Nordic HR Trends Summit

9 October 2020 Helsinki, Finland

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About the Event

Due to concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in accordance with health guidance from the WHO, and other health authorities, we have decided to postpone the Nordic HR Trends Summit that was scheduled to take place on the 27th of May in Helsinki. The new date for the Nordic HR Trends Summit is 9th October in Helsinki.  
We look forward to meeting you and your team in October.


Welcome to Helsinki's most innovative HR event in 2020!

After the phenomenal success in 20 countries around the world, the Global HR Trends Summit is coming to Helsinki on the 27th of May 2020! 

Don’t miss out on the chance to spend a day surrounded by some of the most stimulating and forward-thinking people in the world - the instant cure to creative burnout. Our inspirational speakers have worked and developed HR & Leadership strategies for some of the world's leading brands. 

Why you should join us at the Nordic HR Trends Summit:

  • The agenda is created by other HR professionals and focused on what matters.
  • You will have the opportunity to learn the latest trends in employee engagement, leadership, performance management, talent development and HR analytics in a single event.
  • Find out what your peers are doing, not doing, contemplating and aspiring to.
  • Keep pace with all the latest trends in today's fast-changing HR world
  • Become a part of our Global HR Family! 

Facts & Figures

  • The first ever edition of the Global HR Trends Summit was held in Belgrade, Serbia in May 2012.
  • In 8 short years, the Global HR Trends Summit has been hosted in 20 different countries including Canada, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Turkey, Georgia, Qatar, Iran, Israel, Switzerland and Bahrain.
  • The Global HR Trends Summit is the only HR Summit that brings global knowledge and experience and enables learning in a highly interactive environment! 
  • So far there have been over 50 HR Trends Summits Around the World! 


Sari-Ek Petroff VTT

Sophia Boleckis Wärtsilä

Marjo Kuosmanen Amer Sports

Jenni Kivikoski Wolt

Mark Hayton Nokia

Khan Ozol AstraZeneca

Torben Pedersen Novo Nordisk

Bjarte Bogsnes Equinor

Martin Lexa Mölnlycke Health Care

Luigi Maria Fierro ING Group



Registration & Morning Coffee


Chairman Opening Event


Cultural Transformation & How To Integrate It Into Brand Strategy
Martin Lexa,
Executive Vice President Human Resources & Corporate Communications, Mölnlycke Health Care


Talent Scouting Strategies and the Future Impact of AI and Machine Learning
Khan Ozol, PhD,
Global Head of Talent Scouting, Novartis Pharmaceuticals 


The End Of Performance Management As We Know It
Bjarte Bogsness,
Senior Advisor Performance Framework, Equinor


Everyday Is A Sunday - Creating A Culture Of Impact And Humanness
Sophia Boleckis,
Lead Consultant, Rune & Berg Design


Panel Discussion With Speakers & Delegates


Lunch For Speakers & Delegates


People Analytics: Joining The Dots Between Customers And Employees
Mark Hayton,
Global Lead for Organization Development Analytics, Nokia


A new HR narrative: how to build a self-driven purpose organization 
Luigi Maria Fierro,
Global Head of HR Strategy and Transformation, ING Group


Marjo Kuosmanen,
Head of HR, Digital services, ICT and Suunto, Amer Sports 


Panel Discussion With Speakers & Delegates


Coffee & Networking Break


Executing a Successful HR System Implementation With Agile Methodology- Novo Nordisk Case Study
Torben Pedersen,
Senior Project Manager GPOS Digital Transformation, Novo Nordisk A/S


Why Your Company Needs Data Scientists And How To Recruit Them? A More Detailed Look At Emerging Data Roles And The Future Of Recruitment
Jenni Kivikoski,
Talent Acquisition Lead, Silo.AI


From Excellent Candidate Experience To Excellent Employee Experience - Living Up To The Employer Value Proposition (EVP)
Sari Ek-Petroff,
HR Business Partner, Leadership and Talent Development & Culture, VTT


Panel Discussion With Speakers & Delegates


End Of Conference

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