Programme 2017*

8.00-8.30 Conference Registration
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
Interactive discussion:
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
Interactive discussion
12.30-13.15 Lunch
 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
Interactive Discussion
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

Registration form

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 with information about participants. Registration is possible up to and including October 16, 2018. No refunds can be made for cancellations received after October 16, 2018. 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 or after the conference, depending on the date of the registration. The invoice should be paid within 8 days after receiving the invoice.