Contingent Staffing 2019

July 23 - 25, 2019

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN

Day 2: Wednesday July 24


Taking It Forward: Making An Impact In Your Organization          


7:20 am - 8:20 am Breakfast in The Solutions Zone

8:20 am - 8:30 am Welcome/Chairperson’s Remarks

8:30 am - 9:00 am Interactive Presentation: Ready For Takeoff: Building Contingent Staffing Excellence By Making An Impact And Building Deeper Connections

Brian Harman - Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Fresh out of the gate on Day 2, you’ll be treated to invigorating discussion that will put a new twist on how to take your program forward and make an impact in your organization. You won’t want to miss this lively discussion that will get you out of your seat and interact with your peers. Whether you're starting your program from scratch or already have an established program in place, you’ll get some actionable takeaways surrounding:

• How to connect with others by telling your story 
• Techniques to row yourself and your team 
• Approaches to make an impact and influence without formal authority

Brian Harman, Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Brian Harman

Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

9:00 am - 9:40 am Interactive Case Study: Elevating Your Program Through An Effective HR And Procurement Partnership

Greg Scherrer - Director, Contingent Workforce Operations, KPMG Faye Cheung - Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing, KPMG
This engaging case study will review the different set of skills the KPMG HR and Procurement team bring to the table to address spend management, supplier relationship management, talent acquisition, and risk/compliance management that result in a successfully managed contingent staffing program. You’ll leave the session with a full understanding of how to:

• Initiate/improve upon existing partnerships and collaboration between HR and Procurement
• Recognize and manage inherent differences between goals of HR and Procurement to achieve success
• Develop a working relationship to achieve competitive advantage via your contingent staffing program

Greg Scherrer, Director, Contingent Workforce Operations at KPMG

Greg Scherrer

Director, Contingent Workforce Operations
KPMG

Faye Cheung, Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing at KPMG

Faye Cheung

Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing
KPMG

Even if you’re the largest client of your MSP, VMS, etc., you might not always be getting the best work. Alternatively, it’s typically your MSP/VMS’s best client that gets the best work – and you don’t have to spend the most money to receive it! This engaging panel will provide you with tangible takeaways to make sure that you are making the most out of your relationship. Key takeaways will include:

• How well-intentioned procurement (and sometimes HR!) requests can create havoc on a relationship
• Keeping staffing firms honest – two way street between client and staffing firm
• How to assessing the value of your partners and determine how and when to change course

Bradley Pierson, Program Manager, Vendor Management Systems at Google

Bradley Pierson

Program Manager, Vendor Management Systems
Google

Serene Vivadelli, Manager Vendor Procurement Management Resource Management at CommonSpirit Health

Serene Vivadelli

Manager Vendor Procurement Management Resource Management
CommonSpirit Health

Jo Haight, Purchases Group Manager - NA Labor Purchases at Procter and Gamble

Jo Haight

Purchases Group Manager - NA Labor Purchases
Procter and Gamble

Paul Thill

Sourcing Leader - IT Software & Services
GE Healthcare

Ashwin Rao, Executive Vice President at Collabera

Ashwin Rao

Executive Vice President
Collabera

10:20 am - 11:00 am On A Roll Refreshment & Networking Break in The Solutions Zone

General Session

11:00 am - 11:30 am Fireside Chat: Moving The Total Talent Management Needle
Micheal Sittler - Manager SCM, Contingent Labor & Consulting, Enbridge
The concept of Total Talent Management – holistically integrating and engaging traditional and ‘non-employee talent sources to meet staffing needs – has been talked about for several years now, but actual examples of implementing it seem to be in short supply.  This engaging fireside chat will give you perspective of one programs journey and provide key takeaways surrounding how to:
·         Demonstrate the value of investments/initiatives related to total talent management to senior leadership
·         Develop an effective action plan to implement components of total talent management within your organization
·         Prepare your stakeholders, suppliers, and technology for resulting impact and changes from such an initiative
Micheal Sittler, Manager SCM, Contingent Labor & Consulting at Enbridge

Micheal Sittler

Manager SCM, Contingent Labor & Consulting
Enbridge

11:00 am - 11:30 am Boardroom: Buyer Meetup: Light Industrial Focused Programs

Cathy Penrod - Director of Workforce Management, Menasha Packaging
Light industrial often experiences a unique set of contingent staffing challenges. This meetup will allow you to introduce yourselves to one another and facilitate an open discussion of related issues. 

At the end, you'll break off into small brainstorming groups according to your greatest challenge. You’ll leave with a network of colleagues you can network with after the conference.

Cathy Penrod, Director of Workforce Management at Menasha Packaging

Cathy Penrod

Director of Workforce Management
Menasha Packaging

Brian Feeley, Director, Professional and Corporate Services Strategic Sourcing and Category Management at Fannie Mae

Brian Feeley

Director, Professional and Corporate Services Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Fannie Mae

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Interactive Presentation: Branding Your Program For Success: Building Champions

Thes Spivey - HR Contingent Worker Program Director, The Coca Cola Company Jason Cammorata - VP of Sourcing, MDC Partners
It’s no secret that some stakeholders can cringe when they work with your team based on previous (not so good) experiences or other corporate initiatives that have gone ‘off the rails’. One way to alleviate this response is to develop and communicate your own contingent staffing team brand. This engaging discussion will help you understand:

• What a team brand is and why and when you might need one
• Key steps you can take now to develop a team brand
• Putting it into action – communicating your brand via words and actions
• Continuous improvement/evolution of your team brand

Thes Spivey, HR Contingent Worker Program Director at The Coca Cola Company

Thes Spivey

HR Contingent Worker Program Director
The Coca Cola Company

Jason Cammorata, VP of Sourcing at MDC Partners

Jason Cammorata

VP of Sourcing
MDC Partners

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch for All Attendees

Track A: SOW and Services

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Workshop: Stakeholder SOW Boot Camp
Jud Jackson - Senior Contract Manager, Weyerhauser
Long the bane of a CS Program Manager’s existence, poor and/or misclassified SOWs is an issue that never really seems to go away. While it may never fully be eliminated, there are some leading practices you can take to address the program on the double!

• Best Practices for Identifying misclassified staff augmentation
• Working with your stakeholders to improve how they write SOW
• Determining pathway between T&M and SOW.

Jud Jackson, Senior Contract Manager at Weyerhauser

Jud Jackson

Senior Contract Manager
Weyerhauser

Track A: SOW and Services

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Innovation Spotlight x 2

Track A: SOW and Services

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Workshop: Incorporating SOW/Services Into Your Contingent Workforce Program – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Serene Vivadelli - Manager Vendor Procurement Management Resource Management, CommonSpirit Health Jodie Smith - Program Director, Contractor Connection Team at CommonSpirit Health, Guidant Global
More then ever before, contingent staffing teams are prioritizing SOW management and services procurement over the next 12 months as a way to improve the overall CWM program. A perennial challenge for contingent staffing professionals has been to gain visibility into spend and milestone tracking of SOW activity. This particular session will give you the know-how from someone who has ‘been there done that’ so that you can do the same. Key takeaways include:

• What functionality is out there
• What works/doesn’t work
• How to scope and manage a related 
Serene Vivadelli, Manager Vendor Procurement Management Resource Management at CommonSpirit Health

Serene Vivadelli

Manager Vendor Procurement Management Resource Management
CommonSpirit Health

Jodie Smith, Program Director, Contractor Connection Team at CommonSpirit Health at Guidant Global

Jodie Smith

Program Director, Contractor Connection Team at CommonSpirit Health
Guidant Global

If you nee a break from the “big guys” and interested in hearing some perspective from mid-market companies you’re in for a treat! This panel of experts have all taken their mid-market program to varying levels of maturity. There will be plenty of time for Q&A for discussion afterwards.

• What to do if you don’t have an an established program yet
• Does the traditional MSP/VMS model make sense?
• Can you get by with a master vendor program?
• How do you get buy in to launch and sustain your program?

Morgan Hoogvelt, Global Director, Talent Acquisition at ESAB

Morgan Hoogvelt

Global Director, Talent Acquisition
ESAB

Toni Kleppin, Contingent Workforce Program Manager at CreditKarma.com

Toni Kleppin

Contingent Workforce Program Manager
CreditKarma.com

Kristin Lloyd, Sr. Manager, Procurement at Groupon

Kristin Lloyd

Sr. Manager, Procurement
Groupon

Curt Paquette, President at Pipeline Talent Solutions

Curt Paquette

President
Pipeline Talent Solutions

Track B: Small to Mid-Market Track

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Innovation Spotlight x 2

Track B: Small to Mid-Market Track

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Presentation: Mastering Light Industrial Workforce Within Your Mid-Market Program
Cam Huynh - Contingent Workforce Manager, Lime
What are some of the best strategies to consider when incorporating light industrial workforce within your contingent staffing program? If you don’t have Amazon-level size and scope don’t despair – it can be done. 

• Unique requirements of light industrial programs
• Leveraging expertise from supplier partnerships
• Questions to ask/consider when rolling out your program.

Cam Huynh, Contingent Workforce Manager at Lime

Cam Huynh

Contingent Workforce Manager
Lime

Track C: Boardroom – Expert Tips

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Interactive Workshop: Tips From A Toastmaster: From Idea to Presentation (Space is limited! RSVP Required Upon Registration)
Brian Harman - Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing, BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Did you know that Warren Buffett once dropped out of a college speech class due to his public speaking fears? While this session might not bring you his material wealth you will leave this session with a wealth of knowledge that help you become a superstar speaker within your organization, across the industry, and (arguably most importantly) at a future ProcureCon conference! 
Key techniques to be discussed include:

• Starting with an idea and gathering constructive feedback
• Gain confidence to speak about yourself and your story
• How to build a narrative that will make people care and remember you and your story
• Polishing your story into a presentation

Brian Harman, Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Brian Harman

Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Track C: Boardroom – Expert Tips

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Interactive Workshop: Tips From A Ninja: Tactics To Make Your Next Negotiation A Success
Mark Raffan - Founder, Negotiations Ninja Training


Mark Raffan, Founder at Negotiations Ninja Training

Mark Raffan

Founder
Negotiations Ninja Training

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Here’s The Scoop Networking Break And Final Visit To The Solutions Zone

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Fireside Chat Be Passionate About Diversity: Incorporating Today’s Veterans In Your Contingent Staffing Program

Wendy Stenger - Global Lead, External Workforce Programs, Thomson Reuters Morgan Hoogvelt - Global Director, Talent Acquisition, ESAB
Despite the best intentions of today’s employers, there are still challenges that veterans encounter when making the transition from military into civilian employment. In today’s tight labor market, how do you ensure your contingent staffing program is addressing the needs and unique challenges of this potential source of talent? This fireside chat will explore answers to these questions from experts who successfully incorporated Veteran hiring into their program along with first hand knowledge of what it’s like to make the transition. 
Wendy Stenger, Global Lead, External Workforce Programs at Thomson Reuters

Wendy Stenger

Global Lead, External Workforce Programs
Thomson Reuters

Morgan Hoogvelt, Global Director, Talent Acquisition at ESAB

Morgan Hoogvelt

Global Director, Talent Acquisition
ESAB

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Keynote Presentation: YOU: In The Pilot’s Seat

Elizabeth McCormick - Pilot, Black Hawk Helicopter
Sit down and buckle up – you won’t want to miss this exciting keynote session by your special guest speaker, former US. Army Black Hawk Pilot, Elizabeth McCormick. Elizabeth will share the secrets to her success while overcoming overwhelming obstacles as a helicopter pilot. Her real life experiences will be presented with humor and candor, inspiring YOU to F.L.Y. (First Lead Yourself)!
You will leave this session with the know how to:

• Unlock the key to boosting your confidence
• Discover the success principle that raises your satisfaction and morale
• Apply the simple formula of leadership principles to elevate your influence.
• Soar to a higher level of success when influencing others to lead

Elizabeth McCormick, Pilot at Black Hawk Helicopter

Elizabeth McCormick

Pilot
Black Hawk Helicopter

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Food Truck Fiesta!

After a day of learning we’re giving you an amazing opportunity to sample food truck-like bites like sliders, tacos, and gyros, and libations from the bar. We’ll have live music on hand, along with plenty of tables and chairs to sit, mingle, and eat your food truck bounty!