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HR Digital Transformation Conference (June 21 and 22)


The Master programme in HRM and Organizational Consultancy and BRU (Business Research Unit) of Iscte Business School invite you to the 1st Edition of the HR Digital Transformation Conference, on June 21st and 22nd (online).

Main topics:
• Digital transformation challenges for HRM;
• Technologies most used today and how they help businesses;
• Barriers, facilitators (various levels: pandemic context, national, organizational, group
and individual);
• Remote work and the post-pandemic future;
• Forecasts for the future;
• Ethical issues/concerns.

This conference will feature several panels (moderated by Iscte faculty) with companies from diverse sectors of activity.

This project is developed in collaboration with Neotalent, with the support of Portugal 2020 funds, and under the leadership of researcher Aristides Ferreira. BRU-Iscte researchers, Ana Passos and Jorge Sinval, are also members of the team.

21 June 2021

HR Digital Transformation Conference | June 21


Welcome Remarks

Maria João Cortinhal, Dean of Iscte Business School

Mário Rocha, Senior Manager at Hays



Moderator: Aristides Ferreira- Professor at Iscte

This is the way. The inevitable transformation of talent management

Paulo Almeida – Head of Innovation & Transformation at Neotalent 


Gamified Assessments: A Blend of Gamification, Modern Psychometrics and Machine Learning

Jorge Sinval – Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa


Situational Judgement Tests: from Theory to Practice

Beatriz Trigo – Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa


Retiring the resumé: leveraging Blockchain for a living, trustable curriculum vitae

Paulo Rupino - Universidade de Coimbra


Are managers ready for HRM 4.0? The potential role of blockchain technology in HRM

Alexandra Constantinidi - Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

Smart Recruitment – Support tools

Hugo Amaro – Project Manager at Instituto Pedro Nunes (Coimbra)


The disruptive world of people management: New paradigms and challenges

Patrícia Costa - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Márcia Leitão – Manager Sul and Permanent Placement Lisboa at Adecco

Sérgio Calhau – Principal at Mercer

Tiago Muge – Principal at KornFerry



Future of digital era: Helping companies growing

Nelson Ramalho - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Anabela Silva – Partner at People Advisory Services at EY

Ana Maria Lebre – People Manager at BCG

Nuno Simões – Human Capital Director at PwC

Andreia Martins – Senior Manager at Deloitte

Ana Bernardes- Human Resources Director at Accenture

22 June 2021

HR Digital Transformation Conference | June 22


The new dimensions of digital transformation

Henrique Duarte - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Arlindo Dias - IT Architech at IBM

Margarida Calado - Head of People at Everis Portugal

Luís Mendes – Human Resources Diretor at Solvay



The scientific advances on the improvement of population’s life quality

Sílvia da Silva - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Mariana Neto – Researcher at INSA (Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge)

Joana Diniz Esteves – HR Business Partner Diagnostics, Europe Middle East and Africa at Siemens Healthineers 

João Couceiro – Medical Affairs Manager at AstraZeneca



Hospitals and technological advances in the provision of health care to the population

Francisco Nunes - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Fernando Melo – Information Systems Director at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte 

Susana Moreira da Silva- Human Resources Director at Lusíadas Saúde

Anabela Lobo de Carvalho- Human Resources Director at Grupo Luz Saúde

Ana Paula Prates - Head of Talent at CUF



Retail: Enhancing the omnichannel strategy

Sandra Costa - Moderator / Professor at Iscte

Elsa Dinis – Senior Project Manager at Jerónimo Martins

Rita Mingatos – HR Recruitment and Development at FNAC

João Antunes – Head of Talent Acquisition at Inditex

Inês Vieira – Senior International Talent Acquisition at La Redoute Portugal


Conclusion and Final Notes

Rui Nascimento Alves - Vice-Presidente da Direção Nacional da APG - Associação Portuguesa de Gestão das Pessoas

The session will be broadcasted live, to the public, on Iscte Business School's Youtube channel



Digital Talent Ecosystem (DTE) | Project Description