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CWS Summit North America 2016

Posted on 8/15/2016 by Andrew Zarkadas in Category Blog

Guidant Group and Bartech are pleased to announce our sponsorship of the Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Summit North America to be held in Las Vegas on September 19-22, 2016.
Presented annually by Staffing Industry Analysts, the CWS Summit brings together HR and Procurement managers from across North America using temporary labor with staffing industry thought leaders who will share best practices and innovative strategies for optimizing the way companies utilize their contingent workforce.
As key sponsors, we are delighted to be a part of a number of discussions over the course of the event and hope to see you there:
ROUNDTABLE SESSION: Monday, Sept 19, 9:00 – 10:30 am
Facilitator: Karen Gonzalez, SVP Global Sales and Solutions
Title: Choosing an MSP – What Are the Drivers and How Do You Begin?
IDEAS IN ACTION: Monday, September 19, 2:30 – 3:15 pm
Title: Vendor Consolidation: Streamlining and Managing Staffing Providers without Sacrificing High Quality Talent or Diversity – Best Practice: Supply Base Optimization Sponsored by Bartech/Guidant Group
Speakers: Matthew Elliott - Dignity Health, Mark Sawicki and Jodie Smith Bartech/Guidant Group
PANEL DISCUSSION:  Tuesday, September 20, 1:30 – 2:15 PM
Impellam North America Participant:  Brian Salkowski, President, Managed Services, Impellam NA
CWS Description:
Technology & Innovation Track
Not for Beginners! Advanced Analytics for The CW, Using Big Data to Predict Workforce Success 
Be warned; this session is not for beginners! In this session we will move beyond the basics of big data to explore how advanced data analysis techniques and statistics can yield big time results in your CW program. We will explore data sufficiency issues and discuss the various tools of data science. From understanding R^2 to decoding the confidence interval and everywhere in between; this session will explore how to make the complex simple and create real results using data science.
Moderator: Bryan Peña, SVP, Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research, CCWP, Staffing Industry Analysts
Panelists: Jason Ezratty- President, Brightfield Strategies, Brian Salkowski- President, Managed Services, Impellam NA
COLLABORATION IN A GIG ECONOMY: Wednesday, September 21 4:30 – 5:30 PM
HR/Enterprise Buyer Track - Title: Names Removed to Protect the Guilty: RFP Horror Stories
CWS Description:
Experts and suppliers will share the good, the bad and the ugly from a wide variety of RFP processes. More than a gripe session, this candid discussion will illuminate what it takes to draft an RFP that gets the best response and starts your program off on the path to success.
Moderator: Peter Reagan, Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies & Research (EMEA, LATAM & APAC), CCWP, Staffing Industry Analysts
Panelists: Andrew Erlichman- Sr. Director, Sales Strategy, Bartech, Christopher Minnick- Co-Founder & EVP, Brightfield Strategies
Bring a stack of business cards and get ready to expand your network of contingent workforce professionals in a fast and fun way. No pre-registration is required!
For more information regarding session topics, view the Conference Agenda.


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