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The n°1 International Conference

on Corporate Mobility 


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Participation is free

About the Smart Mobility Conference

The 1st International Conference on Corporate Mobility build by Nexus Communication in partnership with Frost & Sullivan

  • To stimulate the development of corporate mobility solutions

  • For all stakeholders involved in mobility

  • Involving all industry players and mobility service providers

  • With a strong focus on real cases and applicable mobility solutions

  • Highlighting innovation, new developments and startups

  • Inspiring each other, discovering new solutions and sharing best practices

Mobility has long been hot topic within our industry, but with the current events and the ongoing pressure from public opinion and legislators towards a sustainable future, we believe true momentum has arrived. 

By joining forces in organizing this 1st international conference on Corporate Mobility, Nexus Communication and Frost & Sullivan want to help accelerate innovation and bring together supply and demand for Corporate Mobility.


10 JUNE 2021

In partnership with Frost & Sullivan

09:00 – 09:10: Opening of the Smart Mobility Conference 2021

  • Caroline Thonnon, CEO Fleet Europe – Smart Mobility

  • Franck Leveque, Partner - Business Unit Leader Mobility Group, Frost & Sullivan

  • Steven Schoefs, Editor-in-chief, Fleet Europe – Smart Mobility

09 :10 – 09 :50 Unlocking the benefits of Corporate Mobility

In this opening session of the 2021 Smart Mobility Conference you will get insight into the relevance and advantages of Corporate Mobility. The needs and expectations of the corporate decision makers will be balanced against the trends defining the mobility supplier offering to understand the gaps and opportunities of the corporate mobility ecosystem.

09:10 - 09:12Mobility Manager Walk-in

  • With Pim De Weerd, Global Commodity Mobility, Philips and International Smart Mobility Manager of the Year

09:12 - 09:30: What are the expectations from the corporate world about Corporate Mobility?

Based on Corporate Mobility Survey with HR approach done with Fleet & Mobility Managers.

  • Presented by Sven Van Rossum, Head of Innovation and Research, and commented by Yves Helven and Steven Schoefs, Fleet Europe – Smart Mobility

09:30 – 09:50: What are the trends impacting Corporate Mobility and how is the supplier ecosystem responding in terms of Corporate Mobility


  • Presented by Octavian Chelu, Principal Consultant - Mobility, Frost & Sullivan

9:50 – 10:00 - Networking Break

10 :00 – 10 :50 – Making Mobility as a Service a reality

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has been around for several years, and thanks to technology seamless access to a variety of mobility options has been accelerated and different MaaS platforms have emerged. But there is still much to do. In this session we will take a fresh look at how to address MaaS in a corporate environment.


10:00 – 10:02: Mobility Manager Walk-in

  • With Peter Van de Velde, Mobility and HR Process Manager, KPMG Belgium


10:02– 10:22: Seamless mobility for everyone. Discover how MaaS and location technology enable corporate mobility.

Corporations want the travel of employees, visitors and customers to be seamless, but this isn’t yet a reality. To create more efficient corporate mobility, city ecosystems and services need enhancing – how does that happen?

The answer is greater collaboration and the exchange of mobility data. Every mobility organization generate data that can be used to optimize operations, create unique services and provide integrated transport.

In this thought leadership session with Sigrid van Veen, Sr. Global Product Marketing Manager, HERE Technologies, you’ll discover how to create an attractive mobility service offering through:

  • Enhancing operational efficiency and profits, with location technology

  • Electrification of a fleet, without range anxiety or charging challenges

  • True collaboration for an interconnected ecosystem and services

  • Differentiated services so providers can attract and retain customers

  • Exchange and aggregation of data to generate actionable insights

Presented by Sigrid Van Veen, Sr. Global Product Marketing Manager, HERE Technologies

10:22 – 10:50: Detecting the common corporate requirements for MaaS

How do corporate customers evaluate and anticipate MaaS? What are the expectations regarding technology and platform and what are the conditions to make MaaS HR appealing?

Discussion with

  • David Omodei, Senior Procurement Engagement Manager, Microsoft – Technology

  • Samia Arfaoui, Mobility and Sustainability Project Lead, Veolia


10:50 – 11:00 – Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00 – Innovation in Corporate Mobility

11:00 – 11:30  Deepdive breakout sessions
​The participants can select the topic they prefer and participate in an inspiring and interactive session in which a mobility specialist demonstrates the value of a specific Corporate Mobility solution.

  1. Employee car schemes : who, what, why & how, breakout session with our diamond partner, ALD Automotive
    Corporate mobility is changing and employee expectations along with it. Whether you’re looking at alternative car finance methods, such as cash allowances and salary sacrifice schemes, or considering adding full service leasing to your corporate benefits program, you’ll need to take a step-by-step approach. Olivier Theron, Head of Flexible & Retail Solutions at ALD Automotive, will walk you through the main features of an Employee Car Scheme and breakdown the main steps required to maximize the benefits for both your company and your employees.

    With Olivier Théron, Head of Flexible and Retail solutions , ALD Automotive and Clément Barbe, Global Product & Innovation Manager, ALD Automotive

  2. Best practice on how to deploy mobility as a corporate solution
    The transformation from vehicle fleet to sustainable mobility can be complex. In this session you will hear from Almy Magalhaes of Ecolab who will zoom in on the conditions and parameters to make mobility a corporate solution that is supported by employees and stakeholders.

    With  Almy Magalhaes, Senior Manager Procurement Indirects and Services Europe, Ecolab


11:00 – 11:30  Deepdive breakout sessions

  1. Optimizing the Corporate Fleet for next generation use cases. Breakout session with our Diamond partner, Ridecell
    Electrification, Keyless, Scheduled and On-demand vehicle usage all are becoming the norm for corporate fleets. Learn what’s new with corporate fleets as shared fleets begin to replace dedicated vehicles for employees. Learn how IoT and automation can scale fleets without scaling costs. Learn techniques to minimize fleet loss. And how to use multiple telematics solutions within a single fleet, or even single vehicle.

    With Kenneth Malmberg, Senior Director, Market Development and Alliances, Ridecell

  2. The benefit of Mobility for HR and Talent Acquisition
    Ferenc Hegedus, EMEA Geo Sourcing Lead, IBM


12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch & Networking Break

13 :00 – 13 :50 – Corporate Mobility as a Benefit

Mobility is building reputation as part of innovative benefit strategies. The total rewards world has started a journey towards flexible benefits systems, whereby the employees select those benefits that fit their lifestyle and family situation. And mobility is one of the most attractive ones. In this session we will hear how Corporate Mobility supports efficiency, sustainability and employee wellbeing.

13:00 – 13:02: Employee Walk-in

With Martine Hören, HR Business Partner, AMB Holding

13:02 – 13:30:  Maximising the value of Corporate Mobility as a Benefit

Panel discussion with experts from different industries to understand the value of Mobility as a Benefit and the framework in which Corporate Mobility need to be incorporated to be successful and all-inclusive. The panel discussion will tackle topics like:

  • How can Mobility be the key driver for efficiency, sustainability, and employee wellbeing?

  • How to go from Car as a Benefit to Mobility as a Benefit?

  • What is the position of Mobility in the overall benefit package, today and tomorrow?

  • How to convince employees and stakeholders?

  • How to detect, select and implement the mobility solutions your employees need?


  • Alexander Merkel, Fleet & Travel Manager Europe, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Wim Schellekens, Head of Category Management – Business Goods & Services, EMIA Procurement, Bridgestone Europe


13:30 – 13:50: Insights into the contours of Mobility as a Benefit

In this session you will get insight into the evolution of Corporate Mobility as a key pillar of the Comp & Ben package and learn how and under what conditions mobility can be addressed as an employee benefit.

Presented by Eva Lawless, Principal – Head of Benefit Transformation, Mercer

13:50 – 14:00 – Networking Break

14:00 – 14:50 – Corporate Mobility Solutions fit for you

Technology and mobility are fundamental enablers of smart and on-demand. The corporate mobility offering is continuously expanding, but there are still some gaps both in international scope and inter-compatibility. In this session you will understand where we are in terms of mobility development and what mobility service fits your corporate agenda.

Presented by Shwetha Surender, Director New Mobility, Frost & Sullivan

14:00 – 14:02: Mobility Manager Walk-In

With Yuliya Lapenkova, Global Senior Procurement Manager, Danone


14:02 – 14:20: Detecting today’s Corporate Mobility offering

What is the constellation of the Corporate Mobility ecosystem and what are the solutions available on the market? With insights into the different mobility categories: MaaS, Shared Mobility, Micro-mobility, Public transport,…

Expert presentation by Shwetha Surender, Director New Mobility, Frost & Sullivan

14:20 – 14:30: The right charging infrastructure for eMobility

By Andreas Blin, Manager International Sales and Business Development, Has-to-be eMobility


14:30 – 14:50: Sixt Mobility Club: How Flexibility in Mobility increases Corporate Efficiency and Employee Wellbeing.Thought Leadership presentation of our Founding partner, Sixt SE



  • Stuart Donnelly, Global Sales Director, Sixt SE

  • Nicholas Nelson, Global Lodgings and EMEIA Developed Markets Travel M&E Leader at EY

  • Paul Hollick, Chairman of the Association of Fleet Professionals & MD of The Miles Consultancy


15 :00 – 15 :30 – Dare to think ahead, Corporate Mobility tomorrow

15:00 – 15:30  Deepdive breakout sessions

​The participants can select the topic they prefer and participate in an inspiring and interactive session in which a mobility specialist demonstrates the value of a specific Corporate Mobility solution.

  1. How to get data? Use Technology! Breakout session with our Diamond partner, OviDrive
    How vital is your data to your decision making?A global consolidated view of your data is essential for effective decision making.Join OviDrive at the Smart Mobility Conference to better understand the importance of Data and the key drivers for Fleet Management and Mobility Strategy currently.

    With Laura Friebe, Enterprise Solutions Manager, Ovidrive

  2. Mobility budget: fantasy or reality? Breakout session of our Diamond partner, FREE NOW for Business

The world is changing and mobility needs to lead the path. Business travellers are looking for more flexibility, the pandemic modified the way we move and sustainability is becoming a must do. How can mobility budget help manage the transformation - and is it ready to do so?

With Fabio Griemens, Director Strategy & Operations at FREE NOW for Business

15:30 – 16:00 – Expert Panel Discussion: Why your Corporate Mobility future is shining bright

Closing panel discussion with

  • our founding partner HERE Technologies represented by Remco Timmer, Director of Product Management, HERE Technologies

  • our Founding partner Sixt SE represented by Vinzenz PFLANZ, President Corporate Sales, Sixt

  • our conference partner Frost & Sullivan represented by Franck Leveque, Partner - Business Unit Leader Mobility Group, Frost & Sullivan

  • Pim De Weerd, Global Commodity Manager Mobility at Philips and International Smart Mobility Manager of the Year

  • And moderated by Steven Schoefs, Fleet Europe - Smart Mobility


16:00 – Lessons learned & Closing

By Franck Leveque, Frost & Sullivan and Steven Schoefs, Fleet Europe – Smart Mobility


In partnership with

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This session is open to everyone

active and interested in mobility

For this event we have chosen an online platform that allows you to participate in this Smart Mobility Institute with all the advantages of a virtual event.

This online platform will gather the Expert Powers Talks through a virtual Main Stage. In addition, it allows to network via a sponsors area, direct messaging and live video conversations between participants and communication between buyers and suppliers (direct or via a matchmaking tool). 



Do you need more information about the general organisation?


Virginie Emonts

Marketing & Event Coordinator

Are you Interested in a partnership?


David Baudeweyns

Sales Director


Caroline Thonnon

CEO and Business Development


Daniel Savigny

International Key Account Manager

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