Programme overview

Practitioners Forum 2019 takes place on 7 November in Manchester.
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Membership

Communications

HR

Finance

Governance

09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME

10:00-11:10

Understanding Member Value and why is it so important

James Roberts - MemberWise Network

When will I be famous?
Generating broadcast media coverage for your co-op

Josh Wheeler - Good Broadcast UK

An introduction to employee well-being

Sharon Pegg - Northern Powerhouse Consulting

The Bristol Pound Experience

Diana Finch - Bristol Pound CIC

The nuts and bolts of sociocracy - an exploration of how co-ops are using this set of tools and principles that ensure shared power

Linda Barlow - Co-operatives UK
Dr Mark Simmonds - Co-op Culture

11:10-11:30 REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:30-12:30

 

The Totally Locally Fiverfest - Engaging communities through grassroots campaigns

Chris Sands - Totally Locally & 
The Good Company

The secrets of effective email marketing

Catherine Wilson - London North Eastern Railway (LNER)

Promoting colleague well-being

Heather Lee - Lincolnshire Co-op
Rachel Ashmore - Lincolnshire Co-op
Jeff Law - Lincolnshire Co-op

KPMG tax update

Steven Abbott - KPMG Ellen Feetum - KPMG

The Ownership Stake: Engaging Employees

Carole Leslie - Consultant

12:30-13:30

LUNCH

13:30-14:30

The NUDGE Approach: the changing nature of member engagement

Maria Borstnar - Nudge2Engage

Inclusive communications and avoiding unconscious bias

Jana Mills - Small Axe

How to use what you already know to shape a well-being programme

Paul Caudwell - Co-op Group

UK economic outlook

Dennis Tatarkov - KPMG

Hearing the voice of members: member bodies and cooperative governance

David Alcock - Anthony Collins Solicitors
Ross Hodgson - Suma
Tim Morgan - Shared Interest Society

14:30-14:50

REFRESHMENT BREAK

14:50-15:50

Best practice share: working with charity partners

To podcast or not to podcast?

Mel Harris - Sparklab Productions

 

Session TBC

Is it time the Co-op Movement had its own SORP?

John Sandford - CPC
Vivian Woodell - CPC

The importance of member inductions
15:50 EVENT CLOSE

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