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8 - 9 November

Add to Calendar 08/11/2018 08:00 09/11/2018 16:00 Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY Job Board Summit Europe 2018

The industry leading Job Board Summit Europe returns to London in November 2018 for two days of exceptional speakers, actionable insights and connections with industry leaders.

The annual job board focused event is like no other. Thought provoking sessions cover key topics that really matter to your business.

You’ll get to connect with our community of industry leaders and chat with speakers in dedicated one to one meetings through our event networking app. It’s not to be missed!

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The Agenda

Thursday 8th Nov. 2018

Job Board Summit - Europe | Day 1




Conference Welcome

Louise Grant - CEO, Jobg8


State of the Industry Today

Matt Alder - Innovation Consultant, MetaShift

Details:This session is an open conversation between TA and HR leaders as they share the challenges when recruiting and how job boards can be the solution. Find out how a job board would look to them in an ideal world.

There are a lot of changes happening within the recruiting space and job board landscape. This session will touch on some of the topics that we’ll explore later on in the conference including: hiring manager challenges, scarcity of talent, new disruptive technologies, and the changing needs of the job seeker and challenges of engagement. Find out what you need to know and how to adapt.


Buyers Insight Morning

Details:The morning sessions will cover the data around recruitment advertising spend, ad agency insights on what they look for and how the job board space fits into their bigger picture of buying for clients. TA and HR recruitment bodies also share what they want from a relationship with a job board and other pressing issues.




What Ad Agencies Won't Say to Your Face

Richard Purvis - Founder, Crunch Simply Media

Details:Find out what ad agencies are really thinking. This is a straight talking and honest session reveals their reality.

10:45 Coffee Break

HR Buyers Panel

Marina Danckwardt - Recruitment Business Partner, Avenues Group
Sophie Theen - Head of HR and Talent, 11:FS
Tom Portingale - Employer Brand Manager, Nationwide Building Society

Details:This session is an open conversation between TA and HR leaders as they share the challenges when recruiting and how job boards can be the solution. Find out how a job board would look to them in an ideal world.




Job Seeker Engagement Afternoon

Details:The afternoon sessions will cover the data on what candidates really want in their job search, how to really engage candidates using technology and by becoming more human.

13:30 Introduction

Acquiring Millennial Jobseekers in a Mobile-First World

Todor Madzharov - Director of Marketing, Job Today


How to Use Technology to Engage with the Jobseeker

Marlot Anna Cruiming - CEO,

Details:Find out how to engage with candidates in an ever more crowded world. Job boards are competing and spending heavily for job seeker clicks on search engines. Are push technologies such as text and email alerts another solution to increasing job seeker engagement?


Breaking News: Candidates are Human

Katrina Collier - Social Recruiting & Candidate Engagement Trainer, The Searchologist

Details:Get an insight into the life of a non-recruitment human. The bombardment, the lack of value some recruiters bring etc. Find out why it can be hard to attract humans to your job boards? Including why they don't want to sign up for fear of being bombarded even more.


Coffee Break


Job Board Thought Leader Panel

Hannah Peet - Managing Director, Energy Jobline
Pawel Moszynski - Director of Product Strategy, APPII
Ian Partington - CEO Simply Jobs Boards

Details:Continuing on the concepts of candidate and client centricity; job board leaders share examples of how they are doing it differently.


Google One Year On

Tarquin Clark - Director, Partnerships & GTM, Google Cloud


Drinks Reception

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Day 1 End

Friday 9th Nov. 2018

Job Board Summit - Europe | Day 2


Breakfast and Registration


Conference Welcome

Louise Grant - CEO, Jobg8


A Morning of Disruption

Details:The morning sessions will cover the concepts of disruptive technologies and how they will impact the future of the industry.



Anna Ott - HR Technology Specialist



Gary McKay - Co-Founder and Managing Director, APPII



Derry Holt - CEO, OneUP Sales


Voice Search

Ashley Buckingham - Senior Integrations Developer, Broadbean


Power of Audio

Fiona Berry - Head of Recruitment Client Development, Global 9


Disruption Panel Discussion

Q&A session hosted by Anna Ott with the Morning of Disruption speakers.


Coffee Break


Job Board Panel: Disruption in Practice

Jubin Honarfar - Co-Founder and CEO, Watchado
Robin Stander - Senior Director, ZipRecruiter

Details:Job board leaders talk about what they are doing from a distrptive technology persperctive.




5 Recruitment Trends to Capitalise on for 2019

Joe Slavin - Business Advisor, Sublime Resources


Innov8 Showcase

Details:New to 2018 we bring you the Innov8 Showcase. This is a unique session where organisations who have recently launched new innovative products will get the chance to be on stage and showcase in 10 minutes how they aim to re-educate and disrupt the industry. The audience will have an opportunity to participate in asking questions about the products. This isn’t quite Dragons Den, so no bidding wars please!


Fireside Chat with an Industry Leader

Andrea Bertone - former European President, Monster

Interviewed by Steve Playford - Global Director, Financial Times


Coffee Break


Surviving the Google and Tech Apocalypse - Panel Discussion and Drinks

John Salt - Deputy Managing Director, CV-Library

Moderated by Mike Woodrow - President, Aspen Tech Labs

Details:Grab a wine, beer or drink of choice for our final session. This is a positive, upbeat session with lots of debate encouraged.


Conference Ends

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