CDI Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015 (Cardiff) - PP Slides and Evaluation

Monday 9 November to Tuesday 10 November

Mercure Holland House Hotel and Spa, Cardiff

"Perspectives on Career Development, Employability and Skills"

Sponsored by: The RAF; Barclays Lifeskills and OCR  


Conference Resources

We have a range of resources available pre-conference to download at your convenience. The full programme will be included in a delegate bag on the day, with a full suite of conference information, materials from our sponsors.

Keynote Presentations

Day One - Monday 9th

Keynote 1: The Economic and Social Benefits of Career Development
Where will the future jobs be? - Carol Stanfield, Assistant Director, UKCES
Recruiting and developing talent - Wayne Harvey, Senior Partner Wales, Deloitte LLP
Prioritising focus on work based learning, apprenticeships and further education to meet labour market needs - Leigh Hughes, Business Development Director, Bouygues UK

Keynote 2: International Perspectives on Career Development
Chaos Theory of Careers - Dr Jim Bright, Professor of Career Education and Development at the Australian Catholic University (Sydney)
Executive Career Coaching US Style - Linda Van Valkenburgh, Owner of My Executive Career Coach & Certified Career Thought Leader

Day Two - Tuesday 10th

Keynote 3: UK Skills and Enterprise Development
Introduction to The Careers & Enterprise Company – Claudia Harris, Chief Executive, The Careers & Enterprise Company (England)
The Scottish Skills Planning System – Gordon McGuinness, Deputy Director of Industry & Enterprise Networks, SDS
Entrepreneurship, the new entrepreneurs and the skills they need – Professor Brian Morgan, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Keynote 4: Career Management – Skills and Roles
Short-term Investment in Long-term Careers – A Private Sector Perspective , Owen Morgan, Commercial & Operations Director, Penna plc
Getting the skills you need to beat the robots – Tristram Hooley, Professor of Career Education, University of Derby
“...and now it’s over to you” - recognising and supporting the role of careers leader in schools – David Andrews OBE, Career Education Consultant
What does the HE Green Paper mean? - Johnny Rich, Push

Keynote 5: Motivation and Resilience - Learning From Other Disciplines
Positive psychology – A positive approach to career practice , Julia Yates, Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of East London
Neuroscience – What career practitioners can learn from neuroscience, Ashok Sakhardande, Researcher at University College, London
Mindfulness – The Unstoppable Rise of Mindfulness, Katherine Long, owner of Katherine Long Associates/Lead Facilitator Masters in Coaching, University of Warwick

Workshop Presentations

Day One - Monday 9th, 12:00 noon

21st Century Careers Learning - Making Careers a Whole School Issue , Janet Colledge
Pathways to the professions , Duncan Grant
Remain career assured, while unmasking and managing the web!, Hilary Nickell
Expanding your coaching business with networking , Linda Van Valkenburgh
Career Management – A Practical Workshop to Diagnose Your Own Career Management Needs, Ciara Bomford and Sian Cooper
Perspectives on Career Development: LMI for All now and in the future, Dr Deirdre Hughes and Dr Sally-Anne Barnes
Collaborate to innovate: learning from an approach to skills development in the Netherlands , Pru Blackwell and Carrie Normoyle
Developing best practice in the National Careers Service , Ray Plummer and Dr Siobhan Neary

Day One - Monday 9th, 15:00

The revised CDI framework for careers, employability and enterprise , Kath Wright
An evaluation of careers provision ‘straight from the horse’s mouth’, Annette Wade
Career pathways in science , Robert Bowles
From career coach/adviser to organizational consultant – what are the opportunities? , Rosemary McLean
Global mobility and international working , Derek Osborn
The world is your oyster , Ruth Winden and Hannah Courtney Bennett
CPD for all – planning to meet your personal aspirations , Lyn Barham and Janet Sheath
How to write a Brilliant CV: From the horse’s mouth! Evidence-based job application advice from one of the authors of the best-selling ‘Brilliant CV’ , Professor Jim Bright

Day Two - Tuesday 10th, 9:15

Developing employability through work experience 14-19 , Gary Forrest
Parental influence: the key role played by parents in their children’s decisions about routes and pathways post-18, Sarah Frend and Mark Smith
Careers in Visual Effects (VFX) – where art and technology collide , Yen Yau
London Ambitions - Shaping a Successful Careers Offer for Young Londoners: theory to practice, Dr Deirdre Hughes
Coaching Skills , Rachel Mallows
Bringing nudge theory to career guidance and development work , Marie Alty
It’s Not All Just Cat Pictures: An Exploration of the Role of Digital and Social Media in Careers Guidance, Paul McAloon
Can you use league tables responsibly? , Johnny Rich


Updated 16/11/2015