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AGENDA DECEMBER 2024

DEC 12TH

Starting 9AM EET - Helsinki Time

8.30

Registration & breakfast

9.00 

Opening remarks by our moderator - welcome! 

THEME 1: Leadership and organizational agility

9.05 

KEYNOTE

A JOURNEY TO REAL-TIME HR

Bart Bolger, VP HR , TomTom  

  • Overview of TomTom's journey to transform our HR operating model and organizational design, placing employees at the core.

  • Adoption of a product mindset, agile practices, and automation to drive organizational change

  • Connecting the Dots and establishment of a comprehensive portfolio to integrate and enhance all aspects of the transformation.

  • Sharing experiences and lessons learned from the transformative journey to create value and drive organizational impact.

 

9.35

THE MANY FACES OF CULTURE-CHANGE

Timo Leskinen, EVP, Human Resources, Vaisala 

Insights into overcoming possible resistance to change and fostering an environment of acceptance and growth

 

9.55

EMPOWERING THE CONTINGENT WORKFORCE

Address the growing importance of contingent labor and HR´s strategy so support the future of workforce.

  • How do businesses adapt their work culture and policies to better incorporate freelancers, contractors, and part-time employees to create a seamless team dynamic?

  • Technological solutions that facilitate onboarding, project management, communication, and performance tracking for a geographically and temporally dispersed workforce

10.15

Coffee & Networking Break

THEME 2: Integrating technology and innovation

10.45

PANEL DISCUSSION

MERGE AI IN HR - Transformation towards intelligent workforce management

  • What are the most transformative AI applications you've implemented or seen in HR, and what impact have they had on workforce management?

  • What skills and roles are emerging within HR teams as a result of AI integration?

  • How do you see AI shaping the future of HR in the next 5 to 10 years? What long-term strategies should HR leaders consider now?

11.15

IMPLEMENTING THE EU PAY TRANSPARENCY DIRECTIVE IN NORDIC WORKPLACES

Identify potential challenges that organizations might face, such as restructuring pay scales, managing employee expectations, and maintaining competitiveness.

  • Preparation and implementation strategies

  • Impact on HR Practices

11.35

INTEGRATING SEAMLESS GLOBAL WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

  • Discussing the challenges of managing a global workforce, including compliance with diverse labor laws and cultural differences

  • How technology can aid in creating a unified HR management system that supports seamless operations across multiple countries.

11.55

Lunch Break & Networking

THEME 3: Employee-centric future of work

13.05

TECH ETHICS IN HR - Balancing efficiency and privacy

Ethical considerations HR must navigate when implementing new technologies, such as AI and analytics, especially regarding employee data privacy and surveillance.

13.25

RESKILLING STRATEGIES - Preparing for the future of work

  • What are the key competencies and skills that businesses anticipate needing and how can reskilling programs be designed to meet these future needs?

  • What are the challenges specific to the Nordic labor market that reskilling programs need to address?

  • How can reskilling be tailored to accommodate different learning styles and speeds, ensuring that all employees can benefit equitably from the opportunities it offers?

13.45

REVOLUTIONIZING FEEDBACK - How continuous listening transforms employee engagement

Examining how continuous feedback mechanisms and listening strategies can significantly enhance engagement and overall company culture.

 

14.05

Coffee & Networking Break

14.35

KEYNOTE

THE ERA OF EMPLOYEE AUTONOMY - HR’s role in empowering choice

Discussing the shift towards giving employees more control over how, when, and where they work, and the role of HR in facilitating this transition

15.00

KEYNOTE

DEI 2.0 - The next frontier in inclusive organizational cultures

  • Exploring cutting-edge strategies for embedding DEI deeply into organizational DNA, beyond traditional measures.

  • Future work culture strategies

15.25 - 15.30 

Remarks by our moderator - End of Day

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