HR Symposium

Category: Alumni Events

16th HR Symposium for Vlerick HR Alumni

Join us together with your fellow alumni of the Executive Master Class in HRM for this two-day event full of HR inspiration and insights by Vlerick professors and HR professionals.

WHEN?
28-29 November 2019
WHERE?
Ghent Campus
FOR WHOM?
Exclusive for alumni of the Executive Master Class in HRM

PROGRAMME

Thursday 28 November 2019
As from 2:00 PM Check-in hotel
 4:00 PM Welcome
 4:30 - 5:30 PM Expert Talk
Social actuality : about social elections and protection
Bart Vanschoebeke (Claeys & Engels)
 5:30 - 6:15 PM Parallel Track
HR innovation trends in practice
Tom Mentens & Stijn Verschueren (Flexso)
Parallel Track
The employee journey: attracting, connecting and captivating your employees”
Yo Deckers & Gretel Vlogaert (RiseSmart Belgium)
6:15 - 6:45 PM Welcome drink
6:45 - 7:30 PM Keynote
Digital Ethics. How to stay human in the age of bits and bots
Jochanan Eynikel (Etion)
7:30 PM - ... Diner and party @ Le Bateau
Powered by alumnus Luke Albert Jr
Party DJs Stef & Mike
Friday 29 November 2019
7:00 - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 AM City run
Coaching by Luc Langeraert (High Five)
9:00 - 9:50 AM Highly educated New Belgians are entering our labour market: How can we as HR professionals prepare our organisations for the cultural diversity challenge?
Dirk Buyens (Vlerick Business School)
9:50 - 10:40 AM Evidence on the relationship between motivation, employability and work happiness
Frank Van De Sijpe (Securex Group) & Hermina Van Coillie (Securex Group & EHSAL Management School)
10:40 - 11:05 AM Coffee break
11:05 - 11:40 AM Early in careers in a global company
Leen Verstraete (Merck Group)
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM HR in 2025: Will our job still exist?
Frans Van de Ven (RiseSmart)
12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 PM Thank God it’s Monday... Smart working makes you happier
Ann De Bisschop
2:30 - 3:00 PM Coffee break
3:00 - 4:00 PM Manage innovation through people
Cédric Velghe (The VIGOT Unit)

PRACTICAL INFO

Registration:
Please note that this event is exclusively for alumni of the Executive Master Class in HRM.

Registration for this event are closed.

Date:
From Thursday 28 November 2019 4 PM until Friday 29 November 2019 4 PM

Language:
English

Fee:
€ 195 (excl. 21% VAT)
The fee includes participation in the conference sessions, one hotel night and all meals.

Venue:
Conference
Vlerick Business School
Campus Ghent
Reep 1
9000 Ghent
Dinner and party
Le Bateau
Muinkkaai 1
9000 Ghent
Hotel *
Ibis Gent St. Baafs Kathedraal
Limburgstraat 2
9000 Ghent
or
Ibis Gent Centrum Opera
Nederkouter 24
9000 Ghent

* The hotel rooms will be allocated to the participants by the organisation. You will be informed via a confirmation email of where your room has been booked.

This event is made possible by our partners:

Event sponsors

Corporate partners