CIPD Northern Annual Conference

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Northern Annual
Conference 2020

14 May 2020 | Manchester

Join us for the CIPD Northern Annual Conference, 14 May 2020 at The Midland Hotel, Manchester.

Hear the latest insights on fair, meaningful and productive work practices

Book today and save £30 with our early-bird offer – ends 31 January #cipdNAC20

Through a mix of keynote talks, panel discussions, case studies and research-focused presentations, you will have the opportunity to connect with the good work agenda and learn how enable effective practices in your organisation, helping to drive the future of our profession.

Why attend?

  • Meet with the region’s leading people professionals
  • Learn from a full day of fresh and engaging content
  • Share your experiences and expertise
  • Benchmark your practices and take part in focus groups
  • Explore service providers that can support your organisation

If you’re in an HR, L&D or managerial role and passionate about enabling purposeful jobs, ethical practices and inclusive work environments, then this conference is perfect for you!

Book today and make the most of this opportunity to increase your skills and knowledge to make a real lasting impact.

***For sponsorship and/or exhibition queries, please contact: Tess Foy

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Day 1
14 May 2020
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

11:00 - 11:30

Morning refreshments and networking

Dawn Moore
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Dawn Moore

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

Edward Houghton
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Edward Houghton

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

12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

Edward Houghton
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Edward Houghton

People Profession 2030

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Michael Brennan

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

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Claire Camara
15:10 - 15:30

Afternoon refreshments and networking

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Prof Sir Cary Cooper

Closing keynote: Health and well-being

Daphne Doody
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Daphne Doody-Green

Chair’s closing remarks


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