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Clearance Job

Connect 2024

Oct 3 | 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Reston
Reston, VA (map)

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ClearanceJobs Connect brings together leading recruiters in the national security space for a jam-packed day of networking, learning, and connecting with other professionals working to fill the jobs that safeguard our nation.

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What is ClearanceJobs Connect?

ClearanceJobs Connect is a full day of in-person strategic and innovative sessions by leaders in the national security community and defense industry. Expand your cleared recruiting skills, create meaningful connections, learn from experts, and have fun!


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Talent acquisition professionals hiring for the national security community with a focus on recruiting  cleared professionals.


WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

ClearanceJobs Connect is the ONLY event focused on security cleared recruiting, and features government speakers from DOHA and DCSA. You will learn the latest security clearance policies, the most innovative cleared recruiting ideas, and an opportunity to network with fellow secret squirrel recruiters.

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ClearanceJobs Connect 2024 will help you toward SHRM recertification!
ClearanceJobs Connect is worth 7  Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

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Agenda

8:00-9:00

Registration + Coffee + Breakfast

Location: Regency Ballroom

Sponsored By: Xcelerate
9:00-9:35

Kick-Off Keynote

Key Strategies for Attracting the Next Generation of Cleared Talent

Bob Sharp

Bob Sharp

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
9:35-10:00

Emerging Trends in Technical Recruiting

To AI and beyond - what does it take to be successful in today's high tech hiring market?

Art Zeile

Art Zeile

CEO, DHI Group Inc.  - Dice.com and ClearanceJobs.com
10:00-10:40

Security Clearance Myth Busting

How to Navigate Clearance Issues When Hiring Cleared Candidates

Love Rutledge

Love Rutledge

Chief of Staff to the DoD Chief Talent Management Officer
Sina Beaghley

Sina Beaghley

Senior International/Defense Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation
ODNI

ODNI

Speaker at ODNI
10:40-11:00

Break

11:05-11:35

Why Community

ClearanceJobs Community

Evan Lesser

Evan Lesser

Founder and President, ClearanceJobs

11:35-12:05

Recruitment Tactics

Tommy Weinert

Tommy Weinert

Founder, Mount Indie

12:05-1:00

Lunch

Location: Regency Ballroom

1:00-1:45

Trusted Workforce

Mark Frownfelter

Mark Frownfelter

Assistant Director for the Special Security Directorate (SSD) within NCSC

 

Matthew Eanes

Matthew Eanes

PAC PMO Director at Security, Suitability, and Credentialing Performance Accountability Council (PAC)
1:45-2:15

Legal Update

Perry Russell-Hunter

Perry Russell-Hunter

Director of Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA)

2:15-2:45

Break

2:45-3:15

Insider Threat

Christopher Burgess

Christopher Burgess

Author and speaker on security strategy. Served 30+ years within the CIA

3:15-4:00

CSO Panel

1:00-1:45

Employer Branding Tips

Stephanie Holman

Stephanie Holman

Technical Recruiter, MetroStar
Kim Murphy

Kim Murphy

Sr. Talent Acquisition Recruiter, BlueHalo
1:45-2:15

AI in the Recruitment Process

Jim Stroud

Jim Stroud

Editor, SourceCon
Patrick Biltgen

Patrick Biltgen

VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
2:15-2:45

Break

2:45-3:15

Veteran Hiring Tips and Tactics

3:15-4:00

How to Get a Response from a Candidate

Benjamin Mena

Benjamin Mena

Managing Partner, Select Source Solutions
Kortney Calano

Kortney Calano

CEO, Calano and Associates
4:00-5:00

ClearanceJobs + Cocktails

Let all of your cleared hiring and workforce insights culminate as you ruminate with your colleagues and new cleared collaborators for our open bar happy hour. Snacks, security clearance insights, conversation, and cocktails.

                     

Sponsored By: Sims Software
4:00-5:00

ClearanceJobs Community Awards

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FAQs

Registration is currently limited to 200 attendees and priority will be given to current ClearanceJobs customers and invited guests.

Want to become a customer? Request a Demo

We’re launching our 3rd ClearanceJobs Connect conference. This year the cost is $399 to attend.
Uh, of course – and cocktails! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks are all included with your registration. And a special networking happy hour from 4:30 -5:30 you won’t want to miss!
Due to limited registration, we’re asking those who RSVP to commit to the full day where possible. Life happens, but this is a day of networking you won’t want to miss.
We will not be offering a virtual option, in order to maximize participation and engagement on site. But highlights of sessions will be made available after the event.
If you find you are unable to attend, please email editor@clearancejobs.com. Cancellations closer than 48 hours to the event that aren't due to illness are NOT eligible for a refund. 

There are two parking garages that we suggest using. 

1) Park directly at the Hyatt Regency

2) Park at the nearby Reston Town Center

Casual/Business Casual - wear what you feel comfortable in for a day of learning and networking. Pants required; Zoom shirt optional. :)

We are happy to provide discounted room rates at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA where ClearanceJobs Connect is held. 

Book a discounted room

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