2nd DGFP // Annual Global Mobility Conference - Flexibility in Global Mobility while mainstreaming processes - Absage, neuer Termin folgt

At the DGFP // Annual Global Mobility Conference on 26th March, we will discuss how to create flexible structures, products and processes in order to attract diverse talents world-wide while keeping a thorough eye on streamlined GM processes and compliance issues.

On 27th March, we invite you to our MasterClass The Posted Workers Directive – more than just "A1"! for only additional € 349,– regular // € 329,– Early Bird fee. Simply include the keyword "MASTERCLASS" into the field "Bemerkung". For more information on the MasterClass follow this link.


Daniel Zinner, Geschäftsführer, ZGM GmbH

Arrival and networking coffee

Barbara Orlik, Leiterin International Affairs, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V


Lutz Zimmermann, Director General Human Resources, GIZ


Consistent Philosophy & Flexible Execution: Possibility or Marriage Doomed to Fail?

Ian Johnson, Senior Vice President, Global Client Development, BGRS
// How to implement a consistent global mobility philosophy while allowing for flexible adoption of mobility benefits

// The role of technology in supporting greater flexibility

// The merits and challenges of job mobility versus employee mobility


Good Practice

The full outsourcing of the Global Mobility function, a two-year glance

Ellen Jansma, Global Head International Mobility, ING, The Netherlands

// How to prepare your Company and your Global Mobility team for a full outsourcing of the GM function.

// How to transfer the work of European GM resources to an outsourced party within 12 months.

// How to transfer various local processes into one global one managed by a non-traditional vendor.


Networking Coffee


Good Practice

Resetting the Global Mobility Policy for a connected world

Gudrun Kipp, Director International Assignments, Global Policy and Process owner International Assignments, Robert Bosch GmbH

// Crowdsourcing: How we @ Bosch developed the policy

//The new Assignment Landscape

// Main principles of the new policy


Good Practice
How to remain agile and business-oriented whilst applying a “one-size-fits-all” compliance-driven Global Mobility Policy
Kari Kähari, VP, Human Resources, Business Unit Minerals Energy & Water, Outotec GmbH & Co.KG
Carrie Cochran-Hildmann, Legal Counsel and Manager Global Mobility, Global HR, Outotec GmbH & Co KG
// How to implement a Global Mobility framework within a multi-national and cross-functional landscape

// How to balance out compliance-driven processes whilst serving business and customers´ needs alike

// Lessons learned and key take-aways from a current project set-up in Morocco


Networking Lunch

Cost efficient but flexible mobility programs - managing the stretch in an agile business environment

Kata Pajger, Mobility Expert, Group HR, Erste Group Bank AG, Austria

// Business demand for fast, flexible and professional solutions and at the same time, cost efficiency as a prerequisite

// Raising awareness on a management level on cost impacts as well as mobility related risks is a key factor – but how to do it?

// How to bring in employee satisfaction as a leading principle – a practical approach


Breakout Sessions

Building flexibility into modern GM programmes – is your policy framework fit for purpose?
David Remedios, Head of Consultancy, ECA International

Meike Klein, Business Development Executive, ECA International
// Policy segmentation: incorporating flexibility within a clearly defined framework

// Introducing flexibility to assignment packages, from cashing out benefits to a full core/flex approach

// Finding the balance: addressing the benefits and potential risks for the business and assignees

Effective Operational Excellence with Small Assignment Populations - Impossible Dream or well-appreciated Small Wins?

Michaela Brumme, Director, International Assignments, Wacker Chemie AG

// What can companies with small expat populations do to improve workflow processes and interface communication?

// Going digital at a small scope – every little bit helps

// When (digital) tools are too expensive – never forget the business case

Let’s ideate together!

Accompanying Partners: key to success?...!

Luise Zagst, Specialist HR Strategy, GIZ

// Challenges and opportunities during international assignments for accompanying partners and the company

// Effective measures to better support accompanying partners throughout the assignment cycle

// Dual Career policies and employment opportunities for partners

Efficient Software Usage for larger GM programs with an outsourced provider approach

Susanne Günther, Global Mobility Manager EMEA/APJ, SAP SE

// Can a Self-Service model for managers to create cost estimations and policy package choices work?

// Process-oriented IT support for approval workflows and automated creation of relocation agreement letters

// Software based effective and secured authorization of relocation provider

Networking Coffee

Breakout Sessions – Part 2

Key takeaways for bridging streamlining and flexibility efforts

Close of the DGFP // Annual Conference & Networking Drinks

Optional: Friday, 27th March 2020


The Posted Workers Directive – more than just “A1”! - Fallstricke bei der Entsendung und was Sie über die Reform der EU-Entsenderichtlinie wissen sollten

Felix Müller, Rechtsanwalt, BLUEDEX – Labour Law
Dr. Michael R. Fausel, Gründungspartner, BLUEDEX – Labour Law

Lernen Sie…

// was die reformierte EU-Entsenderichtlinie beinhaltet und wie eine Transformation in das deutsche Recht voraussichtlich erfolgen wird

// welche weiteren Auswirkungen die überarbeitete EU-Entsenderichtlinie in der Praxis haben wird, insbesondere im Hinblick auf das Postulat „Equal Pay for Equal Work“

// die genauen Hintergründe und Voraussetzungen des A1-Zertifikats

// die Besonderheiten und Fallstricke bei Entsendungen in Drittländer

// wie sich HR in der Praxis auf die Änderungen vorbereiten kann

Im Moment können wir Ihnen leider keinen Veranstaltungstermin anbieten. Gerne informieren wir Sie, sobald ein neuer Termin mit freien Plätzen verfügbar ist.


Ihr Ansprechpartner bei der DGFP

Laura Müller

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V.
Hedderichstraße 36
60594 Frankfurt am Main


Fon: +49 69 713785-215

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