Wellbeing at Work event Amsterdam 2019

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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:

  • Learn how multinational organisations are creating workplaces that thrive 
  • Leadership panel discussions & fireside chats informing workplace change
  • Strategic insights on mental health in the workplace 
  • Employer case studies providing the secrets to employee wellbeing success
  • International experts bring best-practise from across the globe
  • Round Table discussions on specific areas of wellbeing for more detailed conversations
  • Invaluable networking with business and HR leaders 

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!

Join the conversation before the event on Twitter & Linkedin using #wbevent19

Andreas Mayer, COO GHR / Head of Global People Services, ING

Andreas Mayer, COO GHR / Head of Global People Services, ING


Responsible for all People Services Operations in over 40 countries & 51.000 employees as well as for the deployment of HR unite

Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM

Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM


Mia has responsibilities in human resources for IBM GTS Infrastructure Services, transition and transformation

Josta Kolkman, Global Co-Chair & EMEIA Lead, EY

Josta Kolkman, Global Co-Chair & EMEIA Lead, EY


EY’s EMEIA Mindfulness Network Leader, team coach & trainer as well as project management

Herbert Schilthuis, Director Global Health & Safety, Heineken

Herbert Schilthuis, Director Global Health & Safety, Heineken


Responsible for driving the Global Health agenda in Heineken

Corina Breban, Senior Manager Human Resources, adidas

Corina Breban, Senior Manager Human Resources, adidas


My purpose and passion is to inspire people and leaders to reach the best version of themselves

Mariangel Maldonado, Global Manager Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging – Leadership and Well-being, Booking.com

Mariangel Maldonado, Global Manager Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging – Leadership and Well-being, Booking.com


Leading the employee wellbeing programme globally for Booking.com

Vincent le Noble, Founder and CEO, Measuremen

Vincent le Noble, Founder and CEO, Measuremen


Dedicated himself to improve the work environment worldwide by providing data on the use and behaviour within the work environment

Laura Castagna, Director Talent & Performance Management, Philip Morris International

Laura Castagna, Director Talent & Performance Management, Philip Morris International


Result driven HR Business Partner with international, multi-industry background, passionate about Performance and Talent Management

Mark Catchlove, Director of Insight Group, Herman Miller

Mark Catchlove, Director of Insight Group, Herman Miller


Responsible for sharing Herman Miller’s Insights into the latest thinking in workplace design and related issues.

Merve Ermemiş Orman, Occupational Psychologist, Human Resources, FNSS Defence Systems

Merve Ermemiş Orman, Occupational Psychologist, Human Resources, FNSS Defence Systems


Organizational Psychology Instructor with a history of working in defence industry. Skilled in occupational wellbeing and coaching

Rob Stephenson, Founder InsideOut Leaderboard & Mental Health Influencer

Rob Stephenson, Founder InsideOut Leaderboard & Mental Health Influencer


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 Unluer, Senior Safety Engineer, FNSS

Zeynep Unluer, Senior Safety Engineer, FNSS


Zeynep works as a Senior Occupational Safety Engineer in order to develop and expand the safety culture within FNSS

Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech

Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech


Wellbeing & productivity company helping you transform from a distracted end-user to an intentional human who makes technology work for them

Eveliese Luiting, Head of Talent, Castor EDC

Eveliese Luiting, Head of Talent, Castor EDC


Responsible for HR, Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding in scale-up phase

Kaz De Jong, Head of Mental Health Services, Médecins Sans Frontières

Kaz De Jong, Head of Mental Health Services, Médecins Sans Frontières


Head of the staff care unit in MSF that addresses both prevention & curative (physical, mental) health related topics

Dr Els van der Helm, Founder, Shleep

Dr Els van der Helm, Founder, Shleep


Els is a sleep expert, ex-McKinsey consultant and founder of Shleep

Michiel Huisman, Co-Founder, Champ Sport on the Job

Michiel Huisman, Co-Founder, Champ Sport on the Job


Co-Founder of Champ – a brand new platform for sport in the Netherlands

 

08:15 – 08:45: Registration and Networking

 

08:45 – 08:50: Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

Dr Els van der Helm, Founder, Shleep

 

08:50 – 09:15 Case Study – Making Workplaces Healthier, Happier and More Productive
At Adidas, what can be done to ensure happy and healthy workplaces in the future for all employees?
How can 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?

Corina Breban, Senior Manager Human Resources, adidas

 

09.15 – 09:40: Driving engagement by promoting employee wellbeing

  • How feeling save is the foundation to achieve wellbeing
  • The importance of including employee wellbeing in your company core
  • Best practices to maintain a healthy, happy team

Eveliese Luiting, Head of Talent, Castor EDC

 

09:40 – 10:05: Making the Prevention of Mental Ill Health at Work a Priority

  • How can the wellbeing of employees be promoted effectively?
  • Who is responsible for supporting employee wellbeing – employers, HR or line managers?
  • What can be done to remove the causes of poor mental health at work?
  • How do different industries interpret wellbeing in times of crisis?
  • How can employers balance happiness against the potential tough reality for employees?

Herbert Schilthuis, Director Global Health & Safety, Heineken

 

10:05 – 10:30: Shaping the optimal human-centric workplace around activities and preferences

Measuremen’s CEO Vincent le Noble discusses the justification for human-centric workplaces, based on individual preferences and activities.
Key insights include:

  • What is the benefit of workplaces designed around the individual?
  • How to set a new standard for privacy and transparency around the workplace?
  • Award-winning tips based on four years of academic research!

Vincent le Noble, Founder and CEO, Measuremen

 

10:30 – 11:00: Networking Break & Energizer Sessions

 

11:00 – 11:10: Energizer Session

Led by Jonathan Garner, Founder, Mind over Tech

 

11:10 – 11:35: 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 

 

11:35 – 12:00: Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) at PMI: What PMI Have Learnt from Their Employees

  • How the context of our business transformation has changed the way they look at I&D
  • Recognizing role models: their “secret sauce”
  • Global EQUAL-SALARY Certification: hard work worth doing

Laura Castagna, Director Talent and Performance Management, Philip Morris International

 

12:00 – 12:25: Mental Health Personal Story from the UK

Rob Stephenson, Founder, InsideOut

 

12:25 – 12:35: Energizer Session: The Director Work Out

Led by Michiel Huisman, Co-Founder, Champ Sport on the Job

 

12.35 – 13.00: The Impact of Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives on the Employee Experience

  • Why leaders should commit to creating a more diverse and inclusive work environment
  • The importance of cultivating an environment where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcome
  • Understanding how the diversity of companies’ management teams and boards can positively impact employee well-being
  • What can firms do now to actively communicate about diversity?

Mariangel Maldonado, Manager Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging – Leadership and Well-being

Booking.com

 

13:00 – 14:00    Networking Lunch & Energizer Sessions

 

14:00 – 14:25: Cognitive Wellbeing

Hear from workspace expert Mark Catchlove who provides organisations with the knowledge and skills to become more productive, healthy and connected.

Mark Catchlove, Director of Insight Group, Herman Miller

 

14:25 – 14:55: Round Table Discussions

Delegates have the choice of a series of round table discussions on specific areas of workplace wellbeing

 

14:55 – 15:20: Supporting Wellness for Employees in a Traumatic Working Environments

  • What initiatives can be developed to maintain wellbeing for employees as they deliver urgently needed humanitarian assistance?
  • What are some of the “invisible wounds” employees see in the field, and what various methods can be used to address them?
  • What strategies can organizations use to maintain employee morale during emergency situations?

Kaz De Jong, Head of Mental Health Services, Médecins Sans Frontières

 

15.20 – 15.45    Afternoon Networking Break & Energizer Sessions

 

15.45 – 16.10: Building a Better Working Me 

This case study will explore the successes and lessons learned by the EY Mindfulness Network. This is a grassroots community within EY that was founded in the UK in 2015 and currently has around 3,000 members across the Globe.

  • How to successfully link mindfulness to other initiatives that already exist
  • How to keep mindfulness alive through embedding & championing
  • How to tailor a scientifically-evidenced Mindfulness program to a multinational

Josta Kolkman, Global Co-Chair & EMEIA Lead, EY

 

16.10 – 16.35: Focusing on the Human Factor as a Team – Wellbeing for Employees in High Risk Work Environments

  • How to develop individual level and organizational level interventions to facilitate psychological and workplace safety ?
  • How to conduct Occupational Health and Safety Coaching Sessions to investigate accidents ?
  • How to evaluate wellbeing of our employees ?
  • What kind of tools did we use to decrease accident rates and increase wellbeing ?

Merve Ermemiş Orman, Occupational Psychologists, Human Resources, and Zeynep Unluer, Senior Safety Engineer, FNSS Defence Systems

 

16.35 – 17.00

Fireside Chat: The Future of Work with Healthier, Happier and More Engaged Employees

  • What can be done to ensure happy and healthy workplaces in the future for all employees?
  • How can organizations turn good health intentions into effective action by supporting the employees no matter what stage of their careers?
  • What is the role of employers in driving significant change to an organization’s wellness culture?

Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM 

 

17:00: Chair’s closing remarks   

Dr Els van der Helm, Founder, Shleep

 

17:00 – 18:00: Networking Drinks   

 


Champ Sport on the Job

Champ Sport on the Job

Champ Sport on the Job brings sports and athletes together





Herman Miller

Herman Miller

Inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn and live





InsideOut Awards

InsideOut Awards

The InsideOut Mental Health Awards will celebrate our mental health and the organisations and individuals who champion it!





Measuremen

Measuremen

Measuremen improves workplaces worldwide by creating insight in the actual usage and performance of workspaces





Mind over Tech

Mind over Tech

Creating the digital habits for a more purposeful and human world





Shleep

Shleep

Our team of sleep experts and business brains brings the science of sleep to your organization through carefully designed sleep programs





Smart WorkPlace

Smart WorkPlace

For a healthy and circular work environment





VITA Sentation

VITA Sentation

Relax on the waves of new relaxation technology





Future of Work Insights

Future of Work Insights

Future of Work Insights provides global insight, intelligence and the latest trends around the future of the workplace




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Date:
10th September 2019
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Venue

Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre
Piet Heinkade 11, 1019 BR
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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