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CIPD Northern Annual Conference

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Northern Annual
Conference 2020

18 March 2021 - Manchester

Join us for the CIPD Northern Annual Conference on 18 March 2021 in Manchester


Day 1
18 Mar 2021
08:30 - 09:30

Registration opens and morning refreshments

Daphne Doody
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Daphne Doody-Green

Chair’s welcome remarks

Peter Cheese
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Peter Cheese

Opening keynote: Putting good work at the heart of the people profession

Sarah Longlands123
Sarah Longlands

Northern economy – why do we need regions and not just cities?

11:00 - 11:30

Morning refreshments and networking

Jonny Gifford
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Jonny Gifford

A1 – Fairer work panel discussion: The 4 day working week – could we ever make it reality?

Tim Scott
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Tim Scott

B1 – Productive work interactive session: How to use data and analytics to drive evidence-based decisions

Lizzie Crowley
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Lizzie Crowley

C1 – Skilled work case study: Apprenticeships and early careers – focusing on the new generations to build your talent pipeline

12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

Jonny Gifford
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Jonny Gifford

UK Working Lives: the CIPD Good Work Index

Edward Houghton
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Edward Houghton

People Profession 2030

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Samantha Clark

A2 – Fairer work panel discussion: Managing conflict in the workplace – creating cultures to speak up

Rebecca Peters123
Rebecca Peters

B2 – Productive work presentation: Engagement and employee voice – new approaches to increase motivation and performance

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Rachel Dodd

C2 – Skilled work ignite: Developing future skills – reskilling people to be ready for the future

15:10 - 15:30

Afternoon refreshments and networking

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Simply Health

Key findings from the 2020 health and wellbeing at Work report

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Prof Sir Cary Cooper

Closing keynote: Health and well-being at work: An organisational approach

Daphne Doody
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Daphne Doody-Green

Chair’s closing remarks


The Midland Hotel
16 Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS