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Acas conference: The future of work, where do we go from here?


Overview

The way in which we communicate and do business is changing faster than ever and the world of work is evolving at an unprecedented rate.

This Acas conference will focus upon the future of people management; how the changes taking place today will impact the way in which your business functions tomorrow. It will give you a unique opportunity to gain insight into key developments and hear practical advice from experts.

We are delighted to be joined by award-winning speakers, including; Dr Nicola Millard (Head of Insights at BT), Gill Dix (Head of Acas Strategy), Stephen Taylor (Chief Examiner for the CIPD) and Julie Hawker (Joint CEO of Cosmic)

Business need

What does the future hold for our workplaces? Where will people work, what will their work look like and how will they undertake it?

This conference will give delegates a unique opportunity to hear from experts in the field of people management, change and workplace trends and to learn from their experiences. You will also get the chance to network with other guests.

Delegates will gain valuable insight into:

  • How workplaces will look in the future
  • How will tech support Learning and Development
  • What contractual changes will need to be considered
  • How communication technology will continue to change how we work
  • What skills people will need in the future
  • What legal changes may be ahead

Guest speakers will include:

  • Dr Nicola Millard: Head of Customer Insight & Futures in BT's Global Services Innovation Team
  • Gill Dix: Head of Acas Strategy
  • Stephen Taylor: Chief Examiner for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Senior Lecturer in HR at University of Exeter.
  • Julie Hawker: Joint CEO of Cosmic

Suitable For

This event will benefit: Employers, CEOs, Business Managers, People Managers, HR Professionals, Employment Law Practitioners, Employment Relations Specialists and Employee Representatives

Programme

This event will cover:

  • What’s next for Employment Law
  • The future of flexibility and how we work
  • How technology will impact the way we communicate
  • Artificial Intelligence and Automation: Who will be doing the jobs of the future

We are delighted to be joined by award-winning speakers, including;

Dr Nicola Millard: Head of Customer Insight & Futures in BT's Global Services Innovation Team. Speaking on the change of office culture and how technology has evolved not only the way we work but where we work. Nicola combines psychology with futurology to try and anticipate what might be lying around the corner for both customers and organisations.

Gill Dix: Head of Acas Strategy. Discussing key research with focus on new technology and it's impact on employment relations.

Stephen Taylor: Chief Examiner for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Senior Lecturer in HR at University of Exeter. Discussing what the future of employment law will look like.

Julie Hawker: Joint CEO of Cosmic, an ethical IT business which won Employer of the Year at the Venus awards.


Venue DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol   Map (opens in new window)   Date 21/02/2018    Time 10:00 - 16:00   
Price £170.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email events@acas.org.uk if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.