HR360 Summit 2018

20 - 21 June, 2018

Imperial Riding School Renaissance, Vienna

44 (0) 207 368 9836

Agenda Day 2

8:15 am - 8:45 am Networking Breakfast & Registration

8:45 am - 8:50 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


8:50 am - 9:10 am Innovative Keynote Launching the rocket ship, strap in! How to ensure you have the right people, processes and technology in place to keep up with the accelerating pace of change in the new world of work

Dr. Wolfgang Fassnacht, SVP Global, HR Lead for Board Areas Finance, HR and Operations,SAP
-How to create a new mindset in the overall HR function that understands the accelerating speed of change 
-Demonstrating the value of HR to the business by making evidence based decisions 
-How to leverage technology including data analytics to achieve a competitive advantage 
-How you can treat your employees as customers to increase connections and support an overarching people agenda


Dr. Wolfgang Fassnacht

SVP Global, HR Lead for Board Areas Finance, HR and Operations

9:10 am - 9:50 am Panel Spotlight on digitalisation: Can you fully digitalise all aspects of your HR function without loosing the human touch?

Michael Rubas, Global Director, Planning, Operations & HR IT,Deutsche Telekom Britta Heissenberger, Head of HR, Global Business Services Client Innovation,IBM Alraune Chowdury, Head of Global HR Systems and Reporting,TUI
-Assessing the pros and cons of becoming a fully automated digitalised HR function
-Debating if organisations  are beginning to ignore the value that employees bring in an increasingly digitalised and automated world
-It is possible to create a fusion of digital and human implements to successfully boost innovation and HR productivity? 
-The mindset of leaders and employees: How to achieve a culture of embracing technology through your organisation 


Michael Rubas

Global Director, Planning, Operations & HR IT
Deutsche Telekom


Britta Heissenberger

Head of HR, Global Business Services Client Innovation


Alraune Chowdury

Head of Global HR Systems and Reporting

9:50 am - 10:10 am Industry Keynote: How to leverage smart recruiting and use integrated channels to secure the best talent in your organisation in the new world of work

Mag. Jutta Perfahl-Strilka, Director Sales New Business,XING E-Recruiting
•Assessing the impact of digitalisation today on your talent strategy 
•How to use digital and integrated multichannel recruiting to boost your bottom line
•How to be one step ahead of new processes that are coming down the pipeline to ensure your work-flows are not disrupted 
•Evidence based: How to use smart multichannel recruiting to overcome challenges with an increasingly digiatlised world 


Mag. Jutta Perfahl-Strilka

Director Sales New Business
XING E-Recruiting

10:10 am - 10:30 am Case Study Revolution Be bold, be disruptive: How to successfully lead a rocky transformation journey with confidence to drive business growth

William Ingham, Director of HR Transformation, Europe,Visa
-All aboard! How to develop a strategy of transparency that leads to ultimate acceptance by all 
-Why HR has a critical role in driving change and how you can be recognised as the leader of your transformational journey 
-How shaking up your whole organisation is ultimately needed to strive in tomorrows world 
-How to be proactive, not reactive in all aspects of your strategy to affect the bottom line and drive business in the direction of growth 


William Ingham

Director of HR Transformation, Europe


10:30 am - 11:00 am Inspirational Guest Speaker The science behind sleep: Pinpointing the performance killer in your organisation that is stifling the wellbeing and engagement of your employees

Steve Robinson, CEO and Former CEO,We Sell Sleep, Tesco Direct
The science behind sleep: Pinpointing the performance killer in your organisation that is stifling the wellbeing and engagement of your employees
 How often do you get enough sleep? Ever thought about how you can manage the direct link between wellbeing and engagement in your organisation? How do you control external forces that have an effect on internal performance? Steve Robinson, formerly CEO at Tesco Direct and now CEO of We Sell Sleep shares the implications of not getting enough and  top tips to alter routines in your organisation to address this issue.

Steve Robinson

CEO and Former CEO
We Sell Sleep, Tesco Direct


11:00 am - 11:20 am Inspirational Case Study Creating the pull factor: How to build an attractive employee brand that helps you stand out in today’s competitive marketplace

Angelika Inglsperger, Global Head People Attraction & Talent Management,Allianz Group
-What factors contribute to a highly visible and highly attractive brand in a world where candidates often find the employer 
-How you can translate the overall workforce experience with high levels of engagement and stronger career opportunities over the external competitors
-Positioning company branding as important as high on the agenda as customer focused advertising set your company apart and highlight the employee experience to attract the best talent 
-Communicating your value proposition: How to be consistent in building an external brand and leverage  social media channels to get the message spread through a community


Angelika Inglsperger

Global Head People Attraction & Talent Management
Allianz Group

11:20 am - 11:50 am Morning Networking Break

Creating personalised experiences

11:50 am - 12:10 pm Case Study: How we are globally implementing a fully virtualized learning approach and overcoming key challenges that come with implementing a blended learning solution
Guenter Deutsch, Global Head of Learning & Development,Atos
-Pinpointing the key opportunities and challenges that derive from digitalising your learning strategy
-How to ensure you are getting buy-in for this always on approach across the board in you organization
-Communication, information an preparation: Discussing the three key factors to success of driving through a new learning strategy 
-Constantly evolving: how to ensure the quality of your digital curriculum is up to scratch through continuously tracking the quality and feedback from your employees


Guenter Deutsch

Global Head of Learning & Development

Creating personalised experiences

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm Panel Revolution Real time, all the time: How can you create an ‘always on’ learning network which allows employees to quickly build their skills and career paths in their own way
Tatjana Tasan, Former Chief People Officer,Nortal Claudia Fischer, Global HR Director,Bombardier Transportation Ana Fonseca Nordang, Vice President, People and Leadership, Executive and Leadership Development,Equinor
-How can you ensure your approach is forward looking to drive the companies employment brand through learning
-Welcoming the learning tools of today: Where you should invest in replacing your employee learning infrastructure and reap the rewards of new learning tools to create customised, personalised and relevant learning experiences 
-How viewing the learning function as a highly strategic business focus area will keep you a step ahead of the game and avoid falling behind in hiring, employee engagement, productivity and product innovation 
-How to partner with learning providers to make learning more mobile and the transition to an “always on” learning approach easier 
-How building a culture of hiring from within can hold managers accountable for training and supporting candidates into new roles 


Tatjana Tasan

Former Chief People Officer


Claudia Fischer

Global HR Director
Bombardier Transportation


Ana Fonseca Nordang

Vice President, People and Leadership, Executive and Leadership Development

Creating personalised experiences

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Case Study Getting your gamification game on: 5 steps to transform your learning and development programme into a super engaging experience
Mia Vanstrealen, HR Director, Western Europe,IBM
-How to transform age-old talent acquisition touch points into accessible, engaging and rewarding experiences
-Showcasing gamification in your organisation: how to specifically use it in your learning and development programme 
-Benefits of gamification: how it can produce a reduction in the time requirements for training and increase staff retention 
-Getting the elements in place: how to construct a properly designed game-based system


Mia Vanstrealen

HR Director, Western Europe

Reinventing performance management

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Case Study Revolution The way we work has changed, so should your strategy! How to leverage data about your employees to reinvent your performance management strategy with a tailored approach
Steve Robinson, CEO and Former CEO,We Sell Sleep, Tesco Direct Luigi Maria Fierro, Global Head of Performance Management,ING
-How to make goal setting and progression tracking more social and digital by leveraging mobile applications to achieve a transparent and forward-looking performance management structure 
-Always on feedback approach: setting up a strategy that promotes and allows for continuous feedback and enables constant improvement 
-How to overcome the challenges of creating a single, simple performance management system and find the right solution for your business
-Big data 2020: What parts of performance management can be transformed by new innovations using AI?


Luigi Maria Fierro

Global Head of Performance Management


Steve Robinson

CEO and Former CEO
We Sell Sleep, Tesco Direct

Reinventing performance management

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Case Study Revolution How to work with start-ups and artificial Intelligence to create virtual career assistants
Ambros Scope, Head of Future Workforce Engineering,AXA
-Evaluating new ways of developing your workforce in order to stay ahead in the current digital age 
-Co-operation with start ups – how to their energy and creativity to create a win win situation
-How you can use AI to build virtual career assistants to stay ahead in your development approach


Ambros Scope

Head of Future Workforce Engineering

Reinventing performance management

1:10 pm - 1:30 pm Case Study Revolution Performing at our best: How we moved from performance management to performance development to achieve greater business results
Helen Williams, Head of Performance Development,Equinor
-How to define the basis of your performance development culture
-How to improve employee engagement and encourage them to focus on topical subjects
-Our journey so far: How to use key insights to  transform your company culture


Helen Williams

Head of Performance Development

Enabling self learning

11:50 am - 1:30 pm Workshop: Keeping it meaningful in the digital revolution: How to retain the human touch in a digitalised world to create a culture that embraces change in your organisation
Sharon Olivier, Full Time Faculty & HR Lead,Ashridge Executive Education
-Understanding the evolvement of human ‘consciousness’ and the impact on your learning and development agenda 
-How does the evolvement of two opposing “DNA” strands, humanity and digitalisation impact and translate into your learning strategies?
-Exploring your organizations level of “consciousness” and how to use your organisations level of consciousness into a learning strategy and leverage innovative technology 
-How to  create a shift in thinking throughout your organization to drive learning transformation goals forward


Sharon Olivier

Full Time Faculty & HR Lead
Ashridge Executive Education

Encouraging continuous learning

11:50 am - 1:30 pm Creative Boardroom Deep beliefs and high aspirations: How to use vertical development to improve retention, engagement and results in your organisation
Jeffer London, Strategic Relationship Director,Center for Creative Leadership
Join us for an interactive workshop that will connect us through the sharing of stories, challenges and opportunities
-        How to stimulate better thinking in your organisations by shifting your leadership culture
-        How to switch from horizontal to vertical development which allows employees to think In a more complex, systemic and strategic way 
-        How to enable employees to think about their growth as a person and increase their capacity to cope with overwhelming and complex situations
-        How to stop trying to fix people with training and instead increase transformative leadership experiences


Jeffer London

Strategic Relationship Director
Center for Creative Leadership

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Invite Only Private Engagement Lunch

Ritu Mohanka, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development,Glint
Join Glint and your peers for a collaborative discussion on Agile Employee Engagement and how you can better understand and improve the engagement of your employees. In this session, we will review the paradigm shift that is currently taking place and how you can move from this rigid process to a more nimble engagement strategy. Discuss with your peers how this new framework can help your organisation gain a deeper understanding of your people’s engagement levels, and take action to continuously improve. Leave with ideas and strategies on how you can truly unleash the best in your people to help your organisation succeed.
Ritu Mohanka is Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, Glint

Ritu Mohanka

Vice President of Strategy & Business Development


2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Industry Insight: Step up or get left behind! 5 reasons why you should be making corporate wellness a top priority in your organisation to improve work-life-balance

Duarte Ramos, Vicepresident of People & Performance for Europe,Gympass
How many of your employees are active in your organizations? Already live in 14 countries and near 5.000 cities, Gympass’ mission is to defeat inactivity. In this interactive session, learn how they are positively blurring the lines between work and home life to help take the corporate wellness experience to the next level and improve physical activity throughout organizations. Learn how to implement an impactful corporate benefit approach that helps you to attract and retain top talent and increase employee engagement all whilst reducing healthcare costs and absence. Fully bridging the gap, Gympass ensure that getting active isn’t a burden to your employees. The world of work is changing, so should your wellness strategy!

Duarte Ramos

Vicepresident of People & Performance for Europe

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Case Study: How to leverage employee insights in your rewards strategy to create a personalised experience that will drive higher engagement in your business

Michiel Van Duin, Global Rewards and Benefits Director,Novartis
-          Why getting it right now will increase employee brand and how it can really make a difference to your teams motivation
-          With external factors influencing total rewards including multiple generations, diversity and technology how can you stay one step ahead of the game in your strategy
-          How you can tailor your strategy to individuals reflecting global cultures and multi generations
-          How to leverage HR analytics to balance employee retention and incentives to drive productivity and performance


Michiel Van Duin

Global Rewards and Benefits Director

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Dragons’ Den Examining the latest and greatest innovations in HR technology: Which offer true value and should be considered in your investment plans?

Michal Gradshtein, Organisational Psychologist & Founder & CEO,StarLinks Kevin Fengler, International Senior Sales Manager,Talentwunder Andrew Clements, CEO,Edease Fionna Faulk, Growth Director, Europe,VanHack
Welcome to the den. Join our industry dragons and assess the latest innovations as start-up companies pitch their solutions in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the dragons review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite. Will you find the next big thing?

Michal Gradshtein

Organisational Psychologist & Founder & CEO


Kevin Fengler

International Senior Sales Manager


Andrew Clements



Fionna Faulk

Growth Director, Europe

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm Thought Leadership Keynote One year on: How Red Bull’s Wingfinder psychological assessment has helped uncover the unique qualities of candidates that are most influential in driving career success

Adam Yearsley, Global Head of Talent Management,Red Bull
Developed by Red Bull and an expert team of psychology professors from University College London and Columbia University New York, Wingfinder is an assessment that focuses on candidate’s strengths. It is based on 30 years of psychological research carried out across thousands of scientific studies that clearly point to four areas that are more influential than any others as components of employability and career success. is offered without cost and is being used by Red Bull and other companies in their leadership development and selection process and is also available to the public. 

Adam Yearsley

Global Head of Talent Management
Red Bull

4:20 pm - 4:40 pm Inspirational Guest Speaker Hyper connection: How you can implement a neuroscientific approach to achieve a better balance in your employees use of digital tools

Thibaud Dumas, Research Director,Into the Tribe & Tedx Speaker
Thibaud Dumas, Research Director at Into the Tribe and Tedx speaker joins us share insights on the negative impact hyper connection can have on  on employee health, wellbeing and productivity. In his inspirational case study, Thibaud will identify how the brain can get addicted to connected devices and how you can overcome this problem in your organisation to improve the quality of your employees life and overall productivity. 

Thibaud Dumas

Research Director
Into the Tribe & Tedx Speaker

4:40 pm - 4:45 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

4:45 pm - 4:50 pm Conference Close… See You Next Year!