Our E&D Advisory Panel welcomes challenging points of view, corporate and research case studies.


  • Race equality at work: what is the data saying?
  • The Race Pay Gap – what strategies are working?
  • The Race Pay Gap – are you reporting ready?


  • Equal at work: work and the life cycles of women?
  • Menopause policy: How to help women in the workplace during an important transition?
  • It’s not all about white women: is intersectionality analysis impacting race and gender?
  • Domestic violence: Can employers create more supportive environments and proactive policy?

Social Mobility: recruitment, retention promotion: interventions that break barriers

  • The social mobility index – understanding what is working, why and how can others change?
  • Generation diversity – can leaders learn from new colleagues?
  • If every business did just one thing – it is time to get practical


  • Roles of employers in countering disability hatreds?
  • Focus on  ability not disability in the workplace
  • Welcoming the neuro-diverse into the workplace

Mental health:

  • Wellbeing champions – can they change your organisation for the better
  • Mental health first aid – time to make it mainstream – workplace interventions
  • Managing people with mental ill-health – what is changing in corporate approaches?


  • Trans inclusive workplaces and the changing nature of the law
  • Being posted abroad – lots done, lots to be done
  • Lesbian visibility – challenges and case studies?

Pushing the debate:

  • Live bias reviews – how they work, how they are impactful
  • Do we ask ‘why’ enough? How to challenge from within
  • Charter marks – expensive marketing or drivers of change?
  • Reverse mentoring – can it be made to work with management?

Submitting your paper

Use the online submission form below to submit your paper(s).  Please ensure your submission is no more than 500 words.

The deadline for submissions is: Thursday 30 April 2020.

 If your paper is selected for presentation, you will qualify for a reduced, presenter rate of £250 plus VAT and will also received a copy of your presentation to share with your networks.

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