*** Keynote speakers ***


Ina Aust

Ina Aust is Professor of Human Resource Management with a specialization in Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability, Louvain School of Management, Belgium. She has published her PhD in 2009 on the topic ‘Sustainable Human Resource Management: A conceptual and exploratory analysis from a paradox perspective’. Together with Wes Harry, she has edited a Special Issue on Sustainable HRM in Management Revue, September 2012. In 2013/14, she has published the edited volume ‘Sustainability and Human Resource Management: Developing Sustainable Business Organisations’, Springer. She is interested in research on Sustainable HRM/sustainability and HRM, global leadership, paradoxes and tensions in HRM, and on international HRM.


Michael Arthur

Professor Michael Arthur of Suffolk University, Boston, is a leading thinker about the nature of contemporary careers. His work includes the description and specification of boundaryless careers, intelligent careers and more recently sustainable careers. His talk will highlight potential conflicts between sustainable careers and sustainable HRM perspectives, and encourage rapprochement and a shared agenda for future professional efforts.