REAL ESTATE, WORKSPACE, OFFICE TECH, WELLNESS

 

London, 24 - 25 April 2018

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Apr 2409:10
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Leveraging workplace space and design to align people and culture

Keynotes
  • 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

Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Real Estate and Workplace, Twitter
Apr 2409:35
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Office 2.0: Using your workplace to reinforce your brand

Keynotes
  • 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

Sudhir Saseedharan, Head of Workplace, LEGO Group
Apr 2410:00
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Sponsor: Connecting your workforce: In the office, at home and on the go

Keynotes
  • 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
Apr 2411:20
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Panel discussion: Creating a workplace that will engage and connect a diverse workforce

Keynotes
  • 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?

Shelley Boland, Global Head of Workplace and Group Property, Standard Chartered Bank
Nathaniel Barney, Global Building Design and Capital Projects Lead, Unilever
Tracy Hawkins, Global Head of Real Estate and Workplace, Twitter
Amy Dee, Director of Global Real Estate, Workplace and Procurement, Netflix Inc
Apr 2411:50
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Sponsor: Unlocking the power of employee collaboration

Keynotes
  • 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
Apr 2412:10
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Roundtables

Keynotes
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
Apr 2414:00
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The function of novelty in the workspace: Creating effective high density spaces

Real estate and space
  • Reinventing the call centre and designing an office defined by freedom
  • Reinforcing the employer brand by bringing the experience of the traveller to the workplace
  • Maintaining functionality and effectiveness in novelty workplaces
  • The philosophy and design process that is redefining work environments
Aaron Harvey, Creative Director, Airbnb
Apr 2414:00
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Case study: Getting collaboration right for the entire workforce

Collaborative technology
  • Outline of the project: identifying technology needed for different work profiles
  • The results: what the study discovered about the needs of different profiles
  • Company response to the findings: How collaboration methods have changed
Richard Burton, Head of Innovation, EDF Energy
Apr 2414:00
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Building a culture of inclusivity at Blackrock

People
  • 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
Darren Ali, Head of HR, Hungary & EMEA Head of HR Platform & Operations, BlackRock
Apr 2414:00
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Promoting a positive health and wellbeing culture

Wellness
  • Thriving for sustainable high performance through health and wellbeing: Enabling body and mind change
  • How the future of health at work goes beyond just the prevention of illness
  • Taking a proactive approach to allow opportunities for involvement of the workforce in all elements of health and wellbeing
  • Monitoring and tracking employee and company progress
Kai Haas, Global Head of Health, Novartis
Apr 2414:20
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Sponsor: Making agility a priority in workplace design of today and tomorrow

Real estate and space
  • Transformation to a fluid and permeable space that encourages interaction
  • Creating workspaces that will support individuals working in isolation as well as more agile settings
  • How can workplace design accommodate multiple ways of working at once
  • Developing physical spaces as open and flexible as the digital spaces they work in
Apr 2414:20
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Sponsor: Using IOT for a better-connected office

Collaborative technology
  • How can IOT improve the way people interact with their workplace and each other?
  • What impact is the IOT having on the CRE industry?
  • Providing employees with up to date information about their surroundings
  • Looking at specific technologies that are available
  • What will be available in the office of the future?
Apr 2414:20
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Sponsor: Harnessing the power of technology to support the next generation of talent

People
  • 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
Apr 2414:20
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Sponsor: How to go above and beyond with your wellbeing strategy

Wellness
  • Workplace wellness in the mid to long term
  • The importance of an agile wellbeing programme that can be adapted to different cultures and values
  • Overcoming the challenge of measuring the impact of wellbeing on the bottom line
  • Taking a holistic approach: Programmes for the whole organisation
Apr 2414:40
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Panel: Creating effective workplaces during times of hypergrowth

Real estate and space
  • Making agility a reality in short time scales: Planning from design to construction
  • How can you collaborate with other departments to get the space you need quickly?
  • How can companies experiencing hypergrowth create spaces that accommodate flexibility?
  • Overcoming the cost factor: Building quickly within a budget
Amy Dee, Director of Global Real Estate, Workplace and Procurement, Netflix Inc
Nic Pryke, Design Director & Workplace Consultant, Oktra
Aaron Harvey, Creative Director, Airbnb
Apr 2414:40
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Panel: The rise of new ways of working and what it means for the office of 2030?

Collaborative technology
  • Why do organisations tend to struggle to accommodate new ways of working?
  • What needs to be put in place to supporting employees working alone in workstation?
  • what impact does activity based working have on office design?
  • Predictions for 2030: Will a physical environment be needed at all?
Simon Eade, Head of HR UK and Ireland, Volvo Cars
Henk Smeenk, Program Manager, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Sarah Lodge, Director EMEA Facilities, Turner Broadcasting
Apr 2414:40
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Panel: Sustaining a positive company culture through turbulent times

People
  • 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?
Moderator: Andrew Spence, Workforce Transformation Advisor, Glass Bead Consulting
Nicole Ferguson, Head of Staff Engagement, Wigan and Leigh N.H.S. Foundation Trust
Darren Ali, Head of HR, Hungary & EMEA Head of HR Platform & Operations, BlackRock
Helen Williams, HR Lead, Statoil
Apr 2414:40
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Panel: What can companies put in place to promote good mental health? 

Wellness
  • How can organisations ensure that their employees enjoy work rather than endure?
  • The pros and cons of integrating exercise into company culture
  • How can companies connect employees with similar interests?
  • Mental health and mental wellbeing – is there a difference?
  • Creating spaces for people to go to nurture their mental health

Emma Mamo, Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Mind
Marcus Hunt, European Health and Wellbeing Manager, Unilever
Clare Gowar, Health & Wellbeing Account Manager, Philips Electronics UK Ltd
Apr 2415:10
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Occupant-Orientated Smart building design and its role in Nokia’s workplace strategy

Real estate and space
  • How has the evolution of flexible working and open design impacted how occupants use space and building management?
  • Implementing 4 occupant orientated smart building pilots on 4 different sites
  • Delivering the ability for occupants to find desks, support spaces and meeting rooms in real time
  • The results: Supporting not just workplace strategy for sqm and type of spaces needed but strategies for workplace design evolution and energy management
Camilla Winsten, Global Head of Design Services, Nokia
Claire Blackbrow, Workplace Resource Head of EMEA, Nokia
Apr 2415:10
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Case study: 5 Broadgate - Introducing a new era of technology for UBS

Collaborative technology
  • Setting a new standard based on ‘next generation’ services
  • Building the infrastructure: What was needed to get 5 Broadgate ready?
  • Implementing a significant upgrade and seamless migration of services without impacting business or damaging UBS’ reputation
  • Deploying an INS (intelligent network system) and its effect on the approach to program and commissioning of the building
Ashley Davis, Managing Director, UBS
Apr 2415:10
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Delivering an exceptional employee experience

People
  • 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
El Cavanagh-Lomas, Vice President HR, EMEA, Cisco
Apr 2415:10
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Using VR to understand mental health

Wellness
  • How are Thames Water using innovative technology to help employees understand mental health?
  • The reasons behind investing in VR to support our health and strategy
  • How VR can teach managers to spot signs of depression and anxiety
  • The results: What changes has the company seen since using this new technology?
Gareth Mullen, Head of Safety, Health and Wellbeing, Thames Water, Thames Water Limited
Apr 2415:30
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Sponsor: Sound environments for a healthier, more productive workforce

Real estate and space
  • Providing the space for intelligent work: why variety is important
  • How can we minimise sound disruption in an open plan office?
  • How can acoustic design be implemented to support different types of working?
  • Building the business case for acoustic design: Major business benefits
  • How can sound effect an employee’s mental health?
Apr 2415:30
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Sponsor: Empowering the mobile workforce

Collaborative technology
  • The mobility vision: Increasing profits through productivity
  • The ROI for keeping employees connected when they are on the move
  • Communications for voice, video, data and collaboration
  • Overcoming the challenge of security: Secure connectivity everywhere
Apr 2415:30
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Sponsor: Embracing CX methodologies to improve employee experience

People
  • 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
Apr 2415:30
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Sponsor: Using wearable technology to improve your employees’ health and your bottom line

Wellness
  • Flexible, scalable solutions to fit your budget and improve the health of your employees
  • Implementing an easy-to-use and integrated platform to help employees reach their wellness goals
  • Measure progress over time with validated data
  • Results from case studies around the world
Apr 2416:30
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Creating a workplace experience that will enhance the power of your brand

Real estate and space
  • Changes in communication that are needed to embrace the new ways of working
  • Creating an environment that lifts the internal culture of the company
  • Combining digital and physical tools to bring one workplace experience to life
  • How did we get here? Lessons learnt and guiding principles from Adidas
Michael Grosam, Senior Director Corporate Workplace Services, Adidas Group
Apr 2416:30
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Gamification of learning: Leveraging gamification to drive NWOW

Collaborative technology
  • NWOW: New way of working requires ‘work is also fun’
  • What is enterprise gamification?
  • How to upgrade processes with gamification to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Real life "gamification" examples from IBM's learning and knowledge management systems

Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM
Apr 2416:30
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Building a successful employer brand during times of change

People
  • 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
Mathew Davies, HR Director, Addison Lee
Apr 2416:30
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Embedding mindfulness practice into a wide company culture

Wellness
  • Introducing mindfulness in a safe and authentic way
  • Examining the feedback from HSBC employees: Who were interested in the programme and for which reasons?
  • Keeping it sustainable: In which ways are HSBC ensuring that mindfulness is provided in a sustainable way?
  • Getting senior management to drive the movement forward
  • Looking towards the future: What does HSBC have on the horizon for mindfulness in the workplace?
Mari Lewis, Head of EU and UK Architecture, HSBC
Apr 2416:50
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Panel: What role does office location have on attracting the employee of tomorrow?

Real estate and space
  • What are the most important factors that companies consider when deciding on their next office location?
  • How do these factors evolve around the world?
  • Where are the new global hubs that companies or looking at?
  • How can office location not only motivate existing staff but aid in recruitment?
  • What are you looking for? Interpreting data before deciding on a move

Wanda Olivier, Global Workplace Director, King
Peter Elliot, Head of Property Development, Transport for London
Apr 2416:50
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Panel: How can you best prepare your employees for digital transformation?

Collaborative technology
  • How can companies ensure that the employees are put at the heart of digital transformation?
  • How can you engage and involve employees in the decision-making process of new technology?
  • How can employees be educated to feel positive about new technology?
  • How can companies best manage the change in management structures, job roles and cultures?
Moderator: Rickard Jones, Author, AgileHR Manifesto
Sue Unerman, Chief Transformation Officer, Mediacom
Mia Vanstraelen, HR Director, IBM
Michael Rubas, SVP HR Planning & Operations, Deutsche Telekom
Apr 2416:50
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Panel: Preparing your company for the future: How should organisations attract tomorrow’s top talent?

People
  • 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?

Nimai Swaroop, Global Director Talent Engagement & Resourcing, Diageo
Alberto Platz, VP Global Acquisition and Engagement,, Swarovski
Gabor Varjasi, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hungarian Post
Shereen Daniels, Head of Human Resources, Caffe Nero
Apr 2416:50
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Panel: Mindfulness and its impact on the bottom line: Building the business case

Wellness
  • What do studies tell us about the impact of mindfulness on corporations?
  • What is the evidence behind mindfulness and employee creativity and collaboration?
  • Which companies have incorporated mindfulness into their strategies and what have the results been?
  • Should mindfulness be encouraged business-wide or only for certain groups/workers?
Parham Vasaiely, Senior Manager Autonomous Vehicle Development, Jaguar Land Rover
Mari Lewis, Head of EU and UK Architecture, HSBC
Bruce Greenhalgh, Global Health and Wellbeing Clinical Lead, BT
Becky Thoseby, Group Head of Wellbeing, Department of Transport, UK
Debbie Jeremiah, Mindful Leader Program Manager, GE Crotonville
Apr 2417:20
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An update from Parliament on mindfulness and its benefits in the workplace

Keynotes
Tim Loughton, Member for East Worthing and Shoreham, UK Government
Apr 2417:40
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 Leading in a post-truth world

Keynotes
What are the characteristics of resilient leaders? Observations on leadership from a 20-year career as a corporate medical director
David Roomes, Chief Medical Officer, Rolls-Royce

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Apr 2509:00
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Leveraging Diversity and inclusion as a business buy in

Keynotes
  • 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

Sonia Studer, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Nestle
Apr 2509:20
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Growing Out of This World Leaders:  A Perspective from NASA

Keynotes
  • 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

Brady Pyle, Director of Human Resources, NASA
Apr 2509:40
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Work reinvented - surviving a world of work under pressure

Keynotes
  • 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?

Bruce Daisley, Vice President EMEA, Twitter
Apr 2510:00
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Sponsor: The fourth industrial revolution and its impact on the future of real estate

Keynotes
  • 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
Apr 2511:20
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How has facilities management evolved?

Real estate and space
  • The role of facilities has dramatically changed in recent years: What predictions can be made for the next 10 years?
  • What has the changing demographic of the workforce meant for the facilities industry?
  • What will the increase of remote workers mean for FM?
  • How can Facility managers best adapt to workplace expectations?
Mike Walley, Head of Workplace Experience EMEA, Criteo
Apr 2511:20
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Innovation culture: a prerequisite for success in the digital age

Collaborative technology
  • How is digitization is driving markets, customer behavior and collaboration within companies?
  • To be successful in the digital age, innovation culture is a prerequisite and must be anchored throughout a company
  • Elements of innovation culture range from attitude of employees to rethinking go-to-market models
  • Deutsche Telekom is driving innovation culture at all levels, using a broad set of analogue as well as digital formats
Martin Wilckens, Senior Manager HR Digital & Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
Apr 2511:20
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The story of the Odeon integration and what it tells us about the new world of work

People
  • 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
Kathryn Pritchard, Group Chief People Officer, Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group
Apr 2511:20
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Reframing the economic case for safety and wellbeing in business

Wellness
  • How to become business savvy in health and why its so important
  • Making the commercial case for health and wellbeing to the board: VOI vs ROI
  • Linking health and wellbeing with your organisation’s success
  • Implementing a strong health and wellbeing strategy to attract and retain the best talent for the business
Dr Shaun Davis, Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability, Royal Mail
Apr 2511:40
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Positive partnership, what happens when FM, HR and Internal Comms collaborate on property strategy in a fast changing payments business

Real estate and space
  • Redefining the workspace from a people perspective
  • Why HR are best positioned to help you with space requirement data
  • Partnering with an Internal Communications team on early engagement, a communications plan and multi-channel information sharing
  • Using feedback loops to continuously evolve agile workspace
  • Crystal Balls- automation, agile working- how this partnership helps plan for the future
Jason Roseaman, Head of Corporate Facilities Management, Vocalink A Mastercard Company
Apr 2511:40
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Driving digitalisation in the workplace and managing its impact on the organisation

Collaborative technology
  • Overcoming the challenge of change in a partnership-structured organisation
  • Examining the potential of digitalisation on employee productivity
  • Adapting the whole organisation to a new way of working and interacting
  • Preparing for the impact on firm culture during and after digital integration
James Collis, Partner, Ashurst
Apr 2511:40
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Adapting to the future design of ‘work’

People
  • 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
Gordon Bedford, Global Head Health, Safety, Environment and Business Continuity Resilience, Novartis
Apr 2511:40
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Maintaining the wellbeing of flexible and remote workers • What are the specific wellbeing risks to working

Wellness
  • What are the specific wellbeing risks to working completely remotely?
  • What responsibility do business leaders have on their remote employers?
  • Which wellbeing considerations need to be addressed when encouraging flexible working?
  • How can you monitor and manage employee’s health from a distance?
  • How can you encourage and promote employee good health through online channels?
Gareth Davies, Global Head of Health and Safety, Nokia
Apr 2512:00
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Sponsor: The significant role location has to play in the workplace of tomorrow

Real estate and space
  • Keeping pace with the newest employee expectations: What is important to them and why?
  • The effect of location on attracting top talent
  • Taking a longer-term view on office space investment in order to meet new demands
  • Popular office locations around the world
Apr 2512:00
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Sponsor: Incorporating a team messaging platform into your workplace communications

Collaborative technology
  • Gathering your team’s conversations and keeping everyone in sync
  • The benefits of having your team’s conversations, in one place, wherever they go
  • The vision: Making work simpler, more enjoyable and more productive
  • Stay connected to each other with platform sync and notification
Apr 2512:00
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Sponsor: Implementing a successful corporate culture transformation

People
  • 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.
Apr 2512:00
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Sponsor: The business benefits of a successful wellbeing program

Wellness
  • Establishing the direct and indirect benefits wellbeing programs can bring to your business
  • Educating employees about the significance of productivity and its costs due to illness with a lack of physical health
  • The steps needed to implement and maintain a successful wellbeing program
  • Assessing which wellbeing programs are effective for which work environments
Apr 2512:20
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Success factors for how you direct change to work differently

Real estate and space
  • Assessment of the magnitude of the change
  • Monitor the change curve – plan and communicate effectively the change
  • Success factors and tips to drive the change
Catherine Guizol, Disruptive Real Estate and Workplace Director, Next Door
Apr 2512:20
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Yell’s transformation story: Adapting to next generation technology

Collaborative technology
  • Setting the pace for the change: How did Yell decide what was right for the company?
  • Which technologies are having the greatest impact on the workplace and the way we work?
  • What have we learnt about the way technology has changed our customer’s experience to the way it could change our employees experience?
David Burns, Chief Technology Officer, Yell
Apr 2512:20
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Recruiting for diversity: Re-setting our view of the labour market to tap into the best talent

People
  • 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

Mike Thompson, Director of Early Careers, Barclays Bank Plc
Apr 2512:20
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Innovation in safety: A compelling case for change

Wellness
  • Overview of the traditional safety paradigm and its impact on organisations
  • Problematic side effects of the traditional approach: Disengagement and disempowerment of people, increasing bureaucracy, loss of innovation and productivity
  • Introduction to safety differently and the paradigm shift in how organisations understand and manage safety
  • New and refocused safety practices and new roles for business leaders
John Green, HSE Director, Battersea Power Station
Apr 2512:40
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Panel discussion: How can the physical working environment drive company culture?

Real estate and space
  • Why is it important that the physical working environment expresses company vision and purpose?
  • What link does the office environment have on the way employees and clients perceive the companies?
  • How can office transformation be used to generate a change in company culture?
  • Is it worth the investment? What is the ROI of a strong company culture?
Mike Walley, Head of Workplace Experience EMEA, Criteo
Marino Colatruglio, Vice President of Global Workplace and Corporate Real Estate, Cardinal Health
Apr 2512:40
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Panel: How can office technology meet the heightened expectations of the millennials?

Collaborative technology
  • How can companies ensure that the employees are put at the heart of digital transformation?
  • How can you engage and involve employees in the decision-making process of new technology?
  • How can employees be educated to feel positive about new technology?
  • How can companies best manage the change in management structures, job roles and cultures?
Tom Westall, Head of Facilities, LEGO Group
Jonathan Speary, Global Workplace Director, Honeywell
James Collis, Partner, Ashurst
Apr 2512:40
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Panel discussion: Building the business case for diversity in the workplace

People
  • 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
Martin Blackburn, UK People Director, K.P.M.G.
Rachel Osikoya, Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Maersk Group
Tim Ackermann, Global Head of Talent Acquisition & Experience, Lidl
Apr 2512:40
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Panel discussion: How should behavioural safety be approached in the workplace?

Wellness
  • What are the advantages of a simple approach to safety which focuses on the human basic needs
  • Engaging employees in their safety: getting employees thinking about why they want to go home safe
  • Are businesses beginning to get a handle on changing employee attitudes?
  • Moving from compliance to behaviours: How to get the right balance

John Green, HSE Director, Battersea Power Station
Ruth Gallagher, Director of Safety Improvement , Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited
Simon Neal, Head of Occupational Health & Safety, Ericsson
Apr 2514:10
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Adapting the office to suit a new range of work styles

Real estate and space
  • Overview of the project: Why did Zalando need to change their environment?
  • How have new preferences in work style impacted the office layout?
  • The evolution of the desk: Introducing new desks to support new ways of working
  • Feedback: What have Zalando employees said about the transformation?
Robert Höhne, Lead Construction & Development, Zalando
Apr 2514:10
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Creating the best technology teams for your busines

Collaborative technology
  • Engage and hire the best talent
  • Nurture the correct behaviours & build your ownculture
  • Develop your people and teams, help them improve
  • Technologistslovetechnology, make itsomething they are proud of
David Andrade, Head of Technology, Sky Bet
Apr 2514:10
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Understanding performance and how it links to engagement and culture

People
  • 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?
Birthe Mester, global head for performance, engagement and cultur, Deutsche Bank
Apr 2514:10
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Using predictive analytics to know you have an issue before you have an issue

Wellness
  • Making the move from lagging to leading indicators of health and wellbeing
  • Providing proactive risk management and competitive advantage
  • Advanced reporting and improved decision making
  • Measuring exactly how healthy and resilient a workforce actually is and what you can do to improve that
Judith Grant, Associate Director Health and Wellbeing, Mace Ltd
Apr 2514:30
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Sponsor slot: Getting the tech right- What do you need to start tomorrow?

Real estate and space
  • What technology is essential to create a fully integrated co-working hub?
  • What are the changing needs of your customer base?
  • What new technology is available to take your hub to the next level
  • Simplifying the entire process: What can new software do?
Apr 2514:30
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Sponsor: Implementing an ‘all in one’ platform to get work done

Collaborative technology
  • Connected digital tools to improve how your workforce collaborates
  • The business benefits of converging all work functions
  • Automated work processes to get things done faster
  • Using a mobile app to increase productivity even when ‘on the go’
Apr 2514:30
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Sponsor: How to drive, manage and measure employee engagement during change

People
  • 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
Apr 2514:30
Conference pass

Sponsor: The benefits of incorporating health assessments into your wellbeing programme

Wellness
  • Identifying what health assessments are being used for verses what they should be used for
  • What do we want health assessments to do?
  • Examples of where health assessments have improved health
  • Introducing the ideal health assessment composition
Apr 2514:50
Conference pass

Panel: Overcoming the key challenges of workplace transformation

Real estate and space
  • Changing the behaviours and mind set needed to work effectively in a new work space
  • How do you train managers to lead in the new environment?
  • How can companies maintain engagement throughout the transformation?
  • Where has workplace transformation gone wrong and why?
Steve Carr, Head of Property and Facilities, LV=
Apr 2514:50
Conference pass

Panel: Next generation communication technology for the modern workplace

Collaborative technology
  • How can visualisation tools be used to support better communication?
  • How can businesses tailor collaboration methods to suit individual communication styles?
  • What is the role of social media in communication for office 2.0?
  • Latest developments in communication technology
Nicola Millard, Head of Futures and Insight, BT
Richard Burton, Head of Innovation, EDF Energy
Apr 2514:50
Conference pass

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

People
  • 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?
Luigi Maria Fierro, Global Head of Performance Management, ING Bank
Helen Williams, HR Lead, Statoil
Birthe Mester, global head for performance, engagement and cultur, Deutsche Bank
Martyn Moutinho, Head of People Development, ITV
Apr 2514:50
Conference pass

The impact of digitalisation on employee health and wellbeing

Wellness
  • Impacts of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) on the Occupational Safety and Health of the workforce
  • Introducing a new kind of working life where we can work whenever, wherever.
  • In future, if these drivers continue we may expect to see the workforce increasingly being required to work ‘on-demand and on-call’
  • The potential of smart technology for gathering health data
Sam Bradbrook, Futurist, Health & Safety Laboratory
Apr 2515:20
Conference pass

Botman vs SuperAgent: Automation and the future of customer service

Keynotes
  • 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?
Nicola Millard, Head of Futures and Insight, BT
last published: 16/Feb/18 16:35 GMT
 
 
 
 

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