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Event agendas

Please find the agendas for the upcoming BAME into Leadership events, taking place in Birmingham (first tab) and London (second tab) below!

2019 agenda for Cardiff will be added shortly. 

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Birmingham | 25 July

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.40

Opening Address

Discovering yourself as a leader: being seen, heard and respected

SPEAKER: Grace Ononiwu OBE, Chief Crown Prosecutor, CPS West Midlands Region 

10.15

Breakout session A:

How to build great relationships: overcoming the behaviours holding you back

SPEAKER: Elaine Powell, Peak Performance
& Communication Expert, SWC Consultancy and
Training

Breakout session B:

Preparing for your next role: selection & promotion

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session C:

Finding your purpose: combining passion, mission, profession and vocation

SPEAKER: Elliott Rae, Head of Defra's Project Race and Founder, MusicFootballFatherfood

SPEAKER: Gamiel Yafai, Managing Director, Diversity Marketplace

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.40

Plenary Address

Diversifying the Civil Service: the journey so far and the road ahead

SPEAKER: Rupert McNeil, Chief People Officer, Cabinet Office

12.20

Breakout session D:

Communicating with impact: presenting your ideas with clarity and confidence

SPEAKER: Elaine Powell, Peak Performance
& Communication Expert, SWC Consultancy and
Training

Breakout session E:

Demonstrating your track record: applications & interviews

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session F:

Performance Appraisals: making your appraisal work for you

SPEAKER: Bernadette Thompson, SCS HR Business Partner, Ministry of Justice & Co-Chair of Race to the Top G6/7 Network

13.20

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion

Overcoming self-imposed barriers to success: shattering your own glass ceiling

SPEAKER: Junior Johnson, Deputy Director, Prison Policy Workforce, MoJ
SPEAKER: Deborah Cadman, Chief Executive, West Midlands Combined Authority

SPEAKER: Karen Campbell-White, Head of Campaigns, Competition and Markets Authority
SPEAKER: Rob Neil, Strategic Delivery Lead, Digital, Data and Technology Directorates, Department for Education

15.30

Closing Address

Leading a change in culture: where do we go from here?

SPEAKER: Sir Richard Heaton, CS Race Champion & Permanent Secrety, MoJ 

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by an informal networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes

London 11 September

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.35

Opening Address:

Positioning yourself as a leader: making your presence felt

10.15

Breakout session A:

Preparing for your next role: selection & promotion

Breakout session B:

Networking with confidence: creating rapport, respect & relationships

Breakout session C:

The power of mentoring: the importance of building a supportive network

Breakout session D:

Managing difficult conversations: giving and earning respect at work

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.40

Plenary Address:

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

12.20

Breakout session E:

Demonstrating your track record: applications and interviews

Breakout session F:

Communicating with impact: presenting your ideas with clarity & confidence

Breakout session G:

Religion in the workplace: the importance of recognising faith as part of an inclusive workplace

Breakout session H:

Crossing the SCS boundary: preparing for life in the SCS

13.20

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion:

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers & maintaining resilience

15.30

Closing Address:

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes