Annual Conference 2017 - Resources

Keynote Sessions

The CDI Annual Conference 2017 attracted a range of highly knowledgeable keynote speakers to bring delegates an innovative and informative programme. The presentations for each are available to download below for all members to share from the information on offer.

Keynote 1 : Jobs, Economic Growth and the Importance of Lifelong Career Development for All

Careers ‘making the most of people’s skills’
Rt. Hon Anne Milton, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills and Minister for Women

Royal Air Force Recruiting – ‘A complex mix of science and art’
Group Captain Wendy Rothery, The RAF


Keynote 2: The Future of Work

The future of work is human
Peter Cheese, CE, CIPD - the professional body for HR and people development

Career development: a global movement
Professor Tristram Hooley, Thought Leader

Career Management Skills: managing the paradigm shift from matching to constructing career
Dr Siobhan Neary, Head of the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby


Keynote 3: Guidance/Coaching Paradigm - The Brueton Suite

Career coaching: innovative new direction or just guidance in a suit?
Dr Julia Yates, Programme Director, MSc Organisational Psychology, City, University of London

Career Guidance: tricky name, great product
Liane Hambly, Freelance Career Consultant; Senior Lecturer, MA in Career Guidance, Coventry University

A school approach to career coaching
Justin Muston, Head of Sixth Form, Rugby School


Keynote 4: Digital skills: what career professionals need to know

Thinking digitally – harnessing digital technology to re-think the way we work
Nicki Moore, Senior Lecturer in Career Development, International Centre for Guidance Studies, (iCeGS), University of Derby

Digital Transformation: Careers Wales – a vision for change
Sarah Finnegan-Dehn, Director of Service Development, Careers Wales

Flourish: how to build a thriving career practice in the digital age
Ruth Winden, Director, Careers Enhanced Ltd


Workshop Sessions

Below is the full list of 32 workshops that ran at this year's Annual Conference. Each programmed workshop session included an even mix from each of the three key themes and sessions of particular interest to practitioners working with young people and adults. 

Monday 4 December 2017

Workshop 1, 12 noon

School and college leaver apprenticeship insights 2017 Hannah Lydford, Rate my Apprenticeship
Quality in Careers Standard: ensuring quality, providing a framework, and supporting and embedding careers guidance work in schools and colleges Sue Thacker, Prospects
Using the evidence from  the “Inspiration Programme “ to identify new opportunities for Careers Professionals Claire Grimwood, Careers Yorkshire and the Humber
Digitising Career Management John Ambrose, Complete-Careers LLP
Career coaching in a group Susan Meldrum, Edinburgh Napier University
Length Matters (!): Exploratory research into the impact that a tendency towards shorter guidance appointments has on practice Emily Reid, Warwick Medical School
Higher Apprenticeship: Career Professional Development Michelle Stewart, Canterbury Christ Church University
Joining the Twitterati and other social squads Mark Woodward, Bablake School


Workshop 2, 15.00

Inspire To Achieve – NEET Prevention through CIAG during Key Stage 3 John Toscano and Nerys Bullen, Careers Wales 
Evaluating careers programmes in schools and colleges: Meaningful outcomes which attract investment for long term impact Nicki Moore, University of Derby
Gatsby Benchmarks in practice: laying the foundations for the future Kerry Senatore, Careers & Enterprise Company
21st Century Futures – Coaching for mid-life career change Melanie Bear, MB Development Solutions
Resilience for you and your clients Dave Cordle, Consultant
Careers leadership in schools David Andrews, Consultant
A Digital Future for Careers Wales Chris Brown, Careers Wales
Stand Out! How to Attract and Impress Your Ideal Clients Online  Ruth Winden, Careers Enhanced

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Workshop 3, 9.15

From Policy to Pictures - Delivering an LMI Service - What does the future hold? Graham McCabe, National Careers Service
Creative Career Coaching Using a Whole Brain Approach Ciara Bomford & Liane Hambly, Careers Wales
Creating Virtual Reality Workplace Tours Michael Larbalestier, Prospects
Build Your Career Capital to Remain Relevant  to an Evolving World of Work Cathy Brown, Evolve Consulting
Career guidance practice and skills to facilitate students with special needs Gulnaz Zahid, University of Derby
Using National Careers Week As A Tool To Prepare Young People For The Future Of Work Janet Colledge, National Careers Week
The escalating importance of developing Career Resilience in the lives of  21st Century workers Hannah Courtney Bennett, Talent & Career
ICT and LMI in Lifelong Guidance  Lauren Hendrie, Aspire-Igen


Workshop 4, 10.15

Approaches to supporting staff to embed a coaching approach when delivering CIAG services Greg Hiddleston & Peter Chambers, Skills Development Scotland
Employability and work readiness: preparing students for work and helping them through the employers selection processes  Sarah Frend & Kate Coles, Inspiring Futures
Finding their why: helping clients unlock career success, happiness and fulfilment in changing times through values work Carolyn Parry, Career Alchemy
Our future workforce: meeting the challenge Pru Blackwell, Derek Osborn and Carrie Normoyle, My Future Starts Here LLP
Developing our digital literacy – exploring digital technology to re-think the way we work Nicki Moore, University of Derby
Preparing young people for uncertain futures: showing how the Gatsby Benchmarks can transform lives and careers guidance programmes in schools' Ryan Gibson, North East LEP
Career Coaching for the long term unemployed Rachel Mallows, The Mallows Company
Surviving as a careers professional: a non-digital native in the digital jungle Liz Wynn Owen 



Last Updated 06/12/2017