Thursday Feb 8, 2024 Day 1 VISION

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45 Introductions by Enterprise

Facilitated by Jim Coughlin @ Club VMSA

9:45 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker: Methodical Program Maturation

The pathways from a “Gen-0” program, to a fully optimized Extended Workforce Program. Take-aways include: a) things to consider as your program matures, b) lessons learned from maturing programs, and c) Best practices and benefits of mature programs.

Jim Gillespie, Contingent Workforce Consultant @ Monument Consulting

Rohan Dass, Director of Business Development @ Monument Consulting 

Joel Kammeyer, Director, Contingent Workforce @ Epiq

Ben Sian, TA Operations and Process Manager @ Zebra Technologies

Rebecca Akers, Director of Sourcing @ Fitch Group

Sponsored by Monument Consulting

10:30 - 11:00 AM Break

11:00 - 12:00 Breakouts

Bringing Diverse Candidates to the Workplace

Hear how this company is working with refugees, veterans, the “unhoused”, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ communities to find great talent.

Christopher Laux, Senior MSP Consultant @ Enterprise Solutions

Richard Keith, Talent Acquisition Operations Manager @ Keurig Dr. Pepper

Sponsored by Enterprise Solutions

Getting More with Less: How to Leverage the Supply Base to be Motivated to Produce Cost Savings and Improve Candidate Quality

In this breakout session, you will learn how to leverage the supply base and vendors so they’re motivated to produce and save you money.

Angela Westhead, Procurement Manager, Contingent Workforce & BPO @ Zendesk

Dani Crouch, Global Contingent Workforce Director @ Baker Hughes

Jimmy Iannuzzi, Vice President & General Manager @ nTech

Sponsored by nTech

No One Size Fits All

How the Dynamics of the MSP Support Model have changed over the years and what innovation looks like in the future.

Dahlia Mughrabi, Senior Labor Category Manager @ ExxonMobil

Chris Brower, Co-Founder and President @HireArt

Sponsored by HireArt

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch

Sponsored by Rang Technologies

1:30 - 2:15 Enterprise Working Mastermind Session

Experience the workings of how the ClubVMSA Mastermind takes shape.  Enterprise Buyers will have an opportunity to share questions among peers and get feedback on how other Enterprise Buyers solved similar challenges.

2:15 - 3:00 Breakouts

Rolling out an EOR/AOR Globally (AOR - Agent of Record for IC)

How to select your agent of record based on program size and requirements. Learn structuring requirements and scope, with and/or without an MSP.

Ernesto Garcia, Founder and CEO @ Gracemark

Ceaneh Alexis, Global Head Professional Services @ Aon

Using ALL Your Resources in a Global Program

Deep Bhalla, Contingent Workforce Program Leader @ Uber

Jon Beck, Founder & CEO @ Ursus

Sponsored by Ursus


What Are The Reasons For...And What Would It Take… To Go In-House With Your Contingent Workforce Program

Patrick Ceant, HR Manager @ Marathon Oil Company

Cristina de la Cruz, VP of Sales @ Ursus

3:00 - 3:15 Break

3:15 - 4:00 Roundtables

“The Office” 2024

No, not a Steve Carrell reboot, given that the ship on “Return to the office” has sailed, the focus now becomes what will the The Office of 2024 look like and how that effects talent from both an acquisition and retention aspect for employees and contractors.

Tony Gagliardi, Head of Indirect Sourcing @ Elekta

Supplier Performance Management

Learn how to get Suppliers Optimized and doing what you want them to do. Data trends – extensive QBR’s – heavy on expectations. Quality over quantity. Vetting candidates – recruiter performance.

Shana Farnsworth, EWS Team Lead @ MIT Lincoln Laboratory

CW Program Management During M&A Activity

Learn how to keep relationships and manage suppliers as you go through mergers and acquisitions. What to do, what not to do and how to get through it.

Ashley Wilson, Contingent Workforce Program Manager @ Splunk

Effectively Managing Internally Program

How to structure an internal team. How to get internal buying on the Internal Program vs. MSP. How to optimize for performance and savings.

Nancy Maren, Head of Contingent Workforce Management @ Allspring

Direct Sourcing & Direct Employment of Contingent Labor

Pamela Heuer, Senior Director, Extended Workforce @ ASPCA

Building Trust As We Move Towards Program/Supplier Maturity

Allen Chilson, Talent Acquisition Leader @ Danaher Corporation

5:00 - 7:00 All Hands Cocktail Reception

7:00 End of Day 1


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