12pm: Conference introduction – Professor Janet Druker, Westminster Business School
12.10pm: Getting stuff done – Ted Smith, Director of People and Facilities, Wellcome Trust
12.45pm: Breaking through the 'Value Wall' to demonstrate the commerciality of HR – Linda Kennedy-McCarthy, HR Director SIG Group
1.20pm: Chair's round-up – Professor Janet Druker, Westminster Business School
1.30pm: Networking lunch
3pm: Neuroscience: how our brains react to change and how best to handle it – Hilary Scarlett, Consultant responsible for designing and leading the Neuroscience of Leadership masterclass for Senior UK Civil Servants
3.40pm: The future of work: workplace changes, new ways of working and the role of engagement in leading employees – Cathy Brown, Executive Director of Engage for Success
4.25pm: Chair's summary and questions from the audience – Professor Janet Druker, Westminster Business School
4.45pm: Conference close
The conference includes a networking lunch with the conference presenters, academic staff, current Human Resource Management MA students and alumni. The networking lunch will provide an opportunity for discussion of some contemporary HRM-related themes such as diversity, employment relations, resilience, well-being and positive psychology.
The conference is free to attend, but please book your place in advance.