‘Lots of ideas and innovative approaches to change packed into one day, some great ideas to take away.’ Met Office (past attendee).

Engage Leaders, Harness New Technologies, Overcome Resistance, Optimise Organisational Structures & Align Change Design Processes With Business Goals To Positively, Demonstrably Impact The Bottom Line

A One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 20th September 2016, One America Square, Central London. Download brochure here. Book Online Here.

Fresh, Innovative Approaches To Employee Engagement & Inspiring Change Communications To Drive Impactful, Sustained Cultural, Behavioural & Organisational Change

Engage Leaders, Harness New Technologies, Overcome Resistance, Optimise Organisational Structures & Align Change Design Processes With Business Goals To Positively, Demonstrably Impact The Bottom Line

Raise The Bar With Pioneering Approaches To Driving Change: Engage, Support & Communicate With Employees To Boost Performance & Impact The Bottom Line Throughout The Change Curve:

  1. Embedding Cultural & Behavioural Change: Change hearts, minds and behaviours in the long-term to improve performance and outcomes
  2. Inspiring & Engaging Employees: Building trust and improving morale with honest, timely and engaging two-way communications to support your employees through the change curve
  3. Maximise Success By Engaging Senior & Middle Management: Drive top-down change with strong, visible support from senior leaders and harness the power of team leaders and change champions to engage, motivate and deliver the right message
  4. Managing Negative Change: Maintaining strong employee engagement and trust through times of negative change, restructuring and uncertainty
  5. Measuring Intangibles: Techniques to evaluate and quantify changes in behaviour, happiness, engagement and well-being
  6. Strategy – Aligning HR & Business Goals: Aligning strategic vision with HR and business change objectives to ensure long-term success and demonstrable results
  7. Tactics – Designing Optimum Change Programmes: Impact positively on the bottom line with optimum organisational structures and change processes
  8. Measure Impact & Prove Value: Key analytics, data and KPIs to measure and evaluate the success and impact of your change activities
  9. Fresh, Innovative Approaches To: New Technologies • Complex, Global Change • Developing A More Agile Organisation

PLUS! This Driving Change Conference Features:

  • 26 Change Innovators From Industry-Leading Brands
  • 1 Unmissable Day
  • 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating
  • 8 Informal Roundtable Peer Discussions: A)“But We’ve Always Done It This Way!” B) Making Change ‘Stick’ C) Getting To The Top Table D) The ‘Survivor Syndrome’ E) Regulated/Strongly Unionised Industries F) Change ‘Toolkit’ G) Being Ready For Change H) Workforce Planning
  • 1 Panel Discussion On Fresh Approaches To Employee Engagement
  • 14 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Hottest Change Management Issues & Challenges
  • 2 Conference Chairmen
  • NEW! Fresh, Case Study Snapshots
  • NEW! Strategy & Tactics Focus
  • 1 ‘Meet The Speakers’ Area
  • Interactive Voting
  • Facilitated Networking Hosts
  • Open Q&A

Real Insight From 26 Leading Brands In One Inspiring Day: Cultural & Behavioural Change • Employee Engagement • Engaging Leaders • Engaging Middle Management • Communicating Change • Managing Negative Change • Innovation & Technology • Complex, Global Change • Agile Organisations • Proving Impact • Measuring Intangibles • Strategy: Aligning HR & Business Goals • Tactics: Designing Change

Group Discounts Available: Send 4 attendees for the price of 3. Or send 3 and get your third place half price

Can you help companies to drive and deliver change? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44(0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@drivingchangeconference.com.

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes for just £3,999 +VAT. Click here to book your stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Driving Change Conference: To view the full conference programme, click here.

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09.00 Morning Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remarks & Interactive Voting Introduction
Sue Swanborough, HR Director Northern Europe, General Mills


09.15 Securely Embedding Long-Term Cultural & Behavioural Change Into Your Business Processes To Change Mindsets & Achieve Long-Term Success
Claire Walker, Group People & Organisational Director, Mars Drinks


09.40 Fresh Approaches To Get The Best Out Of Your Employees With Genuine, Strong, Two-Way Employee Engagement In Times Of Change, Disruption & Uncertainty

  • Tish Clyde, SVP Corporate HR International, Deutsche Post DHL
  • Oli Howard, Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, Civil Aviation Authority
  • Elsa Critchley, People Director, Standard Life Investments
  • Amber Kelly, Head of Engagement, Post Office
  • Mark LaScola, Managing Principal, ON THE MARK
  • Corrina Jorgensen, Business Change Director, Afiniti

10.15 Case Study
Nicola Darke, Customer Success Director, Wazoku

10.30 Mid-Morning Refreshments With Informal, Facilitated Networking


11.00 Ensuring Strong & Visible Senior Leadership Buy-In For Change Initiatives To Enhance Impact & Ongoing Success
Jane Reay Jones, Group HR Director, Müller UK & Ireland


11.25 Leveraging The Role & Influence Of Middle Managers To Deliver The Right Message & Drive Change Throughout The Organisation
Simon Williams, Head of Business Change Project Management, Transport for London


11.50 Honest, Timely & Engaging Communications That Inspire & Motivate In Times of Change
Speaker To Be Announced


12.15 Maintaining Strong Employee Engagement & Trust Through Times Of Negative Change, Restructuring & Uncertainty
Francis Lake, HR Director, Best Team, Lloyds Banking Group

12.40 Using Better Employee Insight To Drive Change
Ghassan Karian, CEO, Karian and Box

13.10 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.30 Informal Roundtable Peer Discussions During Lunch

A) “But We’ve Always Done It This Way!”
Barry Pirie, Associate Director, People & Business, Wiltshire Council

B) How Do You Make Change ‘Stick’?
Kirsty Pitcher, HR Director, Organisation & Talent Development, Jaguar Land Rover

C) Getting HR To The Top Table

D) Managing The ‘Survivor Syndrome’
Pauline Prow, Chief People Officer, Monarch

E) Implementing Change In A Regulated Or Strongly Unionised Industry

F) Successfully Developing & Using An Appropriate Change “Toolkit”
Sonia Bowen-Perkins, HR Manager, Global Support Functions, GSK

G) Being Ready For Change
David Heron, Managing Partner, WBMS

H) Workforce Planning – Recruiting & Developing People In An Environment Of Constant Change
Tony Cooke, Vice President HR, North Europe, adidas Group

14.05 Afternoon Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks
Sarah-Jane Walker, Director of Customer Experience, Global Resourcing, Barclays


14.15 Harnessing The Power Of Technology To Innovate & Support HR Processes & Deliver Business Change
Jo Roger, Head of Organisational Effectiveness, People Team, Tesco Bank


14.30 Successfully Implementing Complex Change Across Global Locations & Multiple Sites
Robert Watson, Head of Organisational Effectiveness, Vodafone


14.45 Successfully Developing An Agile Workforce Less Resistant To Change & Better Able To Meet The Demands Of A Changing Business Environment
Christian Lacey, Head of Cruise Transformation & Change, TUI UK & Ireland


15.00 Effectively Using KPIs, Data & Analytics To Measure, Evaluate & Prove The Impact & Success Of HR Improvement Programmes
James Devine, Deputy Director HR & OD Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


15.25 Measuring The Unmeasurable – Techniques For Quantifying Changes In Behaviour, Happiness, Engagement & Well-Being To Drive Productive Strategic & Cultural Change
Tim Cowley, Head of HR, FirstGroup

15.50 Bonus Session: Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. To get involved in The Driving Change Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@drivingchangeconference.com for more details.

16.05 Mid-Afternoon Refreshments With Informal, Facilitated Networking


16.30 Aligning Strategic Vision With HR & Business Change Objectives To Ensure Long-Term Success & Demonstrable Results
Richard Napthine, Transformational Programme Director, Waitrose


16.55 Optimising Organisation Structure & The Change Design Process To Deliver Positive & Long-Term Change That Improves Employee Performance & Impacts Positively On The Bottom Line
Vilma Nikolaidou, Head of Organisational Development, Tate Gallery

17.20 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

For more information on how to get involved in The Driving Change Conference, please call +44 (0)203 479 2299 or email info@drivingchangeconference.com.

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