The Wellbeing at Work Event returns for the second year in Amsterdam in September 2019. The event provides HR, Reward & Benefit professionals and business leaders with the opportunity to learn from experts and their peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organisational performance in companies across Europe.
Thank you – I really enjoyed it and learned from it too!
Director of Human Resources, Staples Solutions
Key Reasons to Attend:
Organisations that prioritise workplace wellbeing out-perform their competitors and thriving workplaces are more profitable and creative so this is an essential must-attend event for those companies who want to succeed!
More Speakers to be announced shortly!
Responsible for all People Services Operations in over 40 countries & 51.000 employees as well as for the deployment of HR unite
Mia has responsibilities in human resources for IBM GTS Infrastructure Services, transition and transformation
Responsible for driving the Global Health agenda in Heineken
My purpose and passion is to inspire people and leaders to reach the best version of themselves
Leading the employee wellbeing programme globally for Booking.com
Leading the team to make KNVB a Healthier, Happier and More Productive workplace
Result driven HR Business Partner with international, multi-industry background, passionate about Performance and Talent Management
Equiping organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected
Head of Leadership Development in AIB where he leads the design and implementation of enterprise-wide leadership development initiatives
Organizational Psychology Instructor with a history of working in defence industry. Skilled in occupational wellbeing and coaching
A strong & personal interest in mental wellbeing & have been inspired to become part of the movement to end the stigma of mental ill-health
Zeynep works as a Senior Occupational Safety Engineer in order to develop and expand the safety culture within FNSS
International keynote speaker, Futurist, Over 25 years at IKEA in Sweden & developer of ‘Visualize the Future Workplace’
Wellbeing & productivity company helping you transform from a distracted end-user to an intentional human who makes technology work for them
Responsible for HR, Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding in scale-up phase
South African born and raised, Amsterdam resident & Dutch National – A passionate, motivated and ambitious senior executive
Head of the staff care unit in MSF that addresses both prevention & curative (physical, mental) health related topics
08:15 – 08:50: Registration and Networking
08:50 – 08:55: Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
08:55 – 09:20 Joint Case Study – Making Workplaces Healthier, Happier and More Productive
At KNVB & Adidas, what can be done to ensure happy and healthy workplaces in the future for all employees?
How can KNVB & Adidas turn good health intentions into effective action by recruiting and supporting the employees no matter what stage of their careers and what is the role of HR in driving significant change to an organization’s talent management and wellness culture?
Laura Nijpjes, Leader – Competition Matters, KNVB
Corina Breban, Senior Manager Human Resources, adidas
09.20 – 09:45: Attracting Younger Talent by Promoting Employee Wellbeing
Eveliese Luiting, Head of Talent, Castor EDC
09:45 – 10:10: Making the Prevention of Mental Ill Health at Work a Priority
Herbert Schilthuis, Director Global Health & Safety, Heineken
10:10 – 10:35: Employer Case Study to be announced shortly
10:35 – 11:00: Networking Break & Energizer Sessions
11:00 – 11:10: Energizer Session
Led by Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech
11:10 – 11:35: The Impact of Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives on the Employee Experience
Mariangel Maldonado, Manager Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging – Leadership and Well-being
11:35 – 12:00: Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) at PMI: What PMI Have Learnt from Their Employees
Laura Castagna, Director Talent and Performance Management, Philip Morris International
12:00 – 12:25: The Role of Leadership in Placing Employee Wellbeing at the Heart of Corporate DNA
Pedro Angulo, Head of Leadership Development, Allied Irish Bank
12.25 – 12.50: Top Employer Case Study ING – Power to the People!
How ING Empowers Employees and Reduces Administrative Workload for Managers as Part of their HR Transformation Strategy
With the purpose of enhancing the employee experience, ING started a global service footprint exercise to identify pain points in the employee journey. In this session learn how ING started to work on solutions coupled with advanced technology such as Workday and supported by their new Shared Services organization to simplify, automate and delegate tasks and processes.
Andreas Mayer, COO GHR / Head of Global People Services, ING
12:50 – 13:50 Networking Lunch & Energizer Sessions
13:50 – 14:15: Cognitive Wellbeing
Hear from workspace expert Bertie van Wyk who provides organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected.
Bertie van Wyk, Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller
14:15 – 14:45: Round Table Discussions
Delegates have the choice of a series of round table discussions on specific areas of workplace wellbeing
14:45 – 15:10: Supporting Wellness for Employees in a Traumatic Working Environments
Kaz De Jong, Head of Mental Health Services, Médecins Sans Frontières
15.10 – 15.35 Afternoon Networking Break & Energizer Sessions
15.35 – 16.05: Yes! We Can Measure Happiness in the Workplace
Everybody can talk about a modern workplace with wellbeing and inclusiveness but how can we achieve this? How can we define success? Yes! We can measure happiness in the workplace.
In this session George will describe how he designed and implemented a model to make IKEA a great workplace highlighting what:
George Muir, CEO and Founder, Udal Cuain AB and Former Workplace Futurist, IKEA
16.05 – 16:35: Fireside Chat: Improving Lives – Where Thoughtful Partnerships Fits into the Customer and Employee Experience Strategy
Lisa Hogg, Senior Director- Marketing & Giving, TOMS
16.35 – 17.00: Focusing on the Human Factor as a Team – Wellbeing for Employees in High Risk Work Environments
Turkish Defence company and tank maker FNSS, carried out a study carried in order to increase the wellbeing and decrease accident rates of technicians who are more endangered by the nature of their work. Regarding to occupational safety literature, it is known that 88% of accidents are unsafe acts ,10% of unsafe conditions and % 2 is unpreventable. In recent years, it has been shown that these ratios are further separated from each other. Thus, the fact that most of the work accidents are caused by “human factor”, a more detailed investigation of the wellbeing/psychological & workplace safety has been done. This session aimed to reveal following answers: how to conduct accident investigation sessions with welding technicians? How to develop positive individual level and organizational level interventions to facilitate welding technicians’ psychological and workplace safety? How to evaluate wellbeing of welders?
Merve Ermemiş Orman, Occupational Psychologists, Human Resources, and Zeynep Unluer, Senior Safety Engineer, FNSS Defence Systems
17.00 – 17.25
Fireside Chat: The Future of Work with Healthier, Happier and More Engaged Employees
Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM
17:25 – 17:30: Chair’s closing remarks
17:30 – 18:30: Networking Drinks
Our Sponsors will be announced shortly