February 21st 2017 | London


Enhancing Engagement, Strengthening Trust & Driving Productivity

With low productivity continuing to plague the economy, as it has done through the last few years, employee engagement must continue to play a vital role in boosting performance, securing staff retention, increasing levels of engagement and driving productivity forwards.  

Network with over 50 colleagues and peers from across Employee Engagement and HR to share best-practice and discuss the challenges that your organisation are facing and how to overcome them. 

Key issues to be discussed include:

  • Empowering staff, giving them a strong voice, with decision maker powers 
  • Successfully implementing Employee Engagement, boosting productivity & performance 
  • Demonstrating ROI and gaining senior management buy-in 
  • Introducing new styles of leadership and management  
  • Creating your Employee Engagement champions  
  • Exploring and measuring new digital channels and technologies to effectively and efficiently communicate

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Karen Notaro, Head of Engagement Champions Network, Ministry of Justice
  • Alton Hobbs, Head of Learning and Development, The Royal Mencap Society
  • Emily Cosgrove, Co-Founder, The Conversation Space Ltd
  • Nathan Ott, CEO, eg.1 & Director, The GC Index
  • Nita Clarke, Deputy Chair, Engage for Success
  • Gary Cookson, HR Director, Trafford College

Who should attend?

Those who work in:

  • HR
  • Employee Engagement
  • Internal Communications
  • Learning and Development
  • Productivity
  • Internal Engagement
  • Strategy
  • Communications & Engagement
  • Trade Union Representation
  • Recruitment
  • Organisational Development
  • Culture & Change Management
  • Talent Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Reward and Benefits Management

Previous speakers have included:

  • Jo Swinson MP, Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs & Women and Equalities, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
  • Judy Greevy, Deputy Director Engagement and Diversity, HMRC
  • Rob Neil, Head of Engagement Networks Capacity & Capability, Ministry of Justice
  • Nita Clarke, Deputy Chair, Engage for Success
  • Raffaela Goodby, Head of OD, Engagement & Well Being, Birmingham City Council
  • Professor Stephen Bevan​, Director, Centre for Workforce Effectiveness, The Work Foundation 
  • Clive Memmott, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Graham Salisbury, Head of Human Resources, ActionAid UK
  • Steven Weeks,  Policy Manager, NHS Employers
  • Clare Kelliher, Professor of Work and Organisation, Cranfield University School of Management
  • ​Barry Sheerman MP, Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Management
  • Vilma Nikolaidou, Head of Organisational Development, Tate
  • Emma Donaldson-Feilder, Occupational Psychologist and Director, Affinity Health at Work 
  • Vanessa King, Director, the Change Space; Board Member, Workplace and Positive Psychology Head, Action for Happiness
  • Dr Martin Reddington, Academic Fellow CIPD & Formerly Global Programme Director, HR Transformation, at Cable & Wireless


Dods is an official Continuing Professional Development provider. Find out more information on the CPD.

"To obtain optimum performance, it is vital that you engage employees at all levels. The Employee Engagement Summit is a must for all those in management and organisational development.”

Managing Editor - Training Journal