Agenda

11 April 2024
DeFabrique

Workday Elevate is your chance to see how Workday is helping EMEA organisations shape the future of work. See what we’ve got lined up for you below.

*Schedule may be subject to change.

Workday Elevate Agenda 2024
10:00–10:45
  • Arrival and coffee
10:45–11:15
  • Opening keynote
    • Angelique de Vries

      Angelique de Vries

      President EMEA, Workday

    • Hette Mollema

      Hette Mollema

      Vice President Benelux, Workday

11.15–12:00
  • Trends for the future of work
    • Richard van Hooijdonk

      Richard van Hooijdonk

      Trendwatcher & Futurist

12:00–13:00
  • Lunch
13:00–17:15
  • Book 1:1s All Day
    • Frederic Nylander

      Frederic Nylander

      Sr. Vice President North & Emerging EMEA, Workday

    • Steve Birchmore

      Steve Birchmore

      Group Vice President Field Services, Workday

  • Demo Booth All Day
    • Joost Kuijper

      Joost Kuijper

      Sr. Solution Consultant, Workday - for HCM

    • Rob Cools

      Rob Cools

      Sr. Solution Consultant, Workday - for Finance

13:00–13:40
  • Why Youwe opted for Workday
    • Rob Wiek

      CEO & Founder, Youwe

    • Elif Pessers

      Elif Pessers

      Regional Sales Director, Workday

    Gain insights into the customer's decision to opt for Workday and understand their selection process in more detail.

  • The power of Workday Extend
    • Jose de Backker

      Jose de Backker

      Product Owner & Project Manager Workday, Rituals

    • Britt Vlasman

      Britt Vlasman

      Sr. Associate HR Transformation, PwC

    Discover how PwC and Rituals have leveraged Extend to enhance Rituals' Workday absence management system in compliance with Dutch regulations. Whether it's scheduling recurring parental leave or managing absences in line with Gatekeeper (Poortwachter) regulations, Extend empowers Rituals to integrate new business objects and enhance their data model. Join this session to learn what Extend can offer you.

  • Finance 2030: navigating the digital frontier
    • Frederic Portal

      Frederic Portal

      Sr. Director Product Marketing EMEA Financials, Workday

    • Patrick Hawker

      Director of Financial Systems, Just Eat Takeaway

    It’s no longer enough to simply maximise shareholder value. Today, the role of finance leaders has become much more – they are the very architects of value creation. Join us to gain new perspectives on adapting to unprecedented change.

13:00–14:25
  • Prism Workshop
    • Kwinten Joly

      Kwinten Joly

      Enterprise Architect, Workday

    • Esmee To

      Esmee To

      Sr. Enterprise Architect, Workday

    Focus on overcoming challenges in finance and HR by addressing them with Prism Analytics. This solution not only aids IT teams in streamlining systems but also contributes to cost reduction and minimizes the effort required to maintain legacy systems.

13:40–13:45
  • Transition time
13:45–14:25
  • How Workday helps fast growing companies
    • Alight

    Learn from a live Workday's customer on how to overcome challenges when expanding and thrive with a solid backbone.

  • Unveiling financial mastery: Explore Workday Financial Management's seamless close and consolidation capabilities
    •  Aoife McGivern

      Aoife McGivern

      Principal Product Manager, Workday

    Brace yourself for the future roadmap unveiling, promising additional features and capabilities that will elevate your financial management experience.

  • Live Inspirational demo Finance
    • Marco van Woerkom

      Marco van Woerkom

      Finance Solution Consultant, Workday

14:25–14:45
  • Break
14:45–15:25
  • Unlock the value of Workday
    • Robin Vogelaar

      Robin Vogelaar

      Sr. Value Manager, Workday

    Gain insight into key sources of value, the ROI of a transformation, get internal stakeholders on-board, and track results post go-live.

  • Embracing Agile Planning for Economic Uncertainty and Evolving Business Models
    • Alexander Staal

      Partner, PwC

    • Ana Herrero-Wallace

      Ana Herrero-Wallace

      Principal Customer Succes Manager, Workday

    In the realm of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), consensus prevails on the crucial role of agile planning and forecasting amid heightened uncertainty. Engage with our panel discussion to explore the potential of AI and ML in automating planning processes, enabling more dedicated time for in-depth data analysis, responsive reforecasting, and facilitating faster decision-making. Witness the transformation of FP&A into a proactive business partner.

  • ADP Innovation Lab: Transforming Payroll and Future Trends
    • Kseniya Romanska

      Kseniya Romanska

      Principal Program Manager, ADP

    Amidst technological progress, ADP is redefining payroll with augmented human intelligence. Discover streamlined processes and future trends in this session, showcasing how technology enhances organizational value. Join to witness payroll transformation through innovation.

  • Optimise for the future of work: Workday's unique approach to AI
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of technological innovation, with AI fundamentally redefining how work gets done. To learn how Workday enables rapid delivery and adoption of AI, including generative AI, to provide impactful value to your organisation, sign up for this unique session.

14:45–16:10
  • Workshop
    • Kainos

15:25–15:30
  • Transition time
15:30–16:10
  • Choosing Workday Platform: Evolving from 'HCM only' to the full WD platform through a global finance implementation
    • Rense Mandema

      Rense Mandema

      Director Group Control, Stage Entertainment

    • Alie van Davelaar

      Alie van Davelaar

      Director Finance, Deloitte

    Discover how Stage Entertainment seamlessly integrated Workday Finance after being live with Workday HCM for 4 years.

  • Unlocking Just Eat Takeaway's international expansion success
    • Patrick Hawker

      Director of Financial Systems, Just Eat Takeaway

    Discover how Just Eat Takeaway leveraged Workday's solutions during its international expansion and acquisitions, establishing a robust foundation for sustainable growth.

  • Unleashing the power of innovation with public cloud
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    How expanding Workday's public cloud offerings reinforces our dedication to providing distinctive value to customers, irrespective of their size, region, or industry.

13:00–13:40
  • Why Youwe opted for Workday
    • Rob Wiek

      CEO & Founder, Youwe

    • Elif Pessers

      Elif Pessers

      Regional Sales Director, Workday

    Gain insights into the customer's decision to opt for Workday and understand their selection process in more detail.

  • The power of Workday Extend
    • Jose de Backke

      Jose de Backke

      Product Owner & Project Manager Workday, Rituals

    • Britt Vlasman

      Britt Vlasman

      Sr. Associate HR Transformation, PwC

    Discover how PwC and Rituals have leveraged Extend to enhance Rituals' Workday absence management system in compliance with Dutch regulations. Whether it's scheduling recurring parental leave or managing absences in line with Gatekeeper (Poortwachter) regulations, Extend empowers Rituals to integrate new business objects and enhance their data model. Join this session to learn what Extend can offer you.

  • Making the future work: Strategy and vision for CHROs
    • Richard Doherty

      Richard Doherty

      Sr. Director Product Marketing EMEA Human Resources, Workday

    As the working population declines and many organisations become resource challenged, HR must evolve. It requires greater efficiency, automation and a focus on attracting and deploying the best talent. Hear the Workday vision on how HR, harnessing the latest technology including AI, can embrace new ways of working and navigate an uncertain future..

  • Live Inspirational demo HCM
    • Eelco Liebrand

      Eelco Liebrand

      Principal Solution Consultant, Workday

    • Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

13:00–14:25
  • Prism Workshop
    • Kwinten Joly

      Kwinten Joly

      Enterprise Architect, Workday

    • Esmee To

      Esmee To

      Sr. Enterprise Architect, Workday

    Focus on overcoming challenges in finance and HR by addressing them with Prism Analytics. This solution not only aids IT teams in streamlining systems but also contributes to cost reduction and minimizes the effort required to maintain legacy systems.

13:40–13:45
  • Transition time
13:45–14:25
  • How Workday helps fast growing companies
    • Alight

    Learn from a live Workday's customer on how to overcome challenges when expanding and thrive with a solid backbone.

  • BDR Thermea's HR Journey
    • Bas Eggelaar

      Bas Eggelaar

      Founder & Group CEO, SuccessDay

    • Anton Ketelaars

      Anton Ketelaars

      Global HR Leader Processes & Solutions, BDR Thermea

    Gain insights into BDR Thermea's HR challenges, selection process, deployment journey and the outcomes achieved through the implementation and utilization of Workday. This session promises valuable lessons to enhance the success of your own deployment and adoption.

  • Drive the positive change your employees want to see with Workday Peakon
    • Michiel Veefkind

      Michiel Veefkind

      Account Executive Business Unit, Workday

    • Yvonne den Bakker

      Yvonne den Bakker

      Global Compensation & Benefits Manager, Van Leeuwen

    Learn about the latest trends on employee engagement, and join in on a conversation with Van Leeuwen on the power of listening to your employees.

14:25–14:45
  • Break
14:45–15:25
  • Unlock the value of Workday
    • Robin Vogelaar

      Robin Vogelaar

      Sr. Value Manager, Workday

    Gain insight into key sources of value, the ROI of a transformation, get internal stakeholders on-board, and track results post go-live.

  • ADP Innovation Lab: Transforming Payroll and Future Trends
    • Kseniya Romanska

      Kseniya Romanska

      Principal Program Manager, ADP

    Amidst technological progress, ADP is redefining payroll with augmented human intelligence. Discover streamlined processes and future trends in this session, showcasing how technology enhances organizational value. Join to witness payroll transformation through innovation.

  • Optimise for the future of work: Workday's unique approach to AI
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of technological innovation, with AI fundamentally redefining how work gets done. To learn how Workday enables rapid delivery and adoption of AI, including generative AI, to provide impactful value to your organisation, sign up for this unique session.

  • Helping you thrive in the new world of work
    • Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

    Understand how talent optimisation and skills can address your current challenges to help you thrive in the new world of work.

  • Live demo Employee listening (Peakon)
    • Michiel Veefkind

      Michiel Veefkind

      Peakon Center of Excellence, Workday

14:25–16:10
  • Workshop
    • Kainos

15:25–15:30
  • Transition time
15:30–16:10
  • Unlocking Tomorrow's Workforce: Implementing Prism & People Analytics
    • Klaasjan Holwerda

      Klaasjan Holwerda

      Head of HR Reporting, Analytics and Processes, Signify

    The pivotal role of data in leveraging people analytics has empowered Signify to make faster, informed decisions regarding their workforce. Join this session to learn about how augmented analytics facilitates addressing pressing data challenges through dynamic prioritization, automated storytelling, and strategic decision-making.

  • Unleashing the power of innovation with public cloud
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    How expanding Workday's public cloud offerings reinforces our dedication to providing distinctive value to customers, irrespective of their size, region, or industry.

  • Helping you thrive in the new world of work
    • Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

    Understand how talent optimisation and skills can address your current challenges to help you thrive in the new world of work.

  • Live demo HCM analytics
    • Sander Houtveen

      Sander Houtveen

      Solution Consultant HCM, Workday

13:00–13:40
  • Why Youwe opted for Workday
    • Rob Wiek

      CEO & Founder, Youwe

    • Elif Pessers

      Elif Pessers

      Regional Sales Director, Workday

    Gain insights into the customer's decision to opt for Workday and understand their selection process in more detail.

  • The power of Workday Extend
    • Jose de Backker

      Jose de Backker

      Product Owner & Project Manager Workday, Rituals

    • Britt Vlasman

      Britt Vlasman

      Sr. Associate HR Transformation, PwC

    Discover how PwC and Rituals have leveraged Extend to enhance Rituals' Workday absence management system in compliance with Dutch regulations. Whether it's scheduling recurring parental leave or managing absences in line with Gatekeeper (Poortwachter) regulations, Extend empowers Rituals to integrate new business objects and enhance their data model. Join this session to learn what Extend can offer you.

  • Responsible & ethical AI in tomorrow's workforce
    • Josh Lannin

      Josh Lannin

      Vice President of Productivity Technologies, Workday

    Learn from congress speaker Josh Lannin on the role of generative AI in business, as he sheds light on the intersection of technology and policymaking for the future workforce.

13:00–14:25
  • Prism Workshop
    • Kwinten Joly

      Kwinten Joly

      Enterprise Architect, Workday

    • Esmee To

      Esmee To

      Sr. Enterprise Architect, Workday

    Focus on overcoming challenges in finance and HR by addressing them with Prism Analytics. This solution not only aids IT teams in streamlining systems but also contributes to cost reduction and minimizes the effort required to maintain legacy systems.

13:40–13:45
  • Transition time
13:45–14:25
  • How Workday helps fast growing companies
    • Alight

    Learn from a live Workday's customer on how to overcome challenges when expanding and thrive with a solid backbone.

  • Achieving the power to adapt: Strategy and vision for CIOs
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    Challenging market dynamics require the power to adapt. Join this session to discover the Workday technology strategy and how we empower organisations to adapt at speed, including examples of how our platform is driving innovation across IT, finance and HR

14:25–14:45
  • Break
14:45–15:25
  • Unlock the value of Workday
    • Robin Vogelaar

      Robin Vogelaar

      Sr. Value Manager, Workday

    Gain insight into key sources of value, the ROI of a transformation, get internal stakeholders on-board, and track results post go-live.

  • ADP Innovation Lab: Transforming Payroll and Future Trends
    • Kseniya Romanska

      Kseniya Romanska

      Principal Program Manager, ADP

    Amidst technological progress, ADP is redefining payroll with augmented human intelligence. Discover streamlined processes and future trends in this session, showcasing how technology enhances organizational value. Join to witness payroll transformation through innovation.

  • Optimise for the future of work: Workday's unique approach to AI
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of technological innovation, with AI fundamentally redefining how work gets done. To learn how Workday enables rapid delivery and adoption of AI, including generative AI, to provide impactful value to your organisation, sign up for this unique session.

14:45–16:10
  • Workshop
    • Kainos

15:25–15:30
  • Break
15:30–16:10
  • Unleashing the power of innovation with public cloud
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    How expanding Workday's public cloud offerings reinforces our dedication to providing distinctive value to customers, irrespective of their size, region, or industry.

13:00–13:40
  • Why Youwe opted for Workday All
    • Rob Wiek

      CEO & Founder, Youwe

    • Elif Pessers

      Elif Pessers

      Regional Sales Director, Workday

    Gain insights into the customer's decision to opt for Workday and understand their selection process in more detail.

  • The power of Workday Extend All
    • Jose de Backke

      Jose de Backke

      Product Owner & Project Manager Workday, Rituals

    • Britt Vlasman

      Britt Vlasman

      Sr. Associate HR Transformation, PwC

    Discover how PwC and Rituals have leveraged Extend to enhance Rituals' Workday absence management system in compliance with Dutch regulations. Whether it's scheduling recurring parental leave or managing absences in line with Gatekeeper (Poortwachter) regulations, Extend empowers Rituals to integrate new business objects and enhance their data model. Join this session to learn what Extend can offer you.

  • Finance 2030: navigating the digital frontier Finance
    • Frederic Portal

      Frederic Portal

      Sr. Director Product Marketing EMEA Financials, Workday

    • Patrick Hawker

      Director of Financial Systems, Just Eat Takeaway

    It’s no longer enough to simply maximise shareholder value. Today, the role of finance leaders has become much more – they are the very architects of value creation. Join us to gain new perspectives on adapting to unprecedented change.

  • Responsible & ethical AI in tomorrow's workforce Technology
    • Josh Lannin

      Josh Lannin

      Vice President Product Management, Workday

    Learn from congress speaker Josh Lannin on the role of generative AI in business, as he sheds light on the intersection of technology and policymaking for the future workforce.

  • Making the future work: Strategy and vision for CHROs HR
    • Richard Doherty

      Richard Doherty

      Sr. Director Product Marketing EMEA Human Resources, Workday

    As the working population declines and many organisations become resource challenged, HR must evolve. It requires greater efficiency, automation and a focus on attracting and deploying the best talent. Hear the Workday vision on how HR, harnessing the latest technology including AI, can embrace new ways of working and navigate an uncertain future.

  • Live Inspirational demo HCM
    • Eelco Liebrand

      Eelco Liebrand

      Principal Solution Consultant, Workday

    • Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

13:00–14:25
  • Prism Workshop All
    • Kwinten Joly

      Kwinten Joly

      Enterprise Architect, Workday

    • Esmee To

      Esmee To

      Sr. Enterprise Architect, Workday

    Focus on overcoming challenges in finance and HR by addressing them with Prism Analytics. This solution not only aids IT teams in streamlining systems but also contributes to cost reduction and minimizes the effort required to maintain legacy systems.

13:40–13:45
  • Transition time
13:45–14:25
  • How Workday helps fast growing companies All
    • Alight

    Learn from a live Workday's customer on how to overcome challenges when expanding and thrive with a solid backbone.

  • BDR Thermea's HR Journey HR
    • Bas Eggelaar

      Bas Eggelaar

      Founder & Group CEO, SuccessDay

    • Anton Ketelaars

      Anton Ketelaars

      Global HR Leader Processes & Solutions, BDR Thermea

    Gain insights into BDR Thermea's HR challenges, selection process, deployment journey and the outcomes achieved through the implementation and utilization of Workday. This session promises valuable lessons to enhance the success of your own deployment and adoption.

  • Unveiling financial mastery: Explore Workday Financial Management's seamless close and consolidation capabilities Finance
    • Aoife McGivern

      Aoife McGivern

      Principal Product Manager, Workday

    Brace yourself for the future roadmap unveiling, promising additional features and capabilities that will elevate your financial management experience.

  • Achieving the power to adapt: Strategy and vision for CIOs Technology
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    Challenging market dynamics require the power to adapt. Join this session to discover the Workday technology strategy and how we empower organisations to adapt at speed, including examples of how our platform is driving innovation across IT, finance and HR.

  • Drive the positive change your employees want to see with Workday Peakon HR
    • Michiel Veefkind

      Michiel Veefkind

      Peakon Center of Excellence, Workday

    • Yvonne den Bakker

      Yvonne den Bakker

      Global Compensation & Benefits Manager, Van Leeuwen

    Learn about the latest trends on employee engagement, and join in on a conversation with Van Leeuwen on the power of listening to your employees.

  • Live Inspirational demo Finance
    • Marco van Woerkom

      Marco van Woerkom

      Finance Solution Consultant, Workday

14:25–14:45
  • Break
14:45–15:25
  • Unlock the value of Workday All
    • Robin Vogelaar

      Robin Vogelaar

      Sr. Value Manager, Workday

    Gain insights into the necessary steps to emphasize value and optimise your ROI.

  • Embracing Agile Planning for Economic Uncertainty and Evolving Business Models Finance
    • Alexander Staal

      Partner, PwC

    • Ana Herrero-Wallace

      Ana Herrero-Wallace

      Principal Customer Succes Manager, Workday

    As the working population declines and many organisations become resource challenged, HR must evolve. It requires greater efficiency, automation and a focus on attracting and deploying the best talent. Hear the Workday vision on how HR, harnessing the latest technology including AI, can embrace new ways of working and navigate an uncertain future.

  • ADP Innovation Lab: Transforming Payroll and Future Trends All
    • Kseniya Romanska

      Kseniya Romanska

      Principal Program Manager, ADP

    Amidst technological progress, ADP is redefining payroll with augmented human intelligence. Discover streamlined processes and future trends in this session, showcasing how technology enhances organizational value. Join to witness payroll transformation through innovation.

  • Optimise for the future of work: Workday's unique approach to AI All
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of technological innovation, with AI fundamentally redefining how work gets done. To learn how Workday enables rapid delivery and adoption of AI, including generative AI, to provide impactful value to your organisation, sign up for this unique session.

  • Helping you thrive in the new world of work HR
    •  Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

    Understand how talent optimisation and skills can address your current challenges to help you thrive in the new world of work.

  • Live demo Employee listening (Peakon)
    • Michiel Veefkind

      Michiel Veefkind

      Peakon Center of Excellence, Workday

14:45–16:10
  • Workshop All
    • Kainos

15:25–15:30
  • Transition time
15:30–16:10
  • Choosing Workday Platform: Evolving from 'HCM only' to the full WD platform through a global finance implementation Finance
    • Rense Mandema

      Rense Mandema

      Director Group Control, Stage Entertainment

    • Alie van Davelaar

      Alie van Davelaar

      Director Finance, Deloitte

    Discover how Stage Entertainment seamlessly integrated Workday Finance after being live with Workday HCM for 4 years.

  • Unlocking Tomorrow's Workforce: Implementing Prism & People Analytics HR
    • Klaasjan Holwerda

      Klaasjan Holwerda

      Head of HR Reporting, Analytics and Processes, Signify

    The pivotal role of data in leveraging people analytics has empowered Signify to make faster, informed decisions regarding their workforce. Join this session to learn about how augmented analytics facilitates addressing pressing data challenges through dynamic prioritization, automated storytelling, and strategic decision-making.

  • Unlocking Just Eat Takeaway's international expansion success Finance
    • Patrick Hawker

      Director of Financial Systems, Just Eat Takeaway

    Discover how Just Eat Takeaway leveraged Workday's solutions during its international expansion and acquisitions, establishing a robust foundation for sustainable growth.

  • Unleashing the power of innovation with public cloud All
    • Jens Löhmar

      Jens Löhmar

      CTO Continental Europe & DACH, Workday

    How expanding Workday's public cloud offerings reinforces our dedication to providing distinctive value to customers, irrespective of their size, region, or industry.

  • Helping you thrive in the new world of work HR
    • Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sarah-Jane Rostant

      Sr. Director Strategic Engagement - Product Strategy (Talent Pillar), Workday

    Understand how talent optimisation and skills can address your current challenges to help you thrive in the new world of work.

  • Live demo HCM analytics
    •  Sander Houtveen

      Sander Houtveen

      Solution Consultant HCM, Workday

16:10–16:30
  • Break
16:30–17:15
  • Customer award + closing De Speld
17:15–18:00
  • Drinks

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