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EDTECH STARTUP
FESTIVAL 2022

DAY 1
Monday 5th September

5-9

SEPT
2022

Theme: PEOPLE

Our first Festival day is dedicated to the People function, with sessions addressing how to find and retain the best talent and how to build a positive, productive team and working culture for your organisation.

Session 1

SOURCING

11:00

BST (UK)

Introduction

Moderator: 

Rhys Spence (Brighteye)

BST (UK)

11:05

Keynote 1

Gavin Douglas & Laura Atkinson

Senior Associate (Work & Rewards), Associate Director (Employee Experience)

11:20

BST (UK)

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Keynote 2

Fabian van Hoegee

CEO & Co-founder

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11:35

BST (UK)

Panel

• Fabian van Hoegee (CEO & Co-founder, RocketX)
• Laura Atkinson (Associate Director, Employee Experience, WTW)
• Gavin Douglas (Senior Associate, Work and Rewards, WTW)
• George Windsor (Director of Research, Tech Nation)
• Chris Williams (Head of People, Atom Learning)

Discussion Questions:

• What are the hardest roles to fill and how do you fill them? How does this vary by whether technical vs other roles?
•How does the experience vary as you shift from startup setting out to more established scaleup?
•How do you balance salary expectations with equity expectations? What kind of promises do yo make to your employees on progression?

11:55

BST (UK)

Breakout + feedback

12:20

BST (UK)

Panel responses

12:30

BST (UK)

Wrap-up

Session 2

CULTURE

14:00

BST (UK)

Introduction

Moderator: 

Jennifer Dyck-Sprout (On Deck)

BST (UK)

14:05

Keynote 1

Jon Lexa

President & CCO

14:20

BST (UK)

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Keynote 2

Ben Gateley

CEO & Co-founder

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14:35

BST (UK)

Panel

• Jon Lexa (President & CCO, Sanalabs)
• Ben Gateley (CEO & Co-founder, CharlieHR)
• Asha Haji (Co-founder, Framework)

Discussion Questions:

• What are the 3 most important ingredients to a happy, healthy culture?
• How do you decide on a suitable L&D approach, including budgets?
• How do you find the best solutions for L&D?

14:55

BST (UK)

Breakout + feedback

15:20

BST (UK)

Panel responses

15:30

BST (UK)

Wrap-up

We hope you'll join us - sign up below!