ISE Student Development Conference 2020
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ISE Student Development Conference 2020

 Export to Your Calendar 10/03/2020
When: Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Where: Cavendish Conference Centre
22 Duchess Mews
London W1G 9DT
United Kingdom
Contact: Vivienne Wootten
020 7033 2464

Online registration is available until: 09/03/2020
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ISE Student Development Conference 2020

Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Entry Level Talent


The ISE Student Development Conference is a unique event, which brings together L&D professionals responsible for entry-level talent programmes. The theme of this year’s event is Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Entry Level Talent



 09:00 Registration, refreshments and exhibition
 09:30 Welcome - Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive - ISE and Bob Athwal, ISE Fellow and Conference Chair
 09:40 Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of early talent in the workplace - Poppy Jaman OBE, City Mental Health Alliance
 10:15 Mental Health and Employers - Anju Jacob, Monitor Deloitte
 11:00 Networking, refreshments and exhibition
 11:30 Breakout sessions - delegates to select one of the following:
#1 Speed to value: how behavioural science can help early talent hit the ground running - Alice Scott, Development Beyond Learning
#2 Repurposing the purpose of graduate programmes: resilience and wellbeing - Jane Clark, Talent Collective
#3 Mental Fitness: A preventative approach to mental health which enables early talent to thrive - Tessa McEwan, Developing Talent
 12:15 The mental health and wellness impact of key life and career transition points - Rosie Tressler, Student Minds and Rebecca Fielding, Gradconsult
 13:00 Networking, lunch and exhibition
 13:45 ISE Student Development Survey plus Employer Panel discussion on development trends - Tristram Hooley, Chief Research Officer
 14:30 Breakout sessions - delegates to select one of the following
#4 Growth or survival? The student mindset and implications for graduate development - Lucy Neale, Interaction Learning and Development and Rich Cook, Mindset Practice
#5 Proactive, connected and prepared future leaders: developing your graduates for a changing world - Stephanie McKeown, Civil Service HR and Lydia Garrett, The Whitehall & Industry Group
#6 Three key transitions graduates need to make in order to exit the scheme as a true business highflyer - Sarah Hobbs and Amanda                            Whiteford, Talent and Potential
 15:15 Networking, refreshments and exhibition
 15:30 Wellbeing and well-meaning: a 3-point guide for developers - Nikolai Koval-Radley, The Smarty Train
 16:30 Reflections and close of conference Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive - ISE and Bob Athwal, ISE Fellow and Conference Chair

Running alongside the event is a small development-focused exhibition with a range of suppliers who support apprentice and graduate development. Whether you are new to student development or an experienced veteran, you'll gain valuable insights to help you develop your students.



Member rate

 £345 + VAT


Non-member rate

£445 + VAT


Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event, please contact Vivienne Wootten, Membership and Events Manager.






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