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Scotland Annual
Conference 2020

5 March 2020 | Edinburgh, Scotland

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Productive Work sponsor

Skilled Work sponsor

Thanks for attending the CIPD Scotland Annual Conference, 5 March 2020 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Hear the latest insights on fair, meaningful and productive work

Through a mix of keynote talks, panel discussions, case studies and research-focused presentations, delegates will have the opportunity to connect with the good work agenda and learn how it will 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!

***For sponsorship and/or exhibition queries, please contact: Louise Harley

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Day 1
05 Mar 2020

Registration and morning refreshments

Lee Ann Panglea
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Lee Ann Panglea

Chair’s welcome remarks


Morning refreshments and networking

Jonny Gifford
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Jonny Gifford

A1 – Fairer work panel discussion: Diversity and inclusion – creating a truly inclusive environment

Edward Houghton
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Edward Houghton

A2 – Productive work case study: Data and analytics – driving evidence-based decisions


Networking lunch

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Greig Aitken

Panel discussion: The future of the people profession – embedding ethics in business culture

Tracey Lenthall
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Tracey Lenthall
Graeme Roy, Director Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde
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Graeme Roy

B2 – Productive work talk: Driving productivity through people

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Jude Helliker

B3 -Skilled work panel discussion: Upskilling employees for the future of work


Afternoon refreshments and networking

John Amaechi OBE
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John Amaechi OBE

The future of work is human

Lee Ann Panglea
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Lee Ann Panglea

Chair’s closing remarks, followed by drinks reception



Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

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