13 Jun 2017

Japan and Belgium: Well-being at work from a cross-cultural Perspective

General info

Tuesday 13 June 2017

14:00 - 19:30

Pulso Europe, JEAP Peacemind, Leuven MindGate and the Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce


We accept a maximum of 50 attendees. The event is free of charge and you can choose to register for

1. the seminar, the solar train tour, the brewery visit and the walking dinner

2. the seminar, the solar train tour and the brewery visit

3. the seminar only

Please make your reservation at info@pulso-europe.eu before June 6th, 2017.

Park Inn Radisson Blu Hotel
Martelarenlaan 36
3010 Leuven
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To bring Belgian and Japanese employees closer to each other, Pulso Europe, JEAP Peacemind, Leuven MindGate and the Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of

Commerce invite you to an afternoon seminar focusing on the topic of well-being at work. In this seminar we will approach stress management and satisfaction at work from a cultural perspective, with insights from both Japanese and European experts. After the seminar an informal gathering will be held where you will have the opportunity to take a tour of the city of Leuven, followed by a visit of the famous Stella Artois brewery, before enjoying a walking dinner.


13:30 Registration & welcome

14:00 Corporate responsibilities in Belgium and Japan: Introducing a cross-cultural tool for individual and collective well-being risk assessment by Mrs. Yasmin Handaja, Senior Manager at Pulso Europe

14:30 Break-out sessions:

Room 1 Japanese language) aimed at Japanese expats: Adjusting to a new culture as expats, by Mrs. Kaoru Ichikawa, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of JEAP Peacemind

Room 2 English language) aimed at Belgian managers: Integrating Belgian and Japanese working culture, by Mrs. Masako Kato, Managing Director of Many Truths

15:30 Coffee and tea break

16:00 Summary of the key findings of the break-out sessions, by Mr. Dirk Antonissen (Partner at Pulso Europe) and Mrs. Ayumi Nishikawa, President of JEAP Peacemind

16:30 Solar train tour of the historic city center of Leuven

17:30 Guided tour of the Leuven Stella Artois brewery

19:30 Reception and Walking dinner