EXCLUSIVE: Former royal marine and polar adventurer Alan Chambers MBE (pictured) will deliver the closing keynote address at Employee Benefits Connect 2018, while global law firm DLA Piper will discuss the future of performance.
Concluding the conference programme on Wednesday 28 February 2018, Chambers’ closing keynote address, titled ‘The only limits are those of vision’, will focus on how employers can deliver authentic leadership when under pressure.
Chambers will discuss the importance of innovation, highlighting why employers should embrace innovation as part of planning processes, and how reactive innovation that responds to changing plans is vital. Linked to this, Chambers will also comment on the need for individuals to remain flexible in order to refine projects and plans once they have been implemented.
The keynote session will further explore team culture, demonstrating how leadership can be used to empower individuals, and how culture can be created around teams to allow all members to have input.
Also confirmed to speak at Employee Benefits Connect 2018 are Jean Slater-Romp, head of compensation and benefits at DLA Piper, and Michelle Mason, head of talent at DLA Piper. They will present a session titled ‘Alexa, how can I manage performance in a disruptive world?’ as part of the performance conference stream.
The session will explore the best ways to identify, manage and reward top talent, as well as analyse the role that technology and artificial intelligence will play in enabling an effective high-performing organisational culture. It will additionally offer practical advice on how employers can navigate the future of performance.
Employee Benefits Connect 2018 will take place on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at Park Plaza, Westminster, London.