Timișoara Business Mixer 2019

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Timișoara Business Mixer is the 4th conference organized by ABSL, dedicated to the local business services community and the western region of Romania.
The theme for this event is Today’s world of Business Services: Keeping pace with the speed of change.

Change is the only constant in life, as a Greek philosopher once said. In today’s world, it has become imperative for the business services companies to maintain high levels of agility, business flexibility and organizational ability in order to be innovative and explorative.

It’s a strong pressure with multiple transformational triggers all present at the same time, all equally intense; therefore companies need to remain relevant and adapt to the next development.

But driving change successfully is one of the more difficult aspects of organizational leadership and corporate management. Moreover, employees face these changes on different levels: from their own career perspective to their everyday tasks while keeping up with other changes in the organization.

What are these triggers, how are they changing the business service sector and what is our community doing to keeping pace with the speed of change?
Let’s discuss it together at Timișoara Business Mixer 2019!

ABSL Timișoara Business Mixer 2019 | Agenda

Event Moderator Colin Lovering, Senior Vice President – Avison Young

9:30 – 10:00

Registration & Welcome coffee

Greetings from Ciprian Dan, ABSL Vicepresident & Location Lead, Wipro

10:15 -11:15 | Workshop

  • Manage change effectively [Language: RO]

Speaker: Ovidiu Palici – Senior Trainer, Dale Carnegie Romania

As managers you are responsible for three clear areas of change management: managing organizational change, individuals during organizational change and yourself during organizational change. By taking a prepared, organized approach, you can plan and execute the necessary strategies for guiding your organizations through times of change.

11:15 – 12:30 | Knowledge Sharing Session – Experts’ insights (part I)

  • Connected by Skanska or the 10 apps in 1 solution for the friendliest workplace

Speaker: Ștefan Toma – Project Leader, Skanska

  • Act fast, hire faster. Optimizing the attraction of key talent.

Speaker: Georgiana Grama – Recruitment Team Leader in Business Services, Hays Specialist Recruitment Romania

In a time where everything is about being efficient and productive, successful recruitment is a direct reflection of the professionalism of a business. Hays will provide details on how to win the talent game of a full employment and increase recruitment efficiency in the business services sector.

  • Workplace strategy is changing fast. But there are trends we expect to last – and add value – even for the most traditional companies.

Speaker: Marius Șcuta – Head of Office Agency and Tenant Representation, JLL Romania

Since the physical workplace is no longer mandatory, employers are making it more appealing to be there, and easier than ever to collaborate. Technology companies are pioneers of this trend. They’ve challenged long-held expectations (for instance that everyone needs his or her own desk and that senior employees get window offices) and defined what the modern workplace looks like. But how do you differentiate between a passing fad and lasting feature? Are open floor plans good or bad? Is it better to work remotely or is collaborating in person more productive?

12:30 – 13:00 | Coffee Break

13:00 – 13:45 | Knowledge Sharing Session – Experts’ insights (part II)

  • Be Agile. Hack your space

Speaker: Marius Marza – Regional Director, Corporate Office Solutions

Key takeaways:

1. How empowering people to change their workplace can accelerate the adoption of Agile.

2. Complexity has dramatically changed in just a few decades. Things used to be easier. Complexity requires a different procedure. Agile methods systematically reduce uncertainty in situations that you cannot plan for.

3. Our prior space and furniture were fixed in place. Now, we feel empowered to move furniture, change our seats, even borrow stuff to make our space better

  • Facing transformation: scary and / or challenging?

Speaker: Andrada Iliescu – Advisory Senior Manager, KPMG Romania

13:45 – 15:00 | Case studies: Main Changes in 2019. Challenges & Creative Solutions

  • Catch me if you can

Speakers: Raymond Tijnagel – Subject Matter Expert, Carmen Oprea – Deputy Manager & Cosmin Ciobanu – Senior Manager – Wipro Romania

  • The human side of change. PwC Digital Upskilling Journey

Speaker: Gordana Hadade, Audit Manager – PwC Romania

Change isn’t easy. But the world is changing ever faster and people, being the heart and greatest strength of the business, need to be on board with change.

  • Hunt, Adapt or Lose – Nowadays Recruitment! 

Speaker: Marian Pătrașcu, Head of Sales and Talent Acquisition – APT Resources & Services

We are looking forward to have a journey related to the recruitment path in Business service Industry. Hunt, Adapt or Lose – being the right model of supporting our Partners. Presentation of the recruitment process transition, starting by adapting ourselves at the candidate market and also adapting our approach in terms of selection. During the last years, the assessment of the candidates have been changed, thus lead us to a different profile for the Recruiter role.

15:00 – 16:00

Late Lunch

Andrada Iliescu
Andrada IliescuAdvisory Director, KPMG Romania
Andras Merk
Andras MerkSenior Manager in Assurance Services EY Romania
Carmen Oprea
Carmen OpreaDeputy Manager – Wipro Romania
Colin Lovering
Colin LoveringChairman of The British Romanian Chamber of Commerce
Cosmin Ciobanu
Cosmin Ciobanu Senior Manager – Wipro Romania
Georgiana Grama
Georgiana GramaRecruitment Team Leader in Business Services, Hays Romania
Gordana Hadade
Gordana HadadeAudit Manager – PwC Romania
Marius Marza
Marius MarzaRegional Director, for Corporate Office Solutions
Marian Pătrașcu
Marian PătrașcuHead of Sales and Talent Acquisition – APT Resources & Services
Marius Scuta
Marius ScutaHead of Office Department and Tenant Representation JLL Romania
Ovidiu Palici
Ovidiu PaliciSenior Trainer - Dale Carnegie Training Romania
Raymond Tijnagel
Raymond TijnagelSubject Matter Expert – Wipro Romania
Stefan Toma
Stefan TomaProject Leader, Skanska Property Romania

The event is dedicated to specialists working in the Business Services Industry.

The event is free of charge, please reserve your seat by clicking on the button below.

Limited Seats, registration will be on first come-first serve basis.




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