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2018 Winter conference - Programme

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.

This Winter Conference is a great opportunity to learn with your colleagues. We have sessions that will appeal to all leaders working in commercial roles at your institution.

Stewart Ross , Chair of CUBO

28 November

What

Who

10.45

Registration & Exhibition

11.15

Welcome and Keynote

Peter Slee, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Beckett University

11.30

Session 1: Engaging Workplaces are the Future

Michele Moore, Engagemoore Ltd

12.30

Lunch & Exhibition

With the VEGAN PUNKS!

13.45

Session 2: Life at Planet BrewDog – creating a high performance culture.

Andrew Marrins, Head of Learning & Development, BrewDog

14.45

Break & Exhibition

15.15

Session 3: Hot topics

An insight into global university trends

CUBO Research

 


Tom Laskey, Sales & Marketing Director,Universities by Sodexo

Jo Hardman, CUBO Board & Director of Commercial Services, Lancaster University

 

16:00

Session 4: Panel Debate

How can universities take advantage of emerging food trends in the 21st Century?

Chaired by Professor David Russell, the panel are:

Tom Laskey, Business Development Manager, Sodexo Schools & Universities

Nic Mander, Director of Catering, University of Birmingham

Andrew Walker, Executive Chef, Chartwells

Matt White, TUCO Chair & Director of Catering, Hotel & Conference Services, University of Reading.

17.00

Closing Remarks

Stewart Ross, CUBO Chair & Director of Campus and Commercial Services, University of Leeds

18.45

Brewdog Beer School and Drinks Reception in Exhibition Area

19.30

CUBO Winter Conference Dinner

At Cloth Hall Court. With a menu designed by Executive Chef David Parker.

The bar at the Met will be open late for guests.

29 November

07.45

Breakfast in the Cloth Hall Court Exhibition Area

All

08.45

Introduction to new CUBO website

Jan Capper, CUBO CEO - members only

09.00

Session 5: Carnegie Great Outdoors Energizer

Carnegie Great Outdoors

09.45

Session 6: Directors and the 21st Century Workplace

Jo Haigh, CEO of FDS

10.30

Break & Exhibition

11.15

Session 7: Discover a next-generation operating model. Working smarter, not more hours.

Simon McCaskill, Leeds Boost

12.15

Session 8: Eat Live Work Play

The Yorkshire Rows

13.00

Lunch and Exhibition with Charity Rowing Competition

All

14.30

End of conference

Welcome & Key Note
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
Yorkshire Rows
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.
Contact
College & University Business Officers
General Enquiries:
07958 599 947
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