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Changing People Challenges  
  • Changing People Keynote - challenges and opportunities for societies
    Caroline Nugent, HR Director, Financial Ombudsman Service
Speed case studies
  • Society CEOs: critical skills
    Sally Hardy, Chief Executive, Regional Studies Association
  • Trustees and Governance
    Katy Amberley, Chief Executive, British Society for Haematology
  • Recruiting and retaining staff
    Peter Reeve, Head of HR, Motor Neurone Disease Association

Session 2: Tomorrow's Members

  • What do younger members want from their society?
    Dr Jo Wixon, Associate Director, Strategic Insights, Wiley
  • Live coaching and Q&A: preparing your society for a radical demographic shift in membership
    Helena Wilkinson, Head of Charities and Partner, Price Bailey, with Claire Angus, Director of Membership Services, The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, and Nicky de Beer, Directory of Operations & Deputy CEO, British Society for Rheumatology
Session 3: Keeping Meetings Key
  • How to manage your society events and make your meetings stand out from the rest
    Emma Duffy, Conference & Programmes Manager, The Royal College of Radiologists
    Jonathan Wood, Head of Society Programmes, British Ecological Society 

Session 4: Practical Future-Proofing

TRACK 1: Technology: what's coming?
  • Building communities with an online forum
    Charles Thiede, Advisor, Zapnito
  • Blockchain
    Ian Mulvany, Head of Transformation, Product Innovation, SAGE Publishing
TRACK 2: The Future of Publishing
  • Subscriptions and OA landscape review
    Sam Burrell, Consultant, Renew Consultants
  • A Commercial Publisher’s view of Plan S
    Neil Appleton, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Elsevier
  • A Society Publisher’s view of Plan S 
    Stuart Taylor, Publishing Director, Royal Society

Session 5: Compete, Collaborate, or Merge? Societies in a Global Context 
  • Panel discussion: Compete, collaborate or merge?
    Simon Inger, Consultant, Renew Consultants
    Sandy Mather, Chief Executive Officer, Intensive Care Society
  • The Legal View
    Tom Murdoch, Partner, Charity & Social Enterprise Team, Stone King