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    HR in Turbulent Times – CPP Summer Conference 2017
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    Human Resource Management (10th ed), co-written by CPP team member Prof Carol Atkinson
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Following last year’s successful joint MMU/CIPD conference to mark CIPD’s centenary year, we are delighted to host this year’s joint conference.

This full day event will feature a number of high-profile speakers who will address contemporary issues of interest to the HR community. Delegates will be drawn from both the private and public sectors across the region, providing excellent networking opportunities.

The event is an excellent opportunity to engage with leading HR thinking and network with other HR professionals and industry experts from across the region. Attendees will leave with new ideas to take back to their organisations.


Date: Friday 11 July 2014
Time: 10am until 4.00pm
Venue: MMU Business School

Keynote Speakers and Themes


  • Mark Beatson – Chief Economist, CIPD
    ‘Are organisations getting better at managing their talent?’
  • Ed Houghton – Research Advisor (Human Capital and Metrics), CIPD
    ‘Valuing your Talent – A framework for measuring and understanding human capital’
  • Damian Hughes – ‘Liquid Thinker’
    ‘The Psychology of Engaging Top Talent’
  • James Farr – New Economy, Director of Employment and Skills
    ‘Skill Gaps and Unemployment in Northern England – what does this mean for talent management?’
  • Rob Devlin – Community Resourcing Manager, Co-operative Group
    ‘Win-win strategies for working with communities to find and develop emerging talent’
  • Carmel Fell – OD Consultant and Behavioural Science Specialist
    ‘Growing or burning out top talent?’

Professor Ben Lupton
Centre Director

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