The 2021 SPEEXX Exchange is a hybrid event, with both in-person elements and a live stream.
Reskilling & Upskilling – Making Workforce Transformation a Reality
Join top industry experts and thought leaders to discuss the digital transformation in HR and L&D. Speexx Exchange is your hands-on reality check on the new normal of ed-tech and talent management practices.
Every year, we bring together HR and L&D leaders from across the globe for an in-depth reality check on learning transformation and talent management practices.
Facts & Data
Get the latest results from Europe’s leading independent benchmark research and return to work with brand-new data insights to underpin your team’s success. No future talk, just hard facts.
We look at best practices to understand how you can successfully transform your learning and HR organization to deliver real business value.
8.30 – 9.30 am CET | Breakfast & Registration
9.30 am CET – 9.50 am CET | Welcome to Speexx Exchange
Each session in our Speexx Exchange event is all about combining great input from our contributors and great ideas from our participants.
All the sessions will include participant discussion and breakout rooms as we work on these challenges together.
Jo Cook - International Speaker & Director and Digital Facilitator | Lightbulb Moment
Armin Hopp & Speexx
9.50 am – 10.35 CET | Reskilling and the Great Resignation - Reframing the Value of People Professionals
Together we will demystify the evidence behind the skills challenges of organizations and pinpoint the opportunities they create for today’s people professionals
Laura Overton – Award-winning Analyst and Speexx Exchange Moderator
10.35 – 11.00 am CET Coffee Break
11.00 am CET - 12.15 pm CET | Building the Essential Skills for the Modern Workplace
Together we will explore what skills our organizations need today and how we build them.
(Re)building Essential Skills at All Levels - To Thrive in The Modern Workplace
Jeremy Blain – Founder and CEO | Performance Works International
Rx for Learning – Building Healthy Learners
Stephanie Crowe – Head of Global Learning & Development | Chief Learning Officer | Wordline Global
12.15 pm CET – 1.15 pm CET Lunch Break
1.15 pm CET - 2.45 pm CET | Building Smarter Skills Solutions for the Skills Economy
Together we will re-examine how we design modern solutions that connect and engage with both individuals and their organizations
Working from Strong Foundations
Mehdi Tounsi - Senior Regional Director | OpenSesame
& Stéphanie Milian Martínez – People Strategy Business Partner | LIFULL Connect
Show What You Got! How to Recognize Learning Achievements with Badges and Micro-Credentials
Rolf Reinhardt – Treasurer & Member of the Executive Committee | ICOBC
Shifting from Knowledge to Capability - The Anatomy of a Skills Solution
Bernd Rüschoff – Senior Professor | Institute for Anglophone Studies
2.45 pm CET – 3.15 pm CET Coffee Break
3.15 pm CET - 4.30 pm CET | Building Skills of the Skill Builders
Together we will explore what we as people professionals need to do to be ready to respond positively to the skills challenge
Spotting the Gaps - What Questions Do We Need to Ask Ourselves?
Jeff Kortenbosch - Senior Advisor Talent Development | Volksbank
How to Tap into our Passion
Shannon Tipton - Chief Learning Officer | Learning Rebels
4.30 pm CET | Wrap up
4.45 pm CET | Cocktail Hour
Live online learning specialist, Lightbulb Moment, United Kingdom
Jo Cook is a speaker, instructional designer and classroom facilitator who specialises in virtual classrooms, webinars and live online learning technology. Jo’s passion is in helping and supporting teams, professionals and organisations embrace the benefits of the virtual classroom. Jo’s background includes: further and higher education; the charity sector; small and large organisations, including CNN News and Bupa International.
Through her company Lightbulb Moment, Jo has specialised in training learning professionals about virtual classroom design and delivery since 2013 and has spoken on various topics at conferences such as Learning Technologies, OEB and keynoted for Colleges Wales and E-learning Fusion.
CEO, International Speaker, Analyst, Facilitator, Emerging Stronger, United Kingdom
Laura Overton is an author, facilitator and award-winning learning analyst dedicated to uncovering and sharing progressive practices that add strategic business value. She led a 15-year global research programme that explored impactful learning strategies. Her work through #Learningchangemakers and Emerging Stronger continue to support and inform the changing world of workplace learning.
President and Co-Founder, Speexx, Germany
Armin Hopp ist Mitgründer und Vorstand von Speexx, der weltweit führenden digitalen Plattform für Sprachentraining und Online-Sprachtests in Unternehmen. Außerdem ist er Präsident des International Council on Badges and Credentials (ICoBC). Seine Leidenschaft gilt der Familie, dem digitalen Lernen, EdTech, HR-Tech, Learning Transformation, Gitarren - und Speexx.
Armin Hopp is co-founder and president of Speexx, the world’s leading digital language skills testing and learning platform. He is also president of the International Council on Badges and Credentials (ICoBC) He´s passionate about family, digital learning, EdTech, HR tech, learning transformation, guitars – and Speexx.