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

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Agenda

Please find below the event agendas for our upcoming Women into Leadership events in London (first tab) and Edinburgh (second tab) 

Agendas for all other 2021 events will be released shortly.  

London | 24 February 2021

08.30

Registration

09.20

Chair's welcome and introduction

09.30

Permanent Secretary Opening Address

Leading the charge: creating a culture of inclusivity & inspiring positive change

10.10

Breakout session A

Working parents: banishing guilt to manage wellbeing and power success

Breakout session B

Transforming your stress into resilience: bouncing back from adversity

Breakout session C

The power of a network: building your support system and finding your tribe

Breakout session D

Preparing for the SCS: are you ready for a promotion?

Breakout session E

Communicating with confidence: gaining credibility and influence

Breakout session F

Menopause in the workplace: seeking support and opening up the conversations

11.10

Networking break

11.40

Discovering your authentic self: purpose, passion and value-led leadership

12.20

Breakout session G

Protecting your mental health during uncertain times: key lessons to take forward from COVID-19

Breakout session H

Cultural Intelligence: empowering yourself and engaging innovatively

Breakout session I

Succeeding remotely: progressing your career ambitions by embracing impactful remote working

Breakout session J

Managing challenging situations at work: transforming the destructive energy of conflict

Breakout session K

Finding your full voice: a toolkit for presenting with maximum impact

Breakout session L

Tackling imposter syndrome head on: facing up to fears and owning your accomplishments

13.20

Lunch

14.20

Exploring the Confidence Conundrum: a lesson in knowing and demonstrating your worth

15.00

Closing address

Failing forward: the necessity of risk taking for success

15.45

Chair's closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks

17.00

Conference closes

Edinburgh | 13 May 2021

08.30

Registration opens

09.20

Chair’s welcome and introduction

09.30

Opening address

Inspiring positive change: creating a culture of ownership and inclusion

10.10

Breakout session A

Menopause in the workplace: seeking support and opening up the conversation

SPEAKER: Sarah Davies, Co-Founder & Director, Talking Menopause

Breakout session B

Resilience and mental wellbeing: enhancing your wellbeing to manage stress effectively

SPEAKER: Dr Carole Pemberton, Resilience expert and Managing Director, Coaching to Solutions

Breakout session C

Communicating with confidence: gaining credibility and influence

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

Breakout session D

How to build great relationships: managing difficult conversations and building rapport

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

11.10

Networking break

11.40

Authentic Leadership: finding the courage to lead authentically

12.20

Breakout session E

Embracing flexible working: when, why & how?

SPEAKER: Victoria Jones, National Officer and Women's Lead, FDA

Breakout session F

Leading from the middle: developing presence and impact at any grade

SPEAKER: Keela Shackell-Smith MBE, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Cabinet Office and Founder, Cross-Government Women's Network

Breakout session G

Finding your full voice: a toolkit for presenting with maximum impact

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

Breakout session H

Networking with confidence: strategies and tools for effective and enjoyable networking

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

13.20

Lunch

14.20

Never the less, she persisted: embracing change and squaring up to failure

SPEAKER: Harriet Minter, Journalist, Broacaster & Founder, Guardian's Women in Leadership section

15.00

Closing address

SPEAKER: Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government

15.40

Chair's closing remarks followed by networking drinks