£54 – £132

CIPD NI Well-being and Resilience Conference 2017

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Hilton Belfast

4 Lanyon Place



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Promoting and supporting employee well-being is at the heart of CIPD’s purpose to champion better work and working lives because an effective workplace well-being programme can deliver mutual benefit to people, businesses, economies and wider society.

At the second CIPD Northern Ireland Well-being Conference, you will hear practical case studies on how HR can take the lead in improving employee well-being through exploring topics such as Financial well-being, Workplace design, stress, resilience and mental health. The conference incorporates a practical well-being strategy design workshop to ensure you leave the day with tangible tools to bring back into your organisation

The Conference will equip you with the knowledge and insight to become a well-being Champion for your organisation and ensure well-being is an organisational priority.


9:00 – 9:30 | Registration and Networking Coffee
Register and collect your badge, welcome pack and a coffee and get to know the other attendees, speakers and exhibitors supporting our mission of making well-being an organisational priority.

9:30 - 9:40 | Welcome Remarks
Lynn Carson
, Chair, CIPD Northern Ireland Branch

9:40 - 10:20 | Achieving Financial Well-being across your organisation
While highlighting the research findings from our Financial Well-being report, from its importance to practical steps, we’ll have a contextual view on how organisations have achieved financial well-being and provide you with step-by-step guidance on things you could do starting tomorrow in your organisation.

Charles Cotton, Performance and Reward Policy Advisor, CIPD

10:20 - 11:10 | The Well-being at Work Agenda – Enhancing Mental Capital

In this session, we will consider how stress and workplace conflict affect mental health and organisational cultures. The session will explore:

  • measuring the costs of lack of mental well-being to individuals and organisations
  • understanding the changing nature of work – the legacy of the recession
  • tackling the sources of workplace stress, pre and post Brexit
  • setting up a strategy to enhance workplace well-being.

Professor Sir Cary Cooper, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health, Manchester Business School

11:10 - 11:40 | Coffee and Exhibition Break

11:40 - 12:20 | Case study – Improving Workplace Performance through Employee Well-being & Resilience

CIPD NI Health and Well-being Award Winners, Lagan Construction present on what makes a successful health & well-being programme and how organisations can assess the difference that it makes.

This session will feature a practical case study of how an organisation can:

  • Ensure their health & well-being strategy is leadership led and fully aligned to organisational objectives
  • Create a programme that involves and engages employees, raises awareness and grows line manager confidence & capability
  • Measure programme benefits and ensure that a positive difference is being made within the workplace

Sinead Curran, Head of HR, Lagan Construction Group
Laura McMahon, HR Officer, Lagan Construction Group

12:20 - 13:00 | Panel Discussion - Championing well-being in your organisation

As we explore all the areas of well-being and balance the agenda between good practice, learning points and research findings, During this session we will get personal insight from the experts in the room around championing well-being at work, and key skills they consider critical to their success.

13:00 - 14:00 | Lunch and Exhibition Time

14:00 - 14:15 | Re-energise Session

14:00 - 15:45 | Workshop - Well-being Strategy Masterclass

The strategy masterclass session will provide delegates with an interactive insight into the key principles of creating a business focused and effective well-being strategy. This session is designed to be a mix of expert input, personal reflection and conversation with peers in order to move things forward.

Key areas covered include:

- Purpose and common practice in this area
- Key principles to guide your approach
- Key outputs to deliver
- Overview of the strategy build

  • Making the most of your build process
  • Focus your data collection (practical session)
  • Organising your insights (practical session)
  • Presenting your strategy

Paula Brockwell, Head of Client Experience, Robertson Cooper Ltd

15:45 - 16:00 | Chairs Closing Remarks

16:00 | Conference Close

Offline Payments/Payment via Invoice

If you are unable to pay by credit or debit card and require an invoice please email us to book your place on the conference. Payment MUST be received ahead of the conference date.

If you're an organisation interested in supporting the well-being Conference and work with CIPD London in shaping and delivering this conference please contact us here for sponsorship opportunities.

Joining instructions

Please make sure you're bringing your membership card on the day of the conference if you're a member or student. You will receive your badge, agenda and conference pack at the reception.


Where can I park?

There is parking available next door to the venue, the venue is also located close to Central Railway Station.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, you should bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket to the event for ease of registration.

Can I transfer my ticket to a colleague?

Yes, this must be done at least 72 hours pre-event. For instructions on how to do this please click here.

Cancellations and Refunds Policy

If you are unable to attend this conference please give us at least 1-week notice and we will be happy to refund 100% of your booking fee or book you onto a subsequent event to the same value. Cancellations received after this time will be non-transferable and non-refundable.

I have dietary requirements, how do I notify you?

Please notify us of any dietary requirements no later than 72 hours pre-event. To do this please email us with your requirements.

Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used in future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

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