INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE

21-23 MARCH 2018

THE BENTLEY HOTEL – LONDON, UK

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

Internal Communications Conference 2018 - Programme at a Glance

The way we are doing this is just as exciting and innovative. With a cluster of thought leaders in IC working closely with leading thinkers from the brave new world of Behavioural Insight you will find yourself in the middle of learning experience that is as diverse as it is stimulating.

Thursday 22, March 2018 Friday 23, March 2018
Opening session 1: Influential Communications: Increasing your ability to influence and have impact at the highest level

  • Developing leadership capability to enhance staff engagement and performance
  • Increasing your ability to influence and have impact at the highest level
Session 1: Intercultural Competency: the growing role of the corporate communicator
Citing examples and best practices from companies around the globe, this presentation will explore how communicators can build the cultural intelligence of their organizations, including:

  • Developing the intercultural intelligence of CEOs and other executives?
  • Designing and executing large-scale events to take cultural differences into account
  • Glocalising content
Session 2: Best Practices: Driving Behavioural Transformation and Success with an Effective Engagement Strategy Session 2: Communicating Change Globally

  • Can you really communicate effectively to global audiences?
  • If you sit in the ‘centre’ what impact do you really have?
  • Who actually owns the audience or the channel?
  • Can you do everything in English?
Session 3: Managing Organisation & Cultural Change

  • What we mean by culture, and how we assess the culture in our organisation
  • The essential relationships needed to design and deliver an organisational change programme
  • The role of communication as an enabler or driver of change
  • Using the change curve to inform the creation of a communications plan
  • Why change fails: summary of the pitfalls and how to avoid them
Session 3: Data Driven Internal Communications - Opportunity Through Insight: Using Data to Drive Great Outcomes
Session 4: Session TBC Session 4: Key Note
Session 5: Game changers for Internal Communications - Don’t stay behind

  • Communication for Development goes beyond providing information
  • Effective Ways of Incorporating Video into Internal Communications
  • What are the key lessons in deploying new ideas and what tactics make them work?
Session 5: A Different Proposition: Collective Intelligence in Organisations

  • The impact of social and digital technologies and how organisations are using it to address a variety of business issues.
Session 6: Tackling one of the Major IC Challenges: Communicating to offline employees globally, reaching and engaging them effectively Session 6: Diversity & Inclusion: How to equip employees to be culturally aware in their communications
Rapid Fire Learning Session: Internal Communications put in context

  • Is HR the best place to drive internal communications
  • Whither employee engagement? – Time to move on to something more relevant for today’s internal communicators
  • Internal communications – Is it time to let go? What’s the future of internal communications in the 21st century?
  • Digital communication – Internal communication, friend or foe?
Rapid Fire Learning Session:

  • Internal Crisis Management
  • Use of Social Media internally
  • Informal Internal Communications
  • Mix of Tools & Trends
Meet & Exchange: Future Ready IC

  • Internal Digital Transformation
  • Leveraging digital, social and data technologies to manage and motivate a globally mobile workforce
  • Most Effective IC Channels: staying ahead of the curve
  • Capitalizing on Crisis: internal communication processes shaping external communication during a crisis.

Format:
This interactive session divides the audience into 4-5 groups, each representing a topic listed above, moderated by one of the guest speakers; round-table is tasked to come up with three practical strategies related to their topic
Followed by:
discussion will go on for 15 minutes and then each moderator will present his or her table findings to the rest of the audience.

Meet & Exchange Session

  • IC & CSR: Internal Communications Strategies To Strengthen your Corporate Social Responsibility
  • New techniques for stimulating conversations
  • Measuring the channels: Challenges and Solutions

Format:
This interactive session divides the audience into 4-5 groups, each representing a topic listed above, moderated by one of the guest speakers; round-table is tasked to come up with three practical strategies related to their topic
Followed by:
discussion will go on for 15 minutes and then each moderator will present his or her table findings to the rest of the audience.


Pre-Summit Master Classes - Wednesday, 21 March 2018:

Morning Masterclass: Coming Soon
Afternoon Masterclass: Coming Soon

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