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5 Must-Attend Sessions at Unleash Spring in London

Are you heading to London for UNLEASH Spring on March 24th and 25th? If so, we’ll see you there– several of our team members are heading to London to meet up with some of the most innovative HR leaders and technology companies at the conference.

With nearly 100 sessions, it’s tough to decide what to see, but several presentations stand out to us. Below are five sessions that we’re looking forward to, and that we think you’ll want to bookmark as well.

Democratizing Learning at Allianz Through Digital Learning, Learning Communities and Innovation

Heather Duttweiler, Learning Technology Expert, Allianz
Tony White, Chief Learning Officer, Allianz

March 24, 11:15-11:50am
Room 4

In a recent webinar, Reskilling & Upskilling: Cost, Risks, and Opportunities, Ben Eubanks shared with us that the goal of learning is not just to learn; it’s performance. We’re big fans of learning about how organizational learning programs can produce better results for organizations and their employees. This session will share an insightful learning journey with key takeaways in the areas of digital learning, learning communities and innovation.

Preparing for an Uncertain Future of Skills and Capability

Elaine Mahon, Divisional Director Workforce Planning, Insight and Research Division, Ministry of Justice

March 24, 12-12:35pm
Room 2

Reskilling and upskilling continue to be hot topics, and it’s no mystery why. By 2022 the World Economic Forum predicts that 75 million jobs will be displaced – while 133 million new jobs will be created. They’ll be telling the story of how the Ministry of Justice is tacking this problem through strategic workforce planning so they have the skills and competencies they will need to remain competitive in the future. Bring your notebooks for lots of practical tips.

How to build a Talent Agenda that supercharges business performance

Ana Mitrasevic, VP of HR, Expedia

March 25, 11:15-11:50am
Room 15

What’s the focus of your talent agenda for 2020? For Expedia, they are looking to the future and considering unconscious bias, the use of digital technology and more. As employee engagement continues to be a priority for HR leaders everywhere, we are eager to hear from this industry leader on how they are embracing business change to stay competitive.

PANEL| What do we need to unlearn and relearn in order to transform learning

Elisa Bassi, Global Learning Director, L’Oréal
Catalina Schveninger, CPO, FutureLearn
Simon Brown, Chief Learning Officer, Novartis
Stefaan van Hooydonk, Chief Learning Officer, Cognizant

March 25, 12:00-12:45pm
Room 4

This one is near and dear to our hearts as a software company because we also believe in experimentation, failing fast, and learning. Now, how does this apply to your learning agenda? And how can it transform the way you are deploying learning for your business? We’re eager to hear how some of the top L&D experts are rethinking learning (and relearning) to upskill and reskill their workforces.

The New HR. The end of TA?

Bill Boorman, Founder, Tru Conferences

March 25, 12:15-1:00pm
Room 3

We love a thought-provoking session and this promises to be one. Boorman is a 30-year veteran known for challenging the norm and this session should not disappoint. We are eager to see how he is thinking about the crossover between talent acquisition and learning & development, and why he thinks this should be a single HR function.

Connect with TalentGuard at Unleash Spring in London

UNLEASH Spring in London is going to be a busy event, but we hope you’ll find time to stop by the TalentGuard booth and say hello to our team. Come stop by to have an informative conversation around your talent management needs while taking away a cool gift for yourself.

We hope you’re able to make our demo— and that we’ll see you at UNLEASH Spring in London!