September 21st 2017 | Cardiff, Glasgow, Belfast, London and Manchester

Agenda

Please find the agendas for the upcoming Women into Leadership event below. 

Online | 20th July

09.20

Chair's welcome and Introduction

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA

09.30

Opening address

Leading and learning through adversity: providing confident and empowering leadership in challenging times

SPEAKER: Myrtle Lloyd, Director General for Customer Services Group, HM Revenue  and Customs

10.05

Transition to breakout sessions

10.10

Breakout session A

Leadership material: a toolkit for positioning yourself as leader

SPEAKER: Susie Ramroop, Managing Director, Make Life Simple and Mindset Coach

Breakout session B

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

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session C

Communicating with confidence

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

11.10

Comfort Break

11.35

Morning Plenary Address

Authentic and courageous leadership: using challenges and triumphs to power success

SPEAKER: Helen Jeffries, Deputy Director for Refugees (Ukraine response), Department of Health and Social Care

SPEAKER: Vicky Elliott, Deputy Director, Public Sector Leadership, Cabinet Office

12.10

Transition to breakout sessions

12.15

Breakout session D

Managing difficult conversations: giving and receiving effective feedback in challenging situations

SPEAKER: Lucille Thirlby, Assistant General Secretary, FDA

Breakout session E

Getting through the Sift and the Interview: understanding what influences the selectors

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session F

Menopause in the Workplace: seeking support & developing confidence to conduct sensitive conversations

SPEAKER: Deborah Garlick, Founder, Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace

13.15

Lunch

14.15

Afternoon Plenary Address

Leadership starts with you: leadership as a choice, not a position

SPEAKER: Jaspal Roopra, Deputy Director HR, BEIS; Co-Chair of SCS Race to the Top Network

15:00

Transition break

15.05

Closing address:

Leadership in action: lifting others as you climb

SPEAKER: Harriet Minter, Journalist & Broadcaster; Founder of the Guardian Professional Women in Leadership initiative 

15.50

Chair's closing remarks

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA

London | 13th September

09.15

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, Vice President, FDA

09.30

Opening address

Leading and learning through adversity: providing confident and empowering leadership in challenging times

SPEAKER: Permanent Secretary, Department tbc

10.15

Breakout session A

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power 

SPEAKER: Richard Etienne, Award-winning Brand Consultant 

Breakout session B

Menopause in the Workplace: seeking support & developing confidence to conduct sensitive conversations

SPEAKER: Deborah Garlick, Founder, Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace

Breakout session C

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

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer 

Breakout session D

Reclaiming your Space: tools for success in a hybrid working environment.

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

11.15

Comfort Break

11.45

Plenary address

Authentic and courageous leadership: using challenges and triumphs to power success

SPEAKER: Pamela Bobal, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office  

12.30

Breakout session E

Networking for success: developing the mindset and toolset to become a successful networker

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

Breakout session F

How to be a successful Line Manager: the traits and tools to embrace to enhance your personal leadership style

SPEAKER: Lucille Thirlby, Assistant General Secretary, FDA

Breakout session G

Getting through the Sift and the Interview: understanding what influences the selectors

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session H

Speaking so that others listen: key tools for impactful communication

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

13.30

Lunch

14.30

Afternoon plenary address

Leadership starts with you: leadership as a choice, not a position

SPEAKER: Keela Shackell-Smith, Inclusion Manager, Food Standards Agency

15.10

Closing address

Leadership in action: lifting others as you climb

15.50 -16.00

Chair's closing address followed by informal networking drinks

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, Vice President, FDA

London | 15th September

09.15

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA

09.30

Opening address

Leading and learning through adversity: providing confident and empowering leadership in challenging times

SPEAKER: Antonia Romeo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice

10.15

Breakout session A

Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power 

SPEAKER: Richard Etienne, Award-winning Brand Consultant 

Breakout session B

Menopause in the Workplace: seeking support & developing confidence to conduct sensitive conversations

SPEAKER: Deborah Garlick, Founder, Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace

Breakout session C

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

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session D

Reclaiming your Space: tools for success in a hybrid working environment.

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

11.15

Comfort break

11.45

Morning plenary address

Authentic and courageous leadership: using challenges and triumphs to power success

SPEAKER: Gerri Clement MBE, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office

12.30

Breakout session E

Networking for success: developing the mindset and toolset to become a successful networker

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

Breakout session F

How to be a successful Line Manager: the traits and tools to embrace to enhance your personal leadership style

SPEAKER: Lucille Thirlby, Assistant General Secretary, FDA

Breakout session G

Getting through the Sift and the Interview: understanding what influences the selectors

SPEAKER: Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer

Breakout session H

Speaking so that others listen: key tools for impactful communication

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

13.30

Lunch

14.30

Afternoon Plenary Address

Leadership starts with you: leadership as a choice, not a position

SPEAKER: Claire McGuckin, Director for Personal Tax, HMRC

15.10

Closing address

Leadership in action: lifting others as you climb

15.50-16.00

Chair’s closing remarks followed by networking drinks

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA