Agenda

 

09:30 Breakfast and registration

10:30 Chair’s opening remarks
Emily Wright, Features and Global Editor, EG

10.35 How to transform your organization?
• Opportunities for automation in HR
• Working towards a pragmatic change strategy
Andrew Spence, Strategic Workforce Advisor, Glass Bead Consulting

10.55 Managing generational differences at workplace
• Whatever age or generation you are, there are some very good reasons to:
- get comfortable with the uncomfortable and uncomfortable with the comfortable
- balance the time we spend in the 'The Known' & 'The Unknown'
- align our beliefs and our actions
Ray Richards, CEO, Do Something Different

11.15 Refreshment break

11:35 Panel: The value of workplace – is it a selling point in attracting and retaining talent?
• Modern workplace vs traditional office
• Concepts to create, grow and redefine flexibility within organisations
• The workplace as an experience to inspire employees vs dealing with the rise of remote working
Jo Dodds, Digital Connection Lead, Engage for Success
Alex Lifschutz, Director, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Ben Munn, Managing Director, Business and Solution Development, The Instant Group
Malcolm O'Brien, Executive Director of People, Communications and IT, Swan Housing
John Walker, CEO, CRATE

12:20 What do Millennials really want?
• How the modern millennial is becoming the staple of the 21st-century workforce
• How can businesses change with the times and align their goals, in order to create a thriving workplace to be able to accommodate and nurture a mindful millennial
Kimberly Hepburn, Junior Quantity Surveyor AssocRICS, TFL
Becki Selby, Development Manager, U+I
Arya Taware, Founder & MD, Future Bricks
James Townseed, Co-founder, Kontor Space

13:05 Lunch

14:05 Panel: Wellbeing as a Driver of Productivity
• Does a holistic workplace really attract better people?
• Health, wellness, wellbeing and reward, and the link with productivity
• Presenting hard-hitting people analytics
Aletheia Hunn, Director, Founded Wellness
Ann Marie Aguilar, Director of Operations; Europe, International WELL Building Institute
Neil Usher, Owner & Executive Consultant, Workessence/Unispace

14:50 Discussion: Working at Chiswick Park: The Embodiment of Culture
Matt Coulson, CEO, Chiswick Park

15:10 Refreshment break

15:30 Panel: How to future-proof your workforce?
• Up-skilling your workforce for ‘Tech’
• Are degree apprenticeships the only solution to closing the skills gap?
• How to prepare for Industry 4.0?
• What are other sectors doing better than us?
Laura Acklandiene, Head of Business Development - Global Expansion, Equiem
Darryll Colthrust, Director of Innovation, Palmer Capital
Savannah de Savary, Founder and CEO, Built-ID
Ron Bakker, Founding Partner, PLP Architecture

16:15 Close followed by networking drinks

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