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March 1, 2016

Get expert insight on managing change at the Strategic People Conference

Third Sector Strategic People Conference - Gain insight from hearing how other organisations have managed change.

The Third Sector Strategic People Conference has run for over a decade and in recent years has expanded its focus to include sessions for volunteer managers as well as HR professionals. Join us on 10 March 2016 and hear keynote speeches from Su Sayer CBE from Campaign to Protect Rural England and Dame Stephanie Shirley.

Find Charity People, Career Volunteer and the Trustee Academy on stand 2.

There is still space on some workshops which will be run by representatives from: Macmillan, Children's Society, RNLI, St Nicolas Hospice, World Vision, British Heart Foundation, United Response, and Oxfam. Places on some workshops are limited but we will do our best to accommodate you.

Download the brochure and book online today: 

Keynote speakers

Su Sayer CBE - Chair, the Council to Protect Rural England

Su Sayer CBE was the co-founder and chief executive at United Response for 40 years until she stepped down in 2014. United Response supports people with learning disabilities, mental health or physical support needs, with 3500 staff across England and Wales. She is now a Vice President.

Awarded an OBE in 2000 for services to disabled people and a CBE in 2013, Sayer also received the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2003 Charity Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2004 Charity Times Awards.

She has served on the boards of several government bodies and a number of charities including Save the Children and Prostate Cancer UK. She is currently chair of CPRE, the Campaign to Protect Rural England, a trustee of the Silverline Helpline and the Urology Foundation. She is the Senior Independent Director at Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Trust.


Dame Stephanie Shirley

Dame Stephanie Shirley is a highly successful entrepreneur turned ardent philanthropist.

She started what became Xansa in 1962. In 25 years as its Chief Executive she developed it into a leading business technology group, pioneering new work practices and changing the position of professional women along the way.

Since retiring in 1993, she has served on corporate Boards including the John Lewis Partnership plc (1999-2001), but her focus has been increasingly on philanthropy based on her strong belief in business people giving something back to society. Her main interests are autism and making better use of IT in the voluntary sector.

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