Our world will be live from 29th September and we have a packed programme of content spread across the three days. Here are just some of the sessions you can attend, but there will be even more to explore once you’re in DRPG BIGtalk World!

See below the programme for the three days of DRPGBIGtalk or download the PDF for more details.

PROGRAMME


Please note, all times, topics and speakers are subject to change.


Our first day is driven by content exploring engagement, brand purpose and wellbeing:

50mins
Keynote - The Professor of Happiness
Professor Bruce Hood Director of the Bristol Cognitive Development Centre at the University of Bristol
30mins
The future of experience interaction
Looking at the rebranding of employee engagement, reward & recognition & events post Covid
30mins
Are you sitting comfortably? Using film to tell your brand story
How to bring your brand story to life through film
30mins
Walking the talk - how to not 'comms-wash' sustainability
How do you integrate sustainability into your communications to support and promote your achievements and ensure you align sustainability with your brand purpose
30mins
The role of communications in wellbeing
With a world moved online, what is comms’ role in maintaining wellbeing in the workplace?
45mins
Brave brands: has brand purpose tested positive throughout 2020?
Panel session discussing the connection between brand purpose, brand courage and corporate communications
45mins
Interactive case study
PDSA: brand strengthening
30mins
The Big Interactive Debate
Guest speakers from throughout the day gather for a lively, interactive debate session

Day 2 is all about future thinking, innovation and leadership:

45mins
Keynote - Communication is a leadership tool
As a leading voice in business, David Meade will share some real communication insights and learnings to help you become the ultimate leader
30mins
Re-thinking live experiences: a practical guide
How to navigate the challenges and re-engage audiences
30mins
How to think creative
Take a seat at the creative table and join the senior DRPG Creative Directors as they discuss how they use creative thinking to deliver effective communications
30mins
Technology in comms: fantasy or future?
Hosted by The Gadget Show’s Ortis Deley on the famous Gadget Show set, this session focusses on how to use technology to improve customer service, comms and brand perception
30mins
How to lead your leader through comms
How internal communication professionals can support their leaders to maximise employee engagement
45mins
The power of comms in leadership
A panel of leaders discuss their commitment to effective communication and how this has been linked to their organisation’s success
45mins
Interactive case study
Nationwide Building Society: adapting to change
30mins
The Big Interactive Debate
Guest speakers from throughout the day gather for a lively, interactive debate session

Day 3 is all about understanding and engaging with our audiences:

45mins
Keynote - Diversity in communications
June Sarpong OBE - the BBC's first Director of Creative Diversity
30mins
How to make communications inclusive by design
Asad Dhunna - Founder of The Unmistakables discusses best practice around D&I in comms
30mins
Creating a moment in time: How to cultivate an emotional connection with your audience through virtual and live events
How to engage audiences through amazing events with compelling storytelling at their heart
30mins
The Generation Game: how to segment your audiences well
Looking at the pros and cons of age segmented content for external and internal communications
30mins
Gamification: level up your communications
How content and digital can work together to create engaging audience experiences through gamification
45mins
Trust in communications
DRPG Head of Insight and Innovation launches latest whitepaper on navigating the impact of crisis on our audiences
45mins
Covid-19 und die Unternehmenskommunikation: ist Mut ansteckend?
Eine spannende Debatte mit Industrieexperten, die die zunehmende Bedeutung von Haltung und Mut in der der Unternehmenskommunikation analysieren und diskutieren
45mins
Interactive case study
Direct Line Group: bringing D&I values to life
30mins
The Big Interactive Debate
Guest speakers from throughout the day gather for a lively, interactive debate session
90mins
Evening Show
Fun and interactive social event with surprise special guests and prizes to be won