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Event agendas

Please find the agendas for the upcoming BAME into Leadership events below!

Due to current restrictions around social distancing, the Cardiff event will now take place online.

Please note, if you were previously registered for the conference in Birmingham, Glasgow or London, your place has been automatically transferred to the virtual conference, taking place online on Wednesday 24th - Thursday 25th March 2021.

Please get in touch with conference.admin@dodsgroup.com if you have any queries.

Please click here to register for all upcoming BAME into Leadership events

Cardiff | 2nd December

Due to current lockdown restrictions, this event will now take place online.

09.15

Chair's welcoming address

CHAIR: Rob Neil OBE, Inclusion Consultant & Director, Krystal Alliance

09.30

Opening address

Championing race equality, cultural change and representative leadership

SPEAKER: Uzo Iwobi, Specialist Adviser on Equalities, Welsh Government & founder of Race Council Cymru

10.00

Comfort Break

10.15

Morning workshop

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

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Dods Trainer and Lead on Success Profiles Training

11.15

Comfort break

11.30

Authentic leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

SPEAKER: Sanjiv Vedi, Assistant Director, Welsh Government

12.00

Comfort Break

12.15

Afternoon workshop

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

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Associate Dods Trainer and Lead on Success Profiles Training

13.15

Lunch

14.00

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

SPEAKER: Gian Power, CEO & Founder, TLC Lions

14.45

Comfort break

15.00

Closing address

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

SPEAKER: Sherin Aminossehe, Director Infrastructure and Race Champion, Ministry of Defence

15.45

Chair's closing remarks 

CHAIR: Rob Neil OBE, â€‹Inclusion Consultant & Director, Krystal Alliance

16.00

Conference closes

Virtual - Day One | 24th March

09.15

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.25

Opening address

Achieving your full potential: driving forward your path to leadership

10.00

Comfort break

10.15

Breakout session A

Protecting your mental health during uncertain times: key lessons to take forward from COVID-19

Breakout session B

Effective communication: enhancing your listening and communications skills

Breakout session C

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

11.15

Comfort break

11.40

Plenary address

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

12.10

Comfort break

12.20

Breakout session D

Faith religion and leadership: aligning your ambition with your beliefs

Breakout session E

Transforming your stress into resilience: bouncing back from adversity

Breakout session F

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

13.20

Lunch

14.15

Plenary address

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

15.00

Comfort break

15.15

Closing address

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

16.00

Chair's closing remarks

Virtual - Day Two | 25th March

09.15

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.25

Opening address

Achieving your full potential: driving forward your path to leadership

10.00

Comfort break

10.15

Breakout session G

Cultural Intelligence: empowering yourself
and engaging innovatively

Breakout session H

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power

Breakout session I

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

11.15

Comfort break

11.40

Plenary address

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

12.10

Comfort break

12.20

Breakout session J

Tackling imposture syndrome head-on: 
facing up to fears and owning your accomplishments 

Breakout session K

Managing difficult conversations: 
giving and earning respect at work

Breakout session L

Leading from the middle: having impact at any grade

13.20

Break for lunch

14.15

Plenary address

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

15.00

Comfort break

15.15

Closing keynote address

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

16.00

Chair's closing remarks