Detailed Programme 2018



9.00:           Registration and welcome coffee

9.30 - 9.40: SETTING THE SCENE: celebrate 15 years




9.40 - 10.30: THE LEARNING ORGANISATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Nick Van Dam Nick van Dam, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and at Nyenrode Business Universiteit 

Nick van Dam will discuss what organisations need to do to develop a workforce for the future and become truly learning organisations.




10.30 - 11.00: Coffee break



11.00 - 12.30: Morning sessions

DO YOUR BUSINESS PARTNERS TRUST HR? IF NOT, HERE’S WHY
Learn from academia
Prof Dr Peter De Prins and Prof Dr Barney Jordaan, Vlerick Business School
Peter De Prins 

 

INSIGHTS: WHAT CAN HRM EXPECT FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)
Learn from academia

Dr Bernie Caessens, Experimental Psychology
Lieven Scheire, Moderator

Dr Bernie Caessens  Lieven Scheire

Followed by
DEBATE: HRM & AI - WHAT CHANGES AND WHAT REMAINS THE SAME
Learn from academia

Line De Decker, VP HR, Europe & Americas, GSK
Filip De Cuyper, Director HR and Customer Delight, Media Markt
Frederic Pierre, Director People and Culture, Euroclear
Valerie Thoen, Intern. Human Capital Director, Kinepolis Group

Katia Tielamn Filip De Cuyper Frederic Pierre Valerie Thoen

AGILE ORGANISATIONS – DOES SIZE REALLY MATTER?
Learn from practice

Prof Dr Katleen De Stobbeleir, Vlerick Business School
Erwin Deyaert, Head of HR Solutions, ING
Peter Van Hoecke, CEO, Van Hoecke NV
Steven Muylaert, COO, Van Hoecke NV

 Erwin Deyaert Peter Van Hoecke Steven Muylaert

 

DE PSYCHOLOGIE VAN HET AFLEREN: HOE BLIJF JE SUCCESVOL IN EEN RAPLEX OMGEVING?
Learn from practice
Prof Dr Dirk Buyens, Vlerick Business School
Anouck Van Hoydonck, Dir. Workforce Dev. & Sol., Johnson & Johnson
Anik Stalmans, HR Director, Cegeka
Anne Saveyn, HR Director, Agfa Gevaert

 Anouck Van Hoydonck  Anne Saveyn

 

WHAT DIGITAL LEADERSHIP DOES?
Discover the way digital front runners explore and exploit opportunities faster than their rivals
Learn from experts
Prof Dr Stijn Viaene, Vlerick Business School
Marie Oliver, Director, Arcadis
Julien Cayet, Chief Digital Officer, Arcadis

 Marie Oliver Julien Cayet

 

JOB CRAFTING 2.0: TEAM CRAFTING, OF HOE TEAMS SAMEN DROOMJOBS CREËREN
Learn from each other

Prof Dr Inge De Clippeleer, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, EDHEC Business School
Prof Dr Inge De Clippeleer

 


12.30 - 2.00: Lunch and networking

Optional: participate in a sponsored lunch & learn session during lunch!




2.00 - 3.30: Afternoon sessions

DE BOUWSTENEN VAN HET LOONHUIS VAN DE TOEKOMST
Learn from academia

Prof Dr Xavier Baeten, Vlerick Business School
Jeroen Degrieck, HRM / HR Project Manager, Volvo Car Group Headquarters

 Jeroen Degrieck

 

LE TRAVAIL EST L’AVENIR DE L’HOMME (EN)
Learn from academia
Nicolas Bouzou, Economiste, Directeur-Fondateur d’Asterès

Nicolas Bouzou

 

BACK TO THE CORE OF HR: INSIGHTS FROM START/SCALE UPS
Learn from practice
Prof Dr Koen Dewettinck, Vlerick Business School
Louis Jonckheere, Co-Founder & Chief Product, Showpad
Leslie Cottenje, CEO, Hello Customer
Patrick Leysen, VP Future Lab, bpost & Founder, Parcify

 Louis Jonckheere  Patrick Leysen

 

BESLUITVORMING IN HET DIGITALE (HR-) TIJDPERK: STRIJD OF SAMENWERKING TUSSEN DATA EN MENSEN?
Learn from practice
Prof Dr Karlien Vanderheyden, Vlerick Business School
Karlien Vanommeslaeghe, HR Director, Van de Velde
Heidi Stieglitz, VP HR, Melexis

 Karlien Vanommeslaeghe Heidi Stieglitz

 

CULTURAL DIVERSITY/INCLUSION: WHAT CAN WE AS HR PROFESSIONALS LEARN FROM THE (OTHER) FIELD!
Learn from experts
Prof Dr Dirk Buyens, Vlerick Business School
Hassan Al Hilou, Youngest diversity entrepreneur of Belgium
Sofie Foets, Founder & MD, TADA
Els Jans, Chief HR Officer, AXA

 Hassan Al Hilou Sofie Voets Els Jans

 
BUSINESS IMPROV: GETTING EMPOWERED TO JOYFULLY FLY ON THE WINGS OF UNCERTAINTY AND VOLATILITY
Learn from each other

Prof Dr Ralf Wetzel, Vlerick Business School
 



3.30 - 4.00: Coffee break




4.00 - 5.00: MAKING THE 1% DIFFERENCE
How the smallest of changes can make the biggest difference…to your business, your family and to you

Steve Head

Steve Head, Inspirational trainer, coach & author 
How the smallest of changes can make the biggest difference… to your business, your family and to you!




5.00: Reception and networking



10 do’s and don’ts for flexible reward in a changing world
Kris De Schutter, partner employment law with Loyens & Loeff

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Our dream is to enable you to be the best employer by providing smart solutions to your employees’ requests and needs. ‘Flexible reward’ is not a buzz word – it allows you to drive the extra mile and it can help you in several ways. Obviously, you need to implement correctly – and that’s what the Loyens & Loeff Lunch & Learn session is all about. During a 30-minute pragmatic and hands-on session, Kris De Schutter, Partner Employment Law with Loyens & Loeff, will bring you up to speed on Flexible reward. Afterwards, you’ll be able to take the right road to becoming a great employer!

Strategic Cultureboarding: Turning Your New Hires Into Your Best Brand Ambassadors
Stijn De Groef, CEO & Founder Talmundo
Tim Callebaut, Adventure Coach @ HR Talent Innovation at BNP Paribas Fortis

Learn from BNP Paribas Fortis how your organisation can create an onboarding strategy that leverages the full potential of every new hire, eases their first days on the job and harnesses the long-term opportunities for turning new hires into employee brand ambassadors.


HR transformation business case @ Orange
Isabel Carrion, CPO Orange Belgium

Will be announced soon.