The Agenda for RecTech 2017

The agenda for RecTech 2017 is still under development, but will generally adhere to the following outline:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

1:00 – 1:15 PM Welcome to the Programmatic Ad Buying Summit Introduction of Summit Chairs
Peter Weddle
CEO, TAtech
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Peter Zollman
Managing Partner, AIM Group
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1:15-1:55 PM Opening Keynote: The Perils & Possibilities of Programmatic – Lessons Learned from eCommerce to Recruitment

Speaker:
Josh Gampel
CEO, Recruitics
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2:00-2:30 PM Monetizing Beyond the Job Posting

Speakers:
Rene Bolier
CEO, OnRecruit
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Matt Plummer
Vice President, ZipRecruiter
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2:35-3:15 PM Fireside Chat: A Publisher’s Tale

Moderator:
Matt Plummer
Vice President, ZipRecruiter
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Ben Sole
Channel Director, Reed.
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3:15-3:45 PM Coffee Break & Networking  
3:45-4:25 PM Fireside Chat: What Your Customer Really Wants

Moderator:
Rene Bolier
CEO, OnRecruit
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Michael A. Pries
Senior VP Intl. Marketing & Digital Sales, Trenkwalder Group
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4:30-5:30 PM Programmatic Strategies (3 workshops, each presented twice)

Identifying Campaign Strategies Using Predictive Programmatic
Terry Baker
President, RealMatch
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How you can leverage non-job platforms for programmatic job advertising
Lars Weteman
CEO and Founder, Recruitz.io
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How Job Boards Can Use Programmatic to Improve Traffic Buying
Kyle Leigh
CEO, RippleMedia
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5:30-6:00 PM International Working Group Declaration on Transparency in Traffic Reporting
Tom Chevalier
VP of Product, Appcast.io
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6:05-6:15 PM Summary Comments

Summit Chairs:
Rene Bolier
CEO, OnRecruit
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Matt Plummer
Vice President, ZipRecruiter
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6:30-8:00 PM No Host Networking Reception  

Thursday, May 18, 2017

08:00 Registration Desk Opens
08:00 Registration & Coffee
08:45-09:00 Conference Day 1 Kick off

Peter Weddle
CEO, TAtech
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Peter Zollman
Managing Partner, AIM Group
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09:00-09:30 Opening Keynote: Trends that really matter - How to prepare for the future of recruiting
Andreas Dämbkes
Head of Strategy & Implementation, Stepstone
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09:30-11:00

Focus: Mobile Innovation

09:30-10:00 Mobile Transformation accomplished. Getting employers, candidates and your own staff excited about a seismic shift for the better"
Dominique Cerri
General Manager, InfoJobs
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10:00-10:15 FireSide Chat: Blue Collar: A market ripe for mobile disruption
Eugene Mizin
Co-founder & CEO, JOB TODAY
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10:15-10:30 FireSide Chat: White Collar: A market ripe for disruption as well
Angela Hood
Founder, ThisWay Global
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10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Networking
10:30-16:30 Deal Center Open
11:00-12:30

Focus: AI in recruiting

11:00-11:15 Sponsor Intros
11:15-11:45 Panel:
AI first: how will it change the recruiting industry?

Moderator:
Alex Murphy
CEO, Epic 59
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Kartik Mandaville
CEO and Founder, SpringRole
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Robin Eric Haak
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Jobspotting GmbH
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Angela Hood
Founder, ThisWay Global
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Han Stoffels
CEO & Founder, 8vance Matching Technologies BV
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11:45-12:15 How to disrupt the recruitment marketing industry: Start-up session

Lars Weteman
CEO and Founder, Recruitz.io
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Helder Silva
Co-Founder, Newton.ai
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Rui Costa
Co-Founder, Newton.ai
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Terence Hielscher
Managing Director, Moberries GmbH
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12:15-12:35 Has Google just launched an Indeed-Killer? The most important trends that transform the e-recruiting business. Meet the experts

AIM Group

TAtech
12:35-14:00 Lunch Break & Networking
14:00-14:15 Sponsor Intros
14:30-14:50 FireSide Chat: Growth strategies. How to build a start-up from scratch to 250 employees in less than 2 years. Sergio Gonzales, COO, Cornerjob
David Rodriguez
Co-Founder & CEO, Cornerjob
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14:50-15:20 Free as a business model - What works in emerging markets and beyond
Felix Erken
MD JunkMail Publishing Group/JobMail
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15:20-15:50 Coffee Break & Networking
15:50-16:20

Workshop I
Hidden revenue potential in the jobboard market: Options for better monetization

Jens Hasche
Director, Simon-Kucher & Partners
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Workshop II
Artificial Intelligence in practice: Matching Job ads and CVs
Kartik Mandaville
CEO and Founder, SpringRole
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16:25-17:05 Workshop III: How Can Publishers Get the Credit They Deserve
John Bell
Founder & CEO, reThinkData
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Workshop IV: Using data to improve the user experience
Pierre Antebi
Director business marketing, Figaro Classifieds
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17:15-17:45 Panel: Total candidate focus:The superior approach?

Terry Baker
President, RealMatch
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James Nutt
Head of EMEA Partnerships, Glassdoor, UK
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Renato Profico
CEO, JobCloud
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17:45-18:15 Recruiting in VUCA-times
Lennart Engelhardt
CEO & Founder, HappyR
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18:15-20:30 Cocktail Reception

Friday, May 19, 2017

08:00-09:00 Coffee & Networking
09:00-09:30 Going (far) East: lessons from 10 years of running Asian businesses
Theo Vassiliadis
President, APAC, CareerBuilder.com
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9:30 Deal Center Open
09:30-10:00 Panel: Gaining Mindshare with Customers: Innovative Recruitment Marketing Strategies

John Salt
Group Sales & Marketing Director, Totaljobs Group
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Lee Biggins
Founder & Managing Director, CV-Library
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Theo Vassiliadis
President, APAC, CareerBuilder.com
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10:00-10:30 New ways to engage users: Start-up session
Benjamin Maischak
COO, JobUFO
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Amit A Ramdath
Founder Byte Orbit | FrontierLab | ImpressMe
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10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Networking
11:00 11:15 Sponsor Intros
11:15-11:45

Applied machine learning - Smart process automatization for the jobs industry.

Alexander Chukovski
Director Job Advertising Business, Experteer
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11:45 – 12:15 Disrupting the staffing industry
Juan Urdiales
Co-CEO, JobAndTalent
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12:15–12:45 Cognitive Technology + Data = Future of HR
Dave Millner
Executive Consulting Partner, IBM Workforce Solutions
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12:45-13:00 ReCap, Conference ends