Next generation intranets: shaping the modern workplace with Office365

18 October 2018

After the success of our seminars in Leuven and Luxembourg, we’re bringing premium employee experiences and modern collaboration to Ghent.

This October 18, Amplexor gathers collaboration experts to analyze the future of intranets. We'll bring together digital experts, IT, HR and marketing teams for an open discussion around the challenges of collaboration, internal communication and digital workplaces. Through hands-on demos and real success stories, we will show you how SharePoint can be used to build top quality intranet sites that connect dispersed teams while enhancing corporate communications.

Join us in Ghent!


11:30 - Welcome reception and networking lunch

12:00 - Shaping the Employee Experience with Office365
Marc Van de Woestijne, Information Architect and Intranet consultant at User Benefit
In today’s digital working environments, intranets are emerging as the welcoming front door to lead employees though the multitude of mobile, cloud-based social and collaborative tools. In this session we will demonstrate how your intranet can be an intuitive, user centric and context-aware interface to engage teams and support them with everything they need to work faster, productively and flexibly.

12:30 - Unlocking the value of Sharepoint for your intranet solution 
Tom Laureys, Solution Manager ECM at Amplexor
Considering Office 365 as the basis for your intranet and modern workplace? Tom Laureys will take the audience on a practical journey through all the available options (SharePoint Communication Sites, Intranet-in-a-Box solutions and custom-built platforms), discussing the challenges and opportunities for each of them. 

13:00 - VALO Intranet: the ready-to-go intranet on Office 365 and SharePoint
Damien Dewitte, VP Solution Manager for Digital Experience at Amplexor
Out-of-the-box intranet solutions have proven to be a successful choice for companies that give priority to faster implementation and less maintenance needs without disregarding the workplace experience and higher user adoption. In this session we will explore the real-world success stories of the most powerful and popular intranet-in-a-box solutions for Office 365 and SharePoint - VALO.

13:30 - Q&A and wrap-up

14:00 - End



Marc Van de Woestijne is Senior Information Architect and Intranet consultant at User Benefit. He has been designing websites, intranet sites and document management systems for over a decade, using its own participatory methodology to co-design information architecture projects together with clients through a series of workshops and user tests. Marc masters the art of user experience, turning the most complex information-rich ecosystems into user-friendly interfaces that really work for every stakeholder.


Tom Laureys is Solution Manager ECM at Amplexor. For the past 10 years, Tom has been helping clients across industries with the right technology to digital transform their business processes and improve collaboration and productivity. His strategic thinking combined with hands-on experience across different technologies – such as SharePoint, Office 365, Alfresco and Documentum – grant him the capacity to capture new market trends and turn them into effective solutions for customer challenges.


Damien Dewitte is Digital Experience VP at Amplexor. Leading a team of digital enthusiasts, he focuses on the excellence of customer experience and digital transformation, overcoming legacy and technical barriers. Damien believes unique businesses deserve unique strategies and is responsible for driving innovation and creating customized approaches for digital experience and content management projects.


Nieuwgoed Seminariecentrum
Grotesteenweg Zuid 8
9052 Ghent – Zwijnaarde

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Nieuwgoed Seminariecentrum is housed in a beautiful castle farm surrounded by a vast green landscape. Ideally situated near all major access roads, it's also just a 15-minute bus ride away from the Ghent Sint-Pieters train station.