"Managing an International Workforce: 2015 & Beyond" - London

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Date   Feb 6, 2015

"Managing an International Workforce: 2015 & Beyond" will be hosted by Lewis Silkin, a UK member firm of the Ius Laboris alliance. FordHarrison attorney Geetha Adinata is speaking at this event.

Friday, February 6, 2015

London Stock Exchange
10 Paternoster Square
London EC4M 7LS

About the Program
Lewis Silkin LLP is pleased to announce our eleventh annual conference in collaboration with our colleagues from Ius Laboris, the global alliance of leading human resources lawyers, on Managing an International Workforce. Last year's event attracted over 150 delegates from around the world, and we are delighted to offer the next in this series of updates on topical issues for HR professionals, in house lawyers and others with international employment responsibilities.

Topics will include:

  • Key developments in EMEA
  • International investigations
  • EU discrimination law
  • Developments in labour market flexibility
  • Data protection
  • The current people management challenges in East Asia
  • European Works Councils
  • The new era of flexible working
  • Dealing with US and UK immigration challenges
  • Litigation and PR

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM: Registration
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM:  Welcome and Introduction
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM: Back to the Danger Zone? Key Developments in EMEA
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM: Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM:
Breakout 1: Dirty Deeds and Dodgy Dealings: International Investigations Uncovered
Breakout 2: EU Discrimination Law - What's Next After Obesity?
Breakout 3: Fire at Will? Developments in Labour Market Flexibility
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM: Big Data - A Big Headache?
12:30 AM - 1:30 PM: Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: East Asia 2.0 - The Current People Management Challenges
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM:
Breakout 4: European Works Councils - The Expanding Reach of Transnational Consultation
Breakout 5: Going Global - The New Era of Flexible Working
Breakout 6: Crossing the Pond: Dealing with US & UK Immigration Challenges
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM: Tea
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM: Litigation and PR: Managing the Fallout
4:45 PM - 5:00: Round up and closing
5:00 PM: Drinks reception

Scott Anderson - Lewis Silkin, UK
Geetha Aninata - FordHarrison, USA
Karen Baxter - Lewis Silkin, UK
Zhou Bo - Fangda Partners, China
Russell Brimelow - Lewis Silkin, UK
Bill Buckley - Vice President Human Resources Europe, Emerson
Michael Burd - Lewis Silkin, UK
Jonathan Carr - Lewis Silkin, UK
Jean-Baptiste Chavialle - Capstan, France
Christoph Crisolli - Kliemt & Vollstädt, Germany
Sean Dempsey - Lewis Silkin, UK
Chris Engels - Claeys & Engels, Belgium
Yvonne Frederiksen - Norrbom Vinding, Denmark
Antonia Grant - Lewis Silkin, UK
Tom Hayes - Executive Director, BEERG
Christopher Hitchins - Lewis Silkin, UK
Samir Kantaria - Al Tamimi & Company, UAE
Colin Leckey - Lewis Silkin, UK
Lucy Lewis - Lewis Silkin, UK
Vanessa Markham - Employment lawyer, Oracle Corporation
Valeria Morosini - Toffoletto de Luca Tamajo, Italy
Stephen O'Flaherty - Lewis Silkin, UK
Diana Okoeva - Lewis Silkin, UK
Bartłomiej Raczkowski - Raczkowski i Wspólnicy, Poland
Iñigo Sagardoy - Sagardoy Abogados, Spain
Louise Steensma - VP HR EMEA, Getty Images
Ellen Temperton - Lewis Silkin, UK
Vince Toman - Lewis Silkin, UK
Desmond Wee - Rajah & Tann, Singapore
Poppy Willmott - Lewis Silkin, UK
Further speakers to be announced

For more information, or to register, email events@lewissilkin.com or click here.