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DATE: 15th MAY 2019

VENUE: HAC CENTRAL LONDON

ADDRESS: THE HAC, City Road, London EC1Y 2BQ

Registration & Networking Breakfast

Organisations are being challenged to adapt with agility to the rapidly changing needs of the consumer, customer, community and global landscape. Not many have cracked the code on driving broad-reaching organisation change.

In an open Q&A with Sarah Hutton, HRD for Western Europe, discover the current journey of The Coca-Cola Company, and how the HR function is partnering with business leaders to make it happen.

Sarah Hutton

HR Director Western Europe, Coca Cola

HR is in the front line as the gig economy, short term contracts, remote working and other dynamic changes affect the employment market. At the same time employees seek a different kind of relationship with their employers and with technology advances comes an increased expectation for a digital experience that matches their modern consumer apps. Remi Malenfant, discusses the demands on HR in this digital world, looking at what the HR organisation needs to look like, what technology needs to deliver and the skills and culture that the modern HR team needs to develop

Remi Malenfant

Forget the bean bags and premium coffee. As they step into more senior leadership roles, Millennials are making profound changes in the way businesses are run. But will HR and business leaders find opportunity – or conflict – as managerial power moves to a new generation? (And are Millennials ready for the challenges Generation Z will pose to their leadership?)

Successful pre-employment screening is at the forefront of any on-boarding programme. This session explores how AI is revolutionising screening, and latest insights on engaging with millennials and an increasingly global workforce.

Digital Transformation in a business is driving increased expectations from customers. This is being felt internally by the employees in those business, at all levels. Employees expect an experience with their HR teams similar to the ones they have with consumer brands, which is easy, straightforward and a seamless conversation. Supercharging your employees internal experience with your business has become as important as enriching your customer experience. Leverage actionable insights from our roundtable on creating greater employee engagement and setting your employees up to put customers at the heart of everything they do. Which in turn will positively support how your team drive a customer centric culture in your business.

Networking Lunch

The session will cover the work of Public Health England’s vibrant range of staff networks, discussing the contribution they have made to the organisation’s diversity and inclusion activity. This includes tackling the gender pay gap and helping to achieve national recognition for its BAME, disability, LGBT and flexible working programmes

Discover how using real-time engagement methodologies drive true insight and results that represent a step change from historical approaches. When sophisticated data-science and analytics is applied to employee feedback, it is easy to empower all leaders with deep insight and focus. In this session find out about:
– Why employee engagement is about data analytics, not surveys.
– How companies are leveraging agile feedback to empower managers with real-time insights.
– How data can dispel myths and start to predict key trends in your business.

To talk about evolution of work space, dynamic teams etc.. and how HR principles would need to be rethought in that context of human + machine workforce

Akhilesh Nair

Global VP HR EMEA, Genpact

A whistle stop tour of the complementary activities of a highly agile Talent Function and L&D team and why I believe this partnership is integral to the employee experience.  To outline 6 Key lessons learned to help businesses focus their people strategy in both these areas, in order to positively influence the employee experience.

Jo Belliere

The Doyle Collection

Networking Drinks Reception