2018 EMEA Compensation and Benefits Conference

People make digital work – Reward the workforce for the future

Lisbon 4–5 October

Event Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, 3 OCTOBER

19:00–20:30Welcome Reception

THURSDAY, 4 OCTOBER

08:15–09:00Registration and Refreshments

09:00–09:15Conference Welcome

Chris JohnsonMercer

09:15–09:25Intermezzo #1 – Welcome to Lisbon!

Pedro BritoMercer

09:25–10:25Keynote Speech – Time to Look at The World Differently: Outlook for 2019 and Beyond

Stéphane GarelliIMD

10:25–11:25Plenary Session #1 – Panel Discussion: The Power of People and Digital - The Executive View

Panelists

Martine FerlandMercer EP President

Sofia TenreiroCEO, Cisco, Portugal

Facilitator

Kate BraveryMercer

11:25–11:45Networking Break

11:45–12:15Intermezzo #2 – 2018 Global Talent Trends

Kate BraveryMercer & Europe Colleague

12:15–13:00Plenary Session #2 – Going Through Digital Transformation

Farfetch

13:00–14:00Lunch Break

14:00–14:45Plenary Session #3 – The Journey to Benefits Analytics Digitisation

14:45–15:30Plenary Session #4 – A Career Framework as Key Element of an HR Digital Strategy

Alex KhatuntsevSVP, Head of HR, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

15:30–16:30Interactive Sessions A

Q&A on Going Through Digital Transformation with Farfetch

Q&A on The Journey to Benefits Analytics Digitisation

15:30–16:30Workshop Sessions A

C&B Trends in Europe

Patrick GutmannMercer

Employee Engagement

Nick StarrittMercer

Cloud Implementation (Workday)

Karen ClaxtonMercer

Mercer's Approach to Narrowing the Gender Pay Gap: Diversity and Inclusion

Michelle SequeiraMercer

The Future of Global Mobility

Yvonne TraberMercer

Haig NalbantianMercer

16:30–16:45Networking Break

16:45–17:30Plenary Session #5 - Flexible Working Policy and Parental Leave

Wema HooverGlobal Head of D&I, Sanofi

17:30–17:40Wrap-up of Day One

Chris JohnsonMercer

18:30Depart for Offsite Gala Dinner

FRIDAY, 5 OCTOBER

08:30–09:00Refreshments

09:00–09:10Welcome Day 2

Chris JohnsonMercer

09:10–09:55Plenary #6 – Workforce for the Future – Lifelong Learning (The Importance of Upskilling and Reskilling)

Antonis ChristidisMercer

09:55–10:10Intermezzo #3 – Site Selection

David OsborneMercer

10:10–10:55Plenary #7 - Preparing for the Digital Age - Grading (IPE) & Compensation

10:55–11:25Networking Break

11:25–12:25Interactive Roundtable B

Q&A on Flexible Working Policy and Parental Leave

Q&A on Workforce for the Future – Lifelong Learning

Q&A on Preparing for the Digital Age

11:25–12:25Workshop Sessions B

C&B Trends in Europe

Patrick GutmannMercer

Reward Communication and Digital Experience

Susannah HinesMercer

C&B Trends in Growth Markets

Puneet SwaniMercer

Compensation Management Effectiveness

David WrefordMercer

Executive Remuneration

Peter BorehamMercer

12:25–13:10Plenary #8 – Gauging the Strength and Impact of Career Rewards

13:10–13:25Conference Close

Chris JohnsonMercer

13:25–14:30Networking Buffet Lunch

13:25–15:30Mercer Tech Trade Show

Draft Agenda. Subject to change.
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