Agenda

Registration

Register from 8:20am – the first 25 people get a free copy of Martin White’s book, ‘Managing Expectations – Building Client-Consultant Partnerships’.

Registration is really easy – we have you on the list, so we’ll hand you your name badge and lanyard without fuss. There may be stickers and cards involved too!

Friday, 5th October 2018

1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

Tickets

Join us for carbs and coffee in the exhibition hall – and take a look at a slice of the original Roman wall of London.

Speakers and attendees should note that the following agenda will change a lot up until mid-September.

Morning

9:00am

Welcome

Conference format; topics; match cards; hashtag; chatbot — Lisa and Wedge.

9:09am

Keynote: The accessible digital experience

Designing for everyone, regardless of the diverse technology and the diverse workforce — Fintan Galvin, Invotra.

Fintan Galvin.

9:27am

Putting employees at the centre of your intranet redesign

Lessons learned from a series of intranet workshops we ran to inform, educate and inspire our staff and to collect their feedback and requirements — Emma Morrison, Hyde Group (Housing).

Emma Morrison.

9:37am

User research on a shoestring

An approach to building new menus for the Fairtrade intranet as part of a project with no budget — Janet White, Fairtrade Foundation.

Janet White.

9:47am

Lightning talk

TBA — Baxter Willis, WM Reply.

Baxter Willis.

9:57am

Do we still need an ‘all in one’ intranet?

How Savills is responding to the challenges of flexible working, a remote workforce, and the coming of O365 — Tanya Burak, Savills

Tanya Burak.

10:07am

Lightning Talk

TBA — Adam Pope, Arup.

10:17am

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

Lessons and learnings of an intranet manager — Suzie Robinson, WSH Group.

Suzie Robinson.

10:26am

Driving user adoption – a people-first approach for a great employee experience

Your digital workplace must be well used to be truly valuable. How to use the ADKAR change model to create a great employee experience that ensures deep adoption — Howard Thain, CompanyNet.

Howard Thain.

10:36am

The usual suspects

How your adoption efforts can reach beyond the usual suspects — Ellen van Aken, AzkoNobel — our 2017 Diamond Award winner.

10:46am

Lessons from learning: how to make an intranet more useful

Bridging the gap between intranets and learning, and the change that’s possible from the smallest steps — Simon Thompson, Barclays, Experience Applied.

Simon Thompson.

10:55am

Workshop pitches

Each workshop leader explains their topic. There are four afternoon workshops, and we ask you to register for only one.

Workshop

11:00am

Fire alarm test and break

As soon as you hear the alarm, calmly move to the exhibition space to enjoy drinks and nibbles.

coffee

11:27am

Welcome back

Pack it up, pack it in – let me begin! — Lisa.

Lisa Riemers.

11:30am

Keynote: The ‘why’ of your intranet

We started this intranet thing over twenty years ago. The tech does matter, but it’s all about how tools are used and how the organisation focuses on goals. — Sukh Ryatt, Oak.

Sukh Ryatt.

11:48am

Lightning Talk

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Full moon

11:58am

Lightning Talk

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Full moon

12:08pm

If you can’t beat them, join them

For 17 years we have been fighting off SharePoint, but this year we decided to embrace it. Does the tech actually make any difference to employee experience? — Jeremy Stewart, SORCE.

Jeremy Stewart.

12:17pm

Panel!

TBA — TBA, TBA; TBA, TBA; TBA, TBA; TBA, TBA; TBA, TBA.

panel

12:30pm

Lunch

That’s a wrap – or a salad, or a cake.

coffee

1:40pm

Lightning talk

TBA — James Robertson, Step Two.

James Robertson

1:48pm

Chatbots vs. Intranets

Where do chatbots beat intranets, and where do intranets come out on top? Includes lots of real-world chatbot examples plus a happy ending where everyone wins. — Chris McGrath, Tangowork.

Chris McGrath.

1:57pm

Lightning talk Interact

TBA — TBA, Interact.

2:07pm

Lightning talk

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Full moon

2:17pm

Lightning talk

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Full moon

2:26pm

Guest keynote – a view from askew, from slightly outside of our industries

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Full moon

2:44pm

Lisa and Wedge

We’re about to break – please sign up for one workshop, at the sponsor’s stand of your choice. When not in a workshop, you’ll be participating in two, 20 minute ‘table talks’.

2:45pm

Break

Be sure to register for your workshop, and know its time and location.

coffee

3:15pm

Workshop A [Invotra] (Walbrook room) and Workshop B [WM Reply] (Fleet room) or two ‘table talk’ sessions

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Workshop

3:55pm

Workshop C [Oak] (Walbrook room) and Workshop D [Sorce] (Fleet room) or two ‘table talk’ sessions

TBA — TBA, TBA.

Workshop

4:40pm

Diamond Award

Presented to an individual for their remarkable contributions to the intranet community.

Trophy

4:46pm

Panel!

Including our Diamond Award winner.

panel

4:57pm

Prize draw and ‘thank yous’

Lisa and Wedge.

5:01pm

Drinks!

You are all invited for a glass of Prosecco, courtesy of the Digital Workplace Group, in the exhibition hall.

Wine