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Future of Work Europe

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Future of Work Europe

Previous Speakers:


Camilla Campbell, Head, Global Tech Communications

Bank of England

Ken Bourn, Head of Digital Workplace

everis UK

Dina Alvarez, Head of Culture & Employee Experience

Jardine Motors

Amanda Mogan-Wilson, Head of Communications and Engagement

Michelin Europe North

Florian Flaig, Vice President Communication and Brand


Melanie Wheeler, Head of Internal Communication & Engagement


Sarah Boudhabhay, Head of HR Innovation


Evangelos Vagias, Head of Internal Digitization and Business Banking Digital Transformation,

Future of Work Europe Agenda 2021

10:00am - 10:20am

Chairman's Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:20am - 11:00am

Panel: The Future HR leader

  • • What does the Future HR leader look like? What skills do they need?
  • • How can HR leaders gain and maintain their seat at the executive top table?
  • • Balancing the voice of the employee with the needs and goals of the company
  • • How can HR leaders strengthen and demonstrate their strategic ability?

11:00am - 11:30am

Presentation: What’s next for the Hybrid working model?

  • • What have we learnt from the hybrid working model so far?
  • • How has your company culture changed?
  • • Strategies to integrate flexibility into the hybrid working model
  • • Building a business case for future hybrid work

11:30am -12:00pm

Developing skill sets for the future workforce

  • • How can employers encourage growth and opportunities to its employees?
  • • Boosting capabilities and skills through training
  • • Do employees have the right skills to achieve drive future growth and performance?
  • • Building technical skills in areas such as data science, AI and cyber security
  • • Understanding emerging, existing and legacy skill sets
  • • Adopting a dynamic approach to reskilling and redeploying talent

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Coffee and Speed Networking

12:20pm - 12:50pm

Presentation: Shifting HR from employee-centric to experience-centric

  • • How to improve the employee experience in a way that drives performance.
  • • Understand how to implement systems and processes to reinforce positivity.
  • • Insight on how employee experience is an employee-centric way of thinking about the organization; decisions made internally consider how employees feel about all aspects of their employment.

12:50pm - 1:30pm

Panel: Creating an excellent digital employee experience

  • • How can employees feel valued, trusted and engaged?
  • • Enabling employees to be their most productive
  • • Creating a good remote onboarding experience for new employees
  • • Gaining deeper insight into employee motivations
  • • Managing employee wellness and mental health

10:00am - 10:20am

Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:20am - 11:00am

Panel: The Impact of Covid on HR and Internal Communications

• How has the pandemic changed the role of HR and Corporate Comms?
• What new trends are we seeing?
• What is the future of HR roles now that every employee is connected comms and HR?
• What can be learnt from different industry verticals?

11:00am - 11:30am

Presentation: Employee wellbeing in the digital age

  • • Tackling mental health and encouraging social connectivity
  • • Employing analytics to identify areas of concern
  • • Managing potential conflict between home and office workers
  • • How can remote workers keep separation between work and home life an avoid being on24/7.

11:30am - 12:00pm

Presentation: Harnessing the power of AI for HR

  • • What can AI help HR leaders to do?
  • • What impact can it have on your business?
  • • Creating and AI strategy that is right for your organisation
  • • What affect will automation tools have o the workforce?
  • Barriers to AI adoption

12:00pm - 12:20pm

Coffee and Speed Networking

12:20pm - 12:50pm

Presentation: Becoming a resilient organization

  • • What challenges need to be overcome to become truly resilient organization? A look at skills and work design.
  • • Shifting focus from being an efficiency first to resiliency first enterprise.
  • • Leveraging employee and organizational agility to be prepared for continuous changes and respond with speed and effectiveness.
  • • Removing barriers to resilience.


12:50pm - 1:20pm

Presentation: The Role of HR in digital transformation

  • • How can HR play a role in its organization’s digital transformation strategy?
  • • How can HR leaders become trusted advisors and facilitators of Digital Transformation?
  • • Keeping strategies aligned with business needs
  • • Addressing the skills gap
  • • Managing change and mindsets among employees

1:20pm - 2:00pm

Panel: Driving diversity and inclusion in a remote workforce

  • • How has the move to remote working impacted diversity in the workplace?
  • • What role does internal communications play in creating workplace equality?
  • • Creating protocols of language and behaviour.
  • • Leveraging multiple digital channels to relay information, protocols and drive engagement.