The Seventh Annual Internal Communications Conference 2019 is set to redefine what it is possible for IC professional to achieve. It will mark the beginning of a new ‘blue ocean’ of possibilities for the attendees.
We are bringing together the insights of applied behavioral science to the world of internal communication and it promises to be an experience that will fundamentally change how you see yourself, and what it is possible for you to achieve in your career and for your organisation.
Great communication is defined not by what you say but by what is heard and believed. More than that, great communication is defined by what people actually do as a result.
Our team has developed a series of interactive sessions and a diverse range of stimulus that will inspire you to discover new ways to engage and stimulate your colleagues at much deeper levels.
The IC Conference is for progressive IC leaders, Communications and Employment Engagement seniors. This event would present participants an opportunity to find tools to help them work more effectively and keep up with the fast changing business world.
The event will focus on showcasing examples of good practice adopted by successful brands and use the experience of our contributors and the insight of behaviour science to unlock the lessons that we can all learn and advantage from.
Paul was most recently Global Head of Internal Communications at BG Group where he led BG’s communications for the recent acquisition by Shell. Prior to this, he was Global Head of Internal Communications for Philips based in Amsterdam and was Corporate Communications Director for Colt Group S.A. He was a Partner at Brunswick Group and created and led their Internal Communications Practice. He also led the Communications Practice at Hewitt Associates. Paul has a wide range of international experience in digital communications and led the team which created one of the most successful global enterprise-wide social media platforms. Paul has also created digital innovations in video and leadership communications which won the European Digital Excellence Award and Digital Company of the Year in the Netherlands. His also has experience in restructuring, M&amp;amp;A and post-merger integration, change management and HR communications. Paul’s early career was spent with NatWest Group where he was Speechwriter to the Chairman and Chief Executive and was responsible for developing leadership and employee communications for the RBS/NatWest acquisition process.
&amp;lt;em&amp;gt;Paul will be chairing the IC Camp 2016 as well as present his case on &amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;Digital Communications – Where do we go from here?&amp;lt;/em&amp;gt;&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt;
Simona began her career in Schneider Electric 7 years ago, after having worked in communications training. She has held several positions in internal communication, first working on country communication strategy definition and deployment and then moving on to global roles. She has now leads the Leadership &amp;amp;amp; Employee Communications and Internal Communications Business Partnership Hub; where she holds responsibility of content and channels used to target the wide internal audience of Schneider – all employee, all managers – as well as of global projects and campaigns.
Kim Atherton is Chief People Officer at OVO Energy. She started her career as an Occupational Psychologist consulting globally on projects including board composition, senior leader assessment/development and change management. She joined OVO in 2012 when the company were 100 people strong and has overseen growth to 1,600 employees, taking the company from 172nd to 20th in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work.
Howard Krais is an experienced change communications and employee engagement leader. He recently started a new role at GSK where he is responsible for Executive Communications.
Howard has wide experience both in consultancy and senior in house roles with his previous role at EY where he led a large global change communications team responsible for providing support to a range of functions and global projects. In his spare time Howard is the Chairman of Wealdstone FC, a semi-professional football club who play at the sixth level of English football.
Liam FitzPatrick has 25 years of experience with change, PR and internal communications comes from working in-house and in consultancy.
Liam has worked in civil engineering, energy, manufacturing and transportation as well as telecoms. He was Global Head of Internal Communications at Marconi during its financial restructuring and has worked on change and transformation projects in a wide variety of situations. He is particularly interested in developing teams, research and planning.
He is a council member and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Graduated in Communication Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), master in International Relations at CIDOB and business administration at EADA. Before founding aPortada in 2000, she worked in media and held the position of Communications Director at the José Carreras Foundation. Over 20 years work experience in the field of corporate communications, communications training, public relations, social responsibility and cultural management.
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