Outline Agenda (subject to change)

08:45 Registration opens, networking and exhibition
09:45 PLENARY SESSION ONE: GROWTH, INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
Speakers will include:
Professor Nora Ann Colton
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of East London (UEL)
Shabir Randeree CBE
Chancellor, University of East London (UEL)
Simon Fanshawe OBE
Broadcaster and Writer, Non-Executive Director & Chair, University of Sussex; Partner & Founder, Diversity by Design
Arun Batra
Director, People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP; Founder & Chief Executive, National Equality Standard
Panel Discussion
11:15 PRESENTATION OF GED AWARDS 2017
Host: Simon Fanshawe OBE
Broadcaster and Writer; Non-Executive Director & Chair, University of Sussex
Presented by
Lord Patel of Bradford OBE
Trustee, The Noon Foundation
Award Presentations

1. THE NOON AWARD
2. TRANSPARENCY AWARDS: Commerce and business - Public sector
3. RESEARCH AWARDS: Commerce and business - Public sector
4. IMPACT AWARDS: Commerce and business - Public sector
5. UEL CHANCELLOR’S AWARD

11:45 Refreshments, networking and exhibition viewing
12:15 Breakout Seminars/Workshops A (further papers to be selected from call for papers - deadline: 19th May 2017)

The seminar agenda will be populated with presentations selected from the call for papers in a variety of formats including case studies, action plans, presentations or workshops.

Seminar A1: Interventions for Diversity: Case Studies
Bright Networks Using data to drive your diversity strategy
Anu Manthri
Senior Account Manager, Bright Networks
Kirsten Barnes
Business Innovation Lead, Bright Networks
Seminar A2: Legal
 
Seminar A3: Business and Commerce: Finance and Banking
 
Seminar A4: Care Sector
Lookism; is a candidate's appearance a precursor for role suitability?
James Devine
Executive Director of HR and OD, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Paul Coulson
HR Manager for London and the South East at Health Education England

Once upon a time: storytelling, culture and inclusion
Emma Allen
Equality & Diversity Project Manager, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Seminar A5: Gender Pay
Money talks? The cloak of (pay) secrecy experienced by academics at two english universities
Emily Pfefer
Doctoral Researcher, School of Business and Management, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London
13:15 Lunch, networking, exhibition viewing and studio interviews
14:00 Breakout Seminars/Workshops B (further papers to be selected from call for papers - deadline: 19th May 2017)

The seminar agenda will be populated with presentations selected from the call for papers in a variety of formats including case studies, action plans, presentations or workshops.

Seminar B1: Internal Presentation and Preparing for Publication: Case Study - Legal/Media
Gender pay gap trends : comparative analysis across legal and media sectors
Dr Zara Nanu
Chief Executive Officer, Gapsquare
Seminar B2: Action Plans: Public Sector
 
Seminar B3: Business and Commerce Cases: Technology and Transport
 
Seminar B4: Diversity in Management
Beyond gender: fixing the talent pipeline for black and minority managers
Pavita Cooper
Chair, CMI/BAM 'Delivering Diversity' Research Advisory Board; Founder, More Difference
Seminar B5: Disability Case Studies
Developing inclusive practice in the private HE sector; disability and learning difficulty
Nicholas Glossop
Head of Inclusion & Learning Support, BPP University
Developing inclusive practice for people with disabilities - BartsAbility
Oyebanji Adewumi
Associate Director Inclusion, Barts Health NHS Trust
14:45 Breakout Seminars/Workshops C (further papers to be selected from call for papers - deadline: 19th May 2017)

The seminar agenda will be populated with presentations selected from the call for papers in a variety of formats including case studies, action plans, presentations or workshops.

Seminar C1: BME and Female Career Development
Developing inclusive practice for BME and female staff - career development programme for BME and female staff
Oyebanji Adewumi
Associate Director Inclusion, Barts Health NHS Trust
Seminar C2: Action for Change
Smashing the glass pyramid: are the cracks visible?
Ann Francke
Chief Executive, The Chartered Management Institute
Seminar C3: Business and Commerce Cases: New Media
 
Seminar C4: Case Studies
 
Seminar C5: Widening Participation
Reframing and embedding diversity in engineering education
Dr Jan Peters MBE
Director, Katalytik; External Consultant, UCL Engineering
15:30 Refreshments, networking, exhibition viewing
15:45 PLENARY SESSION 2: ANALYTICS & TRANSPARENCY DRIVING CHANGE
Speakers will include:
Trevor Phillips OBE
President, Partnership Council, John Lewis Partnership; Deputy Chairman of the Board, National Equality Standard; Chair, Green Park Diversity Analytics; Director, Webber Phillips; and Co-Founder, Diversity Analytics
Sam Smethers
Chief Executive, The Fawcett Society
Dan Robertson
Diversity & Inclusion Director, Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion
Dr Jana Javornik
Associate Professor in Public and Social Policy; Director, Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business
Panel Discussion: Above speakers plus:
Ann Francke
Chief Executive, The Chartered Management Institute
17:00 Closes