TAtech North America & The World Job Board Forum

Jun 4-6, 2024 ● The International Spy Museum, Washington D.C.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Tuesday Jun 4, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 PM                     Welcome Reception   Hilton Washington D.C.,                                                                                                           National Mall The Wharf, Archives Lounge & Room

                                           

WEDNESDAY

June 5, 2024

7:30-8:45 am                                                     Continental Breakfast

Event Space A,B,C, The International SPY Museum, 955 L’enfant Plaza SW

8:00-8:305 am                                                    RECex

TAtech’s version of those famous talks about great ideas
Speaker: TBD

8:45-9:00 am                                                     Conference Opens

Peter Weddle, Founder & CEO, TAtech

Stephen O’Donnell, Chief Growth Officer, TAtech 

Our MCs

Serge Boudreau 
Shelley Billinghurst 

Co-Hosts, The Recruitment Flex Podcast

The World Job Board Forum

9:00-9:30 am                                                     Opening Keynote: Riding the Wave or Getting Drowned By It?

Will Job Boards Be the Victim of the Labor Market’s Success?

Andrew Flowers, Labor Economist Appcast 

Toby Dayton, CEO LinkUp 

 

 

9:35-10:05 am                                                  Fireside Chat: Top Secret Talent Acquisition

Recruiting in America’s Intelligence Agencies

Mike Bruni, Partner Talent Acquisition Strategies, LLC 
Former Talent Acquisition Manager, U.S. intelligence agency

Roynda Hartsfield, CIO Obie & Ax Inc. 
Former Chief of Directorate of Digital Innovation Hiring, CIA

Moderator: Steven Rothberg, Founder & CVO College Recruiter 

 

10:05-10:35 am                                                Coffee Break & Networking

 

10:35-11:05 am                                                Fireside Chat: The Secret Sauce of Niche Sites
Cooking up sustained customer loyalty and profits

Roger Lear, CEO OrlandoJobs.com 
Andy Hibel, COO HigherEdjobs.com 

Moderator: Peter Weddle, CEO, TAtech

 

11:10 am-12:10 pm                                        Product Palooza

  • Boostpoint
  • WriteSea
  • Loopa Automate
  • Public Insight

Moderator: Stephen O’Donnell, Chief Growth Officer TAtech 

12:10-1:30 pm                                                  Lunch & Networking

The TAtech Deal Center

1:30-5:30 pm                                                     B2B Meetings                                                                                                                            Rooftop Terrace

The Investors & Analysts Summit

1:30-2:00 pm                                                     Opening Keynote: Threepeat – My Experience With Three Exits

Maximizing Shareholder Value in a Banking Process

Terry Baker, CEO Daxtra 

 

2:05-2:35 pm                                                     An Analyst’s View of Today’s TA Market

The latest research on employers and solution providers

Ben Eubanks, CEO Lighthouse Research & Advisory 

 

2:40-3:20 pm                                                     Hey!  Don’t Forget Us!

Pay attention to your customers when doing deals

Shelia Gray, VP/TA Generac Power Systems 

 

3:20-3:50 pm                                                     Coffee Break & Networking

 

3:50-4:20 pm                                                     Getting Negotiations Right

Avoid the pitfalls that can derail a deal

Dan Wilson, Managing Partner Viking Mergers & Acquisitions 

 

4:25-4:55 pm                                                     Closing Keynote: Is an IPO the Right Strategy for Your Company?

Demystifying initial public offerings

Liz Hocker, CEO 10:10 Strategy 

 

5:00-7:00 pm                                                     Halftime Happy Hour

Hilton Washington D.C.
National Mall, The Wharf
Archives Lounge and Room

THURSDAY

June 6, 2024

7:30-8:45 am                                                     Continental Breakfast                                    Event Space A,B,C, The International SPY Museum, 955 L’enfant Plaza SW

8:00-8:305 am                                                    RECex

TAtech’s version of those famous talks about great ideas
Speaker: TBD

8:45-9:00 am                                                     Conference Opens

Peter Weddle,
Founder & CEO, TAtech

Stephen O’Donnell 
Chief Growth Officer, TAtech

Our MCs

Serge Boudreau 
Shelley Billinghurst 

Co-Hosts, The Recruitment Flex Podcast

The TAtech Deal Center

9:00 am-5:00 pm                                             B2B Meetings                                                    Rooftop Terrace

 

The Global Talent Technology Forum

9:00-9:30 am                                                 Opening Keynote: AI in Talent Acquisition, Today and in Five Years
Where are we (really), and where are we likely to go? 

Renee La Londe, Founder & CEO, iTalent Digital 

 

9:35-10:05 am                                                 License to Sell: The Covert Alliance of Sales and Marketing

Thinking outside-the-box to create a distinct company identity

Jason Putnam, CRO Plum 

Michelle Meehan, VP-Marketing Plum 

 

10:05-10:35 am                                                Coffee Break & Networking

10:35-11:05 am                                                The New Tech Talent Super Power

Shining a spotlight on Africa’s technical talent

Hilda Kabushenga, CEO The African Talent Company 

 

11:10-11:40 am                                                Employers’ AI Risk Management & Its Impact on TA Solution Providers

The expanding reach and role of AI governance

Guru Sethupathy, CEO FairNow.ai 

 

11:45 am-12:15 pm                                        The Recruitment Flex Podcast – Live

Interview with Guest TBD

Serge Boudreau 
Shelley Billinghurst 

Co-Hosts, The Recruitment Flex Podcast

12:15-1:45 pm                                                  Lunch & Networking

1:45-2:15 pm                                                    People Believe People
Why recruitment marketing should now include influencers

Tracey Parson, CEO Flockity 

 

2:20-2:50 pm                                                     Government Contracting 101

Understanding the lingo & avoiding the pitfalls

Mike Bruni, Partner Talent Acquisition Strategies LLC 

Roynda Hartsfield, CEO Obie & Ax Inc. 

Moderator: Steven Rothberg CVO College Recruiter 

 

2:50-3:20 pm                                                     Coffee Break & Networking

 

3:20-3:50 pm                                                     Unique Value

Value Indexing and Exchange in Human and Machine Teaming

Antonia Manoochehri, CEO LumenAI.tech 

4:00-5:00 pm                                                     Now, It’s Your Turn!

Moderated discussion tables
With select conference presenters

5:00 pm                                                               Conference Closes

OUR SPEAKERS