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Workday Discover Benelux

31 May 2022 | Brussels
23 June 2022 | Amsterdam

Are you prepared for a digital world?

With many employees working from home during the pandemic, we’ve held countless Zoom meetings and events. But this can’t mimic the energy and inspiration of a live event. So we’re delighted to invite you to (re)connect with our community at Workday Discover.

Our event is designed for collaboration, networking and learning. Whether you are a customer, partner, influencer or prospective customer, you’ll learn how our technology can help you prepare for what’s next – and discover some new ideas to help you further innovate and adapt.

Discover your journey below

We’ve tailored each of our events to your country, so you can get the most relevant information to you – and the most value from the day. Please select the event you’ll be attending below to find out more information on what we have in store for you.

  • Brussels
  • Amsterdam
Brussels

Brussels

Date: 31 May 2022 | 09:30–15:00 CET
Location: Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Airport, Grensstraat 3, Machelen

Discover our technology vision and innovation, explore the latest trends in finance, HR and planning, get hands on with products and network with your peers. We look forward to reconnecting with you! Take a look at the full agenda below to see what we have lined up for you.

Brussels - Workday Benelux 2022

Agenda – Brussels

08:30–09:30 | Discovery Zone: Registration and breakfast

09:30–10:00 | Moving beyond ERP in a changing world

10:00–10:30 | Customer Panel: Best practices for fast growing companies

10:30–11:00 | Morning break in the Discovery Zone

11:00–11:30 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Mainstage

Leaders of change: strategy and vision for CHROs

Rich Bye, Vice President, HCM Product Strategy, EMEA, Workday

From engaging employees to managing new strategies and optimising their workforce, CHROs are at the centre of change. Learn how Workday is addressing the most pressing challenges faced by HR leaders.

Breakout room 1

The CFO as a strategic business partner

Rob Steensels, Partner – Head of CFO Advisory Services, KPMG Belgium
Thomas Reuwer, Planning and Analytics Lead Benelux, Workday

In today’s digital age, CFOs must evolve to assume the role of an enterprise-wide strategist, an innovation- and change leader, and a proactive decision maker. Technology must be embraced to effectively strategize, support, and help drive the business. Discover how to build your finance roadmap and become a true strategic business partner.

Breakout room 2

Harness adaptability to ignite IT transformation

Jens Löhmar, Chief Technology Officer, Workday

With immense change, success depends on IT and business collaboration and agility. Learn how an enterprise management cloud platform and data-infused applications deliver IT the power to adapt.

11:30–12:00 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Mainstage

Moving to a skill based organization – how do I manage the transition?

Stefan Van der Wilt, Principal Solution Consultant, Workday
Thomas Pensaert, Deloitte

Join us to learn what the 3 main discussion dimensions are we encounter most when engaging with prospects and customers around moving to a skill based organization.

Stefan Van der Wilt

Breakout room 1

The Future of Finance at our customer IMC

Timothy Hall, Global Head of Business Systems & Programs, IMC

10 years ago, IMC became a finance and HR Workday customer. They have grown from 450 to over 1000 employees since. In this session we’ll talk about how Workday enabled IMC to adapt with agility, why innovation is key in their success and IMC’s strategic approach towards the Future of Finance.

Breakout room 2

Unlocking data-driven insights with Workday

Thomas Reuwer, Planning and Analytics Lead Benelux, Workday

Learn how to get the most out of your enterprise people and finance data. Hear how CIOs are pulling together data from multiple systems and geographies to support businesses with actionable insights.

12:00–13:00 | Lunch and demos in the Discovery Zone

13:00–13:30 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Mainstage

A crash course through Workday Launch

Sarah Vleminckx, HR Transformation Manager, Sumitomo
Steven Van Broeck, Manager Digital HR, PwC

After a successful 24-week implementation of Workday Launch, Sumitomo is happy to share the do's and don'ts. We'll take you through the preparation, organisation and challenges we experienced to go live on time and on budget for HCM Core, Compensation and Talent & Performance in EMEA.

Breakout room 1

Unifying employee data: Current insights and future opportunities

George Margrove, Senior Principal Psychologist, Workday

In this session we will discuss the challenges and opportunities in collecting and analysing diverse types of employee data, from psychometrics, employee experience, career, team, and workforce data. Current applications at Workday, such as Workday Peakon Employee Voice, will be outlined, along with exciting future applications for deeper insights, to boost individual experiences and career journeys, and improve organizational culture, performance, and sustainability.

Breakout room 2

How to extend Workday to fit your unique business needs

Jens Löhmar, Chief Technology Officer, Workday

This session introduces our extensibility products, offering powerful ways to integrate third-party systems, create new user experiences, and optimise processes.

13:30–14:00 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Mainstage

Responding to the unexpected with agility

Mairi Cameron, Sr. Director, People Operations, Collibra

With Workday, Collibra has been able to streamline the complete employee lifecycle globally, whilst also gaining the ability to really listen to what’s on the minds of employees. In this session, Mairi discusses the challenges Collibra faced prior to deploying Workday HCM and Workday Peakon Employee Voice, and how Workday enabled the company to navigate with agility through recent disruptions, from COVID-19 to #Blacklivesmatter.

Breakout room 1

Enterprise Strategic Workforce Planning: Supporting an Agile Organisation

Tom Cvijanovic, Planning Presales Lead, Kainos

Learn how Workday is laying the foundation for enterprise agility – allowing organisations to react to changing conditions and model the impact on their business to maintain an edge over the competition.

Breakout room 2

14:00–14:15 | Afternoon break in the Discovery Zone

14:15–15:00 | Closing Keynote & Wrap-up 

15:00 onwards | Drinks and networking in the Discovery Zone

Speakers – Brussels

Stijn Christiaens


Stijn Christiaens,

Co-Founder and Chief Data Citizen,
Collibra

Chris Byrne


Chris Byrne

Senior Vice President Operations,
Workday

Timothy Hall


Timothy Hall

Global Head of Business Systems & Programs,
IMC

 

Mairi Cameron


Mairi Cameron

Sr. Director, People Operation,
Collibra

Rob Steensels


Rob Steensels

Partner – Head of CFO Advisory Services,
KPMG Belgium

Jens Löhmar


Jens Löhmar

Chief Technology Officer,
Workday

Rich Bye


Rich Bye

Vice President, HCM Product Strategy, EMEA
Workday

Dorien Roes


Dorien Roes

Country Manager Belgium & Luxembourg,
Workday

 Stefan van der Wilt


Stefan van der Wilt

Principal Solution Consultant,
Workday

Kevin Major


Kevin Major

Moderator

Thomas Reuwer


Thomas Reuwer

Planning and Analytics Lead Benelux,
Workday

George Margrove


George Margrove

Senior Principal Psychologist ,
Workday


Sarah Vleminckx

HR Transformation Manager,
Sumitomo


Steven Van Broeck,

Manager Digital HR,
PwC

gili


Gili,

Comedian-Mentalist

Tom Cvijanovic


Tom Cvijanovic

Planning Presales Lead,
Kainos


Thomas Pensaert

Senior Manager,
Deloitte

Partners - Gold

We’ll be joined by our strategic partners, who will share their expertise with you.

pwc partner logo
Deloitte partner logo
kainos partner logo
KPMG partner logo

Partners - Silver

HR Path partner logo
SuccessDay
accenture partner logo
Amsterdam

Amsterdam (Halfweg)

Date: 23 June 2022 | 09:30–15:00 CET
Location: SugarCity, Haarlemmerstraatweg 11, Halfweg

Discover our technology vision and innovation, explore the latest trends in finance, HR and planning, get hands on with products and network with your peers. We look forward to reconnecting with you! Take a look at the full agenda below to see what we have lined up for you.

Oslo - Workday Discover 2022

Agenda – Amsterdam

08:30–09:30 | Discovery Zone: Registration and breakfast

09:30–10:00 | Moving beyond ERP in a changing world

10:00–10:30 | Customer Panel: Navigating change and overcoming uncertainty

10:30–11:00 | Morning break in the Discovery Zone

11:00–11:30 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Leaders of change: strategy and vision for CHROs

Richard Doherty, Senior Director Product Marketing, Workday

From engaging employees to managing new strategies and optimising their workforce, CHROs are at the centre of change. Learn how Workday is addressing the most pressing challenges faced by HR leaders.

Value creator: the next evolution of finance

Tim Wakeford, Vice President Financial Products, Workday

To become value creators, finance needs the right data, technology and talent to be successful. Learn how Workday enables finance to become true value partners to the business.

Harness adaptability to ignite IT transformation

Jens Lohmar, EMEA CTO

With immense change, success depends on IT and business collaboration and agility. Learn how an enterprise management cloud platform and data-infused applications deliver IT the power to adapt.

Workday Innovation Outlook: How We’re Helping Customers Emerge Stronger

In this Workday Innovation Outlook we share insights on Workday product innovation, show how we’re empowering customers, and how we’re helping organizations develop paths for growth.

11:30–12:00 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Starting with the end(user) in mind: how did Randstad link its Tech & Touch strategy with selecting a new LMS

Olga Vrolijk, Principal Business Consultant IT & Agile Lead, Randstad
Jan-Willem Stegeman, Product Owner HR IT, Randstad

Nowadays, everybody talks about employee experience, employee journeys and employee value proposition. But how do you take this into account when selecting your software and prevent it from being a foremost financially and IT driven selection?

Enterprise planning: driving an agile transformation

Thomas Reuwer, Product Specialist

Learn how Workday is laying the foundation for enterprise agility – allowing organisations to flex key drivers and assess financial impacts on their business to maintain an edge over the competition.

Peakon: The Psychology of Employee Engagement

Debs Kuness, Senior Psychologist, Peakon

During this session, Debs Kuness, Peakon's Senior Psychologist, will discuss her perspective on how employee listening is evolving in organisations. More specifically, she'll highlight some core ways that Peakon is enabling listening strategies to match the reality of today's pace of change, and elevating the role of employee voice in shaping key business decisions.

12:00–13:00 | 12:00–13:00 | Lunch and demos in the Discovery Zone
13:00–13:30 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Partner session: Alight

Customer Session by CM.com

Partner Session: PWC on Workday Extend

Unlocking data-driven insights with Workday

Learn how to get the most out of your enterprise people and finance data. Hear how CIOs are pulling together data from multiple systems and geographies to support businesses with actionable insights.

13:30–14:00 | Breakouts in our Inspiration Domes

Customer driven Finance in the digital era

Finance has an important role to play in the organization. To be effective in this role, a ‘one size fits all’ approach is no longer sufficient. How customer driven is Finance in the end, and what are the consequences of being customer driven? Is Finance capable of providing a tailormade approach to support different departments in the organization? Johan Benning (CFO IMC), Rob Cools (Finance Transformation Lead Workday) and Jan Heinen (Founder Finance on a mission) will engage in a conversation to answer these questions and to find out how customer driven Finance is.

Partner session

Workday Succes Planning Session

Loic Devat, Director Customer Enablement EMEA

Curious to learn about key ingredients for your HR Technology journey centered around HR Transformation, Voice of Customer and Continuous Improvement? Join Vanderlande's session!

Fieke Fleskens Director Global COE HR Technology
Sabine van Es Practice Lead HR Technology

Vanderlande: in a world of technology a belief in people. During this session, you will be walked through Vanderlande's HR transformation journey including how HR Technology & Data is playing a pivotal role in shaping & realizing this transformation. All with emphasis on continuous listening with drive for improvement, to help moving our business forward. We will share where this journey started, where Vanderlande stands today and where we move towards, with Workday as the key enabler. What has been realized and what is ahead, what are our key successes and learning, and who to involve along the way?

14:00–14:15 | Afternoon break in the Discovery Zone

14:15–15:00 | Closing Keynote & Wrap-up 

15:00 onwards | Discovery Zone: Mingle & Networking

Speakers – Amsterdam

Chris Byrne


Chris Byrne

Senior Vice President Operations,
Workday


Tim Wakeford

Vice President Financial Products,
Workday

Aart Rupert


Aart Rupert

CIO, Damen Shipyards

Richard Doherty


Richard Doherty

Senior Director Product Marketing,
Workday

Johan Benning


Johan Benning

CFO, IMC

Jan-Willem Stegeman


Jan-Willem Stegeman

Product Owner HR IT,
Randstad

Victor Mids


Victor Mids

Illusionist & Presenter Mindf*ck,

 

Sabine van Es


Sabine van Es

Practice Lead HR Technology,
Vanderlande

Fieke Fleskens


Fieke Fleskens

Director Global COE HR Technology,
Vanderlande

Olga Vrolijk


Olga Vrolijk

Principal Business Consultant IT & Agile Lead,
Randstad

Marie-Véronique Bernard


Marie-Véronique Bernard

Head of Human Resources,
Basic Fit

Our Customers

cm customer logo
Basic fit logo
Damen logo
imc
randstad logo
vanderlande

Partners - Gold

We’ll be joined by our strategic partners, who will share their expertise with you.

pwc partner logo
deloitte
alight
Accenture partner logo

Partners - Silver

hr path
SuccessDay
Kainos partner logo

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