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Please find the agenda for the upcoming WiL event in  Liverpool below!

2019 agendas for Belfast, London and Manchester will be added shortly.

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Liverpool | 27 June

08.45

Registration opens

09.30

Chair's welcoming address

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, President, ARC

09.35

Authentic Leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

SPEAKER: Kathy Barnes, Chief Executive, Defence Business Services, MOD

10.15

Breakout session A:

Presenting with impact: building confidence with communicating (beginners)

SPEAKER: Cath Baxter, Professional Voice and Public Speaking Coach & Head of Voice, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Breakout session B:

How to build great relationships: overcoming the behaviours holding you back

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

Breakout session C:

Resilience and mental wellbeing: performing during times of stress

SPEAKER: Dr Lizzie Bernthal, cultural change Consultant, and Trainer in empowerment, resilience and wellbeing

11.15

Networking & refreshment break

11.45

Positioning yourself as a leader: overcoming the cultural and practical obstacles to leadership

SPEAKER: Sarah Albon, Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service

12.15

Breakout session D:

Mastering vocal impact: finding your full voice (intermediate)

SPEAKER: Cath Baxter, Professional Voice and Public Speaking Coach & Head of Voice, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Breakout session E:

Networking with confidence: creating rapport, respect and relationships

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

Breakout session F:

Imposter syndrome: tackling the challenge of owning your talents and accomplishments

SPEAKER: Sarah Langslow, Executive Leadership Coach, Trainer & Speaker

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Panel session

Amplifying diverse voices: leveraging our differences to drive success

SPEAKER: Amanda Oates, Executive Director of Workforce, Mersey Care Foundation Trust

SPEAKER: Claire McColgan MBE, Director of Culture, Liverpool City Council

SPEAKER: Jacqui Gavin, Inclusion & Cultural Manager, Cabinet Office

SPEAKER: Clare Sherwood, Strategist, Defra 

15.30

Closing address

Leading a change in culture: where do we go from here?

SPEAKER: Harriet Minter, Journalist, Broadcaster and Founder, Guardian's Women in Leadership section

16.00

Chair’s closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, President, ARC