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1 Day. 31 HR Directors Explore Fresh, Practical, Impactful & Results-Driven Diversity & Inclusion Strategies From Diageo, Boots, British Army, NHS & More!

Practical, Impactful & Results-Driven Diversity & Inclusion Strategies! Embed Inclusive Cultures & Drive Diversity Through Unbiased Recruitment, Impassioned Leaders, Transparent Pay Reporting, Intersectionality & Long-Term Progression Plans Which Support Future Workforces To Create Environments Of True Belonging & Evidence Bottom-Line Impact

A One-Day, Senior, Cross-Sector, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 24th September 2019, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London

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Practical Strategies & 31 Cross-Sector Perspectives To Drive Tangible Results That Boost Long-Term Progression Through Creation & Maintenance Of A Diverse & Inclusive Environment Where Everyone Belongs:

  1. Inclusive, Unbiased Recruitment Strategies: Widen your talent pool by eliminating bias and barriers and creating positive, appealing employer brands
  2. Embed Inclusive Cultures: Integrating inclusivity into your organisational DNA for environments where every employee belongs and flourishes
  3. Transparent Pay Reporting: Learning lessons from gender pay gap reporting and preparing for ethnicity, disability and further pay gap reporting
  4. Inclusive, Authentic Leadership, Championing Diversity: Demystify D&I and win over leaders to build trust-based relationships, inclusive leadership and authentic advocates
  5. Embrace Intersectionality: Approaching diversity holistically to drive inclusivity and belonging
  6. Measure Diversity & Monitor Inclusion To Evidence Impact: Examine your D&I data and garner feedback for meaningful strategic decision-making and demonstrable competitive advantage
  7. Fit-For-Future D&I Workforce Strategies: Prepare your organisation for long-term success with future-proofed pipelining and bias-free progression
  8. Race, Trans, Gender & LGBT Case Studies: Driving action and ensuring no one is left behind

PLUS! This Diversity & Inclusion Conference - Action, Results, Impact Features:

  • 31 Real-Life Insights From Finance, Retail, Utilities, Travel, Engineering, Health, Public Sector, Charities, Food & Drink, Sport & More
  • One Inspiring, Compact Day
  • 31 Cross-Sector Speakers
  • Reverse Mentoring Panel: Direct Employee Feedback
  • Leadership Q&A & Panel Discussion
  • Transparent Pay Q&A & Panel Discussion
  • Dedicated Networking Time
  • 6 Facilitated, Peer-To-Peer Lunchtime Discussions: A) Allies B) Global D&I C) Unconscious Bias D) Brexit E) Parenthood F) Using The Right Language
  • Uniquely Focused On Action & Results!
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31 Diversity & Inclusion Directors Tackle Your Toughest Challenges In 1 Day: Unbiased Recruitment • Inclusive Cultures • Leadership Buy In • Determine Results • Reverse Mentoring • Intersectionality • Transparent Pay Reporting • Progression & The Future

Practical, Impactful & Results-Driven Diversity & Inclusion Strategies!
Embed Inclusive Cultures & Drive Diversity Through Unbiased Recruitment, Impassioned Leaders, Transparent Pay Reporting, Intersectionality & Long-Term Progression Plans Which Support Future Workforces To Create Environments Of True Belonging & Evidence Bottom-Line Impact

A One-Day, Senior, Cross-Sector, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 24th September, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Chair’s Opening Remarks

David Yeandle, MS Ambassador & Patient Advocate

Jane Gibbon, Group HR Director Reward Talent Inclusion, JUST EAT

UNBIASED RECRUITMENT

09.15 Combat Barriers To Diverse Recruitment With Unbiased, Inclusive Talent Attraction & Pipelining From First Contact To Contract
Becky Coleman, HR Business Partner - Corporate & Commercial, pladis Global

EMBEDDING INCLUSIVE CULTURES

09.35 Embedding Inclusive Cultures & Supportive Environments Into Your Organisational DNA For Environments Which Champion Diversity & Where Every Employee Can Belong & Achieve
Coral Taylor, Head of Inclusion, Amey

LEADERSHIP BUY-IN: PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

09.55 Real-Life Examples Of Winning Over Leaders To Build Trust-Based Relationships & Co-Create The Future

Candice Cross, Director, Global Leadership Development, InterContinental Hotels Group

Jane Ayaduray, Head of Diversity & Inclusion (UK Territory), BNP Paribas

Jo Foster, Diversity & Inclusion Manager,The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)

Mitra Janes, Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion, RSA

Ian Adams, Director of Membership & Stakeholder Engagement, NHS Resolution

Claire Parker, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Britvic

10.35 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

DETERMINING RESULTS

11.05 Evidencing Action: Measuring Diversity & Monitoring Inclusion To Make Significant Change & Gain A Commercial, Competitive Advantage

Speaker To Be Confirmed. Please Check The Website For Updates.

REVERSE MONITORING: PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

11.25 What Can You Learn From Your Employees?

Mark Lomas, Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, HS2

Rubi Sarang, Graduate Project Manager & Reverse Mentor, HS2

Karen Hughes, Global OD Manager, National Grid 


Loraine Martins, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Network Rail

12.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@thediversityconference.com.

INTERSECTIONALITY

12.30 Exploring Your Workforce Mosaic To Support All Employees & Create A Sense Of Belonging
Pamela Brown, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, NHS University Foundation Trust

12.50 Lunch & Informal Networking For Speakers, Delegates & Partners

INFORMAL LUNCHTIME DISCUSSIONS

A) Allies
Katy Ingle, SVP Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

B) Global D&I
Jamie Carrahar, Chair, Army LGBT Forum, British Army

C) Unconscious Bias
Gagan Gulati, Head of Regulatory Finance & Financial Strategy, Anglian Water Services

D) Using The Right Language
Theresa Palmer, Head of Responsible Business, Governance & Diversity, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

E) Parenthood
Amy Whidburn, Head of Responsible Business, Governance & Diversity, Mothercare

F) Brexit
David Yeandle, MS Ambassador & Patient Advocate

13.50 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
Nathan Jordan, Learning Experience Professional, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Helen Townend, Technical Director, Amey

TRANSPARENT PAY REPORTING - PANEL DISCUSSION

14.00 Lessons Learnt From The Gender Pay Gap Report: Actioning Change From Results & Preparing For Ethnicity, Disability & Further Pay Gap Reporting

Jan Gale, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, L&Q


Francine Hudson, Head of Evidence Development and Family Friendly Policies, Government Equalities Office

PROTECTED CHARACTERISTICS

14.20 Exploring The Complexities Of Protected Characteristics Through Real-Life, Detailed Case Studies

14.20 A) Race
Sabrina Richards, Equality & Inclusion Business Partner, Midlands & Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit

14.40 B) Trans
James Haq-Myles, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing, Travelex

15.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@thediversityconference.com.

15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

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C) 16.00 LGBT
Jamie Carrahar, Chair, Army LGBT Forum, British Army

D) 16.20 Gender
Sophie Cowell, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, Everton Football Club

PROGRESSION & THE FUTURE WORKFORCE: PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

16.40 Fit-For-Future Diversity & Inclusion Strategies Which Prepare The Organisation For Long-Term Success

Leigh Smyth, Responsible Transformation Lead, Lloyds Banking Group

Ira Read, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Diageo plc

Ryan Lainchbury, Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Manager, RSPCA

Hana Searson, Managing Director, EMEA Head of Talent, Learning & Diversity, Citi Group

Fiona Ibáñez-Leach, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, International Markets, Walgreens Boots Alliance

17.15 Afternoon Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

GET INVOLVED IN THE DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CONFERENCE!

Can You Help Organisations Get Real Results From Their D&I Strategies? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@thediversityconference.com.

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