CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018 Programme

Join our host of experts: explore the full two-day agenda and speaker line-up

Technology and the Future of Work sponsored by:

Organisation Development & Business Effectiveness sponsored by:

9:30 – 10:30

D1 | ACE Talk 

The ethics of people management – from resources to human beings

Speaker:

John Amaechi OBE, Organisational Psychologist, Director of the UK’s largest NHS Trust and former NBA Basketball Player.

Location: Auditorium 

D2 | Case Study 

Designing a holistic reward and benefit strategy to drive business growth

Speakers:

Baljinder Kang, Director of HR, Midland Heart
Lyndsey Rathor, Head of Talent and Development, Exertis

Location: Exchange 8-10

D3 | Case Study 

Introducing agile ways of working to increase collaboration and innovation

Speakers:

Samantha Betts, Assistant Director HR & OD, Salford City Council
Frank O’Sullivan, Strategic HR & OD Manager, Salford City Council
Steve Wells, Scrum Master, giffgaff

Location: Exchange Hall

D4 | Panel Discussion 

Will automation and artificial intelligence help or hinder good people management?

Speakers:

Megan Marie Butler, AI Analyst for HR
Robert Nitsch, Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Apprenticeships
Cheryl Allen, HR Director Transformation, Atos
Andrew Spence, HR Transformation Director, Glass Bead Consulting

Location: Charter 1

Workshops
09:30 – 12:15

W4 | Workshop 
SOLD OUT

Empowering line managers with coaching and mentoring skills to lead effective teams

Speaker:

Jeremy Snape, Founder and Director, Sporting Edge

Location: Charter 2

W5 | Workshop 
SOLD OUT

From adviser to HR business partner – bridge the skills gap to become a trusted influencer

Speaker:

Rhian Edwards, Senior HR Business Partner, PHS Group

Location: Charter 3

W6 | Workshop 
SOLD OUT

Developing OD&D and change skills to drive new business models

Speakers:

Naomi Stanford, Organisation Design Consultant

Location: Exchange 11

11:15 – 12:15

E1 | ACE Talk 

The reputational risks of data security and employee digital presence

Speaker:

Shami Chakrabarti CBE, The Rt Hon the Baroness Chakrabarti of Kennington & Former Director of Liberty

Location: Exchange 8-10

E2 | Case Study 

Demystifying predictive analytics – examples of impactful data-driven insights

Speakers:

Ben Hawkes, Selection Assessment Lead – HR Analytics, Shell International Limited
Sathi Banerjee, Leadership Assessment Lead – HR Analytics, Shell International Limited
Christian Cormack, Head of HR Analytics, AstraZeneca
Tom Palmer, Workforce Analytics Partner, AstraZeneca

Location: Exchange Hall

E3 | Case Study 

New trends in recruitment to attract the talent you need to succeed

Speakers:

Katrina Hutchinson O’Neill, Group Head of Resourcing and Talent, StepStone
Jessica Hayes, Head of Talent, McCann London

Location: Auditorium

E4 | Panel Discussion 
SOLD OUT

How can we evolve the HRBP model to make it more effective?

Speakers:

Emily Barrett, Head of HR Operations and Partnering, Wellcome Trust
Claire Spurdell, Head of HR Business Partnering, Agilisys
Alex Covey, Director of Engagement, HomeServe

Location: Charter 1

Day 1
08 Nov 2018
12:15 : 13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30 – 14:30

F1 | ACE Talk 

Managing organisational complexity – smart simplicity for an agile organsation

Speaker:

Dr Yves Morieux, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Institute for Organisation, Boston Consulting Group

Location: Exchange Hall

F2 | Case Study 

Journeys of digitalisation – using technology to transform HR and the organisation

Speakers:

Elaine Bergin, Head of HR Services, Sainsbury’s
Lynda Thomson, Head of Organisational Development, Dorset and Christchurch Councils
Matt Deane, Organisational Development Advisor, Dorset and Christchurch Councils

Location: Exchange 8-10

F3 | Case Study  

Enabling people to thrive through a strategic approach to engagement

Speakers:

Debbie Alder, HR Director General, Department of Work and Pension
Gordon Parkes, HR Director, Northern Ireland Electricity Network

Location: Auditorium

F4 | Case Study 

Leveraging apprenticeships to broaden your talent pools

Speakers:

Andy Tupman, Emerging Talent Manager, Yorkshire Building Society
Kendra Moffatt, Head of Talent, AS Watson

Location: Charter 3

F5 | Ethical Debate 

Adopting a fair remote and flexible working policy – what would you do?

Speakers:

Neil Morrison, HR Director, Severn Trent Water
Karen Grave, President, Public Services People Managers Association
Andrew Latto, Head of HR, Kingdom Housing Association

Location: Charter 1

F6 | World Cafe 
SOLD OUT

Reducing stress and supporting mental health at work

Speakers:

Nicky Ingham, Executive Director, HPMA (Healthcare People Management Association)
Ian Pettigrew, Director and Coach, Kingfisher Coaching
David Hayden, L&D Consultant, CIPD

Location: Charter 2

F7 | Sprint Session 
SOLD OUT

Creating unforgettable experiences to increase the impact of your learning

Speakers:

Nick Shackleton-Jones, Director, Learning & Performance Innovation, PA Consulting Group
Kenny Temowo, Learning & Experience Design Consultant, PA Consulting Group

Location: Exchange 11

Day 1
08 Nov 2018
16:30

Closing Remarks