CIPD Conference highlights and exhibitors guide 2003

The CIPD’s annual conference is a feast for HR professionals looking to
further their skills and knowledge, network and meet exhibitors.  Here Personnel Today picks out a few must-attend  seminars as well as providing a full list of

Wednesday 22 October

Opening keynote 16.00 – 17.30

– Good to Great: why some companies make the leap and others don’t
Jim Collins Author of Good to Great and co-author of Built to Last.

Thursday 23 October

Leading Change 11.30 – 12.45

Speakers: Richard Coates, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Mercers Human
Resource Consulting; David Jones, Senior Vice President – HR, Global
Manufacturing and Supply, GlaxoSmithKline; Chris Metcalfe, Group Job Evaluation
Manager, TOTAL
Seminar Code: C2

– Information and Consultation Directive: raising competitiveness
Chair: Mike Kinski, president, CIPD and Managing Director, Terra Firma Capital
Partners Ltd
Speakers: Alan Johnson MP, Minister of State for Employment Relations, Industry
and the Regions, DTI; Phillip Beaumont, Professor of Employment Relations,
University of Glasgow; Allan Johnston, Executive Director, Corus
Seminar code: C3

– Taking Risks
Chair: Linbert Spencer, Consultant
Speaker: Rene Carayol, formerly with Marks and Spencer and a board director at
Pepsi and IPC Magazines now writer, broadcaster and CEO of Business Consultancy

Seminar code: C4

14.15 – 15.30

– How to Get the Best Out of your People:
An interview with Sven-Goran Eriksson masterclass
Interviewer: Rene Carayol, formerly with Marks and Spencer and Board Director
at Pepsi and IPC Magazines, now writer, broadcaster and CEO of Business
Speaker: Sven-Goran Eriksson, Coach to the England National Football Team
Seminar code: D1

– How Do We Value Our People? Measuring human capital
Chair: Neil Roden, Group Director Human Resources, Royal Bank of Scotland
Group plc
Speakers: Duncan Brown, Assistant Director General, CIPD; Denise Kingsmill,
Deputy Chairman, Competition Commission
Seminar code: D5

– How to Develop Your HR Strategy: a practical approach
Chair: Paul Turner, Vice President Europe, Middle East and Africa/Asia
Pacific, Convergys
Speakers: Kim Parrish, HR Director, Scottish & Newcastle Retail; Natalie
Woodford, Vice President, HR, GlaxoSmithKline
Seminar code: D7

– Developing Women Leaders: are we serious?
Chair: Nick Clarke, Presenter of the World at One, BBC Radio 4
Speakers: Susan Vinnicombe, Professor of Organisational Behaviour &
Diversity Management, Cranfield School of Management
Jean Tomlin, Group Director of Human Resources, Marks and Spencer plc; Karren
Brady, Managing Director, Birmingham City Football Club
Seminar code: E7

Friday 24 October

Keynote address 11.30 – 13.15

– W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne
W. Chan Kim is the Boston Consulting Group; Bruce D. Henderson Chair
Professor of International Management, INSEAD; Renée Mauborgne is the INSEAD
Distinguished Fellow and Affiliate Professor of Strategy and Management at
INSEAD and Fellow of the World Economic Forum.
Creating a High Performing Organisation: ‘Tipping Point’ leadership and fair

09.30 – 11.00

– Tackling Discrimination at Work
Chair: Museji Ahmed Takolia, The Government’s Senior Advisor on Diversity
Strategy and Equal Opportunities, Cabinet Office
Speakers: Makbool Javaid, Partner and Head of Equality & Diversity, DLA;
Sue O’Neill, Social Responsibility Manager – Diversity, B&Q
Seminar code: F3

For a full listing of conference seminars and master classes, visit or
call the conference hotline on 020 8263 3434 fax: 020 8263 3814.

Exhibition Stands

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

360 is us Limited                                                                                  Q177

Abbey at work                                                                                     B39

Academy of Executive Coaching                                                           B38
ACAS                                                                                                  A15

Activate Outdoors Limited                                                                    B74

Active Health Partners                                                                          M75

Age Positive                                                                                         A34

Alighn Ltd                                                                                            Q102

Anglo American Book Co Ltd                                                              C56

ASE                                                                                                     C17

Ashorne Hill Conference Centre                                                            A30

Ashridge                                                                                               M8

ASK Europe Plc                                                                                  B71

ASR Computers Limited                                                                       M9

Assessment & Development Consultants Limited                                   M50
Assessors Online Ltd Association for Project Management                    B24
Association of Business Psychologists                                                   M62

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Barcelona Outdoor & Corporate Training                                             A9
Bartlett Scott Edgar Ltd                                                                        M2

Bates Corporate Services                                                                     Q35

BBC Learning                                                                                      A36

Beadware                                                                                             Q116

Belbin Associates                                                                                 C85

Best Western Heart of England Hotels                                                  Q20

Best Western Hotels                                                                             Q19

BI                                                                                                        C73

Bis-Web Ltd                                                                                        Q71

Black Country Conferences                                                                  M64

Blackpool Conference Bureau                                                              M64

Blick UK Limited                                                                                 M43

Bourton Group Bright Horizons Family Solutions                                   A69

British Association of Conference Destinations                                      M64

British Computer Society, The                                                              C59

British Heart Foundation                                                                       B76

BT Home Computing                                                                            Q10

BT Workstyle                                                                                       B41

BTEC from Edexcel                                                                             B37

Bupa Cash Plan                                                                                    Q66

BUPA Wellness                                                                                   Q101

Busy Bees Childcare Ltd                                                                      C25

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Calder Conferences                                                                              Q74

Candidate Manager                                                                              M95

Capita Learning & Development                                                           A27

Carval                                                                                                  Q1

CASCAiD Ltd                                                                                     Q164

CDS (Corporate Document Services)                                                   A1

Ceridian Centrefile                                                                                A72

Challenge LBD                                                                                     M66

Charles Russell Solicitors                                                                      Q72

Chartered Institute of Marketing                                                            B31

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development                                 M31
Chelsea Village                                                                                     Q23a

CiA Training Ltd                                                                                   Q108

CILT, the National Centre for Languages                                              M70

City & Guilds                                                                                       C87

CMPS                                                                                                 C61

CMS Recruitment Advertising                                                               M26

College of Executive Coaching                                                              B22

Company Health Ltd                                                                            A16

Conference Herefordshire                                                                     M64

Connect Catering Ltd                                                                           C74a

Consensus                                                                                            M81

Corus Hotels                                                                                        A5

Cottrills                                                                                                B1

CragRats Action Training                                                                      Q17

Cranfield School of Management                                                          B33

Criterion Partnership Ltd                                                                       A29

Croner                                                                                                 C40

Croner Reward                                                                                    B52

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Dearne Valley Business School                                                             M1

Delta Partnership                                                                                  C99

Department for Education & Skills                                                        C27

Department of Trade and Industry                                                         A48

Destination Durham Develop                                                                 A51

Dickinson Dees Law Firm                                                                     C39                                                                        B6

Dolce Norton Manor International Conference Destinations                   C5
Dove Nest Group                                                                                 B78

Dr Susi Strang and Associates                                                              C68

DWF Solicitors                                                                                    C41

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Eden Brown                                                                                         A8

Edify Development Ltd                                                                         A25

EEF Yorkshire and Humberside                                                            A24

Emergency Planning College                                                                 Q39

EMPLOYeSURVEYS Research and Consulting                                   B11

Employment NTO                                                                                A11

Epic Group plc                                                                                     A53
ERAS Ltd                                                                                            C54

Ethos Consulting                                                                                   Q94
ETS plc                                                                                                C98

European Background                                                                          Q87

European Centre for Business Excellence                                              C96

Eversheds                                                                                             A39

Express Medicals Ltd                                                                           M78

Exult                                                                                                     Q42

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Fair Play Partnership                                                                             B17

fish4jobs                                                                                               A45

Forum Conference Centre                                                                    Q37

Fraser Hart Awards & Incentives                                                          Q170

Frontier Software                                                                                 B79

Fusions Training (UK) Ltd                                                                    B64

Future-Wize Ltd                                                                                   Q46

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

GEE Publishing                                                                                     B49

Gender Trust, The                                                                                Q166

Global Security Services                                                                       M14

Global Synergy Solutions                                                                      Q60

Global Visas                                                                                         C67

Go MAD Ltd                                                                                       Q182

Graduate Prospects Ltd                                                                        Q134

Gradunet                                                                                              A79

Grampian Software Ltd                                                                        C15

Grass Roots Group, The                                                                       Q172

Great Companies Consulting                                                                 B38

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

HACAS Chapman Hendy                                                                    C55

Halifax Plc                                                                                            M27

Hargreaves Lansdown Corporate Solutions                                           M73

Hay Group                                                                                           C33

Haymarket Professional Publications Ltd                                               C93

Health in Business/PES                                                                         C82

Health Shield                                                                                        B80

Hela Zone                                                                                            B38

Hemsley Fraser Group Ltd                                                                   A52

Henley Management College                                                                 M51a

hfx Ltd                                                                                                 M69

HM Prison Service                                                                               A38

Home Office, The                                                                                 M21

Horizon Recruitment Ltd                                                                       C103

HR People, The                                                                                    M93

HRD and Payroll Solutions                                                                   Q13

HRHR Personnel Services Ltd                                                              A21

HSA                                                                                                    B63

HubSolutions                                                                                        B26

Human Factors International                                                                 M44

Human Resources                                                                                 B13

Humanconcepts                                                                                    A9a

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

i2i Training & Development                                                                   A30

ICSA                                                                                                   Q85

imc information multimedia communication                                             AG
Impact Development Training Group                                                     B61

Impromptu Ltd                                                                                     Q164

Impromptu Ltd                                                                                     B31

Inchcape Fleet Solutions                                                                       M98

Incite UK                                                                                             M91

Incomes Data Services                                                                         M57

Infinite Possibilities Ltd                                                                          Q52

Initial Style Conferences                                                                        Q3

Innova International Consultancy/Momentum Radar                              Q161
Inside Housing                                                                                      C55a

Inspiring People                                                                                    Q36
Instep (UK) Ltd                                                                                   B42
Institute of Leadership & Management                                                  C62

Institute of Public Finance                                                                     M82

Integration International                                                                         M42

Intellego Systems Ltd                                                                            C44

Interflex Time and Access Ltd                                                               B83

Investors in People UK                                                                         B53

IOSH                                                                                                   Q94

IQuentis Ltd                                                                                         C73a

Irving & Irving Associates                                                                     A23

Irwin Mitchell                                                                                       M51

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

JCA (Occupational Psychologists) Ltd                                                  B74

Jobcentre Plus                                                                                      A46

Jones Kelleher and Associates Limited                                                  C8

Jupiter Advertising Ltd                                                                          A35

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Kane Communications                                                                          A65

Karrass Europe                                                                                    A10

KCS Management Systems                                                                  C60

Kents Hill Park & Yarnfield Park                                                          B68

kidsunlimited nurseries                                                                          B10

Kirklees Conference Desk                                                                    Q37

Kogan Page Publishers                                                                         B67

KPMG People Services                                                                       B43

Kronos Systems                                                                                   A58

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Lakeside Management Development                                                     C74

LeadChange Ltd                                                                                   Q25a

Leapfrog Childcare Vouchers                                                               C12

Learnership Ltd                                                                                    Q71

Learning and Skills Council                                                                   Q21

Leeds Met Training                                                                               B75

Legal & General – Employee Benefits                                                    Q147

Leicestershire Venues                                                                           M64

Leisure Vouchers                                                                                  Q5

LexisNexis UK                                                                                     C49

Life Events                                                                                           B72

Lindley Training                                                                                    M58

Link HR Systems                                                                                  C4

ListenHR                                                                                              Q27

Living with Stress Ltd                                                                           Q24

LivingWell Health Clubs                                                                        Q45

Log Heights Ltd at Ripley Castle          

London Speaker Bureau, The                                                               A77

Longhirst Hall                                                                                       B90 Ltd                                                                           M4

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Magistrates’ Association                                                                       C89

Management Pocketbooks Ltd                                                             Q53
Management First from Emerald                                                           M18

Manson Warner Healthcare Ltd                                                            B15

Marston Hotels                                                                                     A67

McCallum Layton                                                                                 Q47

McLaren Solutions Ltd                                                                         C95

Mediafour Ltd                                                                                      C100

MHS (UK) (Multi Health Systems)                                                       C102

Middlesex University Business School                                                   A59

MOL                                                                                                   C14

Moller Centre, The                                                                               M12                                                                                      Q15

Mosaic IDG Ltd                                                                                   Q60

MPCG Limited                                                                                     B65

MRI Worldwide                                                                                   M41

MTa International C13NAPF                                                               C35

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

National Museum of Photography Film & Television                              M63
Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau                                             Q79

Nice Work – employee benefits coaching/Miton Investments                 Q95
Nicola Price Coaching and Training                                                       Q99

Nottingham Business School                                                                 M85

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

O’Connor Design & Advertising                                                            B56
Occupational Testing Ltd                                                                      C18

OCR                                                                                                    B19

OGCbuyingsolutions                                                                             B96

Onesimus                                                                                             B72

Open University Business School                                                          C52

OPP Limited                                                                                        C28

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Paperfree Systems Ltd                                                                          C50

Parity/Vielife                                                                                         A49

PBR Consulting                                                                                    C91

Peak Training for Management                                                              Q57

Penna Consulting plc                                                                             C53

People Events                                                                                       Q104

People Management                                                                             M31

People Performance Magazine                                                              B84

PEOPLE PICKERS uk Ltd                                                                  A47

Peopleclick                                                                                           M28

Pergamon Flexible Learning                                                                  C69

Personnel Manager’s Yearbook, The                                                    B4

Personnel Today                                                                                   B55

Peter Bluckert Coaching                                                                       M19

Peter Chapman & Associates                                                               C21
Pilat HR Solutions                                                                                 C9

Pinsents                                                                                                M59

Pitman Training Group Plc                                                                    Q122

Plantime c/o Group 4 Security Systems                                                 M49

PMMS Consulting Group                                                                     M58a

Positive Effects at Camp Hill                                                                 B16

Principle Practice, The                                                                          C84

PRO                                                                                                    Q90

PSL – Psychometric Services Ltd                                                          A32
Psychological Consultancy Ltd                                                              C90

Psychological Corporation, The                                                            C20

Psymmetry                                                                                           M61

Psytech International Ltd                                                                       A61

Purple Monster Training Ltd                                                                 C64

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Qualifications & Curriculum Authority (QCA)                                       B81
Qwiz (UK) Ltd                                                                                     B2

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

RAW                                                                                                   M53

RDI                                                                                                      C3

RE Austin Ltd                                                                                       Q171

Recognition Express                                                                             Q29

Recognition Systems                                                                             Q96

Recruitment & Employment Confederation                                            B18                                                                  B75a

Reed Executive                                                                                     B48

Remploy Ltd                                                                                        M25

Results Coaching Systems                                                                     A18

RightCoutts                                                                                          B36

Robinson Executive Centre                                                                   M60

Roffey Park Institute                                                                             M83

RTIX                                                                                                   M97

RWD Performance Solutions                                                                B98

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Sabre Employment Ltd                                                                         Q127

SACO – The Serviced Apartment Company                                         A50

Shire Hotels                                                                                          M52

SHL (UK) Ltd                                                                                     C45

Skill Boosters                                                                                       C34

Skills for Business                                                                                 B58

Skillsarena Ltd                                                                                      B27

Smith Stone Walters Ltd                                                                       Q92

Snowdrop Systems                                                                               M45

Sodexho Prestige                                                                                  Q37

Sona Positive Health Ltd                                                                       A19

Spherion                                                                                               Q121

Spring IT Training                                                                                 Q11

Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Conference Bureau                               M64
Storks Celebrations Ltd                                                                        B21

Synectics                                                                                              M10

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Talent! Recruitment                                                                               A70

Taskmanager Software Ltd                                                                   M48

TEAL Consulting Ltd                                                                            Q156

teamHR Limited                                                                                   Q50

TeamTalk Interactive                                                                            Q23

Tees Valley Tourism Bureau                                                                 M65

Telford and Shropshire Conferences                                                     M64

Test Agency Ltd                                                                                   A76
The FIT Corporation                                                                            Q99

The Guardian                                                                                        C1

The Strategy Room                                                                               C80

Thomas International                                                                             A33

Times Newspapers                                                                               Q6                                                                                    B94

TMP/Hudson Human Resource Consulting                                            B54

Todo Mundo Development                                                                   Q6                                                                               C75

Total Conflict Management                                                                   Q145                                                                                        A64

TQ Training Management Services Ltd                                                 C50

Training and Development Solutions                                                      M68

Trans4mation                                                                                        A57

Tricho-Tech Drug & Alcohol Testing Services                                       Q68
TUC Partnership Insitute                                                                       C71

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

University of Huddersfield                                                                     Q37

University of Leicester                                                                          M90

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Virgin Incentives                                                                                   Q155

Vital Impact                                                                                          Q99


Vizual Business Tools plc                                                                      A56

Voucher Association                                                                             Q110

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

Warwick Conferences                                                                          C46

Weetwood Hall Conference Centre & Hotel                                         B90

WellWork Ltd                                                                                      Q25

Westfield Contributory Health Scheme                                                  A3

Whittlebury & Scalford Halls                                                                Q100

Whitwell Training & Conference Centre                                                A51

Wickland Westcott                                                                               A40

William Reed Publishing                                                                        A17

Windsor Training                                                                                  B38a

Work Interiors                                                                                      A54

Work Permits (UK)                                                                              M67

Working Relationships                                                                          Q14

Worktrain                                                                                             M23

WPA                                                                                                   M20                                                            M31

Organisation                                                                                       Stand

XpertHR                                                                                              B55

Xytec Diagnostics                                                                                 M42a

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