Agenda

7th May, 2019

7:45 - 9:15

Registration

9:15 - 9:25

General Session
Welcome Address
Location: Whiteley Ballroom
Solution Consulting Leader and General Manager APAC, Aaron McIntosh with Aneliese Hynes, Partner Marketing and Events Manager at Bullhorn welcomes you to the first ever Bullhorn Live in Sydney. During this opening address, Aaron and Aneliese will set the scene for what's in store for Bullhorn Live Sydney 2019.
Speakers

Aaron McIntosh

Bullhorn

Aneliese Hynes

Bullhorn

9:25 - 10:10

General Session
Opening Keynote - Executive Viewpoint: Leading Through Change
Location: Whiteley Ballroom
As the global recruitment industry is continuing to evolve, executives need to consider competing dynamics while providing the most value to their clients, candidates, investors, and internal employees. This panel featuring some of Australia’s top recruitment leaders will discuss the key drivers that are shifting the way their businesses operate while setting the stage for growth. From embracing automation while maintaining strong relationships, to navigating different operating models like online staffing and VMS - this expert panel will provide insights into how to lead your business in and beyond the ANZ market.
Speakers

Peter Linas

Bullhorn

Peter Acheson

Chandler Macleod Group

Penny O’Reilly

Kelly Services

Mark Nielsen

Talent

10:10 - 10:40

Networking Break
Morning Tea
Location:Exhibition Hall

10:40 - 11:25

General Session
Vision for Innovation and Product Roadmap
Location: Whiteley Ballroom
Join Matt Fischer, President and CTO at Bullhorn, for this Vision for Innovation presentation which showcases both the immediate roadmap and aspirational advancements in Bullhorn’s product lineup to help you drive better engagement, productivity, and growth. Matt will share Bullhorn’s strategic vision for helping companies continue to innovate, differentiate, and stay ahead of the competition.
Speakers

Matt Fischer

Bullhorn

Jeff Neumann

Bullhorn

11:25 - 12:10

General Session
Marketplace Speed Pitch
Location: Whiteley Ballroom
Hear from Bullhorn’s Marketplace Partners in a 2-minute speed pitch round, hosted by Andy Ingham, Vice President of Sales for EMEA & APAC at Bullhorn.
Speakers

Andy Ingham

Bullhorn

12:10 - 1:10

Networking Break
Lunch
Location:Exhibition Hall

1:10 - 1:55

Breakout Sessions
Low Hanging Fruit - Making the Most of Your Existing Bullhorn Investment
Location: Embrace Technology
Maximise the value of your Bullhorn platform by taking a glimpse at some of the product features you may have never known existed. To ensure that you are benefiting from your current Bullhorn investment, we will dive into how the system can become a catalyst to support new processes and business change. We will demonstrate all the new and existing features that you may have previously overlooked, so that you and your team can take some real-life functionality back to the office with you. With interactive voting and a live product run through, this fun and hands-on session will unlock the true potential of your existing Bullhorn system.
Speakers
Global Trends in Staffing & Recruitment - Where does ANZ stand?
Location: Embrace Growth
We often compare ourselves to businesses within our market, however where does the ANZ recruitment industry stand on an international level? How do we compare and where can we use global trends to inform future strategies? Sinead Hourigan, Queensland Director of Robert Walters, will explore these questions and focus on professionalising the industry, the value of contracting, and how to drive the best outcomes for candidates and clients. Charles Cameron, CEO of the RCSA, will host a Q&A with Sinead and share his expert advice on the discussion.
Speakers

1:55 - 2:05

Room Change

2:05 - 2:45

Breakout Sessions
VMS Trends and Best Practices: How to Put Together a Winning Strategy
Location: Embrace Technology
Over the past couple of years, there has been a significant rise in organisations turning to VMSs (sometimes known as client portals) as their preferred way to procure contingent labor. Unfortunately, many recruitment agencies struggle with the challenges, including margins, involved in accommodating VMS-based business. In this session, we'll discuss trends, strategies, and best practices you can use to overcome these challenges and build a successful VMS business within your organisation.
Speakers
Scaling for Growth - How to Take Your Business to the Next Level
Location: Embrace Growth
Veritas Recruitment, people2people, and Six Degrees Executive are three of Australia’s most successful independent consultancies. Hear from the directors on how they grew their teams from 10 to 50 to even 100 people. Mark, Urszula, and Paul will discuss where they achieved their greatest successes, faced their biggest struggles, and the challenges that come with running a large independent agency.
Speakers

2:45 - 3:15

Networking Break
Afternoon Tea
Location:Exhibition Hall

3:15 - 3:55

Breakout Sessions
The Real Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Recruitment
Location: Embrace Technology
From driverless cars to chatbots to Siri, artificial intelligence is beginning to impact all industries and our daily lives. In an industry that relies so heavily on relationships, how and where will AI play a role within the recruitment sector? Aaron McIntosh, Bullhorn's Solution Consulting Leader and General Manager APAC, will host a fireside chat with AI expert Grant Wright, Director of AI Platform Services at SEEK, to explore and unfold the truths behind AI, machine learning, and automation. Join the session to see how AI is going to help the recruitment industry moving forward, and how it can impact your operations today.
Speakers
Recruiters Have to be Marketers - How to Make the Shift in Your Agency
Location: Embrace Growth
With the talent shortage in full effect, how do you stand out? What are your differentiators as a business? What’s your mission and how does that come through all of your communications, through your consultants, and all of your digital assets? More than ever before, agencies have to make a fundamental shift in how they approach marketing. Hear from a few experts that lead with a marketing mindset and find out what it takes to make that shift and create a world-class marketing strategy.
Speakers

3:55 - 4:15

Room Change

4:15 - 5:00

General Session
Closing Keynote: Building a Recruitment Business Based on ‘Resilience’
Location: Whiteley Ballroom
How does the modern recruitment leader build a business that is sustainable in good times and bad? How do we protect against threats that might include technology change, staff defections, management weakness, margin degradation, talent shortages, changing client and candidate behaviour, and even severe economic downturn? In this session you will hear from Greg Savage, one of Australia’s most influential recruitment experts on how to develop a recruitment business based on resilience.
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Speakers

Greg Savage

5:00 - 6:00

Networking Break
Drinks Reception
Location:Exhibition Hall