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Industry and companies are changing at a faster rate than ever before as they strive to meet the challenges of the future. Hosted by writer Annabel Dunstan who has recently published ‘The People Business’, this event will explore internal communication research, highlight future trends and discuss the growing importance of collaboration networks.

Speakers from policy think tank IPPR Scotland and leading technology providers will set out thoughts and lead discussions on the future of Internal Communication.

Attending this event will give you the opportunity to engage with the developing work of IoIC Scotland and will provide access to research and some lively discussion for you and your team.

Alastair Scott, Scotland Regional Director of the IoIC says "It is a very exciting time for IoIC in Scotland and I’m very proud of the work the team are doing here. This event will be a spectacular start to a new look and feel for the Institute north of the border. We will continue to deliver quality events through the year for current and new members."



15.00 – 15.10 Introduction from Gavin Simpson, SCOTTISHPOWER
15.10 – 15.25 Welcome from our host, Author, Facilitator, Business Owner and Managing Director, Annabel Dunstan                       
  • Industry and companies are transforming
  • Workplaces and careers will not be the same
  • Employees can and should be advocates
  • How does employee communication facilitate this?
15.25 – 15.45 ‘The People Business’ presented by co-author, Annabel Dunstan
15.50 – 16.15 IPPR Scotland, Russell Gunson discusses ‘What will the workplace look like in 20/30 years?’
  • What relationship will workers have with employers?
  • What will the key challenges and opportunities be
  • How can we better prepare for this?
16.15 – 16.20 Host talks channels and the emergence of digital collaborative platforms
  • What role do they play now?
  • What role should they play?
  • How will they evolve in the future?
16.20 16.45 Yammer gives strategic vision and insight highlighting:
  • Their understanding of the internal comms landscape
  • How it helps with the challenges of today
  • How they imagine this landscape will evolve
  • Where and how their platform will enable this
  • What their key learnings have been from industry
16.45 17.15 Panel discussion on the key themes and on the future of internal communication. 
  • How can and should internal communication change?
17.15 – 17.20 Closing remarks
17.20 – 18.00 Refreshments and networking

If you wish to book for this event, click here. 

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