Educational sessions at WERC’s EMEA summit

Worldwide ERC’s EMEA conference will feature a range of high-quality educational sessions presenting the latest thinking on a range of mobility-related topics.

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Re:locate is proud to act as media partner for this key event in the global mobility calendar, which takes place in London on 11 and 12 February.

Sessions, presenters and panellists  

How to be Seen and Heard by Leadership and Business Partners          

It is critical that you are able to share your wealth of talent mobility knowledge with your company’s leadership and those responsible for setting mobility policies for the corporation.In this session, you will learn how other corporate representatives have been successful in creating a line of communication with the highest levels in their corporations, and gather tips on how to do this within your own organisation.


Selina N Jones-May, Head of Global Mobility, Lloyd's RegisterJohn Pfeiffer, Senior Expert, Processes and Products, E.ON

Ensuring Compliance for International Business Travellers

Making sure that your international business travellers are in compliance with tax and immigration laws is one of the most daunting challenges facing mobility practitioners today.In this session, you will discover what processes are necessary to track individual travel and monitor possible exposure to tax and immigration that their travel may create.


Ezeibe Agomo, Senior Manager, Global People Movement, SapientJessica Pattinson, Senior Manager, Global Employer Services – Immigration, DeloitteRobin Brown, Senior Manager, Global Employer Services – Analytics, Deloitte

Partnering with Your Service Providers: Tell Me What You Want, What You Really, Really Want!

Are you tired of being offered the same old thing, even though assignments, and therefore your needs, have changed?This is your opportunity to get together with like-minded corporate folds to brainstorm ideas on what we want and how best to communicate those needs to your service partners. Bring your creative ideas to share!


Susan C Gregory, Head of Talent Mobility, People and Culture, Grant Thornton, UK

Core-flex: the Next Policy Generation

Discover the latest trends in workforce mobility policy in the EMEA region and how you can incorporate these ideas into your corporate policy.


Jackie Blais, Global Mobility Manager, Avery Dennison

Duty of Care

Security for employees continues to be of great concern for corporations. In this session we will discuss some of the world’s most critical areas and discover what companies are doing to protect and care for their employees.


Pascale McLachrie, International Mobility Manager, ADEO

Ethics in Emerging Markets

We all understand the ethics of doing business in our own countries, but what happens when you step outside their borders?This session will discuss the challenges faced when working in countries with business practices that are contrary to established corporate practices, and what other companies are doing to address this problem.


Stephen Green, Partner, Fragomen Worldwide

Local-plus Solutions

As more organisations look into lowering the cost of international assignments, the concept of localisation often arises, and the next step is a discussion of local-plus packages.What are they, and do they really lower the cost of an assignment? This session will provide an in-depth look at various local-plus solutions and how they are working.


Ellyn Karetnick, Head of International Mobility Practice, UK Talent Business, MercerSelina N Jones-May, Head of Global Mobility, Lloyd’s Register

Peer2Peer Talks: Ooredoo – A Case Study

Ooredoo has been conducting a mobility roadshow across the organisation targeting the executive teams from each of its countries, to create greater awareness about its mobility programmes and foster strong partnership with management.The company has done a lot of work to transform a failed function in to a business enabler that could accelerate strategic initiatives across the group. Come and learn from their experiences!


Alexander Matianis, Senior Manager, Global Talent Mobility, Ooredoo

Pension Scheme Challenges for Cross-border Moves

Join us for a fascinating review of the pension scheme requirements between countries and learn how to make sure your assignees are properly covered as their work takes them to other countries.For further information about the conference, and to take advantage of a special free registration offer for HR and suppliers, click here.For details of the keynote speaker, Kevin Gaskell, click here.

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