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Book Today & Save £100! Drive Change, Don't Just Survive... 36 Change Directors Reveal How To Succeed During Covid-19 & Times Of Unprecedented Change.

Build Resilient Cultures, Robust Employee Engagement & Proactive Leadership To Deliver Successful Organisational Change & Real Business Results: Proactive Strategies To Integrate Change-Ready, Collaborative Cultures & Behaviours, Inspiring Communication Strategies, Leverage Cutting-Edge Tech, Boost Staff & Leadership Engagement, Mitigate Resistance & Defiance, Effectively Measure The Results Of Change Programmes To Sustain Momentum & Success. A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 16th September 2020, London Marriott Hotel Regents Park, London.

Book Today & Save £100! Build Resilient Cultures, Robust Employee Engagement & Proactive Leadership To Deliver Successful Organisational Change & Real Business Results. A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 16th September 2020, London Marriott Hotel Regents Park, London.

We're 2 steps ahead! We are planning and preparing to run the event as a live conference with all the necessary precautions. But if this should be impacted by Covid-19 and government guidelines, we'll be moving the conference to 21st January 2021 in Central London instead. Safety first onsite. For more information about onsite precautions and our cancellation policy, click here.

36 Change & HR Directors Reveal Business-Critical Insights Into Advanced Change Communication Strategies To Engage Employees During Times Of Uncertainty & Change, Tactics To Optimise Stakeholder Buy-In & Activate Managers & Leaders For Supportive Leadership From The Top, Overcome Grassroots Resistance For Resilient Cultures, Implement New Technologies To Fuel & Support Change & Determine The Most Effective Change Processes To Build The Business Case For Enduring Change

  1. Robust, Business-Critical Change Communication Strategies: Next-level internal communications to foster resilient employees and proactive cultures when navigating change and uncertainty
  2. Win Employee Hearts & Minds & Boost Morale: Bring staff with you on your change journey and create a positive-minded workforce by bringing change to life
  3. Activate Stakeholders, Managers & Leaders To Advocate Change: Sustain leadership buy-in and prevent them blocking your organisation’s vision
  4. Create A Change-Ready Culture: Empower your staff to maintain high engagement and customer satisfaction
  5. Mitigate Fear & Disengagement & Change Behaviours: Influence positive mindsets to combat resistance throughout difficult change processes
  6. Adopt Innovative Technologies & Tools: Enable smooth internal change using the latest affordable tech to support your workforce
  7. But Which Methodology Is Best? From Agile to SCRUM, explore the best approaches for successful change delivery
  8. Measure Success In Hard Metrics: Prove bottom-line benefits and translate the intangible impacts of change into easy-to-read reports
  9. Create Long-Lasting, Sustained Change: Manage change successfully through uncertainty and change fatigue

The Driving Change Conference At A Glance

36+
Senior Speakers

100%
Satisfaction In 2019

6
Years Of Insight

1
Affordable Day

PLUS! The 6th Annual Driving Change Conference Also Features:


  • 36 Brand Speakers From Diverse Sectors Across HR, Change & Communications Departments
  • 6 Informal Breakout Discussions
  • 4 Interactive Panel Discussions: A) Communication Strategies B) Drive Cultural Change C) Behavioural Change & Resistance D) The Big Agile Debate
  • 4 Conference Chairs, Interactive Voting & Q&A After Every Session
  • 80% Practitioner-Side Audience In 2019
  • 100% Satisfaction Rate In 2019

36 Cross-Sector Brands Speaking On: Robust Change Communication Strategies • Boost Employee Engagement During Uncertainty • Stakeholder Collaboration & Buy-In • Activate Leaders • Empower Cultural Change • Change Behaviours & Overcome Stagnation & Disengagement • Implement Technologies & Innovations • The Agile & Methodologies Debate • Measure Success • Maintain Long-Term Change


6 Years Of Market-Leading Driving Change Conferences! Hear What Previous Attendees Think:

'Yesterday’s conference was EXCELLENT. Well done. I’ve been telling everyone about it today!'

'Interactive, diverse and insightful. A thought-provoking opportunity to engage across a peer group of business.'

'A truly fab conference! Excellent speakers covering a wide variety of relevant topics in a hugely engaging way.' 

Now Is Your Chance To Get Involved In The 2020 Driving Change Conference!

Can You Help Senior Heads & Directors Of Change & HR Sky-Rocket Employee Engagement, Leadership Buy-In & Corporate Performance With Successful Organisational Change? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@thechangeconference.com

Book an exhibition stand & 2 delegate passes before 23rd July for just £2,299+VAT (Save £500).

Click here to book your stand. Exhibition space is limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

'Excellent organisation, great speakers, rich content, strong brands.' EY

Build Resilient Cultures, Robust Employee Engagement & Proactive Leadership To
Deliver Successful Organisational Change & Real Business Results:
Proactive Strategies To Integrate Change-Ready, Collaborative Cultures & Behaviours, Inspiring Communication Strategies, Leverage Cutting-Edge Tech, Boost Staff & Leadership Engagement, Mitigate Resistance & Defiance, Effectively Measure The Results Of Change Programmes To Sustain Momentum & Success

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 17th November 2020, London

Please See Below For The Driving Change Conference Programme Outline. For The Full Agenda, Please Click Here >>

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Informal Networking

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

Emma Illingworth, Head of HR Transformation, SSE Energy Services

Nadine Jones, Head of HR Strategy & CoEs, Marks & Spencer

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES | Q&A Panel

09.20 Innovative Communications Strategies To Facilitate Fast-Paced Organisational Change & Encourage A Proactive Culture

Vanessa Palmer, Director of Learning, Culture & Engagement, L'Oréal

James Makepeace, Internal Communications Manager, Rolls-Royce

Jenny Bloxham, Global Lead - Transformation Communications, Save the Children International

Jess Lonsdale, Internal Communications Director, Virgin Media

Jo Walmsley, Director of People & Organisation Capability, John Lewis Partnership

CAPTURE EMPLOYEES’ HEARTS & MINDS

09.50 Shift Mindsets & Capture Employees’ Hearts & Minds To Create The Resilient, Change-Ready Cultures Needed To Embed Change

Alastair Gill, Head of People, giffgaff

STAKEHOLDER BUY-IN

10.10 Build The Business Case For Change To Optimise Stakeholder Buy-In To Embed & Sustain Large-Scale Transformation

Eze Lisak, Head of Change, National Grid ESO

10.30 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

LEADERSHIP ACTIVATION

11.00 From Meeting Room To Water Cooler: How To Get Leaders To Role Model, Sponsor & Engage With Real Change

Caroline Pennings, Managing Director, International Communications, FedEx

BONUS SESSION

11.20 Getting To The Heart Of Which Leaders Are Driving Real Change In Culture 

Ghassan Karian, Founder, Karian and Box

DRIVE CULTURAL CHANGE | Advisory Board - Q&A

11.40 Empower Your Staff From The Start To Drive Sustainable, Long-Term Change & Avoid A Toxic Culture

Sarah Burbedge, Head of Change, Content Production Workflows, BBC Design and Engineering

Meg Paterson, Learning & Leadership Development Senior Manager, LEGO Group

Jen Tippin, Group People & Productivity Director, Lloyds Banking Group

Helena Curtis, Culture & Engagement Lead, PepsiCo

Elena Grigorova, Head of Change, Santander UK

Rupal Chauhan, Operations Change Manager, Crossrail

12.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner

This is your opportunity to showcase your expertise in front of your target audience. We have a variety of speaking, exhibition and one-to-one meetings packages available but hurry as opportunities remain strictly limited to join our brand-led speaker line-up on stage! Call us now on +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@thechangeconference.com.

12.40 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners

13.40 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

Guy Esnouf's, Director of Communications, npower

Pam Kullar, Head of Adoption & Change Management, BT

INFORMAL PEER-TO-PEER DISCUSSIONS

13.50 Informal Breakout Discussions

A) Personal Growth & Flexibility

Alice ter Haar, People Strategy & Development Manager, Deliveroo

B) Collective Collaboration

Nick Davies, Senior Programme Management & Change Lead, Imperial Brands PLC

C) Mid-Level Management

Jo Walmsley, Director of People & Organisation Capability, John Lewis Partnership

D) Change Management As An Expertise

Suzette Tenefrancia, Global HR Change & Implementation Lead – HR Transformation, HSBC

E) Cultural Change In The NHS

Jonathan Cort, Deputy Medical Director, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Maria Riley, Associate Director of Strategy & Improvement, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

F) Getting To The Heart Of Which Leaders Are Driving Real Change In Culture

Ghassan Karian, Founder, Karian and Box

BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE & RESISTANCE | Q&A PANEL

14.20 Establish Positive Mindsets & Overcome Kickback To Embed Long-Lasting Organisational Transformation

Becca Francis, Change Lead, E.ON UK

Tara Newman, Head of Business Transformation, LV=

Samantha Long, Head of People Services, Canada Life

Jonathan Cort, Deputy Medical Director, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Alice ter Haar, People Strategy & Development Manager, Deliveroo

Nicci Cook, Head of HR, Solihull, Jaguar Land Rover

Andrea Byrne, Change Lead, Mondelēz International

TECHNOLOGIES & TOOLS

14.50 Adopt New Tools, Tech & Innovations To Support Change & Rally Your Workforce Behind Your Organisation’s View Of The Future

Patricia Mcloughlin, Director of Change Management, GSK

15.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner

15.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

16.10 Coronavirus

Share best practice with Change and HR practitioners about tactics and tips to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus, proactively prepare for future crises and reinforce business resilience during uncertain times.

THE BIG AGILE DEBATE | Q&A PANEL

16.20 The Battle Of Methodologies: Determine The Best Processes To Suit Your Change Programmes & Business Needs

Alan Cooke, Head of Delivery & Change, Co-op

Martha Férez, Head of Change, Non-Financial Risk, Deutsche Bank

Gabrielle Ogiste, Global Head of HRIS, The Body Shop

Xue Bai, Global HR Process Transformation Lead, Vodafone

Ami Davies, Head of Transformation (Volunteering, Participation & Inclusion), National Trust

MEASURING SUCCESS

16.50 The Best Ways To Measure & Visualise The Success Of Change Initiatives In Easy-To-Digest Reports

Dominic Demolder, Principal Biometrics Business Partner, Roche

SUSTAINING CHANGE

17.10 Learn From Every Mistake! Practical Steps To Overcome Change Fatigue & Create Enduring Change

Jo Bartnicke, Global Change Manager For People Experience, Unilever

17.30 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference 

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