year's Talent Acquisition Conference will explore strategies and innovations for attracting top talent in order to stay ahead of your competitors into the next decade. Through a combination of keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions, you will learn how to build a future workforce by hiring the right job candidates today.

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn from leading practitioners, including members of The Conference Board’s TA Councils.
  • Discover current trends and best practices for hiring tomorrow’s workforce.   
  • Find out how new technology is impacting the TA function and strategy.
  • Hear about techniques for winning the war on talent and attracting hard-to-find skill sets.
  • Better understand AI, digitalization, and metrics that matter.
  • Explore new recruiting methods and their value for attracting talent, eg. social media.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your talent acquistion peers.

Additional Opportunities

→ Add on the pre-conference seminar! The Challenges of and Solutions to Labor Shortages will address the impact of labor shortages on businesses.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed especially for Heads, VPs, and Directors of:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Planning
  • Talent Management
  • Employment Branding
  • Data Analytics

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 12 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 8.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 8.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2019 conference, please contact us:

LOCATION

Conference & Pre-Conference:

Westin New York at Times Square 
270 West 43rd Street 
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 201-2700

Book a room at a discounted rate by 9/25/2019.  

Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

SEMINAR SPONSOR
Kelly Services - Labor Shortages 2019 - Precon sponsor (TA page)
ASSOCIATE SPONSORS
Avature - Talent Acquistion 2019 - Associate Sponsor
Handshake
Sevenstep
Visier - Talent Acquisition 2019 - Associate Sponsor
EXHIBITION SPONSOR
ZipRecruiter - Talent Acquisition 2019 - Exhibition Sponsor
MARKETING PARTNER
907019 - Talent Acquisition - Workplace Diversity
AGENDA
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2019
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY

October 16, 2019

Talent Shortages:  Challenges and Solutions

Labor shortages is one of the main trends impacting businesses in the US and many other countries. It is likely to remain a major challenge in the next decade. The Conference Board was one of the first organizations to identify the problem in 2014. Since then we accumulated a large amount of research and insights about the topic. In September 2019, The Conference Board will release a major report on solutions to labor shortages, which is also the topic of this pre-conference.

Join us for this pre-conference event, where our expert speakers and practitioners will describe the labor shortages problem, but focus on how companies are, or should be, dealing with it.

 

Reserve your seat and join us in NYC at the Westin New York at Times Square!

 

Who Should Attend

This pre-conference event is designed especially for Heads, VPs, and Directors of:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Planning
  • Talent Management
  • Employment Branding
  • Data Analytics

 

Agenda:

9:00 - 10:15 am

Labor shortages in the US: challenges and solutions

In this session we will discuss the labor shortages problem in the US. Why is it happening? What is the impact on recruiting, retention, compensation and corporate profits? In what types of jobs, shortages are more acute? In what geographies labor availability is more limited? How are these trends likely to change in the next decade?

To gauge how companies are dealing with labor shortages, The Conference Board fielded a large survey among HR and talent acquisition executives. Using this survey, one on one interviews and other sources, we will provide an overview of how companies are dealing with labor shortages. What solutions are commonly used? What solutions are rarely used?

Speakers:

Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

Robin Erickson, Principal Researcher, The Conference Board

Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, The Conference Board

10:15 - 10:30 am 
Networking break
10:30 - 11:30 am

Talent acquisition Solutions

In this session we will focus on talent acquisition and recruiting solutions. A panel of business and HR executives and recruiting experts will discuss the shortages their companies are facing and how they are trying to react to these shortages? What solutions work? What solutions don’t work?

Speakers:

Mary Lee Hannell, Chief Human Resource Officer, The Port Authority of NY & NJ

Tomya Watt, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass Technologies

 

11:30 am -12:30 pm

Perspective from the staffing industry

Few organizations know more about current recruiting difficulties than Kelly Services. Jocelyn Lincoln, Vice President, Go To Market Strategy and Planning at Kelly Services will share the staffing industry perspective and host a panel of HR executives to discuss what companies are doing to fill positions in a time of a very tight labor market.

Jocelyn Lincoln, Vice President, Go To Market Strategy and Planning, Kelly Services

Bob Hicks, Contingent Workfroce Program Leader, Baker Hughes, A GE Company

Heather Clark Mailloux, Director of Global Talent Acquisition, Takeda

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch break
1:30 - 2:30 pm

Expanding recruiting to non-typical demographics

Many companies are expanding their recruitment efforts by tapping further into demographic groups like minorities, older workers, people with disabilities, and individuals with lower education levels. Additionally, we find that in some blue-collar occupations where the share of women is very small, there has recently been a large increase in their numbers. In this session we will discuss these trends and hear from HR executives on what their companies are doing in that context.

Speakers:

Jack Chen, Associate General Counsel, U.S. Immigration and Employment Policy, Microsoft Corporation

2:30 – 2:45 am 
Networking break
2:45 - 3:45 pm

Automation Solutions

Throughout most of the past decade, job seekers were abundant and cheap, and profits were high. As a result, the pressure to automate and cut labor cost was somewhat muted. Now it is different. We are seeing some signs of a comeback of automation. But where? In what types of jobs automation is more likely to occur? What will be the overall impact on the US labor market. Bart van Ark, Chief economist at The Conference Board, will host a panel of automation experts to discuss trends in automation.

Speakers:

Martin Fleming, Chief Economist and VP, Business Performance Services, IBM

Susan Lund, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Bart van Ark, Chief Economist, The Conference Board

3:45 - 4:30 pm 

Concluding panel

In this session we summarize the main takeaways from the event. What ideas can attendees take with them and implement in their own companies.

Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

 


Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 7.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 6.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 6.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

 

October 17 - 18, 2019

About the Conference

As organizations adopt new technologies, org structures, and sourcing strategies, it is imperative that the talent acquisition function also evolves. Continuous changes to the way business is done means that the talent acquisition strategy must also adapt to find and compete for the right candidates—people who will succeed today and into the future.

This year's Talent Acquisition Conference will explore strategies and innovations for attracting top talent in order to stay ahead of your competitors into the next decade. Through a combination of keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions, you will learn how to build a future workforce by hiring the right job candidates today.

The Benefits to You

By attending this conference, you will

  • Learn from leading practitioners, including members of The Conference Board’s TA Councils.
  • Discover current trends and best practices for hiring tomorrow’s workforce.   
  • Find out how new technology is impacting the TA function and strategy.
  • Hear about techniques for winning the war on talent and attracting hard-to-find skill sets.
  • Better understand AI, digitalization, and metrics that matter.
  • Explore new recruiting methods and their value for attracting talent, eg. social media.
  • Network, collaborate, and benchmark with your talent acquistion peers.

Additional Opportunities

→ Add on the pre-conference seminar! The Challenges of and Solutions to Labor Shortages will address the impact of labor shortages on businesses.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed especially for Heads, VPs, and Directors of:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Recruiting
  • Workforce Planning
  • Talent Management
  • Employment Branding
  • Data Analytics

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 12 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

HRCI

This program has been approved for 8.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 8.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Get Involved! If you would like to get involved in the 2019 conference, please contact us:

Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, Inc.

Luke Baxter, Vice President of Employer Product and Marketing, Handshake

Monica Canto, Vice President, Employer Branding & Associate Experience and I&D, PVH Corporation

Bill Cleary, VP, Talent Strategies, Avature LLC

Adrienne Collier, Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, ESL Federal Credit Union

Billy Deputato, Director - Recruitment Intelligence & Innovation, L'Oreal

Eduard Dias, Director - Recruitment Intelligence & Innovation, L'Oreal

Sheronda Dorsey, Chief, Talent Acquisition, Central Intelligence Agency

Robin Erickson, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board

Karen Feeney, HR Employee Experience, Stirling

Kelly Furbee, Vice President for Talent Acquisition, HCA Inc.

Carla Garcia Williams, Sr. Customer Value Manager, Visier

John Gillis, Program Director, The Conference Board

Leigh Harris, Director, Talent Acquisition, Phillips 66 Company

Greg Karr, Executive Vice President, Sevenstep

Debbi Kritzman, VP, Head of Talent Acquisition, Global Atlantic Financial Group

Lance LaVergne, SVP, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Wells Fargo

Laurent Longin, Director, Talent Acquisition, Duke Energy Corporation

Gideon Maltz, Executive Director, Tent Partnership for Refugees

Mariana Mancini, Global Talent Acquisition Strategy Director, Dow

Pushpa Manukonda, Director John Deere Technology Center – Ames, Deere & Company

Kersten Metz, Talent Acquisition Manager, Duke Energy Corporation

Tracy Negrete, Global Finance Learning & Development, Dell

Tom Ogletree, Senior Director of Social Impact and External Affairs, General Assembly

Jason Pistulka, AVP of Talent Acquisition, HCA Healthcare

James Stirling, Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Western Union Company

Loi Stoddard-Graham, Vice President, Planning & Business Development for MetLife Global Employee Benefits, MetLife, Inc.

Master Chief Franklin Tiongco, National Chief Recruiter, United States Navy Recruiting Command

Nicole Trimble, Managing Director, Talent Rewire

Julia Trujillo, SVP, Chief Talent and Workforce Development Officer, MetLife, Inc.

Amy Van Buren, Senior Director, Human Resources, BD

Amanda Willard, Senior Talent Acquisition Leader, T-Mobile

Wes Wu, VP, Advisory Services, Visier

Jack Chen, Associate General Counsel, U.S. Immigration and Employment Policy, Microsoft Corporation

Heather Clark Mailloux, Director of Global Talent Acquisition, Takeda Pharmaceutical

Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, The Conference Board

Robin Erickson, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board

Martin Fleming, Chief Economist, IBM Corporation

Mary Lee Hannell, CHRO, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Bob Hicks, Contingent Workforce Program Leader, Baker Hughes Inc.

Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

Jocelyn Lincoln, Vice President, Go To Market Strategy and Planning, Kelly Services, Inc.

Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass Technologies

Bart van Ark, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & Chief Economist, The Conference Board

Tomya Watt, VP Talent Acquisition, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Seminar sponsor
Kelly Services - Labor Shortages 2019 - Precon sponsor (TA page)
Associate Sponsors
Avature - Talent Acquistion 2019 - Associate Sponsor
Handshake
Sevenstep
Visier - Talent Acquisition 2019 - Associate Sponsor
Exhibition Sponsor
ZipRecruiter - Talent Acquisition 2019 - Exhibition Sponsor
Marketing Partner
907019 - Talent Acquisition - Workplace Diversity