Talent Management 2.0: HR Innovation in the Big Data Era

For NYU Community


        Thursday, April 18, 2013

Polytechnic Institute of New York University Talent Management 2.0 is a strategic advance in the evolution of human capital management that integrates information technology, workforce analytics, organization science and economics. 

Systems to recruit, develop and retain talent will be addressed with a focus on technology innovation that drives HR in the era of Big Data.Speakers include prominent thought leaders in talent management as well as Big Data experts from industry and academia.  New technologies in the "War for Talent" will be revealed.  This is a valuable opportunity to network with leaders in this emerging field.

HR technology providers will have opportunities to network and present their services/products to a professional audience in search of solutions.

  •  Department of Technology Management (NYU-Poly)
  •  PolySHRM
  •  External co-sponsors: HRNY & IHRIM plus industry co-sponsors (TBA)
  •  Target Audience 300 to 400 of the following:
  •  HR executives, managers and professionals 
  •  Students in engineering, IT & technology management (including HRIS)
  •  Program Highlights:
  •  Formal presentations by top level speakers (mostly practitioners)
  •  Proceedings to be published (probably online)
  •  Exhibits by vendors/recruiters (see rates below)

About Polytechnic Institute of New York University:

Polytechnic Institute of NYU (formerly Polytechnic University), an affiliate of New York University, is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology management and research, and is rooted in a 159-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship:i2e. 

The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation’s second-oldest private engineering school. In addition to its main campus in New York City at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, it also offers programs at sites throughout the region and around the globe. For more information, visit 

NYU Poly is conveniently located at Downtown Brooklyn’s MetroTech Center. The campus is easily accessible via MTA NYC Transit via subway on the A,C,F,R Lines at Jay Street – MetroTech the 2,3,4,5 lines are a short walk away at Borough Hall. NYU-Poly can also be reached via the Long Island Rail Road from its Atlantic Terminal. Parking is available within MetroTech Center or across from NYU-Poly on Jay Street at the Brooklyn Marriot.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
12:15 - 1:15 PM Registration & Networking at Exhibits (ongoing through the day)
01:15 - 1:30 PM Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Prof. Harold G. Kaufman
Department of Technology Management & Innovation, NYU-Poly
Academic Director - Organizational Behavior Program & Faculty Advisor PolySHRM
Prof. Paul Horn
Department of Technology Management & Innovation, NYU-Poly
NYU Senior Vice Provost for Research & Distinguished Scientist in Residence
Former VP & Executive Director of Research, IBM
1:30 - 2:30  Innovation in Talent Management: Strategic Level
Dr. Rob F. Silzer
Managing Director, HR Assessment & Development
Doctoral Faculty, Graduate School of CUNY
Dr. Allan H. Church
VP Global Talent Development, PepsiCo
Dr. Seymour Adler
Senior VP, Talent Consulting, Aon Hewitt
2:30 - 3:00 PM Networking Coffee Break at Exhibits of Vendors/Recruiters
3:00 - 4:15 PM Big Data Frontiers in Talent Management
Major Talent Management/BigData Firms 
Dr. Elizabeth Craig
Research Fellow, Accenture Institute for High Performance.
Dr. Brian Welle
People Analytics Manager, Google, Inc.
Dr. Fonda Ingram
Senior Systems Engineer, SAS.
Jeremy Shapiro
Executive Director, Talent Analytics, Morgan Stanley
4:15 - 4:45 PM Networking Coffee Break at Exhibits of Vendors/Recruiters
4:45 - 5:15 PM Competencies for Careers in Talent Management
Dr. Andrew Biga
Director, Talent Management and Analytics, JetBlue Airways
Adjunct Professor, Department of Technology Management, NYU-Poly
Iman Elchorbagy
PHR, Talent & Organization Manager, Accenture
NYU-Poly MS in OB graduate (2006)
5:15 - 6:00 PM Future Directions
Prof. Claudio T. Silva
Department of Computer Science & Engineering, NYU-Poly
Head of Disciplines of CUSP (Center for Urban Science and Progress), NYU
Dr. Vincent A. Conte
Managing Director, Work/Life, LLC
Adjunct Professor, Department of Technology Management, NYU-Poly
Former Senior Executive, Global Talent Management, Accenture
6:00 - 8:00 PM. Networking Buffet at Exhibits of Vendors/Recruiters