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Stream one | Are you ready for revolution?
Changing the DNA of your organisation

How can business leaders and senior HR professionals collaborate in the redesigning of how organisations are governed and led? What does a responsible business culture of the future look like, and how do we get there?

Day one
15th June 2021
Day two
16th June 2021
Day three
17th June 2021
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Online

CIPD opening - setting the scene for the new era of good work

Peter Cheese
Peter Cheese
Chief Executive, CIPD
9:45 am - 10:30 am
Online

Responsible business - what's its new meaning in practice?

Alex Edmans
Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG), London Business School

- how the purpose of business is evolving in light of current global challenges
- ensuring considerations of social and environmental impact are balanced against those of financial gain
- overcoming the real-life trade-offs and dilemmas that hold many companies back

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Online

The end of hierarchy? What does a high quality working culture look like?

Lars Schmidt
Author of "Redefining HR: Transforming People Teams to Drive Business Performance"

- can hierarchy exist in the digital workplace?
- assessing the pros and cons of new collaborative organisational models
- what can traditional organisations do to become more future-ready?

11:45 am - 12:40 pm
Online

Being part of the next generation of revolutionising leaders - how to steer with a global impact

Allyson Stewart-Allen
Associate Fellow, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Author of Working with Americans

- why leaders need corporate diplomacy skills now in the 'new normal'
- the costs of ignorance: examples of leaders losing international influence
- how to build global mindsets in your leaders and wider organisation

11:45 am - 12:40 pm
Online

Agility and adaptability – nurturing the leaders of our future

David Villa-Clarke BEM, MBA

- What qualities will the next generation of revolutionising leaders have?
- What businesses, HR and L&D can do to promote social mobility and develop young leaders
- How do we facilitate equal opportunities for aspiring leaders?

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

Pandemic perspective - how did the 2020 'reset button' create new opportunities for HR and business leaders?

Rick Lee OBE
Chief People Officer, Willmott Dixon

- encouraging experimentation, innovation, and learn-fast behaviours and collaboration
- identifying new ways to embrace technology
- developing relationship management, risk management, influencing and judgement skills for solving human and business challenges

9:30 am - 10:15 am
Online

Life in a Hybrid Working Model: the best of both worlds for people and technology

Carl Benedikt Frey
Director, Future of Work, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

- how the past year of forced remote working has broken down traditional working barriers for the better
- what developments in technology will become synonymous with the new era of work?
- what skills do humans need to work alongside technology in order to enhance the quality of working life?

10:30 am - 11:15 am
Online

Organisation driven cooperation - from individualism to a team of teams

Paul J Barbour
Executive & Team Coach and Co-Author of "Building Top-Performing Teams"
Helen Moulinos
CEO, POhWER

- developing a unifying strategy and vision for collaborative working
- exploring the benefits of non-traditional organisational structures in relation to culture and productivity
- lessons learned and practical advice around how to implement and empower a more collaborative working approach

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Online

The Board Level Conversation: what will corporate governance look like in our new economic landscape?

Berna Öztinaz
Chief Human Resources Officer, Genel Energy PLC
Steven Cooper
Group CEO of C.Hoare & Co
Sandra Wallace
Partner and Joint Managing Director UK and Europe, and titled 'Champion of the Year' at the Social Mobility Awards 2020

- seizing the opportunity to make ethnic diversity and inclusion principles a priority
- digitalisation and brand: rethinking how your business is perceived online
- navigating the impact of Brexit on talent and business partnerships

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

The end of 9-5? Modernising traditional working arrangements for a more productive and inclusive workforce

Nichole McGill-Higgins
Founder, Changez.Life
Helen Starkey
Head of Strategic HR, Crown Prosecution Service

- retaining the flexibility that people gained over the course of the lockdown to maintain engagement and productivity
- overcoming remote working constraints such as trust, social cohesion, and information sharing
- finding innovative ways for business and HR leaders to motivate and inspire colleagues in a remote/hybrid working setup

Fighting fit - the legacy of a pandemic in relation to mental health and wellbeing

Prerana Issar
Chief People Officer, NHS
Prof. Diana Kloss MBE
Hon President, Council for Work and Health
Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina
Author of Homo Distractus

- how has the pandemic changed the way we think about and handle wellbeing and mental health in the workplace?
- what are the new considerations for workplace design that can best meet our post-covid health needs?
- what are the best methods for managing work related psychosocial and mental health risks?

10:45 am - 11:15 am
Online

Will AI really be taking so many jobs? Why human judgement will keep us in work

Sir Andrew Likierman
Professor of Management Practice in Accounting, London Business School

- exploring the forecasts around the impact of AI on jobs
- why judgement will remain one of the comparative advantages of humans and what that means in practice for organisations and individuals
- how can business and HR leaders develop, nurture, and safeguard human judgement at work

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Online

Foreseeing success with OD&D - prioritising a culture of inclusion and purpose for organisational growth strategies

Dr Sonya Wallbank
Director of HR and OD, Department of Health and Social Care, UK PPE
Nabila Salem
President, Revolent Group

- implementing a 'building better' approach into your OD&D strategies
- building more future-ready and sustainable businesses
- assessing how your working culture can be more attuned to your people's needs for inclusion and purpose

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

Preserving purpose in the chaos - the unfaltering importance of meaning and purpose at work

Professor Brian Cox CBE, OBE, FRS
Professor of Particle Physics, The School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester

- why people increasingly want to work for businesses that are making a genuinely positive impact on the world and environment
- how the pandemic has emphasised the importance of supporting the planet, communities and giving back
- how can you find purpose in what you do at an individual level?

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Closing remarks: Bringing it altogether – Implementing good work and responsible business to build our working world back better

Peter Cheese
Peter Cheese
Chief Executive, CIPD