About the conference
Talent Matters is a one-day international conference where the world’s top talent leaders, key innovators, and influencers in the talent and HR industry come together to problem-solve, build community and share best practices around the key challenges and trends shaping the future of work. At conference participants will learn how leading organizations are challenged with upcoming talent based on the dynamic and changing global workforce.Discover more
Recruitment Marketing (Social Media) and Employer Branding
Recruiting and Management Strategies
Engagement and Retention (Grow Bigger Mind / addressing Skills Gap and Keep Them)
Transfer of Knowledge and succession planning
The Word of Talents
The Programme 2018 will be published shortly
|8.30-10.00||AmCham Business Breakfast: Talents in the Spotlight and Best of the Best 2017 – Finals||Talent Talk: “Talent Vocabulary” for Business. Dr. Dejan Verčič, Head of the Department of Communication and the Faculty of Social Sciences of Ljubljana, and partner and Knowledge Director for the Stratkom Communication Group
Talent Talk: Who are Talents in the Business World? Nana Šumrada Slavnič, LL.M., PhD, Senior Legal Counsel, Ekipa 2 (Outfit7), Leader of the Snowball group 2.0
Best of the Best 2017 – Finals
Innovation: Štartaj, Slovenija!, Pro Plus
Motivation: Together in Battle: Paralympic athletes and Lidl Slovenia, Lidl Slovenija
Openness: CEO for a Month, Adecco H.R. and ALPE-PANON McDonald’s DL
|10.00-10.30||Refreshment and Break | (*Registration for those that applied only for the conference)|
|10.30-11.10||Conducting an Orchestra of Individual Talents||Interactive Discussion:
Matej Erjavec, President of the Basketball Federation of Slovenia
Radoslav Nesterović, Secretary General of the Basketball Federation of Slovenia
Rado Trifunović, Coach of the Men’s Basketball Team of Slovenia
Katja Hleb, Studio Moderna
Moderators: Monika Lapanja, Director at CBE and Ajša Vodnik, CEO at AmCham Slovenia
|11.10 – 11.30||Talent Management: Between a Fad and a Silver Bullet||Robert Kaše, Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana|
|11.30-12.30||A Talent Management Perspective||Case Presentation:
Marija Felkel, Board Member, Hrvatski Telekom
Nataša Houmark, Regional HR Lead Central Eastern Europe, Johnson&Johnson
Gregor Rajšp, HR Director Mercator d.d.
Barbara Luckmann Jagodič, Regional HR Manager at Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires
Nina Potisek, Petrol d.d.
Moderator: Mateja Slaviček, CBE
|13.15-14.00||Unlocking The Potential of Talent for Business Growth||Nikolaos Dimitriadis, Trizma Neuro, University of Sheffield International Faculty|
|14.00-15.15||How to Engage Talents?||Case Presentation:
Gabriele Metz, Head of Talent Management EMEA GF HR Talent Management, Ericsson
Dennis Kight, Co-Founder, The Firehorse Collective, LLC
Ivan Erenda, Director – Member of Management at TPV
Moderator: Monika Lapanja, Director at CBE
|15.15-16.00||Interactive Discussion: Complete the Loop. Connect with Training, Learning and Development to Grow Skills Required to Meet Future Changes||Interactive Discussion with Best Practice Sharing:
Žiga Vavpotič, Chairman at Outfit7 Limited
Enzo Smrekar, General Manager at Atlantic Grupa
Moderator: Ajša Vodnik, CEO at AmCham Slovenia
|16.00 – 16.15||Refreshment and Break|
|16.15- 17.00||Shaping your Business with Masterminds||Interactive Discussion with Talents and Employers:
Gašper Hren, Project Manager, Danfoss Trata, Superfinalist of the of the 7th Generation of AmCham Young
Deana Jezeršek, Head of Studies and Development, LanguageSitter, AmCham Top Potential of the Year 2017
Marko Narat, Student at Faculty of Computer and Information Science
Tamara Valenčič, Independent HRM Consultant and Strategic Advisor to the Board at D.Labs
An award-winning communications professional, educator and consultant. Dr. Dimitriadis is the author of the book “Neuroscience for Leaders: A Brain Adaptive Leadership Approach” (Kogan Page, London) and spoke at TEDx University of Strathclyde for the...
Robert Kaše is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana, Department of Management and Organization, where he teaches various courses at the undergraduate, graduate, MBA...
Marija Felkel is a member of the Management Board and Chief Human Resources Office. She graduated from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law, in 1998. As a lawyer by education, she began her professional life...
Nataša Houmark has 15 years of experience as HR Lead & Business Partner in multinational environment (Imperial Tobacco, Sparkasse bank, Goodyear, Johnson & Johnson). With her diverse experience from various organizational structures & cultures, various...
Tamara Valenčič is people development, talent management, organizational design and communication expert, successfully joining expertise into creating company cultures of engagement and effectiveness. Her career ranged from governmental office to Chamber of Commerce, via telecommunication...
Matej Erjavec is the president of the Basketball Federation of Slovenia since 2014 and former basketball player for the Janče, Parklji and Slovan. Today he is a university graduate lawyer who has been running his...
Radoslav Nesterović is the Secretary General of the Basketball Federation of Slovenia. He started his basketball career at the parent club Slovan. He later progressed and became the first Slovenian citizen who regularly played in...
Rado Trifunović is the coach of the men's basketball team of Slovenia. As a 1st Class coach he has extraordinary playing and coaching experience. He has worked in both spheres, in Slovenia and abroad, and...
Katja Hleb has 20 years of experience in the field of executive search, selection and development and vast experience in advising an actively participating in designing and forming top edge human potential management strategies and...
He has almost a 10 years of experience in the field of working with people inside organizations. Almost half of his career he was working in Mercator's disability company. He is constantly working in retail,...
Metoda Debeljak, graduated from the Faculty of Arts, History of Art Programme, at the University of Ljubljana. Later she proceeded with her master study at postgraduate level at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana...
Dennis has been passionate about Human Resources and employee engagement ever since taking his first Organizational Behavior course in University. He graduated from BYU-Hawaii with a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, and went on to...
Gabi joined Ericsson in 2013 to lead the Talent Management organization in the Middle East region. Prior to joining Ericsson, Gabriele spent 18 years at Motorola in various HR capacities. She brings the insight and...
Business-oriented marketing expert who wants to make the most of his knowledge and experience in the local or international environment. He has 30 years of experience in marketing and management of which 18 years are...
Živa Vavpotič is a Chairman (with Chief Financial Officer and Chief Revenue Officer roles as well) of Oufit7 Limited with passion, fun and joy (and, of course, with hard work). He is the owner of...
Ivan graduated from the University of Ljubljana with a Bachelor of Science of Chemical Technology. After obtaining his degree, he continued into postgraduate school to obtain his Master's degree in International and Diplomatic Studies and...
Deana Jezeršek is a winner of 7th generation AmCham Young Professionals. Deana is a University graduate of English and German. Since April 2013 she is a co-founder, Head of Education and Development at Languagesitter d.o.o.
Gašper Hren is an engineer who works as a Project Manager at Danfoss Trata. Two years ago he designed the 24Idea program where employees can propose ideas to the management of the company. As an...
Marko Narat is a last year student of the bachelor program Administrative Information Systems at the Faculty of Administration and the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana. Despite his young age, he...
210€ (+ VAT) per person for registering before November 25, 2017
230€ (+ VAT) per person for registering after November 25, 2017
Please note that the discount offers can not be combined. The registration fee includes participation at the conference, coffee breaks, lunch and materials. After filling out the registration form you will receive confirmation e-mail on your e-mail address. For group registration please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with information about participants. Registration is possible up to and including December 2, 2017. No refunds can be made for cancellations received after December 2, 2017. In a case of no-show, there will be no refund of the conference fee. An invoice will be delivered to the address provided in the registration form 14 days before the conference starts and after the conference. The invoice should be paid within 8 days after receiving the invoice.
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