London, 10th November 2023 – The Reinventing HR and IC Conference 2023, held on November 9th and 10th, concluded with exceptional achievements, bringing together HR and IC professionals, thought leaders, and experts from around the globe. The conference, organised by BOC Global Events and Training Group , proved to be an event that left attendees inspired and equipped with cutting-edge insights.
The two-day conference, which took place at The Bentley Hotel, featured a dynamic lineup of speakers, interactive workshops, and engaging panel discussions that explored the latest trends and innovations in Human Resources and Internal Communications.
Here are some highlights from the event:
Day 1 Highlights:
The conference commenced with an inspiring opening note by Conference Chair Kareen Griffiths, setting the stage for an exciting journey ahead.
Paul Osgood, Global Head of Internal Communications at Clifford Chance, shared invaluable insights into global trends in internal communication, offering guidance for their implementation in 2023-2024.
Former Head of Internal Communications at Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, Nicole Bearne, took attendees on a thrilling journey through the Formula One world, emphasizing effective team communication and resilience.
Attendees enjoyed a networking lunch, fostering connections and collaborations among HR and IC leaders.
Experts from Kennedys; Matthew Leake, Erica Aldridge and Sophie Fletcher Watson explored the intricate world of employment law and its impact on workplace communications.
Kareen Griffiths returned with a mini workshop on mindful leadership, enhancing leadership communication skills through mindfulness and focus.
A panel discussion led by Dr. Sujaya Banerjee delved into the ever-evolving "Future of Work" and the transformative role of AI in HR and employee engagement. The diverse panel included Phil Askham, Head of Organisational Change and Employee Experience at Montfort Communications, and Marianne Proudfoot, Employee Communications & Engagement Consultant at Siemens.
The support of the Gold Sponsor, Kennedys, was pivotal in making Day 1 a success.
Day 2 Highlights:
Day two began with an inspiring opening note by Kareen Griffiths, creating a vibrant atmosphere for the day's events.
Liam FitzPatrick led an interactive workshop on setting up intelligence processes for employee engagement and communication, offering attendees real-time data gathering and analysis insights.
Networking opportunities continued during lunch, allowing attendees to share their experiences and discuss HR and IC challenges and opportunities.
Katharina Auer from Hitachi Energy emphasized the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving business performance, highlighting the need for authenticity in fostering an inclusive culture.
Dr. Alexandra Dobra-Kiel explored the science behind belonging, psychological safety, and performance.
Marghaid Howie discussed strategies for managing internal communications and engagement in small to medium-sized enterprises, even with limited resources.
Trudy Lewis underscored the significance of understanding one's purpose, values, and strengths in achieving impact and influence as a leader.
The event concluded with closing remarks, marking the end of two days filled with knowledge sharing and networking.
The Reinventing HR and IC Conference 2023 was made possible by the active involvement of our speakers, delegates, and Gold Sponsor Kennedys. Their insights and contributions made this conference a remarkable success.
Mark your calendars for the next Reinventing HR and IC Conference on November 7-8, 2024, where new horizons in HR and IC will be explored.