SIA’s CWS Summit North America & Collaboration in the Gig Economy

Oct 02 - 05, 2018
Dallas, Texas

The world of work is rapidly changing. Today’s talent is choosing to #ditchthescript and work in ways that work best for them. It’s time to get real about gig workers – they’re not a select group filling a few specialty roles. Gig workers are needed now more than ever for your organization to thrive.

It’s time to #ditchthescript on how work gets done. Are you ready to make a change?

Visit us in booth #400 at the CWS Summit and Kiosk J at Gig Economy and hear from Kelly leaders in the sessions listed below.

#ditchthescript #cwssummit #whatsnext #futureofwork



CWS Summit:

Tuesday, October 2, 2:45-3:30 PM



Douglas Arms, Principal, Global Talent Advisory Services: TA, HR & Workplace Transformation, and Tammy Browning, VP, Operations with Kelly host a interactive workshop:


Does Your Program Lack a Talent Focus? How a Talent Centric Supply Chain Strategy Can Elevate Your Program
In this workshop, we will share exclusive insights from suppliers about what a talent focus looks like from their point of view to solve this critical challenge. We will also share how the most successful organizations focus on building their employer brand in ways that are compelling to talent suppliers and talent and provide you the framework to instill the tenets of your employer brand into the organization.

What's Next Labs
Labs will take place in the KellyOCG Meeting Room, Suite #1664

What's Next in Tech
John Healy, VP & Managing Director
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30-10:45 AM and 10:45-11:00 AM
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2:30-2:45 PM and 2:45-3:00 PM

Technology is shaping all aspects of our lives, whether at home or in the workplace. Along with technological progress comes high expectations that what we want, when we want it is right at our fingertips. Come along to this What’s Next Lab and see for yourself how your end users expect the process to work.

What's Next in Workforce Planning
Alejandro Builes, Principal & CoE Product Lead, Talent Advisory Services & Services Procurement
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1:00-1:15 PM and 1:15-1:30 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:15-10:30 AM and 10:30-10:45 AM

At the heart of everything is your business strategy.  Therefore it’s critical to create an effective model that provides access to the right talent that will support your business strategy.

Operationalizing a model that optimizes how you buy (hire permanent employees), build (train and develop your existing workforce), or borrow (contingent workers and consultants) is mission critical. Come and hear real life examples of how we help our clients to drive adoption and compliance to their talent strategies, by focusing on talent access and optimal business outcomes.

What's Next in Human Cloud
Tom Kaminsky, VP Talent Advisory Services
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30-3:45 PM and 3:45-4:00 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1:00-1:15 PM and 1:15-1:30 PM

You’ve heard all about the Human Cloud… but why is it so important to the future of work? How does it work in practice? Join this interactive lab session to find out how advancements in human cloud are driving a change in the way people with business critical skills want to work.  This overview - in partnership with Business Talent Group (BTG) -  will provide examples how we are enabling client understanding and access to highly specialized segments of independent talent.


Collaboration in the Gig Economy:

Friday, Oct. 5, 8:30-9:30 AM


Teresa Carroll, EVP; President, Global Talent Solutions; and GM, Sales/Marketing/Human Resources, Kelly Services joins the Keynote Panel:


The Future of the Gig Economy and the Talent Supply Chain
Focusing in-depth on the implications of technology-driven change on the talent supply chain. The keynote discussion with leaders from a variety of perspectives in the talent supply chain discuss what the coming changes mean for staffing suppliers, enterprise buyers, online platforms and other players. The conversation will take the big picture and bring it home with real implications that will help you drive your business forward.


Friday, Oct. 5, 12:00 – 12:45 PM


Dennis Tupper, Recruitment Marketing Strategist with Kelly joins a panel to discuss:


Recruiting in an Age of Talent Scarcity and Tech Disruption
For staffing executives, recruiting continues to get more complex as technology options proliferate from chatbots to recruitment aggregators and beyond. This complexity is compounded by a seemingly endless shortage of qualified candidates. It seems there are no magic bullets, but there is also significant risk and opportunity for those who get recruiting right. Join us as we explore the changing role of the recruiter, the impact of technology and what staffing firms need to do today to build their candidate pipeline needed for success.