HR360 Summit 2018

20 - 21 June, 2018

Imperial Riding School Renaissance, Vienna

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and Welcome Coffee

8:45 am - 8:50 am Welcome Address: Lauren Harrison, Conference Director, HR360 European Summit

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks:

Lucy Adams, MD of The Disruptive HR Agency and former HR Director,BBC

Lucy Adams

MD of The Disruptive HR Agency and former HR Director


9:00 am - 9:20 am Keynote Spotlight The new era of diversity: Saying goodbye to “check the box” initiatives and hello to a strategy woven into all aspects of your HR fabric

Frank Kohl-Boas (on sabbatical), People Partner (Head of HR), Northern & Central Europe,Google
-Beyond HR: How CEOs must take ownership and drive accountability amongst leaders to bridge the gap between opinion and fact 
-How can you manage diversity and inclusion which now impacts brand, corporate purpose and performance to live up to employees pressing views? 
-The impact of millennials: Moving beyond assembling diverse teams and ensuring team members are connected so that everyone is heard to drive diversity throughout your organisation 
-Organisational networks: Why the movement away from hierarchical structures into networks means that diversity and inclusion can reinforce performance 


Frank Kohl-Boas (on sabbatical)

People Partner (Head of HR), Northern & Central Europe

9:20 am - 10:10 am All-star Panel Revolution: Making your transformation goals a reality: How to be a catalyst for change that encourages a growth mind-set and the adoption of new technologies

Mia Vanstrealen, HR Director, Western Europe,IBM Gerard Penning, Executive Vice President Human Resources Downstream,Shell Elke Eller, Global HR Director & Member of the Board,TUI Group Sabine Keuschen, Head of HR Functions, UAS and HR International,Airbus Defence & Space
-How to develop a HR strategy that can jump over real-life roadblocks whilst supporting and engaging HR teams 
-Increasing agility: Evaluating how globalisation, technology, consumerisation and generational differences are changing the workplace 
-How to best embrace the fast-changing external environment to ensure you come out on top not only in HR but in the business 
-Crystal ball on what lies ahead for HR and how the steps you take now will make or break your future strategy 


Mia Vanstrealen

HR Director, Western Europe


Gerard Penning

Executive Vice President Human Resources Downstream


Elke Eller

Global HR Director & Member of the Board
TUI Group


Sabine Keuschen

Head of HR Functions, UAS and HR International
Airbus Defence & Space


10:10 am - 10:40 am Inspirational Guest Speaker: 8 trends you need to act on to transform into a highly a progressive workplace... and the critical do’s and don’ts!

Pim de Moore, Co-Founder,Corporate Rebels Joost Minnaar, Co-Founders,The Corporate Rebels
Pim de Morree and Joost Minnaar, Co-Founders, “The Corporate Rebels" are on a mission to make work more fun. They quit their corporate jobs and set out to travel the globe to visit the world’s most inspiring organisations. While checking off their renowned Bucket List they share everything they learn with you in a how to interactive session to transform your workplace and embrace the corporate rebel in you! 
Featured in: NY Times, Forbes, HuffPost, Guardian, BBC. Nominated for: Thinkers50 Breakthrough Award.


Pim de Moore

Corporate Rebels


Joost Minnaar

The Corporate Rebels

10:40 am - 11:00 am Keynote From HR Magazine’s Most Influential Practitioner Being brave and staying relevant: 3 questions you need to ask yourself before acting on any new HR transformation projects

Sandy Begbie, Global Integration Director,Standard Life Aberdeen plc
-How to work outside your safety net and push the boundaries of what you are capable of to pack the punch in HR
-Say goodbye to pet projects: how to not get dethatched from the core of HR to drive business performance and better serve internal and external customers 
-Revealing the single source of truth for people data: How to think differently about the skills you need to achieve success 
-Achieving a HR mind-set shift: how to think outside traditional structures and establish networks with external organisations to succeed in the new world of work


Sandy Begbie

Global Integration Director
Standard Life Aberdeen plc

11:00 am - 11:40 am Morning Networking Break


-Evaluating how high levels of engagement result in positive returns on talent outcomes, customer satisfaction and the bottom line 
-Transparency is key: How being clear about expectations results in increasing individual performance 
-How to create organisational openness where communication is frequent and effective to ultimately drive business value 
-How to achieve an engaged organisation and double your revenue 


Peter Holmark

HR Director Europe


Tony Cooke

HR Director, Europe


Adam Yearsley

Global Head of Talent Management
Red Bull

Jenn Barnett

Head of People Experience
Grant Thornton International


Federico Vione

CEO, North America, UK & Ireland
Adecco Group

12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Inspirational Guest Speaker Bye bye Business Partner, hello HR Entrepreneur: Four steps to ensure you HR function is moving beyond ‘best practice’ to ‘best current outcome’ to drive greater commercial value

Chris Roebuck, Visiting Professor of Transformational Leadership, (former Global Head of Talent and Leadership UBS),Cass Business School
Chris Roebuck, visiting professor of transformational leadership at Cass Business School and previous senior HR leader at UBS, HSBC and KPMG joins us to give an insightful and innovative insight on how you can transform your business through entrepreneurial HR. By assessing the situation, innovating, being flexible and taking managed risk to drive better business bottom line, Chris shares that there is no “best practice” only the “best current outcome” to using HR to increase bottom line ROI. Time to step it up a gear in HR. If you don’t, someone else will!

Chris Roebuck

Visiting Professor of Transformational Leadership, (former Global Head of Talent and Leadership UBS)
Cass Business School

12:50 pm - 1:10 pm Industry Inspiration: Evolving from reward to experience: How to maximise the use of benefits and tech to keep your critical talent

Chris Bruce, Co-founder and Managing Director,Thomsons Online Benefits
In this session, Thomsons Online Benefits’ Managing Director, Chris Bruce, explores how to create a best practice global benefits strategy. This must-see session will give you exclusive insights formed from the latest research and from the number one global benefits platform, touching two million lives in over 90 countries and 30 languages. Discover:
-Why benefits are critical in retaining your talent
-What your employees really want from their benefits and how to execute this in your organisation to retain your top talent
-How to evolve your global benefits strategy from a traditional reward program to one that truly impacts employee experience


Chris Bruce

Co-founder and Managing Director
Thomsons Online Benefits

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm Networking lunch

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm Exclusive HR Rebellion Lunch

Exclusive invite only lunch with 10 of your peers where you will have the opportunity to come together and brain storm ideas on how you can create a corporate rebellion in your organisation! Discuss the challenges and opportunities around driving change in a progressive organisation and take the opportunity to ask the rebels themselves any burning questions you have following their guest keynote.


-Adding complexity: what effect has including multiple teams in TA within an organisation had on finding the right candidates?
-What to focus on in your talent management strategy regarding becoming more mobile, attracting passive candidates, reworking roles to counter the skills gap, selling your company to prospective employees and effectively investing in your current workforce 
-Parting thoughts: what to focus on in 2018 and beyond to have the most effective talent management solutions 


Dagmar Pithan

Director, Global Talent Management
Deutsche Telekom


Irmgard Naudin ten Cate

Recruiting Director, EMEIA


Paul Cotton

Senior Office Partner
Eversheds Sutherland


Rohit Joshi

Head of Talent Sourcing, EMEA


Nina Schmidt

HR Line Solutions Lead Western Europe

Secure your front row seat as the conference room turns into a debate forum. Choose your position in the opening audience vote and then engage with industry experts as they present their motions, question the opposition, defend their point of view and conclude with their closing statements.  Will your opinion change by the closing vote, as you decide who delivered a knockout argument and claims debate victory?


John Gustafsson

HR Director, Northern Europe
Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Jenny Thompson

CFO and Head of HR, Technology and Operations, Europe


Jon Stanners

Head of Global Talent management & Employee Brand
Aplha, Telefonica Company


Lazlo Nagy

HR Director Europe


Rina Joosten-Rabou

Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer

Innovating through digitalisation

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm Case Study How we leveraged cognitive computing to always have the right people, in the right place, at the right time
Gianpalo Barozzi, HR Director Europe, Global Talent,Cisco
-Establishing how cognitive computing can provide data driven insights to transform HR and optimise your whole talent management cycle 
-How can you move your talent strategy from HR centric into the business strategy 
-Retaining top talent: How can cognitive technology create individual career paths to keep people motivated and engaged leading to increased productivity and reduced costs to HR services 


Gianpalo Barozzi

HR Director Europe, Global Talent

Embracing the future world of work

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Case Study Revolution Lessons learned on succession planning: How to keep up with employees’ ambitions across generations whilst remaining selective in your leadership and development strategy
Courtney Abraham, Global Head of Talent Strategy & Development,Adecco Group
-4 reasons why you should spend more energy internally on your talent plan to retain top talent 
-How to succession plan effectively to never be left with a role that cannot be filled internally 
-How to create a clear and effective strategy to boost self-esteem and employee engagement internally Why you should capture knowledge before it walks out the door to progress employees and avoid being hampered by a lack of replacements 


Courtney Abraham

Global Head of Talent Strategy & Development
Adecco Group

Embracing the future world of work

3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Breaking the millennial stereotype: How to ensure your talent management strategy attracts, retains and engages the best talent across all generations
Pa Sinyan, Senior Managing Consultant & Country Manager for Germany,Gallup
  • Exploring how human beings experience work, and uncovering when people deliver their best performance and how this differs across talent pools.
  • How millennials want to work and live in  the 21st century – the aspects important to millennials, including what they want from employers and as consumers
  • How to implement a talent strategy that maximises the potential of both millennials and all your organisation’s employees.

Pa Sinyan

Senior Managing Consultant & Country Manager for Germany

Exploiting automation

2:30 pm - 4:20 pm Workshop: The new race for talent: How recruiters can be your driving force to securing and retaining the top talent for your organisation
Ben Blair, Talent Solutions Manager,Allegis Global Solutions
  • Keeping the human touch: How you can integrate new technology innovations like AI whilst keeping the vital element of the recruitment cycle
  • How to best prepare your recruiters and teams for the new era of work to ensure they can give the candidate the best experience 
  • How can you leverage automation to find talent quicker, engage faster with the positive market and build talent pools effectively to win the race on talent 
  • Pinpointing why the role of the recruiter is needed now more than ever in this new world of work 

Ben Blair

Talent Solutions Manager
Allegis Global Solutions

Driving greater business impact

2:30 pm - 4:20 pm Creative Boardroom How can HR directors best collaborate with business leaders to create an optimal talent management strategy?
Galina Soubbotina, Senior Talent Director, EMEA,Thermo Fisher Scientific Tania Mercado, Talent Development Lead,Trivago
-What challenges have you faced when pushing through your ambitious talent management strategy and how best did you overcome them?
-Where have you leveraged joint levels of opportunity to boost business value in talent management?
-Defining a 3 point action plan: leveraging the innovation, know how and insights from the collective brain power in the boardroom


Galina Soubbotina

Senior Talent Director, EMEA
Thermo Fisher Scientific


Tania Mercado

Talent Development Lead

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Afternoon Networking Break

Creating engaging experiences

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm Industry Insights How to leverage digitisation in your organization to connect with your talent and create an outstanding consumer-grade experience
Chris Wakely, Executive Vice President - Global Enterprise,Benify
-Treating your employees like customers: How to build relationships with your employees throughout their journey to enhance engagement 
-How to use a thoughtful, open and digital approach to engaging and retaining your top talent 
-Addressing what your employees want and how best to communicate it to boost satisfaction and commitment 
-How to leverage technology to connect with your employees globally, revealing your EVP and investment in them


Chris Wakely

Executive Vice President - Global Enterprise

Creating engaging experiences

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm Case Study Revolution 5 ways to fall in love with your job: How to tap into this insight to create a workplace of raving fans who have a true passion for their work and go the extra mile
Tatjana Tasan, Former Chief People Officer,Nortal
-How to reimagine your HR talent programmes to create distinct personal experiences built on a common compelling story 
-How to foster passion for work in your employees to ultimately attract and retain talent
-Branded value: Creating experiences that translate into an unwavering love for the brand and happy customers  


Tatjana Tasan

Former Chief People Officer

Achieving agility

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Case Study Achieving smart workforce planning: How to address 5 core areas of your people strategy to better meet business demands in volatile times
Heike Fierek-Popp, Global Head of Strategic Workforce Planning,Siemens
-How to ensure you have the workforce to achieve your business goals in the world of digital transformation 
-How can you plan in times of volatility to ensure you are allowing for continued business flexibility?
-How to pursue workforce planning as a joint business and HR activity to achieve a holistic view on workforce management 


Heike Fierek-Popp

Global Head of Strategic Workforce Planning

Replacing legacy systems

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Workshop How to successfully replace outdated legacy systems with innovative technology to stay ahead of the curve
Alraune Chowdury, Head of Global HR Systems and Reporting,TUI
-Evaluating which technologies are out there and how they can help your organisation not miss out on the best talent
-The top technology trends you should look out for in this space to stay ahead of the curve in a saturated market
-How you can overcome the challenges of replacing outdated, legacy systems and drive a new technology culture through your organisation 


Alraune Chowdury

Head of Global HR Systems and Reporting

Embracing diversity

4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Creative Boardroom Addressing diversity: How can HR directors best collaborate with business leaders to encourage a complete inclusion culture?
Ana Fonseca Nordang, Vice President, People and Leadership, Executive and Leadership Development,Equinor Lazlo Nagy, HR Director Europe,Nielsen
-Discussing how talent is defined in your organisation and how this then drives inclusion and diversity 
-How to ensure senior leaders are conveying clear and concise messages to employees about leadership qualities
-Defining a 3 point action plan: leveraging the innovation, know how and insights from the collective brain power in the boardroom


Ana Fonseca Nordang

Vice President, People and Leadership, Executive and Leadership Development


Lazlo Nagy

HR Director Europe

5:30 pm - 5:35 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Lucy Adams, MD of The Disruptive HR Agency and former HR Director,BBC


Lucy Adams

MD of The Disruptive HR Agency and former HR Director

5:35 pm - 6:35 pm Drinks Reception in the Exhibition Area… join us for music, drinks and canapés!