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Event agendas

Please find the agendas for the upcoming BAME into Leadership events in London (first tab) & Cardiff (second tab) below!

The full agendas for Edinburgh & Leeds events will be published shortly.

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London 11 September

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Tolu Oyelola, Assistant Director, HMRC

09.40

Opening Address:

Positioning yourself as a leader: making your presence felt

SPEAKER: Dr Onkar Sahota, London Assembly Member, Ealing and Hillingdon

10.15

Breakout session A:

Preparing for your next role: selection & promotion

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session B:

Networking with confidence: creating rapport,
respect & relationships

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: Bernadette Thompson, Senior HR Business Partner SCS Team, Ministry of Justice & Co Chair, Race to the Top G6/7 Network
SPEAKER: Augustine Entonu, Assistant Director, Head of Transformation Programmes, Cabinet Office

11.20

Networking and refreshment break

11.45

Plenary Address:

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

SPEAKER: Gerri Clement, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office and Co-Chair of the Cross Government Social Mobility Network

12.30

Breakout session D:

Demonstrating your track record: applications and interviews

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, 
Associate Dods Trainer

Breakout session E:

Presenting with impact: communicating
your ideas with clarity & confidence

SPEAKER: Elaine Powell, Peak Performance & Communication Expert, SWC Consultancy and Training

Breakout session F:

Crossing the SCS boundary: preparing for life in the SCS

SPEAKER: Kuljit Dhillon, Deputy Director (job share), Public Bodies Team, Cabinet Office
SPEAKER: Shakira Keddo, Deputy Director, Senior HR Business Partner, DEFRA

13.30

Lunch

14.20

Panel Discussion:

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers & maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Dominic Arthur, Director, Strategy and Change, Civil Service HR, Cabinet Office
SPEAKER: Baljit Ubhey OBE, Director of Prosecution Policy & Inclusion, Crown Prosecution Service
SPEAKER: Kashif Chaudry, Deputy Director, Aviation Security International Operations, Department for Transport

15.30

Closing Keynote Address:

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Sheree Atcheson, Consulting Inclusion Lead, Deloitte U.K.; Global Ambassador, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

CHAIR: Tolu Oyelola, Assistant Director, HMRC

17.00

Conference closes

Cardiff | 4th December

08.45

Registration

09.30

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.40

Opening Address:

Diversifying the Civil Service: the journey so far & the road ahead

SPEAKER: Shan Morgan, Permanent Secretary, Welsh Government

10.15

Workshop:

Networking with confidence: creating rapport, respect & relationships

TRAINER: Elaine Powell, Peak Performance & Communication Expert, SWC Training & Consultancy Ltd

11.15

Networking and refreshment break

11.40

Plenary Address:

Leading from the middle: embracing leadership at any grade

12.15

Workshop:

Presenting with impact: communicating your ideas with clarity and confidence

TRAINER: Elaine Powell, â€‹Peak Performance & Communication Expert, SWC Training & Consultancy Ltd

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel Discussion:

Achieving your full potential: overcoming barriers & maintaining resilience

SPEAKER: Diane Caddle, Deputy Director, Ministry of Justice
SPEAKER: Sanjiv Vedi, Assistant Director, Welsh Government
SPEAKER: Aliya Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer, Race Equality First
SPEAKER: Tola Munro, President, National Black Police Association

15.30

Closing Address:

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

16.15

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes