The Virtual Festival of Global People 2020
6 March 11am to 2.30pm*
12 May 2020 8:30am to 6pm
Where: The Tower of London
Update: Alternative arrangements are being planned and will be announced shortly.
Contact or call +44 (0)1892 891334
The Festival of Global People is a unique, interactive event to support high performance in global organisations. The Festival offers a programme of lively, inspirational speakers, workshops, briefings and group discussion with high-level networking opportunities throughout the day.
Discover how to develop trust and enhance leadership in the global context
Examine the opportunities and constraints for companies looking to expand internationally or set up in a new country or region from the Americas to APAC, EMEA
Hear regional and sector experts with solutions to operational, technology and talent challenges
Learn how to support, engage and grow talent in a fast-changing global environment
Speakers announced so far include:
International award-winning thought leader, author and academic
Professor Vlatka Hlupic, is an award-winning international thought leader, author of “The Management Shift” and “Humane Capital” books, leading academic and Professor of Leadership and Organizational Transformation at Hult Ashridge Executive Education, management consultant, inspiring speaker, executive coach, CEO and founder of The Management Shift Consulting and Drucker Society London.
Dr John Blakey
Thought-leader & author of the Trusted Executive
Dr John Blakey author of "The Trusted Executive" is one of the top international thought leaders on organisational trust. He combines prize-winning doctoral research on trust with practical experience as a business leader and pioneer in the executive coaching profession. Founder of the The Trusted Executive Foundation, John's work has been featured in Forbes, BBC News, HuffPost, Inc. Magazine, the FT and The Sunday Times.
Best-selling author, HR, Reward & Leadership Expert
Debra Corey, an experienced group reward director, is the co-author of "Build It: The Rebel Playbook for Employee Engagement". Debra is responsible for delivering HR strategies and programmes in a rebellious way, pushing the boundaries and challenging the status quo to truly drive employee engagement. She's a rewards guru with over 20 years experience as a rewards leader, speaker and teacher.
HR Expert & Best-selling author of Closing the Gap
Teresa Boughey, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), founder and CEO of Jungle HR and best-selling author of "Closing the Gap – 5 Steps to Creating an Inclusive Culture". She is passionate about enabling organisations to create inclusive workplace cultures and will teach you how to create lasting change in your industry.
L & D Director, Ambassador Theatre Group
Paul Williamson heads up learning and development at The Ambassadors Theatre Group (ATG), a global live entertainment business and has worked in the theatre industry for over 20 years. Paul is a chartered member of the CIPD, an AoEC qualified executive coach and a Hogan personality assessor.
More speakers will be announced shortly so book your ticket today to ensure you are part of this highly anticipated event.
Ignite new ideas and gain a fresh perspective on how to build, engage and enable global teams to achieve sustainable growth: inspirational keynotes, facilitated roundtables, panel sessions, specialist interactive workshops and pre-booked appointments with industry experts.s
9.00 Welcome and introduction
Fiona Murchie, Managing Editor, Relocate Global & Think Global People
9.15 Shake up your Employee Engagement and Values for growth
Debra Corey, best-selling author, HR, Reward & Leadership thought leader
10.00 How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance and Profit
Vlatka Hlupic, international award-winning thought leader, author and academic
10.45 Table discussion
11.00 Coffee and networking
11.30 Presentation, Panel & Roundtable discussion
Break Out Option A - Operating in a new region, opportunities and Challenges
Asia Century – China, developing economies, rising stars and hotspots
Risk – Operating in a new region, from compliance to technology, reputation & health
Inward investment perspective – expansion potential
Presentation, Panel & Roundtable discussion Break Out
Option B – Future Workforce Changing role of international HR – Teresa Boughey, best-selling author of “Closing the Gap” and HR & inclusion expert
Supporting global people to flourish
Data Trends, Reward and Recognitions Programmes
Preparing young people for the future with global reach
12.40 Facilitated Panel & Roundtable Discussion
13.00 Lunch and networking
14.00 Leap for the Stars: Performance and creativity
Paul Williamson, L & D Director, Ambassador Theatre Group
15.00 Trust – Key to a high-performance workforce
Dr John Blakey, author of the Trusted Executive and one of the top international thought leaders
15.50 Closing remarks
16.00 Close of the Festival of Global People
Learn more about last year's Festival of Global People 2019
In the evening, enjoy an exclusive tour of the Crown Jewels, network in the historic White Tower and discover who is delivering excellence and leading the field at the Relocate and Think Global People Awards Gala Dinner.
To sponsor the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44(0)1892 891334
Watch highlights from the 2019 Festival