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The Future of Manufacturing Workshop- with the Future of Work Institute

September 26, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm UTC-1

As a leader in the manufacturing sector, you need effective strategies to attract, recruit and engage your frontline workforce. During this workshop, hear from Barry Winkless, Cpl’s Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Future of Work Institute and other experts Elysia Hegarty and John Twomey, Flexsource and Darrach Teague Cpl on how you can deliver innovative workforce programs and create employee-centric cultures to keep your workforce engaged, increase employee retention, and improve business outcomes.

Virtual breakouts will be facilitated to encourage discussion and develop common themes of interest.

During this workshop you will:

  • Learn how employee expectations have changed for the modern-day workforce and what the future of work needs to look like in your organisation
  • Get insights from real world case studies on how you can innovate your approach to your workforce development
  • Discuss key challenges and steps manufacturing leaders need to consider when creating meaningful relationships with their employees
  • Discuss how technology can contribute toward employee engagement and satisfaction

This will be the first in a series of workshops in partnership with Cpl and The Future of Work and we will use this workshop to engage in interactive discussions to shape the series to ensure that the content best fits the needs of manufacturing organisations.


Chief Strategy Officer at Cpl Group & Head of the Future of Work Institute

Barry is an Author, Thinker, Speaker & Doer. As Head of the Future of Work Institute and Chief Strategy Officer at CPL Group, he majors in the disciplines of creative leadership, strategic change and employee experience, with a particular focus on how society is changing and what that means to the world of work. Over the past 25 years, he has worked globally with some of the world’s most respected organisations and has executed significant real-world projects across Ireland, Europe and the USA. Recently named as one of the world’s Top 50 Future of Work influencers by Onalytica, Barry believes that the future of work offers a true collaborative advantage for those who truly embrace it.


September 26, 2023
11:00 am - 1:30 pm UTC-1
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