Navigating the war for talent in software and tech recruiting

November 28 – 29, 2019 l Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin

Europe's only practitioner-driven event on finding, hiring and retaining tech talent.

Tech Rec Berlin is the unique industry-driven conference fully dedicated to tackling challenges in finding, hiring and keeping tech talent. It is the first platform in Europe that brings together thought leaders and experts in tech recruiting, talent acquisition, employer branding, sourcing and talent analytics from enterprises, start-ups, tech companies and many more.

The event will provide you with precise insights into the best practices, challenges, know-hows and do’s & dont’s of sourcing, attracting, recruiting, onboarding and integrating the tech pros. Discover the next era of tech recruiting!

First Confirmed Speakers and Moderators 2019

Tech Rec at a glance


Europe's #1 conference fully dedicated to tech recruiting!

Why you should attend: 

  1. Learn from the fastest growing organizations how they find, hire and keep tech talent
  2. Discover new strategic and practical approaches to tech recruiting
  3. Discuss the latest common and your own challenges
  4. Connect with the European tech rec community
  5. 2 conferences in one – network in a relaxed setting
  6. Find inspirations and set goals for 2020
  7. See how new tech can disrupt your company
  8. See the most advanced solutions
  9. Go in-depth in sourcing, employer branding, analytics and recruiting
  10. Enjoy the company of 150+ bright minds for 2.5 days of packed learning, interaction and networking

Become a Business Partner!

Get involved at the event as a Business Partner. For our event partners it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. Tech Rec offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to HR, tech recruiting, talent acquisition, employer branding, sourcing and talent analytics executives. Download the partnership prospectus to find out more about the event and how you can get involved.

What can you expect in 2019?

  • 45+ expert speakers
  • 150+ attendees
  • 2.5 days with over 30 interactive sessions incl. Keynotes, World Cafés, Workshops and much more
  • 15 hours of dedicated networking time
  • Representation from the entire enterprise collaboration, knowledge management, ESN,  and the entire internal IT architecture ecosystem

Be part of our exclusive platform that explores the business models, case studies, future and current projects, monetization strategies and opportunities for your business.

It's collocated!

Tech Rec is collocated with HR Tech Europe.

As a Tech Rec attendee, you are welcome to join both events and get full access to all presentations, roundtables, workshops and networking activities.

Register Now!


Europe's Must-Attend Recruiting Event – Get Tickets Now!


Not sponsors. Tech Rec is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovationPosition your business as a thought leader at Tech Rec Berlin 2019 and become a partner today!

Good sharing. Good Input. Good backing for own topics.
Marc Groenninger
Good opportunity to mingle around with colleagues from different industries and stay updated about current trends.
Carlos Dominguez
Very good speakers, all relevant presentations and good insights from recruitment professionals
Sonia Cuchillo
European Central Bank
I appreciate the focus on the human factor, putting the candidate in the center of it all.
Felix Elliger
Bosch Software InnovationsGmbH
Really interesting speakers with great experience to share.
Sarah Bentley
It was a great experience with very good speakers und good topics.
Sabine Hengl
Ergo DirektVersicherungen
Very useful to hear how other organizations are transforming recruitment to really meet the changing landscape and business requirements. Some truly inspirational teams!
Kelly Singleton
Great vibe, smart speakers and nice location!
Scout 24
The speakers’ frankness was great and helped me to pen my eyes on difficult issues in my organization.
Dr. Andreas Holleczek
Very good speakers, all relevant presentations and good insights from recruitment professionals.
EuopeanCentral Bank
Networking, learning, interchange!
Monica Wertheim
Rheinmetall AG
Very intense, lots of interesting and useful information.
Georgia Blackwell
EuopeanCentral Bank
Good sharing. Good Input. Good backing for own topics.
Marc Groenninger

Key themes: Tech Rec 2019

  1. Leadership recruiting in tech
  2. Process and culture transformation to recruit effectively
  3. Scaling recruiting: how to adapt for growth?
  4. Talent Intelligence
  5. Offer negotiations
  6. Recruiting Analytics
  7. Recruiting Automation
  8. Diversity and Inclusion in tech
  9. Candidate experience
  10. AI in tech recruitment

Movers & Shakers in 2018

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

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we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find –  Match – Connect

Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

Meet! Tech Rec

Discover who else is participating at the Tech Rec. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee, scrambled egg and … NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Training Session

An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.

Start Up Lounge

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best in car technologies, software and smart mobility concepts for autonomous and connected vehicles.

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