June 22-24, 2015 | Boston, MA

Thank you for attending the
2015 Strategic Talent
Acquisition Conference

Below are links to the presentations that our speakers provided to HCI. Please note that not all presenters give permission to post their presentations and video footage.

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Workshop: Increase Talent Acquisition Impact and Influence by Using Workforce Planning Tools

Bruce Walton, HCI Senior Faculty, Walton & Associates

Workshop: The Art and Science of a Great Sourcing Strategy in 2015

Jim Stroud, Senior Director, RPO Recruitment Strategies and Support, Randstad Sourceright
Casimir Turbak, Senior Business Analyst, Randstad Sourceright
Chase Wilson, Vice President, Recruiting and Innovation Center of Expertise, Randstad Sourceright

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Opening Remarks: Reinventing Strategic Talent Acquisition for Business Alignment

Bruce Morton, Global Head of Innovation, Allegis Global Solutions

Opening Keynote: Practically Radical: Transforming Your Company and Challenging Yourself

Bill Taylor, Co-founder, Fast Company; Author, "Practically Radical: Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself"

Keynote Session: Creating a Talent Acquisition Strategy During Uber-Growth

Renee Atwood, Head of People, Uber Technologies

Keynote Session: The Future of Talent: A Call to Action for Talent Leaders

Jennifer Candee, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, SABMiller

Keynote Session: From Small Pond to Big Ocean — Transforming Talent Acquisition to Compete and Thrive Globally

Amy George, Vice President of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion, Terex Corporation
Underwriter: Randstad SourceRight

Concurrent Session: Creating a More Consistent and Effective Selection Process

Lori Cunningham, Director of Talent Acquisition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

Concurrent Session: Reinvention Reimagined: What Video Can Do for Talent Acquisition Processes

Brian Morton, Sales and Marketing Recruiting Manager, ESPN
Kevin Stakelum, Director of Talent Acquisition, Humana Inc.
Anna Oakes, Director of Human Capital Client Services, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Jennifer Lassiter, Operations Manager, Ferguson Enterprises
Kurt Heikkinen, President and CEO, Montage
Underwriter: Montage

Concurrent Session: Holding the Line on the Candidate Experience

Christina McClung, ​Senior Director, Card Recruiting, Capital One
Lisa Maronski, Senior Vice President, HR, Talent Solutions, Santander Bank
Deirdre Vitale, Director, Talent Acquisition Retail, CVS Caremark
Greg Karr, Executive Vice President, Seven Step RPO
Underwriter: Seven Step RPO

Concurrent Session: Operational Excellence: Fewer Requisitions, Faster Time-to-Hire

Natalie Leone, Managing Director, Global Head of Talent Acquisition, BlackRock

Concurrent Session: Sourcing Intelligently for “Impact Data” Using a Recruiting-Based CRM

Heather Thomas, Strategic Sourcer/Senior Recruiter, Sodexo
Underwriter: Avature

Concurrent Session: Using Data to Re-Humanize the Candidate Experience

Christina McClung, ​Senior Director, Card Recruiting, Capital One

Concurrent Session: Driving Talent Acquisition Transformation: Best Practices and Strategies

Melissa Anderson, Director, Human Resources & Talent Acquisition, Zimmer
Underwriter: The RightThing

Concurrent Session: UPS Delivers Optimal Candidate Experience with Social and Mobile Recruiting

Tammy Caldwell, Director of Talent Acquisition, UPS
Underwriter: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC

Closing Keynote: Attracting Top Talent to Drive the Innovative Business of Beauty

Sumita Banerjee, Senior Vice President, Americas Zone, Talent Acquisition, L'Oréal

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Opening Remarks: It’s a Much Bigger World out There

Jeff Mills, Director of Solution Marketing for Recruiting and Onboarding, SuccessFactors, an SAP Company
Underwriter: SuccessFactors

Keynote Session: Untapped Talent: ​​Community Partnership to Combat the Skills Gap

Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up
Michael J. Scannell, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Corporate Citizenship, State Street Corporation
Stephanie Pinto, Associate II in Global Services Fund Administration, State Street Corporation
Abdellah Ait Sidi Ahmed, Officer with GS, State Street Corporation

Keynote Session: HR Partnership in Action: The Integration of Technical Talent Acquisition and Technical Talent Development

Kate Day, Vice President, Global Workforce Enablement, MetLife
Erica Langdon, Director, Talent Acquisition, MetLife, Inc.

Keynote Session: How CDW Builds Its Employer Brand with Personalization, Engagement and Content

Jen Sommesi, Employment Branding and Talent Attraction Leader, CDW
Underwriter: SmashFly

Concurrent Session: Developing Your Sphere of Influence: How Talent Acquisition Leaders Impact their Organizations

John Fortino, Co-Founder/Sr. Managing Partner, Velocity Resource Group
Sumita Banerjee, Senior Vice President, Americas Zone, Talent Acquisition, L'Oréal
Mindie Cohen, Director, Talent Acquisition, Cisco
Melanie Villapando, Global Director, Talent Acquisition, Thermo Fisher Scientific
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Concurrent Session: Military and Diversity Talent Outreach: Creating a Successful Diversity Recruiting Strategy that Meets Both Business Needs and New OFCCP Regulations

Gia Ilole, Expert Strategist for Military and Diversity Talent Outreach, Pacific Gas and Electric

Concurrent Session: People-Centric Recruitment at BayCare Health Systems

Angel Brown, Director of Recruitment and Talent Acquisition, BayCare Health System
Underwriter: SkillSurvey

Concurrent Session: Controlling Costs and Inefficiencies: Rethinking the Talent Acquisition Function

Andrew Bercich, Business Talent Channel Lead, Comcast Cable Communication
Underwriter: KellyOCG

Concurrent Session: Creating a Results-Oriented TA Operations Team — Influence, Plan, Structure, Standardize, Measure

Judy Wright, Director of Talent Acquisition Solutions & Employment Brand, Providence Health & Services

Keynote Session: Go TripAdvisor: Our Employer Brand Journey

Lori Russo, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, TripAdvisor