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Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Summit | Agenda

Wednesday, 18 October 

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

8:30-8:50

Welcome to Country

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

8:50-9:00

Chairperson’s Opening Address

Jennifer Dobell, Executive Director Workforce Strategy and Wellbeing, Victorian Department of Health

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

9:00-9:30

Keynote: Future Proofing Talent Acquisition and Recruitment

  • Assessing the current talent acquisition landscape and emerging trends

  • Learn how to leverage AI technologies in your recruitment processes  Strategise ways to attract and retain top talent in a tight job market Building high performing talent acquisition teams

Thalia Thomas, Head of Recruitment - Australia, NZ, International Contractor, ANZ

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

9:30-10:10

Keynote Panel: Recruiting in a digital age

  • Implementing AI technology and predictive analytics in your internal mobility strategy

  • Utilising new technologies to adapt to remote hiring, interviewing and onboardin

  •  Imbedding AI-powered recruitment in your strategy to attract top talent

  • Optimising your online presence, such as social media, to build your employer brand

(Moderator) Ricky Pena, Group Executive, People and Strategy, Engineers Australia

Thalia Thomas, Head of Recruitment - Australia, NZ, International Contractor, ANZ

Sarah Kruger, Managing Director Talent, Accenture


Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

10:10-10:20

Table Discussion

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

10:20-10:50

Speed Networking

Exhibition Hall

10:50-11:20

Morning Tea (Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Summit)

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

11:10-12:00

Panel Discussion: Responding to the competitive job market through employer branding

  • Understanding the role of employer branding to attracting top talent in the current market

  • Embedding EVPs in your employer branding strategy to attract the right talent

  • Pivoting your employer brand and talent acquisition strategy to accommodate Gen-Z employees

Moderator: Tash Gawne, Director of Talent and Remuneration, People and Culture, Swinburne University of Technology

Charlotte Frith, Head of Talent Acquisition, Allens

Stephanie Beer, Talent Acquisition Lead, Movember

Kate Reid, Senior Manager Talent Acquisition and Employer Brand, H&H Group

Vanessa Hofman, Talent Acquisition Lead, EnergyAustralia

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

12:30-12:40

Table Discussion

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

12:00-12:30

Case Study: Elevating your talent acquisition strategy by maintaining a strong employer brand

  • Building and communicating an authentic employer bran

  •  Leveraging digital channels for employer brandin

  •  Determining the best metrics to measure the success of your employer branding initiatives 

  • Measuring the effectiveness of employer branding in talent acquisition

Craig Brewer, Head of Talent Acquisition – Australia, NZ and South East Asia, Worley

Exhibition Hall

12:40-1:40

Networking Lunch (Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Summit)

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

1:40

Trivia (Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Summit)

Exhibition Hall

2:50-3:20

Afternoon Tea (Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Summit)

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

1:50-3:00

CHALLENGE ROOM

Attendees will have the opportunity to share some of the biggest challenges they are facing in their role and collectively brainstorm possible solutions to these.

Jennifer Dobell, Executive Director Workforce Strategy and Wellbeing, Victorian Department of Health

Nicole Gioia, Head of Talent Experience, Mantel Group

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

3:00

Reflection and Key Takeaways

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

3:10

Chairperson Closing Address

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment

3:20

End of Summit and Afternoon Tea

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