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Event agendas

Please find the agenda for the upcoming BAME into Leadership events in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Leeds below!

The full agendas for the 2020 conferences in Birmingham & London events will be published shortly.

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Cardiff | 4th December

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Peter Green, Former Convenor, Ofsted & FDA Executive Committee Member

09.40

Opening Address

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

SPEAKER: Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

10.15

Morning workshop

Networking with confidence: creating rapport, respect & relationships

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

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.40

Plenary Address

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

SPEAKER: Davinder Mann, Director of Legal and Compliance, UK Export Finance

12.15

Afternoon workshop

Presenting with impact: communicating your ideas with clarity and confidence

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

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers & maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Sanjiv Vedi, Assistant Director, Welsh Government
SPEAKER: Aliya Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer, Race Equality First
SPEAKER: Tola Munro, President, National Black Police Association

15.30

Closing Address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Ashok Ahir, Director of Communications and Engagement, UK Government in Wales

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by networking drinks

CHAIR: Peter Green, ​Former Convenor, Ofsted & FDA Executive Committee Member

17.00

Conference closes

Edinburgh | 20th February

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Tolu Oyelola, Assistant Director, HMRC

09.40

Opening address

Positioning yourself as a leader: making your presence felt

10.15

Morning workshop

Networking with confidence: creating rapport, respect and relationships

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

11.15

Networking break

11.40

Plenary address

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

SPEAKER: Bernadette Thompson, Deputy Director, MHCLG

12.15

Afternoon workshop

Communicating with impact: presenting your ideas with clarity and confidence

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

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel discussion

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers and maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Samir Parkash, Chief Risk Officer, UK Export Finance
SPEAKER: Aneela McKenna, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Scottish Parliament

15.30

Closing Address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths and behaviours

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by networking drinks

CHAIR: Tolu Oyelola, ​Assistant Director, HMRC

17.00

Conference closes

Leeds | 25th March

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcoming address

09.40

Opening address

Championing race equality, cultural change and representative leadership

SPEAKER: Paul Kett, Director General and Race Champion, Department for Education

10.15

Breakout session A

Preparing for your next role: 
selection and promotion

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session B

Networking with confidence: creating
rapport, respect and relationships

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

11.15

Networking break

11.40

Plenary address

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

12.15

Breakout session C

Demonstrating your track record: 
applications and interviews

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session D

Communicating with impact: presenting
your ideas with clarity and confidence

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

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel discussion

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers and maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Dominic Arthur, Director, Strategy & Change, Civil Service HR

15.30

Closing address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Wendy Williams, HMI Inspector of Constabulary and HM Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes