Virtual Nordic HR Excellence Summit

5 May 2021

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Virtual Nordic HR Excellence Summit

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5 May 2021

About the Event

What Can You Expect At The Virtual Nordic HR Excellence Summit?

The Virtual Nordic HR Excellence Summit is a part of a global series of Human Resources Summits and webinars where corporate HR professionals from the Nordics will gather to share their expertise and network with their colleagues. At the HR Excellence Summit, you will have the opportunity to engage with  HR experts and get a unique chance to learn how Nordic HR  leaders have  handled  the COVID- 19 crisis in their companies. The topics covered range from leadership, beyond budgeting, the future of work, wellness, resilience, data analytics, recruitment presented by HR Experts from VTT, Wolt, IKEA, Equinor, Nokia, Wärtsilä, Mölnlycke, Happy At Work and more.

What You Will Learn At The Virtual Nordic HR Excellence Summit:

  • MÖLNLYCKE will share with predictions on The New Era Of The People’s Function
  • NOKIA will talk about the 5 most common mistakes that companies make in Data Analytics and how to avoid them
  • How EQUINOR has successfully implemented the Beyond Budgeting Model in their company
  • IKEA will share a case study on the Power Of Culture and how to create it in your company
  • WOLT will talk about Employer Branding and how to implement it in your company
  • VTT will talk about The Future Of Work and how to prepare for it
  • Wärtsilä will share about the impact that Covid has had to the workspace design and the way we work
  • The summit also includes interactive workshop on How To Remain Happy At Work During Turbulent Times? highlighting the connection between happy employees, wellbeing and resilience and how you can achieve this in your organization.

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Facts & Figures

  • The first-ever edition of the Global HR Trends Summit was held in Belgrade, Serbia in May 2012.
  • In 10 years, the Global HR Trends Summit has been hosted in 20 different countries including Canada, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Turkey, Georgia, Qatar, Iran, Israel, Switzerland, Lebanon, and virtually around the world.
  • 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 60 HR Trends Summits Around the World! 


Sophia Boleckis Wärtsilä

Bjarte Bogsnes Bogsnes Advisory

Sari-Ek Petroff VTT

Martin Lexa

Annika Månsson Happy at Work

Mark Hayton Nokia

Jenni Kivikoski Wolt

Jenny Hjalmar Åkerblad IKEA



Leading The Way Forward: The New Era Of The People’s Function 

Martin Lexa, Chief People & Communications Officer, Mölnlycke


Beyond Budgeting – Business Agility In Practice

Bjarte Bogsnes, Senior Advisor Performance Framework, Equinor


My First 5 Mistakes in Data Analytics

Mark Hayton, Global Lead for Organization Development Analytics, Nokia


Coffee Break


Interactive Workshop: How To Remain Happy At Work During Turbulent Times? An Interactive Workshop About Selfcare & Teamcare 

Annika Månsson, Founder, Happy at Work


Lunch Break


Leading Change Through Space

Sophia Boleckis, Director, Culture Transformation Lead, Wärtsilä


Power Of Culture – Just When We Needed It Most

Jenny Hjalmar Åkerblad, Leadership & Competence Development Manager, IKEA


Coffee Break


How To Get Started With Employer Branding

Jenni Kivikoski, Talent Acquisition Partner - Product+, Wolt


New Work @VTT – Our Journey To The Future Of Work

Sari Ek-Petroff, HR Business Partner, Leadership and Talent Development & Culture, VTT


End of Summit


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