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At-a-glance programme

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Plan your day of training and development with our at-a-glance programme with all the day's timings.

For detailed session descriptions click here. The live broadcast sessions can also be attended in=person.

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What's happening on the day?

10.00am - 10.20am

Forum Session title Speaker(s)
Welcome Welcome and update from Co-operatives UK Rose Marley, Co-operatives UK

10.30am - 11.30am

Forum Session title Speaker(s)
Live broadcast/communications Communicating the co-op USP John Owens and Matt Leigh, Instruct
HR Sexual harassment at work Emma Bagshaw, Seabury Legal 
Governance Inherited assets: A double-edged sword? James Wright, Co-operatives UK
Finance Triple bottom line reporting: Using sustainable development goals Colin Curtis, TBL Services
Membership/culture Building effective working relationships and culture in the 'new normal' Chris Hood and Brad Taylor, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)

11.50am - 12.50pm

Forum Session title Speaker(s)
Live broadcast Future proofing your co-op – horizon scanning To be confirmed
Communications Reaching young people through digital communications Matt Bell-Watson, Priestley
HR Covid case studies - discrimination of those shielding/pregnant Gary Morrison, Co-operatives UK
Governance Governance/legal update To be confirmed, Anthony Collins Solicitors
Membership Co-operative approaches to product development and service design Kayleigh Walsh, Outlandish

1.50pm - 2.50pm

Format Session title Speaker(s)
Live broadcast Adapting to changing consumer trends and behaviour To be confirmed
Communications Creating online content on your phone Tom Clarke, Lewis Valentine and Sophie Hukin, SharpFutures POD
Membership Writing a membership engagement strategy John Atherton, Co-operatives UK
HR Motherhood penalty Joeli Brearley, Pregnant then screwed
Governance Making cognitive diversity work in the boardroom Dr Tamara Russell and Neil Tsappis, Demyst Board Sciences
Finance Fundraising for co-ops and community businesses Cailen Kinney, Co-operatives UK

3.10pm - 4.10pm

Format Session title Speaker(s)
Live broadcast Combating the climate emergency Barry Clavin and Joe Hulme, The Co-op Group
Communications What makes a good media story Iain McCallum, Freelance Communications Consultant
Membership Creating strategy in co-operative ways (without boring committee meetings) Adrian Ashton, Adrian Ashton
HR Menopause at work Kate Fielding, Co-operatives UK
Governance/finance Insolvency Lindsey Cooper, RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP
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