AGENDA

MORNING WEBINAR 10:00am – 12:15pm PST

10:00am – WELCOME REMARKS

Jenna Kelly, Senior Conference Producer, Bonhill Group plc

10:10am KEYNOTE: A Year of Tech Inequities
  • The biggest inequities to come out of the tech industry in 2021 – unpacked
  • What are common microaggressions, and where do they rear their head in a tech workplace?
  • Creating a platform to encourage uncomfortable conversations around racial inequity
  • Checking yourself, and calling out ‘flippant’ or ‘throwaway’ behaviour in work

STREAM 1: INTERSECTING DIVERSITIES & TECH

10:30am PANEL: Transgender & Non-Binary Inclusion in Tech
  • In an industry considered so progressive, what is the tech working environment like for trans and non-binary employees?
  • What are tech companies not getting right for their trans employee representation?
  • What are the barriers to entry, and what are the exclusion issues faced once in the workplace?
  • Support for trans, non-binary, and LGBTQ+ tech workers – overcoming the barriers
11:15am LIVE Q&A: Where Neurodiversity & Technology Meet
  • Why is representation of neurodivergence so low in the workplace?
  • The benefits that a neurodiverse workforce can bring to the tech workplace
  • Designing technology that is inclusive and accessible
  • What is the future of the collaborate work between neurodiverse communities and the technology industry?

STREAM 2: TECH ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION

10:30am PANEL: What’s Incoming for Investment in Innovation
  • How has a pandemic impacted investment in technology? And let’s take a forward look at the big technological innovation trends for 2022…
  • Where your business can begin to generate better digital processes, to overtake the competition
  • What are the biggest avenues of opportunity for technological product innovation?
  • The most valuable areas in which to develop new business ventures, or grow existing ones
11:15am LIGHTNING TALK: Unpacking Intrapreneurship
  • Getting back to basics – what is intrapreneurship?
  • How can you create a culture of idea generation within your technology business?
  • The policies you need for budding entrepreneurs to do what they do best
  • Spotting the intrapreneurs within your existing talent, and noticing the skillsets for new hires

 

11:40am CLOSING CONVERSATION: Introducing the New Face of Good Leadership
  • Say goodbye to controlling, authoritative and opaque leadership
  • Where did these traditional characteristics of leadership come from? Are they still helpful?
  • How today’s business executives can – and should – bring humanity and empathy into their leadership
  • Using failure and vulnerability to set an example, and create a brave space for your employees
  • What should the ‘new’ characteristics of leadership be, for our incoming leaders? And how can we develop these skills?

12:10pm – CLOSING REMARKS

12:15pm – LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING

 

AFTERNOON MASTERCLASSES 2:30pm – 3:15pm PST

PROGRESSION & DEVELOPMENT FOR PRODUCTIVITY

2:30pm MASTERCLASS 1
Burnout 101: Being Proactive in a Hybrid Working World
  • With life at work, and work at home, how many of us are reaching burnout…and why?
  • Steps you can take to manage your workload and your mental load
  • Protecting and caring for particularly vulnerable employees
  • Picking up on the symptoms of burnout, managing them, and putting your wellbeing first
2:30pm MASTERCLASS 2
Developing your Personal Brand & Putting it to Use
  • How a strong personal brand can empower underrepresented voices
  • How to design your brand to smash the glass ceilings and boost your output
  • The steps to creating, communicating and leveraging your personal brand
  • How can you bring confident personal branding into your work?

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