Nordic CHRO Executive Summit

20 October 2020, Sheraton Stockholm

20 October 2020
Sheraton Stockholm

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Nordic CHRO Executive Summit.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today:

Leading through a new employee experience

Redesigning HR strategies, structures, and service delivery models

Modernizing mental health and well-being programs in a new era of work

Nordic CHRO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Co-Chairs

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Alexander Jaffe

Bunker Holding Group
Group Director, Head of Group HR & Corporate Communications

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Hanna Reijonen

Posti
SVP, HR

Agenda


19 October 2020 - Welcome Reception

18:30 - 21:30Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing body members host this dinner for attendees to launch the event with an evening of peer networking. Please join us at a beautiful venue in the heart of Stockholm where attendees will enjoy an evening of dynamic discussion, fantastic wine and gourmet dishes. 

19 October 2020 - afternoon

18:30 - 21:30Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing Body Welcome Reception

Governing body members host this dinner for attendees to launch the event with an evening of peer networking. Please join us at a beautiful venue in the heart of Stockholm where attendees will enjoy an evening of dynamic discussion, fantastic wine and gourmet dishes. 

20 October 2020 - morning

08:00 - 09:00Registration & Breakfast

09:00 - 09:15Opening Comments

09:15 - 09:45Keynote

Impact Leadership

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Laila Pawlak

CEO, and Co-founder

SingularityU Nordic

The more technological we become, the more human we also need to become. As leaders we need to rehumanize and make sure our organisations are part of the solution instead of the problem. For this, the framework of the "Fundamental 4s” is introduced to understand how we can be, look, do, and feel better.

Open the day with a thought-provoking keynote from the Co-founder of SingularityU Nordic who will explore:

  • The role of the impact leader
  • How this influences how we guide our employees
  • How to drive value for our customers and the greater society at large

09:45 - 10:00Networking Break

10:00 - 10:45Breakout Session

Anchoring Digital in Your Organisation

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Martin Nissler

VP, People & Organization

Securitas

 Join Martin Nissler, VP, People & Organisation of Securitas as he shares his experience leading a global workforce through digital transformation to become a data-driven, customer-centric company.

10:00 - 10:45Executive Boardroom

Rejuvenating Company Purpose and Core Values to Suit Business Needs

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Kerstin Ahlfont

SVP HR

Vattenfall

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Sami Ärilä

EVP, People & Culture

Ilmarinen

As businesses evolve to meet tomorrow's demands, company culture must keep up.  During these changes, organisations look to maintain their foundation of the company mission, core values and beliefs, and to create a place where colleagues are engaged and can achieve.

Attend this session to discuss:

  • Creating a culture that can sustain rapid growth and changes in environment 
  • Company-wide communication of the core purpose and values to empower employees
  • Promoting a tight-knit culture to attract the best talent


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com

10:00 - 10:45Executive Boardroom

Shifting from Talent Management to People Success

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Steven Buck

Head of People Science, EMEA

Glint

Organisations must invest in a deeper understanding of individual employees – their motivations, their sense of purpose and aspirations, and the enablers of personal excellence that drive business contributions.

In this session, you will discuss how to:

  • Harness data to make more targeted changes that will impact business outcomes
  • Create sustainable performance improvements and engaged employees
  • Tap into what truly motivates your people


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com. 

10:45 - 11:15Networking Break

20 October 2020 - mid-afternoon

11:15 - 12:00Breakout Session

Strategies for Building A Connected Culture – Fireside Chat with Workplace from Facebook

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Elke Karskens

Global Director of Partnerships

Workplace from Facebook

HR leaders play a key role in unlocking the true potential of their people by bringing them together to communicate and collaborate more effectively. Join Workplace from Facebook’s session featuring one of their customers to gain insights on the latest strategies to:

  • Give everyone a voice
  • Onboarding people faster
  • Increase employee retention

11:15 - 12:00Executive Boardroom

Enable Transformation Through Leadership Development

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Bitte Ferngren

Chief People Officer

Lowell

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Cornelia Kaufmann

Head of People & Culture (CHRO)

IKEA

No transformation strategy can be successfully executed without taking into account the people and skills needed to move the business forward. Leaders play a vital part in this journey by driving a culture that matches the business' needs whilst also maintaining employee engagement and performance.

Join this Executive Boardroom to interact with your peers on how to:

  • Change the mindset of leaders to prepare them to become the ambassadors for transformation
  • Create a culture of open dialogue to encourage leaders to share their worries and vulnerabilities
  • Identify the right KPIs to measure success


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com. 

11:15 - 12:00Executive Boardroom

Building a High-Performing Executive Team

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Marten Lundberg

CHRO

Loomis

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Hanna Reijonen

SVP, HR

Posti

As organisations struggle to stay competitive in today’s business climate, they must remove the barriers of a silo mentality and promote collaboration in all areas of the business. To be truly successful, CHROs need to initiate and design cross-functional strategic plans with their C-suite peers.

In this session you will discuss:

  • Uncommon alliances you have forged recently or want to forge
  • Successes and challenges with initiating cross collaboration
  • The benefits of strategic partnerships


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com.

12:00 - 12:10Networking Break

12:10 - 13:05Peer-to-Peer Meetings

Peer-to-Peer Meetings

This is your opportunity to pre-book private face-to-face meetings with executives attending the summit, using a private online portal running up to the Summit. Gain real, practical insights into what other companies and industries are doing to take back to your boardroom.

12:45 - 13:40Lunch & Comments

13:40 - 13:45Lunch & Comments

20 October 2020 - afternoon

14:15 - 14:30Networking Break

14:30 - 15:15Breakout Session

Performance Management – A Benchmarking Exercise

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Jonas Berndtsson

Global HRD

AAK

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Alexander Jaffe

Group Director, Head of Group HR & Corporate Communications

Bunker Holding Group

The performance-management landscape has shifted dramatically in the last few years. But as more organisations move away from traditional performance reviews and towards a culture of continuous feedback, challenges remain. This interactive session will give you the chance to: 

  • Benchmark your own performance-management strategy against those of your peers
  • Learn more about innovative tools and processes enabling the transition to ongoing feedback 
  • Share best practices on driving a culture of continuous feedback 

14:30 - 15:15Executive Boardroom

Inclusion Matters to Your Business and Your People – Now What?

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Darija Brecevic

Head of People & Organisation Nordics

Novartis

The case has been made for inclusive workplaces and their role in building an impactful employee experience. But how are organisations making concrete progress? And how can CHROs lead the charge?

 In this boardroom, you’ll discuss:

  • The role of the CHRO in promoting inclusion
  • Challenges and opportunities to creating a more inclusive workplace
  • Concrete steps your peers have taken on inclusion


Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com. 

14:30 - 15:15Executive Boardroom

A Discussion with Avature

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James Harrison

VP Sales, EMEA

Avature

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com.

15:15 - 15:30Networking Break

15:30 - 16:15Breakout Session

Disruptive Data Driving Change – The Next Generation of Talent Share Their Secrets

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Sherry Vasa

EVP, HR & Sustainability

Autoliv

Autoliv Group, the Swedish worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, has recently completed a survey across seven countries to better understand what attracts talent to an organisation. Join Sherry Vasa as she shares:

  • Disruptive results from the survey
  • How these results turn what we today believe attracts the talent of tomorrow, completely upside down
  • How to put these conclusions into action

15:30 - 16:15Executive Boardroom

The Role of HR in Business Continuity Planning

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread globally, organisations are looking at how they can create impactful systems of prevention and recovery, should the threat of a pandemic be realised.

In this boardroom session, CHROs will discuss and share their thoughts and experiences on the important part that HR leaders can, and must play, in the development and management of robust business continuity plans in the face of potential threats to their organisation.

You will discuss:

  • The importance of business impact analysis and planning
  • How to communicate to employees without causing unnecessary panic
  • Top tips for managing a remote workforce

Executive boardrooms are intimate and interactive sessions designed to foster dynamic dialogue around a specific, strategic topic. These private, closed-door discussions encourage attendee participation and are limited to 15 attendees (seating priority is given to C-level executives). To reserve your seat, please contact Chloe Stevenson at Chloe.Stevenson@gartner.com.

16:15 - 16:30Networking Break

16:30 - 17:05Keynote

Drive People Transformation with Culture, Leadership and Learning

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Lena Bjurner

Secretary General and CEO

Swedish HR Association

Technological, demographic and social shifts are disrupting business' environments, operations and processes, and their customer's expectations. To survive through these times of change, an organisation-wide transformation is necessary. During a transformation, CHROs typically focus their time on how these shifts will impact how the work gets done. However, what impact will these trends have on your workforce and how can you enable your people to adapt?

Attend this keynote to close the day as Lena Bjurner shares:

  • Trends to watch in 2020 and beyond
  • The evolving role of HR in the digital age
  • How to drive transformation using three pillars; culture, leadership and learning

17:05 - 17:15Closing Reception & Prize Drawing

17:15 - 18:00Closing Comments

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Sheraton Stockholm

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Nordic CHRO Program Managers


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program managers.

Chloe Stevenson

+44 (0)1784 267 614

chloe.stevenson@gartner.com

Russ Morrow

+44 (0)2081 232 209

russell.morrow@gartner.com