Celebrate HR with us
After a year like no other, let’s celebrate HR and let the learnings guide us forward. Welcome to Sympa TALK – The HR Road Ahead.
Join us for Sympa TALK 2021, our annual international HR event where the focus this year is on The HR Road Ahead. As we travel out of the pandemic, let’s explore what we can learn from the trends that emerged in 2020 – and think on how they could shape our industry over the next decade. Where will this new HR landscape take us?
Uncover this and so much more at Sympa TALK.
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12-14 WEST | 13-15 CEST | 14-16 EEST
Diversity and Inclusion expert, Add Gender, on advancing equality through intersectional inclusion.
Research Programme Director, Aalto University, on the Changing Nature of Work and the implications for people management.
Entrepreneur and keynote speaker, on the Future of Work, resilience, and sustainable growth in 2020s.
HR Director, Lumene, a customer story about lessons learned and experiences from the past year.
Lodewijk de Stoppelaar
Director of Sales, Recruitee, on the latest trends in recruitment.
Introducing the topic The HR Road Ahead
Redesigning worklife, Saku Tuominen
Latest trends in recruitment, Lodewijk de Stoppelaar, Recruitee
The Changing Nature of Work and the implications for people management, Hertta Vuorenmaa, Aalto University
Advancing equality through intersectional inclusion, Bayo Callender, Add Gender
Learnings and experiences from the year that has passed, Joanna Clark, Lumene
Study reveal: New report of HR trends, Nick Vertigans and Linda Liljeström
30 min online networking – Participate in one-on-one calls and chats with fellow HR professionals directly inside the event platform!
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Meet your hosts
Linda is a Product Marketing Manager at Sympa. She is responsible for carrying out and developing internal and external communication on product related information.
Linda started out at Sympa as a consultant, prior to which she had several years of experience from project management, as well as teaching and translating. Her studies in anthropology and interaction design have helped her to understand how to be able to assist others in the best possible way, which still is her main passion.Get to know Linda
Nick is a senior accredited PCC coach, mentor coach, facilitator and speaker from London, helping people & teams to develop successful habits and better results.
Nick works on leadership, team and individual development. He is an NLP Practitioner, DISC facilitator, challenging people to find their own voice, in order to communicate, motivate, and perform for themselves and their teams.Get to know Nick
Bigger and better than last year
Last year more than 1000 HR professionals joined us from all around Europe. This year Sympa TALK will be even bigger and better. Check out some highlights from Sympa TALK 2020!
Highlights from last year’s Sympa TALK
Based on our Sympa TALK 2020 panel discussion about change management, we wrote down the most crucial insights from our amazing panelists in three blog posts:
- HR’s newfound roles and responsibilities?
- What will HR be called in the future?
- What type of competencies will be needed?
Great speakers, interesting topics. New ideas burst into my mind.
A really nicely organized virtual event. Thank you Sympaticos!
The experience was great, music, colours, whole atmosphere.
Thank you for a great performance, these all are very useful topics.
Meet your speakers
A postdoctoral researcher on Changing Nature of Work and the implications for people management at Aalto University where she serves as the Research Programme Director for Future of Work.
She’ll take an academic perspective on the HR road ahead focusing on new forms of work brought to organizations by technological and societal changes.Get to know Hertta
An entrepreneur, innovator and keynote speakers on topics such as the future of work, resilience, and sustainable growth in 2020s. This year he’s at Sympa TALK to guide you to the HR road ahead.
He’s the chairman and founder of HundrED, a global education non profit that help improve education through impactful innovations.Get to know Saku
Bayo Callender specializes in organisational learning around issues of anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a leadership development consultant she advises, trains, and coaches a range of issues related to inclusive workplace practice and high-performance team building.
Her background includes working as an international human rights attorney, mediator, trainer, and coach with former UN experience at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands.
Joanna Clark is an international HR professional, currently HR Director of Lumene. A firm believer that whatever industry you operate in and wherever you are regionally located, People and Culture are intrinsically linked to business success.
She will open up on some of the key lessons learned so far in navigating the complexity of managing health and wellness as well as business continuity during the Covid period.