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If you are looking to move beyond big trends and turn them into powerful actionable plans to attract, engage & retain top talent, then this is a must attend event. Hear from leading organizations first hand, discover their secrets and get fully inspired by thought-provoking speakers, who will show you how they make the most of the Avature platform.
During these three days, you will have the opportunity to sit down face to face and really get to know some of the finest HR leaders across the globe. You will also be able to meet, network, and exchange ideas with Avature´s CEO Dimitri Boylan and the Avature team.
Configure your experience at the 2016 US Avature User ConferenceMake the most of your days with us by registering to any of the special activities we have planned for you!
7.00 am – 8.30 am
9.00 am – 10.00 am
What It Really Means to Be Agile in the Recruiting Space
Learn how REI implemented Avature’s recruiting and onboarding technology to simplify and automate retail hiring in a record time. In this presentation, you’ll see how REI configured their application process and how they are leveraging mobile tools to enable hiring managers to review talent on the go. Jeremy will also share their completely automated onboarding process – one that could be used in any quick, high volume and/or regionally dispersed hiring initiative.
10.00 am -11.00 am
Transforming HR: Leveraging Avature CRM for Strategic Talent Acquisition
Join Mike to explore how SaaS technology is influencing strategy and processes around talent acquisition. He will take us through the importance of leveraging Avature’s flexibility and configurability to boost recruiting agility. You will leave the session with actionable insights into how Siemens is using Avature CRM to set new user experience standards, enhance process efficiency and improve recruiting productivity.
11.00 am – 11.30 am
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm
Boosting GS Recruiting: Leveraging Avature for Collaborative Sourcing and Events Management
Learn first hand from Goldman Sachs on how they leveraged Avature to improve sourcing for Experienced Hire and Campus candidates. During the session, Tim and Rob will take us through how GS moved from tracking critical data in isolated spreadsheets and e-mails, to a shared central repository of information where they not only source and qualify candidates, but also track competitor intelligence and document agency relationships. They will also show us how Avature portals were used to provide an engaging experience for Campus candidates, to register and track attendance at events, while also reducing the amount of manual work performed by recruiters. You will leave the session with not only an overview of the approach taken, but also a demonstration of the solutions, and key lessons learned.
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Recruiting Diverse Talent
Diversity and inclusion is not a choice, it's a strategic necessity. Discover how Ameren uses Avature to build and facilitate pipelines that feed into career paths for non-traditional positions. During this presentation Lesli will take us through how Ameren has partnered with hiring leaders, unions, internal departments, community members and Avature to develop a sustainable pipeline for their skilled craft positions. They will also share insights on how to gain buy-in from key stakeholders, provide valuable data to measure success and recognize the positive impact on the organization.
The Avature CRM Frontier - A Three Year Journey
Join Heather to explore how Sodexo has evolved its use of Avature CRM over the years, how they’ve optimized their configurations and the way they engage users. During this session you will take away ample suggestions to inspire new or improved Avature CRM implementations. Heather will share insights on how they've tackled defining and auditing a tags library, as well as creating custom fields for maximized candidate engagement. She will also unveil how Sodexo designed and optimized workflows to improve their Sourcing Team's productivity and how they are reporting actionable analytics to the business. This is also a session made for collaboration – the last 15 minutes will be reserved for sharing what other innovations have been implemented within the audience.
3.30 pm – 4.00 pm
4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
7.00 am - 8.30 am
10.30 am - 11.00 am
11.00 am – 12.00 pm
Thinking Outside the Box: Using Avature Beyond Recruitment Marketing
It’s a fact: recruiters need a lot of support throughout the talent acquisition journey. Managing large scale recruiting processes can be a daunting task without the right tools to track and automate request and approval processes. During this session, Jeff will share how IBM RPO leveraged Avature to develop a "Request Portal”, from where they administrate the entire process of job posting, request sourcing assistance on hard-to-fill requisitions, get managerial approval to use job board inventory, and develop and request assets for recruitment marketing campaigns. Jeff will also take us through a real life example on how to set up form completion requests, email templates, step updates, triggers to automate and optimize the recruitment process.
12.00 pm - 1.00 pm
2.00 pm – 2.45 pm
2.45 pm – 3.15 pm
4.15 pm – 5.15 pm
Measuring success – Is all as it appears?
When was the last time you stood back, opened the hood and made improvements to your Avature platform? Tens of thousands of candidates, thousands of tags, hundreds of jobs and dozens of fields, is a busy Avature a productive one? With new features and an ever changing landscape, your system must evolve and grow with your business. The first step of the continuous improvement journey is to understand where you’ve come from to know which route will work for you. No two journeys will ever be the same. Join Brandy and Mike to find out more about how AMS approaches continuous improvement, how they identified areas of focus for optimization and ensured increased return on investment.
7.00 am - 8.30 am
8.30 am – 9.30 am
“Sourcing All Star“ Tips, Tricks, and Rapid Fire Techniques
Whether you are a senior executive seeking new recruiting strategies or an Avature user looking for new tips and tricks, this is one session to not miss. Jim Schnyder from PepsiCo, recognized as one of the recruiting industry’s top sourcing experts, will be leading a highly interactive, power-packed and rapid fire session on various ways customers are using Avature. You will leave this session with new techniques and strategies for candidate engagement and ways to maximize your Avature solutions.
10.30 am – 11.00 am
11.00 am – 12.00 pm
Innovating in Sourcing - Leveraging Avature in the Wild Wild West!
Join this session to discover how Accenture has deployed Avature solutions to support its diversity and military program as well as its sourcing initiatives - including employee referrals, alumni and market intelligence. Jeff and Mia will reveal how the North America sourcing teams are leveraging technology to maximize their recruiting efforts and will share the lessons learned during the deployment and use of Avature.
12.00 pm – 12.45 pm
Panel Discussion – Engaging Talent with a Memorable Candidate Experience
Panelists: Deane Osner, Sr. Talent Acquisition Operations Manager, Shaw Industries, Eileen Raymond, Executive Director, Experienced Hire Recruiting, KPMG, and Mary Smallwood, Director, RPO Technology, ManpowerGroup
Building Candidate Relationships: Best Practices for Engaging Talent with Avature
Avature Consulting Team
Please note the Conference agenda is subject to change without notice.
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"I'm so glad that I came. The relationships I've built are so valuable to me. Being able to talk face to face with people who are as passionate as you, to share your challenges, ideas and some of the things that you want to change... you cannot get that without being at this conference."
Sourcing Team Lead, Fifth Third Bank
Mandarin Oriental Miami
The 2016 US Avature User Conference will be held at the stunning Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami. Combine three days of intense learning with relaxing nights at the amazing hotel facilities, including its very own private beach with spectacular waterfront views.500 Brickell Key Drive
Miami, Florida 33131
+1 (305) 913 8288
Avature Exclusive Room Rate
Take advantage of a special discounted room rate at the Mandarin Oriental by making your reservation before Monday, February 8. Don’t forget to identify yourself as a participant of the 2016 US Avature User Conference!
You can either book online or contact the Hotel’s reservations department at +1 305 913 8383 (Mon - Fri 9 am - 6 pm; Sat 9 am - 5 pm EST).
Room type: Superior & Deluxe Skyline View
Rate per night: USD 285 plus taxes
Cut-off date: February 8, 2016
"The conversations that you have at the networking events in the evenings, they take my thinking to another level!"
Senior Manager, Global Talent Acquisition, The Hershey Company
Cocktails at La Mar
March 2, 6 pm - 11 pm
Attire: Smart casual
Let's kick off the 2016 US Avature User Conference with delicious Peruvian food and specialty cocktails at La Mar restaurant. Join your peers and the Avature team for an evening of relaxed music and amazing flavors overlooking Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline.
Lobby Level, Mandarin Oriental Hotel
500 Brickell Key Drive
Miami, Florida 33131
Beach Party Reception
March 3, 6 pm - 11 pm
Attire: Smart casual. Comfy shoes (or no shoes at all).
Take off your shoes, put your sandals on, and join the group for a fabulous night! Let's celebrate the end of day two with dinner, cocktails, and live music at the stunning private white sand beach alongside the sparkling waters of Biscayne Bay.
Oasis Beach Club, Mandarin Oriental Hotel
500 Brickell Key Drive
Miami, Florida 33131
In case of wet weather, the event will be relocated to an indoor venue.