CIPD Talent Management and Workforce Planning Conference 2019 programme

Join our host of experts at the CIPD Talent Management and Workforce Planning conference 2019.

Day 1
29 Apr 2019
09:00 - 09:30

Registration and morning coffee

Chair’s opening remarks

Join Warren Howlett (Head of HR Content, CIPD) as he introduces the CIPD Talent Management and Workforce Planning key themes.
Warren Howlett
Warren Howlett, CIPD123
Warren Howlett, CIPD

Keynote: reinventing workforce planning and aligning with talent management to get ahead in the skill struggle

Keynote: reinventing workforce planning and aligning with talent management to get ahead in the skill struggle. Recognising the value of workforce planning is the first step in re-evaluating and modernising your approach. The key is to consider workforce planning as less of a mechanical process and more of a strategic...
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Adam Gibson
Adam Gibson, Capita123
Adam Gibson, Capita

Case study: applying workforce analytics to measure and manage your talent pools

Case study: applying workforce analytics to measure and manage your talent pools. One of the biggest challenges with ensuring you have the right people in the right place at the right time is measuring your talent pools effectively. Similarly, while it seems like a priority to focus on the highest...
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Mark Jackson
Mark Jackson, Fujitsu123
Mark Jackson, Fujitsu
11:00 - 11:40

Networking coffee break

Integrating talent management and workforce planning in uncertain times

Integrating talent management and workforce planning in uncertain times. Whether it be Brexit, global economic volatility, technological change or coping with shifting demography, many employers are rightly concerned about whether they will have the necessary skills and workforce to deliver their business. These challenges mean we need to enhance, adapt...
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Wendy Hirsh
Wendy Hirsh, Institute for Employment Studies123
Wendy Hirsh, Institute for Employment Studies

Workforce planning – a forward-thinking approach for effective use of flexible resource

Workforce planning – a forward-thinking approach for effective use of flexible resource. Ensuring your organisation is future-proof requires the ability to project and skilfully predict how your status quo will evolve both in the short-term and long-term. Upcoming legislation changes over the next year will significantly change how businesses can...
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Victoria Roythorne
Victoria Roythorne, Outsource UK123
Victoria Roythorne, Outsource UK
13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch

Panel discussion: bridging the disconnect – influencing long term forecasting across your organisation for collaborative talent management and workforce planning

Panel discussion: bridging the disconnect – influencing long term forecasting across your organisation for collaborative talent management and workforce planning. Employees tend to focus on the day-to-day, whereas employers focus on the bigger picture and the long-term view. Organisations who can bridge this disconnect between management and employees will be...
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Burak Koyuncu, Lee Hecht Harrison Penna123
Burak Koyuncu, Lee Hecht Harrison Penna
Mervyn Dinnen
Mervyn Dinnen, Talent Trends and Insights123
Mervyn Dinnen, Talent Trends and Insights
Katharine Soole
Katharine Soole, Cabinet Office123
Katharine Soole, Cabinet Office
Steve Scott
Steve Scott, Lloyds Banking Group123
Steve Scott, Lloyds Banking Group
Colleen Harding
Colleen Harding, Bournemouth University123
Colleen Harding, Bournemouth University

Using strategic workforce planning and data analytics to transform your workforce

Using strategic workforce planning and data analytics to transform your workforce. Demystify what Strategic Workforce Planning is , determine what’s hard and what’s easy within SWP and how to move from an operational to a strategic focus and understand how to have better discussions with your business customers and support...
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Ed Pertwee
Ed Pertwee, Thames Water123
Ed Pertwee, Thames Water
15:20 - 15:50

Networking tea break

Emerging critical labour market and skills issues: embedding learning and development at the heart of your organisation

Emerging critical labour market and skills issues: embedding learning and development at the heart of your organisation. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to predict the skills which organisations will need in the future, so reskilling and upskilling has become more important than ever, particularly in the light of reduced access to...
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Lizzie Crowley
Lizzie Crowley, CIPD123
Lizzie Crowley, CIPD
Gerwyn Davies
Gerwyn Davies, CIPD123
Gerwyn Davies, CIPD

Chair’s closing remarks

Hear Warren Howlett (Head of HR Content, CIPD) summarise the learnings of the conference.
Warren Howlett
Warren Howlett, CIPD123
Warren Howlett, CIPD