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Student Conference Northern England

This event has been postponed - New dates to be announced

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The CIPD Student Conference Northern England 2020 has been postponed – new dates to be announced.

Updated 12th March

The CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) have been closely monitoring the situation with regard to Coronavirus on a daily basis and the welfare of our event attendees is always front of mind.

In this instance, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the event to the nearest suitable opportunity in the future.

We have not made this decision lightly but we want to ensure we can provide the best experience possible for attendees.

If you have booked on the event your booking will be automatically confirmed for the revised date which will be announced as soon as possible. Please contact the Customer Services team on cipdevents.tickets@haymarket.com or phone: +44 (0)20 8267 3200 if you need further information.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused and we thank you for your continued support.

Programme

Day 1
28 Mar 2020
09:00 - 09:30

Registration and morning refreshments

Daphne Doody
Daphne Doody-Green123
Daphne Doody-Green

Chair’s welcome remarks

Heather Grisedale
Speaker: Heather Grisedale123
Speaker: Heather Grisedale

Employee and customer experience: two slices of the same pie?

11:00 - 11:30

Morning refreshments and networking

Mel Kinsella
Chair: Mel Kinsella123
Chair: Mel Kinsella

A1: ethical practice and the role of the people professional 

Speaker: Lt Gen Richard Nugee123
Speaker: Lt Gen Richard Nugee

A2: continued professional development – excelling as a people professional 

12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

Mel Kinsella
Chair: Mel Kinsella123
Chair: Mel Kinsella

B1: championing well-being and mental health at work to increase employee engagement 

Co-chair: Rachel Burnham123
Co-chair: Rachel Burnham

B2: adopting a commercial mindset to be an effective partner to the business 

14:20 - 14:30

Room change

Mel Kinsella
Chair: Mel Kinsella123
Chair: Mel Kinsella

C1: leveraging technology in learning to improve the effectiveness of your L&D

Co-chair: Rachel Burnham123
Co-chair: Rachel Burnham

C2: you get the organisational culture you deserve – learning how human behaviour is integral to developing a positive one

15:20 - 15:40

Afternoon refreshments and networking

Chair: Jane Eme-Power123
Chair: Jane Eme-Power

Ask your own questions via your interactive app: everyday tips on being an effective and value-driven people professional 

​Sara Duxbury​
​Facilitator: Sara Duxbury​123
​Facilitator: Sara Duxbury​

Ignite: What if you could change the world?

Daphne Doody
Daphne Doody-Green123
Daphne Doody-Green

Chair’s closing remarks

Meet the speakers

Location

Leeds Beckett University
Leeds
Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HA