Programme

What can you expect from this event?

A programme for leading HR practitioners occupational health managers equality and diversity managers reviewing and restructuring their reporting, investigation, settlement, redress and restoration policies.  For business and public sector equality and diversity directors, support charities,  unions, trade and professional associations, consultancies and legal advisers.

10:00-11:30

Women at work: Breaking the Barriers

CHAIR’S WELCOME

Sam Smethers

Chief Executive, The Fawcett Society

SPEAKERS

Ann Francke, Chief Executive, Chartered Management Institute
June Sarpong MBE, TV Broadcaster and Author

PANELLISTS

Above contributors plus:
Bina Mehta, Partner, KPMG
Liz Rivers, Women’s Leadership Coach, Speaker, Mediator, The Mediation Chambers, Core Solutions Group
Chloe Chambraud, Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community

11:30-12:00

Refreshment break

12:00-13:00

Seminars – Each recorded as a stand alone programme

SEMINAR 1

Chloe Chambraud

Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community

Emma Codd

Managing Partner for Talent, Deloitte LLP

Jennifer Smith

Head of Diversity, BFI

Sexual harassment

Its forms, impact, levels of recognition, damage, cultural origins, history

  • Recognition
  • Channels for addressing
  • In work and out of work situations
  • Online, verbal and physical
  • Mental health and impact
  • Prevention and culture change

SEMINAR 2

Liz Rivers

Women’s Leadership Coach, Speaker, Mediator, The Mediation Chambers, Core Solutions Group

Clare Collier

Legal Director, Equality and Human Rights Commission

Head of Diversity, BFI

Sanctions and resolution

Reporting, recognition, corporate responsibility, process, sanctions and resolution

  • Managerial intervention
  • In work sanctions
  • Escalation and resolution
  • Victim satisfaction
  • Suspension, exclusion
  • Criminal reporting

SEMINAR 3

Sam Smethers

Chief Executive, The Fawcett Society

Andrew Bazeley

Policy and Insight Manager, The Fawcett Society

Creating allies at work

  • Why do women need (male) allies?
  • What does a good allies programme look like?
  • Helping men to be the change

SEMINAR 4

Neta Meidav

Co-founder & CEO, Vault Platform

Bullying and behaviours

  • Normalising unacceptable behaviours
  • Performance and Promotion hurdles
  • How do you tackle it? Finding solutions
  • Promoting a better culture

13:00-14:00

Network lunch & table talks

14:00-15:15

Through the life-course

PANEL & AUDIENCE DISCUSSION

Sam Smethers

Chief Executive, The Fawcett Society

Carolyn Saunders, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Joeli Brierley, Pregnant then Screwed

PANEL & AUDIENCE DISCUSSION

15:15-15:30

Refreshment break

15:30-16:30

Seminars – Each recorded as a stand alone programme

SEMINAR 5

Joeli Brierley

Pregnant then Screwed

Scarlet Harris

Head of policy and campaigns, Maternity Action

Pregnancy & maternity

  • Childbearing & postnatal care
  • Birth trauma
  • Miscarriage
  • Postnatal mental health
  • Support and solutions

SEMINAR 6

Lauren Chiren

Founder, Women of a Certain Stage

Emma Tegala

Network Support Manager, Endometriosis UK

Hidden Barriers, Menopause and Endometriosis

  • Menopause
  • Pre menopause
  • Health & safety
  • Programmes and solutions

SEMINAR 7

Adrienne Burgess

Joint Chief Executive and Head of Research, The Fatherhood Institute

Fathers, care and work: breaking the barriers

  • Back to basics – WHY fathers?
  • Fathercare and gender equality
  • Fathercare and family wellbeing
  • Parenting leave design and gender equality
  • Benefits of supporting fathers’ caretaking in corporate settings

SEMINAR 8

Gemma Abbott

Coordinator for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, The Red Box Project

The Impact of Period Pain

  • Wellbeing, girls & women periods
  • Education & understanding
  • Period poverty