The Magic of HR

HR Grapevine's Annual Conference

London - 16th March 2017 #HRGV2017


7:30 - Registration

Please wear your badge! It’s your guide and pass for the day. Your table number and seating zone for the conference hall are on the front and competition details on the back.

Cloakrooms and Toilets
There is a complimentary cloakroom in the registration foyer. Toilets can be found to the right of the foyer on the ground floor and also at the side of the Conference Hall on the first floor.

Delegate List
Exclusively available on our online web app. Simply enter the password HRGV2017 to access.

Delegate Bag
Collect yours in the registration room for full details of the day, agenda and speaker biographies. Complimentary water, snacks and white papers from our sponsors also included.
A wide choice of continental breakfasts will be available from 7:30am. Feel free to ‘grab and go’. Complimentary coffee is available all day in the networking room.

Complimentary wifi is available from
The Brewery. Network Name: Brewery_WiFi
No password is required.

The Conference Hall will be open from 8:20.
You will be called to your seat based on the colour of your lanyard. Please make your way
to your allocated table as quickly as possible.

Mobile Phones
A phone charger and cable, compliments
of INTOO, are in the delegate bags.

8:30 - Conference Opening Address

8:45 - Session 1: Change & Transformation

The ability to transform individuals and businesses is a strategic ability that few possess. But HR has the potential to embrace this power and guide and develop people in a way that can overcome any obstacles in times of uncertainty.

  • Future-proofing the business for all generations
  • Developing leaders to adapt to change
  • Creating a marketing mindset in how we engage, attract and hire great talent
  • Fostering a successful culture from scratch 

10:15 - Coffee break and networking

Please make your way to the networking hall. This is an opportunity to get a coffee and explore the exhibition before session 2 commences. 

Have a look at the back of your badge..

Make sure you get a stamp from as many sponsors as you can and exchange your badge for a party bag at the end of the day! 

Session 2 begins at 11:00am, please be seated by 10:55am. 

Email session 2 speakers a question

11:00 - Session 2: Performance & Productivity

To achieve the impossible, individuals must go above and beyond. And it is HR that can help employees unlock their potential and perform better than they have before through predictive analytics and the right employee engagement strategies.

  • Creating the right atmosphere to improve producitivity 
  • Measuring performance to succeed
  • The DNA of fanatical performance 
  • The art of a conversation
  • Driving the bar on performance

12:30 - Networking & Cocktails

Please make your way to the networking area for a glass of fizz and chunky nibbles. 

This is a great opportunity to network with your peers and revisit the talking points from the morning. 

Don't forget to visit the stand sponsors and get all the stamps on your delegate badge.

13:30 - Lunch

14:30 - Session 3: Belief & Inspiration

Magic is real, as long as you believe in it. But in order to foster belief among the entire workforce, including the Board, HR needs to inspire everyone to embrace the company’s strategy in good times and in times of change.

  • Creating inspriational workspaces
  • Inspiring in times of uncertainty
  • Getting the board to buy-in to HR
  • Inspiration and change comes from creating an authentic and safe culture

16:00 - Conference Close