Main Conference Day 2

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration

Veronica Brejan

Executive Coach and Co-Founder(former CPO Europe Pizza Hut, Global Head of Talent Vodafone, KPMG People & Change Consultant)
Fly Through Life

9:10 AM - 9:50 AM Social learning platforms - 10 dos and don’ts:

Siri Wikander, Director of People Growth, Scandic Hotels
Takeaways from the first year with a social learning platform at Scandic - the largest Nordic hotel chain with over 15,000 employees
  • Learning trends
  • 5 minutes learning per day – the behavior change
  • Create employee engagement on the platform
  • Secure a drumbeat of content

Siri Wikander

Director of People Growth
Scandic Hotels

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM CASE STUDY: Strategic digitalisation of the workplace:

Ralf Larsson, Director Online Employee Engagement and Development, Electrolux
  • Understanding the pain-points of your leaders and employees
  • What is essential for the digital workplace?
  • Ensuring your employer branding strategy is communicated and fulfilled with every change
  • The aim of Electrolux’s digital workplace and to what extent was it achieved?

Ralf Larsson

Director Online Employee Engagement and Development

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Break and Networking Opportunity

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM CASE STUDY: Employee Experience from the beginning: Getting the culture right:

Riikka Mattila, HR Director, Scandic Hotels (Finland)
  • HR Transformation – how do leadership view the role of HR, how has it evolved over recent years and why does it need to?
  • Understanding how employees are engaged and what motivates them
  • Implementing change from the top down and the role of leadership
  • The key to being flexible and agile during an evolving workplace era
  • Overcoming challenges with leaders; ensuring the embody the culture and believe in their people

Riikka Mattila

HR Director
Scandic Hotels (Finland)


Anette Toyry, Head of HR, Lindorff Christoph Grandpierre, Chief People Officer, Lowell Group
  • From KPIs to analytics to predictive analytics
  • The shape and skills of future fit HR teams
  • Leading the transformation in the business and in HR
  • The employer brand, the employee experience and social media

Anette Toyry

Head of HR

Christoph Grandpierre

Chief People Officer
Lowell Group

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM Networking Lunch

1:40 PM - 2:20 PM How do we attract and retain top talent?

  • Attract: Employer Brand – understanding what motivates the next generation and communicating that promise as part of your employer brand
  • Retain: Communicating a clear job role to new recruitments and the role of leadership in keeping new employees on task to further the cultural evolution of the company
  • Develop: Meeting the expectations of the next generation, what can we learn from the next generation and what can they learn from leaders?

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Case Study: How to become successfully with Diversity & Inclusion

Maria Ragnarsson, Head of Human Resources Nordics and HR Director, Fujitsu
  • Why should companies work with Diversity & Inclusion?
  • How Diversity drives dynamic and profitable companies
  • How to create a Diverse Management Group? Fujitsu have increased the percentage of women in the Swedish Management Group to 38.5%
  • How can we support women in their careers?

Maria Ragnarsson

Head of Human Resources Nordics and HR Director

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Break and Networking Coffee

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Winning the War of Talent

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  • Combatting a 102year old history in a new business
  • Becoming a tech focused investment bank through culture transformation to attract top talent
  • Measuring change and employee satisfaction through employee polls and real time analysis
  • Enabling an agile approach to culture change in order to continually have motivated and engaged employees

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Case Study: How do you survive and thrive in today’s workforce?

Suzana Drzanic, HR Director, Mondelez
  • Defining Wellbeing
  • High percentage of millennial suffering from burnout as a result of accelerated changes and overwhelming workforce
  • The importance of anchoring individual self confidence: How to stay calm during change and have confidence to stay stop
  • Slow down change, make targeted changed and constant communication throughout the process
  • Progress of improving wellbeing at Mondelez: who owns the initiative, first steps, where has resilience been required, what is the aim?

Suzana Drzanic

HR Director

Veronica Brejan

Executive Coach and Co-Founder(former CPO Europe Pizza Hut, Global Head of Talent Vodafone, KPMG People & Change Consultant)
Fly Through Life

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Conference Close