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1ST EUROPEAN REWARD MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE (RMC 2007)


BRUSSELS, DECEMBER 17-18, 2007
CHAIRPERSON

Matti VARTIAINEN
Laboratory of Work Psychology and Leadership - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Helsinki University of Technology
Finland

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Conny Herbert ANTONI
University of Trier, Germany

Xavier BAETEN
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Belgium

Niilo HAKONEN
Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finland

Rosemary LUCAS
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, U.K.

Henk THIERRY
Tilburg University, the Netherlands

WHAT CONFERENCE ?

Reward systems actually develop in both global and local contexts. This gives rise to a lot of challenges. In addition to the various instruments of total rewards, i.e. financial and non-financial means of rewarding, a reward system also consists of principles regarding its design, implementation and development in a sustainable manner.

As a part of an organization’s strategy implementation, it sends a strong message that should support the business context, and its meaning should be rightly interpreted and accepted by the personnel in order to lead to high performance, commitment and satisfaction of the employees. As a consequence, there are huge challenges to further develop and improve reward systems for executives, managers, clerical as well as blue collar workers.

This conference will look for good practices to develop reward systems based on (applied) academic research and practical experiences.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND ?

The conference brings together both researchers and practitioners in the field of reward systems: researchers from universities, business schools and other research institutions, human resources professionals from companies, consulting firms, and general managers responsible for developing reward strategies, systems and their implementation in companies, and reward system experts from employers’ and employees’ associations.

TOPICS OF THE CONFERENCE

The papers presented in this conference are expected to fit broadly – but not exclusively – into one of the following categories:

- Reward systems within the context of organizational strategies,
- Developing reward strategies,
- Strategic power of different reward instruments,
- Implementing reward systems,
- Aligning rewarding with the other HR instruments,
- Roles, perspectives and interests of the different stakeholders,
- Executive remuneration,
- Total rewards in the public sector,
- Challenges for small and medium-sized workplaces,
- Rewarding knowledge creation and innovation,
- Organizational innovations and rewarding,
- Rewarding in global contexts,
- Gainsharing systems,
- Collective rewarding,
- Upper management, professionals,
- Rewarding groups, teams and projects,
- Individual interpretation mechanisms of rewarding,
- Challenges of work-oriented and performance-based pay,
- Pay for performance and without performance,
- Roles of middle- and upper management,
- Roles of employees in reward system design and implementation,
- Measuring and evaluating reward systems,
- Total rewards in European context,
- Evolving compensation models in unionised settings,
- What makes a reward management work effective,
- Communication on reward systems.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Plick click HERE to download the conference programme.

PUBLICATIONS

After the conference a book from selected papers will be published by Pabst Science Publishers. At the conference, the participants are expected to show their willingness to contribute to the book.
At the end of January 2008, the programme committee will select the papers that will be published.

PRACTICALITIES

The Conference will start on Monday, December 17 at 8:30 am and is scheduled to end at approximately 5  p.m.on Tuesday.


LOCATION :

The whole workshop will take place in the Hotel Métropole in which the  EIASM premises are located (Place De Brouckère-plein 31, 1000 Brussels).

The Hotel Métropole is marvelously well located right in the historical centre of Brussels, just a few steps away from the “Grand-Place”, the “Bourse” and the “Theatre de la Monnaie” and close to the central and north railway stations, that each have direct connections to Brussels International airport.


    

  

ACCOMMODATION :

* Hotel Métropole ***** (conference location)
Place de Brouckère 31 - 1000 Bruxelles
http://www.metropolehotel.com

During the week :
Deluxe Single room at € 145 ,-/ night  - Deluxe Double room at € 175,-/ night
Privilege Single room at € 175,-/ night - Privilege Double room at € 205,-/ night

During the week-end :
Deluxe Single or double room at € 130 ,-/ night - Privilege Single or double room at € 160,-/ night

All above room rates include buffet breakfast or continental breakfast served in room, taxes & service charges

To take advantage of these special rates, please mention “EIASM” when making your reservation.

Contact : Mr.Chafik HABIB
Tel. : + 32 2 214 24 25 or + 32 2 214 24 26 or + 32 2 2142424
Fax : 32 2 2180240
Email : resa.mgr@metropolehotel.be

* Citadines Apart'hotel  (10 minutes walk)
51 quai au Bois à Brûler - 1000 Brussels
Tel 32 2 221 14 11 - Fax 32 2 2211599 - stecatherine@citadines.com
http://www.citadines.com
Special rates for a studio (for 1-2 pers) : 113 EUR for 1 person - 126 EUR for 2  persons - breakfast included
Appartment (for 1-4 pers) : 141 EUR for 1 person - 154 EUR for 2 persons - breakfast included 
Please mention "EIASM " when making your reservation.

RESOTEL can also help you to find a room at a competitive price : info@resotel.be
Here is the search system of the company RESOTEL : http://www.belgium-hospitality.com/



JOINING INSTRUCTIONS :

For joining instructions (EIASM / Hotel Métropole)  please have a look on :

http://www.eiasm.be/contactus/howtoreach/index.html

or on :

http://www.eiasm.be/contactus/roadmap/index.html

INTERESTING WEB SITES :

Hotel Métropole : http://www.metropolehotel.com/EN/home.cfm?Lang=EN

Brussels : http://www.brusselsdiscovery.com/wabxlint/visitor/index.jsp?lg=EN 

 
   
For participants affiliated with an institution that is member or associate member of the EIASM's
Academic Council
300 € (Exclusive of VAT)
For participants coming from another academic institution 350 € (Exclusive of VAT)

Cancellations made before December 1, 2007 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

Payments should be made by :

  • The following credit cards: Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard/Access

DOWNLOAD LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

DOWNLOAD ACCEPTED PAPERS

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Graziella Michelante - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PLACE DE BROUCK√ąRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 62 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: michelante@eiasm.be