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FIND Conference

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FIND Conference

Facilitate, Innovate, Network and Develop.

Sharing new initiatives and good practice with opportunities for professional networking


Date: Thursday 15th June 2017

Time: 10am-4pm

Venue: Eldon Building at the University of Portsmouth (Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue,
Portsmouth, PO1 2DJ)

Universities attending: Bournemouth, Brighton, Bucks New University, Canterbury ChristChurch, Chichester, Kent, Oxford Brookes, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, Southampton Solent, Surrey, Sussex, UCA and Winchester


Programme:

10:00 - 10:30 Arrival and registration

10:30 - 10:40 Welcome - JH/APVC - Mark Cooper

10:40 - 11.30 Keynote Speaker - Stephen Isherwood, CEX, AGR

11:35 - 12.20 Workshop One

12:20 - 13.15 Networking Lunch

13:20 - 13:50 Nathan Cable - Party Hard Travel

13:55 - 14:40 Workshop Two

14:45 - 15:30 Workshop Three

15:35 - 16:00 Panel - Tim Reed (Chair), Sue Holton, Sam Rhodes and Nalayini Thambar

16:00 Close - optional tour of PD / NEST

Workshop choices:

There will be three workshop sessions during the day. Details of all of the workshops can be found using the below link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1n_K7jaqKn8TI1lf5iupr88PVHa-vT2wZpxvmeYeLdzg/edit?usp=sharing

For each workshop session please select your 1st, 2nd and 3rd preference of workshops on the order form. Workshop spaces will be limited, therefore we may not be allocate you your first choice for all workshops sessions but will aim to assign you one of your 3 preferences.

Please read the descriptions of the workshops using the above link.


Keynote Speaker: Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, AGR

Stephen Isherwood

Stephen Isherwood was appointed Chief Executive of AGR in June 2013 following seven years as Head of Graduate Recruitment UK & Ireland at Ernst & Young, one of the largest recruiters of graduates in the UK.

Stephen started his HR career at Coopers & Lybrand recruiting experienced management consultants before moving into graduate recruitment when the firm merged with Price Waterhouse to form PwC. After PwC he lead the graduate recruitment and development programme at Safeway before working in the public sector where he developed and managed a number of careers related programmes.

Stephen has extensive experience in the recruitment and development of students, both graduates and school leavers. He has worked closely with Higher Education throughout his career with a focus on the career development and employment of students.

In addition to his current role Stephen sits on a number of steering groups related to higher education and employment including the HEAR Advisory Committee , the GPA Advisory Group and is on the board of HECSU. He has presented to various committees in the Houses of Parliament and often appears in national and local media.


Dietary requirements:

If you have any dietary requirements please indicate this on the order form.


Travel:

If you are arriving by train the closest station is Portsmouth & Southsea and the venue is a short walk away.

If you are driving, parking is not available onsite. The closest car park is the Isambard Brunel Multi-Storey and all parking options can be found on Parkopedia.

A map of the university quarter can be found here.


Please note that on the day there will be no cloakroom or bag storage.

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