The Talent Agenda Series 2018 Forum

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.

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Expert presentations.
— HR Business Partner at Lafarge Africa Plc

Who Attended the Talent Agenda Series West Africa Conference?


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