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Event agendas

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

The full agendas for the 2020 conferences in London and Cardiff, will be published shortly.

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Birmingham | 21 October

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

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