Monday, 21 September 2015 • Pre-Conference Workshops
08:30-09:30 Registration
09:30-13:00 Full-Day
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change
Martin Maya
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

Davina Hesmer
Using the Benefit Map for Lean Strategy Execution
Filip Hendrickx
Creative, Visual Facilitation
Penny Pullan Making Projects Work Ltd
Business Analysis in BI and Analytics Projects
Dirk Morgenroth
Better Thinking Skills for Better Business Analysis
James Archer
Public World
Suzanne Robertson
Atlantic Systems Guild

Analysis of a User Story
Peter Aveyard
Capita Customer Management
Michael Sylvain
Lowell Group
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:30 Full-Day
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change
Martin Maya
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Analysis

Davina Hesmer
Making Remote Co-Location Work

Mark Lewing
John Stuart-Clarke
Business Playground: Games and Play for the Effective BA

Georgiana Mannion
Process In Colour
Designing Compelling and Engaging Data Visualisations

Tom Shanley
Redvespa New Zealand
Resilience - The Hidden Tool to See You Through the Most Challenging Situation

Corrine Thomas
Choices Consulting & Coaching
Sarah Fitton
Allen & Overy
Process Modelling and Analysis – Practical Techniques and Frameworks

Alec Sharp
Clariteq Systems Consulting
08:30 - 09:30 Registration, 11:00 -11:30 Coffee/Tea break 13:00-14:00 Lunch 15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea break
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 • Conference Day 1 and Exhibits
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 Welcome
Jon  Buttriss, CEO, BCS  Learning  &  Development
09:10-09:55 KEYNOTE: Good Decisions, Good Business
Rt Hon Dame Tessa Jowell, MP
09:55-10:10 BA of the Year Award
10:10-10:40 Networking Break & Exhibits
Track 1:
BA: Shaping the Organisation
Track 2:
Increasing the Effectiveness of BA
Track 3:
The Human Side of BA
Track 4:
Information & Technology for BA’s
Track 5:
The Expanding BA Toolkit
10:40-11:35 “We Don’t Need BAs…” A Journey from Denial to Building a Business Analysis Practice
Peter Neal, Lead Business Analyst, Yorkshire Water
Between Business Demands and Thriving Technology: The ‘Modern Day BA’
Dr Claudia Michalik, Hybrid Business Analyst/Project Manager, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Creating the Perfect Storm: The Butterfly Effect of BA Behaviour
Jess Powell, Business Analyst, Specsavers
Jan La Porte, Business Analyst, Specsavers
Business Analysis for Big Data
Bert Brijs, CEO, Lingua Franca bvba
Facilitation Skills for Wider Organisational Impact
Craig Rollason, UK Business Analysis Manager, National Grid
11:40-12:35 Strategy: The Elephant in the Room
Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant/Business Analyst, Blackmetric Business Solutions
Designing New Demand Management Process
Burcu Buyuksar, Expert Business Analyst, Turkcell
But What About BA Contractors? A Case Study in Skills and Leadership Development
John Mee, Senior Business Analysis Consultant, Bath Business Analysis & Improvement
Mercy Obi, Business Analysis Consultant, First Plus Consulting
Insight to Innovation, The Role of User Experience in Defining Product and Organisational Transformation and Success
Ian Worley, Executive Director, Global Head of User Experience, Morgan Stanley
Don’t Fall Down Pit Holes – the Risks of Neglecting the NFRs
Lynda Girvan, Principal Consultant, AssistKD
12:35-13:55 Lunch & Exhibits
Application Portfolio Management: Quick Fix or Strategic Instrument?
Joost Niehof, Consultant/Trainer, BiZZdesign
Is Codeless Development Possible for BAs?
from theory to a real example
(using this event’s App)

Stefano Butti, CEO and Co-founder, WebRatio
Redesigning Recruitment: The Business Analysis University
James French, Business Analyst, North Highland
Laura Hancox, Business Analyst, North Highland
Achieving Business Analysis Maturity:
A Repository-led Approach

Saad Mughal, Consultant, Orbus Software
13:55-14:50 The Omni Channel Challenge - Delivering Customer Convenience in an Omni Channel World
Julie Turner, Business Analyst, John Lewis
Sophie Penny, Business Analyst, John Lewis
Requirements Re-use - What Does it Take? 
Terri Lydiard, Senior Lead Business Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group
Stakeholder Management in a Multicultural Environment - a New Zealand Perspective
Caroline Faircloth, Senior Business Analyst, Contractor, Wellington, New Zealand
How Do Business Analysis, User Experience (UX) and Agile Play Together Smoothly?
Chris Matts, Agile Transformation Coach, Tesco
So You Think You're a BA? Come Prove it!
Chris Evans, Business Analyst, Specsavers
Andy Whatling, Business Analyst, Specsavers
14:50-15:20 Networking Break & Exhibits
15:20-16:15 Pre-project & Portfolio Analysis
Tudor Costigan, Head of Business Analysis (interim), Visa Europe

Keep Calm & Automate – a Case Study Illustrating the Power of Agile Automation
Karen Hunt, Principal Business Analyst,  Aviva Life
David Cossey, Senior Business Analyst,  Aviva Life
Leading the Way as a Lead BA
Jim Hope, Lead Business Analyst, Nationwide
Building a Business Intelligence Competency
Peter Staunton, Business Intelligence Manager, Google
In High Spirits - A Sensory Analysis
Jonathan Bryant, Business Analyst, NFU Mutual
16:20-17:30 KEYNOTE: Engaging and Collaborating (or Whose Moment Is It Anyway?)
Neil Mullarkey
, Comedian and Actor
17:30-18:45 IIBA UK Drinks Reception Sponsored by AssistKD
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 • Conference Day 2 and Exhibits
09:00-09:10 Welcome
Adrian Reed, IIBA® UK Chapter
09:10-09:55 KEYNOTE: Being a Change-Maker
Nigel Chambers, Change Portfolio Director, Old Mutual Wealth
09:55-10:25 Networking Break & Exhibits
Track 1:
BA: Shaping the Organisation
Track 2:
Increasing the Effectiveness of BA
Track 3:
The Human Side of BA
Track 4:
Information & Technology for BA’s
Track 5:
The Expanding BA Toolkit
10:25-11:20 From Projects to Investment Themes: How Sky Bet Deliver Continuous Business Value through Hypothesis Driven Development & Kanban
Craig Watson, Lead Business Analyst, Sky Bet
User Research – Revolutionising Service Design in UK Government and Beyond
Richard Shreeve, Consultancy Director, IPL
Kyle Macdonald-Wallis, User Researcher, IPL
Make Yourself Obsolete - The BA's Role in Transferring Skills Across an Organisation. Are You Ever Going to Become Obsolete as a BA?
Jo Solecki, Business Improvement Manager, Sheffield Hallam University
Claire Ward, Senior Business Analyst, Sheffield Hallam University
Writing the Right Agile Stories
James Robertson, Principal, Atlantic Systems Guild
A BA Project Without an IT Spec: Identifying What People do With Their Time
Sara Galloway, Senior Business Solutions Analyst, NHS Blood and Transplant
11:25-12:20 Change Begins With Me
Christina Lovelock, Programme Manager - Business Requirements, Health and Social Care Information Centre
Kathryn Pow, Business Analysis Manager, Health and Social Care Information Centre
Effective Partnering - Business Analysis from a Software Supplier's Perspective
Andrew Robertson, Associate Director, CHP Consulting
Saboteurs - What Can You Do About Them?
Liz Calder, Senior Business Analyst, Blue Raccoon
A Business Analyst’s Role in Data-Driven Decision Making
Ndidi Alaneme, Agile Business Analyst, BBC
Dave Baines,Senior Business Analyst, BBC
Professional Presentations Made Easy (and Making Microsoft Office Work For You!)
David Baskerville, Lead Business Analyst, Barclays
Richard Patrick, Lead Business Analyst, Barclays
12:20-13:40 Lunch & Exhibits
  The BA Community has Spoken – Introducing the New Advanced Diploma
Lucy Ireland, Deputy CEO, BCS Learning and Development Ltd.
  Reshaping the Global Vision of the IIBA®
Stephen Ashworth, President and CEO, International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®)
13:40-14:25 KEYNOTE: Black Swans and Butterflies - Dealing with Uncertainty in Poker, Business and Life
Caspar Berry, ex Professional Poker Player
14:30-15:25 Business Analysis with Benefits Management, More than the Sum of Their Parts
Phil Turner, Senior Business Analyst, National Assembly for Wales
Embedding Lean – One Route to Process Improvement
Jo Smith, Business Analysis Manager, Skipton Building Society
Adam Aldridge, Business Analyst, Skipton Building Society
The Power of Change – A Personal Journey
David Beckham, Senior Business Analyst, Aviva
Going Beyond ‘What Success Looks Like’ – Using Data to Achieve Successful Projects
Jamie Clouting, Principal Business Analyst,
Joanne Latham, Lead Business Analyst,
Use of Roadmapping to Shape Agile Development and to Manage Early Benefits Delivery
Peter Kapitsa, Senior Business Analyst - Ecommerce,
15:25-15:50 Networking Break & Exhibits
15:50-16:45 Going Lean – trainline Story
Ateek Hussain, eBusiness Analyst, trainline
Alex Vishal, Business Analyst, trainline
Standardization in an Agile, Dynamic Environment: Contradiction or Efficiency Potential?
Edwin Buitenhuis, Business Analyst, Rabobank
Roderick Uitdehaag, Business Analyst, Rabobank
Designing a Mentoring Programme to Develop your BA Practice
Glenn Hook, BA Practice Manager, Nationwide
Tom Parnell, Intelligent Consulting
Alex Papworth, Lead Business Analyst & Mentor, Business Analyst Mentor
Code-Free App Development – BA Opportunities and Threats
Chris Moran, Principal Consultant, Karona Consulting
Richard Johnston, Principal Consultant, Karona Consulting
Business Process Tangles: Finding, Removing & Preventing Them
Brian Hunt, Business Process Consultant, Business Process Agility
16:50-17:00 Conference Close
Lawrence Darvill, Director, UK BA Manager Forum & Business Consultant, AssistKD