Welcome to #cipd11

#CIPD11 is the annual conference from the CIPD. It is Europe's leading Human Resource professionals event.

Over 3 days the Conference offers over 30 sessions covering five key subject areas including retention, talent management, learning and Organisational Development.

There are plenty of free seminars in the exhibition all for those on a budget.

Thursday, 28 August 2008

HR technology GEEKs at the CIPD annual conference 2008

To support our capture of the data of this event we will be using an array of technology including:

My trusty JVC mininote - this small laptop has provided me with mobile computing for over 4 years.

As a more simple and immediate tool my Orange M700 has proven to be a valuable contributor - able to take a photo, add text and publish directly to a blog - BUT with a small screen based screen I would not want to use it for too long...

This is a digitizing tablet - great for meetings, captures text and images that can be uploaded to PC to use later. this will be useful for session where there is a lot of information being shared that will be more suited to paper based capture.

New technology on order that I hope to be using.....

The Pocket surfer is a browser only connected palm-held with 'always on' connectivity, and a 'real web' experience.
This device should provide most of the functions of the JVC and the M700, but without camera connectivity. But its great size and keyboard will mean faster response times - provided by Training Journal

And lastly a potential replacement for my JVC - the new OneT+ from Elonex

Delivery has been promised before the new school term... but I'm not holding my breath. While this will connect to Wifi networks, I am not convinced that is unique operating system will work with a mobile dongle - so this will be interesting.
Note to self... bring charging leads... battery chargers and a BIG case to carry it all in....

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

CIPD annual conference 2008 - speakers include:

Stephen Alford HR Manager-Diversity Fujitsu Services
Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe Professor of Leadership, University of Bradford School of Management, Emeritus Professor of Leadership Studies, University of Leeds and Chief Executive, Real World Group Chair
Samantha Allen Managing Director Boyden Global Executive Search
David Archer Director Socia
Chris Barez-Brown Global Head of Innovation Capability and Director ?What If!
Angela Baron Adviser, Organisation and Resourcing, Research and Policy CIPD
Laurence Barrett Director of Group Resourcing and Development Prudential plc
Tal Ben-Shahar author and lecturer Harvard University
Octavius Black founder and managing director of The Mind Gym
Neal Blackshire Benefits and Compensation Manager, McDonald's Restaurants
Liz Booth Human Resources Director NSPCC
Richard Boyatzis Author and Professor, Case Western Reserve University and in HR at ESADE
Peter Brown Head of Health and Work Division HSE
Ben Bryant Professor of Leadership and Organisation IMD
Jenny Burns IC Director HBOS
Lou Burrows Global Head of People and Talent ?What If!
Alex Cameron Director Socia
Alison Carter Principal Research Fellow IES
Jane Carter Head of Contracting, Children’s Services Department East Sussex County Council
Andy Case National Secretary Unite
Paul Chadwick Head of Reward and Recognition, Cancer Research UK
Sarah Clark Group Director, Leadership Development, Global Laing O’Rourke
Julia Claydon HR Director Nando’s
Simon Clementson HR Director Capgemini
David Clutterbuck Senior Partner Clutterbuck Associates
Fiona Colquhoun Director Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Dave Conder Director of People Strategy and Integration KPMG
Robin Cooper HR Director, Electricals UK/Ireland DSG International
Charles Cotton Reward and Employment Conditions, Adviser, Research and Policy CIPD
Jane Cotton HR Director Oxfam
Siobhan Cummins Managing Director Europe, ORC Worldwide and CIPD Vice President International
Shirley Dalziel Director, develop uk and author, HR Business Partnering
Emma Donaldson-Feilder Chartered Occupational Psychologist Affinity Health at Work
Tim Ellis former Business Change Director United Biscuits
Mike Emmott Adviser, Employee Relations, Research and Policy CIPD
Liam Fahey Partner Leadership Forum Inc
Andy Farrar Chief Operations Officer UK Child Benefit and Tax Credit Office
Melanie Flogdell Head of Policy Centrica
Leatham Green Assistant Director Personnel and Training East Sussex County Council
Matthew Guthridge Expert Associate Principal McKinsey and Company
Noel Hadden Head of Learning and Development Deutsche Bank
Brenda Handley-Howorth HR Director May Gurney Integrated Services PLC
Peter Hawkins Chairman Bath Consultancy Group
Fru Hazlitt MD GCap London
Jacquie Heany Deputy Director, HR Professionalism Cabinet Office
Jan Hill Tout Gwent NHS Trust
Wendy Hirsh Principal Associate IES
Scott Hobbs Head of Talent Amey
Michael Hodgson Senior Category Manager, Dairy Sainsburys
Linda Holbeche Director of Research and Policy CIPD
Liane Hornsey HR Director, EMEA Google
Martin Howe Training and Development Manager Cega Group
Andy Hyatt Head of Digital Bernard Hodes Group UK
Daniel Kasmir HR Director BDO Stoy Hayward
Charlie Keeling HR Director Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
Stephen Kelly Director of People BBC
Paula S. Larson Executive Vice-President, HR Invensys PLC
Chris Last HR Director-General Department for Work and Pensions
Emily Lawson Partner McKinsey and Company
Graeme Martin Professor of HR University of Glasgow
Graham Massie Director of Consultancy Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Antonia McAlindin Chartered CCIPD, BA, LLM
Tom McCabe Partner, IBM Global Services and Leader of Human Capital Management IBM Global Business Services
Carolyn McCall Chief Executive Guardian Media Group plc (GMG)
Tony McCarthy Group Director, People and Organisational Effectiveness, British AIrways and CIPD Vice President, Employee Relations
Rita McGee Director RMG Consulting
John McGurk Adviser, Learning, Training and Development, Research and Policy CIPD
Annie McKee author and co-founder of the Teleos Leadership Institute
Tim Miller Director, People, Property and Assurance, Standard Chartered Bank and Vice President, Organisation and Resourcing, CIPD Standard Chartered Bank
Stephen Moir Director of People and Policy Cambridgeshire County Council
Bob Morton Head of People Development Competence Centre EMEA and Global Head of OD, Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Rebecca Newton Director, Newton Taylor and Fellow, London School of Economics
David Normington Permanent Secretary The Home Office
Pat Oakley Head of Equality Services London Fire Brigade
Jackie Orme Chief Executive CIPD
Neil Perry Head of HR Group and Employee Relations Legal and General Group PLC
Jack J. Phillips Chairman ROI Institute
John Philpott Chief Economist, Research and Policy CIPD
Michael Portillo
Satish Pradhan Executive Vice President - Group HR Tata Sons
Therese Procter HR Director Tesco.com
John Purcell Strategic Academic Advisor ACAS
Ann Rennie former HR Director World Bank
Richard Roberts Head of People Team Virgin Mobile
David Robinson Chairman Richer Sounds
Vanessa Robinson Head of Operations, Research and Policy CIPD
Chris Roebuck Founder, Transformation and former co-Head of Talent, UBS
Stevens J. Sante-Rose Group Human Resources Director The Coca-Cola Company
Beverley Shears DG Corporate HR, Ministry of Justice
Stephen Sidebottom Head of HR Europe Nomura International PLC
David Smith People Director ASDA
David Smith. Economics Editor Sunday Times
Jon Snow Channel 4 News
Paul Sparrow Director, Centre for Performance-led HR and Professor of International HRM Lancaster University Management School
Michael Spiers HR Partner, Trading and Commercial Sainsburys
Karen Stefanyszyn Head of Organisation Development Norwich Union
Judith Strange develop uk
Richard Summersgill Director of Child Benefit and Tax Credit Operations
Genevieve Tennant Director of HR Allen and Overy LLP
Stephen Timms Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Mike Tims Managing Director of People Solutions SHL Group
Gary Tomlinson Head of HR Kia Motors
Paul Turner Professor of Management Practice Ashcroft Interntational Business School
Andrew Unsworth Head of E-Government The City of Edinburgh Council
Matt Watson HR Director Southern Railways
Robin Wilkinson HR Director National Offender Management Service
Gemma Williams Senior Consultant, Employee Transformation Capgemini UK
Alex Wilson Group HR Director BT
Claire Wilson Head of Talent Development and Resourcing, Organisational Capability Centre of Expertise Department for Work and Pensions
Dianah Worman OBE Diversity Adviser, Research and Policy CIPD
Mike Worthington Ma, Chartered FCIPD, FIH Independent Consultant
Andrew Wright Director, Leadership and Partner Development, NEMIA Ernst and Young
Vicky Wright President, CIPD and Senior Consultant Watson Wyatt

Welcome to the CIPD Annual conference 2008 in Harrogate

The HR event of the year, will you be there?

CIPD annual conference and exhibition is fast approaching (16-18 September 2008).

This, Europe's premier HR
conference and exhibition boasts a world class line-up of speakers addressing the key themes dominating HR and business, together with a new range of seminar formats including sector specific and interactive seminars, this year’s CIPD conference promises to be an event not to be missed.

The annual CIPD conference and exhibition is the event for leading practitioners to meet, network and hear the latest thoughts from the great thinkers in HR as well as to hear case studies from others. Whether you are attending the exhibition and the free seminars or the conference this blog will give you a delegates view of the proceedings.

Developing the developers Knowledge-Understanding-Action Change Management Coaching Motivational Speakers Scanning the Business Environment BIR - Business Diagnostics Mission Statement Continuing Professional Development Holistic Organizational Staff Survey Diagnostics PRIMO-F - Business Growth Model Organizational Diagnostics and development Resource Zone KPI examples Mike Morrison Employee satisfaction Coaching Sport Performer Porters Five Forces Force Field Analysis Business Coaching Psychometric Testing Glossary of Terms Creatrix - Innovation Inventory Action Learning Coaching Business Transformation Career Anchors Train the trainer Learning Styles SWOT analysis Micro sites Consulting Skills Product/ market matrix Mike Employee engagement Morrison Management Models Personal Development Plans Talent management Key Performance Indicators Coaching Videos Corporate Social Responsibility Critical Success Factors The PESTLE Analysis Executive coaching Learning Logs Best Practice Internal communications SMARTer objectives Life Coaching Business Values Intelligent Purchasing Deep Dive technique