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|2018 Winter conference - Programme|
CUBO and Leeds Beckett University look forward to welcoming you to a high-quality conference on the 21st century university workplace with a programme that should challenge, inspire, motivate and entertain in equal measure.
Peter Slee, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Beckett University
Our opening session will welcome you to Leeds and set out the impact that Higher Education institutions can have on the 21st Century Work Place.
Engaging Workplaces are the Future
Michele Moore, Engagemoore Ltd
In this session Michelle will explore the level of engagement of our teams and how we might harness their talent. Ideas for driving employee engagement in line with the business vision and strategy will be a key feature of this session.
Life at Planet BrewDog – creating a high performance culture.
Andrew Marrins, Head of Learning & Development, BrewDog
This session will be a unique opportunity to learn about life at Planet BrewDog. With an eye catching charter and daily mission, Andrew will share the creation of a high performance culture within BrewDog.
This is not a standard business and an insight into their revolutionary manifesto will stimulate debate and discussion amongst delegates.
How can universities take advantage of emerging food trends in the 21st Century?
Panel Session Chaired by Professor David Russell
The panel will share their opinions and success stories relating to emerging food trends. A key feature of the debate will be the challenges of embracing and applying trends within the HE environment. Delegates will be motivated to share findings with their catering teams post conference.
Carnegie Great Outdoors Energiser
Carnegie Great Outdoors
Play and productivity can go hand in hand! This session will ensure that we are engaged and ready to learn.
Directors and the 21st Century Workplace
Jo Haigh, CEO of FDS.
This session will explore legal responsibilities around creating a fluid working environment.
The main focus will be the impact you can make as a Director and Jo will share her "tales from the boardroom" and these lessons learnt will be memorable learning points.
Discover a Next Generation Operating Model
Simon McCaskill, Leeds Boost
The focus of this session will be on how to work smarter and the secret of getting more done but working fewer hours! Simon is an engaging speaker and a European Google masterclass trainer to boot!
Eat : Live : Work : Play
The final business session of the conference will be an inspirational talk that fits alongside the four themes of CUBO winter conference.
Work-life balance is brought to life by team members Helen Butters and Janette Benaddi, who, whilst juggling motherhood and full time strategic roles in the NHS and the Science Industries, set a World Record crossing 3000 miles of ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.