Past Events

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Learning & Development Network Meeting

Event Date: 02/07/2015 12.00 pm - 16.00 pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Kingston upon Thames, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 25 GBP for non-members

Our L&D Network meetings are designed not only for L&D and HR professionals but also managers who would like to increase their learning and development capabilities.

This network event is about sharing and learning from each other. Discussions will be, as always, member-led and focus on the issues relevant to you and your organisation.

Our next L&D Network will take place on Thursday 2 July starting, as usual, with our network lunch at 12.00. We will be hosted by our colleagues at VSO International in Kingston-upon-Thames.

The theme for this meeting will be the role of L&D Practitioners to support and improve performance management. We welcome offers for presentations, case studies and ideas for external speakers so please contact our HR Services Manager on emmanuelle@peopleinaid.org to discuss these points further.

Our Network meetings are free for CHS Alliance members to attend and bring together specialists on specific topics to share experiences, discuss hot topics and to network. Visit our Networks page for more information. When booking one of our events, please make sure you review and understand the Terms & Conditions, including our cancellation policy which incurs a £25 no-show fee.



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Humanitarian HR Africa conference 2015: Strategic HR

Event Date: 08/06/2015 9.00am - 5.00pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 150 USD for members, 150 USD for non-members

Humanitarian HR Africa 2015: Strategic HR - Last chance to book

This is the last week to book a place at our upcoming Humanitarian HR Africa conference which will take place at the Silver Springs HotelNairobi, Kenya on 8 June 2015. The theme of this year's conference is Strategic HR.

The event will provide a unique space for HR professionals and line managers to reflect, learn from what others are doing, gain fresh insights and generate practical solutions to current HR and people management issues. Please download the full programme agenda here.

Programme overview

  • Opening address - Jonathan Potter, Executive Director, People In Aid - Learning within People In Aid:  Changes in Strategic HR Approaches in the Sector
  • Keynote - Rebecca Peel, Director of Talent, Living Goods - Exploring the Talent Ecosystem
  • Keynote - Susana Fernández Casla, Psychologist, Business Senior Coach and International Speaker
  • Skills Session - Emmanuelle Lacroix, HR Services Manager, People In Aid - Strategic HR: Implications and Opportunities for HR Professionals
  • Impact of HR
    - Learning from the Public and Private Sector on Impact
    - The Results Chain: Programme and HR
  • Innovative People Resourcing Strategies
    - Learning from the Humanitarian HR Europe Conference
    - People Resourcing: Surge Capacity
  • Advocacy Tactics and Tools - Anita Kattakuzhy, Regional Humanitarian Campaigns and Policy Adviser, Oxfam - How can we use advocacy tactics and tools to ‘win a seat at the table’

In a change from previous HHR Africa conferences, this will be a one-day conference. People In Aid and HAP International are merging to form the CHS Alliance which will hold its Constitutive General Assembly and global launch on 9 June 2015 in Nairobi. You can register for these events here.

We strongly encourage you to join us for another thought-provoking HHR Africa conference. The conference fee of US$150 includes lunch and refreshments at the hotel. 

Deadline for bookings: Monday 18 May 2015.

You can access the content from HHR Africa 2014 including presentations, blogs and videos on www.peopleinaid.org/hhrafrica2014

HHR Africa is kindly supported by...

Global Partner:

          

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Supported by IAWG

 



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Humanitarian HR Europe conference 2015: Innovative Resourcing

Event Date: 03/06/2015 Starting at lunchtime on Day 1, finishing at lunchtime on day 3
Duration: 3 days
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 675 GBP for members, 675 GBP for non-members

The deadline for registration has now passed, but we may be able to accept late bookings. If you are interested please contact info@peopleinaid.org.

Innovative resourcing: The talent challenge in a shifting humanitarian landscape

Every year, the Humanitarian Human Resources (HHR) conferences provide a unique space for HR professionals in the sector to reflect, learn from what others are doing, gain fresh insights, and generate practical solutions.

The theme for the 19th annual Humanitarian HR Europe conference in Antwerp will be innovative resourcing. It will explore creative approaches to attract, select and retain talent across our humanitarian operations.This will include what we can learn from our own HR scale up over the years, whether in response to conflict or natural disasters.

Please download the HHR Europe 2015 briefing pack here for information on the venue, full conference programme, presentation summaries and contributor details.

The programme will include contributors from BRAC, Greenpeace, Oxfam GB, Restless Development, Save the Children, Wateraid and World Vision International. Further details will be announced closer to the date. As usual, we will share case studies and experiences, and there will be plenty of opportunity for networking.

Katy Murray, an experienced independent consultant and facilitator, will be returning for a second year to convene and facilitate the conference. 

The conference fee includes accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Antwerp on 3 and 4 June, dinner on both evenings, and lunches on all three days of the conference. Non-residential places are also available.

The conference is always very popular and places are limited, so please book early to secure your place. The deadline for registration has now passed, but we may be able to accept late booking. If you are interested please contact info@peopleinaid.org.

Please note:

  • All conference participants will need a Schengen visa to enter Belgium, if not from an EEA state or a visa-exempt country. 

HHR Europe is kindly supported by...  

Global Partner:

          

Global Partner:

 

Platinum Partner:

          

 



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Learning & Development Network Meeting

Event Date: 26/03/2015 12.30pm - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 25 GBP for non-members

Our L&D Network meetings are designed not only for L&D and HR professionals but also managers who would like to increase their learning and development capabilities.

This network event is about sharing and learning from each other. Discussions will be as always member-led and focus on the issues relevant to you and your organisation.

Please do feel free to send us suggestions for topics - and we will welcome any offers for presentations and ideas for external speakers. Contact our HR Services Manager directly on emmanuelle@peopleinaid.org to discuss these points further.

Our Network meetings are free for People In Aid members to attend and bring together specialists on specific topics to share experiences, discuss hot topics and to network. Visit our Networks page for more information. When booking one of our events, please make sure you review and understand the Terms & Conditions, including our cancellation policy which incurs a £25 no-show fee.



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CHS East Africa Regional launch and Accountability Fair Share

Event Date: 19/03/2015 8.30am to 5.15pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

This event combines the East Africa regional launch of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability, the IAWG East Africa Q&A Fair Share and People In Aid regional Members Forum.

Event overview:

Morning: CHS launch and People In Aid/HAP merger

This event will offer an opportunity to discuss what implementation of the CHS could look like in the East Africa region; learn more about guidance and support available from People In Aid, HAP International, and the Sphere Project; and importantly, start working on action plans for the benefit of communities and people affected by crisis.

Representatives from People In Aid and HAP will present an update on the new organisation they are forming, its role with the CHS, and what the merger means for members.

Afternoon: IAWG Q&A Fair Share

We will share six accountability initiatives specific to the region. Successes, challenges and learning will be discussed through a ‘world café’ style fair share. A plenary session will be held at the close of the event, summarising actions going forward from the fair share. The event will provide an opportunity to share accountability approaches from local, international and government initiatives.

Key dates 

Logistics

This event is suitable for People In Aid and HAP members, senior programme staff, HR managers, line managers and Q&A specialists in the East Africa region.

Attendance is free, however there will be a cost for ‘no shows’ of 25 USD (2000KSH) for individuals who have registered and have not communicated non-attendance by 13 March 2015.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.



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