Be a talent trailblazer and create a Talent Acquisition strategy that will enable you to achieve high impact across your organisation.

Discover the Talent Rising Summit, an exclusive event for Talent Acquisition leaders who are looking for the strategies and tools to optimise their talent function today, whilst leaning forward and preparing to transform for tomorrow.

Register now to join like-minded peers in London this June for a day of exploration, learning and networking.



14th JUNE 2018
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Networking
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Opening of the Summit
Sally Hunter, Senior Vice President, Cielo
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Beyond Brexit: The Battle for Talent
Declan Curry, Journalist and Broadcaster
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Future Human Behaviour & Future Talent Acquisition in the Connect Society
Thimon De Jong, Director at Whetston
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break & Networking
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Automated Recruiting Blend:
How High Touch & High Tech Combine for Best Results

Adam Godson, Vice President – Global Technology Solutions, Cielo
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
If we think we are that clever why haven't we sorted diversity yet?
Simon Fanshawe, Co-founder, DiversitybyDesign
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Our Future Talent
Jamie Feilden, Founder and CEO, Jamie’s Farm
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch & Networking
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Strategic Workforce Planning: A Rough Guide
Giles Baxter OBE, Strategic Workforce Planning Consultant, Tricordant
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
The Best Kept Secret
Julianne Miles, Co-founder, Women Returners
& Michelle Adams, Director of Talent and Development, O2
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Assessment Innovation: How innovation in assessment can support you in 2018
Jamie Betts, Head of VR, CAPP
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break & Networking
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
The Power of Storytelling
Dawn Hollingworth,
Strategy Director – Brand, Marketing & Communications, Cielo
4:15 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
The Goldmine Effect: Harnessing Your Ability to Identify & Grow Talent
Rasmus Ankersen, Bestselling Author
5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Seb O'Connell, Managing Director Europe & APAC, Cielo
5:15 p.m. until late
Champagne Networking Reception


Take the content beyond formal presentation to discussion and conversation with your peers.

  • Breakout areas to give you the ability to connect with your peers
  • Event finished with a champagne reception so that you can talk with other delegates and evaluate the days thought leadership


The Royal College of General Practitioners at 30 Euston Square in London is a Grade II* listed award-winning events venue. This unique building integrates a grand Victorian façade and original Greek Revival architecture with modern detailing and contemporary characteristics.


Places are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you are a HR Leader and would like to attend this complimentary event, please register here.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please email the event coordinator at debbie.pedder@cielotalent.com.

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