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The International Netstorming Sessions

Abril 15, 2021 @ 16:00 - 18:00

“Leading businesses in a changing world”

Throughout last year we all experienced some challenging times, be it professionally or personally. One year later and with the successful rise of the vaccine, we hope everything will go back to ‘normal’ sooner rather than later, but there might be some things that are here to stay!

Many businesses were forced to go digital in a very short time and working from home turned out to be the new reality for the vast majority of office workers. Although most of us miss the office dynamic and the occasional casual conversation near the coffee machine, for many, working from home also showed its positive side. Employers could spend less on expensive office rents, and workers could take hours off their daily commute. Even if some of us might migrate back to the office again after Covid, one thing is certain – working remotely has undergone an important revolution.

What does this mean for the future? How does it affect the workplace and labour law? How does it affect the business culture and HR management? Last but not least, what about business development?

These are the topics to be discussed during our first edition of The International Netstorming Sessions joint event, organised by the Dutch, British and French-Portuguese Chambers of Commerce. Each topic will be addressed in separate breakout rooms, where members of the three Chambers will join to network and brainstorm under the main umbrella theme “Leading businesses in a changing world”.

About this event:

During the event, and following a short introduction by our keynote speaker – Tim Vieira of Bravegeneration, S.A. – a total of 60 members from the Dutch, British and French Chambers will come together to brainstorm and network around one of the following topics:

• E-Workplace & Labour Law
• E-Business Culture
• E-Business Development

There will be 2 breakout rooms per topic with a moderator and the goal is to meet members of the other Chambers of Commerce and expand your network whilst discussing a theme of mutual interest.

Therefore, we kindly ask you to indicate, in the NOTES, your two preferences for the breakout sessions you wish to attend. Please also be aware that registrations will be accepted on a first to come, first served basis, and that each Chamber can only accept 20 participants.


4.00pm – Welcome by Joana Mestre (Dutch-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce)

4.05pm – “Gamechangers, leading in a changing world” – 15-minute presentation by renowned keynote speaker Tim Vieira (BraveGeneration, S.A.)

4.25 – Breakout Sessions:

E-Workplace & Labour Law – moderated by:
– David Carvalho Martins (Lawyer LL at DCM Lawyers)
– João de Sousa Guimarães (Partner & Lawyer at Teixeira & Guimarães – Sociedade de Advogados)

E-Business Culture & HR Management – moderated by:
– Luís Morgadinho (Executive Coach, Personal & Organizational Development Consultant at Elemento Humano Portugal)
– Inês Veloso (Marketing Director at Randstad Portugal)

E-Business Development – moderated by:
– Raquel Fins (Brand Marketing & Communication at SIXT Rent-a-Car)
– Kasper van der Knaap (Managing Partner at Koos Service Design)

5.25pm – End of breakout sessions and return to main room where moderators will give a short summary of what was discussed in their session

5.40pm – Final thank you speech by Laurent Marionnet (CEO of the CCILF) & Chris Barton (CEO of the BPCC)

5.45pm – End of event

This event will take place online (Zoom) and the access will be sent to all attendees one day before the event.


Please kindly note that this is a Members only event. Places are limited and thus we urge you to register promptly.


GDPR Disclaimer: Once your booking is confirmed, the speaker will have access to your registration details. Your details are now in our database of mailings, which you can cancel or change at any time.
By signing up for the event you hereby confirm that you have read and agreed with the general terms and conditions of the BPCC/CCLB regarding the General Data Protection Regulation, which you can check here
We hereby inform all participants that photographs and/or videos may be taken during our events, and that these may be used in our media, website and social networks. If you have any objection to us taking your picture or to your images being published, please inform us by email


Abril 15, 2021
16:00 - 18:00


Adriana Silva
(+351) 964 343 173