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Workforce-oriented Digital Transformation
Target Group

All HR & Communications Innovators, especially in HR Management, Corporate Learning, and Employee Relationship Management

Key Topics
  • Engaging Employees
  • Change Management, Culture Transformation and Digital Team Leaders
  • Gamification
Talent Acquisition
Target Group

All HR & Communications Innovators, especially in Talent Acquisition, HR Marketing, Social Media, Employer Branding and Talent Management

Key Topics
  • Next Generation Candidate Experience
  • Attracting Digital Natives and Millennials
  • Social Recruiting
Workplace-oriented Digital Transformation
Target Group

All HR & Communications Innovators, especially in Intranet, Future Workplace, Technology Implementation and Collaboration

Key Topics
  • New Work and New Thinking
  • Digital Workplace Technologies and Design
  • Mobile Collaboration

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD

9:00

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Peter Mergenthal

Compensation & Benefits
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Peter Mergenthal

Compensation & Benefits
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ulrike Mattes

Customer Success Manager
manetch
Deutschland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ulrike Mattes

Customer Success Manager
manetch
Deutschland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

9:15

Der Weg in die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft

Peter Labohm

National Key Account Manager
Kinnarps
Deutschland

This session is in German

10:00

Move to Fully Online HR Processes with Electronic Signatures

Elias Gisin

Sales Productivity Associate
DocuSign
Ireland

This session is in English

10:45

Upskill Your Workforce: Ensuring Success in the Digital Age

Tine Schlaak

Business Development & Partnerships Manager
Udacity
Europe

This session is in English

11:00

Coffee Break with Networking

11:30

#rolltbeimir – wie die DB die digitale Transformation meistert

Alwina Roth

Program Manager
Deutsche Bahn
Deutschland

Christian Holz

Program Manager
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in German

#rolltbeimir – wie die DB die digitale Transformation meistert

This session is in German

How Virtual Reality can Attract the Right Talents

Andreas Korner

Human Resources Leader
Schweizer Paraplegiker-Gruppe
Switzerland

This session is in English

How Virtual Reality can Attract the Right Talents

Andreas Korner

Human Resources Leader
Schweizer Paraplegiker-Gruppe
Switzerland

This session is in English

How Artificial Intelligence Will Turn Social Intranets into Thinking Intranets!

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

How Artificial Intelligence Will Turn Social Intranets into Thinking Intranets!

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "What Role Can Electronic Signatures Play in HR?" Led by Elias Gisin, Sales Productivity Associate, DocuSign
2. "Wie können Unternehmen digitale Leadership- und Learning-Programme implementieren?" Led by Alwina Roth and Christian Holz, Management & Leadership DB Akademie Expert, DB Mobility Logistics

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "What Role Can Electronic Signatures Play in HR?" Led by Elias Gisin, Sales Productivity Associate, DocuSign
2. "Wie können Unternehmen digitale Leadership- und Learning-Programme implementieren?" Led by Alwina Roth and Christian Holz, Management & Leadership DB Akademie Expert, DB Mobility Logistics

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Why Should Organizations Use Virtual Reality to Attract the Right Talent?" Led by Andreas Korner, Human Resources Leader, Schweizer Paraplegiker-Gruppe

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Why Should Organizations Use Virtual Reality to Attract the Right Talent?" Led by Andreas Korner, Human Resources Leader, Schweizer Paraplegiker-Gruppe

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Wie positionieren Sie sich für die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft?" Led by Peter Labohm, National Key Account Manager, Kinnarps
2. "How Can Artificial Intelligence Turn Social Intranets into Thinking Intranets?" Led by Ramin Mobasseri, Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions, Wells Fargo

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Wie positionieren Sie sich für die Arbeitswelt der Zukunft?" Led by Peter Labohm, National Key Account Manager, Kinnarps
2. "How Can Artificial Intelligence Turn Social Intranets into Thinking Intranets?" Led by Ramin Mobasseri, Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions, Wells Fargo

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Coping with Cool: About the Human Factors of Going Digital

Katharina Grimm

Innovation Manager
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Germany

This session is in English

Coping with Cool: About the Human Factors of Going Digital

Katharina Grimm

Innovation Manager
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Germany

This session is in English

Inclusive Communities at Work

Peter van Kersen

VP of People Operations
foodora & foodpanda
Germany

This session is in English

Inclusive Communities at Work

Peter van Kersen

VP of People Operations
foodora & foodpanda
Germany

This session is in English

Your Next Digital Workplace: How to Unleash the Full Potential of your Business

Cedrik Leijon

Founder & Senior Partner
Avantime Group
Sweden

Christoffer Berglund

Head of Service Design
Avantime Group
Sweden

This session is in English

Your Next Digital Workplace: How to Unleash the Full Potential of your Business

This session is in English

15:15

High Tech meets High Touch: the Engagement Side of Fast-Growing Companies

Dana Timar

Senior Business Developer
Delivery Hero
Germany

Ulrike Geissler

Head of HR Management
Delivery Hero
Germany

This session is in English

High Tech meets High Touch: the Engagement Side of Fast-Growing Companies

This session is in English

Please Visit One of the Two Parallel Presentations

The Digital Age: Leading in Times of Uncertainty

Andrea Kahlenberg

Founder & Director
LRN LAB by innogy Consulting
Germany

This session is in English

The Digital Age: Leading in Times of Uncertainty

Andrea Kahlenberg

Founder & Director
LRN LAB by innogy Consulting
Germany

This session is in English

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

Talent Analytics: What does the Company Get for the Investment in Corporate Talent Programs?

Thomas Mattes

Head of Workforce Management & Policies
Deutsche Börse
Germany

This session is in English

Talent Analytics: What does the Company Get for the Investment in Corporate Talent Programs?

Thomas Mattes

Head of Workforce Management & Policies
Deutsche Börse
Germany

This session is in English

The Pillars of an Effective Workplace Wellness Program

Simon Eade

Head of Human Resources, UK & Ireland
Volvo Cars
United Kingdom

This session is in English

The Pillars of an Effective Workplace Wellness Program

Simon Eade

Head of Human Resources, UK & Ireland
Volvo Cars
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Please Visit One of the Two Parallel Presentations

17:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Do You Identify the Digitalization Tools and Processes Really Needed in Your Organization?" Led by Thomas Mattes, Head of Workforce Management & Policies, Deutsche Börse
2. "How to Understand the Data Companies Are Gathering to Enhance the Employee Experience and Engagement?" Led by Ulrike Geissler, Head of HR Management & Dana Timar, Senior Business Developer, Delivery Hero
3. "What Are the Strategies to Implement a Cultural Change Leading to a Digital Transformation?" Led by Katharina Grimm, Innovation Manager, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Do You Identify the Digitalization Tools and Processes Really Needed in Your Organization?" Led by Thomas Mattes, Head of Workforce Management & Policies, Deutsche Börse
2. "How to Understand the Data Companies Are Gathering to Enhance the Employee Experience and Engagement?" Led by Ulrike Geissler, Head of HR Management & Dana Timar, Senior Business Developer, Delivery Hero
3. "What Are the Strategies to Implement a Cultural Change Leading to a Digital Transformation?" Led by Katharina Grimm, Innovation Manager, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can an Effective Workplace Wellness Program Change Corporate Culture and Improve Productivity?" Led by Simon Eade, Head of Human Resources, UK & Ireland, Volvo Cars

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can an Effective Workplace Wellness Program Change Corporate Culture and Improve Productivity?" Led by Simon Eade, Head of Human Resources, UK & Ireland, Volvo Cars

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can You Implement the Digital Workspace When Many Colleagues Don't Sit at a Desk?" Led by Cedrik Leijon, Founder & Senior Partner and Christoffer Berglund, Head of Service Design, Avantime Group

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can You Implement the Digital Workspace When Many Colleagues Don't Sit at a Desk?" Led by Cedrik Leijon, Founder & Senior Partner and Christoffer Berglund, Head of Service Design, Avantime Group

18:15

The Core of Digital Transformation are People

Matthias Schirrmacher

Project Lead Industry 4.0 / Digitalization Site Operations
Merck Group
Germany

This session is in English

19:00

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH

9:00

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Peter Mergenthal

Compensation & Benefits
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Peter Mergenthal

Compensation & Benefits
Deutsche Bahn
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ulrike Mattes

Customer Success Manager
manetch
Deutschland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ulrike Mattes

Customer Success Manager
manetch
Deutschland

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Ramin Mobasseri

Program Lead: Artificial Intelligence Enterprise Solutions
Wells Fargo
United States

This session is in English

9:15

Developing Leader Skills for People and Workplace Transformation through Social and Agile Learning Formats

Matthias Reuter

Global Learning & Transformation Manager
Siemens
Germany

This session is in English

10:00

Make Yourself at Home in the Unknown: Leadership in the Age of Transformation

Cornelia Kaufmann

HR Business Partner
IKEA
Sweden

This session is in English

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

How to Create a New Culture of Learning?

Jessica Kirch

Head of Executive, Talent & Organizational Development
E.ON
Germany

This session is in English

How to Create a New Culture of Learning?

Jessica Kirch

Head of Executive, Talent & Organizational Development
E.ON
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Talent Personas: Aus Interessenten Bewerber machen

Birger Meier

Director of Talent Acquisition Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Sodexo
Deutschland

This session is in German

Digital Talent Personas: Aus Interessenten Bewerber machen

Birger Meier

Director of Talent Acquisition Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Sodexo
Deutschland

This session is in German

Change happens. Digitalisierung als Treiber für den kulturellen Wandel einer traditionellen Organisation

Isabelle Gerber

Head of Coordination & Services
Swiss Ice Hockey Federation
Schweiz

This session is in German

Change happens. Digitalisierung als Treiber für den kulturellen Wandel einer traditionellen Organisation

Isabelle Gerber

Head of Coordination & Services
Swiss Ice Hockey Federation
Schweiz

This session is in German

12:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How to Overcome Leadership Barriers in the Digital Age?" Led by Cornelia Kaufmann, HR Business Partner, IKEA
2. "How to Create a New Culture of Learning?" Led by Jessica Kirch, Head of Executive, Talent & Organizational Development, E.ON

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How to Overcome Leadership Barriers in the Digital Age?" Led by Cornelia Kaufmann, HR Business Partner, IKEA
2. "How to Create a New Culture of Learning?" Led by Jessica Kirch, Head of Executive, Talent & Organizational Development, E.ON

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can Organizations Help Their Employees Develop Leader Skills and Propel Workplace Transformation?" Led by Matthias Reuter, Global Head of Customer Excellence and Global CRM at Siemens Learning Campus, Siemens
2. "Was ist der Schlüssel zur richtigen Definition von Digital Talent Personas?" Led by Birger Meier, Director of Talent Acquisition Germany, Austria & Switzerland, Sodexo

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Can Organizations Help Their Employees Develop Leader Skills and Propel Workplace Transformation?" Led by Matthias Reuter, Global Head of Customer Excellence and Global CRM at Siemens Learning Campus, Siemens
2. "Was ist der Schlüssel zur richtigen Definition von Digital Talent Personas?" Led by Birger Meier, Director of Talent Acquisition Germany, Austria & Switzerland, Sodexo

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Wie gelingt der Wandel eines traditionellen Unternehmens in ein digitales?" Led by Isabelle Gerber, Head of Coordination & Services, Swiss Ice Hockey Federation

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Wie gelingt der Wandel eines traditionellen Unternehmens in ein digitales?" Led by Isabelle Gerber, Head of Coordination & Services, Swiss Ice Hockey Federation

12:45

Lunch with Networking

14:15

How to Empower Organizations by Helping Employees to Become Leaders

Barbara Kissling

Programm Manager Leadership Development
Baloise Group
Switzerland

This session is in English

How to Empower Organizations by Helping Employees to Become Leaders

Barbara Kissling

Programm Manager Leadership Development
Baloise Group
Switzerland

This session is in English

Digitale Transformation und Künstliche Intelligenz im Recruiting: Trends, Möglichkeiten und Umsetzungsvorschläge

Simone Schneuwly

Head of Recruiting & Sourcing
Swiss Mobiliar
Schweiz

This session is in German

Digitale Transformation und Künstliche Intelligenz im Recruiting: Trends, Möglichkeiten und Umsetzungsvorschläge

Simone Schneuwly

Head of Recruiting & Sourcing
Swiss Mobiliar
Schweiz

This session is in German

The Work Experience Process: Working with a Workplace Strategy Road-map to Face Change

James Tysoe

Workplace Strategist
Pfizer
England

This session is in English

The Work Experience Process: Working with a Workplace Strategy Road-map to Face Change

James Tysoe

Workplace Strategist
Pfizer
England

This session is in English

15:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Do You Empower Your Employees to Empower Your Organization?" Led by Barbara Kissling, Program Manager Leadership Development, Baloise

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "How Do You Empower Your Employees to Empower Your Organization?" Led by Barbara Kissling, Program Manager Leadership Development, Baloise

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Why Should Organizations Use People Analytics to Enable a Recruitment Strategy in the Digital Era?" Led By Simone Schneuwly, Head of Recruiting & Sourcing, Swiss Mobiliar

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "Why Should Organizations Use People Analytics to Enable a Recruitment Strategy in the Digital Era?" Led By Simone Schneuwly, Head of Recruiting & Sourcing, Swiss Mobiliar

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "What are the Steps to Face Change and Business Transformation?" Led by James Tysoe, Workplace Strategist, Pfizer

Round-Table Discussions

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

1. "What are the Steps to Face Change and Business Transformation?" Led by James Tysoe, Workplace Strategist, Pfizer

15:45

Analytical Insight to Support Talent Recruiting

Eberhard Jakobi

Head of HR Management Information & Analytics
Deutsche Bank
Germany

This session is in English

16:30

Conference Closing with Coffee and Networking

17:00

End of the Conference

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Metro station "Industriehof" (U6 and U7)
From Central Station:
At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

From the airport:
The lines S8 and S9 run from the airport to the main train station. At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

Parking: You can park your car in the hotel's own underground car parking or right in the hotel courtyard for a daily charge of €15,00.

Parking: You can park your car in the hotel's own underground car parking or right in the hotel courtyard for a daily charge of €15,00. If the parking area from the Flemings Conference Hotel is full, we recommend as an alternative the parking area „Brentanobad“, Rödelheimer Parkweg, 60489 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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