Agenda

8:00
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00
Hiring Success 9:00 - 9:30 Hiring IS Success

Organizations are collections of people. Those that employ top talent, celebrate diversity, and direct them towards a common goal, win. Having created 3 organizations and dedicated his life to this purpose, Jerome will share his vision for Hiring Success.

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Hiring Success 9:00 - 9:30 Hiring IS Success

Organizations are collections of people. Those that employ top talent, celebrate diversity, and direct them towards a common goal, win. Having created 3 organizations and dedicated his life to this purpose, Jerome will share his vision for Hiring Success.

Jerome Ternynck
Jerome Ternynck CEO SmartRecruiters
9:30
Inclusion 9:30 - 10:00 Freedom From Within
Inclusion 9:30 - 10:00 Freedom From Within

Dr. Makaziwe Mandela
Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Chairperson House of Mandela

Tukwini Mandela
Tukwini Mandela Marketing Director House of Mandela

10:00
Innovation 10:00 - 10:30 Welcome to the Hackathon

Welcome to the journey on how Facebook build it’s AR/VR teams in Zurich. We will dive into a thrilling hiring process by gamifying it. We’ll electro-magically get €100k of play money to send the top three hackers to the final interview round on day 2.

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Innovation 10:00 - 10:30 Welcome to the Hackathon

Welcome to the journey on how Facebook build it’s AR/VR teams in Zurich. We will dive into a thrilling hiring process by gamifying it. We’ll electro-magically get €100k of play money to send the top three hackers to the final interview round on day 2.

10:30
Innovation 10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break
Innovation 10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break
11:00
Hiring Success 11:00 - 11:30 Amplify Your Brand

How do you become a brand people love? Starts by obtaining an authentic story of the character of your organization. Follow it with an internal marketing campaign to bring this story to life and tie it to your business model. This session will teach how to infuse your people function with your brand voice.

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Hiring Success 11:00 - 11:30 Amplify Your Brand

How do you become a brand people love? Starts by obtaining an authentic story of the character of your organization. Follow it with an internal marketing campaign to bring this story to life and tie it to your business model. This session will teach how to infuse your people function with your brand voice.

Ben Clark
Ben Clark Global Head of Talent Acquisition Heineken
Hiring Success 11:00 - 11:30 Inspire a Remote Workforce
Hiring Success 11:00 - 11:30 Inspire a Remote Workforce
Michael Stopps
Michael Stopps Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition Delivery Hero
11:30
Inclusion 11:30 - 12:00 From Good to Great

Ever had the opportunity to hire someone only to realize that your office is not accessible to them? Jolie has, at different instances tried to hire a candidate in a wheelchair, face gender neutral toilets for trans employees, and hire autistic candidates. This participatory session invites experts who will share simple solutions to create an accessible workplace.

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Inclusion 11:30 - 12:00 From Good to Great

Ever had the opportunity to hire someone only to realize that your office is not accessible to them? Jolie has, at different instances tried to hire a candidate in a wheelchair, face gender neutral toilets for trans employees, and hire autistic candidates. This participatory session invites experts who will share simple solutions to create an accessible workplace.

Jolie den Boer
Jolie den Boer AVP Recruitment CE & Africa Cognizant

Sara-Jane Harvey
Sara-Jane Harvey Founder Agony Autie

Joanne Lockwood
Joanne Lockwood Transgender Awareness & Inclusion Specialist SEE Change Happen

Josh Klipp
Josh Klipp Founder Made Welcome

Inclusion 11:30 - 12:00 The Open Hiring Revolution

Who’s in the best position to know if they can do the job? The job seeker. Here’s a radical idea: What if you flipped the model and let candidates self-qualify in to a job? This approach is taken by the Open Hiring Model with €130m in backing from The Start Foundation. There is a world of knowledge to be learned and financial backing to be gained by this radical approach to hiring.

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Inclusion 11:30 - 12:00 The Open Hiring Revolution

Who’s in the best position to know if they can do the job? The job seeker. Here’s a radical idea: What if you flipped the model and let candidates self-qualify in to a job? This approach is taken by the Open Hiring Model with €130m in backing from The Start Foundation. There is a world of knowledge to be learned and financial backing to be gained by this radical approach to hiring.

Ingeborg Zwolsman
Ingeborg Zwolsman Program Manager Open Hiring Start Foundation
12:00
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00
Innovation 13:00 - 13:30 The Future of Work

They ran global TA and HR orgs, are entrepreneurs, and are controversial. Karen and Kevin will square off in a debate on the gig economy, the automation of recruiting, and on workforce planning. This Oxford Union debate style takes people out of their comfort zone. With no room for middle ground, debators will pick a side and fight for it.

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Innovation 13:00 - 13:30 The Future of Work

They ran global TA and HR orgs, are entrepreneurs, and are controversial. Karen and Kevin will square off in a debate on the gig economy, the automation of recruiting, and on workforce planning. This Oxford Union debate style takes people out of their comfort zone. With no room for middle ground, debators will pick a side and fight for it.

Karen Rivoire
Karen Rivoire Competence Flow Leader IKEA

Kevin Wheeler
Kevin Wheeler CEO The Future of Talent

Hung Lee
Hung Lee Co-founder & CEO Workshape.io

13:30
Innovation 13:30 - 14:00 Diversity Sourcing

Diversity sourcing is not easy, when surveying SmartRecruiters’ customers, it was the no. 1 ask. So why not have two world class sourcers live demo how to source diverse C-level execs and diverse tech talent? In this session, sourcing ninjas Johnny Campbell and Marcel van Der Meer will share their magic and critical next steps to take your diversity sourcing to the next level.

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Innovation 13:30 - 14:00 Diversity Sourcing

Diversity sourcing is not easy, when surveying SmartRecruiters’ customers, it was the no. 1 ask. So why not have two world class sourcers live demo how to source diverse C-level execs and diverse tech talent? In this session, sourcing ninjas Johnny Campbell and Marcel van Der Meer will share their magic and critical next steps to take your diversity sourcing to the next level.

Johnny Campbell
Johnny Campbell Founder & CEO Social Talent

Marcel van der Meer
Marcel van der Meer Global Sourcing Lead Rabobank

Joanne Lockwood
Joanne Lockwood Transgender Awareness & Inclusion Specialist SEE Change Happen

Innovation 13:30 - 14:00 Wow-factor Boosters of Hiring Success

How do startups do it?! Welcome to the world of cool and quirky benefits that instantly make your company more attractive. To many, it’s the secret of smiles, hires, and retention. This is an interactive workshop where we’ll gain the collective wisdom of 60 peers (seat capacity) on the most effective wows that they’ve ever seen.

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Innovation 13:30 - 14:00 Wow-factor Boosters of Hiring Success

How do startups do it?! Welcome to the world of cool and quirky benefits that instantly make your company more attractive. To many, it’s the secret of smiles, hires, and retention. This is an interactive workshop where we’ll gain the collective wisdom of 60 peers (seat capacity) on the most effective wows that they’ve ever seen.

Ingeborg van Harten
Ingeborg van Harten Head of HR Mollie
14:00
Innovation 14:00 - 14:30 Networking Break
Innovation 14:00 - 14:30 Networking Break
14:30
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Contingent Workforce
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Contingent Workforce
Thomas Waldman
Thomas Waldman Global Head of Talent Acquisition TomTom
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Candidate Experience
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Candidate Experience
Michael Falkner
Michael Falkner Global Head of Talent Acquisition Ramboll
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Hiring Success Roundtable
Hiring Success 14:30 - 15:00 Hiring Success Roundtable
15:00
Hiring Success 15:00 - 15:30 Generational Differences

What would an aikido master, also the first person of African-American descent to get ordained as meditation master, and now advisor to Fortune 50 CEOs, have to teach about inclusion? This audience participatory session will offer a new point of view to reach our organization’s potential through the lens of generational differences.

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Hiring Success 15:00 - 15:30 Generational Differences

What would an aikido master, also the first person of African-American descent to get ordained as meditation master, and now advisor to Fortune 50 CEOs, have to teach about inclusion? This audience participatory session will offer a new point of view to reach our organization’s potential through the lens of generational differences.

Dr. Steven Jones
Dr. Steven Jones Traveling Monk - CEO JONES
Hiring Success 15:00 - 15:30 Inclusion Program
Hiring Success 15:00 - 15:30 Inclusion Program
Eva Westerhoff
Eva Westerhoff Corporate Social Responsibility Lead ING Bank
Inclusion 15:00 - 15:30 Inclusion Roundtable
Inclusion 15:00 - 15:30 Inclusion Roundtable
15:30
Innovation 15:30 - 16:00 Networking Break
Innovation 15:30 - 16:00 Networking Break
16:00
Hiring Success 16:00 - 16:30 Measuring Hiring Success
Hiring Success 16:00 - 16:30 Measuring Hiring Success
Rebecca Carr
Rebecca Carr SVP, Hiring Success SmartRecruiters
16:30
Hiring Success 16:30 - 17:00 Make Your Organization a Microcosm of the World
Hiring Success 16:30 - 17:00 Make Your Organization a Microcosm of the World
18:00
18:00 - 22:00 Smarty Party
18:00 - 22:00 Smarty Party
8:00
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00
Innovation 9:00 - 9:30 Best of Breed Innovation

Previously known as an applicant tracking system, design thinking has taken recruiting technology into its golden age. This product driven session offers a clear vision into how human centered design in technology makes achieving Hiring Success actually possible.

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Innovation 9:00 - 9:30 Best of Breed Innovation

Previously known as an applicant tracking system, design thinking has taken recruiting technology into its golden age. This product driven session offers a clear vision into how human centered design in technology makes achieving Hiring Success actually possible.

Natalia Baryshnikova
Natalia Baryshnikova Head of Product Management SmartRecruiters
9:30
Innovation 9:30 - 10:00 The Most Innovative Hiring Process

What happens when a Navy flight controller is in charge of a hiring process? A hiring process that leads to 400 quality hires, on time, and under budget with 0 recruiters. A complete outsider to recruiting, Arjan modeled his hiring process after a supply chain to bring a whole new perspective.

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Innovation 9:30 - 10:00 The Most Innovative Hiring Process

What happens when a Navy flight controller is in charge of a hiring process? A hiring process that leads to 400 quality hires, on time, and under budget with 0 recruiters. A complete outsider to recruiting, Arjan modeled his hiring process after a supply chain to bring a whole new perspective.

Arjan Spies
Arjan Spies Head of TA Eiffel
10:00
Innovation 10:00 - 10:30 Networking Break
Innovation 10:00 - 10:30 Networking Break
10:30
Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 Hypergrowth

No textbook can prepare you for explosive hypergrowth, and only those who lived it can share stories of their battle scars. A key to success in this chaotic phase is setting up your leaders for success correctly. But how do you do that? Anna and Noor will take us through those challenges to make hypergrowth an exciting, “fun”, and successful journey!

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Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 Hypergrowth

No textbook can prepare you for explosive hypergrowth, and only those who lived it can share stories of their battle scars. A key to success in this chaotic phase is setting up your leaders for success correctly. But how do you do that? Anna and Noor will take us through those challenges to make hypergrowth an exciting, “fun”, and successful journey!

Anna Brandt
Anna Brandt Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Community Operations Uber

Noor van Boven
Noor van Boven Chief People Officer N26

Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 Building your EVP: Find the ‘why’

Why should one work for you? Finding your true Employer Value Proposition, may feel a complex and difficult operation. The truth is: it is already there, hidden in plain sight! In this interactive session, you will be part of the journey, while building an EVP on the spot!

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Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 Building your EVP: Find the ‘why’

Why should one work for you? Finding your true Employer Value Proposition, may feel a complex and difficult operation. The truth is: it is already there, hidden in plain sight! In this interactive session, you will be part of the journey, while building an EVP on the spot!

Tony de Graaf
Tony de Graaf Head of Talent Wehkamp

Hayke Tjemmes-Aalders
Hayke Tjemmes-Aalders TA Innovator Wehkamp

Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 F#@! Up JAM

In this out of the box session, attendees, global TA and HR execs, will share epic moments of failure in their careers. It’s through vulnerability that we’ll extract lessons learned, and find out what are common pitfalls and drivers for success.

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Hiring Success 10:30 - 11:00 F#@! Up JAM

In this out of the box session, attendees, global TA and HR execs, will share epic moments of failure in their careers. It’s through vulnerability that we’ll extract lessons learned, and find out what are common pitfalls and drivers for success.

Tim Ackermann
Tim Ackermann Global Head of Talent Acquisition & Experience LIDL

Dominik Hahn
Dominik Hahn Global Head of Talent Acquisition Allianz

11:00
Inclusion 11:00 - 11:30 OMG! Our CEO wants to hire a refugee!?

If you want to boost your company culture, productivity, and seriously impact lives and your society, this session is for you. Welcome to a practical guidance on how to hire refugees. Enjoy success stories that show the inspirational impact it has on your company. This unique combination of speakers created programs at multinationals, work in the government, and have experience successfully hiring hundreds of refugees.

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Inclusion 11:00 - 11:30 OMG! Our CEO wants to hire a refugee!?

If you want to boost your company culture, productivity, and seriously impact lives and your society, this session is for you. Welcome to a practical guidance on how to hire refugees. Enjoy success stories that show the inspirational impact it has on your company. This unique combination of speakers created programs at multinationals, work in the government, and have experience successfully hiring hundreds of refugees.

Pieter Eyck
Pieter Eyck Head of Talent Acquisition Benelux Cap Gemini

Anne Adé Lopulissa
Anne Adé Lopulissa Advisor and Mediator Randstad

Eugene van den Hemel
Eugene van den Hemel Owner Heavenly Thoughts

Inclusion 11:00 - 11:30 An Accessible Future

Where some companies see barriers, great companies see opportunity. In this participatory session, you will learn the basics of workplace accessibility, and meet the challenge of (literally) building your own corporate accessibility strategy.

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Inclusion 11:00 - 11:30 An Accessible Future

Where some companies see barriers, great companies see opportunity. In this participatory session, you will learn the basics of workplace accessibility, and meet the challenge of (literally) building your own corporate accessibility strategy.

Josh Klipp
Josh Klipp Founder Made Welcome
11:30
Hiring Success 11:30 - 12:00 Building a case for Hiring Success

Every case for change starts with board level support. This participatory session is for those who want to secure the investment and deliver TA transformation. Mo will share his own story and extract the audience’s best insights to give us tools to successfully transform TA.

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Hiring Success 11:30 - 12:00 Building a case for Hiring Success

Every case for change starts with board level support. This participatory session is for those who want to secure the investment and deliver TA transformation. Mo will share his own story and extract the audience’s best insights to give us tools to successfully transform TA.

Mo Karim
Mo Karim Head of People Transformations EMEA Colliers
Hiring Success 11:30 - 12:00 Environments that Foster Leadership

Often, the difference between good and great depends on a team’s attention to detail. It’s the small but attentive programs that allow a person be the leader they can be and reach their potential. This workshop will bring our collective insights on environments that allow for leadership styles to flourish. Expect to walk away with new ideas you will want to implement right away.

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Hiring Success 11:30 - 12:00 Environments that Foster Leadership

Often, the difference between good and great depends on a team’s attention to detail. It’s the small but attentive programs that allow a person be the leader they can be and reach their potential. This workshop will bring our collective insights on environments that allow for leadership styles to flourish. Expect to walk away with new ideas you will want to implement right away.

Eveliese Luiting
Eveliese Luiting Chief People Officer Castor

Sankalp Sharma
Sankalp Sharma Head of Talent Management & Org Development Signify

12:00
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00
Hiring Success 13:00 - 13:30 Employer Brand
Hiring Success 13:00 - 13:30 Employer Brand
13:30
Hiring Success 13:30 - 14:00 Internal Mobility
Hiring Success 13:30 - 14:00 Internal Mobility
Inclusion 13:30 - 14:00 Inclusion Roundtable
Inclusion 13:30 - 14:00 Inclusion Roundtable
14:00
Innovation 14:00 - 14:30 Networking Break
Innovation 14:00 - 14:30 Networking Break
14:30
Innovation 14:30 - 15:00 Hackathon Finals
Innovation 14:30 - 15:00 Hackathon Finals


Ingeborg Zwolsman
Ingeborg Zwolsman Program Manager Open Hiring Start Foundation

Anna Ott
Anna Ott HR Tech Enthusiast, Investor & Advisor Calibr8

15:00
Inclusion 15:00 - 15:30 Reflecting Freedom

Self-imposed limitations are created when our choices and actions are dictated by automatic thoughts and unquestioning beliefs. Understand these limitations and find freedom from this prison of the mind.

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Inclusion 15:00 - 15:30 Reflecting Freedom

Self-imposed limitations are created when our choices and actions are dictated by automatic thoughts and unquestioning beliefs. Understand these limitations and find freedom from this prison of the mind.

Khalil Osiris
Khalil Osiris Founder Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Dr. Makaziwe Mandela
Dr. Makaziwe Mandela Chairperson House of Mandela

15:30
15:30 - 16:00 Interlude
15:30 - 16:00 Interlude
16:00
Inclusion 16:00 - 16:30 Reverse Recruiting
Inclusion 16:00 - 16:30 Reverse Recruiting
16:30
16:30 - 17:00 Closing Keynote
16:30 - 17:00 Closing Keynote
18:00
18:00 - 21:00 Happy Hour
18:00 - 21:00 Happy Hour