AESC European Conference

Announcing our AESC European Conference 2018

November 8  | London

Today's business requires bold, visionary leadership. Our profession has more opportunities than ever to help business leaders around the world achieve a competitive advantage. Join AESC and your colleagues for the annual AESC European Conference.

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AESC European Conference 2017

November | Brussels

As industries rapidly transform, impacted by globalization, technology, regulation and a multi-generation workforce, organizations worldwide look to search and leadership consultants as their trusted advisors to help navigate this lightning fast and increasingly complex business environment.
Our profession has more opportunities than ever to help business leaders around the world achieve a competitive advantage. How can we take our profession to new heights in order to deliver peak results for our clients?

View the program and speakers for our 2017 event

Our previous 2016 European Conference

The 2016 Annual AESC European Conference successfully took place in Zurich.

Our sincere thanks to AESC members in Switzerland and across Europe for their contribution, time and commitment to this event and also to our dynamic and inspiring speakers. Topics Included:

  • Next Generation Executive Talent
    Sarah Kane, Human Capital Partner at Deloitte, discussed what is impacting and disrupting the Next Generation Executive Talent. Michael Staunton of Future Work Forum provided a glimpse into the future as we explored how next generation leadership will impact organizations worldwide and what we need to know now to serve our clients with excellence tomorrow.
  • The Multi-Generational Workforce
    Sarah Kane, Human Capital Partner at Deloitte, shared what is shaping workspace of the future as we embrace a Multi-Generational Workforce and presented insights from Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2016. Alun Rees, former leader of global HR programs at IBM, discussed how organizations are fast transforming and changing the global business landscape and how senior leadership roles are evolving in a multi-generational environment.
  • The Art & Science of Strategic Advising
    Karen Greenbaum, AESC President and CEO, presented new insights on how technology is enhancing the art of our profession and equipping us to serve our clients in new and increasingly transformative ways.
  • Unlocking EU General Data Protection
    Tim Hickman of global legal firm White & Case led a discussion with members from the AESC Government & Legal Affairs Committee, including Heath Brewer, EMEA General Counsel, Spencer Stuart and David Peters, Finance Director, Odgers Berndtson, on what we all need to know now to be prepared for this upcoming legislation. 
  • Technology vs. Humanity
    Futurist, humanist and and author of Technology vs. Humanity, Gerd Leonhard led us through a forward-looking session on how 10 megatrends will influence us as strategic advisors to business leaders worldwide.