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Midlands Event - Developing Capability for Shifting Times

CIPD Midlands Area Partnership

Saturday, 7 October 2017 from 09:15 to 16:00 (BST)

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Developing Capability for Shifting Times

The CIPD Midlands Annual Event (MAP17) with Event Partner:

LHH Penna logo

This full day event has been organised by the 9 branches of the CIPD Midlands Area Partnership (MAP) - Black Country, Birmingham, Coventry & Warwickshire, Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire, Hereford & Worcester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Shropshire.  

Join us for an informal and relaxed day at Chesford Grange Hotel which is just off the A46 outside Kenilworth.

Our event programme is as follows:

09:15     Registration, networking, exhibition and coffee

10:00     Welcome and Introduction

10:10     Opening Keynote:

Driving high performance through employee engagement
Guest Speaker: Olympic Gold Medal Winner Derek Redmond

11:25     Coffee Break

11:55     Case Study: Tata Technologies: Creating the Employee Experience
               Guest Speaker: Rob Robson, Vice President HR

12:40     Breakout sessions: 

  • Session A: New Ways of Working - Myth or Reality?
  • Led by Professor Donald Hislop and Dr Sarah Barnard from the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University
  • Session B: Back from the Future: is L&D ready?
  • Led by Teresa Rose, Digital Learning Expert at E.ON
  • Session C: Building and developing the skills needed for organisations across the Midlands to succeed in the UK, Europe and the World
  • Led by Angela Joyce, CEO at the Warwickshire College Group and Skills Lead for the Midlands Engine
  • Session D: The Future Workforce: An Educational Perspective
  • Led by Matthew Crawford, Executive Headteacher for the Embark Federation in Derbyshire and National Leader of Education and Sarah Armitage, Chair of Governors for the Embark Federation.

13:30     Lunch

14:10     Repeat of Breakout sessions A, B, C and D

15:00     Coffee Break

15:15    Closing Keynote:

Shaking the Foundations: Time to Challenge some common assumptions about HR

Guest speaker: Rob Briner, Professor of Organisational Psychology, University of London

16:00     Close

There will be an additional breakfast session from 08:30 to 09:30 on Delivering high-performance with an agile workforce in uncertain and volatile times which will be led by LHH Penna, places for this will be availble on a first-come-first-served basis

And the day will also include an exhibition area, lunch and great opportunities to network with your HR and L&D colleagues from across the Midlands region. 


What the refund policy?

A full refund is available if your place is cancelled before 22 September 2017, after that then delegate fee is non-refundable

When do I make my Workshop choices?

Once your booking has been made we will contact you to ask you to choose which workshops you would like to attend.  

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions please contact the CIPD Regional Branch Co-ordinator Eleanor Lloyd Jones on or 0116 235 7992

Do you have questions about Midlands Event - Developing Capability for Shifting Times? Contact CIPD Midlands Area Partnership

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Chesford Grange Hotel
CV8 2LD Warwickshire
United Kingdom

Saturday, 7 October 2017 from 09:15 to 16:00 (BST)

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CIPD Midlands Area Partnership

The Midlands Area Partnership (MAP) is a regional group of 9 branches in the Midlands area which combine to cover 15,000 CIPD members. The group aims to promote the CIPD purpose of championing better work and working lives thoughout the Midlands region by sharing best practice, improving links between the individual branches and providing networking opportunities for all our members.

The nine branches are:

  • Birmingham
  • Black Country
  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire
  • Hereford & Worcester
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Shropshire

The Midlands Area Partnership holds an annual regional event each year, the next one will be taking place on Saturday 7 October at Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire.  

MAP also organises an annual student conference in March.  

If you have any questions about MAP events please contact the Regional Branch Co-ordinator Eleanor Lloyd Jones.

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