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16th November 2018
13th – 19th November 2018
Date: 15th Nov 2018, 9:00 to 12:30
Theme: Skills and Talent
Venue: National Centre for Early Music
The world of work is changing. From making sure your company can recruit the skills it needs to preparing for technological change we will explore how to build your talent pipeline and prepare for the future workplace.
This half-day summit, brought to you in partnership with the Federation of Small Business (FSB), will explore the employment and skills challenges facing the city today and into the future, what the future of the workplace might look like, and how we can build the right talent pipeline now to create a highly trained and relevant skilled workforce equipped to meet the challenges in the short, medium and long-term future of our city.
The Summit will provide a platform for businesses to discuss and collectively agree what actions need to be taken to ensure York continues to offer opportunities and remains a great place to work.
Concentrating upon the theme of building for tomorrow's workforce today, the event will bring together a range of fascinating speeches, thought provoking commentary, and panel debate on topics such as: predicting future skills needs; the changing shape of the workforce; inspiring tomorrow’s employees; developing soft skills in young employees; maintaining engaged employees helping first-time and young managers; and combining energy with experience - using the multi-generational workforce.
Hosted by Annabel Jelley, Head of Skills York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership our speakers will include:
Andrew Ferguson, Careers and Placements, Student and Academic Services, University of York
Chinara Rustamova, National Education & Skills Policy Advisor FSB
Dominic Colenso, Founder & Head Performance Coach, InFlowTraining
Julia Massey, Learning City Partnership Manager, the City of York Council
Lindsay Cameron, Director, The Next Steps
Michelle Mook, Owner & Director, Pro Development
Pete Quinn, Independent Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Pete Quinn Consulting
Susan Binnersley, Managing Director, h2h Limited
Students from York College
Panel discussion with participants so far from Pavers Shoes, Portakabin and IQ Engineering
In additional to the speeches and discussions the event provides opportunities to network with key stakeholders and utilise information delivered on the day to better address the city’s skills and employability challenges.
A buffet lunch will be provided.
Booking is available now and we expect interest in this event to be high so early booking is advisable.