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The Driving Change Programme: Impact The Bottom Line & Engage & Support Employees & Leaders To Deliver Successful Organisational Change

Real-World, Innovative Strategies: Communicate Powerfully, Embed Positive Cultures, Adapt To Accelerating Technologies & External Change & Develop Agile, Change-Ready Organisations To Boost Long-Term Employee Performance

27th September 2017, NEW Venue – Millennium Mayfair Hotel, Central London.Download The Brochure.  Book Before Next Thursday 6th July & Save £100.

8.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09.00 Morning Co-Chairs’ Welcome, Opening Remarks & Interactive Voting Introduction

Claire Fox
Global HR Director
Save the Children International

CHANGE MANAGEMENT KEYNOTE

09.20 Clearly Outlining the Objectives, Priorities & Vision Of Your Change Management Processes To Develop Successful, Efficient Strategies & Drive Positive Results

  • Defining the objectives and priorities of your organisational change strategy to ensure it keeps in line with the business vision
  • Effective strategies for implementing change programmes day-to-day, taking into account longer-term goals and helping staff make sense of change and what it means for them
  • Which are the best tools, methods and processes to successfully achieve organisational change and reach your long-term goals?
  • Best-practice advice on minimising the disruptive ripple effects of change throughout the business to ensure your organisation keeps running as smoothly and effectively as possible

Dominic Demolder
Global Change Leader
Roche

PITFALLS & TRIUMPHS – STRATEGY FOCUS

09.40 What Really Works & What Should We Avoid? Join The Co-Chairs & Panellists As They Share Their Real-World Experiences Of The Ups & Downs Of Delivering Organisational Change

RoseMarie Loft
Head of HR
The National Gallery

Emma Thompson
Head of Strategic & Change Communications
HM Courts & Tribunals Service

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT – PANEL DISCUSSION

09.50 Harnessing Employee Insights To Gain Staff Buy-In To Change Programmes & Drive Long-Term, Continued Engagement

  • Taking advantage of employee insights to effectively engage employees of different backgrounds and personas and get staff bought into change programmes as early as possible
  • Top techniques for creating a better experience of the change process to keep staff on board and maintain engagement throughout long periods of change
  • Navigating the obstacles to engaging employees: advice on reducing change fatigue to drive long-term employee engagement and retention
  • Proving the business benefits of engaging staff through change with effective methods for measuring the intangible and demonstrating the results of employee engagement strategies

Jan Richards
Head of Insights & Planning
Dublin Airport

Michael Fierstone
Programme Director – Merchandise Transformation Project
Mothercare plc

Geraldine Harrison
Interim Head of Organisational & Leadership Development
Nottingham Trent University

Elena Reznik-Orskaya
Director of Change & Programme Management
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Subject to availability)

Martin Kirke
Group HR Director
Post Office

EMPOWERING LEADERS

10.20 Influencing & Empowering Leaders & Managers To Support Organisational Change & Maintain Employee Engagement

  • Enabling leaders and line managers with the skills they need to cope with change, support change goals and keep their teams motivated and engaged
  • Successfully influencing line management to adjust their leadership behaviours and style to support employees who are impacted by change
  • What are the right benefits to focus on when selling the value of change management to ensure leader and management buy-in?

Dina Rana
Head of Change Management
BBC

PITFALLS & TRIUMPHS

10.40 What Really Works & What Should We Avoid? Join The Co-Chairs & Panellists As They Share Their Real-World Experiences Of The Ups & Downs Of Delivering Organisational Change

Claire Fox
Global HR Director
Save the Children International

Vilma Nikolaidou
Head of Organisational Development
Tate Gallery

RoseMarie Loft
Head of HR
The National Gallery

Emma Thompson
Head of Strategic & Change Communications
HM Courts & Tribunals Service

10.50 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking & Breakout Discussions Based On Type Of Change

A) Acquisitions
Marc De Boom
Vice President HR
Alpro

Set The Agenda: You Vote: Mergers, Restructures, Redundancies, Rebranding…The audience decides which other types of change will be discussed with our interactive voting tool

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

CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS

11.50 Cutting Through The Noise With Fresh, Engaging Communications In Times Of Change, Disruption & Uncertainty

  • Overcoming the challenges of delivering tough messages in times of organisational change and uncertainty
  • Fresh approaches to change communications: what different tools, techniques and technologies can you use to ensure you are delivering creative, engaging messages?
  • Encouraging and managing two-way conversations throughout periods of uncertainty and change to ensure employees feel valued and part of the discussion
  • Keeping up with the latest digital and social channel trends and building new innovations into change planning to engage and properly communicate change to the relevant stakeholders

Kathy Allison
Global HR Director
FitFlop

PITFALLS & TRIUMPHS – TECH & DIGITAL FOCUS

12.10 What Really Works & What Should We Avoid? Join The Co-Chairs & Panellists As They Share Their Real-World Experiences Of The Ups & Downs Of Delivering Organisational Change

12.30 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.00 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions During Lunch

A) Complex, Global Change
Nadia Hutchinson
Global HR Process Owner – Data: HR Transformation
British American Tobacco

B) Talent & Retention
Kim Gieske
HR Director
Planet Organic Ltd

C) Aligning HR & Business Strategy
Jane Reay Jones
Group HR Director
Müller UK & Ireland

D) Digital Communication Channels
Julie Daintith
Employee Communications Manager
United Utilities

E) Engaging Employees Through Change
Sarah McSporran
Head of Group Internal Communications
STA Travel

F) Culture & Behaviour Change
Natalie Seatter
Head of Delivery Technology & Change
Cancer Research UK

13.30 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Welcome & Opening Remarks

Helen Philpot
Head of Transformation and Governance – Mail Tech
dmg media

Jack Roper
Head of Internal Communications
Virgin Trains East Coast

BREXIT, THE ECONOMY & MACRO CHANGE – PANEL DISCUSSION

13.45 From Brexit To Worldwide Economic & Political Uncertainty, Assessing The Potential Challenges, Risks & Benefits Of External Change & Strategically Building This Insight Into Organisational Change Management

  • What do we foresee as the likely impacts of Brexit? Advice on managing the potential risks of a changing relationship with Europe to counteract any negative effects on the organisation and workforce
  • Insights and tips for practically managing the challenges and impacts of external change such as Brexit, economic and political change within your business
  • Creating a watertight, future-proofed change management strategy which takes into account external factors to ensure the business is ready to change at a faster rate
  • What potential risks and benefits could organisations see as a result of Brexit and other external drivers of change?

Shereen Daniels
Head of HR
Caffè Nero

Claire Gillingham
HR Director, Group Commercial
Vodafone

MEASUREMENT & IMPACT

14.15 Proving The Impact & Benefits Of Change Management With The Most Effective Metrics & Evaluation Methodologies For Demonstrating Value & Attributing Results

  • Getting your foot in the door: convincing senior stakeholders of the value and impact of change management with relevant metrics to grab their interest, influence their priorities and secure their buy-in
  • Which metrics, KPIs and tools should we be prioritising to effectively measure the benefits of change projects and demonstrate actual, tangible outcomes?
  • Demonstrating your change management strategy is working with the best methods and measures for getting feedback on change projects and correctly attributing results

Guest Speaker To Be Announced, Please Check The Website For Details

PITFALLS & TRIUMPHS

14.35 What Really Works & What Should We Avoid? Join The Co-Chairs & Panellists As They Share Their Real-World Experiences Of The Ups & Downs Of Delivering Organisational Change

CHANGE IN PRACTICE – GROUP EXERCISE

14.50 From Defining Your Strategy To Implementation To Measuring The Results, What Is Best Practice When It Comes To Change Management?
A short practical exercise for the audience, with interactive debate and group discussion around the challenges of developing and delivering successful change management plans. Facilitated by:

Larissa O’Donovan
Vice President, Global Operational Excellence
Avon

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

15.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

EMBEDDING POSITIVE CULTURES & BEHAVIOURS

16.10 Embedding & Sustaining Positive Behaviours To Improve Organisational Cultures & Achieve Business Missions

  • Exploring how ZSL embarked on a journey of culture change, with effective approaches for identifying and embedding positive behaviours
  • Successfully engaging and involving colleagues to help them to embrace change and remain motivated and positive
  • What are the important steps to embed positive behaviours as an everyday part of the organisational culture?
  • Top tips for measuring the impact of culture change on individuals, engagement and the organisation and how to sustain this long term

Emma Brown
Head of Training & Organisational Development
The Zoological Society of London

AGILE, CHANGE-READY!

16.30 Leveraging Continuous Improvement To Deliver More Value & Change Faster!

  • Building organisational capabilities, developing employees’ skills and streamlining processes to ensure the business is adaptable and ready for future change
  • Driving efficiency! What are some cost-effective techniques for meeting the demands of internal and external change, aiding transition and delivering results, faster?
  • Integrating continuous improvement tools and techniques into a successful change portfolio

Mark Zirbser
Change & Improvement Lead
John Lewis Partnership

PITFALLS & TRIUMPHS

16.50 What Really Works & What Should We Avoid? Join The Co-Chairs & Panellists As They Share Their Real-World Experiences Of The Ups & Downs Of Delivering Organisational Change

17.10 Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks

17.20 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.