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)
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 A (Presentations to be selected from the call for papers)

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: Case Study
 
Seminar A2: Legal Sector
 
Seminar A3: Finance and Banking
 
Seminar A4: Care Sector
 
Seminar A5: Universities
 
13:15 Lunch, networking, exhibition viewing and studio interviews
14:00 Breakout Seminars B (Presentations to be selected from the call for papers)

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: Case Study
 
Seminar B2: Public Sector
 
Seminar B3: Technology and Transport
 
Seminar B4: Hospitality
 
Seminar B5: Schools and Colleges
 
14:45 Breakout Seminars C (Presentations to be selected from the call for papers)

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: Case Study
 
Seminar C2: Case Study
 
Seminar C3: New Media
 
Seminar C4: Case Study
 
Seminar C5: Apprenticeships
 
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
Dan Robertson
Diversity & Inclusion Director, Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion
Dr Jana Javornik
Associate Professor in Public and Social Policy; Acting Director, Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business
Panel Discussion
17:00 Closes