Four stages of free learning at the CIPD Festival of Work 2019

Unlimited free CPD opportunities across 4 exhibition theatres – plan your visit now.

 

In addition to the 75+ sessions on the main stages (below) the CIPD are running free learning events throughout the festival. View the CIPD stand presentation timetable and ‘Let’s Talk About’ inclusion work-shop series for more information.

Free learning programme

Future of Work Stage

10:30-11:00

Gender balance: but not as we know it!

We’re passionate about the emotional needs of men as well as women and ultimately want to challenge the current level of focus on emotional support and expectation for men in particular.

Sponsored and delivered by Rising Vibe Ltd

HR Technology Stage

10:15-10:45

Why do we quit our jobs?

Learn why people leave their jobs and how you can improve retention in your business.

Sponsored and delivered by Peakon

Learning and Development Stage

10:00-10:30

Memorable learning for LEGOLAND Windsor’s people

One of the challenges facing LEGOLAND Windsor, is retention of seasonal staff – it’s a costly and time-consuming issue. In this seminar, join us as their Learning and Development Manager summarises the strategies and practical steps they have taken to combat this by working collaboratively with the resort departments and the global team at Merlin.

Delivered by Nimble Elearning

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

9:45-10:15

How to futureproof selection and development against the impact of the 4th revolution

Organisations need to rethink the skills and behaviours they are looking for whether hiring new people or developing talent and leaders. As processes become increasingly digitised and AI commonplace, selecting and developing people based on ‘traditional’ skills will no longer work. Assessment and development methodology needs to be reset, to ensure we are looking for skills that will help organisations succeed in the future.

Sponsored and delivered by PSI Talent Measurement

Future of Work Stage

11:15-11:45

Future of work film unveiled at CIPD Festival of Work

HR specialist Cascade will premiere a new short film about the future workplace on 13 June at 11:15. Join the discussion and reactions from a range of industry experts.

Sponsored and delivered by Cascade HR

HR Technology Stage

11:00-11:30

Driving culture change through talent and technology: navigating the journey

Culture change can directly underpin the performance of today’s businesses, yet it can be one of the hardest things to achieve. How can HR leaders combine people and technology to get the results they need? Attend this session to help identify the culture you want to build, create the right hiring process and use technology to make the best hiring decisions, promote culture through candidate onboarding and connect your people with culture every day.

Sponsored and delivered by Sterling

Learning and Development Stage

10:45-11:15

Designing learning solutions for remote/virtual team managers and workers.

Remote, digital, mobile, home working? What ever you call it in your organisation, learn the vital three L&D topics remote workers and managers don’t know they need!

Delivered by iManage Performance Ltd

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

10:30-11:00

How game-based learning can help you develop your future talent

In this session, we will explore what makes game-based learning work, demonstrate a practical gameplay session based on an everyday business scenario and unveil the secret to creating successful game-based learning.

Sponsored and delivered by Thinking Focus

Future of Work Stage

12:00-12:30

A moment away from the desk, is a moment well spent

Presentation to be conducted by Dr. Rachel Lewis, Associate Professor in Occupational and Business Psychology at Kingston University.

Sponsored and delivered by Nespresso Professional

HR Technology Stage

11:45-12:15

Going beyond the boundaries for well-being programmes using cloud technology

Turning Point and Oracle discuss how today’s forward-thinking organisations are implementing Well
Being Programmes are using Cloud Technology to provide the most appropriate support for employees at the appropriate time.

Sponsored and delivered by Oracle

Learning and Development Stage

11:30-12:00

How to embed learner choice into your L&D strategy

Discover digital tools for enabling learner choice – to create ownership and engagement; including learning menus which allow differentiation and increase digital literacy. An interactive session where you get to choose!

Delivered by CIPD Enterprises in partnership with AVADO

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

11:15-11:45

Employer branding masterclass: position your organisation as an employer of choice

Wonderful Workplaces will uncover employer branding insights from their brand new candidate research and highlight case study examples to help you make an impact with your employer brand.

Delivered by Wonderful Workplaces 

Future of Work Stage

12:45-13:15

Goodbye Change. Hello Adoption

Our world is changing rapidly. Workforce demographics are more differentiated than ever, disruptive technology is redefining the workplace, yet Change practitioners insist on using the same old approach. Why? HR teams should, and need, to expect more. From user-centric enablement, to analytics-driven adoption, we explore an alternative approach that throws out the dirty bath water but keeps the baby safe and sound.

Future of Work stage sponsored and session delivered by delaware

HR Technology Stage

12:30-13:00

Technology, Transformation and the Pursuit of Intelligent Recruiting

A Master Class in harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the recruitment process, reshape the candidate experience and deliver extraordinary results. Let an AI expert show you what the future of recruitment looks like and how to stay ahead of the competition using ‘Intelligent Recruiting’.

Delivered by Amris ATS / myPixid

Learning and Development Stage

12:15-12:45

Are we creating resilience, or demanding endurance?

‘Do more with less and maintain quality’ is the pressure of working life today. Our need for resilience has never been greater, but what lies at its heart? Is the ability to be vulnerable the key?

Sponsored and delivered by Interaction Learning and Development

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

12:00-12:30

Social learning: empowering, engaging, collaborative and successful

In this digital age it is easy to forget that one of the most powerful tools we have access to when
learning is each other. This session shows how eLearning is used as a basis for meaningful
conversations.

Sponsored and delivered by The Institute of Leadership & Management

Future of Work Stage

13:30-14:00

Machines and the human workforce: better connected

Good companies adapt to tech and great companies are adapting tech. Innovative companies are building tech to redefine work and usher in an inclusive age. Join the CEO of Gapsquare, to explore how tech can be used to foster different futures of work.

Sponsored and delivered by Oracle

HR Technology Stage

13:15-13:45

Capturing the intangibles – can technology measure soft skills?

Bringing together L&D and HR, this session explores how critical behaviours and values, bespoke to your organisation, are now measurable and tangible in a modern learning platform.

Delivered by Thinqi

Learning and Development Stage

13:00-13:30

Leading & learning in a digital age

Building digital capabilities in your business is critical. Uncover how to get leaders comfortable navigating unprecedented change, and employees to embrace the digital tools they need to do their job.

Sponsored and delivered by Kineo and The Oxford Group

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

CIPD showcase logo

12:45-13:15

Did you have a good day at work today?

Learn what managers can do to create more good days at work – and what you can do to support
them in that quest.

Delivered by CIPD

Future of Work Stage

14:15-14:45

How well is your well-being? How well can it be?

Based on the results of a global research project, we’ll show how to measure well-being, what factors affect it, the role of personality, and how to improve it in individuals and organisations.

Delivered by The Myers-Briggs Company

HR Technology Stage

14:00-14:30

The future of technology in recruitment

New approaches to recruitment using the latest technology – video Interviewing, bots, machine learning and AI, along with the latest methodologies such as gamification and mobile-first, provide your business with a competitive advantage when attracting the best talent.

Delivered by Vacancy Filler Recruitment Solutions

Learning and Development Stage

CIPD showcase logo

13:45-14:15

Professionalising learning and development

What does it mean to be ‘professional’ in L&D? Find out how L&D practitioners can invest in their
own development and professionalisation and explore emerging L&D roles with the guidance
provided by the CIPD’s new Profession Map.

Delivered by CIPD

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

13:30-14:00

 Building a culture of trust: an antidote to dysfunctional workplace culture

Cultural dysfunction in the workplace negatively impacts organisations from talent retention to employee engagement. But what lies behind an unhealthy culture? How can we fix it and create a competitive advantage?

Sponsored and delivered by Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®

Future of Work Stage

15:00-15:30

Machine learning and the new world of work

What will artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) really mean for HR, manager, and employees? Join this session to explore and experience first-hand our vision of the future of work.

Delivered by Workday

HR Technology Stage

CIPD showcase logo

14:45-15:15

People analytics in practice: shaping the future role of HR

Drawing together insights and practical guidance we demonstrate what people professionals can
do to make the most of their people data, uncover the risks and opportunities associated with
analytics practice and explore the emerging trends.

Delivered by CIPD

Learning and Development Stage

14:30-15:00

Using video analytics for L&D: understand learning in real-time

The demand for high-quality video content and analytics within L&D continues to rapidly increase. This interactive session looks at how powerful video and analytics can be when they work together.

Delivered by Mindful Education

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

14:15-14:45

Examining the gender pay gap

Join us as we reveal the results of our study. We estimate the gender pay gap in five countries, and look at how that pay gap has changed over the past three years. We will account for differences in the education, experience, jobs and industries of men and women and delve into what’s causing the gender pay gap.

Delivered by Glassdoor for Employers

Future of Work Stage

CIPD showcase logo

15:45-16:15

Good work and better jobs – from research to practice

Discover what influences Good Work and job quality as we explore findings from the
2019 UK Working Lives survey. Learn how John Lewis has applied Good Work principles
in their Better Jobs Programme.

Delivered by CIPD

HR Technology Stage

15:30-16:00

Latest tech trends

Join us on an interactive journey as we explore some of the latest buzz words in the world of HR and Payroll and look to uncover the truth about what is genuinely useful and what is hype.

Delivered by SD Worx

Learning and Development Stage

15:15-15:45

Performance psychology: not just for athletes

What if we followed the sporting world and developed employees to intentionally regulate their emotions and behaviours? This session will explore the techniques professional athletes use to prepare themselves for high performance.

Delivered by Insights Learning and Development

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

15:00-15:30

Lights, smartphone, action!

Join us as we shoot and edit a video on a smartphone, live on stage, and present it to the audience, all within the 30 minutes’ time slot. We will also explain the skills and strategies needed to create agile and engaging video content for training, recruitment, interviews and much more.

Delivered by Brightest Bulb

Future of Work Stage

 

16:30-17:00

People transformation in a more agile world

Agile is the future of work because it focuses on people: – their ability to work together; how they react quickly to change and how they can be trusted to move beyond process, and red tape, for the right reasons.

Delivered by Blue Sky – Experts in People Change

HR Technology Stage

 

16:15-16:45

Speed Networking: join the conversation

A fast and fun way to make new connections and network with other professionals, come join in, places are on a first come first served basis, we look forward to seeing you there.

 

Learning and Development Stage

 

16:00-16:30

Do you need a license to drive on Mars?’

50 years of technology driving innovation in learning. A light-hearted look at amazing innovations that have occurred over the years and new ones that are in development, from driving robots on Mars and using augmented reality (AR) to understanding how our hearts work.

Delivered by The Open University

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

 

15:45-16:15

Be talentastic – know, grow & empower your talent to perform

Follow the virtual journey of Teresa Talent through onboarding; performance and skill development. Understand how businesses of all sizes can use technology to empower Talent to manage their own careers & development.

Delivered by Actus