Pre-conference - Leadership Forum

Leadership forum

How often as leaders are we dealing with change; daily, weekly, monthly? It is a constant part of being a leader today within the education sector.

Taking place on the morning of the Main Conference, 08:20 - 13:00, 01 September 2015, this forum will focus on the theme of change management and will feature workshops, discussion and a panel session on the most pertinent issues around change management. 

08:45 Workshop: change is a constant - deal with it!

This workshop will focus on several key themes:

  • What is change?
  • How do people respond to change?
  • What does change mean to me?
  • What might be my focus and role as a leader through change?

Speakers: Karen Cairney, director of external rlations and communications, Edinburgh Napier University, UK and Kirsti Ferrier, accredited life coach and change management specialist

11:00 Panel Session: A conversation with senior leaders in higher education

Speakers: Sue Cunningham, president, CASE; Tricia King, pro-vice-master strategic engagement and recruitment and director external relations, Birkbeck, University of London and Sir David Greenaway, vice chancellor, The University of Nottingham

12:00 Lunch

The morning will close with an exclusive lunch for attendees prior to the main conference plenary.


View the Strategy Track programme for advanced level sessions at the main conference.