AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, 9 OCTOBER

19:00–20.30Welcome Reception

THURSDAY, 10 OCTOBER

09:00–09:20Conference Welcome

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Katerina PsychopaidaMercer

09:20–09:35Welcome to Barcelona

Pedro PoloCEO, Spain, Mercer

09:35–10:35What’s on People’s Minds, and Why Does It Matter?

Ben PageChief Executive, Ipsos MORI

10:35–10:50Networking Break

10:50–11:50Future-Fit: What’s Changing and Why?

Moderator

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Panellists

Sam PickfordDirector Global Compensation, Tetra Pak

Konstantinos KaravidasTotal Rewards Leader, Group People & Culture, IKEA Ingka Services AB

11:50–12:50Building a Strong Future-Fit Foundation for Improved Equity and Transparency at Aggreko

Vlad RadulescuHead of Global Reward and Compensation Projects, Aggreko

Julian PollardAggreko

12:50–14:00Lunch Break

14:00–14:15The Importance of Trust and its Impact on Agility and Flexibility

David WrefordMercer

14:15–15:15How to Become Future-Fit and Agile in a Traditional Organisation

Pernille WellejusReward and Change Management Specialist, FLSmidth

Kenneth Stilling de NeergaardGroup Reward Specialist, FLSmidth

15:15–16:30Networking Break and Breakouts Session A

Workshops with * are repeated on Day 1 and Day 2 so please only select them once

* Executive Remuneration — Emerging Trends

Peter BorehamMercer

* New Reward Models in an Agile Work Environment

Dr. Heinrich ReiterHead of Global Compensation and Benefits, Siemens

Nicole SpeichSiemens

Bjorn HinderlichMercer

* Compensation and Benefits Trends

Patrick GutmanMercer

Leva PolakovskaMercer

* Pay Inequity — Is Widening Differentiation Sustainable?

Johan ÖsterlundMercer

Michelle SequeiraMercer

Reinventing Performance Management

TBC

Kai AndersonMercer Promerit

Responsible Employment — Living Wage and Beyond

David WrefordMercer

Moving from Employee Value Proposition to Talent Value Proposition

Styvenson PeñaSantander

Katerina PsychopaidaMercer

16:30–16:50North America Trends: What Is Different and What Is the Same?

Gordon FrostMercer

16:50–17:50Reward: Blocker or Enabler?

Is the way you pay your people a big blocker for change or does it enable your organisation to be fit for the future?

Share Unilever’s journey in orienting reward to long term strategy while adapting to the rapidly changing shape of work.

Peter NewhouseEVP, Global Head of Reward, Unilever

17:50–18:00Wrap Up

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Katerina PsychopaidaMercer

18:30Offsite Gala Dinner

FRIDAY, 11 OCTOBER

09:00–09:10Welcome Back

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Katerina PsychopaidaMercer

09:10–10:10Between Tradition and Agility – How to Successfully Build up a Digital Hub at a Leading Chemical Company

Katarzyna WilhelmSenior Compensation Specialist, EMEA Remuneration and Mobility Team, BASF

Michael ReichleHead of Remuneration & Mobility, Europe, Middle East, Africa, BASF

10:10–10:30Asia and Africa/Middle East Trends: What Is Different and What Is the Same?

Puneet SwaniMercer

Kim AbildgaardMercer

10:30–11:45Networking Break and Breakouts Session B

Workshops with * are repeated on Day 1 and Day 2 so please only select them once

* Executive Remuneration — Emerging Trends

Peter BorehamMercer

* New Reward Models in an Agile Work Environment

Dr. Heinrich ReiterHead of Global Compensation and Benefits, Siemens

Nicole SpeichSiemens

Bjorn HinderlichMercer

* Compensation and Benefits Trends

Patrick GutmanMercer

Leva PolakovskaMercer

* Pay Inequity — Is Widening Differentiation Sustainable?

Johan ÖsterlundMercer

Michelle SequeiraMercer

Talent Trends 2019 — What Really Matters and Where Does Reward Fit In?

Puneet SwaniMercer

Kate BraveryMercer

Mobility — How to Make It Work for the Employer and Employee

Yvonne TraberMercer

Kim AbildgaardMercer

Re-Interpreting Established Reward Theories for Today’s Needs

David WrefordMercer

HR Next – A Look Into the Future HR of PVH in Europe

Armin von RohrscheidtMercer Promerit

Analia Mac LaughlinExecutive Vice President, People and Campus for PVH Europe

11:45–12:00Future Trends in Benefits

Nick McClellandMercer

12:00–12:45Drawing on our Key Themes from the Conference

Moderator

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Panellists

Puneet SwaniMercer

Kate BraveryMercer

Ilya BonicMercer

12:45–13:00Conference Close

Christopher JohnsonMercer

Katerina PsychopaidaMercer

13:00–14:00Lunch Break

13:30–15:00Mercer Trade Show and Demonstration Sessions

Draft Agenda. Subject to change.