Conference Itinerary

Conference Itinerary 2017-03-07T11:37:35+00:00

Fairness, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) – the secrets of success

8.45am – 9.30am – Tea/coffee, breakfast rolls and networking

09.30am – 09:35am – Event Start – Welcome Introduction and Chair’s opening remarks

09.35am – 09.50am – Opening speech on ‘Brexit’, ‘Trumpit’ and ‘Neuro-equality’ – Solat Chaudhry, CEO, National Centre for Diversity

09.50am – 10.50am – Breakout session 1

Room: Palm Court

  • Good FREDIE practice in Housing – How we became the UK’s highest performing organisation – Debbie Gordon, Assistant Director Yorkshire Coast Homes
  • Good FREDIE practice in Further Education – How we became the UK’s highest performing College – Zoe Shackleton, Vice Principal, Huddersfield New College

Room: John Charles I

  • Good FREDIE practice in the Business Sector – Becky Hewitt, Director of People, Leeds Building Society

Room: John Charles II

  • Good FREDIE practice in the large Business Sector – Michelle Swarbrick, HR Manager, Cruden Construction
  • Good FREDIE practice in the large business sector – Frank Clayton, Learning and Development Manager, NG Bailey

10.50am – 11.10am – Networking coffee break

11.10am – 11.30am – What Diversity and Equality means to me, Raphael Rowe, former Panorama investigative journalist and current presenter on the BBC’S One Show

11.35am – 12.35pm – Breakout session 2

Room: Palm Court

  • Good FREDIE practice in Housing – How we became the UK’s highest performing organisation – Debbie Gordon, Assistant Director Yorkshire Coast Homes
  • Good FREDIE practice in Further Education – How we became the UK’s highest performing College – Zoe Shackleton, Vice Principal, Huddersfield New College

Room: John Charles I

  • Good FREDIE practice in the Business Sector – Becky Hewitt, Director of People, Leeds Building Society

Room: John Charles II

  • Good FREDIE practice in the large Business Sector – Michelle Swarbrick, HR Manager, Cruden Construction
  • Good FREDIE practice in the large business sector – Frank Clayton, Learning and Development Manager, NG Bailey

12.35pm – 1.35pm – Lunch and Networking

1.35pm – 2.35pm – Breakout session 3

Room: Palm Court

  • Good FREDIE practice in Housing – How we became the UK’s highest performing organisation – Debbie Gordon, Assistant Director Yorkshire Coast Homes
  • Good FREDIE practice in Further Education – How we became the UK’s highest performing College – Zoe Shackleton, Vice Principal, Huddersfield New College

Room: John Charles I

  • Good FREDIE practice in the Business Sector – Becky Hewitt, Director of People, Leeds Building Society

Room: John Charles II

  • Good FREDIE practice in the large Business Sector – Michelle Swarbrick, HR Manager, Cruden Construction
  • Good FREDIE practice in the large business sector – Frank Clayton, Learning and Development Manager, NG Bailey

2.40pm – 2.50pm – Networking coffee break

 2.50pm – 3.10pm – Jacqui Gavin, Transgender Rights Activist & Advisor to the Financial Conduct Authority

3:10pm – 3.30pm – Question time – Ask the Panel

3.30pm – 3.35pm – Closing speech

3.35pm – 4.00pm – Networking

4.00pm – Close

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Who Should Attend?

This conference will be relevant for all business and public sector staff with responsibility for equality, diversity and inclusion strategy and implementation, including:

Chief Executives | HR Directors | College Principals
College Vice Principals | Equality & Diversity Managers | Inclusion Managers & Officers

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