Festival of Global Mobility Thinking programme

Read the full programme for the Festival of Global Mobility Thinking, a unique interactive conference experience exploring innovation, agility and leadership.

Relocate Global: Festival of Global Mobility

Friday, 11 May, 2018

09.15   Welcome and introductionFiona Murchie, Managing Editor, Relocate Global       09.30   Keynote: transformational leadershipPhyllida Hancock, Olivier Mythodrama11.00   Coffee11.30   Roundtable discussions on keynote themesLeader: Dr Linda Holbeche, Author – The Agile Organisation
  • What are the external trends your organisation is experiencing that are driving the need for organisational agility?
  • How well prepared is your organisation to respond to these?
  • What are the implications, if any, for global mobility?
*11.30 Breakout workshop  Olivier Mythodrama – See the full Mythodrama programme here.11.50  Developing & building an agile organisationDr Linda Holbeche
  • What do we mean by organisational agility?
  • Agile ways of working and structures
  • Why is agility a challenge? (Cultural and structural barriers, challenges of scaling up from IT etc)
  • How can your organisation strengthen its ability to become agile? How can HR/Global mobility help?
  • How does international experience and a global mind set support the growth/agility of your organisation.
12.20  Agility case studies and panel discussion        12.40  Agility roundtable discussion
  • How can your organisation strengthen its ability to become agile?
13.00  LunchNetworking and conversation with experts in display zones 


14.00   Quality of Nationalities and CitizenshipProfessor Dimitry Kochenov: The latest findings from the Henley & Partners – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index (QNI) 3rd Edition 201714.15   Implications of immigration for business growth & talent mobilityMarianne Curphey: panel interview, followed by roundtable discussion


14.30   Industry 4.0 The impact on Global MobilityDeloitte Global Workforce15.20   Tea and networking15.40   Diversity, inclusion and talent Dr Susan Shortland, Professor Emerita, London Metropolitan University and Michael Grover, Senior Associate, Mercer’s Career Practice: Case StudiesAndrea Piacentini presentationFiona Murchie: panel interview, followed by roundtable discussion16.20  Preparing young people for 2030 & beyondLedetta Asfa-Wossen: panel interview, followed by employer/ school discussion on future-proofing students16.50  Roundtable & future steps17.00   Close of event *Morning only L&D participants and schools.Roundtable discussions are facilitated by our coaching partner, the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC)Breaks & lunch are in the Gallery & Ladies Smoking Room with display areas.Gallery Networking sponsored by Derag Livinghotels
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Find out more about the Festival of Global Mobility Thinking here.Programme and timings are subject to revision

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