International Conference European Diversity Day: Diversity and Inclusion – Bridges to the Future of Work
Live recording (Czech)
Live recording (English)
Workshop recording: Intercultural practice, cross-border cooperation and integration of foreign workers in the Czech labour market
Workshop recording: Diversity and Inclusion Strategies and Their Implementation
The conference is organised by Byznys pro společnost (Business for Society), national coordinator of the European Diversity Charter. This high-profile event is part of the European Diversity Month in the Czech Republic and is held under the auspices of the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Markéta Pekarová Adamová. The conference will be held with the support of the European Commission and DG Justice.
The main theme of the conference, as well as the European Diversity Month, is “Building Bridges”.
Prominent representatives of business from the Czech Republic, public administration and local governments, the European Union, ambassadors from Europe and overseas, representatives of academia and others will take part in the European Diversity Day.
Three parallel workshops that will take place after the morning programme block will have exclusive panellists and topics this year. Do not miss interesting and inspirational personalities who will hold a discussion of current topics trending in the labour market and in society.
The conference will be moderated by Petra Schwarz Koutská, publicist and PR manager. The conference will be simultaneously interpreted to Czech and English.
Registration is open until 25th May 2022.
The conference will be held in the premises of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Sněmovní 4, Praha 1. The capacity of the “Státní akta” Hall is approximately 70 participants.
If you have registered to take part in the event in the conference venue, please, be sure to plan enough time for passing through the security control at the entrance to the building.
Can't attend in person? Watch the live stream from the conference.
Programme for the Conference
Welcoming address by the Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Innovation and by the organiser – Business for Society; presentation of current trends and findings of the “Diversity Index”
Mgr. Jana Havlíková – Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Innovation
Pavel Štern – Programme Director, BPS – Business for Society
Keynote panel: European and Transatlantic Cooperation in the Labour Market and Society
Diversity and inclusion – the key values for the future of work. Integration and inclusion of Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war zone into the European labour market and society.
Ryan Stoner – Political-Economic Counsellor, U.S. Embassy in The Czech Republic
Libor Michalčík – Statutory Representative, Kyndryl Client Center, s.r.o.
Ines Windisch – Head of HR, Communications & Sustainability, Zentiva Group, a.s.
Coffee break, networking
Discussion panel: “Diversity and Inclusion – Building Bridges to the Future of Work”
Turning diversity and inclusion into the pillars of change in the labour market and the field of human labour.
Erika Vorlová – Chief Services Officer and Member of the Management Board, GasNet
Ctirad Lolek – Executive Director of Human Resources, Komerční banka, a.s.
Barbora Pencová – HR Director, Provident Financial s.r.o.
Ctirad Nedbálek – VP Human Resources & Sustainability, Albert Česká republika, s.r.o.
European Diversity Charter Accession Ceremony
Traditional ceremony for new signatories that takes place on the European Diversity Day.
Markéta Pekarová Adamová – Speaker of the Chamber
of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, speech and greetings to the conference participants
Petra Schwarz Koutská – official Diversity Charter accession ceremony
Break, refreshments, networking
Afternoon parallel workshops with exclusive panellists and topics
Workshop: Diversity & Inclusion MasterClass
Presentation of open tools newly developed in the Diversity & Inclusion MasterClass project and presentation of the “Master ClassGuide” under development
Moderator: Jana Skalková – Head of the Cabinet Expert Team Department, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Helena Steinerová – Senior manager, Recruitment, Development & Employer Brand, GasNet
Kamila Černá – People, Transition & Transformation Lead, Accenture Czech Republic
Ladislav Kučera – Human Resources Director, SAP Czech Republic
Sherin Abazeidová – Chief Culture & Diversity Officer Human Resources, Komerční banka
Simona Dalihodová – Diversity Officer, Raiffeisenbank
Martina Zimmermann – Diversity Manager, ŠKODA AUTO
The workshop will take place in the main conference hall and will be simultaneously interpreted and streamed.
Workshop: Intercultural practice, cross-border cooperation and integration of foreign workers in the Czech labour market
Diversity and inclusion of Ukrainian refugees from the war zone
into the Czech labour market and companies; corporate and best practice
Moderator: Petr Bittner – journalist and editor of the “Referendum” daily
Kateřina Piechowicz – Spokesperson, CSR projects, Heimstaden, s.r.o.
Milan Čigáš – Head of HR Department, Regional Authority of Central Bohemia Region
Adriana de Martini – Head of Human Resources, Deutsche Börse Group
The workshop will take place in room A55 of the House of Deputies, the workshop will be held in Czech language. A videorecording of the workshop will be included in the European Diversity Day follow up communication.
Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion Strategies and Their Implementation
From international headquarters to local practice, introducing D & I to the Czech Republic. Sharing of best practice and experiences among Diversity Charter signatories and other companies.
Moderator: Lucia Hronková – BPS – Business for Society
Radek Nešleha – General Manager, Atlas Copco Services, s.r.o.
Jaromir Staroba – Prague Capability Center Director, Anheuser-Busch InBev Czech s.r.o.
Jaroslav Neuvirth – HR Manager, Eaton European Innovation Center
The workshop will take place in the room A56 of the House of Deputies, the workshop will be held in English language, simultaneous interpretation to Czech will be available. A videorecording of the workshop will be included in the European Diversity Day follow up communication.
Official closing of the European Diversity Day 2022. Invitation to other Business for Society activities and events.
Registration is open until 25th May 2022.
Pavel Štern, Programmes Director, +420 607 919 028, email@example.com
Co-funded by the Rights, Equality
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