Choose from 4 stages of free learning at the CIPD Festival of Work 2019

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

Free learning programme

Future of Work Stage

9:45-10:15 

The future of HR in a data-driven world: understanding people and driving decisions

Join us as we take you through the employee lifecycle, powered by data. Hear from our speakers about how data and technology can enable you to develop the right strategies and really understand your employees.

Sponsored and delivered by Experian

HR Technology Stage

10:15-10:45

Session info coming soon!

Learning and Development Stage

10:15-10:45

The evolution of 70:20:10

In this session, we share insights gathered from L&D practitioners working in leading organisations about how they are getting to grips with 70:20:10 and reveals some interesting findings about whether the rhetoric of 70:20:10 lives up to the reality.

Sponsored and delivered by GoodPractice

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

10:30-11:00

Minds over machines: technology designed to listen to your people

How can we marry technology and psychology to nurture your culture and build a team that delivers your vision? The greatest opportunity for technology is to facilitate communication and in business, we’re always looking for where that communication can be real-time, useable feedback. We’ll be walking you through research, development and design of our free platform, from concept to reality. 

Sponsored and delivered by Investors in People

Future of Work Stage

10:30-11:00

Session info coming soon!

HR Technology Stage

10:45-11:15

Delivering ‘wow’ now: digital transformation without capital expenditure – how is that possible?

Robotics, AI, IoT: technology that could take HR into the future. Let’s explore how you can take steps towards digital transformation and deliver results now, without lengthy and costly change projects.

Sponsored and delivered by Datagraphic

Learning and Development Stage

11:00-11:30

Relationship intelligence and the future of teams

How Relationship Intelligence boosts team productivity and employee engagement. Introducing the 5 C’s of engaged and productive teams – Collaboration, Communication, Conflict Management, Coaching Conversations and Connected Culture
We will demonstrate how our unique combination of award-winning assessments and cloud-based technology can help your organisation achieve real ‘Results through Relationships’.

Sponsored and delivered by Core Strengths

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

11:15-11:45

Ditching annual appraisals? Mapping a clear path forward

Performance management has changed forever. Organisations are increasingly ditching traditional appraisals for more ‘human’ and effective models. This session explores the fears, concerns and confusion that still exist – and presents clear answers and guidance on the future of performance development.

Sponsored and delivered by Clear Review

Future of Work Stage

11:15-11:45

How emotion impacts performance and business results

Emotions are everywhere. Yet in business are they rarely encouraged or spoken about. We will be exploring the power of encouraging ALL emotions to enable high performance and business results.

Sponsored and delivered by Rising Vibe Ltd

HR Technology Stage

11:30-12:00

How do you know it’s a good test?

Join this session to learn the secrets of developing valid and reliable assessments that provide learning professionals, managers and leaders with actionable, defensible results for informed decision-making.

Sponsored and delivered by Questionmark Computing LTD

Learning and Development Stage

11:45-12:15

Session info coming soon!

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

12:00-12:30

Session info coming soon!

Future of Work Stage

12:00-12:30

Why AI is HR’s greatest opportunity

Discover the great potential of AI with an interactive session featuring the Top Employers Institute and two of the UK’s leading technology companies.

Sponsored and delivered by Top Employers Institute

HR Technology Stage

 

12:15-12:45

Connecting employee engagement & performance in the modern workplace

In this session, Foundation SP share their journey of uniting values and culture, alongside high performance and business results.

Sponsored and delivered by Foundation SP

Learning and Development Stage

12:30-13:00

Empowering cognitive diversity with technology

Science now enables us to understand diversity of thought and technology provides the practical tools to maximise its potential. With this power, we can take an individualised approach to every interaction and make learning more memorable, improve collaboration and drive performance. Join us to find out how.

Sponsored and delivered by Emergentics

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

12:45-13:15

How to develop leaders to become truly collaborative

Organisations want more collaboration, but find it hard to do.
This session highlights how leaders may undermine real collaborative endeavour and what is needed to change that dynamic

Sponsored and delivered by Roffey Park Institute

Future of Work Stage

CIPD showcase logo

12:45-13:15

Good work: sounds great, but what does it mean

It’s an increasingly used term but what does Good Work mean for you and your organisation?
Hear from a panel of experts on CIPD’s perspective and Good Work champions putting it into
practice.

Delivered by CIPD

HR Technology Stage

13:00-13:30

Session info coming soon!

Learning and Development Stage

13:15-13:45

The evolution of leadership development: the future is here

Explore how to increase learning, application and engagement whilst decreasing classroom time.
Discover how to achieve better results by using highly facilitated digital learning journeys.
Make use of collaborative work-based assignments which demonstrate great ROI. 

Sponsored and delivered by Ashorne Hill

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

13:15-13:45

Creating quality apprenticeships to meet the needs of employers

City & Guilds and ILM, joined by employers will discuss the growing understanding among businesses and policymakers that apprenticeships are vital for supporting Britain’s economy and how we can embed a quality apprenticeship framework to ensure we have the skilled workforce needed now and in the future.

Sponsored and delivered by City & Guilds and ILM

Future of Work Stage

13:30-14:00

Session info coming soon!

HR Technology Stage

CIPD showcase logo

13:45-14:15

The robots are coming, are you ready?

Robots aren’t taking over our jobs just yet, but automation is already augmenting many roles. Hear how employers are using automation and AI in practice and what role HR is playing.

Delivered by CIPD

Learning and Development Stage

14:00-14:30

2019: the breakout year for L&D

LinkedIn Learning will share insights and case studies on how the world’s leading organisations have used online learning to up-skill and re-skill, as well as best practices on how to create a winning learning strategy and drive engagement through managers.

Sponsored and delivered by LinkedIn Learning

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

14:15-14:45

Session info coming soon!

Future of Work Stage

14:15-14:45

Making Work Easy

Every day, managers and employees face workforce management challenges before, during, and after ‘the work’. Join us to learn how our advanced solutions can help create value for your organisation.

Sponsored and delivered by Workforce Software

HR Technology Stage

14:30-15:00

From zero to ROI: measuring HR’s digital success

What are the standards for measuring digital business transformation in HR? We share essential criteria that can determine the success of HR digitisation.

Sponsored and delivered by XCD

Learning and Development Stage

CIPD showcase logo

14:45-15:15

What are the core capabilities we will all need in a digital future?

No-one knows what the jobs of the future look like but most people have an idea of the core skills we’ll increasingly need. Join an interactive session to learn and share what you think the essential skills of the future are.

Delivered by CIPD

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

15:00-15:30

Session info coming soon!

Future of Work Stage

15:00-15:30

Session info coming soon!

HR Technology Stage

15:15-15:45

Building your workforce of the future, today: using AI and machine learning

Learn how your organisation can exploit next-generation HR and workforce technologies to drive positive transformation for your employees, customers and business now.

Delivered by Kronos

Learning and Development Stage

15:30-16:00

AI & learning: the truth behind the trend

Artificial intelligence. We all talk about it being the next big L&D innovation, but how can we best use it to have a measurable impact on behaviour and performance in the workplace?

Sponsored and delivered by Learning Pool

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

CIPD showcase logo

15:30-16:00

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

Future of Work Stage

 

15:45-16:15

Session info coming soon!

HR Technology Stage

 

16:00-16:30

Build your own HR chatbot in 30 minutes – LIVE!

Live build of an HR FAQ chatbot from start to finish in 30 minutes! Realise, it’s not complex and your existing HR team has the capabilities to do it!

Delivered by Avantus

Learning and Development Stage

 

16:15-16:45

Session info coming soon!

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage

 

16:30-17:00

Aiming for awesome: adventures in candidate experience

A whistle-stop ride through the candidate experience from research/application through to onboarding. Showing some of the most innovative and easy to implement techniques to deliver a truly awesome candidate experience, and be in the chance of winning a brand new inflatable canoe!

Delivered by EasyWeb Group

Future of Work Stage

 

16:30-17:00

Welcome to memory lane… and here’s the future!

Join us as we host an exhibition of workplace technological ‘artefacts’ from years gone by, before revealing the pièce de résistance – what we can expect to be using in 25 years’ time!

Delivered by Cascade HR

HR Technology Stage

 

16:45 – 17:15

Alexa, Where are my candidates?

A demonstration of voice enabled technology to enable and empower businesses to find and recruit the right candidates quicker and easier than ever before.

Delivered by TribePad

Learning and Development Stage

 

17:00-17:30

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.

 

Talent, Skills and Capabilities Stage