THE FUTURE OF WORK CONFERENCE: DIGITAL
We’re living in a rapidly changing world; your business needs to keep up. At Management Today’s Future of Work conference, 300 business leaders and entrepreneurs will be discussing how companies can become more agile, recruit the best talent, embrace innovation and learn from the millennials. Time to future-proof your career.
09.20 MT’s welcome address
Matthew Gwyther, editor, Management Today
09.30 Keynote address
The pound has plummeted. Shopping habits are changing. Brexit is looming. The chairman of the John Lewis Partnership gives a unique insight into how one of Britain's best-loved retailers is bracing itself for the challenges ahead.
Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman, John Lewis Partnership
10.00 The future is... innovation
What does innovation look like? How can you steal a march on your competitors? Four digital mavericks share tips on how to unlock innovation in your business.
Frazer Bennett, chief innovation officer, PA Consulting
Dr David Landsman, executive director, Tata Limited
Steve Rowe, senior partner & deputy MD, Kantar Vermeer UK
10.35 The world of tech in 2020
Technology moves fast. So where will it have taken us by 2020? The author of Megatech identifies the big ideas, fantastic inventions and potentially sinister trends that will shape our future.
Daniel Franklin, executive editor, The Economist and editor, Megatech: Technology in 2050
11.00 Morning refreshments
11.25 What can we learn from the millennials?
Millennials will make up half of the global workforce by 2020. Here's what they think, what they expect, and how they're changing the world of work.
Bruce Walker, founder, WeAreTheFuture
Nicole Tallant, buying manager, ASDA
11.45 Start up; Build up
SMEs are the backbone of our economy. We bring together a budding entrepreneur, a veteran entrepreneur and a business expert to share tips on how to scale up your start up.
Shazia Saleem, founder, ieat Foods
Karen Penney, vice president and general manager, commercial payments and small business services, American Express
Nishul Saperia, co-founder, IHS Markit
12.15 A great day at the office
The three ways to get the best out of yourself and your day.
Dr John Briffa, director, Dr Briffa Wellness
14.00 Keynote speech and Q&A
Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. Isn't there more to life than that? Twitter's vice-president for Europe gives his take on work culture and happiness.
Bruce Daisley, EMEA vice president, Twitter
14.30 The future is... talent
Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, professor of business psychology, University College London and author, The Talent Delusion
Jean Martin, talent solutions architect, CEB
15.00 The Future is ... job-sharing
Two heads are better than one, so why aren't more top jobs shared? Some of the UK's most senior job-sharers reveal how they make it work.
Alix Ainsley, HR director, group operations, Lloyds Banking Group
Ian Shepherd, deputy director (Americas), trade policy group, Department for International Trade
Karen Mattison MBE, co-founder and CEO, Timewise
15.25 Afternoon refreshments
15.40 The future company
From wellbeing and work space to diversity and digital skills, here's how to make sure your company is 'future fit'.
Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD
Kirstin Furber, people director, BBC Worldwide
Bev Messinger, CEO, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Alison Webb, head of workplace, Lendlease
16.20 The MT interview
Sacha Romanovitch, CEO, Grant Thornton
16.50 Conference ends