Festival of Work 2019 conference programme – day two

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08:45 – 09:30          Registration and exhibition time

09:30 – 10:20          Conference session

Leadership and Business Management

E1 | Insight: expert masterclass 

Beyond the hype – understanding what artificial intelligence actually means for organisations

Speakers:

Dr Sally Eaves, Author of ‘The Edge of Disruption’ and Official Member, Forbes Technology Council
Rob McCargow, Director of AI, Technology & Investments, PwC

Chaired by:

David D’Souza, Membership Director, CIPD

People Management and Organisation Development

E2 | Discuss: interactive panel 

Well-being and mental health in a digital workplace – reducing digital stress to increase productivity

Last few places remaining | book now

Speakers:

Jason Fowler, Vice President, HR Director, UK & Ireland, Fujitsu
Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind
Matthew Webster, Head of Well-being and Future-proofing, British Land
Prof Sir Cary Cooper, 50th Anniversary Prof of Organizational Psychology and Health at ALLIANCE Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester

Chaired by:

Rachel Suff, Senior Policy Adviser Employment Relations, CIPD

HR Technology and Digital Working

E3 | Explore: case study 

Automation and gamification in recruitment – how technology can help source the best talent

Speakers:

Karina Govinji, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Vodafone Group
Margarita Echeverria, Global Assessments Capability Resource Manager, Vodafone Group
Katrina Hutchinson-O’Neill, Talent Acquisition and Retention Expert, JOINTalent

Chaired by:

Ally Weeks, HR Content and Learning Consultant, CIPD

Learning Technology and Digital Learning

E4 | Insight: expert masterclass 

The new AI coach – explore how AI will help humans deliver better coaching

Speaker:

Professor David Clutterbuck, Award-Winning Author, Special Ambassador of European Mentoring and Coaching Council, Visiting Professor at Henley Business School

Chaired by:

Andy Lancaster, Head of L&D Content, CIPD

Talent, Skills and Capabilities

E5 | Ignite: lightning talks 

The future of skills – building skills in the age of automation to set your people apart

Speakers:

Raquel Rubio-Higueras, Director, Art2BeHuman
Elle Edwards, Global Head of Communications and Culture, Kodak Alaris
Claire Fox, Chief Operating Officer, UNICEF UK
Maurice Collis, Director – Leadership Development, Agility
Dr Richard A. MacKinnon, Managing Director, WorkLifePsych Ltd

Chaired by:

Lizzie Crowley, Skills Advisor, CIPD

Learning Strategy for Business Success

E6 | Practice: Fast-track skills 

FULLY BOOKED

Learner-centred design – putting your audience at the heart of what you do

Speaker:

Hannah Christian, Deputy Head of Learning, Media Zoo

10:20 – 10:50          Break and exhibition time

10:50 – 11:40          Conference session

Leadership and Business Management

F1 | Discuss: interactive panel 

Solving the productivity conundrum – can the new era of technology solve the UK’s output puzzle?

Speakers:

Claire Fox, Director and Founder, Academy of Ideas  
Tina Barnard, Chief Executive, Watford Community Housing Trust
Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive Officer, NHS Employers
Alan Norbury, Chief Technologist – Digital Industries, Siemens plc
Chris Giles, Economics Editor, Financial Times

Chaired by:

Peter Cheese, Chief Executive Officer, CIPD

People Management and Organisation Development

F2 | Explore: case study 

More than money – rewarding and retaining people in a more digital future of work

Speakers:

Zara Loughrey, Director of Reward, BUPA
Jaimini Lakhani, Director, Lumiere

Chaired by:

Charles Cotton, Senior Performance and Reward Adviser, CIPD

HR Technology and Digital Working

F3 | Practice: fast-track skills 

CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS

Beating the breach – preventing and fighting cyber violations in a data-driven future

Speaker:

Kieren Nicolas Lovell, Cyber Security Specialist, Tallinn University of Technology

Learning Technology and Digital Learning

F4 | Discuss: interactive panel 

Making learning accessible – has the learning management system had its day?

Speakers:

Michelle Parry-Slater, Learning and Development Director, Kairos Modern Learning
Hannah Law, Director of L&D, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Craige Heaney, Global Learning Director, Diageo
Chris Lincoln, Head of L&D, Be At One

Chaired by:

Ben Betts, CEO, HT2labs

Talent, Skills and Capabilities

F5 | Insight: expert masterclass 

Bridging the gap – tackling skill shortages in the fourth industrial revolution

Speaker:

Sir Anthony Seldon, contemporary historian, commentator and political author & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham

Chaired by:

Victoria Winkler, Director of Professional Development, CIPD

Learning Strategy for Business Success

F6 | Ignite: lightning talks 

The L&D Influencer – building influencing and performance consulting skills to better support the business

Last few places remaining | book now

Speakers:

Denise Sanderson-Estcourt, Learning and OD Lead and HRBP, Royal College of Physicians
Paul Matthews, Founder and CEO, People Alchemy
Mark Hendy, HR Manager, Doncasters
Natalie Richer, Learning and Performance Manager (Consultant)

Chaired by:

Meg Peppin, Director, MP Partnership

11:40 – 12:10          Break and exhibition time

12:10 – 13:00          Conference session

Leadership and Business Management

G1 | Explore: case study 

Customer loyalty in the digital overload – boosting brand and reputation for competitive advantage

Speakers:

Paul Spiers, Head of Marketing Communications, OrangeDoor and Founder, Amplifier Academy
Eissa Khoury, Executive Director, Culture & Engagement EMEA, Landor

Chaired by:

Shakil Butt, Honorary Treasurer, CIPD

People Management and Organisation Development

G2 | Practice: fast-track skills 

FULLY BOOKED

Shifting mindsets – encouraging people to positively embrace technology and innovation

Speakers:

Jo Rigby, Head of Learning and Talent Development UK&E, Atkins
Graham Candy, HR Business Partner, Atkins

HR Technology and Digital Working

G3 | Insight: expert masterclass 

The power of people data – how predictive HR analytics can re-shape your future workforce

Speaker:

Luk Smeyers, People Analytics Leader, Deloitte

Chaired by:

Richard Doherty, Senior Director Product Marketing EMEA, Workday

Learning Technology and Digital Learning

G4 | Explore: case study 

Immersive learning – exploring the possibilities of simulations in learning

Speakers:

Emily Howell, Learning Curator, EDF Energy
Peter Sheppard, Global Head of Learning Ecosystem, Ericsson
Mark Gibson, Head of eLearning and Innovation, Ericsson
Lloyd Dean, Head of Digital and Innovative Learning, EDF Energy

Chaired by:

Marco Faccini, CEO, Silkroad EdTech Ltd

Talent, Skills and Capabilities

G5 | Ignite: lightning talks 

Successful onboarding – supporting and engaging new talent to increase retention

Speakers:

Anju Sethi, Vice President – Talent, Change and D&I, King
Robert Ashcroft, Head of Learning, Strategy and Development, Santander
Melanie Lepine, 
Group Head of Learning, Development & Talent, Domestic & General

Chaired by:

Stephanie Davies, Chief Happiness Officer, Laughology

Learning Strategy for Business Success

G6 | Insight: expert masterclass 

The neuroscience of learning – designing effective learning for knowledge retention and transfer

Last few places remaining | book now

Speaker:

Professor Patricia Riddell, Professor of Applied Neuroscience, Head of Department of Psychology, Henley Business School

Chaired by:

Laurell Hector, Managing Director, McManus HRD

13:00 – 14:00          Lunch and exhibition time

14:00 – 14:50          Conference session

Leadership and Business Management

H1 | Practice: fast-track skills 

The interconnected leader – driving innovation and collaboration in more digitally-connected organisations

Speaker:

Alex Snelling, Senior Director Talent, International Lead Markets and High Growth Markets, McDonalds

People Management and Organisation Development

H2 | Explore: case study 

From hierarchy to holocracy – moving beyond processes and structures to increase performance and innovation

Speakers:

Daniel Tenner, CEO, GrantTree
Paul Gilliam, HR Director, L’Oreal
Helen Sanderson, Founder and CEO, Well Being Teams

Chaired by:

Perry Timms, Founder and Chief Energy Officer, PTHR Ltd

HR Technology and Digital Working

H3 | Discuss: interactive panel 

Minimising automation bias – ensuring unbiased recruitment and selection practices

Speakers:

Megan Marie Butler, AI Analyst for HR, CognitionX
Matthew Dunn, Former Head of Recruitment Global, GSMA
Dr Brett Heasman, Manager of Discover Autism Research and Employment, University College London
Gill Hardy, Head of Executive Talent EMEA, WPP

Chaired by:

Vicky Sleight, Chief Perfect Officer, Perfect Ltd

Learning Technology and Digital Learning

H4 | Ignite: lightning talks 

From creation to curation – leveraging tech and existing resources to develop a future-focused learning hub

Speakers:

Jackie Barefield, Head of Learning, Barclays
Karen McKenzie-Irvine, Head of Learning and Development, Transport for London
Anthony Williams, Global Learning Design Manager, Costa Coffee
James Barton, Online Learning Manager, Royal Mail

Chaired by:

Karen Ver, Digital Projects Manager, Customer Experience, CIPD   

Talent, Skills and Capabilities

H5 | Explore: case study 

Standing out in the future job market – enhancing your employer brand in the age of social reviews

Speakers:

Kirsten Bethmann, Global Employer Reputation Manager, Mars
Alex Horner, Global Talent Marketing and Digital Manager, Mars
Mark Duffy, Head of Talent Acquisition, Ryanair

Chaired by:

Mel Green, Research Adviser, CIPD

Learning Strategy for Business Success

H6 | Discuss: interactive panel 

Future L&D teams – developing successful learning teams in a technology-integrated world

Speakers:

Andy Lancaster, Head of L&D Content, CIPD
Sarah Porcelli, Head of L&D, UK Power Networks
Emma Vargas Brock, Senior Manager Learning and Development, PepsiCo
Barbara ThompsonSenior Learning Experience Architect, GP Strategies

Chaired by:

Laura Overton, Award winning industry analyst

14:50 – 15:40          Break and exhibition time

Join Neil’s closing keynote as he focuses on how we are becoming technology, and how taking an active part in our own biological evolution is no longer a theory. The talk will focus on how we can merge with machines to increase our own potential, our creativity and how this will forever transform work.
 
Speaker: Neil Harbisson, World’s first Cyborg Artist and Co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation
 
Chair: Katie Jacobs, Senior Stakeholder Lead, CIPD

17:00          Exhibition closes