Student Conference Midlands

9 March 2019 | Birmingham

Book tickets to the Student Conference Midlands on 9 March 2019 at Conference Aston, Birmingham

Aimed at both part-time and full-time students of HR and L&D, the CIPD Midlands Student Conference 2019 will be an opportunity for students to come together, hear from experienced professionals, and build their confidence and capabilities to drive better work and working lives.

Join us for a mix of interactive, practical and theory-based sessions. Learn more on how to build your confidence and resilience, focusing on your own personality, the importance of mental health and how to be more resilient. Whether you’re looking to start your career or progress to more senior roles, this conference is designed to guide and inspire you to make your next step in the people profession.

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Day 1
09 Mar 2019
09:00 - 09:30

Registration and networking coffee

Samina Amin, CIPD123
Samina Amin, CIPD

Chair’s welcome remarks

David Dsouza
David D’Souza, CIPD123
David D’Souza, CIPD

Opening address – the future of the profession

Kiran Trehan, University of Birmingham123
Kiran Trehan, University of Birmingham

Keynote: grasping the nettle – making inclusive leadership and management our business

11:00 - 11:30

Morning coffee break and networking

Sarah Barnes, Bauer Media123
Sarah Barnes, Bauer Media

Breakout sessions – click here to choose session

12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

Siobhan Sheridan, UK Ministry of Defence123
Siobhan Sheridan, UK Ministry of Defence

Breakout sessions – click here to choose session

14:10 - 14:20

Room change

Clare MacColl, ReVision123
Clare MacColl, ReVision

Breakout sessions – click here to choose session

15:10 - 15:30

Afternoon coffee break and networking

Natalie Ellis, AHR Consultants123
Natalie Ellis, AHR Consultants

Shaping your career in HR

San Johal, Highways England123
San Johal, Highways England

Interactive panel discussion – the journey to senior HR Professional

Eleanor Lloyd Jones, CIPD123
Eleanor Lloyd Jones, CIPD

Chair’s closing remarks

Meet the speakers


Conference Aston Meeting Suites
Aston University, Aston St, Birmingham B4 7ET

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