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Jun 14
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08:00 - 08:55 55 mins
Registration
08:55 - 09:00 5 mins
Moderator's Welcome
  • Moderator Jacqueline de Rojas - President, techUK
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09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Welcome address
  • Presenter Julien Lesaicherre - EMEA Director, Workplace by Facebook
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09:15 - 09:30 15 mins
The Science of Better Work Culture
  • Presenter Bruce Daisley - VP EMEA, Twitter
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  • How you can improve creativity
  • How you can improve teamwork
  • How you can make people feel more connected to work
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Keynote address
  • Presenter Matthew Hancock - Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, UK Government
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09:40 - 10:30 50 mins
Headline panel session: Which comes first - Culture or Technology?
  • Panellist James Dellow - Youth and Innovation Manager, Dragonhall
  • Panellist Sarah Wood - Chair and Co-Founder, Unruly
  • Panellist Russ Shaw - Founder, Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates
  • Panellist James Poulter - Head of Emerging Platforms & Partnerships, The LEGO Group
  • Panellist Paul van Zyl - Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, The Conduit
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  • How is the future workforce driving a change of culture in the workplace? Is it due to the technology they already have access to or is it more a behavioural trait first?
  • What technologies will you need to support your new infrastructure and working culture?
  • How can technology ensure a highly productive future workforce vs nice to haves which are more geared towards a culture perception?
  • Can technology bridge the generational gap?
    With many businesses trying to drive change whilst maintaining their cost base, how can you measure ROI?
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Morning networking beak
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Live Interview: What does current and future leadership look like?
  • Presenter Mills @ - CEO, Ustwo
  • Presenter Rachel Coldicutt - CEO, Doteveryone UK
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11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
Putting your workforce at the forefront in an era of digital transformation
  • Angela Evans - UK Business Group Lead, Microsoft 365
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11:50 - 12:20 30 mins
Moot point: Automation will change human resource as we know it. Will it also be a further catalyst for inequality and diversity in the workplace?
  • Panellist Priya Guha - Ecosystem General Manager, RocketSpace UK tech campus
  • Panellist Anastasia Dedyukhina - Author, TEDx speaker, Founder, Consciously Digital
  • Panellist Dominic Holmes - Partner – Employment Law, Taylor Vinters
  • Panellist Helen Rosethorn - Partner, Prophet
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Listen to a lively debate focusing on a controversial topic at the forefront of current and future workforce discussions

  • How will automation resource selection in the future?
  • Will it create a wider gap in wage and gender inequality if it is most likely to replace lower paid job?
  • Is automation going to change the skill set of the future workforce?
12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
REFRESH or DISRUPT: How will you avoid the Talent Crunch?
12:40 - 13:15 35 mins
Panel session Human vs Machine – where are you looking for your next talent?
  • Panellist Bola Ajani - Apprenticeship Training Manager, Caffé Nero
  • Panellist Liz Dowling - Head of HR and Talent, Doctor Link & Expert-24
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40% of roles have been lost in automation

  • Training and Development over money – how can you save your cost base through technology?
  • How do you prepare to retain your employees?
  • How are contracts going to change with more flexible working conditions?
  • How does the gig economy impact the business owner?
  • What is “more than just a job” for the next generation?
  • How will automation change the way you recruit?
  • If it’s no longer about climbing the corporate rank, then what is it about?
13:15 - 14:15 60 mins
Networking lunch break
14:15 - 14:35 20 mins
The importance of wellbeing in the workplace
  • Presenter Tom Loeffert - Human Resource Director, SAP
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14:35 - 14:55 20 mins
Future of work: Transitions and dilemmas in the next decade
  • presenter Martin Wilckens - HR Digital and Innovation, Deutsche Telekom
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  • Are we seeing deep penetration of digitization and intelligent tech into tasks, jobs and people’s life
  • What are the fundamental dilemmas which will arise from that, such as “episodic loyalty” between employees and companies?
  • Is today`s situation an “informed disorientation” due to it being impossible to clearly outline the future of work in 2030
14:55 - 15:15 20 mins
2018 Survey analysis: The opportunities and challenges for the Future of Work
  • Presenter Devyani Vaishampayan - Managing Partner, HR Tech Partnership
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  • What trends are we seeing in the People Tech space in the UK?
  • How are HR functions viewing the impact of technology on the Future of Work?
  • What can corporates and start-ups do manage this disruption?
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Afternoon networking break
15:45 - 16:45 60 mins
Panel session: Is the techno generation avoiding facetime?
  • Panellist Kelly Hartman - CPO, flywire
  • Panellist Richard Burton - Head of Innovation Lab, EDF Energy
  • Panellist Ann Minton - Academic Lead for Apprenticeships, University of Derby
  • Panellist John Mui - Chief Operating Officer, Royal Albert Dock
  • Panellist Sarah Golding - CEO and Partner, CHI& Partners and President of the IPA
  • Panellist Chris Hiatt - Director, Landid
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  • How can businesses create a more transparent culture through the use of technology regardless of worker location?
  • How can you create a flexible approach to work whilst being able to give very regular feedback and encouragement?
  • How can you use technology to empower workers’ personal lives to drive communication and innovation in the workplace?