Professional Services Conference 2022: Back together, forward together
Thank you to all for joining us in person and online.
We'll share a summary of the day, as well as the session recordings, photos and videos shortly.
On this page:
A thank you to the PS community
Coming back better: Idea pitch winners
Congratulations to Allison Dolling, UCL Astrea, and Sally Belcher for their winning ideas - and than you to everyone who submitted theirs.
Each winning idea will recieve £1,000 toward the project and support from a senior sponsor.
Photos from the day
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|9:30 – 10:00||Registration|
Registration and refreshments.
|From 9:45: Overview of the agenda|
|10:00 – 10:15||Introduction to the day|
|10:15 – 10:45||Pride in Professional Services|
A welcome back from Fiona Ryland, Vice-President (Operations), and a look back on our recent achievements.
|Livestream of event|
Interview with the host of the previous session
|10:45 – 11:30||Q&A with the Provost|
Dr Michael Spence, UCL President & Provost, joins us to share his reflections on the PS community and our role in supporting UCL’s academic mission, and to answer your questions.
|11:30 – 12:00||Coffee break||Q&A with the Provost|
|12:00 – 12:30||Forward Together: Enabling our academic mission|
An overview of the UCL Strategy 2022-27 Enablers paper followed by a presentation of our Professional Services Vision.
|12:30 – 13:00|
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at UCL
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch break and networking||Interview with the presenters of previous sessions|
|14:00 – 14:15||Ideas pitch: Coming back better|
We've asked for your ideas for how we could improve staff experience. These ideas will be pitched and a vote for the best will be open for the rest of the afternoon.
|14:15 – 14:45||“Future of Work”|
A reflection on how we work together and what this means for how we’ll use our buildings and spaces.
|14:45 – 15:15||Coffee break and networking||Interviews with the ‘Future of Work’ session presenters|
|15:15 – 15:45||Technology Together: Inside UCL and Student Experience|
A demonstration of our new staff app ‘Inside UCL’ by Samantha Fanning, Head of Digital, and a presentation on digital student experience by David Goddard, Head of Digital Student Experience.
|15:45 – 16:00||Closing remarks and ideas pitch winner announced||Livestream|
|16:00||Close||Interviews with the ‘Technology Together’ session presenters|