COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Review Haymarket Media Group's Coronavirus Policy and booking term revisions for all CIPD events.

Kate Ross

SpecialityL&D Leader, UK Early Professionals Programme, IMB

Kate designs and delivers learning & development and talent programmes for early professionals at IBM UK to create skilled professionals who are growth-focused and ready to make a difference in the technology industry. For the past nine years she has been a senior manager in IBM UK’s Foundation Programme, responsible for the career development of graduates, interns, apprentices and trainees across all areas of the business. With a background in management consulting, she employs methodologies such as Lean Sigma and Design Thinking to develop innovative, fun, and effective formal and non-formal learning opportunities. In February 2020 she was awarded Bronze for Learning Leader of the Year at the Learning & Performance Institute’s 2020 Learning Awards.