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RPOA 3rd Annual Conference
OCTOBER 2-4, 2022

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Chicago, IL

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Welcome to the third annual RPOA Conference hosted by the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association. The 3-day event taking place in the vibrant Renaissance Chicago Downtown offers informative educational sessions with top industry speakers, dynamic peer group discussions, and impactful case studies. In addition, we’re planning some fun social networking opportunities to help you create powerful connections with like-minded peers. The conference is designed for and open to anyone interested in RPO and learning about the current state and future outlook of talent acquisition. All are welcome. 

The RPOA is committed to making this event extremely productive and highly memorable for all participants. Spots are limited. Register now. 


Sunday, October 2 through
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 

Registration closes September 25


Renaissance Chicago Downtown
1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601


Member Rate $640



Ben Eubanks
Keynote Speaker
HCM Author, Podcaster and Researcher
Lighthouse Research & Advisory

Suzie Mitchell
Vice President, Client Delivery at Broadleaf Results

Tim Oyer
Vice President RPO Solutions
Advanced RPO

Shalena Shaheed
Managing Director for Baker Hughes Global Account
NES Fircroft

Mike Chapman
Senior Strategy Consultant
NES Fircroft

Michelle Krier
SVP, Sales and Marketing 
ClearEdge Marketing

Kelly Burlage
Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
Lineage Logistics

Jennie Dede
Head of Sales, North America Search and Staffing

Justin Jones
HR Specialist

Kurt Trost
VP, RPO Strategic Solutions
Manpower Solutions

Scott Howland
AVP Human Resources

Patty Silbert
Executive Vice President and Director Talent Strategy and Acquisition 

Jacquese Brown
Sr. Director, DEI Programs

Daniel Culbertson
Senior Economist
Indeed Hiring Lab

Cynthia Cohen
Managing Director
Mynt Consultants


DAY 1 | Sunday, October 2

3:15 - 4:30 PM
Chicago Architecture River Tour (more info)

5:30 - 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception, Urban Blue Room, Renaissance Hotel

DAY 2 | Monday, October 3

8:00 – 8:45 AM
Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 AM
Conference opens with a Welcome message from organizers

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Educational Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Lunch & Network

1:30 - 4:30 PM
Educational Sessions

5:30 - 7:00 PM 

DAY 3 | Tuesday, October 4

8:00 -8:45 AM

8:45 – 9:00 AM
Conference Reopens

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boardroom Sessions

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Network

1:00 - 1:45 PM
Boardroom Sessions

1:45 - 2:00 PM
Conference closes

Who Should Attend

RPO Buyers
Business, HR, and TA leaders of employers currently using or interested in using RPO. 

Business and HR Leader 
Business executives and human resources leaders interested in staying current about RPO trends and outlook.

RPO Providers
Leaders and top executives of RPO and recruiting companies looking to stay informed of RPO shifts and opportunities.

The conference is designed for and open to anyone interested in RPO and learning more about talent acquisition tools, technology, and strategy. All are welcome.

Why Attend?

Connect and build relationships with industry peers.

Network with conference participants during fun outings and receptions.

Listen to and learn from top industry thought leaders. 

Stay and attend the conference in one of Chicago’s most vibrant hotels located just steps from the Loop, Windy City attractions, and live entertainment in the Chicago Theatre District.

Enjoy elevated culinary creations, including local touches that celebrate the culture of Chicago.

Take a 90-minute river tour of Chicago’s beautiful architecture and landmarks.

Registration Fees

$640 Special Member Rate (Gold and Platinum only)

$850 Non-member 




The RPOA has secured a special rate of $339 per night for a limited number of guest rooms on Sunday, October 2nd and Monday, October 3rd at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Chicago. Reservations must be made before 5:00 P.M. CST, Monday, September 5, 2022. Rate includes basic guest room Wi-Fi.

Cancellation Policy

Registration for RPOA Annual Conference is only confirmed when registration fees are paid in full online with a credit card payment. Once registration is confirmed, the following cancellation policy applies.

Registration transfer will be accepted with no fee until 7 days before the event.

All cancellations will be subject to a 25 percent processing fee up to 30 days before the event.

No refund will be given for cancellations after 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time 30 days prior to the start of the event.

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Conference Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association 

Richmond, Virginia 23114

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