• e-CF: Share & Inspire - Speakers

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    Austėja Trinkūnaitė is leading the IT Professionalism Europe network (ITPE), a network of organisations that is committed to advancement of IT professionalism in Europe. She is a Secretary General of CEPIS, a non-profit organisation representing national associations of IT professionals across 31 countries in Europe.


    Austeja coordinates and supports CEPIS working groups, such as Women in ICT, Computing in Schools, Legal and Security Issues, and Professional Ethics.


    Austeja‘s previous roles include European Policy and Communication Manager at ECDL Foundation and Researcher at the Public Policy and Management Institute. She also worked on the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and the EU coding initiatives at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CNECT).



    Floor Scheffer holds an MSc in Physics at Leiden University and has been working at Tata Steel Europe (and its predecessors Corus and Hoogovens) for the past 32 years, holding different positions in R&D, Information Management, Corporate IT and HR. Since 2005, Floor works in the IT function and has been seconded from IT to HR in 2017, in the role of Senior Business Consultant.


    Formerly he developed an IT Competence Framework for the IT function and ran the IT Faculty of the Tata Steel Academy. In his current role he is responsible, among other things, for building a Digital Competence Framework for the whole of Tata Steel Europe, covering IT and non-IT roles alike. The earlier IT Competence Framework was based on SFIA, the new Digital Competence Framework is being based on e-CF.


    Floor lives and works in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam, with his wife and their dog. He loves music (especially opera), theatre and ballet, literature, Scotland and whisky, science and technology, and history and philosophy, among other things.



    Martine de Groot-Grosman is Capacity Manager at VIVAT. She is responsible for the allocation of work to maximize effectiveness and support personal development of the IT-employees. She determines which capacity (resources) is needed in the internal organization for the longer term (strategic resource planning).


    Bringing together demand and supply for the benefit of the optimal deployment of internal and external capacity, to achieve the maximal value creation for VIVAT IT. She is responsible for the sourcing policy and for the knowledge requirements today and in the future.


    Her focus is on strategic and conceptual thinking to unite apparent contradictions in simple and clear solutions. Looking for the core she tries to find a real working solution.



    Mary Cleary is Deputy CEO of the Irish Computer Society/ICS Foundation and Chair of the CEN TC 428, “e-Competences and Professionalism”. She oversees ICT professionalism and digital inclusion policy and initiatives for ICS, coordinating the Irish Digital Jobs and Skills Coalition and advising the ICS CIO Forum on professionalism and Continuous Professional Development for all domains, with emphasis on eHealth.


    She holds a Master's Degree in Education, and has extensive experience of ICT professional programme design and implementation. She has worked on several national education initiatives, promoting ICT as a teaching and learning tool.


    She manages education outreach initiatives, as well as the professional and advocacy activities of HISI (Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland), and the delivery of 8 national conferences annually. She is a delegate to the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) ICT SCC, and a committee member of the Irish Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN).



    Saco-Bart van der Bijl is an Agile DevOps Consultant and Coach who believes in organizational change as a learning process. A society where (technological) changes are going faster and faster requires adaptability. This does not only apply to organizations, but also to the individual.


    Saco-Bart has been working at ABN AMRO since 2000. Starting as a project manager he carried out various projects in the field of CRM, sales/service applications and payment transaction.


    In 2015 he began his role as a coach during the roll-out of agile within ABN AMRO, this included over 200 Scrum teams.


    He is currently working at the Center of Excellence Agile WoW, focusing on IT competencies and team development. Now he is involved in the implementation of DevOps, using the e-CF and DASA frameworks.


    Something more personal, Saco-Bart is cohabiting in Amersfoort and a big fan of various winter sports. 


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