REBA Innovation Day 2017

Innovation Day: How technology & data analytics are transforming reward and benefits

23/11/2017 09:00 - 17:30 St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London
2017-11-23 09:00:002017-11-23 17:30:00Europe/LondonREBA Innovation Day 2017 The REBA Innovation Day is now in its 3rd year having grown considerably from its launch at The Shard, to its new home at the prestigious St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London. It is expected to attract 150+ forward thinking reward and benefit professionals and will once again focus on reward technology and data-driven strategies.Technology is changing fast and the data that is produced as a result is being utilised to change the reward function to be more efficient, timely and personal.This event is where new technologies are shown and new techniques revealed. Technology is changing the reward function rapidly and comprehensively, so you should attend if you are a reward professional who wants to harness new innovation and stay ahead of the curve with leading-edge knowledge!Scroll down to Register and to view the Event Programme.St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, LondonREBAjessica.tester@reba.global

The REBA Innovation Day: How technology & data analytics are transforming the reward function

The REBA Innovation Day is now in its 3rd year having grown considerably from its launch at The Shard, to its new home at the prestigious St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London. 

It is expected to attract 150+ forward thinking reward and benefit professionals and will once again focus on reward technology and data-driven strategies.

Technology is changing fast and the data that is produced as a result is being utilised to change the reward function to be more efficient, timely and personal.

This event is where new technologies are shown and new techniques revealed. 

Technology is changing the reward function rapidly and comprehensively, so you should attend if you are a reward professional who wants to harness new innovation and stay ahead of the curve with leading-edge knowledge!

Scroll down to Register and to view the Event Programme.


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David D'Souza

Head of Engagement


Alex Monkcom

Reward Director


Lloyd Taylor

Lloyd Taylor

Director of Global Reward


Paul Craven

Paul Craven

Global Reward Specialist


Toria McCahill

Associate HR Director - Group Functions & Reward


Keith Williams

Global Project Lead - Re-Imagine Benefits Delivery


Neil Perkin

Author, Building the agile business


Linda Kennedy-McCarthy

Group HR Director


Jordan Pettman

Global Head of People Data, Analytics & Planning


John Fitzgerald

Global Compensation & Benefits Partner


Ian Baines

Head of Pensions


Matt Waller

Matt Macri-Waller

Founder & CEO


Andrew Drake

Andrew Drake

Consulting & Proposition Director


Debi O'Donovan

Debi O'Donovan

Director


Rob Boland

Rob Boland

Group Director of Product & Client Success


Thomas Porter

Thomas Porter

Senior Partner


David Walker

David Walker

CCO


Dipa Mistry Kandola

Dipa Mistry Kandola

Head of Flexible Benefits


Chris Bruce

Founder & MD


John Taylor

Partner


Phil Blows

Director


Deborah Rees

Deborah Rees

Director of Consulting


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Technology is driving immense positive change in reward, so this event is designed to keep delegates up-to-speed with what that change means for them and their role of managing reward.

REBA's Professional Members can attend REBA events free. If you're a Professional Member and you haven't yet received a promotional code to give you a 100% discount for the below event registration, please email us and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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Outline Conference Programme 

08:30

Registration and mix ’n mingle breakfast

09:00

Opening Remarks from the Chair:
How reward and benefits tech is changing strategies

09:10

Opening Keynote Address:
Changing HR practice in a time of digital transformation
As organisations from the broadest range of sectors transition to become more agile and fit-for-purpose in a digital-empowered world, HR and employee engagement and experience are moving to be front and centre of transformation programmes. How does leadership, culture and HR practice need to change in response to these challenges and opportunities? 

  • The new context for leadership and organisations - digital disruption and rapidly shifting consumer, competitive and company environments

  • Agile thinking and approaches: the changing HR and employee experience

  • Shifting performance management processes, building high performance teams, developing a learning culture, approaches to talent acquisition and management

  • The role of employee engagement in digital transformation

    Neil Perkin, Author of Building The Agile Business
    Neil is also the Contributing Author of ‘The Future of HR in the Digital Age’ (Econsultancy, May 2017). BIMA named him one of the most influential people in the UK digital sector.

09:35

Practitioners’ Advice:Using data and insight to demonstrate how reward strategies drive business success
This session will illustrate how, in language the Board understands, reward levers and tools can drive recruitment and performance to meet business objectives. Smarter use of reward as a strategic lever.

  • Discover the increasing management information responsibility and skill sets that will be needed for reward in the future

  • Ways to use predictive data and metrics strategically to become a trusted advisor to the Board and senior managers

  • How to provide real time analytics and insight to support key business decisions

  • Adapting your own data and MI capabilities to enable reward transformation in your business

    Linda Kennedy-McCarthy, Group HR Director, SIG Group
    A specialist in organisation design, change management and engagement, Linda takes a metric-driven approach to demonstrate value-added HR.
    Jordan Pettman, Global Head of People Data, Analytics and Planning, Nestle
    Considered a leader in workforce planning and analytics, since 2008 Jordan has worked with leading organisations across the globe to help build data driven, people decision making HR environments.

10:10

Joint Q&A for preceding speakers

10:25

Round Table Discussions 1:

11:05

Morning refreshments

11:30 - 14:40 Streamed sessions (broken by lunchbreak)

Building the business case to justify investing in digital offerings to future-proof benefits strategies 

  • Explaining the ‘adapt or die’ imperative to the board and how to get CFO backing 

  • Demonstrating ROI 

  • Getting across the opportunity for the business as a whole 

  • Ensuring you provide quality reporting that speaks to your board, not just HR 

    presented by Aon Employee Benefits 

How to transform your benefits, pensions or reward technology without major disruption 

Dipa Mistry Kandola, Head of Flexible Benefits at LCP 
Thomas Porter, Senior Partner at LCP 

Developing your digital strategy from the employee point of view 
Understanding the technology journey and how to bring tech alive within an organisation 

  • Key employee insights you need to flag up to the senior management team 

  • Effectively using the infrastructure you already have in place 

  • The role of the devices employees already own and use 

    David Walker, Chief Commercial Officer at Personal Group  

Personalisation: evolving from reward to experience

Chris Bruce, Founder and MD, Thomsons Online Benefits   

Creating an engaged workforce by re-thinking the digital user experience of your HR and reward systems  
In this session delegates will learn the magic formula (in terms of technology) to having an engaged workforce. It will cover the best possible user experience so that today’s employee online expectations can be met within HR and reward platforms. 

  • Why dis-engaged workforces are the result of a collection of missed opportunities 

  • Stumbling blocks that create or thwart a user experience that engages 

  • How to re-think your system’s touch points and how they make employees feel 

  • Take away: Useful micro-interactions employers can implement to create the best possible employee experience 

    Matt Macri-Waller, CEO of Benefex 

Accountability is the future of HR: Start innovating today by knowing what works (and what doesn’t). 

  • How to make the most of user driven data to create the best user experience 

  • Discover how to measure and understand the impact of your HR initiatives 

  • Stop saying and start doing (safe in the knowledge that you’re making the right call that’s going to have the biggest impact on your people) 

    Rob Boland, Group Director of Product & Client Success at Reward Gateway 

Financial wellness - update on the latest digital solutions to engage staff in future financial planning 

Martin Laws, Senior Reward and Benefit Consultant at Capita Employee Benefits 

How is pension technology developing to help employers manage their pension strategies?

  • What strategies and technologies can be used to improve user experience and create better financial futures for your workforce
  • How to use robo-guidance effectively
  • Where is there demand for robo-advice beyond workplace savings?

CASE STUDY Nationwide: Improving user experience through communications, default funds and technology
Ian Baines, Head of Pensions, Nationwide
John Taylor, Partner, Hymans Robertson

The 6 pieces of data insight you need to be asking your corporate financial adviser and pensions provider for
Phil Blows,
Director, Wealth Wizards

Using technology to integrate reward, benefits and performance mangagment: latest thinking 

  • Theoretical innovation vs systems innovation
  • Greater levels of immediacy for performance-related rewards for non-sales and production type roles
  • Moving reward to be a key player in talent management via technology and data

Andrew Drake, Consulting and Proposition Director at JLT Employee Benefits

14:40

Round Table Discussions 2:

15:20 

Afternoon tea

15:40

Practitioner Quick Fire Wins:
Technology and the changing world of work - how the benefits package of the future needs to be different

  • Adjusting practices to meet the needs of an increasingly agile workforce

  • Will individual benefits ‘hubs’ be the future for gig and transient workers?

  • How to meet the demands of digital natives who expect personalised, retail-level experiences

  • Bringing immediacy to reward onboarding and benefits choices

    David D’Souza, Head of Engagement, CIPD
    Paul Craven, Global Reward Specialist, NTT Security

15:50

Panel Discussion:
How digital entrepreneurs are bringing new solutions to old challenges and disrupting established models
An invited selection of businesses take a fresh look at the challenges we face and discuss new trends. New players in the digital benefits space will analyse both the disruptions and innovations that they believe will change the way we manage reward and benefits.

16:20

Practitioner Quick Fire Wins:
Be prepared - how and why technology will change transparency and fairness in pay, benefits and employee performance measures

  • Using reward dashboards effectively

  • Moving from ratings to real time frequency on performance and PDRs

  • Using technology to solve transparency and ratios around remuneration

  • Getting deep dive data to ensure you don’t trip up on fairness such as gender pay

    John Fitzgerald, Global Compensation & Benefits Partner, XL Catlin
    Alex Monkcom,
    Reward Director, JustEat

16:30

CEO Interview:
How a CEO of a leading HR digital solution sees the future of technology for HR and reward

16:40 

Practitioner Quick Fire Wins:
From AI to UX - enhancing the reward technology experience through effective use of auto-intelligence and the latest user experience hacks

  • What can we learn from retail to move to a shopping-style ‘purchase’ of benefits experience

  • How AI is redefining the future of benefits

  • Turning the flat benefits statement into a three dimensional, interactive journey

  • Single sign on for employees - the ‘one-stop shop’ portal

  • Personalisation and using MI to ‘understand’ individual employees better

  • Building personalisation and equality in your reward offering

    Toria McCahill, Associate HR Director - Group Functions and Reward, BGL Group
    Lloyd Taylor,
    Director of Global Reward, Sage

16:50

Closing Keynote Address - Practitioner Viewpoint:
The digital benefits journey - trigger, awareness, valuation, conversion, delivery
It is time to completely re-imagine the benefits experience from a technology point of view? In this session Keith shares his practical views on how reward and benefits managers can go about this.

  • Using ‘Design Thinking’ to put the employee at the centre of a personal benefits experience

  • Using an AI Chatbot to engage with employees about their benefits

  • Crafting knowledge articles for a twenty second attention span

  • Using APIs and robotics to efficiently administer benefits

    Keith Williams, Global Project Lead - Re-Imagine Benefits Delivery, Unilever
    Keith is an HR technology innovation strategist, design thinking champion, agile product owner and parent to a Chatbot. During his nine years at Unilever, he has led technology projects in reward and benefits, knowledge, employee engagement and communications.

17:10

Closing Remarks

17:15

Event closes

REBA's Professional Members are entitled to attend REBA events free. If you're a Professional Member and you haven't yet received a promotional code to give you a 100% discount for the below event registration, please email us and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London
Euston Road
Kings Cross, London
NW1 2AR