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

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Event agendas

Please find the agenda for and Glasgow below!

Belfast, London & Manchester 2018 agendas will be published shortly. 

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Glasgow

08.45

Registration opens

09.30

Chair’s welcome and introduction

CHAIR: Fiona Eadie, Vice President, FDA

09.40

Opening address 

SPEAKER: Sarah Davidson, Director-General, Organisational Development and Operations, Scottish Government

10.10 

Breakout session A

Resilience and Mental Wellbeing: performing during times of stress

SPEAKER: Purdy Smith, Project Lead, The Wellbeing Project

Breakout session B

Working flexibly: meeting the needs of you and your department

Breakout session C

Presenting with impact: building confidence with communicating (beginners)

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

11.10 

Networking and refreshment break

11.50

Now and then: 100 years of women in the civil service

SPEAKER: Keela Shackell Smith, Founder, Cross Government Women's Network

12.20

Breakout session D:

Mastering vocal impact: finding your full voice (intermediate)

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

Breakout session E:

Leading from the middle: a discussion on having impact at any level

Breakout session F:

Women leading technology: embracing digital to further career opportunities

13.20

Lunch

14.20

Panel discussion

Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths and behaviours

SPEAKER: Penelope Cooper, Chief Executive, Scottish Public Pensions Agency

SPEAKER: Teresa Medhurst, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Scottish Prison Service

SPEAKER: Kersti Berge, Head of Scotland, Ofgem

15.20

Closing adress

Leading a change in culture: where do we go from here?

SPEAKER: Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government

16.00

Chair’s closing remarks followed by informal networking drinks