Speexx Exchange 2019 | Digital Transformation in HR

Speexx Exchange Berlin

The HR and L&D community met once again at Speexx Exchange, the hands-on reality check on ed-tech and talent management practices. Pre-register for 2019 and join top industry experts and thought leaders to discuss digital transformation in HR and L&D.

Digital Transformation
in HR and L&D


Join top industry experts discussing the culture of digital transformation in HR and L&D, at Speexx Exchange 2019, in Berlin.

Register now for Speexx Exchange 2019

We’d love to see you in Berlin, on November 27th. Pre-register now! Free for friends, partners, and customers of Speexx.

 

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This was Speexx Exchange 2018

  • 9.00 am – Registration & Breakfast
    Bellevue Room | Hotel InterContinental Berlin
  • 9.50 am – Kick-off 
    Laura Overton and the Speexx team
  • 10.00 am – Keynote
    Digital Transformation in HR and L&D: The Digital Transformation Curve
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 10.30 am – Best Practice
    From Courses to Campaigns – Citi’s Journey to a Continuous Learning Culture
    Brian Murphy | Head of Learning and Leadership Development & Anca Iordache | Learning & Development Consultant | Citi Bank
  • 11.00 am – Coffee Break & Networking
    Get to know other participants
  • 11.20 am – Opportunities in Digital Transformation
    1. Reality check #1 + Interactive Session
    2. Tackling the Opportunities of Digital Transformation in L&D for Gen Z and Beyond | Special Guest – Bernd Rüschoff
    3. Panel Discussion with Daniel Redondo, Abel Henry, Rowan Johnson, Laura Overton and participants
  • 12.45 am – Lunch Break
  • 1.45 pm – Reality Check #2
    Data, Facts & Interactive Session
  • 2.00 pm – Best Practice
    Learn & Adapt – Our Journey Towards Influencing the Business with Our Rainbow Squad
    Britta Scholten | Director CARE Learning | Vistaprint
  • 2.30 pm – Best Practice
    Fostering a Culture of Innovation
    Geoffroy de Lestrange | Associate Director Product Marketing EMEA | Cornerstone OnDemand
  • 3.00 pm – Coffee Break & Networking
  • 3.30 pm – Interactive Session
    Digital Transformation Needs a Transformation of Culture
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 4.20 pm Best Practice
    Small Steps, Big Changes – Learning at Saint-Gobain
    Charlène Berneau | Corporate Digital Learning Manager | Saint-Gobain
  • 4.50 pm – Summary & Conclusions
    The Culture of Digital Transformation in HR and L&D
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 5.00 pm – Drinks Reception

Speexx Exchange in a Nutshell

  • November 27th | The day before the Online Educa Berlin | From 9 am to 5.30 pm | Hotel Intercontinental Berlin

  • Hosted by learning industry legend Laura Overton of Towards Maturity

  • On the program: networking, latest industry research, best practice presentations on global digital transformation projects

  • Attended by experts and thought leaders from the global HR and L&D community from more than 20 countries

  • Plenty of time to mingle and enjoy the best food served by the renowned Hotel InterContinental cuisine

  • Free for friends, partners and customers of Speexx

The Speakers of 2018

The Speakers of 2018

lauraoverton

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 more than 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 the author of more than 40 major research reports including “Live Online Learning”, “Bridging the Gap – Integrating learning and work”, “The Transformation Curve” and over 200 articles.

brian_murphy

Brian is the Head of Learning & Development for Citi, in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He leads a team of learning and engagement professionals who support learning experiences which help drive individual, leadership and organisational performance. Brian also leads global efforts to develop a culture of workplace learning across Citi’s 200,000 employees in over 100 countries. Brian believes passionately that the L&D profession is at a historical crossroads. It can choose a traditional approach which is increasingly irrelevant to the ‘real work’, or it can become a key enabler for business performance, innovation and culture change.

anca iordache

Anca Iordache is the Collaboration Practice Manager at Citi EMEA Region. In her everyday work, Anca helps employees and teams across the organization become more effective at how they learn and perform. She creates value by enabling better conversations and collaboration at all levels of the organization. Anca has been with Citi for almost 15 years, and together with her team, she thrives to develop a culture of workplace learning at Citi, with social and digital at its heart. Anca helps leaders utilize new learning and collaboration technologies and platforms, as well as advising on large scale culture and change initiatives.

brita scholten

Britta Scholten and her CARE Learning Team are responsible for all Vistaprint customer service and design support learning solutions. She joined Vistaprint in 2012 as training manager for the Berlin office. In the following years, her responsibility became more and more global, since 2016 she heads a global team with 50 employees, at 8 locations. The passion for customer service and learning is the central theme of Britta’s career. The most exciting question for Britta and her team: how can we support the transformation of our company into a learning culture?

abel_henry_unicef

Abel is the Learning and Technology Officer for UNICEF, the United Nations Children´s Fund. He is coordinating the development of content, implementation of systems and promotion of innovative practices. He is the architect and project lead of Agora, UNICEF´s Global Hub for Learning. Agora offers hundreds of learning opportunities to address the learning needs of staff, consultants, volunteers, donors and partners of UNICEF. The platform is open to the general public.

rowan johnson hla

Rowan is the Private Sector Adviser for the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, creating and managing shared value partnerships in the pursuit of humanitarian effectiveness. Rowan’s background encompasses humanitarian policy and partnership management roles for a range of charities including Save the Children International, the RNLI and the British Red Cross.  In an operational capacity, Rowan is part of a British Red Cross/Foreign Office Rapid Deployment Team which serves British nationals affected by crisis events in the UK and overseas.

daniel redondo

Daniel Redondo is the Head of Staff Development & Learning at the United Nations leading Agency on Migration, IOM. Daniel has more than 10 years’ experience with IOM, having worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. He has served as project manager and migration law training officer on a wide variety of projects supporting the needs of migrants. Over the past four years, he has been leading IOM’s Staff Development and Learning Unit (SDL) based in Geneva, Switzerland, targeting 11.000+ staff members.

charlene berneau

With over 10 years of Learning and Development experience, Charlène’s passion is creating learning ecosystems that engage learners, drive business performance and deliver the best experience. As the Corporate Learning manager at Saint-Gobain, she contributes to HR transformation by applying the latest in innovative workforce tools, learning technologies and strategies. Charlene is committed to promoting learning, driving adoption for learning, and building a learning culture.

Geoffroy de Lestrange is an international B2B marketing professional, with over 20 years of experience in IT, in various European countries, as marketing manager and CRM project manager. He is now in charge of product marketing and analyst relations at Cornerstone OnDemand for Europe. The impact of technology on Human Capital Management is one of his favourite speaking topics. On a more private note, he loves languages, history and graphic novels.

This was Speexx Exchange 2018

  • 9.00 am – Registration & Breakfast
    Bellevue Room | Hotel InterContinental Berlin
  • 9.50 am – Kick-off 
    Laura Overton and the Speexx team
  • 10.00 am – Keynote
    Digital Transformation in HR and L&D: The Digital Transformation Curve
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 10.30 am – Best Practice
    From Courses to Campaigns – Citi’s Journey to a Continuous Learning Culture
    Brian Murphy | Head of Learning and Leadership Development & Anca Iordache | Learning & Development Consultant | Citi Bank
  • 11.00 am – Coffee Break & Networking
    Get to know other participants
  • 11.20 am – Opportunities in Digital Transformation
    1. Reality check #1 + Interactive Session
    2. Tackling the Opportunities of Digital Transformation in L&D for Gen Z and Beyond | Special Guest – Prof. Dr. Bernd Rüschoff
    3. Panel Discussion with Daniel Redondo – IOM, Abel Henry – UNICEF, Rowan Johnson – HLA, Laura Overton and participants
  • 12.45 am – Lunch Break
  • 1.45 pm – Reality Check #2
    Data, Facts & Interactive Session
  • 2.00 pm – Best Practice
    Learn & Adapt – Our Journey Towards Influencing the Business with Our Rainbow Squad
    Britta Scholten | Director CARE Learning | Vistaprint
  • 2.30 pm – Best Practice
    Fostering a Culture of Innovation
    Geoffroy de Lestrange | Associate Director Product Marketing EMEA | Cornerstone OnDemand
  • 3.00 pm – Coffee Break & Networking
  • 3.30 pm – Interactive Session
    Digital Transformation Needs a Transformation of Culture
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 4.20 pm Best Practice
    Small Steps, Big Changes – Learning at Saint-Gobain
    Charlène Berneau | Corporate Digital Learning Manager | Saint-Gobain
  • 4.50 pm – Summary & Conclusions
    The Culture of Digital Transformation in HR and L&D
    Laura Overton | CEO & Founder | Towards Maturity
  • 5.00 pm – Drinks Reception

Speexx Exchange 2018 Sneak Peak

“Great mix of presentations. No product “push”. The conference created space for real connections.”

Exxon Mobil
“Here I have the opportunity to meet key speakers from L&D and fellow professionals from different parts of the world. It helps me understand how they tackle the same problems that we encounter.”
Aeronautica, Italy
“I was keen on participating in the Exchange conference because of the high profile speakers – and the strong relevance of selected topics.”
Zalando, Germany

“I find it highly valuable that at Speexx Exchange in am enabled to get in touch with other people; it is very inspiring to see things from so many different perspectives.”

E-ON
“Good, realistic benchmarking. Interesting and robust research findings from Laura Overton. Good networking and a good mix of people.”
Uniper Energy, Sweden

“What I liked about Speexx Exchange? The stories of the various speakers, very inspiring! Networking with the other participants and the fact that this is not a commercial event.”

Deutsche Telekom, Germany

“Speexx enables you to meet other colleagues from the L&D Society – I liked the variety of speakers and topics, the atmosphere in general, very open, and even interactive.”

Unops, Denmark

So, register now for Speexx Exchange 2019!

Join Speexx Exchange in 2019 for the annual reality check on talent management practices. It’s absolutely free for friends and customers of Speexx!