AGENDA & TIMELINE FOR SOURCING SUMMIT 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

#SOSUV 2021 will be a month-long celebration of sourcing. The event will take place between 3-25 August with a range of activities including hackathon, networking, webinars, live-streaming and conference.

  • 3-25 AUG / JOY OF SOURCING

    #SOSUV will be a month-long celebration of sourcing. There will be a range of events each week starting with hackathons and conclude with a two-day conference. It’s a sourcing experience unlike any other SOSU events

    Sourcing Summit will be a month-long celebration of sourcing. It will be held between 3-25 August. There will be a range of events each week starting with hackathons and conclude with a two-day conference. It’s a sourcing experience unlike any other SOSU events.

  • 3 AUG / INDIVIDUAL HACKATHON

    So you think you can hack? Participate in team and individual hackathon competition and compete with the best sourcing minds in the world. The finals will be held on 3 August.

    So you think you can hack? Participate in team and individual hackathon with the finals on 3 August.

  • 10 AUG / TEAM HACKATHON

    Participate in team and individual hackathon competition and compete with the best sourcing minds in the world. The finals will be held on 3 August.

    So you think you can hack? Participate in team and individual hackathon competition and compete with the best sourcing minds in the world. Team finals will be held on 10 August.

  • 17 AUG / SOURCING FUNDAMENTALS

    Webinars on the fundamentals of sourcing delivered by sourcing legends

    Webinar on Fundamentals of sourcing. Some of the biggest names in sourcing will address the fundamentals of sourcing.

  • 24 AUG / SOSU CONFERENCE

    Day One of Sourcing Conference. Speakers from all over the world. Full-day of conferencing with the sharpest minds in sourcing.

    Event concludes with two days of sourcing conference. Day One will feature some of the sharpest minds in sourcing.

  • 25 AUG / SOSU CONFERENCE

    Day two of sourcing summit. More hard-hitting topics and useable talks on sourcing. Congregate with the best in sourcing from all over the world.

    Day two of sourcing conference with content from sourcing game-changers

THEME – JOY OF SOURCING

What gives a sourcer utmost joy? is it finding rare talent? Is it learning new things? Is it job satisfaction? What about peer recognition? Rewards?

Every sourcer seek joy in some form or another. Some find it and some struggle.  In these extraordinary times, and on the 10 anniversary of Sourcing Summit, we will explore what joy means to sourcers. We will look at how and why sourcing can offer joy and satisfaction.

We will take a deep look at the fundamentals of sourcing that are critical in offering sourcers a joyful experience. We will look at all things new – tools, techniques and discoveries that can contribute to a sourcer’s joy.

At  Sourcing Summit turns 10, a joyous milestone, we invited every sourcer to rediscover their joy of sourcing.

TEN SOURCING FUNDAMENTALS WITH TEN LEGENDS

On our 10 anniversary we will have 10 legends of sourcing to have an in-depth look at the fundamentals of sourcing. Each session will be 60 minutes long and will cover the 10 areas of sourcing every good sourcer should have mastery over.

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RESEARCH & INTELLLIGENCE

A complete overview of what research and intelligence gathering entails and how to do it well.

2

SOURCING AUTOMATION

Why automation matters in sourcing and how to do it well. Covers the basic to latest hacks.

3

SOURCING STRATEGIES

One size does not fit all. This session explores all the sourcing strategies for particular situations and requirements.

4

SOURCING TOOLS

All you can eat tools and tech for the modern sourcer. This is a thorough analysis of all the tech sourcers need to be on top of.

5

SOURCING MANAGEMENT

How do you manage teams of sourcers, processes, or built sourcing operations? The talks will focus on management of people, processes and raising the profile of sourcers.

6

ENGAGING DIVERSE TALENT

How to find and engage talent from all backgrounds, geographic locations and experiences. A good sourcer can engage with anyone, anytime.

7

PEOPLE & EMAIL SEARCH

The fundamental tools, tactics and strategies required to find talent.

8

SOURCING SOCIAL CHANNELS

These talks will focus on mastering the most popular sourcing platforms and social networks including Facebook, Google, Reddit etc

9

LINKEDIN HACKS & STRATEGIES

Love it hate it, Linkedin is indispensable to sourcing and sourcers. Learn how best to maximise ROI.

10

BOOLEAN STRING SCIENCE & SEARCH ENGINES

There is no sourcing without Boolean. This session will look at the fundamentals of Boolean science logic and cover the fundamentals of search engines.

11

ENGAGEMENT

The skills required to master the art and science of engagement

12

PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS

The tools, tactics and strategies required to become extraordinary sourcers. From personal branding to how to write better emails. It’s all about improving.

GAME CHANGING TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Complete session info and subjects will be added shortly. Follow updates here @SourcingSummit;

REDISCOVING THE JOY OF SOURCING

How to fall in love again with sourcing. Rediscover lost joy or new joy and satisfaction in sourcing.

HOW TO INFLUENCE PEOPLE MINDS WITH WORDS

It’s all about words and what you can do with them. Change people minds with words.

BRAVE NEW WORLD OF SOURCING

the pandemic has changed the world forever, how can sourcers navigate new uncertainties and thrive in industry 5.0

FINDING NEW SOURCING OPPORTUNITIES & GIGS

As a sourcer you can find talent easily, but how good are you in finding new sourcing gigs and jobs? A roadmap for sourcers who want’s more.

SOURCING FOR SOFT SKILLS

It’s easy to source based on keywords and technical expertise, but not so much for soft skills. We will explore sourcing last’s frontier of finding talent for soft skills

10 HACKS FOR DATA SCRAPING

Fundamentals of data scraping all the way advanced magic to build a data powerhouse

STORY TELLING FOR SOURCERS

Everyone loves a good yarn, what and how should sourcers tell stories.

10 TOOLS FOR GROWTH HACKING

There are tools and there are critical tools. These 10 tools are all you need to be a great sourcer during any time, especially in times of uncertainties.

NEUROMARKETING FOR SOURCERS

An in-depth  look at the importance of neuromarketing for sourcers

SOURCING WITHOUT ANY TOOLS

Are tools overrated? How can sourcers develop a mentality and capability to source without being dependent on tools. This is revisiting sourcing at its purest form.

MEASURING SOURCING CAPABILITIES

How can you measure how good a sourcer is? How can you tell a sourcer’s capability and find gaps for improvement.

POWERING SOURCING WITH GROWTH HACKING

Why should growth tactics matter to sourcers? What tactics can get you noticed? Learn how growth hacking thinking assist sourcers in finding talent.

SOURCING FOR THE REBOUND

Like daylight follows the night, the rebound will come. How can you use this time to plan for when the economy bounce back? This is a primer on what foundations need to be laid today to be ready for when the rebound comes.

EFFECTIVE SOURCING HACKS FOR 2020

The latest clever ways to find talent from some of the best tools tinkerers in the business

IS YOUR SOURCING DELIVERING?

The question is simple but there are no easy answers. You have invested a lot in building your corporate sourcing prowess but you are entirely not sure what the ROI is. This session will show how you can find out where your sourcing lacks and learn how to measure ROI.

SOURCING TOOL & TECH

Thousands of sourcing tools exist. How do you keep up and most importantly what should you choose to scale new heights in sourcing.

BUILDING THE PERFECT SOURCING TEAM

Your sourcing functions and effort are as good as the make-up of your team.  Learn how to attract, build and scale a great sourcing team.

RETHINKING CANDIDATE OUTREACH

How to refresh your candidate outreach efforts for a joyous sourcing experience

SOURCING TREASURES IN THE DEEP WEB

What lurks in the deep web for sourcers? A huge treasure trove exist in the dark web. Explore what and how you can find.

SEARCH ENGINES REDUX

Search engines are gaining new relevance as privacy concerns and common repositories of talent are closed up. What can we refresh how we make search engines work for sourcing.

OPEN SOURCE TOOL & TACTICS FOR SOURCERS

Sourcing shares a lot of commonality with open source journalism. Hear from the top expert in open source data on how information gathering can be improved.

AUTOMATION FOR SOURCING SUCCESS

If machines can do the monotonous aspect of sourcing more effectively it’s time to harness smart tech.  Be better data manager by automating processes and save more time for sourcing.

FACEBOOK SOURCING – THE 10 BEST HACKS

How to find talent in the world’s largest social network site. A thorough look at how to get around the quirks and hidden functions of FB.

CODING FOR SOURCERS

What can sourcers learn from coding? Should sourcers be coders? Learning how coding works offer new insights on how data can be retrieved and manipulated for sourcing effectiveness

LINKEDIN ON STEROIDS

In this session, learn how you can master the advanced tools of LinkedIn and maximise ROI. Keep on top of developments, trends and hacks on one of the most important sites for sourcers. This session is for power users and those who want to stay ahead of the pack.

ACHIEVING 100% ON YOUR RESPONSE RATE

Sourcing is increasingly about getting a response. How can you improve your response rate? Is 100% response rate too much to ask?

OPEN SOURCE TOOL & TACTICS FOR SOURCERS

Sourcing shares a lot of commonality with open source journalism. Hear from the top expert in open source data on how information gathering can be improved.

EXTRAORDINARY EVENT FOR EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE
THREE DAYS OF ACTIONABLE TALKS, NETWORKING & COLLABORATION
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