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Wavelength Connect Brochure Updates July 2012

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  2. Connect 2012 | 02 > Welcome to Wavelength Connect 2012! On behalf of the Wavelength In 2012 many excellent leaders have agreed to share team, a very warm welcome their experiences and learnings with you, from world to Connect! renowned companies such as Disney, Red Bull Formula 1, The Eden Project, Lego and Apple to You are one of some 100 brilliant ‘hidden gems’ like Grundfos, Kiva, Aravind and leaders drawn from a Pets At Home. diverse and exciting mix of industries and sectors. I am Our job at Wavelength is to help you get as much as looking forward very much to possible from these encounters so you can develop getting to know you as part of the Connect 2012 cohort. and deepen your leadership insights and practices. The purpose of this brochure is to give you a strong So, please have a careful read of this brochure. I’m sure sense of the quality and focus of the programme and you will be as excited as we are about the leaders you will to let you have the dates and logistics for all events up be meeting. Come to all Wavelength events with an open to and including June 2012. mind and an open heart, willing to learn and help others learn, and you will get massive benefit from Connect. We believe that leaders learn best from leaders, that you can learn much from sectors very different But right now, the most important thing is that you get from your own and that nothing beats hearing – the dates in your diary! The next page gives you all you warts and all – from those on the front line leading need to know… successful businesses. Tammy Potter connect tammy@thesamewavelength.com Welcome
  3. Connect 2012 | 03 > What is your time commitment? We know that the more you attend the more you will get out of the programme, and the better relationships you will build. To take part in everything you will need to block out 10 days in your diary.JANUARY February March April May JuneJuly August September October November11 18 – 19 09 28Olympic Lunch Reconnect 2: Skills Masterclass Reconnect 3:Lunch at the Olympic park Leading in a connected Mastering the power of The Business of Social world storytelling Innovation
  4. 11 July | CONNECT PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERS LUNCH Connect 2012 | 4 > In a fantastic venue overlooking the Olympic Park we will be hosted by Deloitte Partner Heather Hancock. Connect members from 2010, 2011 and 2012 will be invited to this lunch so it will be a great chance to meet new people. We are delighted to be joined by Rob Trimble, a Connect Alumnus and the CEO of the Bromley By Bow Centre, and Paul Bricknell, the Executive Director for Regeneration and Community Engagement at the London Legacy Development Corporation. Rob and Paul will be talking to us about the micro and macro impact of the 2012 Olympics on East London, the largest area of regeneration in the world. We will also hear from current Connect member Phil Fearnley, General Manager News & Knowledge, Future Media at the BBC, who amongst many other things has OLYMPIC responsibility for defining and delivering the BBC’s online digital services for the London Olympics in 2012. lunch
  5. 11 July | CONNECT PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERS LUNCH Connect 2012 | 5 > When towards the Olympic Park or Westfield Stratford City. Exit the station into Westfield Shopping Centre. Take Wednesday 11 July If using the exit of the underground station that brings the lift or escalators to the first level and follow signs to 12:00 – 16:00 you straight into the Westfield Shopping Centre you The Street/Chestnut Plaza. Jamie’s Italian Restaurant will see an EAT café – go to the right and follow the should be on your right. Continue straight towards set of escalators up to the first level. If you have exited the artificial waterfall feature. At this point head right Venue the underground using the Stratford bus station exit, towards the Olympic Stadium and Chestnut Plaza Deloitte House, Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet you need to use the main bridge over the train lines restaurants. PRADA will be on your left and you need to Road, London E20 1GL heading towards the Westfield Shopping Centre. Follow head left down the alley between Wahaca and PRADA, signs to John Lewis and Chestnut Plaza, walking with Deloitte House situated at the end of this walkway. straight down the external walkway passing shops Getting there: such as Samsung and Mini until you reach the artificial Please read carefully as the postcode doesn’t currently waterfall feature. At this point head right towards the work on satnav/google etc – apparently the address Olympic Stadium and Chestnut Plaza restaurants. does not exist, although Deloitte assure us it does! PRADA will be on your left and you need to head left down the alley between Wahaca and PRADA, with If arriving by taxi please ask to be dropped off at one Deloitte House situated at the end of this walkway. of these stations: From Stratford International From Stratford Underground High speed 1 train from St Pancras/Kings Cross takes If you have arrived in Stratford by either the Jubilee 6 – 7 minutes direct to Stratford International. Line or Central Line then please follow the exits members lunch
  6. 11 July | CONNECT PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERS LUNCH Connect 2012 | 6 > REGISTRATION Please read carefully as the postcode doesn’t currently ** lease note we will be sending an eventbrite invite p work on satnav/google etc – apparently the address for this event, and we are inviting Connect Alumni does not exist, although Deloitte assure us it does! too so its important to please remember to register if you would like to attend!** What to Wear Business Casual is fine (yes jeans are fine… whatever you are comfy in is fine!). If you need to stay overnight in London? We have a relationship with a lovely boutique hotel – No. Ten Manchester Street (www. tenmanchesterstreethotel.com/) in Marylebone. We have negotiated a preferred corporate rate of £165 plus VAT for BB, and you just need to say/or enter code: Wavelength. members lunch
  7. September 18 – 19 | Reconnect 2 leading in a connected world Connect 2012 | 7 LEADING IN A CONNECTED WORLD Digitisation. Personalisation. as leaders? Should you be on Social media. Facebook. Twitter. Twitter?! Is Facebook just for your LinkedIn… We lead in an teenage kids? Will Facebook even increasingly connected, disrupted be here in two years time? and immediate world. Relationships with consumers, employees and Adrian and Liam have been busy peers are being revolutionised. again scouring the world for people Entirely new business models and who can inspire, educate and technologies are being created challenge us. which threaten extinction for many traditional ways of doing business. What does all this mean for us as leaders, managers of supply chains, recruiters, consumers, innovators? RECONNECt What about our “personal brands”
  8. September 18 – 19 | Reconnect 2 leading in a connected world Connect 2012 | 8 From Silicon Valley, we’re SVB is not like From Kenya’s “Silicon delighted to have George any bank we’ve Savanna” we can’t wait Anders, a Pulitzer Prize encountered to hear John Waibochi, winning journalist and best before. Their clients love them (!) and as the banker entrepreneur, innovator and selling author who writes of 75% of start ups in the USA – and the first banker founder of Virtual City in for the New York Times and of Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Cisco – it has Nairobi. In 2010 John was Harvard Business Review. unrivalled insights into what is coming out of the awarded Nokia’s £1,000,000 George will share his valley which will transform the commercial and social prize for innovation for insights into how social media is transforming the ways landscape for us all. his work inventing supply chain applications which top companies are recruiting talent and how leaders use empower and enrich distributors and retailers of Fast (or do not use) Twitter and other platforms to manage Moving Consumer Goods in emerging markets. their public profiles. From LA, we will be joined by Hamilton Chu, Director Also flying in will be leaders from Facebook and Silicon of Strategic Initiatives at Valley Bank (SVB). Blizzard. This phenomenon would simply not exist without the technologies of a Facebook will showcase connected world. Founded by three UCLA graduates how they partner with in 1991, it is now a huge online video gaming business businesses to transform probably best known for its World of Warcraft franchise they ways they interact with customers to increase which has some 12 million monthly subscribers. RECONNECt sales and market share.
  9. September 18 – 19 | Reconnect 2 leading in a connected world Connect 2012 | 9 Erik Hersman, a Senior Nick Jeffery, CEO of Vodafone TED Fellow, is a globally Global Enterprise Ltd will also be respected technologist, joining us. We have asked Nick to blogger and innovator speak about how the revolution specialising in the impact in mobile technology and use is and application of technology transforming how businesses do their business and throughout Africa. He runs he will be giving specific examples from industries and two popular websites – sectors relevant to Connect members. WhiteAfrican and AfriGadget – and is based at the iHub (which he created) in Nairobi which brings together 6,000 entrepreneurial innovators across East Africa. He is Co-Founder of Ushahidi (“testimony” in Swahili), a groundbreaking crowd sourcing website created to map incidents of violence during the 2007–2008 Kenyan crisis. Ushahidi has since been used around the world in a wide range of initiatives from reporting violence in Madagascar to election monitoring in Afghanistan. RECONNECt
  10. September 18 – 19 | Reconnect 2 leading in a connected world Connect 2012 | 10 When Coach Transfers: We will provide coach transfers at Important: The deadline for booking with these Starts: 12:45 18 September 2012 the following times: hotels is COP Monday 13 August after this point we Ends: 16:30 19 September 2012 cannot guarantee room availability or the Wavelength 18 Sept – At 12.15 prompt a coach will depart from negotiated rate. Fleet station and each of the hotels to bring you all Venue to Rivervale Barn As the start time has changed for the 18th Sept to Rivervale Barn, Mill Lane, Yateley, Hampshire GU46 7SS 18 Sept 21.30 – Rivervale Barn to Hotels 12:45 some of you may wish to cancel your room for 19 Sept 08.00 – Hotels to Rivervale Barn the evening of the 17th. We suggest that you do this 19 Sept 16.30 – Rivervale Barn to Fleet Station as soon as possible via email. Getting there and Hotels. By Car: Rivervale Barn is easily accessible from the M4, A30 and the M3 and is near the town of Yateley, in the northeast corner of Hampshire. Hotels It is approximately an hour from London. We have held rooms at the following two hotels. Please ensure you book your own accommodation and By Train: A few stations service the venue. The nearest quote the reference listed to ensure you get the rates main station is Fleet, with two smaller stations being Wavelength has negotiated. Please note that for any Crowthorne and Sandhurst (Berks). Travel time is about cancellations please confirm with the hotels by email. 50mins from London. We suggest that you arrive into Fleet as we will be providing coach transfers to the venue and it has a taxi rank unlike the smaller stations where you will have to pre-book a taxi. RECONNECT 2
  11. September 18 – 19 | Reconnect 2 leading in a connected world Connect 2012 | 11 Hotel The Casa Hotel What to wear Price £70 / night This one may involve wellies again…! We’ll keep you posted! Ref B ook by phone quoting reference Wavelength Address Handford Lane, Yateley, Camberley West, Hampshire, GU46 6BT Tel: +44 (0)1252 873275 E: enquiries@thecasahoteluk.com Web www.thecasahoteluk.com Hotel The Brook Waterloo Price £70 / night Ref ook by phone quoting reference BK21896 B Address Duke’s Ride, Crowthorne, Bracknell, Berkshire,RG45 6DW Tel: +44 (0)1344 777 711 E: waterloo@brook-hotels.co.uk Web www.brook-hotels.co.uk/hotels/waterloo- hotel-bracknell RECONNECT 2
  12. October 09 | Skills Masterclass Connect 2012 | 12 Martin Narey. Jude Kelly. Tim Smit. Bobby Loeb. Gerard van Grinsven. What do they have in common? They are great story tellers. They know how to draw in an audience and get their messages across in highly engaging ways. We might not all get to be as good as Tim or GVG, but we can all learn how to be better at communicating to our teams, skills companies and beyond. MasteR– class
  13. October 09 | Skills Masterclass Connect 2012 | 13 This Connect session will be very much Every month Rob and his team reach about practical tips and insights. millions of young people in the slums and rural areas of east Africa with messages Leading us into the heart of storytelling about health, well being, and positive we have Rob Burnet. A Brit, he went social change. This is not done with worthy, traveling in Africa after university and authority-knows-best dullness, but through never came back from Africa! He now brilliantly realised comic books, compelling runs an Emmy award winning multi media characters radio shows and a very clever communications business based in Nairobi integration of Twitter and Facebook. called A Well Told Story. In Cannes in April, A Well Told Story Says Rob: “We combine the power of good picked up an Emmy – Kenya’s first – at stories with strategy, creativity, deep analysis the International Academy of Television skills and hard science, to design and produce Arts Sciences annual awards ceremony communications that spur positive social changes that can be proved and measured.” This will be a fun, inspiring, participatory session – with a couple of surprises. MasteR– class
  14. October 09 | Skills Masterclass Connect 2012 | 14 When If you need to staying overnight Tuesday 09 October 2012 in London? Timings: 15:00 – 18:30 followed by a dinner, We have a relationship with a lovely boutique hotel – No estimated end time 21:30 Ten Manchester Street www.tenmanchesterstreethotel. com/) in Marylebone. We have negotiated a preferred corporate rate of £165 plus VAT for BB, and you just Venue need to say/or enter code: Wavelength. One Alfred Place, 1 Alfred Place, London WC1E 7EB Getting there: Goodge Street/Tottenham Court Road are the nearest tubes. Alfred Place is parallel to Tottenham Court Road, off Store Street. To find Store Street look out for Metrobank and Carphone Warehouse on its corners. One Alfred Place is a big glass fronted building set back from the pavement and the club is on the skills second floor. Wavelength will be providing coaches between the hotels and the venues. Further details to follow. masterClass
  15. www.wavelengthlive.com Connect 2012 | 15 Wavelengthlive was developed to capture as much of the Connect magic as is possible. We launched the site in 2011 so you can already explore our huge back-catalogue: videos of the best of our speakers, their presentations, interesting background reading and links, as well as full details about Connect events and how to sign up. Live is searchable by Connect Event or by topic area (e.g. leadership, innovation, social innovation etc), is updated regularly and is a free resource of great bite size pieces of inspiration and learning available for you to use and share with your teams. Connect Online
  16. Connect 2012 | 16 Reconnect 21 econnect 2 will take place at the Rivervale R 5. Food: Wavelength will provide light refreshments 7. There is no minimum number of persons Barn, Mill Lane, Yately, Hampshire GU46 lunch and dinner on day 1, and light required for the event to take place. 7SS. Please note that this is a fairly remote refreshments and lunch on day 2. Members will location within Hampshire and it is very unlikely need to organise their own breakfasts. 8. As Connect members are responsible for their that there will be any reception for mobile own outward and homeward transport no communication devices. 6. assport and Visa requirements: any Connect P arrangements have been made by Wavelength members who do not hold a British or EU in the event that those outward or homeward2. onnect members are responsible for organising C member state passport should contact the journeys are delayed. their own transport to the venue for the appropriate consulate authority in their country beginning of Reconnect 2 on day 1, and their of residence for full details of the relevant 9. The proportion of Connect members’ return transport home at the end of the event visa or travel authorisation requirements, membership fee attributable to Reconect 2 will on day 2. Please note that we do not accept any and any health requirements that apply for be held in a trust account. liability to Connect members if they are unable to travel from that country to the UK. Connect enjoy part or all of the event because of the delay members who do not hold a British or EU 10. n exceptional circumstances Wavelength may I or failure of transport that is not provided by us. member state passport should ensure that need to alter the details given in this brochure. they have comprehensive medical insurance, If any changes to these details are required3. onnect members are also responsible for C which includes hospital treatment and medical then Wavelength will make these changes organising their own hotel accommodation for evacuation. You should seek medical advice clear to Connect members. Reconnect 2. before travelling to the UK from your doctor, practice nurse or travel health clinic, and4. avelength will provide transfer by coach to W ensure that all appropriate vaccinations are and from the venue to members’ hotels during up-to-date. Reconnect 2. The small Print