Flexible WorkFest

30 - 31 January, 2020


Whitespace, Edinburgh, UK
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Flexible WorkFest


Welcome to Flexible Workfest - Scotland's first festival of flexible working - jam-packed full of BIG Ideas and interesting conversations guaranteed to get you thinking about the way we work today and in the future.

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Speakers


Abeer Macintyre, Bruce Tait Associates
Abeer Macintyre, Bruce Tait Associates Joint CEO at
Nikki Slowey, Family Friendly Working Scotland
Nikki Slowey, Family Friendly Working Scotland Director at
Lisa Gallagher, Family Friendly Working Scotland
Lisa Gallagher, Family Friendly Working Scotland Director at
Iain Valentine, Whitespace
Iain Valentine, Whitespace Managing partner at
Sharon Miller, Joy Works
Sharon Miller, Joy Works Co-Founder & Director at Get Started!
Graham Jaap, AVIVA
Graham Jaap, AVIVA Change Manager at
Andrew Watson, Quorum Network Resources
Andrew Watson, Quorum Network Resources Managing Director & Co-Founder at
Charlie Bell, Whitespace
Charlie Bell, Whitespace Creative Director at
Angela Mitchell, Deloitte
Angela Mitchell, Deloitte Consulting Partner at
Flexibility in Non-Office Jobs - Concourse
Flexibility in Non-Office Jobs - Concourse at City Building, Arnold Clark & CIPD
What Millennials Really Want - Bar
What Millennials Really Want - Bar at Whitespace, Desana & Get the Gen
Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Government Minister
Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Government Minister Minister for Business, fair Work & Skills at
Stephen Fraser, Scottish Water
Stephen Fraser, Scottish Water Customer Delivery Manager at
Katherine Marshall, SSE
Katherine Marshall, SSE Director of Markets, Regulation & Group Compliance at
Lynda Hood, Back in Business
Lynda Hood, Back in Business HR professional supported by Back in Business at
Magnus Llewellin, The Times Scotland
Magnus Llewellin, The Times Scotland Editor at Confessions of an inflexible worker
Jane Van Zyl, Working Families
Jane Van Zyl, Working Families Chief Executive at
Darren Fogg, City Building
Darren Fogg, City Building Operational Manager at
Happy & Healthy Employees - Main Hall 1
Happy & Healthy Employees - Main Hall 1 at Barclays & The Incremental Group
The 4-Day Working Week - Main Hall 2
The 4-Day Working Week - Main Hall 2 at Pursuit Marketing & Future X
Jane Lewis, BBC Sports Jornalist
Jane Lewis, BBC Sports Jornalist
Thanks to our sponsors: Arnold Clark, ILF, CIPD, City, SSE, Back in Business & The Times, Scotland.
Thanks to our sponsors: Arnold Clark, ILF, CIPD, City, SSE, Back in Business & The Times, Scotland.

Schedule


09:00 - 09:30

Registration & healthy breakfast

Programme

Thanks to our sponsors: Arnold Clark, ILF, CIPD, City, SSE, Back in Business & The Times, Scotland.

09:35 - 09:44

Hello from your hosts!

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09:45 - 09:55

Festival opening - Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills

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Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Government Minister

10:00 - 10:15

Let's Get Started!

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Sharon Miller, Joy Works

10:20 - 10:30

From Mexico to Cairo with Carnwrath in between... it's always been a sporting life

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Jane Lewis, BBC Sports Jornalist

10:35 - 12:00

BIG Ideas Worth Exploring

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13:00 - 13:55

BIG Conversations Worth Having

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14:20 - 14:24

Welcome back!

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Abeer Macintyre, Bruce Tait Associates

14:25 - 15:05

Living it!

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15:10 - 15:15

Festival Round-up

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Jane Van Zyl, Working Families

15:15 - 15:30

Confessions of an inflexible worker

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Magnus Llewellin, The Times Scotland

15:30 - 15:35

Thank you & close

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15:40 - 17:00

Drinks & networking in the bar

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