In-house Recruitment Technology Conference #IHRecTech

Technology’s role in recruitment continues to grow at a remarkable rate. From facilitating talent attraction to streamlining candidate experience, it enables us to hire better, faster and cheaper. There’s no denying technology is the key to recruitment innovation.

On 7th February 2019, we kick off our conference series for the year with the In-house Recruitment Technology Conference! Our carefully selected line-up of speakers will bring you inspiring case studies and showcase the most exciting innovations to shake up the industry right now.

Why Should You Attend?

Join us and be part of senior level, tactical conversations to learn the very latest on hot topics including; AI & Robotics, Chatbots, Video Interviewing & Gamification, Removing Gender Bias, Candidate Assessments, Simplifying Your Recruitment Process and much more.

Network with 100+ Attendees

Connect, communicate & collaborate with industry peers all with a common interest in learning and developing their recruitment skills, knowledge and strategies

Unrivalled Speaker Content

Hear live case studies and inspirational stories from our world class speaker line upcovering topics including; AI & Robotics, Chatbots, Video Interviewing, Removing Gender Bias and much more…

Strategic Roundtable Sessions

Take part in intimate, high value round table discussions with like-minded peers

Post Event Drinks Reception

Extend your social networking over complimentary evening drinks

Innovation Showcase

Hear industry experts demonstrate the latest, most innovative Recruitment Technologies in the Talent Acquisition tech landscape right now!

Food and Beverage

Enjoy a fabulous selection of complimentary breakfast, lunch and tea and coffee throughout the day

Video Content

Re-live the unmissable speaker content as part of the high definition learning follow up videos


Gain priority access to our professionally curated digital whitepaper and additional bonus content

Who Will Be Attending?

In-house recruitment and HR professionals all with a common interest in understanding how technology can enhance the  recruitment process including; Al Rayan Bank, Amdocs, AnyGood?, Assystem UK, AXA UK, British Business Bank, CACI Limited, Capita, Catch22,, Collinson, Compass Group/Infosys, Connect Group, Department for Transport, Dyson, EXL service, FDM Group, Finda, Gattaca, Glenn Networks, Grant Thornton UK, Helping Hands, Hertfordshire County Council, Hiscox, IBM, LBTH, Lookers, Macmillan cancer support, Macquarie Bank, Mobile Talent, National Trust, Nodal Labs, North Bristol, NHS Trust, Northgate Vehicle Hire, Nutmeg, Oodle Finance, Photobox, Randstad Sourceright, Sagittarius, Salisbury Workplace Services, Santander, Schlumberger, Schneider Electric, Sky Betting & Gaming, Southeastern, Sunrise Senior Living & Gracewell Healthcare, The Co-op, The Searchologist, The Simplify Group, Travelport, Travis Perkins, TRL, Version1, West Pier Studio, Yodel to name but a few!


A perfectly balanced agenda carefully designed to maximise knowledge intake, peer-to-peer networking and tool showcasing.

Each speaker session will be followed by a roundtable discussion, where you will learn how to overcome the challenges you face in in-house recruitment.

We’ll be rounding off this unique conference with complimentary and well-deserved social networking drinks.

08:30 AM – 09:10 AM


Registration, Breakfast & Welcoming Intro

Event Chair

Alan Walker, Udder Update

Alan Walker, CEO & Founder

Alan is the founder and CEO of Udder, a talent technology consulting business powered by some of the brightest minds in the industry. He helps organisations to discover, select and implement the technology that is right for them.

9:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Innovation Showcase

Gain insight and understanding of current and future innovations within the recruiting world by hearing from some of the most influential suppliers to the recruitment industry today. How can they help innovate your recruiting process through technology advancements?

Michelle Craig, Jobteaser

Juliette Santos, Senior Business Developer EMEA

TOPIC: The Art of Graduate Recruitment in a digital age
Steve Ward, Candidate.ID

Steve Ward, Customer Solutions Director

TOPIC: Halving Time-to-Shortlist by Solving the Talent Pipeline Conundrum with Automation
Emma Gunes, Landed

Emma Güneş, CEO

TOPIC: Measuring recruiting metrics in 2019 – what metrics should recruiters be measuring & how can tech help?
Liam O'Callaghan, App Vault

Liam O’Callaghan, Director

TOPIC: Using your employer brand in every job description; talking to developers about pizza, and espresso blend with Project Managers

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

Vicki Mann, Skillsarena

Vicki Mann, Director of Operations

TOPIC: Using Technology when Recruiting: Making the Invisible, Visible

  • How to measure Character DNA and its contribution to a positive & engaging culture
  • Which tools & technologies are right for you – situational judgement tests, skills tests and personality profiling
  • How this process delivers a simple model to maximise time, budget and resource which delivers quality candidates

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Morning Coffee Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Alastair Cartwright, earcu

Alastair Cartwright, Consultant

TOPIC: Removing Gender Bias in Recruitment Advertising through Technology

  • Removing unconscious biases through engaging and inclusive copy
  • Creating a balanced look and feel that’s more attractive and ‘open’ to all audiences, regardless of demographic
  • Real life samples through client case studies

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Georgiana and Simon, IBM

Georgiana Chiper, Senior Consultant – Talent & Engagement & Simon Clements, Client Solutions Lead – TA Transformation

TOPIC: AI & Robotics: TA Reinvention or Hype?

  • How are organisations using AI & Robotics to reinvent Talent Acquisition
  • Think Talent benchmark findings
  • Our recommendations: Starting with Outcomes

12:30 PM – 13:20 PM


13:20 PM – 14:10 PM


Neil Armstrong, Commercial Director

TOPIC: How tech can help solve the most burning issues facing recruiters

Using a selection of exciting case studies, see how tech can help address recruiter pain points including:

  • Shortage of talent
  • Competition for scarce talent
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Onboarding
  • Understanding your recruitment process end-to-end

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

14:10 PM – 15:00 PM

Jim Berrisford, Rezoomo

Jim Berrisford, Global Head of Engagement and Partnerships

TOPIC: Engagement is a two way street: The use of tech & automation in creating a well-rounded hiring process

  • The inbound & outbound technology enabling engagement
  • The time and place for human interaction
  • Making engagement accessible to all

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

15:00 PM – 15:15 PM

Afternoon Coffee Break

15:15 PM – 16:00 PM

Ben Gledhill, Yodel UPDATED

Ben Gledhill, Head of Resourcing

TOPIC: Chatbots: Proper Candidate Experience means working around their lives, not ours.

  • Why Candidate Experience is still a thing and how Chatbots can drive it
  • Yodel’s journey: From identifying the problem, to launching the solution
  • What we’ve learnt so far

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

16:00 PM – 16:30 PM

Panel Square

Panel Discussion

Hosted By Alan Walker, CEO & Founder, Udder

TOPIC: Recruitment Technology: What else is there to know?

Take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to listen, question and discuss key trends with some of the leading experts within Recruitment Technology, gaining you further insight and equipping you with all the skills and knowledge you need. Prepare to be informed and entertained!

16:30 – 18:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Complimentary Networking Drinks

Limited Tickets Available

The Congress Centre

28 Great Russell St



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Alternatively, call the team on 0203 968 8858.

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