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Just 5 Weeks Until 27 Change Directors Including Roche, BBC & Boots Tackle Your Toughest Change Management Challenges In One Day

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

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 27th September 2017, Millennium Mayfair Hotel, London. Download Brochure Here. Book Now.

Discover Fresh, Innovative, Real-World Approaches To Driving Successful, Sustained Cultural, Behavioural & Organisational Change In Today’s Constantly-Evolving Landscape

  1. Best-Practice Change Models & Strategies: Achieve your long-term change goals with successful change management models
  2. Drive Sustained Employee Engagement: Reduce change fatigue, build trust and inspire long-term staff engagement and buy-in
  3. Successfully Influence & Empower Leaders: Engage line managers to maintain colleague engagement and support your objectives
  4. Brexit, The Economy & Macro Change: Strategically build insights on the potential effects of worldwide change and uncertainty into change planning
  5. Fresh, Engaging Change Communications: Effectively deliver tough messages in times of change, disruption and uncertainty and keep up to date with digital and technology trends
  6. Demonstrate Value & Impact: Effectively attribute results to convince senior stakeholders of the benefits of change management
  7. Embed Positive Cultures & Behaviours: Shift cultures, behaviours and mindsets to embrace change and drive long-term results
  8. Agile, Change-Ready! Deliver more value, faster, with reliable strategies to develop an agile, resilient organisation

100% Delegate & Sponsorship Satisfaction Rating In 2016!

27 Change Management Innovators Unite At This Unique One-Day, Practitioner-Led Event: Change Management Models & Strategies • Employee Engagement • Empowering Leaders • Change Communications • Brexit, The Economy & Macro Change • Measurement & Impact • Change In Practice – Group Exercise • Embedding Positive Cultures & Behaviours • Agile, Change-Ready!

Strategic & Practical Case Studies To Achieve Successful Organisational Change With The Expertise Of Director-Level Speakers:

  • 24 Organisational Change Practitioners In 1 Inspiring Day
  • 10 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Hottest Organisational Change Topics
  • 100% Delegate Satisfaction Rating In 2016
  • 5 ‘Pitfalls & Triumphs’ Quick-Fire Review Panels
  • 1 ‘Change In Practice’ Group Exercise
  • 3 Ice-Breaker Discussion Zones Based On Type Of Change
  • 4 Conference Co-Chairs: Public & Private Sector Perspectives
  • 6 Facilitated Peer Discussions: A) Complex, Global Change B) Talent & Retention C) Aligning HR & Business Strategy D) Digital Communication Channels E) Engaging Employees Through Change F) Culture & Behaviour Change
  • 2 Interactive Panel Debates: ‘Employee Engagement’ and ‘Brexit, The Economy & Macro Change’
  • 1 Change Management Keynote
  • Cross-Sector Insights
  • Live Voting
  • Speed Networking

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

Book your 3 x 2 exhibition stand and two delegate passes for £2,699+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.

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Enter Your Business Card In Our Competition For A Chance To Win £100 John Lewis Voucher

09.00 Morning Co-Chairs’ Welcome, Opening Remarks & Interactive Voting Introduction
Claire Fox, Global HR Director, Save the Children International
Vilma Nikolaidou, Head of Organisational Development, Tate Gallery

  • Interactive voting


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

Dominic Demolder, Head of Business Design, Roche


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

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

Martin Kirke, Group HR Director, Post Office

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


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

Dina Rana, Head of Change Management, BBC


10.30 Chris Giddings, Director, Synergy Marketing & Design Ltd


10.45 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

11.00 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, Transformation…The audience decides which other types of change will be discussed with our interactive voting tool.


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

Kathy Allison, Global HR Director, FitFlop


11.50 NKD Learning Ltd


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 Experience Exchange (20 mins 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


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

Shereen Daniels, Head of HR, Caffè Nero

Claire Gillingham, HR Director, Group Commercial, Vodafone


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

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


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


14.50 What Your Employees Really Think About Annual Appraisals

Julie Lock, Service Development Director, MHR


15.05 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

15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

16.00 NKD Learning To Announce The Competition Winner


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

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


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

Mark Zirbser, Change & Improvement Lead, John Lewis Partnership


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.