PEOPLE

In the premium business conferences delegates from the corporate sector will hear what Europe’s most innovative companies are doing to re-evaluate their real estate portfolios, embrace future workplace technologies and learn how to attract, retain and develop their staff, in order to achieve improved productivity.

In the exhibition, attendees get to experience the latest solutions in enterprise mobility, real estate, modern workspace design and much more. Plus, visitors enjoy free seminars at the on-floor seminar theatre seminar theatre. 

 
 

KEY SPEAKERS

 
 

Eleanor Cavanagh-Lomas
Vice President HR, EMEA
Cisco

Mathew Davies
HR Director
Addison Lee

Kathryn Pritchard
Group Chief People Officer
Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group

Gordon Bedford
Global Head Health, Safety, Environment and Business Continuity Resilience
Novartis

 

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"I am attending Work 2.0 because of the amazing line up of prominent speakers and for the useful insights into the challenges we might face in the future of work"

Alberto Platz, VP Global Acquisition and Engagement, Swarovski

 

 

AGENDA

 

People, Tuesday 24 April 2018

INTRODUCING THE WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE

09:00

Chairman’s opening remarks

Tracy Hawkins
09:10

Leveraging workplace space and design to align people and culture

 
  • Why it is time to leverage your workplace as a tool to strengthen your business
  • The business case for investing in time and research to drive your transformation
  • Proven impact of workplace design on performance metrics: Communication and innovation
  • Spaces around the world that have empowered people and generated innovative ideas

 
Sudhir Saseedharan
09:35

Office 2.0: Using your workplace to reinforce your brand

 
  • The powerful relationship between brand, identity and office design
  • First steps to ensuring your brand it clearly communicated within your space
  • Living your brand not just decorating your office with it
  • How to manifest a brand in workplace design & workplace culture
  • Globalization: Global Brand vs local culture

 
10:00

Sponsor: Connecting your workforce: In the office, at home and on the go

 
  • Key drivers for offering your employees flexible working opportunities
  • Identifying the right communication tools for your business
  • Using digital tools to improve collaboration and enhance employee performance
  • Using real-time communication tools to reduce costs
10:20

Speed Networking

10:40

Networking break

Panel discussion
11:20

Panel discussion: Creating a workplace that will engage and connect a diverse workforce

 
  • What design methods should be considered to prepare for changing employee dynamics?
  • How can the workplace meet the needs of a diverse workforce with a range or work styles?
  • Supporting five generations at once: What facilities are needed to connect all?
  • What office layout will work best: Hubs, Open-Plan, Remote?

 
Nathaniel Barney, Global Building Design and Capital Projects Lead, Unilever
11:50

Sponsor: Unlocking the power of employee collaboration

 
  • Increasing employee productivity through seamless communication
  • Bringing your workforce together no matter where they are in the world
  • Identifying which capabilities to give to which employees and when?
  • Making the change without disrupting the business
12:10

Roundtables

Artificial intelligence: How is AI transforming the workplace?
George Zarkadakis, Digital Lead, Willis Towers Watson

Understanding and retaining your talent: How can we drive and measure engagement?
Jenny Thompson, Head of HR Technology and Finance,  Fidelity International

Offices that boost wellbeing: How do you implement wellbeing and engagement into your office?
Peter Terry, Head of Facilities, John Lewis Partnership

Gamification and its use in employee engagement
: How can games be used to sustain employee motivation and productivity?

Tim Ackermann, Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Experience, Lidl

Diversity: Creating the right conditions for all talent to thrive?
Sue Unerman, Head of Transformation, Mediacom

The offline to online transition
John Kerr, Property Director, Ladbrokes Coral
12:40

Networking Lunch

CULTURE AND VALUES

Darren Ali
People
14:00

Building a culture of inclusivity at Blackrock

 
  • What does inclusion mean to Blackrock and why is it so important?
  • How have Blackrock incorporated storytelling into their people management?
  • Feedback from employees on their experience of sharing in the workplace
  • The impact of an inclusive culture on a company like Blackrock
People
14:20

Sponsor: Harnessing the power of technology to support the next generation of talent

 
  • What is the use of data in the new world of HR?
  • Using AI to source big data and predictive analytics to create opportunities within recruitment
  • How is the workforce of the future going to be different from today
  • Embracing digital tools to deliver competitive talent and business advantage
Panel discussion
People
14:40

Panel: Sustaining a positive company culture through turbulent times

 
  • Why is it so important that organisations have a clear purpose and values?
  • When do companies need cultural interventions and how should these be led?
  • How must organisations equip themselves for a future of even further change?

MOTIVATION AND PURPOSE

El Cavanagh-Lomas
People
15:10

Delivering an exceptional employee experience

 
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of what drives your employee
  • The importance of motivation in getting your workforce to achieve their best
  • Create experiences and communications that shift performance across the board
  • The secret behind making your staff thrive at work everyday
People
15:30

Sponsor: Embracing CX methodologies to improve employee experience

 
  • Begin with needs-based segmentation: Grouping employees based on their wants and needs
  • Design your employee experience based on their drives and needs
  • Creating a journey map to identify key stages in the employee journe
  • Outlining the desired outcome for employee and company
15:50

Afternoon networking break

THE WAR FOR TALENT

Mathew Davies
People
16:30

Building a successful employer brand during times of change

 
  • The vision: Who were we and what did we need to become?
  • Establishing company culture and values and linking them to our employer brand
  • Enabling change and transformation at every level
  • Mistakes made along the way and lessons learnt
Panel discussion
People
16:50

Panel: Preparing your company for the future: How should organisations attract tomorrow’s top talent?

 
  • What does the millennial and gen z expect from their employer that is unique from previous generations?
  • What can companies do to strengthen their employer brand?
  • Enhancing the candidate experience: How can companies provide a positive experience, even when the candidate is unsuccessful?
  • How can hiring managers be supported when making the final decision?

 

THE FUTURE OF WORKPLACE WELLBEING

Tim Loughton
17:20

An update from Parliament on mindfulness and its benefits in the workplace

David Roomes
17:40

 Leading in a post-truth world

What are the characteristics of resilient leaders? Observations on leadership from a 20-year career as a corporate medical director
 
18:00

End of conference

18:15

Work 2.0 After party

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People, Wednesday 25 April 2018

INTRODUCING THE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

08:55

Chairman’s opening remarks

Sonia Studer
09:00

Leveraging Diversity and inclusion as a business buy in

 
  • Building an inclusive culture and leveraging on employee differences when working together
  • Driving innovation and meet the needs of wide range of customers
  • Acting and engaging in an inclusive way within society and stakeholders across the entire value chain

 
Brady Pyle
09:20

Growing Out of This World Leaders:  A Perspective from NASA

 
  • NASA’s Philosophy and Model for Leadership Development
  • How Succession Development works at NASA
  • Current areas of emphasis, including Inclusive Leadership and Leaders as Coaches
  • Key role mentoring & networking play in the development strategy

 
Bruce Daisley
09:40

Work reinvented - surviving a world of work under pressure

 
  • Examining the impact of the modern way of working on our mind
  • The rise of exhaustion and other consequences of working longer and harder than ever before
  • Introduction to the science of the human mind and what it tells us about the way we should work
  • How can we, collectively and individually, improve our working lives?

 
10:00

Sponsor: The fourth industrial revolution and its impact on the future of real estate

 
  • Key drivers for offering your employees flexible working opportunities
  • Identifying the right communication tools for your business
  • Using digital tools to improve collaboration and enhance employee performance
  • Using real-time communication tools to reduce costs
10:20

Speed Networking

10:40

Networking break

MANAGING EMPLOYEES THROUGH CHANGE

Kathryn Pritchard
People
11:20

The story of the Odeon integration and what it tells us about the new world of work

 
  • Introduction to the Odeon’s integration project: Bringing three companies together
  • How and why did the Odeon ensure that they fully included their employees in the change
  • What did the integration teach us about what employees now want?
  • Moving towards a democratic business: What the project taught us about effective leadership
Gordon Bedford
People
11:40

Adapting to the future design of ‘work’

 
  • Creativity and its role within success in the future of work
  • KPI’s in today’s world of work
  • Breaking down barriers and embracing autonomy, mastery and purpose
  • Designing work to make it the reward
People
12:00

Sponsor: Implementing a successful corporate culture transformation

 
  • Aligning culture within your business strategy: Identifying the behaviours that align to achieving the business strategy
  • Making emotional connections with employees
  • Taking your culture of cruise control: the importance of
  • actively managing your culture
  • The effect of culture on business performance and the bottom line.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Mike Thompson
People
12:20

Recruiting for diversity: Re-setting our view of the labour market to tap into the best talent

 
  • The world of education is changing fast how do we need to adapt as HR professionals?
  • Building your own pipelines and developing your own talent
  • How to tap into new talent pools to benefit your organisation
  • Building career pathways across your organisation

 
Panel discussion
People
12:40

Panel discussion: Building the business case for diversity in the workplace

 
  • Why is diversity, now more than ever, important to achieve in the workplace?
  • How can diversity be made a priority when there are other big issues to deal with?
  • Are there strands of diversity that are easier to facilitate than others?
  • Examining the link between employee diversity and company innovation
13:10

Networking Lunch

ENHANCING TALENT POTENTIAL

Birthe Mester
People
14:10

Understanding performance and how it links to engagement and culture

 
  • Overview of Deutsche Bank’s performance study: Listening to what employees actually wanted
  • Key findings on setting expectations, providing feedback and accountability  
  • Realising the importance of more and better conversations when understanding performance
  • Looking to the future: How did the findings of the study shape Deutsche Bank’s approach towards performance?
People
14:30

Sponsor: How to drive, manage and measure employee engagement during change

 
  • How to implement a strategy for coping with unanticipated events, challenges and crises
  • Understanding the role and responsibility of the organisation in the context of the entire environment
  • Embedding agility and short response into a company culture
  • Changing attitudes within the organisation and seeing change as a positive
Panel discussion
People
14:50

Panel discussion: How should companies be measuring performance in the new world of work?

 
  • Measuring innovation and creativity: Can numbers still capture performance?
  • How should companies change their goals and objectives to be relevant in the future of work?
  • How can employee improvement be measured?
  • How can HR make the most out of performance reviews?
  • What tools and technologies can help measure performance?
Nicola Millard
15:20

Botman vs SuperAgent: Automation and the future of customer service

  • Customer service has always been at the forefront of automation - how is machine learning going to shape the future of service delivery?
  • What are the bots good at, and what do humans still excel at? What is the optimal balance?
  • What skills do our human agents need? Are they redundant, or do they need super powers?
  • What lessons can be learned that apply across all jobs?
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Work 2.0 is two events: A world-class conference where business leaders from around the world meet; and, a unique work, wellbeing and office tech exhibition. To visit the exhibition is free. There is, naturally, a registration fee to attend the conference.

 

TO PARTNER

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TO SPONSOR/EXHIBIT

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TO SPEAK

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