Our Main Stage lineup consists of Inspirational Visionaries, CEO's, Entrepreneurs and Thinkers who get the challenges of the tech revolution and what it means for business and organizations. Our Main Stage is second to none when it comes to helping you better understand and meet the challenges posed by technology. Let our Speakers inspire you to create a better and brighter future world of work and improved organizations that feel at ease in their ability to meet the challenge of disruptive innovation.
The changing fortunes of the Fortune 500 will tell you that no company has a guaranteed place at the top. Keeping up and staying ahead of the game depends entirely on continuous and sustained innovation. We all know that's true, but what do company leaders have to do to make it happen? Sir Ken Robinson has worked with some of the world's leading creative organizations in the corporate, educational and cultural fields. In this presentation, he identifies the three myths about innovation that hold many organizations back, and the basic practices that drive the most innovative organizations ahead of the pack. He presents a three-tier strategy to generate "systemic innovation" across the whole organization. He then identifies the three core roles of creative leaders to make this happen.
Baroness Karren Brady will be delivering an inspirational account of how she started her career as an 18 year old apprentice at an advertising company through to becoming Vice Chairman of West Ham United FC and Lord Sugar’s right-hand woman on The Apprentice.
Baroness Brady will share her knock-backs and triumphs, her motivations and inspirations and her personal rules for success.
As the world becomes ever more digitally driven and every industry is being reimagined, the dearth of women in technology is becoming increasingly problematic. In this panel discussion, we will discuss the root causes behind of the lack of women in technology, how this is harming innovation and our collective future and what leading organizations are doing about it.
Featuring Belinda Parmar, CEO of the Empathy Business & Chris Parke, CEO of Talking Talent
For years people have been telling us it is time for change, but change is not enough. WE MUST TAKE ACTION! We must understand that moving forward the world of Digital Transformation is upon us and, while change is happening, it will be the actions that we take that make or break our success.
Jason Averbook will lead an energetic and motivational session to help you understand how to take the leap from just watching change, to creating action and becoming an action coach within your organization. Love, Energy, Audacity and Proof must be the foundations on which we build the future!
In this session at HR Tech World, Patrick Petitti, co-founder and co-CEO of Catalant, will discuss how demographic shifts, employment trends and new technologies are redefining the centuries old definition of work and facilitating the rise of a freelance workforce. They’ll also discuss the societal and economic implications that we can expect to see in the future, when the workforce is primarily freelance.
Why did Brexit happen? Join Dr. Daniel Thorniley for timely and incisive insights into some of the myths and legends of Brexit and the gig economy. Where are we really at with Brexit today, and what does it all mean for HR? How will it all impact the UK, European and global economy through 2017 and in coming few years? What does it mean for your people and business strategy: employment, trade, sales and business focus? What about employment trends in the UK and Europe, and immigration: is it a net gain and what are the employment structures and trends we can expect to see?
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