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Talent Management
and Workforce Planning
Conference 2020

This event has been postponed
New event format or dates to be announced

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The CIPD Talent Management and Workforce Planning Conference on 21 April 2020 at the Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge has been postponed – new event format or dates to be announced.

Updated 20th 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 delegates 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 or to present this as an online, virtual event.

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 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.



Day 1
21 Apr 2020

Registration and morning refreshments

Ally Weeks
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Ally Weeks

Chair’s opening remarks

Alex Snelling
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Alex Snelling

Opening keynote: Rethinking your talent strategy to future-proof your organisation in a rapidly-evolving world

Gail Hatfield123
Gail Hatfield

Case study: Leveraging data and analytics to better inform your workforce planning strategy


Morning refreshments and networking

James Bryant123
James Bryant

Case study: Embedding an effective workforce planning process across all levels of the organisation 

Joe Maddocks123
Joe Maddocks

Case study – How to increase organisational effectiveness and become a champion for neuro-diverse talents

Jordan Pettman123
Jordan Pettman

Open space discussions: Solving the skills challenge – how do you plan for future skills and design an effective people strategy to support your organisation’s growth and ambitions?


Networking lunch

Jan Van Damme123
Jan Van Damme

Traditional career paths, their fatal flaws and how to solve it

Anthony Burnett123
Anthony Burnett

Case study: Unlocking people’s full potential through a proactive engagement and inclusion strategy

Roger Minton123
Roger Minton

Action planning: Creating a successful pipeline of new leaders to sustain growth within your own organisation


Afternoon refreshments and networking

Maria Kokkinou123
Maria Kokkinou

Panel discussion: How do you attract and retain different generations in the workplace?

Megan Butler
Megan Marie Butler123
Megan Marie Butler

Closing keynote: Using AI and new technologies to enable proactive talent management

Ally Weeks
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Ally Weeks

Chair’s closing remarks

Meet the speakers


Leonardo Royal Hotel, London Tower Bridge
45 Prescot St, E1 8GP