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How It Works

Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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Workplace Transformation
Target Group

Experts and HR-Specialists in Change Management, Business Strategy, Digital Leadership, HR Analytics, Innovation, Workplace Design, Technology Implementation, Business Intelligence, Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality

Key Topics
  • Workplace Design
  • Remote Teams and Collaboration
  • Virtual Leadership
  • Culture and Workplace Transformation
  • Smart Workspace
Employee Experience
Target Group

Heads and HR-Leaders in Compensation & Benefits, Digital Learning, Corporate Culture & Learning, Organizational Development, Employee Engagement, IT, Knowledge Management, Recruiting and Talent Management

Key Topics
  • Corporate Learning
  • Candidate Experience
  • Talent Relationship Management
  • Health Management
  • Social Recruiting

Agenda

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH

9:00

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Tobias Hornig

Head of Advanced Analytics
Siemens Industry Software
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Tobias Hornig

Head of Advanced Analytics
Siemens Industry Software
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Heather Sills

Manager Software Engineering
TomTom
Belgium

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Heather Sills

Manager Software Engineering
TomTom
Belgium

This session is in English

9:15

Foster Culture and Workplace Change with a Modern Learning Framework

Dana Beardsley

Associate Director of Procurement Learning & Development
Merck
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

IOT in the Office! How Indoor Positioning and "Talking" Products Impact our Work Life

Peter Knecht

Manager International Concepts
Kinnarps
Sweden

This session is in English

10:15

Engagement of New Generations in the Workplace

Eva Dias

CEO & Founder
Phoenix Human Capital Solutions
United States

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

Flexibility @ Work - The Successful Implementation of “New Work” of a Global Player

Harald Sattelberg

Employer Branding Lead DACH
Schneider Electric
Germany

This session is in English

Flexibility @ Work - The Successful Implementation of “New Work” of a Global Player

Harald Sattelberg

Employer Branding Lead DACH
Schneider Electric
Germany

This session is in English

The Challenge of Robotic Automation in HR

Tom Beyer

Head of Total Reward Processes / RPA HR Program Lead
Bayer
Germany

Jan Tönnißen

Head of Design & Build Enabling
Bayer
Germany

This session is in English

Tom Beyer

Head of Total Reward Processes / RPA HR Program Lead
Bayer
Germany

The Challenge of Robotic Automation in HR

This session is in English

Jan Tönnißen

Head of Design & Build Enabling
Bayer
Germany

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

“How do you change culture and workplace?”, led by Dana Beardsley, Merck
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“How do you engage new generations in the workplace?”, led by Eva Dias, Phoenix Human Capital Solutions
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“How do you implement “new work” in the daily base?”, led by Harald Sattelberg, Schneider Electric

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

“How do you change culture and workplace?”, led by Dana Beardsley, Merck
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“How do you engage new generations in the workplace?”, led by Eva Dias, Phoenix Human Capital Solutions
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“How do you implement “new work” in the daily base?”, led by Harald Sattelberg, Schneider Electric

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

“How do voice connected products impact the work life?”, led by Peter Knecht, Kinnarps
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“How does robotic automation challenge HR?”, led by Jan Tönnißen, Bayer & Tom Beyer, Bayer

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

“How do voice connected products impact the work life?”, led by Peter Knecht, Kinnarps
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“How does robotic automation challenge HR?”, led by Jan Tönnißen, Bayer & Tom Beyer, Bayer

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

Collaboration as a Driving Factor of Changing Forms of Work

Eva Beiner

Director
BearingPoint
Germany

This session is in English

Collaboration as a Driving Factor of Changing Forms of Work

Eva Beiner

Director
BearingPoint
Germany

This session is in English

How does Technology make Corporate Health Measures Effective and Measurable?

Marina Stegemann

Junior People Operations Manager
Marley Spoon
Germany

Julian Tross

VP Product Management
qualitrain
Germany

This session is in English

Marina Stegemann

Junior People Operations Manager
Marley Spoon
Germany

How does Technology make Corporate Health Measures Effective and Measurable?

This session is in English

Julian Tross

VP Product Management
qualitrain
Germany

14:30

Building your HR Case for Change: How to Create a Business Case for the HR Transformation

Michael Brass

Senior Value Advisor HR Business Transformation
SAP
Germany

Kathrin Wiedemann

HR/IT Projekt & Service Manager
Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller
Germany

This session is in English

Michael Brass

Senior Value Advisor HR Business Transformation
SAP
Germany

Building your HR Case for Change: How to Create a Business Case for the HR Transformation

This session is in English

Kathrin Wiedemann

HR/IT Projekt & Service Manager
Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller
Germany

The Real Employee Experience: How Feeling at Your Best at Work Improves Business Results, Health and Happiness

Tom Plug

HR Lead Strategy & Innovation
KPN
The Netherlands

This session is in English

The Real Employee Experience: How Feeling at Your Best at Work Improves Business Results, Health and Happiness

Tom Plug

HR Lead Strategy & Innovation
KPN
The Netherlands

This session is in English

15:00

Create a Dynamic and Engaging Workplace with a new Social Collaboration Tool

Maria Lazarte

Team Leader - Media and Engagement
ISO
Switzerland

This session is in English

Create a Dynamic and Engaging Workplace with a new Social Collaboration Tool

Maria Lazarte

Team Leader - Media and Engagement
ISO
Switzerland

This session is in English

Going Beyond the Relocation Package As International Recruiting Increases

Heather Sills

Manager Software Engineering
TomTom
Belgium

This session is in English

Going Beyond the Relocation Package As International Recruiting Increases

Heather Sills

Manager Software Engineering
TomTom
Belgium

This session is in English

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

Change the Leadership - Change the Future

Torsten Schmeichel

Senior Project Manager Change Excellence & Organizational Transformation
BASF
Germany

This session is in English

Change the Leadership - Change the Future

Torsten Schmeichel

Senior Project Manager Change Excellence & Organizational Transformation
BASF
Germany

This session is in English

People-Centric Digital Transformation: Using High-Tech to Deliver High-Touch

Geoff Ables

Digital Workplace Advisor
Prison Fellowship
United States

This session is in English

People-Centric Digital Transformation: Using High-Tech to Deliver High-Touch

Geoff Ables

Digital Workplace Advisor
Prison Fellowship
United States

This session is in English

16:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"Why does "New Work" work better than (real) collaboration?", led by Eva Beiner, BearingPoint
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"How do you realize HR Transformation?", led by Michael Brass, SAP & Kathrin Wiedemann, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller
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"How do you create a dynamic workplace?", led by Maria Lazarte, ISO
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"How will different leadership create a change in the future?", led by Torsten Schmeichel, BASF

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"Why does "New Work" work better than (real) collaboration?", led by Eva Beiner, BearingPoint
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"How do you realize HR Transformation?", led by Michael Brass, SAP & Kathrin Wiedemann, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller
----
"How do you create a dynamic workplace?", led by Maria Lazarte, ISO
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"How will different leadership create a change in the future?", led by Torsten Schmeichel, BASF

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How do you effectively measure corporate health?", led by Julian Tross, Qualitrain & Marina Stegemann, Marley Spoon
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"How does employee experience impacts work?", led by Tom Plug, KPN
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"How do you improve the relocation services?", led by Heather Sills, TomTom
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"How to use high-tech to deliver high-touch?", led by Geoff Ables, Prison Fellowship

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How do you effectively measure corporate health?", led by Julian Tross, Qualitrain & Marina Stegemann, Marley Spoon
---
"How does employee experience impacts work?", led by Tom Plug, KPN
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"How do you improve the relocation services?", led by Heather Sills, TomTom
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"How to use high-tech to deliver high-touch?", led by Geoff Ables, Prison Fellowship

17:15

Andreas Dittes

CEO
Talentwunder
Germany

Put People First

This session is in English
Mateo Freudenthal

Founder & Managing Director
Honestly
Germany

17:45

Start-Up Pitch and Summary of the First Day by the Chairmen of all Streams

18:00

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in Exciting Conversations. Strengthen your network after a day full of knowledge sharing, groundbreaking presentations, and interesting conversations. Join delegates and speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of the event venue.

This session is in English

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

Talent Management to Maximize ROI in an Agile Economy

Denis Cauvier

Global Expert Talent Management HR
Cauvier Seminars International
Canada

This session is in English

9:45

7 Ways to Definitely Failing the Digital Culture

Anja Zerbin

Head of Digital Culture & Communications
Postbank
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

How I met my Robot? – Changing Work & Live with RPA

Tobias Hornig

Head of Advanced Analytics
Siemens Industry Software
Germany

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

The Journey from Paper Forms to Chatbots: How to Develop Digital Services in a very Regulated Environment?

Minna Vierula

Project Manager
The City of Tampere
Finland

This session is in English

11:45

Digital Learning Culture - How to Scale Digital Learning in a Global Company?

Beate Strittmatter

Global Learning Manager
ZF Friedrichshafen
Germany

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How does talent management maximize the ROI?", led by Denis Cauvier, Cauvier Seminars International
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"How does a bank realize its digitalization strategy?", led by Anja Zerbin, Postbank
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"How do you change work with RPA?", led by Tobias Hornig, Siemens
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"How do you develop digital services in a regulated environment?", led by Minna Vierula, Smart Tampere
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"How do you scale digital learning?", led by Beate Strittmatter, ZF

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How does talent management maximize the ROI?", led by Denis Cauvier, Cauvier Seminars International
----
"How does a bank realize its digitalization strategy?", led by Anja Zerbin, Postbank
----
"How do you change work with RPA?", led by Tobias Hornig, Siemens
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"How do you develop digital services in a regulated environment?", led by Minna Vierula, Smart Tampere
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"How do you scale digital learning?", led by Beate Strittmatter, ZF

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Empowerment of the Employee - Self-Directed Learning in an Agile Company Structure

Joachim Landow

Lead People & Organisation
Hanseatic Bank
Germany

This session is in English

15:00

Gamers are the new Leaders

Barbara Gemen

Talent Development Manager
Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers
The Netherlands

This session is in English

15:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How do you empower the employee in the change of an agile working structure?", led by Joachim Landow, Hanseatic Bank

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics

"How do you empower the employee in the change of an agile working structure?", led by Joachim Landow, Hanseatic Bank

16:15

End of the Conference with Summary of all Streams and Networking

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Travel & Accommodation

From the Central Station:
Take the exit to Willy-Brandt-Platz (B87) and slight right onto Kurt-Schumacher-Straße, than turn left onto Am Hallischen Tor. The hotel is located on the left side. The total distance foodwise is approximately 400m.

From the Airport:
The S-Bahn (ZUG) runs every 20 minutes from the airport directly to the central train station (Hauptbahnhof). Take the exit to Willy-Brandt-Platz (B87) and slight right onto Kurt-Schumacher-Straße, than turn left onto Am Hallischen Tor. The hotel is located on the left side. By foot, the total distance is approximately 400m.

Parking:
You can park your car in the hotel's parking area, the fee per hour is €2.50 or €22 per day.

Book your accommodation at the venue online at https://www.booking.com or https://www.hrs.com, there are still some rooms available.

Please note that from the 1st of January 2019 in Leipzig a guest tax of €3 per person per night will apply. This will be charged to all visitors in addition to the room rate.

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