2018 Beeline Conference

The 2019 Beeline Conference is unlike anything else available to you right now. We are bringing together a range of experts from well-known organizations throughout the industry, all in one place. As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to network with peers and learn from other clients who are utilizing our VMS’ technology to optimize their workforce.

To us, this conference is more than just an event—it’s an experience, one that will influence you both personally and professionally. Not only will you leave feeling reinvigorated and prepared to take on the challenges that lie ahead, you will also leave with the support of new contacts and the Beeline family to help you succeed, every step of the way.

Technology in motion.

2019 Conference Agenda

 

April 16, 2018 - Day 1

Time

Event

Location

5:00PM - 7:00PM
Technology Expo and Cocktails
At the eighth annual Technology Expo, get an up-close look at features, solutions, technologies, and partners to enhance your contingent workforce program.
Amelia Ballroom 1-4

April 17, 2018 - Day 2

Time

Event

Location

8:00AM - 9:00AM
Registration Desk Open
Magnolia Foyer
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Breakfast Buffet
Magnolia Garden
9:00AM - 9:45AM
Welcome Address
Doug Leeby - CEO, Beeline
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
9:45AM - 10:30AM
Pursue Elite!
Keynote Speaker, Clint Bruce
Navy Seal and CEO of TRG: Trusted Advisors to America’s Best Leaders
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
10:30AM - 10:50AM
Transition Break
10:50AM - 12:00PM
Roundtables – SELECT TWO
  1. Managing Your Self-Managed Program
  2. Change Management – How to Drive Adoption
  3. Maximizing Your VMS in SOW Management
  4. MSP Benefits & Challenges
  5. Total Workforce Optimization
  6. Procurement & HR Collaboration
  7. Program Performance Metrics & Diagnostics
  8. Expansion of Statement-of-Work Programs
  9. Self-Sourcing Benefits & Challenges
  10. Getting Started with Self-Sourcing
  11. Enhancing Contingent Workforce Programs with Machine Learning & Human Intelligence
  12. Leveraging New Technologies to Innovate and Automate Contingent Workforce Programs
  13. Why Statement-of-Work?
  14. Worker Classification
  15. The Role of Data in Talent Cloud Design
  16. The Impact of Changing Talent Dynamics (Freelancers, Technology, etc.)
  17. Managing Risk Through Supplier Contracts
  18. Services Procurement Executive Buy-In
  19. Training & Documentation (SOPs, Reporting Dashboards, Supplier Scorecards)
  20. Managing Technology Enhancements/Releases
  21. Tracking All Non-Employees
  22. Going Global to Solve Skill Shortages
  23. Contingent Worker vs SOW Classification
  24. Best Practices for Running a Self-Managed Program
  25. Selling the Value of the VMS Internally
Magnolia Ballroom A-C
12:00PM - 1:30PM
Lunch & Networking
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Breakout Session – SELECT ONE
How to Turn Your CWM Program into a Competitive Differentiator for Your Business
Speakers:
  • Chris Friedl, Capital One
  • Lynn Morton, State Street
  • Kerr Collins, Accenture
  • Mark Farmer, Accenture
How to Leverage Your New VMS to Create a Best-in-Class CWM Program
Speakers:
  • Josh Combs, American Family
  • Jennifer Joppa - American Family
  • Jordan Frelich, Beeline
The Future of Work, Tomorrow’s Workforce, and the Tech Innovations You Will Use to Manage Them
Speakers:
  • Chris Dwyer, ArdentPartners
  • Steve Knapp, Brightfield Strategies
  • Bryan Pena, Staffing Industry Analysts
Topics that Affect a Multinational CWM Program
Speakers:
  • Katrina Hutchinson-O’Neill, Nationwide
  • Claire Whiteford, Nationwide
  • Lori Schultz, Pontoon
Magnolia Ballroom A
Magnolia Ballroom B
Magnolia Ballroom C
Cumberland A-B
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Transition Break
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Breakout Session – SELECT ONE
How to Turn Your CWM Program into a Competitive Differentiator for Your Business
Speakers:
  • Chris Friedl, Capital One
  • Lynn Morton, State Street
  • Kerr Collins, Accenture
  • Mark Farmer, Accenture
How to Leverage Your New VMS to Create a Best-in-Class CWM Program
Speakers:
  • Josh Combs, American Family
  • Jennifer Joppa - American Family
  • Jordan Frelich, Beeline
The Future of Work, Tomorrow’s Workforce, and the Tech Innovations You Will Use to Manage Them
Speakers:
  • Chris Dwyer, ArdentPartners
  • Steve Knapp, Brightfield Strategies
  • Bryan Pena, Staffing Industry Analysts
Topics that Affect a Multinational CWM Program
Speakers:
  • Katrina Hutchinson-O’Neill, Nationwide
  • Claire Whiteford, Nationwide
  • Lori Schultz, Pontoon
Magnolia Ballroom A
Magnolia Ballroom B
Magnolia Ballroom C
Cumberland A-B
4:00PM - 4:15PM
Transition Break
4:15PM - 4:30PM
Introducing Beeline One
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
4:30PM - 6:30PM
Technology Expo and Cocktails
Amelia Ballroom 1-4
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Dinner on the Green
Transportation provided
Oak Marsh Golf Course

April 18, 2018 - Day 3

Time

Event

Location

7:00AM - 8:00AM
5K Charity Walk/Run
Benefiting Apryle Showers Foundation
Magnolia Foyer
8:00AM - 9:00AM
Breakfast Buffet
Magnolia Garden
9:00AM - 9:45AM
Technology & Product Update
Sherri Hammons – CTO, Beeline
Colleen Tiner - SVP Strategy, Beeline
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
9:45AM - 10:00AM
Transition Break
10:00AM - 11:15AM
Customers & MSPs Only: Voice of the Customer Listening Session
Provide targeted feedback on the topic of your choice – SELECT ONE
Partnership, Service, and Support
Product Features and Capabilities
Program Expansions, Projects, and Implementations
Communications, Product Adoption, and More
Analysts Only:
Beeline Q&A
All other attendees:
Leisure Time
Magnolia Ballroom A
Magnolia Ballroom B
Magnolia Ballroom C
Amelia Ballroom 1
Amelia Ballroom 2-3
11:15AM - 11:30AM
Transition Break
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Breakout Session – SELECT ONE
Keys to Operating a Successful Self-Managed CWM Program
Speakers:
  • Chris Paden, CareFirst
  • Wendy Chase, Home Depot
How to Create More Effective Program Office + MSP Relationships
Speakers:
  • Debra Thorpe, Kelly Services
  • Karen Gonzalez, Bartech
  • Jill Parrino, GRI
Would Your Program Pass a Compliance Audit?
Speakers:
  • Koenraad Lecot, Farmers Insurance
  • Christina Matthews, CareFirst
Leveraging Talent Pools and Your Brand for Contingent Workers
Speakers:
  • Sunil Bagai, Crowdstaffing
  • Justin Lumby, TalentNet
Magnolia Ballroom A
Magnolia Ballroom B
Magnolia Ballroom C
Amelia Ballroom 1
12:30PM - 2:00PM
Lunch & Networking
2:00PM - 3:00PM
SELECT TWO
Roundtables:
  1. Aerospace / Automotive / Waste Management
  2. Express Logistics
  3. Financial Services
  4. Healthcare
  5. Insurance
  6. Mass Media Entertainment / Education
  7. Professional Services
  8. Energy & Natural Resources (oil and gas, water, hygiene and energy technologies / chemical, electric utility)
  9. Telecommunications
  10. Manufacturing (consumer, industrial, technology, semiconductors)
  11. Current Events Roundtables:
  12. GDPR & Application Security
  13. Global Expansion (APAC, LATAM, Expanding to Emerging Markets)
  14. The Gig Economy
  15. Global/Regional Multinational Programs
  16. Stacking Technology (ERP, VMS, etc.)
  17. Governance Models
  18. Quarterly Business Reviews: Operational vs Strategic
  19. Using Data to Optimize Your Program
  20. Take Your Program from Non-Strategic to Strategic
  21. Challenges and Benefits of Managing Services Procurement
  22. Optimizing Rogue Spend
Magnolia Ballroom A-C
3:00PM - 3:15PM
Transition Break
3:15PM - 4:15PM
Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace
Keynote Speaker, Christine Porath
Author, Consultant & Associate Professor
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
4:15PM - 4:30PM
Conference Closing
Magnolia Ballroom D-G
4:30PM - 6:00PM
Leisure Time
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Beach Dinner & Live Band
Sunrise Beach

2019 Conference Speakers

The 2019 Beeline Conference brings together speakers that will influence you both personally and professionally. You will hear how we have grown over the past year, gain advice from your peers, and see a few surprises that just might change your perspective on everything!

Additional speaker information to be released very soon!

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Conference Location for May 6, 7, 8

Beeline is excited to bring our annual conference back to Amelia Island! Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is nestled on 1,350 acres at the tip of a barrier island just off the Northeast Florida coast. Enjoy luxurious oceanfront accommodations, world-class resort pools, championship golf, full-service spa, endless dining options and family-friendly activities.

The Hotel offers the following services and amenities:

  • 10,000-square-foot family friendly pool
  • 54 holes of championship golf
  • Luxurious full-service spa and salon, including spa boutique
  • Fully equipped fitness center with a 20-yard indoor lap pool, personal trainers and group classes

Hotel Information

OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT 
39 Beach Lagoon Road, Amelia Island, FL 32034

(904) 432-1467

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation 

If you are a managed service provider, staffing supplier or other vendor, please email conference@beeline.com for registration as limited space is available.

Conference Registration Information

Conference Dates: April 6 – 8, 2018
Registration Rates:

Early Bird (ends March 29): $1099

Standard Registration: $1599

Late Registration (begins April 22): $1899

Your conference registration includes:

  • Conference materials
  • Scheduled meals on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8

Your conference registration does not include:

  • The conference fee does not cover Airfare, Ground Transportation, or Hotel Costs 
  • Our special conference group rate is $269 per night plus taxes & fees at the Omni Amelia Island. By registering for the conference through Eventbrite, your hotel room will be reserved, however, you will be responsible for hotel payment upon arrival. 

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Really good keynote speakers, Tech Expo, and networking.  One of the best I have attended in the past few years.”

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Participate in interactive educational sessions that will provide meaningful and useful information to help you improve your program and increase your cost savings.

Obtain expert advice on how to deal with new challenges and issues facing your program and the industry.

Get first-hand news about new initiatives and goals that we have set as well as the steps we are taking to maintain our position as an industry leader and your trusted partner.

Join networking events with Beeline personnel and  fellow conference attendees where you will have the opportunity to speak with others that may be facing similar issues as your organization and discover solutions you may not be aware of.