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

Agenda

Wednesday, 29 September, 2021

08.30

Registration

09.20

Chair's welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA

09.30

Permanent Secretary's Opening Address

Compassionate Leadership: leading change whilst cultivating inclusivity

SPEAKER: Sarah Munby, Permanent Secretary, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

10.05

Transition to breakout sessions

10.15

Breakout session A

Communicating with Confidence: gaining credibility and influence

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

Breakout session B

Social Mobility in Leadership: unlocking your potential and breaking down barriers

SPEAKER: Sarah Atkinson, Chief Executive,The Social Mobility Foundation

Breakout session C

The Power of Storytelling: using storytelling to overcome self-imposed barriers

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

Breakout session D

Leadership Material: how to increase your visibility to position yourself as a leader

SPEAKER: Hira Ali, Author, Writer, Executive Career Coach, Leadership Trainer

11.15

Comfort Break

11.40

Morning Plenary Address

Redefining Success: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

SPEAKER: Karina Singh, Director of Transformation, HM Land Registry

12.10

Transition to breakout sessions

12.20

Breakout session E

Interview Techniques: top tips for acing the interview

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

Breakout session F

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

SPEAKER: Lucille Thirlby, Assistant General Secretary, FDA

Breakout session G

Rebuilding Relationships: optimising your career & wellbeing

SPEAKER: Nahdia Khan, Chief Impact Officer, Mind Tools for Business

Breakout session H

Strength & Response: considering values and roles to enable women to thrive in the workplace

SPEAKER: Rob Neil OBE, Director, Krystal Alliance & Former Civil Servant

13.20

Break for Lunch

14.15

Afternoon Plenary Address

Leadership in Action: lifting others as you climb

SPEAKER: Bernadette Thompson OBE, Deputy Director Inclusion, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement; People Capabilities and Change Directorate, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

15.00

Comfort Break

15.15

Closing Address

Yes She Can: embracing adversity to power success

SPEAKER: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Journalist & Author

16.00

Chair's closing remarks

CHAIR: Margaret Haig, Vice President, FDA