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

Agenda

Wednesday, 24 November, 2021

08.30

Registration

09.20

Chair's Welcome and Introduction

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, President, FDA 

09.30

Permanent Secretary's Opening Address

Compassionate Leadership: leading the charge whilst cultivating inclusivity

SPEAKER: Susan Acland-Hood, Permanent Secretary, Department for Education

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

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

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

Breakout session C

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

12.10

Transition to breakout sessions

12.20

Breakout session D

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 E

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 F

Rebuilding Relationships: optimising your career & wellbeing

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

13.20

Break for Lunch

14.15

Afternoon Plenary Address

Leadership in Action: lifting others as you climb

SPEAKER: Gerri Clement MBE, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office; Co founder of Cross Government Social Mobility Network

15.00

Comfort Break

15.15

Closing address

Yes She Can: embracing adversity to power success

SPEAKER: Sheila Flavell CBE, Chief Operating Officer, FDM Group; Vice-President at techUK

16.00

Chair's Closing Remarks

CHAIR: Vicky Johnson, President, FDA