Summit Agenda

Pre-Conference Workshop: February 25, 2015

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Raise the Bar and Hire the Best Talent using I/O Psychology

Led by Dr. Mia Mulrennan, I/O Psychologist, President and Chief Motivations Mapper of Rave-Worthy

very talent acquisition leader knows interviewing, metrics, branding, and internal mobility are important factors in an over-all TA process.  How do each of these become even more powerful when an I/O Psychologist participates in their strategy?

In this interactive workshop, Dr. Mia Mulrennan will share how taking into account aspects such as human nature and optimism into your talent acquisition strategy can help attract and recruit the best talent, protect your brand, and proactively find solutions to challenges before they arise.

Handouts and action plans will be available to all participants during each of the four parts of this interactive workshop so that attendees can develop and bring back to their organizations real plans to evolve their TA practices.


Main Conference Day One: February 26, 2015

Chairman’s Welcome

Presented by: Kevin Rutherford, Chief Talent Officer, TalentLeap

8:15-9:15 Presented by: Ryan Cook, Global VP of Talent Acquisition & Deployment, CH2M HILL
9:15-10:00  Moderated by, Patrick Rooney, Founder & Chief Customer Officer, QUEsocial
Panel Members, Celinda Appleby, Global Digital Media Program Manager, Hewlett-Packard’s Global Talent Acquisition Organization
Networking Break
10:30-11:15 Presented by: Christina McClung, Director, US and International Card Recruiting at Capital One
11:15-12:00 Moderated by, Kurt Heikkinen, President, Montage
Panel Members, Gwyneth Bonasoro- Senior Director of Talent Acquisition, Office Depot
Jason Buss, Director of Talent Acquisition, TriNet
12:00 –1:00
1:00-1:45  Presented by: Nancy Bache, Regional Talent Acquisition Leader – Americas, NCR Corporation
1:45-2:30 Presented by: Stacy Van Meter, Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Employment Brand, Deluxe Corporation
Networking Break
3:00-3:45 Presented by: Rodney Smoczyk, Global Director of Talent Acquisition and Development, EDG Inc.
3:45-4:30 Presented by:
Maureen Kuehhas, Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Strategy,
Rachel Sullivan, Rachel Sullivan, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, TransUnion 
4:30-5:15 Presented by: Kevin Rutherford, Chief Talent Officer, TalentLeap

Main Conference Day Two: February 27, 2015

Chairman’s Welcome

Presented by, Kevin Rutherford, Chief Talent Officer, TalentLeap

8:30-9:15 Presented by: Ray Malouf, Director Recruitment Marketing and Technology, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Networking Break
10:30-11:15 Presented by: Bradford Wilkins, Director, Talent Management and HR Services, Adcap Network Systems
12:00 –1:00
1:00-1:45 Presented by: Jenny Gizzi, Head of Talent Acquisition, Commercial (USP & Global), Bristol-Myers Squibb
1:45-2:30 Presented by: Lisa Johnson, VP of Human Resources, Potomac Family Dining Group (Applebee’s Franchisee)
Networking Break
3:00-3:45 Presented by: Kathy Campion, Director of Recruitment, Dow Jones
3:45-4:30 Presented by: Kevin Rutherford, Chief Talent Officer, TalentLeap