Balance for All

Online International Conference FOR EMPLOYERS on the WORK-LIFE BALANCE CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE

Ms LĪGA MEŅĢELSONE (Presentation language LV)
Director General, Employers’ Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)

Mr KRIŠS LIPŠĀNS (Presentation language LV)
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Republic of Latvia

KEYNOTE SPEECHES ON CONTEMPORARY ROLE OF WORK-LIFE BALANCE IN COMPETITIVENESS AND PRODUCTIVITY

Dr. MIREIA LAS HERAS (Presentation language ENG)
Professor of Managing People in Organizations, International Center for Work and Family (ICWF)

Ms BARBARA GERSTENBERGER (Presentation language ENG)
Head of Unit, Working Life, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) (Eurofound)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Equal treatment and gender equality in determining remuneration, human resource development, representation on company boards, encouraging male employees to take parental leave, reducing gender stereotypes in the company and society.

FINLAND: THE FAMILY LEAVE AND CHILD CARE SCHEMES IN FINLAND – TOWARDS MORE EQUALITY?

Mr ILARI KALLIO (Presentation language ENG)
Chief Policy Adviser, EU Affairs and Corporate Law, Finnish Commerce Federation

GREECE: WORK-LIFE BALANCE: THE GENDER DIMENSION

Mr YANNIS SIDIROPOULOS (Presentation language ENG)
Policy Expert, Employment & Labour Market, Helenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)

Ms FRAGISKI MELISSA (Presentation language ENG)
Chief HR Officer, Alpha Bank Greece

FAMILY SUPPORT

Adapting support and work environment for parents and careers.

SLOVENIA: MEN, WORK-LIFE BALANCE AND CARING COMPANIES

Dr. ŽIVA HUMER (Presentation language ENG)
PhD Researcher, Peace institute

IRELAND: INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY – SHAPING ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE

Mr SHANE KELLY (Presentation language ENG)
Head of Diageo in Society (Europe), Diageo plc

TELEWORKING AND FLEXIBILITY

Support for employees, ensuring well-being, successful and motivating communication during teleworking.

BELGIUM: FREEDOM AS A DRIVER FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Mr TIM BERGHMANS (Presentation language ENG)
Creator of Opportunities (COO), Marbles

LATVIA: MAN. NATURE. WORK.

Mr JĀNIS PALKAVNIEKS (Presentation language ENG)
Spokesperson, Draugiem Group

AUSTRIA: 3 YEARS WORKING TIME REDUCTION AT FULL PAY … AND STILL A WIN-WIN-WIN SITUATION

Mr KLAUS HOCHREITER (Presentation language ENG)
CEO, eMagnetix Online Marketing GmbH

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INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

Diversity management and development of an inclusive work environment in the company for different groups of employees.

DENMARK: Promoting work-life balance in collective agreement

Ms TRINE BIRGITTE HOUGAARD (Presentation language ENG)
Senior Adviser, Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)

ITALY: INCLUSION AS A PERFORMANCE ENGINE

Mr ANDREA RUBERA (Presentation language ENG)
Engagement Manager, TIM (Telecom Italia)

Mr DARIO MIGLIAVACCA (Presentation language ENG)
Leadership and Team development manager, Nestlé Italy & Malta

LATVIA: WORK-LIFE BALANCE IN LATVIA: LESSONS LEARNED AND WAY FORWARD

Dr INESE STEPINA (Presentation language LV)
Deputy-Director General, Advisor on International and EU Affairs, Employers’ Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)

KEYNOTE SPEECHES ON THE FUTURE OF WORK

Mr ROBERTO SUAREZ SANTOS (Presentation language ENG)
Secretary General, International Organisation of Employers (IOE)

Dr RIEL MILLER (Presentation language ENG)
Head of Futures Literacy, UNESCO Futures Literacy

AWARD CEREMONY

Best practice award for employers for work and life balance in Latvia (LDDK Balance award 2020).

CLOSURE OF THE CONFERENCE