Pre-Conference Workshop FD2
Speexx Exchange Reality Check
Date Wednesday, Dec 6 Time – Price: free of charge Status: places available
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.
SAP Education, Germany
Thomas Jenewein is the SAP Education Business Development Manager for Middle & Eastern Europe. After studying Organizational Psychology he collected more than 20 years of experience from different positions in the field of Learning & Talent Management, consultancy and program management. Thomas is a frequent content contributor and creates blog entries, articles or holds presentations on innovation in learning.
SDI Media, Germany
SDI is a media localization provider, offering dubbing, subtitling and media services. Jamie is a senior HR leadership professional with extensive experience in the Automotive, Oil & Gas and Media industries. She has coordinated global HR Learning department centralizations and installations of learning & performance management systems. Her diverse experiences have built up solid knowledge particularly in International HR Operations, Learning Department Management and Leadership Development. Currently Jamie is responsible for locations across SDI Media’s European region which covers an employee base of approximately 800 employees and 23 locations.
Sartorius College, Germany
Ines is Head of the Sartorius College, an institution of Sartorius, one of the world’s leading providers of laboratory and process technologies and equipment. In this role she leads the company’s event and soft skill training activities, overseeing a team of event- and seminar manager. Before joining Sartorius, Ines worked for an international process consultancy and got the chance to work with amazing clients such as Boehringer Ingelheim. TÜV Süd, M+W Group and the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Richard Cannane is the Global Training & Development Manager at Trafigura (Geneva), a global commodities trading company. He joined Trafigura in 1999 in the Metals & Minerals Operations department. Between 2007 and 2014 he was the global manager for Lead & Zinc Concentrates Operations as well as a project manager for processes and systems integrations He is founding member if the HSEC committee. Richard has lived and worked in Australia, Switzerland and China, as well as working on various projects with the company in over 20 countries.
Save the Children, UK
Róisín is Digital Learning Manager for the Humanitarian Capacity Building team. They are a dedicated team that designs and runs specialist training programs for Save the Children and the sector as a whole. Róisín’s focus is to develop and manage digital partnerships to deliver on the organization’s vision of scalable, flexible, immersive and sustainable online learning for humanitarians. Her previous roles have been based in Technology Enhanced Learning and Academic Skills Development services. She is interested in the potential for gamification, serious games and scenario-based learning.
Save the Children, UK
Samantha Davis specializes in leadership and management development of humanitarian workers. Samantha provides leadership to a team of global learning and development experts to deliver skills and talent development experts programs for development and emergency response staff across the sector. She has over 15 years of experience in not-for-profit organisations with a focus on building collaborative partnerships and promoting collaborative approaches.
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Bernd Rüschoff has a special research focus on technology enhanced learning systems and has participated in numerous (inter)national projects dealing with the development and assessment of digital tools and multi-media resources in language learning. In addition, his research addresses a wide range of issues in the field of applied linguistics, such as language & culture, bilingual education, corpus linguistics and data-driven learning, as well as the implementation of CEFR and competency-oriented principles in language learning.
Please note that this event is targeted at HR & L&D Professionals; please provide your name, surname and work e-mail (no personal e-mail address) for swift registration.
Content and Outcomes
The conference agenda is structured around one main theme: Digital Transformation. Within this main theme we will focus on the sub-topic ´The Human Factor – How do We Rethink the Way We Learn, Communicate & Work?´
Network with senior HR and L&D peers from all over the world and a range of industry backgrounds. Gain a deep understanding of what the most successful organisations our there are doing in terms of their HR, learning and talent management strategies. Get practical ideas and best practice tips which can be implemented in the workplace right away. Witness exclusive research results and case studies which will help you drive performance in your organisation.
|09:00 – 12:30||Part one: Keynote & best practice presentations|
|09:00||BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION. Room Bellevue, Hotel InterContinental Berlin|
|10:00||WELCOME by Laura Overton, Towards Maturity & Armin Hopp, Speexx|
|10:15||KEYNOTE Digital Transformation & The Human Factor – How Should We Change the Way We Work, Communicate and Learn? by Laura Overton, CEO & Founder, Towards Maturity, London|
|10:45||BEST PRACTICE Learning Needs: How Artificial Intelligence Will Influence Learning & Education by Thomas Jenewein, SAP Education Business Development Manager|
|11:15||COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING|
|11:30||BEST PRACTICE Supporting the Digital Experience in L&D – How Do We Package Micro and Macro Learning and Build the Support Systems We Need? by Jamie Turner, Human Resource Director for Europe at SDI Media|
|12:00||BEST PRACTICE What Current and New Trafigura Employees Know and Need to Know – Building a Scalable System for Soft Skills Needs Analysis by Richard Cannane, Global Training & Development Manager at Trafigura|
|12:30 – 17:30||Interactive sessions & best practice presentations|
|13:30||REALITY CHECK I Crowdsourcing activity via Slido: live polling on selected questions from the annual Speexx exchange survey. What are urgent pain points in learning innovation HR needs to address in 2018?|
|13:45||BEST PRACTICE The Future Developments and How Training Activities Need to Shift to Accommodate the Digitized Industry 4.0 Ines Majewski, Head of Sartorius College at Sartorius|
|14:15||COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING|
|14:30||BEST PRACTICE Gamification at Save the Children: the Practice of Making Good Decisions in a Demanding Situation Samantha Davis Deputy Head of Humanitarian Capacity Building and Róisín Cassidy – Digital Learning Manager at Save the Children’s Humanitarian Capacity Building team at Save the Children.|
|15:00||TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING Prof. Dr. Bernd Rüschoff, Chair in Didactics and Applied Linguistics at the Institute for Anglophone Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen Rüschoff, Germany|
|15:30||WORKSHOP REALITY CHECK II Deep dive | Table interview questions: How do we change the way we work, communicate & learn. Preselected topics are discussed at each table among the participants. Laura will drive the discussions towards uncovering a set of practical guidelines to implement the combined knowledge and best practice experience within your organization the following day.|
|16:30||CONCLUSIONS & WRAP UP Laura Overton|
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