#TheCultureFactor

Cultural intelligence in business- Driving success with a global mindset
15.11.2019
Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce

About The Event

This is what happened in Milan at #TheCultureFactor 2018

Join us in Luxembourg, November 15th for the 2019 #theculturefactor conference.

This year, we will bring together an exceptional lineup of experts from industry, academia, and (supra)governmental institutions who will share their wisdom on the importance of culture.

Join interactive sessions, keynote speeches, breakout workshops, enlightening talks and case studies.

Meet experts and reflect with us on how you can drive success with a global mindset. 

Get your very-early bird ticket today! 

Agenda

09:00
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Opening of the conference
With Egbert Schram, CEO of Hofstede Insights and Carlo Thelen, General Director of the Chamber of Commerce
09:15
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Energizer
09:45
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Global Mindset? – Shift your paradigm
with Okey Okere
As the world around all of us is changing and our horizons are expanding, are we ready to engage with it? ___All of it?
10:15
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Negotiate like a local - Increase your success rate in international business.
10:45
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Break
11:15
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Attract and Retain Talents
11:45
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TBA
With Bas Bredenoord, HR Director Mars International Travel Retail
12:15
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Lunch Break
Keep the conversation going during a delicious lunch served at the venue
13:15
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Workshops: Driving Success with a Global Mindset
15:15
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Surprise Guest!
15:45
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Keynote Speech
16:15
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Panel Discussion
Should you adopt uniform organisational strategy and policies?
Is it more beneficial to let local offices chose their own approach?
In this panel discussion, experts will share insights on how to align global strategies with local realities to drive success with a local mindset.
16:45
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Closure of the conference
Programme subject to changes

Speakers

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Candida Snow
Speaker, consultant, trainer
Hofstede Insights
Associate Partner

Candida designs and delivers intercultural programmes identifying and developing the competences and skills crucial to her clients' success. She is a regular guest speaker and trainer at a number of international business schools, universities and large corporate event
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Wassim Karkabi
Leadership & Business Growth Specialist
Hofstede Insights MENA
Managing Director

With hands-on experience in helping Multinational and Regional organisations identify and resolve their Board, Executive, Leadership & Business Growth challenges, Wassim has worked closely with a number of Fortune 500 companies
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Okey Okere
Speaker, consultant, coach.
Hofstede Insights Nigeria
Managing Director

Okey is a consultant and a seasoned expert in organisational culture and intercultural management.
He has served as COO and in senior managerial positions in numerous notable Nigerian firms.

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Martin Karaffa
Brand Strategist, Consultant
Hofstede Insights
Associate Partner

Expert brand strategy consultant, specialising in the impact of culture on global brands and marketing campaigns, Martin has worked for BBDO, JWT, Ogilvy and Mather.


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David Morley
Consultant, trainer
Hofstede Insights Australasia
Managing Director

David is a recognised expert who helps people, companies and cultures work better together by helping them define the best culture for their organisation and teams.
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Tatjana Von Bonkewitz
Consultant, trainer, coach.
Hofstede Insights Lux-Bel
Managing Director

Tatjana helps companies retain and attract talent by delivering tailor made development opportunities for leaders


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Jean Pierre Coene
Author, consultant, coach
Hofstede Insights
Associate Partner

Jean Pierre offers his clients pragmatic, workable tools and know-how in finding new ways of gaining market share and solve cultural problems in real business situations.
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Marc Jacobs
Entrepreneur, author, consultant.
Hofstede Insights
Associate partner

Marc uses his wealth of hands-on expertise in managing across cultures at an executive level to invest in innovative positive impact companies, supports the Luxembourg start-up ecosystem and serves on several boards.
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Bas Bredenoord
HR Director Mars International Travel Retail
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Speakers
Yuriko Miyazaki
Hofstede Insights
Associate Partner
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Egbert Schram
Hofstede Insights
Group CEO
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More to be announced

About the Workshops

As part of our conference programme this year, you will get the chance to take part in a two hour workshop with some of our top senior consultants! Do not miss this opportunity!

Each of the Workshop includes pre-course activities and a work-plan to continue the learning after the conference.

Workshop sign-up links will be shared with the registered participants in October.


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CULTURE THE ULTIMATE GROWTH HACK FOR YOUR BRAND! 

WORKSHOP LEADERS:

Martin Karaffa Expert brand strategy consultant, specialising in the impact of culture on global brands and marketing campaigns who has worked for BBDO, JWT, Ogilvy and Mather to name a few. Martin is an associate partner of Hofstede Insights.

Egbert Schram Hofstede Insights Group CEO

DESIGNED FOR

In house marketers, internal communication, small agencies and anyone interested in understanding the impact of culture on marketing and communication.  


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PLAYING WITH CULTURE - Bringing organisational culture to life with the Multi-Focus Model on Culture

WORKSHOP LEADERS:

Wassim Karkabi is a Leadership & Business Growth Specialist with hands-on experience in helping Multinational and Regional organisations identify and resolve their Board, Executive, Leadership & Business Growth challenges. He has worked closely with a number of Fortune 500 companies and is the Managing Director of Hofstede Insights MENA.

David Morley is a recognised expert who help people, companies and cultures work better together. He helps them define the best culture for their organisation and teams, create collaborative and winning teams in domestic an global settings, develop potent and engaging leaders who succeed locally and globally. He has worked at some of the worlds' largest organisations and is now the Managing Director of Hofstede Insights Australasia.

DESIGNED FOR

Chairman, Vice Chairman, CEO, Managing Partner, Board Member, Change Directors.


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INCREASE YOUR SUCCESS RATE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

WORKSHOP LEADERS:

Jean-Pierre Coene Consultant, author and trainer, Jean Pierre shares with his audience the fruit of 40 years of experience in International Sales and management. Jean-Pierre is an associate partner of Hofstede Insights.

Marc Jacobs following 25 years of international management, Marc helps organisations on how to deal with the intercultural challenges in international business. Marc is an associate partner of Hofstede Insights.

DESIGNED FOR

Startups


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DOING BUSINESS IN LUXEMBOURG

WORKSHOP LEADERS: TBA


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THE BALANCE ACT IN FINANCE. INNOVATION vs. COMPLIANCE

WORKSHOP LEADER:

Piotr Gryko Senior Partner at House of Skills, Transition Management Expert and associate partner of Hofstede Insights, Piotr has helps some of the worlds' largest organisations understand and change their Culture. 

DESIGNED FOR

Financial institution leaders, innovators and consultants.


 

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Practical Information

 

The #CultureFactor conference will take place at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce located at: 7 r. Alcide de Gasperi - Kirchberg, 2981 Luxembourg. 

For more information on the conference, the programme, the speakers or the location please contact us at: info @ hofstede-insights.com. 

We look forward to meeting you in Luxembourg!

 

 

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