Workforce Solutions for an Uncertain Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California and LONDON, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) has announced the full program for the 2017 Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Summit Europe: Workforce Solutions for an Uncertain Time, taking place this April in Berlin.
Now in its eighth year, the annual CWS Summit Europe is the premier conference for HR and Procurement professionals from Europe's largest organizations. This year's event brings current global developments, along with the rapid changes impacting the world of work and the talent landscape, into sharp focus in an exploration of the risks and opportunities at hand.
SIA's Bryan Pena, SVP Contingent Workforce Strategies, goes in depth into the climate of uncertainty in an introductory keynote that addresses Success in Trying Times: Five Workforce Strategies to Make a Difference as he shares how to align contingent workforce program activities for success along the path ahead.
Keynote panelists Yanis Varoufakis, Former Greek Minister of Finance, and Jens Spahn, Parlimentary Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and member of the CDU/CSU Party in Germany, debate Workforce Flexibility and the Future of European Union as they speak to the tremendous societal and business shifts at play and how they stand to shape the direction of European labor markets going forward.
The conference will also feature tracked sessions around the themes of:
- Leading by Example
- Preparing for Change
- Evolving and Innovative
- Research Focus
These sessions provide an intensive look at contingent workforce solutions from focused perspectives, and will cover topics and areas such as MSP/VMS implementation, pricing strategies, Total Talent Management, compliance, RPO and latest SIA research findings. The program also features a collaborative Think Tank, facilitated Roundtable discussions and dedicated networking sessions as delegates are invited to connect in interactive dialogue and informal conversation.
"Businesses today are operating in an environment that is more complex and more competitive than ever," said Barry Asin, President of SIA. "I am especially excited to welcome important perspectives, expert voices and thought leaders to the 2017 CWS Summit in Berlin. As companies seek to understand and navigate the evolving world of contingent work, they face an array of global influences, economic trends, recent political upheavals and technological advances. This year's conference aims to present insights that are directly relevant and crucial to strengthening strategic vision around contingent work and workforce solutions."
CWS Summit Europe: Workforce Solutions for an Uncertain Time will be held 26-27 April at Andel's by Vienna House Berlin, Germany. CCWP (Certified Contingent Workforce Professional) training will be held onsite preceding the conference, 24-25 April. For more information and registration, please visit www.cwssummitwe.eu
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Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England. Read more about SIA here.
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