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Speexx Welcomes World Health Organization HR Specialist to its Speexx Exchange Conference Speaker Lineup

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An HR Specialist from the World Health Organization joins Speexx' speaker lineup for its first-ever, all-virtual, annual Speexx Exchange Conference on December 2, 2020.

MUNICH (Tuesday, November 17, 2020) – Speexx has added yet another speaker to its lineup for its annual Speexx Exchange conference, which will explore the acceleration of digital transformation in this "new normal." The World Health Organization's Jen Velev, an HR Specialist and Project Lead, will be joining top industry experts and thought leaders in the fields of HR and L&D. 

These industry experts and thought leaders will all be (virtually) discussing best practices and lessons learned surrounding fundamental changes happening in the workplace - everyone shifting to all-digital almost overnight, due to the pandemic.

"We are thrilled to have Jen, and the WHO, join us and further diversify the types of organizations joining us at Speexx Exchange this year," said Speexx President and co-founder Armin Hopp. "As she represents one of the leading health agencies, and is a renowned expert in HR and L&D, we're certain to learn - from one of the very best sources out there, no less - really valuable ways in which we can apply and encourage learning and talent management within our own organizations, and directly from an institution that has a very unique relationship to what's happening with regards to the global pandemic. We're so keen to hear from Jen."

This will be the tenth edition of Speexx Exchange, where, similar to other years, more than 200 HR and talent management delegates across 20 countries will assemble (virtually) for insightful conversations around learning transformation and technology. To comply with health and safety regulations, the event will be entirely remote; participants will experience engaging networking and workshops via online breakout sessions and live chats with both other attendees and speakers alike.

In addition to moderator Laura Overton, international speaker, author and facilitator as well as former CEO and Founder of Towards Maturity, Speexx Exchange will be co-hosted by Jo Cook, instructional designer and classroom facilitator who specializes in virtual classrooms, webinars and live online technology. Indeed, Jo Cook is an expert in and familiar with online events and will be a valuable contribution to the virtual experience of Speexx Exchange. 

Speakers at this year's event represent a variety of nationalities and companies - spanning healthcare, academia, professional social networks, automotive/manufacturing, science, and more.

A detailed program with speaker bios is available on the Speexx Exchange website, which is constantly being updated with new additions to the agenda. The following speakers are presenting their experiences and company best practices when it comes to fast-forwarding digital transformation, and will each be providing their own definitions of this concept of a "new normal":

  • Area9, Andreas Kambach, Managing Director
  • GP Strategies, Tim Burmeister, Learning Transformation Manager
  • Industry Insights, Laura Overton, Partner and International Speaker, Author, Facilitator, Analyst
  • Lightbulb Moment, Jo Cook, Director, Virtual Classroom and Webinar Specialist and Speaker
  • LinkedIn Learning, speaker TBC
  • Novartis, Miriam Neelen, Global Head of Learning Design & Learning Sciences
  • Transforming Talent, Elizabeth Lembke, Chief Talent Navigator
  • Universidad Tecmilenio, Montserrat Ventosa, VP Talent, Wellbeing and Purpose 
  • Winkelmann, Sarah Makowski, Senior Manager, Talent Management
  • World Health Organization, Jen Velev, HR Specialist and Project Lead

Keep checking the Speexx Exchange website for new speaker announcements.