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Roundtables (Corporates only)
Corporate benchmarking: Global Mobility strategy and policy
This is an opportunity for peer-to-peer discussions on a number of hot topics related to Global Mobility strategy and policy. These sessions are strictly for corporates only and provide a unique opportunity to benchmark your approach, receive feedback and build new ideas. Please select two topics from the following 7 roundtables, led by expert moderators.
Rebranding Global Mobility to the wider business
Trish MacDonald, Director, HR Operations Support, AREVA
Corporates only, benchmarking strategy and policy
Remaining compliant in a changing regulatory environment
From emerging markets and new locations to tightening regulations in established locations, the regulatory environment is constantly shifting and creating new challenges for Global Mobility. What are the latest trends in immigration regulation and what future changes can we expect? How can you keep up with these changes and ensure your business and assignees remain compliant? Moderator: Brendan Ryan, Managing Director Global Operations, Fragomen Worldwide
Expert Talent Mobility Insights: Closer to Home
Developing and managing an immigration program
Each company must adapt its immigration program to its particular industry, culture and countries of operation. Learn how one company, Amdocs, confronted the challenge.
Optimising technology for your Global Mobility progam
Technology offers many opportunities for Global Mobility, including the development of more sophisticated and accurate tracking of assignee populations. But how do you select the right technology for your business? How can you create an effective business case and gain the buy-in of key stakeholders? And what will the future of technology in global mobility look like?Moderator: Courtney Ellis-Jones, Content, Research and Community Manager, The Forum for Expatriate Management
Latest trends in Global Mobility technology
Seeking alignment of Global Mobility to today’s business needs
The role of Global Mobility is constantly shifting all the time, so how has what businesses want from Global Mobility changed? How can you remain aligned to your business’ aims and work effectively with the wider HR function to deliver results for your business and assignees? Moderator: Damian McAlonan, Managing Partner, The Boost Partnership
Moderator: Courtney Ellis-Jones, Content Editor, FEM
Be the change – Have Global Mobility Professionals been dealt a winning card?
Whilst the future of HR is a hotly debated subject, Global Mobility is now perfectly placed to take a more strategic role within the business. So, is it time for Global Mobility to make its move and go 'all in'? If yes, then how best can you start laying your cards on the table?
This keynote will look at:
Exploring approaches to tracking and managing business travelers
Business travelers continue to be a major challenge for Global Mobility. How can you effectively support these globally mobile employees and ensure they remain compliant? What opportunities are available to track them effectively and keep them engaged?
In the moment: how to develop best in class business travel framework
Creating global cost savings through efficient integration of mobility and payroll
Developing new approaches to expat policy and packages
Growing global: developing cultural competencies for world-ready 21st century organizations
In the 21st century, the tipping point for success will be an organization’s ability to take their hard-skill expertise and cross cultures with it, requiring “cultural competency” as a (if not the) most critical skill to develop. In this session, Dean will explore how to identify and develop “culturally competent” individuals and organizations.
Attendees will explore:
Ensuring a successful relocation: leveraging destination services strategically for ultimate assignment success
Looking at how a basic service addressing a myriad of logistics is also a strategic tool in
1) Ensuring key assignees accept an assignment, and
2) ultimately ensuring successful outcomes for the assignee and corporation.
The 5 myths of Global Mobility
Cathy and Michael take you for a walk in the deep, dark woods of Global Mobility Myths. Things we hold as true may be more myth than reality. Come hear what the actual (and hidden) facts reveal on Talent Mobility, Cost Cutting, Business Travel and Assignment ROI
No whine, just wine – its 5 o’clock somewhere! Celebrate, share, and learn from successes and challenges while we enjoy corresponding varieties of wine: On-Boarding (Bordeaux), Global Compensation (Chardonnay), Immigration (Cabernet), and Payroll (Sauvignon Blanc).
Thomas Shelton, President & Founder, HRToolbox, IncMary Weaver, Vice President, Global Client Services, HRToolbox, Inc.
Changing needs: flexible policies
Creating flexible/tailored assignment packages
Strategic mobility roadmap
With increasing globalization, mobility functions are being challenged to adapt to new talent, policy and service needs. Successful mobility programs have well developed and executed strategies that drive Global Mobility and business success.
Join this workshop and learn the latest mobility trends and how you can create your own strategic roadmap for success:
The workshop will cover:
Scoring a home run with procurement
Consular “Dos and Don’ts”: learning to leverage U.S. government business visa facilitation programs
Join a workshop discussion with facilitators from BAL. Some of the topics for discussion are:
Managing business traveler tax risks
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