Brussels Digital Workplace Conference

Brussels Digital Workplace Conference

How to drive employee engagement via a future-proof digital workplace platform

28 May 2020 (9h15-17h30)
Location: Crowne Plaza Le Palace (Brussels City Center)
Presented in English by Peter Hinssen, Sharon O'Dea, Martin White, Camille Tardiveau (Thalys) and many others
Price: 640 EUR (excl. 21% VAT)

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The "Brussels Digital Workplace Conference" is a joint venture between IT Works and ValueIntranet. This one-day conference, now in its 3rd edition, is Belgium's largest conference dedicated to intranets, digital workplaces and the future of work.

This conference targets managers and practitioners from Internal Communications, IT and HR, the key stakeholders of the digital workplace. Our aim is to bridge the traditional silos and spark cross-fertilisation.

From this unique one-day conference on the Digital Workplace, you can expect:

  • Inspiring keynote presentations from Belgian and international experts
  • Practical case studies from various Belgian and international companies
  • Expert sessions about popular platforms such as Microsoft Teams
  • A number of software providers and implementation partners will showcase their solutions

This conference covers these and many other topics:

  • Latest trends in intranets and digital workplaces
  • Digital Employee Experience (DEX): how to reach all employees with a user-friendly solution
  • How to ensure user adoption and governance of your digital workplace and of specific tools like Microsoft Teams?
  • How a digital workplace will enable and support the future of work?

Who will benefit from attending the conference ?

  • Intranet and digital workplace managers
  • Internal communication managers
  • Experts in digital channels and employee experience, digital transformation managers
  • HR managers
  • IT and project managers responsible for delivering a new intranet or digital workplace

You may also be interested in our partner conference: The 4th HR innov & tech Day is organised on 14/5/2020. You get 50 euro discount if you register before 14/4/2020. You can grab an extra saving of 50 euro with the following discount code ITworks-HRITD, to be entered during online registration. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Don't miss this inspiring, information-packed and highly interactive conference, and yes, you can already register (currently with 20% discount) !
8.30h - 9.15h
Registration and welcome coffee/tea
Introduction to the conference by the organisers: Patrick Van Renterghem (IT Works) and Guy Van Leemput (ValueIntranet)
9.20h - 10.00h
Opening Keynote: The intranet in the changing world of work (Sharon O'Dea, digital communication expert and co-founder of Lithos Partners)
10.00h - 10.40h
International case study: The global intranet journey of ING - transforming a traditional (social) intranet into a valuable Employee Experience Portal (Joris Kok and Alain Gilson, ING)
10.40h - 11.10h
Coffee/Tea + Networking + Solutions Expo
11.10h - 11.45h
Multiple Breakout Sessions (3 parallel rooms)
  • Break-out session 1A: Case study: The new intranet of Thalys (Camille Tardiveau, Internal Communication Manager, Thalys)
  • Break-out session 1B: To be announced
  • Break-out session 1C: To be announced
11.55h - 12.35h
Multiple Breakout Sessions (3 parallel rooms)
  • Break-out session 2A: Case study: The digital workplace and Microsoft Teams at Umicore (Quentin Poncelet (Umicore) and Serge Desaranno (delaware))
  • Break-out session 2B: To be announced
  • Break-out session 2C: To be announced
12.35h - 13.40h
LUNCH + Networking + Expo
13.40h - 14.40h
A choice of 3 different 1-hour workshops on various topics related to intranets and digital workplaces
  • Room A: Workshop by Martin White (IntranetFocus): How to assess and improve your intranet/enterprise search performance
  • Room B: Workshop by Isabel De Clercq (connect|share|lead): The Digital Workplace as a Lifelong Learning Platform
  • Room C: Workshop To be announced
14.45h - 15.25h
Multiple Breakout Sessions (3 parallel rooms)
  • Break-out session 3A: Expert session: How to tame Microsoft Teams - tips and tricks to keep control over your Teams environment (Tom Laureys and Damien Dewitte, Amplexor))
  • Break-out session 3B: To be announced
  • Break-out session 3C: To be announced
15.25h – 15.55h
Coffee/Tea + Networking + Expo
15.55h - 16.25h
International case study: How VELUX is reaching production employees with its innovative Digital Workplace based on Office 365 (Christian Skjæran, Digital Workplace Advisor, VELUX Group)
16.25h - 17.00h
Closing keynote: The Future of Work (Peter Hinssen, Nexxworks)
17.00h - 17.15h
Conference Summary and Closing Remarks
17.15h - 18.15h
Networking Drink
Don't miss this inspiring, information-packed and highly interactive conference, and yes, you can already register (currently with 20% discount) !

SOLUTIONS EXPO: We are pleased to have these solution providers at our conference:

AMPLEXOR is a leading digital solution provider offering global compliance, digital experience and content solutions. AMPLEXOR successfully designs and implements new digital workplaces and improves the overall employee experience.
Delaware is a global company that delivers advanced ICT solutions and services, guiding its customers through their business and digital transformations.
LumApps is a SaaS company operating since 2012 and serving organisations on a global scale. LumApps Digital Workplace is a category leader that integrates with collaborative suites such as Office 365 and G Suite.
Jalios is a leading publisher of collaborative intranet and Enterprise Social Network (ESN) software with headquarters in France. Jalios develops and commercialises powerful yet user-friendly tools that make it easy to create collaborative and social intranet/extranet sites and collaborative documentary databases.
OpenIMS is a digital workplace solution from OpenSesame ICT. It offers a very complete social intranet, extended with functionality for document management, workflows and case management. The solution has been co-created with Digipolis Gent and is offered as a SaaS solution from two certified data centres.

Questions about this ? Interested but you can't attend ? Send us an email !