#1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience
#1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience
#1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience
#1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience
#1 Conference for Internal Communications & Employee Experience
Agenda
May 19, 2022

Join your peers on May 19th and hear from industry leaders (and some special guests!) as they share insights around important topics, including:

8:00 am

Registration and breakfast

9:00 am

Welcome address Livestream

Welcome address

Adam Brayford – Director, Internal Communications at Staffbase

9:05 am

The state of the industry and internal communication trends Livestream

Our industry experts will get the day started with a deep dive on what the internal comms landscape looks like.

The state of the industry and internal communication trends

Jenni Field – Founder of Redefining Communications / Global communications strategist / Author of Influential Internal Communication / Award-winning podcaster

9:30 am

Communicators Move People Livestream

At the forefront of the battle for trust, internal communicators are winning. We explore why, and how we can emerge as leaders in overcoming one of the world’s greatest modern challenges.

Communicators Move People

Martin Böhringer – CEO at Staffbase

Lara Dobson – Head of Product Marketing at Staffbase

10:05 am

Authenticity: Why Communication Must be More Than Just Performative Livestream

Inclusive is authentic. Our speakers will discuss the impact that including all voices has on internal communications.

Authenticity: Why Communication Must be More Than Just Performative

Chaya Mistry – Director and Founder of Humanly

Mark Webb – Head of Comms at Shift.ms

Max Puller – Director at BCW Global

10:45 am

Coffee time and networking break

11:15 am

Employee Engagement in Times of Change Livestream

How do you stay in front of evolving employee needs? How do you create space for employees to share their concerns? Hear from our speakers as they address how they’ve successfully navigated the ever-changing communications landscape.

Employee Engagement in Times of Change

Cara Smith – Internal Communications Manager

Kirstie Henry – Internal Communications Manager, NHS Hampshire, Southampton, Isle of Wight

Jessica Cooney – Marketing Manager, The Sovini Group

Lindsay Hill – Internal Communications and Marketing Lead, Sovini Ltd.

11:50 am

View from the C-Suite: the Growing Importance of Being a Communicative Leader Livestream

It’s no secret today’s workforce wants to be more connected than ever. This means connecting with an organisation’s leadership as well. For leaders, this means engaging with your teams by encouraging and creating an open environment of communication.

View from the C-Suite: the Growing Importance of Being a Communicative Leader

Trudy Lewis – Director, Colinear

Kate Isichei – Managing Director, Where to Look Comms

12:35 pm

A Seat at the Table: the Transformation of Internal Communicators Livestream

Let’s talk about the evolution internal communicators have experienced recently, from editor to advisor.

A Seat at the Table: the Transformation of Internal Communicators

Lesley Allman – Communication Consultant, Allman Communications

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Transformation Through Storytelling

At a time when organisations are actively transforming the way they reach their workforce, it’s more vital than ever to deliver the right message – one that resonates with your entire organisation and connects the dots to the larger mission and vision. Learn how to lead transformation through compelling storytelling.

Transformation Through Storytelling

Elle Bradley-Cox – Senior Editorial Consultant, scarlettabbott

Gihan A.M Hyde – CEO & Founder, CommUnique

Beth Collier – Communication, Creativity & Leadership Consultant

2:50 pm

Crafting Content: Tales from the Industry

For those looking to elevate their messaging and share content across multiple channels, experts will discuss effective tools and techniques to use to enhance storytelling skills.

Crafting Content: Tales from the Industry

Tyler Rose – Internal Communications and Team Engagement, Dishoom

Maaike Andries – Media Relations Manager, Brussels Airlines

3:15 pm

Coffee and networking break

3:45 pm

Been There Done That: Recipes for Successful Comms Channel Adoption

You’ve done the research and selected your digital solution. Now, it’s time to go live! But will your employees actually use it? Hear from our speakers as they share success stories, as well as lessons learned, from their own channel adoption experience.

Been There Done That: Recipes for Successful Comms Channel Adoption

Johanna Lindberg – Corporate Communication Officer, BIL Group

Kim Huntjens – Operational Communication Specialist, VodafoneZiggo

4:20 pm

The Power of Comms Compels You: The Role of Reconnection in Creating a Movement

As we make our way to the “next normal” we have to decide what we want it to look like. What are we taking with us and what will we leave behind? Internal communicators play a key role in connecting employees within an organisation. It’s your turn to shape the narrative and create your own movement.

The Power of Comms Compels You: The Role of Reconnection in Creating a Movement

Lindsay Kohler – Lead Behavioural Scientist, scarlettabott

Rebecca Sangster-Kelly – Principal Consultant, Communication & Stakeholder Management Coach

Deborah Madelaine – Senior Learner Experience Manager, MARS

5:00 pm

VOICES Award 2022 - The Winners

5:15 pm

Dinner and drinks reception

8:00 pm

Event ends