Breaking Bias Summit 2024:

From Inspiration to Implementation

The conference for change makers and industry experts to discuss innovations in unbiased & objective recruitment.

 25 April 2024  | Capital C, Amsterdam

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Summit agenda

Inspiring Keynotes

Hear from the people that shape the Talent acquisition and Recruitment world of tomorrow.

Interactive Workshops

Participate in interactive workshops for you to gain practical experience with real-life use cases.

Engaging Panel Discussions

Diverse experts share insights, fostering dynamic conversations on key topics.

Explore the intricate dynamics of fostering psychological safety within teams and its pivotal role in cultivating a thriving, high-performance culture. Marcia Goddard delves into real-world examples, including insights from the world of Formula 1, as our speaker and her team leverage their PhD-level expertise to empower organizations and government institutions with strategies for promoting wellbeing, inclusion, and sustainable success at all levels.

Learn about the landscape of hiring is evolving beyond traditional resume-based methods with Charlotte Melkert. Discover the key labour market challenges prompting this shift, and learn to recognise warning signs that your current recruitment strategies may have.

Toby Mildon dives into the utilisation of data to drive recruitment strategies. He shares best practices, use cases, and the role of analytics in making informed decisions for current and future recruitment directions. Explore how assessment for data analytics can be leveraged with an inclusivity methodology to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Join Nexio Projects, a leading sustainability consultancy with experience in 30+ sectors and 25+ countries! We’ll be discussing the importance of sustainability reporting, especially regarding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Learn how we can help your organisation navigate its sustainability journey and create a more sustainable future.

The old way of hiring is inequitable, biased, and inefficient. It focuses more on pedigree and a person’s history than their capacity to actually get the job done. Join Misty Gaither, Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB+) at Indeed, as she shares research, insights and best practices on how to design more equitable talent attraction processes in order to tap into new and under-appreciated pools of talent.

Join the Q&A with Charlotte Melkert, CEO at Equalture interviewing Karlijn van den Berg, Head of Talent at ABN AMRO about inclusive talent management. From recruitment and onboarding to career development and retention, attendees can expect valuable insights on how to embed DE&I initiatives at every touchpoint of the employee journey. Drawing from her experience, Karlijn will explore the various stages of the employee lifecycle and discuss practical approaches to integrating DE&I principles and policies sustainably.

Traditional pre-screening methods can unintentionally limit your talent pool. Discover how game-based assessments can revolutionise your recruitment process, promote inclusivity and unlock hidden potential. Join the panel discussion where the experts delve into the science behind bias in traditional assessments and how game-based assessments create a more inclusive experience and their implementation.

Learn how to navigate change in enterprise ecosystems with industry leaders sharing their insights and experiences in driving organisational transformation within recruitment processes & DE&I. Learn about their biggest achievements in change management, including successful implementation of inclusive talent acquisition frameworks, DE&I strategy. Discover how these experts overcome obstacles by motivating key stakeholders to embrace change and innovation. Gain valuable insights into strategies for driving change whiting your own organisation.

Discover how to attract diverse candidates with Mélanie Bosboom, representing a disruptor in male-dominated industry and empowering women to reach their full potential. Drawing from data-backed insights and community engagement, learn about how a team can facilitate connections, addressing challenges such as networking barriers and biased hiring practices. Learn how to guide your company in optimizing their employer branding strategies, from crafting inclusive job postings to fostering environments that retain diverse talent.

Attend an interactive workshop on competency-profile creation, where we delve into the essential process of identifying and assessing competencies crucial for effective candidate selection. Discover strategies for pinpointing key competencies within job roles, learn effective methods for assessing these competencies, and explore how to leverage these insights to streamline your recruitment processes.

Join the round table discussion where we delve into the complexities of recruiting and retaining manufaturing workers. Discover actionable insights for overcoming challenges such as the plethora of job options available to workers and the integration of technology with evolving skill requirements. Let’s discuss best practices for implementing innovative retention models, closing skill gaps via effective training programs, and adapting to demographic shifts and evolving policies and regulations.

Some of our Speakers

Kobi Ampoma - The Heineken Company

Kobi Ampoma

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Head of Talent Acquisition NL

Kobi is the Head of Talent Acquisition NL. He has an educational background in Human Resources. Having worked in the HR function as an HR Generalist, International Mobility and Talent Acquisition. Kobi is a big advocate for Diversity & Inclusion in recruitment.

He has worked in the FMCG, Retail, Sporting Goods, Fashion, and Technology industries for 23 years. He has also found his why and that is “To Inspire People to Help others by being a Role Model in everything I Do to create Equality in the world”

Change Management: Navigating Change in Enterprise Ecosystems.

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Karlijn van den Berg


 Head of Talent at ABN AMRO

Karlijn van den Berg has broad experience within ABN AMRO Bank N.V., including sales, sales management, marketing & products as well as strategy, business development and change management. As the Head of Talent at ABN AMRO, she is passionate about organizational and leadership transformation.

Inclusive Talent Management: Integrating DE&I Throughout the Employee Lifecycle

What attendees say

It is great to see how organisations are committed to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

During this summit a lot of best practices about diversity, inclusion and bias were shared. I can’t wait to put new insights into practice to make Deloitte even more inclusive!

Lonneke Gorter-Machielsen, Recruitment Lead | Senior Corporate Recruiter | Inclusion & Diversity at Deloitte

It was so wonderful to connect with different thought-leaders in the D,E&I space and come away with actionable changes we can make already, in the everyday.

I am so excited to embed some of the topics shared from the day within our teams and continue making progress in this space!

Glenn Ferguson, People & Culture – Recruitment Manager at Catawiki

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