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  • Keynote
  • HRD Tech Village
  • Strategy & Organisational Development
  • Leadership
  • Employee Experience
  • Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
  • Culture and Inclusion
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent
  • Learning
  • Learning Tech
  • Engagement
  • Leadership
  • Talent
  • Keynote
  • Strategy & Organisational Development
  • Employee Experience
  • Learning
  • Culture and Inclusion
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Learning Tech
  • HRD Tech Village
  • Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
7:45 am
8:45 am
9:00 am
9:40 am
10:20 am
11:15 am

Networking Refreshments

HRD Tech Showcase: Get Contracts Completed Correctly and Quickly Every Time

HRD Tech Village
Lloyd Williams, Major Account Executive- DocuSign Find out more

Lightning Talk: Learning from the World of Forensics – Understanding What Makes People Tick

Mara Klemich, Consulting Psychologist- Heartstyles Find out more

Lightning Talk: The Anatomy of a Successful Recruitment Marketing Campaign

Stanislaw Wasowicz, Head of UK & Business Development- VONQ Find out more
11:30 am

Networking Refreshments

HRD Tech Showcase: Delivering Intelligent Experiences Today

HRD Tech Village
Richard Doherty, Senior Director of Product Marketing EMEA - Workday Find out more

Lightning Talk: ‘The 3 Questions’ - Leading the True Human Experience

Rob Cross, Founder- Muru Leadership Find out more

Lightning Talk: Evolution of the Benefits Package

Rosemary Lemon, Group Head of Reward- Hays Sabuj Sarkar, Neighbourhood Manager- Get Living Find out more
11:45 am

Leading HR in a Disrupted World

Keynote
Lucy Adams, CEO of Disruptive HR and Best-selling Author- Disruptive HR Find out more

Developing Global Talent through Internal Sponsorship, External Stimulus and Social Learning

Keynote
Jane Sendall, VP, Learning & Organisation Development, EMEA & Asia Pacific- Warner Bros Find out more

The Joy of Work – The Science of Being More Creative, Less Stressed and Majorly Productive

Keynote
Bruce Daisley, EMEA Vice President of Twitter- Twitter Find out more

The Value from Inclusion

Keynote
Angela Roseboro, Head of Diversity- Dropbox Find out more
11:45 am
12:15 pm

Aligning the People Strategy Through Business Transformation

Strategy & Organisational Development
Caoimhe Keogan, Chief People Officer- Moneysupermarket Group Find out more

HR Transformation: Creating a Commercial HR Function that is Fit for Purpose

Leadership
Dee Vassili, Executive Director - Group HR- Vue International Find out more

How Being 'Conscious' Delivers Better Employee Experience

Employee Experience
Thomas Huscroft, Global Associate Experience Director- Avon Find out more

Creating a Flexible and Personalised Reward Strategy

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
Christine Warner, Head of Reward & Mobility- Atos Find out more
12:15 pm

Supporting a Global Inclusive Culture

Culture and Inclusion
James Haq-Myles, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing- Travelex Find out more

Talent Pooling at Scale: “Building an Employee Advocacy Program from the Ground Up”

Talent Acquisition
Noel Brown, Senior Director, International Talent Acquisition- Thermo Fisher Scientific Find out more

The Journey to Creative Employer Branding

Talent
Gerard Jacques, Director of People- Eurostar Find out more

Learning as a Key Driver in Transforming Ericsson

Learning
Ed O’Brien, Head of Learning and Development, Europe and Latin America- Ericsson Find out more
12:15 pm
12:55 pm

How Machine Learning can Enhance your HR Decision Making Process

Strategy & Organisational Development
Antony Heljula, Technical Director- Peak Indicators Find out more

Helping Organisations Flourish - Finding Heart in Big Data

Leadership
Stephen Klemich, Founder- Heartstyles Find out more

Mutuality and Ministries: Creating a Culture of Engagement and Wellbeing the giffgaff Way

Employee Experience
Alastair Gill, People Partner- giffgaff Find out more

Is Physical Activity the Weak Link in your Wellbeing Programme? Fuell It

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
Katie Moore, CMO- Fuell Find out more
12:55 pm

The Importance of Emotional Connections In Engagement

Culture and Inclusion
Sharon Bridgland-Gough, Chief People Officer- Nuffield Health Find out more

'The Big Bang Theory' - Change management

Talent Acquisition
Barbara Lee, Global VP of Talent- Nielsen Jessica Barrett, Managing Director of Strategic Accounts- Pymetrics Find out more

HR Perceptions vs. Employee Realities: How to Bridge the Internal Communications Gap

Talent
Guy Chiswick, Managing Director UK & Ireland- Speakap Find out more

Diversity & Inclusion: Network Rail’s Journey to Becoming Disability Confident

Learning
Loraine Martins MBE FRSA, Director of Diversity and Inclusion- Network Rail Nicola Branagh, Workplace Solutions Champion- Texthelp Find out more
12:55 pm

Inspiring inclusion: 5 Critical Steps to Put Inclusion Into Action

Learning Tech
Fiona Young, Content Director- Hive Learning Find out more

What Does it Take to be the ‘#1 Place to Work’?

HRD Tech Village
Angela Evans, Microsoft 365 UK Business Group Lead- Microsoft Kate Wood, Culture Director- Chess Find out more
1:25 pm
1:30 pm
1:45 pm
1:50 pm
2:15 pm

CoLab Interactive Workshop: Working in an Agile and Collaborative Way for the Connected Age

Kim Atherton, Chief People Officer- Ovo Energy Perry Timms, Author and Chief Energy Officer Find out more

CoLab Interactive Workshop: Consciousness is a Leadership Requirement. How Conscious Are You?

Sophie Ireland, Global Director- Bridge Partnership Jane Sassienie, Global Director- Bridge Partnership Find out more

CoLab: Managing Employee Experience – A Transformative Approach for HR in the Digital World

Joshua Moscardini, Client Experience Director- TI People Stacey Smith, Sales and Service Director- TI People Find out more
2:15 pm

InFocus Panel: The Future of OD: Can Organisations Operate in an Entirely Democratic Way?

Lynne Weedall, Group HRD and NED- Selfridges Group Aaron Alburey, CEO- LACE Partners Linda Mountford, Human Resources Director- John West Foods Lisa Fox, Head of Organisational Development- KP Snacks Find out more

EXCLUSIVE LOST LECTURE: Building Engagement and Connections Through the Eyes of a Comedian brought to you by Salesforce

Santosh Carvalho, Innovation Partner- Salesforce Andy White, Comedian Find out more

Thought Exchange Roundtable Discussions

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3:25 pm

Internationally Mobile Talent – Virtuous or Vicious Employee Experience? Protecting an ‘Invisible’ Multi-million Dollar Investment in Internationally Mobile Employees

Strategy & Organisational Development
John Rason, Group Head of Consulting Services - Santa Fe Relocation Peter Ferrigno, Group Director Strategy and People- Santa Fe Relocation Find out more

Thinking Bigger. Closing the Ever-Growing Skills Gap.

Leadership
Simon Tindall, Director of Employer Engagement, Open University Worldwide- The Open University Find out more

The Link Between Mental Health and Disengaged Employees.

Employee Experience
Dr. David Batman, Member of Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board- Virgin Pulse Find out more

The Wellness Imperative – Stop Paying Lip Service to Wellness!

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
Nick McClelland, Commerical Director, JLT Employee Benefits- JLT Find out more
3:25 pm

Using Real-time Feedback and Recognition to Strengthen Culture & Boost Employee Engagement

Culture and Inclusion
Denise Willett, Senior Director- Achievers Find out more

Small Steps to Big Data - What to Measure and When to Measure it

Talent Acquisition
Matt Buckland, VP Customer Advocacy- Workable Find out more

Driving Change To Transform The Way We Work

Talent
Dominic Podmore, Head of HR Analytics & Data Governance, Talent Management- Anglo American Find out more

#BeYourselfAtWork A Warburtons Case Study of driving resilience through change – Modernising Learning Consciously

Learning
Liz Villani, Founder- Courageous Success Susan Yell, HR Director- Warburtons Find out more
3:25 pm
3:55 pm
4:50 pm

Networking Refreshments

HRD Tech Showcase: Siemens: Using Data Driven Assessments to Tackle Diversity

HRD Tech Village
Alastair Frater, Director- Arctic Shores Find out more

Lightning Talk: 5 Reasons Why You Need An HR Service Delivery Solution!

John Rowzee, Solutions Consultant- PeopleDoc Find out more

Lightning Talk: Technology Adoption - Making it Work

Aaron Alburey, CEO- LACE Partners Find out more
4:50 pm - 5:05 pm
5:05 pm

Networking Refreshments

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HRD Tech Showcase: Future of Work

HRD Tech Village
Maarten Raemdonck, CEO- Spencer Find out more

Lightning Talk: Discover an Untapped Resource for Maintaining Wellbeing

Julie Hixton, Executive Coach and Wellbeing Expert- Artfund Find out more

Lightning Talk: HR in the era of AI (Science vs. Fiction)

Jacky Hazan, Founder & CEO- Intervyo Sharon Fischer, Chief Occupational Psychologist- Intervyo Find out more
5:20 pm
5:50 pm
6:20 pm
6:30 pm

Workday Drinks Reception

Join all other event attendees for drinks and live entertainment. Here you will have an opportunity to unwind and enjoy the company of your fellow colleagues over some delicious drinks whilst enjoying the live music on offer.

7:30 pm
7:30 am
8:00 am

Breakfast Briefing: How your Company Culture, Technology and Data can Create Engaging Employee Experiences

Engagement
Santosh Takoor, Senior Regional Vice President- Salesforce Tom Dewaele, VP Global HR Services- Unilever Rovina D’Souza, Strategy and Analytics- Salesforce Find out more

Breakfast Briefing: Leaders – Toxic or Intoxicating? HR’s Influence on Leadership Biases

Leadership
Chris Humphreys, CEO- Advanced People Strategies Ltd Find out more

Breakfast Briefing: 2019 Legal Employment Trends - What Every HRD Needs to Know

Talent
Alan Chalmers, Partner/North West Head of Employment- DLA Piper Kate Hodgkiss, Partner/Scotland Head of Employment- DLA Piper Find out more
8:45 am

New Leadership Model for the Conscious World

Keynote
Helen Webb, Chief People Officer- Co-op Find out more

Digital Talent: Fostering a Digital Mentality

Keynote
Mervyn Dinnen, HR & Talent Analyst, Author Find out more

Managing Times Of Political Uncertainty: How To Prepare Your Organisation For The Practicalities Of Brexit And Beyond

Keynote
Punam Birly, Partner and Brexit People & Immigration Lead- KPMG Ian Williams, HR Director, Global Network- British Council Lord Jitesh Gadhia, Strategic Advisor and Board Member Find out more

If Not You, Who? How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement 

Keynote
Jill Christensen, Top 100 Global Employee- Engagement Influencer & Best Seller Author Find out more
9:40 am

Strategic HR in the Boardroom and Beyond

Strategy & Organisational Development
Shakil Butt, HR & Leadership Professional, Non Executive Director CIPD Find out more

How Positive Psychology can Improve Happiness and Productivity?

Employee Experience
Dr. Claudia Rohde, Head of HR Development- Jägermeister Find out more

Leaders Grow their Organisations. Organisations Grow their Leaders: How you can Accelerate Culture Change through Leadership Development

Leadership
Nick Bunker, Managing Director UK and Ireland- pladis Find out more
9:40 am

When Learning becomes Culture Change

Learning
Debbie Bennett-Jackson, Marketing and Engagement EMEA- Citi Find out more

Behavioural Experiments

Talent
Michelle Blayney, Chief Culture & Talent Officer- Lloyds Banking Group Dave Roycroft, Director- ?What If! Innovation Find out more

Inclusion from The Inside Out To Drive Performance & Organisational Justice

Culture and Inclusion
Rebecca Davis, Assistant Director - People, OD and Learning- West Midlands Police Find out more

Transforming your Talent Acquisition Strategy – Recruiting with the Future in Mind

Talent Acquisition
Anne Carrigan, Director of Talent Acquisition- JLL Find out more
9:40 am
10:20 am
11:15 am

Networking Refreshments

HRD Tech Showcase: Philanthropy vs Profit – How Technology Can Help Businesses to Get It Right

HRD Tech Village
Marina Stedman, Head of Marketing- The Good Exchange Find out more

Lightning Talk: Bringing Values to Life

Tim Keehner, Director- Two Bald Blokes Matthew Hotten, People & Organisational Development Manager, Geberit Find out more

Lightning Talk: The Era of Employee Experience

Misha Jessel-Kenyon, Account Executive- Peakon Find out more
11:15 am - 11:45 am

Book Signing: If Not You, Who? Cracking the Code of Employee Disengagement by Jill Christensen

Jill Christensen, Top 100 Global Employee- Engagement Influencer & Best Seller Author Find out more

Book Signing: Exceptional Talent by Mervyn Dinnen

Mervyn Dinnen, HR & Talent Analyst, Author Find out more
11:30 am

Networking Refreshments

HRD Tech Showcase: The Next Generation Learning Experience

HRD Tech Village
Travis Adams, Sales Manager- Coorpacademy Find out more

Lightning Talk: 5 HR Trends to Futureproof Your Workforce

Neelie Verlinden, Digital Content Manager – Digtial HR & HR Tech Expert- Talentsoft Find out more

Lightning Talk: From Extreme Ego to Extreme Team - A Practical Path Through the Dysfunction of Leadership Teams

Kate Thompson, MD Talent- businessthreezero Kirsty Osborne, Lead- businessthreezero Find out more
11:45 am

Leadership In The Age of Acceleration: An Integrated Approach To The Demands Of The New World

Strategy & Organisational Development
Alison Esse, Co-Founder and Director- The Storytellers Annabel Jones, UK HR Director- ADP Find out more

The Future of Leadership

Leadership
Dominic Fitch, Head of Creative Change- Impact International Find out more

Connection: The Foundation of Workplace Culture

Employee Experience
Gary Beckstrand, Vice President- O.C. Tanner Find out more

Personalising The Employee Experience: How The Future Is An Audience Of One

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
Gethin Nadin, Director of Employee Wellbeing- Benefex Find out more
11:45 am

Putting Neuroscience into Everyday Practice to Drive your Organizational Transformation

Learning
Angus Ridgway, CEO and Co-Founder- Potentialife Find out more

People Power

Culture and Inclusion
Sally Earnshaw, Managing Director- Blue Sky Performance Improvement Find out more

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the Future of Work

Talent Acquisition
Tracey Dawes, Solutions Director- Reed Talent Solutions Ella Pardoe, Product Development Manager- Reed Talent Solutions Steve Dilley, Consulting Services Manager- Reed Talent Solutions Find out more

Strategic Workforce Planning: Preparing Your Organisation For The Future

Talent
Sally Hunter, Senior Vice President- Cielo Find out more
12:25 pm

CoLab Interactive Workshop: Engaging and Developing a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

Julie Lock, Intelligent Applications Marketing- Microsoft Kerri Hollis, Modern Communications Product Manager- Microsoft Find out more

CoLab Interactive Workshop: The Nine Dimensions for Excellence in People Analytics

David Green, People Analytics Leader- Insight222 Jonathan Ferrar, CEO- Insight222 Find out more

InFOCUS: Future of Leadership

Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth, Group HR Director- BBC Smaranda Gosa-Mensing, Global Head of Technology Talent- McKinsey & Company Hugh Milward, Director Corporate External and Legal Affairs- Microsoft Kate Griffiths-Lambeth, Group HR Director, Executive Committee - Charles Stanley & Co Find out more
12:25 pm
1:25 pm
1:35 pm
1:55 pm
2:15 pm

Creating the Digital Experience

Employee Experience
Richard Galletly, Group Director of Compensation and Benefits- Essentra Ross Tracey, Managing Director- Ceridian Find out more

Santander Success Case: How the ‘Be Healthy Programme’ Influenced Global Strategic Results

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
Dan Strode, Global Director of HR Culture & Strategy- Santander Find out more

Panel Discussion: Putting Employee Feedback At The Heart Of Your Employee Experience

Culture and Inclusion
Nina Hancock, Customer Success Lead EMEA- Culture Amp Alex Miell, Head of People & Organisation- Moneysupermarket Group Georgina Reeves-Saad, Global Engagement and Employee Experience Lead- British Council Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth, Group HR Director- BBC Find out more

Thinking Fast and Slow on Talent

Talent Acquisition
Jon Addison, Head of Talent Solutions- LinkedIn Find out more
2:55 pm

#metoo – What is Safeguarding

Strategy & Organisational Development
René Bujard, Global HR Director- Oxfam International Find out more

Inspiring Positive Change Through Reward and Recognition

Reward, Benefits & Wellbeing
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Intersectional Inclusion– What is it and How can it Benefit my Organisation?

Culture and Inclusion
Dr. Julie Humphreys, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA- AIG Find out more
2:55 pm

Your Story Is Your Brand!

Talent Acquisition
Sam McNeill, Chief Story Teller & UK & Europe General Manager- SongDivision UK Find out more

Supporting a Multigenerational Workforce

Talent
David McGoldrick, HR Director- Sodexo Find out more

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning on Shoestring Budget

Learning
Kate Philpot, Global Enablement, Coaching & Performance Director- Getty Images Find out more

Investing in Leaders: Building Capabilities from Within

Leadership
Trudie Adcock, Head of Leadership Development- Santander Find out more
3:35 pm
4:20 pm
4:30 pm

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