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
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Warren Howlett

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 way to plan for your organisation’s future and meet business goals. This session will explore:
  • reinventing and modernising your ap...
Adam Gibson
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Adam Gibson

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 performing employees, you need to ensure that middle-management and those outside of the talent pools are also carefully considered and not overlooked. An efficient way fo...
Mark Jackson
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Mark Jackson
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 and integrate our workforce planning and talent management approaches. Future resourcing needs to be centre stage ...
Wendy Hirsh
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Wendy Hirsh

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 utilise flexible workers, and place more responsibility on HR teams to ensure compliance. Resource planning is therefore ...
Victoria Roythorne
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Victoria Roythorne
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 better positioned in increasingly competitive times to recruit and retain global talent. So how can you do t...
Burak Koyuncu
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Burak Koyuncu
Mervyn Dinnen
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Mervyn Dinnen
Katharine Soole
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Katharine Soole
Steve Scott
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Steve Scott
Colleen Harding
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Colleen Harding

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 partners. This session will:
  • Provide the skills and tools you and your department need to work together more strategically and ad...
Ed Pertwee
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Ed Pertwee
15:20 - 15:50

Networking tea break

Skills for the future: what the 4th industrial revolution means for talent management

Skills for the future: what the 4th industrial revolution means for talent management.

The fourth Industrial Revolution is the technological revolution considered to fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. The profound impact of such change on organisations, jobs and skill requirements is irrefutable. This session will:
  • Discuss how the speed at which the workforce needs to adapt to change is unprecedented, with the impac...
Philippa Riley
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Philippa Riley
Lauren Reeves
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Lauren Reeves

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 talent following Brexit, alongside an aging workforce and continued technological disruption. To prepare employers must shift from a...
Lizzie Crowley
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Lizzie Crowley
Gerwyn Davies
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Gerwyn Davies

Chair’s closing remarks

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