Challenges of L&D Many global trends and developments challenge the Learning & Development field:: Generation Y/Z: What do the new generations that are entering the labour market expect from L&D? How do they change the L&D culture of companies? Industry 4.0: How can L&D support companies in getting ahead of / keeping up with the next industrial revolution? Ageing of global workforce: How can L&D contribute to keeping ageing employees longer in the worklplace/highly productive? How does L&D have to change to respond to the learning needs of the ageing workforce? Increasing use of remote and temporary workers: How can L&D contribute to the knowledge transfer/diminish the loss of knowledge due to the constant on and off-boarding of remote and temporary workers? Big data: How can L&D use big data to increase its value to the business? Race for talent: How can L&D contribute in getting ahead in the race for talent? Digitalization/E-Learning/Blended learning: How does the digitalization affect L&D? How can L&D use the digitalization to be more effective? Entrepreneurship: How can L&D respond to the entrepreneurial boom? This year we will address the most relevant trends together to discover and create practical solutions. We are looking forward to having you on board!