SHRM to Present at TAtech Conference in Las Vegas

By Roy Maurer Jul 25, 2016

Representatives from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will discuss talent acquisition needs and strategies at the TAtech Conference & Expo, to be held Sept. 19-21 at The Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Produced by TAtech: The Association for Talent Acquisition Solutions, the event is designed especially for talent acquisition executives and professionals, third-party recruiters, and technology officers responsible for talent acquisition technology purchasing.  

The TAtech Conference & Expo will cover the latest technology-based developments and capabilities and the questions, issues and ideas recruiters have surrounding the implementation of that technology for optimum recruiting results, said Peter Weddle, CEO of TAtech, based in Stamford, Conn. The intimate format "provides an unmatched opportunity to interact with leading executives in the talent acquisition solutions industry," he said.

All sessions are approved for SHRM recertification credit. Sessions will include:

  • SHRM Vice President of Editorial Tony Lee speaking on talent acquisition trends for 2017.
  • SHRM Vice President of Membership Elissa O'Brien, SHRM-SCP, providing practical tips to resolve recruiting needs.
  • Recognized HR blogger and speaker Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, on purchasing HR technology.
  • Noted author and HR thought leader Paul Falcone on successful staffing negotiations.

Other conference speakers include Mike Durney, CEO of DHI Group; hiring metrics expert David Bernstein; Susan Vitale, chief marketing officer of iCIMS; Chris Forman, CEO of Appcast; and popular HR blogger Jessica Miller-Merrell.

The exhibit hall will showcase a wide range of talent acquisition technology, from recruitment marketing platforms and programmatic ad buying networks to innovative job boards and data and analytics solutions.

In addition, the conference will include the red-carpet Awards Gala for the Recruiting Service Innovation Awards, a global competition that celebrates the innovators and innovations in talent acquisition.

"It's the best party in recruiting," Weddle said.

Attendees who have registered by July 31 will receive a complimentary hotel room and a deep discount on the registration rate.


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