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Agile HR Meetup Barcelona | Hosts eDreams ODIGEO | Theme Intro to Agile HR

  • eDreams ODIGEO Barcelona office 67 Carrer de Bailèn Barcelona, CT, 08009 Spain (map)

The Agile HR Meetup is coming to Barcelona for the first time. Our hosts for the evening will be eDreams ODIGEO, one of the world’s largest online travel companies. Our theme will explore the core elements of Agile HR and its role in supporting Business Agility and Agile Organisational Transformation. The Agile HR Meetup is a vital learning global network for Human Resources (HR), Learning and Development (L&D), Agile and, People and Culture professionals, on a mission to innovate HR and transform the profession for the future of work. Join us and help shape the discussion.

People Practices and Business Agility

While the themes of digitalisation, uncertainty and complexity are almost standard these days, the way to organise how we work, engage with our customers and collaborate to respond to these disrupting factors are still evolving.

Agile has emerged as the main way to redesign how we work and offers answers to many of these challenges. However, what does it mean to 'go Agile'? Do you even use the word? Also, what role does HR play in business agility and how do we begin to evolve our people practices to support Agile teams and mindset?

Our Hosts

Our hosts for the evening are eDreams ODIGEO, one of the world’s largest online travel companies and European e-commerce businesses.

eDreams ODIGEO and each of its five leading brands – Opodo, eDreams, Go Voyages, Travellink and Liligo – have been instrumental in ushering in a new era of travel booking. With a presence in 46 markets, they are Europe’s largest flight retailer, serving over 18.5 million customers last year. As a leading Agile business, eDreams ODIGEO are proud to host the first Agile HR Meetup in Barcelona.


Natal Dank, an Agile HR pioneer and co-founder of the Agile HR Community, will facilitate our main discussion and help participants understand what Agile HR is, and our potential role in supporting and enabling Agile team development and organisational transformation. Natal will also share case studies from the clients she works with globally and discuss ideas on how to evolve HR and people practices for the future of work.

On the night we’ll also be joined by Elena Koefman, Chief People Officer at eDreams ODIGEO, who will share how the People team at eDreams ODIGEO embrace an Agile mindset and collaborate across the business. Elena will also invite fellow people leaders from eDreams ODIGEO to share their story and discuss the importance of a People team embracing an Agile mindset to support business agility.

What is Agile HR?

Transforming the fundamental principles of HR into People Operations leading Agile, digital and networked organisations. Agile HR aims to build a shared value between your customer, business and people by:

  • Mindset - Embracing the Agile mindset within Human Resources and people practices to incrementally deliver value to your customer.

  • Co-Create - Applying Agile techniques, like Scrum and Kanban, to self-organise, experiment and co-create directly with your people.

  • Human-centric - Building awesome, people friendly workplace practices that are validated by users

  • Evidence-based - Evidence-based decision making that delivers customer value through data, people analytics and insight.

  • Agile Transformation & Leadership - Consulting on Agile and digital organisational transformation, and coaching leaders

  • Employee Experience - Enriching the people experience at work and taking care of the human

What To Expect on the Night

  • An opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow HR professionals and leading Agile HR practitioners

  • Group discussion, two-way dialogue and sharing of stories

  • Drinks and snacks to keep you nourished

  • Guest speakers from people leading the way in Agile HR

Where When?

Venue: eDreams ODIGEO Barcelona office, C. Bailén, 67 08009 Barcelona
Start time: Gather at 17:45 for 18:00 kick off
End time: 21.00

Who Should Come?

All HR, L&D and Agile professionals. Open to anyone willing and able to innovate the human side of their workplace.

Agile HR Community Certified Practitioner Program

Agile HR is a revolution, defining the future of work. The Agile HR Community provides training and certification workshops that help you acquire these new skills, apply them directly in your work and future-proof your career. Join the next Agile HR Certified Practitioner program in a city near you.

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