Contingent Staffing 2017

July 10-July 12, 2017

W Atlanta Midtown, GA



07:45 AM - 08:30 AM Breakfast in the Solutions Zone

08:30 AM - 08:35 AM Welcome

08:35 AM - 08:45 AM Chairman's Remarks

Whether you call it the gig economy, freelancers, etc. there is no doubt that they are an essential part of any contingent staffing program and aren’t going away. Learn how leading practitioners are leveraging them for success.

· Benefits of Freelancers
· Sourcing contractors through cloud based solutions to pull ‘just in time’
· Balancing freelancers with traditional candidates
· Risk Management/Compliance


Jason Cammorata

Director, Strategic Sourcing
MDC Partners

Henry Murphy III

Senior Global Category Manager HR, Benefits & Contingent Labor
Shire Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Joseph Richardson

President & CEO
Professional Purchasing Partners

09:25 AM - 10:05 AM INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY: Meaningful Integration into Talent Acquisition

Karen Thrasher, Manager, People Department, Southwest Airlines
To meet critical staffing needs of your company, collaboration between HR and Procurement is necessary to fully integrate your contingent staffing program into the overall Talent Acquisition strategy of your organization. Learn from a leading expert who will provide tried and true methods to incorporate the following within your program

· Recruiting Process Outsourcing
· Referring full time applicants for contingent position
· Leveraging your Silver Medal Candidates
· Talent Pooling


Karen Thrasher

Manager, People Department
Southwest Airlines
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 in.

#1 Globalization of your Program
Kimberly Chastang-Lee, Director, Global Procurement; Mattel

#2 VMS Evaluation and Implementation
Jean Castleberry, Director of Contingent Staffing; Lash Group

#3 Freelance Staff Management Financial Services
Courtney Hendricks, Category Manager; IHG

#4 Analytics

#5 Total Talent Management
Kyle Henning, Category Manager Temp Labor – Procurement; DHL

#6 SOW


Jean Castleberry

Director of Contingent Staffing
Lash Group

Courtney Hendricks

Category Manager

Kimberly Chastang-Lee

Director, Global Procurement

Kyle Henning

Category Manager Temp Labor – Procurement

10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Innovation Spotlight

10:45 AM - 11:20 AM Morning Networking Break

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM PRESENTATION: Contingent Staffing Analytics

Karen Lymn, Category Manager – Indirect Strategic Sourcing, Cox Communications
Feeling overwhelmed with data your MSP is providing you? Feel like you don’t know what questions to ask? Learn from a leading expert who can sort through the noise and find success.

· Designing Contingent Staffing Metrics
· Determining what data is (and is not) required
· Program reassessment/benchmarking


Karen Lymn

Category Manager – Indirect Strategic Sourcing
Cox Communications

11:50 AM - 12:30 PM INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY: Program Governance

Carry T. Swan, Leader, Global Non-Employee Program, Wells Fargo
About to go through the internal audit process at your company? Dreading it? Learn how Wells Fargo made the best of it by leveraging the results to drive improved governance within their non-employee program.

Carry T. Swan

Leader, Global Non-Employee Program
Wells Fargo

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 11:59 PM Conference Concludes