Webinar: "International assignments and changing working patterns in the context of the Covid crisis"

The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce has the pleasure to invite you to an information session focused on managing international assignments in the context of the Covid crisis and profound changes of the working patterns due to the pandemic. This event will take place at 10:00 am on Thursday 19 November 2020.

Ms. Joke Braam, Senior Manager and Ms. Rimma Abadjan, Assistant Manager, Deloitte, will share their insights on the impact of Covid pandemic on immigration and international social security. They will highlight the complexities that companies are facing in view of assignment planning, business visits as well as travel arrangements and provide the audience with insights on better management of anticipated work force needs. Furthermore, they will focus on practicalities linked to the EU ICT permit scheme, which will be finally introduced in Belgium and will allow intra-EU mobility rights for intra-corporate transferees.

Mr. Dieter Kuipers, Senior Manager and Mr. Steven Trippaers, Manager, Deloitte, will share their insights on managing new working scenarios, like virtual assignments and remote workers, which warrant looking at the exposures and challenges that companies will be facing in this respect. They will also zoom in on how companies can implement strategies to assess the risk exposure and impact on both the business and the employees across locations as well as on the tracking of regulatory updates applicable on the remote working population.


The program is as follows:

10:00 – 10:05: Introduction

Ms. Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

10:05 – 10:25: “Impact of the Covid Pandemic on Immigration and International Social Security”

Ms. Joke Braam, Senior Manager, Deloitte

Ms. Rimma Abadjan, Assistant Manager, Deloitte

10:25 – 10:45: “Managing New Working Scenarios”

Mr. Dieter Kuipers, Senior Manager, Deloitte

Mr. Steven Trippaers, Manager, Deloitte

10:45 – 11:00: Question and Answer Session

Date: 19.11.2020
Location: Online
Price members: Free
Price non members: Free