28 sessions covering key L&D issues

The conference covers the key areas of L&D.  In 28 sessions over two days, you can select sessions by three different formats and by topic (Coaching, OD, Learning and Talent Development, Leadership Development and Technologies and Innovation).

Choose between 2-8 sessions or try a group ticket.  Take a look at the full programme below, using the plus signs to show more detail, and the filter to show sessions by format or topic.

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Wednesday 13 May 2015

09:30-10:45

[A1] Building Resilience and Collective Leadership to Solve Commercial Challenges

Speaker: Tim Munden, VP HR for UK & Ireland, Unilever
Speaker: Nick Pope, Global Learning Director, Unilever
Subject: Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development and Coaching
Format: Case study

[A2] Driving Change and Customer Benefit through Strategic L&D

Speaker: Dave Buglass, Head of Organisational Capability and Development, Tesco Bank
Speaker: Robert Ashcroft, Senior Learning Manager, Santander
Subject: Organisation Development Organisation Development
Format: Case study

[A3] Using L&D to Increase Engagement and Retention and Access New Talent

Speaker: Jan Luxford, Head of Learning and Development, Riverside
Speaker: Paul Smith, HR Director, LV= General Insurance
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

09:30-12:30

[W1] Designing an Effective Technology Strategy as Part of the Blended Approach

Speaker: Clive Shepherd, Director, Onlignment Ltd
Subject: Technologies and Innovation Technologies and Innovation
Format: Workshop

11:15-12:30

[B1] Inclusive Learning and Talent Development Strategies to Achieve Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Anna Fullerton Batten, Talent Director UK Diversity Lead, Microsoft
Speaker: Stephen Frost, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, KPMG
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[B2] Bringing the L&D Profession into the Future: new standards and qualifications

Speaker: Andy Lancaster, Head of Learning and Development, CIPD
Speaker: Brian Stanton, Global Head of Customer & Product Training, Rolls Royce
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[B3] Professionalising Leadership to Create a High Performance Culture

Speaker: Alan Nobbs, Senior Programme Lead, Programme Delivery and Frameworks, NHS Leadership Academy
Speaker: Paul Morgan, Operations Director, Caffè Nero
Subject: Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development and Coaching
Format: Case study

13:45-15:00

[C1] Bringing Learning into the Mobile World to Boost Accessibility and Effectiveness

Speaker: Nick Shackleton-Jones, Director, Online & Informal Learning, BP
Speaker: Charlie Kneen, Social Learning Consultant, BP
Subject: Technologies and Innovation Technologies and Innovation
Format: Case study

[C2] C2 Bridging Skills Gaps to Drive Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Howell, Global Business Director, The Open University
Speaker: Mike Evans, Director of Operations, The Football League Trust
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[C3] Identifying and Developing Tomorrow’s Leadership Skills to Drive Business Change

Speaker: Helena Moore, Director of OD and Communications, Bromford
Speaker: Rebecca Hislam, Human Resources & Learning & Development Manager, McDermott International Inc.
Subject: Organisation Development Organisation Development
Format: Case study

13:45-16:45

[W2] Supporting Autonomous Learning to Meet Future Business Objectives

Speaker: Andrew Jacobs, Organisational Learning and Talent Management Manager, London Borough of Lewisham
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Workshop

15:30-16:45

[D1] Identifying New Metrics to Quantify the Business Value of your L&D Initiatives

Speaker: Ian Turner, Sales Academy Manager, TalkTalk Business
Speaker: Peter Hartmann, General Manager (Business Intelligence Expert), Maersk Drilling
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[D2] Applying Principles of Neuro and Behavioural Science to Maximise Learning Outcomes

Speaker: Niall Cluley, Global Head of Learning & Development, Fitness First Group
Speaker: Karen Bailey, Head of Competence Development, Volvo Group
Subject: Neuroscience Neuroscience
Format: Case study

[D3] Leaders in Learning: what L&D innovations should be on your agenda?

Speaker: Julian Stodd, Founder, SeaSalt Learning
Speaker: Martin Couzins, Director, Itsdevelopmental Ltd
Speaker: Barbara Thompson, Learning & Performace Consultant - Online & Informal Learning Team, BP International
Subject: Technologies and Innovation Technologies and Innovation
Format: Open Space

Thursday 14 May 2015

09:30-10:45

[E1] Building an Agile Development Strategy Aligned to Changing Business Needs

Speaker: Eloise McNeile, People Development Business Partner, Google
Speaker: Sarah Mellor, Talent Manager, John Lewis Partnership
Speaker: Lucero Tagle, EMEA People Development Business Partner, Google
Speaker: Jo Kelly, Head of Partner Development, Waitrose
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[E2] Embedding Coaching Skills into Daily Conversations to Foster your Talent

Speaker: Claire Molin, Senior Management Organisational Development and Design Team, Visa Europe
Speaker: Jane Saunders, Coach Network Manager, BBC
Subject: Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development and Coaching
Format: Case study

[E3] Collaborative Learning Partnerships to Drive Business and People Success

Speaker: Jabbar Sardar, Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development, Cafcass
Speaker: Mark Robinson, Captain, Fleetwood Town FC
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

09:30-12:30

[W3] Engaging Change – methods to positively align your leadership, people and culture

Speaker: Mark Wilcox, Director, Change Capability Consulting Ltd
Speaker: Mark Jenkins MBE, Director, Capability Management Consulting Ltd
Subject: Organisation Development Organisation Development
Format: Workshop

11:15-12:30

[F1] Measuring the Effectiveness of Learning Technologies to Increase their Business Impact

Speaker: Andy Wooler, Academy Technology Manager, Hitachi Data Systems
Speaker: Raf Ball, Learning Innovation Manager, Colt Technology Services
Subject: Technologies and Innovation Technologies and Innovation
Format: Case study

[F2] The Role of L&D in Building Resilience in Employees

Speaker: Sue Beavil, Learning and Organisational Development Manager, Slater & Gordon (UK) LLP
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[F3] Are you Equipped to Lead L&D into the Future?

Speaker: Ruth Stuart, Research Advisor, CIPD
Speaker: Laura Overton, Founder, Towards Maturity
Speaker: Lisa Johnson, Assistant Director Information Services, Learning and Communication, Barnardo's
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

13:45-15:00

[G1] Curating and Transferring Knowledge and Collaborative Social Learning in the Workplace

Speaker: Roy Davis, Training Manager, AstraZeneca - Supply Biologics
Speaker: Gregor Thrain, VP Global Talent and Leadership, InterContinental Hotels Group
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Case study

[G2] Using Neuroscience for Individuals and Teams to Realise their Full Potential

Speaker: James Moore, Assistant Director, OD, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust
Speaker: Moira Morgan, Senior Trainer, Academi Wales, Welsh Government
Subject: Neuroscience Neuroscience
Format: Case study

[G3] Enhancing Business Outcomes by Developing Coaching Skills in Leaders

Speaker: David Young, Group Head of Leadership Development, BT plc
Speaker: Sean Kent, Deputy Chief Executive, Freebridge
Subject: Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development and Coaching
Format: Case study

13:45-16:45

[W4] Maximising and Measuring ROI of L&D Initiatives

Speaker: Jane Massy, CEO, abdi Ltd
Subject: Learning and Talent Development Learning and Talent Development
Format: Workshop

15:30-16:45

[H1] Maximising Organisational Performance by Building Greater Confidence and Capability in Line Managers

Speaker: Christoph Williams, Strategic Content Senior Manager, Human Resources Europe, Sony Europe Limited
Speaker: Chris Chinn, Management Development Manager, Europcar UK Group
Subject: Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development and Coaching
Format: Case study

[H2] Gamifying your Learning Initiatives to Develop a Culture of Continuous Learning

Speaker: Craig Strong, Director of Global Product Development Lifecycle, Pearson
Speaker: Anju Patel, Learning Technology Adviser, Homeserve
Subject: Technologies and Innovation Technologies and Innovation
Format: Case study

[H3] Investigating New Ways to Drive Growth and Engage Employees in Change

Speaker: Paul Taylor, Assistant Director - Organisational Development, NHS Employers
Speaker: Tony Crabbe, Business Psychologist
Subject: Organisation Development Organisation Development
Format: Open Space