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Conference

The agenda for the Many Skills One Vision Conference is available below:

09:15-09:45
Breakfast/ Registration and Networking

09:45-10:00
Welcome and Introductions
Dave Newborough, HR Director, E.ON

10:00-10:20
Keynote speaker – The Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership and the Skills Strategy 
Dr Tony Cocker, Chief Executive, E.ON

10:20-10:40
The Changing Workforce and How to Adapt
Speaker – TBC

10:40-11:00
Valuing Human Capital
John Stewart, HR Director, SSE

11:00-11:20
Best Practice for Diversity & Inclusion
Shauna Purdey, HR Director, Yorkshire Water

11:20-11:40 – Break

11:40-12:00
Optimising Engagement with Colleges
Ian Pretty, Chief Executive, Collab Group

12:00-12:40
The Apprenticeship Levy Panel
Barry Brooks (Chair), joined by a panel of industry experts

12:40-13:30 - Lunch

13:30-14:00
Celebrity Speaker
Kevin Keegan, OBE, Former England football player and manager

14:00-14:20

Smart Metering - A Government Perspective

Isabell Palmer, Head of Industry Reporting, Smart Metering Programme, BEIS

14:20-14:40
Smart Metering – A Consumer Perspective
Rob Smith, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, Smart Energy GB

15:00-15:20 - Break

15:20-15:40
Health & Safety Psychology
Nicki Bell, Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Health and Safety Laboratory

15:40-16:00
Skills Strategy in Action
Nick Ellins, Chief Executive, Energy & Utility Skills Group and Apprentices/Stars from Power Industry

16:00-16:15
Closing remarks
Dave Newborough, UK HR Director, E.ON