Monday, October 8

12:00pm–6:00pm

Complimentary Shuttle Service / From Savannah International Airport to The Westin Savannah

12:00pm–7:00pm

Registration / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

6:00pm–9:00pm

Welcome Reception / Westin Harbor Lawn

Tuesday, October 9

6:45am–7:45am

Morning Activity: Yoga / Meet in Westin Lobby

6:45am–7:45am

Morning Activity: Bootcamp / Westin River Lawn

7:00am–9:00am

Breakfast / Westin Harbor Ballroom

8:00am–6:00pm

Registration & Information Desk Open / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00am–9:45am

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Kevin Parker, CEO & Chairman of the Board / HIREVUE

Humanizing the Talent Process with Technology

9:45am–10:30am

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Jennifer Carpenter, VP - Global Talent Acquisition / Delta Air Lines

Design for the Disappointed

10:30am–11:00am

Break / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:00am–11:45am

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Mike Walsh, Ceo of Tomorrow, Author of "Futuretainment"

Reinventing Leadership for the Age of Machine Intelligence

11:45am–1:15pm

Lunch / Westin Harbor Ballroom

1:15pm–2:00pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Karla Muniz, Sr. Director Talent Acquisition / Florida Hospital

    Setting the Pace for Innovation: Florida Hospital Raises the Bar for Providing a Best-in-Class Candidate Experience Abstract

  • Room 2

    Elizabeth Schoentube, Head of Campus Recruiting and Program Management and Christie Gragnani-Woods, Consumer and Preferred Small Business Talent Acquisition Executive / Bank of America

    Contemporizing Recruiting: How Bank of America Implemented a High Tech / High Touch Candidate Experience Abstract

  • Room 3

    Madeline Laurano, Co-Founder / Aptitude Research Partners

    The Assessment Landscape has Shifted: What You Need to Know Abstract

  • Room 4

    Chris Montoya, Veteran Hiring Initiative / Interstate Batteries, Jennifer Tracy, VP Recruiting Solutions / Spectrum, and Todd Frey, TA Recruitment Lead, Operations/Military Recruiting Program Manager / Equinix

    Veteran Hiring Strategies: Turning Vetted Heroes into Viable Corporate Candidates Abstract

2:00pm–2:15pm

Room Change

2:15pm–3:00pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Carolyn Shuster, Sr. Director, Global Recruitment Technologies & Operations, and Amber Weaver, Director of High Volume Corporate Recruitment / Hilton

    Where Does AI Fit in Hiring? From High Volume to High Impact with Hilton Abstract

  • Room 2

    Richard Waite, Resourcing Lead / Grant Thornton UK

    Shaping a Vibrant Economy: Drawing Candidates into a Purpose-Driven Corporate Culture Abstract

  • Room 3

    Bill Cleary, Senior Manager / Deloitte Consulting, and Dina Taylor, VP of Business Transformation / HireVue

    Designing and Articulating ROI: Tell Your Story with Data and Analytics Abstract

  • Room 4

    Lacey Foster, Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition Programs / T-Mobile, Kristin Fuhs, Global Recruiting Technology Manager / Accenture, and Amanda Barnes, Director of Talent Acquisition, Store Operations / TMX Finance

    Panel: Candidate Experience in 2018: Quantifying the Business Value Abstract

3:00pm–3:30pm

Break / Conference Center First Floor

3:30pm–4:15pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Göran Berg, Recruitment Manager, and Sushma Schwerdt, Recruitment Operations Manager / IKEA

    High Volume Global Hiring: How IKEA Transformed Recruiting in 30 Markets Using Video Interviewing Abstract

  • Room 2

    Molly Weaver, Director Talent Acquisition / Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

    Talent Planning Gets Personal: Using Video Introductions to Spur Opportunity Abstract

  • Room 3

    Connie Geiger, Managing Director, Head of Consumer and Community Bank Recruiting / JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Transforming a Business Model: How JPMorgan Chase is using AI-Driven Assessments to Shift Their Talent Pool Abstract

  • Room 4

    Gerry Crispin / CareerXroads, Madeline Laurano / Aptitude Research Partners, William Tincup / RecruitingDaily.com, Sarah Brennan / Accelir, and Robin Erickson / Bersin by Deloitte Consulting

    Panel: The Future in Five Abstract

4:15pm–4:30pm

Room Change / Back to Westin

4:30pm–5:15pm

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Amber Grewal, CORPORATE VP, HEAD OF GLOBAL TA / IBM

The Secret of Reinventing Recruiting

6:00pm–7:00pm

Cocktails / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:00pm–8:30pm

Dinner & Awards / Westin Grand Ballroom

8:30pm–9:00pm

Transportation to Savannah Smiles / Westin Lobby

9:00pm–11:00pm

Dueling Pianos / Savannah Smiles

Wednesday, October 10

6:45am–7:45am

Morning Activity: Yoga / Meet in Westin Lobby

6:45am–7:45am

Morning Activity: Bootcamp / Meet at the Westin River Lawn

7:00am–9:00am

Breakfast / Westin Harbor Ballroom

8:00am–6:00pm

Registration & Information Desk Open / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00am–9:45am

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Loren Larsen, CTO / HireVue

Accelerating Great Talent Discovery, A Scientific Approach

9:45am–10:30am

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Zoe Chance, PROFESSOR At the Yale School of Management

Behind the Curtain: What Drives Our Decisions?

10:30am–11:00am

Break / Westin Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:00am–11:45am

Westin Grand Ballroom

General Session Panel / Denise Nichols, HR Thought Leader / Formerly Global Head of TA at Marsh & McLennan Companies, Amanda Robbins, VP Talent Acquisition / Mattress Firm, and Richard Waite, Resourcing Lead / Grant Thornton UK

The Empowered Recruiter: The Changing Role of Recruiting

11:45am–1:15pm

Lunch / Westin Harbor Ballroom

1:15pm–2:00pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Jason Fine, Recruiting Operations Project Manager / EY, and John Gates, Director of Talent Acquisition / Asante

    How to Reduce Implementation Risk and Get Your Toughest Customers To Embrace HireVue Abstract

  • Room 2

    Lauren Simpson, Senior Business Analyst, Strategic Initiatives / Southern California Edison

    Building a Business Case for AI in a Risk-Averse Culture Abstract

  • Room 3

    Clemens Aichholzer, Sr. VP of Game-based Assessments, and Kiki Leutner, Business Psychologist / HireVue

    Game-Based Assessments: How Utilizing Games to Assess Cognitive Ability Produces Better Quality Hires Abstract

  • Room 4

    Molly Weaver, Director Talent Acquisition / Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Donna Wright, Senior Manager, Military & Diversity Sourcing / T-Mobile, and Obed Louissant, VP People & Culture / IBM Watson & Cognitive Solutions

    Panel: Unconventional Hiring Strategies that Increase Workplace Diversity Abstract

2:00pm–2:15pm

Room Change

2:15pm–3:00pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Amanda Robbins, VP Talent Acquisition, and Haley Smith, Talent Branding & Technology Manager / Mattress Firm

    The Business Case for Change: How to Drive Adoption of AI Technology Across an Organization Abstract

  • Room 2

    Molly McKinley, Director of Sourcing Program Management, and Elly Dickerman, Diversity Recruiting Program Manager / Spectrum

    Putting People First - How Spectrum Broadened Access to Opportunity with Video First Abstract

  • Room 3

    James Davidson, Director, Talent Acquisition / PwC Canada

    Digital, Flexible, Diverse: Leveling the Playing Field and Engaging Gen Z Abstract

  • Room 4

    Jenn Ross, Director of Recruiting / H-E-B

    Instilling a Growth Mindset in the Business: Making Change Irresistible Abstract

3:00pm–3:30pm

Break / Conference Center First Floor

3:30pm–4:15pm

Breakout Sessions / Savannah Conference Center + See More

  • Room 1

    Marci Sigmund, Director Talent Acquisition / Caleres

    Strategic Recruiting: Do More with Less By Aligning to Business Objectives Abstract

  • Room 2

    Rebecca Wright, Associate Recruiter - Systems Specialist in US University Relations / BP

    HireVue Live and Campus Recruiting: How Crisis Response Became a Catalyst for Recruiting Transformation Abstract

  • Room 3

    Nathan Mondragon, Chief I/O Psychologist / HireVue

    The Future of Assessments: Evaluating the Whole Candidate Abstract

  • Room 4

    Sarah Smart, VP of Talent Acquisition / Hilton, and Robin Erickson, PhD, VP, Bersin / Deloitte Consulting

    Transforming Your TA Function Abstract

4:15pm–4:30pm

Room Change / Back to Westin Grand Ballroom

4:30pm–5:15pm

Westin Grand Ballroom

Keynote / Captain Scott Kelly, HISTORY-MAKING U.S. ASTRONAUT & RETIRED U.S. NAVY CAPTAIN

The Sky Is Not The Limit: Lessons From A Year In Space

5:15pm–5:30pm

Westin Grand Ballroom

Closing Remarks / Kevin Parker, CEO & Chairman of the Board / HIREVUE

Closing Remarks

6:30pm–8:30pm

Strolling Cocktails and Dinner / Westin River Lawn & River Front

8:30pm–11:30pm

Yacht Rock Closing Party / Savannah Conference Center Ballroom A

Thursday, October 11

5:00am–1:00pm

Complimentary Shuttle Service / From The Westin Savannah to Savannah International Airport

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