Day 1

May 7, 2020

9am
to
9:50am

Registration + Networking

Make initial connections with other attendees through 3 min 1-1 conversations.

Stage View & Networking View

9am
to
9:30am

Yoga with Samantha Khan

Samantha Khan

Human Resources Consultant, PTC

Hopin Sessions View

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We think health & wellness should be a focus, especially during this time so we are really ecstatic to be kicking off URx Forward with a yoga session led by Samantha Khan!

10am
to
10:15am

URx Forward Kickoff

Wahab Owolabi

Founder & Producer, URx

Char Delapena

Recruiting Manager, University, Robinhood, / Executive Director, URx

Hopin Stage View

10:15am
to
11am

It's Going to be a Virtual Summer

Alexa Friedman

University Recruiting Manager, Databricks

Carlotta Yun

Program Manager, University Recruiting, Adobe

Cindy Loggins

Director, University Recruiting and Programs, eBay

Grace Williams

Sr. Manager University Recruiting, Palo Alto Networks

Michele Tse

Manager, Campus Recruiting & Events, Oscar Health

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Hear from the experts on making the most out of your remote summer internship program. 

11:15am
to
12pm

#Hacking Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy Through Strategic Thinking

Rodney Tabares

Diversity Ops Project Manager, Facebook

Hopin Sessions View | Diversity & Inclusion, Recruiting | Workshop

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  • Defining your priority areas (Strategic Thinking)
    • People, Procedures & Goals
    • Magnifying your goals: Current Situation, Plan of Action & Future State
  • Market & Talent Mapping
    • Truth through metrics
    • Impact, Exposure, Building Community, Practical Knowledge and Defining your cultural script
  • Data driven Recruitment Strategy
    • Defining your goals
      • Do your metrics match your vision if not what are the tradeoffs
    • Defining your ROI
    • Defining your current gaps/ roadblocks and limitations
    • Keeping yourself accountable and on track
11:25am
to
12:10pm

Leveraging your Data to Determine Target Schools

Kate Wright

Senior Campus Recruiter, MongoDB

Hopin Sessions View| Recruiting | Workshop

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With a limited team and resources, how do we stop leaning on gut assumptions and start making data-driven decisions about target schools and where to spend our time and money? In this session, Senior Campus Recruiter, Kate Wright, will discuss MongoDB’s journey in learning how to ask the right questions, identify salient data points, and make decisions on how to engage target schools.

After discussing these strategies, you will walk away empowered to compile and make use of data you likely already have. A digital worksheet will be provided that attendees can use post-conference to identify target schools for their high volume roles.

11:25am
to
12:10pm

How to Evolve Your Campus Recruiting Strategy

Colleen Grant

Manager, Global Campus Recruiting, HubSpot

Hopin Sessions View | Recruiting | Presentation

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Learn how to kick start your campus program and how to iterate on your approach as you consider going virtual.

11:25am
to
12:10pm

Quantifying your Program's Value to the Business

Jared Bazzell

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, CDW

Sessions View | Managers, Recruiting | Workshop

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Learn how to quantify your program's value to business leaders.

12:10pm
to
12:30pm

Break + Networking

Connect 1:1 with other attendees for 3 min at a time!

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12:35pm
to
1:20pm

Innovative Opps for Employers to Engage on a Remote Campus

Matthew French

Assistant Director, Employer Relations, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Miriam Karpilow

Employer Relations, Career Services Center, University of San Francisco

Nicole Wright

University Recruiting Manager, Gusto

Stephanie Tyler

National Director of Campus Recruiting, BDO USA, LLP

Yuliya Mykhaylovska

University Talent, Greylock Partners

Hopin Sessions View | Employer Relations, Recruiting | Panel

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Hear from employers and schools as they share ideas on how best to engage with students virtually.

12:35pm
to
1:20pm

In Depth with the Head of Talent

Roz Francuz-Harris

Head of Recruiting, HBO Max

Craig Campbell

Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Match Group

Richard Cho

Head of Recruiting, Robinhood

Hoping Sessions View |Team Leads/People Managers | Panel

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Join us for a panel discussion featuring the Heads of Talent and Technical Recruiting at some of the worlds most innovative companies discussing:

  • Expectations of a Recruiting Manager
  • Value of building talent communities and investing in recruiting programs
  • How they consider employer brand in the overall recruiting strategy

And so much more! 

12:35pm
to
1:20pm

The Student's Perspective

Jonathan Javier

CEO / Founder, Wonsulting

Jerry Lee

Senior Strategy & Operations Manager, Google, / COO, Wonsulting

Deitrick Franklin

University Recruiting, Lyft

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The Wonsulting team has been helping thousands of students through career obstacles, whether it's attending non-target schools, being from underrepresented groups, or having non-traditional backgrounds through Resume Revisions, LinkedIn Strategies, Interview Prep, and Job Opportunities.

Hear from the team as they share general themes from the student's perspective.

1:25pm
to
1:40pm

Forward - Break + Networking

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1:45pm
to
2:30pm

Recruiting Leadership in Uncertain Times

Adam Ward

Head of Recruiting, Pinterest

Jill Macri

Partner, Growth by Design Talent

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Join us for a Fireside chat about the role recruiting plays in leading companies through uncertain times.

2:30pm
to
2:45pm

Day 1 Closing Remarks

We will wrap up the day and give a preview of Day 2!

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2:30pm
to
3pm

Network Network Network

Meet and network with other attendees in fun 3 min 1-1 Chats!

Hoping Networking View

Day 2

May 8, 2020

9am
to
9:50am

Registration + Networking

Make initial connections with other attendees through 3 min 1-1 conversations.

Stage View & Networking View

10am
to
10:15am

Day 2 Opening Remarks

Hopin Stage View

10:15am
to
11am

Building Connections for Companies & Students in a Virtual World

Jehron Petty

Founder, ColorStack

Sue Harnett

Founder & President, Rewriting the Code

Michael Ellison

Founder & CEO, Codepath

Tom Tessier

University Programs Manager, Twitch

Stage View| Diversity & Inclusion | Panel Discussion

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Hear from 3 different student-focused organizations on how they're building connections for companies & students in a virtual world.

11:05am
to
11:20am

Break + Networking

CONNECT 1:1 WITH OTHER ATTENDEES FOR 3 MIN AT A TIME

Hoping Networking View

11:25am
to
12:10pm

Establishing Relationships with Top Talent in a Remote World

Justin Palmer

CEO and Co-Founder, TopFunnel

Hopin Sessions View | Recruiting Operations | Presentation

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Hear from Justin on how best to establish relationships with top talent in a remote world.

11:25am
to
12:10pm

Hiring The North

Kate McRoberts

Co-op Coordinator - School of Computer Science,, University of Guelph

Roxana Pleacoff

Senior Director, Client Relations, Cultural Vistas

Emma Surich

Talent Acquisition Lead, Ecobee

Bridget King

Branding & Communications Program Manager, IBM

Hopin Sessions View | Employer Relations, Recruiting | Panel

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So, you are thinking about hiring a Canadian, eh? Come to learn about the Canadian co-op landscape, how to navigate the campus process and how to build relationships with Universities. Also, hear from an expert on how the visa process works and from an employer’s perspective on looking to the North as an additional talent stream in early recruitment.

11:25am
to
12:10pm

Conducting Remote Interviews Successfully

Carolynn Choi

University Technical Recruiter, Square

Inbar Gam

University Recruiting Program Manager, Databricks

Nuray Molla

Sr. Recruiter, University Recruiting, Tesla

Paul Bauer

University Recruiter, Tableau Software

Tigran Sloyan

Co-Founder & CEO, CodeSignal

Hopin Sessions View | Recruiting | Panel Discussion

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Hear from teams on how they've been able to conduct remote interviews successfully.

12:35pm
to
1:20pm

Recruiting at HBCUs :: Fueling Your Underrepresented Talent Pipeline

Desiree Booker

CEO, ColorVizion Lab LLC

Brittni Lundie

Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, University, Uber

Michele Militante

N.A. Talent Acquisition Leader, Early Professional, IBM

Lejorne Leys

Diversity Recruiter, Twitter

Hopin Sessions View | Diversity & Inclusion | Panel

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Join a conversation discussing strategies to effectively recruit and retain talent from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), with a strong emphasis on developing an understanding of the HBCU landscape.

12:35pm
to
1:20pm

My Program was Cancelled...What now?

Kristina Chin

University Recruiter, Quora

Lauren Berger

Head of University Relations, Roku

Leo Cortez

Head of University Recruiting, AirBnB

Sarah Hester

Technical Recruiter, Redfin

Sarah Mangano

University Talent

Hopin Sessions View | Panel Discussion

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Hear what's next for this group who have all made the difficult decision to cancel their summer programs.

12:35pm
to
1:20pm

Managing Interns Remotely

Anastacia Padilla

Recruiter, University & Diversity Outreach, HBO

Gina Greenwalt

University Programs Manager, Twitch

Michele Tse

Manager, Campus Recruiting & Events, Oscar Health

Emily Cardner

Manager, Campus Recruiting, MongoDB

Hopin Sessions View | Recruiting | Panel

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Hear from these teams on their plans to successfully manage interns remotely.

1:45pm
to
2:30pm

Creating a Culture of Inclusive Recruiting

Kathy Goss

Director of Inclusion Recruiting, ServiceNow

Elizabeth Ames

CEO, Women in Product

Stage View | Diversity & Inclusion | Fireside Chat

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2:30pm
to
2:45pm

URx Forward Closing Remarks

2:30pm
to
3pm

Network Network Network

Meet and network with other attendees in fun 3 min 1-1 Chats!

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