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World of Learning Conference 2016

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Wednesday 19 October 2016

09.15 - 09.45 Delegate registration with morning coffee

09.10 - 10.05 P1 (Platinum Delegates only)
Boost management, drive business performance

Michelle Parry-Slater, Learning & Development Director, KAIROS

  • Creating the right environment, permission and culture for learning 
  • Developing a learning strategy with business performance at the centre 
  • Maintaining engagement and agility 
     

09.10 - 10.05 P2 (Platinum Delegates only)
How to create an agile L&D function

Joe Tidman, Director of Learning Capabilities, GSK
Rachel Kuftinoff, Learning Consultancy Director, KnowledgePool (part of Capita Learning Services) 

  • How to deliver an agile global learning strategy 
  • Handling cultural shifts 
  • Learning standardisation with learner personalisation 

10.10 - 10.15 Chair's Opening

OPENING ADDRESS

10.20 – 11.00 A1 - Driving learner motivation - the positive business effects 
Matthew Syed, Author & Expert, Science of High Performance, Times Columist 
 

MORNING SEMINARS - Choose between A2, A3 & A4

11.10 – 12.00 A2 - A measured approach - how to articulate value 
Farida Sollitt, Training Manager, Urgo Medical 
Sarah Summerson, Regional Sales Manager, Urgo Medical 
Tony Hughes, CEO, Huthwaite

  • The importance of focusing on culture change, behaviour change and team results 
  • The role of coaching and innovation in sustainable learning 
  • Creating a continuous learning journey which builds bottom line and talent pipeline 

11.30 – 12.20 A3 - Incorporating video into your learning strategy 
Louise Powell, Head of Skllls Development, Travis Perkins Group 

  • How we integrate video into our L&D strategy 
  • The impact of video-based learning on our skills agenda
  • What does the future of video-based learning look like?

11.25 – 12.15 A4 - Innovative compliance training that sticks 
Andrew Heathwood, Head of Compliance, EMEA, International & Institutional Banking, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

  • How to increase learner retention 
  • Addressing changes in values to reinforce compliance training 
  • Measuring effectiveness and monitoring change 

12.30 – 13.00 Lunch sitting A

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch sitting B 

An opportunity to visit the exhibition!

AFTERNOON SEMINARS - Choose between A5, A6 and A7

14.15 – 15.05 A5 - Harnessing the power of social learning 
Ben Betts, CEO, HT2, An InterContinental Hotel Group Case Study 

  • Building a social learning culture using innovative MOOC design 
  • Engaging leaders to collaborate voluntarily and in real-time 
  • Measuring critical thought and behavioural change using xAPI 


14.30 – 15.20 A6 - Best practice in effective coaching 
Alicia Millar, EME Learning & Development Management, Reed Smith 

  • Internal coaching - managing and measuring the impact 
  • Growing and embedding a coaching culture 
  • Learning transfer - from coaching to the day job 

14.20 – 15.00 A7 - 'Expert to Leader'
Matthew Hopkins, CEO, Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals, NHS Trust 

  • How do you develop top technical talent into leaders? 
  • A transition from nurse, manager to CEO 
  • What do individuals need in order to develop into inspirational leaders 

CLOSING ADDRESS 

16:00 – 16:45 A8 - Learning that drives innovation and innovation that drives learning 
Callum Petrie, HR Director, Philips Lighting UKI & Nordic 

 16.45 – 16.55 Chairman's Closing Remarks

Thursday 20 October 2016

09.15 - 09.45 Delegate registration with morning coffee


09.10 - 10.10 P3 (Platinum Delegates only)
How does L&D become agents of business change
Sukhvinder Pabial, Head of OD, One Housing 
Platinum delegates only.

  • How to develop a strategy to achieve a business goal without delivering formal training
  • The range of tools, resources and people used
  • Enable thinking and planning for other business objectives 


09.10 - 10.10 P4 (Platinum Delegates only)
Your organisation is unique - is your learning strategy? 
Lisa Minogue-White, Director of Learning Solutions, WillowDNA
Platinum delegates only.

  • Learning in a democratic organisation 
  • Deconstructing your learning culture 
  • Unconventional but it works! 

10.00 - 10.15 Chair's Opening

OPENING ADDRESS

10.20 – 11.00 B1: Changing world, evolving needs - the future of learning at work 
Frank Meehan, Co-Founder & Partner; SparkLabs Global Ventures 


MORNING SEMINARS - Choose between B2, B3 and B4

11.10 – 12.00 B2 - Learner determined learning 
Genny Dixon, Head of Research, Towards Maturity 

  • Challenging assumptions 
  • Motivating time starved workers 
  • Empowering the learner - the benefits 


11.15 – 12.00 B3 - Enhancing the learner experience 
Martin Percy, Interactive Director, Unit Nine - BAFTA Winner
David Burden, CEO, Daden 

  • Interactive film delivery - when and how to use 
  • Top techniques for enhancing the learner experience 
  • 3D immersive learning vs virtual reality 
  • Virtual reality vs augmented reality 
     

11.30 – 12.15 B4 - How to keep learners enagaged throughout a blended learning programme 
Naomi Chambers, Professor, Alliance Manchester Business School, NHS Leadership Academy Programmes Lead 
Andrew Joly, Director of Strategic Design, LEO 

  • Effective programme design and engaging online technologies 
  • Programme context, aims and challenges 
  • Design process and solution architecture 


12.30 – 13.00 Lunch sitting A

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch sitting B 

An opportunity to visit the exhibition!


AFTERNOON SEMINARS - Choose between B5, B6 and B7

14.15 – 14.55 B5 - What is your L&D brand and how do you drive real value to the business? 
Paul Morgan, Head of Learning & Development, Telefonica 

  • How to transform your L&D brand 
  • Creating value that impacts the bottom line 
  • Roles, responsibilities and partnerships 
     

14.20 – 15.00 B6 - Hooking the learner with gamification 
Mark Reilly, Head of Corporate Training, McDonald's UK

  • Gamification as a relevant part of the learning blend 
  • Design that delivers ROI and engages learners 
  • Implementing gamification as part of the learning offering 

 
14.25 – 15.05 B7 - Adaptive Learning - personalising the learner experience 
Lisa Minogue-White, Director of Learning Solutions, WillowDNA 

  • Aligning learning delivery, learner preferences and business strategy
  • The role of learning scaffolds creating the optimal environment
  • The balance of formal and informal in action 

CLOSING ADDRESS

15.10 – 15:40 B8 - Integrating learning into work: make it happen 
Charles Jennings,  Director, Duntroon Consultants & Co-Founder, 70:20:10 Insititute

 

15.40 – 15.50 Chairman's Closing Remarks

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