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Event agendas

Please find the agenda for BAME into Leadership Cardiff (first tab) and Edinburgh (second tab) below.

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Cardiff | 5 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 and the road ahead

SPEAKER: Vicky Elliott or Roxanne O'hene, Joint Deputy Director, Ethnic Diversity Programme, Cabinet Office (Jobshare) 

10.15

Breakout session A

Networking with Confidence: creating rapport, respect and relationships

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

Breakout session B

Government Recruitment Service: preparing for your next role

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Trainer, Dods

 

11.15

Networking and Refreshment Break

11.45

Plenary Address

Authentic Leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

SPEAKER: Dr Philip Orumwense, Head of Technology Platforms, Programmes and Applications Category DWP

12.15

Breakout session C

Communicating with Impact: presenting your
ideas with clarity and confidence

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

Breakout session D

Interviews & Assessment Centres: demonstrating your competencies

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Trainer, Dods

 

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion

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

SPEAKER: Dr Sharleene Bibbings, Chief of Staff, UK Export Finance

SPEAKER: Stella Okeahialam MBE, Deputy Director, Operations, Infrastructure & Projects Authority

SPEAKER: Mushtaq Raj MBE, People Lead, Home Office

SPEAKER: Bernadette Thompson, Diversity Consultant, Co-Chair of Race to the Top G6/7 Network

SPEAKER: Sanjiv Vedi, Assistant Director, Welsh Government

15.30

Closing Address

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

SPEAKER: Rob Neil OBE, Head of Project Race, MoJ

16.10

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

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

17.00

Conference closes

Edinburgh | 21 February

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcoming address

09.40

Opening Address:

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

10.15

Interactive Workshop:

Networking with Confidence: creating rapport, respect and relationships

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

11.15

Networking & Refreshment Break

11.45

Plenary Address:

Authentic Leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

12.20

Interactive Workshop:

Communicating with Impact: presenting your ideas with clairty and confidence

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

13.20

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion:

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

15.30

Closing Address:

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

16.10

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes