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#TREC2019 –  What’s on the agenda & what to expect
#TREC2019 – What’s on the agenda & what to expect
Attracting talent 30th May 2019

The much-anticipated 2019 Talent, Recruitment & Employment Conference (TREC) will take place on Tuesday, 4 June at the iconic Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Now in its sixth year, the conference is a great place for professionals in the HR, in-house, talent and recruitment industry to chart the future of their firm and pick up guidance from the best in the field.

Chaired by ITV’s Sameena Ali-Khan, this full-day conference is a mix of interactive roundtable sessions, thought-provoking panel discussions and keynotes from some of the leading names in the industry. This year’s theme is all about building the future workforce and is accompanied by an agenda packed with discussions on topics such as future of work, on-boarding, employer branding, diversity and inclusion, technology for talent attraction, mental health wellbeing amongst many others. Check out the full agenda here.

Meet our speakers:

Our speaker line-up is made up of some of the best names in the industry who will be bringing their advice from various walks of life to a room of 300+ HR and recruitment professionals. Bruce Daisley, VP - EMEA of Twitter and #1 bestselling author will be kicking off the conference with his opening keynote on engineering a better culture.

Bruce will be joined by Tony Danker, CEO of Be the Business, who will give his keynote speech on getting the people strategy right – a must-attend session if you’re looking for inspiration on future-proofing your business.

Bonita Norris, Mountaineer and Author, and the youngest person to reach both the summit of Everest and the North Pole will conclude the conference with her inspiriting story on getting through the toughest challenges – expect tears and laughter as Bonita shares some key lessons to potentially last a lifetime.

Our CEO Neil Carberry and Director of Policy Tom Hadley will be hosting two panel sessions on the day discussing the future of work and will be joined by panellists:

  • Torsten Bell - Director, Resolution Foundation
  • Tom Bray - Partner, Human Resources Practice Group, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Cheryl Brennan - Director of Corporate Consulting, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing
  • Jayne Haines - Senior Vice President of Talent, Learning & Organisation Development, GSK
  • Lisa Scales - Head of Resourcing, Executive & New Talent, Severn Trent
  • Ralph Tribe - Chief People Officer, Ascential
  • Charly Young - Co-Founder and joint- CEO, The Girls’ Network

What makes the TREC conference even more interactive is our series of roundtable discussions. From candidate experience and good recruitment to talent attraction and multi-generational workforce, these sessions are led by our expert facilitators from across the industry and offers an excellent opportunity for our delegates to share their questions, learnings and experiences around the eight topic titles. Meet our facilitators here.

Our sponsors:

TREC is not complete without the support and backing of our sponsors. This year, we’ll see a line-up of solutions provider for the recruitment and HR industry ranging from insurance and employee benefits to tax advice and data visualisation. Award-winning and UK leading insurance broker Jelf will be our Premium Sponsor for the year and will be joined by our core sponsors – AR Legal, Croner, Emsi, Eversheds Sutherland, FCSA, First Freelance, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (formerly Punter Southall Health & Protection), Sevenstep and WorkAdvisor. Learn more about them here.

Follow the #TREC2019 hashtag on Twitter to stay abreast of all our online conversations including highlights from the day.

Greeshma Suresh
Greeshma Suresh - Marketing Manager


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