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Programme - 24 May

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17.15 - 17:30


19:30 for 20:00

 

 

 


SESSION


Registration and refreshments

 


Breakfast Briefing

Competing for Global Business and Talent

Speaker: Eric Gilpin, President, Staffing and Recruiting Group, CareerBuilder 

 

After this session, attendees will have a greater understanding of:

  • the implications of the talent shortage in developed countries

  • strategies for building a global talent pool

  • ideas for leveraging data and technology to drive global expension 

 


Welcome

  

Speakers:  Fred van Haasteren, President, CIETT

                  Neil Smith, Chairman, REC
                     


Opening Address

 

Speaker:  Kevin Green, Chief Executive, REC


Plenary
Future of Work

  

Speaker: Dr Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice,

                                               London Business School

 

 You will learn:

  • What the future of work will look like
  • The five forces that impact the most
  • How to prepare your organisation for the future.
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Refreshments

Plenary

Our Global Brand: growing globally and improving perception

 

Speakers: Giles Guest, Director, Enhance Media

                 Richard Cox, Co-founder, salt

 


 

Parallel sessions     

MASTERCLASSES

 

1.   Sales on a Beermat

 

Speaker:  Mike Southon, The Beermat Entrepreneur

 

You will find out:

  • How everyone can sell, even if they’re not a natural salesperson

  • The simple steps needed to improve revenue without denting the  marketing budget

  • How to generate those all important sales

 


2.   Wisdom that Works: making it in the people business

 

Speaker:  Mary B Lucas, Chief Resource Officer, Staffmark

 

After this session you will:

  • Be reminded of the importance of first impressions
  • Walk away inspired to deal with challenging people
  • Be encouraged to take accountability for everyday actions and attitudes

 


3.   Industry Trends and Opportunities 

 

Chair:          Anita Holbrow, Director of Membership Services, REC 

Speakers:  Bryan Pena, Vice President, Contingent Workforce Strategies

                                           & Research, Staffing Industry Analysts

                    Roger Tweedy, Director of Research, REC

 

You will hear:

  • The latest in Contingent Workforce management strategies across the globe

  • What more sophisticated buyers are looking for in a provider

  • What providers need to do to differentiate themselves from the competition

  


4.   Social Media - an unconference (1)

 

There will be three tracks in each session of this masterclass. 

Moderator:  Bill Boorman, Co-founder, #TruEvents

  

  • The Social Agency - Steve Ward, Cloud Nine

  • Social Branding     -  Klaudia Drulis, Global Social Media & Branding Specialist, Oracle EMEA

  • Personal Branding - Jorgen Sundberg, Managing Director, Link Humans

 


Lunch, networking and exhibition


Plenary
The UK Labour Market - an interactive debate

 

Speakers: Brendan Barber, General Secretary, TUC 

                 John Philpott, Chief Economic Adviser, CIPD

                 David S Frost CBE, Former Director General, British Chambers

                            of Commerce and Chair, REC Flexible Work Commission

 


Refreshments

Parallel sessions

MASTERCLASSES   repeated

 

4. Social Media - an unconference (2)

 

This masterclass includes the following tracks:

 

  • Social Channels - Andy Headworth, Sirona Consulting

  • Social Sourcing  - Jonathan Campbell, Social Talent

  • Going Mobile     -  Bill Boorman, Co-founder, #TruEvents 

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Plenary
The Myth of Talent

 

Speaker:  Matthew Syed, Broadcaster and author of Bounce

 

You will hear about:

  • The science of excellence
  • How it is achieved
  • The significance of talent
  • The implications for HR and recruitment

 


Chairman's closing remarks

International Black Tie Dinner

 

Click here for more details

 


 

The Organisers reserve the right to alter this programme as required.

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