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[Updated May 2018.]

Make 2018 your best year yet with more than 160 UK Human Resources and Learning & Development events across Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales.


If there’s one thing we need to ease us gently out of our Turkey-and-Prosecco coma and into a shiny new go-getting year, it’s some easy career wins.

That’s why we love professional events so much. HR and L&D events are a double-win: they let you develop your professional skills while building your network.

They’re also super-fun: you’re surrounded by like-minded, interesting people all focused on building a better future for work and working lives - exactly the inspiration you need to keep your 2018 on track.

So pop a painkiller for your three-day hangover and add these HR and L&D events to your new years’ resolutions. It’s definitely more fun than the gym.

If you know of any events we’ve missed, Tweet us at @ICSLearn and we’ll update the list! 


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L&D and HR Events Scotland

Aberdeen: May 15 - GDPR - HR Compliance 2018, are you ready?

Aberdeen: May 22 - GDPR - HR Compliance 2018, are you ready?

Aberdeen: Jun 12 – CIPD Branch: HR Practitioners Group Meeting & Visit

Aberdeen: Jun 13 – CIPD Branch: Annual Meeting & Belbin

Dunfermline: Jun 11 - CIPD Mid Scotland Branch - Market Stall Event: Fishing In New Talent Pools for a Post-Brexit World

Edinburgh: May 10 – The Future World of HR

Edinburgh: May 15 - Ask the Experts (Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Group)

Edinburgh: May 17 – CIPD Branch Annual Meeting and Cheese and Wine Tasting

Edinburgh: May 23 - HR Network Golf Day 2018

Edinburgh: May 31 - Gravitate HR - E-Learning and how it can develop your staff

Edinburgh: Jun 12 – Transforming HR - Because It's Time For Something New

Edinburgh: Jun 14 - Edinburgh AgileHR Meetup

Edinburgh: Jun 20 – CIPD Scotland: Drilling into the Value of Wellbeing

Edinburgh: Sept 20 - Workforce of the Future: Attracting, Understanding and Retaining Talent

Falkirk: Jun 6 - LGBF HR Benchmarking Event 2018

Inverness: May 24 – CIPD Branch: Annual Meeting (H&I) & Employment Law

Kilmarnock: May 16 - Developing your Digital Learning Strategy (CIPD West of Scotland Branch)

Perth: May 24 – CIPD Mid Scotland Branch AGM

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L&D and HR Events Wales

 

Aberystwyth: Jun 5 - Health and safety post Brexit - do we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

Cardiff: May 16 - Women in Leadership and Gender Equality - what do we do next?

Cardiff: May 23 – CIPD South East Wales - Cheese and wine social/networking

Conwy: Jun 21 - Mentoring and motivating your workforce

Pembroke Dock: May 10 – CIPD Wales - Working responsibly

Neath Port Talbot: Sept 13 - Managing absence and wellbeing

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L&D and HR Events Northern Ireland

 

Belfast: May 10 – Essential Employment Law for NI Employers

Belfast: May 14 - Northern Ireland Talent Development & Retention Forum

Belfast: May 17 – Contracts for the Modern Employment Relationship

Belfast: May 30 – CIPD Northern Ireland Branch - Annual Meeting and BBQ

Belfast: Jun 13 - Immigration Training for HR Professionals in Northern Ireland

Belfast: Sep 21 – NORTHERN IRELAND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2017

Templepatrick: May 23 – Discipline and Underperformance at Work

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L&D and HR Events North of England

 

Carlisle: Jun 19 - Employer Toolkit: Mock Tribunal

Chester: May 21 - Breakfast Meeting: Take Your HR Career to the Next Level

Chester: May 23 - HR Breakfast Seminar – The Future of HR…

Chester: Jun 14 - The Future of Work and Annual Meeting of the Chester CIPD Group

Darlington: Jun 20 – CIPD Tees Valley Branch: Managing Performance - The Challenging Conversations

Darlington: Jul 4 – CIPD Tees Valley Branch: The Art of EVP & Employer Brand

Fulwood: July 16 - Parish Safeguarding & HR Workshop

Fulwood: July 26 - Parish Safeguarding & HR Workshop

Hull: Jun 5 – CIPD Humber Branch: Transforming the Humber 2018 - thriving in a candidate-led market

Lancashire: 16 May - CIPD Lancashire Branch: The Value of Organisational Development in a complex and uncertain world

Lancashire: Jun 13 - CIPD Lancashire Branch: Mediation in the workplace and conflict resolution techniques

Lancashire: Jun 27 - CIPD Lancashire Branch: Interactive Employment Law update: forbessolicitors

Lancashire: Jul 11 - CIPD Lancashire Branch: Branch AGM with Julie Fadden (Leadership and employee engagement)

Leeds: Jun 28 - HR Operations Conference 2018 Leeds

Liverpool: May 23 - Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: Education, Policies and Practices

Manchester: Jun 7 - Kuits Solicitors - HR Breakfast Club

Manchester: Jun 21 – HR Retreat (Manchester) Four HR

Newcastle: May 24 – CIPD North East England Branch: AGM 2018 and “Sex and Drugs and Rock’n’Roll”

Newcastle: Jun 20 - #Connecting HR North East #4

Preston: Sept 27 - Effective Recruitment & Retention

Rotherham: Sep 19 - HR Exchange - Dismissals

Rotherham: Nov 28 - HR Exchange - Investigations

Stockton on Tees: Jul 9 - Independent Professionals Group - HR and Org Development

Whitehaven: May 17 - Annual Employment Law Update and Annual General Meeting 2018

York: Jun 8 - Connecting HR York - Social meet-up

York: June 8 & 9 – The Human Workplace... (CIPD Northern Area Partnership)

York: Jun 21 – CIPD North Yorkshire Branch: Your Turn to Talk – An event with a difference

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L&D and HR Events Midlands

 

Birmingham: Jun 13 - CIPD Birmingham Branch: Mental health, the workplace and you

Birmingham: Jun 18 - CIPD Birmingham Branch: Independents and Self Employed Group: Social Media to Grow your Business

Birmingham: Jun 19 – 10:00 Transforming HR - Because It's Time For Something New

Birmingham: Jun 21 - CIPD Birmingham Branch: Brexit - 9 months to go, key considerations for HR professionals

Birmingham: Jun 26 -  CIPD Birmingham Branch: Summer Social & Networking Evening - Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Birmingham: Nov 6 - Free HR Strategic Positioning Event – Birmingham, UK

Coventry: May 21 – CIPD Branch: The Apprenticeship Levy - a missed opportunity?

Coventry: Nov 29 - Sales Learning & Development (SLD) 2018

Derby: Aug 16 - HR Headaches: Prison, Drugs, Office Romances, and Facebook

Leicestershire: Jun 20 – CIPD Leicestershire branch Summer Networking & Social Evening

Nottingham: Jun 14  - How To Earn a Seat At The Top Table – The Future for L&D

Nottingham: Jun 28 – CIPD Branch: Marketing for HR

Nottingham: Dec 5 & 6 – CIPD Applied Research Conference 2018

Northampton: Jun 5 - CIPD Northamptonshire branch Summer Social & Networking Evening

Northampton: Jun 20 - CIPD Coaching Supervision Group

Northamptonshire: Jun 8 - Learning and Development Thought Leaders' Conference 2018

Shrewsbury: May 15 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Apprenticeships and Annual Meeting

Shrewsbury: Jun 14 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Employment Law Special Interests Group

Shrewsbury: Jun 21 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Paul McGee Motivational and Social Evening

Shrewsbury: Sep 27 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Volunteering in the Workplace Event

Shrewsbury: Oct 10 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Wellbeing Event

Shrewsbury: Nov 8 – CIPD Shropshire Branch: Employment Law Special Interests Group

Wolverhampton: May 9 – CIPD Black Country Branch: The Final Countdown to GDPR plus AGM

Worcester: May 15 – CIPD Branch Annual Meeting: Working Harder Not Smarter - Are You Filling Your Fuel Tank?

Worcester: Nov 7 – CIPD Branch Coaching Group: Endings - the only way to start a journey

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L&D and HR Events South of England

 

Bedford: May 22 – CIPD Employee Engagement Case Study: building engagement & teamwork

Bedford: Jun 8 – CIPD Disciplinary hearings and dismissals using SOSR

Bury St Edmunds: Oct 11 - Ashtons Legal HR / Employment Law Breakfast (Bury St Edmunds)

Cambridge: Oct 4 - Ashtons Legal HR / Employment Law Breakfast (Cambridge)

Cheltenham: Dec 7 - HR FOCUS GROUP

Chiltern: Jun 27 - Chiltern Branch: Louise Fisher - The CIPD strategy & current agenda

Eastbourne: Jun 26 – Learning and Development - Innovation in the Workplace (CIPD Sussex Branch)

Essex: Jun 5 – CIPD Essex and Ipswich Branch Annual Meeting

Essex: Jun 5 - Wellbeing at Work – what is your vision for 2020? CIPD Essex and Ipswich Branch

Exeter: Jun 5 - East Devon and Exeter CIPD Group - Tribunal Masterclass

Farnborough: Jun 26 – CIPD BRANCH EVENT: The future of work; get on the right side of change

Guildford: May 17 – CIPD Surrey & North Hampshire Branch: Morning Group - Flexible working: How you can achieve a role that gives you the perfect worklife balance

Guildford: May 17 – CIPD Surrey & North Hampshire Branch: BRANCH EVENT and AGM - Reward Strategies and redefining total rewards

Guildford: Jun 14 - CIPD Surrey & North Hampshire Branch: Morning Club - Networking

Guildford: Jul 17 - CIPD Surrey & North Hampshire Branch: Morning Group - Using LinkedIn part 2

Hastings: Jun 20 – Hastings Networking Group - June 2018 Meeting

Ipswich: Oct 9 - Ashtons Legal HR / Employment Law Breakfast (Ipswich)

Milton Keynes: Jun 18 – CIPD B&MK Branch: Annual Legal Update - Dentons LLP

Milton Keynes: Jun 19 – CIPD B&MK Branch: The Towards Maturity Transformation Curve

Norwich: Oct 2 - Ashtons Legal HR / Employment Law Breakfast (Norwich)

Oxford: May 22 – Oxford Group: Developing & implementing a Wellbeing Strategy

Reading: Oct 11 - Employment Law/HR Seminar 2018

Stroud: Sep 5 - HR Focus Group

Walton-on-Thames: Jun 28 - Digital HR - the final frontier

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L&D and HR Events London

 

May 10 – 18:00 Free Professional Networking Evening - London

May 17 – 10:00 The Disruptive HR Workshop

May 17 – 09:30 Getting the most from performance and development conversations

May 18 – 10:00 The Talent Management Challenge

May 23 – 09:30 Becoming Data Savvy in HR

May 23 & 24 – CIPD Developing Line Managers Conference & Workshop

May 24 – 08:30 Exchange 2018 (The Employee Engagement Event)

May 30 – 18:30 myHRparty 30.05.18 - London

June 5 & 6 - HR Analytics Conference & Workshop 2018

Jun 13 & 14 - CIPD HR Software Show

Jun 14 – 08:30 Hiring Technical & Digital Talent - The Recruitment Events Co.

Jun 19 – 09:00 Good Day at Work Conversation 2018

Jun 21 – 09:30 Gender pay reporting: what now? Learning from the first year of mandatory rerporting

Jul 25 – 18:30 myHRparty 25.07.18 - London

Sep 5 & 6 – ReimagineHR 2018

Sep 13 – 09:30 Job/work engagement: Understanding a different aspect of engagement

Sep 13 08:30 Hiring Technical & Digital Talent - The Recruitment Events Co.

Sep 26 – 18:30 myHRparty 26.09.18 - London

Sep 26 & 27 - LONDON HR SUMMIT 2018

Oct 10 - Free HR Strategic Positioning Event

Nov 15 – 08:30 Hiring Technical & Digital Talent - The Recruitment Events Co.

Nov 21 – 18:30 myHRparty 21.11.18 - London

Dec 04 – 08:30 Employer Brand Management conference 2018

Dec 06 – 09:30 Sleep, work and wellbeing: The role of employers

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Online

Whether it’s through working, studying, or caring for family, we know it can be hard to find time to attend in-person events.

If you prefer your networking digital, we highly recommend a few enlightening Twitter chats:

  1. #HRHour, run by @HR_Hour at 8pm Thursdays
  2. #LDNights, run by @LnDConnect at 8pm Tuesdays
  3. #LDInsight, run by @LnDConnect at 8am Fridays

However you choose to connect with your fellow HR and L&D professionals, one thing's for sure - you'll make 2018 your best career year yet.

 

Many of these HR events are run by the CIPD. Find out more about getting CIPD qualified online.


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