TalentCon program


Welcome & registration


Intro to TalentCon 2019

Adrie Smith and Gary Gillick of Recruitee kick off this year's event and get you fired up for an action-packed day of talent acquisition insights.


Johan Driessens

Founder, Branded.Careers


Johnny Campbell

CEO, Social Talent

We hit the ground running with an opening keynote by Johnny Campbell, founder and CEO of Social Talent and renowned influencer in the recruitment space.


Break & networking


Panel: Future of HR Tech

Indeed, LevelUp, Brockmeyer, Recruitee

Some of the Netherlands' leading recruitment tech experts will get together to discuss technological innovation and the future of hiring.


Aik Deveneijns

Founder, LevelUp Ventures


Charlotte Melkert

Co-founder, Equalture

How can companies use tech and data to improve the pre-selection process? Charlotte Melkert, a rising star in the European recruitment tech scene will share her views.


Complimentary lunch & networking


Kelly Rapmund

Sr. Talent Specialist, PeopleFinders


Joe Burridge

Senior Recruiter, Electronic Arts

As senior recruiter at one of the world's most exciting companies, Joe Burridge will share unique insights and learnings from a successful career in recruitment.


Rob Williams

Director of Employer Insights, Indeed


Break & networking


Joanna Szot

Head of People, The Next Web


'Google' Dave Hazlehurst

Partner, PhCreative


Victoria Farrelly

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, Uber


Closing remarks

Rob Williams

With over 10 years of experience in the recruitment tech space, Rob Williams is passionate about leveraging the power of data and technology to help people find jobs. At Indeed, he gathers insights on what makes 

Aik Deveneijns

Aik Deveneijns is the founder and CEO of LevelUp Ventures, a cutting edge ‘in-house recruiters agency’. He is active as and investor and advisor to a number of companies, including in the HR tech space.

Gary Gillick

Gary Gillick is a true Recruitee veteran. Having spent the last three years working in the recruitment and HR tech scene, he will be one of the hosts of TalentCon 2019, getting you all in the mood for an action-packed day.

Meet the speakers

Joe Burridge

Joe Burridge is a senior recruiter at Electronic Arts where he helps build EA’s studios and tech teams across Europe. He is also an active recruitment influencer with over 90,000 avid followers from all over the world.

Victoria Farrelly

Victoria Farrelly is a senior talent acquisition at Uber, where she is responsible for hiring technical roles for Uber’s European operations. She has experience hiring technical and product-centric roles for various companies including ING and Booking.com.

Johnny Campbell

Johnny Campbell is the co-founder and CEO of Social Talent, the world’s leading learning experience platform for hiring. Johnny specializes in sourcing and education. In 2018 alone, he helped over 500 companies hire more than 1 million people.

Adrie Smith

Adrie Smith is a former recruiter and the Head of Content at Recruitee, where she is responsible for one of Europe’s leading Recruitment blogs. She is the host of the Recruitee webinar and TA Radio, where she teases exclusive hiring tips out of the best in the industry.

Dave Hazlehurst

Dave Hazlehurst is an employer brand strategist, author and a keynote speaker specializing in employer branding and people experience. He is a partner at PhCreative, a leading employer brand and recruitment marketing agency based in Liverpool, London, San Diego and New York.

Joanna Szot

Joanna Szot is the Head of People at The Next Web, one of the world’s leading online tech publications. Previously, she was responsible for for employee happiness at Deskbookers and worked as a sourcing specialist for Alexander Mann Solutions. 

Kelly Rapmund

Kelly Rapmund is a senior talent specialist at PeopleFinders. A true talent fanatic who’s done it all. Passionate about building trust and strong relationships. And the type of recruiter who when dealt a curve ball, hits it out of the park. She’s helped companies like HelloPrint, Recruitee and Eventbrite find & keep the very best.

Johann Driessens

Johann Driessens is the founder and ‘chief enthusiasm officer’ at Branded.Careers. A renowned influencer and public speaker in the recruitment and HR space, he was named emerging employer branding leader of 2018. 

Charlotte Melkert

Charlotte Melkert is the founder and CEO of Equalture. She is also an active public speaker and one of Amsterdam’s emerging female leaders, having been nominated for InspiringFifty, Next Women100, and  De Jonge 100, amongst others.

Siadhal Magos

Siadhal Magos is the co-founder and CEO of Metaview. He has seen first hand the importance of hiring the right people during his time at Uber. Metaview uses conversation analytics to help world-class organisations identify and attract talent in their interviews with unerring reliability.

Anouk Kon

As a Recruitment Evangelist with the Indeed Employer Insights Team, Anouk Kon pairs platform data with industry trend analysis to share Indeed’s story and bring the value of the company’s programs and solutions to life. Whether she is presenting on stage and industry events or one-on-one with the world’s top talent acquisition leaders, Anouk helps employers better understand online search and optimize their recruiting practices. She has over 10 years of experience in (global) recruitment, sales and marketing, with a MSc BA from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

More to be confirmed...

General Admission Tickets

Join us for the recruitment event of the year and tap into the future of hiring.