SHIFTING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION FROM SOMETHING YOU DO TO THE BUSINESS YOU ARE?
Suzie Welch, Chief People Officer, Odeon Cinemas Group
2nd July 2O2O 3pm-4pm GMT
Creating momentum and ensuring that inclusion and diversity is part of your day to day working and that your company culture is not just a programme on the side. What are the challenges and where is there opportunity to deliver a better outcome?.
GRASSROOTS DIVERSITY - IS ENOUGH BEING DONE?
Mulika Sannie, Vice President of Business Affairs, Kobalt Music Group
7th May 2O2O 3pm-4pm GMT
Diversity and Inclusion is currently on the agenda of many organisations and there are many initiatives that seek to promote a more diverse and inclusive workforce. However, D&I is not just the responsibility of employers, it is the responsibility of each of us as employees. But how do we empower and encourage people to think more diverse and more inclusive? Are education institutions doing enough to encourage those from diverse backgrounds to seek more diverse roles at a grassroots level? This session will explore what educational institutions can do more to encourage the diversity and inclusion discussion from adolescent levels.
LEARN BY EXAMPLE & STORYTELLING
Vismay Sharma, Managing Director, UK & Ireland L'Oreal
23rd April 2O2O
Vismay Sharma began his career at L’Oréal India 1994. Since then, he has held a variety of management and leadership roles, including Director of the Professional Products and Consumer Products Divisions. A session exploring how leaders are driving change top down.
FOSTERING INCLUSION – IT’S EVERYONE’S BUSINESS
Fiona Ibáñez-Leach, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, International Markets, Walgreens Boots Alliance
23rd April 2O2O
A session exploring how we define and then take practical measures to create an inclusive environment in real terms, instilling real accountability from Leadership through to each and every individual in an organization…From big systemic changes, to small yet powerful habits.
IMPROVING DIVERSITY OF SOCIAL BACKGROUND
Paul Wright, Head of Inclusion, Bank of England
16th April 2O2O, 3pm-4pm GMT
The Bank of England has a key priority in their Inclusion agenda for 2020, Paul will be sharing why inclusion is important to the Bank, what they have done so far, and what they want to achieve over the next five years.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION THROUGH AN SDGs LENS
Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network UK
9th April 2O2O, 3pm-4pm GMT
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an unprecedented opportunity for business to join a global movement to create a more inclusive and sustainable world. While many companies have already signed up to this agenda, we don’t often hear to talk about Diversity & Inclusion in this context. Join this session to learn more about the UN SDGs, why they are relevant for business and what diversity and inclusion professionals can do about them.
SUPPORTING BI-SEXUAL EMPLOYEES AT WORK
Christos Tsaprounis, Head of People & Culture, Auto Trader UK
2nd April 2O2O, 3pm-4pm GMT
Learn how to develop a more inclusive LGBT+ strategy whilst exploring the challenges and experiences faced by bi-sexual employees and those with less visible identities. Includes removing stigma-based assumptions and providing workable solutions.
DIVERSITY & BELONGING IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE. 20 YEARS OF CONTINUAL CHANGE FOR THE BETTER
Warrant Officer Sarah Cotman, Royal Air Force
26th March 2O2O
This session will cover how far the Royal Air Force has come from a point of legal barring of LGBT people serving in the Armed Services, and many roles being closed to female personnel. To a point of inclusion, openness and truly striving to get the very best talent serving their country. This will cover some of how we got there in the areas of attracting a diverse workforce, retaining them and advancing both the organisation and the people within it. Sarah will cover her own personal experiences within this time frame, both her professional work to support the culture change but also her own sense of belonging and development throughout.
IN PURSUIT OF PROGRESS
Dal Darroch, Head of Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Programmes, The FA Group
26th March 2O2O
Learn how driving incremental change through winning hearts and minds can drive an equality, diversity and inclusion strategy. The FA is the governing body of a national community that includes more than 11 million football participants and 30 million spectators. Collectively football as the nation’s number one sport has the power to inspire future generations.
DYNAMIC WORKING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Tali Shlomo, Former People Engagement Director, Chartered Insurance Institute
26th March 2O2O
We are experiencing a global scale of uncertain times, adapting to change at a pace and scale unrecognisable to most of us. Most of us are now practically in dynamic working mode.
This session with interactive discussions will explore what is dynamic working, how does it feel, how do we motivate, deliver and focus when in this mode of working alongside a fast paced changing world.