Saturday 06 February 2016

09:00-09:30

09:30-09:40

Welcome and Chair's opening remarks

Speaker: John McGurk, Head of Scotland, CIPD

09:40-10:00

Tooling up future talent: CIPD’s Profession for the Future

Speaker: Ruth Stuart, Lead Consultant, Strategic Projects, CIPD

10:00-11:00

Opening keynote - Getting over appearances: how discrimination in recruitment narrows talent pools

Speaker: Dr Andrew Timming, Reader in Management, University of St Andrews

11:00-11:20

Coffee break and exhibition time

11:20-12:20

Breakout 1 - From lifecycle to business cycle: how future HRBPs can add value to the business

Speaker: James Saville, Director People, Operations and Change, Department for International Development

Breakout 2 - Future-proofing yourself as an HR professional: a capability perspective

Speaker: Ruth Stuart, Lead Consultant, Strategic Projects, CIPD

Breakout 3 - Expect the unexpected: practical guidance on effective people management through change

Speaker: Sarah Bickerstaff, Head of Human Resources, Weslo Housing Management

12:20-13:20

13:20-14:00

Afternoon keynote - Contextualising HR within the business

Speaker: Shona McKenzie, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, Standard Life plc

14:00-14:20

Developing your career: a HR Director’s perspective

Speaker: James Saville, Director People, Operations and Change, Department for International Development

14:20-14:40

14:40-15:40

Breakout 1 Transforming reward structures in the changing employment landscape

Speaker: Nicola Louden, Reward Consultant, Aegon
Speaker: Susan Bond, Organisational Development Manager, Aegon

Breakout 2 Key employment law updates for HR professionals

Speaker: Lynne Marr, Partner, Brodies LLP

Breakout 3 Exploring new trends in performance management

Speaker: Julie Drybrough, Director, fuchsia blue ltd

15:40-16:20

Closing keynote - Forging your path to HR leadership

Speaker: Kim Woolner, HR Director, Richard Irvin
Speaker: Connie Hendry, Head of OD Learning and Communications, Disclosure Scotland
Speaker: Janice Duncan, Employee Relations Operations Manager UK&I, Hilton Worldwide

16:20-17:30

Networking and Drinks - Sponsored by University of Strathclyde