Programme – 10th October 2018

CEO Breakfast Forum

7:15 – 9:00 am CEO Breakfast Forum

Featuring: Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive, Sky Plc; Owen Brennan, Group Chief Executive, Devenish Nutrition; Angela McGowan, Regional Director, CBI Northern Ireland

Responsible Business Summit 2018

8:30 – 9:00 am Business Expo/Tea and coffee

9:00 – 11:00 am Plenary: What is the Future for Business?

11:00 am Networking Break and Business Expo

11:30 am – 12:30 pm Workshops (delegates can choose one)

The Changing Face of Communication
Embracing user-generated Content

The Future of Work and Education
Investigating how the world of work will change and helping business understand the skills in demand, technological impact and other megatrends

The Problem with Plastics
How can we protect our planet? How does the Circular Economy play its part?

Listening in the Workplace
Exploring this undervalued and underused mental health tool

12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Business Expo

1:30 – 2:30 pm The Big Communities Debate

Understanding and tackling the issue of social mobility – how business can generate equality of opportunity for all, regardless of where someone is born. An interactive session with lively debate and polling for opinion

2:30 – 3:30 pm Networking Break and Business Expo

3:00 – 4:00 pm Workshops (delegates can choose one)

Technology: Friend or Foe in futureproofing your business
The pros and cons of technology in business

Developing your Flagship Education/Skills Programme
Why do some employers develop their own programme; how they’ve done it; and what have been the successes and pitfalls along the way?

Two-degrees economy
How science-based targets can futureproof your business

Engage, Include, Succeed
Tools for futureproofing your business

4:00 – 4:15 pm Closing Comments