Interactive Breakout Session BUS05
Business EDUCA: Opening Conversation
Date Thursday, Dec 7 Time –
The opening conversation of the Business EDUCA track will set the scene by addressing common challenges and opportunities for learning and development professionals and workplace learners alike. As workplaces change, what does this mean for employees, organisations and modern learning professionals? How can we use the increased knowledge about how we learn to learn better? Don’t miss the chance to contribute to perspectives that we can build on throughout the conference. Apart from involving your personal ideas, the facilitated conversation will draw upon insights from speakers including:
Towards Maturity, UK
Laura is the Managing Director of Towards Maturity a not-for-profit benchmark practice that provides independent expert research and advice in using learning innovation to accelerate business performance. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience looking at learning innovation for business advantage, backed by her independent research with over 5,500 organisations and 25,000 learners since 2003. She is author of Author of over 40 major research reports including ´Live Online Learning´, ´Bridging the Gap – Integrating learning and work´ and over 200 articles.
Tim Ackermann is a seasoned and passionate HR and Talent Acquisition expert with over 20 years of experience in various industries and regions at companies such as Deutsche Bank, Microsoft, Swarovski and Zalando. Recently Tim joined Lidl, one of the world's largest grocery retailers, as Global Head Talent Acquisition & Experience to create a unique and frictionless experience for future and existing employees. Outside of the corporate world, Tim teached HR Management at the International School of Management, Munich. Tim is a founding member of Queb e.V. the (German) Association for Quality Employer Branding and actively engaged in the harmonization of the European higher education with fibaa e.V.