Thursday June 19th 2014
Opening Reception

Featured speaker:Timothy Broas – United States Ambassador to the Netherlands
17:00 - 19:00 Prestigious location in The Hague, The Netherlands


Friday June 20th 2014
Conference Program:
Shell Global Headquarters, The Hague
Morning Session
Friday June 20th 2014
09:00 - 17:00
Registration opens:
Plenary 1
09:00 - 10:00Opening & Welcome
09:00 - 9:20Mark Emdin, Master of Ceremony
Dick Benschop, President Shell Netherlands
Keynote Speakers:
09:20 - 09:40Lord Browne, Partner, Riverstone Holdings LLC and former Group Chief Executive, BP

Keynote Speakers:
09:40 - 10:00Brigadier General Tammy Smith of the United States Army Reserves
10:00 - 10:45Foyer
Executive Round Table:
10:00 - 11:00 Invitation only
Host: Hugh Mitchell, Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer, Shell
Moderator:Claudia Brind-Woody, Vice President & Managing Director Intellectual Property & Advanced Technology Licensing, IBM
Panel 1:
10:45 - 12:00Connecting NGO’s with employers in international environments
Moderator:Boris Dittrich, Human Rights Watch with the participation of Hivos and Amnesty International
Workshop Round 1:
Workshop Round 1: choose one workshop per round.
Workshop 1:
10:45 - 12:00The meaning of ‘Inclusion’: Leveraging other employee networks
Moderator: Carol Cameron,EVP HR Global Functions, Shell Global Solutions International BV
Workshop 2:
10:45 - 12:00Academia: Involving the international academic community in LGBT workplace emancipation
Moderator: Isabel Hoving, Diversity Officer, University of Leiden
Workshop 3:
10:45 - 12:00Building virtual LGBT networks. How to connect with LGBT employees across the globe and stay connected
Moderators: Silvy Vluggen & Marijn Pijnenburg
12:00 - 13:20**Also an opportunity for participants to view World Pride Photo Exhibition


Conference Program:
Time: Afternoon Session
Workshop Round 2:
Choose one workshop per round.
Workshop 4:
13:30 - 14:45Young @ Workplace Pride
Boudewijn Moelenaar(UWV) and Simone Zwaga (PWC) to jointly moderate
Workshop 5:
13:30 - 14:45Engaging leaders in non LGBT-friendly locations: How to nurture executive sponsors?
Moderator:Michel Brouns, Talent Management Lead, Services Sales EMEAR, Cisco
Workshop 6:
13:30 - 14:45Developing LGBT talent in the workplace: The challenges of developing a global career
Moderator: Chinmay Bhatt, Partner McKinsey
Workshop 7:
13:30 - 14:45The ‘Beta’ element of LGBT workplace Inclusion
Moderator: Leon Hombergen, Rijkswaterstaat & TU Delft
Plenary 2
15:00 -15:10Introduction Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
David Pollard,Executive Director Workplace Pride
Keynote Speakers:
15:10 - 15:30Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs
Panel 2:
15:30 - 16:30Global leadership in public and private sector LGBT workplace inclusion
Moderator: Mark Emdin
16:30 - 17:00
Closing Plenary:
16:30 - 16:50New members join Workplace Pride
Closing of Conference:
16:50 - 17:00Hugh Mitchell - Chief HR Officer, Shell
Closing Reception
17:00 -18:30Foyer


Leadership Award's Dinner
Friday June 20th
19:00 - 23:00De Nieuwe Kerk, The Hague, The Netherlands

PLEASE NOTE: For more information about the Leaderships Award’s Dinner after the conference click here