APRIL 2-4, 2018

Over 2.5 days, 1,000+ passionate Talent leaders gathered in New York City to join the conversations, ideas and people shaping the future of Talent Acquisition.

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2018 Featured Speakers


    • 1-5 PM | SOLD OUT!

      Combating Unconscious Bias: An Immersive Workshop

      Presented by Paradigm and Greenhouse | This Workshop is Sold Out

      • The workshop will be action-oriented:

        Outline a clear strategy for mitigating bias in your organization. Walk away with tactics to produce more objective decisions and a more diverse, inclusive culture.

      • You'll gain foundational knowledge and tools:

        Gain a deeper understanding of unconscious bias. Join peer-to-peer challenges of real-world scenarios, and earn SHRM and HRCI credits as you learn.

      • 8:00 AM
      • Registration & Networking Breakfast

        Jump-start day 1 with breakfast & conversation

      • 9:00 AM
      • Welcome Keynote: Daniel Chait

        CEO & Co-Founder, Greenhouse | Ft. Joelle Emerson, CEO, Paradigm

      • 9:45 AM
      • Special Guest Keynote: Patty McCord

        Former Chief Talent Officer, Netflix | Author

      • 10:30 AM
      • The Real Deal on Building Inclusive Organizations

        Ellen McGirt (Fortune Magazine), Emilio Castilla (MIT Sloan School of Management), Jolen Anderson (Visa), Richard Cho (Chan Zuckerberg Initiative), Jolen Anderson (Visa)

      • Business-Driven Onboarding: Workshop

        Cheryl Roubian (Greenhouse), Regis Wakefield (Greenhouse), Alexandra Koszarek (VaynerMedia), Cindy N. Gordon (Policygenius)

      • How to Overcome Resistance and Build a Winning Hiring Culture, Alone

        Nicole Frick (Cruise Automation), Kevin Do (Greenhouse)

      • 11:35 AM
      • Why 50% of Hires Should Come from Referrals (and How to Make It Happen)

        Linsey Jackson (Lyft), Laura Bilazarian (Teamable), Shauna Geraghty (TalkDesk)

      • Expert Debate: Recruiting & HR Industry Trends

        George LaRocque (HRWins), Madeline Laurano (Aptitude Research Institute), William Tincup (Recruiting Daily), Tim Sackett (Fistful of Talent)

      • Improve Your Hiring Process: Leveraging Performance Data to Iterate & Earn Buy-In

        Lauren Holzer (Wedding Wire), Rosa Gandler (Greenhouse)

    • 12:30 PM

      OPEN Lunch & Networking

      Plus! Patty McCord Book Signing | Greenhouse Product Team AMA

      • 1:30 PM
      • Grow Responsibly! Learning from Rapidly Scaling Companies

        Tyler Benjamin (SoulCycle), Ashley Wharton (BAYADA), Ambrosia Vertesi (Duo & HR Open Source), Margo Wheeler (Stitch Fix), Kelli Dragovich (Hired)

      • Build a Winning Candidate & Employee Experience: Workshop

        Katie Burke (Hubspot)

      • Active Sourcing Through Campus Recruiting & Events

        Will Blaze (Peloton), Kevin Minchella (Peloton), Courtney Kraus (Squarespace), Nick Reyland (Squarespace), Tony Huynh (Greenhouse)

      • 2:35 PM
      • Give Away Your Legos: Wise Words for Scaling Companies

        Molly Graham (Chan Zuckerberg Initiative)

      • Making Your Scariest Hiring Manager Relationships Not-so-Scary

        Tracey Pass (ESPN)

      • Demystifying Data: How to Win with Reporting and Analytics

        Shane Noe (Box), Kyle Lagunas (IDC), Ashley Pelliccione (Namely), Roxanne Phen (Cisco Meraki)

      • How to Structure the Culture Add Interview

        Alex Moore (Credera), Amy Giangregorio (Greenhouse)

      • 3:40 PM
      • The Journey from Ops to Optimization: Learnings from Airbnb & Dropbox

        Kumud Kokal (Airbnb), Neil Frye (Dropbox)

      • Effective Job Descriptions and Careers Pages: Live Expert Analysis

        Margenett Moore-Roberts (Yahoo!), Vonni Williams (Honest Company), Carmen Bryant (Indeed), Maia Josebachvili (Greenhouse)

      • Greenhouse Product Team AMA (Ask Me Anything)

        Jon Stross (Greenhouse), Alex Powell (Greenhouse), Stephanie Skidmore (Greenhouse), Robby Perdue (Greenhouse)

    • 5:00 - 7:00 PM

      OPEN After Party

      Top of The Standard - Rooftop Lounge

      • 8:00 AM
      • Registration & Networking Breakfast

        Jump-start day 2 with breakfast & conversation

      • 9:00 AM
      • Morning Keynote: Jon Stross

        President & Co-Founder, Greenhouse

      • 10:15 AM
      • The Role of Today’s Chief People Officer

        Lars Schmidt (HR Open Source), Susan Lee (Warby Parker), Ginger Hardage (Southwest Airlines), Beth Steinberg (Zenefits)

      • Elevating Your Hiring Culture: Practical Tips to Empower Interviewers

        Nissa Booker (Buzzfeed), Jacqui McGuire (Greenhouse)

      • How Booking.com Scaled Its Hiring Process Around the World

        Elvira Schuurman (Booking.com), Adam Plachta (Greenhouse)

      • The Talent Tech Stack: Trend in the Ecosystem

        Dane Hurtubise (Greenhouse)

      • 11:20 AM
      • How to Create a Diversity Sourcing Strategy

        Candice Morgan (Pinterest), Katie Dicioccio (Greenhouse)

      • Hiring & Managing The Emerging Workforce

        Sarah Unger (Viacom), Amanda Fraga (Live Nation), Derek Baltuskonis (Intuit), Ilona Jurkiewicz (Thomson Reuters), Dan Schawbel (NYT Bestselling Author)

      • Improving Your Candidate Experience with Greenhouse

        Olivia Melman (DigitalOcean), Jenny Kong (Greenhouse)

    • 12:15 PM

      OPEN Lunch & Networking

      Plus! Greenhouse Customer Focus Group | An Exclusive Look: New Product Demo

      • 1:15 PM
      • Manager Workshop: Building Great Habits

        Jack Altman (Lattice), Cheryl Roubian (Greenhouse)

      • Elevating the Game: People Teams as Strategic Business Drivers

        Marilyn Miller (Anaplan), Jennifer Turner (Google & Alphabet Companies), Diane Adams (McGraw-Hill), Susanna Fisch (Cisco Meraki), Mike Trigg (Entelo)

      • How Elastic Onboards Hundreds of Employees Across the World

        Celine Jeremiah (Elastic.co), Rachelle Igoe (Elastic.co), Olivia Hirsch (Greenhouse)

      • 2:20 PM
      • Employment Law AMA (Ask Me Anything): Everything You've Wanted to Ask

        Gerard O’Shea, Employment Lawyer & Partner (Cooley), Jessica Pfisterer (Greenhouse)

      • Employer Brand: What Candidates Think vs. What You Think

        Andres Traslavina (Whole Foods Market), Lane Sutton (Disney), Mita Mallick (Unilever), Rachel Williams (StubHub)

      • Modern Recruiting Workshop: CRM & Nurturing Talent Pools

        Ariana Moon (Greenhouse), Sara DeBrule (Hubspot)

    • 3:30 PM

      The OPEN Awards & Closing Toast

      Attendees take part in an interactive game show that you won't want to miss!





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