2010 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM10)

October 7–8, 2018 • Las Vegas, NV


Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

From the moment you walk through the doors of Caesars Palace, you know you’ve arrived at the most prestigious resort in the world. Impeccable service. Luxury. All the little details that make the difference between an ordinary visit and a spectacular experience are yours.


Thursday, October 7, 2010

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Welcome & Introduction

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
DirectEmployers Association Membership Update

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Social Recruiting (Using Social Media to Recruit)

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Leading With Your Heart: Diversity And Ganas For Inspired Inclusion in the Workplace

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
The Future of .JOBS—Recruiters Are Taking Back Control of Internet Recruiting

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Expert Panel: Where’s this Recruitment Industry Going?

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
DirectEmployers Association “Pipeline” Community Preview

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Keynote Address: Nobody’s Perfect: Achieving Inclusion, Diversity & Access | Marlee Matlin

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Networking reception with special .JOBS presentation

Friday, October 8, 2010

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
DirectEmployers Product Overviews

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Successful Recruiting in the Disability Community

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Employment Branding Using Social Media

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Keynote Address: Diversity: On TV, Behind The Scenes And In Our Lives | Soledad O’Brien

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Meet & Greet with Soledad O’Brien / Break

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Expert Panel: College/Intern Recruiting

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Candidate Experience: Engage Them or Enrage Them—Your Choice

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Demystifying TBI and PTSD in the Workplace

5:00 PM
Conference Adjourns


  • Richard Cho, Recruiting Lead, Facebook
  • Dr. Manny Contomanolis, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Career Services, The Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Gerry Crispin, Principal, Career Crossroads
  • Tom Devlin, President of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • Cari Dominguez, Author & Former 12th Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • James Emmett, Corporate Disability Consultant, Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Jill Erickson, Senior Vice President, Digital, TMP Worldwide
  • Mickey Garcia, Global University Relations Manager, CH2M HILL
  • Shama Kabani, President, The Marketing Zen Group
  • Matt Kaiser, Vice President and Talent Strategist, NAS Recruitment Communications
  • Andy Katz, Senior Vice President, Bernard Hodes Group
  • Tim Luzader, Director of the Center for Career Opportunities, Purdue University
  • Angela Marshall, Campus Relations Manager, Newell Rubbermaid
  • Marlee Matlin, Academy Award Winning Actress & Activist
  • Soledad O’Brien, Acclaimed Special Investigations Correspondent and Host of CNN’s In America Documentaries
  • Shirley Olwine, Supervisor in Corporate Development Unit, Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Jennifer Rutt, Director of Strategic Alliances, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • Trudy Steinfeld, Assistant Vice-President and Executive Director of the Wasserman Center for Career Development, New York University
  • Lisa Stern, Workforce and Diversity Consultant, America’s Heroes at Work
  • Pam Webster, Assistant Vice President, Recruiting, Enterprise Holdings
  • Paul Wills, Chief Strategy Officer, Michaels Wilder
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