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Event agendas

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

The full agenda for the conference in Glasgow, will be published shortly. 

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Leeds | 29 October

09.15

Chair's welcoming address

CHAIR: Rob Neil OBE, Head of Culture Change and Leadership, Department for Education

09.25

Opening address

Championing race equality, cultural change and representative leadership

SPEAKER: Paul Kett, Director General and Race Champion, Department for Education

09.55

Comfort break

10.00

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

11.00

Comfort break

11.30

Plenary address

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

SPEAKER: Tia Priest, Head of D&I, Department of International Trade

12.00

Comfort break

12.05

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

13.05

Lunch

14.00

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

15.00

Comfort break

15.05

Closing address

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Sanjay Bhandari, Chair, Kick It Out

15.35

Chair's closing remarks 

CHAIR: Rob Neil OBE, Head of Culture Change and Leadership, Department for Education

15.45

Conference closes

Cardiff | 2nd December

08.45

Registration

09.25

Chair's welcoming address

09.35

Permanent Secretary opening address

Championing race equality, cultural change and representative leadership

10.15

Morning workshop

Preparing for your next role: are you ready for a promotion?

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.45

Authentic leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

12.15

Afternoon workshop

Getting through the sift and the interview: understanding what influences the selectors

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Wellbeing for success: amplifying work-life balance and protecting your wellbeing

15.00

Closing address

Cultivating a sense of belonging: bringing your whole self to work

15.45

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

16.30

Conference closes

Birmingham | 10 February

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

London | 25 March

08.30

Registration opens

09.20

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.30

Opening address

Achieving your full potential: driving forward your path to leadership

10.10

Breakout session A

Preparing for your next role: are you ready for
a promotion?

Breakout session B

Cultural Intelligence: empowering yourself and engaging innovatively

Breakout session C

Active Listening: enhancing your listening and communication skills

Breakout session D

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power

Breakout session E

The power of staff networks: expanding your connections and enhancing your leadership journey

11.10

Mid-morning networking break

11.40

Plenary address

Discovering your authentic self: purpose, passion and value-led leadership

12.20

Breakout session F

Getting through the sift and the interview: 
understanding what influences the selectors

Breakout session G

Leading from the middle: having impact at any grade

Breakout session H

Presenting with impact: communicating your ideas with clarity and confidence

Breakout session I

Managing difficult conversations: giving and earning respect at work

Breakout session J

Faith, religion and leadership: aligning your ambition with your beliefs

13.20

Networking lunch

Unlocking the SCS - Speed Mentoring 

14.20

Plenary address

Wellbeing for success: amplifying work-life balance and protecting your wellbeing

15.00

Closing keynote address

Cultivating a sense of belonging: bringing your whole self to work

15.45

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

Unlocking the SCS - Speed Mentoring

17.00

Conference closes