VOICES is the #1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience. This half day virtual event will focus on uniting, transforming and inspiring your entire workforce through effective internal comms. Join us alongside some of the most renowned industry experts as they discuss all things IC & EX! We’ll take a deep dive into the latest trends; including the importance of having measurable results, the impact of COVID, digital transformation, and much more! All from the comfort of your own home or office.
Karen joined BrewDog in January 2020 as Group People Director, with responsibility for the people agenda across the International BrewDog group. Her focus and passion is on driving the company culture and world class people policies designed to deliver an engaging and unique approach to customer experience, whilst also being an employer of choice.
Priya Bates is an award-winning professional communicator with a passion for driving strong performance from the inside out. In her 20+ year career, Priya has led communication for organisations including Loblaw Companies Limited, HP Canada and Compaq Canada.
Frank is an intranet and communication expert and author of the "Social Intranet" book. He has more than a decade of experience working with enterprise software from holding leading positions with Accenture and T-Systems. He is passionate about digital technologies that create an enjoyable place to work.
Melissa is an information strategist and employee advocate whose entire career has centered on internal communications. At Denver International Airport she helps fortify a strong communication infrastructure, and to support relevant and actionable organisational messaging, recognition and stories. She has most recently supported the implementation of the airport’s employee app, DEN Insider, which helped the airport reach its 30,000+ stakeholders.
Advita Patel, ia a Board Director for CIPR U.K and founder of Comms Rebel, has worked within the communications industry for almost 15 years. She has gained experience in a range of industries including education, energy, healthcare and transport. She specialises in internal communications, effective measurement techniques, transformational communications and change communications. She also holds a Masters in Strategic Marketing and a Diploma in Internal Communications.
Phoebe Dey is a seasoned communicator with 20 years experience, the last 11 with the Alberta Cancer Foundation (VP Communications and Marketing). She has the pleasure of leading a provincial, IABC Gold Quill and Capital Award-winning team that is responsible for brand, external/internal communication, digital and social media, website development and more. Phoebe’s key areas of focus include strategic development, relationship building, stakeholder engagement, media relations, crisis communications, and telling compelling stories.
Trudy is a communication consultant and executive coach. She has a passion to help leaders, professionals and their teams develop an edge to their leadership by becoming more engaging and impactful through communication. Trudy has over 20 years’ experience as a communication professional with a focus on strategic internal communications, employee engagement and change communications. She has supported a number of leading organisations in industries such as retail, hospitality, rail and construction, delivering the right level of communication aligned to the business strategy and its priorities.
David Pitre leads Davis & Company’s consulting team, which provides clients with support in employee communication and change management. He has helped leading organisations—such as BlackRock, Dun & Bradstreet, New York Public Library, PepsiCo and The Rockefeller Foundation—reach, engage and motivate their employees. David has also developed a communication effectiveness model that helps clients demonstrate the value of their work.
Neil Griffiths, ABC, Chart.PR, IABC Fellow is Global Head of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion at ERM, the world’s largest sustainability consultancy, where he is responsible for the global DE&I strategy and engagement plan. Neil’s background is varied, having spent the better part of 20 years in a series of external, brand, strategy and internal communication roles, before moving into the DE&I space. Neil has held leadership roles in a number of public, private and non-profit organisations.