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The FEM EMEA Summit Guide: The 6 Sessions Not to Miss

November 2, 2015 9:41:54 AM EST | By: Pam Buchanan, GMS

FEM EMEA in LondonThe Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) EMEA Summit is just around the corner! It’s not every day that industry experts get together to discuss how to be more strategic in global mobility, so we’re really looking forward to the event.

This year’s summit will be held November 6 at the Lancaster London Hotel. The agenda is packed full of great events and sessions, and it can be tricky to navigate the busy day. For those of you not familiar with FEM Summit, this event is a key opportunity for the global mobility community to meet with peers, network with suppliers and discuss the latest developments during a conference, exhibition and networking event. FEM holds an APAC, EMEA and Americas summit every year in international citities. The APAC Summit is December 1 in Hong Kong!

Here are a few highlights for the EMEA Summit, including the below session highlighting China and presented by Lexicon’s own Avrom Goldberg, Senior VP Global Solutions:

Trends and Real World Data from Lexicon’s China Global Mobility 360˚ Survey

Friday, November 6, 2015
12:30 – 1:05 p.m. – Suite A

Hear about the findings from Lexicon's groundbreaking 2015 China global mobility survey that will focus on key trends in China global mobility for both foreign headquartered companies operating in China as well as China headquartered companies expanding abroad.

Attend this session, and you will receive a full, complimentary copy of the China Global Mobility 360˚ survey results.

Global Mobility in Africa

Friday, November 6, 2015
2:55 – 3:30 p.m. – Suite A

Learn about the key challenges and opportunities facing mobility in Africa today with regard to compliance, challenges for Intra-Africa mobility and things to consider when placing assignees in Africa.

For those who can't attend this session, Lexicon recently published two in depth whitepapers about global mobility in Africa that you can access anytime in our online Resource Center.

Other Session Highlights:

Crossing the Cultural Borders of a Borderless World

Friday, November 6, 2015
11:10 – 11:45 a.m. – Suite A

Globalization is rapidly changing the world as we know it today, and culture differences are more important than ever when doing business globally.  Companies need to understand how intercultural skills can benefit them and their employees in being successful while working abroad.

Addressing the Challenge of Dual Careers

Friday, November 6, 2015
11:50 – 12:25 p.m.- Suite B

As the war for global talent increases, it is vital to understand the challenges dual career couples pose on global mobility.  This session will help you explore the challenges dual career couples present and offer solutions as to why your company should consider offering dual career support.

Driving Mobility through Successful Technology Projects – A Conversation

Friday, November 6, 2015
2:15 – 2:50 p.m. – Suite D

Successful technology is key component for global mobility.  This session will help you with tips on how to start the process of implementing successful technology projects with your company such as getting project buy-in, knowing your stakeholders and the role they will play and how to successfully manage throughout the process.   

Keynote: Creating a Global Mobility Function Fit for the Future

Friday, November 6, 2015
4:00 – 4:40 p.m.

Hear about FEM’s Managing the Global Mobility function survey 2015 and some of the key issues raised on structuring cost effective global mobility functions for the future and how to effectively manage the RFP process.

We hope to see you there! Be sure to stop by Booth B11 or schedule some time now to chat!

Topics: global mobility, FEM summit

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