Pre-Conference Workshop FD5
Date Wednesday, Dec 2 Time – Room Schöneberg I/II/III Price: free of charge Status: places available
Managing Director, Towards Maturity, UK
Laura Overton is the founder and CEO of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 30 years of practical experience in implementing innovative learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research with 5000+ Learning leaders and 25,000 workers.
Laura is an Academic Fellow of the CIPD and a fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute. She is on the steering board of Online Educa Berlin, and the L&D advisory board of the CIPD. In February 2010, she was the first woman to be awarded the LPI’s prestigious Colin Corder Award for services to training and was the recipient of the inaugural elearning age Special Achievement award at the 2012 elearning awards. In 2016 she was voted number 1 in the Top Ten’ most influential people in the corporate e-learning in the UK (a position held since 2014) and was also voted 2nd most influential in Europe and 3rd in the Globe.
Founder and President of Speexx, Speexx, Germany
Armin Hopp is founder and president of dp (digital publishing AG), the global provider of the world’s leading online language training resource Speexx. His academic background is in Linguistics and English literature. Mr. Hopp is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars. He has been bestowed with the National German Award for Further Education and is member of the steering committee to the HR Expo Professional Learning Europe Conference, LEARNTEC, ELIG (European Learning Interest Group), and ambassador for Towards Maturity.
Global Head of the Online Academy, Credit Suisse, UK
Global Head of the Online Academy
After starting his career with an Australian e-learning design agency, Peter moved to London to work as a Project Manager for a leading European digital learning & communication company. He joined Credit Suisse in 2010, where he now leads the global Online Academy. In this role, he is responsible for all technology-based learning initiatives and partners with external vendors to ensure training for 46,000+ employees of Credit Suisse.
Senior L&D Manager, LG Electronics, France
Senior L&D Manager
A seasoned HR Learning and Development CoE with extensive expertise in leadership, Yves focusses on high potential development, performance management and change management. He is a resourceful HR partner in talent management, organizational development, assessments and regional talent acquisition. At LG Electronics, Yves leads the European Learning & Development Center of Expertise to provide L&D solutions that are aligned with business priorities.
SVP Global Talent Management, Adecco, Switzerland
SVP Global Talent Management
Over the past 15 years, Victoria has held senior management roles within the Human Resources field, as HR Director for Australasia and SVP Global Talent Management at Adecco. Her talents lie in the areas of HR strategy & operations, learning & development, talent identification, development & promotion and change management. She has led global HR transformation programs involving both system and process design, delivered across a multi-cultural environment.
Learning & Development Manager, Linde MH, Germany
Learning & Development Manager
For over four years, Sina has been involved in Linde's HR and organisational development, where she successfully develops and implements a new competency model for employees. This model has helped to build a standardized selection process for the entire company. Before joining Linde, Sina was in charge of introducing a company-wide e-learning portal for EDEKA, as well as managing assessment centers and talent analytics.
Head of HR, European Climate Foundation, Belgium
Head of HR
Nicole joined the European Climate Foundation in 2009 with the organisation of the office as her first big challenge. From 2009 to 2012 she managed the Brussels European Climate Foundation office on top of Human Resources Management for the Foundation’s network of European offices. Since February 2012, Nicole has been focusing completely on Human Resources Management due to the growth of both the Brussels office and the organization's overall network.
Founder and Managing Director, AGILON, Germany
Founder and Managing Director
For 20 years, Filip has been in Managerial & Executive HR roles in industry and consulting positions for global companies. His main focus areas are leadership and building the company of the future. Filip’s aim is to change the way we manage people by combining innovative learning methods and re-engineering people management. As a business-driven HR and Legal professional, he works with global players and knows what drives the managers of today and tomorrow.
Registration for this event is subject to approval by event organisers.
Reality check – the state of the e-learning industry
|09:30||Breakfast and registration|
|10:15||Modernizing learning - how to get the edge in business – Laura Overton (Managing Director of Towards Maturity)|
|11:15||Coffee and Networking|
|11:30||Presentation 3 & 4|
|12:30||Lunch and Networking|
|13:30||Reality Check - Speexx Exchange 2015 Live Survey|
|13:45||Presentation 5 & 6|
|14:45||Coffee and Networking|
|15:00||Reality Check - Speexx Exchange 2015 Live Survey|
|15:30||World Café and Crowdsourcing activity|
|16:30||Refreshments and networking|
HR, L&D and talent management professionals of all sectors
Basic knowledge of current talent management trends and innovation would be an advantage
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.
Watch the trailer of the Speexx Exchange 2014 here.