Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals Closes on 1 September 2017

Recruitment & Sourcing Summit is a progressive, analytical, thought-provoking conference that caters to recruiters and sourcers so they win in 2017 and beyond.

Recruitment & Sourcing Summit offers a breathtaking perspective on the future and importance of recruitment and sourcing in India. The biggest challenges you face, the latest technologies you’re trying to get to grips with, the new tools you’re dying to get your hands on – these are all discussed at this summit.

Steps to Submit Your Proposal

Step 1: Identify a topic that is relevant to the RSS audience: they're technical, professional, and very smart. RSS places emphasis on original presentation ideas that focus on real-world scenarios, relevant examples, and knowledge transfer. Each proposal has to subscribe to one or more of the co-located topics below.

Subject areas:

  • Sourcing innovation
  • Sourcing tech tools
  • Social platform recruiting
  • Employer branding
  • Recruitment marketing
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Digital marketing
  • Talent analytics
  • Talent management/retention
  • Talent acquisition
  • Agile recruitment
  • Cognitive HR
  • Diversity sourcing

Topics considered:

  • Recruitment in the new digital landscape
  • Guerilla sourcing techniques
  • Hacking sourcing productivity
  • Harness data for recruiting – big data analytics and machine learning
  • Candidate and job matching technique
  • Innovative technology tools and systems
  • Scaling the recruitment function
  • Mobile-optimized recruitment strategies
  • Productivity tools to enhance sourcing
  • Old (email) and new (app) digital sourcing tools
  • Social network hacks for sourcing
  • Sourcing for startups
  • Mobile recruiting for small businesses
  • Engage employees with the organization
  • Proactive employer branding
  • Passive candidate recruiting
  • Improving quality of hire
  • Motivation strategies to retain talent

Step 2: Carefully read the RSS 2017 CfP Submission Guidelines [+]

  • Proposals are preferred from independent speakers who are not associated with an organization that has marketing interest in RSS. For vendor representatives and evangelists responding to the CfP, there is clearly no scope for marketing pitches, product plugs or any reference whatsoever to their organization's products or service offerings. Sponsored talks are permitted through conference sponsorship. For further details on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please contact Marc Naz.
  • Estimated presentation length- there are three types of presentations - Long Talk (60 mins), Short Talk (30 mins) and Flash Talk (15 mins). Submission of final presentation decks to the conference chair is required on or before the 1st of September 2017 to enable publication of the conference proceedings.
  • Complimentary Registration- one presenter per selected presentation is eligible for complimentary full conference registration to RSS 2017, which includes admission to the exhibit hall and conference (general & break-out sessions), delegate material, delegate luncheons, coffee/refreshments, and cool conference gear. RSS does not cover flights, hotel or other incidental expenses for CfP submissions that are accepted.
  • Once the abstract has been submitted through the submission form (below), an automatic email response will be sent to confirm receipt. Please retain the email for your records.
  • All conference proceedings, including audio, video, photo and text transcriptions, at RSS 2017 will automatically become copyright of Saltmarch Media (India) Pvt Ltd., and may be published (commercial or non-commercial) using different mediums to disseminate information to a larger audience.

Step 3: Use the submission form (below) to submit your proposal(s) to the conference chair.

Important Dates

  • Last date for submission of proposals: September 1, 2017
  • Completion of Proposal Review by Conference Chair: September 22, 2017
  • Notification of selected speakers*: October 6, 2017
  • Selected speakers to submit final manuscripts (PPT, PPTX): November 1, 2017
  • RSS 2017 - Bangalore: November 10, 2017

* Kindly note that since we typically receive large volume of proposals, we are able to write back only to confirmed speakers.

Call for Proposals Submission Form

Please ensure you have completely read and understood the detailed instructions for submitting proposals to the conference chair. Please complete the fields below and click 'Submit' to send your proposals for evaluation to the conference chair.

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