All set for Productivity Conference


Cornwall Chamber of Commerce has published the agenda for next week’s Productivity Conference, which it is hosting at Cornwall College’s Camborne campus.

The event on November 19, sponsored by Cornwall College Business, will address the Government’s aspirations for increased productivity in Britain.

The conference will kick off at 1.30pm with lunch and networking, followed by a welcome from Raoul Humphreys, deputy chief executive of The Cornwall College Group.

There will also be a presentation from LEP chief executive, Sandra Rothwell, who will look at how productivity affects the economy, followed by a number of break-out seminars which delegates can pick from.

Sue Hook, MD of Sapience HR, will address staff wellbeing, while Stephen Hickman, senior lecturer in organisational studies at the University of Exeter Business School (Penryn campus) will give a talk entitled, ‘Productivity, Growth and Happiness: Productivity in an Operational context’.

Other confirmed speakers include Fifteen Cornwall chief executive, Matthew Thomson; Dr Bryan Mills, – specialist in business at Cornwall College; Acas senior adviser, Giles Vicat; Bott MD, Clive Woodward; Julian Jenkins from Santander; and Stuart Robinson, lecturer in management at the University of Exeter Business School.

The conference will close with a panel debate featuring three of the speakers, giving delegates an opportunity to discuss issues raised in the breakout sessions.

The conference will finish at 6pm.

Tickets cost £20+vat for Chamber members, £50+vat for non members. For more information, or to book, click here.