Past Speakers

Future of Work Conference 2021

Juliet Schor

Economist and Sociologist,
Boston College

Melissa HeikkilÀ

AI Correspondent, POLITICO Europe
Panelist

Ferdinand Schmutzer

Owner of FS-Consult &
Platform Worker, Roamler
Roundtable leader

Sarah de Heusch

Institutional Affairs Officer and
Chair of Ethical Committee, Smart Cooperative
Roundtable leader

Paul Peake

General Counsel for Food,
Grocery and Etail portfolio, Prosus
Roundtable leader

Oliver Roethig

Regional Secretary, UNI Europa
Roundtable leader

Anastasia Fetsi

Lead Expert in Human Capital Development, European Training Foundation
Roundtable leader

Frederik Fahning

Co-Founder, Zenjob
Roundtable leader

Barbara Gerstenberger

Head of "Working Life" Unit, Eurofound
Roundtable leader

Max Uebe

Head of "Future of Work,
Youth Employment" Unit, European Commission
Roundtable leader

Joanne Kubba

Senior Director EMEA Policy, Uber
Roundtable leader

Menno Bart

Public Affairs Manager, The Adecco Group
Roundtable leader

Francesca Bria

President, Italian National Innovation Fund
Panelist

Christina Behrendt

Head of the Social Policy Unit, ILO
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Stefano Scarpetta

Director for Employment,
Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Panelist

Ana Carla Pereira

Cabinet Expert of
Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, European Commission
Panelist
Stefan Kröpfl

Stefan Kröpfl

Global Head of Life Business Insights & Governance, Zurich Insurance
Panelist

AI@Work 2020

Jeroen Maas

Challenge Lead Health
Amsterdam Economic Board
Roundtable Leader

Dick Willems

Data Scientist, Politie Amsterdam
Roundtable leader

Ilse Verdiesen

Lieutenant-colonel,
Royal Netherlands Armed Forces
Roundtable leader

Sjarrel de Charon

Content Moderator
Roundtable Leader

Peter Paul Verbeek

Professor of Philosophy of Techology & The Designlab,
The University of Twente
Keynote Speaker

David Allessie

Senior consultant, Gartner
Roundtable leader

Marc Burger

COUNTRY HEAD, CAPGEMINI INVENT
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Marleen Stikker

Founder, Waag Society

Jochem de Groot

Director of Corporate Affairs,
Microsoft Netherlands
Panelist

Rina Joosten

Co-founder, Seedlink Tech
Panelist

Marleen Huysman

Professor, Head of KIN Center for Digital Innovation, VU Amsterdam
Keynote speaker

Aida Ponce Del Castillo

Senior researcher, Foresight Unit of European Trade Union Institute, Brussels
Panel chair

Ella Hafermalz

Assistant Professor, KIN Center
Panel chair
Robert Seamans

Robert Seamans

Associate Professor, New York University
Panelist

Regional Event Stockholm 2020

Anna IlsĂže

Associate Professor, FAOS, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
Panelist

Birgit Leick

Østfold University College
Panelist

Bogdan Szyber 

PhD Candidate and Director of MoAR – Museum of Artistic Research

Christina Öberg

Professor/Chair in Marketing, Örebro University
Panelist

Donnie SC Lygonis

Founder/CEO at Entrepreneurs Without Borders. KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Panelist

Evgueni Vinogradov

PhD, Senior Researcher and former Research Director at Nordland Research Institute
Panelist

Irene Wennemo

Director-General, the National Mediation Office
Panelist

Katarina Lundahl

Chief Economist and acting Policy Director of Unionen
Closing speaker

Koen Frenken 

Professor in innovation studies at Utrecht university
Keynote speaker

Martin Linder

President of Unionen
Opening speaker

Mats Elzén

Client development advisor
Panelist

Nisha Besara

Political Scientist
EVENT HOST

Rebecca Filis

The Swedish Tax Agency
Panelist

Robert Torvelainen

Senior Public Policy Associate, Uber
Panelist

Tobias Porserud

Vice President of AppJobs.com and President of The AppJobs Institute
Panelist

Virginia Dignum

Professor of Social and Ethical Artificial Intelligence at UmeÄ University
Keynote speaker

Regional Event Novi Sad 2020

Carsten Vollrath

CEO, IPG GROUP
Speaker

Mariya Gabriel

EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
Keynote speaker

Joanne Gouaux

CEO, Morning Angel Communications
Speaker

Darko Vidić

Founder and CEO, GreenDesign Ltd.
Speaker

Denis Strebkov

Associate Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Speaker

Jan Drahokoupil

Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Speaker

Andrey Shevchuk

Associate Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Speaker

Agnieszka Piasna

Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Speaker

Maja Turnsek

Associate Professor & Vice Dean for Research at University of Maribor
Speaker

Sreten Vranic

Head of Social Banking at Erste Bank, Novi Sad
Speaker

Nataliia Lomonosova

Analyst, CEDOS think tank, and PhD student, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla academy
Panelist

IldikĂł RĂĄcz

Adjunct lecturer and PhD student, KĂĄroli GĂĄspĂĄr University, Faculty of Law
Panelist

Attila Kun

Professor of Labour Law, KĂĄroli GĂĄspĂĄr University
Speaker

Gabriela Yordanova

Senior Research Associate, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPS-BAS)
Speaker

Bagryan Malamin

Marketing Communications Professional and PhD Candidate, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPS-BAS)
Speaker

Andrej Cvetic

Graduate student of International Relations and Sociology, University of Belgrade
Panelist

Jovana Zafirovic

PhD Candidate, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade and Junior Researcher, Institute of Social Sciences
Panelist

Zachary Kilhoffer

Researcher in the Jobs and Skills unit, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Speaker

Ionut Lacusta

Head of Public Policy,
EEMEA & EU Affairs, Glovo
Speaker

Nicolas Friederici

Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society; Oxford Internet Institute
Speaker

Jelena Starcevic

Professor, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico City
Speaker

Vassil Kirov

Associate Professor, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPS-BAS), and Associate Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Speaker

Olga Chesalina

Senior Researcher and country expert for Russia and Eastern Europe, Max Planck Institute
Speaker

Aleksandra Lakic

Sociologist
Panelist

Martin Risak

University of Vienna
Keynote speaker

Ugljesa Marjanovic

University of Novi Sad
Speaker

Nevena Kostic

Lawyer
Speaker

Branka Andjelkovic

Public Policy Research Center
Keynote speaker

Slobodan Golusin

MA student in Sociology and Social Anthropology, CEU
Panelist

Tatiyana Korshunova

Leading Researcher at the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law, Russia
Speaker

Steffen Hudolin

the Head of Operations II of the EU Delegation to Serbia
Speaker

Bogdan Ionita

Assistant Professor, University of Bucharest
Speaker

Platform Economy 2019

Valérie Rijckmans

Trade Union Official, AVV
Roundtable leader

Stijn Verstijnen

General Manager,
Deliveroo Netherlands
Roundtable leader

Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Professor of Law,
University of Oxford
Keynote Speaker

Zoë Clements

Strategy Consultant,
IBM Europe
Roundtable leader

Pinar Ozcan

Professor,
University of Oxford
Keynote speaker

James Farrar

Founder/Director, Worker Info Exchange
Roundtable leader

Joris den Ouden

Union Official, FNV
Roundtable leader

Amrit Sewgobind

Union Official, FNV
Roundtable leader

Lucie Evers

Co-founder, Partago
Roundtable leader

Tobias Porserud

Vice President, AppJobs
Roundtable leader

Danique Thijse

Platform Worker
Panelist

Carola Bouton

Senior policy officer,
European Commission
Roundtable leader

Ernesto Spruyt

Founder, Tunga
Roundtable leader

Mari-Jon Keijlewer

Founder, My Flexwork
Roundtable leader

Jenny Shen

Platform Worker
Panelist

Sacha Michaud

Co-founder, Glovo
Roundtable leader

Arco Elsman

Managing Director, Twago
Roundtable leader

Falko Kremp

Country Manager Germany, Fiverr
Panelist

Marieke Blom

Chief Economist, ING
Panelist

Mei Li Vos

Director of the AVV Trade Union
Keynote speaker

Dean Bosche

Head of Partnerships, Toptal
Panelist

Irene Mandl

Head of Employment Unit, Eurofound
Roundtable leader

Roberto Viola

Director General,
DG Connect
(EU Commission)
Keynote speaker

Shellie Karabell

Journalist
Panel chair

Platform Economy 2018

Laurin Sepoetro

EU Public Policy, Uber
Panelist

Stijn Verstijnen

Counrty manager, Deliveroo
Panelist

Wiggert de Haan

CIO & Founder, Roamler
Roundtable leader

Miia Rossi-Gray

Policy officer, European Commission
Roundtable leader

Jochem Pasman

Senior manager, KPMG Digital Transformation
Roundtable leader

Fredrik Söderqvist

Economist, Unionen
Roundtable leader

Paul Eggink

CEO & Co-founder, Temper
Roundtable leader

Koen van Schie

Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Roundtable leader

Johan Zwemmer

Senior Associate, Stibbe
Panelist

Amrit Sewgobind

Union organizer FNV
Roundtable leader

Pim Paulusma

Policy Advisor, FNV
Roundtable leader

Laura Esnaola

Managing director, Care.com Europe
Keynote speaker

Yorick Bleijenberg

Platform worker
Roundtable leader

Matthew Taylor

Chief executive, RSA
Keynote speaker

Juliet Schor

Economist and Sociologist,
Boston College
Koen Frenken

Koen Frenken

Professor of Innovation Studies, Utrecht University
Panel chair

Platform Economy 2017

Laurin Sepoetro

EU Public Policy, Uber
Panelist

Mei Li Vos

Vice-President, AVV &
Member of the Dutch Senate
Keynote speaker

Vera Demary

GERMAN ECONOMIC INSTITUTE

Jeremias Adams-Prassl

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

Benedikt Franke

Co-founder of Helping

Alina Lupu

Artist & Gig worker

Josien van Breda

Labour market expert

Koen Frenken

Professor, Utrecht University

Nicholas Costello

European Commission

Irene van Hest

FNV Zelfstandigen

Michelle van Os

Managing director Helpling nl

Evert Verhulp

University of Amsterdam

Kristina Nilsson

Manager PR at takeaway.com

Jaap Buis

Randstad Holding

Jason Moyer-Lee

Independent Workers Union of Great Britain

Rolf Moester

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Kenneth Wijngaarde

Head of marketing Temper

Yorick Bleijenberg

Platform worker
Roundtable leader
Benjamin Sachs

Benjamin Sachs

Professor of Labor and Industry, Harvard Law School
Keynote Speaker