CIPD Northern Annual Conference

Northern Annual
Conference 2019

21 June 2019 | York

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Book tickets to the CIPD Northern Annual Conference, 21 June 2019 at York Racecourse

Enabling Wellbeing, Furthering Inclusion and Embracing Technology


Throughout the conference you will be guided through an expert-led programme offering thought-provoking and practical insights on how to create healthier, more inclusive and innovative organisations.

As organisations and the world of work are constantly evolving and disrupted by innovation and change, the role of the people profession remains critical in enabling better work and working lives. HR, OD and L&D professionals are key to ensure that organisations champion good people management and work practices which are good for people, businesses and the society as a whole.

This is your chance to network and expand your knowledge amongst some of the most respected professionals from across the UK.

What to expect?

  • Keynote talks – from leaders in their field, such as Peter Cheese, CIPD Chief Executive, offering data-driven insights into the future of the people professionDr Paul Litchfield, former Chief Medical Officer at BT, exploring effective well-being strategies and many more!
  • Panel discussion – hosted by Dr. John McGurk, head of Regional Policy and Insights at CIPD, leading a thought-provoking conversation around embracing technology, well-being and inclusion.
  • Breakout sessions – Offering an in-depth look at well-being (British Council), inclusivity (Creased Puddle) and technology (Aviva) in the workplace.
  • Interactive breakouts – Choose from two sessions, covering Brexit implications (CIPD) and workforce planning
  • Networking

We look forward to connecting with you! Tickets tend to sell out fast, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. #CIPDNAC19

Networking Evening Thursday 20 June – 18.30-22.00

32 Tadcaster Rd Dringhouses, York YO24 1LQ

Come and join us for informal networking and nibbles at the Cross Keys Hotel in York on the evening of Thursday 20 June anytime between 18.30 and 22.00.  

This will be a free, informal pre conference networking evening for all conference delegates with Peter Cheese our CEO, Daphne Doody Green, Head of the Northern Region. Also in attendance will be our Northern Area Partnership Chairs, Peter McLinn & Ema Perks,  NAP Branch committee Chairs and committee members providing a warm welcome and an opportunity for everyone to network with other members, ask questions and get ready for the day ahead. 

A small buffet will be available during the evening but for anyone looking for an evening meal, the Cross Keys do excellent pub grub which will be served in our CIPD area.

So, if you want to reconnect with those you met in 2018 or if you are on your own and at the conference for the first time, this is a great way to meet people in an informal setting.

Cheryl Winter & Suzanne Courtney CIPD North Yorkshire branch will be welcoming everyone to York and our hosts for the evening.

Day 1
21 Jun 2019

Registration opens and morning coffee


Morning coffee break


Networking lunch


Room change


Afternoon coffee break


End of conference

Meet the speakers


York Racecourse
The Racecourse, Knavesmire Road, York, YO23 1EX

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