Speakers 2019

A number of prominent speakers will share their insights into the various specific HR domains with the HR community. Academics from all of the major university institutes and management schools will be present. Several tracks will be augmented by international speakers.

Keynote speakers

Banu Golesorkhi

Prof Dr Banu Golesorkhi
Visiting International Professor at Vlerick Business School

In this keynote session, Professor Banu Golesorkhi takes a fresh look at the age-old challenge of building and strengthening trust and trustworthiness in organisations. Human resources professionals have the unique ability to influence trust dynamics and make an enduring difference.

 

David McWilliamsProf David McWilliams
Economist, Broadcaster and Author
School of Business Trinity College Dublin

One of the most recent changes affecting our workplaces is the ‘gig economy’, a work context comprised primarily of short-term independent workers. Professor David McWilliams will tell us what exactly it is we’re being warned about, and what it really means for HR.

 

Session speakers

Peter-Andries Albrecht

Peter-Andries Albrecht
Sr. Director Global Talent Development & Sr. Director EMEA Organisation Effectiveness & Performance, VF Corporation

Xavier Baeten

Prof Dr Xavier Baeten
Vlerick Business School

Sabine Blanchet

Sabine Blanchet
HR Director, Unilever Belgium

Anette Böhm

Anette Böhm
Senior General Manager Corporate Human Resources, KBC

Smaranda Boroş

Prof Dr Smaranda Boroş
Vlerick Business School

Dirk Buyens

Prof Dr Dirk Buyens
Vlerick Business School

Annelies Cnossen

Annelies Cnossen
Head of HR NL and Atradius Academy, Atradius

Marco Croon

Marco Croon
CEO, Vinçotte

Lieven Danneels

Lieven Danneels
CEO, Televic

Tina Davidson

Prof Dr Tina Davidson
Rotterdam School of Management

Alain De Dauw

Alain De Dauw
VP HR Oil Free Division and HR Shared Services, Atlas Copco

Sara De Hauw

Prof Dr Sara De Hauw
Open Universiteit Nederland

Stan De Spiegelaere

Dr Stan De Spiegelaere
Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute

Katleen De Stobbeleir

Prof Dr Katleen De Stobbeleir
Vlerick Business School

An Dewaele

An Dewaele
Senior VP, Chief HR officer, Barco

Koen Dewettinck

Prof Dr Koen Dewettinck
Vlerick Business School

Yannick Dillen

Dr Yannick Dillen
Vlerick Business School

Cedric Donck

Prof Cedric Donck
Vlerick Business School

Nicky Dries

Prof Dr Nicky Dries
KU Leuven & BI Norwegian Business School

Anders Dysvik

Prof Dr Anders Dysvik
BI Norwegian Business School

Mark Gijbels

Mark Gijbels
Innovation Project Manager, Ford Motor Company

 

Cindy Gorissen

Cindy Gorissen
Chief Human Resources Officer, JBC/ Claes Retail Group

 

Lieven

Martin Heylen
TV Producer, Woestijnvis

Lisbeth Imbo

Lisbeth Imbo
Moderator

Fons Leroy

Fons Leroy
CEO, VDAB

Mark Michiels

Mark Michiels
CHRO, Bpost

John Porter

John Porter
CEO, Telenet

Kristof Scheldeman

Kristof Scheldeman
Employer Branding Officer, Engie

Sebastian Spencer

Sebastian Spencer
Medical Director, Médecins Sans Frontières

Bernard Vanhecke

Bernard Vanhecke
VP Talent Management and Learning, Bekaert

Pascale Van Damme

Pascale Van Damme
VP & Managing Director, Dell Technologies Belux

Nico van Loo

Nico van Loo
Senior Reward Consultant, ABN AMRO

Bart Verhaeghe

Bart Verhaeghe
Chairman, Club Brugge & Uplace

Gabi Wals

Gabi Wals
HR UFLP, Unilever Belgium

Yves Weyts

Yves Weyts
Member of the executive committee, CFE Contracting

Elke Willaert

Elke Willaert
HR Director Belux, Microsoft