The Royal Society of Chemistry
17 November - Creating Business Through Change Management

Learn from experienced practioners in the field. The speakers in this symposium have experience in change in this area froma multitude of perspectives and we believe that bringing this team together provides a wealth of experience and knowledge to boost your personal and organisationís future performance in organisational change.

Date: 17 November, 2004
Location: Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London
Application and Fees: Registration for this event is £100 incl. VAT for RSC members, £135 incl. VAT for non RSC members. Fees include lunch and refreshments.
For Further Information: Please contact Michele Sahrle. or by phone on 07703647189.

Early application is advisable. Please note the deadline for registration is the Wednesday 3 November 2004.

09:30 Registration and Coffee
10:00 Welcome and opening remarks.
Nigel Shepherd, ER Consultants (RSC Management Group)
Session 1 Chairman: Professor Ian Wallace, Cranfield University
10:20 Change Management Implementation methodologies.
Elaine Fear, Director, ER Consultants
10:50 Managing change in a trade union environment
Jock Simpson, Executive Chairman of the National Joint Council for Engineering Construction
11:20 COFFEE
11:45 Organisational Change - A Union perspective
Sol Mead, Senior National Officer, UNISON
12:15 Value Improvement Through Change- Analysis, planning, implementation & delivery of change
Danny Davis, Independent consultant
12:45 LUNCH
13:45 Session 2 Chairman: Mike Green, Sasol (RSC Management Group)
13:50 Change Management in Technology Rich Environments
Linda Wooldridge, Independent researcher, writer, consultant and business advisor
14:20 A BNFL Perspective - Leading Change: from owner to contractor
Brian Partridge, Group HR Director, BNFL
14:50 COFFEE
15:20 An individual's guide to change - to help the first time project manager
Lucy Jackson, Commercial Change Manager, BP Chemicals Ltd
15:50 Change in Universities - The Use of the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) Model
Professor Ian Wallace, Head of Department of Environmental and Ordnance Systems, Cranfield University