In a world where we are seeing an increase in remote and flexible working, it is becoming harder to engage and motivate your staff. Organisations need to think of innovative ways to connect your employees and improve the employee experience as a whole. 

With a variety of formats; this year’s conference will provide you with the tools to use technology to connect a dispersed workforce, create a value-based company culture and improve wellbeing and engagement across a diverse workforce.

Wednesday 25 January 2017

09:30-09:40

09:40-10:25

CROWDSOURCE: Redesigning the Employee Experience using Engagement Initiatives

Speaker: Gary Cookson, HR Director, Trafford College

10:25-11:00

CASE STUDY: Creating a Value-based Company Culture to Build Employee Engagement

Speaker: Catherine Allen, Head of Keeping People Happy, Ella's Kitchen

11:00-11:20

11:20-11:55

CASE STUDY: Delivering Continuous Feedback for an Agile Approach to Employee Engagement

Speaker: Alex Snelling, HR Director, Cath Kidston

11:55-12:40

IDEAS EXCHANGE: Creating an Inclusive Culture to Reconnect with your Employees

Speaker: Gillian Felton, Head of People Development, Engagement and Wellbeing, NIHR Clinical Research Network

12:40-13:40

13:40-14:15

CASE STUDY: Using Technology to Enhance Employee Engagement within a Dispersed Workforce

Speaker: Den Carter, Internal Communications Manager, Virgin trains

14:15-15:00

IDEAS EXCHANGE: Improving Engagement and Wellbeing across a Large and Diverse Workforce

Speaker: David Widlake, Civil Service Employee Engagement Programme, Cabinet Office

15:00-15:20

15:20-15:50

CASE STUDY: Embedding Cultural Change Projects to Drive Engagement

Speaker: Craig Scriven, Head of HR, Kier Hoursing Group

15:50-16:10

Reflect and Connect

Speaker: Gary Cookson, HR Director, Trafford College

16:10-16:30

Thursday 26 January 2017

09:30-15:30

Employee Engagement Workshop - Building your own Strategic Narrative

Speaker: Jasmine Gartner, Employee Engagement Consultant, Jasmine Gartner Consulting