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Bringing the latest thinking in HR and Talent Management to the Talent Leaders in Australasia.

Talent management has become one of the most challenging functions for many organisations. There is constant pressure to deliver better candidates, faster, and more cost effectively. Budgets are constrained. Headcount is limited. Times are tough.

It’s in these testing times that organisations are looking for innovative ways to succeed and do things differently.

Hence, the 7th Annual Australasian Talent Conference 2013, 28th – 30th May 2013 in Sydney is appropriately themed: Agile Talent Management – Optimise, In-source, Outsource, Offshore, Redeploy.

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Unlike generic recruitment industry conferences, this event has been carefully assembled to help you meet the rapidly changing business and talent needs of tomorrow. Whether you plan to redeploy current employees elsewhere in the business, offshore all or part of your operation, or bring critical skills in-house, for most organisations change is imminent and recruiters and talent managers will need to be ready to respond.

ATC 2013 promises to get you thinking outside of the square with the following topics shaping this year’s agenda:

  • Emerging talent management and recruitment models and the pros and cons of each e.g. Insource, RPO or Offshore – what’s best?
  • Ways to boost productivity in your organisation;
  • Agile workforce planning strategies;
  • Reducing redundancies via redeployment;
  • Emerging recruitment technology; and
  • Workforce 2014 and beyond.

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Agenda

Day 1: 28th May, 2013

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Pre-Conference Workshop Registration:

The ATC workshop registration desk opens from 9:00am. For the early birds among you, come join us for coffee, mingle with other early rising delegates.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Workshop 1A AM - Leveraging Hiring Managers as your Secret Weapon:
John Vlastelica - Recruiting Toolbox

In the quest for top talent your hiring managers can either speed you up, or slow you down. In this interactive workshop we’ll discuss how you can best leverage your hiring managers to find the right talent.  John Vlastelica will lead this workshop and draw on his time in the trenches as a corporate recruiting leader within a very ‘hiring-manager centric’ company.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Workshop 1B AM - Agile Workforce Analytics:
Alex Hagan - Kienco

Organisations are constantly looking to improve business performance – doing more with less is critical. Agile workforce analytics enables HR to strategically lead the business in this improvement process.  Participants in the Agile Analytics workshop will learn how to uncover actionable insights from the data they have about their workforce today; the ways in which statistics mislead us; and discuss the impact of Big Data on the future of talent management.

Alex Hagan
Alex Hagan
Founder & CEO, Kienco
Find out more about Alex Hagan
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Workshop 2A PM - Building a Winning Social Recruitment Business Case:
Jared Woods - Social@Ogilvy

And Michael Specht, Head of Strategy, Navigo

While many organisations have dipped their toes into Social Media, taking your strategies to the next level will often require further funding and business commitment. This workshop is about building a business case that will help you gain formal buy-in and funding from the C-Suite.

This workshop will cover:

  • Understanding and quantifying your business objectives;
  • Deciding whether to insource or outsource your tactics;
  • Developing your Return on Investment (ROI) for your Social Media Strategy;
  • Creating tangible and intangible metrics and  how these will be reported;
  • Developing a pilot case study; and
  • Gaining buy-in from the C-Suite.
Jared Woods
Jared Woods
Creative / Content Manager & Digital Strategist, Social@Ogilvy
Find out more about Jared Woods
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Workshop 2B PM - Agile Workforce Planning for the Modern Workforce:
Jenny Hoysted - Workforce Planning Australia

And Tony Wallace, Principal, Workforce Planning Australia

While strategic Workforce Planning is long term and should be aligned to the organisational strategy, in today’s world it must be adaptable to change and shifting demands. Done poorly, planners get lost in process and drown in data. Well executed, there is competitive advantage. Tony and Jenny, masters in Workforce Planning will show you ways to make it agile, manageable and meet ever-changing business needs.  By attending this workshop you will gain new ideas and test them in the context of your organisation. Learn how to make Workforce Planning a business tool that consistently adds value.

Jenny Hoysted
Jenny Hoysted
Principal & Executive Coach, Workforce Planning Australia
Find out more about Jenny Hoysted
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Welcome Reception:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. This welcome reception is a great opportunity  to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends. We hope you leave this event with lasting connections.

Day 2: 29th May, 2013

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Conference Registration:

The ATC conference registration desk opens from 7:30am.  For the early birds among you, come join us for coffee, mingle with other early rising delegates, get to know our speakers and meet our partners.

8:45 am - 9:00 am
Conference Open, Welcome Remarks:
Tanyth Lloyd Brown - Deloitte

Our 2014 MC will open the 7th Annual Australasian Talent Conference (ATC).

Tanyth Lloyd Brown
Tanyth Lloyd Brown
National Talent Acquisition & Mobility Director, Deloitte
Find out more about Tanyth Lloyd Brown
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Keynote Session - Creating, sustaining and accelerating a global recruiting function in a rapidly changing business landscape:
Richard Lishewski - Nike

In this Keynote Session, Richard Lishewski will draw on his experience at global sportswear giant, Nike, to discuss various models for delivering recruitment talent to your business. He will discuss ways to determine and evaluate the right sourcing mix and will share valuable insights on building a global recruitment function that can withstand the ever-changing economic, business and labour-supply pressures recruiters are faced with today.

This is a chance to think laterally about staffing options and learn from one of the world’s largest employers!

Rich Lishewishi
Richard Lishewski
Global Talent Acquisition Director, Nike
Find out more about Richard Lishewski
10:00 am - 10:45 am
General Session - Blended Workforces: The Death of Permanent Hiring?:
Kelly Quirk - Harrier Human Capital

In this session, Kelly Quirk, CEO of Harrier Human Capital, explores the idea of the blended workforce – which brings together traditional talent acquisition with the management of independent contractors, suppliers and the contingent supply chain.

Kelly will highlight the significant benefits that can be delivered around strategy alignment, organisational flexibility, talent quality, cost control and compliance when organisations bring these traditionally separate processes together in an integrated and strategic way.

She will also explore the following questions:

  • Does the rise of the blended workforce mean the end of the permanent hiring model?
  • How do you get the balance right, even in an economic downturn?
  • How will generational and demographic changes impact the way organisations plan for and manage their workforce?
Kelly Quirk
Kelly Quirk
Chief Executive Officer, Harrier Human Capital
Find out more about Kelly Quirk
10:45 am - 11:15 am
Morning Tea Break:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Reduce Redundancies, Increase Redeployment: A Case Study by Suncorp Recruitment:
Davin D’Silva - Suncorp Group

This breakout session will show you how you can reduce redundancies in your organisation by turning your recruitment function into a redeployment function. Suncorp has implemented a redeployment function as part of Suncorp Recruitment to assist employees to find positions internally.  This has been very successful and Davin will provide a case study on how this was developed and the results achieved to date.

Davin DSilva
Davin D’Silva
Recruitment Manager, Suncorp Group
Find out more about Davin D’Silva
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - The Nuts and Bolts of Offshoring All or Part of Your Recruitment Function:
Tara Knobel - Alexander Mann Solutions

Setting up an off-shored sourcing or recruitment function can reduce costs but requires an understanding of global/local capabilities, infrastructure and staff. This session will walk you through the process of setting this up to provide quality, repeatable results.

Tara Knobel
Tara Knobel
Regional Operations Director APAC – Contingent Workforce Solutions, Alexander Mann Solutions
Find out more about Tara Knobel
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Understanding the Tribes in Your Organisation to Optimise Recruitment:
Mas Bianchi - Monadelphous Group

Many organisations talk about their culture and work hard to identify it, reinforce it and prevent cultural dilution.

This case study will demonstrate how demographic and media channel consumption analysis can provide insights that will help to build creative sourcing strategies and improve recruitment.

Mas Bianchi
Mas Bianchi
Group Sourcing Manager, Monadelphous Group
Find out more about Mas Bianchi
11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Arrium Mining & Minerals Case Study: How Talent Improved Sales Performance:
Belinda Willis - Arrium Mining & Materials

And Louise Pearce, Attraction & Selection Business Partner, Arrium Mining & Materials
Joy Anky-Jarvis, Talent Communication Specialist, Arrium Mining & Materials

Arrium’s (formerly OneSteel) Talent Management Function has drastically overhauled the recruitment of sales people. This interactive session is a case study of how Arrium’s Talent Management Function was able to improve the company’s bottom line through recruitment innovation.

Female Profile
Belinda Willis
Resourcing & Talent Manager, Arrium Mining & Materials
Find out more about Belinda Willis
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Networking Lunch:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
World Café Roundtables:
Trevor Vas - HCMS & ATC Events

The World Café adds a new dynamic to a traditional conference setting and provides an open forum for you to have your say, share your ideas and gain a practical understanding of the subject matter via a series of interactive roundtable discussions. There will be 3 x 30 minutes rounds and wrap-up.

Each topic will be hosted on a separate table allowing participants to select and move around to a table of their choice at their own discretion, or at the end of each of the three rounds.

Here are the topics for discussion:

  1. 21st Century Assessment – what does it look like?
  2. Morphing recruitment into talent management is the way of the future. True or False?
  3. Are we seeing the end of Corporate Recruiting? What’s next?
  4. Can organisations create an employment brand?
  5. Can Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, & LinkedIn substitute your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?
  6. Does offshoring recruitment impact your brand?
  7. Is Pinterest the future of sourcing?
  8. Who should the recruitment messaging and brand belong to? Marketing or HR?
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea Break:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
General Session - A World Beyond Humans - Recruitment Robots:
Professor Rajiv Khosla - La Trobe University

New emerging technology is changing the game for recruitment as we know it, with emotionally intelligent robots set to play a vital role in the future of recruitment. For instance, emotionally engaging assistive robots can now determine how much passion a person has for a job. They can help recruitment managers conduct customised job interviews on a large scale. Professor Rajiv Khosla is at the forefront of adapting the technology to professional services functions and will demonstrate the ability of these intuitive robots to assist in human resource management tasks.

This session promises to get you thinking out-side of your comfort zone and push the envelope.

Rajiv Khosla
Professor Rajiv Khosla
Director Research Centre for Computers, Communication & Social Innovation, La Trobe University
Find out more about Professor Rajiv Khosla
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Conference Day 1, Closing Remarks:
Tanyth Lloyd Brown - Deloitte

The 2013 MC will wrap up the Day 1’s key take aways.

Tanyth Lloyd Brown
Tanyth Lloyd Brown
National Talent Acquisition & Mobility Director, Deloitte
Find out more about Tanyth Lloyd Brown
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Networking Reception:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. This networking reception is a great opportunity  to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends. We hope you leave this event with lasting connections.

Day 3: 30th May, 2013

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Conference Registration:

The ATC conference registration desk opens from 7:30am.  For the early birds among you, come join us for coffee, mingle with other early rising delegates, get to know our speakers and meet our partners.

8:30 am - 8:45 am
Conference Day 2, Welcome Remarks:
Jo Dellicott - Thales Group

Our Day 2 MC will open the second day of the 7th Annual Australasian Talent Conference.

Jo Dellicott
Jo Dellicott
Resourcing Business Partner, Thales Group
Find out more about Jo Dellicott
8:45 am - 9:30 am
Keynote Session - Agile Recruitment and Successful Recruitment Leadership:
John Vlastelica - Recruiting Toolbox

Agile recruitment means working smarter, adapting to the business faster, thinking beyond traditional recruiter approaches, and accurately diagnosing and overcoming the barriers that prevent your hiring managers from getting the talent they need. In this session, John Vlastelica will explore how successful recruiters and recruiting leaders actually lead and deliver results in an environment that requires us to be more agile and adaptable.

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Keynote Session - Creating Agile and Competitive Skills in Australia:
Robin Shreeve - TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute

To keep pace in a rapidly changing and competitive world Australia needs to address skills, productivity and workforce participation challenges over the next decade. The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) has developed four different scenarios to assess how industry and occupational profiles are likely to develop until 2025 and has modelled the results to explore how Australia could tackle these issues. Robin Shreeve, the CEO of AWPA, will outline the results and recommendations that flowed from this modelling, arming conference attendees with valuable insight into future skills demand and gaps within Australian workforces.

10:15 am - 10:30 am
Morning Tea Break:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

10:30 am - 11:15 am
General Session - How Technology can Help HR Deliver on the CEO Agenda:
John Hansen - Oracle

CEOs are asking for more tangible results than ever from their HR leaders. Whether it’s to improve employee experience and productivity, deliver insight into the workforce, or ensure effective and efficient HR best practices, HR leaders must deliver on the CEO agenda. Learn how the latest advances in technology can help you power the business.  From the latest in mobile applications, social enterprise management, and cloud computing, in this session John Hansen from Oracle will familiarise attendees with technology that can deliver global capability, with flexibility.

John Hansen
John Hansen
Senior Director, Human Capital Management JAPAC & ANZ Outbound Product Management APAC, Oracle
Find out more about John Hansen
11:15 am - 11:30 am
Mid-Morning Tea Break:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - When it Comes to Measuring Quality of Hire, How Do You Stack Up?:
Kimberley Hubble - Hudson RPO

Research supports that employers spend billions of dollars each year on recruitment. Despite its importance Hudson’s recent research shows at least 40% of companies don’t track quality of hire in any way.  This session will give you an understanding of what metrics are used to measure quality of hire, for what types of jobs and some of the findings.

Kimberley Hubble
Kimberley Hubble
Global RPO Leader, Hudson RPO
Find out more about Kimberley Hubble
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Candidate Experience: Myth, Legend, Reality:
Gerry Crispin - CareerXroads

And Elaine Orler, President, TheTalentBoard

The next generation of recruitment demands a more intimate understanding of the needs of each stakeholder. Unfortunately, the stakeholders that are often overlooked are the candidates. It takes work to understand, listen to, and engage prospects and candidates. However, the return is far greater than most companies imagine, and the cost of doing it poorly is growing.

This is a chance to learn how you can enrich the candidate experience and make a lasting impression.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Making Your Organisation More Agile with Human Capital Analytics:
Kevin Wheeler - Future of Talent Institute

With Gordon Zeilstra, Vice President Product Strategy, Successfactors, an SAP Company and
Sean Collins, Senior Director Product Strategy, Successfactors, an SAP Company

Organisations who can measure their human capital analytics can be more agile, productive and compete better.  At times when most organisation need to do more with less Human Capital Analytics give you the option to make important decisions that positively impact your business.  Successfactors are leaders in the Human Capital Analytics space and will provide an overview of their analytics and what they can do to improve business performance.  Kevin Wheeler who has assisted many Fortune 500 companies will interview SuccessFactors and also answer your questions on how you can make your organisation more agile.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Breakout Session - Boosting Productivity Through Effective Workforce Planning:
Tony Wallace - Workforce Planning Australia

And Jenny Hoysted, Principal & Executive Coach, Workforce Planning Australia

Workforce planning is defined as positioning the right people in the right jobs to deliver organisational capability.  This breakout session will provide a case study on how you can boost your organisation’s productivity using effective Workforce Planning strategies.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Networking Lunch:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Unconference Session - Improving Engagement and Time to Productivity with Agile On-boarding:
Rory Walker - SilkRoad

On-boarding staff so that they become productive fast is important. It improves engagement and motivation which consequently boosts confidence, improves work quality and productivity, and helps to reduce incidences of early leaving.

This unconference session will cover the local and global lessons learnt in the on-boarding of staff and will draw on your input and experiences.

Rory Walker
Rory Walker
Sales Director - New Zealand, SilkRoad
Find out more about Rory Walker
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Unconference Session - Debunking the 457 Visa debate - successful skilled migration:
Alan Chanesman - Lipman James

Immigration is a politically divisive issue, often framed against protectionist sentiment around foreign workers taking local jobs – but what’s all the hype really about and how can organisations utilise the 457 Visa scheme effectively? This exceptional session will allow you to ask questions of a prominent industry expert on skilled migration and the complex 457 debate.

Alan will set the scene and clearly explain the political influences driving the debate, with practical pointers that will help attendees understand their obligations and optimise their 457 Visa position in the future. This is a chance to have all your questions answered and find out: What are the dynamics behind skilled migration policies? What changes can we expect in the next three years? And Why ‘demand’ vs. ‘supply’-driven migration is so contentious?

For organisations that need to recruit global talent, this session will show you how to proactively and reactively prepare for an optimal outcome.

Alan Chanesman
Alan Chanesman
Immigration Advisor and Principal & CEO, Lipman James
Find out more about Alan Chanesman
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Unconference Session - Insource, RPO or Offshore: What’s Best?:
Rob Papworth - Minerals & Metals Group

Should you start with an RPO and then Insource? Should you outsource the more challenging tasks such as Talent Pooling? All of these questions and more will make for an exciting discussion on the myriad of staffing options available.

This session will solve these mysteries and provide an opportunity to participate in the debate.

Rob Papworth
Rob Papworth
Group Recruitment Manager, Minerals & Metals Group
Find out more about Rob Papworth
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Afternoon Tea Break:

Networking is the heart of the ATC. We hope you use this break to talk to your peers, mingle with our partners, meet our speakers – and make new friends.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Fearless Forcast: Workforce 2014 and Beyond:
Kevin Wheeler - Future of Talent Institute

You cannot afford to miss Kevin Wheeler’s traditional closing session as he focuses on several talent disruptors that will change the recruiting and talent management equation in 2014. Improving economies, the dominance of social media, and new technologies are creating a tsunami of change that will make many recruiting skills obsolete. Learn which ones are losing importance, and get a glimpse of the skills required for the future of this industry.

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Conference Day 2, Closing Remarks:
Jo Dellicott - Thales Group

The 2013 Day 2 MC will summarise the key take aways from the 9th annual ATC, and leave you ready to drive change within your organisation.

Jo Dellicott
Jo Dellicott
Resourcing Business Partner, Thales Group
Find out more about Jo Dellicott
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference Final Wrap Up:
Trevor Vas - HCMS & ATC Events

Trevor will wrap up the 7th annual ATC event.

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