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2019 Events Calendar

2019 Events

Check out some of the events we are involved with, from EMEA, to Asia Pacific and the Americas.

SmartRecruiters Hiring Success Americas
| San Francisco, USA
Date | 26-27 February 2019
Hiring Success brings together 1,200+ talent acquisition leaders who are pushing boundaries and defining the future of recruiting. The conference includes two jam-packed days of amazing content, hands-on workshops, a hackathon, a recruiting innovators competition, and networking opportunities with peers and thought leaders from organizations like Lyft, Microsoft, Google, Visa, LinkedIn, and many more. We are excited to announce that Annie Hammer, our Head of Technology & Operations Consulting - Americas, will be the moderator for the 'Implementation and Rollout' panel at the conference. 

UNLEASH Conference & Expo Europe 
| London, UK
Date | 19-20 March 2019

UNLEASH Conference & Expo brings together the greatest minds, speakers and solution vendors in HR Tech to kick-start 2019. The event covers topics such as Brexit contingency planning, people migration, advances in AI, and digital transformation. Pag Miles, our Global Head of Partnerships, will be presenting “Navigating the Noise in the Technology World,” as well as judging the UNLEASH startup competition. Jo-Ann Feely, our Board Director, will also be featured on the panel “Taking a Total Talent Approach to Recruitment”.

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) CWS Summit Europe 
Location | London, UK
Date | 26-27 March 2019
The 2019 CWS Summit Europe focuses on the theme "Elevate, Evolve, Empower" with an agenda offering a variety of panel session debates representing all sides of the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem. The hands-on workforce challenge workshops are focussed on creative solutions to challenging issues, plus topical roundtables and keynote presentations on the state of the industry and organisational culture. We are excited to announce that Matthew Rodger, our Chief Growth Officer, will be a keynote speaker at CWS Summit alongside Maggie Tonge, Category Director - Workforce at Crown Commercial Service.

Beeline Conference
| Florida, USA
Date | 6-8 May 2019
David Swanz, our Head of the Americas Contingent Workforce Solutions, will be one of the panellists at Beeline Conference. In the discussion session ‘Direct Sourcing: How Talent Pools Can Work For You’, representatives of contingent workforce management programs, MSPs, and talent pool providers will address topics ranging from the benefits of direct sourcing and talent pools, to the practical aspects of establishing and curating private talent tools, and the risks and rewards of connecting to online talent platforms. The panel will discuss how talent pools have become a game-changer for these organizations.


SOVA Assessment in the Age of the Algorithm
Location | Florida, USA
Date | 8 May 2019

In partnership with Sova Assessment, we will explore with industry leaders and influencers the challenging relationship between automation, ethics and accountability in the age of the algorithm. The keynote speaker will be Lord Clement-Jones, Chairman, House of Lords Select Committee on AI, who recently said “The UK contains leading AI companies, but it is essential that ethics and accountability take centre stage in AI’s development and use”.


HRO Today Forum APAC
Location | Hong Kong, China
Date | 3-4 June 2019
The HRO Today Forum is the first fully-interactive HR conference designed specifically for HR executives in the APAC region. This collaborative event is centred around interactive best practice discussions and focuses on problem solving in order to help executives “Drive Corporate Strategy.” As one of the speakers, Neil Jones, our Regional Head of APAC, will provide an overview of our strategic Total Talent framework along with insights to the key business challenges driving the need for a Total Talent strategy. He will present the whole HR technology ecosystem and how it enables a Total Talent strategy, providing real examples of client recruitment technology ecosystems. He will also share how our partner innovation platform, ‘The Hive,’ enables our clients and partners to navigate the noise allowing informed decisions to execute and simplify their tech stack to have best-in-class recruitment technology.

Cornerstone Fresh Thinking: Winning the Race with Your Recruiting Strategy
In partnership with Alexander Mann Solutions
Location | London, UK
Date | 19 June 2019
This highly collaborative and interactive event will feature lively discussions around recruiting strategies in a changing world and insights from some of the industry’s leading thinkers from Cornerstone’s own Thought Leadership Team and Alexander Mann Solutions. Erica Titchener, our Global Head of Technology and Talent Strategy Consulting; Patrick Lockhart, our Consulting Partner, EMEA; and Keira Pintão, our Senior Employer Brand Strategist, EMEA, will be facilitating 3 group discussion tracks including ‘Adapting to the realities of a candidate driven market’, ‘Rethinking recruiting methods for a changing world’ and ‘Aligning your recruiting strategy with your HR and Organisational goals’ throughout the event.

Public Sector Solutions Expo 2019 
| London, UK
Date | 25-26 June 2019

As the leading event for those responsible for delivering public services across the UK, over 3,000 decision-makers, specifiers, influencers and procurers will come together to share best practice, network and to discover the most innovative solutions driving efficiencies in the public sector today.

Corporate Research Forum (CRF) International Conference: Speed, Productivity, Agility – Essentials for Tomorrow’s Disruptive Business Environment
Location | Barcelona, Spain
Date | 7-9 October 2019

What will differentiate the successful organisations of tomorrow and how should they be preparing to get a head start? By taking a multi-faceted view of the drivers of organisation performance, at this conference, CRF will challenge delegates to be radical and imaginative in developing strategies to execute the personal and organisational transformations essential for business continuity.

VSMA West 2019
Location | 
Half Moon Bay, CA, US
Date | 14-15 August 2019

Two-day annual conference that brings together the full spectrum of the contingent workforce supply chain: from the Enterprise Buyers to the Suppliers of Contingent Labor services, and everyone in between including: Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Vendor Management Technologies (VMSs) and other providers that support the global talent ecosystem.


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