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Conferences

Social Media & HR Seminar
December 07 - 08, 2017 (New York, NY)

Cybersecurity Seminar: Crucial Collaborations
January 18 - 19, 2018 (New York, NY)

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Peer Networks

Strategic Workforce Planning Council
This Council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. The meeting focus is participatory, the emphasis on relevant insights that members based in Europe can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Procurement Leadership Council
Focuses on the strategic issues of reducing overall business costs, improving quality of supply, and enhancing customer service.

Global Business Women Leaders Council II
The focus on the progression and advancement of women on to boards and women in to senior executive roles continues to gain momentum so this Council brings together high-achieving European females within global organisations – women who make their mark.

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Publications

Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018

This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018 which includes growth projections for 11 major regions and individual estimates for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2018–2022, and 2023–2027.

(Economics Program Working Paper Series, November 2017)

Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?

The glass is half empty if the current uptick in growth is fueled by temporary factors. But the glass is half full if growth can be sustained through talent, digitization, and productivity.

(StraightTalk®, November 2017)

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Webcasts

Can Europe's Labor Market Be Fixed?
November 21, 2017 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

Join us for this webcast as our speakers explain how the major changes that are happening in the European labor markets could change your future recruitment and retention strategy. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

Looking Back to Go Forward: 10 Years of Executive Coaching Research
November 22, 2017 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

On the occasion of the tenth year of our executive coaching survey, we trace the evolution of coaching over the last decade from a remedial fix for performance issues to a powerful tool for developing future leaders. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Blogs

Measurement Lessons Learned from Cisco, Southwest, and Exeter Hospital
Last month, Paine Publishing hosted the Summit on the Future of Communications Measurement. Here, we present three case studies from the summit that highlight the three major themes that ran through every conversation. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, November 2017)

For Funders and Nonprofits: Excellent Nonprofit Management is Mission Critical
Nonprofit missions help us rally around various societal challenges. However, while nonprofit missions garner attention from funders, the management of the organization is where attention is critical. The challenge is that some funders may make their funding decisions based on nonprofit missions and nonprofits may direct more of their attention to mission rather than management. (Giving Thoughts Blog, November 2017)

On Governance: CEO Pay Ratio Planning: 10 Consensuses from Thought Leading Companies
Based on conversations with about 20 thought-leading companies, here are 10 consensuses on how leading companies are planning to comply with the new CEO pay ratio rules in 2018. (The Governance Center Blog, November 2017)

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Rainer Schultheis
Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Telephone: +32 2 675 5405
Fax: +32 2 675 0395
brussels@conferenceboard.org

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Business Perspectives

The Conference Board offers Business Perspectives in Europe across a broad range of topics for executives from different functions.

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.6%
  • China 1.0%
  • Euro Area 0.7%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 0.5%
  • Global 0.7%
  • India 1.5%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 0.6%
  • Mexico 0.3%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website