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Forums and Clubs Calendar 2017

Forums and Clubs (with the exception of the Economic Updates, Club @,  Luxury Club and Women's Business Club) are held at the Chamber, unless stated otherwise.

 

Forums

Brexit Forum

Co-chaired by Angela Hepworth, Corporate Policy and Regulation Director at EDF Energy and Neil Sherlock, Partner, Head of Reputational Strategy at PwC
Aimed at: CEOs, Heads of Brexit Task Forces, Head of Strategy, Heads of Corporate Affairs in charge of Brexit.

 

29 March

 8.30am - 10.30am

‘Forum Launch and Brainstorming session’
 
24 May  8.30am - 10.30am
Themes and guest speakers to beconfirmed
4 October  8.30am - 10.30am

Themes and guest speakers to beconfirmed

13 December  8.30am - 10.30am

Themes and guest speakers to beconfirmed

 

Climate Change Forum

Co-chaired by Richard Brown CBE, Former CEO and Chairman of Eurostar, Chairman Department for Transport Franchise Advisory Panel and Jean-Philippe Verdier, Founding Partner, Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory
Aimed at: CEOs, experts and heads of sustainability leading their organisations' climate commitments.

POSTPONED

 

 10.00am - 12.00 noon

 

 

‘Agriculture and Climate Change: post COP23’
Guest Speaker: Eric Giry, Agricultural Counsellor for the United Kingdom and Ireland, French Embassy
 
14 March 10.00am - 12.00 noon
‘From Kyoto to Paris: Reflections on 20 Years of Climate Policy and the Looming Risk to Business’
Guest Speaker: Dr Charles Donovan, Director, Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial College Business School
 
27 April 10.00am - 12.00 noon
‘Social impacts: Migration, security and health amongst others’
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
 
20 June 10.00am - 12.00 noon
‘Energy efficiency: the forgotten priority’
Guest Speaker: George Adams, Director of Energy and Engineering, SPIE UK and Anne-France Kennedy, Director, ON5 Company ltd
 
July/August   
Site visit - Olympic Park Energy Centre, London (organised by ENGIE)
 
26 September 10.00am - 12.00 noon
‘Wind and solar energy: the global rise of the two prominent clean energy sources in the overall energy mix’
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
 
21 November 10.00am - 12.00 noon
‘‘The finances of clean energy: debt and equity financing markets, returns and trends in Mergers & Acquisitions’ + Brainstorming session for 2018
 
Guest Speakers: Jean-Philippe Verdier, Founding Partner, Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory and second speaker to be confirmed

Digital Transformation & Innovation Forum

Co-chaired by Christophe Chazot, Group Head of Innovation, HSBC and Co-chaired by Lucien Boyer, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivendi

Aimed at: Chief Digital Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Heads of Innovation and Heads of Strategy of major companies

25 January

Sponsored by HEC Paris

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 09.00am - 11.00am
'The Millennial Conundrum: How to attract and retain talent in a digital world'
Guest Speakers: Jean-Remi Gratadour, Executive Director of HEC Paris Digital Center, Nicolas Taborisky, UK CEO, TheodoUK and Peter Wheeldon, SVP of Human Resources, Universal Music Group
23 March  09.00am - 11.00am 'Creating Value in our 'Big Brother' data world' 
Guest Speaker: Richard Hepworth, Director of Digital Transformation, PwC and Alexandre Covello, CEO, AngelsCube
8 June  09.00am - 11.00am 'The new customers, or how the Internet has changed the way we do business and consume'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
28 September  09.00am - 11.00am 'Platforms: the number one wealth creators in the 21st century, or the emergence of new business models'
7 December  09.00am - 11.00am 'Innovation / Brainstorming Session'

Economic Update

Chaired by Philippe Chalon, Managing Director of the Cercle d'outre-Manche, Director of External Affairs at International SOS.
Aimed at: all members

Themes and Guests Speakers to be confirmed    

Finance Forum

Co-chaired by John Peachey, Chief Financial Officer, Global Markets, HSBC Bank Plc and Rob Guyler, CFO at EDF Energy
Aimed at: CFOs and senior representatives of financial, regulatory and academic institutions

8 February

8.30am - 10.00am

'Managing investors & key stakeholders'
Guest Speaker: Nick Turnor, Global Head of Investor Relations, HSBC Holdings Plc and Rob Guyler, CFO, EDF Energy

19 April

8.30am - 10.00am

'Successful Integrations: Mergers & Acquisitions'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed

21 June

8.30am - 10.00am

'The Impact of Brexit on Finance'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed

11 Oct

8.30am - 10.00am

The CFO, when and why do you need one?
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
 

HR Forum

Chaired by Pia Dekkers, Regional HR Divisional Director, Chanel Ltd and Deputy chaired by Jean-Baptiste Aloy, Executive Director, Employee Research, Ipsos MORI

Aimed at: HR Directors and HR professionals

24 January  8.30am - 10.00am
'Employment Law Updates'
Guest speakers: Melanie Stancliffe, Partner – Employment, Irwin Mitchell LLP and Caroline Yarrow, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
2 March  8.30am - 10.00am
'Employee Commitment and well-being at work'
Guest speakers: Sally Hemming, Associate Director, ER & Talent, EY
26 April  8.30am - 10.00am
'Employee Value Proposition: managing a multicultural team'
Guest speakers: To be confirmed 

15 June 

Sponsored by HEC Paris

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 8.30am - 10.00am
'Developing high performing team'
Guest speakers: To be confirmed 
14 September  8.30am - 10.00am
'The benefits of flexible working'
Guest speakers: To be confirmed 

30 November

 

 

 8.30am - 10.00am

 

 

'How to manage new generation (Millennials…)'
+ Brainstorming on 2018 agenda
Guest speakers: To be confirmed

 

Clubs

Luxury Club

Chaired by Tom Meggle, Managing Director UK, Ireland & South Africa, Louis Vuitton
 
Aimed at: CEOs and senior representatives of luxury brands, Michelin starred restaurants and Chefs, GMs of five-star hotels and cultural institutions.
 
To be confirmed

8.30-10.00

'Gender Diversity in the Luxury sector'
Guest Speaker: TBC
Location: Royal Academy

14 June

8.30-10.00

'What will the store of the future look like?'
Guest Speaker: Alannah Weston, Deputy Chairman, Selfridges
Location: Maison Louis Vuitton

6 October

8.30-10.00

'Art & Luxury in the context of Frieze Fair / The rise of the fashion Art Foundationd (Cartier, Pinault, Louis Vuitton, Prada)
Guest Speakers: Nigel Hurst, MD Saatchi and Guillaume Cerruti, MD Christies
Location: Tate Modern

8 December

8.30-10.00

'Luxury in the 21st century, and how the emerging consumers are redefining the concept'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed
Location: To be confirmed

 Start-up & SME Club

Co-Chaired by Arnaud de Montille, Founder of Merci Maman Personalised Gifts and Jeanne Monchovet, Founder of Olystix


Aimed at: SMEs and Entrepreneurs.

10 January

8.30-10.00

'Learning from other entrepreneurs mistakes'
Guest Speaker: Nicolas Taborisky, UK CEO, TheodoUK and Flavia de Pfyffer, Founder, Pashion

Club @ Deloitte Digital

18.00-20.00

Buckley Building , 49 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0EB

28 February

8.30-10.00

'The importance of Innovation in Entrepreneurship' 
Guest Speaker: Kevin Monserrat, Head of Start-up Ecosystem Development, Microsoft Accelerator,  Hervé Mottais, Associate Director, Moore Stephens and Steve Williams, Partner, Moore Stephens

25 April

8.30-10.00

'How to find the best board Members and Advisors for Startup Success'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed

13 June

8.30-10.00

Pitching session with 6 Start-Ups

12 September

8.30-10.00

'Personal Branding is the new Marketing: are you onboard?'
Guest Speaker: To be confirmed

22 November

8.30-10.00

Brainstorming Session

Women's Business Club

Chaired by Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland, Veolia and President of the French Chamber of Great Britain

Aimed at: : female CEOs, CFOs and women with global positions in blue chip companies based in the UK and members of the French Chamber

1 March

12.30 - 2.30 pm

Lunch: ‘Intrapreneurship, or the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working for a large organisation’

Guest Speakers: Tanuja Randery, President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric and Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland, Veolia and President of the French Chamber

Location: French Residence.

27 April

12.30 - 2.30 pm

Women's Business Club Lunch 

9 June 

12.30 - 2.30 pm

Women's Business Club Lunch 

4 October

12.30 - 2.30 pm

Women's Business Club Lunch 

 

 

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