Program of OPEN Conference
Delivered by role models and international diversity experts from Fortune 500 companies, startups, and global initiatives.
10 November, 2017: Conference Day @ Budapest Music Center
9 November, 2017: Workshop Day @ Google Ground
The program may be subject to change.
10 November, 2017 - Conference Day
Venue: Budapest Music Center
Main Stage: GET INSPIRED by Role Models
8:30-9:15 Registration & warming up: coffee and tea to start the day
9:25-9:30 Opening remarks by the organizers: Melinda Miklos, WeAreOpen, CEO
Breakout: DISCUSS & LEARN Stage
LEARN from best practices and DISCUSS in unconference style
At DISCUSS sessions we invite the members of the audience too to take a seat onstage and actively participate.
9:40-10:30 DISCUSS: How are you? A learning by sharing session for Employee Resource Groups and their supporters.
Facilitator: Andras Szabadi, Marketing Coordinator, The Boston Consulting Group
10:30-11:15 DISCUSS: Are current HR processes truly inclusive?
Facilitator: Liz Grant, Diversity expert
11:15-11:30 Break (coffee, tea, snacks) - Immerse yourself in the work of contemporary artists with OPEN pop-up exhibition!
11:30-11:55 LEARN: Challenging the best practices
by Klara Tatar-Kiss, CE5 Cluster HR Head (CHRO, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria), Citi
11:55-12:20 LEARN: The Inclusion Imperative: building diversity through role models, by global initiative, OUTStanding
12:20-12:45 LEARN: Hiring women in Pakistan - and how it can be relevant in Central Eastern Europe too.
by Zdravka Demeter Bubalo, Human Resources Vice President, MOL Group and Minahil Qasim, Corporate Affairs at Mol Pakistan
12:45-13:10 LEARN: Best practices on how to build leadership accountability on Diversity and Inclusion
by Gabriella Babel, Enterprise Lead, Microsoft
14:00-15:00 DISCUSS: Good mother, good father, good employee?
Facilitator: Anna Rez, Üvegplafon (Glass Ceiling) Founder, Researcher
15:10-16:00 DISCUSS: How to hire and retain more Roma people?
Facilitator: Csaba Faix, co-founder of Prompt Media communications agency, former PR manager for Prezi
Meet, learn and laugh.
A few surprises await you, so stay tuned for more information!
Venue: Google Ground
11:30-12:00 Arrival, registration
12:00-14:00 What comes after physical accessibility? Real inclusion for people with disabilities.
by Claire Harvey, Paralympian, CEO of Diversity Role Models; former Senior Consultant on Inclusive Leadership at KPMG
14:15-17:15 Learn to handle difficult discussion: Improvisational actors will be there to help you try and understand.
by Andrew Hefler, Chief Trainer, Dramatrix