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Radical Planet Brochure Toronto


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Radical Planet Brochure Toronto

  1. 1. Radical Planet June 7-8th For More Details and to register online go to:
  2. 2. What is an UnConference? An UnConference is a gathering of minds, to meet in the middle and everyone to experiences and opinions where the have the floor. Each track, (session), has attendees (or active participants) lead the track leaders with a background in the conversation. There are 4 simple rules: topic, but their job is to start the conversation, be available for reference and sum things up. The stars always 1: No Presentations come from the participants. (We select track-leaders from participants at previous events.) 2: No Powerpoint “Radical Planet was the best networking 3: No Name Badges No name badges because we believe that and learning event I 4: No Pitching if you don’t know who someone is you attended in 2011” should introduce yourself and start talking. No need stare at their chest to Apart from that, anything goes. We don’t work out if they are worth it. have presentations because the best knowledge is in the room. By bringing together participants from all kinds of No pitching because we don’t have backgrounds with a shared interest. Job exhibitions or stands. Any give away have Boards, Recruiters (Corporate and to be creative and relevant and any Agency), Technologists, Mobile product pitching gets shut down by the Specialists, Branding Companies and more, all with a shared interest in talent attraction from a different perspective. No talking heads to listen to and nod or nod off. No Powerpoint because we want the eyes2
  3. 3. “Where else can you meet this many Global Recruitment and Human Resources Thought Leaders in One Place, and actually get to talk with them” Track Leaders: Geoff Webb - Geoff Webb is a leading voice in Social Recruiting, in North America and Europe. He speaks at the top conferences, including SHRM, TRU London, TNL, and HREvolution. And Geoff consults with Fortune 500 talent practices to develop winning Social Media strategies. Jeff Waldman - Jeff Waldman is a creative entrepreneur and experienced HR Consultant with a talent and passion for ―socializing HRǁ‖—effectively integrating social technology into HR to create business value. He is Co-founder of Impact99, the first Canadian Social Media HR Conference. Jeff is a Speaker, Trainer, Blogger, Philanthropist and active Social Volunteer. His HR background spans over a decade in various industries including technology, financial services, music and entertainment, broadcasting, healthcare, consulting, not-forprofit and government. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (HR and Labour Relations) from the Sauder School of Business (University of British Columbia). Take a look at Jeff’s blog and his work with TalentCulture. Brian Cugelman - Since 1997, Dr. Cugelman has worked as a program coordinator, digital campaigner, and researcher. His publications and presentations focus on the psychology and science of online engagement. Dr. Cugelman has helped numerous organizations plan, implement and evaluate their programs, such as the United Nations Millennium Campaign, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Century 21 and Oxfam.3
  4. 4. Melanie Benwell - I have over 14 years in the recruiting industry spanning all areas of business from retained executive search, to client-side, to fast-paced contingency recruiting. Over the years, I have specialized in management consulting, finance, sales, and technology and am now turning my attention to help small and medium sized companies in Toronto grow their organizations. Jonathan Campbell - Jonathan Campbell is a career recruiter, trainer, keynote speaker and blogger who knows how to find all sorts of nasty stuff about you online but prefers to use his skills to help his clients find great talent. His company, Social Talent are helping to re-invent how recruiters think about digital marketing and social media, one tweet at a time, whilst running one of the most popular recruitment blogs in Europe. His Facebook page is publicly accessible and contains very little incriminating evidence, allegedly. Lexi Kubrak - What started as a blog turned into her passion. Lexis love of life and love of the alternative is what brought her to create Enigma Agency. Utilizing social media, word of mouth and people-powered campaigns, more than print her ideas stand out in a crowd - literally. Building a brand and watching it grow is what Lexi loves to see, and her own blog and energetic life reflects her passion to constantly rethink and redesign the way things are done. She finished her degree in Cultural Communication and Information Technology in 2010 and ever since she has created some more challenging and creative ideas to apply her knowledge through client projects and fun stuff on the side. Oscar Mager - Recruiting Expert (owner at Recruiting Essentials) with extensive hands-on recruiting experience and in-depth knowledge of online recruitment, e-recruitment, internet recruitment, e-sourcing, social networks, SEO, employer branding and optimizing recruitment ROI. Always open for challenging recruiting projects4
  5. 5. Matt Charney - Talent Management and Social Media professional with expertise in social media recruiting and employer branding, employee engagement and retention, brand management, public relations, internal communications and process improvement/change management. Lisa Scales - Without question Lisa possesses one of the most agile minds in the business. One of lifes go- getters, Lisa is as proactive as they come and is never more comfortable than when taking charge of contentious issues and identifying solutions for resolution. Commended within her circles for the gregarious way in which she approaches business, Lisa is not only a valuable knowledge source but great fun to be around, too. Rob Van Elburg - Rob van Elburg is a specialist in (Global) IT Recruitment. He studied Human Resources Management and Business Economics. His career began in 1992 (START Uitzendbureau). In 2000 he started RAVE-cruitment, a full-service ICT Recruitment agency, located at the World Trade Center in Amsterdam. These days, hes an IT Recruitment professional with extensive search, (Inhouse) headhunting, RPO, Talent Acquisition and interim results at the worldwide leading (ICT) companies. Kevin Grossman - What’s my story? Well, I’m a human resource and recruiting B2B software and services marketplace evangelist, entrepreneur, analyst, advisor, manager, marketer and writer. Always a writer. This is what I love to do after nearly 25 years of leadership experience in various capacities including marketing, HR and recruiting, technology and higher education. My extensive knowledge of business development, marketing, sales, public relations and social media best practices, and thorough understanding of the human resource and recruiting marketplace, has helped hundreds of B2B software and services companies grow their business.5
  6. 6. Bill Boorman - @BillBoorman is the persona behind the #TRU brand of UnConferences. He is a serial conversationalist and UnConference Disorganizer. Bill has also been known to travel the globe and speak on Social Recruitment from time to time. Geoff Clendenning - An entrepreneur with 20 years of business building experience. Specializing in developing innovative business models that take advantage of new technologies, demographic or market trends. Carmen Jeffery - Carmen has 13 year history of building teams and sourcing cross functional experts. Her focus has been upon emerging technology as well as businesses facing transformation and growth. She is adept at identifying leaders and collaborating with clients to place top talent and enhance their bottom line performances. Her background encompasses full-time and contract assignments for both agency and corporate search and selection mandates. Carmen is a Radical Planet Attendee Alumni. Chloe Rada - Strategic communication and branding professional with 10+ years experience developing recruitment marketing strategies for human resources, marketing and staffing departments. Expert in cultural and employer brand assessment and development, internal/external communications strategies, search engine marketing concepts, viral marketing, social media and digital communication & video-centric platforms.6
  7. 7. Paul Hamilton - Paul Hamilton has built some of Canadas most successful recruiting organizations, including Microsoft, Rogers TV, and now BMO. You’ll gain crucial insights from one of Canada’s thought leaders in building great recruiting strategies. Leanne Chase - After spending 10 years working in television and on special events, Leanne Chase entered the traditional corporate world. With little experience working 9 to 5, M-F she tried to adjust. At first it was okay, then she asked for more flexibility and got it, and then some of that flexibility was taken away. Since it easier to find a job when you have a job, she started looking for a new job in the corporate world that would afford her the flexibility she wanted to help balance her personal life. Steve Duque - Steven drives adoption of Bullhorn Reach technology and social media recruiting best practices through consultation and collaborative problem solving. When Steven isn’t hosting social recruiting webinars or speaking at various HR and social media events, he is contributing to the Bullhorn Reach blog, or authoring a personal blog, Living in the Future, which is regularly syndicated to The Wall St. Cheat Sheet. Steven enjoys working closely with a diverse group of clients, such as the New York Stock Exchange, Constant Contact and Chuck E. Cheese’s, among other. Shane McCusker - Intelligence Recruitment Software is designed to increase the profitability and efficiency of your recruitment business. Through simple and clever information management we do more than simply recording data, we allow you to get clarity about what is going on in your business, spot opportunities and make the most of the business intelligence you already possess.7
  8. 8. Zachary Misko - Zachary Misko is the Global RPO Director and member of the Leadership Team at Kelly Services, Inc. Outsourcing & Consulting Group (KellyOCG -, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) business unit. KellyOCG - RPO provides outsourced hiring process management andHuman Resource skills to a variety of different companies. Nicola McCarthy - Nicola manages Social Talents film and AV division, and is a one-stop-shop forconcept creation, story-boarding, filming and post-production. Nic majored in Film and Digital Media, and after astint working as a waitress like so many aspiring filmmakers before her, finally made it in to the movie business. Holly Fawcett - Holly is a digital marketing executive for Social Talent, working solely on recruitment marketing and branding projects for clients by setting up social networking spaces and representingbrands online. Holly is a Marketing grad, but comes from a retail management background, where she claims she"folded sweaters for a living". Holly tries very hard to explain to people what she actually does for Social Talent ona daily basis, as most hear the phrase "talent community" and they stop listening8
  9. 9. International Tracks: Radical Planet is all about Participant Lead Learning. You are invited to actively encouraged to Debate, Question and provide your own input to Tracks such as:  The Psychology of Social Media  Making Mobile work for Recruitment (you will need a phone)  The Great Linkedin Debate  The Recruitment XFactor  Going Global (all the way to Africa)  Can HR Technology keep up with Social Change?  …and many many many more.9
  10. 10. June 6th Toronto Hardrock Café 7pm -12am FREE FOR ATTENDEES TO RADICAL PLANET10
  11. 11. Radical Events65 Elmer Avenue http://radicalplanetyyz.eventbrToronto, Ontario M4L 3R6