Strategic People 2018 – Insight, Engagement, Impact

Thursday, March 8, 2018 10:00 am
America Square Conference Centre, London

Join approximately 200 HR and Volunteering leaders from the not-for-profit sector for:

Insight: Hear from experts about their experiences in leading successful organisations.

Engagement: Discuss ways of reaching out across your organisation to engage all your people more effectively.

Impact: Take away practical ideas to elevate and sustain your organisation’s engagement levels.   

“This is the second year I’ve attended and it was even better than last year.”

“Really brilliant, thank you, I’ll be back next year!”

Keynote Speakers

We’re thrilled to announce that our keynote speakers are:

Fiona Evans

HR Director, ZSL

HR - Positive leaders of change

Mike Adamson

CEO, British Red Cross


Click on a workshop title to view the session’s precis and speakers’ biographies.

 A1 The critical role of leaders in internal communications
Nina Callard, Head of Internal Engagement and Communication,  Cancer Research UK
Helen Schick, Head of Internal Communications and Engagement, Alzheimer’s Society
A2 Silo stranglehold – break free through collaboration
Lara Roche, Owner and Lead Consultant, The Talent Sphere
 A3 Transformational change at United Response – HR and IT together
Mark Ospedale, Director of People and Communications, United Response
Jill Lanham, Director of IT and Business Change, United Response
 A4 How to change perceptions and build a business case: The corporate, the charity and the skilled volunteer
Christopher Beale, Chief Executive, Poole Council for Voluntary Service
 B1 Transforming employment framework in social care and building out engagement
David Jessop, People Director, Leonard Cheshire
B2 The Generation Game – Panel discussion 
Chair: Rob Jackson, Consultant, Rob Jackson Consultant Ltd
Panellist: Matthew Hick, Volunteer Development Manager, Science Museum Group
B3 All you wanted to know about engagement, but were afraid to ask
Roger Parry, Director, Agenda Consulting
B4 Embracing new volunteer management systems to kick-start change in volunteer opportunities, recruitment and engagement
Crewenna Dymond, Head of Volunteering and Youth Impact, YHA

(Workshop titles may be subject to change)


We’re delighted to welcome AMHP, AVM, CharityComms, Charities HR Network, Heritage Volunteering Group, Hospice UK,  NUS and VODG as partners for the 2018 event.

Association of Mental Health Providers AVM Charities HR Network Charity Comms Heritage Volunteering Group Hospice UK National Union of Students Voluntary Organisations Disability Group


Early Bird offer
(until 23.02.18)
Standard price
(from 24.02.18)
Member* Non-member All
1 delegate £165.00 £188.00 £221.00
2 delegates £305.25 £347.80 £408.85
3 delegates £445.50 £507.60 £596.70
4 delegates £585.75 £667.40 £784.55

All prices are subject to VAT.

* Members of AMHP, AVM, CharityComms, CHS Alliance, Heritage Volunteering Group, Hospice UK, NUS and VODG


TPP Recruitment Ltd are sponsoring this event for another year. The charity recruitment specialists are dedicated to recruiting outstanding employees for not-for-profit and healthcare organisations.


Meet suppliers to the not-for-profit sector during the refreshment breaks.

If you are a supplier and are interested in taking part as an exhibitor, find out more and call 01865 263726 to book your place. Please note that spaces are limited; don’t miss out.

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