Speexx Exchange 2017 | Digital Transformation in HR

Digital Transformation

Join the global HR and L&D community for the annual, invitation-only reality check on e-learning and talent management practices. The conference agenda is structured around one main theme: Digital Transformation.

Register now for Speexx Exchange 2017!

Speexx Exchange will take place in Berlin, on December 6, 2017. By signing up now, you will guarantee your seat for  this year´s event. No strings attached, invitation only and free for all friends and customers of Speexx.

Program Speexx Exchange | Digital Transformation 2017

The program for Speexx Exchange is ready. It includes 6 thought leadership presentations, 1 keynote, and 2 interactive exchange sessions. Click or tap the + to view the program details or download it in .pdf format here.

    Room Bellevue, Hotel InterContinental Berlin

  • 10:00h – WELCOME
    by Laura Overton, Towards Maturity & Armin Hopp, Speexx

  • 10.15h – 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
  • 10.45h – BEST  PRACTICE
    Learning Needs: How Artificial Intelligence Will Influence Learning & Education

    by Thomas Jenewein, SAP Education Business Development Manager

  • 11:30h – 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
  • 12:00h – 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
  • 12:30h – LUNCH
  • 13:30h – 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?
  • 13:45h – 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
  • 14:30h – 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.


    Prof. Dr. Bernd Rüschoff, Chair in Didactics and Applied Linguistics at the Institute for Anglophone Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen Rüschoff, Germany

    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.
  • 16:30h – CONCLUSIONS & WRAP UP
    Laura Overton

“At Speexx Exchange I have the opportunity to meet key speakers from the digital industry and to understand how fellow professionals from different parts of the world tackle the same problems that we encounter.”

Aeronautica, Italy

“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

Speaker line-up

What is Speexx Exchange?

  • On the eve of Online Educa | Hotel InterContinental Berlin

  • Hosted by learning industry legend Laura Overton of Towards Maturity.

  • Laura will drive the interaction towards answering the following question: ´The Human Factor – How do we rethink the way we work, learn and communicate?´

  • 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