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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Global 2014 Summit


Next-Generation Work-Life: Leading in a globally diverse and fast-paced world

July 8-9, 2014

Basel, Switzerland


Meeting Host and Sponsor

Meeting Topics

  • Climate of Inclusion: global  diversity and work-life
  • NextGen: A global generational study
  • Global dynamics of work-life and workload
  • Women and Power

Agenda Highlights

  • Professor Michalle Mor Barak, author of Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace and Lenore Stein-Wood and William S. Wood Professor in Social Work and Business in a Global Society, will give the keynote address on a Clash of values: nations, organizations, and creating a climate of inclusion.
  • Professor Nuria Chinchilla, Professor of Managing People in Organizations and Director of the International Center for Work and Family at IESE Business School, will present on women and power.
  • Dennis Finn, Vice Chairman, Global Human Capital Leader, at PricewaterhouseCoopers, will present findings from PwC's NextGen: a global generational study.
  • Professor Laura Den Dulk, Associate Professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, will present on Workload in the European context.

Agenda at a glance

Why should you attend?

  • It is the only forum where thought leaders and practitioners from around the world come together to address global work-life strategies and tactics
  • Leading global HR practitioners share best practices for cross-cultural and organizational success
  • Connecting and networking with a Global network of HR practitioners to discuss issues that are relevant to you and your organization
  • Attendees from across the world.  Come and join this multi-national discussion!


Registration Fee

Global Members: $0
National Members: $1,000
Non-Members: $1,500

Complimentary registration for up to 10 organizational representatives at the Global Workforce Roundtable Summit is one of the benefits of membership.  To learn how you and your organization can access the comprehensive benefits and services of Global Workforce Roundtable members, contact Danielle Hartmann, Director of Corporate Partnerships, at


Meeting Location & Information

Novartis Basel Campus
Novartis Pharma AG
Novartis Campus
Basel, CH-4002

The meeting will begin at 8am on July 8 and end at 5pm on July 9.

Are you interested in joining us for a walking tour of Basel on July 7 from 3-5pm? Please e-mail


Hotel Information

Hilton Basel

Reservations: Call 41 61 275 6454, e-mail or book online
Identify as "Conference Hotels for Boston College"
BC Center for Work & Family discounted rate: CHF 230
Please make your room reservations before June 13.

See our Exploring Basel guide for things to do in Basel!