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Event agendas

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

The full agendas for the conference in Cardiff & Glasgow, will be published shortly.

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Leeds | 29 October

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcoming address

CHAIR: Zoeta Manning, Senior Integration Manager, NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG & Vice Chair, MiP

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: 
are you ready for a promotion?

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session B

Effective communication: enhancing your
listening and communications skills

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: Tia Priest, Head of D&I, Department of International Trade

12.15

Breakout session C

Getting through the sift and the
interview: 
understanding what
influences the selectors

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session D

Integrity in leadership: enhancing
performance and building 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
SPEAKER: Karen Campbell-White, Deputy Director of Communications, ONS
SPEAKER: Murryam Anwar, North West Area Director, Cities and Local Growth Unit, BEIS

15.30

Closing address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Sanjay Bhandari, Chair, Kick It Out

16.00

Chair's closing remarks followed by networking drinks

CHAIR: Zoeta Manning, Senior Integration Manager, NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG & Vice Chair, MiP

17.00

Conference closes

Birmingham | 10 February

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Zoeta Manning, Senior Integration Manager, NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG & Vice Chair, MiP

09.40

Permanent Secretary Opening Address

Championing race equality, cultural change & representative leadership

10.15

Breakout session A

Preparing for your next role: 
are you ready for a promotion?

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session B

Effective communication: enhancing your
listening and communications skills

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

Breakout session C

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

SPEAKER: Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE, Author, The Incredible Power of Staff Networks

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.40

Plenary Address

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

SPEAKER: Kieren Majhail, Birmingham Lead, Karakusevic Carson Architects and RIBAJ Rising Star 2018

12.15

Breakout session D

Getting through the sift and
the interview: 
understanding what
influences the selectors

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session E

Integrity in leadership: enhancing
performance and building confidence

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

Breakout session F

Introversion in leadership: unleashing your quiet power

SPEAKER: Richard Etienne, Deputy Head of Internal Communications and BAME Network Co-chair, Department for International Trade

13.20

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers and maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Karamjit Singh, Chairman, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

15.30

Closing Address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths and behaviours

16.00

Chair's closing remarks followed by an informal networking drinks

CHAIR: Zoeta Manning, Senior Integration Manager, NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG & Vice Chair, MiP

17.00

Conference closes

London | 25 March

08.30

Registration opens

09.20

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.30

Opening address

Achieving your full potential: driving forward your path to leadership

10.10

Breakout session A

Preparing for your next role: are you ready for
a promotion?

Breakout session B

Cultural Intelligence: empowering yourself and engaging innovatively

Breakout session C

Active Listening: enhancing your listening and communication skills

Breakout session D

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power

Breakout session E

The power of staff networks: expanding your connections and enhancing your leadership journey

11.10

Mid-morning networking break

11.40

Plenary address

Discovering your authentic self: purpose, passion and value-led leadership

12.20

Breakout session F

Getting through the sift and the interview: 
understanding what influences the selectors

Breakout session G

Leading from the middle: having impact at any grade

Breakout session H

Presenting with impact: communicating your ideas with clarity and confidence

Breakout session I

Managing difficult conversations: giving and earning respect at work

Breakout session J

Faith, religion and leadership: aligning your ambition with your beliefs

13.20

Networking lunch

Unlocking the SCS - Speed Mentoring 

14.20

Plenary address

Wellbeing for success: amplifying work-life balance and protecting your wellbeing

15.00

Closing keynote address

Cultivating a sense of belonging: bringing your whole self to work

15.45

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

Unlocking the SCS - Speed Mentoring

17.00

Conference closes