West Africa's leading human capital forum

 

Returning in 2019, Lagos, Nigeria

This April we ran our first ever Talent Agenda Series Conference in West Africa. This Conference was a great success and we look forward to running many more events here, the next conference in Lagos will lightly be in early 2019.

West Africa's talent is the key piece of the puzzle for business and the economy as a whole to unlock its potential across West Africa.

Thought leaders and decision makers from across HR and the CXO join together at the Talent Agenda Series West Africa HR Conference to conduct the discussions, across trends, ideas, challenges and best practices, which will deliver the needed gains.

The CIPM supported the previous event in Lagos allowing all attendees to earn 5 CPD Points.

Join up to 200 senior HR and business leaders to discuss key issues in multiple interactive, thought provoking sessions, delivered by speakers representing the best of business, suppliers, thought leaders and more.

 

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Seeing CEOs and HRDs collaborate at these events shows HR accorded the right strategic input and importance.
— HRD, Sparkwest Steel Industries

Previous Conference Sponsors and Partners

 Our Platinum Sponsors Willis Towers Watson will be running two topics within this Conference:  A Presentation on Their Employer of Choice Survey  A Panel Discussion on Artificial Intelligence - A New Era of Business

Our Platinum Sponsors Willis Towers Watson will be running two topics within this Conference:

A Presentation on Their Employer of Choice Survey

A Panel Discussion on Artificial Intelligence - A New Era of Business

                                          Our Gold Sponsors are the Nigerian bottling company (NBC).

                                         Our Gold Sponsors are the Nigerian bottling company (NBC).

 Our Silver Sponsor is Sage. Sage will be powering a panel discussion titled: “Next generation systems for next generation people management”.

Our Silver Sponsor is Sage. Sage will be powering a panel discussion titled: “Next generation systems for next generation people management”.

 The Charterer Institute of Personal Management (CIPM) are supporting this Conference.     They will be running a workshop on the second day of the Conference.                    Attendees can earn 5 CPD Points.

The Charterer Institute of Personal Management (CIPM) are supporting this Conference.   

They will be running a workshop on the second day of the Conference.                  

Attendees can earn 5 CPD Points.

 Our Partners African Business Magazine will be powering a panel discussion titled West Africa: unlocking regional opportunities for people. organisations and industries.

Our Partners African Business Magazine will be powering a panel discussion titled West Africa: unlocking regional opportunities for people. organisations and industries.

              AKMS Consulting Ltd are a Partner of the Talent                                     Agenda Series for this Conference

             AKMS Consulting Ltd are a Partner of the Talent                                     Agenda Series for this Conference

      Management Transformation will be Partnering with us for this Conference 

     Management Transformation will be Partnering with us for this Conference 

 
     Our Media Partner are HR Pulse

    Our Media Partner are HR Pulse

Why Attend?

The Talent Agenda Series now in it's 4th year, is delighted to present the Talent Agenda Series- West Africa conference.  This pivotal event will be taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. 200 HR and business leaders from all sectors around West Africa will gather in Global Career Company’s biggest market. Two key topics of focus for this years meeting are: Capacity Development and Human Capital needs and challenges for Africa.  

From Lagos, one of Africa’s economic mega-cities, we can assess diverse regional human capital trends in markets ranging from high-growth to recovery.

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Leading HR Content

Join in our West Africa regionally focused panel discussions and industry specific presentations and develop your knowledge on topics such as:

  • New and upcoming trends and how they relate to the local, regional and global market.

  • Business development and how to attract and keep talent.

  • How to inspire future leaders of tomorrow.

  • Heavyweight addresses from the regions Government and thought leaders from the business sector.


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Unique Networking Opportunities

Connect with peers and speakers in any of our intimate networking opportunities:

  • Champagne Roundtable discussions
  • Networking Cocktail Reception and evening entertainment
  • Breakfast briefings
  • Interactive workshops
  • Interactive question and answer sessions
  • 1 hour Speedy Networking coffee breaks and matchmaking service 
  • Networking buffet lunches

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Who will attend?

Join up to 200 senior HR and business leaders to discuss of-the-moment issues in a variety of engaging, interactive sessions, delivered by speakers you need to hear from, representing business, suppliers, thought leaders and more.

“If you are serious about understanding HR’s
agenda in Africa, the Talent Agenda Series is the
place to be.”
— Senior Manager Leadership Strategy & Executive Talent, Eskom

Key Topics of the Previous Agenda

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  • Panel Session: Unlocking Regional Development for West Africa
  • Panel Session: Corporate Social Responsibility , Capacity Building and Developing Critical Skills for Regional Development in West Africa
  • Presentation: Employer of Choice Survey
  • Panel Session: Gender, Diversity and Inclusivity in the Workplace
  • Panel Session: Re-defining the Talent Management Frontier for a Multi-National Generational Workforce
  • Presentation: Cyber Security
  • Panel Session: Creating a Culture of Leadership in Africa
  • Presentation: Next Generation Systems for Next Generation People Management
  • Workshop: Digital HR
  • Champagne Round tables
“We have managed to meet many difficult to
reach target clients and our presence in the
market has grown and grown since developing
our partnership with the Talent Agenda Series.”
— Willis Towers Watson

Become a Partner

Do you want to meet decision makers, increase your brand presence or promote your product, solution or expertise to the senior West African HR community?

The Talent Agenda Series HR conference brings together West Africa's senior C-Suite HR, business leaders, private - sector companies, intergovernmental and multilateral organisations, from the leading organisations spanning the whole spectrum of the region’s industries. 

Become a Talent Agenda Series partner and take advantage of a bespoke package tailored to meet your precise criteria and business objectives. Below are just some of the ways you can increase your profile and network with new business partners. To find out more get in touch here

 
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Joyce Belgira

Register to attend

joyce.belgira@globalcareercompany.com

+44 203 239 0515

 

 

 

 

Rupert Adcock

Become a partner

rupert.adcock@globalcareercompany.com

+44 208 834 0300 

 

 
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Bella Turner

Communication & Media opportunities

bella.turner@globalcareercompany.com

+44 208 834 0300

 
 

The Talent Agenda Series West Africa Conference 2018

On the 25th and 26th of April 2018 we ran our first Talent Agenda West Africa Conference. With presentations and panel discussions on the 25th and workshops run by Willis Towers Watson, the CIPM and Leicester Castle Business School on the 26th.

Up to 200 thought leaders and decision makers from across HR and the CXO joined together at this first Talent Agenda Series West Africa HR Conference to conduct discussions across trends, ideas, challenges and best practices, which will deliver the needed gains. The CIPM supported this event and awarded all attendees 5 CPD Points. 

African Business Magazine wrote an article on this conference, titled: "Roundtable: How can companies attract, manage and retain top talent?" Please follow the link opposite to read this piece.

Expert presentations.
— HR Business Partner at Lafarge Africa Plc

Who Attended the Talent Agenda Series West Africa Conference?

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The audience included up to 200 expert HR practitioners and progressive business leaders who put human capital at the core of their strategies. The pie chart opposite shows the event attendees job titles, this  allows you to see what type of person you would meet at a Talent Agenda Series Conference.


What did the Attendees think of this Conference?

I liked the quality of the facilitators. I also liked the content of their presentations and insights into current happenings in the HR space.
— Managing Director at Gras Savoye Nigeria (A Willis Towers Watson company)
Quality of presenters was good. Relevant HR information was discussed, it was a great networking opportunity.
— Managing Director at Nampak Nigeria
Practical and robust knowledge base shared amongst experts during panel discussions.
— Human Resources Operations Manager at Century Group
The experience sharing was pragmatic not conceptual and basically showcased how people/organisations were working towards improving the people/workplace within the environmental constraints.
— People & Change Consultant at KPMG
The inclusion of the CIPM was a wonderful addition to the local content.

— HR Manager at Index Petrolube Africa Limited
The conference was very interactive with very knowledgeable speakers.
— FZMC Administration Senior Superintendent at LADOL
Engaging mix of delegates and speakers. Global perspectives. Good debates and discussions. The game show approach to data presentation was excellent! Well-organised. I gained a lot.
— Director and HRBP at 9Mobile
The topics chosen for discussion are in sync with current issues that as HR practitioners we are dealing/need to deal with within our organizations. The quality of the the panelist was commendable as several insights were given on the areas discussed.
— HR Manager at Air Liquide
 

Media Coverage

This article titled "Roundtable: How can companies attract, manage and retain top talent?" was published by African Business Magazine in June 2018. 

Learn more about our first ever Talent Agenda Series Conference in West Africa by reading this article. The article discussed the conference panels and the positive effect is has for its attendees.

It provided an interesting discussion and many insights.
If there’s just the slightest question mark around the person’s integrity, then it’s a no-no.
Talent, today, is as important as the income statement.
You’d be astonished just how capable and exposed young talent are to digital technology.