Contingent Staffing 2018

July 30 - August 01, 2018

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN

1.888.482.6012

Day One: Monday, July 30, 2018 | Elevating Your Program

7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast & Registration (Grand Opening of The Solutions Zone)

8:00 am - 8:40 am Optional Pre-Conference Workshop: Mastering the Fundamentals of Contingent Workforce Management

Cesar Ayala, Category Manager,LyondellBasell Gloria Tavoletti, Supervisor, Contingent Labor Program,Bayer
This optional workshop is designed for those new to the contingent staffing category or want a refresher on key terms and topics. This can’t miss session will enable you to make the most of the conference and save hours of trial and error as you further your knowledge and expertise.  Key takeaways include the following:

  • Contingent Staffing Supplier Landscape (MSP, Supplier-Managed vs. Vendor Neutral VMS, etc.)
  • Identifying your Contingent Staffing population and sphere of influence
  • Self-Sourcing – What Is It and Why Does It Matter
  • Lessons learned in setting up a program 
  • Negotiate with your contingent staffing vendors.
  • VMS/ATS Integration

Important Note: At the end of Day 2 you’ll have the chance to regroup with workshop attendees and the instructor to compare notes on what you’ve learned from the conference and sort through all the questions that you may have!
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Cesar Ayala

Category Manager
LyondellBasell

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Gloria Tavoletti

Supervisor, Contingent Labor Program
Bayer

8:40 am - 8:50 am Welcome Remarks/Icebreaker

Michael Dunlap, Event Director,Contingent Staffing
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Michael Dunlap

Event Director
Contingent Staffing

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

This panel of experts will engage you with tricks, trends and perspectives to evaluate the ‘big picture’ of your contingent staffing program and helping you win the war for the best talent  Regardless  of your program’s maturity, size, or focus, you won’t want to miss this engaging session that will provide key takeaways and trends to freshen up your program.  You’ll understand their perspectives on:

  • 2018 trends in Contingent Staffing
  • How to plan and execute a a contingent workforce strategy that works for your organization
  • Incorporating your contingent workforce strategy into Total Talent Management
  • Reassessing involvement of MSP (Full MSP, Hybrid, In-House) – Is the traditional MSP model dead?
  • Determining how and why to make a course correction
  • Techniques to manage stakeholder resistance 
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David Feldman

Global Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy & Operations
Monsanto

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Lon Harvey

Director, Talent Acquisition, North American Contingent Labor Program & Canadian Direct Hire
Waste Management

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Henry Murphy

Global Director, Indirect Procurement
S&P Global

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Cynthia Moore

Sourcing Lead Consultant, Sourcing & Procurement Solutions
Allstate Insurance Company

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Shashank Bajaj

Manager, Global Temp Program - xWS (PeopleOps)
Google

9:40 am - 10:10 am Fireside Chat: A Talent Acquisition Leader’s Perspective on the Value of Contingent Workers

David Feldman, Global Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy & Operations,Monsanto
With contingent labor being comprised of more mission-critical and intelligent workers than ever before, it’s becoming more critical to incorporate contingent staff within your overall workforce strategy. This engaging fireside chat will take you through Monsanto’s  journey and give you takeaways and perspective that you won’t get anywhere else.  Some key topics include:

  • Right way (and wrong way) to engage Talent leadership within your organization
  • Breaking through organizational inertia/pre-conceived notions of contingent staff
  • Tactics to set your program up for initial and continued success
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David Feldman

Global Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy & Operations
Monsanto

10:10 am - 10:30 am Rethink the MSP Model: Ensure Your Visibility In To All Types of Labor

Michael Werblun, Chief Executive Officer,ZeroChaos
Connecting worker to work is a more complicated process than ever before, but why? Join Michael Werblun as he discusses the common challenges MSPs face, the barriers that must be overcome, and the approach of an MSP that outperforms. He will also explore strategies and solutions for a changing labor market – from freelancers and contractors to large statements of work (SOWs) for services with varying talent pools, and more.
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Michael Werblun

Chief Executive Officer
ZeroChaos

10:30 am - 11:10 am Morning Mingle Refreshment & Networking Break in The Solutions Zone

11:10 am - 11:30 am Presentation: Achieving Greatness By Forecasting Contingent Staffing Demand

Patrick Gaynor, Global Category Chair - Subcontract Services,IBM
“A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A  great player plays where the puck is going to be…” - Wayne Gretzky

How many times have you been forwarded a staffing request for a project that the hiring manager wants started yesterday? It’s no secret that last minute staffing requests inhibit the ability for Procurement to obtain the best qualified and lowest cost resources to fill a position. Patrick Gaynor will talk you through how he achieved greatness at IBM via a staffing demand forecasting solution. Key aspects of his journey include how to:

  • Launch an initiative on demand forecasting within your organization
  • Leverage demand forecasting to enhance the line of sight of projected contractor needs, driving towards the best quality candidate
  • Helps create a partnership with suppliers, encouraging them to grow and innovate with you as a company
  • Achieve greatness by providing additional value to your stakeholders

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Patrick Gaynor

Global Category Chair - Subcontract Services
IBM

11:30 am - 11:50 am Presentation: 10 Ways to Tame the SOW Beast

In today’s world, there’s unparalleled growth and options available when engaging contingent labor.  In today’s tight labor market, especially for high demand skillsets it’s imperative that you know what’s out there to determine what’s best for your organization.  Learn how leading firms are elevating their game.  You’ll leave this session with a clear understanding of key methods and techniques surrounding how to:

  • Leverage VMS self-sourcing capabilities to find talent
  • Deepen your private talent pool after contingent staffing engagements end
  • Utilize employer branding to attract new talent
  • Utilize online talent/online staffing platforms – what’s working and what’s not
  • Leverage social networks/social media to engage talent

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Dan Khublall

Director, Global Contingent Labor & Fieldglass Process
Thomson Reuters

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Dawn O'Bryan-Lamb

Supplemental Workforce Program Manager
Southern California Edison

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Adam Barnes

Assistant Director - Enterprise Vendor Management - Contingent Labor
Northwestern Mutual

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David Cooper

Vice President, Global Sales
Geometric Results, Inc.

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Cynthia Moore

Sourcing Lead Consultant, Sourcing & Procurement Solutions
Allstate Insurance Company

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Hiring Automation: Powered by Machine, Network and Human Intelligence

Sunil Bagai, Chief Executive Officer,Crowdstaffing
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Sunil Bagai

Chief Executive Officer
Crowdstaffing

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Lunch for All Attendees

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Private Luncheon Sponsored by ZeroChaos

Track A: Storytelling

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm Presentation: A Year One Success Story at Country Financial
Patrick Carr, Program Manager,Country Financial
If you’re here for the first time and feel a bit intimidated or just looking for a fresh perspective, you won’t want to miss this engaging presentation. Patrick Carr will share his year one story with you with all the fun details, tricks, and techniques he used to make the program a success. You’ll get key takeaways regarding how to:

  • Apply knowledge and insight gained during the Contingent Staffing conference.
  • Determine overall project scope and development
  • Implement, maintain, and improve your contingent staffing program.
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Patrick Carr

Program Manager
Country Financial

Track A: Storytelling

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Presentation by ProcureCon Partner

Track B: Niche Topics

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm Presentation: Pre-Globalization Due Diligence
Henry Murphy, Global Director, Indirect Procurement,S&P Global
Expecting program globalization to show up on your plate for 2018 or 2019?  Not sure whether or not you’re ready yet?  Learn a perspective from someone who’s ‘been there done that’ to develop an action plan for a successful Contingent Workforce globalization initiative.  Key areas to be discussed include:

  • Critical Success Factors
  • Supplier Management
  • Risk Management
  • Organizational Preparation

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Henry Murphy

Global Director, Indirect Procurement
S&P Global

Track B: Niche Topics

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm Presentation by ProcureCon Partner
Regardless of your organization’s size and strategy light industrial contingent staffing has its own unique challenges.  We’ll talk through the issues currently facing practitioners

  • Finding local/niche suppliers
  • Competing against Amazon for talent
  • Staying on top of regulatory issues and work rules

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Gijo George

Director, Strategic Sourcing
Americold

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Mark Peters

Category Manager, Global Contingent Labor and Professional Services
Jabil, Inc.

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Interactive Case Study: Successes and Failures in the SOW/Services Space

Ryan Kretchmer, Program Manager, Global Procurement - Global Labor & Consulting ,MetLife
This session is going to veer away from the theoretical and more into the practical by showcasing a leading contingent staffing team who has started to increase its influence over the labor spend that occurs via project-based SOWs.  You’ll cover:

  • Getting your arms around SOW activity
  • Piloting an SOW project
  • Considering buyer vs supplier funded models for the SOW spend
  • Partnering with your VMS/other technology solution provider – gap between promises and delivery.

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Ryan Kretchmer

Program Manager, Global Procurement - Global Labor & Consulting
MetLife

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Workshop: Managing the RFP Process

Cesar Ayala, Category Manager,LyondellBasell
This interactive workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss what’s worked well and not so well in the RFP process for contingent staffing providers.  You’ll leave this session knowing how to:

Adopt your RFP process to the contingent staffing category
Determine what questions and information should be asked in the RFP process
Understand what your suppliers are telling you in the RFP Process.

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Cesar Ayala

Category Manager
LyondellBasell

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Boardroom: Less is More: Managing The Small Contingent Workforce (500 or Less Workers)

Dawn O'Bryan-Lamb, Supplemental Workforce Program Manager,Southern California Edison
This boardroom discussion will provide an opportunity for leaders of -smaller programs to band together, swap best practices and discuss challenges and opportunities unique to smaller contingent workforce teams.  Key topics and challenges to be discussed include:

  • Negotiating with vendors 
  • Technology solutions that work for small programs

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Dawn O'Bryan-Lamb

Supplemental Workforce Program Manager
Southern California Edison

Whether you’re in Year 1 or Year 10 of your program this engaging panel will enlighten you with tips, tricks, and pitfalls experienced when making large scale changes to your MSP/VMS program.  While you can never completely predict the future, you’ll hopefully avoid some of the ‘rookie mistakes’ encountered by our esteemed panelists.  Key takeaways from the session include:

  • What to consider before an implementation – how to plan and negotiate for success
  • Benefits/drawbacks of using an HRIS system as your VMS
  • Key challenges/issues encountered during implementation
  • Post implementation maintenance and evaluation.

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Hazzen Muñoz

Director Global Talent, Contingent Workforce Solutions
Ecolab

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Megan Ksenzakovic

Director, Contingent Labor
Sanofi

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Kanita Brown

Managing Partner
K.H. Brown Solutions

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Ashish Kaushal

CEO & Founder
HireTalent

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Peggy Blaszkowski

Senior Manager, Sourcing
Orbital ATK

The existence of freelancers has been traced to Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, in which a lord refers to his paid army of 'free lances’.  

Unfortunately, many organizations are stuck in the medieval times when in comes to incorporating freelancers into their organization.  

This workshop, led by researchers Bori Csillag and Emily Campion will  get you out of the medieval times and into the 21st century. They’ll work with you to  better understand:

  • How to incorporate freelancers into your contingent workforce program
  • What motivates freelancers
  • How to make your organization appealing to freelancers
  • Future of freelance work

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Bori Csillag

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Work & Organizations, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota

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Emily Campion

Assistant Professor, Department of Management
Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm Negotiation 201: How To Effectively Negotiate With Contingent Staffing Suppliers (Practitioners Only)

Andy Barringer, Manager, Workforce Services,RELX Group Qiana Levy, Strategic Sourcing Manager,Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
This boardroom session will discuss past experiences, challenges, and successes that practitioners have encountered when negotiating with their contingent staffing vendors.  This engaging session will help sharpen your negotiating skills in order to achieve a win-win with your contingent staffing suppliers.
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Andy Barringer

Manager, Workforce Services
RELX Group

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Qiana Levy

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Pub Life Refreshment & Networking Break in The Solutions Zone

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm Keynote Presentation: Inspiration and Innovation: Dealing With Disruption at Microsoft

Chad Nesland, Director, Strategic Sourcing,Microsoft
Chad Nesland of Microsoft will take you out of your mid-afternoon conference doldrums to inspire you with some tips, tricks, and techniques to incorporate disruptive technology, processes, and suppliers within an established Contingent Staffing program. This must-attend session will address:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Trust and enabling access to all forms of talent (leveraging the gig economy/freelance market)
  • Disrupter strategies and tactics including machine learning, artificial intelligence, and digital platform utilization
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Chad Nesland

Director, Strategic Sourcing
Microsoft

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Innovation Spotlight: Introducing SmartKlicks - The Utilization Of Biometrics That Provides An Effortless Way To Enhance Your Recruiting ROI

Komal Dangi, Chief Executive Officer,SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom Monique Burgener, Director, MSP/VMS and Client Management,SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom Somnath Chatterjee, Global Ecosystem Advisory,SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom
We will formally introduce a new and innovative global technology that will make your recruitment process easy, efficient and accurate! 

  • SmartKlicks is designed to offer end-to-end services for applicant verification, tracking, and recruitment system by utilizing the latest technology available in the market.  This exciting product will enhance and expedite your overall hiring process by streamlining from resume submission up to and including on-boarding.   
  • SmartKlicks is an incredible application that can be utilized with your VMS, or ATS to avoid that dreaded "Candidate Bait and Switch"!  
  • Through this tool, we aim to optimize your search for the best talent and steer your company in the direction of increased productivity. 
  • We are excited to review and share this amazing product, and how it will streamline and enhance your overall ROI.
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Komal Dangi

Chief Executive Officer
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

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Monique Burgener

Director, MSP/VMS and Client Management
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

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Somnath Chatterjee

Global Ecosystem Advisory
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

These interactive roundtable sessions take a deep dive into the specific areas you came to learn about. Sit and learn in an intimate format from the speakers who have had an impact on their company and industry. Take control of your own event experience and don’t be shy! Ask questions (or answer them!) alongside other conference attendees who are dealing with the same challenges as you network with industry peers with very similar challenges, interests and responsibilities. Don’t miss out on the discussions you want to participate.

1. Hiring Automation: Powered by Machine, Network and Human Intelligence Crowdstaffing
Sunil Bagai, Founder and CEO, Crowdstaffing

2. 10 Ways To Tame The SOW Beast 
Hosted by Beeline

3. Reducing Contingent Staffing Costs by Direct Sourcing
Jodi Hallerman, Vice President, Strategic Account Development, MBO Partners

4. The Future of Work: Workforce, Workplace, Technology, and Social Norms
Stephanie Elliot, Vice President, Global Solutions, Kelly Services

5. Rethink the MSP Model: Ensure Your Visibility In To All Types of Labor
Michael Welburn, Chief Executive Officer, ZeroChaos

6. Rise of the Human Cloud - How Agile Talent Pools Will Transform Talent Management
Michael Kearns, Vice President, Enterprise, TopTal

7. Supplemental Staffing: Road to Better Quality with Transparency  
Surajit Sengupta, President, nTech Solutions

8. Introducing SmartKlicks - The Utilization Of  Biometrics That Provides An Effortless Way To Enhance Your Recruiting ROI
Komal Dangi, Chief Executive Officer, SmartKlicks a product of Synkriom
Monique Burgener, Director MSP/VMS and Client Management, SmartKlicks a product of Synkriom
Somnath Chatterjee, Global Ecosystem Advisory, SmartKlicks a product of Synkriom
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Sunil Bagai

Chief Executive Officer
Crowdstaffing

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Jodi Hallerman

Vice President, Strategic Account Development
MBO Partners

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Stephanie Elliot

Vice President & Global Solutions Vertical Business Leader
Kelly Services

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Michael Werblun

Chief Executive Officer
ZeroChaos

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Surajit Sengupta

President
nTech Solutions

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Komal Dangi

Chief Executive Officer
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

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Monique Burgener

Director, MSP/VMS and Client Management
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

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Somnath Chatterjee

Global Ecosystem Advisory
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm A Taste of Scandinavia In The Solutions Zone Hosted by Net2Source

Enjoy a taste of Scandinavia in the Twin Cities as we take you back in time to the land of Vikings. The Solutions Zone will have plenty of local  fare on hand as you mingle with all the amazing and engaging Contingent Staffing 2018 delegates.

Sponsored by: Net2Source