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Now into their second decade, our Smartworking Summits are a truly unique experience.


Far removed from the usual dull gatherings, our Summits are PowerPoint-free zone where you’ll hear your peers – leading CEO's, CHRO’s, CIO’s, Property Directors – talking freely about their challenges and how they are addressing them.


This is your opportunity to be inspired by the experiences of leading executives and to share your challenges with a high-profile peer group of business leaders - truly your opportunity to be amongst leaders learning from leaders.


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"What's the biggest change challenge facing your organisation to 2020?"


From 08:30-12:30 the Summit has 7 highly regarded leaders sharing their

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If 3 people register from the same business, we will invite a 4th colleague free of charge.

Paul Preston, former Chairman of Unilever Portugal & SVP Leadership Development. Paul believes that you can get spectacular results from people & teams. However it doesn't happen by chance and the excitement is to engineer sustainable high performance. LinkedIn bio

Jane Harley. Head of Talent Acquisition, Alvarez & Marsal. Jane’s a 20-year veteran of global talent acquisition and will share her experiences of securing the ‘right’ skills in today’s global market. LinkedIn bio

Shane Mitchell led Cisco’s Connected Urban Development, creating innovative answers for large metropolitan areas. A Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, Shane will share his insight to creating smart connected communities. LinkedIn bio

On 11 April at the prestigious Royal Society of Arts, with it's fitting "21st century enlightenment" motto, our Smartworking Summit tackles these questions and aims to find answers.

When asked about their weaknesses 48% said lacking skills to create agile teams & 83% felt analytics were crucial for managing change.

Posing this simple question to 7,500 executives led to shocking responses - 85% said creating agile teams and 77% stated tackling under-performance.

experiences, making this a must-attend session for all involved in transforming workplaces & work practices.

Smartworking Summits i Nicola Millard

Dr. Nicola Millard, BT’s experience futurologist.  Despite being with a tech firm, Nicola combines psychology with trends analysis to anticipate what might be lying around the corner for organisations. LinkedIn bio

Shane Mitchell

Barry Flack, Openreach HR Director brings over 20 years blue chip leadership experience.  Barry will consider HR’s challenge when responding to diverse, dynamic, constantly changing cultures. LinkedIn bio

Paul Preston

Chris Kane, Head BBC Workplace. For 10 tumultuous years Chris managed 616,000 sq m space, creating Scottish HQ, Glasgow; MediaCity, Salford; Media Village, London; Mailbox, Birmingham. Chris discusses creating the right workplace for the world’s most creative organisation. LinkedIn bio

Jane Harley Chris Kane Billy Davidson

Billy Davidson, Group Property Director, Vodafone. Billy joined VF in 2000 & established the group property function in '06, becoming Group Property Director in '08. He manages 4,500 buildings at a cost of €750m a year. LinkedIn bio