Past Speakers

Future of Work Conference 2021

Ana Carla Pereira

Cabinet Expert of
Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, European Commission
Panelist

Stefano Scarpetta

Director for Employment,
Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Panelist

Christina Behrendt

Head of the Social Policy Unit, ILO
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Francesca Bria

President, Italian National Innovation Fund
Panelist

Menno Bart

Public Affairs Manager, The Adecco Group
Roundtable leader

Joanne Kubba

Senior Director EMEA Policy, Uber
Roundtable leader

Max Uebe

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

Stefan Kröpfl

Global Head of Life Business Insights & Governance, Zurich Insurance
Roundtable leader

Barbara Gerstenberger

Head of "Working Life" Unit, Eurofound
Roundtable leader

Frederik Fahning

Co-Founder, Zenjob
Roundtable leader

Anastasia Fetsi

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

Oliver Roethig

Regional Secretary, UNI Europa
Roundtable leader

Paul Peake

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

Sarah de Heusch

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

Ferdinand Schmutzer

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

Melissa Heikkilä

AI Correspondent, POLITICO Europe
Panelist

Juliet Schor

Economist and Sociologist,
Boston College

AI@Work 2020

Ella Hafermalz

Assistant Professor, KIN Center
Panel chair

Aida Ponce Del Castillo

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

Marleen Huysman

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

Rina Joosten

Co-founder, Seedlink Tech
Panelist

Jochem de Groot

Director of Corporate Affairs,
Microsoft Netherlands
Panelist

Marleen Stikker

Founder, Waag Society

Marc Burger

COUNTRY HEAD, CAPGEMINI INVENT
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Robert Seamans

Robert Seamans

Associate Professor, NYU

David Allessie

Senior consultant, Gartner
Roundtable leader

Peter Paul Verbeek

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

Sjarrel de Charon

Content Moderator
Roundtable Leader

Ilse Verdiesen

Lieutenant-colonel,
Royal Netherlands Armed Forces
Roundtable leader

Dick Willems

Data Scientist, Politie Amsterdam
Roundtable leader

Jeroen Maas

Challenge Lead Health
Amsterdam Economic Board
Roundtable Leader

Regional Event Stockholm 2020

Virginia Dignum

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

Tobias Porserud

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

Robert Torvelainen

Senior Public Policy Associate, Uber
Panelist

Rebecca Filis

The Swedish Tax Agency
Panelist

Nisha Besara

Political Scientist
EVENT HOST

Mats Elzén

Client development advisor
Panelist

Martin Linder

President of Unionen
Opening speaker

Koen Frenken 

Professor in innovation studies at Utrecht university
Keynote speaker

Katarina Lundahl

Chief Economist and acting Policy Director of Unionen
Closing speaker

Irene Wennemo

Director-General, the National Mediation Office
Panelist

Evgueni Vinogradov

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

Donnie SC Lygonis

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

Christina Öberg

Professor/Chair in Marketing, Örebro University
Panelist

Bogdan Szyber 

PhD Candidate and Director of MoAR – Museum of Artistic Research

Birgit Leick

Østfold University College
Panelist

Anna Ilsøe

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

Regional Event Novi Sad 2020

Bogdan Ionita

Assistant Professor, University of Bucharest
Speaker

Steffen Hudolin

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

Tatiyana Korshunova

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

Slobodan Golusin

MA student in Sociology and Social Anthropology, CEU
Panelist

Branka Andjelkovic

Public Policy Research Center
Keynote speaker

Nevena Kostic

Lawyer
Speaker

Ugljesa Marjanovic

University of Novi Sad
Speaker

Martin Risak

University of Vienna
Keynote speaker

Aleksandra Lakic

Sociologist
Panelist

Olga Chesalina

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

Vassil Kirov

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

Jelena Starcevic

Professor, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico City
Speaker

Nicolas Friederici

Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society; Oxford Internet Institute
Speaker

Ionut Lacusta

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

Zachary Kilhoffer

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

Jovana Zafirovic

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

Andrej Cvetic

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

Bagryan Malamin

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

Gabriela Yordanova

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

Attila Kun

Professor of Labour Law, Károli Gáspár University
Speaker

Ildikó Rácz

Adjunct lecturer and PhD student, Károli Gáspár University, Faculty of Law
Panelist

Nataliia Lomonosova

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

Sreten Vranic

Head of Social Banking at Erste Bank, Novi Sad
Speaker

Maja Turnsek

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

Agnieszka Piasna

Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Speaker

Andrey Shevchuk

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

Jan Drahokoupil

Senior Researcher, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
Speaker

Denis Strebkov

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

Darko Vidić

Founder and CEO, GreenDesign Ltd.
Speaker

Joanne Gouaux

CEO, Morning Angel Communications
Speaker

Mariya Gabriel

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

Carsten Vollrath

CEO, IPG GROUP
Speaker

Platform Economy 2019

Shellie Karabell

Journalist
Panel chair

Roberto Viola

Director General,
DG Connect
(EU Commission)
Keynote speaker

Irene Mandl

Head of Employment Unit, Eurofound
Roundtable leader

Dean Bosche

Head of Partnerships, Toptal
Panelist

Mei Li Vos

Director of the AVV Trade Union
Keynote speaker

Marieke Blom

Chief Economist, ING
Panelist

Falko Kremp

Country Manager Germany, Fiverr
Panelist

Arco Elsman

Managing Director, Twago
Roundtable leader

Sacha Michaud

Co-founder, Glovo
Roundtable leader

Jenny Shen

Platform Worker
Panelist

Mari-Jon Keijlewer

Founder, My Flexwork
Roundtable leader

Ernesto Spruyt

Founder, Tunga
Roundtable leader

Carola Bouton

Senior policy officer,
European Commission
Roundtable leader

Danique Thijse

Platform Worker
Panelist

Tobias Porserud

Vice President, AppJobs
Roundtable leader

Lucie Evers

Co-founder, Partago
Roundtable leader

Amrit Sewgobind

Union Official, FNV
Roundtable leader

Joris den Ouden

Union Official, FNV
Roundtable leader

James Farrar

Founder/Director, Worker Info Exchange
Roundtable leader

Pinar Ozcan

Professor,
University of Oxford
Keynote speaker

Zoë Clements

Strategy Consultant,
IBM Europe
Roundtable leader

Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Professor of Law,
University of Oxford
Keynote Speaker

Stijn Verstijnen

General Manager,
Deliveroo Netherlands
Roundtable leader

Valérie Rijckmans

Trade Union Official, AVV
Roundtable leader

Platform Economy 2018

Juliet Schor

Economist and Sociologist,
Boston College

Matthew Taylor

Chief executive, RSA
Keynote speaker

Yorick Bleijenberg

Platform worker
Roundtable leader

Laura Esnaola

Managing director, Care.com Europe
Keynote speaker

Pim Paulusma

Policy Advisor, FNV
Roundtable leader

Amrit Sewgobind

Union organizer FNV
Roundtable leader

Johan Zwemmer

Senior Associate, Stibbe
Panelist

Koen van Schie

Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Roundtable leader

Paul Eggink

CEO & Co-founder, Temper
Roundtable leader

Fredrik Söderqvist

Economist, Unionen
Roundtable leader

Jochem Pasman

Senior manager, KPMG Digital Transformation
Roundtable leader

Miia Rossi-Gray

Policy officer, European Commission
Roundtable leader

Koen Frenken

Professor, Utrecht University

Wiggert de Haan

CIO & Founder, Roamler
Roundtable leader

Stijn Verstijnen

Counrty manager, Deliveroo
Panelist

Laurin Sepoetro

EU Public Policy, Uber
Panelist

Platform Economy 2017

Yorick Bleijenberg

Platform worker
Roundtable leader

Kenneth Wijngaarde

Head of marketing Temper

Rolf Moester

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Jason Moyer-Lee

Independent Workers Union of Great Britain

Jaap Buis

Randstad Holding

Kristina Nilsson

Manager PR at takeaway.com

Evert Verhulp

University of Amsterdam

Michelle van Os

Managing director Helpling nl

Irene van Hest

FNV Zelfstandigen

Nicholas Costello

European Commission

Koen Frenken

Professor, Utrecht University

Josien van Breda

Labour market expert

Alina Lupu

Artist & Gig worker

Benedikt Franke

Co-founder of Helping

Benjamin Sachs

Harvard Law School

Jeremias Adams-Prassl

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

Vera Demary

GERMAN ECONOMIC INSTITUTE

Mei Li Vos

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

Laurin Sepoetro

EU Public Policy, Uber
Panelist