Home >> Sessions 2018 TechServe Alliance Conference & Tradeshow Agenda Tuesday, November 6, 2018 6:30 pm TechServe Alliance Board of Directors Dinner (invitation only) Wednesday, November 7, 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am TechServe Alliance Growing Firm Forum Registration & Breakfast (separate registration required) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Growing Firm Forum (separate registration required) 8:00 am - 3:00 pm TechServe Alliance Board of Directors Meeting 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm Conference Registration Open 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm TechServe Welcome and Officer Recognition Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance Paul Hansen, President, TechServe Alliance & CEO, Millennium Consulting, Inc. 4:15 pm- 6:00 pm TechServe National Meet-Up Join fellow industry executives to strategize on issues impacting your firm and the industry. In a relaxed networking session, we will display a series of challenges that participants can discuss with conference attendees. This is a thoughtful way for you to meet other attendees who share the same challenges, make new connections, and collaborate on new ways to solve them. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome to THE EVENT Reception Gather with TechServe conference attendees for the welcome reception and continue your conversations from the National Meet Up. This is a great opportunity to make new connections and to meet up with old friends. Thursday, November 8, 2018 7:15 am - 3:15 pm Conference Registration Open 7:30 am - 3:45 pm Tradeshow Open 7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 8:30 am CEO Welcome & Opening Remarks Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance TechServe President Elect Introduction Jay Cohen, CEO, Signature Consultants 8:45 am - 9:00 am Excellence Awards Recognition -- Large Enterprise Firms 9:00 am - 10:15am Keynote: The Adventure of Business Jamie Clarke - Performance Coach for the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, Renowned Everest Adventurer Sponsored by: JobDiva 10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking with Exhibitors 10:45 am - 1:15 pm Driving Operational Efficiency: A Workshop for Those Who Keep the Lights On A facilitated peer-to-peer exchange for Accounting, Operations, and other Back Office Roles (Limited seating, separate pre-registration required) 10:45 am - 4:00 pm Large Firm Forum (Separate registration required) 10:45 am - 11:45 am Concurrent Sessions Executive Leadership Continuing the conversation with Jamie Clarke - Coaching your team to higher performance Recruiting/Growing Revenue From Insight to Action: How to Attract, Land, and Keep Today's IT/Engineering Candidates Improving Profitability The Cobbler Without Shoes: Successfully Sourcing, Recruiting, and Developing High Performance AEs & Recruiters What's Next The New Normal: The Privacy Laws of Tomorrow and How to Prepare 11:45 am - 12:45 pm Hot Topic Networking Lunch Join your peers for networking, discussion and lunch in a relaxed and friendly forum that will provide you with the opportunity to explore shared talent, technology, and growth and profitability challenges. Learn what works for others and share what's working for you. 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Networking with Exhibitors -- Dessert with Exhibitors 11:45 pm - 1:15 pm Executive Women's Lunch Get ready to be inspired during the Annual Women’s Luncheon where you’ll hear personal stories of triumph from industry leaders and participate in roundtable discussions with your peers. From breaking through barriers to building your personal brand and rising-up the next generation of staffing leaders, this is the most talked-about event at conference. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to learn, share and grow. Sponsored by: ClearEdge Marketing (separate registration required) 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Strategies for Leading and Managing Recruiting Teams A facilitated peer-to-peer exchange focused on leading recruiting teams (Limited seating, separate pre-registration required) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions Executive Leadership Managing Through Change - A Leader's Perspective Sales/Growing Revenue Winning More Client Meetings - A Road Map to Success Part 1 Improving Profitability Double Your Firm's Profitability: The Five Essential Actions Part 1 What's Next Navigating the Disruptive Technological Changes Ahead 2:30 pm -2:45 pm Transition Break 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions Recruiting Talent Acquisition Technology: Is it the Cure for What Ails Us? Sales/Growing Revenue Winning More Client Meetings - A Road Map to Success Part 2 Improving Profitability Double Your Firm's Profitability: The Five Essential Actions Part 2 What’s Next No More "Business as Usual": Creating a Safe Work Environment and Avoiding Liability in the #MeToo Era 3:45 pm - 4:15pm Networking with Exhibitors 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Excellence Awards Small Enterprise Firms 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm IMPACT! Talks Sponsored by: CareerBuilder Host: Andy Streiter, SVP of Staffing & Recruiting Group, CareerBuilder 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Margaritaville Madness - A State of Mind Time to enjoy the Florida sunset and escape to a Margaritaville state of mind with CareerBuilder! The Cypress Courtyard at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point will be transformed for you to enjoy an evening of fun inspired by the Florida Keys – music, cocktails (margaritas of course!), and appetizers. We challenge you to channel your inner Jimmy Buffet – Best “Parrot Head” will be celebrated! Sponsored by: CareerBuilder Friday, November 9, 2017 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Conference Registration Open 8:00 am Tradeshow Open 8:00 am - 8:45am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 8:45 am - 9:00 am Excellence Awards Mid-size Enterprise Firms 9:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote: Winning the New Talent Acquisition Game An "Ask Anything" Leadership Forum & Town Hall Event 10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking with Exhibitors 10:45 am - 1:00 pm The Critical Science (& Art) of Developing Successful Sales Organizations A facilitated peer-to-peer exchange of Sales Executives responsible for building, developing, and growing staffing sales organizations. (Limited seating, separate pre-registration required) 10:45 am - 12:00 pm Special Executive Leadership Family-Owned Staffing Businesses - The Issues, Challenges & Benefits 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Talent Acquisition VMS & MSP Today & Tomorrow: An Unfiltered Examination Recruiting Recruit Generation Z: Proven Tactics to Connect and Engage Gen Z Talent Executive Leadership Minimizing Legal Risk: What You Need to Know From "A to Z" 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Industry Roundtable Lunch: Choose from 20+ Industry Experts Join industry experts for lunch and discuss your challenges directly with experts that can give you clear takeaways and actionable ideas. Topics will include creative recruiting ideas, M&A, legal/HR, sales best practices, compensation strategies and many more. 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm Recruiting Interactive Workshop - Your BEST Year Ever A facilitated peer-to-peer exchange focused on recruiting best practices (Limited seating, separate pre-registration required) 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Concurrent Sessions Talent Acquisition Disruptive Talent Acquisition Technology: How to Break Through the Established Order & Engage Talent on Their Turf Recruiting Scarcity as Opportunity: Innovative Solutions and Recruiting Strategies Tackling the IT Talent Shortage Growing Revenue Beyond Staffing: Building a Successful Perm Practice 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Transition Break 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions Growing Revenue The Transformational CIO: Take a Deep Dive into the Mindset of Today's Most Influential Tech Talent Buyers Recruiting The New Normal: Strategies for Successfully Placing H-1Bs in Today's Environment Sales/Growing Revenue Breaking Through: Overcoming the Barriers to Closing Business 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking with Exhibitors Final opportunity to connect and review products and services designed for the IT & Engineering staffing industry 4:00 pm Tradeshow Closes 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance Tim Robbins, Vice President, GM Staffing & Recruiting Segment at Monster 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Keynote: Ryan Jenkins - Author and Generational Expert Attract, Lead, & Retain Millennials & Generation Z: Proven Next-Generation Strategies to Enhance Performance and Engagement Sponsored by: Monster 5:30 pm- 6:45 pm Thank You for Attending Closing Reception Note: Please check back often, as conference schedule is subject to change. 2019 SPONSORS Add your company to the growing list!