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Summit Programme: What's On Day by Day
Monday 2nd - Friday 6th November

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Summit Programme: What’s On Day by Day

 

Monday 2nd November

Day 1: Mental Health and Wellbeing Today

Morning 9.00 Alastair Greener   9.05 Carole Spiers   9.15 Lord Mark Price   10.00 Deep Dhir, Dr Rikard Moen, Jacqui Finnigan, Paul Dorrington, Danielle Sax   11.30 Rob Stephenson, Dr Marilyn Glenville, Tayyaba Jordan   Afternoon 13.00 George Bell   14.00 Cathy O’Dowd   14.45 Jonathan Fairclough   17.00 Tea 'n chat   Evening 19.30 Rachel Perkins OBE, Paul Dorrington

09:00 - 09:10
Welcome
By Carole Spiers [UK]

Live Address

Welcome from Carole Spiers, Chair of ISMA; Founder, International Stress Awareness Week; CEO, Carole Spiers Group

09:15 - 09:45
Keynote Address
By Lord Mark Price CVO [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event

Lord Mark Price CVO, Founder of WorkL and Engaging Business; Chairman, FairTrade UK; Past Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership and MD of Waitrose.

Why Workplace Happiness Matters
Insight and thoughts from the Past Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership and MD of Waitrose. Lord Price will talk about why happiness is important and how organisations can achieve it.

10:00 - 11:00
Interactive Panel Discussion
By Deep Dhir [UK] MODERATOR

including 15 minutes Q & A

Live Event moderated by Deep Dhir

This discussion focuses on how mental health and wellbeing initiatives can support employees in the new world of work. These initiatives include possible strategies aimed at reducing the stigma of stress and mental ill-health; initiating training to increase resilience to mental health issues; the introduction of wellbeing champions and counselling support to minimise the risk of burnout, protect wellbeing and ensure employees are mentally and physically well enough to work. Also discussed will be the benefits of appointing Mental Health First Aid Teams and a consideration of the toll that the pandemic has inflicted on health and wellbeing.

This is your opportunity to put questions to the Experts

  • Dr Rikard Moen, Chief Medical Officer, Optima Health
  • Jacqui Finnigan, Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, Transport for London
  • Paul Dorrington, Mental Health Recovery, Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist and NHS Lead
  • Danielle Sax, Global Self-care and Self-worth Expert; Life Strategist; Speaker; Author
11:30 - 12:15
Choose an Expert

Join us for a 45-minute deep-dive workshop session with an Expert of your choice

Pre-Recorded Event

  • Rob Stephenson
    Founder, InsideOut; CEO, FormScore; Chief Catalyst, BetterSpace; international keynote speaker and mental health influencer

    Managing Mental Wellbeing Using the FormScore

    This session will give you the tools to be able to assess your mental wellbeing on a daily basis; to connect with friends, family and colleagues; and to support one another when feelings are low. We will also run a FormScore poll for attendees.

    Rob will take a detailed look at the drivers of our wellbeing and invite you to think about how we can proactively manage them whilst considering how the pandemic is affecting all of us and how to mitigate against these challenges. Finally Rob will ask whether we are facing a crisis of burnout; how to spot the signs and how to mitigate against this risk.

     

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  • Dr Marilyn Glenville
    The UK’s leading nutritionist specialising in women’s health; psychologist, author and popular broadcaster; Founder of the Glenville Nutrition Clinics; former President of the Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine

    Nutrition, Mental Health and Wellbeing: New evidence for the direct link between mind and body, food and mood

    Nutrition can influence the state of our mental wellbeing, including factors such as anxiety, depression, stress and sleep. Diet is an important modifiable factor for optimum mental health and wellbeing. Enhancing the gut microbiome has been linked to the reduction of anxiety and depression and helps people manage stress.

    Prolonged periods of stress deplete the body of essential nutrients; stress can be reduced by food choices and the timing of meals. The importance of sleep will also be discussed.

     

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  • Tayyaba Jordan

    International health coach, consultant and speaker; Lead Ambassador for the UK Health Coaches Association; ISMA Champion; Master Practitioner in NLP and Neuroscience Technology.

    Navigating the New Normal: How to Survive, Thrive and Grow

    A super-practical guide to help leaders and their organisations navigate and bridge the gap between sharing an office space and thriving in the new world of work. Tayyaba will share valuable insights she has gained during the pandemic, as well as her own unique methodology, MicroChanges(TM)®, to make wellness accessible, no matter where you are.

    She will talk about the five keys to achieving a physically and mentally healthy workforce, so that leaders and employees are happy, connected and productive, with an increased sense of balance, clarity and hope for the future!

13:00 - 13:45
Lunchtime Singalong Energiser
By George Bell [UK]

Free to attend
Live Event

with George Bell, Co-founder, on:song

If we were to tell you that you were about to take part in a wellbeing session that was going to lift your mood, make you feel less stressed and in a more positive state of mind, relax you physically, make you feel more confident, and reinvigorate you to return to your working day... what would you say? Join George Bell and find out.

14:00 - 14:30
Motivational Speaker
By Cathy O’Dowd [Andorra]

Live Event

Cathy O’Dowd, the first woman to climb Everest from both north and south sides; Mountaineer, Motivational Speaker and Author

Managing Uncertainty: Lessons learned from the world’s highest mountains
The biggest obstacle in climbing is not the mountain, it’s the uncertainty inherent in the project. Weather, snow, health, altitude, the emotional wellbeing of individuals and the team… everything is unpredictable in a situation characterised by intense stress, high risk and 24/7 togetherness. Discover how climbers manage the challenge.

14:45 - 15:15
Case Study, Givaudan
By Jonathan Fairclough [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event

Learn About the Value of a Listening Ears Group

Jonathan Fairclough, Site Head and Operations Director, Givaudan Ashford, describes the role of Givaudan’s Listening Ears Group, and how this has boosted employee confidence and motivation

For much of his 20 years working in the fragrance industry, in various engineering and operational roles, Jonathan has been a member of Givaudan Ashford's Listening Ears Group. This is a first contact counselling team, supervised by Carole Spiers, providing a confidential listening service for employees on the site. With support from Jane Heyburn, his Executive Assistant at Givaudan, Jonathan will offer an insight into this group, demonstrating how it has given significant help to employees and how it has boosted their confidence and motivation.

17:00 - 1800
LIVE Tea 'n chat

Come to the Summit Chatroom where you can catch up with your colleagues from the Summit and share thoughts and ideas. Hosted by a special guest.

19:30 - 20:00
My Story
By Dr Rachel Perkins OBE [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event moderated by Paul Dorrington

Get up close and personal with Rachel Perkins OBE, Editor, ‘Mental Health and Social Inclusion’; Chair of IPS London; Non-Executive Director; Health Employment Partnership.

Paul Dorrington will ask Rachel Perkins OBE about her experiences of working with mental health problems and approaches taken now, compared to years ago. What can we learn from the past? Rachel will talk about the risks associated with mental health challenges in the workplace and how recovery may be achieved. Finally, Rachel will deliver insight into how Covid has changed the landscape and about the challenges and hopes for mental health and employment in the future.

Tuesday 3rd November

Day 2: Stress and Organisational Resilience

Morning 9.15 Professor Sir Cary Cooper   10.00 Professor Lennart Levi, Dr Shaun Davis, Dr Lynda Shaw, Geoff McDonald   Afternoon 13.00 Lotte Mikkelson   14.00 Ann McCracken, Celynn Morin, Prash Kotech   15.00 Jane Thomas, Edmund Jacobs   16.00 Dr Yvonne Thompson, Sesh Sudkheo   17.00 Tea 'n chat   Evening 19.30 Stef du Plessis

09:15 - 09:45
Keynote Address
By Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event

Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health

Enhancing Mental Wellbeing in the New World of Work
Sir Cary’s address will highlight the business costs triggered by an absence of mental wellbeing and the reasons behind this; the changing nature of work due to the impact of Covid-19; and what the world of work will look like in the coming year and perhaps beyond. Mental wellbeing at work is now a ‘must have’ for all organisations rather than a ‘nice to have’: people’s lives literally depend on it.

10:00 - 11:00
Interactive Panel Discussion
By Jane Thomas [UK] MODERATOR

Live Event moderated by Jane Thomas

including 15 minutes Q & A

Learn about the people and solutions needed for an organisation to be resilient. They could include wellbeing ambassadors, training and development, managerial commitment, having a sense of purpose. Find out about the wellbeing services that are available remotely and digitally, and how to access support, including mental health apps, online counselling, and digital healthcare. What is required to support the wider wellbeing agenda?

This is your opportunity to put questions to the Experts

  • Professor Lennart Levi, Emeritus Professor of Psychosocial Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, former Member of the Swedish Parliament
  • Dr Shaun Davis, Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability, Royal Mail Group
  • Dr Lynda Shaw, Neuroscientist, Business Psychologist, Change Specialist, Founder of The Neuroscience Professional Development Programme
  • Geoff McDonald, Co-founder, Minds@Work and Minds in the Wild; former Global VP of Human Resources, Unilever
13:00 - 13:30
Lunchtime Laughter Energiser
By Lotte Mikkelson [UK]

Free to attend

Live Event

with Lotte Mikkelsen, Happiness Expert, Laughter Yoga Master Trainer

In this Energiser session we will be exploring how laughter can be used daily as a tool that will take us through lockdown and keep us in touch with other people in a positive way.

For this session it is important to have your sound and video turned on so we can all share laughter together. Laughter works when we hear the sound and see the smiles - the mirror neurons are acting as triggers and we connect through sharing the experience, rather than laughing at anyone or anything.

14:00 - 14:45
Choose an Expert

Join us for a 45-minute deep-dive workshop session with an Expert of your choice

Pre-Recorded Event

  • Ann McCracken, Author, Scientist, Educationalist, Psychotherapist, Professional Speaker, Organisational Wellbeing and Stress Consultant

    How Many Steps to Resilience?
    This session demonstrates how resilience is much more than simply ‘bouncing back’!
    Powerful resources will include a set of life skills that can put both the individual and the organisation back in the driving seat. Employees want to engage with positivity and organisations require a resilient workforce, especially now with all the uncertainty caused by the Covid pandemic.

     

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  • Celynn Morin, Registered Dietician, Author, Professional Speaker, Workplace Wellbeing Consultant, HeartMath Certified Trainer

    Performance Chemistry - How to Feel Energised, not Burnt Out
    Discover how to renew energy levels to sustain stamina and avoid burnout; how to build a solid foundation for physical, emotional and mental wellbeing; how to shift from feeling exhausted and anxious to exhilarated and abundant; and how to lead vibrant teams with confidence, a healthy mindset, and joy. Self-care is not selfish: it is vital and essential for sustaining your performance, resilience, and happiness.

     

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  • Prash Kotecha, International wellbeing and mindset coach; Speaker; Social media influencer; Founder, Urban Spirituality, Mantra Therapy and StressToSuccess

    Proven Keys to Reducing Stress and Building Resilience In and Out of the Workplace
    Resilience is not what you think – it's not merely about ‘bouncing back’ and ‘perseverance’.
    In this session, you will harness emotional intelligence, NLP and mindfulness tactics to build resilience and reduce stress, for employees and leaders alike. Prash will talk about proven keys, including ‘the perspective tool’ to turn your inner critic into an inner coach within 15 minutes; the pillars of resilience and how to build them; key behaviours that prevent you from building a resilient mindset; practical techniques to reduce stress, increase calm and self-awareness. Arrive with an open mind and leave with a suit of armour!

15:00 - 15:30
Getting to Know ISMA

Free to attend

  • Live Event moderated by Jane Thomas and Edmund Jacobs

  • If you would like the opportunity to speak to an experienced ISMA member, book in with some of our Fellows who will be happy to chat with you about becoming an ISMA member and answering questions you may have about membership.
    with Jane Thomas and Edmund Jacobs, Fellows of ISMAUK

16:00 - 16:30
My Story
By Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event moderated by Sesh Sudkheo

Get up close and personal with Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE, Holder of 2 doctorates and 3 fellowships for Entrepreneurship, Global Diversity and Equality; Chair, The Radio Academy; Diversity Advisory Panel, Ofcom; Senator, UK WBAF; Founder, WinTRADE Global

Yvonne founded WinTRADE Global 24 years ago, a thriving network for women in business. She also set up WinTRADE Week, celebrating over 600 entrepreneurial women who want to be at the cutting edge of business ideas and global trends. She is both champion and mentor, supporting and celebrating women working within corporate structures. This is the inspiring story of the challenges she has faced, the challenges that women entrepreneurs continue to face, and how to be resilient in a difficult world.

17.00 – 18.00
LIVE Tea 'n chat

Come to the Summit Chatroom where you can catch up with your colleagues from the Summit and share thoughts and ideas. Hosted by a special guest.

19:30 - 20:00
Inspirational Presentation
By Stef du Plessis [SOUTH AFRICA]

Hall of Fame Inspirational & Business Speaker, Organisational Change Practitioner, Author

Pre-Recorded Event

Practical Insight for Coping with Lockdown Stress

For 30 years, Stef has been speaking and leading international workplace transformation programmes but until now, he has never publicly shared what he learnt during his service with elite units during the last decade of South Africa’s 23-year ‘Border War’.

Pitted against Russian-equipped, Cuban-led Angolan forces, drastic times needed drastic measures. Stef has now started to share some of is experiences to help people cope with the challenges brought about by lockdown.

Wednesday 4th November

Day 3: Leadership and Workplace Culture

Morning 9.15 Rene Carayol   10.00 Shelley Bridgman, Paul Hargreaves, Shalah Akhtar, Rashed Annoon   11.30 Professor Andrew Sharman, Sue Evans, Dr Pier Michele Mandrillo   Afternoon 13.00 Prash Kotecha    14.00 Professor Stephen Palmer, Cedric Betis, Dr B Udaya Kumar Reddy, Dr Ani Etokidem, Dr Pier Michele Mandrillo, Tom Meyers   17.00 Tea 'n chat   Evening 19.30 Keith Fraser, Michelle Mills-Porter

09:15 - 09:45
Keynote Address
By René Carayol MBE [UK]

Live Event

René Carayol MBE, Keynote Speaker on leadership, diversity and culture; Visiting Professor, Cass Business School

Nothing is Best Done Alone Anymore
Our world is becoming faster and faster. In tandem with an onrush of disruptive innovation this is driving uncertainty across all sectors. Great players don’t win trophies, great teams win trophies. Everybody needs to be part of the team.

10:00 - 11:00
Interactive Panel Discussion
By Shelley Bridgman [UK] MODERATOR

including 15 minutes Q & A

Live Event moderated by Shelley Bridgman

Learn from leaders who are at the top of their game.

This discussion will focus on how people can develop and how healthy workplace cultures can be created. In today’s new world of work, it is imperative that organisations look at diversity, dignity, leadership and culture. We need to understand what role leaders should play in the ‘new normal’.

This is your opportunity to put questions to the Experts

  • Paul Hargreaves, CEO, Cotswold Fayre; B Corp Ambassador; Author of Forces for Good; Professional Speaker
  • Shalah Akhtar, Mental Health Steering Committee, PwC; Thriving from the Start initiative with City Mental Health Alliance
  • Rashed Annoon Al Nuaimi, Chief Human Capital Officer, Nawah Energy Company
11:30 - 12:15
Choose an Expert

Join us for a 45-minute deep-dive workshop session with an Expert of your choice

Pre-Recorded Event

  • Professor Dr Andrew Sharman, Global thought leader in organisational safety culture, driving the transformation of workplace wellbeing

    Goodbye Grey Skies, Hello Blue Skies
    Do you want to be happy? Sure you do, everyone does! But is it easier said than done? And what actually is happiness? How do you know when you have it? And is it even worth pursuing?
    In this fast and fun session, we’ll explore the answers to these questions and more using the latest scientific research, global trends, philosophical wisdom from the ancient Greeks, and a splash of pop culture for good measure. You'll take away five things you can do right now to create some really happy days!

     

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  • Sue Evans, Creator of the FAST Pathways Wellbeing Programme; Professional Speaker; Wellbeing Strategy Consultant

    How Not to Waste Your Money on Wellbeing
    Waste is never good for business, and with time and budgets both tighter than ever in the wake of the pandemic, it’s an even bigger drain on resources. We'll explore the seven common Wellbeing Wastes, equipping you with strategies and skills to -

    • Make wellbeing easier to manage
    • Get the best returns for your time and money
    • Put wellbeing at the heart of a smooth-running organisation

     

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  • Dr Pier Michel Mandrillo, Surgeon, Dentist, Aesthetic Doctor, Synaesthetic Doctor

    Using Our Senses: An Innovative Approach to Stress Relief
    Dr Mandrillo has developed an innovative multi-sensory approach for the treatment and management of stress. The workshop will show how, by simultaneously harnessing the power of all five senses – touch, smell, hearing, sight and taste – we can achieve wellbeing. Stimulating the senses rebalances our internal equilibrium, returning us to health.

13:00 - 13:30
Lunchtime Energiser: Instant Stress Relief through Mantra Meditation and Yogic Breathing
By Prash Kotecha [UK]

Free to attend

Live Event

with Prash Kotecha, International wellbeing and mindset coach; Speaker; Social media influencer; Founder, Urban Spirituality, Mantra Therapy and StressToSuccess

With over 5000 years of ample proof, the power of mantra meditation and yogic rhythmic breathing are finding ever-increasing appeal in and out of the workplace.

You will experience at first hand the genuine healing, calming, yet energising effect of this ancient science, presented with a modern twist. Learn tools and techniques from the expert.

14:00 - 15:00
Round Table International Exchange
By Prof Stephen Palmer [UK] MODERATOR

Pre-Recorded Event moderated by Professor Stephen Palmer

Find out what’s happening on the international stage. Covid has brought the world together in many ways. Listen to representatives from countries around the globe on subjects such as: where we are at present and what the future might hold for us in terms of leadership, culture and reducing stress.

  • Cedric Betis, Founder and CEO, Becan Wellness Solutions, Dubai; Council Member, Dubai Future Council on Health and Wellbeing
  • Dr B. Udaya Kumar Reddy, President, ISMA-India; CEO, Stress Management Lab
  • Dr Ani Etokidem, Public Health Physician and Coordinator; President, ISMA-Nigeria
  • Dr Pier Michele Mandrillo, Surgeon, Dentist, Aesthetic Doctor, Synaesthetic Doctor, Italy
  • Tom Meyers, Osteopath (MSc., DO, OSD), Belgium; Body-centred Stress Coach; Speaker; Author
17.00 – 18.00
LIVE Tea 'n chat

Come to the Summit Chatroom where you can catch up with your colleagues from the Summit and share thoughts and ideas. Hosted by a special guest.

19:30 - 20:00
My Story
By Keith Fraser [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event moderated by Michelle Mills-Porter

Get up close and personal with Keith Fraser, Chair, Youth Justice Board for England and Wales; former senior police officer

Keith shares his views on how doing what is expected of you as a senior leader limits your ability to recognise and stop harm being caused in the workplace. He also talks about how you can recognise the onset of stress, as someone who was unwittingly suffering from stress, and what he did to overcome it.

Thursday 5th November

Day 4: Business Tools For Successful Entrepreneurs

Morning 9.15 Stef du Plessis   11.00 John Stapleton, Carole Spiers   Afternoon 13.00 Frances Taylor   14.00 Terry Brock, Philip Calvert, Gina Carr, David Henson   15.00 Scott McArthur, Sam Rathling, Lee Jackson, David Abbott, Chris Day   17.00 Tea 'n chat

09:15 - 09:45
Keynote Address
By Stef du Plessis [SOUTH AFRICA]

Pre-Recorded Event

Stef du Plessis, Hall of Fame Inspirational and Business Speaker; Organisational Change Practitioner; Author

African Wisdom: Lessons for Everyday Living
Stef is a master storyteller. He shares age-old African stories and metaphors that provide simple, logical advice for dealing with some of the day-to-day challenges we all face. He also explores how we can live more purposefully.

11.00 - 11.30
My Story
By John Stapleton [UK]

Pre-Recorded Event moderated by Carole Spiers

Get up close and personal with John Stapleton, ‘The Authentic Entrepreneur’; Angel Investor; Speaker; Co-founder, New Covent Garden Soup Company

Stress is for Someone Else!
Entrepreneurs thrive on pressure: it is an essential part of their makeup and a major reason why they achieve – almost against the odds. But many are very poor at recognising stress until it can almost be too late. In conversation with John, hear about how he coped with both pressure and stress while creating and building three separate businesses over 35 years in the food industry.

13:00 - 13:30
Lunchtime Energiser: Do You Want to Sleep Better?
By Frances Taylor [UK]

Free to attend

Live Event

with Frances Taylor, Creator of powerful Sleep Programmes based on the UK’s clinically researched first-line treatment

Sleep is an important component of health, wellbeing and performance, along with diet and exercise. Yet sleep problems are rocketing, with one in ten people suffering from insomnia. Many more have broken sleep. Say goodbye to endless searching for the latest ‘cure’ and follow Frances’s practical, research-based tips

14:00 - 14:45
Choose an Expert

Join us for a 45-minute deep-dive workshop session with an Expert of your choice

Pre-Recorded Event

  • Terry Brock, Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker; Master of Ceremonies; Social Media Marketing Speaker

    How to Leverage the Daylights out of Video to Get the Job Done Today
    Discover amazing possibilities to take your video work to the next level. In this session you’ll see vivid examples of how you can communicate on video with more confidence, connect with your audiences at a compelling personal level, and get the job done.

     

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  • Philip Calvert, Acclaimed LinkedIn Author and Expert; Social Media Consultant; Thought Leader and Inspirational Speaker

    People Buy People, But Will They Buy You? Discover the Inside Secrets to Attracting More of the Clients and Connections You Really Want on LinkedIn
    LinkedIn has seen huge growth recently, and whilst most professionals have a profile on the site, very few people admit to fully understanding how to use it to attract their ideal connections. Join LinkedIn expert Philip Calvert and finally discover the secrets of winning with LinkedIn in your business.

     

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  • Gina Carr MBA, Business Growth /Digital Marketing Expert; Chief Marketing Officer (Mental Telehealth), eHome Counseling Group; CEO, Video Rock Starz

    Digital Marketing - Hottest Trends for Stress Management Professionals
    Do you feel like you are always behind the eight ball when it comes to the latest marketing tactics? You are not alone. Join Gina Carr, business growth strategist, for insight into the best ways to find new customers using digital marketing tactics. Spend time with Gina for a look at Facebook, YouTube, and much more.

     

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  • David Henson, The Slide Presentation Man

    Top Tips for Top Presentations
    This session will give people tools that they can immediately take away and use in their slide presentations. When to use slides and when not! How to use images in slides – what, how, why; and the one big tip that will transform your slide presentation overnight [to be revealed].

15:00 - 16:00
Interactive Panel Discussion
By Scott McArthur [UK] MODERATOR

including 15 minutes Q & A

Live Event moderated by Scott McArthur

LinkedIn, pricing, book publishing: some of the tools for today’s successful entrepreneur. With many of us now working remotely, the way we keep in touch is via technology. Hear what you need to do to keep up with current trends and working practices

This is your opportunity to put questions to the Experts

  • Sam Rathling, Chief Visionary Officer, LinkedInbound; Leading Authority on LinkedIn and Social Selling
  • Lee Jackson, Motivational Speaker and Presentation Coach; Author of 12 books; Founder, Get Good® at Work
  • David Abbott, Portfolio Marketing Director; International Pricing Speaker;Author
  • Chris Day, Founder, Filament Publishing; Journalist; Speaker; Author and Business Coach
17:00 - 18:00
LIVE Tea 'n chat

Come to the Summit Chatroom where you can catch up with your colleagues from the Summit and share thoughts and ideas. Hosted by a special guest.

Friday 6th November

Day 5: Tomorrow's World and the Future of Work

Morning 9.15 Graeme Codrington   10.00 Scott McArthur, Guy Clapperton, Professor Sally Eaves   11.00 Coffee 'n chat   Afternoon 13.00 Refiloe Nyomi   14.30 Alastair Campbell, Geoff McDonald   16.30 Anita Brightley-Hodges, Steve Brown, Dave Plunkett, Charlotte Kemp   Evening 19.00 Michelle Mills-Porter   20.00 Carole Spiers

09:15 - 09:45
Keynote Address
By Graeme Codrington [SOUTH AFRICA]

Pre-Recorded Event

Graeme Codrington, Futurist; Scenario Planner; Keynote Speaker on the Future of Work

Same Planet, Different World
We will be dealing with disruptions directly attributable to Covid-19 for at least another year, but after that we will experience a lasting legacy for the rest of the 2020s and beyond. Disruptive mega-trends that were already in play are being accelerated, and new forces are emerging. This session will examine what the post-Covid world will look like, and how we can prepare for it today.

10:00 - 10:45
Choose an Expert

Join us for a 45-minute deep-dive workshop session with an Expert of your choice

Pre-Recorded Event

  • Scott McArthur, TEDx speaker; Consultant in business and technology; HR Director; Research Scientist; Co-founder, Sculpture Consulting Ltd; Specialist in personal and business transformation

    Reframing the Future of Work
    In this session, Scott will outline a new way of thinking about the workplace and provide evidence-based approaches that he believes could improve levels of both wellness and productivity. It’s a disruptive idea, despite it sitting in plain sight!

     

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  • Guy Clapperton, Media Mentor and Trainer; Technology Journalist

    Technology Overload – Ensure Technology Works for You, Not the Other Way Around
    Guy Clapperton wrote one of the first books on social media for businesses in the UK and has now seen these networks suck up more time and cause more stress than their founders could have imagined. He has some thoughts on how to address this situation, as well as how to manage the overload that comes from endless emails and Zoom calls.

     

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  • Professor Sally Eaves, Emergent Technology CTO, Global Strategy Advisor, Blockchain Al FinTech

    Tomorrow's Tech Untangled – A 101 on Our Tech Powered Future
    Ever wondered what blockchain, AI, cryptocurrency and cyberattack really mean? And how these will impact you, your family and your business? You are not alone! This interactive session will unpack the terms dominating tech today, whilst looking ahead to the future - helping you prepare with confidence, and optimism too.

11.00 - 12.00
LIVE Coffee 'n chat

Come to the Summit Chatroom where you can catch up with your colleagues from the Summit and share thoughts and ideas. Hosted by a special guest.

13:00 - 13:45
Lunchtime Energiser: It’s a Brave New World: Are We Ready for It?
By Refiloe Nyoni [South Africa]

Free to attend

Live Event

with Refiloe Nyoni, Mindful Revolution: integrated learning programmes to enhance employee resilience, creativity and wellbeing

Our world has changed and how we navigate the uncertainties of the present and future depends on our ability to manage ourselves. In this session you will learn how to be adaptable and cultivate a growth mindset; how to flatten the stress curve with mindfulness practices; how to stay S.O.B.E.R. (stop, observe, breathe, expand, respond); and how to become future-fit and ready for new beginnings!

14:30 - 15:00
My Story
By Alastair Campbell [UK]

Pre-recorded event moderated by Geoff McDonald

Get up close and personal with Alastair Campbell, Writer, communicator, strategist, and mental health campaigner

Alastair was former PM Tony Blair’s director of communications, a role he occupied until 2003. He has since become increasingly involved with mental health charities and causes, speaking about his own experience of depression and psychosis. A former Mind Champion of the Year, he is an Ambassador for Time to Change, raising awareness about mental illness. He co-founded the all-party campaign, Equality4MentalHealth, credited with securing £600m for mental health services. Alastair was awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, recognising his leading role in breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health.

16:30 - 17:30
Interactive Panel Discussion
By Anita Brightley-Hodges [UK] MODERATOR

including 15 minutes Q & A

Live Event moderated by Anita Brightley-Hodges

This discussion focuses on getting ready for the new world of work: What is on the horizon? What does the future hold for us? Find out how to be future-fit and understand the forces that will shape our lives in the next decade. Get to grips with how the world is changing.

This is your opportunity to put questions to the Experts

  • Steve Brown, Futurist, Author, Coach, former Chief Evangelist and Futurist at Intel Corporation
  • Dave Plunkett, Partnership Expert; Member Engagement Specialist; Founder, LuMilona
  • Charlotte Kemp, Futures Alchemist; Futures Keynote Speaker; Deputy President, Professional Speakers’ Association, Southern Africa
19:00 - 19:30
Final Keynote Address
By Michelle Mills-Porter [UK]

Pre-recorded

Michelle Mills-Porter, Specialist in Non-visual and Non-verbal Communication, multi-award-winning Business Owner; Creator of ‘The People Reader – the bullet- proof system for winning new clients’; Creator of the MMP analysis tools

The Magnificence of Humanity – Into the Future
The Boxing Day Tsunami taught Michelle so much about what lies at our core, what lies behind our true motivation, and the sheer power of collaboration.
What are those lessons and strategies? And can they give us the resilience to keep thriving through the adversities that are sure to come?

20:00 - 20:30
Grand Finale!
By Carole Spiers [UK]

Live Event

Carole Spiers, Chair of ISMA; Founder, International Stress Awareness Week; CEO Carole Spiers Group

What's Happening Next?
Carole brings the Stress and Wellbeing Summit to an end and picks up on stories, insights, experiential learning and fun activities. She will share with you some of her special highlights and maybe even some ‘behind the scenes’ activities. Join Carole and some Special Guests for the last time before we say farewell to the Global Stress and Wellbeing Summit 2020.