The event is in the Lloyd suite, Hornton Grange building, just outside the hotel reception doors.

This event is fully booked.

How will 5G, AI, The Cloud or the Internet of Things impact your business?


This conference gives you the chance to deepen your understanding of these disruptive technologies, explore how to meet the challenges they present and take advantage of their unprecedented potential.


Technology is fundamentally transforming the way we live, work and connect with each other. The day focuses on how our relationships in the workplace are being reshaped; how these technological advances offer new ways of connecting but also increase the necessity for leaders to nurture human relationships. Leaders must evolve to thrive in this constantly changing, fast-paced environment.


Come along to understand how you can exploit these technologies to improve your relationships with your teams, customers and all your stakeholders.

Event Programme

13.20 WELCOME:

Phil James, CEO of The Institute of Leadership & Management

13.40 GETTING FUTURE READY

Speaker: Jamie Shields, AND Digital - Cloud Squad

A highly motivated Platform Engineer with several years’ experience as a system admin and Cloud practitioner. Jamie’s’ focus is on using his experience to help clients evolve and adapt to adopting cloud infrastructure. Mentoring and sharing knowledge whilst delivering highly available cloud infrastructures.

14.10 FUTURE RELATING

Speaker: Jo Keeler, Managing Partner, Belbin


Jo Keeler, Managing Partner of Belbin, believes that simply putting together a number of people and expecting them to work as a team is not enough. More global and virtually connected working means more dispersed and diverse teams and greater challenges. Jo will offer ways to overcome tse challenges and build high performing teams delivering business outcomes.

14.50 LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE

Speaker: Kate Cooper, Head of Research Policy & Standards, The Institute of Leadership & Management

However rapidly technology changes and however sophisticated those changes are, there will be, for the foreseeable future at least, the need for leaders and managers to continue to work in organisations. Kate will share highlights of the Institute’s research activity and consider, with the delegates, what leaders and managers can do to attract and retain the sort of talent needed for 4IR

15.30 COFFEE BREAK 

15.50 A VERY HUMAN FUTURE

Speaker: Steve Wells, Global Futurist, Keynote Speaker and COO, Fast Future

This fast-paced session will explore major forces of change - and specific developments - that will impact businesses of all sizes in the future. Steve will offer practical approaches to help you identify and evaluate these critical developments, and assess their implications for how we lead and manage. However, in this constantly changing environment, Steve argues that the future remains very human, as it is talent and imagination that will be the true differentiators of success

16.30 DRINKS RECEPTION


 

Speakers

Steve Wells

Steve Wells is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and the COO of Fast Future

Steve Wells is a global futurist and COO of Fast Future Publishing. His focus is the future of life, business and society, highlighting the new thinking and business models being enabled by exponential technologies. He explores the leadership capabilities required to compete in the future, to help clients make informed choices on the potential impact of emerging technologies.  
Steve is co-editor and contributing author on a series of books exploring the emerging future and is currently working on two forthcoming books: 50:50 – Scenarios for the Next 50 Years and Unleashing Human Potential and The Future of AI in Business. 
He is an international keynote speaker and a contributor to tv, radio and podcasts. 
 

Jamie Shields

AND Digital - Cloud Squad

A highly motivated Platform Engineer with several years experience as a system admin and Cloud practitioner. Jamie’s’ focus is on using his experience to help clients evolve and adapt to adopting cloud infrastructure.  Mentoring and sharing knowledge whilst delivering highly available cloud infrastructures. 
 

Phil James

Chief Executive

Phil’s our CEO and works closely with our Board and all members of our team to keep us on track with our mission.

He’s qualified to Master’s degree level and has ambitions to complete a Doctorate in the area of leadership, management and personal development. Previously, Phil has worked as CEO at various professional and awarding bodies in sectors as diverse as construction and social work.

Jo Keeler

Jo Keeler leads strategic and operational activities building the Belbin brand, worldwide. Belbin is a tool that helps individuals and teams reach their potential in the workplace. The Belbin theory proposes that simply putting people together and expecting them to work as an effective team is not enough. Jo helps organisations to form high-performing teams to achieve their business outcomes. 

Jo speaks internationally on the Belbin model and is also a Visiting Fellow at The Cranfield School of Management where she contributes to the Sales Directors Programme.

Kate Cooper

Head of Research

Kate shapes an innovative research programme at The Institute of Leadership & Management designed to inform, inspire and impact the practice of great leadership wherever it happens. Her role is informed by her career as a senior academic in a university business school, focusing on strategy, leadership and professional development. 

Kate is also a conference keynote speaker, internationally, and provides expert commentary on a range of topics arising from the Institute’s research agenda. She is regularly quoted in regional, national and international media, has appeared on both BBC television and radio, is a Forbes contributor and has a regular column in Dialogue Review, the business magazine for leaders.